Velaa Private Island is the realization of a dream to create a ‘beyond luxury’ exclusive boutique hideaway. This unique destination was developed to embody this unique archipelago's very best, bathed by azure skies in the Indian Ocean's aquamarine waters. Located in the gorgeous Noonu Atoll, 187 kilometers north of Male, Velaa Private Island is an exceptional luxury retreat where the guests are treated like royalty.
Velaa Private Island has been designed and curated with privacy and comfort as the guiding principles while allowing the Indian Ocean to take center stage. Tucked away within the collection of islands that form the Noonu Atoll, Velaa Private Island is elegantly positioned to overlook enchanting vistas of a cerulean ocean. Its name is derived from the generations of sea turtles that flock there to nest and hatch; it comprises 45 private villas, houses, and exclusive residences, sleeping from 1-10 guests. The resort also includes a Romantic Pool Residence, which can only be reached by boat, allowing even more exclusivity. All details have been considered - each villa comes with a personal butler. All services offered can be tailored to personal specifications. Attention to detail everywhere is impeccable: stone pavements from the desert in Jordan, Indonesian flowerpots, luxury wood paneling from Borneo, and glimmering Italian marble.
Velaa shares its name, and its home with the generations of sea turtles inhabited the island for countless years. The colors and patterns of a turtle shell make subtle nuances in the design. Simultaneously, Velaa’s exclusive over-water villas resemble a turtle's head with the island forming the body from a broader aerial view. Designed by Czech architect Petr Kolar, the overall design concept is contemporary yet intimate, with Maldivian nuances.
Spa - “Breath in the Beauty of Velaa”- Inviting you to immerse yourself in deep relaxation and rediscover your inner peace and spiritual well-being. Offering the ultimate personalized experiences, the Spa can create a unique program for the duration of your stay. Embracing a holistic approach to wellness, the Spa also offers a selection of Asian-inspired therapies, including Ayurveda, Yoga, and Meditation, to enhance health and longevity. Experience innovative Spa facilities whilst enjoying freshly prepared juices or a bottle of champagne, and embrace the turquoise ocean with its endless tranquillity. The Spa boutique showcases various lifestyle products, allowing you to continue your spa experience in the comfort of your home. Discover paradise within a paradise, where a world of renewal awaits your arrival.
Yoga & Fitness - Radiate outer peace through inner harmony with the tailored wellness moments, including yoga, meditation, and personal training. Promote inner calm and mental focus by stretching, breathing, and balancing as you soothe the body and calm the mind by collecting breathing techniques, postures, and exercises. Yoga and Meditation sessions are held on the raised-tree meditation platform with views of the golf course and lush island gardens, or experienced while overlooking the azure ocean on the beachside meditation platform. Re-energize and invigorate, improving your body's tone and strength as you achieve your personal goals with various fitness options that can be explored in Velaa Private Island’s gym. The gym features the latest ‘TechnoGym’ fitness equipment and includes a Kinesis and Power Plate machine.
Velaa Golf Academy - “PRACTISE IN PARADISE” - Designed by Jose Maria Olazabal, renowned for his short game prowess, Velaa Golf Academy is a golfing experience like no other, designed to create bespoke memories whatever your wishes. With nine different tees, six greens, seven bunkers, and a lake in the wonderful turquoise hues the Maldives is famous for, Olazabal's Velaa Golf Academy provides an unequaled backdrop to develop your game on this unique private island. A real “Practise in Paradise,” Velaa Golf Academy prides itself on tailoring golf lessons to the individual, focusing on the areas required for improvement. The resident Velaa Private Island professionals are fully PGA qualified and highly experienced in helping golfers of all levels.