5* Cinnamon Velifushi


From R 48,200 R 33,659 pps 7 nights

This luxury island resort lies in a strategic position in the Vaavu Atoll, ensuring access to all the best dive sites in the area. Accessible by sea plane journey of 25 minutes or on a speed boat journey of 75 minutes, this resort offers families & couples superior service & amenities in the heart of Nature's Playground. The personal choice of SA's Miss Universe, Zozibini Tunzi!

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Vaavu Atoll is also home to many famous dive sites and “Fotteyo Kandu” is considered as one of the best in Maldives and also the largest unbroken barrier reef in the Maldives, but you can lounge about this luxury resort to enjoy fine dining & top amenities. When you are looking for a little more, visit the watersports centre or visit the beach for evening entertainment with a sundowner in hand. 

Why we Love it

  • No matter, what you choose to do, here’s where you can savour it in absolute luxury
  • A diver's paradise, home to nearly 800 species of marine life
  • Maldives is ranked among the top five places on earth for watching dolphins

Our Recommendation

  • Upgrade to grab ice cream for the kids at the Gelato Bar (free on All Inclusive)
  • Dolphin safari - spot over 20 different species in the Maldives waters
  • Snorkeling (day & night)
  • Diving, fantastic for large pelagic fish life
  • If you’d like some romantic time, a sandbank picnic can be arranged... ooh lala! 
  • For a more relaxing activity, consider the resort spa, and book an appointment for an indulgent massage or any other special spa treatment

What's the price?
From R 33,659 pps

Best price for this package is based on departure date: 9th October 2023 . Please use the calendar below to browse all available options by clicking on the applicable date. All prices subject to limited availability & rate of exchange fluctuations.

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Resort Facilities

  • PADI Dive centre
  • Motorised and non-motorised watersports
  • Swimming pool
  • 3 Bars
  • 2 Restaurants
  • Vah lounge (Special dining, reservation only)
  • Mandar SPA (over water) 
  • Fitness room & mini-gym 
  • Live music
  • Meeting room
  • Souvenir shop
  • Gelateria (Gelato Bar)
  • In-house doctor 
  • Laundry service
  • Kids club



  • Diving 
  • Snorkeling
  • Non-motorised water sports
    (view brochures for rates)


  • Beach Volleyball
  • Beach tennis
  • Futsal


  • Mini gym
  • Table tennis
  • Billiards
  • Foosball 


  • Snorkeling - House Reef
  • Nurse Shark Snorkeling - Dive Centre
  • Scuba Diving
  • Sand Bank Visit 
  • Dolphin Watching 
    - Enjoy a ride on our “Dhoni” with the local boat crew, searching for pods of joyful dolphins
  • Fishing (Sunset & Night)
  • Local Fishing Village Tour
    - Visit a local fishing village for a glimpse of the Maldivian way of life
  • Half Day Island Hideaway
    - A day dedicated to snorkeling & sun-bathing
    - Lunch barbecue will be served 
    - Surrounded by a crystalline lagoon 
  • Full Day Island Hideaway for couples
    - Spend a day on an uninhabited island with your special one
    - A picnic lunch & non-alcoholic beverages provided
  • Sunset Cruise 
    - A relaxing romantic cruise on the deep sea on a traditional Dhoni boat

View brochures for rates and terms

Entertainment & Family Services

Kids Policy:

  • Children are welcome at this resort - for child rates and specials please refer to the rates section, or contact an Escape Artist!
  • Children's play area / kid's club 

Entertainment includes:

  • DJ nights
  • Live band music
  • Themed parties

Mandara Spa (view brochures for rates)
The stunning Mandara Spa at Cinnamon Velifushi Maldives brings a touch of Bali in an overwater villa setting.
Signature body massages, multi-treatment packages, complemented with result-driven facials from ELEMIS, a luxury British spa and skincare brand.
The Spa comprises of:

  • 4 Double treatments rooms
  • 2 single rooms with indoor showers
  • Manicure / pedicure area

View Brochures for rates and treatments 

Food & Drink

When on vacation, calories don’t count! And that’s good news, because Cinnamon Velifushi Maldives has multiple wining and dining options for its esteemed guests, including a main restaurant, a chic pool bar, and a specialty seafood restaurant. Indulge in the exotic flavours at an all-you-can-eat buffet restaurant featuring local and international cuisine for breakfast, lunch and themed dinners.


There is a choice of 2 restaurants & 3 bars on site:

Vah - Main Restaurant & Lounge
Alfresco restaurant serving an  array of international cuisines: Italian, Asian, Indian, Sri Lankan & Maldivian food.
Operating hours:

  • Breakfast: 07H30 - 9H30
  • Lunch:      12H30 - 14H30
  • Dinner:     19H30 - 21H30 

Marlin - Seafood Restaurant
Speciality restaurant, open for lunch and dinner. The lunch menu is mainly light snacks and pub grub served with a twist.
The dinner menu will be a signature seafood menu which will highlight both local & international ingredients.
Operating hours:

  • Lunch: 12H00 - 14H30
  • Dinner: 19H00 - 23H00

Hama - Rhythmic Bar
For those who live it up and party like there’s no tomorrow, here’s where you’ve got to be, Hama. With good music, great ambience and fun cocktails!  
Operating hours:

  • 8pm till the last guest leaves!

Iru Beach Bar
‘Iru’ which is ‘sun’ in native Maldivian language, is the beach bar. You can truly savour your time - and drinks - around the beautiful turquoise waters. 
Operating hours:

  • 08H00 - 20H00

Fen Pool Bar
Here’s where you can work up an appetite to snack on some choice bites & sip some fun cocktails. 
Operating hours:

  • 08H00 - 20H00

Our Tip

A variety of speciality dinners are available (view brochures)

  • Private Barbeque Dinner from $175 pp
  • Lobster Dinner from $105 pp
  • Romance under the stars from $110 pp
  • Vegetarian Dinner from $55 pp 
  • Marquee Dinner from $140 pp

The 3 accommodation options include lofts, bungalows and suites. 

Superior Beach Loft - 79 sqm

  • 12 Lofts
  • Sea view
  • Hovering over the white sand and stretching out to the mesmerising sea
  • King-size bed
  • Sitting area on Terrace
  • Indoor shower
  • Interconnecting door with Beach Bungalow room below
  • Accommodates: 2 adults + 1 child

Beach Bungalow - 65 sqm

  • 12 Bungalows
  • Sea View
  • King-size bed
  • Sitting area on Terrace
  • Indoor shower
  • Interconnecting door with Superior Beach loft above
  • Accommodates: 2 adults + 1 child

Water Bungalow - 100 sqm

  • 40 Bungalows
  • Sea View
  • King-size bed
  • Sitting area on Terrace
  • Hammock
  • Bath tub
  • Indoor shower
  • Accommodates: 2 adults + 2 children / 3 adults

Sunset Water Bungalow with Jacuzzi - 100 sqm

  • 22 Bungalows
  • Sea View
  • King-size bed
  • Sitting area on Terrace
  • Bath tub
  • Indoor shower
  • Jacuzzi
  • Hammock
  • Accommodates: 2 Adults + 1 child / 3 Adults

Water Suite with pool (Twin) - 208 sqm

  • 4 Suites
  • 208 sqm including terrace
  • Sea View
  • Separate living area
  • Walk-in wardrobe
  • Hammock
  • Plunge pool
  • Entertainment counter on terrace
  • Accommodates: 2 adults + 2 children / 3 adults

Room Inclusions

  • Ceiling fan
  • Sofa / armchair
  • Telephone
  • LED TV with satellite channels
  • Safe in room without charge
  • Bluetooth speaker
  • Tea and coffee making facility
  • Coffee machine
  • Minibar 
  • Room service 
  • Bathrobe & slippers
  • Bidet
  • Desalinated water
  • Hairdryer
  • Lifejackets
  • Raincoats
  • Fire protection system

Umbrellas, irons & ironing boards will be provided upon request.

Our Tip

  • The Water Suite With Pool is 208sqm of pure luxury, ideal for families with 2 children 
  • Upgrade to a water bungalow for a true bucketlist experience! 



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