Is this the most luxurious Maldivian resort? Why Anantara Kihavah Maldives Villas is the destination for true luxury seekers

Sep 20, 2020

The Maldivian islands are bountiful, but this five-star resort makes sure it shines the brightest with an abundance of unique offerings and awe-inducing accommodation

Sat in the middle of the turquoise lagoon and surrounded by the deep blue waters of the Indian Ocean, Anantara Kihavah Maldives Villas might just be the most luxurious Baa Atoll resort you’ll ever set foot upon. And for every step in each visitor’s journey, a path has been carefully paved to ensure a vacation to remember.

Take the Beach and Overwater villas and residences that readily welcome luxury-seekers; each provides private sanctuaries in which to truly relax, unwind and soak up the encaving natural beauty. But the beauty the resort has to offer doesn’t end on land; guests are invited to take to the seas to marvel over underwater creatures by day and to be transported to the skies above over a stargazing dinner with a world-class astronomer by night.

Known as a purveyor of 5-star relaxation across the globe, the stunning resort lives up to Anantara‘s globally famed reputation. With numerous activities and rejuvenation opportunities on offer, this UNESCO Biosphere Reserve resort offers a truly unique Maldivian experience…

3 reasons to stay at Anantara Kihavah Maldives Villas

For unparalleled privacy in opulent accommodation

After undergoing a lavish renovation, the residence options at Anantara Kihavah Maldives Villas resort redefine luxury. An invitation for those who require secluded rejuvenation, the Beach Pool and Overwater Pool residences offer exclusivity of the highest kind. So, whether you want to wake up to white sands or blue waters, you can do so in total seclusion.

Combining luxury and bespoke services, each of the accommodation choices have been beautifully designed and equipped with the latest technology. But it’s the thoughtful touches that really make your stay here stand out from the crowd. Think Bose speakers, pillow menus, yoga mats, sandals, a fully stocked wine fridge, and even a designated villa host who is on call 24-hours a day. Whatever you need, they’ll be happy to attend your every whim.

To make lifelong memories thanks to truly unique experiences

This Baa Atoll resort, situated in a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve confirms that to enjoy Mother Nature you need to get wet — here, by Hanifaru Bay, you’ll brag about snorkelling alongside the Indian Ocean’s healthiest populations of whale sharks and manta rays (read about our journalist’s magical experience up close with the ray’s at this resort).

Watery thrills are the name of the game in-resort, too: try wine-tasting in the underwater SEA restaurant (the cellar has over 450 labels and a collection dating from the 17th century); soak in your glass-bottomed bath and stargaze through the Maldives’ biggest telescope at SKY – the only overwater observatory in the country. 

For a taste of the finer things

Plus, now with even more gastronomical choice – and an expansive spa menu – the island is a superior option for those who crave visceral pleasure.

A culinary journey awaits your senses: there is a Teppanyaki grill restaurant named FIRE to whisk you to Japan, while SPICE offers a fiery taste of Asia along with spectacular views over the vast Indian Ocean.

You’re sure to leave well-rested here as the award-winning Anantara overwater spa boasts world-class treatments that have been infused with the healing properties of indigenous plants. With an option to take your relaxation a step further, there’s an authentic Ayurvedic head massage called a Shirodhara on offer here, which is sure to leave your mind, body and soul feeling anew.

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