Celebrate the Finer Things In Life: The Ultimate Gentleman’s Getaway - Velaa Private Island
Playing a round of golf on the world’s most expensive grass with breath-taking views of a cerulean sea, relishing an award winning vintage scotch lying on a white sanded beach, selecting the perfect bottle of wine for your menu from the Maldives’ largest wine cellar, enjoying a private submarine exhibition following a rousing morning of jet skiing or savouring a world class cigar looking out onto one of the beautiful vistas in the world – Velaa Private Island in the Maldives has everything needed for the Ultimate Gentlemen’s Getaway.
Tucked away within a collection of islands that form the Noonu Atoll on a wide expanse of a turquoise Indian Ocean, Velaa Private Island is the ultimate in luxury destinations. The island’s private and magical atmosphere combined with a jaw-droppingly lovely setting allows gentlemen to unwind in true style and celebrate the finer things in life. Offering an intoxicating combination of a spectacularly arranged golf course, pristine cigar lounge and deluxe wine cellars – Velaa Private Island is geared toward gentleman with only the finest tastes. For keen golfers, the luxury island houses a golf course designed by two-time major champion Jose Maria Olazabal. With 9 tees and 7 greens the championship standard course has 220 metres of the world’s most expensive grass enriched with USGA spec greens. The course has two 9 hole courses for different golf level players, promising an exceptional experience in the privacy of the entire facility.
Wine enthusiasts can select from an extensive collection from the 3 storey lavish cellar holding the largest selection of the world’s finest wines in Maldives hosted in the ivory white 75 foot Tavaru tower. Their expert wine connoisseur, who happens to be the only one in the Maldives, offers a rare opportunity to appreciate classics such as 1956 Domaine de la Romanee Conti and vintage Salon Champagne, amongst others from a divine list withholding vintage treasures from across the globe. Sit back and enjoy with a substantial menu of the finest cigars the elaborately decorated wine cellar and cigar lounge, an optimal location for a truly memorable evening.
For those gentleman that thrive on adventure, Velaa Private Island offers an abundance of thrilling, adrenaline pumping activities. Experience the thrill of accelerating around the island on a jet ski, explore the underwater world on a personal Seabob adventure or glide through the air with parasailing. Along with the perfectly fashioned golf course the island also houses all hour private racket facilities, its very own 6-metre-high rock climbing wall and a seafront beach volleyball court. Perfectly suited to those to unwind from their island adventures, the library stores over 1000 carefully selected books all arranged within a smart interior. The island consists 47 private villas, houses and residences, 18 of the 43 are floating over the water allowing the oceans serene aura to surround the guests.
Whether it’s fine food, wine, astonishing views, incredible privacy, award-winning golf, high octane sea sports or simply just taking in the most beautiful views in the world – Velaa Private Island is unparalleled and unsurpassed as the ultimate destination for the discerning gentleman.
About Velaa Private Island
Nestled within the constellation of islands that form the Noonu Atoll in the Maldives, Velaa Private Island takes exclusivity to the next level with facilities and service that go beyond traditional resorts. Designed by award-winning Czech architect Petr Kolar as “an elegant fusion of Maldivian culture with contemporary luxury, intimate with Maldivian nuances”.
Velaa Private Island is the realisation of a dream to create a ‘beyond luxury’ exclusive boutique hideaway in the Maldives. Velaa means “Turtle Island” in the local language – named after generations of sea turtles that flock there to nest and hatch. From a broader “bird’s eye view” which greets arrivals by seaplane, the island’s exclusive over-water villas are also constructed to resemble the head of a turtle, with the island forming the body. The resort comprises 47 private villas, houses and residences and four four-bedroom residences, while 18 are built over water.
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