Anantara Dhigu is a stunning resort on Dhigufinolhu Island in the South Male Atoll, just 35 minutes by private speedboat from Male airport. The resort was named 'Indian Ocean's Leading Dive Resort' and 'Maldives' Leading Water Villa Resort' at the 2017 World Travel Awards.
Anantara Dhigu comprises 110 stylish beach villas and overwater suites, with some room types offering the choice between sunrise and sunset views. All accommodation has furnished outdoor space which either opens out onto the beach or offers access to the lagoon, while some even boasts a private plunge pool. For the ultimate in Maldivian luxury, the Deluxe Overwater Pool Suites enjoy a wonderful setting at the end of each jetty with a wrap-around sundeck, private plunge pool and spacious interiors.
There is a fantastic choice of restaurants and bars on the island, while guests also have access to those at Anantara's nearby sister resort, Anantara Veli. Dining options include worldwide cuisine from fiery Thai curries and handmade Italian pastas to the freshest seafood straight from the ocean. For the ultimate romantic experience enjoy a banquet on the beach - a candlelit picnic on your own stretch of sand complete with a personal chef!
There are plenty of activities on offer at Anantara Dhigu with two swimming pools, championship tennis courts, yoga classes on the beach and a water sports centre offering everything from surfing and kite surfing to parasailing. Try your hand at cooking with the Thai and International cooking classes or diving at the PADI 5* centre offering a full range of courses and excursions - there really is something for everyone!
Alternatively, if it's relaxation and pampering you're looking for - The Anantara Spa has nine over-water treatment suites situated on the lagoon and in the tropical gardens, providing a wide selection of massage, health and beauty treatments to detoxify and recharge your battery.
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Children: All children are welcome, kids club available for children 3-11 years. Babysitting available on request (charged locally).
Transfers: 35 minutes by private speedboat.
Meal Arrangements: Bed and breakfast, half board and full board are available. Buffet meals are served at Fushi Cafe and 73 Degrees, while guests can also dine at Sea.Fire.Salt, Terrazzo, Baan Huraa and Origami although certain items are not included in the meal plan.
Bars & restaurants: Dining options at Anantara Dhigu include Italian cuisine at Terrazzo, grilled steaks and fresh seafood served al fresco at Sea. Fire. Salt., international and Maldivian dishes at Fushi Cafe, and light daytime meals by the infinity pool at Aqua. Guests can also dine at nearby Anantara Veli's restaurants where options include Thai cuisine at Baan Huraa, oceanfront buffets at 73 degrees, a Japanese menu at Origami, and poolside snacks at Dhoni.
Dining by Design is the resort's signature private dining concept, allowing guests to enjoy a unique culinary experience in an enchanting setting.
Complimentary Facilities: 2 infinity swimming pools kayaking, snorkelling, selection of other water sports including professional instruction at the onsite Water sports Centre.
Other Facilities & Excursions: Fully equipped air-conditioned fitness centre, 2 floodlit championship tennis courts, Thai and International cooking classes, PADI 5* dive centre with a full range of courses and excursions, Island hopping adventures, scenic seaplane flights, deep-sea game or sport fishing, sailing excursions in a traditional restored dhoni, 2 boutique shops. Internet facilities are available.
Check-in/Out: Guests are invited to check-in from 2 pm and are asked to check-out by 12 noon. Late check out is subject to availability.
Guests can enjoy a king size bed, a flat screen TV, MP3 player, a mini bar and a private terrace with sunloungers across all accommodation types.
Sunrise/Sunset Beachfront Villa: These villas have a private terrace with a garden, sun loungers and dining area, while inside there is a terrazzo bathtub, a king-sized bed, dressing room area, flat-screen satellite TV, CD/DVD player, MP3 player and a mini bar. Living space: 110 sq. m.
Sunset Pool Villa: With a private rear garden, a plunge pool, sun terrace with sun loungers, a dining area, a terrazzo bathtub, a king-sized bed, dressing room area, flat-screen satellite TV, CD/DVD player, MP3 player and a mini bar. Living space: 162 sq. m.
Anantara Pool Villa: With a private plunge pool, garden, sun terrace with sun loungers, a dining area, a terrazzo bathtub, a king-sized bed, dressing room, flat-screen satellite TV, CD/DVD player, MP3 player and a mini bar. Living space: 180 sq. m.
Sunset Family Villa: This two-bedroom beach villa with a garden, terrace and dining area, 2 bathrooms with terrazzo bathtub in one bathroom, 2 bedrooms: one with king-size bed and 1 twin bedded room, 2 flat-screen satellite TVs, CD/DVD player, MP3 player, mini bar, and children’s bathroom amenities. Living space: 165 sq. m.
Two Bedroom Anantara Pool Villa: A connecting beach villa with a private pool, garden, private terrace with sun loungers, a dining area, a terrazzo bathtub, 2 bedrooms with king-sized beds, 2 dressing room areas, flat-screen satellite TV, CD/DVD player, MP3 player and a mini bar. Living space: 400 sq. m.
Sunrise/Sunset Overwater Suite: With a private terrace with sun loungers, a dining area, a bathtub, a king-sized bed, dressing room area, flat-screen satellite TV, CD/DVD player, MP3 player, coffee machine and a mini bar. Living space: 132 sq. m.
Anantara Overwater Pool Villa: With a private pool, sunset views, private terrace with sun loungers, a dining area, a bathtub, king-sized bed, dressing room, flat-screen satellite TV, CD/DVD player, MP3 player, a coffee machine and a mini bar. Living space: 180 sq. m.
* Price given as a guide only. Departure date, exchange rate, flight class, board basis and room type can affect prices considerably.