Velaa Private Island is the realization of a dream to create a ‘beyond luxury’ ultra-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. The name of this private retreat, an elegant fusion of Maldivian culture with contemporary luxury, means “Turtle Island” in the local language – named after generations of sea turtles that have flocked hereto nest and hatch.
This stunning island features beach villas and residences as well as water villas and residences. These villas are equally stunning. The detached one-bedroom beach front villas, for instance, 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.The resort design borrows from this theme, with turtle motifs, and the colors and patterns of turtle shell pervading the property. From a broader “bird’s eye view” which greets arrivals by seaplane, the island’s exclusive over-water villas are also constructed to resemble the head of a turtle, with the island forming the body.
Velaa Private Island also ensures plenty of room for its marine visitors, with a hatchery and conservation plan in place. Velaa Private Island is just under 20 hectares in size, around half a kilometer in either direction, providing both exclusivity and privacy. Velaa Private Island offers boutique accommodation. The resort has a year-round outdoor pool and barbecue, and guests can enjoy a meal at the restaurant or a drink at the bar.
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.