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Velaa Private Island Unveils Exclusive Private Seaplane

Just when you thought the world’s finest private island couldn’t get better, it just did… Named one of the world’s Top Five Best Hotels*, Velaa Private Island is a destination designed for the world’s most discerning travelers. Now offering an unforgettable bird’s eye view of paradise, Velaa Private Island’s new luxury seaplane gives guests the first impression of a lifetime. A strict no-drone rule, a ratio of 1:8 guests to staff and a mantra to fulfill every guest’s requests however big or small, the new seaplane allows guests to avoid wait times and effortlessly skip the crowds with a private, direct flight that is reflective of the exclusivity of the Velaa Experience.

Fitted with the finest leather and high-quality noise cancelling headsets, Velaa Private Island’s Twin Otter 300 series seaplane is scheduled according to each guest’s itinerary and caters to 9 guests instead of 15, allowing maximum space and comfort. On board amenities are relevant and thoughtful – including complimentary iPads on which guests can select their activities and create a bespoke itinerary for their stay, whilst children are kept amused with their own personal tablets. Additional offerings include a VIP welcome along with complimentary refreshments and the opportunity to freshen up in the private seaplane lounge.

An island of infinite possibilities for those looking for the most extravagant of celebrations, as Velaa Private Island offers to rent out the entire island to indulge in the ultimate island paradise escape. Allow the resort’s dedicated staff and butlers to cater to each and every want whilst you revel in the utmost privacy and an experience to tick off the bucket list.

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 services 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 here 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 exclusive residences. While 18 of the 47 are built over water, the Romantic Pool Residence can only be reached by boat, allowing even more privacy and exclusivity.

Issued by Sales & Marketing department of Velaa Private Island.
For Media/PR inquiries, please contact: Maria Bartra
PR & Events Manager at Velaa Private Island
Tel: (960) 730 3742