Get an overview of this hotelAdults-only luxury on the beach

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Popular property highlights

Breakfast included
Free WiFi
Outdoor pool
Laundry facilities
Multilingual staff

Location

Nestled on the beach, this North Ari Atoll resort is within a 5-minute walk of Beyru Kandu Dive Site, Miyaru Faru Dive Site, and North Channel Dive Site. Ukulhas Harbor and Kudafolhudhoo Harbor are also within 32 mi (52 km).

Resort Features

Catch some rays at the beach or spend the day relaxing at Veligandu Island Resort & Spa's full-service spa. Then enjoy a meal at one of the resort's 2 restaurants.

Room Amenities

All 91 individually decorated rooms provide free WiFi, free wired Internet, and iPod docks. Flat-screen TVs with satellite channels and DVD players provide a bit of entertainment, and guests will also appreciate thoughtful touches like espresso makers and bathrobes.

Hotel Amenities

All-Inclusive Details

All-inclusive room rates at Veligandu Island Resort & Spa are available. These rates are higher because they include onsite food and beverages in the room rate (some restrictions may apply).

Gratuities and taxes

Gratuities and taxes are included. Additional gratuities at guests' discretion are accepted.

Food and beverages

  • All buffet meals, snacks, and beverages included
  • In-room minibar (some restrictions)

Activities and facilities/equipment

Water activities

  • Kayaking
  • Snorkeling
  • Windsurfing

Land activities

  • Fitness facilities
  • Soccer
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball

Entertainment

  • Onsite entertainment and activities

Not included

  • Motorized water sports
  • Scuba-diving certification
  • Scuba-diving excursions
  • Scuba-diving lessons
  • Snorkeling excursions
  • Snorkeling gear
  • Premium and/or non-domestic beverages
  • Bottled wine
  • Bottled liquor
  • Room service
  • Airport transfers
  • Childcare
  • Laundry/dry cleaning services
  • Spa/beauty facilities and services
  • Offsite tours
  • Transportation to offsite activities

Hotel Amenities

Some rates at Veligandu Island Resort & Spa are all-inclusive. These rates include onsite meals and beverages, and may include taxes and gratuities. Additional charges may apply for meals at some restaurants, special dinners and dishes, certain beverages, and other amenities.

In addition to a full-service spa, Veligandu Island Resort & Spa features an outdoor tennis court and an outdoor pool. Dining is available at one of the resort's 2 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the resort's bars, which include 2 beach bars and 2 bars/lounges. A complimentary breakfast is offered. Wireless Internet access is complimentary.

This luxury resort also offers a fitness center, a sauna, and spa services. For a surcharge, a roundtrip airport shuttle (available on request) is offered to guests.

Veligandu Island Resort & Spa has designated areas for smoking.

  • Library 
  • Express check-in 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2 
  • Number of beach bars - 2 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Front desk (limited hours) 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Billiards or pool table 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free pool cabanas 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Steam room 
  • Sauna 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Terrace 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Concierge services 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Outdoor tennis court 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Beach towels 
  • Total number of rooms - 91 
  • One meeting room 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • Wedding services 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Garden 
  • Multilingual staff 

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Room Amenities

  • Espresso maker 
  • Rainfall showerhead 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Slippers 
  • DVD player 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Balcony or patio 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Phone 
  • Minibar 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower only 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Sofa bed 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired Internet 
  • iPod docking station 
  • Partially open bathroom 
  • Individually furnished 
  • Individually decorated 
  • Sofa bed size 
  • Day bed 

Where to Eat

Guests are offered a complimentary buffet breakfast.

Dhonveli Restaurant - This beachfront buffet restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Open daily.

Madivaru Restaurant - This beachfront restaurant serves dinner only. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Reservations are required.

Thundi Bar - This bar is located by the pool. Happy hour is offered. Open 24 hours.

Athiri Bar - This beachfront bar serves light fare only.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the resort include an outdoor tennis court, an outdoor pool, a sauna, and a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Snorkeling on site 
  • Fishing on site 
  • Rowing or canoeing on site 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding on site 
  • Sailing on site 
  • Scuba diving on site 
  • Beach volleyball on site 
  • Volleyball on site 
  • Kayaking on site 
  • Water skiing on site 
  • Windsurfing on site 

Spa Services

Duniye Spa has 5 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, Swedish massages, and Thai massages. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy, Ayurvedic, and reflexology. The spa is equipped with a sauna and a steam room.

The spa is open daily. Children under 12 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision.

  • Number of treatment rooms 5 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body treatments 
  • Body wraps 
  • Facial treatments 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Ayurvedic treatments 
  • Hot stone massage 
  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Swedish massage 
  • Sauna in spa 
  • Steam room in spa 
  • Thai massage 
  • Reflexology 
  • Detoxification wrap 
  • Massages 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 8 AM

Check-in time ends at 2 PM

Special check-in instructions:

There is no after-hours reception at this property. Guests arriving late won't be able to check in until the next morning.
Airport shuttle service is available on request during limited hours. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.
Guests must arrange transfers (surcharge) from Male International Airport to the property, which is 20 minutes away via seaplane. To guarantee transfers and receive additional check in information, guests must contact the property with their flight details at least 72 hours before their expected arrival. Please contact the hotel office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
Daily transfer service is offered by Maldivian Air Taxi between 9 AM and 3 PM. Guests arriving or departing outside of these hours are advised to book a local hotel room in Male or Hulhumale.
Luggage in excess of 20 kg/person may incur a fee, payable to the seaplane company during flight check-in. Guests must pay the seaplane fee before arrival.

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children 18 and younger are not allowed at this adults-only property. All guests older than 18 are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
No rollaway/extra beds available
No cribs (infant beds) available
No pets or service animals allowed
Minimum guest age is 18
Caters to adults only

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Christmas Eve (24 December) Gala Dinner per adult: USD 115.00
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per adult: USD 115.00
  • Floatplane transfer per adult: USD 320 (per stay)
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 320 per person (roundtrip)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Veligandu Island Resort

We should mention

If you require a visa to enter the country, your property may be able to help with the supporting documents needed to obtain one. To learn more, you can reach out to the property via the contact details included on your booking confirmation. The property may charge for this assistance, even if you end up cancelling your reservation. All arrangements are solely between the property and yourself. Guests must transfer via floatplane to the property. Guests must contact the property at least 72 hours before travel, using the contact information on the confirmation received after booking. This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 72 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Guests under 18 years old are not permitted at this adults-only property. No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Travelife, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

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