Veligandu’s facilities reflect the island’s native Maldivian design. Buffet-style meals and live cooking stations abound at Dhonveli’s main sand floor restaurant, as do a weekly Maldivian night and a sparkling wine brunch once a week. The Madivaru restaurant offers an à la carte dinner menu with grilled seafood and meat for those seeking a more private dining experience. Consider reserving a beachside table beneath the stars for a special occasion.
Things to Do and Places to Visit in Veligandu Island
In addition to the island’s beautiful long sandbank, Veligandu (which means “sandbank” in Maldivian) is home to some of the finest snorkeling on the house reef. Dive sites nearby are great for seeing reef sharks, manta rays, and even hammerhead sharks. Manta rays may be seen year-round, although the best time to view them is December to May.