Anantara Resort Maldives scheduled to open August 1, 2006.

Posted on July 3, 2006, Updated on March 15, 2024 by My Maldives

Anantara Resort Maldives, located on South Male Atoll, is scheduled to open 1 August 2006.

Long celebrated as the ultimate romantic destination, the Maldivian islands are the very definition of tropical paradise. Anantara Resort Maldives offers luxury, impeccable style and Anantara’s signature warmth and gracious service.

Let the beauty of Anantara touch you… in the Maldives.

Romantic escapes to the world’s last unspoiled tropical paradise. Immerse yourself in the beauty of the Maldives, with distinctive touches of Anantara warmth and style. Sail away into the sunset to explore desert islands.

Dive into an underwater wonderland. Lavish in the luxury of an over-water pool villa. Intimate. Matchless. Seductive. Packaged especially for you.

Deluxe Accommodation

Choose from four types of deluxe accommodation, all tastefully furnished and equipped with the latest technology.

In addition to the standard conveniences of an electronic in-room safe, individually controlled air conditioning, and IDD telephone, enjoy your own personal surround sound plasma screen TV with DVD, MP3 player, gourmet mini bar, and our spectacular indoor/outdoor bathrooms.

Deluxe overwater pool suite
Welcome to complete bliss. Indulge in one of our 2 exclusive pool suites, offering an expansive 182sqm of signature Anantara luxury. Situated at the end of the wooden piers, far out into the ocean, you may feel like the only couple on earth – and we welcome you to enjoy this intimacy.

While away tranquil days soaking in your private freshwater plunge pool. Or, dive into the lagoon from your private over-water sun deck. Wind down together in the infinity-edge bath tub. The tropical island experience of a lifetime awaits.

Deluxe overwater suite
Situated offshore, surrounded by the crystal-clear waters of the Indian Ocean, rediscover the meaning of serenity in your very own over-water suite. Our 38 suites, connected to the island by a wooden walkway, offer an exceptionally spacious 132sqm of indulgence. Lounge on your private water-front sundeck and enjoy unbroken views of endless blue. Slip into the warm lagoon waters just inches below, at any hour of the day. Or, relax in the over-sized infinity-edge bathtub…no need to daydream-just open your eyes.

Deluxe beach front villa
Luxuriate in 110sqm of understated elegance in each of our 68 Beach Front Villas. Take in the endless vista of white sands and the ever-changing hues of the Maldivian seas from your terrazzo bathtub, made for two. At the end of a sun-filled day, cool off under the outdoor rain shower and unwind on your very own terrace.

Deluxe beach front pool villa
Add a tantalizing plunge pool within the Deluxe Beach Front Villas, by selecting one of our two lavish, 165sqm Beach Front Pool Villas.

An immaculate beach in the front, the serene pool in the back garden, and you-at the centre of a postcard-perfect island destination.


Work out in our fully equipped air-conditioned fitness centre. Hone your game or simply enjoy a leisurely rally on our floodlit championship tennis court. If you need to cool down but want to stay off the sand, enjoy a freshwater feel with a saltwater view in our beach front swimming pool.

Enjoy all that Anantara has to offer. And while you do, use our internet facilities to tell your friends and family back at home all about it.

Anantara Spa
Pamper. Enliven. Release. Unwind. Spoil your body, soul and mind with a selection of our world-renowned signature treatments, alluring bath & steam rituals and holistic therapies. The perfect end – or beginning – of a perfect day.

No need for sunblock in our stylish showpiece library, where you can sink into a plush armchair and enjoy a new novel or catch up on all that is going on back in the “real world” with our high-speed internet-equipped computers.

Do not fret if you have forgotten to pack some essentials. You may be thousands of miles away from it all, but our on-site boutique brings the world to you, with the bare necessities and exotic goods and handicrafts from across Asia.

Water Sports

Take full advantage of our world-renowned PADI 5 dive centre, which offers a full range of courses. Snorkel leisurely on the edge of the lagoon or peruse the Maldives’ fabled coral gardens on our daily snorkeling trips.

If you’ve seen enough of the reef’s spectacular aquatic landscape and wildlife, come up for some air and enjoy our free-of-charge non-motorized water sports.

Recreation & Leisure

Rediscover what it means to relax. Or, let the stunning surroundings invigorate you. Dive into the unexplored world of marine life in the crystal clear waters around you.

Pamper yourself in true bliss at the Anantara Spa. Explore even more undiscovered islands. Days spent at Anantara Resort Maldives can be as leisurely or as active as you choose.

Infinity Pool
Slip ‘n’ slide into the tranquil waters of our freshwater infinity-edge pool. Gaze out across the expanse of an aquamarine sea as you float, soak or splash your worries away.

Gym/Fitness Centre
our on-site fitness centre and gym will offer you everything you expect to keep you looking and feeling good-but with a completely unexpected view.

Gain physical poise and mental peace through ancient exercises drawn from centuries of South Asian wisdom. Yoga is available from professional instructors beachside while more seasoned aficionados can take it up a notch on their own.

Water Sports Centre
The warm waters of the Indian Ocean will beckon from the moment you arrive. Give in. Snorkel on adjacent reefs. Kayak through the softly rolling waves to nearby islands and sand banks. Sail around the atoll on a catamaran. Explore the Maldivian heritage of reef and deep-sea fishing.

Anantara Cooking School
At Anantara, you will be treated to an array of inspired culinary creations. Why not learn the tricks of the trade with a cooking class from our resident master chefs? Learn to recreate traditional Maldivian or Thai and fusion creations to impress your friends back home.

Bodu Huraa
For even more recreational diversions, visit this nearby enclave of island fun and relaxation.

Lost islands. Sunset treats. Dips into culture. At Anantara, serenity is the buzzword but some sights beg to be discovered.

Restaurants & bars

Sample stunning, innovative culinary creations by our master chef. Enjoy a sundown cocktail against a breathtaking backdrop of unspoiled tropical beauty. Savour a light snack with sand beneath your feet. Indulge in whatever takes your fancy.

Exclusive Opening Rates

Deluxe Beachfront Villa (Double) – US$ 550++
Overwater Suite (Double) US$ 670++

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