Anantara Dhigu Resort Maldives

Anantara Dhigu Maldives Resort, located in the South Malé Atoll just a 30-minute speedboat ride from the airport, epitomises luxury island living in the Maldives. This family-friendly, award-winning resort is set on the picturesque Dhigufinolhu Island, promising white sandy beaches, world-class surf, crystal clear turquoise lagoons, and breathtaking surroundings that seem worlds away from everyday life. Beyond surfing, a plethora of activities are on offer for those looking for adventure, leisure and wellness during their stay. 

The resort caters to a wide range of guests, from families and friends to solo surfers, by offering a diverse array of luxury accommodation options. Guests can choose from sunset beach villas to opulent over-water villas with private pools, all designed to provide an unforgettable stay with the utmost comfort. 

Dining at Anantara Dhigu Maldives Resort is an experience in itself, offering a mix of the finest Maldivian and international cuisines. All six dining venues not only serve exquisite food but also offer stunning views of the tropical surrounds. 

With its unparalleled services, amenities, and breathtaking location, Anantara Dhigu Maldives Resort stands out as a quintessential destination for a luxury surf trip. 

April to October
Pool, Beaches, Snorkeling, Couple-Friendly
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Anantara Dhigu Maldives Resort offers an expansive selection of 110 luxury villas. Catering to various preferences and desires, guests can choose from a serene beachfront villa where the sand and sunset meets your doorstep or an exquisite over-water villa that floats above the turquoise lagoon, allowing direct and private access to the ocean. 

A standout feature is the personalised villa host service, applicable to Beach Pool Villas, Over Water Pool Suites and Family Pool Villas. This bespoke service ensures that from the moment of arrival, guests are greeted and taken care of by a dedicated villa host. This level of service is indicative of the resort’s commitment to providing an exceptional and luxury guest experience, ensuring that every aspect of your stay is handled with attention to detail and a personal touch. 

Sunrise & Sunset Beach Villas

Wake up to the crystal clear waters of the Malé Atolls in a Sunrise or Sunset Beach Villa. These spacious villas are beautifully decorated, just steps away from the white sandy beach.

Each villa has a private sun terrace, an open-air bathroom with freestanding bath tub, as well as extra luxuries including a mini-bar, flatscreen TV, work desk, wine fridge, coffee machine and more.

Capacity: 3 adults and 1 child.

Suspended over the crystal clear turquoise lagoon, relax in the luxurious king-size bed, or from the seclusion of your private sundeck.

Each villa has floor-to-ceiling windows to take in the spectacular views, a unique glass viewing panel built into the bathroom floor, and private access to the lagoon. Luxury amenities include a mini-bar, flatscreen TV, work desk, wine fridge, coffee machine and more.

Capacity: 3 adults and 1 child.

Your very own secluded hideaway, the Sunrise & Sunset Beach Pool Villas come complete with a private swimming pool, sun terrace and a villa host to cater to your every need.

Each villa includes a mini-bar, flatscreen TV, wine fridge, work desk, coffee machine and more.

Capacity: 3 adults and 1 child.

Sunset Over Water Pool Suites are complete with a private swimming pool set above the crystal clear lagoon, a sun terrace with daybeds, and a villa host to cater to your every need.

Other luxury amenities include a mini-bar, flatscreen TV, work desk, wine fridge, espresso coffee machine and more.

Capacity: 3 adults and 1 child.

Complete with a private swimming pool, villa host and just steps from the white sandy beach, Two Bedroom Family Pool Villas are perfect for families and groups of friends.

Each villa includes a mini-bar, flatscreen TV, wine fridge, work desk, coffee machine and more.

Capacity: 4 adults and 1 child or 6 adults maximum.


Anantara Dhigu Maldives Resort presents an exceptional dining experience, offering guests a diverse array of culinary delights that capture the essence of Maldivian and international cuisines. With a selection of restaurants and unique dining settings, the resort ensures that every meal is not just about the food but also about the atmosphere, the views, and the overall experience. 

Whether you’re craving fresh seafood, authentic Thai, classic Italian, or a romantic private dinner under the stars, the resort caters to all desires, making each dining experience unforgettable. 

Sea. Fire. Salt

An outdoor dining experience second-to-none. Dine on freshly caught fish and lobster cooked over the grill and other delicious dishes from the land and sea. Vegetarian options are also available.


Dine by the pool, or in a beachside hammock, and enjoy mouth-watering Italian delights for lunch or dinner.

Fushi Cafe

Start the day with a delicious international buffet breakfast, incorporating live cooking stations and a beautiful selection of pastries and fresh tropical fruits.

Baan Huraa

Set over the beautiful lagoon, Baan Huraa is Anantara Dhigu Maldives Resort’s signature Thai restaurant. Set over the lagoon, enjoy magical surroundings as you sample the experienced chefs’ Thai delicacies.

Destination Dining

Indulge in a private dining experience like no other. With your toes in the sand, enjoy a romantic dinner under the stars prepared by your own private chef.

In-Villa Dining

If you want to relax poolside, you can enjoy a range of mouth-watering Maldivian and international dining platters without leaving your villa.

World Surfaris Meal Inclusions

Your Anantara Dhigu Maldives Resort surf trip includes daily buffet breakfast at Fushi Cafe. For various meal upgrades and to review full inclusions, please ask your World Surfaris surf travel guide.

Surf Anantara Dhigu Resort Maldives

Ideally located in the heart of South Male’s surf scene, Anantara Dhigu Maldives Resort is a few minutes away from a variety of breaks. The peak surf season is from April to October, offering a combination of peeling, playful rights and down-the-line lefts. Guests will have no shortage of waves to choose from to experience the best of surfing the Maldives has to offer, with surf transfer, photography and guiding services available at an additional charge. 

The closest break, Veli Left, is accessible from Anantara Dhigu’s sister resort, Anantara Veli, which is the adults-only neighboring island. Other waves in the area include Quarters, Riptides, Gurus and Twin Peaks, to name a few. Guests also have the option to explore further north, to waves such as Honkeys, Jailbreaks and Sultans. 


Non-Surf Activities

Anantara Dhigu Maldives Resort offers an extensive range of leisure, recreation, and wellness activities designed to cater to the desires of all its guests, ensuring an enriching and unforgettable experience for surfers and non-surfers alike. From adrenaline-fueling water sports to rejuvenating spa treatments, the resort provides a perfect blend of adventure and relaxation to suit every mood and interest. 

For water sport enthusiasts, many activities like snorkeling, diving, jet skiing, and kayaking are offered at the resort. The crystal-clear waters of the Maldives are home to vibrant coral reefs and a plethora of marine life, making it a perfect spot for snorkeling and diving.  

Guests looking to adventure further afield can explore surrounding atolls on a traditional Maldivian dhoni, offering a unique perspective of the Maldives. These excursions can include snorkeling trips, fishing trips, sunset cruises, local village visits, and even private island picnics. 

Relax, reset and rejuvenate at the spa, a sanctuary of wellness offering a range of treatments, therapies and experiences. Or, sweat it out at the fully equipped fitness center or with a sunrise yoga session on the beach. 

Other resort amenities and experiences include cooking lessons, a kids club, an infinity pool, tennis court, personalised bicycles, a library and an open-air beach cinema. 


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