Anantara Dhigu Maldives Resort

Address: \N, South Male Atoll, Kaafu Atoll, 2014, Maldives | 4 star resort
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The Anantara Dhigu offers luxury island vacations in the Maldives for guests willing to splurge a bit on picturesque privacy. Guests can choose an overwater suite or a private villa. With convenient beach access and sunrise or sunset views, the resort's prime location has earned ample praise from previous guests.

Dining packages are available to help guests save, and they come highly recommended for travelers who plan to eat frequently at the resort's restaurants. Though sometimes pricey, the options are diverse and include Italian, Maldivian, Japanese, and international cuisine. The Baan Huraa Thai restaurant is regularly praised as a particular favorite of recent visitors.

Water sports are readily available for guests. Diving, kayaking, snorkeling, windsurfing, and parasailing can all be coordinated easily through a separate company. The water sports center is conveniently located, and reviewers praise the instructors for being patient and helpful. Adventurous guests can also enjoy big game fishing, sunset fishing, and private sports excursions.

Guests who prefer a more relaxing option will enjoy the Anantara Spa, which features a steam room, sauna, jacuzzi, plunge pool, relaxation deck, and nine treatment suites. Signature treatments range from a few hours to a ritual extended over three days.

This is one of the best Anantara resorts for families, thanks to several amenities just for children. A children's kit provided at check-in helps kids feel special with a sun hat and coloring book. In the room, kids will find slippers and flip-flops in their size, as well as special children's toiletries. The Dhoni Club provides childcare for children aged 3 to 12 with themed activities that change every day of the week. Private babysitting services are available as well.

Guests who want access to diverse activities, fine dining, and plush accommodations in the Maldives can find it all at this resort.


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This 4 star resort is located on \N, South Male Atoll.
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          • Tennis Court
          • Spa
          • Restaurant
          • Outdoor pool
          • Swimming pool
          • Beach
          • Fitness/Health center
          • Bar/lounge


          • Minbar in room
          • Breakfast Available
          • Wireless internet connection in room (free)
          • Free High-Speed Internet
          • Wireless internet connection in public areas
          • Smoking rooms available
          • Refrigerator in room
          • Non-smoking hotel
          • High-speed internet in room (surcharge)
          • Non-smoking rooms
          • High-speed internet in room
          • Air-Conditioning
          • Wheelchair accessibility
          • Beverage Selection
          • Family rooms


          • Suites


          • Drycleaning onsite
          • Airport Transportation
          • Concierge desk
          • Continental Breakfast
          • Babysitting service
          • Room service
          • Multilingual staff
          • TV Other Russia
          • Russian TV Channels Available
          • Business Services
          • Laundry
          • Kids activities or Babysitting
          • Meal plan

          TravelPod Member ReviewsAnantara Dhigu Resort & Spa South Male Atoll

          Reviewed by leehutch

          Peaceful and Perfect

          Reviewed Jun 2, 2013
          by (3 reviews) Calgary, AB , Canada Flag of Canada

          We had a great 4 days at the resort, were able to rest and relax as we had been traveling so much up to this point. The staff were incredibly friendly and informative in my opinion, were always prepared to help with a smile.

          The breakfast was included for us and had enough variety it was always a great way to start our day. We stayed on the beach as opposed to the water suites and found them to be comfortable and quiet. The staff cleaned them each day and very respectful of our privacy, yet always managed to get the job done.

          My only complaint, would be that one night we decided to visit the spa for a massage and were given a choice of massage oils each. My girl chose one and I chose another, now I am 42 yrs old and have never had an allergic reaction once in my life until this visit! I chose some muscle relaxation oil and had a great massage, unfortunately in the morning my whole body was covered in red bumps / rash. I took us a while to figure it out but this was the issue - my complaint is I asked several times to find out what that was I used but still was not told - not really for the fault of anyone in particular but it would have been nice to know for future reference.

          The worst part is it made me stay out of the crystal clear waters and the for three days I stayed in the shade or in our room....and as far as it was to travel to and as expensive as it is to get there I was disappointed not being able to dive, jetski or even walk on the beach without itching like a madman! Otherwise 5 stars!

          This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

          Reviewed by dolceananya

          Wonderful View

          Reviewed Mar 3, 2012
          by (1 review) , United States Flag of United States

          Wonderful view
          Great scuba diving class
          Food is so so

          This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

          TripAdvisor Reviews Anantara Dhigu Resort & Spa South Male Atoll

          4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

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