Velaa Private Island - Facts and Information


A pearl-like string of island in the Indian Ocean, forms the smallest Asian nation, the Maldives. From the gorgeous Noonu Atoll, 187 kilometres north of Male, it brings you to Velaa Private Island where is an exceptional luxury retreat.Velaa Private Island is the realisation of a dream to create 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.
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.


Check in time for alll guests is 2:00PM local island time. Check out time is 12:00PM local island time. Early check in/late check out are subject to availability and will incur a charge of 100% of the nightly villa rate.

Children Policy

Children friendly hotel

Room Amenities

Welcome Champagne and amenities upon arrival
Butler service for 'Villas', 'Houses' and dedicated butler for 'Residences'
Daily breakfast at Athiri Restaurant
Daily turndown amenities
Use of all non-motorized water sports
Use of snorkeling equipment
High speed internet


Velaa Privte Island invites you to immerse yourself in deep relaxation and rediscover your inner peace and spiritual well-being. Offering the ultimate personalised 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.


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.

High Speed Internet Access

High Speed Internet Access


Experience the thrill of speeding across the water on the 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.
Far from the heavy traffic, CO2 pollution, noise disturbance and stress associated with the 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.
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.
Radiate outer peace through inner harmony with the tailored wellness moments including yoga, meditation and personal training. Promote inner calm and mental focus through stretching, breathing and balancing as you soothe the body and calm the mind through a collection of breathing techniques, postures and exercises.
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.
An inspiring and imaginative place, filled with an exclusive selection of items, welcomes you in. Indulge yourself and express your individual style with the very best men's and women's fashion labels, custom designed & limited edition jewellery collections, lavish accessories, playful children’s assortment, and a full range of unique gifts.
You are invited to unwind from your island adventures by enjoying the quiet exploration of over 1,000 carefully selected books and magazines of various interests, all arranged inside a smart interior.

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