If an island paradise of chic simplicity in a charming adults-only tropical setting is what you need, the white sand and azure waters of Anantara Veli Resort will provide the perfect setting. Relax with your loved one in the over water bungalows, as a spectacular plethora of sea life swims in the crystal clear lagoon beneath you. The resort is a short 35-minute speedboat journey from Velana International Airport which operates all day. Our 67 luxurious bungalows combine dazzling views with modern amenities for a blissful stay. Choose from rooms types poised over the water with sweeping lagoon views or set on the tranquil cliff edge with the lapping ocean soothing you to sleep. Anantara Veli offers a range of 5-star facilities as well as outdoor tennis courts and a fitness centre. Escape to a natural sanctuary within the lush surroundings of the inner island and experience a holistic approach to wellbeing by Balance Wellness Spa by Anantara. The resort also boasts convenient dining options, such as international buffet nights at 73 Degrees, authentic Thai food at Baan Huraa and theatrical Teppanyaki dining and hand crafted sushi at Origami. In the evening, add an element of gourmet dining with a unique menu designed by you and the chef, served on a deserted sandbank that has a backdrop of a breathtaking Maldivian sunset. Savour pristine white sands beneath your feet or catch some waves atop a surfboard. World-class diving, freediving and a range of other thrilling watersports await you. The lagoon is shared with our two sister islands Anantara Dhigu Resort and Naladhu Maldives, giving you access to a wider range of dining options, activities and facilities.