ESCAPE: Privacy Personified at Velaa Private Island

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Hidden away within a collection of islands known as the Noonu Atoll at the most Northern point of the Maldives, you will find Velaa Private Island – possibly the most private island in the world. The only resort in the Maldives that has a strict no drone rule, in-room dining direct to the ocean, a ratio of 1:8 guests to staff and dedicated butlers; it is privacy personified.

Overlooking enchanting vistas of the sparkling ocean, Velaa Private Island takes the aspirational escape to an entirely new level and attention to detail everywhere is impeccable. Designed for a maximum of 142 guests at one time, Velaa ensures anything and everything is possible with a focus on privacy at all times.

The Lap of Luxury in Ultimate Privacy

Seated within your plush, private speed boat, your dedicated butler whisks you away from Velaa Private Island to The Romantic Pool Residence. Here you’ll find your very own spa treatment room, gym, over-water infinity pool and beach with its own palm tree and your devoted butler will cater to your every want, whilst leaving you within the bliss of ultimate privacy, all enveloped within the beauty of the Indian Ocean.

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The Romantic Pool Residence
The Romantic Pool Residence - eat love savor luxury lifestyle magazine
The Romantic Pool Residence

“Our goal was to bring new meaning to a private escape, where the essence of lifestyle and landscape meets limitless opportunities,” says owner Smejc. “A place where no request is too much and each guest will ultimately feel this is their own private paradise.”

Haven for Food and Wine Lovers

Housed within the tallest building in the Maldives, the futuristic 75-foot tower is a haven for food and wine lovers. If you prefer private dining within exceptional surroundings, guests of Velaa are able hire out the whole tower, savouring some of the finest vintages on earth without disruption from any other guests – a true sensation of the senses on top of the Maldives.

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Velaa private island tower

Have the Island to Yourself

For a limitless budget, hire out the entire of Velaa Private Island for the ultimate celebration. Making the very most of the private island’s discreet surroundings, indulge however you feel fit; making the very most of the exclusive facilities and activities.

Indulge Your Senses in a Sumptuous Location

Heralded with accolades since its opening, Velaa was recently named ‘2016 Luxury Private Island of the Year’ by The Luxury Travel Guide. In addition to its incredible gastronomic offerings, it has an incredible nine-hole golf course and academy designed by a Ryder Cup-winning captain Jose Maria Olazabal, it is the only resort in the Maldives with a snow room, has the largest and most extensive wine collection in the region, it is the only Maldivian resort with a private submarine, an extraordinary kids’ club designed by the 7-year- daughter of the owner and the only resort in Asia with a My Blend by Clarins spa.  Situated in the Noonu atoll, Velaa Private Island is a 45-minute seaplane flight north of the Maldivian capital of Malé.

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