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5.0 of 5 Resort   |   20221
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Velaa Private Island
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Prague, Czech Republic
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

I have visited many 5*star hotels and I have never seen so GREAT resort as Velaa is. The hotel is very well designed and we had great and pleasant stay there. Managment is very regardful. All the staff will fulfill all your request and personal buttler is on the highest level. He is serving you but without disturbing you. Thank... More

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London, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

This is our 7th time in the maldives and all the islands are beautiful..we only travel 5 star Luxury. But I think we have found the best. We have had a wonderful time, the island is so pretty that everywhere you turn is like the perfect picture. We see dolphines at breakfast this was amazing.... But I would like to... More

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French in Geneva
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32 reviews 32 reviews
18 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

I was exhausted after 3 months of travels across the globe and we arrived at the Male airport. There, a person from Velaa was waiting for us and we had a short and comfortable rest before we could take off and reach the island. I must say that everything was perfect. The resort is very quiet, the food is excellent,... More

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Male, Italy
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

we have just arrived at the Mal airport and have been waiting for 2 hours and informed that it would be about 2 more before we fly to the island! The communication has been terrible with the resort, very little to no answers to our questions and they just ignored our request for a flight schedule so that this waiting... More

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New York City, New York
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Our trip to the island was unreal. Truly a once in a lifetime experience. The resort celebrates the natural scenery but enhances it with amazing design elements. This review of the island is what led me there in the first place: http://www.knstrct.com/travel-blog/2014/3/7/velaa-private-island

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

I am a Maldives Lover and I do visit at least 5 times a year for short breaks, I have been fortunate to have experienced the best 5 stars resorts and have visited truly magnificent hotels but I must say Velaa Private Island is one of a kind and I do not believe it can be matched. Firstly the attention... More

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Paris, Ile-de-France, France
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

I am runing a luxury concierge service in France, I have done many trip in many resort. Velaa offer all in once. My vision of Maldives was Beach, Food and Love... But in Velaa you could add Sports, Fun and Gastronomy, fishing ..... THe best place ever. Fooding experience are amazing. I tried to start Kite surfing, greaaat. Golf academy... More

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Bergamo, Italy
19 reviews 19 reviews
18 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

I'm very torn in what to write about this hotel, because I do not want to give the wrong idea. I think it has all the characteristics to be the best hotel in the Maldives, but unfortunately my experience was not a thousand and one nights. Let's start with the positive things: reception at the airport, upgarde villa, rooms and... More

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Sydney, Australia
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

We have just returned from Velaa Private Island. It has to be the most beautiful place on earth. We have travelled a lot and seen some amazing places but this one is by far the best. My husband and I stayed for 4 nights in an overwater villa. Everything was perfect. The villa had the most beautiful bath, infinity pool... More

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Kiev, Ukraine
1 review
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

Everything is just perfect! The resort is brand new - so everything inside and outside villas are new, fresh and shining. No scratches, no cracks, just nothing to ruin the perfect impression even the smallest bit. All the accommodations are equipped with built-in high quality all-weather sound speakers and... your own private Beolit12 sound system from B&O! Since I am... More

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Address: 20221
Location: Maldives > Noonu Atoll > Velaa Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Velaa Private Island 5*

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Located north from Male, within the constellation of islands that form the Noonu Atoll, Velaa Private Island brings a new meaning to "private moments" in the Maldives. Here the essence of Maldivian culture, lifestyle and landscape meets limitless opportunities, where no request is too much, and each guest will ultimately feel that this is their own private island. Comprising 43 private villas and 2 four-bedroom residences fusing local materials and contemporary flourishes, each retreat offers a generous outdoor space and private pool. While 18 villas are built over water, the Romantic Villa is the only exclusive villa that is reached by boat. Our Residences are the only 4-bedroom residences in Maldives, accommodating up to 10 people offering elegant contemporary design and 1,350 SQM of interior and exterior space, incl. 2 terraces, a pool and a courtyard. For the epicurean, Velaa Private Island boasts the culinary consultancy of Michelin-star chef Adeline Grattard from Paris, and the most extensive wine cellar in the Indian Ocean. With 3 restaurants, 2 bars and 1 wine cellar, every palate is sure to be satisfied. The spa, in addition to featuring exclusive My Blend by Clarins products and treatments, will showcase the first 'snow room' in the Maldives and comprises six secluded treatment rooms nestled over the island's turquoise lagoon. Two cloud-shaped reclining treatment pods by Klafs and Sha will also be featured in the spa, which slowly sway and cradle guests into deep relaxation. Golf enthusiasts will be treated to the only Short Game Golf Academy in the Maldives. Designed by professional golfer and two-time Masters champion Jose Maria Olazabal, golfers can craft their game in the middle of paradise. ... more   less 
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