Nestled on white sand shores and perched above the pristine waters of a turquoise lagoon, Velassaru is the embodiment of every desert island fantasy and provides a soothing haven of luxury and elegance where your every need is catered for. All you have to do is turn up – by speed-boat – accept your chilled welcome beverage and embrace utter relaxation. From its chic, contemporary interior design to its upmarket amenities and gourmet dining, Velassaru exudes understated elegance and is sure to transform your romantic break into a truly mind-blowing experience, one you will treasure for many years to come.

Holiday resort information

Room Types

There are 9 different kinds of villa and bungalow for you to choose from when it comes to selecting the perfect desert island accommodation.
Opt for a Beach Villa and enjoy 96sqm of secluded luxury, complete with your own private courtyard and garden shower. Other must-have amenities included in these villas range from your own personal wine chiller to an LCD TV and DVD player, and designer bath products.
  • Deluxe Bungalow

    The 70 sq. meter Deluxe bungalow is set in the resort’s tropical landscape with only steps from the pristine beach. Enjoy a refreshing garden bathroom with show as well as an indoor shower. In room amenities include a safe, LCD TV and DVD, mini bar, tea and coffee making facilities, IDD telephone, bathrobes and hairdryer, air conditioning and luxury L’Occitane products.
  • Water Bungalow with Pool

    With 80 sqm of space and panoramic views of the lagoon the water Bungalow with Pool makes for an idyllic getaway. Inside includes a personal home theatre system and spacious living to provide the ultimate haven over water. Step outside onto the deck to find a private outdoor pool poised over the shimmering Ocean and direct access to the lagoon. Enjoy facilities such as a personal wine chiller, Nespresso coffee machine, indoor shower and bathtub and ironing facilities.
  • Pool Villa

    Find intimacy in the Pool Villa, with an outstanding 175 sqm of space where you can laze the day away in the oversized plunge pool, private bar and home theatre system for continuous entertainment. The romantic retreat offers an expansive split-level bedroom with an en-suite bathroom. The natural tones used throughout the interiors of the Pool Villa exude with freshness and provide a calming ambience to soothe the senses into a state of relaxation. Enjoy facilities such as a private butler, personal wine chiller, Nespresso coffee machine, indoor and outdoor dining, poolside gazebo with an oversized pool, spacious bathroom with indoor and outdoor rain shower, ironing facilities, snorkelling equipment and a pillow menu.
  • Beach Villa

    Enjoy contemporary living nestled on the beach where you can enjoy the luxury of privacy while gazing out on the marvellous beach and lagoon views from your bedroom. The Beach Villa compromises of a private courtyard, including a garden shower and disclosed bathtub for privacy. Enjoy a relaxing daybed out in the sun where you can enjoy topping up the tan in privacy. Enjoy facilities such as a personal wine chiller, Nespresso coffee machine, double vanities and ironing facilities.
  • Water Villa

    Expansive living is blended with modern furnishings and outstanding ocean views in the water villa, perched over the beautiful Lagoon the water villas are designed with luxury in mind, look out onto the lagoon in the large bathtub, fit for two and luxurious king-sized bed where natural light seeps through to give you a gentle wake up call. Enjoy facilities such as a personal wine chiller, Nespresso coffee machine, home theatre system, double vanities, indoors shower, ironing facilities, snorkelling equipment and pillow menu.
  • Water Suite

    Boasting 270 sqm of tranquillity, the Water Suite offers its guests panoramic ocean views in this secluded hideaway poised over the Indian Ocean. Enjoy the Maldives inside your suite with spacious living that allows you to enjoy the beautiful lagoon right from your bed or oversized bathtub. The terrace provides expansive living facilities such as luxurious loungers and an impressive oversized infinity edge pool, not forgetting direct access to the glistening waters of the Indian Ocean. Facilities include 24-hour private butler service, iPad and DVD player, indoor shower, bar area, mini fridge, dual vanity basins, wine chiller, ice machine, snorkelling equipment and a pillow menu.
  • Beach Villa With Pool

    Elegsnt and natural hues are painted throughout the Beach Villa with Pool, allowing guests to enjoy the blissful and calming colours of the beach and Ocean. Each day you can imagine waking up to truly beautiful Ocean views as you rise from your cozy slumber. Step outside to find an enclosed private pool, surrounded by lush greenery for privacy with direct beach access. Enjoy facilities such as a personal wine chiller, Nespresso coffee machine, garden shower and indoor shower and bathtub, double vanities and ironing facilities.
  • Water Villa With Pool

    Spend your day lying besides the large infinity edge pool with outstanding Ocean views with no one in sight. The cosy and contemporary interiors will make you feel at home in your little retreat over the alluring lagoon. Facilities include a plunge pool, personal wine chiller, Nespresso coffee machine, indoor shower and bathtub, ironing facilities, snorkelling equipment and a pillow menu.


A romantic island getaway wouldn’t be complete without a spa. Velassaru’s waterfront spa offers a blissful menu of treatments and therapies, ranging from revitalizing ‘rituals’ to facials and body scrubs and polishes. You can also take advantage of the excellent facilities, which include a hydro-pool and both relaxation and steam rooms.

There are plenty of other things to do at the resort. From diving and snorkelling to water sports and fascinating ‘Bio’ adventures with the resident marine biologist, there is never a dull moment at Velassaru. Delightful excursions are also on offer and include night fishing, dolphin watching trips and sunset cruises.


Wining and dining feature prominently in any luxury seaside holiday, as the staff at Velassaru are very aware – thus, you will find not two, nor three, but five stellar eateries serving up a delicious variety of global cuisines, and two slick bars where you can imbibe exotic cocktails or champagne.
  • Teppanyaki

    For mouth-watering Japanese flavours head to Teppanyaki, perched above the lagoon, and feast on gingered squid, Hibachi Angus Beef Tenderloin with Honey Guava Sauce and a selection of super-fresh sushi offerings.
  • Turquoise

    Not partial to sushi? Head to Turquoise for tasty Continental and Asian dishes served al fresco while you enjoy the refreshing sea breeze and stunning views over the Indian Ocean.
  • Etesian

    Alternatively, you could opt for a romantic Mediterranean meal at Etesian, which serves such tempting dishes as Roasted Duck risotto, Moroccan Chicken Tagine and Amaretto Chocolate Mousse for dessert.
  • Sand

    Sand is an Oceanfront experience with pan Asian and continental dishes with live cooking stations and a live hot stone grill.
  • Vela

    Vela serves gourmet breakfast with a buffet format. During lunch you can expect seafood dishes and exotic flavours.
  • Bars

    After dinner, or as the sun sets, head to either Chill or Fen Bar and sip an expertly crafted cocktail, a mojito or a martini.


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