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Gili Lankanfushi

Gili Lankanfushi is an over-water resort which combines barefoot luxury with sophistication. It is a small island with an intimate feel to it, diverse and experiential dining options and extremely high levels of service.

North Male Atoll, Maldives
Gili Lankanfushi
  • Stay in a villa and make the most of your very own Mr Friday to tend to your every whim!

  • Enjoy the outdoor cinema which shows films Mondays and Thursdays, or opt for a private viewing any other day of the week.

  • Immerse yourself in the sea views below while luxuriating in a treatment at The Meera Spa.

  • Gili Lankanfushi has a strong environmental conscience and awareness, so you can enjoy your relaxation with a clear conscience!

Gili Lankanfushi (formerly Soneva Gili) was the first all over-water villa resort in the Maldives and continues to lead the way with its palatial villas-on-stilts. There is a total of 44 villas plus the vast Private Reserve. All are crafted in a traditional style from natural materials and offer roof-top and over-water sundecks, featuring open air bathrooms, luxurious daybeds and a personal entertainment center. Some of the villas at Gili Lankanfushi are accessed by walkways and for the ultimate privacy others can only be accessed by personal boat. Gili Lankanfushi has a casual atmosphere, the food is superb and nothing is too much trouble for your personal Man Friday.   

The interior decoration has been devised to recreate a natural habitat, using sustainable woods, natural materials and traditional fabrics, while still offering all the modern day amenities and creature comforts of true luxury. At Gili Lankanfushi the utmost care has been taken in developing the island with respect to its ecological balance. 

Dining experiences include a romantic, moonlit dinner on the deck of your villa, a sunset champagne cruise on a traditional dhoni, or dinners in the underground Gourmet Cellar - the settings are as memorable as the cuisine. From the fine wines to the excellent malts, Gili Lankanfushi has achieved a reputation for providing guests with unique dining experiences.

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Book a Crusoe Residence for the ultimate seclusion and privacy, separated from the main island you need a boat to reach your villa!

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Villa Suite

Villa Suite

Located over-water either side of a jetty, the villa suite has a large over water sundeck, a hidden rooftop sundeck with a day bed and dining area and a large open-air living room also with daybeds and a dining area. The room is 210 sq m in total and is equipped with an open-air private bathroom with separate glass walled shower area as well as indoor facilities.


2 people
Crusoe Residence

Crusoe Residence

Secluded for total privacy, Crusoe Residences stand alone in the water and are only accessible by private rowing boat or by pontoon boat shuttle. Crusoe Residences have a private water garden, open-air bathroom. They have large sundecks, and a large air-conditioned living room with two large day beds and a dining table this room can be converted to an additional bedroom. The residence has a total area 250 sqm

2 people
Villa Suite with Pool
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Villa Suite with Pool

With open air living and an infinity pool, the Villa Suites with pool allow for a beautifully private experience for those who want to immerse themselves in solace, and with a footprint of  264sqm, you will have plenty of space to spread out on. 

2 people





North Male Atoll, Maldives

Gili Lankanfushi is a short 20-minute boat ride from Male, the capital of the Maldives. It is a tiny coral island in a sparkling lagoon, with jetties threading across the water out to spacious villas.

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