Now open: Velaa Private Island, Maldives

Introducing a new private island escape to enjoy to yourself…as you do.

As the name suggests, Velaa Private Island, located in Noonu Atoll in the heavenly Maldives, is an ultra-luxe private retreat, lovingly coaxed into existence by founders Radka and Jiri Smejc to provide service that goes beyond a traditional resort.

The inclusions are definitely unique: 43 villas, 18 of them built over the water; four bedroom residences with their own pool, spa and gym; the Maldives widest selection of vintage wines; and cuisine overseen by a Michelin-starred chef. There’s even a private submarine!

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