Romance – Veligandu Island

This Cooking Class Is A Romantic Experience For You In Veligandu

Try something new in the most beautiful place on earth. Veligandu Island Resort & Spa has been voted as the most romantic resort in the Maldives with good reason. Our breathtakingly beautiful island and variety of unique, romantic experiences make Veligandu an idyllic destination for a couple’s getaway, honeymoon or anniversary.

Make timeless memories as you connect and stir up some romance with our cooking class. Don your aprons and learn from our expert Chef, who will introduce you to the richness of Maldivian cuisine. Under our Chef’s guidance, you will learn all about the ingredients and techniques used to prepare Maldivian favourites. Preparing the meals by yourselves will help equip you to recreate the dishes once you are back home.

Nothing beats learning together in a stunning setting, creating mouth-watering delicacies garnished with love. The cooking class is US $69 per couple. Once on the island, you can reserve the class by contacting Guest Services.

Are you planning your holiday in the Maldives? Browse through our blog for more ideas to add some romance to your holiday. Have a look at our special offer for great discounts!

Celebrate Your Anniversary In Veligandu Island Resort & Spa

In Veligandu Island Resort & Spa, we believe that the honeymoon never ends. Love is meant to be celebrated every day. To this end, we have created a variety of experiences to help you honour and revel in every moment spent together. On our island, with its pristine beach, lush nature and azure lagoon, you will find a hideaway custom-made for romance. Whether you are celebrating your first, tenth or fortieth marriage anniversary, in Veligandu, you will be reminded what love is all about.

Indulge in our selection of romantic experiences, which you can customise based on your length of stay. Whether you are staying with us for a few days or weeks, there is plenty to do in a tranquil and relaxed environment. Start the day with private sunrise snorkelling or stay in and order a Champagne Room Breakfast. Escape to a private island for a photoshoot session with Raalhu Photo then enjoy a pampering couple’s treatment at our award-winning Duniye Spa. Later on, experience the wonder of dining on the beach under the stars.

Whichever way you choose to celebrate your time with us, a must-try experience is our Vow Renewal Ceremony. Re-affirm your love in a traditional ceremony against the backdrop of the sea as you commit to spending a lifetime of romance and adventure together.

Take advantage of our 20% special offer for your 2020 anniversary in the Maldives.

The Perfect Honeymoon Destination

The honeymoon is a special time in every married couple’s life. It is an opportunity to relax after the hectic task of planning the wedding, and to begin the first days of married life together in bliss. Veligandu Island Resort & Spa offers an idyllic location to celebrate your love. Voted as the number one resort for romance in the Maldives, Veligandu provides everything you require to have the honeymoon of your dreams.

With one of the most beautiful beaches of stunning white sand, majestic palm trees, inviting turquoise waters and balmy temperatures, Veligandu is a beautiful, tropical paradise. The island is small and intimate, offering a tranquil and natural setting for sparks to fly. The beauty of nature comes alive on land and at sea, creating the perfect hideaway for you to celebrate your love. You will feel like you are on your little island, with just each other and the wondrous nature for company.

To help you enjoy the best of relaxed island life, Veligandu’s offerings are tailored to create a casual and laid-back atmosphere, while still providing exceptional quality. From the lavish accommodation, exquisite cuisine to the friendly staff, every facet of Veligandu has been carefully selected to elevate your honeymoon. Additionally, to honour your honeymoon, Veligandu offers a fruit plate, a decorated bed and a bottle of sparkling wine as gifts.

Romantic options abound in Veligandu. Your choices vary from an indulgent champagne breakfast, out of this world dinners by the sea, to adventurous trips and symbolic wedding ceremonies.

With a sublime location and endless opportunities for romance, it is guaranteed that you shall make wonderful memories in Veligandu, and have a honeymoon to remember. As you plan your honeymoon, have a look at our current special offers here.

Renew Your Vows In Paradise

An exciting way to celebrate your anniversary while at Veligandu Island Resort & Spa is by renewing your vows. On the beach, with the glorious palm trees swaying and the stunning Indian Ocean as your backdrop, you can celebrate your love through a symbolic vow renewal ceremony. The memories from this beautiful occasion will last you a lifetime.

The vow renewal ceremony can be customised to bring your dreams into reality. We also offer the option of a traditional Maldivian ceremony, officiated by the island ‘headman’. In this case, the Veligandu bridal party, dressed in traditional Maldivian dress, will escort you to the wedding pavilion on the beach, as they sing wedding songs and beat Bodu Beru drums. The wedding pavilion is decorated with palm fronds and local hibiscus flowers, adding to the beauty of the location. The headman guides you through the heartfelt and intimate ceremony, reading a passage from the Book of Good Wishes.

The vow renewal ceremony costs US $540 per couple. There are a variety of options that you can add on to sprinkle a special touch to your celebration. These include professional photography by Raalhu Photo, a bottle of Champagne for a toast, a cake, and much more.

Read more about the ceremony here and browse through our current special offers here.

Couples Bucket List, Continued

On the island custom-made for romance, there are numerous experiences to try with your loved one. In Veligandu Island Resort & Spa, you can embark on romantic adventures that allow you to connect deeply as you make timeless memories. We previously shared some activities to try and below, we list more ideas on how you can spend your time in Veligandu.

Have a Photoshoot

Picture yourselves holding hands on a beautiful sandbank, with the sea surrounding you and the waves lapping around you. Our in-house photography studio, Raalhu Photo, can make that happen. With their drone shoot package, a speedboat will transport you to the nearby Madivaru Finolhu Island, where the photographer will capture beautiful moments in the most stunning setting. The package, which costs US $370 per couple, includes the speedboat transfer, free use of an inflatable donut, 1-minute drone video, ten drone images and twenty camera images. The trip lasts for two hours but leaves you with memories you will treasure for a lifetime.

Take a Cooking Class

For a different kind of culinary adventure, don your aprons and be the chefs with our Cooking Class. Our expert team will teach you the basic techniques and secrets to perfecting Maldivian cuisine. You will learn how to make mouth-watering dishes that will impress everyone back home. What better way to celebrate your holiday than by picking up a new skill! Our cooking class costs US $69 per couple but is only US $55 for guests who have booked our All Inclusive Plus Package.

Sleep Under The Stars In A Private Island

For a once-in-a-lifetime experience, head on over to a private island, and sleep under the stars, just you, your loved one and nature. With this trip, we drop you off after dinner to a private island where you can sleep alone in the most beautiful setting. The stars in the glittering sky will shine down, as the waves kiss the sand, serenading you with an island song. This is likely to be the most romantic evening of your holiday and an experience you will never forget. The cost for this memorable adventure is US $299 without Champagne and US $429 with Champagne.

There are many more romantic escapades to be had in Veligandu. To view our full list of excursions, click here. Have a look at our current special offers here.

 

Spectacular Beach Dining Experiences In August

If you are on our beautiful shores this August, we have prepared some exceptional beach dining experiences that are a must-try. Served against the backdrop of the sea, these dinners are an opportunity to make amazing memories in Veligandu Island Resort & Spa.

Join us on August 1, 11 and 25, for our Madivaru Sunset Seafood Dinner, served on the beach outside Madivaru Restaurant. Enjoy freshly caught seafood, expertly prepared, and the stunning view of the sunset on display for you.

Our Bubbles & Lobster Dinner will be held on August 6, 20 and 30. Be our guest as we serve Italian Prosecco that complements the rich and vibrant flavours of the delicious items on the menu. Indulge in this wonderful meal as you take in the panoramic views of the sea.

The highlight of the month, the Romantic Full Moon Dinner, will be held on August 15. This dining affair in the romantic setting under the moon, by the beach, is the perfect way to celebrate a special occasion.

Save the dates and reserve these dinners by emailing reservations@veligandu.com.

Bon Appétit!

For those thinking of visiting our island later on, take advantage of our Early Bird Offer for stays in November and December 2019.

Romantic Highlights In July

Voted as the number one hotel for romance in the Maldives, opportunities for romance abound in Veligandu Island Resort & Spa. All our offerings have been carefully crafted to provide you and your loved one a chance to connect, get closer and make special memories.

From an indulgent couple’s massage in our spa to a scenic cruise in a traditional dhoni (boat), our romantic experiences are famous for a reason. A particularly special highlight is our romantic beach dining events scheduled regularly. Read on for July beach dinners, bookmark them and join us.

On July 2 and 12, honour us with your presence at the Bubbles & Lobster Dinner. Prepared for your dining delight is an incredible menu that features the most exceptional ingredients paired with Italian Prosecco. Enjoy the lobster, prawns and more sited on the beach, with the expansive views of the sea ahead of you. Now that’s a taste of paradise.

On July 7, be our guest for our Madivaru Sunset Seafood Dinner. Featuring freshly caught seafood, expertly prepared, this dining experience allows you to enjoy culinary treats with the beautiful view of the sunset. As you dig into the tuna nigiri or the lagoon prawns, the sound of the waves lapping on the beach will serenade you.

On July 16, we will dine under the moon for our Romantic Full Moon Dinner. As the moon casts its glow on us, we will relish the flavourful meal, and celebrate all of life’s simple pleasures. Few things can compare to this one of a kind experience.

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 our romantic paradise.

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.

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.

Couples Bucket List For The Maldives

They say it is not where you travel to, but who you go with. While we agree that the right person by your side makes all the difference, we also work to make Veligandu Island Resort & Spa the perfect destination. Whether you are celebrating your honeymoon, anniversary or taking a much-needed romantic getaway, our lush, tropical paradise, with its pristine beach and warm hospitality, is an idyllic place to get lost in. Here are a few of our best things to do together that are guaranteed to sweep you off your feet, as you fall head over heels with each other.

Go on a cruise

For the grandest adventure of them all, re-affirm your commitment to one another by renewing your vows in an elaborate ceremony that can be traditional or customised. Remind one another why you fell in love with each other on the stunning beach, with the most beautiful scenery around you. As you plan your trip to Veligandu, take advantage of our special offers. Start your romantic adventure by booking now.

Watch as the sun dips into the ocean, painting the sky stunning shades of orange and hopefully spot dolphins on our Sunset ‘Punch’ Lucky Dolphin Cruise.

For a more private experience, try out our aptly titled Romantic Love Boat Sailing. The captain will steer you around Veligandu, allowing you to take in the picturesque views of our charming island against the backdrop of the sunset.

Dine on the beach

Picture yourself seated on the powder soft beach, with the waves crashing softly near you, and a gentle breeze blowing on your skin, savouring a delicious meal that has been prepared just for you. Beach dining in Veligandu combines a stunning setting and indulgent delights to create perfect experiences.

 

Get a couple’s massage

A vacation is not complete without getting one or more treatments from the award-winning Duniye Spa. Enter a world of tranquillity and sink into bliss at the hands of our qualified therapists. Enjoy a calming and restoring Balinese massage, enveloped in the aromas of essential oils.

 

Go stargazing

 

Float gently on the sea under the expansive Maldivian sky and enjoy the glittering stars on the Romantic Stargazing Cruise, just you, the sea and the sky. Peaceful and relaxing, this cruise offers jaw-dropping views like no other.

 

Snorkel at sunrise

Rise at morning light to roam around our lagoon and discover the secrets that lie beneath the crystal clear waters. Our Private Sunrise Snorkelling Trip offers a serene yet exhilarating adventure where the two of you can explore the beauty of the underwater world.

 

Renew your vows

For the grandest adventure of them all, re-affirm your commitment to one another by renewing your vows in an elaborate ceremony that can be traditional or customised. Remind one another why you fell in love with each other on the stunning beach, with the most beautiful scenery around you.

As you plan your trip to Veligandu, take advantage of our special offers.

Start your romantic adventure by booking now.

 

 

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