Anantara Dhigu Maldives Resort & Spa
Anantara Dhigu Resort & Spa Maldives welcomes you to discover a tropical paradise island. Wake up to soothing views of the endless deep blue Indian Ocean. Take a morning plunge in the gentle waters of a turquoise lagoon directly from your over water villa. Kayak to Guli Fushi island at the edge of the lagoon for snorkelling.
Dhigufinolhu Island in the South Malé Atoll, is Anantara Dhigu Resort & Spa, comprising of some of the most spacious luxury villas in Maldives, some with private plunge pools and just a 35 minute speedboat ride from Malé International Airport. The tropical lagoon setting creates a Maldivian paradise of breathtaking natural wonders, where the warmest heartfelt welcome leads to journeys that can be deeply relaxing or truly invigorating. From the moment you arrive, peer into the crystal waters below the jetty of our Maldives resort at puffer fish, sting rays and baby reef sharks. Take part in an array of water sports including diving, snorkelling, surfing and island hopping.
Anantara Dhigu’s evocative location is matched by a tranquil island design approach that feels like home away from home while providing you with excellent facilities. Play tennis, hit the gym and swim in the infinity edge pool, or simply unwind at Anantara Spa with a range of renowned signature treatments. Discover your own paradise at Anantara Dhigu Resort & Spa.
Anantara Dhigu Maldives key features:
110 beach villas and over water suites
Anantara Over Water Spa
Dhoni Children’s Club
Fuddan Fusion Grill (grilled steaks and seafood)
Terrazzo (Italian cuisine)
Aqua (cocktails and light snacks)
Dining by Design
Further dining options at sister island within the lagoon – Anantara Veli Resort & Spa
Deep sea fishing and hand line fishing
Morning meditation & yoga
Children 6 years and under dine free
Encircled by mystic lagoons and unspoiled crystal shores, Anantara Dhigu Maldives is a heavenly sanctuary on a secluded paradise island with an abundance of luxury amenities. The resort is located on the rim of a tranquil turquoise lagoon, around which sits two other resorts providing an array of dining options.
Travel to the Maldives is simple with regular scheduled flights from around the world landing in Malé International Airport daily. Once you touch down, Anantara Dhigu Maldives 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 Male International Airport, on a private island and accessible 24 hours by speedboat transfer. Your journey begins with 35-minute scenic speedboat ride along the coast of Male 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.
Envelop yourself in the sky's azure hues and gentle breezes that roll in off the sea to the privacy of your beach villa at Anantara Dhigu Maldives, one of the best options for accommodation in Maldives. 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. Each comes with direct access to the powdery white beach and only steps away from the tranquil lagoon.
Anantara Over Water Pool Villa
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From tropical picnics along unspoiled shores to the unadulterated luxury of a sunset cruise, Anantara Dhigu Maldives presents you a multitude of leisure activities to indulge in.
Each day, we feature a range of organised and do it yourself area excursions that let you see beyond the boundaries of our five-star 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.
- Island Hopping
- Island Picnic
- Malé Excursions
- Sunset Cruise
- Sunset Hand- line Fishing
The setting is tranquil, but recreation and fun are always close by with our range of Maldives Resort Activities. Every day, Anantara Dhigu Maldives 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 including yoga, shopping, cooking school, activities for kids, fitness, tennis, swimming, volleyball, badminton and the Anantara Spa, offering the very best of Maldives five star resort activities in comfort and style.
- Anantara Over-Water Spa
- Beachside Yoga
- Cooking School
- Dhoni Kids Club
- Morning Meditation
- Volleyball & Badminton
Aquafanatics Diving Centre
While Anantara certainly looks splendid from above the water, in the Maldives, you’ll find some of the most beautiful sights are below the surface. See a panorama of spectacular marine views on a full-day diving safari guided by the experts from Anantara’s own PADI 5-star Dive Centre.
If you’re a first-timer, get your PADI certification course that will guide you toward taking your first breaths underwater. Or simply snorkel leisurely on the edge of the lagoon, perusing the fabled Maldivian coral gardens on our daily guided snorkelling trips.
For those looking to progress as well as experienced water-men and women, orientation dives and deep-water dives are offered every day. The Anantara Dive Centre offers two boat dives a day to over 20 nearby reefs teeming with undersea life. In addition, the Centre runs full and half-day “safari dives” to reefs and sites further offshore.
Indulge in the perfect end to yet another day in paradise aboard the Naladhu Raanee. Drift across the Indian Ocean on a vessel packed with sophisticated charms at the most romantic time of day. Watch the sun set as you sip champagne and savour delectable canapés. Relax on the foredeck or large sun pad and relish the tropical breeze, endless ocean and the company of someone special.
Half and Full Day Journeys
Step aboard the Naladhu Raanee for a private journey beyond the horizon that is filled with luxury and adventure. Explore deserted islands, swim in secret lagoons, and snorkel or scuba dive hidden reefs. Delve into Chef’s special picnic basket, either on a deserted island or in the comfort of the air conditioned cabin. Lie back on the sun kissed deck and bask under glorious blue sky, refreshed by the ocean breeze.
Share an unforgettable voyage of Indian Ocean discovery on board the Naladhu Raanee. Lap up barefoot luxury on pristine, uninhabited islands. Delve beneath the ocean’s shimmering surface to find a kaleidoscopic wonderland. Delight in a wine dinner under a star studded sky. Retire to your romantically decorated stateroom with the soothing sounds of gentle waves as your night time lullaby. Wake up to watch a mesmerising sunrise and enjoy a champagne breakfast in bed, on the deck or on a secluded sandbank. Spend the day as you please, relishing every moment of your paradise escapade.
Your journey to the greatest paradise on earth is off to a luxurious start as you step aboard the Naladhu Raanee for a swift transfer from Male International Airport. Packed with sophisticated charms and sailing elegance, the 15.6 metre Sea Ray 480 Sedan Bridge offers adventure cushioned by indulgence. Unwind into a 21 kilometre ride in the majestic Indian Ocean, gliding across jewel coloured waters and weaving between tropical, uninhabited islands.
Aquafanatics Water Sports Centre
Water Sports in the Maldives with Aquafanatics Water Sports Centre
We are fanatics about water sports. Whether it’s an adrenaline-fuelled dive or joy ride cruise, the waters of the Maldives offer an array of activities at the Aquafanatics Water Sports Centre.
Slice through the water while on a high-speed windsurfing adventure or catch a magnificent fish for your table on an adventurous fishing trip. Parasail with a breathtaking bird’s eye view of the stunning islands below you or kayak at you own leisure across our tranquil lagoon. Whether you want to surf some of the most famous waves in the world, sail across the glorious Indian Ocean or simply snorkel the surrounding reefs with their verdant marine life, Aquafanatics Water Sports Centre in the Maldives has the perfect option.
At Anantara Dhigu Resort & Spa the fun and games never stop for children and families! Our island has lots of pathways and space with activities laid on for little ones, plus recreation areas around the island for teenagers and the whole family with bicycles, table tennis, Petanque, badminton, volleyball, life-sized chess and games for all ages.
- Children’s Club
- Children’s Menu
- Children’s Amenities
- Coral Planting
The Anantara Coral Adoption Programme is a long-term plan designed to share learning experiences, accelerate the regeneration of coral growth in the atoll reef, and ultimately ensure the future of this unique Maldivian destination.
Seal your love amidst the splendour of the Maldivian sunset. Exchange vows overlooking the breathtaking Indian Ocean and feel the traditional beat of island drums as you make an everlasting promise to each other.
Celebrate your private wedding reception under a secluded ‘faree’ tent on a deserted stretch of sand as you gaze at the bright stars, fresh Maldivian seafood grilling on the beach. Weddings at Anantara Dhigu Maldives take care of every detail to ensure your special day goes without a hitch. Whether renewing your vows or making them for the first time, let Anantara take care of everything, from bridal party spa treatments to a timeless ceremony in a choice of settings;
- Traditional Dhoni
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. In the evening, the restaurant transforms to offer a variety of international cuisines with a changing theme each evening from Chinese, Italian, Indian Ocean flavours to Japanese.
Fuddan Fusion Grill
Featuring an alfresco wooden deck over the turquoise lagoon, Fuddan Fusion Grill offers a crossroad 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, tandoori style, wok sautéed or cooked to perfection in a wood-fired oven. The experience is accentuated by our salt selection from around the world, which our resident Salt Guru will help you to select.
Bringing Italy to the tropics in an intimate upstairs venue that open out on to a terrace with soothing views across the lagoon, signature dishes include homemade risotto and pasta. An impressive menu is accompanied by wines from the northern and southern regions of Italy, while the Wine Loft is where Anantara’s own Wine Guru has sourced some of the finest grape varietals and international wine selections from around the world.
Enjoy a light meals from lunchtime until 6:00 pm, afternoon beverages by the pool and live music in the evening. Leading on to sunset beach, Aqua Bar is a romantic spot, perfect for watching the sunset with an iced cocktail. Located poolside, they serve to the sun loungers and our popular ocean hammock.
Dining by Design
A banquet on the beach. A candlelit dinner of Maldivian food on your own stretch of sand or desert island. A barbeque attended by a personal chef on your terrace. Restaurants at Anantara Dhigu Maldives extend beyond the dining room. Let us plan romantic fine dining for two in countless, secluded getaways either at Anantara Dhigu or our sister resort Anantara Veli.
Arguably the finest Thai restaurants in the Maldives, the teak house restaurant is poised over water on the edge of an inner lagoon and outer reef. Accessible through Anantara Veli Resort & Spa, guests enjoy authentic Thai cuisine, including coconut curries from Thailand's southern provinces, as well as hot and spicy dishes from the north bound together by an authenticity of flavor including coconut curries from Thailand’s southern provinces and hot and spicy dishes from the north, bound together by an authenticity of flavour.
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. Breakfast here is only offered to our adult guests, and in the evenings, the restaurant transforms into a semi-buffet oceanfront dining venue open to all our Dhigu, Veli and Naladhu guests.
Our modern and casual Japanese restaurant serves unique dining journeys with a choice of a light gourmet menu with hand crafted sushi and sashimi and slow charcoal grilled robatayaki skewers. Livening up the experience, our chefs dazzle guests with sizzling Teppanyaki cooking skills and meals every week from Tuesday to Sunday.
Located poolside, this is a popular socialising and relaxation area from which to watch the ocean waves roll in while savouring a lunchtime meal 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 ocean view.
Luxury Spa at Anantara
With the sound of calm waves running beneath you and panoramic views of pristine ocean it’s time to unwind and enliven your spirit with the luxury spa at Anantara Dhigu.
Escape every day cares with indigenously inspired luxury over-water treatments for your body and soul. Our Maldives resort spa lets you choose between nine sumptuous spa suites, each perched over the lagoon on Dhigufinolhu. The spa menu features holistic therapies designed to enrich and detoxify, all while you relax and take in your perfect island holiday.
- 9 luxurious treatments suites set over the lagoon on Dhigufinolhu
- 2 double treatment suites both with an alfresco relaxation area and Jacuzzi
- Dedicated treatment rooms for Ayurvedic and Thai therapies
- Expansive over-water relaxation deck
- Indoor and outdoor showers
- Steam room and sauna
- Jacuzzi and cold plunge pool for relaxation before or after treatments