Veligandu Island, Maldives

7 Nights Half-Board from R66,535   PER PERSON SHARING
availability: 01 Dec - 26 Dec '24
Maldives ex Johannesburg


There are no direct flights from South Africa to the Maldives.
Prices are based on per-person sharing, including current taxes, departing from Johannesburg.
Prices are to be used as a guideline only – please enquire for accurate prices once you are ready to plan your honeymoon celebration 💞
✈️ Enquire about rates for departures from Durban and Cape Town ✈️

About Veligandu Island, Maldives

Veligandu is currently closed for a thoughtful renovation of the island from June 2023. The resort will reopen in November 2024. Veligandu is now accepting reservations for stays from November 2024 to October 2025

Discover the enchanting beauty of Veligandu Maldives Resort Island, the epitome of romance in the heart of the Indian Ocean. Nestled amidst swaying palm trees and pristine white sands, this tropical haven beckons honeymooners with its crystal-clear waters and vibrant coral reefs, brimming with life. Indulge in the seclusion and serenity of this lush island retreat, where every moment is a celebration of love and intimacy. Experience pure bliss as you embark on your journey together in paradise.

What is special about Veligandu?

  • Small and intimate island resort
  • A paradise of powdery white beaches and crystal clear waters teeming with exuberant coral reefs


  • Wi-Fi is complimentary throughout the resort
  • Early Bird Discounts applied over selected seasons – please enquire about the “book before” date

Package Details

The above price includes

  • Return flights from Johannesburg to the Maldives on Emirates (EK), Qatar (QR) or Singapore Airlines (SQ)
    • Approximate airport taxes
  • Return resort transfers by seaplane
  • 7 nights accommodation at the 5* Veligandu Maldive Resort – in the North Ari Atoll, Maldives
    • In a Beach Villa
    • Breakfast and dinner daily (half-board)
    • Entertainment, land and water sports as per the resort

Rates are correct as of 24 May 2024

Room Facilities




Bathroom Amenties


Espresso machine


Wi-Fi access


Beach Towel


Ceiling fan


Direct dial telephone








25 Sunset Ocean Pool Villas (Size: 152m2)
Unparalleled luxury perched on stilts over the water on the north east corner of the island, a perfect vantage point for panoramic sunset views. The master bedroom is complemented by a private bathroom with bathtub and shower, a spacious deck with a 6.5×3 metre infinity pool and a broad staircase giving direct access to the house reef. Just one of the highlights is a rectangular glass floor hinting at the underwater wonders awaiting just beneath your feet.
Two-bedroom villas comprising 2 master bedrooms linked by a lavish living area offering a total space of 319m2 are available in this villa category.
22 Ocean Pool Villas (Size: 125m2)
Perched over water on stilts on the northern end of the island, these villas offer a sunrise view and chic design elements seamlessly blending with luxurious touches. Each villa has a rectangular glass floor and a large deck with a 5.8x3m plunge pool.
Two-bedroom villas comprising 2 master bedrooms linked by a spacious and inviting living area and offering a total space of 270m2 are available in this villa category.
18 Sunset Ocean Villas (Size: 102m2)
Apart from glorious sunset views guests can indulge in the allure of the open-air bathroom complete with sun loungers, a rain shower and a bathtub. The bathroom connects to the extended deck featuring a hammock and a lounging area.
10 Ocean Jacuzzi Villas (Size: 86m2)
These villas are suspen
ded over the lagoon on the eastern side of the island. Partially open-air bathrooms, a jacuzzi with breathtaking ocean views and direct access from your villa deck to the house reef provide a fabulous over water retreat.
6 Sunset Jacuzzi Beach Villas (Size: 86m2)
Tucked into lush greenery with beachfront access and direct sunset views these 6 unique villas are on your very own private beach and just steps from one of the island’s finest house reefs. The private jacuzzi deck with sun loungers leads off the open-air bathroom.
10 Jacuzzi Beach Villas (Size: 86m2)
These villas feature private entrances and lush tropical wild plant fences so your privacy is guaranteed. The garden beachfront deck is perfect for relaxing and the private jacuzzi deck with sun loungers leads off the open-air bathroom. The turquoise water is just steps away.
9 Beach Villas (Size: 71m2)
The Beach Villas are positioned on the eastern end of the island facing the sunrise and the northern end of the island where guests can bask in the sunset glow. Partially open-air bathrooms have their own private deck with sun loungers creating an intimate sanctuary surrounded by waving palm fronds. These villas are just steps away from the beach.

Room Features

  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Sitting area
  • Mini bar with refrigerator
  • Tea and coffee making facilities and espresso machine
  • IDD telephone
  • 55 or 65 inch flat-screen TV with IPTV connection
  • Complimentary WiFi
  • Bath accessories
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobes
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Complimentary use of loungers at the beach and pool
  • Beach towels

Honeymoon gift offers!

Honeymoon inclusions vary from season to season. Please enquire to see what stunning benefits you will receive for your travel dates 💕

  • A half bottle of champagne
  • A romantic bed decoration
  • A fruit basket once during stay

Upgrade to Full Board and enjoy the following

  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner in the Dhonveli Restaurant with complimentary Veligandu bottled water.

Dining & Bars

Dhonveli Restaurant
Dhonveli is a buffet and live cooking restaurant offering a fusion of Asian and international cuisines. The outdoor deck is the perfect setting for breakfast and every evening is a new adventure with themed menus.
Open for Breakfast (07h30 – 10h30), Lunch (13h00 – 14h30) and Dinner (19h00- 21h30).
Madivaru directly faces the sunset and showcases Veligandu’s signature exotic flavours which highlight Mediterranean and Asian, cuisines including Chinese, Thai and Indian.
Open daily from 10h00 and for Dinner from 19h00 to 22h00.
Madivaru Teppanyaki Grill
The Grill is stationed inside the Madivaru Restaurant. Highly skilled chefs perform theatrical knifework and entertaining tricks whilst preparing a traditional Teppanyaki meal –  a captivating gastronomic evening.
Showtime from 19h00 to 22h00
This elegant venue in the northernmost corner of the island boasts an extravagant champagne pavilion, a fine dining restaurant with a menu focussed on local lobsters and seafood and a sophisticated fully stocked bar.
Open for Dinner from 19h00 to 22h00
Thundi Bar
An all-in-one chillout haven on the famous Veligandu sandbank, interconnected with the infinity pool and offering a 360 degree ocean view.  World class beverages, snacks, light bites, salads and tapas-style bites are all on offer. Beach parties, live music and traditional shows all happen here.
Open from 08h00 until the last guest leaves the Bar.

Meal Plans

Veligandu offers a culinary journey where dining is an immersive experience.

Meal Plans

The resort operates on a Bed and Breakfast basis with the option to upgrade to Half Board, Full Board and All Inclusive Dine Around. Additionally there are optional beverage plans for Half Board and Full Board guests.

Half Board includes breakfast and dinner in the Dhonveli Restaurant with complimentary Veligandu bottled water

Full Board includes breakfast, lunch and dinner in the Dhonveli Restaurant with complimentary Veligandu bottled water.

All Inclusive Dine Around includes:

  • Daily Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner (19:00-21:30) in Dhonveli Restaurant.
  • Casual Snack Day Menu, including pizzas, burgers, nibbles, and ice-cream available from 10h00 – 22h30, served at the Thundi Bar.
  • Dine Around Option of a 3-course lunch and a 3-course dinner in the Madivaru Restaurant, and dinner in Raalhu Restaurant. (Pre-bookings are required and subject to space availability).
  • 20% Discount on all food items at Madivaru and Raalhu Restaurant (not valid for special events).
  • ONE time floating breakfast during stay for stays 4 nights and above for guests in Pool Villas,
  • ONE TIME In Villa Breakfast dining for stays 4 nights and above for guests in non Pool Villas
  • ONE time Beach Dinner during stay for stays 4 nights and above. (Pre-bookings are required and subject to space availability).
  • Daily High Tea with Tea/Coffee and Snacks served at the Thundi Bar from 15h00 – 16h30.
  • Unlimited “all you can drink” alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages in the Raalhu Bar from 10h00 – 23h00 and Thundi Bar from 08h00 – 01h00 including a variety of alcoholic cocktails  including signature cocktails, all non-alcoholic cocktails, smoothies, milkshakes, and freshly squeezed fruit juices, a selection of premium brands spirits and liqueurs, port and sherry,  an extensive wine selection of over 50 labels, combining red, white, rosé and sparkling wines, a selection of international draught beer, bottled beer and ciders, coffee, tea, iced coffee, iced tea, espresso, cappuccino, latte and macchiato – freshly brewed, soft drinks and  Veligandu bottled water (1 litre), mineral water and sparkling water
  • Mini bar alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, including house wine (750ml) – red, white, rosé and sparkling, bottled beer, bottled spirit selection, soft drinks, 1 litre mineral water and sparkling water, a selection of coffees (Nespresso machine) and teas plus assorted snacks
  • The mini bar is refilled once per day per a regular schedule
  • Full bottle of Champagne served in the Villa on arrival, per Villa, per length of stay.
  • Explore a Local Island once, during stay, as per regular schedule.
  • Free use of Fitness Centre, Tennis, Pickleball, Padel Tennis Courts, Table Tennis, Billiards, and Football grounds (equipment included).
  • One introduction dive or orientation dive per stay (for Certified Divers and applicable for 7 nights stay and above).
  • Free use of following water sports activities (equipment included for 1 hour daily – basic experience required) – windsurfing, stand-up paddle boarding (SUP), single/double kayak, two person paddle board and four person paddle board
  • Free use of snorkelling equipment during the stay (snorkel fins, snorkel mask, snorkel and deluxe carrying bag).
  • Free yoga group sessions, include Asanas and Yoga Nidra, regularly scheduled.
  • One bag of laundry per stay.
  • Spa treatments (eligible per person per stay) for adults (15 years and above) depending on the duration of the stay: for 7-10 nights stay guests will receive ONE 60 minute selected spa treatment and for over 11 nights stay guests will receive  TWO 60 minutes selected spa treatments.
  •  25% Discount at Himeyn Spa, from selected treatments (excluding any promotional offers)


Beverage Plan
The Beverage Plan is applicable in all bars and restaurants except during special events, such as wine or cocktail pairing dinners, weddings, destination dining, beach barbecues, in room dining, or any other experiences.

The Beverage Plan includes an unlimited selection of cocktails, mocktails, beer, sparkling wine and white, red and rose wine, gin, vodka, whiskey and rum, soft drinks, fresh juices, milkshakes and smoothies, Veligandu still and sparkling water and a selection of teas and coffees

Resort Amenities


Fitness Centre




Evening Entertainment


Wi-Fi access


Swimming Pool

Activities (Complimentary)


Nightly entertainment




Excursion Desk




Board Games


Non – motorized water sports


Dive Centre


Infinity Pool


Padel Tennis


Fitness centre


Snorkelling trips

Activities (Chargeable)


Spa *


Waterskiing *


Veligandu Island, Maldives has a host of activities to enjoy and experience in Maldives.  Perfect for the honeymoon of your and your partners dreams.

Entertainment & Sports

Veligandu Island, Maldives has a host of entertainment and sporting options to enjoy and experience in Maldives.

  • Infinity swimming pool
  • Pickleball and Padel courts
  • Games Room
  • VFitness Centre
  • Ocean Dive Centre
  • Ocean Sports Centre
  • Excursions Centre
  • Yoga Pavilion
  • Day-Use Room
  • Boutique
  • Tailor shop
  • The VMoments Studio
  • Evening entertainment

Ratings and Reviews

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