Travel The world's most Instagrammable hotel named as Anantara Kihavah Maldives Villas, which features an underwater restaurant and thatched-roof rooms in turquoise waters
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It’s the hotel most likely to inspire severe holiday envy.
Anantara Kihavah Maldives Villas has been voted ‘Most Instagrammable Hotel’ in the world – and these images show why.
Scroll through them and feast your eyes upon the resort’s drool-worthy attributes, such as an underwater restaurant, 80 thatched-roof pool villas and impossibly wide stretches of beach.
The gong was awarded to Anantara Kihavah following a poll by Luxury Travel Advisor. The contest saw 121,000 votes cast online, with Anantara Kihavah taking 45,385
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The hotel said in a statement: ‘Designed by Maldivian architects Group X Design Associates, Anantara Kihavah offers the luxury of solitude against the world’s most stunning backdrop'
'Within a lagoon of jewel-toned hues lies a shell-shaped island fringed by impossibly wide stretches of beach. Uninhabited islets dot the horizon of deep sapphire Indian Ocean beyond. Nature reigns at Anantara Kihavah,' the hotel said
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‘Within a lagoon of jewel-toned hues lies a shell-shaped island fringed by impossibly wide stretches of beach. Uninhabited islets dot the horizon of deep sapphire Indian Ocean beyond. Nature reigns at Anantara Kihavah Maldives Villas, dressed in sophistication and wonder.
Sleep and spa overwater. Dine below the ocean’s surface. Gaze at the star-filled sky from the Maldives’ newest observatory housing the region’s most powerful telescope.
'Cruise with dolphins or snorkel with majestic manta rays and hawksbill turtles.’
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General Manager, Dylan Counsel, said: ‘I would like to thank Luxury Travel Advisor’s many, many voters for recognising the unparalleled beauty of our island. We’ve been lucky to have award-winning landscapers, architects and interior designers working in harmony to perfect our surrounds, and their good work is enhanced everyday by the resort team who take care of our island, reefs and ocean with such dedication and add the small touches that perfect the guest experience.’
Situated on the western Baa Atoll in a Unesco Biosphere Reserve, Anantara Kihavah is a 30-minute seaplane flight from Malé and Velana International Airport.
Nightly rates at Anantara Kihavah Maldives Villas start from £787 for a Beach Pool Villa for two adults and up to two children on a B&B basis.
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