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Velaa Private Island opens in Maldives

Velaa Private Island has opened in the Maldives, with a Spa My Blend By Clarins.

Located north from Malé, in the Noonu Atoll, the island is the vision of owner Jiri Smejc. The Czech billionaire wanted a Maldivian resort that met his standards for what a luxurious private resort should be and intends to “bring new meaning to private moments” in the Maldives.

The resort, designed by architect Petr Kolar, is made up of 43 private villas and five four-bedroom residences. Each private retreat offers a generous outdoor space and private pool.

The spa features six spa suites, with two suites reserved for couples. This is the fourth Spa My Blend by Clarins to open, with others in Paris, Cannes and Toronto.

The spa will also have a steamroom, sauna and the Maldives’ first-ever snowroom. Alongside these features is a Cloud 9 flotation suite providing a cloud-shaped reclining treatment pod by Klafs and Sha. There is also a relaxation area looking out to sea, a hair salon, juice bar and retail lounge. Additionally, 10 of the villas on the island will include private spa suites with the full spa menu on offer and offers seven “Private Wellness Moments” – tailored wellness programmes available on a three or seven day basis.

To accompany the spa, the resort has a yoga pavilion offering sessions with a yoga master and personal training programmes. Velaa Private Island’s gym is equipped with world-class Technogym equipment, while sports being offered include a Troon Short Game Golf Academy designed by two-time Masters champion Jose Maria Olazabal.

Velaa Private Island has opened in the Maldives, with a Spa My Blend By Clarins. Located north from Malé, in the Noonu Atoll, the island is the vision of owner Jiri Smejc. The Czech billionaire wanted a Maldivian resort that met his standards for what a luxurious private resort should be and intends to “bring new meaning to private moments” in the Maldives. The resort, designed by architect Petr Kolar,
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