June 2019 – Veligandu Island

A Romantic Evening In Paradise

In Veligandu Island Resort & Spa, there are endless opportunities for romance and myriad ways to connect. Further, there are innumerable chances to enjoy the splendour of nature, be it from the deck of your villa, or by the beach. Our experiences are designed to provide the perfect occasions that bring you closer to your partner and nature.

Part of our romantic experiences, the ‘Bubbly Sunset Love Bed on the Beach’ is a delightful way to start your evening while in paradise. Set on the beach, settle in and get cosy while watching nature’s show in front of you. The setting sun paints a beautiful picture, leaving in its wake a colourful sky and a stunning reflection on the sea. As the sea breeze blows gently on your skin, sip on chilled champagne and toast to incredible moments shared in paradise.

To complement the view and the drinks, we have a canapés menu featuring cold bites and sweet bites, from which you can choose four items. This unforgettable experience is $149, but guests on our All Inclusive Plus Package get a special price of $120. After a wonderful evening, you may retire to your room or enjoy our evening entertainment.

On our special offers page, we have listed the latest offer available that you can take advantage of while you book your trip to our romantic haven.

Snorkelling At Sunrise

Beyond the pristine, white sandy beaches, and lush, tropical nature in Veligandu Island Resort & Spa, there lies more beauty. A lagoon that is teeming with marine life surrounds our island. Swimming in the crystal-clear waters introduces you to a world of wonder as schools of colourful fish float past you, frolicking in the coral reefs. For those eager to go further from our house reef, we have specialised snorkelling trips scheduled regularly. The Private Sunrise Snorkelling By Speedboat trip is one of them.

This excursion is perfect for couples as it allows you to enjoy two of the purest luxuries in life, sunrise and the magical sea. Early in the morning, embark on an adventure as a speedboat transports you to nearby coral reefs. The morning light brings with it excellent visibility, perfect for sighting fish and other marine life in their natural habitat. The tranquillity that comes with being alone at sea heightens your experience, allowing you to immerse yourself fully into your exploration.

Scheduled on Thursdays and Sundays from 7 am to 8:30 am, the Private Sunrise Snorkelling trip is for swimmers only. Snorkelling equipment is available for rent from the Dive Centre or for purchase from the Gift Shop. Bring your cameras along as well to document your escapades!

Have a look at our full list of excursions here.

Happy adventures ahead!

Dining In Paradise

Welcome to Veligandu Island Resort & Spa, a quaint, charming island paradise where everything is centred on thoughtful hospitality. From arrival to departure, you will experience unparalleled service. This spirit of excellence extends to our dining offerings. Our Executive Chef, Siegbert Horn and his team ensure that wherever you are dining on our island, you are in for a treat.

Our buffet restaurant, Dhonveli, is open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner, offering an abundance of expertly prepared meals. Designed as a more traditional open-air dining venue, in Dhonveli you can enjoy local, regional and international cuisine ranging from tasty starters, mouthwatering mains and decadent desserts. To add to your dining experience are live-cooking stations where our team of chefs prepare varied meals to your specifications.

Set on the beach, our a-la-carte restaurant, Madivaru, offers an unforgettable dining experience. Madivaru is designed as a romantic and intimate space, allowing couples to enjoy a delicious meal complemented with stunning views of the lagoon. The menu offers indulgent delicacies with vibrant and rich flavours, prepared using the finest ingredients. From the Shrimp and Mango Cocktail appetiser to the Wagyu Beef Fillet Steak, every meal is made with care and attention.

From the comfort of your villa, you can also enjoy a selection of meals from our in-villa dining menu. Delivered right to your room, all you have to do is make a call, and we’ll bring you what you desire. The many options include a lovely continental breakfast paired with some champagne, Classic Caesar Salad or a Chicken Burger for lunch or a Coconut and Lime Cheesecake for dessert and much more.

For guests with dietary restrictions, we ensure to accommodate them. Kindly include that while making your reservation and our team will see to it that you are properly taken care of.

Planning a romantic getaway to Veligandu? Have a look at our latest special offer for great discounts.

The Latest News From Veligandu Island Resort & Spa

Dear Friends,

Tropical greetings from your favourite island in the Maldives!

It has been an exciting month for us as we have received several awards. Recently, Veligandu Island Resort & Spa qualified for the TripAdvisor 2019 Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame. The Certificate of Excellence is awarded to hospitality businesses that consistently deliver exceptional service. Receiving the honour for the last five consecutive years placed us in the Hall of Fame.

Additionally, Thomas Cook also recognised us as one of the Best Hotels 2018 in Arabia, Asia and the Indian Ocean for our high commitment to quality. I want to express my gratitude to all our guests who take time to share their story of the wonderful holiday experienced in Veligandu with the rest of the travelling world. And of course, thank you to our team who is doing an outstanding job making every stay unforgettable, every experience warm and personal.

We work hard to deliver fantastic experiences and, to stay motivated and positive, take time from our busy schedule to have some fun. During the holy month of Ramadan, we celebrated this memorable time and prepared fun activities, live auctions and games. The winners got some exciting prizes during the awarding ceremony.

If you are looking for a perfect island to stay in the Maldives or looking to return to paradise, I invite you to check out our Early Bird Offer for November and December.

Please do stay in touch with us through our social media channels, visit our website or your favourite travel agent.

See you soon in our little paradise!

With gratitude,

Fathuhulla Ibrahim

General Manager

Indulge In Romantic Dinners With A View

The shores of Veligandu Island Resort & Spa come alive with love and romance in June. As is tradition, we have prepared exquisite dining affairs for you to enjoy against the picturesque backdrop of the azure sea. Dig in.

Join us on June 3, 13 and 27, for the Madivaru Sunset Seafood Dinner. Served on the beach outside Madivaru Restaurant, this dining experience blends views of the stunning sunset with artfully prepared meals to make for a delightful evening. On the menu is tuna nigiri on seaweed salad, freshly caught red snapper, lagoon prawns, and much more. Feast on the culinary delights as you watch the sunset over the Indian Ocean.

On June 8 and 22, we would be honoured to host you for our Bubbles and Lobster Dinner. Relax and enjoy the panoramic views of the sea as you sip on Italian Prosecco. The menu takes you on a culinary journey of rich and divine flavours serving perfectly grilled prawns with arugula salad, black caviar, Maldivian lobster, asparagus pilaf rice, garlic butter & campaign cream and so much more.

Finally, on June 17 will be our Romantic Full Moon Dinner. Sit under the starry sky and glimmering moon, watching as the moon casts its reflection on the sea. Celebrate your love by dining in the most romantic setting. Flavourful meals will leave you sated yet clamouring for more.

To reserve any of these dinners, kindly email reservations@veligandu.com.

Bon Appétit!

Take advantage of our special offer as you plan your visit to romantic paradise.

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