VELIDHU ISLAND RESORT

Welcome to Velidhu Island Resort. Constructed on 19 acres (827 640 ft2), located on North Ari Atoll. 20 minutes (Direct Flight) from the International Airport by sea plane, this resort will allow you to discover a casual and relaxing atmosphere caressed by the sun, the beautiful sea and a tropical weather as well as the amazing natural wonders ofUnderwaterWorld.

Maldives weather is determined by the monsoon winds circulation. The mean daily maximum temperature is 30°C and minimum temperature is 25°C. There are two seasons; the Northeast Monsoon called "IRUVAI", which occurs during December to April and the Southwest Monsoon called "HULHANGU", occurring during June to August. The time difference from GMT is +05hr

Whether you want to relax all day on the beach or be active on the beach, out on the sea or explore the underwater world, Velidhu Island Resorts can accommodate you.



RECEPTION


Resort Reception is at your service to provide you with information or services. Our friendly staff will be on hand to extend the warmest of welcomes and to make sure that you enjoy the highest standards of personal service during your stay.

The reception is open from 7.00 AM - Midnight, 7-days a week.

SAFETY LOCKERS

Individual safety lockers are available at the Reception free of charge. Guests are advised to deposit their valuables including passports. The resort is unable to accept responsibility for articles not deposited for safekeeping. For the loss of a safe key will result in a charge of US$100.

HECK-IN & DEPATURE

Check-In time is 1300hrs. Check-Out time is 1200hr. The departure information will be given out at the Reception. Please check with the Reception Counter after 1800hrs day prior to your departure. Request for late departure rooms should be checked on your last day at the reception.



CASHIER & SETTLEMENT ON FINAL BILLS

Gusts are invited to pay their bill the day before departure. Cashier opening hours: every day from 1900hrs till 2100hrs / from 21.30hrs till 2200hrs. For payments of bills, the resort accepts cash payment in USD, Euro, and St Pounds. We also accept payments with Visa, MasterCard and Travelers cheque. We do not make cash advances on credit cards. For more information, please contact Front Cashier Counter or contact Reception.

WAKE UP CALLS

Please book your wake up call at the Reception.

TIPPING

Tipping is entirely voluntary and at your own discretion.

FIRE

In the event of fire, please contact the Reception or the Duty Manager and proceed to the nearest emergency assembly point.

MAINTENANCE

If something in your room is not in working order, please advise us at the Reception so that we may rectify the matter as soon as possible.

FIRST AID

For treatment, please contact the Reception or Inn-House Doctor-(24-hours, 7 days a week) Resort Inn-House Doctor's Clinic is located next to the Diving center. Clinic is open from 09.00AM - 1.30 PM and 4.00PM - 5.00PM, 7-days a week. In an emergency (after midnight) please call 333.

ACCOMMODATION

There are two types of accommodation options, which include 80 beach bungalows and 20 water bungalows. The electrical voltage in all the rooms is 230 volts. Note: For the loss of a room key will result in a charge of US$ 50.

WATER BUNGALOWS

The resort has a total of 20 Water Bungalows. These bungalows are 800 square feet big and thus have ample space inside. The bungalows are built on stilts and are made of wood. They offer a picturesque view of the sea and the surrounding area. All water bungalows have private deck, a glass floor, air-conditioning, ceiling fan, IDD telephone, Television, Mini Bar, Fire Protection System, Hot & Cold water, Tea / Coffee making facility- (This is provided in your room with our Compliments.), and Hair Dryer. Private Deck allows you to view the crystalline Emerald Lagoon. 4 Water Bungalows have Jacuzzi facility for an additional supplement.

BEACH BUNGALOWS

The resort has a total of 80 Beach Bungalows. All Beach Bungalows overlooking the beach features air-conditioning, ceiling fan, Mini Bar, Fire Protection System, Hot & Cold water, Tea / Coffee making facility- (This is provided in your room with our Compliments.), and Hair Dryer.

DINING

The Resort has one Main Restaurant and a Sunset Grill Hut, where one can satisfy their plate by savoring the gourmet delights.
The Main Restaurant serves Buffet Style Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. The restaurant serves local as well as international cuisines. The restaurant is set amidst tropical vegetation and allows one to dine in a tranquil atmosphere. The restaurant also organizes theme nights. Theme nights include European Buffets, Maldivian night also known as fishermen's night, Chinese Night, Italian, Indian, Sri Lankan, Indonesian & Asian Buffet nights & Special buffet corners daily at dinner time.

The Sunset Grill Hut offers delicious grilled and seafood dishes for Special Dinners & Special Functions. For Beach BBQ, Fresh Lobster Dinner, Sea Food Dinner, Steak & Jumbo Prawns Dinner, Special Dinner at the Beach and for Ala Carte Special Orders, Please contact the Reception or F & B Manager.

MAIN RESTAURANT MEAL TIMES

Breakfast:07.30 to 09.30 daily
Lunch:12.30 to 14.00 daily
Dinner:19.30 to 21.00 daily

SERVICES OF MAIN RESTAURANT

HALF BOARD:Breakfast & Dinner in the Main Restaurant
FULL BOARD:Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner in the Main Restaurant
ALL INCLUSIVE:All three main meals in the Main Restaurant and All Inclusive Beverage package list (menu is placed at the main bar). A/I Package begins from 12.00 noon on your arrival day and ends at 12.00 noon on your departure day.
One snack per person per day will be served at the Main Bar from 10.00 to 12.00 noon and 16.00 to 18.00 hrs.



LIGHT HOUSE BAR

Relish your drinks at Light House Bar with friends. The Light House Bar opens at 09.00 hrs to midnight.

In addition to your meal plan, if you consume any extras at the Bar / Restaurant & Room(s), you will be charged according to the consumptions. If any item(s) consumed from the Mini Bar, please make note to check your Mini Bar bills and duly signed, as the bills will be posted to you for settlement prior to departure.

SOUVENIR SHOP

Various gift items, magazines/ books and cosmetics are available at Velidhu Boutique located between Reception and the TV Lounge, which is open daily from 8.00AM - 11.00AM / 1.00PM - 4.00PM and 7.00PM - 10.30PM.

TELEPHONE

To make a call within Maldives, please dial 9, followed by the number. To call an overseas number, dial 9 for an outside line, followed by the country code and number. International country codes can be found in the telephone directory in your room.
All calls are automatically charged to your room. Rate for international calls is USD 04 per minute. Calls within the hotel are free of charge and can be made by simply dialing the room number or extension number.

WATER SPORTS

Resort Water Sports offers Windsurfing, Water Skiing, Wakeboarding, Catamaran Sailing, Kayaking, Fun tube, Banana Boat Ride and Snorkeling activities including Lessons and Rentals. We are located in front of room 107; we're open 7 days a week from 09.00 AM - 12.30 PM and 14.00 PM - 18.00 PM. To book Activities, please contact Water Sports Center and let us make your vacation the best vacation you've ever had.
Note: For ALL INCLUSIVE Guests, free Snorkeling Equipment can be collected from the Water Sports Center. Prior to departure, all Snorkeling Equipments must be returned to Water Sports Center.

SNORKELING & SWIMMING

Snorkeling and Swimming can be done around the Island. Please remember reefs are fragile ecosystems. Please do not stand, walk on the corals or reef.  Do not try to take any souvenirs from the underwater world.  It is not safe to remove corals as it may be even poisonous and may hurt your hands or feet.

FISHING

Fishing in Velidhu Reef is strictly prohibited. Fishing trips can be arranged to outer Reef of the atoll. If this rule is violated, a fine of over USD 100 to USD 500 may be imposed on the person concerned.

DIVING SCHOOL

Velidhu Euro Divers has a team of Four Instructors who speak German and English. All are highly trained and experienced in the Maldives. All PADI and PRO NRC Nitrox Instructors and we take care of the fun and the safety of the diving operation. You are in good hands...

Euro Divers can provide you with Diving Classes from Beginner Level up to Professional Level. We offer daily orientation dives and diving trips. For more information please visit the Dive Base close to the sea plane jetty. Special office hours: 11.30 AM - 12.30 PM and 16.30 PM - 17.30 PM. See you soon...

ENTERTAINMENT & RECREATION FACILITIES

Disco music, Live Organ/ Guitar music, Acrobatic show, Bingo Nights, Crab Race, Euro Divers Night, Magic Show, Boduberu Night (Maldivian Traditional Drums) and weekly happenings at the Main Bar Deck.. Recreation facilities include Beach volleyball, Ultimate Frisbee, Badminton, Darts, Table Tennis, Pool Table, and Carom. Please contact Reception or Recreation Manager.

HOTEL EXCURSIONS

Please refer to excursions list which is attached and the hotel excursions board next to the Reception counter. (As a precaution we advice you not to consume food from the visiting Local Islands while on excursions.)

TV LOUNGE

Television with satellite is available at the Main Restaurant Lounge. Please contact the Reception for more information about the channels available.

SPA

With our inspiring range of spa treatments, you're bound to Relax and Feel Rejuvenated. Our pampering treatments for, Her / Him makes perfect gifts for everyone. For more information please contact Serena Spa.