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Anantara Veli Maldives Resort

south male atoll

35-minute speedboat ride

Resort Description


Explore the stunning turquoise waters in this extraordinary diving destination. Savour pristine white sands beneath your feet or catch some waves atop a surfboard. Anantara Veli Maldives Resort is a perfect escape for couples or friends looking for a tropical hideaway. An adult-only paradise, find romance or activity in a wide range of experiences on our idyllic island, surrounded by crystal Indian Ocean waters.

Our 67 Bungalows combine dazzling views with modern amenities for a blissful stay. Choose from rooms types poised over the water with sweeping lagoon views or set on the tranquil cliff edge with the lapping ocean soothing you to sleep.

Over Water Bungalow

Relax in these spacious 62 square meter rooms perched above natural coral beds. Unwind on the sundeck with direct access from your bedroom or enjoy drifting off in the cool indoors with contemporary surrounding and dashes of local color.

Superior Over Water Bungalow

Indulge in complete privacy in 62 square meters over the water. Drink in exceptional lagoon views from the comfort of your bed. Spend lazy days together indoors or on your outdoor daybed, or glide into the lagoon below to explore the aquatic underwater world.

Deluxe Over Water Bungalow

Create true Maldivian memories in a stunning over water bungalow. Bathe in the sunlight on your expansive two-tiered deck before retreating to the cool bedroom. Soak in your free standing bathtub, with views across the shimmering lagoon and uninhabited Moyo island beyond.

Ocean Pool Bungalow

Occupy a breathtaking haven with unobstructed views of the Indian Ocean waves. Your Ocean Pool Bungalow offers n125 square meters of indoor and outdoor space with luxury amenities. Gaze out from the long glass windows in both bedroom and bathroom for ultimate relaxation. Cool off in your private pool. Stroll along a rustic pathway to reach a perfect white sand beach.

Deluxe Over Water Pool Bungalow

Unwind in these expansive rooms with everything required for a heavenly getaway. Sink into a king-size bed dressed in luxurious local fabrics. Dive into the azure ocean for a refreshing swim or take a dip in your own private pool. As the sun sets, watch the mesmerizing colors paint the sky from the privacy of your sun terrace.

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Guests can enjoy the finest cuisine from across the globe. Savour quality ingredients, prepared with finesse and served in sublime surroundings. Visit our wine vault and learn about old and new world wines from our Wine Guru.

73 Degrees

Visit this enticing, airy coastal pavilion for a sumptuous breakfast buffet complete with live cooking stations and international favourites. In the evenings, the restaurant terrace transforms into a romantic oceanfront dining venue with a rotating buffet theme.

Baan Huraa

Eat at one of the finest Thai restaurants in the Maldives. Sit back in a beautiful teak house restaurant poised over water on the edge of a lagoon and outer reef. Enjoy authentic dishes, including coconut curries from Thailand’s southern provinces, as well spicy dishes from the north to tantalise the tastebuds.


For a taste of the East, visit our modern Japanese eatery. Choosefrom a light gourmet menu of handcrafted sushi and sashimi, slow charcoal grilled robatayaki skewers and other exquisite creations. Enjoy the theatrical display of our chefs at sizzling Teppanyaki tables.


Take a break by the infinity pool and sip on a refreshing beverage to cool you down. Tuck into international favourites to whet your appetite at any time throughout the day. Sit back with a shisha In the evening to admire the night’s sky with the gentle sound of the waves in the background.


Paddle a kayak, stand up paddle board or take the shuttle boat service to our recreation island within the lagoon. At Gulhifushi, refreshing drinks accompany grilled dishes such as burgers, light salads and the catch of the day. Relax on the beach hammocks, sun loungers or in the natural ocean pool. Ideal for day trips and the perfect space for private parties up to 150 guests.

Dining by Design

Create a perfect culinary journey with a menu limited only by your own desires. Dining by Design is a signature Anantara experience that offers guests the freedom to dine outside our restaurants for a unique experience. Kindle romance with a candlelit dinner. Create a memorable beach banquet by the sea. Alternatively, set sail aboard a traditional Maldivian sailing dhoni and enjoy a sunset cruise with sumptuous culinary delights.


Savour authentic Italian cuisine in the tropics intimate upstairs venue. Signature dishes include homemade pastas and sumptuous risottos, enhanced by an impressive menu of Italian wines. Take in endless lagoon views from this elevated setting. Enjoy a multi-sensory experience in our Wine Loft where our Wine Guru will guide you through the world’s finest vineyards.


Choose from expertly grilled meats and seafoods and well as freshly caught Maldivian favourites at this special venue. Sea.Fire.Salt. features an alfresco wooden deck that is suspended over the turquoise lagoon. The experience is accentuated by our salt selections from around the world, which our resident Salt Guru
will pair with your meal.



A serene wellness retreat at Anantara Veli Maldives Resort Balance Wellness by Anantara 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 harmonizing body, mind and spirit on our journey through life, Balance Wellness by Anantara 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.

Satisfy a thirst for adventure or relax on unspoilt shores. Anantara Veli Maldives Resort presents a multitude of
leisure activities to indulge in.

• Diving and water sports with Aquafanatics
Manta snorkelling from August to December and year-round whale shark snorkelling
PADI certified freediving
• Year-round surfing lessons, surf season from April to October
• Coral adoption as part of our Holistic Approach to Reef Protection Programme (HARP)


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