Located on a large, pear-shaped coral island in the Baa Atoll, just 35 minutes by seaplane from Male, soft powdery sands beckon barefoot luxury and an endless blue sky is mirrored in a crystal clear lagoon.
The resort provides 74 one-bedroom villas and four premium two-bedroom hideaways that are brilliantly decorated in rich browns and crisp whites to complement the enchanting incorporation of the island’s ocean and plant life. Each villa offers a private sanctuary complete with outdoor rain showers and expansive wooden sundecks that are nestled against personal infinity pools and decorated with swinging daybeds, hammocks and sun loungers. The hideaways, which are built directly above the water, come with oversized, glass-bottom, outdoor bathtubs.
Guests at Anantara Kihavah Villas will be spoilt for choice when it comes to dining. With six restaurants and bars – each offering a distinctive setting, menu and ambiance. Highlighting the resort’s idyllic location in the dazzling Indian Ocean is the exclusive Sea. Fire.Salt.Sky.signature dining experience.
The resort offers a tantalizing array of activities that are sure to please all guests, including access to tennis courts, bicycles, a fitness center, a boutique and a library filled with books, films and iPads as well as specially-designed ThiththiBoli Kids Club for younger guests of 12 and under, which offers daily complimentary supervised activities.
Other activities, including scuba diving, snorkeling, wake-boarding and parasailing are available through the Elements Kihavah experience club. Guests are invited to explore the local culture by enrolling in weaving and BoduBeru drum classes, by learning about the ancient stargazing method of fishing from a local chief or by sailing a dhoni, a traditional Maldivian boat.