Anantara Dhigu Maldives Resort and Spa

Anantara Digu Resort and Spa Maldives

Accomodation - Services/Facilities - Activities - Dining

Land in a Maldives resort paradise, surrounded by turquoise waters. Take a morning plunge in the private pool of your over-water villa. Kayak to lunch on a desert island. Let the beauty of Anantara touch you in the Maldives.

Nestled on Dhigu island in the South Malé Atoll, Anantara Dhigu Resort & Spa, Maldives is a brief 35 minutes by private speedboat from Malé International Airport.

Here, stylish villas, over-water suites and luxurious beach bungalows fringe tranquil lagoons. Celebrate the Maldives with Anantara, discovering the ultimate tropical island getaway with brilliant coral reefs and water sport adventures. Experience a healing massage at Anantara Spa, as you peer through the glass floors revealing the puffer fish, sting rays and baby reef sharks swimming underneath. Settle into luxury, impeccable style and Anantara's gracious service at Anantara Dhigu Maldives.

Discover your own stretch of sand in the world's last unspoiled tropical paradise.


Anantara Dhigu gives you the Maldives resort experience of your dreams, an idyllic island paradise that feels like your home away from home, and a dazzling, natural playground for you to indulge in the company of your loved ones.

Anantara Dhigu presents 68 beachfront villas situated on a private stretch of beach, with unique outdoor bathrooms and Rainshowers. Our 2 Beachfront Pool Villas are more spacious and come with their own private plunge pool set in a tropical garden. 38 over-water suites situated over the Indian Ocean feature private sundecks and open-air infinity-edged bathtubs with a view over the azure lagoon.

For the ultimate over-water Maldives luxury resort getaway, 2 exclusive Deluxe Over-Water Pool Suites enjoy a prime setting at the end of the jetty, with wrap-around sundecks featuring their own private plunge pool and spacious interiors with hints of Maldivian culture and arts.

Sunrise/Sunset Beachfront Villa

Luxuriate in 110 square metres of tropical elegance in each of our 68 Beachfront Villas, reminiscent of the idyllic Maldives resort bungalow. Take in the endless vista off the shores of Dhigu, with either a sunset or sunrise-facing villa over the ever-changing hues of the Maldivian seas. Soothe your cares away in your terrazzo bathtub for two while looking out at lush tropical vegetation. At the end of a sun-filled day, cool off under the outdoor rain shower and unwind on your very own terrace, just steps from the brilliant lagoon. Your own piece of beachfront paradise awaits.

Sunrise Sunset Beachfront Villa
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Sunset Pool Villa

Lounge on the ample stretch of beach, laze the afternoon away in a serene pool or the lush tropical garden, all in the privacy of your island hideaway.

Set on Dhigu, the Pool Villas are an expansive and luxurious 162 square metres. This Maldives resort bungalow experience is designed to pamper and indulge its guests. Take a long soak in your private terrazzo tub lined with orchids. Plunge into your glittering pool. Head to your own stretch of powder white sands. At sunset, settle into pure romance while sipping champagne in the privacy of your stylish villa.

Anatara Pool Villa

Anantara Dhigu's 6 stylish Pool Villas offer expansive luxury with 180 square metres of laid-back comforts. Awaken each morning in a sumptuous king-size bed. Catch your first glimpse of the Maldivian sun as it breaks through the lush vegetation surrounding your private residence. Step down from the sliding doors of your bedroom and take a dip in your full-sized private pool. Spend a leisurely day in island paradise, then retreat to your villa's private beachside decking in time to toast the sunset.

Two-Bedroom Anantara Pool Villa

5 Two-Bedroom Anantara Pool Villas offer the ultimate hideaway, with elegant space and luxurious facilities. Spanning 400 square metres, these sumptuous villas comprise 2 bedrooms, each with a private bathroom, and baby cot upon request. Stroll out onto your private beachside deck and watch a breathtaking sunrise over the Indian Ocean. Enjoy quality time with your loved ones, and languish in your private pool as a blissful Maldivian day unfolds. And as sunset promises a magical evening, indulge in world class cuisine refreshed by sea breezes with a common outside area featuring fine dining facilities, creating the perfect al fresco setting.

Sunrise/Sunset Over-Water Suite

Situated on a pier, a few steps across a wooden walkway from Dhigu, your 132 square metre Over-Water Suite is suspended above the crystal-clear waters of the Indian Ocean. Lounge on your private waterfront sundeck and enjoy unbroken views of turquoise blue. Lie back in your infinity-edge tub for two in a romantic bubble bath (with a view!) after champagne toast. Rest, read or nap on a tropical wood lounger with colourful silk cushions on your over-water deck. Or just close your eyes and surrender to the soundtrack of the lapping lagoon waters and island breeze. Your sanctuary, with direct access to the lagoon and a choice of either sunrise or sunset views, immerses you in pure Anantara elegance. This is what a Maldives getaway is all about.

Anantara Over-Water Pool Villa

Immerse yourself in one of our 2 secluded pool suites off Dhigu, graceful 182 square metre residences in signature Anantara style, abound with island fabrics, silk cushions and teak furniture. The expansive living room leads to a palatial bathroom with a rain shower, an infinity-edge bathtub and a private pool. Spend tranquil days in your private plunge pool with an infinity-edged view of the sea. Soak in the gentle rays from your private sundeck or step directly into the lagoon. Toast to an adventurous day in the infinity-edge bathtub. Complete bliss on wooden piers over the ocean.


Hotel & Recreational Facilities

Every day, Anantara features a range of organized and do-it-yourself activities. You can take a cooking class, visit a market, interact with local history and even pick up some phrases in a new language, all in one day.


Pamper. Enliven. Release. Unwind. Spoil your body, soul and mind with a selection of Anantara Spa's world-renowned signature treatments, alluring bath and steam rituals and holistic therapies. Anantara Spa Dhigu is a true oasis of tranquillity, with over-water treatment suites nestled on one of the world's most remarkable tropical island settings. The perfect end - or beginning - to a perfect day. Anantara Spa is a highlight of every Anantara Experience.

PADI Diving Courses

With such a variety of sites on offer, and our full range of PADI certification courses, our guests are spoiled with choice to meet the needs of all diving levels - from beginners to avid divers with full logbooks! Anantara's instructors always endeavour to match up diving ability to local dive conditions to ensure your safety and enjoyment. From our beginner's discovery courses to more advanced Nitrox, deep water and rescue dives, the Centre has a range of programmes to suit even the most experienced divers.

All courses are taught by PADI-certified instructors, ensuring an unforgettable - and safe - learning experience in one of the world's premier diving destinations. Our class sizes are limited to cater for each guest's needs. Our friendly and professional staff, along with the excellent facilities and open-air classroom of our Indian Ocean paradise, provide the perfect surroundings to explore safely and comfortably.

Orientation Dives

There is more to the bustling Maldivian capital than just the airport. Malé offers distinctive architecture, local markets, tranquil mosques and the regal presidential palace. Immerse yourself in the local culture at the National Museum and partake of some of the country's authentic local delicacies.


Island Hopping

Discover some of the other distinctive jewels of the Maldives. You might be surprised to see the many different forms paradise can take. Tour the atoll and explore the daily life of fishermen. Shop the way the locals do. Get up close and personal with marine life.

Island Picnic

Spend an afternoon as Robinson Crusoe (with a few more luxuries) and live out your desert island daydreams. A tiny uninhabited island offshore in Anantara's lagoon is your playground for the day. Frolic in pristine waters, explore stunning reefs and enjoy a specially prepared picnic on white sands.

Malé Excursions

There is more to the bustling Maldivian capital than just the airport. Malé offers distinctive architecture, local markets, tranquil mosques and the regal presidential palace. Immerse yourself in the local culture at the National Museum and partake of some of the country's authentic local delicacies.

Sunset Cruise

Cruise the tranquil turquoise lagoon aboard a dhoni and let the champagne in your glass take on the tints of the setting sun. A romantic, unforgettable beginning to a special evening in paradise.

Sunset Handline Fishing

Try your skills at handline fishing and experience the glittering waters from a local's point of view, aboard a traditional sailing dhoni. This natural technique uses no equipment beyond a single fishing line, held by hand and dropped to the floor of the ocean reef. Wait for the reef fish to bite - a catch is almost guaranteed. Better yet, take your catch onland and our chefs at Fuddan grill will prepare it to your liking the very next day.

Full and Half-Day Diving Safaris

Once you've explored some of our beautiful and action-packed local dive sites, taking in stunning sea fans, colourful coral, schools of fusiliers, sea turtles, and even the occasional reef shark or spotted eagle rays, it's time to take to the high seas for a full or half-day diving safari! The Dive Centre offers regularly scheduled diving safaris by speedboat to a number of exciting locations in North or South Malé Atoll or Felidhu Atoll. Or, feel free to talk to our guides and instructors about setting up a privately chartered excursion just for you!


Between the temptations on offer on Anantara Dhigu and those of its sister resort Anantara Veli, an array of casual and fine dining destinations unmatched by any other Maldives resort is yours to savour at Anantara.

Fushi Café:

Greet the Maldivian morning sunrise, at the Fushi Café on the white sandy beach of Dhigu Island. Enjoy informal dining at leisure, including American breakfast buffets and themed Maldivian dinner buffets set to the tune of the Bodhu Beru band.

Fuddan Fusion Grill :

Sample the freshest seafood scooped straight from the ocean or feast on imported steaks at this lively fusion grill. Prime aged imported cuts from Japan and Australia. Maldivian prawns, Wahoo and lobster. Facing the inner turquoise reef of Dhigu, the grill offers plentiful ways to enjoy top cuisine. Flame grilled, tandoori, wok sautéed, fired in a wood oven. Tell us how you like it prepared or ask for our suggestions.

Terrazzo :

Italy comes to the tropics in this intimate Italian bistro. Perched high overlooking the Indian Ocean on Dhigu Island, Terrazzo specialises in Italian cuisine, fashioned by chefs who are experts with traditional ingredients and techniques. Savour wood-fired pizzas, homemade pastas or our signature seafood spread, accompanied by wines from the northern and southern regions of Italy. Tuscan, Roman and Milanese selections, all enjoyed with sweeping views across the reef.

Aqua :

Located poolside on Dhigu, Aqua provides relaxed poolside refreshment and a stylish snack menu. Alternatively, swim up to the bar and create your own cocktail from our innovative recipes. Early evening ushers in the picturesque Indian Ocean sunsets whilst you savour a drink in our upper lounge.

Dining by Design

A banquet on the beach, a candlelit picnic on your own stretch of sand or desert island. A barbecue with your personal chef on your terrace. Global cuisine meets a tropical paradise. Let Anantara plan a romantic dinner for two in countless, secluded getaways - at Anantara Dhigu or at our sister resort, Anantara Veli.

Baan Huraa

Inspired Thai cuisine comes to the sublime beauty of a teak house over-water. Set on stilts above the Dhigufinolhu lagoon, the house opens to sweeping views across the Indian Ocean. With internationally-acclaimed Thai chefs, Baan Huraa offers a unique dining experience of authentic flavours of the Orient. Savour dishes made from the freshest ingredients from the Northern and humid Southern provinces of Thailand.

73 Degrees

The light and airy Maldivian-style thatched-roof pavilion faces the lagoon of Veligandu Huraa. Dine at the sumptuous breakfast buffet of fresh tropical fruits and juices, cereals, homemade breads, grilled meats and vegetables and a made-to-order omelette station. Or select seafood plucked right from the Maldives at the Seafood Market.


Kick back by the tranquil lagoon of Veligandu Huraa. Swim up to the poolside bar and savour cocktails and chill vibes. Settle into the infinity-edge pool and glance at the seascape as you unwind with other guests.


Enjoy freshly-baked crusts and piled high toppings from our wood-fired oven. You've found your perfect spot for inventive pizza and light snacks overlooking the lagoon at Veligandu Huraa. Dine al fresco on the deck or in the thatched roof pavilion. Sit back or try a game of pool, steps away from the free-standing bar. This could become your hang out.

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