A ‘No Shoes, No News’ philosophy permeates this iconic property in the Maldives archipelago – considered one of the finest water villa resorts in the world. The epitome of barefoot chic, it comprises just forty five exclusive overwater villas with private water garden, including seven Crusoe Residences and an über-chic Private Reserve which can only be reached by boat. Villa interiors boast an open-air living room and bathroom, with sun decks both on the roof and over the lagoon. Each villa enjoys the services of a dedicated ‘Mr/Ms Friday’ who will ensure all your wishes are fulfilled. Choose from moonlit in-villa dining, sunset Champagne cruises on board a dhoni or dinners in the gourmet wine cellar. By The Sea restaurant serves Japanese cuisine to the accompaniment of sakes and stunning ocean views. A dive school will train you to be PADI-certified within a week, sunset and dolphin cruises can be organised and there’s a plethora of watersports from Hobie Cats to surfing at the dedicated Surf Centre. In the award-winning Meera Spa with its glass-panelled floors, holistic therapies complement Ayurvedic programmes and yoga. Little ones are kept entertained by the resorts’ Mr and Ms Fridays.
Price is per person and includes flights, 7 nights accommodation on a room only basis and transfers.
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Our pricing aims to give an indication of the prices in low and high season. Low season for Maldives is generally between the months of May to October, high season runs from November to April. Prices are based on 2 sharing (unless otherwise indicated) and include return economy flights from London. Regional departures, child prices and single supplements are available on request. Date restrictions, terms and conditions apply to our special offers, please call for details.
Guests at Gili Lankanfushi can savour a beach picnic, lunch in the Organic Garden, or be whisked away come evening to Palm Beach for a secluded dining experience beneath the stars. Gourmet adventures in extraordinary settings will leave an indelible impression and the cuisine will whet your appetite with tailor-made dinners using fresh and local produce.
Enter through a doorway and descend down a flight of glass stairs to a chilled, cavernous cellar. Explore more than 600 varieties of wine and discover handmade chocolates. Another ‘must do’ at Gili Lankanfushi is a degustation dinner swathed in fleeces in the icy underground wine cellar presided over by an expert sommelier; followed by a visit to the Chocolate Cave for dessert.
Each Villa at Gili Lankanfushi enjoys the services of a dedicated ‘Mr or Ms Friday’ who will ensure all your dining wishes are fulfilled; from the comfort of your villa, the sun deck or your roof top terrace. The in-villa dining menu is designed around your personal favourite cuisine and dishes, focusing on the freshest ingredients.
The main restaurant caters for all requirements and daily changes ensure guests have a deliciously varied dining experience, including Mediterranean Spice Souk on Fridays and an Exotic Asian Street Market on Tuesdays.'By the Sea' presents a fusion Peruvian-Japanese culinary adventure complemented by breathtaking views of the ocean and intimate dining for just 26 guests. At the over-water bar, built on stilts, over the turquoise blue lagoon; Gili Lankanfushi Executive Chef is on hand offering Live Station Dinners.
A resort that was previously named the world’s most ‘Eco-friendly Hotel’ at the 2017 Haute Grandeur Global Hotel Awards, Gili Lankanfushi’s efforts to protect its magnificent Maldivian setting haven’t gone unnoticed. Beyond the luxury, exclusivity and idyllic nature of this barefoot utopia is an on-going preservation campaign of sustainability and eco-friendly efforts. Read more about the innovative ways that Gili Lankanfushi is protecting its surroundings, here…Read more
The Maldives has a hot, tropical climate with sunshine all year round. The most popular months to visit are between November and April during the north-east monsoon when it is dry with very little wind. Whilst there may be rain during some of the summer months, with ever-changing weather patterns and excellent offers, this is becoming an increasingly popular time to travel.
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