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San Diego, California
1 review
Reviewed 9 March 2016

Fabulous from beginning to end. First rate staff! Over the Water Bungalows were lovely and spacious. Descend the ladder into the 88 degree crystal clear water. Heaven! Breakfast buffets are delicious...wide variety of food. Be sure to watch the sunset from the bar and enjoy the warm breeze!

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

Dear Meganne B, What a great review to read, and I am sure many more travellers will be inspired by your words. Thank you for choosing Anantara Veli Resort and giving us the opportunity to make your stay memorable. Ananatara is passionate about every guest leaving with an amazing story, and it sounds like we have done that several times... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2016

Anantara Veli is a great choice for a luxury hotel in the Maldives. It's ideal for couple because it's adults only (yet you have the option of taking a complimentary 5 mins boat ride to their sister's family-friendly island Anantara Dhigu) for more activities and restaurants. It is also convenient that the island is only a 35 minutes boat ride... More 

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

Dear ammochi, It’s wonderful to receive such a glowing review, mentioning several of our associates and the impressions they made on you. Anantara is passionate about every guest leaving with an amazing story to tell, and all the team members were very proud to hear that they are part of your memories. The resort offers a unique experience in that... More 

Falsterbo, Sweden
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12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2016

We stayed in a Water Villa with pool at Veli and it was so nice! These villas are newer and have a very nice design. They are spacious and have a very nice terrace in two levels, and with steps down to the sea with crystal clear water. The pool is nice to swim a littel in, cool down and... More 

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

Dear Cill_Falsterbo, What a wonderful title for your review, and we couldn’t agree more. Thank you very much for your positive words and for sharing your experience with other travellers on TripAdvisor. Indeed our Over Water Pool Bungalows offer a great chance to enjoy this amazing resort even more, perhaps just by jumping off your deck into the lagoon for... More 

Moscow, Russia
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28 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2016

We had great vacation in this hotel! First of all the stuff, they all were nice and professional, it is important for me. At the airport we were escorted to the waiting room with another passengers traveling to Anantara hotels, just 10-15 minutes and we went to the speed boat. Transfer took about 25 min. Registration was fast and finally... More 

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

Dear 4499891, It’s wonderful to receive such a glowing review, and thank you for sharing your feedback on TripAdvisor. Anantara is passionate about every guest leaving with a story to take home, so our staff strive daily to go above and beyond guest expectations ensuring many memorable experiences to recall. Having three resorts within the same lagoon assures our guests... More 

CHICLANA
1 review
Reviewed 2 March 2016

Just a wonderful stay in Paradise. Drinks and meals are very expensive. The location is really perfect. Rooms are very confortable and service is great! everywhere in the island you find a corner to have a rest and enjoy the landscape. Very good sunchairs and towels in every place of the atolón.

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

Dear M_CARMEN_DE_LA>CRUZ, We love your description of a “wonderful stay in paradise” with the title of “Just perfect”. It is wonderful when you find a stay ticks all the boxes to provide a fantastic holiday, we are thrilled to receive this feedback. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience on TripAdvisor; we are passionate about every guest... More 

Hong Kong, China
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 March 2016

A stunning resort with excellent leisure facilities. I can lie back, relax and enjoy the moment. The hotel with a range of gourmet restaurants, relaxing spa (especially the outdoor Thai massage) and they are world-class. Excellent room master - MAHIR (room 205) took care all our need. Very good staff!

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

Dear yausumt , How lovely to read such glowing feedback of your wonderful honeymoon with us. Thank you very much for taking the time to share your experience and to recommend us to other travelers. We are passionate about every guest leaving with an amazing story to tell and it certainly sounds like you have collected many to share with... More 

Brighton, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2016

I stayed at Anantara for my honeymoon in February. At the airport we got greeted by a member of their transportation team that took us to the speed boat, offered us free Wifi, a cold towel and refreshments. 45 minutes later we arrived to the hotel greeted with flowers, and drums. We were offered to take a complimentary photograph next... More 

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

Dear lara B, Congratulations once again, and thank you for choosing Anantara Veli Resort as your honeymoon destination. What a wonderful title for your review, we are thrilled to have provided the perfect experience for such an important moment in your lives together. Each individual team member is passionate about every guest leaving with an amazing story to share with... More 

1 review
Reviewed 26 February 2016

We just came back from a week at Anantara Veli and we would like to share our amazing experience. Veli is a breathtaking paradise situated in the tourquoise Maldivian sea. Everything was amazing, bungalows over water, restaurant choice, food, atmosphere. Customer service is really outstanding, and the staff is helpful and kind, always making guests feel welcome and supported. A... More 

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

Dear Marina Z, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your experience on TripAdvisor. I am delighted to hear that your stay with us was fantastic. Our Ayurveda-Wellness Doctor, Avinash, was very pleased to read your positive comments about him as well. Dr. Avinash’s expertise in Ayurveda and enthusiasm for all our guests to lead a healthy... More 

Mexico City, Mexico
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117 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2016

We got a very expensive but regular room upon arrival. The place was not very clean and the bathroom looked old. We were on our honeymoon and talked to the manager about our disappointment, and got a Villa upgrade. The Villa was amazing, bigger, newer, and with a deck directly to the ocean. The thing about Maldives is that since... More 

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

Dear Monserrat V , Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. The Maldives is a unique destination and as you said, a true paradise given is wonderful tropical environment and amazing marine life, which you can enjoy directly beneath your Villa, accessing the water with just a few steps down from your deck. We are sorry that... More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2016

My husband and I have just returned from a 2 week break in the Maldives staying at Anantara Veli and cannot give enough praise to the resort and staff. I will start with the negatives… there are none! The positives… The island itself is absolutely beautiful. Everything is very well maintained, and you can see the staff working all day... More 

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

Dear Claire P, It’s wonderful to receive such a glowing review, mentioning several of our associates and the impressions they made on you. Anantara is passionate about every guest leaving with an amazing story to tell, and all the team members were very proud to hear that they are part of your memories. We are indeed blessed to share the... More 

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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
  • Free Breakfast
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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  • Suites
  • 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
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • 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: $951 - $2,184 (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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Anantara Veli Hotel South Male Atoll
Anantara Veli Resort And Spa
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