Category: 4* Superior Hotels
Location: North Ari Atoll
Rooms Number: 81
Transfer Types: Sea Plane
Veligandu Island is located in North Ari Atoll and has a size of 600m x 150m.
The international airport Male is 50 km away, and can be reached in about 20 minutes by seaplane.
Surrounded by an excellent house reef with long streches of white sandy beach, this magnificent resort is your private paradise.
To the island's facilities belong 2 restaurants, 1 bar, 1 swimming pool, as well as a separate children's pool, sunbeds on the beach, spa (massages for a fee), hairdressing salon, jewelry shop, a boutique, TV room and reading room, Internet access, WLAN Internet access for a fee.
Guna Travel guests have free entrance at the airport lounge while they are waiting for their transfer to the island.
Approx. 58 m²
Is built on stilts above the water, with seating area, bath with bathtub/shower/WC, hairdryer, bathrobe, TV (flat-screen), DVD player, telephone, Internet access for a fee, air conditioning, ceiling fan, minibar, coffee and tea making facilities, safe, as well as private sun deck.
Jacuzzi Beach Villa
Approx. 86 m²
Renovated, very comfortable single bungalows directly on the beach with terrace and sea views, otherwise as Water Villa, half open bath without bathtub, additional hot tub.
Jacuzzi Water Villa
Approx. 86 m² ,
Same as Water Villa, renovated, with private jetty built right in the lagoon, spacious half open bath with outdoor hot tub, no bathtub, view of the lagoon, large wooden terrace with direct access to the sea.
On Veligandu Island you can find the restaurants:
it Is the main restaurant with "all you can eat" buffet style meals. Offers a a variety of international and regional cuisines.
An à la carte restaurant. Featuring fresh, grilled seafoood and prime beef.. Located on the west side of the island.
Our rates include daily Fullboard - breakfast, lunch and dinner at the main restaurant.
All inlcusive plus includes breakfast, lunch and dinner at the main restaurant.
Afternoon tea with cakes and snacks at ''Thundi Bar'', 24 hours free alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks (bottled water, refreshments, beer, house wine, tea, coffee), minibar (01 refill per day), half a bottle of champagne on arrival, use of the gym, half an hour snorkeling or windsurfing lessons, 1 sunset cruise per stay and 1 island excursion per stay.
Sports & Fitness
Included: Beach volleyball, football, badminton, table tennis, billard, gym.
For a fee: windsurfing, catamaran sailing, kayaking, deep-sea fishing.
Water Sports Veligandu
The resort is ideal for scuba diving and snorkelling. The house reef is only 100-150 meters away from the island.
Check the Dive Sites here. The PADI diving school at the resort offers various courses and also rents snorkelling equipment (fees apply).
Dive Sites Veligandu
Beauty & Welness
On the island you can find the Duyine Spa. It is builded overwater and offers a big selection of treatments.
Honeymooners receive fruits and room decoration with flowers upon arrival. Please inform with your reservation.
Minimum stay: .
A minimum stay of 6 overnights is required.
At beach villas, water villas and jacuzzi water villas a minimum age of 15 years is required.
Extra supplement: .
Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve are obligatory and already included in our rates
* Transfer is obligatory. Please provide your flight information (arrival and departure flight number and time).
* Seaplane transfer: The duration for sea plane transfer can be from 20 minutes till 1 hour time. No night transfer by sea plane is possible. Transfer by seaplane is available from 06:00 until 16:30, every day. If your arrival time at Male is after 15:30 or your departure flight is after 16:30 pm, you must stay one night in an airport hotel.
The maximum luggage allowance for this type of transfer is 20kg per person
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 July 2014, 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
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.