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Anantara Dhigu & Veli

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Sunrise Beachfront Villa (Dhigu)

Luxuriate in 110 sq.m of understated elegance in each of the resort’s Deluxe Beachfront Villas, located on Anantara Dhigu. Take the endless vista of white sands and the ever-changing hues of the Maldivian seas from your semi outdoor terrazzo bathtub, made for two. A fun feature is the spacious outdoor bathrooms that let you cool off at the end of a sun-filled day. Refresh yourself under the outdoor rain shower with sliding bathroom doors that allow you to peek out from the privacy of your lush garden- through your room and glass double doors- onto your terrace and the beach at your doorstep. Deluxe Beach Villas are set on the sunrise side of the Island. These Villas open onto a private veranda, with the surf and rustling of palm leaves to wake up to.

Sunset Beachfront Villa (Dhigu)

Located on Anantara Dhigu, the Sunset Deluxe Beachfront Villas are the same in size, 110sq.m and in facilities of Deluxe Beachfront Villa, except that they are located on the sunset side of the island. Villas provide you with the opportunity to experience the magic of the Maldivian sunsets from your private veranda. If you are looking for romance, solitude and gorgeous sunsets – this is the perfect place! Please let Premier Maldives book you in advance as these villas are limited in number.

Sunrise Over Water Suite (Dhigu)

Situated offshore, on the sunrise side of the island and placed on stilts for a truly aquatic experience. Rediscover the meaning of serenity in your very own over-water suite. Deluxe Over Water Suite are connected to the island by a wooden walkway, offering an exceptionally spacious 132 sq.m of indulgence in each suite. Lounge on your private water-front deck and enjoy views of endless blue. Slip into the warm lagoon waters just inches below and accessible by an attached deck ladder, at any hour of the day. Relax in the over sized infinity-edge bathtub in your indoor bathroom with large windows that open up to the sea breeze. A humorous feature of these bathrooms is the location of the glass floor window: just in front of your toilet! Premier Maldives recommends the Over Water Suite for honeymooners. There is no need to daydream-just open your eyes and enjoy the breathtaking views.

Sunset Over Water Suite (Dhigu)

In addition to all the features of the Deluxe Over Water Suites, these Sunset Deluxe Over Water Suite offer you the glorious view of the sunset. These rooms offer 132 sq.m of space. Leading out from your Thai influenced bedroom is your private deck area with table, chairs, sun lounges with umbrella and a garden leading straight onto the beach. You will find more sun lounges here and that ocean, so warm, so clear, and so blue. Premier Maldives recommends the Sunset Water Suite for honeymooners. Please note that these eight suites are booked months in advance due to the limited availability.

Sunset Pool Villa (Dhigu)

Anantara Dhigu’s 10 stylish Pool Villas offer expansive luxury with 180 sq.m of laid-back comforts. Awaken each morning in a sumptuous king-size bed. Catch your first glimpse of the Maldivian sun as it breaks through the lush vegetation surrounding your private residence. Step down from the sliding doors of your bedroom and take a dip in your full-sized private pool. Spend a leisurely day in island paradise, then retreat to your villa’s private beachside decking in time to toast the sunset.

Anantara Pool Villa (Dhigu)

Experience expansive luxury with 180 square metres of laid-back comforts. Awaken each morning in a sumptuous king-size bed. Catch your first glimpse of the Maldivian sun as it breaks through the lush vegetation surrounding your private residence. Step down from the sliding doors of your bedroom and take a dip in your full-sized private pool. Spend a leisurely day in island paradise, then retreat to your villa’s private beachside decking in time to toast the sunset.

Anantara Over-Water Pool Villa (Dhigu)

Welcome to complete bliss. Indulge in one of the resort’s two exclusive pool suites, offering an expansive 182 sq.m (1,960 sq.ft) of signature Anantara luxury. Water Suites with Private Pool are situated at the end of the wooden pier, far out over the ocean for your extreme privacy. You may feel like the only couple on earth; enjoy this intimacy.

While away, tranquil days soaking in your private freshwater plunge pool. Alternatively, dive into the lagoon from your private over-water sundeck. Wind down together in the infinity-edge bathtub. The experience of a lifetime awaits couples lucky enough to stay here. Premier Maldives recommends the Water Suite with Private Pool for maximum privacy and for honeymooners and urges guests to book in advance since there are only two.

Two-Bedroom Anantara Family Pool Villa (Dhigu)

Anantara Dhigu’s 5 Two-Bedroom Anantara Pool Villas offer the ultimate hideaway, with elegant space and luxurious facilities. Spanning 400 sq.m, these sumptuous villas comprise 2 bedrooms, each with a private bathroom, and baby cot upon request. Stroll out onto your private beachside deck and watch a breathtaking sunrise over the Indian Ocean. Unwind in your private pool as a blissful Maldivian day unfolds. And as sunset promises a magical evening, indulge in world class cuisine refreshed by sea breezes with a common outside area featuring fine dining facilities, creating the perfect al fresco setting.

Over Water Bungalow (Veli)

Situated on the satellite island of Veligandu Huraa, known as Anantara Veli – just off the main Anantara island, and separated by just 300 meters of crystal clear lagoon, are the Over Water Bungalows. Offering a special over-water experience, still unique to the Maldives – enjoy your beautifully furnished bungalow, built over the lagoon with private sundeck giving direct access into the calm blue waters below, where there is colorful new coral to be explored!

Luxuriate in the contemporary décor of your spacious 62-square metre bungalow on a pristine stretch of tropical paradise, with hardwood floors and a coconut thatch roof. Maldivian fabrics stretch across your bed, inviting you to do the same. Tropical flowers and jasmine scents float through your elegant bathroom.

Deluxe Over Water Bungalow (Veli)

Located on Anantara Veli a spacious 92 sqm Asian haven awaits you with these Deluxe Over Water Bungalows. In keeping with the surrounding natural environment, they are beautifully furnished with hardwood floors and coconut thatch roofs. For the ultimate in relaxation, unwind in your 2 person terrazzo tub overlooking the lagoon, or settle back on the daybed on your private deck just feet from the coral garden and tropical fish below.

 

Dining

An array of casual and fine dining destinations unmatched by any other Maldives resort is yours to savour at Anantara between the temptations on offer on Anantara Dhigu and those of its sister resort Anantara Veli.

Fushi Café

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

Fuddan Fusion Grill

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

Terrazzo

Perched high overlooking the Indian Ocean on Dhigu Island, fashioned by chefs who are experts with traditional ingredients and techniques Terrazzo specialises in Italian cuisine. Italy comes to the tropics in this intimate Italian bistro. Savour wood-fired pizzas, homemade pastas or 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.

Aqua

Early evening ushers in the picturesque Indian Ocean sunsets while you savour a drink in the upper lounge. Situated poolside on Dhigu, Aqua offers relaxed poolside refreshment and a stylish snack menu. On the other hand, swim up to the bar and create your own cocktail from the innovative recipes.

Dining by Design

Global cuisine meets a tropical paradise. Let Anantara plan a romantic dinner for two, a banquet on the beach, candlelit picnic on your own stretch of sand or Desert Island or a barbecue with your personal chef on your terrace, in countless, secluded getaways – at Anantara Dhigu or at the sister resort, Anantara Veli.

Baan Huraa

Across the Indian Ocean, set on stilts above the Dhigufinolhu lagoon, the house opens to sweeping views. Enthused by Thai cuisine comes to the sublime beauty of a teak house over-water with internationally-acclaimed Thai chefs. At Baan Huraa, offers a unique dining experience of authentic flavours of the Orient. Savour dishes made from the freshest ingredients from the Northern and humid Southern provinces of Thailand.

73 Degrees

Facing the lagoon of Veligandu Huraa, dine at the light and airy Maldivian-style thatched-roof pavilion with 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.

Dhoni

Settle into the infinity-edge pool and glance at the seascape as you unwind with other guests. Swim up to the poolside bar and savour cocktails and chill vibes. Kick back by the tranquil lagoon of Veligandu Huraa.

Geckos

Overlooking the lagoon at Veligandu Huraa you’ve found your ideal spot for inventive pizzas and light snacks. Enjoy freshly-baked crusts and piled high toppings from the wood-fired oven. This could become your hang out Sit back or try a game of pool, steps away from the free-standing bar. Dine al fresco on the deck or in the thatched roof pavilion.

 

Activities

Island Hopping

Travel around the atoll and explore the daily life of fishermen. Shop the way the locals do and get up close with marine life. Discover some of the other distinctive jewels of the Maldives. You might be surprised to see the many different forms paradise can take.

Island Picnic

A tiny uninhabited island offshore in Anantara’s lagoon is your playground for the day. Spend an afternoon as Robinson Crusoe (with a few more luxuries) and live out your desert island daydreams. Kick up your heels in pristine waters, explore stunning reefs and enjoy a specially prepared picnic on white sands.

Malé Excursions

Immerse yourself in the local culture at the National Museum and partake of some of the country’s authentic local delicacies. Malé offers distinctive architecture, local markets, tranquil mosques and the regal presidential palace. There is more to the bustling Maldivian capital than just the airport.

Sunset Cruise

A romantic, unforgettable beginning to a special evening in paradise. Aboard a dhoni and cruise the tranquil turquoise lagoon and let the champagne in your glass take on the tints of the setting sun.

Sunset Handline Fishing

Aboard a traditional sailing dhoni, try your skills at handling fishing and experience the glittering waters from a local’s point of view. Held by hand and dropped to the floor of the ocean reef this natural technique uses no equipment beyond a single fishing line. Wait for the reef fish to bite – a catch is almost guaranteed. Better yet, take your catch inland and our chefs at Fuddan grill will prepare it to your liking the very next day.

Full and Half-Day Diving Safaris

The Dive Centre offers regularly scheduled diving safaris by speedboat to a number of exciting locations in North or South Malé Atoll or Felidhu Atoll. Once you’ve explored some of the beautiful and action-packed local dive sites, taking in stunning sea fans, colourful coral, schools of fusiliers, sea turtles and even the occasional reef shark or spotted eagle rays, it’s time to take to the high seas for a full or half-day diving safari! Feel free to talk to guides and instructors about setting up a privately chartered excursion just for you!

 

Facilities

Daily, Anantara features a range of organized and do-it-yourself activities. You can take a cooking class, visit a market, interact with local history and even pick up some phrases in a new language, all in one day.

Spa

With a selection of Anantara Spa’s world-renowned signature treatments, alluring bath and steam rituals and holistic therapies, pamper, enliven, release, unwind and spoil your body, soul and mind. Over-water treatment suites nestled on one of the world’s most remarkable tropical island settings Anantara Spa Dhigu is a true oasis of tranquillity. The perfect end or beginning to a perfect day. Anantara Spa is a highlight of every Anantara Experience.

PADI Diving Courses

From the beginner’s discovery courses to more advanced Nitrox, deep water and rescue dives, the Centre has a range of programmes to suit even the most experienced divers. With such a variety of sites on offer, and a full range of PADI certification courses, guests are spoiled with choice to meet the needs of all diving levels from beginners to avid divers with full logbooks! Anantara’s instructors always endeavour to match up diving ability to local dive conditions to ensure your safety and enjoyment.

Friendly and professional staffs along with the excellent facilities and open-air classroom of the Indian Ocean paradise, provides the perfect surroundings to explore safely and comfortably. Ensuring an unforgettable, safe learning experience in one of the world’s premier diving destinations all courses are taught by PADI-certified instructors. Class sizes are limited to cater for each guest’s needs.

Excursions

Malé offers distinctive architecture, local markets, tranquil mosques and the regal presidential palace. There is more to the bustling Maldivian capital than just the airport. Immerse yourself in the local culture at the National Museum and partake of some of the country’s authentic local delicacies.

 
 

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    Anantara is suited perfectly for young couples looking for peace and quiet where serendipity beckons with the tropical simplicity of the design, intimate room types with direct lagoon access and variety of resort facilities.
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    Exclusive Offers
    Long Stay Offer at Veli
    For stays during
    • All Year
    • US$ 250.00 Spa Credit + Meal Upgrade
    • Enjoy: US$ 250.00 Spa Credit + Meal Upgrade
    • Room Types: All rooms
    • Validity: All Year
    • Condition:
      • Resort Credit of US$ 350.00 per stay to be used throughout your stay.
      • Buy Half board and enjoy upgrade to Half board DINE ARROUND
      • Buy Full board and enjoy upgrade to Full board DINE ARROUND 20% OFF any laundry
      *Minimum of 07 nights. Resort credit can be used for food & beverage, Spa or Water sports.
    Long Stay Offer at Dhigu
    For stays during
    • All Year
    • US$ 250.00 Spa Credit + Meal Upgrade
    • Enjoy: US$ 350.00 Spa Credit + Meal Upgrade
    • Room Types: All rooms
    • Validity: All Year
    • Condition:
      • Resort Credit of US$ 350.00 per stay to be used throughout your stay.
      • Buy Half board and enjoy upgrade to Half board DINE ARROUND
      • Buy Full board and enjoy upgrade to Full board DINE ARROUND 20% OFF any laundry
      *Minimum of 10 nights. Resort credit can be used for food & beverage, Spa or Water sports.
    Honeymoon Offer at Dhigu
    For stays during
    • All Year
    • Honeymoon Benefits
    • Enjoy: Honeymoon Benefits
    • Room Types: All rooms
    • Validity: All Year
    • Condition:
      4 Nights Stay:
      • US$ 35.00 Spa credit per couple on any treatment in Dhigu Over Water Spa
      • Bottle of Sparkling wine with fruit platter
      • Romantic Floral bed decoration turndown on arrival
      • Honeymoon Gift on departure
      7 Nights Stay:
      • US$ 35.00 Spa credit per couple on any treatment in Dhigu Over Water Spa
      • Bottle of Sparkling wine with fruit platter
      • Romantic Floral bed decoration turndown on arrival
      • Honeymoon Gift on departure
      • One candlelight , set 03 course dinner for 2 in a selected resort venue during stay(excluding beverage)
      *Proof of marriage must be presented on or before arrival. Wedding must have been within the last 06 months prior to arrival
    Honeymoon Offer at Veli
    For stays during
    • All Year
    • Honeymoon Benefits
    • Enjoy: Honeymoon Benefits
    • Room Types: All rooms
    • Validity: All Year
    • Condition:
      3 Night Stay:
      • Romantic Floral bed decoration turndown
      • US$ 25.00 Spa credit per couple on any treatment in Veli Garden Spa
      • Bottle of Sparkling wine with chocolate covered strawberries.
      • Honeymoon Gift on departure
      7 Night Stay:
      • Romantic Floral bed decoration turndown
      • US$ 25.00 Spa credit per couple on any treatment in Veli Garden Spa
      • Bottle of Sparkling wine with chocolate covered strawberries.
      • Honeymoon Gift on departure
      • One candlelight, set 03 course dinner for 02 in a resort selected venue during the stay(excluding beverage)
      *Proof of marriage must be presented on or before arrival. Wedding must have been within the last 06 months prior to arrival
    Free Night Offer at Dhigu
    For stays during
    • 01-May-2016 to 27-Dec-2016
    • 1 or 2 Complimentary Nights
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    • Validity: 01-May-2016 to 27-Dec-2016
    • Condition:
      • Stay 05 nights, Pay 04 nights (accumulative e.g. 6+2)
      *Minimum of 03 night for SPLIT stays is allowed
      *Breakfast is included on bonus night. Any meal plan above breakfast is chargeable on bonus night.
      *Bonus night is subjected to US$ 8.00 bed tax per person per night. (All Markets except ASIA)
    Free Night Offer at Veli
    For stays during
    • 01-May-2016 to 23-Dec-2016
    • 1 or 2 Complimentary Nights
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    • Room Types: All rooms
    • Validity: 01-May-2016 to 23-Dec-2016
    • Condition:
      • Stay 04 nights, Pay 03 nights (accumulative e.g. 6+2)
      *No SPLIT stays allowed
      *Breakfast is included on bonus night. Any meal plan above breakfast is chargeable on bonus night.
      *Bonus night is subjected to US$ 8.00 bed tax per person per night.
      *Offer does NOT apply during the period o 08-15 FEB 2015 inclusive for all CHINA & HONG KONG nationalities.