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Velvet Beach Maldives awarded a Muslim-friendly rating of 5 by CrescentRating

Nov 2015

Velvet Beach is a luxury 5 star hotel on the stunning Hulhumalé island in the Maldives. The hotel is conveniently located just 10 minutes away from the airport and offers numerous facilities and services for Muslim guests. CrescentRating has awarded Velvet Beach a Muslim-friendly rating of 5 – out of a highest possible rating of 7 – based on how well it caters to its Muslim guests.

Prayer facilities at Velvet Beach include guest rooms with marked prayer directions. A Quran is also available in each room and the hotel is able to provide prayer timetables and prayer mats to guests on request. Guests may also visit Masjid Azeeza Moosa for prayers. The mosque is located within walking distance of the hotel and directions can be provided by hotel staff to help reach it.

All food served at the hotel is Halal and guests are able to choose from a wide variety of cuisines – including European, Indian, Chinese and Middle Eastern fare. Seafood is a popular option at Velvet Beach, in addition to barbecue lunches and dinners. Alcohol is not served and all meat is Halal certified.

Halal banquets and special dining services during Ramadhan can be arranged by the hotel upon prior notice. For more dining options, guests may request for a list of recommended Halal restaurants that are within close proximity to the hotel.

Other facilities at Velvet Beach include WiFi Internet access, airport shuttle facilities, a tour desk and a wealth of activities ranging from snorkelling to windsurfing to diving.

For more information, please visit: https://www.crescentrating.com/maldives-halal-friendly-accomodation/3086-velvet-beach.html

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