Anantara Dhigu Maldives Resort & Spa

  • Ultra Luxury
  • 5 star
  • 110 villas
  • Speedboat
  • 35 min
  • 21km
  • South Male Atoll
  • Dhigu

What sort of resort was this?

  • Honeymoon
  • Family
  • Spa

Anantara Dhigu Resort & Spa, Maldives gives you the resort experience of your dreams, an island paradise that feels like your home away from home.

Splash about in the clear waters of the shallow lagoon, or melt into a blissful massage as you peer through the glass floors revealing the puffer fish and baby reef sharks swimming underneath. Curl up with a good book in the library or head out to test the waves in a patch of surf that feels like yours alone. Immerse in the playful splendour of the tropics, your way, at Anantara Dhigu.

Encircled by mystic lagoons and unspoiled crystal shores, Anantara Dhigu Resort & Spa, Maldives, is a heavenly sanctuary on a secluded paradise island with an abundance of luxury amenities. The resort is located in the South Male' Atoll, on the rim of a tranquil turquoise lagoon, around which sits two other resorts, Anantara Veli and Naladhu Maldives, providing an array of dining options.

Location

Anantara Dhigu is located 21 kilometres from Male' International Airport, a brief 35 minutes ride by private speedboat.

Encircled by mystic lagoons and unspoiled crystal shores, Anantara Dhigu Resort & Spa, Maldives, is a heavenly sanctuary on a secluded paradise island with an abundance of luxury amenities. The resort is located in the South Male' Atoll, on the rim of a tranquil turquoise lagoon, around which sits two other resorts, Anantara Veli and Naladhu Maldives, providing an array of dining options.

The resort's villas offer unique outdoor bathrooms and rain showers, some with double terrazzo tubs, and some with private plunge pools. Enjoy the comfort of home with your own espresso machine, iPod connection, flat screen TV, residence minibar and 24-hour room service.

Villa Type of Anantara Dhigu Maldives Resort & Spa

Sunrise Beach Villa

Sunrise Beach Villa

Located in:
Beach
Private Pool:
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Wake up to the first sun rays glinting off the Indian Ocean horizon, either while you relax in bed and admire the view through floor to ceiling windows, or from your sun terrace that is decked out wit... read more

Sunset Beach Villa

Sunset Beach Villa

Located in:
Beach
Private Pool:
Without Private Pool
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Thoughtfully positioned in a secluded and peaceful setting, Sunset Beach Villas afford a great sense of privacy. Celebrate the beginning of a magical Maldivian evening, watching a mesmerising sunset t... read more

Sunset Pool Villa

Sunset Pool Villa

Located in:
Beach
Private Pool:
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Anantara Dhigu\'s Sunset Pool Villas comprise 162 sqm of prime luxury accommodation right on the beach. Lounge on your own stretch of powder white sand, cool down in the villa\'s private rear garden p... read more

Anantara Pool Villa

Anantara Pool Villa

Located in:
Beach
Private Pool:
With Private Pool
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Experience expansive luxury with 180 sqm of laid-back comforts. Awake each morning in a sumptuous king-size bed. Catch your first glimpse of the Maldivian sun as it breaks through the lush vegetation ... read more

Two Bedroom Family Villa

Two Bedroom Family Villa

Located in:
Beach
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Surround your family with direct access to pure white sand, uninterrupted views of the lagoon and wrapped in the privacy of a lush garden. Contemporary and spacious our luxury Two Bedroom Family Villa... read more

Two Bedroom Anantara Pool Villa

Two Bedroom Anantara Pool Villa

Located in:
Beach
Private Pool:
With Private Pool
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Share quality time in paradise with family or friends in a beautiful semi-connected villa spanning 321 square metres. Two separate villa bedrooms feature a spacious open air bathroom and are outer-con... read more

Sunrise Overwater Suite

Sunrise Overwater Suite

Located in:
Overwater
Private Pool:
Without Private Pool
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The Sunrise Over Water Suite are 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 wate... read more

Sunset Overwater Suite

Sunset Overwater Suite

Located in:
Overwater
Private Pool:
Without Private Pool
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Your 132 sqm Sunset Over Water Suite offers precisely what its name suggests - a mesmerising sunset to experience every single evening. Toast this daily ritual from your private sun deck, furnished wi... read more

Anantara Overwater Pool Suite

Anantara Overwater Pool Suite

Located in:
Overwater
Private Pool:
With Private Pool
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Welcome to complete bliss. Indulge in one of the resort\'s two exclusive pool suites, offering an expansive 182 sqm of signature Anantara luxury. Anantara Over Water Pool Suites are situated at the en... read more

Dhoni Bar

Kick back by the tranquil lagoon of Veli. The poolside bar is the place to savor cocktails and chilled-out vibes. Settle into the infinity edge pool and glance at the seascape as you unwind with other guests. Anantara Veli's Dhoni Bar serves an array of island style cocktails and light snacks, perfect for those Maldives sunsets.

Aqua Bar

The name hints at the bar's location next to the large island pool located on Anantara Dhigu. Serving snacks and drinks throughout the day and night. This is the island's hub for the hip with a swim up bar and upstairs chill-out lounge with board games and couches. Toast the sunset with your favourite cocktail concoction ingeniously prepared by master mixologists.

Enjoy freshly-baked crusts and piled high toppings from the wood-fired oven. You've found your perfect spot for inventive pizza and light snacks overlooking the lagoon at Veli Island. Dine al fresco on the deck or in the thatched roof pavilion. Sit back or try a game of pool, steps away from the free-standing bar. This could become your favourite hangout.

Fushi Cafe'

On the white sandy beach of Dhigu Island, Fushi Cafe restaurant at Anantara Dhigu Maldives serves a lavish full breakfast buffet each morning complete with live cooking stations. Then, as the sun sets, the restaurant transforms to offer a buffet with a variety of flavors including international cuisines and local Maldivian food. Dining by the sea at its very best.

Dining Highlights

A private banquet on the beach for a wedding party or any special occasion Smoked meat in the traditional Maldivian way in a "dhumashi" (smokehouse) at The Grill Cooking school for culinary wizards or those who aspire to be A candlelit picnic with global cuisine on the remotest of island locales A starry barbecue on your terrace for two Wine cellar at the Terrazzo restaurant features over 1000 bottles of exclusive international wines, ports and champagnes Dolphin watch from the deck of the Thai over water restaurant,

Located on Anantara Veli, this light and airy Maldivian thatched pavilion faces the lagoon of Veligandu Huraa. Dine at the sumptuous breakfast buffet of fresh tropical fruits and juices, cereals, homemade breads, grilled meats and vegetables and a made to order omelette station. Alternatively select seafood plucked fresh from the Maldivian waters at the Seafood market.

Terrazzo

Anantara Dhigu Maldives brings Italy to the tropics at Terrazzo, an intimate ocean-view restaurant serving rustic Italian favourites like wood-fire pizzas, homemade pastas and delectable seafood. Signature dishes include homemade lobster ravioli, tableside-spun Caesar salad and a sumptuous seafood spread. Accompanying the food is a selection of wines from both northern and southern regions of Italy, paired perfectly to your meal thanks to the resort's resident Wine Guru.

Fuddan Fusion Grill

A fusion Maldivian grill is a crossroads of cuisines, making it the place for gourmets to gather and sample. The restaurant is surrounded by the gentle rolling surf at Anantara Dhigu and diners can choose indoor or over-water deck tables. An impeccably stocked boutique cellar is at hand for connoisseurs. Sample the freshest seafood scooped straight from the Indian Ocean. Carnivorous delights are prepared as you desire - blending tastes, seasonings and styles. Accompany your meal with select wines from the island cellar.

Baan Huraa

Culinary enlightenment. Take a journey to Thailand with traditional meals created and served by smiling Thai staff. You will discover refined cuisine that will captivate your senses in a feast of Far Eastern delights and fiery flavours. This circular Thai house sits on stilts and is nestled on the edge of a coral reef. Getting there is half the fun: located off shore, a short pontoon boat ride away or a walk along the deck from Veligandu Huraa, and promising views unobstructed by anything but the vast Indian Ocean.

Dining by Design

A banquet on the beach. A candlelit dinner of Maldivian food on your own stretch of sand or desert island. A barbeque attended by a personal chef on your terrace. Restaurants at Anantara Dhigu Maldives extend beyond the dining room. The resort's Chef will be delighted to plan romantic fine dining for two in countless, secluded getaways either at Anantara Dhigu or its sister resort Anantara Veli.

  • WIFI
  • swimming pool
  • television
  • coffee
  • air conditioning
  • fitness facility
  • fridge
  • wine bar
  • smoking allowed
  • entertainment
  • secure vault
  • room service
  • play place
  • complimentary breakfast
  • Handicap Accessible

Do not fret if you have forgotten to pack some essentials. You may be thousands of miles away from it all, but Anantara's on-site boutique brings the world to you, with the bare necessities like sunblock and exotic goods and handicrafts from across Asia. Immerse yourself in all that Anantara has to offer.

No need for sun block in the resort's stylish showpiece library, where you can sink into a plush armchair and enjoy a new novel or catch up with all that is going on back in the "real world" on the World Wide Web. High-speed internet computers are complimentary.

While staying at Anantara Dhigu Maldives, you will be treated to an array of inspired culinary creations. Why not learn the tricks of the trade with a cooking class from the resident master chefs? This resort activity lets you recreate traditional Maldivian, Thai and fusion dishes to impress your friends back home.

Open for children from the ages 3 to 11, the Dhoni Kids Club keeps the resort's youngest guests entertained with a packed programme featuring beach and outdoor activities, as well as crafts and games that are fun, educational and culturally enriching. All are under the supervision of dedicated Kids' Coordinators. Children aged three or under are welcome when accompanied by an adult. Childcare services are available for a fee.

Made for those who are looking to keep in shape and invigorate their body inside and out. The on-site fitness centre and gym will offer you everything you need to keep you looking and feeling good, and you can even book sessions with the resort's own personal trainer.

Looking for a bit of competition? Challenge fellow vacationers to a match to see whose birdie gets bumped.

Slip 'n' slide into the tranquil waters of the resort's freshwater infinity-edge pool located at the edge of the ocean on both islands. Gaze out across the expanse of an aquamarine sea as you float, soak or splash your worries away. The pools cater to both, active swimmers who want to do some serious laps, or guests out for a relaxing day, reading a book and sunbathing by the cool freshness of its waters.

Floodlit courts allow for guests use during the day or night. When the temperature cools, things begin to heat up.

Clear your mind and achieve a sense of heightened wellbeing with gentle stretching and meditation to start off your day. At the guided meditation sessions on the beach, you'll catch the island as it awakens. Draw inspiration from the gorgeous island surrounds.

Gain physical poise and mental peace through ancient exercises drawn from centuries of traditional South Asian wisdom. Yoga for beginners is available from professional instructors beachside while more seasoned aficionados can take it up a notch with a private session – a signature Maldives resort activity at Anantara.

A distinctly Maldivian experience. Sail the high seas in a dhoni, the traditional local sailboat. Get up close and personal with marine life when you meet and greet dolphins and pilot whales. Discover some hidden jewels of the Maldives. You might be surprised to see the many different forms paradise can take. Tour the atoll and explore the daily life of fishermen on local islands.

There is more to the bustling Maldivian capital than just the airport. Male' offers distinctive architecture, local markets, tranquil mosques and the regal presidential palace. Immerse yourself in the local culture at the National Museum and partake in some of the country's authentic local delicacies. Shop the way the locals do to bring back some bargain souvenirs for friends and family.

Spend an afternoon as an explorer (with a few more luxuries) and live out your desert island daydreams. A tiny uninhabited island offshore in Anantara's lagoon is your playground for the day. Frolic in transparent waters, explore impressive reefs and enjoy a specially prepared picnic on white sands without a soul in sight.

Explore the lost Maldivian islands scattered through the Indian Ocean. Enjoy a cocktail as you sail into the sunset. Dip into culture. At Anantara, serenity is the buzzword but some sights beg to be discovered. Please contact one of the Luxur Holidays Travel Consultants to customize the excursion to suit your needs.

Discover the glittering seas and surrounding islands that make up Anantara's stunning kaleidoscope setting. Snorkel the Maldives legendary coral gardens. For those looking for a bit more adventure, there is always Anantara's own catamaran, which can also be chartered on an hourly basis. Test your luck and try reef and deep-sea fishing. Please contact one of the Luxur Holidays experts to help you plan from the abundance of recreational activities available during your stay.

Water Sports:

Jet Skiing

Kayaking

Sailing

Surfing

Windsurfing

Kite Surfing

Water Skiing

Parasailing

Meet the Cayago Magnum: the Lamborghini of water rockets. Engineered with revolutionary new technology, Mr. Cayago can scream below the water's surface at 20 km/hr – almost as fast as a dolphin. Experience the crystal-clear depths of the lagoon like never before on the back of a Cayago, decked out in your choice of diablo red or titanium silver. Buckle up, and hold on tight!

It's time to step away from the white sand and into adventures amidst the blue Indian Ocean and its world-class waves. Get your ticket to ride the waves at The Anantara Surf School by Tropicsurf. The Surf School accommodates all abilities of surfers, from those looking to take their first tentative steps to dedicated pros in search of the biggest, hollowest waves around. Surfing in Maldives can provide it all.

Please note that the Maldives surfing season is from April to October inclusive.

While Anantara certainly looks splendid from above the water, in the Maldives, you'll find some of the most beautiful sights are below the surface. See a panorama of spectacular marine views on a full-day diving safari guided by the experts from Anantara's own PADI 5-star Dive Centre. If you're a first-timer, get your PADI certification course that will guide you toward taking your first breaths underwater. Or simply snorkel leisurely on the edge of the lagoon, perusing the fabled Maldivian coral gardens on the daily guided snorkelling trips. For those looking to progress as well as experienced water-men and women, orientation dives and deep-water dives are offered every day. The Anantara Dive Centre offers two boat dives a day to over 20 nearby reefs teeming with undersea life. In addition, the Centre runs full and half-day “safari dives” to reefs and sites further offshore.

Maldivian Coconut Marvellous

You've escaped from all the stresses of the hectic world back home. Now, make sure you leave it all behind and return refreshed, restored and relaxed in mind, body and soul. Coax your body into an elevated sense of renewal with a sequence designed to rejuvenate couples from head to toe by utilising coconut's prized remedial benefits.

Treatment includes Floral Foot Ritual, Essence White Coconut Scrub, Essence White Coconut Wrap, Anantara Muscle Tension Release Massage

Pamper, Enliven, Release, Unwind.

The Anantara Dhigu Spa offers you a serene Zen-like experience to rejuvenate the inner and outer you. The spa is beautifully built with top to bottom wood of different stains and colours and with touches of Thai flare. The spa features 9 treatment suites including an Ayurvedic room and one for Indian mud therapy in a peaceful over-water setting. Escape from the hectic responsibilities of everyday living and check your worries at the door. Spoil your body, soul, and mind with a selection of the resort's world-renowned signature treatments, alluring bath & steam rituals and holistic therapies. A lovely end - or beginning - to a perfect day. Please contact one of the Luxur Holidays Travel Consultants to help you pre-book spa treatments.

9 luxurious treatments suites set over the lagoon on Dhigufinolhu

2 double treatment suites both with an alfresco relaxation area and Jacuzzi

Dedicated treatment rooms for Ayurvedic and Thai therapies

Expansive over-water relaxation deck

Indoor and outdoor showers

Steam room and sauna

Jacuzzi and cold plunge pool for relaxation before or after treatments

Sunset Beach Villa Exterior

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  • Stay During: Jan 09, 2017 to Dec 27, 2017
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Aquafanatics water sports

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Sunrise Over Water Suite terrace

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Anantara Over Water Pool Suite exterior

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Two Bedroom Anantara Pool Villa

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Anantara Spa Thai Massage Sala

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Sunset Over Water Suite bathw ith decoration

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Sunset Pool Villa

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Sunrise Over Water Suite bedroom

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Anantara Over Water Pool suite

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Wedding Anniversary Special Package

2 Nights Sunrise Beach Villa + 2 Nights Sunrise Over Water Suite
All Mandatory Taxes 10% SC, 12% GST. Green Tax of US $ 6.00 pppn
Return Speedboat Transfer for 2 adults.

PER/NIGHTUS$875
  • Valid: December 31, 2017
  • Stay During: 4 Nights/5 Days

Package Includes:

Meal plan: Breakfast
Rate is net of 30% Wedding Anniversary Discount
One bottle of Champagne
Complimentary Celebration Cake
Personalized Amenities

Luxur Holidays EXCLUSIVE
Upon arrival, personal welcome from Luxur Holidays Staff at Male International Airport
Complimentary refreshment upon arrival
Assistance from arrival gate to the Speedboat or Seaplane embarkation point
Complimentary porter service from the baggage belt to the curbside
Upon departure, assistance throughout the departure process via immigration fast track
Memorable keepsakes from Luxur Holidays before departure

Wedding Anniversary Package 30% OFF

4 Nights Sunrise Over Water Suite
All Mandatory Taxes 10% SC, 12% GST. Green Tax of US $ 6.00 pppn
Return Speedboat Transfer for 2 adults.

PER/NIGHTUS$1,000
  • Valid: December 31, 2017
  • Stay During: 4 Nights/5 Days

Package Includes:

Meal plan: Breakfast
Rate is net of 30% Wedding Anniversary Discount
One bottle of Champagne
Complimentary Celebration Cake
Personalized Amenities

Luxur Holidays EXCLUSIVE
Upon arrival, personal welcome from Luxur Holidays Staff at Male International Airport
Complimentary refreshment upon arrival
Assistance from arrival gate to the Speedboat or Seaplane embarkation point
Complimentary porter service from the baggage belt to the curbside
Upon departure, assistance throughout the departure process via immigration fast track
Memorable keepsakes from Luxur Holidays before departure

Get 30% OFF Wedding Anniversary Package

4 Nights Sunrise Beach Villa
All Mandatory Taxes 10% SC, 12% GST. Green Tax of US $ 6.00 pppn
Return Speedboat Transfer for 2 adults.

PER/NIGHTUS$750
  • Valid: December 31, 2017
  • Stay During: 4 Nights/5 Days

Package Includes:

Meal plan: Breakfast
Rate is net of 30% Wedding Anniversary Discount
One bottle of Champagne
Complimentary Celebration Cake
Personalized Amenities

Luxur Holidays EXCLUSIVE
Upon arrival, personal welcome from Luxur Holidays Staff at Male International Airport
Complimentary refreshment upon arrival
Assistance from arrival gate to the Speedboat or Seaplane embarkation point
Complimentary porter service from the baggage belt to the curbside
Upon departure, assistance throughout the departure process via immigration fast track
Memorable keepsakes from Luxur Holidays before departure