Struggling to decide on a destination? Why not try the award-winning Velaa Private Island, nestled in the Noonu Atoll. The boutique hideaway is the perfect family getaway. Home to one of the largest kids club in the Maldives, as well offering a revitalising spa and yoga offerings and feasts of grilled lobster and reef fish, Maldivian curries, fresh salads and home-baked pizza. What’s more, they have a specially-designed kids menu with everything from that classic beef burger or grilled chicken Caesar salad to healthy quinoa tabbouleh and almond-crusted chicken fingers with gluten-free barbecue sauce, there’s something to make sure everyone’s smiling.
Lha Velaa Kids Club offers a wide selection of fun-filled educational activities for 4 to 12 year olds and the facilities include an indoor play area, nursery, outdoor swimming pool, waterpark and pirate ship amusement ride. Individual daily programmes can be designed and other options include exploration trails and nature walks across the island as well as classes on sea turtles, coral painting and lessons in the local Dhivehi language. Babysitting for 2 and 3 year olds is also available.