Velassaru Beach Resort

Hotel Information

Category: 5* Hotels

Location: South Male Atoll

Rooms Number: 129

Transfer Types: Speedboat

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Velassaru Island  -   information at a glance:
Atoll  South Male          Distance from Male airport:  12 km          Transfer type:  by speedboat / 25 minutes ride Island size:  450 x 150 m.          Total room number 129          Hotel group:  Universal Resorts      WI FI:  available free of charge          Barefoot island:  yes          Kidsclub:  no          House reef:  about 60 meters from the beach.

The Hotel:
Situated on one of the sapphire islands of the Indian Ocean, this newly renovated resort with minimal decor and blessed natural surrounding, offers luxury and five stars services. Spacious villas awaits you with panoramic views of the azure lagoon.  Aside from the main restaurant, there are also À-la-carte restaurants to choose and extensive activities both under and over water that will guide you to the  majestic world of the Maldives.
The resort's other amenities include 2 bars,  1 infinity pool, beach hand towels at the pool and beach, boutique,a souvenir shop, CD/DVD hire, Internet connection and a medical station as well.

 Resort Map                           Resort FactSheet

Total 127

Deluxe Bungalow
approx. 70 sqm
Detached rooms, tastefully furnished, half-open bathroom with bathtub/shower/WC, and separate outdoor shower, hairdryer, bathrobe, TV, DVD player, telephone, Internet access for a fee, air conditioning, ceiling fan, mini bar, coffee/tea making facilities, safe, terrace with day bed. Sea-facing.
Deluxe Bungalow Floor Plan

Beach Villa
approx. 96 sqm
Same as Deluxe Bungalow, newly built, with elegant furnishings, more spacious and with larger bathroom, also with iPod® station and Espresso machine.
Beach Villa Floor Plan

Water Bungalow
approx. 80 sqm
Same as Beach Villa, built on stilts right over the lagoon, enclosed bathroom with gorgeous view from the bathtub over the sea, no outdoor shower, also with wine cooler, sun deck with direct access to sea .

On Velassaru Island you can find the restaurants:

"Vela" Restaurant
Offers breakfast, lunch and dinner in buffet or a la carte form. At Vela restaurant you can find a wide range of international tastes .

"Etesian" Restaurant
Specialising in Mediterranean cuisine. It features a wine library as well.
Etesian Restaurant Menu

"Sand" Restaurant
culinary arts of Eastern, Indian and Continental cuisines from a live grill and cooking stations – al fresco.
Sand Restaurant Menu

"Teppanyaki" Restaurant
Located over the lagoon. Offers of course Japanish cuisine
Teppanyaki Restaurant Menu

"Turquoise" Restaurant
It is located near the pool. Offers integrated international cuisine.

You can also enjoy "Villa Dining"and "Private Dining"at the romantic spots on the island.

"Fen Bar"
Located at the beach. It is the meeting point for all activities.

"Chill Bar"
It is builded over the lagoon with panoramic views of the Indian Ocean, offering authentic Spanish tapas and great cocktails.
Chill Bar Menu

Our rates include daily breakfast in buffet form.

Halfboard includes daily breakfast and dinner in buffet form.

Fullboard includes daily breakfast , lunch and dinner.

All inclusive (Velassaru indulgence) -- breakfast in the main restaurant Vela, lunch in any operational restaurant on the resort, dinner in any operational restaurant on the resort. Complimentary beverages are served with Lunch and Dinner. Beverages include soft drinks, juices, water and house-pouring beer, wine (a selection) and liquors (a selection). A choice of either a Sunset Cruise or a Discover Male tour.

Entertainment & Excursions
Occasional live music. For a fee: boat trips such as "Bio Adventures" with the resort's own marine biologists or a traditional dhoni trip at sunset, flight by seaplane.

Sports & Fitness
included: gym, tennis, table tennis
for a fee: waterskiing, wakeboarding, windsurfing, kitesurfing, catamaran sailing, parasailing, kayaking, Fun Tubes, sea angling.

The island offers ideal diving conditions. The house reef is approx. 60 m away. The diving school (PADI) offers a variety of diving lessons and diving trips, as well as snorkelling for a fee. Snorkelling equipment is inclusive for guests.
Velassaru snorkeling menu

Beauty & Welness
The resort has a beautiful spa with sea view.
It offers 10 treatment rooms, where couples will be pampered with various different treatments.
Velassaru Spa Menu

Honeymooners get at the hotel 1 small bottle of champagne, a collection of tapas (including 2 glasses of sparkling wine) at Chill Bar. As well a present and a voucher of USD 25. A minimum stay of 4 overnights is required .
Please inform with your reservation.

Minimum stay:
A minimum stay of 6 overnights is required for the stay period 28.12.2015 - 10.01.2016

Extra supplements :
Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve supplement are obligatory and already included in our rates.

Transfer Information:
* Transfer is obligatory. Please provide your flight information (arrival and departure flight number and time).
* Speedboat transfer: Transfer by speedboat is available 24 hours per day (except in times with bad weather) . It can take from 10 minutes till 2 hours time. Night transfer is possible. There are no luggage limitations for this type of transfer

Check in – Check out Information:
* Check in time: Your room is available for you from 14:00 on your arrival date. If you want to take your room earlier please arrange it upon arrival. For a guarantee early check in, you have to book one additional night.
* Check out time: You have to leave your room at 12:00 on your departure date. If you want a late check out, please arrange it with your resort’s reception desk. For a guarantee late check out, you have to book one additional night.

Meal Plan Information:.
** Same meal plan must be booked for all travellers in the same room.
** Same meal plan must be booked for entire stay.
** If you have booked your accommodation with BB, HB or FB please note that drinks are not included.
BB = Bed and Breakfast Drinks not included unless mentioned.
HB = Halfboard. Breakfast and Dinner(drinks not included unless mentioned). A lot of the resorts give you the possibility to change dinner to lunch. Please contact the reception.
FB = Full board. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner(drinks not included unless mentioned).
ALL= All inclusive. Breakfast, Lunch , Dinner and a big list of alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks. A lot of resorts by All Inclusive Meal plan offer tea breaks and small snacks during the day. You can check details information at each hotel’s page.

** Infants under 2 years pay a fixed rate of USD 8 per night directly to the hotel.

** With effect from 01 January 2012, a new airport tax is payable by all passengers departing from Male. The charge is $25.00 per departing international passenger (age 2 years and above). The tax can be paid by cash or credit card direct at the airport of Male.

** Do not forget to check that your passports have all necessary information for the entrance in Maldives. More information you can find at:
Maldives Immigration Office
or contact Maldives consulate / embassy in your country.

** The rates you see in our Online Hotel Booking Engine and our website are only valid for reservations made through GUNA Travel Germany GmbH.

* Free nights Offer:Free nights do not include Bed Tax of USD8 per day and per person. This charge is payable direct to the hotel.

*** General Booking Conditions ***
For the booking following details are necessary:
1) Correct guests' names they way they are written in the passports
2) Arrival and departure flight details (flight number and arrival / departure time).

Deadline for changes and cancellations
* for reservations made at least 1 month before check in date there will be a deadline of 2 working days for changes or cancellations.
* for reservations made less than 1 month before check in date we can not give any deadline and full payment is required.

Change and Cancellation policy:
After the "free cancellation" deadline the following cancellation fees will apply:
Cancellation until 30 days before arrival: 30% cancellation fees of the total amount.
Cancellation between 29 days and 16 days before arrival: 50% cancellation fees
Cancellation between 15 days and 08 days before arrival: 65% cancellation fees
Cancellation between 07 days and 04 days before arrival: 80% cancellation fees
Cancellation between 03 days before arrival and arrival day/noon: 90% cancellation fees
Changes or cancellations after arrival date/noon or check in are NOT possible!

Payment policy for bookings made AT LEAST 1 month before check in date:
* Till the end of the cancellation deadline, we will need 30% prepayment of the total booking amount.
* The rest payment of 70% is necessary latest one month before check in date.

Payment policy for bookings made LESS than 1 month before check in date:
* Full payment is required at the time of confirmation

Payment methods:
Payments are possible either by bank transfer to one of our company bank accounts in Germany
or through Credit Card (Master, Visa) with no extra charge.

The Hotel Voucher and the original invoice will be issued after receipt of the total payment.

Early bird discount
* Valid for stay period 01.11. - 15.12.2015 and 11.01. - 30.04.2016
* Valid for confirmed reservations up to 60 days before check in date.
* Valid for all room types.

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