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 Amazing!! We stayed 2 weeks in july 2017 at W retreat & Spa. Truly a great experience, 1 week in the Beach oasis, 1 week in the Ocean Oasis. We preferred the Beach Oasis - Service at the hotel is more than perfect! 

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Anantara Veli

Let the beauty of Anantara touch you at Anantara Veli Resort & Spa, Maldives. Retreat hand in hand to a Maldivian paradise, enveloped in soft white sands and turquoise waters. Here, time is a luxury well spent in the pursuit of leisure and tranquillity, at one of the most naturally stunning destinations on earth.

At Anantara Veli, the marvels of nature are complemented by the chic simplicity of our design, with over water bungalows providing the idyllic seclusion that you seek balanced by all the modern conveniences you would expect of a luxury resort in the Maldives

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.

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  • Trip Advisor Reader’s Travellers Choice award for ‘Top 10 Hotels for Romance in Asia’
  • Location South Male’ Atoll , 30 minutes speed boat ride


Anantara Veli sets the stage for an idyllic honeymoon or getaway with secluded over water bungalows. Romance and enchantment are a way of life here in the Maldives in a land of water, endless blue sky and powder white sands.

At Anantara, luxury is standard. Settle into your rain shower or the sumptuous terrazzo bath for two. Enjoy a relaxed afternoon on cushions inspired by traditional Maldives designs. With high-speed Internet in your over water bungalow and time on your hands, use the Web for pleasure instead of business, for a change.

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Over Water Bungalow

Luxuriate in the contemporary d?cor of your spacious 62-square metre over water bungalow on a pristine stretch of tropical paradise in the Maldives, with hardwood floors and a coconut thatch roof. Indigenous fabrics stretch across your bed, inviting you to do the same. Tropical flowers and jasmine scents float through your elegant bathroom. Take to the private sun terrace to admire your over water bungalow's coral garden, or step into the gentle waters of the lagoon.


Deluxe Over Water Bungalow

Step 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. There is no place more idyllic than this spot of Maldives paradise to enjoy leisurely quality time with your loved ones in your private over water bungalow.



Over Water Bungalow

Luxuriate in the contemporary d?cor of your spacious 62-square metre over water bungalow on a pristine stretch of tropical paradise in the Maldives, with hardwood floors and a coconut thatch roof. Indigenous fabrics stretch across your bed, inviting you to do the same. Tropical flowers and jasmine scents float through your elegant bathroom. Take to the private sun terrace to admire your over water bungalow's coral garden, or step into the gentle waters of the lagoon.


Deluxe Over Water Bungalow

Step 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. There is no place more idyllic than this spot of Maldives paradise to enjoy leisurely quality time with your loved ones in your private over water bungalow.




Restaurants

Bann Huraa

Inspired Thai cuisine comes to the sublime beauty of a teak house over-water. Set on stilts above the Veli lagoon, the house opens to sweeping views across the Indian Ocean. With internationally-acclaimed Thai chefs, Baan Huraa offers a unique dining experience of authentic Asian flavours. Savour dishes made from the freshest ingredients from the Northern and humid Southern provinces of Thailand.

Open daily for
Lunch 12.00-2.30 pm
Dinner 7.00-10.30 pm

73 Degrees

The light and airy Maldivian-style thatched-roof pavilion faces the Veli lagoon. Dine on the sumptuous breakfast buffet of fresh tropical fruits and juices, cereals, homemade breads, grilled meats and vegetables and a made-to-order omelette station. Or select seafood plucked right from the Maldives at the Seafood Market, available nightly for dinner.

Open 7.00-10.30 am
Breakfast 700 - 1030 am
Dinner daily 6.30-10.30 pm

Dhoni

Kick back by the tranquil Veli lagoon. Swim up to the poolside bar and savour cocktails and chill vibes. Settle into the infinity-edge pool and take in the seascape as you unwind with other guests.

Open from 10.00 am to 12 midnight daily

Geckos

Enjoy freshly-baked crusts and piled high toppings from our wood-fired oven. You've found your perfect spot for inventive pizza and light snacks overlooking the lagoon at Veli Island. Dine al fresco on the deck or in the thatched roof pavilion. Sit back or try a game of pool, steps away from the free-standing bar. This could become your favourite hangout.

Open daily for Dinner 6.30-10.30 pm

Dinning by Design

A banquet on the beach, a candlelit picnic on your own stretch of sand or desert island. A barbecue with personal chef on the terrace in your private over water bungalow. Here in the Maldives, global cuisine meets tropical paradise. Let Anantara plan a romantic dinner for two in countless, secluded getaways - at Anantara Veli or at our sister resort, Anantara Dhigu.

Fushi Café

At Anantara Dhigu Greet the Maldivian morning sunrise, at the Fushi Café on the white sandy beach of Dhigu Island. Enjoy informal dining at leisure, including American breakfast buffets and themed Maldivian dinner buffets set to the tune of the Bodhu Beru band.

Fuddan Fushion Grill

At Anantara Dhigu Sample the freshest seafood scooped straight from the ocean or feast on imported steaks at this lively fusion grill. Prime aged imported cuts from Japan and Australia. Maldivian prawns, Wahoo and lobster. Facing the inner turquoise reef of Dhigu, the grill offers plentiful ways to enjoy top cuisine. Flame grilled, tandoori, wok sautéed, fired in a wood oven. Tell us how you like it prepared or ask for our suggestions.

Open for
Lunch 12.30-2.30 pm
Dinner daily 6.30-11.00 pm

Terrazo

At Anantara Dhigu Italy comes to the tropics in this intimate Italian bistro. Perched high overlooking the Indian Ocean on Dhigu Island, Terrazzo specialises in Italian cuisine, fashioned by chefs who are experts with traditional ingredients and techniques. Savour wood-fired pizzas, homemade pastas or our signature seafood spread, accompanied by wines from the northern and southern regions of Italy. Tuscan, Roman and Milanese selections, all enjoyed with sweeping views across the reef.

Open for Dinner 6.30-11.00 pm daily

Aqua

At Anantara Dhigu Located poolside on Dhigu, Aqua provides relaxed poolside refreshment and a stylish snack menu. Alternatively, swim up to the bar and create your own cocktail from our innovative recipes. Early evening ushers in the picturesque Indian Ocean sunsets whilst you savour a drink in our upper lounge.

Open 10.00 am to 12 midnight daily


The Spa

Idyllic retreats amongst azure waters, sweeping horizons and havens of natural beauty, Anantara spas are recognised internationally for their quality, warmth and expertise.

Anantara Spa at Anantara Veli offers 5 sumptuous treatment suites over the lagoon, nestled in the island's abundant greenery. Treatments draw from the wisdom of the earth, using natural ingredients and their healing properties to enrich, detoxify, polish and rejuvenate. Escape the cares of everyday life with indigenously-inspired luxury treatments for body and soul at Anantara Spa. Explore a range of timeless rituals, perfected for your indulgence at Anantara Veli
 


Let the beauty of Anantara touch you at Anantara Veli Resort & Spa, Maldives. Retreat hand in hand to a Maldivian paradise, enveloped in soft white sands and turquoise waters. Here, time is a luxury well spent in the pursuit of leisure and tranquillity, at one of the most naturally stunning destinations on earth.

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Let the beauty of Anantara touch you at Anantara Veli Resort & Spa, Maldives. Retreat hand in hand to a Maldivian paradise, enveloped in soft white sands and turquoise waters. Here, time is a luxury well spent in the pursuit of leisure and tranquillity, at one of the most naturally stunning destinations on earth.


Let the beauty of Anantara touch you at Anantara Veli Resort & Spa, Maldives. Retreat hand in hand to a Maldivian paradise, enveloped in soft white sands and turquoise waters. Here, time is a luxury well spent in the pursuit of leisure and tranquillity, at one of the most naturally stunning destinations on earth.


Let the beauty of Anantara touch you at Anantara Veli Resort & Spa, Maldives. Retreat hand in hand to a Maldivian paradise, enveloped in soft white sands and turquoise waters. Here, time is a luxury well spent in the pursuit of leisure and tranquillity, at one of the most naturally stunning destinations on earth.


Let the beauty of Anantara touch you at Anantara Veli Resort & Spa, Maldives. Retreat hand in hand to a Maldivian paradise, enveloped in soft white sands and turquoise waters. Here, time is a luxury well spent in the pursuit of leisure and tranquillity, at one of the most naturally stunning destinations on earth.