Around the Maldives on Four Anantara Islands

Anantara Dhigu Maldives Resort - Lagoon View. Photo Courtesy: Anantara Dhigu Maldives Resort

Four exclusive island hideaways await in the Indian Ocean.

In a destination as well-known and highly regarded as the Maldives, it is hard to top memorable and luxurious experiences already available but Anantara’s exquisite four Maldivian hotels offer an authentic and unique offering tailored for all types of guests.

Each Anantara property in the Maldives has its own individual style. Hide away with lazy days in a shaded hammock or drift slowly underwater through the reefs, and let Anantara’s specialist gurus and islanders ensure the full experience is seamless from start to finish.

Anantara Kihavah Villas – Aerial View.
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Anantara Kihavah Maldives VillasThe Grown-Up, Elegant Island.
Situated in the Baa atoll, relax in elegance on the luxurious island of Kihavah. Live the tropical idyll through strolls on soft white beaches, relaxing swims in the crystal clear Indian Ocean and sunset cocktails. A delirious mix of spacious villas, large private pools and stunning open spaces make Anantara Kihavah the ultimate in paradise tranquillity.

Anantara Kihavah Villas – Over Water Pool Villa View.
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The resort offers a unique experience of dining in the Maldives. Explore the island’s array of gastronomic journeys on the beach, or in the privacy of a villa. Integrating itself with the surrounding beauty of the house reef, a one-of-a-kind underwater dining experience awaits at signature SEA, regarded by many as one of the best underwater restaurant experiences in the Maldives. An extensive international gourmet menu encompasses a choice of over 350 bottles of wines spanning nine decades, paired by the resident sommelier.

Anantara Kihavah Villas – SEA Underwater Restaurant.
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Fall in love all over again under the stars at this luxury Indian Ocean resort and experience a unique star gazing session with Anantara Kihavah’s Sky Guru and in-house Astronomer, Ali Shameem, to learn the unique features of the night sky. With little light pollution around this private island resort, guests will be rewarded with dramatic views of the planets and moons on crystal clear display.

Anantara Kihavah Villas – Snorkelling from the Beach.
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Ideal for families, honeymooners or couples looking to get away from it all. Diving enthusiasts and adventure seekers will also be in their element as you dive alongside manta rays and other stunning marine life. This Maldives holiday at Anantara Kihavah makes for memories to cherish.

Nightly rates at Anantara Kihavah Maldives Villas start from £787 for a Beach Pool Villa for two adults and up to two children on a B&B basis.

Anantara Dhigu Maldives Resort – Overwater Villas Aerial View.
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Anantara Dhigu Maldives ResortThe Family Island.
Situated on Dhigufinolhu Island in the South Malé Atoll, is Anantara Dhigu Maldives Resort, where luxury meets simplicity. The resort comprises of the most spacious of luxury villas coupled with private plunge pools while just being a quick 35-minute speedboat ride away from Malé International Airport.

Anantara Dhigu Maldives Resort – Overwater Pool Suite.
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Anantara Dhigu provides a harmonious combination of both the romantic, adventure and family friendly. Upon arrival guests can peer into the crystal waters below the jetty at puffer fish, sting rays and baby reef sharks.

Anantara Dhigu Maldives Resort – Pool Villa Pool Deck.
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Choose between villas perfectly positioned to catch the sunrise or sunset, or those that have their own private plunge pool. Among Maldives luxury accommodation, Anantara Dhigu is outstanding with its choice of stylishly designed villas and suites. A number of these villas come with direct access to the powdery white beach and all only steps away from the tranquil lagoon.

Parents can relax while little ones are entertained for hours and spoilt for choice with Anantara’s kids club and numerous activities available. Thrill the family with adventures that include water bobbing, surfing and deep sea fishing. Families can even take a short pontoon ride to the island of Guli Fushi, picnic on the deserted beaches and experience some of the best snorkeling in the Maldives!

Anantara Dhigu Maldives Resort – Family Fun.
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The cuisine at Anantara Dhigu Maldives Resort is an inspiring Maldives restaurant gastronomic experience. Dining is relaxed and informal, with an array of seafood and meat grills, fine Italian cuisine and varying themed buffet dinners, to lighter meals poolside for lunch.

Anantara Dhigu Maldives Resort – Aerial View
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Anantara Dhigu’s evocative location is matched by a tranquil island design approach that feels like home away from home while providing guests with their every need.

Nightly rates at Anantara Dhigu Maldives Resort start from £443 in a sunset beach villa on a B&B basis.

Anantara Veli Maldives Villas – Exterior View.
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Anantara Veli Maldives VillasThe Adult Only Island
Anantara Veli Maldives Resort is one of five adult-only islands in the Maldives where white sand and azure waters provide the perfect setting. The resort is perfectly suited to couples or groups of friends looking for a relaxing island hideaway where turquoise waters beckon from a choice of intimate accommodation bungalows, some with direct lagoon access.

Anantara Veli Maldives Villas – Over Water Bungalow.
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Relax with a loved one in the over water bungalows, as a spectacular plethora of sea life swims in the crystal-clear lagoon beneath or unwind on a sun deck overlooking the palm fringed island and pristine coral reefs in the South Malé Atoll, just 35 minutes from Velana International Airport.

Anantara Veli Maldives Villas – Sundari Ayurveda Spa.
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For guests who wish to experience ultimate relaxation, exclusive access to Sundari Ayurvedic Spa will provide a holistic approach to health and wellbeing.

Anantara Veli Maldives Villas – 73 Degrees Ocean Deck
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Anantara Veli Maldives Villas – Baan Huraa Exterior View at Night.
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Anantara Veli Maldives Villas – Dhoni Bar and Pool.
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Anantara Veli Maldives Resort also boasts convenient dining options, such as international cuisines at 73 Degrees and Thai food at the esteemed Baan Huraa, which will re-open in May following an extensive refurbishment. In the evening, add an element of gourmet dining with a unique menu designed by guests and the chef, served on a deserted sandbank that has a backdrop of a breath-taking Maldivian sunset.

Nightly rates at Anantara Veli Maldives Resort start from £485 for an over water Bungalow on a B&B basis.

Anantara Naladhu – Beach and Lagoon
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Naladhu MaldivesThe Blow the Budget Island
For seekers of exclusivity and privacy, nestled on a stunning small island is Naladhu Maldives, an idyllic location that offers the best retreat for couples looking for the ultimate romantic hideaway. Naladhu, taken from the Dhivehi word meaning “beautiful little island,” is a luxurious, intimate island resort located on Velighandu Huraa in South Male Atoll.

Anantara Naladhu – Beach House
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The island offers a unique holiday home-like feeling, underpinned by a utopia of seclusion that is created by private and tailored services. This combined with 19 Houses and 1 Residence, facing the lagoon or the ocean that each pay homage to a blend of colonial style interiors, taking influence from India, Sri Lanka and of course the Maldives. Each house is hidden away in pristinely kept vegetation, entwined with sandy paths that seem to wind endlessly, along with your imagination and dreams.

Anantara Naladhu – Residence Pool Deck and Swing.
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Naladhu guests have the exclusive option to mix and match fine wines, ocean breezes and excellent cuisine choices. Overlooking the lagoon, The Living Room is an elegant beachfront dining scene. Discover the complex aromas combined with the depth of flavours as the resident Wine Guru shares the secrets and timeless tales of great wine through the centuries.

Anantara Naladhu – Private Dining.
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Nightly rates at Naladhu start from £650 per night in an Ocean Pool Villa for two people and 1 child on a B&B basis.

For more information and bookings, please visit http://www.anantara.com/maldives/