Velaa Private Island

Noonu Atoll Maldives

Velaa Private Island is the realisation of a dream to create a ‘beyond luxury’ ultra-exlusive boutique hideaway.

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The resort comprises 43 private villas, houses and residences and 4 four-bedroom residences. 18 villas are built over water, including the Romantic Pool Residence which can only be reached by boat, allowing even more privacy and exclusivity.

For the epicurean, Velaa Private Island boasts the culinary consultancy of Michelin-star chef Adeline Grattard and an extensive wine cellar.

With three restaurants and two bars and a wine cellar, a generous selection of locations and cuisines are available for guests.

Velaa Private Island counts itself amongst only a handful of retreats throughout the world to be working alongside the distinguished Spa by Clarins brand.

Fulfill your thrilling fantasy and joyful moment with our variety of high tech toys. Sail along Velaa Private Island reef with our Weta trimaran, Topcat K1 catamaran, Jet ski or Sea Bob.

Velaa Golf Academy by Jose Maria Olazabal, provides an unequalled backdrop to develop your game on this unique private island.  Nine different tees, six greens, seven bunkers, and a lake in the wonderful turquoise hues the Maldives is famous for, allows you to experience a “Practice in Paradise”.

Experience the tranquility of Velaa Private Island surrounded reef and cruise the sea with a traditional Baththeli, meet the dolphins or jump on-board a snorkeling cruise.


  • 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

Noonu Atoll

Distance from Airport

116 miles

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Child friendly




Visa required

Visa upon arrival

Food and Drink


The ambiance celebrates the ocean, a piano fills the conversation, cuisine that unites the East and the West with wines imported from the very best: the unforgettable experience of Aragu.


Tavaru, Japanese Teppanyaki elevated to new heights while below the island’s secret cellar houses the most exclusive collection of wine in the Indian Ocean.


A team of chefs from 14 nations use the finest imported and local ingredients to serve a global menu of authentic, homestyle food.


The poolside chillout and evening hangout where the mixologist pours inspiring creations.


The serene sea cradles a quiet retreat of private treatment villas and a large spa area where time slips away to the gentle rhythm of the waves below. In Velaa Spa life finds its balance again.


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