Gili Lankanfushi

Location: Maldives | Maldives

Price guide: £££££ More than £500 per person per night

The spectacular Gili Lankanfushi effortlessly combines rustic chic and ultra luxury. Get away from it all in stunning suites that sit over the sparkling waters of the Indian Ocean, some of which are only accessible by boat. Isolation doesn’t get more splendid than this- those in the know consider this to be 2015's best hotel in the world.
Perfect forCouples and honeymooners looking to leave the outside world behind, succumb to utter bliss and embrace the 'No news, no shoes' policy.
In the knowWe like to combine Gili Lankanfushi with her sister property, Soneva Fushi, which is land-based and offers cycle and jogging trails across its idyllic island home- as well as even more fantastic water-based activities from its white sandy shores.

Recommended for...

  • Barefoot
  • Beach
  • Chic Design
  • Eco-tourism

Hotel Overview

Where

On the tiny sandbar of Lankanfushi just off the North Malé Atol, Maldives.

Rooms at Gili Lankanfushi

The 45 over water suites, complete with ‘water gardens,' open air bathrooms, sundecks and rooftop terraces, are connected to the island by private walkways or jetties, while the residences are accessible only by row boat. Relax and enjoy the uninterrupted views over the sea. The private reserve at Gili Lankanfushi is the pinnacle of decadence - sitting atop an aquamarine lagoon, this private palace comes complete with your own personal butlers.

Food and facilities

Whether you decide to dine in your villa, enjoy a barbecue at desert island retreat One Palm Island or sit at a table dug in the sand at Horizon, overlooking Lankanfushi lagoon, you will be sampling some of the best cuisine in the Maldives, including some of its freshest seafood and produce from the hotel's own organic garden.

Activities at Gili Lankanfushi

The natural aquarium right on your doorstep offers wonderful swimming, snorkelling and diving. You can also try your hand at deep-sea fishing, hobie cat sailing or windsurfing- or enjoy an idyllic sunset cruise- but make sure you leave time to unwind at the splendid over water spa, and watch the colourful underwater world from your massage table.  If you're not relaxed enough after that, watch your favourite film in the jungle cinema.

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