Located on a secluded island, Anantara Veli is the perfect romantic hideaway. Exclusively for adults, the peace, quiet and calm is reflected in the turquoise waters which shimmer around the soft sand of this idyllic island.
Over water bungalows open out onto warm sundecks which allow direct access to the quiet waters of the lagoon and afford panoramic ocean views as far as the eye can see. Views from the Pool bungalows are spectacular. Featuring private plunge pools and outdoor rain showers, these spacious quarters are the ultimate in luxury.
Anantara Veli has four onsite restaurants and three bespoke dining options. Guests may also dine at the sister resort of Anantara Dhigu. There's relaxed buffet dining at 73 degrees. Dine at Baan Huraa, in a traditional teak house, for intimate evenings of delectable, authentic Thai dishes overlooking the ocean. Admire the expert skills of the Teppanyaki chef at Origami and sample the Japanese cuisine in the restaurant's chic surroundings. For day time refreshments Dhoni offers tasty snacks and drinks by the pool. Dining by Design offers the chance to dine under the stars, on a sunset deck or overlooking the stunning ocean: the options for luxury and romance are almost limitless.
Surfing at the resort is a real highlight, with expert tuition from Tropicsurf and waves to suit surfers of all abilities. For those seeking a more relaxed holiday, there is no shortage of options; the tranquillity of the infinity pool, a beautiful sunset, a champagne cruise or the state-of-the-art spa with ancient Ayurvedic treatments.
Combine the perfect beach escape in the Maldives with a private escorted tour of all the diversity that irresistible Sri Lanka has to offer.
- On-site Watersports
- Outdoor pool
- Spa/Wellness centre
- Tennis courts
- Wifi in public areas
Over Water Bungalow View contains a Bath, Wifi (no charge)
Superior Over Water Bungalow View contains a Bath, Wifi (no charge)
Deluxe Over Water Bungalow View contains a Bath, Wifi (no charge)
Deluxe Over Water Pool Bungalow View contains a Bath, Private Pool, Terrace, Wifi (no charge)
Ocean Pool Bungalow View contains a Bath, Private Pool, Terrace, Wifi (no charge)
There is a world of cuisine on offer at 73 degrees. From exotic fruits, juices and live cooking stations at breakfast to quality favourites, such as handmade pizza, fresh seafood and Maldivian classics, in the evening: it’s relaxed, beachfront and tasty.
Enjoy the romantic lighting of a traditional teak house which perches on stilts over a lagoon. Indulge in signature Thai delicacies: sour spicy salads and authentic, hot coconut-based curries.
In modern, elegant surroundings, admire the skill of the teppanyaki chefs of Origami, as they expertly slice, dice, sizzle and serve your dishes. This restaurant brings authentic Japanese cuisine to the Maldives with fresh sashimi and sushi, freshly seared seafood and delectable Wagyu beef.
Bask in the warmth of the sun, whilst enjoying a refreshing mocktail or iced-coffee beside the pool. Dhoni offers all-day snacks and drinks, including gourmet sandwiches and paninis, wood-fired pizzas and ice-cream.
The ultimate in private, luxury dining creates unforgettable memories. From a secluded, candlelit table for two on powdery-white sands, your own hideaway tent or a sunset dinner onboard a traditional Maldivian dhoni, dine by design to capture the spirit of the Maldives.
Tailor-made, luxury dining served in your own private bungalow. With a wide variety of international dishes, created to your requirements, the in-villa dining option offers dining exactly as and when you please.
Learn to use spices to recreate your favourite Thai or Maldivian dish with a step-by-step cooking class hosted by chef. Fresh seafood and coconut feature in this cuisine and, once mastered, these tasty dishes are served as a lunchtime feast.
The specialist surf school provides an exhilarating experience of riding the waves for surfers of all abilities. There’s also water skiing, wakeboarding, flyboarding, kitesurfing and scuba diving.
Enjoy an inspiring work out with beautiful views: the gym has floor to ceiling windows. Recover in the hot and cold plunge pools of the spa before relaxing in the steam room and sauna. The luxurious spa, Balance and Wellness by Anantara, translates the ancient healing techniques of Ayurveda into a selection of rejuvenating skincare and massage treatments.
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Anantara Veli Maldives Resort
PROPERTY TYPE: Hotel
NEAREST AIRPORT: Velana International Airport
TRANSFER TIME: Approx 25 minutes by speedboat
Beach Resort Hotel