Anantara Kihavah Villas is a breathtaking resort that combines its serene Indian Ocean setting with outstanding villas and luxurious facilities, offering a truly spectacular getaway. Oozing luxury yet traditional style; discover new meanings of paradise and luxurious seclusion at this unforgettable Maldives resort.
The morning sun dappling the crystal clear waters of a secluded lagoon. Afternoons spent sunbathing by your private infinity pool, just steps from the ocean. An evening stroll across soft white beaches, the moonlight casting shadows on the sand. Nights spent dreaming to the sound of the waves in an overwater villa. Imagine life on a luxurious deserted island - an island of swaying palm trees and unending horizons of blue.
Expansive space that opens on to brilliant tropical nature, with private pools, high ceilings, timber interiors and marble floors giving you the ultimate in privacy and luxury. Watch the world swim by at the world's only underwater restaurant and wine cellar for a truly unforgettable culinary experience.
Enjoy idyllic sunsets from your hammock or dining pavilion by the pool. Snorkel through crystal clear waters or float above the surface aboard a private sailboat. Spend the day rejuvenating at the Anantara Spa. Discover new meanings of paradise and luxurious seclusion at one of the foremost Maldives resorts.
Anantara Kihavah is located in the picturesque Baa Atoll and reached by a scenic 35-minute sea plane flight from Male' International Airport. Glide over the breathtaking waters and tiny islands of the Indian Ocean and touch down beside the welcome jetty, step out onto soft white sands, and let your Anantara Kihavah experience begin.
On your very own stretch of striking white beach or set out above the water, take pleasure in the finest of Maldives luxury accommodation in one of our stunning villa. Apiece has a private pool, lavish touches of island exquisiteness and complimentary cable internet connection to make certain the residences at Anantara Kihavah stand out amongst luxury Maldives hotels.
Villa Type of Anantara Kihavah Villas Maldives
Beach Pool Villa
With Private Pool
Revel in your own private escape directly on the beach, in the 258 sqm Beach Pool Villas, featuring a private infinity pool. Rooms are complemented with Thai silks, rich earthy colors and elegant wood... read more
A fabulous choice for those seeking the best view while staying at this award-winning Leading Beach Resort in the Maldives. Offering all the luxuries of a Beach Pool Villa yet in a prime location to e... read more
From your private pool villa in the Maldives take in the horizon, catch sightings of turtles in the lagoon and dolphins in the Indian Ocean. Glide down steps leading directly from your private sundeck... read more
Experience the enchantment of over water living while watching the sky transcend from blue to pink to red and dark blue when staying in some of the most sought after pool villas in the Maldives. Revel... read more
Spacious Family Beach Pool Villas are ideal for a luxury family getaway, with 412 square metres of comfortable accommodation for two adults and up to three young children. The master bedroom with a ... read more
Walk barefoot over cool marble floors out to the palm shaded swinging daybed by the side of your private infinity pool. As one of the best Maldives five star resorts at Anantara Kihavah you can discov... read more
A true Maldivian oasis. Decorated in tranquil blues and greens with polished timber interiors, these Two Bedroom Over Water Pool Residences boast outdoor daybeds, an expansive living room and 861 squa... read more
This one of a kind palatial sanctuary takes the ultimate island lifestyle to a whole new level. Edging 76 metres of powdery sands, 2,736 square metres of decadent space is imaginatively divided. In th... read more
This signature Anantara experience is not to be missed. Simply select your dream location - be it an idyllic beach setting, a verdant island hideaway or the privacy of your villa to host an unforgettable gourmet dining experience and the dedicated Anantara team of chefs and butlers will take care of everything else.
The swim-up pool bar serves a wide variety of refreshments and snacks, while Sunshine Butlers are always on hand with a fruit skewer or cold towel to cool you down. Enjoy a fresh fruit juice or tropical cocktail without ever leaving the water. Or savour a casual lunch of crisp salads and traditional pastas at the poolside. By night, Manzaru transforms into a leisurely Italian delice, where the Italian Chef creates a voyage of regional specialties skillfully crafted from traditional ingredients, to connoisseur olive oil tasting sessions.
Start every perfect day with a lavish breakfast selection at the all day dining restaurant. For lunch, enjoy al fresco pastas or gourmet sandwiches on the terrace with a view of the sea. Return in the evening for a romantic candlelit dinner. For connoisseurs desiring local gourmet flair, Plates also offers a selection of Maldivian dishes - a diverse and tantalising cuisine full of fresh seafood and bold aromas.
Climb to the centre of conviviality and discover a rooftop bar with breathtaking island views over the Baa Atoll. Savour succulent cuisine presented on tempting skewers paired with a refreshing juice, cool beer or fine wine, any time of day. Then, as a romantic evening unfolds, soak up an inviting ambience of mellow music as you unwind with exquisite cocktails, spirits and liqueurs.
An experience beyond comparison. Picture a tender and juicy Red Snapper infused with lemongrass, ginger and coursed black pepper, baking to perfection before your eyes on a Himalayan salt block, to deliver a unique depth and complexity of flavour.
Prepare yourself for sizzling theatrics in the teppanyaki lounge, as the talented chefs dazzle you with their acrobatic cooking skills. Admire the show as the freshest local rock lobster, best grain fed Japanese beef or catch of the day are grilled to your personal preference.
Descend to the ocean's dazzling depths as you wine and dine at this unique underwater wine cellar and restaurant. Experience the cuisine gourmets relish, whether from the degustation menus paired with premium wines, or classic creations enhanced by the culinary genius of the Master Chef. With service to match a superb culinary repertoire and an atmosphere of relaxed refinement, dining in this unforgettable aquatic setting promises a definite island highlight.
Sea.Fire. Salt.Sky. The signature Sea.Fire.Salt.Sky. dining complex is a one-of-a-kind over and under water dining concept, exclusive to Anantara Kihavah Villas. Imagine roast lamb with rosemary grilled on a Himalayan salt block, bringing an inventive touch and rich taste sensations to your palate. Gaze at angelfish playing along the colourful ocean floor, just metres from your table as you indulge in a decadent molten chocolate cake.
Rediscover what it means to relax. Or, let the stunning island surroundings invigorate you with the resort's vast array of activities on offer. Sail through the earth's most stunning tropical paradise, where you can feel as though the waves belong only to you. Take up windsurfing on the placid lagoon. Dive into the unexplored world of marine life in the crystal-clear waters. Stroll through the markets of bustling Male', one of the world's most unique capital cities. Explore even more undiscovered islands. Days spent at Anantara Kihavah Villas can be as leisurely or as active as you choose.
A long-time magnet for scuba divers and snorkellers alike, the Maldives are home to a magnificent array of wildlife. A trip below the surface reveals an explosion of colour, from tropical fish to coral gardens. The Maldives are the only habitat where whale sharks, the largest fish in the world, appear all year round. You are likely to encounter these magnificent creatures up close at the protected dive site, just a short boat trip from the resort.
Whatever your level of experience, Anantara's Dive Centre will make you feel at home under the waves. Enrol in a PADI certification course to earn a license recognised internationally, opening up a whole new world for your discovery. Or, for a leisurely afternoon of wildlife exploration, sign up for a Bubblemaker intro course. For more experienced divers, Anantara offers access and transport to a number of nearby reefs. Discuss with the dive master to customise your ideal dive excursion at one of the world's most fascinating diving destinations.
All divers at the Anantara Dive Centre require an orientation dive, unless you have logged a dive within the last three months in the Maldives. The orientation dive consists of a dive on the nearby house reef or another local dive site with an instructor who will get you to demonstrate basic diving skills. After completion, you're ready to move on to more advanced dives or courses, depending on your level and certifications.
PADI, the Professional Association of Diving Instructors, is the largest and most well-respected diving association in the world. PADI instructors are well-trained and very knowledgeable, so you will always be in safe hands. Anantara's Dive Centre offers a number of PADI courses, from Open Water Diver certification for novices all the way to Rescue Diver for scuba experts. The Dive Centre will do their best to find a programme and instructor that fits your experience and goals. Small class sizes mean safe, comfortable and enjoyable lessons and no one could ask for a better or more beautiful classroom than the great Indian Ocean.
Get up close to the exotic aquatic life of the Maldives at the leisurely pace of snorkeling. Be amazed at the tranquil, crystal clear waters of the island offering unrivalled opportunities to swim with the oceans most amazing creatures.
Feel the wind in your hair as you windsurf across the wide open ocean. Go for a leisurely paddle or bring a picnic basket along and find a secluded spot in the sand for private lunch. Sit-atop kayaks, whether tandem or solo, transparent or solid, all are one of the best ways to experience the beauty of this Maldivian paradise at your own pace. Explore secluded beaches and hidden lagoons, or simply drift over the clear blue waters gazing at the marine life teeming below.
Set sail in one of the world's most stunning marine destinations aboard a graceful catamaran or private yacht. Whether you are a sailing expert, or a novice explorer eager to soak up the sun and the sights and leave the steering to the skipper, an unforgettable sailing excursion can be customized to suit your taste.
Fishing at a whole new level! Take a half-day excursion by speedboat where expert guides will show you how to reel in some of the sea's thriving sailfish, wahoo, tuna, mahimahi and giant trevally. Bring your catch back with you and the chefs will be happy to prepare it as you wish or even teach you how to cook it yourself!
Take a dip in the impressive infinity pool that seems to meld into the ocean horizon. Sunshine Butlers are on hand to cater to your every wish, from fresh fruit juices to cold towels, five-minute back massages and sunglasses cleaning. Find your personal soundtrack by borrowing one of the pool's iPods: from jazz to hip hop, each colour is loaded with a different style of music.
Explore the pristine Maldives islands on one of the resort's wide choice of excursions, be it Reef or Big Game Fishing, visiting a desert island for the ultimate privacy, a fun snorkeling trip, discovering local culture on an island hopping tour, or joining the Bio Adventures in one off their Turtle Quests, Dolphin Discoveries, or Marine photo excursions. For the ultimate luxury, charter your own Private Yacht.
String up the nets and break out the suntan lotion for a full range of beach sports and activities. Feel the sand between your toes as you ground the perfect spike in a beach volleyball tournament or knock a winning birdie over the badminton net. For a leisurely afternoon, bowl a set of petanque or challenge your partner to a table tennis match.
Fine tune your forehand volley on the resort's tennis courts. Work up a sweat with a morning game of doubles and cool off with a jump in the pool and the rehydration of a freshly-squeezed tropical fruit juice.
Draw inspiration from the beauty of your island surroundings with guided sessions in tranquil yoga, with group and private sessions available. Rediscover your inner harmony with gentle guided meditation and deep breathing exercises.
A fully equipped gym with treadmills, free weights, bicycles and other strength-training and cardio equipment. Borrow an iPod filled with adrenaline-pumping workout tunes, or catch up with the news or the latest HBO movies while you work out in paradise.
Whether you're eager to learn the secrets of the traditional Maldivian huni havaadhu curry or to grill the fresh tuna you caught this afternoon, the professional chefs at Plates will be pleased to take you under their wings and reveal a few kitchen tips and secrets. Just let them know what piques your culinary curiosity and the chefs will design a cooking lesson suited to your tastes.
Open for children from the ages of 3 to 12, the Kihavah Kids Club has a full range of fun and enriching activities to keep young guests occupied. With their very own Kid's Club House and children's pool, the youngest guests will make new friends and enjoy their holiday just as much as their parents. Under the supervision of the Kids' Coordinator, children can take part in beach games, arts and crafts and an array of other activities to ensure they're always having fun - even when you're spending the afternoon at the spa or taking a diving lesson. Childcare services are also available.
A quiet spot to enjoy a book or magazine. Check out the local interest section for background on the island's fauna, flora, history and culture. The library also provides computers with high-speed internet so you can keep up with business or catch up with friends.
For meetings that surpass all expectations, schedule your next business retreat at Anantara Kihavah Villas. The four large meeting rooms feature a break-out pantry, Wi-Fi internet and a full range of audio visual equipment. The Business Centre staff is always on hand to smooth out the details.
Stroll across the jetty to 6 over-water treatment suites at Anantara Spa and reward yourself with the lavish attention of professional therapists. Experience soothing touch, delivered with luxuriant oils drawn from indigenous sources. Now that you are settled into the rhythms of a Maldivian paradise, take your senses to another level with therapeutic and rejuvenating treatments to balance and calm your spirit.
Tune into the revitalizing rhythm of the greatest paradise on earth. Synchronize with nature at Anantara's Spa sanctuary, where island wellness is expressed through a revelation of coconut's generous healing benefits. Soak up unique reflections of local tradition in sublime luxury through diverse indigenous journeys, complemented by a range of eclectic worldly therapies that promote advanced holistic health.
An invigorating ritual inspired by the healing powers of fresh island produce. This indigenous Signature Experience uses the freshest and most potent ingredients Kihavah Huravalhi Island has to offer, leaving you in an elevated state of complete bliss. Includes Floral Foot Ritual, Coconut & Lime Polish, Coconut & Ginger Body Cocoon, Kihavah Aroma Massage.
Beach Pool Villa
Revel in your own private escape directly on the beach, in the 258 sqm Beach Pool Villas, featuring a private infinity pool. Rooms are complemented with Thai silks, rich earthy colors and elegant wood
The Baa Atoll is a short 35-minute voyage by sea plane from Male, the capital of the Maldives. A significant experience in itself, the resort seaplane takes you on a smooth trip over crystal-clear waters on top of the enthralling island formations of the Greater Atoll. Stare down through the waters to grasp a glimpse of schools of fish playing in the midst of the reefs, and neighboring fisherman trying their luck on board dhoni fishing boats. Touch down beside the welcome jetty, walk out onto soft white sands, and let your Anantara Kihavah tale set in motion.