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 Swimming Morning meditation and Yoga classes Resident Medical Doctor
Map & Location
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 travelers 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).
Villas / Accommodation
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...
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 ...
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...
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 s...
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. T...
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.
Water Sports Centre
The Water Sports Centre at Anantara Maldives invites you to discover the glittering seas and surrounding islands that make up our stunning tropical setting. Let us guide you on an exploration - or take to the high seas at your own pace.
Skim the Indian Ocean with the wind as your engine during one of our exhilarating wind-and-water activities. Is it a kayak, a trimaran or a pedal yak? See for yourself when you play with the newest addition to the Hobie range: the Adventure Island. Perfect your windsurfing savvy with lessons from our experienced and friendly instructors. Want to know what it feels like to fly? Strap on a sailing kite and leap the waves like never before.
Take off on one of our fast twin Yamaha WaveRunners with private guide for a ripping blue water adventure on the open ocean surrounding Anantara. Please note:This is a private guided excursion which will include a briefing and short lesson on how to enjoy this exciting experience safely. You (and your partner) will be on one jet ski, while the other jet ski will be ridden by your guide. This guide will escort you on a thrilling but safe adventure in the local area. It is also possible, if you prefer, to have the guide drive the jet ski and you remain as the passenger.
Fly like a bird over the turquoise waters of the lagoon when you try parasailing. An exhilarating way to get glorious bird's eye views of Anantara Dhigu.
Speedboats and Waterskiing
Rip through the waves on a high-octane aquatic adventure with some help from our twins, WET and WILD. This pair of Gulfcraft Swan 20 speedboats will propel you swiftly across the lagoon with their powerful 150-horsepower engines. As our expert teachers guide you, perfect your wakeboarding technique or learn a new skill, like monoskiing.
Glide through the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean in a hired sailboat. Have a Catamaran sailing adventure on a K1 Top Cat, with or without your own skipper. Or try the new Bravo Mini Cat - Hobie's latest addition to sailing simplicity. With its unmatched combination of comfort, ease of use and stability, the Bravo is ideal for both new sailors and experienced deckhands alike.
Explore the shimmering expanse of the Anantara lagoon under your own power in a solo or tandem kayak. You can keep it simple with our classic ocean kayaks, We even have glass kayaks that let you witness all the marine life below you.
At Aquafanatics, we are simply fanatical about scuba diving, and the Maldives is blessed with all the necessary elements - exotic marine life, stunning dive sites, warm water, wonderful weather, top quality rental equipment, excellent safety systems, comfortable boats and an enthusiastic and experienced multilingual dive team.
If you are already a certified diver, please let us know if there is anything special we can do to make your Maldives dives the ultimate experience. If you'd like to try diving for the first time and want to know more, please just drop by one of our centres and speak to our instructors. We'll explain just how easy it is!
Maldives diving needn't require expert knowledge and heavy equipment. Dip below the waves while snorkelling the Maldives and uncover a world of coral reefs. There'll be a spot surrounding your bungalow, plus our expert guides can show you the underwater wonders at the house reef which is further afield, via a speedboat. Please stop by the Aquafanatics centres where we can outfit you with a mask, fins and snorkel for the duration of your stay.
Balance Wellness Sanctuary
A serene wellness retreat at Anantara Veli Maldives Resort:
The Balance Wellness Sanctuary is about creating opportunity and awareness to make a lifestyle change that can positively impact your health and wellbeing. Escape to a natural sanctuary within the lush surroundings of the inner island and experience this holistic approach to wellbeing. On a pathway towards harmonising body, mind and spirit on our journey through life, the Balance Wellness Sanctuary helps you discover and nurture your own inherent balance through wellness treatments that use natural, traditional ingredients, blended with modern science and our skillful touch to achieve results.
This luxury Maldives spa offers Ayruvedic inspired treatments with timeless healing practices along with indigenous experiences to get you in touch with nature. Rejuvenate and unwind with specialist rituals that bestow powerful, long lasting benefits for body, mind and soul.
5 treatment rooms - 2 dedicated to Ayurvedic therapies Manicure, pedicure and beauty salon Indoor and outdoor showers Steam room and sauna Hot and cold plunge pools in the relaxation garden for use before and after treatments relaxation before or after treatments
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