Top Maldives Excursions and Trips You Will Love at Veligandu Island Resort & Spa
Our secluded island captures the essence of a true Maldivian paradise and checks all the boxes for providing guests with a safe and beautiful holiday experience. With luxurious villas, an unending plethora of activities, destination dining experiences and inimitable warm hospitality, a perfect tropical island getaway is pretty much guaranteed.
To complement your island holiday experience, explore some of Veligandu’s recommended excursions and trips suitable whether you are travelling with your family, your special someone, or your group of friends.
Adventurous & Exotic
Manta & Turtle Snorkelling Excursion by Speed Boat: This private trip affords guests a world-class snorkelling experience, offering them a chance to catch a glimpse of several genera of sea turtles and manta rays that inhabit the Ari Atoll. See more »
Snorkelling Excursions: With the Maldives being 99% water and 1% land, it is no surprise snorkelling is one of the best activities to do when on holiday here. Guests can enjoy fantastic snorkelling on the nearby house reef of Madivaru and Kuramathi via a traditional wooden ‘Dhoni’ boat or speedboat, where guests can set sights on spectacular marine life. See more »
Snorkelling at Wonder Rock new: Snorkel your way to Wonder Rock next to Madivaru Finolhu. This unique excursion offers sea enthusiasts a magnificent location from which to experience a real underwater aquarium where oceanic life flourishes. Further information is available at the Reception.
Whale Shark Excursion: This once-in-a-lifetime experience provides guests with the opportunity to swim with and even photograph these majestic creatures of the ocean — the world’s largest fish. See more »
Tranquil & Romantic
Romantic Love Boat Sailing: Exclusively for couples, this excursion will take you on the most romantic Maldives sailing experience imaginable. Our experienced captain will sail you around our stunning island as you get to fully immerse in the beauty of the moment whilst enjoying the glorious sunset views. See more »
Romantic Stargazing Cruise: There is no better way to stare at the star-studded sky than from the bow of a boat. This whimsical stargazing experience provides you and your special someone with a romantic evening together as you cruise along Maldivian waters. On the trip, you can choose between enjoying a glass of punch or champagne served with canapés. See more »
Sleep Under the Stars On a Private Island: Set on a picturesque private island, this experience offers couples an exclusive paradise for a night of romance under the vast blanket of a million twinkling stars. See more »
Handline Fishing: This trip will introduce you to an environmentally sustainable way of fishing, practised in the Maldives for centuries. See and experience how the locals use this traditional ‘pole and line’ fishing method, organised either during sunset or midnight. See more »
Casting Fishing: This fishing trip offers lots of opportunities to try your skills in casting fishing, a method of fishing where a bait or a lure that operates on a fishing rod, reel and line is thrown over the water. See more »
Big Game Fishing: There is no better way to experience the thrills of the deep sea big game fishing than from onboard the fully-equipped special charter fishing boat. This trip will provide you with the experience of capturing larger open-water marine species that thrive in the deep waters of the Indian Ocean. See more »
Private & Luxurious
Luxury Yacht ‘Gadha’ Private Cruise: Sail across the Indian Ocean aboard Veligandu’s Gadha, a three-deck, luxury yacht. Indulge in gourmet dining, unwind with champagne and canapés, or enjoy snorkelling and diving in the Ari Atoll. See more »
Sunset’ Punch’ Lucky Dolphin Cruise: A clear favourite amongst guests, this Maldivian cruise on a Dhoni or speed boat is unquestionably the most picturesque one. Gather your family or friends and soak in the beautiful tropical sunset, and if you are lucky enough, a pod of playful dolphins will keep you company. Celebrate the trip with a glass of special punch before departure. See more »
For bookings on excursions and trips, please email email@example.com or you can make the arrangements at the Reception upon arrival.
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