Anantara Veli, South Male Atoll The Maldives, Central Islands
Comprised of just 50 Over-Water and Deluxe Over-Water-Bungalows, The Anantara Veli is one of the smallest and most exclusive resorts of its kind in the Maldives.
The 36 Over-Water-Bungalows are 62 sqm in size and are fitted with hardwood floors, a coconut thatch roof, and king-sized beds. Equipped with all the mod-cons, the bungalows also have private sundecks overlooking the shallow waters below. The 14 Deluxe-Over-Water Bungalows are larger at a 92 sqm and have spacious open-air bathrooms, infinity-edge bathtubs and a daybed or lounger on the sundeck.
Known for its high quality of food, you can dine at four contrasting restaurants with a selection of atmospheres, styles, and cuisines: the most striking of which being a wooden dining pavilion crafted in the shape of a traditional Maldivian boat.
Activity and excursion options are plentiful. There is a large infinity swimming pool, tennis and badminton courts, yoga classes, and a water-sports and dive centre. The Anantara Spa offers a range of relaxing treatments to suit all tastes. Sailing and surfing are also offered, as is the charter of a beautiful 27 m, two-bedroom yacht. There is an excellent house reef with a great variety of marine life as well.
The Anantara Veli is a luxurious retreat, where the well-known qualities of the Anantara brand fuse effortlessly with the spectacular tropical location and serene surroundings.
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