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Nestled on the pristine island of Thelu Veliga, located in the South Ari Atoll, approximately 90 km southwest of the capital, Malé, Drift Thelu Veliga Retreat boasts of its own magnificent house reef. The property is a 35-minute seaplane ride away from Malé International Airport.
The villas are tastefully designed to evoke the authentic, unspoilt charm of the Maldives. All are equipped with a minibar and tea/coffee maker and the private bathrooms include a hairdryer and toiletries derived from organic teas. Some villas have private access to the beach while some are poised over the island’s turquoise lagoon.
Guests can pamper themselves at the Intimate Spa by THEMAE or partake in activities such as snorkelling, diving, wind surfing and kayaking; where all can be arranged at an additional cost. In addition the resort offers a menu of bespoke romantic experiences and excursions which may be arranged upon request. The property has Chinese speaking staff.
Dining highlights include the restaurant that serves a variety of cuisines including local seafood with continental and Asian flavours. Other dining options, such as in-villa, on-the-beach private dinners and seafood BBQs may also be arranged for guests upon request. Guests can also enjoy refreshing beverages and light dishes at the sunset-facing bar and lounge.
Complimentary WiFi is available for guests in rooms and public areas of the property.
The resort will arrange for a sea plane round trip transfers to the resort from Malé International Airport.
* Guests may opt for Seaplane transfer at below rates:
May 1, 2017 to October 31, 2017:
Adult: USD 392 & Child: USD 235.2
Nov. 1, 2017 to December 31, 2017:
Adult: USD 403.2 & Child: USD 241.9
Please note that guests must advise arrival and departure flight details along with the flight number, name of the airline and estimated time of arrival/departure at the time of booking, at least 48 hours prior to arrival. Otherwise, the seaplane transfer may cause a delay.
Please note that children from 2 years to 10 years cannot be accommodated at the hotel.
Please note that the connecting transfer can only be arranged from 09:00 to 17:00 daily, kindly send your flight details after making a confirmed reservation.
Please note that the All-Inclusive package comprises the following inclusions and benefits:
•Daily buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner served at The Restaurant
•Selection of tea, coffee, soft drinks, juices, water, draught beer and house wine by the glass with meals at The Restaurant.
•Lunch (utilizing the AI Lunch Credit) can be availed in The Bar from The Bar snacks menu of which, the following credit amounts may be applied:
Adult : USD 30
Child (7 to 12 years) : USD 16
Child (3 to 6 years) : USD 10
•Lunch at The Bar (utilizing the AI Lunch Credit) will be served daily between 12:30hrs to 14:30hrs.
•Unlimited access to soft drinks, juices, draught beer, wine by the glass, whisky, vodka, rum, gin, water & cocktail of the day from selected menu at The Bar from 10:00hrs to 23:00hrs.
•Afternoon tea & coffee with snacks & ice cream at The Bar from 15:00hrs to 17:30hrs.
•In villa tea & coffee facilities.
•Complimentary mini bar, refilled once a day, inclusive of soft drinks, (3 per person) Beer (2 per person) and 2 x 1 liter bottles of water.
•Unlimited use of snorkeling equipment.
•Use of non-motorized water sports equipment (including catamaran usage for licensed sailors only)
•One Fishing Excursion per person, per stay.
•One Snorkeling Excursion per person, per stay.
•Complimentary internet access in the public areas.
Non Complimentary Items (not included in the All Inclusive package)
Any services or facilities not specifically mentioned above may incur charges, in addition to 10% Service Charge and 12% GST.
Above inclusions are applicable for stays commencing 1st November 2017 to 31st October 2018. Please inform Drift Thelu Veliga Retreat in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.
Outdoor furniture, Minibar, Tea/Coffee Maker, Electric kettle
Hairdryer, Bathrobe, Free toiletries, Shower, Bathroom, Toilet paper, Toilet
Desk, Private entrance, Air conditioning, Ironing Facilities, Wardrobe/Closet, Trouser Press, Clothes rack, Mosquito net, Seating Area, Safety Deposit Box, Iron
Towels, Wake-up service, Alarm clock, Wake Up Service/Alarm Clock, Linen
View, Terrace, Garden view, Sea view, Patio
This villa has a patio, electric kettle and garden view.
Please note that extra beds cannot be accommodated in this room.
Electric kettle, Outdoor furniture, Minibar, Tea/Coffee Maker, Outdoor dining area
Free toiletries, Hairdryer, Bathrobe, Toilet, Toilet paper, Shower, Bath, Bathroom
Desk, Clothes rack, Safety Deposit Box, Trouser Press, Ironing Facilities, Iron, Seating Area, Air conditioning, Wardrobe/Closet, Private entrance, Mosquito net
Wake Up Service/Alarm Clock, Towels, Alarm clock, Wake-up service, Linen
Terrace, Sea view, Patio, View
This villa features a patio, private entrance and air conditioning.
Extra bed can be provided upon prior request.
Electric kettle, Minibar, Outdoor furniture
Toilet, Bathroom, Free toiletries, Hairdryer, Shower, Toilet paper
Mosquito net, Trouser Press, Clothes rack, Safety Deposit Box, Seating Area, Desk, Wardrobe/Closet, Iron, Private entrance, Ironing Facilities
Towels, Alarm clock, Linen, Wake-up service
Terrace, Patio, Garden view, View, Sea view
This villa has a seating area, minibar and private entrance.
After booking, all of the hotel’s details, including telephone and email address, are provided in the online booking confirmation, confirmation email.
Water sport facilities (on site), Canoeing, Fishing, Snorkelling, Windsurfing, Beach, Diving
Breakfast in the room, Restaurant, Bar, Restaurant (buffet), Restaurant (à la carte), Wine/champagne, Snack bar, Bottle of water, Room service
Spa lounge/relaxation area, Spa and wellness centre, Beachfront, Massage, Private beach area, Yoga classes, Spa/wellness packages
Airport shuttle, Airport shuttle (additional charge)
Laundry, Ironing service, Daily maid service
Free WiFi! WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
From 14:00 hours
Until 12:00 hours
Children cannot be accommodated at the hotel.
There is no capacity for extra beds in the room.
Pets are not allowed.
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