Location: In the North of the South Male Atoll. Length about 450 m,
width 150m. Distance to the house reef 300 m, to the outer reef 450 m. Transfer time by
boat from the airport to the island or vice versa 45 minutes.
What is the island offering: Coarse white coral sand, broad beaches
and crystal clear waters, lush interior of the island dominated by many shady palm trees.
The large lagoon up to the reef is ideal for windsurfing.
Facilities: Lounge with cosy sitting area, small island-shop, main
restaurant and two specialities restaurants (Italian & Chinese), coffee shop, barbecue
and grill terrace, discotheque and bar.
Accommodation: 115 comfortably furnished rooms in detached and semi
detached bungalows (partly two-storeyed), air-conditioning, telephone, music channel,
bath/shower, w.c., hairdryer, mini bar, balcony or terrace. The new Water Villas,
luxuriously furnished, are built on stilts and have direct access to the ocean.
Sports & Leisure: Swimming pool with whirlpool and pool-bar, deck
chairs, tennis hardcourt with floodlight, fitness centre, beach-volleyball, table tennis,
billiard. In the evenings regularly live-music or disco. A well run Dive Base
(instructions) and Surf Station (no instructions) are also available on Velassaru.
Meals: When eating at night in one of the speciality restaurants the
prepaid dinner for guests on halfboard and fullboard will be taken into account.