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Gili Lankanfushi Villas

Gili Lankanfushi Maldives

This resort is Robinson Crusoe with extra luxury thrown in
Maldives Top End ResortsThe Maldives· 45 Rooms · £££

Located in the North Male Atoll

This small but beautiful island provides a very intimate setting and a super-luxurious environment.

(Temporarily Closed - re-opening 1st December 2019)

You will take a speedboat transfer and after just 20 minutes you arrive at this exceptional resort.

Our very own Yvonne stayed here last year and says, when we got on the luxury yacht to transfer to the island we were offered a bag with the words ‘no shoes – no news’, you are encouraged to put your shoes in there and not take them out until departure home (this is not compulsory though). Our Mr Friday always seemed to show up when we left the Villa yet was never obtrusive. One of our best meals was at the weekly Asian Street Market where the area outside the Kashiveli Restaurant is converted to serve the most amazing Asian Food.

Gili Lankanfushi is an environmentally friendly resort in the Maldives with a ‘no news, no shoes’ approach to barefoot luxury, occupying a small coral island with sophisticated accommodation and facilities. All of the spacious, beautifully crafted suites and villas are on stilts over the lagoon, some only be reached by boat to afford guests the maximum privacy.

Most of the 7 different Villa types villas are accessed via one three jetties, offering privacy and constructed in natural materials including timber and thatch Suites boast a large, open-air living area which opens onto a deck with hammocks and seating, surrounded by shallow crystal clear water. Meanwhile a rooftop terrace offers an additional space in which to relax with stunning, panoramic views. All Villas have a ‘Mr Friday’ a personal assistant and companion to show you the way around the island and set you off on an amazing adventure

Crusoe Residences and the Private Reserve can only be reached by boat to promise total privacy, with the latter occupying 1400 square metres and accommodating up to 8 adults with a private spa facility and personal butler.

Offered on Half Board, also can be booked on Bed and Breakfast

The restaurants, swimming pool and tennis courts are all located on the main island, while the bar is set over the water to provide a unique, relaxing setting. The main restaurant offers a variety of fresh and local produce, while the Over Water Grill serves the freshest seafood and choice cuts of meat.

By The Sea presents a fusion of Peruvian and Japanese cuisine in an intimate setting. Guests can also choose to dine in their villas, in the vegetable gardens, or in a range of private, island locations. They can also take the opportunity to join the sommelier in the underground cellar for wine, cheese and chocolate tastings.

Back on the island, the award-winning Meera Spa offers everything your heart desires and even some unexpected treats, while gourmet dining and endless opportunities for watersports make for a memorable and relaxing escape.

Please note: Transfers are compulsory and not included in the nightly cost.

Please ask at the Watersports centre on the Island if you are interested in Coral Reef regeneration projects

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