Veligandu Island Hotel
Maldives, Maldives

Rating 4

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating
Based on 4095 reviews

Veligandu Island Hotel
Maldives, Maldives

Rating 4

Holidays at Veligandu Island Hotel in Maldives, Maldives
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Occupying the whole of Veligandu Island, the resort has its own stunning white-sand beach and with a fantastic range of facilities, its a perfect choice for couples seeking a romantic escape to paradise.


Veligandu Island Hotel is the only resort on Veligandu Island, which is located in the North Ari Atoll of the Maldives, in the Indian Ocean. From Male International Airport the island can be reached by seaplane in 20 minutes.


Veligandu Island Hotel has long stretches of white sand beaches, a lagoon and a house reef with a diving centre offering PADI courses, guided dives, sales and rentals. There is also a water sports centre equipped for windsurfing, scooter snorkelling, jet skiing, wakeboarding, water skiing, kayaking and catamaran sailing.

Further leisure facilities and activities include an outdoor infinity swimming pool by the beach, a sun deck, sun loungers on the beach, a football ground, a volleyball court, badminton, a spa, a fitness centre, a games room with billidards, darts and table tennis.

In addition the resort can arrange a variety of excursions such as sunset cruises, cultural sightseeing and fishing trips. There is a light evening entertainment programme which includes a DJ night, crab races, cocktail night and cultural or educational presentations.

Social and dining venues include 2 restaurants and 3 bars as well as the option for private dining experiences. The Dhonveli restaurant offers all you can eat buffet meals at breakfast, lunch and dinner and is set in a traditional thatched roof, sand floor pavilion. The Madivaru restaurant offers a la carte services with a menu of grilled meats and seafood. There is a pool-side bar serving drinks and snacks, the Thundi sports bar with satellite TV and board games at the beach and; the Athiri bar overlooking the lagoon.

Amenities and services available to guests include reception, guest services, a lending library and WiFi. There is also premium Wi-Fi and a gift shop with beachwear, crafts, snacks and magazines (with local charges).


There is a total of 91 villas, comprising beach villas and over-the-water villas. All accommodation has a king-size bed, a furnished private sun deck or verandah, a sitting area, WiFi, cable TV, a DVD player, an iPod dock, a mini fridge/bar, an espresso machine, a telephone, a safe, a hair dryer, bathrobes, beach towels, a ceiling fan and air conditioning.

The 54 Jacuzzi Water Villas which are built over the lagoon and accessed via a private jetty. They feature a secluded outdoor Jacuzzi for two and a sun deck with stairs down to the water below. There are also 10 standard Water Villas which are similar to the jacuzzi water villas but have an indoor bathroom and whirlpool bath.

The 16 Jacuzzi Beach Villas are build on the beach and feature views to the lagoon and a secluded outdoor Jacuzzi for two. There are also 11 standard Beach Villas which are also built on the beach but smaller than the jacuzzi beach villas and with lesser views.

  • Satellite/TV
  • Spa Facilities
  • Games room
  • Fitness/Gym Facilities
  • Safety Deposit Box Rental
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar
TripAdvisor Traveller Rating
Based on 4095 reviews


07 Dec 2021
It was a perfect week. The Islandhas the right size so you can enjoy privacy but also have the chance to get in contact with interresting people. The Hotel facility ist great. The food was excellent...

Holiday of a lifetime

06 Dec 2021
Everything about our stay at Veligandu was perfect - I can’t wait to go back! This was a holiday of a lifetime for us, and we had in our mind how a Maldives holiday would be, so we’re quite nervous...

Immaculate service from start to finish and an incredible island that we will love to come back to

05 Dec 2021
We could not of asked for anynore for our honeymoon. From the very first moment that my wife and I arrived at this beautiful island we knew we were going to have an incredible 10 nights in...

Special Information

Please note: A compulsory departure tax of 12 US Dollars (approx 8GBP) per person is payable locally in local currency.

Children are accommodated only in the Jacuzzi Beach Villas. Only guests of age 15 years and older are accommodated in the Beach Villas, Water Villas and Jacuzzi Water Villas.

Address: Veligandu Island, North Ari Atoll, Maldives, Maldives Telephone: 00960 666 0519

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