Velaa Private Island has been designed and curated with privacy and comfort as the guiding principles while allowing the Indian Ocean to take centre stage. At one with nature, each of the private retreats is built using local materials, combining contemporary flourishes with interiors designed for sensory exploration.
Velaa Private Island creates a ‘beyond luxury’ exclusive boutique hideaway. This unique destination was developed to embody the very best of this unique archipelago, bathed by azure skies in the aquamarine waters of the Indian Ocean.
These detached one-bedroom beach front villas are sumptuously furnished. Mahogany louvered panels and intricate lofty ceilings impart a colonial feel, while teak furniture and suspended bamboo lights bring nature indoors. Wall to wall glass doors frame the terrace and private pool. By day the villas are filled with light, yet remain secluded by clusters of palms.
An indoor bathroom with Romeo and Juliet basins opens onto a large outdoor bathroom connected by a garden atrium where a gazebo covered daybed overlooks the oversized tub. Day beds, swinging chairs and an alfresco dining area face the Indian Ocean.
Natural materials and colours bring the outside in, while a suspended chair adds an element of playful refinement. These private one-bedroom beachfront pool villas feature a large separate living room, outdoor terrace and private pool and indoor bathroom.
The Zen-like outdoor bathroom features a huge bath and deck, and a reclining daybed under a pillared podium connected by a garden atrium. The alfresco dining area by the pool is the place to be at sunset.
In lush foliage flanked by gently swaying palms, the two-bedroom beachfront houses are ideal for families. The large living area works as a retreat in the day and a social hub in the evening. It leads to the kitchen area, complete with bar and high stools, which is practical for both catering and socialising over snacks and meals.
Bedrooms blend light and privacy using louvered wood, natural materials and lights suspended from high vaulted ceilings. Rattan swinging chairs add a sense of fun to the elegant décor. Outside, there is a spacious terrace with a large private pool, carefully positioned day beds and a standalone outdoor dining platform which offers panoramic views of the lagoon.
Imagine the definitive ultimate beach residence. With four bedrooms accommodating up to 10 guests, a rarity in the Maldives, the Velaa Private Residences offer elegant contemporary design and 1,350 square metres of private interior and exterior space, inclusive of two terraces, a pool and a courtyard.
Secluded on a pristine private beach, the carefully curated interiors deliver comfort, style and elegance in equal measures. These two-storey detached residences are laid out with privacy in mind. Each of the four bedrooms face the ocean across a stretch of icing sugar sand; the first floor bedrooms have generous balconies, while the ground floor rooms open onto the pool. Indoor and outdoor bathrooms are connected by a garden atrium.
Flanked by two gazebos for dining, relaxation or playing, the pool reflects the ocean and is the central focus. Behind the living space a gym, spa room and outdoor living area offer plenty of quiet spaces to retire to. These residences set a new level of ultimate luxury in the Maldives for friends and families alike.
Along an extended jetty, the villas on this crescent have uninterrupted views of the ocean and private pools.
Overhanging thatch offers shade over the dining area, while the bedroom and bathroom open onto the terrace, pool and sun deck, with steps leading alluringly into the ocean. Inside, the comfortable living room is designed around a viewing window set into the floor, while the bed faces the ocean.
With uninterrupted ocean views and private pools facing the sunset, these villas are dreamlike in design. Separated by canvas sails, they ensure the utmost privacy. Thatched roofing shades the outdoor dining area, while the bedroom and bathroom open onto the terrace.
The pool and sun deck have steps leading into the ocean, while under the gazebo a vast daybed scattered with cushions catches the final moments of the sunset. Inside, the large comfortable living room has its own bar area complete with a private wine fridge and is designed around a viewing window set into the floor. Huge bathrooms with circular baths and a swinging chair reflect the water surrounding the villa.
Prestigiously located on the tip of the island, in an exclusive private domain, this two-bedroom overwater residence fringed with traditional thatch offers an elegant living space with carefully curated elements. Louvered shutters let the breeze flow through, while a deep sofa is covered in scatter cushions, ideal for settling down with a good book.
The dining area provides a central space while the ocean is the backdrop from every aspect – from the two spacious bathrooms featuring circular baths, to the elegant bedrooms. Swim in your own pool and relax on the sun deck, or step directly into the lagoon. Kick back under one of two gazebos – one with a sunken hot tub and the other with daybeds.
Accessible only by boat, this ultra-private one-bedroom villa suspended above the lagoon with uninterrupted views of the ocean offers the utmost privacy and romance, making it perfect for honeymooners or those who are looking for ultra-luxury, including a private chef and butler.
All rooms open onto the terraces, where the Jacuzzi, pool, sundeck and sunken bath offer varying aspects towards the horizon. Dine inside or over the water in a dining gazebo on its own jetty at sunset, or enjoy sundowners on the sumptuous daybeds. The interiors are designed with natural materials and neutral colours with occasional ikat accents or animal prints. With a personal gym and spa treatment rooms inside the residence, there’s little reason to leave.
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 programme 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 and promote 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 tranquility.
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.
Far from the heavy traffic, CO2 pollution, noise disturbance and stress associated with our daily grind, the marine world is another dimension that Mother Earth has bestowed upon us. Immerse yourself in absolute tranquillity and discover the secrets of this big blue abyss. Experience a weightlessness of both body and mind amid the diversity of colours, inquisitive species and awe-inspiring giants.
Grey reef sharks, nurse sharks, the seasonal manta ray, black spotted stingray and the graceful eagle ray can be seen among the amazing Maldivian pelagic life at unexplored dive sites that are only fifteen minutes from the Velaa Private Island shore.
Fulfil your adrenaline fuelled fantasies and realise your dreams with variety of high tech toys. Sail along the Velaa Private Island reef on Weta trimaran or Topcat K1 catamaran. Experience the thrill of speeding across the water on jet-ski, or feel like James bond exploring the house reef with the Sea Bob. Cruise and surf Velaa at your own pace aboard a stand-up paddleboard. Feel the sensation of flying with parasailing or kite surfing.
Creating perfect moments and ever-lasting memories begins with a meaningful location. Regardless of whether your destination is an exotic deserted island, a pristine coral reef, or an atoll filled with a variety of fish, the Velaa marine fleet has a large range of vessel for any occasion.
A romantic get-away deserves a sensual glide across the ocean on the luxury traditional Batheli. Fishing enthusiasts will appreciate a day aboard the powerful fishing boat, which is not only equipped with the latest fishing equipment, but is also furnished for comfort with all modern amenities. For those who prefer to spend their time lazing in luxury, the prestige Velaa yacht can accommodate more than just the wind in your hair.
Totally protected from the elements, the covered tennis arena allows you play at any time of day. The recreation arena offers other activities including squash, Beach volleyball and a 6 metre climbing wall.
Re-energise and invigorate, improving the tone and strength of your body as you achieve your personal goals with a variety of 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.
Planning your perfect wedding in Maldives? Here is where your dreams of a paradise island can come true, with pristine white beaches and shimmering turquoise lagoons. Popular with many couples for romantic breaks and honeymoons, this would also be an idyllic location for your wedding with the stunning backdrop of the Indian Ocean to complete your wedding photos. Velaa Private Island, a luxurious and exclusive private resort is found in the north province of the Maldives far enough away from neighbouring islands to feel like you’re the only ones in the world, but close enough to the airport to be easily accessible.
Overlooking the azure waters of the Indian Ocean, the CRU Champagne Lounge exudes an unrivalled elegance where the guests can savour some of the world’s finest and rarest champagnes under the guidance of expert sommeliers.
A thorough delight for wine enthusiasts, the ivory-white Tavaru Tower hosts Velaa’s extensive wine cellar. More than five hundred bins, the largest on Maldives, span the spectrum from boutique wineries to grand marques.
Floating above the gently rippling waves as they lap against the shore, Aragu is Velaa Private Island’s signature restaurant inspired by Michelin starred chef, Adeline Grattard. The resorts invite you on a sensory adventure to explore two distinct, yet complementary culinary styles – a ‘simplistic’ fare focusing on the clean taste of individual elements, and a ‘sensational’ fusion of exciting and harmonious ingredients.
The tastes and flavours of Chinese, Korean and Japanese cuisine will induce your senses at the boutique Tavaru restaurant. Specialising in East Asian cuisine, the deft hands of the talented chefs will create inspirational and exciting dishes from the finest local and international ingredients to tantalise your palate.
Against the backdrop of spectacular ocean views, Avi is the perfect place to unwind and sip on delicious cocktails while relaxing poolside. Complete with its own mixologist and live DJ, Avi is a casual pool bar by day and a vibrant cocktail bar by night, where the resorts special care of guests. Relax as the evening gives way to a blanket of stars, twinkling in harmony with the rhythmic beat. Feel the energy envelop you, forget your worries and have fun.
A unique experience awaits all guests at the Athiri beach-front restaurant. Take delight in the surrounding beauty and selections available from Á la carte menu, no matter the time of day. A buffet breakfast with fresh fruits and a choice of cooked breakfasts for different moods is the perfect way to start the day.