Maldives Beach Hotel, Anantara Dhigu is a beautiful resort island nestled on Dhigu Island in the South Male Atoll, a brief 35 minutes by private speedboat from Velana Interna-tional Airport.

Guests can choose between villas perfectly positioned to catch the sunrise or sunset, or those that have their own private plunge pool. Among Maldives luxury accommodation, Anantara Dhigu is outstanding with its choice of stylishly designed villas and suites. A number of these villas come with direct access to the powdery white beach and all only steps away from the tranquil lagoon

The cuisine at Anantara Dhigu is an inspiring Maldives restaurant gastronomic experience. Dining is relaxed and informal, with an array of seafood and meat grills, fine Italian cui-sine and varying themed buffet dinners, to lighter meals poolside for lunch.

The treatments provided by Anantara Dhigu resort & spa Maldives for your body and soul is indigenously inspired luxury over-water treatments.

At the Anantara Dhigu resort and spa Maldives guests can choose between nine sumptuous spa suites, each perched over the lagoon on Dhigufinolhu. The treatments provided by Anantara Dhigu resort & spa Maldives for the body and soul of guests is indigenously in-spired luxury over-water treatments.

Parents can relax while little ones are entertained for hours and spoilt for choice with Anantara’s kids club and numerous activities available. Thrill the family with adventures that include water bobbing, surfing and deep sea fishing. Families can even take a short pontoon ride to the island of Guli Fushi, picnic on the deserted beaches and experience some of the best snorkelling in the Maldives.

  • Luxury
  • 5 star
  • 110 villas
  • Speedboat
  • 35 min
  • 21km km
  • South Male Atoll
  • Dhigufinolhu Island

Villas Type


Wake up in a beach villa in Maldives with the rising sun. Your Maldives beach villa awaits, fringed by lush foliage and powdery white sands. Unwind on your daybed on your private sun terrace or in your freestanding terrazzo tub in your open-air bathroom. Part palm fronds to reveal an empty stretch of beach and the Indian Ocean before you.

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Dramatic sunsets from the sun loungers of your beach villa. Your beach villa in the Maldives opens directly onto soft white sands. Enjoy the lull of the ocean waves and breathtaking encounters with indigenous herons. Watch sunsets unfold across the sky. Dine under the stars on your private deck. Refresh yourself in a large terrazzo tub surrounded by lush foliage.

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Take a dip in your private plunge pool at our Maldives villa. Villas in the Maldives highlight island beauty in full colour. The rear of your villa opens onto an extended outdoor bathroom and walled garden. Amidst the lush greenery, plunge into your private pool. Enjoy a stroll on the beach before taking dinner al fresco, served by your personal Villa Host.

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Villas suspended over crystal waters. Quintessential Maldives. Water villas in the Maldives are the quintessential experience. Indulge in lagoon living, waking up to the ocean breeze, peering through your glass viewing panel in the bathroom floor to gaze at colourful marine life, or lowering yourself into balmy waters for up-close encounters. Bathe in a standalone tub with picture-perfect views of the waters beyond.

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Private suite sunsets over the dappling waters of the Indian Ocean. Spend lazy days oceanside in your Maldives water suite, sprawled on a daybed on your private sundeck or shaded inside with floor-to-ceiling doors slid open. Take a dip in the balmy lagoon below or sink into your freestanding tub and admire the horizon beyond. Toast the sunset with wine from your in-villa cellar, before dining out on the deck.

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An island hideaway in a pool villa kissed by ocean breezes. Your pool villa in the Maldives offers sunset views, a larger pool, and a Villa Host to cater to your every need. Take a refreshing dip in your pool sunken into soft white sands, the ocean steps beyond. Soak in the sun on your daybed set over pool’s edge. Catch the last rays of daylight each evening from your sun terrace complete with daybed, sun loungers and a dining area.

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Unwind in a luxurious private pool haven. Contemporary sleek lines, cool marble, smooth teak underfoot and uninterrupted views of the dazzling ocean. Maldives hotels with private pools invite supreme unwinding. Swim in the natural blue lagoon beneath your suite, or laze in your infinity pool at water’s edge. Stargaze by night or sunbathe on your spacious deck by day as you soak up the tranquil atmosphere.

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Direct access to pure white sands and space to play in a private garden. Share family time on the shaded terrace complete with a dining table and hammock for relaxation. Retreat to bedrooms equipped with king or twin beds – each with its own semi-outdoor ensuite bathroom. Watch as your little ones splash in the spacious terrazzo tub or the lagoon just steps from your villa. Anantara Dhigu offers the finest accommodation amongst Maldives family resorts.

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Share quality family time together in paradise at our Maldives hotel. The Anantara collection features some of the best hotels in the Maldives for families. With the Two Bedroom Anantara Pool Villa, two semi-connected villas give you the perfect balance of togetherness and alone time. Each of the standalone bedrooms features its own spacious, open-air bathroom. A sprawling shared sundeck connects you, complete with terraces, sun loungers, a daybed and an inviting pool. Take in breathtaking sunset views and stroll onto white sands, with direct beach access.

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Whip up a feast at our Maldives cooking class.

A spicy tuna curry. The four flavours of tom yum goong. Both Thai and Maldivian cuisine feature fresh seafood and an abundance of coconut milk.

Discover the chef in you, with step-by-step cooking classes held by our executive chef. Savour a freshly picked coconut as you dice, pound and stir. Enjoy your feast for lunch, then follow up with garnishing or table-setting classes.

Enjoy all-day refreshments of iced coffees, smoothies and mocktails – as well as an array of gourmet sandwiches, paninis and wood-fired pizzas to whet your appetite. Grab your favourite flavour as the ice cream trolley makes its rounds. As sun sets, enjoy a glass of Champagne.

Enjoy the dazzle of live teppanyaki chefs at our Japanese restaurant.

Begin your evening with fresh sashimi and sushi creations, highlighting local catches of yellowfin. Enjoy Hokkaido scallops straight from the robata grill, or signature dishes such as thinly sliced seabass garnished with yuzu, truffle oil and salmon roe. For an entertaining evening, choose a teppanyaki menu of Wagyu beef and Alaskan king crab which is sliced, diced, sizzled and served before you.

The many flavours of Thailand explored at an over water restaurant.

Walk out over the lagoon and into a traditional teak house on stilts, magically lit with a sunset glow.

With dishes designed to be shared as in Thailand, choose from an array of delicacies from across the kingdom – sour spicy salads from the Northeast, hot coconut curries from the South, beloved dishes from the Central Plains accompanied by fragrant jasmine rice.

Sink into the sand and enjoy a world of cuisine.

A lavish buffet breakfast offers exotic fruits and juices and live cooking stations from East and West.

As the sun sets, return to 73 Degrees for a fine vintage from our extensive wine cellar, then enjoy each evening’s themed buffet – Maldivian favourites, fresh seafood, handmade pizzas and pastas.


All-day favourites and dining platters from around the globe.

Savour dishes for every appetite in the comfort of your private villa or over water suite. A selection of zesty Thai dishes to be shared by the pool. Modern Italian or Japanese cuisine overlooking the cerulean ocean. Our chefs will be happy to tailor to any specific dietary requests.


Indulge in romance by design with private dining.

Follow the torches to a setting for two underneath a canopy of stars or a private faree tent. Dig your toes into the sand, as fresh grilled lobster is served on your dugout table by your private chef.

Savour a wine tasting session by the lagoon amongst friends, or set sail for the day to a deserted island to enjoy the catch of the day.

Drink up the vibrant atmosphere at the Aqua bar.

Soak up the sun, cool off in the shade, or swim up to the bar for chilled refreshment. Enjoy a light lunch, small bites throughout the afternoon, and drinks all the way through twilight.

Located poolside, Aqua also serves to the sun loungers and our popular ocean hammock.


Romantic Italian dinners overlooking the Indian Ocean.

Sample fresh seafood cooked in traditional Italian flavours – line-caught tuna carpaccio drizzled in extra virgin olive oil, handmade lobster ravioli with a lemon butter sauce. Enjoy a multi-sensory, private dining experience in the wine loft, where our Wine Guru will help you pair dishes to grapes from Italy’s varied regions.


Dine al fresco over the crystal waters at our steakhouse restaurant.

Savour freshly caught Maldivian favourites such as reef fish, lobster and prawns, and prime-aged imported cuts from Australia. Have your dish flame-grilled, tandoori-style, wok-sautéed, or cooked to perfection in a wood-fired oven. Discover how different salts can accentuate your food with notes from our resident Salt Guru. Vegetarian options also available.


Greet the morning with a sun-filled international gourmet breakfast.

Breakfast on a lavish buffet of international favourites with live cooking stations, pastries fresh from the oven and an array of tropical fruits and juices.

By night, savour an extensive buffet with changing themes – Indian Ocean, Japanese, Chinese, Italian – for a culinary experience that’s always fresh.


Infinity Pool

Dive into a brilliant blue. Lie back on a sun lounger. Refresh with a cold drink and float blissfully through the day.

Water Skiing, Wake & Kneeboarding

Rip through the waves with some help from our twins, WET and WILD. This pair of Gulfcraft Swan 20 speedboats will propel you swiftly across the lagoon with their powerful 150-horsepower engines.

Sunset Cruise

Drift across the Indian Ocean in the perfect end to yet another day in paradise. Relax on the dhoni deck, enjoying Champagne and canapés and gazing at the endless ocean.


Explore the turquoise lagoon and the colourful reef life surrounding the resort. From August to December, seize the opportunity to dance with manta rays. Whale sharks play year-round near Ari Atoll, and come very close to the surface.

At the Dhoni Club, children find an exciting indoor and outdoor playspace. To explore: a climbing wall, a treehouse, two dhoni boats packed with fun, and changing daily themes. Experiences include days as a pirate, young chef sessions, crab hunts, and local art immersions from palm weaving to the afternoon energy of Maldivian dance time.

The Dhoni Club is open 9.00 am – 6.00 pm for children 3 to 12 years old. Babysitters are available for children 3 months and above and should be booked 24 hours in advance.


Drift into bliss with the calming sound of waves beneath you at our spa resort.

Panoramic views of pristine ocean stretch before you in the peaceful sanctuary of our over water spa. Escape everyday cares with indigenous-inspired treatments for body and soul. The spa menu features holistic therapies designed to enrich and detoxify, a perfect way to enhance your castaway island holiday at our spa resort in the Maldives.


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