Anantara Veli Resort & Spa

Set in the South Malé Atoll just half an hour from Malé International Airport, Anantara Veli brings you the island paradise of your dreams - a destination created for thrilling honeymoons and romantic getaways. Unwind on endless white sand beaches, palm-fringed islands and pristine coral reefs. Contemplate the oceanic light as it evolves from morning glow to evening dusk – bathing the coconut thatched roofs in subtly-changing hues, and glittering off the clear waters just beneath your private over water bungalow. Nestled in beauty, removed from unnecessary distraction, here in the Maldives you are free to tune inwards as well as to indulge in the company of your loved ones.



Accommodation at Anantara Veli

Anantara Veli sets the stage for an idyllic honeymoon or getaway with secluded over-water bungalows. These wonderful 50 over water bungalows are sold in 2 luxurious categories; Over Water Bungalows which luxuriate in the contemporary décor of spacious 62-square metre over water bungalow with hardwood floors and a coconut thatch roof and Indigenous fabrics stretch across your bed while tropical flowers and jasmine scents float through your elegant bathroom and Deluxe Over Water Bungalows which welcome you into 92 square metres of relaxation under the charming coconut thatch roof. Your Deluxe Over Water Bungalow is a private sanctuary overlooking the vast seascapes. Settle into a luxurious terrazzo bathtub for two by the lagoon. Unwind on a daybed or lounger on the sundeck or relaxation area. Enjoy all the comforts of home and then some, with your own espresso machine, residence minibar, personal surround-sound stereo with flat-screen TV, CD/DVD/MP3 player and 24-hour room service.


Beach Dining at Anantara Veli

Anantara Veli and its sister resort Anantara Dhigu offer an array of casual and fine dining options unmatched by any other diving resort in Maldives. Baan Huraa with inspired Thai Cuisine in a teak house over water, 73 Degree offering the sumptuous breakfast buffet in the light and airy Maldivian-style thatched-roof pavilion facing the lagoon, Dhoni the poolside bar at Veli with delightful cocktails to unwind with other guests, Geckos a perfect spot for inventive pizzas and light snacks overlooking the lagoon, Dining by design a concept to suit your own desire of private dining, Fushi Café to enjoy informal dining at leisure including American breakfast buffets and themed Maldivian dinner buffets, Fuddan Fusion Grill to sample the freshest seafood scooped straight from the ocean or feast on imported steaks at this lively fusion grill, Terrazzo specialized in Italian cuisine perched high overlooking the Indian Ocean and finally Aqua to relax with poolside refreshments and lovely snacks

Facilities and other features

Spa Treatments

Idyllic retreats amongst azure waters, sweeping horizons and havens of natural beauty, Anantara spas are recognized internationally for their quality, warmth and expertise. Anantara Veli offers 5 sumptuous treatment suites over the lagoon, nestled in the island's abundant greenery.

Water Sports

Discover the incredible range of aquatic activities you can enjoy on the Indian Ocean at Anantara Resorts. Jet skiing, Kayaking, Parasailing, Windsurfing, Water Skiing, Surfing and personal boating activities are highlights of the exciting experiences.


Aquafanatics Diving Centre offers variety of diving sites with PADI certified diving courses. Two boat dives a day to over 20 nearby reefs teeming with undersea life in the area immediately surrounding our islands. In addition, the Centre runs full and half-day "safari dives" to reefs and sites further afield, reachable by speedboat, as well as night dives - the ultimate scuba experience for avid enthusiasts.


Most cherished moments of your ultimate wedding on soft white sands or on a private luxury yacht while sailing or on a traditional Maldivian dhoni boat giving your romance a classic twist. Unforgettable memories of a lifetime are a promise.

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