Leave your shoes behind; you won't need them. That is guaranteed.
Such is the awesome experience at Gili Lankanfushi Maldives. Guests who have stayed there keep coming back for more, and that's because, with every visit, the resort and its staff exceeds all expectations. No two visits are the same. There's always something new; there's always something different.
This is an intimate getaway perfect for a romantic vacation, honeymoon, wedding or even a private family experience.
The 5-star resort is set in an island in the Male Atoll and is surrounded by a beautiful blue lagoon and coral reefs that will take your breath away.
Have you checked out the private reserve water villa at Gili Lankanfushi? It's among the best in the world.... It is 1400 square meters and stands independently in the lagoon.
This Presidential-style Suite is unparalleled. Accessed via private boat, it is absolutely unique in design using environmentally-friendly materials. It houses two Master Bedrooms, one guest room, a private spa with steam room, sauna and massage pavilion and an air-conditioned gym, in addition to private indoor and outdoor relaxation areas and sundecks. And there's more- not one, but two private butlers are available at all times to see to your needs. Now THAT, is something special!
And the list goes on.... a gourmet kitchen, a wine cellar, a concealed entertainment center, a huge living area, two private boats at the villa's private jetty and a private speedboat with a crew that is always on call. Oh! and don't forget the waterslide that goes from the top deck right into the lagoon! Yep, royalty will easily fit in here!
Even if you dont wish to be that extravagant, there are still more great options at the Gili Lankafushi where there are 44 Villa Suites and Residences that range from 2,260 to 2,691 square feet, making them among the largest in the Maldives.
There's a reason why this resort is the highest rated in the Maldives by TripAdvisor.
Eat to your heart's fill at Gili Lankafushi. From Japanese to a Chocolate Cave and Underground Wine Cellar, taste buds go wild here. Only the freshest seafood and the yummiest dishes are on offer with themed nights happening throughout the week for that extra taste of something special.
And of course, the Destination Dining options are just unbelievable. Horizon is an al fresco venue set in the sand that combines comfort and ambiance.
Within the organic garden you'll find Leaf that serves up exotic herbs and fruit. Elevated Dining in the organic garden is part of the 360' experience.
For a more romantic dining experience, the One Palm Island is the deserted island retreat with just one palm tree. Cushioned seating and its own jetty makes the venue accessible and comfortable.
A Hollywood or Bollywood themed dinner is something different - Jungle Cinema is a hot favorite where you can watch a film under the stars and enjoy a super dinner too.
The best Japanese you will ever find is served up on the beach between the overwater spa and "By the Sea" restaurant. It's so romantic, it's a clear favorite.
The Ocean Paradise Dive Centre takes you to the world-famous Manta Point with professional, multi-lingual instructors. Enjoy windsurfing, yoga, fishing, reading on a hammock suspended over the lagoon, sightseeing, cruising, you name it.... Gili Lankafushi's got it.
For a holistic experience you should also try The Meera Spa. The range of treatments include, Ocean therapy, Bamboo Massage and the soothing Music Therapy among others. The overwater venue is the perfect place to rub those cares away.
The resort has the only over water chapel in the Maldives that has seen many a guest tying the knot. Champagne, a cruise, and romantic private dinner caps the night. It's the perfect place for that perfect day.
The resort is really one with the environment as well. It installed the largest floating solar power platform in 2005 which has allowed for a reduction of its annual carbon footprint by 35 tons of CO2 emissions.
There's just endless reasons why Gili Lankafushi is the best place to holiday. And it gets better every time!