This laid-back luxe resort, with a short transfer, is set in its own sky blue lagoon in the South Malé Atoll with an array of restaurants (you can also head to neighbouring island Anantara Veli for dinner), plenty of active pursuits and an overwater spa.

Villas with thatched roofs and contemporary interiors are located over the water or just a stone’s throw from the beach and you can choose accommodation that enjoys sunrise or sunset views. The gorgeous Family Villas are ideal for those with children as they come with two bedrooms.

It is the perfect place to just soak up the atmosphere in an idyllic setting but there is also plenty to keep the more adventurous entertained with all manner of water sports, including kayaking, sailing and fantastic diving with a wide range of courses for all levels. Budding chefs can enjoy a Spice Spoons cooking lesson and sample Maldivian cuisine in the Chef’s Garden.

You will find gourmet restaurants with a relaxed ambience including Sea. Fire. Salt. which offers a trendy alfresco wooden deck and freshly caught seafood delicacies or steaks, Terrazzo with its Italian cuisine or Origami at Anantara Veli with its exciting show of Teppanyaki cooking.

The Kids’ Club is open to children from age four and housed in a beautiful Dhoni, a traditional boat.

The overwater spa is staffed by massage therapists trained by Anantara to a very high standard. Luxuriate in a unique massage where the glass floor means you can be amazed by the sight of small reef sharks and rays while being pampered. There’s also morning meditation, yoga, a gym with the latest tech and a tennis court.

Named Top 15 Best Resorts in the Indian Ocean by Condé Nast Traveller Reader’s Choice Awards 2019.

Anantara Dhigu Resort: 110 villas and overwater suites



Swimming Pool


Water Sports

PADI Dive Centre


Kid's Club


The Anantara Dhigu Resort & Spa, Maldives is just 35 minutes by speedboat from Malé International Airport.

Food & Drink

The Anantara Dhigu Resort & Spa, Maldives has seven restaurants and bars to choose from.

Fushi Café

With beautiful views overlooking the lagoon, the Fushi Café serves an international buffet breakfast with live cooking stations. In the evenings the restaurant offers themed international cuisine, including Chinese, Italian, Indian and Japanese.


Alfresco dining experience with delicious Maldivian flavours, including freshly caught lobster, prawns and reef fish. There are a variety of cooking techniques available which heighten the flavours of the imported Australian cuts on offer. The restaurant has a salt guru on hand to help you enhance your dining experience with a fine selection of salt from around the world.


An intimate Italian restaurant offering homemade dishes, with a lovely selection of wines from Northern and Southern Italy.


Serving light meals from lunchtime until 18:00 and beverages, Aqua is situated by the poolside providing the perfect romantic location to watch the sunset.

Baan Huraa

Authentic Thai restaurant positioned over the water’s edge. The restaurant serves hot and spicy dishes with north and southern Thailand influences.

73 Degrees

Offering an adults-only buffet breakfast in a coastal style pavilion, in the evenings 73 Degrees becomes a semi-buffet dining venue open to all guests.


A modern Japanese restaurant with Teppanyaki cooking skills. There is a range of light gourmet dishes of sushi and sashimi available, and charcoal grilled Robatayaki skewers.


The Dhoni bar serves island style cocktails and snacks by the poolside.


Children are welcome at the Anantara Dhigu Resort & Spa, Maldives. Complimentary Dhoni Kids’ Club (age 4 - 11 years). Babysitting available on request.

Dhoni Club

Available for children aged between three and 12-years-old, Dhoni Club offers a great range of fun activities that enable kids to make friends and explore the island. The club has a climbing wall, tree house, two boats and runs a range of exciting activities with qualified child supervisors.

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The Anantara Dhigu Resort & Spa, Maldives has 110 villas and over-water suites to choose from. All rooms offer a private terrace, terrazzo bathtub, flatscreen satellite TV, CD/DVD player, iPod docking station and mini bar.

Sunrise Beach Villa

Sunrise Beach Villas (110m²) offer beautiful sunrise views overlooking the Indian Ocean.

Sunset Beach Villa

Sunset Beach Villas (110m²) capture the magical Maldivian sunset.

Sunset Pool Villa

The Sunset Pool Villas comprise of 162m² of luxury, situated on Dhigu beach with your own private plunge pool.

Anantara Pool Villa

Anantara Pool Villas are very spacious rooms (180m²) with private plunge pools and just steps away from a white sandy beach.

Sunset Family Villas

The Sunset Family Villas (165m²) are a great family choice with two bedrooms, one large outdoor bathroom and a mini size kids bathroom. These are located sunset beachside.

Sunrise Over Water Suites

Sunrise Over Water Suites (132m²) are suspended over crystal clear waters, with sunrise views. The stunning bathroom encompasses a glass panel floor allowing you to admire marine life.

Sunset Over Water Suites

Sunset Over Water Suites (132m²) offer mesmerising sunset views situated on a suspended villa with crystal clear waters beneath. The stunning bathroom encompasses a glass panel floor allowing you to admire marine life.

Anantara Over Water Pool Suites

Anantara Over Water Pool Suites offer 180m² of indoor living space with an extensive private deck and swimming plunge pool. These suites have sunset views with direct lagoon access.

Two Bedroom Anantara Pool Villa

Two Bedroom Anantara Pool Villas (312m²) comprise of two separate villa bedrooms with spacious open-air bathrooms and a private plunge pool. These villas have a direct beach location with beautiful sunset views.


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