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Veligandu Island Resort & Spa Launches New ‘Eco-inspired’ Video to Support the UN’s World Environment Day

Celebrating World Environment Day 2021 at Veligandu Island Resort & Spa

Veligandu Island Resort & Spa, part of Crown & Champa Resorts, the leading resort collection in the Maldives, has launched another eco-inspired video as part of World Environment Day 2021. 

With this initiative, the secluded island  joins the UN’s World Environment Day, one of the most significant global events for positive actions towards preserving and protecting the planet with this year’s theme ‘Ecosystem Restoration’, under the slogan ‘Reimagine. Recreate. Restore’.

The video presents Veligandu’s commitment to the environment, with its various long-term planet-conscious efforts, including energy optimisation, waste management, sustainable supplies, and marine conservation projects.

[Related: Sustainable Practices at Veligandu Island Resort &Spa » ]

World Environment Day 2021 Video 

To celebrate the global environmental initiative even further, the resort has organised several activities such as island and house reef cleaning in collaboration with Ocean Maldives, an awareness-raising session for guests and team members to gain valuable insight into global climate change and the Maldives’ thriving ecosystem, and a ‘nature-inspired’ dining experience, featuring a sustainably sourced menu served in a blissful beachside setting.

Find more information on June events here »

 The Secluded Haven of Veligandu Island Resort & Spa

Located in North Ari Atoll, Veligandu Island Resort & Spa is one of the long-established Maldives resorts, creating indelible moments for guests since 1984. It is the perfect tropical escape providing heartfelt hospitality and an authentic beach-chic lifestyle experience, ideal for travellers looking to make unforgettable holiday memories in the most atmospheric island setting.

[Related: The Tale of Veligandu, a Collection of Time-honoured Photographs that Showcases the Resort’s Inspiring 37-year History » ]

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Mother’s Day Celebration Ideas For Travel Loving Moms

If you are looking for a gift idea for your travel-loving mother this Mother’s Day, the Veligandu team recommends gifting her a dose of the Maldives. With more and more people getting COVID-19 vaccinated and the possibility of countries opening up their borders in the coming months, moms planning to jet-sett can start to have a much-deserved holiday on Veligandu’s palm-fringed, un-masked beaches, soaking up the sun, diving, romancing or just respiting in the top romantic secluded heaven.

Maldives is a WTTC, Safe Travel Destination and Veligand is open for all international travelers since June 2020.

Sentimental Maldives Travel & Leisure Experiences Inspirations By Veligandu

🌹 For mothers who are already vacationing in Veligandu on May 9, 2021

Make Mom feel special with a curated tropical experience. Treat her to a luscious meal in a romantic and charismatic ambiance created on Madivaru beach, listening to live music played by our talented in-house band, ”Spirit Henge”.
To celebrate mother’s day, Veligandu’s photographer will create a complimentary photograph as a souvenir.

The Mother’s Day Beach Dinner

Sunday, May 9, 2021, from 2000 to 2200 | Madivaru
USD 260.00 per couple

Menu & Inclusions:
Amuse bouche
Starter: Crab meat salad with avocado, mango, baby leaves & passion fruit dressing
Soup: Creamy tomato soup, with crispy bread
Main Course: Grilled Maldivian Lobster with Chinese fried rice, seasonal vegetables & champagne espuma
OR
Angus Beef Tenderloin with Caramelized Onion, Carrot, Red Wine & Thyme Sauce
Dessert: Tender Flexi-Chocolate Ganache served with White Chocolate Ice Cream
Selection of Tea or Coffee
Full Bottle of Prosecco
A pink rose for the lady

The Mother’s Day Beach Dinner With Excursion

Sunday, May 9, 2021
Original Price: USD 350.00 per couple
With 15% Discount: USD 297.50 per couple

Package Includes:
Mothering-Beach Dinner from 2000 to 2200 at the Madivaru Beach
AND
Traditional Dhoni Snorkeling Trip with a cool box for 1 hour 30 minutes. Maximum 2 couples per trip.
OR
Star Gazing Cruise with fruit punch & water for 1 hour. Maximum 2 couples per trip

The Mother’s Day Beach Dinner With Excursion And Romantic Spa Treatment

Sunday, May 9, 2021
Original Price: USD 625.00 per couple
With 30% Discount: USD 437.50 per couple

Package Includes:
Romantic Spa Treatment: Inclusive of relaxing massage & a tropical bath for 90 Minutes at Duniye Spa
AND
Mothering-Beach Dinner from 2000 to 2200 at the Madivaru Beach
AND
Traditional Dhoni Snorkeling Trip with a cool box for 1 hour 30 minutes. Maximum 2 couples per trip.
OR
Star Gazing Cruise with fruit punch & water for 1 hour. Maximum 2 couples per trip

🌹 Take a gift back from your vacation for your Mom

Guests vacationing in Veligandu without their mother can take a Veligandu gift back to her to share the wonderful times you had at the secluded island.

  • Browse through the Duniya Spa Gift Shop. Seek the assistance of the spa therapist if you can’t decide which home ritual or spa products your mom will love.
  • Take your mom on a virtual shopping tour at the Veligandu gift shop. Beach bags, jewelry, scarves, colorful drapes, Glass water bottles, and wooden souvenirs of marine life carvings are popular with the ladies. Some products will also allow your gift to be engraved. Please consult the Veligandu shop assistant for recommendations.

🌹 Your mom will be visiting Veligandu soon?

  • Treat her to a Veligandu holiday. The resort currently offers a choice of lat minute and early bird offers until the end of 2021 with flexible cancelation up to 3 days to arrival. See all special offers »
  • Or surprise her by booking a private dinner with a special setup on the beach, a bottle of wine, a champaign breakfast, spa treatment or an excursion she would enjoy. You can pay for the gift online. Speak to the reservations department on how you can surprise your mother.

Learn more about the Health & Safety Guidelines and the A Safe Holiday Experience In Paradise initiative, including PCR Test facilitation at our resort.

Top Maldives Excursions and Trips at Veligandu Island Resort & Spa

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

Top Maldives Excursions - Veligandu Island Resort & Spa

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 newSnorkel 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

Top Maldives Excursions - Veligandu Island Resort & Spa

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 »

Truly Local

Top Maldives Fishing Excursions - Veligandu Island Resort & Spa

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

Top Maldives Private Yachting Excursions - Veligandu

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 guest favourite, this Maldivian cruise on a Dhoni or speed boat is unquestionably the most picturesque one. Gather your favourite people 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 reservations@veligandu.com or you can make the arrangements at the Reception upon arrival.

Have you booked your Maldives holiday yet? Click here to view our selection of special offers. 

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The Stunning Infinity Pool at Veligandu Island Resort & Spa Maldives

The Infinity Pool at Veligandu Maldives Resort

Enjoy and Relax in the Spectacular Infinity Pool of Veligandu

Holidays are often synonymous with rest, and on our secluded island in the Maldives, you will find many laid-back corners where you can enjoy peaceful relaxation. Simply choose between unwinding by our soft sandy beach, lying in one of our hammocks, or lounging by our stunning infinity pool.

Many of our guests delight in our infinity swimming pool that provides them with the opportunity to laze and adore the beauty of our tropical surroundings. Adjacent to Thundi Bar, located just steps away from our famous sandbank, guests can also sample a range of tastefully crafted cocktails and delicious bites while basking in the captivating views over the lagoon and the Indian Ocean.

The Infinity Pool at Veligandu Maldives Resort

Our infinity pool is a wonderful hang out spot from which to enjoy romantic moments and fun time with friends. Guests come during sundown, where they can behold some of the best sunset vistas, and at eventide, which offers one of the most romantic sights imaginable: the illuminated night sky, painted with twinkling stars.

Veligandu Island Resort & Spa - Infinity Pool Maldives

[Related: Capture your blissful moments at your secluded haven to treasure indelibly with Raalhu Photography Studio » ]


Experience the True Essence of a Maldivian Paradise with Veligandu Island Resort & Spa 

Maldives Overwater Villas at Veligandu Island Resort & Spa

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FAQs. Is It Safe to Travel to the Maldives?

Maldives: is a WTTC Global Safe Travels Destination and received the ‘Safe Travel Stamp’for implementing health and safety measures, in line with the World Travel & Tourism Councils’ Global Safe Travels protocols.

Veligandu: Learn more about our Health & Safety Guidelines and the ‘A Safe Holiday Experience In Paradise’ programmme, including PCR Test facilitation at our resort.

Veligandu Maldives continues to allow for maximum flexibility for today’s traveller.  Book now to your convenience with the freedom of FREE Cancellation on Room Rate for cancellation received 3 days prior to arrival.

Celebrating Earth Day 2021 With Activities & Events With Veligandu

At Veligandu, the team is committed to protecting the environment. We do this through the continuous improvement of our daily processes and services. Promoting environmental awareness is at the core of all our projects and events.

The team has curated and put together much-loved dining activities by guests, infused with the effort to minimise the carbon footprint, sustainable and environmentally-friendly. The beach dinners, served outdoors use the sunset and candles for ambience and lighting for energy efficiency. Organic herbs; the lobsters prepared are fresh, sustainably and locally caught. The ambience will be romantic and eco friendly.

To bring one closer to nature, excursions are specially arranged for guests to indulge and experience as both can be done while treading lightly on the environment. Take a traditional Maldivian Dhoni snorkelling trip or guests can opt for a star-gazing cruise to breathe in the fresh salty air in the Maldives with new respect to Mother Earth.

[Related: Sustainable Practices at Veligandu Island Resort & Spa Maldives » ]

Earth Day activity ideas to do during your holiday in Veligandu, Maldives

ECO BEACH DINNER

Thursday, 22 April 2021 from 2000 to 2200 | Madivaru
USD 260.00 per couple

Live music is played during Veligandu’s talented Maldivian in-house band, ”Spirit Henge”.
The guest will also receive a complimentary photograph as a souvenir.

Menu:
Amuse bouche
Starter: Yellow-fin Tuna Carpaccio, Bio Framed Green & Leaf Salad
Soup: Lemony Foam Artichoke Cream with Pan Seared Shrimp
Main Course:
72 Hours Slow Braised Lamb with Roasted Chop Potato, Parmesan Gratin, Cauliflower Somite & Rosemary Jus
OR
Grilled Maldivian Lobster with Garlic-Parsley butter, Potato Mashed & Lobster Sauce
Dessert: Raspberry & Passion Fruit Parfait
Small Carafe of Home Made Sangria
Selection of Tea or Coffee
🌱

ECO BEACH DINNER WITH EXCURSION

Thursday, 22 April 2021
Original Price: USD 350.00 per couple
With 15% Discount: USD 297.50 per couple

Package Includes:
Eco-Beach Dinner from 2000 to 2200 at the Madivaru Beach

And

Traditional Dhoni Snorkeling Trip with a cool box for 1 hour 30 minutes.
Maximum 2 couples per trip.
OR
Star Gazing Cruise with fruit punch & water for 1 hour.
Maximum 2 couples per trip
🌱

ECO BEACH DINNER WITH EXCURSION AND A ROMANTIC SPA TREATMENT

Thursday, 22 April 2021
Original Price: USD 625.00 per couple
With 30% Discount: USD 437.50 per couple

Package Includes:
Romantic Spa Treatment: Inclusive of relaxing massage & a tropical bath for 90 Minutes at Duniye Spa
Eco-Beach Dinner from 2000 to 2200 at the Madivaru Beach
And
Traditional Dhoni Snorkeling Trip with a cool box for 1 hour 30 minutes.
Maximum 2 couples per trip.
OR
Star Gazing Cruise with fruit punch & water for 1 hour.
Maximum 2 couples per trip

For dinner reservations and more information, guests on the island can speak to your waiter or Island Host.
Guests planning to visit Veligandu can contact reservations@veligandu.com


Start planning your next vacation to Veligandu. See all special offers and travel flexibility Veligandu offers »
Or request for Veligandu from your travel agent and tour operators.

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A Tropical Easter In The Maldives With Veligandu

The team at Veligandu Island Resort & Spa had organised a wonderful array of activities to let guests experience Easter on the uncrowded beaches of the secluded island in the Maldives, away from the chaos of worries and lockdowns.

The choice of activities for Easter was curated with sustainability in mind, a nod to the upcoming Earth Day in April and the Earth Hour commemoration in March 2021.

Easter Holiday Ideas In The Maldives

Sunday, April 4, 2021

🌴🐣 Easterlicious Beach Dinner

Celebrate Easter with a luscious meal in a romantic easterlicious and charismatic ambience created on Madivaru beach. Sense the perfect harmony with each breath of wet, briny air listening to live music played by our talented in-house band, ”Spirit Henge”. Capture the treasurable moment with Veligandu’s photographer and acquire one complimentary picture as a souvenir and a lovely chocolate gift.

USD 260.00 per couple
from 1930 to 2130 at the Madivaru Beach

MENU
Amuse bouche
Starter: Yellow-fin Tuna Carpaccio, Bio Framed Green & Leaf Salad
Soup: Lemony Foam Artichoke Cream with Pan Seared Shrimp
Main Course: 72 Hours Slow Braised Lamb with Roasted Chop Potato, Parmesan Gratin, Cauliflower Somite & Rosemary Jus
OR
Grilled Maldivian Lobster with Garlic-Parsley butter, Potato Mashed & Lobster Sauce
Cheese: Symphony with Mango & Honey
Dessert: Raspberry & Passion Fruit Parfait
Small Carafe of Home Made Sangria
Selection of Tea or Coffee

🌴🐣 Easterlicious Beach Dinner & Excursion

Original Price: USD 350.00 per couple
With 15% Discount: USD 297.50 per couple

Package Includes:
Easterlicious-Beach Dinner from 1930 to 2130 at the Madivaru Beach
and
Traditional Dhoni Snorkeling Trip with a cool box for 1 hour 30 minutes.
Maximum 2 couples per trip
OR
Star Gazing Cruise with fruit punch & water for 1 hour.
Maximum 2 couples per trip

🌴🐣 Easterlicious Beach Dinner With Excursion & Romantic Spa Treatment
Original Price: USD 625.00 per couple
With 30% Discount: USD 437.50 per couple

Package Includes:
Romantic Spa Treatment: A relaxing massage & a tropical bath for 90 Minutes at Duniye Spa
Easterlicious-Beach Dinner from 1930 to 2130 at the Madivaru Beach
and
Traditional Dhoni Snorkeling Trip with a cool box for 1 hour 30 minutes.
Maximum 2 couples per trip
OR
Star Gazing Cruise with fruit punch & water for 1 hour.
Maximum 2 couples per trip

For dinner reservations and more information, guests on the island can speak to your waiter or Island Host.
Guests planning to visit Veligandu can contact reservations@veligandu.com


Start planning your next vacation to Veligandu. See all special offers and travel flexibility Veligandu offers »
Or request for Veligandu from your travel agent and tour operators.

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Carry The Maldives Wherever You Go

Steal your romantic getaway at Veligandu, the secluded heaven, with a few gifts and souvenirs to take home with you. Our Gift Shop features a collection of swimwear, sportswear, books, CD’s, jewellery, crafts, sundries, magazines, marine-inspired toys, whimsical inflatables and plenty more. Veligandu offers both a Gift Shop and Tailor Shop for all your souvenir and garment needs.

Spoil your loved one with a Maldives original necklace and bracelet to match. Decorate your home with the photographs you’ve taken with Raalu Photo Studio or by yourself on our paradise Island in tropical frames. Carry a bit of Maldives with you, wherever you go.

While you shop for your favourite Veligandu trinkets, pay a visit to our Tailor’s Atelier for a garment to be designed and tailored. Our exceptional tailors are more than happy to cut, sew and stitch together an item of clothing to your liking, from a colourful sarong, beach dress or shirt, to an elegant traditional Maldivian dress as a memento.

Enjoy the best of the Maldives at Veligandu! Plan your next holiday with special offers »

Celebrating Valentine’s Day at Veligandu

This year Valentine’s theme at Veligandu is “Secluded Haven atmosphere brimmed with love”. The tranquil and idyllic atmosphere of the Island, combined with personal service, exceptional cuisine and activities, the Veligandu team had curated an array of activities with touches to make this valentine in the Maldive memorable.

If food and spa treatments are the way to your paramour’s heart, a surprise fancy Valentine’s Day dinner for two on the beach and an exciting couple retreat massage package for two might be the way to go. Select one of our Romantic Beach dining experience and the rejuvenating Spa package which we have created exclusively on this Valentine’s Day just for you. Taking a scenic Yacht cruise to Jet Ski tour or thrilling fun tub ride is a great way to unplug and unwind this Valentine’s Day…You are destined to have a fun time in romance because you are in great company.

No matter how you choose to celebrate, we have rounded up a list of few top-tier things to do with your sweetheart for an indelible Valentine’s Day 2021 at our secluded haven.

Things to do on Valentine’s day – February 14, 2021

Dining Experiences

❤️ Amorous Ocean Flee – Yachting
Relax and unwind with Champagne and Canapés drifting into romance as the sun cast its golden rays down upon the clouds of billowing smoke, turning them bright red.
Amorous O’clock: 17h00 to 20h00
Inclusive of: Sunset dolphin cruise, Champagne and open bar, Canapés and One Red Rose
Price: USD 299.00 per couple
Maximum: Four Couples | Minimum: Three Couples

❤️ Goo-goo Beach Dinner
Indulge a luscious four-course dinner with your better-half on the beach, wallow in ocean’s whispers, glaring at the twinkling stars above while listening to the romantic live music, just the way you desire…
Amorous O’clock: 19h30 to 21h30
Inclusive of: Four-course Meal for two, One bottle of Prosecco, Live romantic music, One rose for the lady and One printed photo
Price: USD 280.00 per couple

❤️ Mystical Tepee Dinner & Champaign Breakfast
Make a treasurable memory at the secluded haven on this Valentine’s Day. Tantalize your taste-bud with a luscious dinner in a tepee in privacy while ample of twinkling stars shine upon you. Awe yourselves into a new world, set for a lifetime night to remember the experience, like it was yesterday.
Location: Sandbank
Inclusive of: Romantic Dinner Tepee, Four-course Meal for two, One Tattinger Champagne bottle, Live Romantic Music, One rose for the lady, One printed photo, Romantic bed decoration in Villa and In-villa Champagne breakfast following day
Price: USD 499.00 per couple

Fun, Games & Pampering

❤️ To the Moon & Back Beach Sway
Sway to the romantic beats under the moonlight and twinkling stars as the sand rub your feet, what a way to end the last moments of a romantic tropical evening….
Time: 2145
Location: Thundi Bar Terrazzo

❤️ Valentine’s Day Raffle
Relish exclusive champagne and wines to win exciting prizes.
Sunday, February 14, 2020 (22h30-23h00)
Location: Thundi Bar
1st Prize: Private Manta & Turtle Snorkeling for two persons
2nd Prize: 60Minutes Spa Treatment for two persons
3rd Prize: BBQ Dinner for 2 person

🌸 Spa – HIM&HER Cupid Anecdote
Immersed in the aromas of pure essential oils of the restoring and calming Balinese massage and further rejuvenate soaking affectionately together in an aromatic bubble bath relishing champagne passionately hearkening each other’s heartbeat along with the ocean sounds.
Maximum: 5 couples
Exclusive on 14th February 2021
Inclusive of: 75 minutes treatment, 20 minutes Bubble bath, A bottle of Champagne, A rose, Coconut body lotion
Price: USD 273 per couple

❤️ Amorous Jet Ski Tale
Heart-pounding one hour ride across the lagoon entangling with your better-half on one Jet Ski. Manoeuvre the watercraft on your own and explore the sublime surroundings of the island from a different perspective, and at your own pace. Bouncing off the waves is sure to feed your adrenaline rush and will make exciting memories to last a lifetime.
One Jet Ski per couple
Price: USD125++ per couple

❤️ Fun-Tubing Intertwine
Couple special thrilling Fun Tube riding is sure to raise your adrenaline, but luckily does not require significant skill or hard effort, as the stable, inflatable vessel to ride on is towable by a speedy watercraft. So hold on tight and get ready to bounce off the waves as the ride skips across the water surface!
Price: USD30++ per couple

❤️ Lovey-dovey Stand up Paddle Challenge
Stand up paddling is an exciting modern water-based activity, which has quickly gained popularity in recent years. While it is an offshoot of surfing, in contrast with traditional surfing where the surfer remains seated until a wave comes, stand up paddle boarders stand atop their boards and use a paddle to propel themselves through the water surface. Perfect for the still, calm oceans of Veligandu and a challenging love-fun with your sweetheart.
Price: USD30++ per couple

Throughout February 2021

🌸 Romantic Couples Retreat By Duniye Spa – 15% savings on ritual
Sense the passionate desire and affection towards each other and pamper yourselves with a complete head to toe body & mind ritual evoked by the magical fingers of our spa therapists.
Valid from 1st – 28th February 2021
Inclusive of:  105 minutes massage for two and Frangipani Body Lotion


Missed celebrating Valentines in the Maldives? Veligandu has you covered.

🏝️ “Because I love you, I’m taking you to the Maldives.” Treat that lady or the gentleman who is the love of your life with a delightful holiday to Veligandu. The island is fantastic and sunny year-round. Plan your travel with special offers throughout 2021 »

🏝️ Experience the convenience of destination weddings and renewal of vows ceremony in the Maldives.

🏝️ Do a romantic photoshoot while at Veligandu.

🏝️May we recommend a private, romantic candlelit dinner on the beach or a picnic on a sandbank? The resort can arrange destination a-la-carte dining or guest can join the frequent private dining events. Browse Veligandu’s mobile APP or contact us for more info.

🏝️ Get a PADI dive certificate as a couple to explore the underwater world.

🏝️ Try a couples massage. Duniye Spa offers a choice of relaxing and invigorating massages for HIM and HER.

🏝️ Watch the sunsets on the beach, lay under the palms holding hands. Go on a thrilling Jet Ski ride or a romantic cruise on Veligandu’s yacht. The options are endless for you to romance at your secluded island.

Going Solo? There’s no better time to love yourself

For guests who would like to have some well-deserved me-time, Veligandu can present a choice of activities based on your lifestyle to pamper and treat yourself with things that you always wanted to do and experience.

🌴 Go on excursions, try casting fishing, go on guided snorkelling and dive trips or earn your dive certificates.

🌴Foodies can try the a la carte restaurant Madivaru and the two bars.

🌴 Do yoga with Duniye Spa or the many beautiful locations on the island.

🌴 Learn windsurfing or go diving at the channels and Thalias with the Ocean Dive Centre.

🤩 Get dressed up and have an Instagram photoshoot done professionally with the Raalhu Photo Studio.

🌴 Pamper yourself at Duniye Spa, selecting the treatments to rejuvenate your body and soul. Or try a session of sound healing.

🌴 Photography enthusiast can try to capture the perfect sunrise, sunset or shoot to your heart’s desire on land and water.

🌴 Or relax under a palm or at the freshwater infinity pool, with your favourite cocktail or a Kurumba drink.


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Raalhu Photo Studio – Making Keepsakes Of Maldives Holiday Memories

Create waves of memories for waves of happiness.

Here’s another word for your Maldivian vocabulary. Raalhu mean ocean waves in Divehi!

The photo studio is a long-standing tradition and a guest favourite at Veligandu. It allows one to capture memories of their time at the secluded island as a printed photograph, professionally shot and made into a keepsake album.

Indeed, selfies and quick shot photos of each other on mobile phones and digital cameras provide countless images. What posted on your beautiful #nofilter Instagram posts will get many likes. Yet, with professional photography, we can help you capture your magical moments to leave all your friends and family in awe.

Veligandu’s talented resident Maldivian lady and gentleman photographers know the best spots, angles and the lighting conditions for your photos. The photoshoots are fun, laidback and offer a choice of packages for the guests to select.

“…we had amazing time with “Fatima” from Raalhu Photo Studio , she was very welcoming and friendly, we ended up taking some wonderful memories back home in form of some fabulous photos, thanks to her. “ Pritish B (1/6/21), TripAdvisor

Book your session at Raalhu Photo Studio opposite to the Game Center. The booking confirmation is subject to availability due to high demand, so Veligandu recommends making reservations well ahead.

📷 See all packages including the sandbank drone shoot at Madivaru Finolhu.
Packages starts at USD 250

 


 

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THINGS TO DO THIS 2021 IN VELIGANDU

“The purpose of life is to live it, to taste the experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experiences.” – Eleanor Roosevelt.

While the options for activities at Veligandu is endless. Here, we have listed down a mix of wonderful experiences which any guest may like.

The Maldives is 99% Ocean

Fish like the local fisherman: For guests interested in fishing and culture or seekers of new experiences, Veligandu suggest the casting fishing excursion in a wooden Dhoni boat with traditional fishing tackles.

Or try Big Game Fishing: charter the 11m Gulf Craft – Aisha or the 12m Riviera 41 Flybridge yacht – Kaleyfaanu for offshore fishing beyond the outer reef. Veligandu encourages catch & release fishing.

Be it for romance or the ambience of cruising, Veligandu’s 65ft long and 18ft wide tri-deck, Nomad 65 Gulf Craft luxury yacht Gadha offer over a choice of packages to cruise the Indian Ocean or chase sunsets in style.

Go Scuba Diving: With Veligandu’s dive operator Ocean Dive Centre. Let the dive team show you the underwater formations of Thilas and Channels or to see the Hammerhead sharks. If you are in Veligandu during January to late May, the dive centre says you’ll enjoy visibility between 20 m and 40 m

Veligandu means ‘Sand’ Bank in Dhivehi

After a day of diving, romancing and respiting, the beach becomes ideal for open-air dining under the stars.
Guest can join frequently held dinning events such as,
Romantic Full Moon Dinners: held every month during full moon, on the beach, under the moonlight in the sea breeze.
Bubbles & Lobster Dinners: On the beach, enjoy sustainably sourced lobster with a glass of bubbly.
Sea Food Dinner: On the Madivaru Restaurant Beach with a delectable selection of fresh seafood.
Or ask your island host to arrange a private candlelit dinner on the beach.

The Island is palm-fringed

Try a Kurumba ( young coconut) cocktail at Thundi & Athiri Bars.
Rest in a hammock underneath them.
Try the Maldivian Mas Riha curry of fish cooked in coconut milk.
Or wrap your self in freshly grated coconut with the Maldivian Serenity Ritual at the Duniye Spa

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