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Velaa Kids Week

August 5th - August 11th

Dive into marine marvels, rocket into space, and foam it up at Velaa Kids Week! Join us on a week of fun and adventures.

Julian Eymann at Velaa

August 16th - August 31st

We are pleased to welcome Julian Eymann, a seasoned California massage therapist specialising in trigger point thera...

Elena Yarga at Velaa

October 18th - November 7th

Arriving this October, Elena Yarga, a renowned psychic medium and bio-energy healer, brings ancient Slavic wisdom an...

Tim Burton’s Halloween at Velaa

October 26th - November 3rd

Enter the realm where the strange and unusual reign supreme! Amidst Tim Burton's whimsical touch, every shadow holds ...


November 8th - November 10th

Join us for an unforgettable culinary experience at Velaa, featuring the renowned chef Thomas Bühner. Together with C...

Natalia Romanova at Velaa

November 11th - November 30th

Experience the unique expertise of Natalia Romanova, a renowned pelvic floor muscle trainer and energy therapist, th...


November 13th - November 16th

Get ready to savour perfection! Renowned three Michelin-starred Chef Le Squer returns to grace our shores once again,...


November 20th - November 22nd

Get ready for a gastronomic delight! Chef Zizi Hattab, known for her culinary excellence, will be gracing Aragu for ...


November 27th - November 29th

Experience a sensational culinary extravaganza this November as we invite you to join us for two exclusive Four Hands...

Five Star Award by Forbes Travel Guide

Posted February 8th

We are delighted to once again be recognised by Forbes Travel Guide and received the coveted Five Star Award for 2024!

Unveiling the Velaa Art Gallery for the 10th Anniversary

Posted December 20th

To commemorate 10 glorious years since our arrival here in the Maldives, we are delighted to unveil the Velaa Art Ga...

Recognised as the '2023 World's Best Hotel' by Boutique Hotel Club

Posted November 8th

We are overjoyed to have been recognised as the 2023 World’s Best Beach Hotel by the Boutique Hotel Club for th...

Indian Ocean's Leading Private Island Resort 2023

Posted October 17th

For the fifth consecutive year, Velaa is delighted to have been awarded Indian Ocean's Leading Private Island Resort ...

All-new Armstrong A-Wing Wingfoil

Posted July 9th

The latest addition to our already extensive water sport range, the all-new Armstrong A-Wing Wingfoil!

Aragu Awarded 'Wine Spectator's 2023 Best of Award Of Excellence'

Posted June 27th

For the second year in a row, Wine Spectator has awarded Aragu Signature Restaurant the 2023 Best of Award of Excelle...

Eveylaa Wellbeing is Unveiled

Posted May 26th

Unveiling our vision for holistic wellbeing where cutting-edge technology meets the ancestral art of touch. Introduci...

New Game Room at Velaa

Posted February 15th

In need of a break from the sun? We have you covered with the unveiling of our new Game Room!

Raalhu Joins our Fleet

Posted February 3rd

Introducing an all-new adrenaline filled activity to our collection with the Super Air Nautique G25 Wake Surfing boat...

Turning over a new Leaf as we unveil FAIY Restaurant

Posted January 12th

We are thrilled to reveal a new restaurant concept, FAIY, focused on well-balanced and nutritious meals made exclusiv...

New Yoga and Pilates Pavilion

Posted December 15th

Enhancing our wellness offerings, we are delighted to announce the opening of our new and improved yoga and Pilates ...

New State-of-the-Art Biorock® Regeneration Project

Posted December 7th

Dr. Thomas J. Goreau and Thomas Sarkisian recently visited Velaa Private Island to spearhead installation of the new ...

Velaa Unveils An All New Beach Bar

Posted November 14th

Allow us to introduce our brand-new Beach Bar, designed for guests to enjoy delicious bar snacks and innovative cockt...

Indian Ocean's Leading Private Island Resort 2022

Posted October 8th

For the fourth year in a row, we are incredibly honoured to once again be awarded Indian Ocean's Leading Private Isla...

Velaa Receives Best Hospitality Hideaway Indian Ocean 2022

Posted August 12th

This year, Velaa was awarded Connoisseur Circle’s Best Hospitality Hideaway Indian Ocean 2022!

Awarded Best Wine Selection in Indian-Ocean 2022

Posted July 22nd

Velaa has been recognised by Haute Grandeur Global Hotel Awards as having the Best Wine Selection in Indian-Ocean 2022.

Velaa Receives Best of Award of Excellence 2022

Posted July 5th

Wine Spectator awarded our exquisite collection of curated wines the 2022 Best of Award of Excellence.

Night Golf at Velaa Golf Academy

Posted April 2nd

Bringing a visual and sensory twist to the standard game with night golf at Velaa Golf Academy.

Milan Houser Art Collection at Velaa

Posted March 13th

An exclusive collection of artworks by renowned Czech artist Milan Houser has been unveiled in the spectacular Suns...

Ameera Joins The Fleet at Velaa

Posted January 25th

Joining our extensive fleet, Ameera is now available to guests for private sunset fishing, dolphin cruises and more...

LOREEDUBOIS for Velaa Private Island

Posted November 20th

An exceptional collection of High Jewellery designed and crafted by Loreedubois for Velaa is presented at Velaa Priv...

World Travel Awards 2021

Posted October 23rd

We are proud to announce that we have succeeded in becoming the Indian Ocean's Leading Private Island Resort 2021

Padel tennis at Velaa

Posted June 22nd

Our active guests will be able to add even more activities to their holiday with the brand new exclusive padel tennis...

Aragu makes it into Asia's 50 Best Restaurants

Posted March 22nd

It’s a great honor to share that Aragu signature restaurant has made it into Asia's 50 Best Restaurants. Making it th...

Ulysse Nardin and Pomellato to Velaa

Posted March 2nd

From March 2021, Velaa will feature a collection of Pomellato jewellery as well as a curated collection of Ulysse Na...

First Fliteboard in the Maldives

Posted October 21st

Take a flight over the azure blue Indian Ocean at the ease of our brand new eFoil Fliteboard.

World Travel Awards 2020

Posted November 10th

Winner of Indian Ocean's Leading Private Island and Luxury Island Resort 2020

New Hammam in Nirolhu Private Residence

Posted November 27th

Hot and cold meets foam in this new exciting addition to Nirolhu Private Residence.