Anantara Over-Water Spa
The highlight of any stay with Anantara, our Dhigu Maldives resort is no exception. The serene Anantara Spa offers a range of specially composed treatments to soothe body and mind in a truly awe-inspiring setting. For full details please visit our Spa page.
Gain physical poise and mental peace through ancient exercises drawn from centuries of traditional South Asian wisdom. Whether a beginner or an expert, our professional instructors are able to guide you through lessons either in a group or private session within the surrounds of our Maldives five-star resort.
You may be thousands of miles away from it all, but our Maldives boutique brings the world to you, with all of life’s small necessities as well as exotic goods and handicrafts from across Asia and the Indian Subcontinent.
While staying at Anantara Dhigu Maldives, you will be treated to an array of inspired culinary creations. Why not learn the tricks of the trade with a cooking class from our resident master chefs? This resort activity lets you recreate traditional Maldivian and Thai dishes to impress your friends back home.
Dhoni Kids Club
Open for children from the ages 3 to 11, the Dhoni Kids Club keeps our youngest guests entertained with an packed programme featuring beach and outdoor activities, as well as crafts and games that are fun, educational and culturally enriching. All are under the supervision of our Kids’ Coordinator. Children aged three or under are welcome when accompanied by an adult. Childcare services are available for a fee.
Anantara Dhigu Maldives’ gym is equipped with everything you need to keep you looking and feeling good. Rejuvenate your body as you work out alone or with our personal trainer.
Not all Anantara Dhigu Maldives resort activities need to be energetic. Our library lets you sink into a chair to enjoy a new novel or catch up on all that is going on back in the ‘real world’ with our computers and internet access.
Explore the turquoise tropical lagoon and reef around which Anantara Dhigu Maldives is situated. Unencumbered by heavy scuba equipment, snorkelling offers you a safe and easy way to get acquainted with the world below, and see some of the most celebrated marine life on the planet. One of our most popular resort activities.
Slide into the tranquil waters of our stunning freshwater infinity-edge pool situated right on the edge of the beach. Gaze out across the expanse of aquamarine sea as you float, soak or splash your worries away. Protected by outer reefs, the shallow waters of our large lagoon offer an ideal spot for wading, floating or a relaxed swim.
Take a break from the waters and keep up your game on our well-maintained tennis courts, which are floodlit for cooler, night-time play. Rackets and balls are provided.
Looking for a partner to play with? Brush up on your technique and take your play to the next level with private Tennis Pro coaching sessions (offered seasonally).
Volleyball & Badminton
Feeling waterlogged? Landlubbers can always take part in a pick-up match of volleyball or badminton on the beach – just let us know and we’ll provide the nets and equipment and turn a strip of beach into your court.
At Aquafanatics, we are simply fanatical about scuba diving, and the Maldives is blessed with all the necessary elements – exotic marine life, stunning dive sites, warm water, wonderful weather, top quality rental equipment, excellent safety systems, comfortable boats and an enthusiastic and experienced multilingual dive team.
If you are already a certified diver, please let us know if there is anything special we can do to make your Maldives dives the ultimate experience. If you’d like to try diving for the first time and want to know more, please just drop by one of our centres and speak to our instructors. We’ll explain just how easy it is!
Maldives diving needn’t require expert knowledge and heavy equipment. Dip below the waves while snorkelling the Maldives and uncover a world of coral reefs. There’ll be a spot surrounding your bungalow, plus our expert guides can show you the underwater wonders at the house reef which is further afield, via a speedboat. Please stop by the Aquafanatics centres where we can outfit you with a mask, fins and snorkel for the duration of your stay.
Meet the Cayago Magnum: the Lamborghini of water rockets. Engineered with revolutionary new technology, Mr. Cayago can scream below the water’s surface at 20 km/hr – almost as fast as a dolphin. Experience the crystal-clear depths of the lagoon like never before on the back of a Cayago, decked out in your choice of diablo red or titanium silver. Buckle up, and hold on tight!
Discover the range of island jewels surrounding Dhigu Island. This Maldives excursion lets you see the many different forms paradise can take. Tour the atoll and explore the daily life of fishermen. Shop the way the locals do. Get up close and personal with marine life.
Spend an afternoon living out your desert island daydreams with our island picnic excursion. A tiny uninhabited island offshore in Anantara’s lagoon is your playground for the day. Frolic in pristine waters, explore stunning reefs and enjoy a specially prepared picnic on white sands.
There are plenty of things to do in the bustling Maldivian capital, Malé. The city offers distinctive architecture, local markets, tranquil mosques and the regal presidential palace. Immerse yourself in the local culture at the National Museum and taste some of the country’s authentic local delicacies.
Cruise a tranquil turquoise lagoon in unadulterated luxury. Savour pure indulgence with a personal wine cellar, bar and chill-out area on board. Listen to the melodic rolling of the waves, or play your favourite sunset beats from our pre-loaded iPod. This has got to be one of the finest Maldives excursions, with champagne in hand as you watch the setting sun dip behind the horizon. A Maldives leisure activity like no other.
Sunset Hand- line Fishing
Try your skills at hand line fishing and experience the glittering waters from a local’s point of view aboard a traditional sailing dhoni. This natural technique uses no equipment beyond a single fishing line held by hand and dropped to the floor of the ocean reef. A bite is almost guaranteed. Take your catch back to land and our chefs at Fuddan grill will prepare it to your liking the very next day.
Anantara Dhigu Maldives offers surfing lessons and excursions for a range of abilities under our ‘ticket to ride’ system in association with Tropicsurf. Numbers are limited to eight people per surf trip so booking in advance is recommended and also cheaper.
The Dhoni Club is home to two fun-packed dhoni boats, a climbing wall and a tree house. It’s a great escape from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm for kids from 3 years to 12 years while mum and dad are doing “grown up things”. Here you will meet Little Hermie and his friends Mishell, Cookie Crab, Captain Red Claw and many more as we explore everything there is to do on our island. With seven different themes no two days are the same and there’s always something exciting to do. Make new friends, explore new places and get crafty with our qualified child supervisors.