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Anantara Veli Maldives Resort

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Manama, Bahrain
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

We came to gave dinner at the Baan Hura restaurant in the Veli island. Veli is part of Dhingu Island resorts. So we took a 3 minute short chartered boat ride from Dhigu island to Veli. On Veli is another HOTEL called Anantara Veli resort reserved for couples and honeymooners. The Baan Hura is a Thai restaurant. The location is...

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Coetzer D, General Manager at Anantara Veli Maldives Resort, responded to this review

Dear drjsaleh, Thank you very much for taking time to share your experience on TripAdvisor. Anantara Veli Resort offers a unique experience in that it shares the lagoon with sister properties Anantara Dhigu Resort and Naladhu Maldives, offering more choices for dining and activities, The adults-only environment is set for Veli, while just a short boat-ride away is Dhigu with...

Scottsdale
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Anantera Veli was the most spectacular beach vacation we have ever experienced. The water is crystal clear. The diving was incredible. The overwater bungalow felt like a piece of heaven on earth. The staff and food were incredible. Its not the cheapest vacation but if its possible go here!!

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Coetzer D, General Manager at Anantara Veli Maldives Resort, responded to this review

Dear Todd L, We appreciate you taking the time to share your stay with us on TripAdvisor. We are proud of our intuitive hospitality and Anantara is passionate about every guest leaving with an amazing story to tell, so it is great to hear that you experienced our signature heartfelt hospitality. Anantara Veli Resort offers a unique experience in that...

Jakarta, Indonesia
Reviewed 13 September 2016

I had heard of the beauty that was Maldives and how people dream of going there, so when friends invited us on this trip we joined without second thought. Our plane landed quite late in the evening so the first night we stayed at a hotel on the same island as the airport. The transit hotel was nice, with a...

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Coetzer D, General Manager at Anantara Veli Maldives Resort, responded to this review

Dear Eezarc, I am delighted to read your glowing review, as well as your amazing stories. Thank you for staying with us and for sharing your feedback with other travellers on TripAdvisor. Anantara is passionate about every guest leaving with an amazing story to tell, and the various departments you mentioned were very proud to hear that they are part...

Rockingham, Australia
Reviewed 13 September 2016

My husband and I travelled to this beautiful resort for 5 days in April. The resort itself is meticulously maintained and the service was excellent! We particularly loved the breakfast, the swing set and hammock in the ocean and the fact that you could access the sister resort by free shuttle every 5 minutes, which doubles your dining options. The...

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Coetzer D, General Manager at Anantara Veli Maldives Resort, responded to this review

Dear Kelly M, Thank you for choosing us for your holiday and we appreciate you taking the time to share your thoughts on your stay with us on TripAdvisor. Anantara is passionate about every guest leaving with an amazing story so it’s great to read that you had beautiful time with us at Anantara Veli Maldives Resort. Our associates strive...

Kuwait, Kuwait
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

We booked as honeymooners but yet and this is our second day we didnt find any kind of special decorations in our room or complementary gift for us A bit expensive but high quality when it comes to food but for other activities is very very expensive although there is no high traffic or demand on activities

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Coetzer D, General Manager at Anantara Veli Maldives Resort, responded to this review

Dear Ammar Z, Thank you very much for your review of your recent stay with us. I am very sorry to hear that the timing of our special turndown and amenity celebrating your Honeymoon did not meet your expectations, especially as it was for such an important moment in your lives together. I do hope the "surprises" you found on...

Reviewed 3 September 2016

We stayed at Anantara Veli resort for 03 nights in August 16. The reason we chose Anantara is we had prior experience of staying in their Dhigu resort back in 2012 and the service quality/ resort was excellent. And not to disappoint this time too they have not fallen down one bit on their services in fact they have improved...

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Coetzer D, General Manager at Anantara Veli Maldives Resort, responded to this review

Dear Rohit K, We appreciate you taking the time to share your stay with us on TripAdvisor. We are proud of our intuitive hospitality and Anantara is passionate about every guest leaving with an amazing story to tell, so it is great to hear that you experienced our signature heartfelt hospitality. It is wonderful to know that you enjoyed your...

Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for seven days from the 20th of August 2016 This resort needs some TLC. I cannot fault the staff they were friendly and helpful. The resort had few guests and one might have expected superb food. This was not the case. Thankfully breakfast was very good. I believe the diving facilities were excellent judging from my husbands...

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Coetzer D, General Manager at Anantara Veli Maldives Resort, responded to this review

Dear JAT262, Thank you for sharing your feedback with us! I am very sorry to hear that your stay with us did not meet your expectations and this is most certainly not the impression we wish our guests to have of our resort or this wonderful destination. As we greatly value our guests’ feedback and use it to continuously improve...

Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Excellent accommodations, friendly staff, clean rooms, comfortable bed and excellent food. Diving experience was amazing, Good hotel for couple. Free access to Anantara Dighu. The experience and staying was incredible. I recommend.

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Coetzer D, General Manager at Anantara Veli Maldives Resort, responded to this review

Dear Alvaro M, Thank you for sharing your glowing feedback on TripAdvisor. We are indeed blessed to share the same lagoon as Anantara Dhigu Resort & Naladhu Maldives where you can find a wider range of dining options and activities. We are passionate about every guest leaving with a story to take home, so our team strive daily to go...

Lucerne, Switzerland
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

We have been searching different hotels among the Maldives and decided to come to Anantara Veli because of its easy access location(30 mins speedboat) and water villa - our first priority. We were welcoming by our Villa Host - Bella and Assistant Front Office Manager - Prashrait at the jetty Bella directed escort us to our Ocean Pool Villa, room...

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Coetzer D, General Manager at Anantara Veli Maldives Resort, responded to this review

Dear cattlefishz, I am delighted to read your glowing review, which mentioned several team members who made your stay memorable, along with so many of our facilities and services! Thank you for staying with us and for sharing your feedback with other travellers on TripAdvisor. Anantara is passionate about every guest leaving with an amazing story to tell, and the...

Reviewed 29 August 2016

This is a second visit to Anantara Veli from a magical visit two years ago. I was half expecting the villa to have deteriorated in condition somewhat given the harsh climate and usual wear and tear. I was in a surprise when I found the villa to be still in rather pristine condition and not showing too much signs of...

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Dear Ms_1226, Thank you for this glowing review, and for sharing it with fellow travellers on TripAdvisor! We are delighted that you chose to stay with us again; it was our pleasure to ensure you enjoyed Anantara Veli just as much as the first time. We are glad to see that so many of our team members stood out in...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Retreat hand-in-hand to one of the most naturally stunning destinations on earth, a romantic paradise enveloped in soft white sands and turquoise waters. Just 20 km by speedboat from the airport in Male, delight in the private luxury of your own over-water bungalow, with all the comforts of home and then some. Unwind in your room, either over water in the crystal lagoon, or from your Ocean Pool Bungalow, with private pool and ocean views offering beach and lagoon access a few minutes stroll from your room, or admire the kaleidoscope of exotic fish and corals just steps from your over water and deluxe over water bungalow. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Anantara Veli Maldives Resort

Address: Male, Republic of Maldives, 2098
Region: Maldives > Kaafu Atoll > South Male Atoll > Veligandu
Price Range: €450 - €1,158 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Anantara Veli Maldives Resort 5*
Number of rooms: 67
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Also Known As:
Anantara Veli Resort And Spa
Anantara Veli Hotel South Male Atoll
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“rooms 174-177 if in deluxe over water bungalows, 180 is the best room if villa with pool”
Eddielondon123, 14 May 2017 | Read review
“Request for rooms 131 or 132 - it's an over water bungalow at high tide and a beach bungalow at low tide”
500jinl, 11 May 2017 | Read review
“ocean villa unblevable”
qdent15, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“For watching the sunset, choose it facing west. All on the water bungalows with pool are perfect for this. Others can be or not.”
Jcaf50, 14 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Splurge on an "over water bungalow. t's worth it! There is a hotel next door(by boat) that is child oriented.”
willie2, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
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