At Anantara Dhigu Maldives Resort, adventures await across silvery sands, at sea, and below the water’s surface. Run into the surf from your beach pool villa, or jump into the lagoon from your over water suite. Surf, dive, picnic on a deserted island, then return to over water spa treatments and culinary journeys at our Maldives resort.

Dive into an underwater world of discovery.

Explore below the ocean, with diving expeditions year-round in warm clear waters.

Over 35 beautiful dive sites lie nearby Anantara Dhigu with the furthest to be a thirty-minute boat ride away from the resort. Explore pulsing coral worlds inhabited by abundant marine life. Excellent conditions and warm waters create year-round visibility. Swim through swirls of tropical fish. Keep an eye out for turtles, manta rays and dolphins. 

Escape with a knowledgeable guide to one of 35 breathtaking diving sites and get certified in PADI courses catered to all levels.



Shaped like a teardrop, this 300-metre long Thila is one of the most exciting diving spots in South Male Atoll. It boasts great scenery as well as prolific fish life. At “Jack’s Corner” there is a cave at 23 metres with soft coral and dense schools of bigeye trevally and snapper. If you are lucky, you can spot dogtooth tuna and barracuda. 

This steel wreck is located on the southwest side of a small reef, west of Dhigufinolhu. Ghost pipefish, leaf fish and nudibranch can be spotted on its well-conserved structure. It is an excellent reef for beginners and wreck lovers. The reef is full of holes and overhangs giving home to a wealth of reef fishes and marine life. 

With either an outgoing or ingoing current, Guraidhoo Corner promises a unique diving experience for viewing a wide range of marine life. The outside reef has all sorts of marine life, from schooling reef fish to turtles, grey reef sharks and eagle rays. 

This is an adjoining reef one kilometre inside Lhofushi Kandu with an undulating sandy bottom around 15 metres on the north side. Mantas are also known to visit this reef from July to September, when outgoing currents are present. Visibility is around 15 metres due to the outgoing currents.

The southern end of Fushidhiggaru Falhu is known for its sharks, which gives the reef its name. On the corner are overhangs at 17 metres and a sand bottom at 20 metres. With an ingoing current white-tip and grey reef sharks, eagle rays, napoleon can be spotted in the corner; and leopard sharks can be seen lying on the sand. 

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