Anantara Veli Resort & Spa, Maldives, is a sensual island living over a turquoise lagoon that will put you in a natural mood for romance in one of 50 over water bunglows. This stunning resort is only a 35-minute speedboat ride from Male International Airport, yet the white sands, endless blue sky and lush foliage seem a world apart.
Walk hand in hand on idyllic sands. Cool down in the crystal clear waters that lie just beneath your luxury private bungalow. Contemplate the oceanic light as it evolves from morning glow to dusk, savouring time that is luxuriously well spent in between.
For that extra treat pamper yourself at the Veli Garden spa retreat, lounging at the ocean side infinity pool, or cruising on a dhoni at sunset alongside dolphins. Then freshen up for an evening of fine dining where international cuisine is served at your table – a highlight being the best Thai cuisine, set out over the water where ocean and lagoon converge.
36 over water bungalows luxuriate in the contemporary decor of your spacious 63-square metre bungalow on a pristine stretch of tropical paradise with hardwood floor and a coconut thatch roof and king-sized beds fitted with Egyptian cotton linen.
Another 14 deluxe over water bungalows 92 square metres of relaxation under the charming coconut thatch roof, your deluxe accommodation is a sanctuary overlooking the vast seascapes, with a spacious open-air bathroom and a tub along the tiered sundeck. Unwind on a daybed or lounger on the sundeck. There is no more place idyllic than this spot of paradise to enjoy leisurely quality time with your loved one, including all the luxurious amenities of your luxury over water bungalows.
Between the temptations on offer at Anantara Veli and those of Anantara Dhigu, an array of casual and fine dining destinations is yours to savour. 73 Degrees, Dhoni, Baan Huraa or the Geckos are some of the eateries on offer to tickle your taste buds. Images courtesy of Anantara.