Anantara Veli Resort And Spa Hotel
Maldives, Maldives

Rating 5

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Based on 2613 reviews

Anantara Veli Resort And Spa Hotel
Maldives, Maldives

Rating 5

Located on a private tropical island, the Anantara Veli Resort And Spa Hotel is next to a calm lagoon, with plenty of opportunities for water sports, diving and snorkelling. It has an Ayurvedic Spa and all accommodation sleeps 2. Suits couples and honeymoons.


Anantara Veli Resort And Spa Hotel offers an idyllic setting on a private tropical island on the edge of a turquoise lagoon, with plentiful options for sedate or energetic days on land or water.

The Sundari Ayurvedic Spa (local charges) features 5 treatment rooms, a beauty salon, indoor and outdoor showers, a steam room and sauna, hot and cold plunge pools and a relaxation garden. It offers Ayurvedic therapies, massage treatments, manicures and pedicures. The PADI diving and water sports centre offer diving courses and safaris, snorkelling, jet skis, catamaran sailing, kayaking, windsurfing, water skiing, parasailing and kite surfing.

The hotel can also arrange numerous excursions such as island hopping boat trips, hand-line fishing, surfing and diving, tours or Male or sunset cruises. (all with local charges).

Further leisure facilities and activities available for adults and children include a fitness gym with personal trainer available, floodlit tennis court with professional tuition available, yoga sessions by the beach with private lessons available, morning meditation sessions, beach volleyball and badminton, petanque, chess, cooking classes and a library lounge with internet corner.

Social and dining venues include 6 restaurants and 2 bars. In addition the hotel can arrange candlelit dinners for 2 in romantic settings on the beach or on a deserted island. The Fushi Cafe overlooks the lagoon and is open for buffet breakfast and dinner with a different theme each evening. The Sea Fire Salt restaurant is open for lunch and dinner, specialising in fresh fish dishes and meat dishes. Open for adult only breakfasts and semi-buffet dinners is the ocean facing 73 Degrees restaurant. For evening meals, the Terrazzo has an Italian menu, Origami is a modern Japanese restaurant and Baan Huraa specialises in Thai dishes. The pool-side bars serves light meals during the day and one has live music in the evenings.

Amenities and services available to guests include reception and WiFi hot spots. There is also a resort doctor and a gift shop (with local charges).

Local charges may apply to some hotel facilities and others may be seasonal.


Accommodation comprises 26 over water bungalows, 14 deluxe over water bungalows and 10 deluxe over water pool bungalows which are accessed via a pontoon from the island. There are also 7 ocean pool bungalows which are located on a cliff edge, a short stroll from the beach and lagoon.

Ocean pool bungalows overlook the ocean have a private plunge pool, a sun terrace with sun loungers and a bathroom with separate bath and shower. They feature WiFi, iPod dock, flat screen TV, a CD/DVD player, tea and coffee making facilities, a mini bar, yoga mats and air conditioning.

Over water bungalows have hardwood floors, a thatched roof, internet access and contemporary styling. The sun terrace is furnished with a day bed and has direct access to the lagoon. They feature internet access, a king-size bed, a TV, DVD player and a mini bar. Deluxe over water bungalows have, in addition, a coffee machine, wine fridge, dressing area and a semi-open bathroom whilst the Deluxe over water bungalows have the added benefit of a private plunge pool, WiFi, a CD player, iPod dock and yoga mats.

All accommodation types have a king-size bed and sleep 2 adults.

Local charges may apply to some hotel facilities and others may be seasonal.

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating
Based on 2613 reviews

Amazing Holiday Experience

15 Jan 2021
Right from the moment we reached the resort premises we could hear a celebratory tune from the staff awaiting for us which we could hear from our boat , we were welcomed by Mr.Sulvaan our amazing...

My honeymoon experience

14 Jan 2021
We decided to spend our honeymoon at Anantara Veli Resort last December and it was the best experience ever. The COVID precautions were on point and we didn't feel out of place at all. The service...

Prefect stay

14 Jan 2021
Perfect place to stay on your honeymoon. Would suggest to stay in the Deluxe Over water, pool bungalow, was the best experience knowing that you have your own private place to relax. We had MO as our...

Special Information

Please note: A compulsory departure tax of 12 US Dollars (approx 8GBP) per person is payable locally in local currency.


Anantara Veli Resort And Spa Hotel is located on a private tropical island on the rim of a calm lagoon, with easy access to a further choice of dining and leisure facilities at the sister resort on the neighbouring island of Dhigufinolhu. From Male International Airport the island can be reached via speedboat in approx 35 minutes.

Address: P.O.BOX 2014 VELIGANDU, South Male Atoll, Maldives, Maldives Telephone: 00960 664 41 00

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