At Velassaru, your dream Maldives beach wedding will become an enchanting reality. Set amid the tropical flora of a tranquil private island, this exquisite hotel is reached by a thrilling 25-minute speedboat ride from Male International airport. Arrive to perfectly chilled drinks and friendly staff who will help make your wedding an unforgettably wonderful experience.

Facilities here are truly luxurious, with the astounding onsite spa an especially outstanding feature. Once you’ve exchanged your vows, drift effortlessly into a serene honeymoon, enjoying indigenous treatments and soothing yoga sessions alongside time reclining by the ocean.

Complimentary cruises depart four times a week and there are twice-weekly guided snorkelling sessions – perfect for exploring your paradise-like surrounds before winding down with a rum-laced cocktail in one of the decadent bars.

Holiday resort information


Browse below for details on wedding packages at Velassaru. Contact us about planning your Velassaru wedding for more details.
  • Tropical Renewal of Vows Package

    • Beachfront location by the water’s edge
    • Romantic tropical set up inclusive of floral decoration
    • A master of ceremony presiding the vows
    • Maldivian Bodu Beru procession
    • Bridal bouquet of island blooms, flower lapel for the groom
    • Wedding cake
    • Two glasses of Tattinger champagne for the ceremony
    • Renewal of vows certificate

Room Types

All accommodation for your Velassar wedding is geared towards luxurious indulgence. You’re never more than a stone’s throw from the glimmering lagoon and a wealth of decadent inclusions await all guests.
  • Deluxe Bungalow

    Nestled amid lush tropical gardens, the charming thatch-roofed Deluxe Bungalows are perfect for nature lovers. Stretch out with your special someone across 70 square metres of space, waking each morning to melodic birdsong and the sound of gently lapping waves. Use L’Occitane products to freshen up for the day then drift outdoors to the nearby beach to soak up the Maldivian sun.
  • Deluxe Villa

    Settle beside the sea in the airy decadence of a Deluxe Villa. Just moments from the beach, these inviting abodes are encircled by lush private gardens, with plush daybeds that are perfect for reclining with your other half. Your indoor ensuite is loaded with L’Occitane products that will help you refresh after a day on the beach, though the outdoor garden bathroom will likely tempt you in for a sumptuous shower beneath a kaleidoscopic sunset sky.
  • Beach Villa

    Hugging the paradise-like shoreline and with 96 square metres of space, the resort’s Beach Villas are perfect for post-wedding relaxation. Awake in the soft folds of your huge bed and drift outdoors for direct access to the glittering lagoon - ease into the day with an early morning swim, using your personal Nespresso machine afterwards for a steaming cup of coffee. After a day of exploring the island, freshen up in the tropical garden shower or soak in your decadent indoor tub, selecting something special from the minibar to enjoy afterwards.
  • Beach Villa with Pool

    Similar to the Beach Villa, this abode enjoys a little extra space (116 square metres) and the luxury of a private pool. Take a morning dip in the cool waters then settle yourself on one of the private sun loungers to relax on your beachfront deck. Exquisite ocean views are effortlessly enjoyed in this Villa, while the personal wine cooler ensures you’ve always something special on hand to toast your nuptials with.
  • Water Bungalow with Pool

    Splashes of turquoise perfectly complement the wooden floors and furnishings in this charming over-water abode. Enjoying 80 square metres of space, each Water Bungalow with Pool has its own generous sundeck complete with private pool - perfect for those morning swims beneath the Maldivian sun. Floor-to-ceiling folding glass doors make the most of incredible panoramic lagoon views - watch the star come out over shimmering waters before using the home theatre system for a cosy movie marathon.
  • Water Villa

    Floor-to-ceiling folding glass doors allow the beauty of the lagoon to flood into each Water Villa. Enjoying 112 square metres of space, these exquisite over-water suites are equipped with all the luxuries you’ll need for your wedding escape, including a personal Nespresso machine, deep soaking bathtub and handy wine chiller. The private wooden sundeck features comfortable loungers where you can soak up the sun while enjoying the awe-inspiring views.
  • Water Villa with Pool

    Similar to the Water Villa, this 112 square metre over-water abode has all the luxuries of its sister suite with the added benefit of a glittering private pool. Use your in-room Nespresso machine for a morning caffeine boost, then slip into the decadent bathtub for a sensual soak with your special someone. Later on, you might dive straight into the lagoon for a swim, or simply recline by your pool to soak up the sun. Either way, a personal wine cooler is on hand for those refreshing sundowner drinks.
  • Deluxe Villa with Pool

    Elegant woods are perfectly complemented by splashes of yellow and turquoise in a Deluxe Villa with Pool. These charming 110 square metre suites are a sun-soaked haven of luxury, with spacious lounge leading out to a tropical private courtyard complete with private pool for those decadent dips. A pillow menu and soft branded linens ensure you sleep soundly each night, though you might be tempted to stay up stargazing from your plush outdoor loungers, glass of something sparkling in hand from the personal wine chiller.
  • Pool Villa

    Couples can enjoy blissful seclusion in this decadent split-level abode. Airy and sophisticated interiors feature sleek wooden floors and plush soft furnishings, in addition to high-end amenities such as an ice machine, pillow menu and Nespresso coffee machine. Outside, you’ll find a stunning private courtyard with glittering turquoise pool and bubbling whirlpool - all for you and your special someone to enjoy without interruption. This abode also comes with private butler service, meaning your every need is perfectly catered to.
  • Water Suite

    Ultimate post-wedding luxury can be found in the 270 square metre Water Suite. This is the hotel’s signature abode, stretching elegantly across the turquoise lagoon with a whole host of luxury amenities inside. Soak in the huge round bathtub with complimentary L’Occitane products, or freshen up after a dip in your private infinity pool with an outdoor rain shower. You might lounge on the expansive sundeck with something sparkling from the wine cooler, or perhaps you’ll get your private butler to fix you a cocktail at the in-room bar. Snorkelling equipment might tempt you down the steps from your sundeck to the glittering lagoon - just be sure to return to your abode as night falls for a romantic meal under the outdoor gazebo.


For a wedding amid paradise-like surrounds, drift away to the Malvies for an unforgettable Velassaru wedding. This exquisite Maldivian resort is set on a private island that blooms with tropical flora. Encircled by white sand beaches plus dazzlingly turquoise lagoons, this is truly a location that will astound.

Enjoy a ceremony on the picture-perfect beach, to a soundtrack of gently lapping waves. Once the formalities are done, toast with Taittinger champagne before a decadent celebration meal by the sea. You’ll ease into an indulgent honeymoon with time in the hotel’s spa, enjoying a range of signature treatments alongside time in the soothing hydropool which is perched atop the lagoon.

Days are as busy or as laid back as you like - take to the waters in a couple of kayaks or settle with your special someone on the exquisite white sand beach. You might enjoy a game of tennis, or perhaps some time in the fitness centre, before indulging your senses in one of the onsite restaurants with expertly prepared cuisine.

Day trips out on the nearby reef allow you to get close to the exotic marine life. Take a scuba excursion, sail out in a traditional dhoni to see dolphins playing in the waves, or join an innovative ‘Bio Quest’ tour to head out with a qualified marine biologist and learn all about the fascinating ecology of your surroundings.


Exquisitely fresh cuisine awaits in the hotel’s range of restaurants. Each dining venue offers a unique experience with expertly prepared dishes from around the world. Opt for the Velassaru Indulgence package and enjoy further food-based indulgences. This add-on gets you lunch and dinner at selected outlets, plus extras such as complimentary beverages, free snorkelling equipment and daily 2-hour use of the hotel’s kayaks.
  • Teppanyaki

    This stunning over-water restaurant enjoys a truly mind-blowing location atop the lagoon for your to celebrate your Maldives wedding in style. Settle at a table for two and enjoy freshly prepared Japanese dishes such as kushiyaki beef and green dragon roll sushi. Be sure to sample some of the sake - there’s more than half a dozen to choose from.
  • Vela

    Laid back dining and a vast array of live cooking stations await you at Vela. Enjoy the likes of coconut crusted prawns and sambal-tinged nasi goreng, alongside Western favourites such as a turkey club and freshly made pizzas.
  • Etesian

    At Etesian, you’ll enjoy elegant meals from a Latin American-inspired menu. Expect dishes such as corn truffle and duck quesadilla with decadent desserts such as tres leches cake.
  • Fen Bar

    Slip into a hammock or recline on an oversized daybed while enjoying the flavours of Fen Bar. This delightful venue is right on the beach and permeated by eclectic beats that evoke a sense of relaxation. Grab a platter of satay and a creamy gourmet milkshake or call in as the sun sets for a fabulously fizzing Bellini.
  • Turquoise

    Dine on the delightful wooden deck at Turquoise on a blend of Asian and Continental cuisine. Dishes are packed full of flavour, with the menu featuring the likes of Thai beef salad and butter chicken masala.
  • Sand

    Enjoy your meals oceanside when you dine at Sand. You’ve also the option of a private dining pavilion here - perfect for a romantic evening rendezvous. The menu is both decadent and refined, with dishes such as black Angus beef carpaccio and soft shell crab with seafood risotto.
  • Chill Bar

    Chill Bar offers exactly what the name suggests - this is the ideal place for unwinding with an ice-cold beer or an indulgent cocktail. Settle on the oceanside deck, nibbling on tapas such as crispy arancini and sauteed prawns, toasting the start of married life as the sun sets over the water.


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