Angsana Ihuru


The Angsana Resort & Spa on the Maldivian island Ihuru has gained a reputation for its environmental commitment. More than once, the fine hotel under Italian management was honoured with an award for its exemplary environmental policies.


One of the trees abundant on the island is the tropical rainforest Angsana Tree. The fragrant Angsana with its golden canopy lent its name to the quiet and peaceful resort.


The pristine natural setting and the picture-perfect, palm-fringed beaches have let read more » Ihuru become the possibly most photographed of all the Maldives islands. Furthermore, the island is shaped like an almost perfect circle that can be easily walked in ten minutes – it is not just an islet, it is a Maldivian hallmark.


Also perfectly circular, the shallow lagoon features turquoise, crystal-clear water. To complete the island idyll, the coral reef is alive with a vibrant underwater world, coral, sponges and fish of all shapes and colours.


The Angsana features a first-class restaurant. The Riveli is characterised by a semi-open architecture and, of course, gourmet cuisine that is a fusion of local, international and Asian influences.


On your request, all meals can also be served “en Villa”. Every Angsana resort offers this exclusive service. It has become a very popular option. Even better, surprise your loved-one with a romantic candle light dinner that has been arranged on a lonely sandbank amidst the Indian Ocean’s calm water, which reflects the light from the stars above.


It is a lifetime experience! Refreshing drinks, both hot and cold, may be enjoyed at the well-stocked bar, which is open 24-hours a day. Just in case there is any global event you do not want to miss, a TV corner allows you to stay in touch with the world.


The attentive and friendly service personnel as well as the easygoing atmosphere in combination with the pristine environment ensure that any holiday at the Angsana Resort and Spa is going to be a huge success.


The island’s great natural beauty has been almost entirely conserved and constitutes an important part of the holiday experience. Fine comforts, well-protected privacy and the peaceful setting are the dominant characteristics.


The transfer to this natural paradise is a matter of minutes. The circular island is situated at only 17 kilometres distance from Male Airport and can be reached in approximately 25 minutes by speedboat.


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The Angsana Resort & Spa features a total of 45 beautifully designed and comfortably furnished villas, all of them set at only a stone’s throw from the blue lagoon.


The common theme is lush tropical read more » nature in harmony with refined luxury and well-protected privacy. Each unit is set amidst a private garden with a cosy seating and dining area. The thatched-roof villas blend seamlessly into the natural environment.


Careful planning and affection has gone into the interior design. The classic design is enhanced by soft but bright hues of orange, yellow and a light green, creating a contrasting modern touch.


The villas feature every comfort imaginable. Nevertheless, great store was set by reducing the impact on the environment to an absolute minimum.


Each unit features direct access to the picture-perfect beach as well as a breathtaking ocean view. Viewed from above, the villas are constructed in a gentle curve along the island’s shores.


The Beachfront Villa is approximately 47 square metres large and features a private garden complete with a Hollywood swing, deckchairs and seating area – just the right setting to kick back and relax.


A mini bar stocks a range of refreshing drinks. The elegant bathroom includes luxurious details like an open-air shower and a hairdryer.


A comfortable sofa, a telephone and a safe to protect your valuables complete the range of facilities. An air-conditioning system and a ceiling ventilator keep room temperatures at a pleasant level at all times.


The Beachfront Deluxe Villas are considerably larger, featuring 58 square metres. Generally, the deluxe units sport the same facilities as the standard villa. However, the distinguishing highlight is the private Jacuzzi on the terrace.


No matter which category you ultimately decided upon, the tasteful furnishing and ambience in combination with the pristine natural surroundings create a tranquil and sophisticated environment that ensures a memorable holiday designed to regenerate your energy.


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The Angsana Resort’s local coral reef is one of the Maldives’ most celebrated diving sites – the perfect setting for exploring the fascinating underwater world. An international diving school offers read more » guided dives and courses.


The fun does not stop there. A number of other water sports are being offered. Some examples are windsurfing, catamaran sailing and canoeing.


Of course, you may want to raise the speed and try waterskiing, wakeboarding or a bumpy banana boat ride. Strap yourself into the harness of a parasail and soar up to the skies, towed by a powerful boat. The view of the island is breathtaking!


Many more sports are available on land: Warm sand beneath your feet, master the finesse of beach volleyball. Table tennis is another entertaining option.


The Angsana Resort also features a first-class spa. Eight idyllic treatment pavilions are set amidst the tropical gardens. The treatments range from a variety of massages to relaxing aromatherapies. Having finished a treatment, soak in the Jacuzzi or sweat in the Steam Bath.


The Angsana’s library stocks a wide selection of world literature. A small boutique shop sells some essentials as well as local arts and crafts.


However, you are not restricted to the island’s humble boundaries. Join an excursion and discover more of the Indian Ocean and the Maldives’ stunning atolls.


One of the many options is to join one of the fishing trips. Large sport fish and tropical species make the excursions an entertaining experience that appeals not only to fishing enthusiasts.


Stop by the neighbouring islands on an Island Hopping Tour. In case you are not comfortable in the water, discover the wonders of the underwater world aboard a glass bottom boat.


Especially those tours that are accompanied by a marine biologist are not only entertaining but also highly informative – a very worthwhile and educative activity!


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