Heaven on Earth Velaa Ballet Week
February 8th - February 14th
Experience ballet like you have never done before... Under the stars and on the beach at Velaa Private Island.
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
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.
Welcome 2021 with AYOM
The festive party kept going with a celebration of the first day of 2021 with AYOM!
On the first night of the New Year we kept the festive vibes flowing with a performance
by AYOM, a Lisbon-based live band combining Brazilian baião with rhythms from all over
the world to then continue with the latest Latino tunes played by DJ Brian.
The Legend of Shambhala
December 31st - January 1st
The show we were waiting for all year and the grand finale of 2020!
We bid farewell to the year in a sensational culmination of our festive programme with a star-studded line-up of artists and a wide array of gourmet temptations. The guests staying with us for New Year’s Eve were immersed in the ancient mythical world of “The Legend of Shambhala” where they found themselves surrounded by magical creatures and powerful voices, such...
World renowned French group, Charly’s Angels got the festive party started on Athiri beach.
Charly's Angels delighted and surprised their audience with exceptional performances in various musical styles from Jazz, House, R’n’B, Disco, Soul, Latino Music on Athiri beach to kick start the festive party. The group is considered one of the best in the field of live music not only in France but also internationally. At Velaa the group had ...
Velaa’s 7th Anniversary
The celebration of another year with Velaa Private Island.
Velaa's birthday was celebrated with our traditional anniversary cocktail party, an extravagant gala dinner and a performance from Amusement park, a young and energetic Czech band mixing vocal, piano and contrabass with rhythmical and electronic elements.
One of Britain’s best soul singers visited Velaa for a glamourous evening on the beach.
With over 25 years in the music industry and heavily influenced by American soul, Beverley Knight is often labeled as one of Britain’s best soul singers. Under the glistering stars at Athiri beach, she performed her most famous songs as the culinary team invited to our lavish Sea and Salt buffet dinner.
October 23rd - November 1st
Halloween 2020 was something special at Velaa where our traditional Maldivian coral house was turned into an exhilarating escape room.
The coral house is normally a small heritage museum featuring photographs from when the resort was constructed as well as heritage items showcasing the style of historical local homes in the Maldives. During the week leading up to Halloween, our guests could challenge themselves and their families to the Velaa Escape Room as a part of the celebration, at the same time as...