NewsJune 24, 2020

Velaa Private Island Awarded ‘Best Indian Ocean Hideaway’

Velaa Private Island Maldives has been awarded ‘Best Indian Ocean Hideaway’ by Connoisseur Circle.

The Connoisseur Circle Hospitality Awards honor the best hosts in the world: special luxury hotels that have rendered outstanding services to their guests. The event, which takes place every year at the ITB in Berlin, is a festive get-together of top international tourism. With its top-class awards, Connoisseur Circle is the yardstick of the top hotels, airlines and cruise companies – and at the same time an excellent presentation forum in the segment of selected branded articles for luxury travelers, hotels and restaurants.


“Made possible by the care and dedication of our Velaa Family,” a statement by the resort read. “We are truly humbled to be awarded ‘Best Indian Ocean Hideaway’ by Connoisseur Circle! #VelaaPrivateIsland”

Nested in the collection of islands that form the Noonu Atoll, a 45-minute seaplane flight north of Malé, Velaa Private Island is a “beyond luxury” hideaway. The resort comprises of 18 overwater villas, 25 beach villas, houses and 4 four-bedroom residences. Each dwelling is serviced by a personal butler, ready to accommodate any desire that guests might have in mind.