Escape to a hideaway island fringed by a turquoise lagoon. Laze in your over water bungalow, watch puffer fish swimming in crystal-clear waters below. At Anantara Veli Maldives Resort, write your own chapter of romance.
Anantara's thoughtfully designed luxury hotels and resorts provide windows into the genuine modern character of each destination. Inside and outside each property, travellers engage with the places, people and stories that make the destination like nowhere else in the world. Guests curate a lifetime of memories through personal experiences, as Anantara opens doors and enables journeys of adventure and indulgence.
Nestled amongst beautiful tropical islands on the equator, Anantara Veli Maldives Resort is located on a private island 21 kilometres south of Male International airport. A speedboat service from the resort operates 24-hours a day. The lagoon is shared with two sister islands Anantara Dhigu Resort and Naladhu Maldives, giving you access to a wider range of dining options, activities and facilities
Indulge in the quintessential dream of life set over turquoise waters. Wake up to ocean panoramas from your Maldives bungalow, revel in tranquil days, live romance with blushing sunsets in this gorgeous resort in the Maldives. Luxuriate with the sand between your toes, find romance on the high seas, discover islands for two fringed by swaying palms and lively reefs. Choose from tranquility or adventure.
Anantara Veli has a selection of restaurants in Maldives to suit your palate. Choose from romantic dining settings oceanfront and over the lagoon. Explore the myriad restaurants in the Maldives offered across the lagoon, at sister resort Anantara Dhigu.
Find peace in body and mind at Balance Wellness, the resort's luxury spa with ancient Ayurvedic healing techniques and first class modern facilities.
Salute the sun in an ocean-facing pavilion. Discover blissful Ayurvedic treatments at Balance Wellness by Anantara. Cruise into the sunset on a luxury yacht or dine under the stars. To maintain the serenity of this island, Anantara Veli caters exclusively to adults, one of the Maldives' few adults-only resorts.
Rooms & Suites
The 67 Bungalows combine dazzling views with modern amenities for a blissful stay. Choose from room types poised over the water with sweeping lagoon views or set on the tranquil ocean front with the lapping ocean soothing you to sleep.
Choose from romantic dining settings oceanfront and over the lagoon. Guests are invited to explore the myriad restaurants and bars in the Maldives offered across the lagoon, at sister resort Anantara Dhigu.
Luxuriate with the sand between your toes, find romance on the high seas, discover islands for two fringed by swaying palms and lively reefs. Choose from tranquility or adventure at Anantara Veli Maldives Resort hotel.
Dive into a brilliant blue at the Infinity Pool. Lie back on a sun lounger. Refresh with a cold drink and float blissfully through the day. Step into the air-conditioned comfort of the fitness centre and exercise, alone or with a personal trainer. Floor-to-ceiling windows provide an inspiring view as you run, step or lift.
Keep up your game on the well-maintained tennis courts, which are floodlit for cooler, night time play. Rackets and balls are provided. Or perhaps you'd prefer to drift across the Indian Ocean on a Sunset Cruise - the perfect end to yet another day in paradise. Relax on the deck, enjoying Champagne and canapés and gazing at the endless ocean.
For surfers, Anantara Veli Maldives Resort has its own wave breaking right onto Dhoni bar and you can access it from land by walking down to the jetty and paddling out.
Explore a variety of waves, from peeling, playful rights to down-the-line left barrels around the resort with the furthest break to be a thirty-minute boat ride away from the resort. Tropicsurf operates exclusively from neighbouring resort, Anantara Dhigu and offers expert guidance, water safety and coaching tips. One of the advantages of surfing from Anantara Veli is the wide range of experiences on offer, which cater to any level, from beginner to advanced surfers.
Immerse yourself in romance onscreen and in island style during your Maldives honeymoon with the Starlit Cinema. Sink into oversized beanbags for two under the bright stars of the Indian Ocean sky. Take in epic Hollywood romances and foreign classics. Enjoy complimentary popcorn, or order a selection of gourmet snacks and beverages to share. An unrivalled magical experience for your honeymoon at Anantara Veli resort.
At the heart of the island lies tranquil Balance Wellness by Anantara, a luxury spa in the Maldives. Thatched treatment suites with intricate paintwork dot an expanse of tropical green. Soothe body and mind with treatments that beautify and revitalise - blissful warm oil massages, invigorating scrubs, enriching body envelopments.
Featuring Maldives design, with cool hardwood floors, colourful indigenous fabrics and a traditional thatched roof. Wake up to views of the sparkling lagoon. Spend blissful days lazing on your outdoor daybed or dive into the waters directly below, a natural coral bed home to brilliant schools of fish.
Perched on the outer edge of the lagoon, watch the sun rise from the comfort of your plush bed then slide open the glass doors to take in the ocean breeze. Descend the steps directly into the lagoon to explore the warm, teeming waters, then enjoy a private dinner under the stars.
Expansive living space, with a split-level sundeck out over the lagoon and a dressing area adjacent to the bathroom. Lounge indoors or out on comfortable daybeds. Soak in an oversized terrazzo tub for two. Swim in the warm waters below, spotting the occasional sea turtle
Set above the tranquil lagoon, spend sunny days swimming in your private pool overlooking the Indian Ocean. Enjoy long soaks in a standalone tub or a blissful outdoor rain shower. Access the ocean from any of the pristine beaches around the island