Big win for Anantara's Maldives Resorts at this year's Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards


Thailand based Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas has won the coveted Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Award for its three properties in the Maldives.

Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas three resorts in Maldives has won the Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards. Anantara Veli Maldives Resort was ranked at the 14th place amongst the top resorts in Indian Ocean with a score of 97.34, while Anantara Dhigu Maldives Resort scored 96.64 to secure the 18th spot on the list. Meanwhile, Anantara Kihavah Maldives Villas ended at the 15th place with a score of 97.2.

Situated on Dhigufinolhu island in the South Malé Atoll is Anantara Dhigu, where luxury meets simplicity. The resort comprises of the most spacious of luxury villas coupled with private plunge pools while just being a quick 35-minute speedboat ride away from the main Velana International Airport.

Anantara Veli, located just next to Anantara Dhigu, is one of the few adults-only islands in the Maldives where white sand and azure waters provide the perfect setting. The resort is perfectly suited to couples or groups of friends looking for a relaxing island hideaway where turquoise waters beckon from a choice of intimate accommodation bungalows, some with direct lagoon access.

Designed by Maldivian architects Group X Design Associates, Anantara Kihavah offers the luxury of solitude against the world’s most stunning backdrop. Natural materials and motifs inspired by Maldivian heritage fuse to create laid-back luxury. With underwater dining, overwater stargazing, and swimming with mantas and turtles, photo ops abound in dazzling Indian Ocean hues.

The Readers’ Choice Awards epitomises authenticity, personalisation and the unexpected in the travel industry. Nearly half a million Condé Nast Traveler readers submitted a recording-breaking number of responses rating their travel experiences across the globe this year.