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All prices include return transfers and personal service

Hotel overview

The luxurious Soneva Hotel is located on a stunning tropical island of Medhufaru in the Noonu Atoll. This place is surrounded by a large Edufaaru lagoon. The hotel guarantees its guests maximum privacy and a secluded comfortable stay. Medhufaru has a very good location: it is not difficult to get to the island but it is hidden from the bustling urban hassle and gives a feeling of complete unity with nature. Crystal clear water, white sandy beaches and tropical green oases inside - this is what an exotic resort looks like from above. Here you will explore nature in all its manifestations, including accommodation built only from eco-friendly materials.

Soneva Jani features exclusive villas with a luxurious design. Basically, a room is built over water, they have pools, and some of them also have water slides. The island, of course, has everything you need for a magnificent vacation: restaurants, spa center, water sports center, and diving center, as well as a garden with a labyrinth, a tennis court, a kid’s club and an eco-center. Enjoy idyllic landscapes and luxurious amenities. Soneva Jani was created for your pleasure.

Soneva Jani restaurants

Creative resort venues strike with variety of dishes and drinks. Throughout the Sonevа Stars programme, some of the world’s most celebrated chefs host exclusive dinner events. There is an opportunity to have a romantic dinner, lunch of a picnic upon your desire in a secluded atmosphere on uninhabited islands surrounding the hotel. You may also order breakfast, lunch or dinner to your room.

  • The Crab Shack. This restaurant offers Mediterranean cuisine and seafood in a quiet romantic atmosphere on the beach. You can enjoy the magnificent Maldivian sunsets on the upstairs deck of the restaurant relaxing on loungers. During a week, the menu offers exquisite crab dishes: Sri Lankan Mud Crab curry, Alaska and Kamchatka crabs. The bar has an excellent choice of rose wines. The restaurant serves lunch, and the bar is open in the evening.
  • Guess who’s cooking. This is a creative restaurant of the International cuisine, which has an always changing location, a secret menu and different chefs. This happens every Thursday. A chef tailors menu on the basis of your preferences and reveals all the secrets after the meal.
  • So Imaginative. This is a place for private receptions and tastings. It offers the International cuisine and the finest wines.
  • So Engaging. Spend an unusual evening at our chef’s table who will prepare a delicious dish from a secret menu specially for you.
  • So Starstruck. This is the first overwater observatory in the Maldives. There is a delightful menu of the International cuisine, a viewing tower with 4 tables and the stars, which will become closer thanks to the telescope.
  • The Gathering Bar. This is an overwater bar that serves tapas and drinks at any time. It is open until the last guest leaves.
  • The wine cellar offers a great selection of wines, private tastings and services of a skilled sommelier.
  • The director's cut. Overwater silent movie theatre, Cinema Paradiso, is one of the interesting resort entertainments. Besides the production of a silent movie, you can delight yourself with elegant dishes of the Japanese cuisine.
  • Full moon dinner. This is a unique dining experience prepared once a month on the beach during the full moon. Please, ask your Mr./Ms. Friday about an exact date of the amazing full moon dinner.
  • So guilty. Soneva Jani offers a complimentary chocolate room where you can choose from handmade chocolates.
  • So cool offers ice-cream and sorbets, cheese and meat assorted platters during the entire day.
  • So fresh. This panoramic restaurant of the International cuisine invites for breakfast, lunch and dinner. They offer healthy breakfasts, lunch buffet, the wood-fired pizza, dishes on a grill and tandoors.

Soneva spa

A contemporary spa center offers the services of skilled spa therapists who can help you heal and relax during the treatments and spa rituals. The spa also has yoga pavilion, sauna, steam rooms and a gym.

Soleni Dive Centre

Instructors of certified PADI club will help you to enjoy your underwater adventure and meet the residents of the Indian Ocean. Choose from a number of diving courses for beginners and advanced divers.


You can go to Hanifaru Bay which is famous by manta rays living there from June until November. Snorkeling during this period is very popular. Our resident Marine Biologist can guide you during this aquatic adventure.


Dolphin safari is a marine adventure during sunset for the entire family. As you cruise you will watch playful dolphins swimming around the boat.

Water sports at Soneva Jani:

  • surfing
  • seabob
  • kayaking
  • SUP-surfing
  • windsurfing
  • catamaran

Kids club

Young guests at Soneva Jani are treated with special care and attention. Kids club, The Den, arranges fun learning events and activities for children in water and on land. The kids may discover the island during a bike ride, have fun on the beach, engage in treasure and scavenger hunts, visit tennis lessons and movie screenings, do arts and crafts. Among water activities there are snorkeling, water slides, Bubble Maker programme and underwater treasure hunt. For those who have sweet tooth there is an ice cream room and a chocolate room.

Wedding in the Maldives with Soneva Jani

Soneva’s wedding coordinators will take care of an ideal wedding ceremony in the Maldives. The smallest details of a ceremony on the beach or above waters of the blissful lagoon will be taken care of considering the preferences of the bride and groom. Soneva Jani also offers specially tailored wedding packages for your ideal romantic vacation.

Transfer: it takes 35 minutes on a seaplane from Male International Airport. The flights are only available during daytime from 06:00 until 16:00.

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Transfers Terms and Conditions

  • Seaplane transfers are available during daylight hours only. 
  • Guests arriving at Male airport after 3:15pm are recommended to book a domestic flight in advance (depends on resort policy) or an overnight accommodation close by the airport to be transferred to the resort the following morning.
  • Guests departing Malé on an international flight prior to 09:00hrs will be transferred late on the previous afternoon. Accommodation can be booked in Malé at an additional cost.
  • International departure flights should be scheduled after 9:00 am. Departing guests will be transferred to the airport at least 3 hours prior to scheduled international flight departure with last seaplane departure from the island at 3:00pm.
  • Seaplane transfers are managed by a third party company thus it will be subject to availability and may be cancelled due to weather conditions or maintenance needs. In this case, guests may be transferred via Domestic flight (if route exists per each hotel) or guests will need to book an overnight stay in Male at guest’ additional expense.
  • In extraordinary circumstances, luggage may be transported by a later flight (policies & procedures as per TMA regulations). Resort does not take any liability for delaying the guest luggage due to these reasons. 
  • If a guest misses their transfer due to International flight being delayed etc. Guest may opt to pay the supplement for changing the transfer mode (ex: from domestic to seaplane, etc) and this is Subject to availability.
  • Neither WIOTTO nor our Destination Management partner nor resorts are held responsible for any delays or cancellations due to the local seaplane carrier or weather conditions.
  • Baggage allowance is 20kg suitcase and 5kg hand luggage. Excess baggage is chargeable at $5.00 per kg, payable at the airport.
  • International flights must be provided at least 7 days prior to arrival.
  • On departure, schedule of seaplane transfers will be communicated to the guest a night prior to departure from the resort. 
  • Seaplane may stop in 1 or 2 destinations where the time of journey may be extended and guest will be advised prior to take off on flight.
  • 100% cancellation will be applicable in case of no show or cancellation as per cancellation policy.
  • Prices are subject to change without prior notice in accordance with any increases in fuel prices and taxes
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TripAdvisor© Traveler Reviews

Hit and Miss - Good but areas for improvement

Summary - Have stayed at most of the luxury resorts in the Maldives. - Soneva Jani has some great highlights, like a very unique organic design, the water slides, the concept is innovative and...
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C Crayolalife Valparaiso, Chile

Review of Soneva Jani

This place from the moment I arrived to the second I left was incredible. People are so friendly, great food, perfect floating breakfast. We loved the tour but most importantly the waterslide it was...
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C Kearronpp

Stress Free Bliss

My husband and I just returned from a 9 day stay at Soneva Jani. We were so excited to escape quarantine at home in the US. Let me start by saying, we felt safer from Covid at Soneva Jani than at...
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C jessicapride San Diego, California