Spanning just over a hectare in size, Drift Thelu Veliga Retreat Maldives is an untouched island that promises white sandy beaches and plush vegetation. Surrounded by a turquoise lagoon, this private island is a throwback to a much simpler time. Here, nature never fails to captivate as you discover a wonderland of thriving marine life and stunning coral in the island’s house reef. Take to the waves and enjoy big game fishing or water sports. Or take it easy and savour the authentic luxury and simple pleasures that Drift has to offer. Life on our island is as invigorating or as relaxing as you desire. It is, after all, yours to enjoy.
Distance from Airport (INIA):
35-minute seaplane flight
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Gently rounded in design, our 10 Beach Villas are tucked away on shore, ensuring total seclusion and privacy. Fling your doors open to step onto a pristine white beach and gaze at uninterrupted views of the crystal clear waters beyond. White-washed walls contrast with the rich colours of hand-carved wooden furniture. A sweeping net canopy encircles a large king sized bed.
Our 20 Water Villas are poised over the island’s vast turquoise lagoon. A private deck allows direct access into the cool blue waters. Wake up to the music of the waves or spend balmy evenings stargazing from your private terrace. A king sized bed faces floor to ceiling windows, soaking the villa with gentle glow of the sun. A sunny bathroom features a stylish designer bathtub with a spectacular ocean view.
Beachfront bar provides you with the perfect opportunity to witness the stunning Maldivian sunset as you sit and sip on one of our unique cocktail creations. Also offering light meals and snacks throughout the day, it is the perfect spot for a quick break and a chance to mingle with other guests. At Drift Thelu Veliga Retreat also offers an array of culinary-focused experiences for you to enjoy, as well as themed dining evenings, with both in-villa and private beach dining options.
An oasis of calm
Inspired by nature with a breaktaking view of the lagoon, our overwater spa is a peaceful and refreshing haven.
A carefully selected menu combines massage treatments from Indonesia, Thailand and India, and enriching facials and stimulating body treatments, all carried out by expert therapists trained to restore inner harmony.
Set yourself up for the day with a sunrise breakfast cruise, or learn to scuba dive in the crystal-clear waters, and discover the vibrant colours and marine life of the coral reefs; plan to do as little or much as you like. From the thrilling to the relaxing, it’s yours to explore at Drift Thelu Veliga Retreat.
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