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All prices include return transfers and personal service
-25% book by 30JUN
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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.


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.


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.


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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  • 1 Bedroom: sleeping area is separated from living area with a door

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Return Combined Speedboat Transfer - Complimentary

Breakfast (7:30-10:30)
All guests are entitled to have their breakfast at the Kashiveli Restaurant
Breakfast ordered through In Villa Dining Menu is inclusive (choice between Continental American Asian and Spa Breakfast ) but subject to tray service supplement of USD 12.50

Lunch Buffet / A la carte at the Over Water Bar is fully inclusive in the rate of full board. Should guests decide on any other lunch option (In Villa Pool Bar) the amount of USD 45 will be credited per person any consumption exceeding the credit limit will be charged as supplement (published rates are applicable)
All In-Villa orders are applicable to USD 12.50 tray service supplement Includes food only. All beverages will be charged as per consumption

Dinner at the Kashiveli Restaurant is fully inclusive. The Daily changing Gili Culinary Journey (Table d'hotel) is also inclusive. Should the guests choose any other dinning option ( for example In-Villa Dinning, Over Water Bar, By the Sea, Destination Dinning) the amount of USD 100 will be credited per person,any consumption exceeding the credit limit will be charged as a supplement (published rates applicable)
Guests pre-purchasing Dinner in advance are entitled to use the Credit of USD 100 per person for the?Teppanyaki in By the Sea
All In-Villa orders are applicable to USD 12.50 tray service supplement

Includes food only. All beverages will be charged as per consumption

Drone Policy
Due to the privacy and comfort of our guest, we do not permit? the us of drone for leisure purpose at the resort. If drone footage is necessary for any official purpose the Marketing Communications Manager or a Mrs Mr Friday will need to be present at al times during the flight of the drone. Please convey this message to your clients and we would be really appreciate if they are able to act in accordance to this request.

Honeymoon and Wedding Anniversary Benefits (MIN 4 NIGHTS)
Complimentary Wedding/Anniversary cake
Complimentary Shoreline Dinner at The Main Restaurant( Honeymoon set Menu) including 1 Bottle of House wine (white red or rose)
Sleep under the stars experience with romantic bed setup
Complimentary  Honeymoon/Anniversary welcome amenity
Complimentary  Honeymoon/Anniversary departure gift
Choice Between
-Welcome Couple Jet Lag Massage 60 min ( To be consumed within 24 hours upon arrival)
-One 60 min couple Massage with 30 min romantic bath with Champagne and Strawberries

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TripAdvisor© Traveler Reviews

My Definition of Paradise - Amazing Honeymoon Resort

My review won't be able to cover all the reasons why Gili is my definition of paradise, but I'll try my best. My wife and I had our week-long honeymoon here in the summer - we were fortunate to avoid...
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C SJN1788 Los Angeles, California


I have booked three rooms for my family for May 2020. I booked and paid directly through the hotel's website, a total deposit of more than US$27,000. The rate also included a guaranteed late checkout...
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C CoppasFTL Hamburg, Germany

The perfect paradise

Wow! This place is tropical goals! The Maldives is a beautiful place to visit, but our time at Gili Lankanfushi was INCREDIBLE! The food is phenomenal, the overwater villas are stunning (with sharks...
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