Velaa Private Island

Noonu Atoll, Maldives

Virtuoso Amenities for your stay  

For 2018:

  • Upgrade at time of arrival, subject to availability
  • Full breakfast for two daily for duration of the stay served in Athiri restaurant
  • $100 USD equivalent Resort or Hotel credit to be utilized during stay (not combinable, not valid on room rate, no cash value if not redeemed in full)
  • Early check-in/late check-out, subject to availability


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PROPERTY SIZE: 47 rooms
ROOM STYLE: Contemporary
VIBE: Zen
Beach Golf Seclusion

Velaa Private Island

Address:
PO Box 2071
Noonu Atoll,
Maldives
Nearest Airport:
Male International (MLE)
121 mi / 194 km

Hotel Features

At the Hotel

Features

  • Air Conditioning
  • Children's Programs
  • Culinary Program
  • Internet Access
  • Library
  • Lounge/Bar
  • Multi-lingual Staff
  • Restaurant
  • Shopping
  • Villas

Services

  • Babysitting Services
  • Concierge Desk
  • House Safe
  • Laundry/Dry Cleaning/Pressing
  • Room Service
  • Room Service 24-hours
  • Turndown Service
  • Wedding Services


Recreation
  • Fitness Center
  • Golf
  • Jacuzzi/Whirlpool
  • Pool
  • Sauna
  • Spa
  • Tennis Courts
  • Water Sports


In Your Room
  • Bathrobes
  • Butler Service
  • Complimentary Coffee/Tea
  • Complimentary Newspaper
  • Hair Dryer
  • Mini Bar
  • Safe
  • Slippers

About Us

Velaa Private Island is the realization 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.

Located in the gorgeous Noonu Atoll, 187 kilometres north of Male, Velaa Private Island is an exceptional luxury retreat where our 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 centre 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 derived from the generations of sea turtles that flock there to nest and hatch; it is comprised of 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. Here all details have been considered: each villa comes with a personal butler, all services offered can be tailored to personal specifications, and attention to detail everywhere is impeccable: stone pavements from the desert in Jordan, Indonesian flowerpots, luxury wood panelling from Borneo, and glimmering Italian marble.

Owner's Story

There are many private islands in Maldives, but only very few of them are truly private, owned by one person. Velaa Private Island is such a case. The owner, Jiri Smejc, has spent countless weeks in Maldives both on holidays and while taking his business trips from Europe to Asia. The islands became his true passion: many of them being beautiful, but each of them coming short on some part of the visitor experience he valued. That's why he decided to build the Velaa Private Island. An island meeting his ideas what a luxurious private resort should be. An island keeping a real privacy for its guests but at the same time versatile enough to provide number of first-class enjoyment opportunities. After all, the owner is the one who will spend most time on the island and wants to enjoy it for years, not only for a week or two...

Architecture and 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, Velaa’s exclusive over-water villas resemble the head of a turtle with the island forming the body. Designed by Czech architect Petr Kolar, the overall design concept is contemporary, yet intimate, with Maldivian nuances.

Best of the Best

Velaa Private Island is so fantastical, snow falls here. At least it does in the Maldives' only snow room, just one of the ultimate indulgences of this ultra-luxe resort. Privileged guests can relax in luxury at My Blend by Clarins Spa, hone their short game at the golf academy by Ryder Cup Captain José María Olazábal or explore the undersea world with a Seabob, or “Bond-style,” submarine. Polite luxury is the motto here, where all 47 private villas — 18 suspended over water — feature private pools and butler service.

Hotel Tip

The My Blends by Clarins Spa — built over the water, on a jetty — also offers cloud-shaped treatment pods that rock you into blissful-like relaxation.

Location

Address
PO Box 2071
Noonu Atoll,
Maldives
Nearest Airport
Male International (MLE), 121 Miles / 194 Kilometers

Guest Rooms & Suites

Beach Pool Villa

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.

  • Ocean Front
  • Balcony/Lanai/Terrace
  • Internet Access
  • Private Pool
  • Sitting Area

Deluxe Beach Pool Villa

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.

  • Ocean Front
  • Balcony/Lanai/Terrace
  • Internet Access
  • Private Pool
  • Sitting Area

Beach Pool House

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.

  • Ocean Front
  • Balcony/Lanai/Terrace
  • Internet Access
  • Kitchen
  • Private Pool
  • Sitting Area

Velaa Private Residence

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-story 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.

  • Ocean Front
  • Balcony/Lanai/Terrace
  • Internet Access
  • Kitchen
  • Private Pool
  • Sitting Area

Sunrise Water Pool Villa

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.

  • Ocean Front
  • Balcony/Lanai/Terrace
  • Internet Access
  • Private Pool
  • Sitting Area

Sunset Deluxe Water Pool Villa

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.

  • Ocean Front
  • Balcony/Lanai/Terrace
  • Internet Access
  • Private Pool
  • Sitting Area

Ocean Pool House

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.

  • Ocean Front
  • Balcony/Lanai/Terrace
  • Internet Access
  • Private Pool
  • Sitting Area

Romantic Pool Residence

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.

  • Ocean Front
  • Balcony/Lanai/Terrace
  • Internet Access
  • Jacuzzi/Whirlpool Tub
  • Private Pool
  • Sitting Area
  • Butler Service
Total 8 Records

Facts & Policies

Facts
Experiences
Beach, Golf, Seclusion
Vibe Zen
Room Style Contemporary
Number of Rooms 47
Check-In Time 2:00 PM
Check-Out Time 12:00 PM
Early Arrivals & Late Departures

Please inquire..

Guaranteed Reservations & Deposits

All reservations must be guaranteed.

Cancellation Policy

Individual rate plans may have varying cancellation policies. Check hotel availability rules for complete details.

Accepted Forms of Payment

American Express, Diners Club/Carte Blanche, Japan Credit Bureau (JCB), MasterCard/Eurocard, Visa

Terms & Conditions

Seasonal Closing: Closed 20th December 2017 - 12th January 2018 & 26th March 2018 -9th April 2017



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Virtuoso Amenities for your stay  

For 2018:

  • Upgrade at time of arrival, subject to availability
  • Full breakfast for two daily for duration of the stay served in Athiri restaurant
  • $100 USD equivalent Resort or Hotel credit to be utilized during stay (not combinable, not valid on room rate, no cash value if not redeemed in full)
  • Early check-in/late check-out, subject to availability


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