Anantara Kihavah Villas

A haven of pool villas, Anantara Kihavah Villas Maldives offers the ultimate in privacy and luxury, your own sanctuary within a sanctuary. Expansive space that opens on to brilliant tropical nature, with private pools, high ceilings, timber interiors and marble floors. Flavours of culinary art and wine served amidst a panorama of aquatic life in the world's only underwater restaurant and wine cellar.

Located only 35 minutes by seaplane from Malè International Airport, this large, pear shaped coral island promises an idyllic setting with lush vegetation. Hideaway in a pool villa set righton the beach or perched dramatically over the water, with a crystal clear lagoon and beautiful nearby reefs to explore.

  • Star Rating: 4 Stars
  • Location: Baa Atoll
  • Distance from Airport: 35 minutes by seaplane
  • Total Rooms: 78
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32 Beach Pool Villas
40 Over Water Pool Villas
02 Family Pool Villas
02 Two Bedroom Beach Pool Residence
02 Two Bedroom Over Water Pool Residence
01 Three Bedroom Presidential Beach Residence 
Each pool villa and residence features:
• King sized beds with the finest cotton and a pillow menu
• Expansive bathroom with outdoor shower, bath and rain shower
• His and hers walk-in dressing rooms
• Private swimming pool and sundeck
• Daybed
• Dining pavilion
• Complimentary high speed wireless internet access
• iPod docking station
• Satellite TV with LCD screen and DVD player
• Selection of reading materials and board games
• In-suite bar, wine chiller, espresso machine and tea making facilities
• Villa Host


A one-of-a-kind over and underwater dining experience. A mythical escape into the depths of the ocean. Reaching for the sky at the rooftop bar, the Indian Ocean unfolding before your eyes.

Experience one of the few underwater wine cellars and restaurants in the world, where degustation menus are paired with premium Old and New World wines by our resident Wine Sommelier. Opening hours: Lunch: Noon – 2:00 pm, Dinner: 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm, Cuisine: International and Maldivian, Seating capacity: 12

Fire. A sizzling teppanyaki lounge where our swift chefs dazzle while preparing grain fed Japanese beef or the catch of the day, according to your preference. Opening hours: Dinner: 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm, Cuisine: Japanese, Seating capacity: 12

Salt.  Asian inspired, red snapper or tender lamb cooked to perfection on a Himalayan salt block, offering a unique depth and complexity of flavours. Our resident Salt Sommelier on hand to pair dishes with the perfect seasoning. Opening hours: Dinner: 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm, Cuisine: Asian, Seating capacity: 46

Sky. Light bites, tropical concoctions, cool beers and wines in the afternoon. As the evening unfolds, relax at our mellow rooftop bar with a selection of cocktails and liqueurs. Opening hours: 11:00 am – midnight, Cuisine: International and Maldivian, Seating capacity: 56

PlatesStart the day with a refreshing breakfast overlooking the ocean, and your feet in the sand. Return for a romantic candlelit dinner, savouring a tantalising beach barbecue of Maldivian seafood and bold flavours. Opening hours: Breakfast: 7:00 am – 11:00 am, Dinner: 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm, Cuisine: International and local Maldivian, Seating capacity: 116 (Buffet)

Manzaru Pool Bar and Restaurant. Spend sunny days at one of the longest pools in the Maldives, with attentive Sunshine Butlers serving you an array of exotic juices, Mediterranean salads and fresh pastas – as well as to hand you fruit skewers and cold towels. The evening comes alive with the finest Italian fare, comprising a gourmet experience of regional specialties and a fine selection of Mediterranean olive oils. Opening hours: Pool Bar: 9:00 am - midnight, Snacks: 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm, Restaurant: 7:00 pm -10:00 pm, Cuisine: Mediterranean, Seating capacity: 74 (Lunch), 44 (Dinner)

Dining by Design.  As the day slowly drifts away with the setting sun, indulge in the ultimate romantic dining journey. For your personalised experience, a specially devised menu is prepared by a personal chef and served at a table for two, whether on an isolated sandbank in the Indian Ocean or the deck of a private yacht – anywhere of your choosing.


Stroll across the jetty to six over water treatment suites at Anantara Spa, and reward yourself with the lavish attention of professional therapists. In this peaceful sanctuary we have created a space to renew and rejuvenate your inner sense of wellbeing. Unwind into a unique experience, where the focus is only on you. Let us nurture and inspire you in the world’s most desirable paradise with treatments that draw on the wisdom of the earth, using the healing properties of natural ingredients to enrich, detoxify, polish and restore. Experience a soothing touch, delivered with luxuriant oils produced from indigenous sources, as we invite you to depart from the world and experience a relaxing transformation.

Signature treatment
Maldivian Coconut Marvellous (200 Minutes)
Having escaped from all the stresses of the hectic world back home, this signature treatment ensures that you return feeling fully refreshed, restored and balanced. Coax your body, mind and soul into an elevated sense of renewal, with a sequence designed to rejuvenate couples from head to toe, by harnessing coconut’s prized remedial benefits.

Spa facilities:
• Six over water treatment suites
• Expansive over water relaxation deck
• Indoor and outdoor showers
• Steam room and sauna
• Jacuzzi and cold plunge pool for relaxation before or after treatments
Opening hours: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm


Delve deep beneath love’s surface and submerge yourselves in a brand new world as you tie the knot in the freedom of a spectacular underwater paradise. Exotic corals and colourful fish create unimaginable decoration for your ceremony. Emerge as newlyweds with a uniquely adventurous start to “I do”. Then savour a divine lobster and seafood barbecue on a pristine deserted island


Water Sports
Our limitless horizon of water inspires most guests to get their feet wet. Anantara Kihavah Villas offers a range of activities to get you on, in and under the water, whether sailing a boat, casting a fishing line or exploring a long lost shipwreck and brilliant reefs lying 30 metres below the sea.
• Big game fishing
• Canoeing
• Dive Centre and Marine Lab
• Kayaking
• Sailing
• Snorkelling
• Windsurfing


  • Beach Pool Villa Al fresco bathing in a sunken bath, surrounded by a tranquil pond. Walking barefoot across the hardwood deck, and then feeling warm sand between your toes as you stroll to your sunbeds on the beach. Spanning a generous 260 square metres, these luxuriously tropical villas each boast dramatic bathrooms with water features and a private pool.
  • Over Water Pool Villa Elegantly poised above the crystal clear lagoon, experience the pleasure of over water living in a haven offering 260 square metres of exotic luxury. A sunken glass bottom bathtub reveals mesmerising views of the sparkling ocean, both below and beyond the adjacent infinity edge pool. Take in the horizon from your private sundeck, or hop from pool to ocean.
  • Two Bedroom Beach Pool Residence Redefining space and exclusivity, your residence unravels over 785 square metres and is ideal for families and friends. Both the oversized king bedroom and twin singles are private sanctuaries in their own right. Invigorating indoor and outdoor rain showers are accompanied by bathtubs in open air bathrooms. In between is your air conditioned indoor dining and living pavilion, as well as a 14 by 5.5 metre infinity pool, affording elegant tropical relaxation.
  • Family Beach Pool Villa Experience precious family time together in a 412 square metre villa that provides ample space and every luxury for parents and up to three little ones. Enjoy a master bedroom which boasts a king size bed and an en-suite bathroom with a sunken tub. Joined by a wardrobe corridor, the second bedroom features twin singles and a daybed, as well as an en-suite bathroom with a shower. Step directly from both bedrooms onto your generous sundeck to relax on loungers and refresh in your personal infinity pool. Spend days playing on an expanse of pristine sands and share meals in your villa’s open sided dining pavilion.
  • Two Bedroom Over Water Pool Residence Retreat to a peerless over water island sanctuary, spanning 861 square metres of spacious privacy and imaginative luxury. An expansive deck with a view of endless blue. Flashes of brightly coloured fish swimming by. Each bedroom features its own outdoor lounging area and a huge bathroom with an indulgent sunken tub, while central dining and living areas overlook your private infinity pool.
  • Three Bedroom Presidential Beach Residence The pinnacle of beachside living for families and small groups. A lavish 2,736 square metres of indoor and outdoor space, including three unattached bedrooms and two infinity pools. Revel in majestic days in vast living quarters, from the coveted selections of your fully stocked private bar, to afternoons spent in a private beach cabana with a shisha hookah lounge, and an outdoor spa sala for truly exotic pampering.


Sports and Recreation
  • tennis courts
  • spa
  • pool (kids)
  • kids club
  • water sports (non-motorized)
  • outdoor pool
  • squash courts
  • private beach
  • massage
  • fitness center
  • shops
  • room service
  • meeting facilities
  • bar
  • restaurant
  • laundry service
  • coffee shop
  • safety deposit boxes
  • Business Center
  • Airport Transfer
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