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Anantara Veli Maldives Resort

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$1,024*
US$557*
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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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Coetzer D, General Manager at Anantara Veli Maldives Resort, responded to this review

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...

Montfort-l'Amaury, France
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Usually, i do my comments in french and i give positive but also negative feedback to help travelers understand exactly where they will go. This time and for the first time of my entire life (until now), i didn't find one negative item!!. of course Maldives is expensive, and you should not go there if you don't want to pay...

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

Dear franck M, It’s wonderful to receive such a glowing review, and thank you for sharing your feedback on TripAdvisor. Anantara is passionate about every guest leaving with a story to take home, so our staff strive daily to go above and beyond guests’ expectations ensuring many memorable experiences to recall. Monica was very happy to hear that she is...

Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We stayed at Anantara Veli for 4 days, and we are yet reminiscing our time at the resort. It truly was mesmerizing! Upon arrival, we were greeted by the staff. Shortly after they gave us a tour of the island and were informed of being upgraded to a superior over water bungalow. Truly a fantastic resort with excellent water villas,...

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

Dear Saumil M, Thank you for taking the time to share your great experience on TripAdvisor about your recent stay at Anantara Veli Resort. Anantara is passionate about every guest leaving with an amazing story to tell so it’s wonderful to hear that your stay is still vivid in your mind. We are indeed blessed to share the same lagoon...

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Wonderful trip, very romantic and magic place and amaizing natural ( really love it ) However, water sport activites is expensive with the tax and the Wifi is very slooooow ( not cover all the island )

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

Dear SoOmy, We appreciate you taking the time to share your stay with us on TripAdvisor. We are delighted to hear that you had a “wonderful trip” and loved your time with us at Anantara Veli Resort. Our stunning natural surroundings provide an idyllic location coupled with our signature heartfelt hospitality for a paradise holiday. The adults-only environment ensures a...

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 15 August 2016

My husband and I visited Anantara Veli at the end of July, for our first anniversary, and absolutely fell in love with the resort and the Maldives. From the point of view of a relaxing, romantic and chilled holiday it was the best holiday we have ever had, and we have both travelled quite a bit. We had a Superior...

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

Dear Br1s_girl, I am delighted to read your glowing review mentioning 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 individuals...

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

I have always heard that the Maldives is a beautiful place to be at, so we decided to pack our bags and head for Anantara Veli Resort. We have heard wonderful things about this place and decided to book ourselves an over water Villa. Once we landed at Maldives, we were greeted by an Anantara staff and led to their...

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

Dear ridgecourt, Thank you for sharing your experience at Anantara Veli Resort with fellow travellers on TripAdvisor, we love your review title “paradise, paradise, paradise!”. We are indeed very lucky to be located just 35 minutes from the airport by speedboat, with a comfortable lounge, so that you are stepping off the boat onto our white sands in no time....

Kuala Lumpur
Reviewed 14 August 2016

To be honest, to the point of being eerie! I actually stayed in the sister resort on next door Dhigu island as I was with my family of young boys. There is a pontoon service linking the 2 islands but only adults are allowed to go across from Dhigu to Veli during the day time. Kids can only follow to...

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

Dear DazzaRB, Thank you for staying with Anantara, and for sharing your feedback with other travellers on TripAdvisor. Anantara Veli Resort is indeed the ideal choice for couples with its adults-only environment, whereas Anantara Dhigu Resort has a more vibrant family offering. However, families can enjoy the restaurants at Anantara Veli for dinner periods to enjoy the Japanese offerings at...

Manama, Bahrain
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

If you go to MALDIVES as a couple without kids then Anatara Veli is where you have to go. When I arrived there were managers including Mr. Coetzer the GM on jetty waiting for us the guests to welcome us. I checked in room 180 and when I open the door there was a nice champagne in a ice bucket...

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

Dear dumitru c, It’s wonderful to receive such a glowing review with the title “Superb as always”. I have shared your comments with the entire team who were delighted to hear that they helped to make your stay so memorable. We strive to provide intuitive and heartfelt hospitality, as is signature at all Anantara hotels. We hope that this ensures...

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 10 August 2016

My trip was totally fun.I enjoyed it very much especially in Anantara Veli Maldives. The place is very nice,it is indeed a paradise.Services and Staff are excellent.Grace of front office Veli is very accommodating she always check all our needs and very reliable .When we left some of our stuff in the airport (our negligence) she keeps on updating it...

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

Dear Gale100291, It’s wonderful to receive such a glowing review, mentioning several of our team members. I have shared your comments with Grace and entire team and they were delighted to hear that they helped to make your stay so special. We are proud of our intuitive hospitality and are passionate about every guest leaving with an amazing story to...

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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
Room types
  • 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 - €1,156 (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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