Veligandhu Island Resort

Veligandu Island Resort, surrounded by a beautiful lagoon and long stretches of white, sandy beach, is the only resort on the island of Veligandu, in North Ari Atoll. Transfers are by seaplane, a scenic 20 minute ride from/to Male' International Airport. 76 Rooms, including 54 Jacuzzi Water Villas, 10 Water Villas and 12 Jacuzzi Beach Villas. For the ultimate view of this vast lagoon, scattered with tiny islands, take in the sights from a seaplane. Ari Atoll is teeming with marine life, attracting divers from all over the world. With a wonderful mix of island resorts, you can choose from small and simple to large and luxurious. Whether you're diving in exotic reefs or enjoying sunset drinks, it's the perfect place to unwind. This fabulous island retreat has a small, exclusive feel where you can really kick back and relax. Its laid-back, quiet vibe makes it a totally chilled spot, perfect for your Maldivian escape. With all rooms renovated, honeymooners and couples are sure to fall in love with Veligandu.



Indulge yourself in the privacy and intimacy of a secluded, peaceful, natural setting and a casual atmosphere, where "no shoes, no news" is a promise, and the sunsets are marvelous! The food is great, the staff makes you feel at home, and the star filled heavens make you feel as if you are truly out of this world. Enjoy the ultimate accommodation experience with Veligandu villas. 76 Rooms, including 54 Jacuzzi Water Villas, 10 Water Villas and 12 Jacuzzi Beach Villas. All rooms feature tropical décor, a king size bed, wood floors, private sundeck with furniture, air conditioning, overhead ceiling fan, sitting area with 36 inch flat screen cable TV, DVD Player, broadband Internet connection, stocked mini bar with refrigerator, tea/coffee/espresso machine, IDD telephone, personal safe, spacious bathroom with rain shower, double sinks, bath accessories, hairdryer, nightly turndown service and complimentary use of chaise lounges at the beach and beach towels. Electricity is 220VAC, 50HZ .


The Dhonveli Restaurant, the main dining room, with traditional sand floor, serves "all you can eat" buffet style meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner, a variety to please everyone's taste! There are also á la carte "options" including Room Service, a Snack Menu at the Bar and Pool, special Beach Dinners and the Madivaru Restaurant, on the beach, with a menu of fresh, grilled seafood, prime beef and Asian specialties. The Thundi Bar and al fresco deck overlooking the lagoon, serving your favorite beverage and snacks and with color satellite TV coverage of international sporting events

Facilities and other features

Veligandhu Spa

Over-the-water, provides a tropical spa experience for women and men, focused on wholeness, simplicity, purity and quality. The therapist's healing energy combined with Asian massage techniques and only chemical free, pure organic compounds follows a natural, holistic, personalized approach to caring for each guest's health, beauty and well being

Activities & Entertainment

Weekly nighttime program including Bodu Beru Cultural Dance Show, Crab Races, Diver's Video, Chill Out Music Night and DJ Disco. Take or donate a book from the Lending Library near Reception. Activities include guided Excursions including Snorkeling, Island Hopping, Robinson Crusoe Daytrips, Sightseeing to Rasdhoo Island, Sunset Cruises, and more! Board Games like Chess, Checkers, and Scrabble are available at the Thundi Bar.

Diving & Snorkeling

Ocean-Pro divers can enjoy the variety of 20 local dive sites, suitable for beginners to more experienced divers. The sites include thrilling thilas, outside reef sites and channel dives. All of Rasdhoo Atoll dives sites will be explored from North to South and East to West. With only one other resort nearby, Ocean-Pro divers will generally have the luxury of being the only divers on site! In the small Rasdhoo Atoll there is no specific season for the mantas and you have the chance to see them on various dive sites throughout the year. There is usually a higher concentration of mantas in the months of December and March. White tip reef sharks can be seen on almost every dive, and the sighting of grown black tips is common.

Sports & Recreation

Beautiful White Sand Beach, a Magnificent Lagoon and an excellent House Reef for Snorkeling. A Sparkeling Clear Freshwater Infinity Swimming Pool Overlooking the Beach and a Children's Pool. Volleyball Court, Beach Badmintion and Football Grounds. Fishing Excursions including Morning, Afternoon and Deep Sea trips. Fitness Center with modern exercise equipment.

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