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Anantara Veli Maldives Resort

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Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

This is an absolutely amazing resort in an amazing location. Super friendly and helpful staff went above and beyond to make our stay as pleasant as possible. My wife and I can strongly recommend this luxury resort. In addition, the snorkelling/diving is some of the best we have ever experienced. Truly an exceptional experience!

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Denys H, Manager at Anantara Veli Maldives Resort, responded to this review

Dear Hansidude, What a wonderful title for your review, and we couldn’t agree more. Thank you very much for your positive words and for sharing your experience with other travelers on TripAdvisor. The whole team is very proud to hear that they are part of your memories. The adults-only concept of Anantara Veli Resort ensures a peaceful and tranquil offering,...

Reviewed 10 March 2016 via mobile

First time in Maldives and first time in this hotel branch as well. I must say this hotel is AWESOME, such a great experience since you arrive to the island till you leave. The will pick you up in s boat from Male airport to Veli island (40m ride). Once you arrive look for Mahir, he will assist you in...

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Denys H, Manager at Anantara Veli Maldives Resort, responded to this review

Dear g0nzaga, It’s wonderful to receive such a glowing review, mentioning several of our associates and the impressions they made on you. Anantara is passionate about every guest leaving with an amazing story to tell, and our whole team was very proud to hear that they are part of your memories. Doctor Avinash’s expertise in Ayurveda, coupled with his enthusiasm...

Lottorp, Sweden
Reviewed 9 March 2016

Stayed here March 2015 for two weeks. What can I say-magic! Perfect all the way. Amazing bungalow with direct acess to the water from your own terass. Staff are very attentive and polite and always right behind you, in a non disturbing way. Great resturants, many to choose from. The beach and water are amazing. A true taste of paradise!!

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Denys H, Manager at Anantara Veli Maldives Resort, responded to this review

Dear jexipoo, We appreciate you taking the time to share your experience on TripAdvisor, especially as your stay with us was in march, 2015. It’s wonderful to hear that the memories are still strong and our heartfelt hospitality clearly remained with you all this time. The resort offers a unique experience in that it shares the lagoon with Anantara Dhigu...

Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 8 March 2016

This was our third visit to Anantara Veli and we have already started to plan our booking for next year. This place in our opinion would be hard to beat, it has everything you could ever ask for in a perfect Maldivian vacation. All the staff and management at Anantara Veli is what makes everything so great here. To only...

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Denys H, Manager at Anantara Veli Maldives Resort, responded to this review

Dear DivingTropical, This definitely made our day fabulous! Thank you very much for choosing us again; it was our pleasure to ensure that you enjoyed Anantara Veli Resort just as much as the first and second time. Our whole team, including the team members whose names were mentioned, were delighted to read your wonderful comments, thank you for acknowledging their...

San Diego, California
Reviewed 8 March 2016

Fabulous from beginning to end. First rate staff! Over the Water Bungalows were lovely and spacious. Descend the ladder into the 88 degree crystal clear water. Heaven! Breakfast buffets are delicious...wide variety of food. Be sure to watch the sunset from the bar and enjoy the warm breeze!

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Denys H, Manager at Anantara Veli Maldives Resort, responded to this review

Dear Meganne B, What a great review to read, and I am sure many more travellers will be inspired by your words. Thank you for choosing Anantara Veli Resort and giving us the opportunity to make your stay memorable. Ananatara is passionate about every guest leaving with an amazing story, and it sounds like we have done that several times...

Reviewed 7 March 2016

Anantara Veli is a great choice for a luxury hotel in the Maldives. It's ideal for couple because it's adults only (yet you have the option of taking a complimentary 5 mins boat ride to their sister's family-friendly island Anantara Dhigu) for more activities and restaurants. It is also convenient that the island is only a 35 minutes boat ride...

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Denys H, Manager at Anantara Veli Maldives Resort, responded to this review

Dear ammochi, It’s wonderful to receive such a glowing review, mentioning several of our associates and the impressions they made on you. Anantara is passionate about every guest leaving with an amazing story to tell, and all the team members were very proud to hear that they are part of your memories. The resort offers a unique experience in that...

Falsterbo, Sweden
Reviewed 5 March 2016

We stayed in a Water Villa with pool at Veli and it was so nice! These villas are newer and have a very nice design. They are spacious and have a very nice terrace in two levels, and with steps down to the sea with crystal clear water. The pool is nice to swim a littel in, cool down and...

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Denys H, Manager at Anantara Veli Maldives Resort, responded to this review

Dear Cill_Falsterbo, What a wonderful title for your review, and we couldn’t agree more. Thank you very much for your positive words and for sharing your experience with other travellers on TripAdvisor. Indeed our Over Water Pool Bungalows offer a great chance to enjoy this amazing resort even more, perhaps just by jumping off your deck into the lagoon for...

Moscow, Russia
Reviewed 3 March 2016

We had great vacation in this hotel! First of all the stuff, they all were nice and professional, it is important for me. At the airport we were escorted to the waiting room with another passengers traveling to Anantara hotels, just 10-15 minutes and we went to the speed boat. Transfer took about 25 min. Registration was fast and finally...

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Denys H, Manager at Anantara Veli Maldives Resort, responded to this review

Dear 4499891, 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 guest expectations ensuring many memorable experiences to recall. Having three resorts within the same lagoon assures our guests...

CHICLANA
Reviewed 2 March 2016

Just a wonderful stay in Paradise. Drinks and meals are very expensive. The location is really perfect. Rooms are very confortable and service is great! everywhere in the island you find a corner to have a rest and enjoy the landscape. Very good sunchairs and towels in every place of the atolón.

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Denys H, Manager at Anantara Veli Maldives Resort, responded to this review

Dear M_CARMEN_DE_LA>CRUZ, We love your description of a “wonderful stay in paradise” with the title of “Just perfect”. It is wonderful when you find a stay ticks all the boxes to provide a fantastic holiday, we are thrilled to receive this feedback. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience on TripAdvisor; we are passionate about every guest...

Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 29 February 2016

A stunning resort with excellent leisure facilities. I can lie back, relax and enjoy the moment. The hotel with a range of gourmet restaurants, relaxing spa (especially the outdoor Thai massage) and they are world-class. Excellent room master - MAHIR (room 205) took care all our need. Very good staff!

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Dear yausumt , How lovely to read such glowing feedback of your wonderful honeymoon with us. Thank you very much for taking the time to share your experience and to recommend us to other travelers. We are passionate about every guest leaving with an amazing story to tell and it certainly sounds like you have collected many to share with...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Hot Tub
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Dry Cleaning
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • 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: 08190
Region: Maldives > Kaafu Atoll > South Male Atoll > Veligandu
Price Range: €655 - €1,518 (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 Hotel South Male Atoll
Anantara Veli Resort And Spa
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“Truly love the over water pool bungalow. You get to appreciate the sea life underneath and enjoy the sunset.”
 of 5 bubbles J8313GAanap, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“If you can, avoid villas in the low 130s and 150s...they are right on the beach and views are of other rooms and the boat dock.”
 of 5 bubbles smorris291, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in Room 145. Absolutely stunning!”
 of 5 bubbles urvakshd, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Stay in the sea.”
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“Water bungalows with number from 169 onwards are facing the picnic island”
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