Getting Here

How to get to Anantara Dhigu Maldives Resort

Updated: 2024-02-13T13:18:49.433Z

Anantara Dhigu Maldives Resort is only accessible via a 30-minute speedboat journey from Malé airport (Velana International).

Given the short distance from Malé (24km or 15 miles), boat-only transfers are the exclusive means of reaching Anantara Dhigu Maldives. Seaplanes are unnecessary for this journey.

Your Arrival at Malé Airport (MLE)

Upon your arrival at Malé airport (Velana International) and after clearing customs and exiting into the arrivals hall, you'll be welcomed by one of the Anantara staff members holding a resort signboard. The airport representative will escort you to the Anantara lounge for your further speedboat transfer. They are also available to assist with your luggage if needed.

Your stay in the lounge should not exceed 2 hours and guests can enjoy complimentary juice, coffee, tea and soft drinks.

Speedboat Transfer to Anantara Dhigu Maldives Resort

Speedboat transfer for Anantara Dhigu Maldives Resort

Your resort guide will accompany you and your belongings from the Anantara airport lounge to the marina, where you'll board the Anantara Maldives' exclusive speedboat.

The speedboat offers plenty of comfortable seating for all passengers, and the journey usually takes just 30 minutes. Life jackets will be provided for all guests and it is necessary to wear throughout the transfer.

You can relax and enjoy the picturesque ride, as resort staff will take care of loading and unloading your luggage.

Anantara Dhigu Maldives Resort speedboat transfer map

Anantara Dhigu Maldives Resort Prices in 2024


These are the current costs for transfers to Anantara Dhigu Maldives Resort. Prices are per person for a return trip and include all taxes.

  • Speedboat Transfer
    • Adult $338
    • Child $169

Children aged 12 or over are classed as adults for transfers.

Prices above are for guidance only, your actual charge will depend on the prevailing rates at the time of your booking.

Do I have to travel by boat?

Travelling to Anantara Dhigu Maldives Resort via boat is the best option, as it is only 30 minutes from Malé International Airport.

However, if you desire to explore the Malé Atoll from an aerial perspective, private seaplane transfers can be arranged through the resort. It's worth noting that these options come with a significant cost.

Despite this, there are distinct advantages to opting for a boat transfer:

  • Unlike seaplanes, boats can journey at night, alleviating concerns about late arrivals of international flights
  • Waiting for the transfer to commence is typically minimal, as the boat is often ready upon your arrival
  • Boat transfers are significantly more economical compared to domestic flights or seaplane transfers
  • You are only bound by the luggage restrictions of your international flight, eliminating additional baggage concerns
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