The Luxury Anantara Dhigu Resort and Spa in Maldives [Big Picture]

NEW YORK | Friday, February 8th, 2013 3:08am EDT

Located in the Maldives’ South Malé Atoll, a short speedboat ride from the main airport, the 110-villa Anantara Dhigu resort is that rare Maldivian retreat that offers a sun-drenched tropical escape, plus enough outdoor pursuits to keep active types entertained.

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  • Sunrise Or Sunset Over Water Suite Bedroom. Photo: AnantaraSunrise Or Sunset Over Water Suite Bedroom. Photo: Anantara
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  • Two Bedroom Anantara Pool Villa. Photo: AnantaraTwo Bedroom Anantara Pool Villa. Photo: Anantara
  • Sunrise Or Sunset Beach Villa Bathroom By Night. Photo: AnantaraSunrise Or Sunset Beach Villa Bathroom By Night. Photo: Anantara
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  • Sunrise Or Sunset Beach Villa Bathroom. Photo: AnantaraSunrise Or Sunset Beach Villa Bathroom. Photo: Anantara
  • Guest Room. Sunrise Or Sunset Beach Villa Bedroom. Photo: AnantaraGuest Room. Sunrise Or Sunset Beach Villa Bedroom. Photo: Anantara
  • Welcome Jetty. Photo: AnantaraWelcome Jetty. Photo: Anantara
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  • Aerial Sunset Side. Photo: AnantaraAerial Sunset Side. Photo: Anantara

Anantara Dhigu Resort & Spa is nestled on Dhigu island in the South Malé Atoll, surrounded by tranquil turquoise waters, this is a resort where relaxation is guaranteed.

Anantara Dhigu Resort and Spa, Maldives, located just 35 minutes from Male International Airport, provides an inspired setting for a discovery of paradise.

Elegant and delicate, luxurious and yet friendly, peaceful, active, Anantara Dhigu is the perfect choice for the ones seeking for discretion, gentle hospitality and water sports activities.

Begin your journey through a fascinating culture with a relaxing age-old massage, or set sail on a dhoni over turquoise seas. Forge your memories of this enchanting destination, set near coral reefs, uninhabited islands and fishing villages.

All 110 villas offer complete intimacy and cosines. Each furnished with luxury furniture, and has its own stretch of pristine beach, providing a fantasy private sanctuary in the tropics. They all offer comfort, elegance and a warm atmosphere.

All the rooms feature colorful, island-style interiors that nod to the Anantara chain’s Thai heritage. Sleek white beds and lounging settees provide the modern profile, while colorful silk fabrics and steep gabled wooden roofs add design notes of the East.

Overlooking the Indian Ocean, rooms at Anantara Dhigu come with a flat-screen TV, DVD player and MP3 player. An espresso machine and minibar are also provided. Each room has a bathtub that fits 2 people.

Anantara Dhigu has an excellent choice of Classical Chic and Ethnic Gourmet restaurants, all located in extraordinary places around the island or isolated in the middle of the lagoon.

The 9 luxury restaurants on the resort offer a range of gastronomic food created by high-grade chefs and the kitchen staff.

The 6 dining options at Anantara include Maldivian, Italian and Thai restaurants. Fresh seafood dishes are served at Fuddan Fusion Grill, while cocktails can be enjoyed at Aqua Pool Bar.

Anantara Dhigu is renowned to have the best Thai Restaurant in Maldives. The beautifully decorated restaurant (in the pure Thai tradition!) is located in the middle of nowhere….right in the lagoon between the 3 resorts of Anantara and is linked by 2 long bridges and/or a by private boat.

The amazing natural surroundings of the island and the range of activities make it one of the greatest spot for Water sports in the Maldives.

Anantara Dhigu Maldives offers stylish beachfront and over-water villas in the South Malé Atoll. Guests can try activities offered by the resort’s water sports centre, or take a dip in the infinity-edge swimming pool.

It features a dive centre and surf school. Beach activities include guided meditation and yoga lessons. Anantara Dhigu also has a fitness centre and a library with internet stations.

The Spa too hangs over the crystal-clear sea, but its roots are in ancient Asian healing, from Ayurvedic and Thai methods to traditional Chinese medicine.

The Spa has 2 fantastic private water bungalows over the lagoon where Spa massages are made on request.

Families can set up camp in cavernous beach villas (with outdoor bathrooms) positioned right on the sand, while couples find privacy in the romantic overwater villas, which have sunset-ready decks and direct access to the lagoon.

Families with children will have the choice between different type of accommodation and children will spend great times at the Kids Club (from 2 to 11 years old).

Anantara Dhigu Maldives is one of the best and most harmonious combination of both romantic and family holidays.

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