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Hotel overview

The fashionable five-star Anantara Veli Resort is one of those hotels in the Maldives that follows the philosophy of "adults only" and provides services exclusively to the adult guests. Accommodation here includes villas on the water and along the coast with beach and ocean views. Gastronomic pleasures are provided in a dozen bars and restaurants, while the surfing school and water sports center, yachting trips, yoga classes, and restoring spa treatments will make your leisure time fascinating.

The infrastructure of the resort:

  • Beach and water bungalows
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Restaurants and bars
  • Balance Wellness
  • Diving center
  • Fitness room
  • Business center
  • Library
  • Free wireless internet

Restaurants and bars at Anantara Veli Maldives Resort

  • 73 Degrees serves rich buffet tables in a colorful Maldivian pavilion. The menu includes meat delicacies, fresh seafood, homemade pastries, tropical fruits for breakfast and dinner.
  • Origami offers sashimi, sushi, and teppanyaki dishes. All the best tastes of Japanese cuisine are gathered here!
  • Dhoni serves refreshing beverages and signature cocktails, allowing you to admire the picturesque panorama of the Indian Ocean.
  • Baan Huraa is a Thai cuisine restaurant located on the water. It offers stunning views of the lagoon and fresh ingredients. Unexpected combinations and bright flavor accents are guaranteed! Open for lunch and dinner.
  • Sea.Fire.Salt. The restaurant serves grilled dishes and seafood. Solely fresh ingredients and relaxed atmosphere of the exquisite restaurant.
  • Terrazzo cooks the best Italian dishes. Pasta, ravioli, gnocchi, risotto, fresh salads, and light wines to emphasize all the flavoring shades.
  • Gulhifushi is an exotic cafe, which can be reached on water. A few minutes in a quiet lagoon by boat or kayak and you will find yourself in a green oasis. Light snacks, signature cocktails, and bright events.

Water sports

  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Water skiing
  • Paddleboarding
  • Kayaking
  • SUP surfing

Surfing school

The resort's surrounding ocean waters are ideal for surfing. A trial lesson in the lagoon will be appreciated by newcomers, while experienced surfers can catch a wave of dreams in more remote areas. Certified instructors will take care of your safety and provide you with everything you need to practice. The best season to catch the wave of dreams is from April to October.

Active leisure

  • Fishing. Fascinating yachting for big fishing or traditional Maldivian fishing on a dhoni boat.
  • Tennis. The resort has well-maintained courts with special lighting for playing at night. The equipment is provided on-site.
  • Yoga and meditation. What could be better than awakening the body and mind with morning yoga and meditation on the Indian Ocean coast? Professional instructors will help achieve balance in individual or group lessons.
  • The resort's fitness center is equipped with the most modern equipment.

Balance Wellness

Anantara's luxurious Balance Wellness is in the green heart of the island. The straw roof pavilions blend effortlessly with the surrounding nature. Various kinds of massages, face care, scrubs and healing body envelopments, manicures and pedicures are offered. At your service there are:

  • 5 treatment rooms
  • Manicure salon
  • Cocoon Medi Spa
  • Shirodhara treatment bed
  • Steam room and sauna
  • Indoor and outdoor showers
  • Relaxation garden with hot and cold pools

How to get there: Transfer to the resort takes 35 minutes by speedboat from Male International Airport.

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TripAdvisor© Traveler Reviews

Amazing 5 Days at Anantara Veli

Overall a great stay! Excellent service and attitude from Bokey and Athy at breakfast, as well as Wee at the Thai restaurant. Thai food is authentic and delicious. The breakfast was impressive and...
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C Sirintip W

Wonderful experience

Have always been a loyal customer for Anantara and this time my choice of Veli was definitely a wise one. I stayed in the ocean pool bungalow villa, which was facing directly to the ocean and I could...
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C wkenli Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Best in Paradise

Had an excellent experience with Your resort in my vacation after suffocating in this Covid pandamic. Never imagined how stunning that atmosphere and the whole out come. Definitely it was worth for...
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C Relax18738107224 New York City, New York