Experience an island paradise of chic simplicity in a charming tropical setting replete with soft white sand and azure waters at Anantara Veli Resort & Spa. Relax with a loved one in our over water bungalows 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 at the Anantara Garden Spa with a range of treatments to soothe body and mind.
The Maldives island resort of Anantara Veli is perfectly suited to young couples looking for peace and quiet where serendipity beckons with the tropical simplicity of the design, intimate room types with direct lagoon access and variety of resort facilities. Unwind on a sun deck overlooking the palm fringed island and pristine coral reefs in the South Malé Atoll, just 35 minutes from Malé 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, 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 Maldives resort, you can unwind any way you choose.
Location: South Kaafu
Distance from Airport (INIA):
35 min from Airport by Speedboat
Number of rooms:50 Rooms
TOTAL AREA 62 SQM, 36 UNITS
Beneath a coconut thatched roof, these bungalows offer a strong sense of place, tastefully incorporating indigenous elements in the design. The sundeck gives each guest their own space to unwind with direct access to the lagoon and a day bed for relaxation. Exclusively designed with couples in mind, the Over Water Bungalows offer a serene getaway.
TOTAL AREA 92 SQM, 14 UNITS
A private sanctuary for two overlooking a vast seascape, with a spacious bathroom and tiered sundeck. Tastefully incorporating indigenous elements throughout, the design of the guest rooms is extended to the outdoor arena where guests can choose to unwind on a day bed, opt for a lounger on the sundeck or descend the bungalow steps to the shimmering lagoon beneath.
An enticing 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. In the evenings the restaurant transforms into a romantic oceanfront dining venue.
This is a popular poolside socialising area from which to watch the ocean waves roll in while savouring a lunchtime meal or cocktail, or simply as a spot to chill out at before and after spa, gym and wellness experiences. As the day closes, shisha pipes and cocktails flow accompanied by a glorious sunset.
Baan Huraa provides a unique dining experience created by our Thai chefs in a beautiful over water teak restaurant perched over the ocean. Signature dishes include coconut curries from Thailand’s southern provinces as well as hot and spicy dishes from the north. Given the Thai heritage of Anantara, this is arguably the best Thai restaurant in the Maldives.
This modern and casual Japanese restaurant offers guests the opportunity to choose from a light gourmet menu of hand crafted sushi and sashimi, slow charcoal grilled robatayaki skewers and sizzling teppanyaki. To liven up the experience even more, the chefs dazzle guests with theatrical culinary shows every week from Tuesday to Sunday.
Go wherever your tastes may take you to a dream location and a menu limited only by your own desires. Dining by Design is a signature Anantara experience that offers guests the freedom to craft a menu and location of choice around the resort. How about a candlelit dinner on powdery white sands, an Indian Ocean sunset by the pool, on a private island hideaway or relaxing at a table carved in the sand. Alternatively set sail aboard a traditional Maldivian sailing dhoni and enjoy a sunset cruise to a menu of choice. Dining by Design is the perfect choice to celebrate a special occasion, be it a proposal, engagement, honeymoon or anniversary.
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. Additional activities at Anantara Veli include surfing, yoga and meditation, petanque, table tennis, billiards, table football, cookery classes, excursions, scenic flights and an open air cinema.
DAILY, 10:00 - 22:00
SUNDARI Ayurvedic Spa brings a holistic approach to incorporate elements of the Ayurvedic lifestyle throughout the resort activities offered, restaurant menus and spa treatments in consultation with the resident Ayurvedic Doctor. Guests have the opportunity to discover their Ayurvedic Dosha and achieve an ideal balance of relaxation and well-being. Designed for both those who are just beginning to dip their toes in Ayurveda as well as for the more advanced student who wants to deepen their practice and understanding of Ayurveda’s true roots and benefits, SUNDÃRI combines adherence to Ayurvedic principles based on an ancient eastern philosophy with the finest quality ingredients from nature. In addition to Ayurveda, the facility offers inspired Anantara Spa treatments infused with timeless healing and wellness rituals.