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Hotel overview

The secluded island of Lankanfushi in North Male Atoll is located in one of the largest sea lagoons in the Maldives, a short speed boat ride from the international airport. This paradise is considered one of the most picturesque resorts of the archipelago.

It’s the first resort in the Maldives, which offers only water accommodation for guests. 45 spacious authentic villas made from environmentally friendly materials organically fit into the environment of a tropical island. The philosophy of Gili Lankanfushi is the enjoyment of true luxury found in moments of absolute carelessness and dedication of time to yourself and your loved ones.

For your all-around relaxation, the resort has a great infrastructure and many entertainment options:

  • Spa
  • Gym
  • Diving
  • Snorkelling
  • Water sports
  • Restaurants and water bar
  • Mini tennis courts
  • Souvenir and jewellery stores

The island has a unique research centre, Gili Veshi, which studies the conservation of the biological diversity of coral reefs. Gili also offers the organisation of wedding ceremonies, family parties and romantic events. A personal butler assigned to each villa of the hotel will take care of all the guests’ wishes and organise an individual luxurious vacation. Gili Lankanfushi Maldives is the perfect way to spend your vacation exactly the way you dreamt!

Dive Centre

The PADI Certified Dive Centre on Lankanfushi Island has an experienced team of multilingual instructors with whom you will be interested in exploring the underwater world of the Indian Ocean. An advantage of the island is its numerous diving sites located a short boat ride from the resort.

The world-famous Manta Point is 10 minutes away. For beginners, the centre offers Discover Scuba Diving training. The minimum age for study is 10 years old.

Snorkelling

The richness and diversity of the ocean nature around Lankanfushi allows you to enjoy excellent snorkelling. Snorkelling in the open spaces of the house reef will give you a lot of memories. Marine biologists of the resort conduct various research trips day and night. You can join them to meet with large manta rays and admire the colourful inhabitants of the coral walls.

Water Sports

The island lagoon is ideal for outdoor activities. The water sports centre offers free windsurfing, kayaking, canoeing and paddle-boarding.

Among the more “adrenaline” water sports, the resort offers wakeboarding, water skiing, jet skiing and private speed boat trips. There are also windsurfing lessons, including for children from 8 years old. Tropicsurf instructors offer a range of activities for beginners and more experienced surfers.

Restaurants

Establishments at Gili Lankanfushi Maldives perfectly complement the resort’s luxurious surroundings. The restaurants offer rich menus with an abundance of seafood and delicacies, as well as dietary and vegetarian meals.

  • Kashiveli is a beach restaurant serving traditional Maldivian and international dishes. The restaurant offers healthy breakfasts and gourmet dinners on the coast.
  • By the Sea is a cosy Japanese restaurant surrounded by tropical jungle with stunning views of the ocean. It offers specialties gourmet sushi, teppanyaki cuisine and a large selection of sake.
  • Over Water Bar is an overwater bar for a relaxing break by the ocean, with light snacks for lunch and cocktails for a romantic evening. Good selection of seafood and chef specialties.
  • Fini Foni is a restaurant with refreshing sweets, located by the pool next to the tennis court. Enjoy the delicious flavours of local ice cream. Delicious snacks and cocktails are also available upon request.
  • The original Wine cellar stores more than 500 varieties of wine from numerous regions of the world. Here you will find sommelier tastings and gourmet dishes.
  • Chefs will be happy to complement your private romantic Dinner under the stars with culinary masterpieces for every taste.

Spa Centre

The cosy Meera Spa is located in the secluded bay of Lankanfushi. The complex consists of 6 overwater treatment rooms, a steam bath and a sauna, as well as an outdoor recreation area. The complex uses Voya and Sodashi products in their Spa treatments, as well as products of own organic mixtures of herbs and plants.

Excursions

Gili offers to diversify your vacation with interesting guided tours, for example, a trip to the capital of Male and its attractions or a trip to the small authentic island of Huraa, where you can find exclusive handicrafts created by local residents. You may also like an amateur or deep-sea fishing and a fun sunset dolphin cruise.

Weddings and Celebrations

Your dreams of a perfect wedding can come true at Gili Lankanfushi Maldives. The hotel offers several locations for your celebration. Tropical landscapes, romantic atmosphere, luxurious conditions and spiritual blessing of a local clergyman are everything you need for your special day on the island. The resort has all the benefits for honeymoons, anniversaries and romantic events.

Island leisure:

  • Fitness centre and yoga classes
  • Cinema
  • Gift and jewellery shop
  • Library
  • Organic garden
  • Pool table
  • Tennis court (lessons for beginners and children)
  • Gili Veshi - Marine Biology Shack

Transfer: about 20 minutes by speed boat from Male International Airport.

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TripAdvisor© Traveler Reviews

Angela

We had a safe time - mask and Covid free - time in the resort. Our Mr. Friday, Makif, was so helpful in arranging everything for us, especially the Sleeping under the Stars; it's a must. He is like...
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C Yukalili

Helén and Roar Bautz

Second time that we visited Gili. We will for sure come again. Our number one place for vacation. Everything is outstanding. All the staff at the Gili island, is so nice. You can tell that they are...
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C 910roar Oslo, Norway

Exceptional service and dedicated staff who take pride in everything they do. Unforgettable experience.

Ibrahim Fiyaz (our Mr. Friday) provided outstanding service during our stay and helped us create beautiful memories. This property is stunning and is absolutely one of the best (if not the best...
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