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Anantara Dhigu Maldives: Great pick in South Male

Posted on January 14, 2011 | HotelsNo Comment

Anantara Dhigu Maldives is one of the ideal getaways in the South Male Atoll. Situated on the Dhigu Island, the Anantara Dhigu Resort & Spa is an opulent retreat that is accessible in some 35 minutes from the Male’ International Airport by speedboat whose ride is encouragingly for free. This Boduhuraa resort features chic villas, luxurious spa, and over-water suites that overlook the pristine waters of the Indian Ocean. Besides a fully-serving spa, the guests are also enamored by a private beach of the Anantara Dhigu Maldives.

Enjoy amidst the joyous vibes of the Maldives while staying in this resort where you get an expected opportunity to explore the extreme tropical island adorned with the some fantastic coral reefs, thrilling adventures of water sports, and healing Anantara Spa. Colonize yourself into the impeccable opulence whose real charm is the hotel’s kind service, as you gaze via the glass floors that make you spot the sting rays, puffer fish, and baby reef sharks – all of which swim below your steps welcoming you.


You can choose your dream room from a total of 110. Among the room types, this hotel offers splendid suites and villas. You have four options namely, Sunrise Beachfront Villa, Sunset Beachfront Villa, Sunrise Over-water Suite, and Sunset Over-water Suite. The name itself suggest about their own unique feature in terms of position and views. However, one thing is for sure, no matter which one you choose, you are bound to get the ocean views along with the sunrise/sunset vistas.

The beachfront villas offer a double bed along with a sofa bed as well as outdoor bathroom with shower. On the other hand, the over-water suites come with 1 or 2 beds, TV, desk, CD player, DVD player, and coffee/tea maker. However, CD player, coffee/tea maker, desk, DVD player, TV, phone, breakfast buffet, and separate bathtub and shower are offered by all of the four room types. Tempting over-water suites, elegant villas, and opulent beach bungalows border the serene lagoons.


At Anantara Dhigu Maldives, these are mostly in form of recreational ones:

  • Private beach
  • Infinity-edge outdoor pool

  • Fitness center

  • Tennis courts
  • Full-service health spa

  • Sauna
  • Massage
  • Beauty shop
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry/Dry cleaning
  • Business center
  • Babysitting services
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • Gift shop
  • Fax
  • Photocopying
  • Restaurant(s) in hotel
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Parasailing

  • Diving
  • Kayaking
  • Snorkeling
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Terrace

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Rooms/facilities for the disabled
  • Safety deposit box
  • Shops within the hotel
  • AC
  • Free Wi-Fi in public zones

Note: There is no parking space here.


At Anantara Dhigu Maldives, there are six different restaurants. However, you will only get to taste three international cuisines namely, Thai, Italian, and Maldivian. A rich breakfast buffet is the specialty of 73 Degrees, while Aqua offers a great vista of the Indian Ocean.


The Anantara hotel very near to two beaches namely: Bodu Hurraa and Dhigufinolhu.


From $560 fro beachfront villas, $765 for over-water suites

Need to know

Anantara imposes some compulsory fees that are charged as well as collected either at check-in or check-out – New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner per adult: US$ 299, New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner per child: US$ 149.50, and Boat transfer per adult: US$ 145. Children under 2 are charged nothing unless they fit into the existing bedding. However, if required cots are arranged for free. If at all there is a need of an additional bed per child or adult, $126.50 per night is charged. And yes, pets are freely welcome here.

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