Between the temptations on offer on Anantara Veli and those of its sister resort Anantara Dhigu, an array of casual and fine dining destinations unmatched by any other Maldives resort is yours to savour at Anantara.
Inspired Thai cuisine comes to the sublime beauty in the form of a teak overwater house. Set on stilts above the Veli lagoon, the house opens to sweeping views across the Indian Ocean. With internationally-acclaimed Thai chefs, Baan Huraa offers a unique dining experience of authentic Asian flavours. Savour dishes made from the freshest ingredients from the Northern and humid Southern provinces of Thailand.
The light and airy Maldivian-style thatched-roof pavilion faces the Veli lagoon. Dine on the sumptuous breakfast buffet of fresh tropical fruits and juices, cereals, homemade breads, grilled meats and vegetables and a made-to-order omelette station. Or select seafood plucked right from the Maldives at the Seafood Market, available nightly for dinner.
Enjoy freshly-baked crusts and piled high toppings from the wood-fired oven. You''ve found your perfect spot for inventive pizza and light snacks overlooking the lagoon at Veli Island. Dine alfresco on the deck or in the thatched roof pavilion.Sit back or try a game of pool, steps away from the free-standing bar.This could become your favourite hangout.
Dine by Design:
Enjoy a banquet on the beach, a candlelit picnic on your own stretch of sand or a romantic desert island; or a barbecue with personal chef on your terrace. Global cuisine meets tropical paradise. Let Anantara plan a romantic dinner for two in countless, secluded getaways - at Anantara Veli or at the sister resort, Anantara Dhigu.
Fushi Cafe at Anantara Dhigu:
Greet the Maldivian morning sunrise, at the Fushi Cafe on the white sandy beach of Dhigu Island.Enjoy informal dining at leisure, including American reakfast buffets and themed Maldivian dinner buffets set to the tune of the Bodhu Beru band.
Fuddan Fusion Grill at Anantara Dhigu:
Sample the freshest seafood scooped straight from the ocean or feast on imported steaks at this lively fusion grill. Prime aged imported cuts from Japan and Australia. Maldivian prawns, Wahoo and lobster. Facing the inner turquoise reef of Dhigu, the grill offers plentiful ways to enjoy top cuisine. Flame grilled, tandoori, wok sauteed, fired in a wood oven. Tell us how you like it prepared or ask for suggestions.
Terrazzo at Anantara Dhigu:
Italy comes to the tropics in this intimate Italian bistro. Perched high overlooking the Indian Ocean on Dhigu Island, Terrazzo specialises in Italian cuisine, fashioned by chefs who are experts with traditional ingredients and techniques. Savour wood-fired pizzas, homemade pastas or the signature seafood spread, accompanied by wines from the northern and southern regions of Italy.Tuscan, Roman and Milanese selections all enjoyed with sweeping views across the reef.
Dine-around concept at Anantara Dhigu for guests on HB or FB meal plans:
• Guests are welcome to dine at Fushi Café and 73 Degrees when a buffet meal is available at the restaurants
• Guests may also dine at specialty restaurants Sea.Fire.Salt., Terrazzo and Baan Huraa.
• The Japanese restaurant, Origami, on Veli and The Living Room on Naladhu Private Island, as well as any other special
dining events are not included in meal plans. Meals at these two venues will be fully charged at à la cart pricing, or fixed price for special events
• HB and FB meal plans are based on a three-course menu per person comprised of a starter, main and dessert.
Beverages are excluded from meal plans and additional charges will apply, unless a beverage package has been prepaid prior to arrival or at check-in