Anantara Veli Resort & Spa Maldives

K. Veligandu Huraa, South Malé Atoll
21 km from Velana International Airport, Malé
30 minutes by speedboat


Swimming Pool
Scuba Diving
Private Pool Villas
Jacuzzi Villas
Ayurvedic Treatments
Disabled Access
Adults Only

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 your loved one, or friends in the 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.

Room Categories

Over Water Villa
62 sq feet

Beneath a coconut thatched roof, these bungalows designed for 2 offer a strong sense of place, tastefully incorporating indigenous elements throughout the design of the guest rooms. 
The sundeck gives each guest their own space to unwind with direct access to the lagoon, and 
a day bed for relaxation.

Over Water Villa
62 sq feet

Identical in size and interior to the Over Water Bungalows, the Superior category offers all the charm of the Over Water Bungalows with the added benefit of blissful seclusion and privacy. Recline to lagoon views and the sundeck offering the ideal space to unwind after snorkelling the coral gardens beneath. Perfect for a romantic vacation with each room offering warm decor that reflects the dreamy hues of the island’s natural setting. Create your own personal experience, stay connected or disconnect totally in the privacy of your Superior Over Water Bungalow.

Over Water Villa
92 sq feet

A private sanctuary for 2 overlooking a vast seascape, with a spacious bathroom and tiered 
sundeck A strong sense of place, 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.

Over Water Villa
125 sq feet

Occupying a secluded cliff edge and directly facing the Indian Ocean, each Ocean Pool Bungalows 
offers a veranda to bask under the sun on a lounger with refreshments at hand, or cool off in the 
plunge pool. Enjoying sumptuous ocean views from the terrace, convenient access to the beach 
and lagoon is only a short stroll away from the bungalow.

Over Water Villa
125 sq feet

Each of our striking new Deluxe Over Water Pool Bungalows feature a magnificent plunge pool and 
the ultimate in romantic settings. Poised directly above a turquoise lagoon guests can bask in 
breathtaking views and a modern ambience. Deluxe Over Water Pool Bungalows blend the style and design of traditional and indigenous houses with a contemporary feel.



Introducing SUNDARI Ayurvedic Spa at Anantara Veli Resort & Spa bringing 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 staying with Anantara now have the opportunity to discover their Ayurvedic Dosha and achieve an ideal balance of relaxation and wellbeing while enjoying the tropical climates and white Maldivian beaches.


Diving Safaris in the Maldives at Aquafanatics Diving Centre
Envelop yourself amidst the phenomenal sight of the colorful Maldivian marine life. Aquafanatics Diving Centre presents you with memories to last a lifetime.

See a panorama of spectacular marine views on a full-day diving safari guided by the experts from Anantara’s own PADI 5* Dive Centre.

water sports

Water Sports in the Maldives with Aquafanatics Water Sports Centre We are fanatics about water sports. Whether it's an adrenaline-fuelled dive or joy ride cruise, the waters of the Maldives offer an array of activities at the Aquafanatics Water Sports Centre.


From tropical picnics along unspoiled shores to the unadulterated indulgence of a sunset cruise, Anantara Veli presents a multitude of leisure activities to indulge in. Each day, features a range of organised excursions and self explorations that let you see beyond the boundaries of our resort. Whether you want to go island hopping, take a sailing cruise, try your hand at deep-sea fishing or or stroll through the markets in bustling capital city of Malé , Anantara Veli have a choice of leisure activities to suit all interests. Island Hopping; Island Picnic; tours; Sunset Cruise; Hand line fishing

sports and recreation

The setting is tranquil, but recreation and fun are always close by. Every day, Anantara Veli Maldives offers a range of organised and do it yourself resort activities in the gorgeous surrounds of our island retreat. Select from a range of indoor and outdoor Maldives resort activities including yoga, shopping, cooking classes, fitness, tennis, swimming, volleyball, badminton and the Anantara Spa.

sports and recreation

Beach weddings at Anantara Veli Resort & Spa Seal your love a midst the splendor of the Maldivian sunset. Exchange vows overlooking the breathtaking Indian Ocean and feel the traditional beat of island drums as you make an everlasting promise to each other.

Wining and Dining

  • Dining by Design

    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. Kindle romance with a candlelit dinner on powdery white sands, an Indian Ocean sunset by the pool, hidden in a private island hideaway or relaxing at a table carved in the sand. Dining by Design is the perfect choice to celebrate a special occasion, be it a proposal, engagement, honeymoon or anniversary.

  • Origami

    Our modern and casual Japanese restaurant serves unique dining journeys from Asia. Guests can choose from a light gourmet menu of hand crafted sushi and sashimi, slow charcoal grilled robatayaki skewers and sizzling teppanyaki. Livening up the experience, our chefs dazzle guests with theatrical culinary shows every week from Tuesday to Sunday.

  • Baan Huraa

    Baan Huraa serves 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, bound together by an authenticity of flavour. Given the Thai heritage of Anantara, this is arguably the best Thai restaurant in the Maldives.

  • Dhoni

    Located poolside, this is a popular socialising and relaxation area from which to watch the ocean waves roll in while savouring a lunchtime meal, a cocktail or simply chill out before and after spa, gym and wellness experiences. As the day closes, shisha pipes and cocktails flow to a glorious sunset.

  • 73 Degrees

    An enticingly 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.

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