Angsana Velavaru

Begin a love affair with Velavaru or ‘Turtle Island’.  Accessible by a 40-minute seaplane ride from Malé International Airport, this 112-villa resort is located in the pristine South Nilandhe Atoll.

  • Star Rating: 4 Stars
  • Location: Dhaal Atoll
  • Distance from Airport: 40 minutes by seaplane
  • Total Rooms: 112
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Set amidst Velavaru Lagoon are the 79 island villas and 33 InOcean Villas, revealing spectacular views and direct access to the Indian Ocean.

Island Villas
Private beachfronts greet your villa doorsteps, while through the doors lie a veritable expanse of luxury. Mellow out on your private sun lounger and end your day with a sumptuous meal at the dining area in private garden. All island villas provide both indoor and outdoor showers.

InOcean Villas
An exclusive cluster of 33 overwater villas, positioned at the edge of the reef, one kilometre away from the island of Velavaru. Each of the two-storey villa is equipped for contemporary living: DVD player, stereo system with iPod docking station, Nespresso coffee machine, a designer bathtub, private access to the water for snorkelling or swimming, and a personal villa host to pamper you throughout your stay.

All 112 villas come with:
• Music CD player
• IDD telephone
• Wi-fi Internet connection
• In-villa safe
• Mini-bar
• Tea and coffee-making facilities
• Hairdryer and houserobes
• Individually controlled air-conditioning and ceiling fan


Dining Facilities And Services:

Funa – Enjoy the freshest seafood catches at this overwater Mediterranean restaurant.

Kaani – With indoor and outdoor seating, the all-day dining restaurant serves European and Asian-inspired delights and themed buffets.

Kuredhi Bar – Relax on sun loungers on the deck or on beach ‘beds’ as you enjoy refreshing beverages and a variety of finger food.

Azzurro – Located within the InOcean Villa cluster, the Italian gourmet restaurant and bar offers unrestricted views of the ocean.

Castaway Island dining – Embark on an adventure – arrive at your private island on a boat, where you are welcomed with an array of Maldivian specialties prepared by your own chef.

Cooking School – Cooking School: Learn how to prepare traditional Maldivian dishes with our resort chef.


Angsana Spa. Renew your senses with its Asian-inspired range of massages at one of 12 outdoor spa pavilions and treatment rooms.


  • Beachfront Villas Beachfront Villa (88 Sqm) The Beachfront Villa features an ocean-facing bedroom which opens out onto an expansive veranda; giving optimum views of the Indian Ocean. Unwind on the sun lounger with a cocktail in hand.
  • Beachfront Jet Pool Villas Beachfront Jet Pool Villa (88 Sqm) Featuring a jet pool available for your private use all day, the Beachfront Jet Pool Villa is the ideal abode for lounging. Recline with the scenic splendour of the ocean at your doorstep.
  • Deluxe Beachfront Pool Villas Deluxe Beachfront Pool Villa (207 Sqm) The Deluxe Beachfront Pool Villa lets you indulge in the comforts of an open-air private plunge pool any time. The bedroom opens out onto a veranda where you can contemplate in your private garden. Relax on the sun lounger sipping tall, cool drinks in the afternoons.
  • Velavaru Villas Velavaru Villa (323 Sqm) Combining two villas, the Velavaru Villa is the perfect choice for those who wish to vacation in style with the family or friends. Sprawling indoor and outdoor areas lead to an open-air plunge pool.
  • Angsana Villas Angsana Villa (473 Sqm) Located on its own strip of beachfront, the Angsana Villa offers the most spacious two-bedroom accommodation on the island. Featuring separate living, dining and lounge areas, the villa is enhanced by an open-air jet pool and plunge pool on a cosy tropical deck, this hideaway features expansive outdoor space and panoramic oceanfront views.
  • InOcean Villas InOcean Villa (175 Sqm) Each of the 20 double-storey InOcean Villa is surrounded by spectacular ocean views, overlooking a 21 sqm outdoor infinity pool enclosed by a private pool deck.
  • Premier InOcean Villas Premier InOcean Villa (232 Sqm) When in one of the 11 Premier InOcean Villas, guests can enjoy a 27 sqm private infinity pool, circled with private pool deck and sun loungers. The spacious villa includes multiple entertainment amenities, with a lower level Thai sala for Angsana Spa indulgences, and access to the ocean for an up-close experience of the rich Maldives marine life.
  • Sanctuary InOcean Villa Sanctuary InOcean Villa (287 Sqm) The two-bedroom Sanctuary InOcean Villa is perfect for families and groups, offering a 27 sqm private pool, expansive living area and access to the ocean via a lower deck. The master bedroom houses a king-size bed while the second bedroom contains twin beds.


Sports and Recreation
  • spa
  • kids club
  • water sports (non-motorized)
  • outdoor pool
  • water sports (motorized)
  • private beach
  • shops
  • meeting facilities
  • bar
  • restaurant
  • laundry service
  • coffee shop
  • tours
  • safety deposit boxes
  • poolside bar
  • Airport Transfer
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