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Velaa Private Island

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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Knivsta, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Just came back from a fantastic stay at Velaa, beautiful resort with lush vegetation, great villas, amazing food and lots to do. Extremely high standard on everything, no matter if you are travelling alone, honeymooner or with your family, you will be spoiled with options.

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Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

One of the best resorts I've been to in Maldives, they rooms were by far the best I've seen. It really justifies the price tag that comes with. There were enough activities to cater for everyone. They even have a golf course on the island!! The Island has 3 main restaurants 2 which were excellent but unfortunately the main Restaurant... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

The Place was said to be the top resort in Maldives and yes it lives up to its name. Firstly you have a private butler to serve you all the way. The techs in the rooms are also high end and you get Clarins for your amenities which the wife love. Food is also very good as expected and the... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

My husband and I did a lot of research into where we would stay for a week in February in the Maldives. In the end we couldn't decide between Cheval Blanc and Velaa and so decided to split the week in two between both. We were looking for a island that had a small number of rooms, high end and... More 

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Moscow
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

In my opinion year 2013 gave Maldives two "Grand openings" Cheval Blanc and Velaa. Last year we checked the former, liked it, despite minor "things" common to new places and wanted to return again. But Hotel rate changed dramatically and special offer from GM was equal to public rate, so we decided to try Velaa this year and had a... More 

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xjant17, General Manager at Velaa Private Island, responded to this review

Dear Alex, Thank you for taking out the time to write such a detailed and heartwarming review! I am glad that you and your family had a remarkable experience at Velaa. It is great to see that you appreciate that our villas are not to excessively filled with technology, since they were designed for your comfort which technology cannot always... More 

Key Biscayne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

If you want the definition of paradise, this is it! We stayed 4 days/3 nights in a water villa and each day was more amazing than the other. The beach is cristal clear in all of the island, the food is amazing and the attention of the staff is impecable. The decor is beautifully modern and cozy at the same... More 

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xjant17, General Manager at Velaa Private Island, responded to this review

Dear Guest I read the review describing your vacation experience at Velaa Private Island. Thank you for your appreciation and kind words about the staff, the food and the decor. Everyone at Velaa works continuously to give guests the best experiences during their stay. We welcome you to visit us again and enjoy all that Velaa has to offer. Kind... More 

Los Angeles, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

As we usually do around Xmas or Easter, we travelled to Maldives from LA! and we stayed for 10 nights on Velaa and I need to wait 4 months, travel to 3 more resorts vacations spots in the World, stay at hotels chains like Cheval Blanc or Aman Resort to really write a review that could be truthfull to my... More 

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xjant17, General Manager at Velaa Private Island, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for the great review of Velaa Private Island and all the appreciation you have expressed in it. At Velaa we do our utmost to ensure all our guests have the best experience while on the Island and your kind words give us the encouragement to keep doing that and more. I will certainly pass your kind... More 

Dubai
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21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Loved the island and the rooms service was okay with room for improvement considering what you are paying it lacked the extra touches of other resorts that make then stand out, Its new and very modern and the gardens are superb,, One big down side to me and coming from Dubai where food and drink is expensive, This place is... More 

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xjant17, General Manager at Velaa Private Island, responded to this review

Dear springs6 , Thank you for your comment, we always appreciate feedback, as it allows us to constantly improve ourselves in order to provide the best service to our guests. We are not quite aware about the origins of the products you have tasted on the other resort mentioned in your comment, but allow me assure you that we fly... More 

Bucharest
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We spent an amazing holiday here and a beautiful end of the year party. The island is beautiful, the villas are amazing, the staff was very friendly and always at your disposal, food was exquisite and the end of the year party was one of the best, especially with the light show.We will come back for sure because we found... More 

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waw
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I have been to other 6 top islands in the Maledives and to hundreds of luxury hotels around the world. I have always found some down sides (you may read it;), until I came here. I am really hard to please, but Velaa met all my expectations by far. There was NOTHING I was not 100% satisfied. I don't dive... More 

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