Ocean view
Swimming pool
BBQ facilities
Free WiFi
Air conditioning
24-hour front desk

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If an island paradise of chic simplicity in a charming adults-only tropical setting is what you need, the white sand and azure waters of Anantara Veli Resort will provide the perfect setting. Relax with your loved one in the over water bungalows, as a spectacular plethora of sea life swims in the crystal clear lagoon beneath you. The resort is a short 35-minute speedboat journey from Velana International Airport which operates all day.

Our 67 luxurious bungalows combine dazzling views with modern amenities for a blissful stay. Choose from rooms types poised over the water with sweeping lagoon views or set on the tranquil cliff edge with the lapping ocean soothing you to sleep.

Anantara Veli offers a range of 5-star facilities as well as outdoor tennis courts and a fitness center. Escape to a natural sanctuary within the lush surroundings of the inner island and experience a holistic approach to wellbeing by Balance Wellness Spa by Anantara.

The resort also features convenient dining options, such as themed nights at 73 Degrees, authentic Thai food at Baan Huraa and theatrical Teppanyaki dining and hand crafted sushi at Origami. In the evening, add an element of gourmet dining with a unique menu designed by you and the chef, served on a deserted sandbank that has a backdrop of a breathtaking Maldivian sunset.

Savor pristine white sands beneath your feet or catch some waves atop a surfboard. World-class diving, freediving and a range of other thrilling watersports await you.

Guest has access to the sister island Anantara Dhigu Resort offering a wide range of dining options, activities and facilities.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

Anantara Veli Maldives Resort has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Apr 9, 2010
Hotel chain/brand: Anantara Hotels & Resorts

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.4)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Continental, Italian, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan, Halal, Gluten-free, Asian, American


Fitness center




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Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
Closest beaches
  • Bikini Beach

    8.4 Very good beach
    1.7 miles from property
  • Gulhi

    9.4 Wonderful beach
    1.8 miles from property
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
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  • Is it totally private? I mean no body can see the couple in the room and swimming pool?
    We are pleased to inform that Deluxe Over Water Pool Bungalow are fully private and designed accordingly.
    Answered on March 17, 2020
  • I want the half board option with transfers
    Please provide with the dates of your arrival and departure and with the number of adults and children. so we can offer you the rates.
    Answered on March 17, 2020
  • Also, I saw that you guys don’t provide extra beds. Can 3 people share one water bungalow?
    Please note maximum occupancy of the rooms is 2 adults only (minimum age of 18 years old).
    Answered on November 22, 2020
  • Is diner includes ? Is transportation includes?
    Please clarify your massage so we assist you.
    Answered on March 17, 2020
  • Can children stay in the over water villa?
    As Anantara Veli is an adults only resort so anyone less than 18 years of age in not allowed to visit the resort.
    Answered on January 21, 2021
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Area info *
3 Restaurants On Site


    Food: Japanese, Grill/BBQ

    Open for: Dinner

    Baan Huraa

    Food: Thai

    Open for: Lunch, Dinner

    73 Degree

    Food: International

    Open for: Breakfast, Dinner

Resort Facilities at Anantara Veli Maldives Resort
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bidet
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Alarm clock
  • Ocean view
  • View
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities Additional charge
  • Balcony
  • Garden
  • Dining table
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Sofa bed
  • Aerobics
  • Cooking class Additional charge
  • Tour or class about local culture Additional charge
  • Themed dinners Additional charge
  • Movie nights Additional charge
  • Beach
  • Badminton equipment
  • Evening entertainment Additional charge
  • Water sports facilities on site Additional charge
  • Snorkeling Off-site Additional charge
  • Diving Off-site Additional charge
  • Canoeing
  • Darts
  • Windsurfing Off-site Additional charge
  • Ping-pong
  • Pool table
  • Fishing Off-site Additional charge
Living Area
  • Dining area
  • Sofa
  • Sitting area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Fruit Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Minibar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
No parking available.
Front Desk Services
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Indoor play area
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Suit press Additional charge
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Business center Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Shuttle service Additional charge
  • Adults only
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Wake-up service
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Private entrance
  • Packed lunches
  • Chapel/Shrine
  • Fan
  • Hair/Beauty salon
  • Airport shuttle Additional charge
  • Airport pickup Additional charge
  • Airport drop-off Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
  • Room service
Outdoor swimming pool
    Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • Opening times
  • Infinity pool
  • Pool with view
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Pool bar
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Locker rooms
  • Personal trainer
  • Fitness classes
  • Yoga classes
  • Fitness
  • Full-body massage
  • Hand massage
  • Head massage
  • Couples' massage
  • Foot massage
  • Neck massage
  • Back massage
  • Spa/Wellness packages
  • Foot bath
  • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
  • Steam room
  • Spa facilities
  • Light therapy
  • Body wrap
  • Body scrub
  • Body treatments
  • Hairstyling
  • Hair coloring
  • Haircut
  • Pedicure
  • Manicure
  • Hair treatments
  • Makeup services
  • Facial treatments
  • Beauty services
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Open-air bath
  • Massage Additional charge
  • Spa Additional charge
  • Fitness center
  • Sauna
Languages Spoken
  • Arabic
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Hindi
  • Italian
  • Russian
  • Thai
  • Chinese

House rules

Anantara Veli Maldives Resort takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 2:00 PM


Until 12:00 PM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children not allowed.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.

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The fine print

Compulsory Gala Dinner
Please note that the property has a mandatory Gala Dinner on December 24 and 31. All charges are to be invoiced by the property directly. Rates are as follows:

24 December 2022
USD 370 per adult, inclusive of all taxes

31 December 2022
USD 739 per adult, inclusive of all taxes

MANDATORY TRANSFER DETAILS (excluded from room rate):
Please note that the property is only accessible by the following mode of transfer arranged by hotel:

Speedboat transfer takes 35 minutes from Velana International Airport. Return transfer will be arranged on shared basis along with other hotel guests. The rates are as follows:

From now until 08 January 2023
Adult (18 years and over): USD 310 inclusive of 23.20% taxes, round trip, inclusive of all taxes

From 09 January 2023 onwards
Adult (18 years and over): USD 327 inclusive of 23.20% taxes, round trip, inclusive of all taxes

Please note that in order to validate the payment from the given card details, card holder must present the same card details at the time of arrival.

Due to safety and privacy concerns the operation of unmanned aerial systems or drones by any of guests including model aircraft by recreational users and hobbyists is prohibited.

Group Policy:
Rates booked here are not valid for more than 7 rooms, as that is considered as a group which must be negotiated with the hotel management on a case-to-case basis where different Rates, Supplements as well as different Payment and Cancellation policies will be applied. Property holds the right to cancel any booking of more than 7 rooms without a prior notice if the above is not negotiated and agreed with the hotel management via a signed group contract.

All-inclusive Rates includes the following only:
• Accommodations as selected
• Daily breakfast
• Daily lunch and dinner at selected restaurants
• All-inclusive beverage package according to the list
Full details at check-in. Restrictions may apply.

FAQs about Anantara Veli Maldives Resort

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Anantara Veli Maldives Resort has 3 restaurants:

    • 73 Degree
    • Baan Huraa
    • Origami

  • The prices at Anantara Veli Maldives Resort may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Anantara Veli Maldives Resort is 1.7 miles from the center of Gulhi.

  • Anantara Veli Maldives Resort offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Spa
    • Fitness center
    • Sauna
    • Massage
    • Pool table
    • Snorkeling
    • Ping-pong
    • Diving
    • Fishing
    • Canoeing
    • Darts
    • Windsurfing
    • Beachfront
    • Evening entertainment
    • Beauty services
    • Movie nights
    • Beach
    • Personal trainer
    • Badminton equipment
    • Aerobics
    • Swimming pool
    • Locker rooms
    • Facial treatments
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Makeup services
    • Water sports facilities on site
    • Hair treatments
    • Open-air bath
    • Manicure
    • Themed dinners
    • Pedicure
    • Cooking class
    • Haircut
    • Hair coloring
    • Hairstyling
    • Body treatments
    • Body scrub
    • Body wrap
    • Light therapy
    • Spa facilities
    • Steam room
    • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
    • Foot bath
    • Spa/Wellness packages
    • Back massage
    • Neck massage
    • Foot massage
    • Couples' massage
    • Head massage
    • Hand massage
    • Full-body massage
    • Fitness
    • Yoga classes
    • Fitness classes

  • Check-in at Anantara Veli Maldives Resort is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • Room options at Anantara Veli Maldives Resort include:

    • Bungalow
    • Villa