In the Baa Atoll, 35 minutes by seaplane from Male airport, the all-villa Anantara Kihavah offers a wide selection of luxurious, spacious accommodation built in traditional style with timber and thatch. This secluded, exclusive resort offers memorable holiday experiences with award-winning dining and, being located in a UNESCO Biosphere reserve, ensures discovery of the thriving marine life in the surrounding house reef.
One of the few luxury island resorts where the pristine white sand beach surrounds the entire island, Anantara Kihavah offers just 89 private pool villas, but with no less than 9 different types. The island is suited for couples as well as families with a wide choice of activities for all tastes and ages. Other unique facilities include an underwater restaurant and Maldives' first over-water observatory - 'sky', the most powerful telescope in the region.
Accommodation is extremely spacious and includes lead-in Beach Pool Villas and Over Water Pool Villas that are are some 260m2, both sleeping up to 2 adults & 2 children. We also particularly like the two-bedroom Family Beach Pool Villa, while six stunning two and three-bedroom Residences provide options for larger families. All villas boast large infinity pool, expansive sundeck with daybeds, hammocks and sun loungers as well as dining pavilion.
Many award-winning dining options await at Anantara Kihavah. 'Sea' is a one-of-a-kind over and underwater restaurant, which also has the world's first underwater wine cellar. 'Fire' is the resort's Teppanyaki restaurant, 'Salt' offers Asian flavours, while 'Sky' has international tappas and snacks from its rooftop location. 'Plates', the main restaurant, provides international and Maldivian cuisine, while 'Manzaru' has all-day snacks, but becomes gourmet Italian cuisine each evening. Should you seek a private romantic meal on your Maldives honeymoon, a specially designed menu can be created and served in a choice of island locations.
A comprehensive choice of resort activities caters for all tastes, from tennis, badminton, volleyball and an open-air cinema 'on land', to an array of water sports including snorkelling with a marine biologist to scuba diving courses. Sunset cruises and excursions to Hanifaru Bay can be arranged, as can cookery classes and wine tasting. The Thiththi Boli kids club provides a daily activity programme for younger guests, while the Anantara Spa offers six over-water treatment pavilions and a range of signature treatments.
Anantara Kihavah is the perfect island paradise for a luxury family holiday in the Maldives. Sail, fish, swim, scuba dive, relax on the beach or your private deck, enjoy a spa treatment, and delight in a host of award-winning dining options. Being located so close to the equator and with non-polluted skies, Anantara Kihavah's unique new observatory, 'Sky', lets guests discover the stars from both hemisphere's. Combined with a luxury cocktail bar and resident astronomer, this has to be the perfect place to do a bit of star-gazing!
- Luxurious all-villa resort on a truly stunning island
- Accommodates families and couples in perfect harmony
- Dazzling white sand beach encircles the whole island
- Overwater spa has treatment rooms with glass-bottomed floors
- Remote location ensures youll be mesmerised by a sky full of stars
At a glance
- 89 Pool Villas
- All ages
- All year
- Family Rooms
- B&B to Full Board
"Visit between May and October to see the amazing sight of manta rays gathering in nearby Hanifaru Bay."
Adventures and activities to ensure lifetime memories are made. From unforgettable thrills to indulgent relaxation, choose those that appeal most.
Star Gazing/Star Bed
Take a journey through Anantara Kihavah to get a flavour of its unique style and character, designed to enchant every guest.
TRIPS TO INSPIRE
From majestic wildlife to out of this world natural wonders, enchanting beaches and intriguing cities, every bespoke Mahlatini journey is thrilling. Unsure where to visit? Whether it’s a bucket-list adventure, a milestone celebration or simply a much-needed escape, experience the joy with this inspiring selection of favorites.
- Bespoke itineraries
- Flights and transfers included
- Best rates guaranteed
HOW TO BOOK
At Mahlatini, we like to make things easy for you. Browse our website for inspiration or pick up the phone. Whether you’re full of ideas or unsure of where to start, we’re here to help. Serial safari-goer or first-time visitor, we’re ready to create your ultimate tailormade itinerary.
Call us or inquire online. Share your wish list and we’ll start planning your adventure.
Your dedicated travel expert will be in touch within 24 hours to start designing your bespoke African itinerary.
We won’t stop refining your plans until we get the perfect trip at the best price.
Receive your Mahlatini travel documents, pack your bags and set off on your trip of a lifetime!
We routinely go the extra mile to ensure that we not only plan the perfect itinerary but ensure that you're in good hands at every stage of your journey. That's why we are especially proud to maintain an overall client satisfaction rating of 98%.