Naladhu Private Island Maldives - Facts and Information


Among the island jewels of the South Male Atoll, Velighandu Huraa is Naladhu's island home – nestles in the Indian Ocean, waiting for your arrival. Indeed, with the stunning beauty of the Maldives as our backdrop, dramatic arrivals – whether by day or night – are all part of the Naladhu experience.
Upon touchdown at Male International Airport (and clearing customs and immigration), you will be met by airport representatives, who will take you to luxury speedboat for transfer to Naladhu, a journey of 35 minutes.
Every Naladhu Maldives experience is one to treasure. Every space is yours to own, for your time on island, at this exclusive Maldives hotel. The Hotel offers expansive villas and houses each with a private pool fronting the azure Indian Ocean, unsurpassed comfort, the idyllic Maldives luxury resort experience, and a graceful elegance that never goes out of style.

Children Policy

0.00 - 2.99 years: Full complimentary transfers, baby cot, meals.
3.00 - 6.99 years: Complimentary transfers, bedding and 3 meals from childrens' menu only, if dining from adult menus, 50% off applies.
7.00 - 12.99 years: Complimentary bed and breakfast. 50% off adult transfers. Complimentary 3 meals/day from children's menu however if dining from adult menus, 50% off applies.

Room Amenities

7 Beach Pool Houses
12 Ocean Pool Houses
Two Bedroom Pool Residence
The Living Room restaurant
Coconut Grove relaxation area
Ocean Retreat Spa
Sunset Cruises
Deep Sea and Sunset Fishing
Diving and Water Sports
Cooking School
Local Excursions
Access to facilities on Anantara Dhigu
and Anantara Veli
Resident Medical Doctor


Enjoy a uniquely luxurious hideaway in which to relax and unwind in a rejuvenating oasis set facing the surf of the Indian Ocean.
This exclusive retreat features just one treatment room complete with sauna, private pool, tropical rain shower, and an ocean facing relaxation deck. Offering a collection of half-day Spa journeys, a specially-curated treatment menu reveals a private wellness and beauty approach encompassing spa cuisine enjoyed with a view of the Indian Ocean and the feeling of living extremely well.
Every element, from lime and ginger salt exfoliation, exotic frangipani body oil to full body massages seal the balance of body, mind and spirit with tremendous therapeutic properties that play a vital role in the Ocean Retreat experience.
Indulgent treatments at Ocean Retreat embrace time, address healing needs and offer the ultimate in relaxation within a space that embodies the elements of the ocean and to the backdrop of a soothing lullaby of rolling waves. Relax with time to enjoy the private pool connected to the treatment room as well as spa cuisine served on the spacious deck.

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Look below the surface for some of the best views in the Maldives. The PADI Dive Centre offers a full range of SCUBA certification courses. With classes ranging from SCUBA discovery to advanced open-water, wreck diving and even rescue dives, Naladhu residents are sure to find an adventure suited to their abilities. Every day, the centre offers up to four dives at a variety of locations - in fact, within a half-hour radius of the island, there are no less than 20 world-class dives to enjoy.

Slip on your flippers and experience the famous underwater world of the Maldives. The hotel offers a variety of snorkelling excursions to neighbouring reefs, manta ray "cleaning stations" and, of course, nearby reef, teeming with underwater beauty. Embark on an adventure via catamaran, dhoni or Naladhu luxury speed boat to locations near and far - and discover that the journey can be as beautiful as the destination.

Carve through the waves with the trade winds in your hair and the warm sun at your back. With the mirror-like lagoon at doorstep, there's probably no easier place to enjoy water skiing. The folks at the Water Sports Centre have a wide range of skis for all skill levels and ages.

Experience the thrill of catching the wind in your sails and gliding across the lagoon. For beginners, a basic lesson provided by the hotel at the Water Sports Centre will enable you to enjoy the wind and waves in a new and challenging way. For seasoned pros, the Centre has a selection of boards and sails, and the instructors will be happy to help you figure out which one is best for you.

Ease into water sports adventures with Naladhu's complimentary kayaks. Paddle through the beautiful and calm lagoon. Kayaks are available on a first-come, first-served basis, but they're usually available, so feel free to stroll on over and take to the waters.

Kitesurfing and Surfing:
Fly like a leaping dolphin over the water when you try kite surfing at Naladhu.
Surfers from all over the world are discovering that these sparkling islands offer ideal surfing conditions - with a view of the sets from Naladhu itself. The best months to surf are from April to October, with the average height of waves being 1-2.5 metres.


The Living Room

Mix and match fine wines, ocean breezes and excellent cuisine choices. Overlooking the lagoon, The Living Room is an elegant beachfront dining scene. The glass-walled wine cellar takes centre stage, stocked with some of the most esteemed (and a few of the most rare) vintages from both the Old and New Worlds. The seasonal menu crafted by our chef brings refined food together with a relaxed feel for breakfast served throughout the day, a refreshing lunch, or romantic dinner for a truly unforgettable experience. With a wine list epicureans will admire, our Master Sommelier, Vincent, is so inspired it’s contagious. He’ll help you pair the wine with the meal or the meal with the wine in an effort to ensure that every dining experience is special as Naladhu.

Hours of Operation:

Breakfast:All day
Lunch: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Dinner: 6:00 pm – 12:00 midnight

In-Residence Dining

Indulge in our In-Residence Dining options. The chefs of the Living Room can cater to your every whim, allowing you to enjoy your ideal culinary sequence in the privacy of your villa or house, at just about any time of the day or night.
Satisfy tastes ranging from the classic to the eccentric. Our chefs also offer a variety of set dinners for every craving, including Thai, Indian, Maldivian and Western. Dine in privacy on your terrace, under the stars or the sun. Enjoy a barbecue on your deck, complete with a chef and waiter. Or, for the true romantic, surprise your loved one and organise a champagne breakfast. Have a favourite that isn't listed in our menu? Your House Master will see to it that we provide it - or at least our own creative interpretation.

Hours of Operation:

Opening Time: 24 hours

Intimate Dining Affairs

Grilled Maldivian yellowfin on a nearby island. Chianti with roasted rack of lamb aboard a dhoni sailing across an emerald-blue lagoon. Let our chefs bring some of their favourite menus - complete with candles, tablecloths, silver and all those other little touches of perfection - to the destination of your choice around the island.

Hours of Operation:

Opening Time: Private dining, advanced reservations required

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

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