Anantara Dhigu is the perfect choice for families or holidaymakers in search of a destination with plenty of activities but also luxurious accommodation. The stunning beach villas and overwater suites provide a comfortable and stylish experience, with modern furnishings combined with a rustic coconut-thatch roof. The excellent Dhoni Kids Club will keep the children entertained for hours whilst some of the highlights of the activities menu include diving, surfing, parasailing, kitesurfing, tennis, yoga and fishing. When you wish to unwind, the Anantara Spa is waiting to whisper you into a world of bliss.
Encircled by mystic lagoons and unspoiled crystal shores, Anantara Dhigu Maldives is a heavenly sanctuary on a secluded paradise island with an abundance of luxury amenities. The resort is located on the rim of a tranquil turquoise lagoon, around which sits two other resorts providing an array of dining options.
Travel to the Maldives is simple with regular scheduled flights from around the world landing in Malé International Airport daily. Once you touch down, Anantara Dhigu Maldives beach resort’s speedboat service will bring you to the resort in a quick 35-minute boat ride.
Anantara Dhigu Resort & Spa offers more than just the perfect place to relax. Discover wondrous marine life or explore every nook and corner of the rich Maldivian land. Take up windsurfing on the placid lagoon or stroll through the markets of bustling Malé. These are just a few examples of things to see and do at our Maldives five-star resort.Resort Activities
The setting is tranquil, but recreation and fun are always close by with our range of Maldives Resort Activities. Every day, Anantara Dhigu Maldives offers a range of organised and do-it-yourself resort activities in the gorgeous surrounds of our island retreat. Select from a range of indoor and outdoor including yoga, shopping, cooking school, activities for kids, fitness, tennis, swimming, volleyball, badminton and the Anantara Spa, offering the very best of Maldives five star resort activities in comfort and style.
Anantara Over-Water Spa
The highlight of any stay with Anantara, our Dhigu Maldives resort is no exception. The serene Anantara Spa offers a range of specially composed treatments to soothe body and mind in a truly awe-inspiring setting. For full details please visit our Spa page.
Gain physical poise and mental peace through ancient exercises drawn from centuries of traditional South Asian wisdom. Whether a beginner or an expert, our professional instructors are able to guide you through lessons either in a group or private session within the surrounds of our Maldives five-star resort.
You may be thousands of miles away from it all, but our Maldives boutique brings the world to you, with all of life’s small necessities as well as exotic goods and handicrafts from across Asia and the Indian Subcontinent.
While staying at Anantara Dhigu Maldives, 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? This resort activity lets you recreate traditional Maldivian, Thai and fusion dishes to impress your friends back home.
Dhoni Kids Club
Open for children from the ages 3 to 11, the Dhoni Kidz Club keeps our youngest guests entertained with an packed programme featuring beach and outdoor activities, as well as crafts and games that are fun, educational and culturally enriching. All are under the supervision of our Kids’ Coordinator. Children aged three or under are welcome when accompanied by an adult. Childcare services are available for a fee.
Anantara Dhigu Maldives’ gym is equipped with everything you need to keep you looking and feeling good. Rejuvenate your body as you work out alone or with our personal trainer.
Not all Anantara Dhigu Maldives resort activities need to be energetic. Our library lets you sink into a chair to enjoy a new novel or catch up on all that is going on back in the ‘real world’ with our computers and internet access.
Clear your mind and achieve a sense of heightened well-being with gentle stretching and meditation to start your day. At Anantara Dhigu’s guided meditation sessions on the beach, you’ll be able to draw inspiration from the gorgeous island surrounds as they are woken by the dawn.
Explore the turquoise tropical lagoon and reef around which Anantara Dhigu Maldives is situated. Unencumbered by heavy scuba equipment, snorkelling offers you a safe and easy way to get acquainted with the world below, and see some of the most celebrated marine life on the planet. One of our most popular resort activities.
Slide into the tranquil waters of our stunning freshwater infinity-edge pool situated right on the edge of the beach. Gaze out across the expanse of aquamarine sea as you float, soak or splash your worries away. Protected by outer reefs, the shallow waters of our large lagoon offer an ideal spot for wading, floating or a relaxed swim.
Anantara Dhigu Maldives’ floodlit tennis courts mean that you can continue with a doubles match even after the sun sets. Our fitness centre staff are at hand to provide lessons for beginners or a little bit of a challenge if you’re looking for a partner.
Volleyball & Badminton
Feeling waterlogged? Landlubbers can always take part in a pick-up match of volleyball or badminton on the beach – just let us know and we’ll provide the nets and equipment and turn a strip of beach into your court.Area Excursions
From tropical picnics along unspoiled shores to the unadulterated luxury of a sunset cruise, Anantara Dhigu Maldives presents you a multitude of leisure activities to indulge in.
Each day, we feature a range of organised and do it yourself area excursions that let you see beyond the boundaries of our five-star Maldives resort. Whether you want to go island hopping, take a sailing cruise, try your hand at deep-sea fishing or explore Malé culture at the fisherman’s market, we host Maldives leisure activities to suit all tastes.
The Maldives is known as one of the finest dive sites on the planet, and we have a multitude of dive options to suit all abilities. For full details on all of Anantara Dhigu’s diving opportunities and packages, please visit our Diving page.
Discover the range of island jewels surrounding Dhigu Island. This Maldives excursion lets you 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.
Spend an afternoon living out your desert island daydreams with our island picnic excursion. 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.
There are plenty of things to do in the bustling Maldivian capital, Malé. The city offers distinctive architecture, local markets, tranquil mosques and the regal presidential palace. Immerse yourself in the local culture at the National Museum and taste some of the country’s authentic local delicacies.
Cruise a tranquil turquoise lagoon in unadulterated luxury. Savour pure indulgence with a personal wine cellar, bar and chill-out area on board. Listen to the melodic rolling of the waves, or play your favourite sunset beats from our pre-loaded iPod. This has got to be one of the finest Maldives excursions, with champagne in hand as you watch the setting sun dip behind the horizon. A Maldives leisure activity like no other.
Sunset Hand- line Fishing
Try your skills at hand line 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. A bite is almost guaranteed. Take your catch back to land and our chefs at Fuddan grill will prepare it to your liking the very next day.
Anantara Dhigu Maldives offers surfing lessons and excursions for a range of abilities under our ‘ticket to ride’ system in association with Tropicsurf. Numbers are limited to eight people per surf trip so booking in advance is recommended and also cheaper.
Anantara Dhigu Resort & Spa is a destination that appeases more than your aesthetic senses. Indulge in a guilt inducing gastronomic affair in the luxury Maldives restaurants that are scattered throughout our tranquil island retreat and sister resort Anantara Veli.
Savour unique dining journeys from the Far East at our chicly casual Japanese restaurant. Choose from a light gourmet menu of hand crafted sushi and sashimi, slow charcoal grilled robatayaki skewers and sizzling teppanyaki. Livening up the experience, our expert Asian chefs dazzle guests with theatrical culinary shows every week from Tuesday to Sunday.
Kick back by the tranquil lagoon of Veli. The poolside bar is the place to savor cocktails and chilled-out vibes. Settle into the infinity edge pool and glance at the seascape as you unwind with other guests. Anantara Veli Maldives’ Dhoni ocean view bar serves an array of island style cocktails and light snacks, perfect for those Maldives sunsets.
73 Degrees’ 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, vegetables and made to order omelettes. Our ocean view restaurant also has the perfect accompaniment to dining by the sea: a Seafood buffet where you can select fish plucked straight from the ocean.
Dine on fragrant Thai cuisine in a beautiful over-water teak restaurant with ocean views. Baan Huraa at Anantara Veli serves a unique dining experience concocted by some of the finest Thai chefs. Our signature dishes include coconut curries from Thailand’s southern provinces as well as hot and spicy dishes from the north, bound together by an authenticity of flavour. Baan Huraa is among the finest Thai luxury restaurants in the Maldives.
Dining by Design
A banquet on the beach. A candlelit dinner of Maldivian food on your own stretch of sand or desert island. A barbeque attended by a personal chef on your terrace. Restaurants at Anantara Dhigu Maldives extend beyond the dining room. Let us plan romantic fine dining for two in countless, secluded getaways either at Anantara Dhigu or our sister resort Anantara Veli.
Providing poolside refreshments and light snacks, Aqua by Anantara Dhigu Maldives is the perfect gathering point for another day in paradise. Accessible both in and out of the water, you can swim up to the bar and create your own cocktail from our range of ingredients. Early evening ushers in picturesque sunsets while you savor a drink in the lounge area.
Anantara Dhigu Maldives brings Italy to the tropics at Terrazzo, an intimate ocean-view restaurant serving rustic Italian favourites like wood-fire pizzas, homemade pastas and delectable seafood. Signature dishes include homemade lobster ravioli, tableside-spun Caesar salad and our sumptuous seafood spread. Accompanying the food is a selection of wines from both northern and southern regions of Italy, paired perfectly to your meal thanks to our resident Wine Guru.
Fuddan Fusion Grill
Sample the freshest seafood scooped straight from the ocean or feast on imported steaks at the lively Fuddan Fusion Grill. Prime aged imported cuts from Japan and Australia. Maldivian prawns, Wahoo and lobster. Facing the inner turquoise reef, the grill offers fine dining by the sea with a variety of cooking styles; flame grilled, tandoori, wok sautéed, fired in a wood oven. Tell us how you like it prepared.
On the white sandy beach of Dhigu Island, Fushi Café restaurant at Anantara Dhigu Maldives serves a lavish full breakfast buffet each morning complete with live cooking stations. Then, as the sun sets, the restaurant transforms to offer a buffet with a variety of flavors including international cuisines and local Maldivian food. Dining by the sea at its very best.
With the sound of calm waves running beneath you and panoramic views of pristine ocean it’s time to unwind and enliven your spirit with the luxury spa at Anantara Dhigu.
Escape every day cares with indigenously inspired luxury over-water treatments for your body and soul. Our Maldives resort spa lets you choose between nine sumptuous spa suites, each perched over the lagoon on Dhigufinolhu. The spa menu features holistic therapies designed to enrich and detoxify, all while you relax and take in your perfect island holiday.