Anantara Veli - Facts and Information


Anantara Veli Maldives Resort is nestled amongst beautiful islands and in a completely tranquil tropical setting, with an abundance of amenities expected of a luxury resort in the Maldives. Traveling to this stunning beach resort in Maldives is made simple with regular scheduled flights from around the world landing in Malé International Airport daily. Once you touch down, Anantara Veli beach resort’s speedboat service will bring you to the resort in a quick 35 minute boat ride.
Experience an island paradise of chic simplicity in a charming tropical setting replete with soft white sand and azure waters at Anantara Veli Maldives Resort. Relax with your loved one, or friends in the over water bungalows as a spectacular selection of sea life swims beneath you. Dive into an array of water sports in the tranquil surrounds of our island resort’s crystal clear lagoon. Unwind or discover a path of wellness at the Sundari Ayurvedic Spa with a range of treatments to soothe body and mind.

Children Policy

Maximum occupancy per room is 2 adults, it is not possible for children under 18 years.

Room Amenities

Accommodations, taxes and resort fees
Daily breakfast for two in the main restaurant


SUNDARI Ayurvedic Spa at Anantara Veli Maldives Resort brings a holistic approach by incorporating elements of the Ayurvedic lifestyle throughout the resort activities offered, restaurant menus and spa treatments in consultation with the resident Ayurvedic Doctor.
Guests staying with Anantara now have the opportunity to discover their Ayurvedic Dosha and draw on expert advice to achieve an ideal balance of relaxation and wellbeing while enjoying the tropical climates and white Maldivian beaches.
Designed for both those who are just beginning to dip their toes in Ayurveda as well as for the more advanced student who wants to deepen their practice and understanding of its true roots and benefits, multi-day treatments at SUNDÃRI deliver a holistic approach to wellness that results in outer radiance and inner serenity. In addition to Ayurveda, the facility offers inspired Anantara Spa treatments infused with timeless healing and wellness rituals.

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Escape to our open sided ocean facing pavilion, where yoga sessions are refreshed by an ocean breeze. An unending panorama of azure water frees the mind and helps you to tune into inner peace and stillness.
Enhance the connection between body, mind and spirit with asana postures and mindful breathing techniques that help to release stress and recharge energy levels, whilst developing strength, flexibility, balance and good posture.
Whether you are new to this ancient holistic exercise or wish to take your practice to the next level, our qualified yoga instructor and fitness trainer Vishal Sukhatankar offers a therapeutic approach and tailors each class to nurture individual abilities and goals.
Holistic Experiences:
Watch this space to see what wonderful holistic experiences we have planned throughout the year at Anantara Veli Maldives Resort. Designed to rejuvenate body, mind and soul, these specialist experiences are led by experts in health, fitness and wellbeing, and provide all of the care and motivation you need.
Yogasphere Maldives Yoga:
In line with the Balance philosophy of sharing world class wellness experiences, we are delighted to announce that Yogasphere is hosting a Maldives Yoga Wellbeing Retreat at Anantara Veli Maldives Resort.
Experience inspirational classes with Mandy Jhamat who Marie Claire magazine calls “one of the UK's top yoga teachers”, as well as Harley Street's mind body yoga teacher Leo Lourdes, who is recommended by Woman's Health magazine. Explore the island by bike and indulge in luxurious spa treatments at a special discount. Stay in luxurious accommodation with daily breakfast and enjoy a host of extra benefits.


Baan Huraa

Arguably the finest Thai restaurants in the Maldives, the teak house restaurant is poised over water on the edge of an inner lagoon and outer reef. Accessible through Anantara Veli Resort & Spa, guests enjoy authentic Thai cuisine, including coconut curries from Thailand's southern provinces, as well as hot and spicy dishes from the north bound together by an authenticity of flavor including coconut curries from Thailand’s southern provinces and hot and spicy dishes from the north, bound together by an authenticity of flavour.

Hours of Operation:

Lunch:Seasonal lunch 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Dinner:6:30 pm – 10:30 pm

73 Degrees

An enticingly light and airy coastal style pavilion serving a sumptuous breakfast buffet every morning with a selection of fresh tropical fruits and juices, cereals, homemade breads, grilled meats, vegetables and omelettes made to order. In the evenings, the restaurant transforms into a semi-buffet oceanfront dining venue.

Hours of Operation:

Breakfast: 7:00 am - 10:30 am
Dinner: 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm


Our modern and casual Japanese restaurant serves unique dining journeys with a choice of a light gourmet menu with hand crafted sushi and sashimi and slow charcoal grilled robatayaki skewers. Livening up the experience, our chefs dazzle guests with sizzling Teppanyaki cooking skills and meals every week from Tuesday to Sunday.

Hours of Operation:

Opening Time: 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm


Located poolside, this is a popular socialising and relaxation area from which to watch the ocean waves roll in while savouring a lunchtime meal or an afternoon and evening refreshment. Settle into a sun lounger by the infinity-edge pool and glance at the seascape as you unwind. Dhoni bar serves an array of island-style cocktails and light snacks, perfect for those Maldives sunsets with an ocean view.

Hours of Operation:

Opening Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 midnight

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. Restaurants at Anantara Veli Maldives extend beyond the dining room. Let us plan romantic dining for two in countless, secluded getaways either at Anantara Veli or our sister resort Anantara Dhigu.

Hours of Operation:

Opening Time: Private dining, advanced reservations required

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