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Qingdao, China
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After we arrived at Male airport, the kind and hospitable guy ABCY picked us up and drove us to the comfortable lounge room. It took about one hour for the seaplane to fly to the island, 'cause there was a stop to another island. It's amazing that our bulter and some other staff were waiting for us at the peer.... More 

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Los Alamitos, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

from the check in to airport departure, velaa is indeed LUXURIOUS 5 stars!! beautiful location, beautiful room, great services from butler down to your restaurant servers to departure. i really can't make any negative comments in terms of service and quality of the resort. however, one negative that stands out from our trip is the quality of food. we don't... More 

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California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lets start with the one issue if your on a budget...this is not your hotel. Other than that everything is perfect and cant get much better...the island the staff the views the diving and the rooms are all 5 star. The massages were exceptional. The entire staff doesn't know the word no. Try the golf course its a blast. the... More 

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

Dear Carpinteria93309, Thank you for your positive reply. We're glad that you found our island quite to your liking. It is always a pleasure to hear from our guests whenever they have an exceptional time here on Velaa Private Island. We hope and wish for your return to our pristine shores one day. Best regards, Igor Dolezel More 

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

First of all, this is our 3rd time to Maldives. We had previously stayed at Four Seasons LG (2012) and then at Cheval Blanc Randheli (2015), so in this review, we will naturally compare some of our points to the other resorts especially CBR. So, my husband and I visited in May-2016 for a 6D5N stay to celebrate my birthday... More 

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

Dear SMYong, Thank you for your wonderful comments! Although it saddens me that there were a few hiccups with your stay with us, I am grateful that, overall, you had a wonderful time at Velaa. We always appreciate feedback from our beloved guests, as it always points out on areas in which we could improve on. Rest assured that your... More 

Addu city
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

Journey started from sea plan form male' international airport where our honeymoon started. 35 to 45 min sea plan we arrived to Velaa private island. Greeted and escorted to our private water villa which has a private pool.Room was huge. We stayed for 3 night 4 days. We love the food absolutely 10/10. The water sport were amazing. We did... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for the positive review of your recent stay at our resort. I greatly appreciate your comments about our facilities. It is a pleasure to hear your commendation of our colleagues, who made sure your visit to the island, was truly memorable. It would be a pleasure to welcome you back to Velaa Private Island... More 

Odessa, Ukraine
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

This is wonderfull hotel with a perfect location and qulity of service and staff! We thank owners for creating such beautiful place! Definitely will come back here again with our children in nearest 1-2 years!

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Kronstadt, Brasov, Romania
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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

I would like to give a very big hug to all Velaa Resort Staff who made their best for us to feel like in Heaven. Best Resort Service! Best Spa ! Tennis court , Gym , Shops, Michelin Star Restaurant , amazing villas , amazing bungalows , water sports, A great place to spend your Holliday, Honeymoon , Family time... More 

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

Dear Sofia, I read the review describing your vacation experience at Velaa Private Island. Thank you for your appreciation and kind words about our resort. 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 regards, Igor Dolezel More 

Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

...because that's what it will take to make you leave! This is honestly as good as a property/resort can get, and it was a horrible idea for me to leave and return home. This property offers delicious food (with a fantastic wine selection), spectacular service, breathtaking views, & top-notch accommodations. The villas are designed in a way that flow and... More 

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

Dear Guest (Lots_of_Baggage), Thank you for taking out the time to write such a heartwarming and detailed review! I am glad that you had a remarkable experience at Velaa. It is great to see that you have enjoined our restaurants Aragu and Tavaru. We have also passed on your regards to Mark and Sabba and they too remember you fondly.... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

It was our first trip to Maldives and I can say it was one of our best vacations in the last view years thanks to the luxury service, the team, quality and facilities of Velaa and of course the beauty of Maldives. It's a place where you can fully switch off. The Ocean Villa we stayed in was stunning. The... More 

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Northumberland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

Excellent property offering first class accommodation and service every step of the way. Can be as busy or relaxing (as in our case), as you wish. Our butler, Mark, was a great chap to get to know. All management were exceptionally friendly as we're all the staff. Nothing to complain about at this beautiful place. Will be back.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
  • Golf course
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 

Additional Information about Velaa Private Island

Address: 20221
Location: Maldives > Noonu Atoll > Velaa Island
Price Range: $1,862 - $3,994 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Velaa Private Island 5*
Number of rooms: 45
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