The most luxurious resort in the Maldives
Exclusive New Retreat Velaa Private Island Opens Today in the Maldives
Velaa Private Island, an exclusive new island hideaway in the Maldives, officially opened today on December 20, 2013.
An exceptional private luxury retreat in Noonu Atoll north of Malé, with service that goes beyond traditional resorts, Velaa promises luxury from Michelin star cuisine and one of the finest wine cellars in the Indian Ocean archipelago, to world-class watersports including its own private submarine.
Exceptional facilities “beyond traditional resorts” extend to the only My Blend By Clarins spa in the Maldives and a ‘short game’ golf academy designed by two-time Masters Champion Jose Maria Olazabal operated by Troon Golf.
Velaa Private Island is the realisation of a quest by founders... more
The most luxurious resort in the Maldives?
With rooms costing up to $30,000 a night, Velaa Private Island resort is going all out to ensure it's worth the money.
BY RUTH STYLES JULY 24, 2013 11:51
‘It's not often that you find an intimate, boutique resort like this,’ says Hans Cauchi, executive director of Velaa Private Island in the Maldives. ‘We are not bling and not over the top.’ Whatever he may claim, Velaa Private Island isn’t your typical intimate and restrained boutique resort – the priciest rooms here cost an eye-watering $30,000 (£19,500) per night, making it the most expensive place to stay in the country. Velaa might not be bling but it’s certainly no laidback budget option... more telegraph
Introducing Velaa Private Island
Located north from Male, within the constellation of islands that form the Noonu Atoll, Velaa Private Island opens December 20, 2013, bringing new meaning to 'private moments' in the Maldives.
Velaa Private Island is the realization of founders Radka and Jiri Smejc’s quest to establish an exceptional private luxury retreat with service that goes beyond traditional resorts. Four bedroom residences with their own pool, spa and gym, a private submarine, the Maldives greatest selection of vintage wines and cuisine overseen by a famous Michelin-starred chef are just some of the island’s superlative attributes.
At Velaa Private Island, the essence of Maldivian culture, lifestyle and landscape meets limitless opportunities, where no request is too much, and each guest will ultimately feel that this is their own private island.
Bathed by azure skies in the aquamarine waters of the Indian Ocean, the name Velaa means “Turtle Island” in the local language – named after generations of sea turtles that have flocked here to nest and hatch...
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