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Annandale
Reviewed 24 May 2016

By far, my family and I had a GRAND time ! The staff is phenomenal! Such world class service! We were constantly being pampered and treated like royalaties. Right from the minute we were picked up from the airport. I could never seem to gather all the beautiful words I can give to such a hardworking and ever so smiling...

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

Dear alieenu , It’s wonderful to receive such a glowing review, mentioning several of our associates and the impressions they made on you. I have shared your comments with the entire team, especially those mentioned by name, who were delighted to hear that they helped to make your stay so special. We are proud of our intuitive hospitality and Anantara...

Ottawa
Reviewed 24 May 2016

Anantara veli is everything a traveler can dream of. With it's excellent staff, amazing service, breath taking views and florishing marine life, this heaven on earth is worth the 12 hour floght from Canada. Highly recommeded for everyone.

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

Dear Uzi Jem D, What a wonderful review, we are thrilled to have provided the perfect experience. Each individual team member is passionate about every guest leaving with an amazing story to share with family and friends, so our teams strive daily to go above and beyond guest expectations ensuring many memorable experiences to recall as we are glad to...

Istanbul, Turkey
Reviewed 20 May 2016

Five years ago we had the chance to spend our honeymoon in Anantara Veli, we were very happy from the hotel, service and treatment so we decided to come back to the same place and last month we did it, we had experience the same quality like the quality we experience five years back and again we left very happy,...

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

Dear samehkayyali, It’s wonderful to receive such a glowing review, mentioning several of our associates and the impressions they made on you. I have shared your comments with the entire team, especially those mentioned by name, who were delighted to hear that they helped to make your stay so special, we are proud of our intuitive hospitality and Anantara is...

Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Absolutely paradise, would highly recommend, very small island with water taxi to the adjacent island where there were other restaurants. The Spa was great, again a must do, I had an Alloa Vera full body massage as I was sunburnt, this really helped. Hotel and staff couldn't do enough for you. Huge choice for the buffet breakfast including pork sausages...

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

Dear Ann R, Thank you for choosing us as the ideal location to celebrate your birthday. I am happy to read that we exceeded your expectations throughout your stay. our staff strive daily to go above and beyond guest expectations to ensure many memorable experiences to recall. Anantara is passionate about every guest leaving with an amazing story to tell....

Singapore
Reviewed 18 May 2016

What a beautiful place! It exceeded our expectations! Our room; the food; the staff. I don't have a bad word to say. I also had the pleasure to meet Dr. Tiwari from the Sundari Ayurvedic Spa. I attended one of his complimentary talks @ the lovely Dhoni Bar. Lucky me!; I had him all to myself :) It's a pity...

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

Dear deelite2016, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your experience on TripAdvisor. I am delighted that your stay with us was fantastic. Our Ayurveda-Wellness Doctor Avinash Tiwari was very pleased to read your positive comments. Dr. Avinash’s expertise in Ayurveda, coupled with his enthusiasm for all our guests to lead a healthy lifestyle, is without a...

Curitiba
Reviewed 17 May 2016

It was really perfect and amazing. Every detail was perfect. It is a place where everyone should know before die. Its unbelievable beautiful and nice. All staff are very friendly and helpfull. Unforgettable memories at Anantara Veli!!!

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

Dear Anabettiol, Thank you for choosing Anantara Veli Resort for your dream holiday in The Maldives, we are delighted to hear that your stay was “perfect and amazing”. The natural beauty of the our paradise island is indeed inspiring, and we are lucky to share the lagoon with two of our sister resorts, Anantara Dhigu Resort and Naladhu Maldives, which...

Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 16 May 2016

Chef Iranga was just marvellous he created a magical culinary experience for us his work is truly exceptional and he is a great asset to the property. Chef ken has excellent culinary experience which he shows in his restaurant Bhaan Hura we had 2 dinners there and was truly amazing. Chef nuwan made our anniversary special by designing a special...

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Dear bhairavk250, The culinary masterpieces created by our teams are indeed much appreciated by our guests and thank you very much for recognising their individual talents and the overall quality of the food served in our many dining options. Each individual team member is passionate about every guest leaving with an amazing story to share with family and friends, so...

Reviewed 16 May 2016

Thanks for an amazing week - we felt so lucky to be staying at this beautiful place. Anantara Veli exceeded our expectations from the moment we arrived to the moment we left, with personalised touches, incredible staff and hospitality. We left feeling refreshed after our dream vacation and look forward to returning to Anantara Veli soon.

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

Dear Angela G, Thank you for choosing us as the ideal location to celebrate your birthday. I am happy to read that we exceeded your expectations right from the beginning; our staff strive daily to go above and beyond guest expectations to ensure many memorable experiences to recall. Anantara is passionate about every guest leaving with an amazing story to...

Reviewed 15 May 2016

This hotel met and exceeded all of our expectations. Beautiful comfortable rooms with gorgeous large bathrooms. Stunning views. gorgeous beaches. All restaurants were very good. The sushi at the japanese restaurant was our favourite. Restaurants are expensive but the dishes are pretty large so you can share. Excellent snorkelling. Perfect free wifi. We received a bottle of champagne and some...

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Dear Aga T, To hear that your honeymoon was “unforgettable” is extremely rewarding for the entire team at Anantara Veli, we are delighted that you had your dream holiday here with us. Thank you very much for choosing to celebrate on our paradise island, Anantara is passionate about every guest leaving with an amazing story to tell, and all the...

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Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

Thanks for an amazing week - we felt utterly spoilt by the incredible hospitality, personalized touch surrounded by such a Stunning setting. We leave feeling rejuvenated and look forward to coming back again- a very special place with wonderful staff, thank you for this special week - Shannon and Rebecca

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Dear A TripAdvisor Member, I am happy to read that we exceeded your expectations right from the beginning, and that you experienced true Anantara hospitality. Our staff strive daily to go above and beyond guest expectations to ensure many memorable experiences to recall. Anantara is passionate about every guest leaving with an amazing story to tell, and it sounds like...

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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
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Hot Tub
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • 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: 08190
Region: Maldives > Kaafu Atoll > South Male Atoll > Veligandu
Price Range: RM2,639 - RM5,861 (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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“Over water pool bungalows are fantastic but long walk from the resort, ocean pool bungalows are fantastic & closer. Personal choice.”
 of 5 bubbles ianmilburn2017, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Superior OverWater #149 offers privacy, last on pier, overlooking central lagoon to neighboring Anantara islands. (better than seaview)”
 of 5 bubbles washbrol, 20 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Deluxe over-water-bungalow with pool!”
 of 5 bubbles MEKDallasTx, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Overwater Bungalow from 165 are the best”
 of 5 bubbles JohannaACooper, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Not a room but a bungalow over the water.”
 of 5 bubbles angiep209, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
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