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Velaa Private Residence

Velaa Private Residence ( 1349m2 )

Imagine the definitive ultimate beach residence. The Velaa Private Residences are the only 4-bedroom residences in the Maldives offering elegant conte...

Deluxe Beach Pool Villa

Deluxe Beach Pool Villa ( 346m2 )

Natural materials and colors bring the outside in, while handpicked coral sculpture or a suspended pod chair add an element of playful refinement. The...

Sunrise Water Pool Villa

Sunrise Water Pool Villa ( 232m2 )

Set off the island along an extended jetty, the crescent of villas each has its own uninterrupted view of the ocean and private pool. The overhanging...

Beach Pool House

Beach Pool House ( 600m2 )

This two-bedroom house is separated by a large living area that works as a retreat in the day and a social hub by night, leading to the kitchen which...

Ocean Pool House

Ocean Pool House ( 501m2 )

This generous two-bedroom overwater house is fringed with dense thatch and offer elegant living space with carefully curated elements. Louvered shutte...

Romantic Pool Residence

Romantic Pool Residence ( 623m2 )

Ideal for honeymooners, this romantic residence is suspended above the lagoon and offers utmost privacy and romance. Accessible only by boat, all room...

Beach Pool Villa

Beach Pool Villa ( 295m2 )

These detached one-bedroom beach front villas are sumptuously furnished. Mahogany louvered panels and intricate lofty ceilings impart a colonial feel,...

Sunset Deluxe Water Pool Villa

Sunset Deluxe Water Pool Villa ( 256m2 )

Separated by canvas sails and carefully positioned wooden pillars, each villa has its own uninterrupted view of the ocean and private pool and faces t...

Velaa Private Island



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 who 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 home with the generations of sea turtles who 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 & Wellness

"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 are 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.

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Why we love this hotel

  • Born out of a desire for a resort that provides both privacy and variety founders Radka and Jiri Smejc, have created Velaa Private Island after years of travelling extensively.

  • Design-Velaa shares its name and its home with the generations of sea turtles that have inhabited the island for countless years.

  • The colours and patterns of a turtle shell make up subtle nuances in the design, while from a broader aerial view Velaas resemble the head of a turtle.

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