Anantara Veli Maldives Resort & Spa
Experience an island paradise of chic simplicity in a serene adults-only tropical setting replete with soft white sand and azure waters at Anantara Veli Maldives Resort. Relax with your loved one, or friends in the over water bungalows of our Maldives resort as a spectacular selection of sea life swims beneath you. Dive into an array of water sports in the tranquil surrounds of our island resort"s crystal clear lagoon. Unwind or discover a path of wellness at the Balance Wellness Sanctuary with a range of treatments to soothe body and mind.
Anantara Veli is perfectly suited to couples or groups of friends looking for a relaxing island hideaway where turquoise waters beckon from your choice of intimate accommodation bungalows, some with direct lagoon access. 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.
The perfect romantic getaway is provided for couples, whether on a honeymoon or another special occasion with a host of dining options of various world cuisines, premier five star Maldives resort facilities such as an infinity edge pool and fitness centre, as well as a multitude of water sports, from diving to surfing, deep sea fishing and sailing. At our stunning Maldives resort, you can unwind any way you choose.
Children and families are most welcome to stay on our sister resort, Anantara Dhigu, which is just minutes away and offering a children"s club, family friend accommodation, as well as a range of activities and facilities specially designed with families in mind. In addition, families are able to dine at Baan Hurraa, Origami and 73 Degrees restaurants on Anantara Veli for dinner before 9.00 pm.
Anantara Veli key features:
25 Over Water Bungalows, 11 Superior Over Water Bungalows,
14 Deluxe Over Water Bungalows, 7 Ocean Pool Bungalows
and 10 Deluxe Over Water Pool Bungalows
Balance Wellness Sanctuary
73 Degrees (buffet breakfast and fresh themed buffet dinners)
Baan Huraa (Thai cuisine)
Origami (Japanese cuisine)
Dining by Design
Further dining options at sister island Anantara Dhigu Resort
including Sea. Fire. Salt., Terrazzo, Fushi Café and Aqua
Spice Spoons - Anantara Cooking School
Diving and Surfing
Deep sea and hand line fishing
Fitness centre, Tennis court, Volleyball,
Badminton, Chess and Petangue
Morning meditation and Yoga classes
Resident Medical Doctor
Come home to a well appointed water bungalow in the Maldives. Anantara Veli Maldives Resort is nestled amongst beautiful islands and in a completely tranquil tropical setting, with an abundance of amenities expected of a luxury resort in the Maldives.
The resort is located on the rim of a serene turquoise lagoon, around which sits two other resorts providing an array of dining options. Travelling to this stunning beach resort in Maldives is made simple with regular scheduled flights from around the world landing in Velana International Airport daily. Once you touch down, Anantara Veli beach resort"s speedboat service will bring you to the resort in a quick 35 minute boat ride.
The resort is located 21 km south of Velana International Airport, on a private island and accessible 24 hours by speedboat transfer. Your journey begins with a 35-minute scenic speedboat ride along the coast of Malé and across the turquoise Indian Ocean waters. Our airport representative will greet you upon immigration and customs clearance at the airport to guide you to our lounge and comfortable speedboats.
VIP PRIVATE CHARTER FLIGHTS
For discerning travellers desiring the most private and exclusive arrival experience, Anantara is happy to assist in booking newly launched luxury seaplane charters. Enjoy extra comfort and VIP service in these premium aircraft ideal for couples, families and intimate groups of up to 8 persons.
The charter rate between Velana International Airport and Anantara Veli Maldives Resort is USD 1,950 net per way, inclusive of a 10% service charge and 12% goods & services tax (GST).
Over water and Ocean Pool lodges at Anantara Veli offer the ideal mix of closeness and select comforts coordinated with amazing perspectives. Our Maldives resort & spa gives the perfect feel to couples searching for an undisturbed tropical getaway. Unwind and loosen up in your own bungalow, complete with all the comforts of modern settlement.
Each of these striking, new bungalows highlights a great dive pool and offers a definitive in privacy. Also a large group of civilities, for example, level screen TV, rapid web access and a mini bar. Our extravagance water bungalows in Maldives offer the ideal mix for an unwinding island get-away.
Anantara Veli Maldives' open 62 square meter Over Water Bungalows on a perfect stretch of tropical heaven accompany hardwood floors and a coconut covering rooftop consolidated with modern contemporary ... read more
Superior Over Water bungalow
Identical in size and interior to the Over Water Bungalows, the Superior category offers all the charm of the Over Water Bungalows with the added benefit of blissful seclusion and privacy. Recline to ... read more
Deluxe Over-Water Bungalow
The extensive 92 square meter Deluxe Over Water Bungalows at Anantara Veli Resort & Spa offer all the charms of island life combined with comfortable settlement. Enjoy a different dressing area and re ... read more
Ocean Pool Bungalow
These strikingly luxurious and private bungalows involve a segregated cliff edge and straightforwardly confront the Indian Ocean. Every Ocean Pool Bungalow offers a heavenly dive pool joined by 125 sq ... read more
Deluxe Overwater Pool Bungalow
These charming impractically styled bungalows are balanced openly over a turquoise lagoon. Slip straight from your deck into the sky blue waters underneath, or take a dip in your private dive pool. Tr ... read more
The setting is tranquil, but recreation and fun are always close by when staying at any water bungalow in Maldives. Island accommodation such as those of Anantara Veli Maldives Resort offers a range of organised and do it yourself resort activities in the gorgeous surrounds of our island retreat. Select from a range of indoor and outdoor Maldives resort activities including yoga, shopping, cooking classes, fitness, tennis, swimming, volleyball, badminton and finding true rejuvenation at the Anantara Spa.
Explore the turquoise tropical lagoon and reef which is situated around Anantara Veli Maldives Resort. Unencumbered by heavy scuba equipment, snorkelling offers you a safe and easy way to get acquainted with the world below, and see some of the most celebrated marine life on the planet. One of our most popular resort activities.
Gain physical poise and mental peace through ancient exercises drawn from centuries of traditional South Asian wisdom. Whether a beginner or an expert, our professional instructors are able to guide you through lessons either in a group or private session within the surrounds of our Maldives resort.
You may be thousands of miles away from it all but our Maldives boutique brings the world to you, with all of life"s small necessities as well as exotic goods and handicrafts from across Asia and the Indian Subcontinent.
While staying at Anantara Veli you will be treated to an array of inspired culinary creations. Why not learn the tricks of the trade with a cooking class from our resident master chefs? This resort activity lets you recreate traditional Maldivian, Thai and fusion dishes to impress your friends back home.
Anantara Veli Maldives Resort"s gym is equipped with everything you need to keep you looking and feeling good. Rejuvenate your body as you work out alone or with our personal trainer.
Not all Anantara Veli Maldives Resort activities need to be energetic. Our library lets you sink into an armchair to enjoy a new novel or catch up on all that is going on back in the "˜real world" with our computers and high-speed internet access.
Clear your mind and achieve a sense of heightened well-being with gentle stretching and meditation to start your day. Anantara can arrange a meditation session on the beach, where you"ll be able to draw inspiration from the gorgeous island surrounds as they are woken by the dawn.
Slide into the tranquil waters of our stunning infinity edge pool situated right on the edge of the ocean. Gaze out across the expanse of aquamarine as you float, soak or splash your worries away. Or for confident swimmers, the waters of our large lagoon offer an ideal spot for wading, floating or a relaxed swim.
Take a break from the waters and keep up your game on our well-maintained tennis courts, which are floodlit for cooler, night-time play. Rackets and balls are provided. Looking for a partner to play with? Brush up on your technique and take your play to the next level with private Tennis Pro coaching sessions (offered seasonally).
Volleyball & Badminton
Feeling waterlogged? Landlubbers can always take part in a pick-up match of volleyball or badminton"“ just let us know and we"ll provide the nets and equipment and turn a strip of beach into your court.
From tropical picnics along unspoiled shores to the unadulterated indulgence of a sunset cruise, Anantara Veli Maldives Resort presents you a multitude of leisure activities to indulge in.
Each day, we feature a range of organised Maldives excursions and self explorations that let you see beyond the boundaries of our Maldives resort. Whether you want to go island hopping, take a sailing cruise, try your hand at deep-sea fishing or explore Malé culture at the fisherman"s market, we host Maldives leisure activities to suit all tastes.
The Maldives is known as one of the finest dive destinations on the planet, and we have a multitude of dive options to suit all abilities. For complete details on all of Anantara Veli"s diving opportunities and packages, please visit our Diving page.
Anantara Veli offers surfing lessons and excursions for a range of abilities under our "˜ticket to ride" system in association with Tropicsurf. Numbers are limited per surf trip so booking in advance is recommended. To see Tropicsurf"s brochure please click here.
Discover the range of island jewels surrounding our pristine lagoon. This Maldives excursion lets you see the many different forms paradise can take. Tour the atoll and explore the daily life of fishermen. Shop the way the locals do. Get up close and personal with marine life.
Spend an afternoon living out your desert island daydreams with our island picnic excursion. A tiny uninhabited island offshore in Anantara"s lagoon is your playground for the day. Frolic in pristine waters, explore stunning reefs and enjoy a specially prepared picnic on white sands.
There are plenty of things to do in the bustling Maldivian capital, Malé. The city offers distinctive architecture, local markets, tranquil mosques and the regal presidential palace. Immerse yourself in the local culture at the National Museum and taste some of the country"s authentic local delicacies.
Cruise the Indian Ocean in style with our organized dhoni sunset cruise trips. Listen to the melodic rolling of the waves, This has got to be one of the finest Maldives excursions, if you wish, even with champagne in hand as you watch the setting sun dip behind the horizon. A Maldives leisure activity like no other.
Sunset Hand line Fishing
Try your skills at hand line fishing and experience the glittering waters from a local"s point of view aboard a traditional sailing dhoni. This natural technique uses no equipment beyond a single fishing line held by hand and dropped to the floor of the ocean reef. A bite is almost guaranteed.
Enjoy light meals by the infinity pool throughout the day or quench your thirst with refreshing drinks prepared by one of our talented bartenders. Laze on the sun loungers or swim out to the over water hammock. As the sun begins to set, toast to your Maldivian escape with a selection of cocktails including Tiki classics and fruity daiquiris.
Bringing Italy to the tropics in an intimate setting, Terrazzo impresses with soothing views across the lagoon. Taste authentic Italian favourites including burrata salad, homemade risotto and lobster spaghetti. Here you"ll taste the finest imported ingredients alongside freshly grown herbs found in our Chef"s garden. Speak to our Wine Guru to find a perfectly-matched vintage to accompany your dish as you watch a mesmerising sunset from the terrace.
Sea. Fire. Salt.
Featuring an alfresco wooden deck over the turquoise lagoon, Sea. Fire. Salt. offers a crossroads of cuisines and cooking styles. Freshly caught Maldivian favourites such as reef fish, lobster and prawns, and prime aged imported cuts from Australia can be ordered flame grilled, wok sautéed or cooked to perfection in a wood-fired oven. The experience is accentuated by our salt selection from around the world, curated by our very own Salt Guru.
Overlooking the lagoon, Fushi Café restaurant serves a full breakfast buffet complete with live cooking stations offering a wide variety of international favourites to start the day. On select evenings, the restaurant transforms into an expansive buffet offering a variety of international themed dinners ranging from Flavours of the Middle East to La Dolce Vita night.
Dining by Design
Anantara"s signature private dining concept promises the ultimate culinary experience "“ tailor made exclusively for you. From a choice of enchanting settings and exceptional flavours, to a personal chef and butler, Dining by Design is uniquely romantic and completely unforgettable.
Located poolside, Dhoni is the perfect relaxing spot to watch the ocean waves roll in while savouring a lunch or an afternoon and evening refreshment. Settle into a sun lounger by the infinity-edge pool and glance at the seascape as you unwind. Dhoni bar serves an array of island-style cocktails and light snacks, perfect for those Maldives sunsets with an endless ocean view.
Our modern and casual Japanese restaurant serves unique dining journeys with a choice of a light gourmet menu featuring hand crafted sushi and sashimi and slow charcoal grilled robatayaki skewers. Livening up the experience, our chefs dazzle guests with sizzling Teppanyaki cooking skills. Choose from freshly caught seafood selections or imported meats grilled to perfection.
An enticingly light and airy coastal style pavilion serving a sumptuous breakfast buffet every morning with a selection of fresh tropical fruits and juices, cereals, homemade breads, grilled meats, vegetables and omelettes made to order. On select evenings, 73 Degrees transforms into a semi-buffet oceanfront dining venue open to all guests staying in Dhigu, Veli and Naladhu.
Take a stroll over to our teak over water restaurant for the finest Thai cuisine to be found in the Maldives. Let us take you on a journey through the four distinctive regions of Thailand, offering signature dishes through a blend of simple techniques and aromatic spices. Fresh fish grilled with herbs to spicy soups and salads, all the traditional favourites are found here. Our team will immerse you in Thai hospitality, letting you enjoy an authentic culinary journey through the Kingdom of Smiles.
SUNDARI Ayurvedic Spa
SUNDARI Ayurvedic Spa at Anantara Veli Resort & Spa brings a comprehensive approach by fusing components of the Ayurvedic way of life all through the resort exercises offered, eatery menus and spa medicines in discussion with the inhabitant Ayurvedic Doctor.
Intended for both the individuals who are simply starting to soak their toes in Ayurveda and also for the more propelled understudy who needs to extend their practice and comprehension of its actual roots and advantages, multi-day medicines at SUNDÃƒRI convey an all-encompassing way to deal with health that outcomes in external brilliance and inward tranquility. Notwithstanding Ayurveda, the facility offers motivated Anantara Spa medicines mixed with ageless mending and wellbeing services
Guests staying with Anantara now have the chance to find their Ayurvedic Dosha and attract on master exhortation to accomplish a perfect offset of unwinding and wellbeing while getting a charge out of the tropical atmospheres and white Maldivian beaches
- 5 treatment rooms - 2 dedicated to Ayurvedic therapies
- Manicure, pedicure and beauty salon
- Hot and cold plunge pools in the relaxation garden for use before and after treatments relaxation before or after treatments
- Steam room and sauna
- Indoor and outdoor showers