Angsana Velavaru *****

Velavaru means in the local language Dhivehi  "Turtle Island" and is part of the Banyan Tree Group. Angsana Velavaru is located in South Nilandhe atoll fringed by white sand beaches with crystal-clear, turquoise blue lagoon. The transfer from Male International Airport by seaplane takes about 40 minutes, followed by a short boat ride to the island. Angsana Velavaru guarantees a great holiday for active guests as well as for those seeking tranquility in a fantastic environment.

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Reception, main restaurant with international buffets, two a la carte restaurants, 2 bars, Angsana Gallery gift shop, free Wi-Fi, library, laundry service, 24-hour room service, fitness center, Marine Lab, Angsana Spa .

The rounded forms of accommodation on Velavaru boast gaudy color elements in mandarin and lime green, all villas are built from natural materials and elegant.
28 Beachfront Villas (88 m2, double bungalows), right on the beach with air conditioning, ceiling fan, minibar, tea & coffee making facilities, safe, LCD TV, CD player, IDD telephone, internet, terrace, open-air bathroom with shower / WC.

30 beach front villas with jet pool (88 m2, double bungalows), with an additional jacuzzi.

18 Deluxe Beachfront Pool Villas (206 m2), detached, same facilities as the Beachfront Villas, but larger and more luxurious and furnished with a spacious garden with private pool and sun bed.

20 InOcean Villas (175 m2), on stilts in the sea, about 1km away from the main island, double-decker, with the sun deck and swimming pool, flat screen TV and DVD player, hammock and direct access to the sea.

11 InOcean Premier Villas (232 m2), as the InOcean Villas but with a larger pool and Thai sala.

1 Velavaru Villa (323 m2), 1 Angsana Villa (473 m2) landside and 2 InOcean Sanctuary Villa (287 m2)  waterside on request.

Free: fitness center, table tennis, volleyball, windsurfing, canoeing.
Fee: Catamaran Sailing Water-skiing, wakeboarding, scuba diving.

In the award-winning Angsana Spa, you can recharge your batteries. In 12 treatment rooms (three indoor and 9 outdoor pavilions) various massages, Aroma therapies, scrubs and facials are offered.

Kids Club for 3-12 year old children with weekly changing schedule. Baby sitter on request and a fee.

Once a week, karaoke and folklore evening, various excursions and activities, eg Cooking class, cocktail-Class or beach football.

Snorkeling & Diving
The house reef is about 200 - 600 m away. Every day a free snorkel excursion to the reef.

The dive center is managed by Angsana Velavaru Dive Center. The dive instructors speak English, German, French and Italian. Approx. 32 dive sites can be reached within 10-60 minutes.