Velaa Private Island, Maldives
Beautifully designed and surrounded by one of the most beautiful landscapes in the world, Velaa Private Island is a haven of luxury, tranquillity and seclusion, fringed by soft golden sand bordering the sapphire waters of the Indian Ocean and surrounding the lush tropical foliage and stunning architecture within.
Guests can immerse themselves in pure Maldivian indulgence with a choice of the islands many beautiful villas. Stay above the crystal blue water looking out over the horizon in one of the spectacular Water Villas or step out onto the soft warm sand from your bedroom in the Beach Villas. Each Villa features a private freshwater pool, perfect for lazy afternoons lounging with a drink or late night stargazing. For the ultimate in luxury, guests can choose to stay in one of the islands residences. The Velaa Private Residence is ideal for large groups featuring four well-appointed sea-view bedrooms, 1350 sqm of beautifully designed interior and exterior space, and private stretch of beach. The Romantic Pool Residence provides couples with an exclusive romantic getaway suspended over the Lagoon offering uninterrupted views, idyllic privacy and unrivalled luxury with the guests waited on hand and foot by their own private chef and butler.
The resort benefits from six restaurants, each offering a range of spectacular dishes and mouth-watering cuisines, allowing guests to choose at their leisure and indulge to their hearts content. Dine in the islands iconic tower at Tavaru and experience the tastes and flavours of the Far East as the chefs prepare a selection of tantalising dishes using only the finest local and international ingredients. Watch the sunset as you enjoy some of the finest and rarest champagnes at the CRU Champagne Lounge as you relax on the overwater deck under the stars.
Indulge in a bespoke treatment or experience the innovative facilities and features of the resorts overwater spa. Showcasing a range of holistic therapies and Asian inspired treatments, including Yoga, Meditation and Ayurveda, guests are made to feel like they are the only person on the island and guaranteed to leave refreshed, revitalised and relaxed. The tranquil surroundings provide a perfect atmosphere for relaxation with views across the ocean from the outdoor Jacuzzi, luxury treatment rooms and the expansive sundeck. Finish off your treatment with a detoxifying glass of fresh juice or treat yourself with a bottle of champagne, perfect for any occasion.
Active guests can take to the waves with a range of water sports available on the island, including wind surfing, catamaran sailing, and jet skiing, or explore the reef and its inhabitants at one of the islands dive sites. Guests looking for a more relaxing experience can take part in one of the regular yoga or meditation classes, relax in the library and take advantage of the high speed internet, or indulge in a bit of retail therapy at one of the resorts many shops, selling everything from designer goods and gifts to vital necessities and clothing.