Location This spa resort is situated on the private coral island of Velassaru in the centrally located South Male Atoll. The beachfront property, blessed with white sand beaches and a unique turquoise blue lagoon, is just a 25-minute speedboat ride from the Male International Airport. Hotel Features Velassaru Maldives has an outdoor pool and guests have direct access to a private beach, while leisure facilities include fitness facilities, onsite tennis courts, a steam room, and spa services like massages and treatments. Besides that, this 4.5-star property also offers there are also sailing and yoga classes available, and guests can make use of the hotel’s banana boat. Guests can indulge in a meal at one of the hotel’s 5 restaurants, grab a drink as the hotel bar/lounge, or sip on a cocktail at the poolside bar. Free WiFi is available throughout the property, plus 24-hour airport shuttle service is available for a surcharge, while hotel staff can arrange for dry cleaning/laundry services as well as express check-in. Almost-nightly entertainment includes local bands, DJs and saxophonists, plus a cinema under the stars twice-a-week: additionally, sunset cruises and full dive shops are available. Guestrooms The 129 rooms at Velassaru Maldives are equipped with TVs offering premium channels, and DVD players, plus there are all the mod cons expected such as direct-dial phones, safes, coffee/tea makers, and complimentary bottled water. Bathrooms offer bathrobes, slippers, hair dryers, makeup/shaving mirrors, and complimentary toiletries. Additional amenities include minibars, air conditioning, and ceiling fans. What’s more, turndown service is offered nightly and housekeeping is available, as well as rollaway beds.