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Anantara Kihavah

Beach Pool Villa

Indulge in a sunken bath for two over a shallow pond at the end of a bathroom open to the stars. Soak in the sun on a lounger that hovers over a private infinity pool. The 258 square metre Beach Pool Villas are nestled directly on the sand and are complemented with Thai silks, rich earthy colours and elegant wooded accents. Sail into a good night’s sleep aboard an oversized bed dressed in Egyptian cotton with a pillow selected from the luxurious “bedding by design” menu. From Bose sound system and wine chiller, to iPod docking and espresso machine, these Maldives Pool Villas offer every luxury of design and comfort.

Over Water Pool Villa

Watch the sun dip below the horizon from your private pool villa in the Maldives, set out over the sparkling turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean. Bright, open rooms filled with colourful island blooms and the sweet fragrance of the tropics. Sleep in the cradle of Egyptian cotton, resting on a personalised pillow.  Over Water Pool Villas are built over the water out of groove-lined timber, with high ceilings and hardwood floors. With his and her walk-in wardrobes, wine chillers, private pools and sun decks with views of the unending ocean, these oversized villas create a peerless overwater luxury experience. Spread over 259 square metres you feel at one with the ocean.

Two Bedroom Beach Pool Residence

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 Villas you can discover new meanings of ‘refresh’ under the cascade of your indoor and outdoor rain showers, or soak in the sunken tub of the partially open air bathroom. With 785 square metres of space, an oversized king master bedroom, a double queen guest bedroom as well as a separate living room, Two Bedroom Beach Pool Residences are an ideal choice among Maldives beach hotels for families and small groups. A stay in a Kihavah residence also includes the service of a 24 hour butler whose sole aim is to make your stay at Anantara flawlessly unforgettable.

Two Bedroom Over Water Pool Residence

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 square metres of space making them an ideal choice for those interested in a luxurious water villa in the Maldives. Enjoy a private sunset dinner in your over water dining pavilion – a shadow sweeping below your feet as a graceful manta ray passes under the sea view glass in the floor. Depend upon your faithful butler, exclusive to each of the premier Maldives overwater bungalows, on hand 24 hours a day to fulfill your heart’s desires. When the moon rises, take a midnight dip in your private pool with a bottle from the wine chiller, and revel in the stunning beauty of your own island paradise.

Three Bedroom Presidential Beach Residence

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 the master residence a central villa with lounge, dining and kitchen areas, opens onto an expansive veranda, a large pool and Jacuzzi, as well as dining pavilions and a BBQ station. Separate to the central villa, two master bedroom villas each have a sunken tub surrounded by a pond, waterfall and outdoor rain shower in semi-open air bathrooms. The second residence, containing the third master bedroom, features its own pool and dining pavilion, the same opulent bathroom and also a private entrance. At the Maldives beach villas the guests of each residence share a spacious tropical garden complete with a massage pavilion, a beach cabana with a shisha hookah lounge, and a personal butler on hand 24 hours a day.

Resort Activities

  • Beach Sports (Volleyball, Tennis, Badminton)
  • Cooking Class
  • Fitness Centre
  • Kids Club
  • Library & Business Centre
  • Meeting Facilities
  • Yoga
  • Big Game Fishing
  • Canoeing
  • Dive Centre & Marine Lab
  • Kayaking
  •  Sailing
  • Snorkelling
  • Windsurfing

Sea.Fire. Salt.Sky.

The resort’s 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.


Start every perfect day with a lavish breakfast selection at the all day dining restaurant. 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.

Manzaru Pool Bar & Restaurant

The Sunshine Butlers are always on hand with a fruit skewer or cold towel to cool you down.  By day the swim-up pool bar serves exotic juices and tropical cocktails, allowing you to sip the nectar of the islands from the water’s cool embrace, before we tempt you with casual lunches of crisp salads and traditional pastas served poolside. By night Manzaru transforms into a leisurely Italian delice, where the Italian Chef unravels voyages of culinary discovery, from regional specialties skillfully crafted from traditional ingredients, to connoisseur olive oil tasting sessions.

An idyllic retreat among azure waters and sweeping horizons are the backdrop for Anantara Spa at Anantara Resort Maldives. Escape the cares of everyday with indigenously inspired luxury treatments for your body and soul. Choose between 14 sumptuous treatment suites over the lagoon on Dhigufinolhu or nestled in a lush garden on Veligandu Huraa. The spa menu features timeless rituals designed to enrich and detoxify, all while you relax and take in your perfect island holiday.

Weddings at Anantara Kihavah Villas

The fantasy of a romantic Maldivian wedding celebration unravels in an array of momentous experiences at Anantara Kihavah Villas.  Capture the borderless joy of each passing moment as we enhance a myriad of natural wonders with a passion for perfection in every exquisite detail.  Whether you’re here to take your vows, honeymoon in paradise or celebrate an anniversary, we vow to make your dreams come true in ways that only Anantara can.

Write the first blissful chapter of your life together inspired by poetic enchantment, with ceremonies held on an exotic beach scene, as you cruise into blissful serenity, or perhaps you’d prefer to immerse yourselves in a kaleidoscope of Indian Ocean beauty.  Toast your love, whether new or decades old, with glasses of champagne that reflect hints of a fairytale sunset.  Dine on a starlit beach, deserted island or in intimate ocean seclusion, as we bring freshly caught seafood and discerning world flavours to conclude the rapturous celebrations.

Rates Starting From:
$ 1092

Quick Facts

  • Uses in restaurant vegetables, fruits and herbs grown from own organic garden.
  • Private Pool in all Villas.
  • Cooking classes available.
  • The resort features underwater restaurant.
  • Fully Equipped Kids Club.
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Resort Knowledge Section

  • Location: Baa Atoll
  • Resort Type: Private Villas, Wedding, Honeymoon Beach resort
  • Room & Suites: 34 Beach Pool Villas, 40 Over-Water Pool Villas, 2 Two-Bedroom Beach Pool Residence, 2 Two-Bedroom Over-Water Pool Residence
  • Restaurants: 7 Chic Restaurants & Bars
  • Transfer: Seaplane
  • Distance Time: 35 minutes via seaplane
  • Spa: 6 over-water Treatment Suite with Professional Spa Therapist
+960 300 6886