Thinking of going on a Digital cleanse? Yeah that's a thing right now! Digital detox is the new regular detox. Soneva Fushi is all about the SLOW LIFE. Yes, Sustainable-Local-Oragnic-Wellness-Learning-Inspiring-Fun-Experiences. Imagine a holiday encompassing all this! Sounds too good to be true, right? Well, it isn't, because Soneva Fushi has it down perfectly.
Barefoot luxury doesn't get better than this! Take our word for it.
Situated in the Baa Atoll, this beautiful island resort is a palette of natural color surrounded by underwater beauty and memorable experiences. Things are just made better by the island being located in a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.
As you disembark on the island, say goodbye to your shoes. The resort staff politely take them away so that you can enjoy the 'barefoot luxury' concept they are renowned for.
Soneva Fushi is for those who like to vacation in style. Splurge and live. Check out The Villa 14 Three Bedroom Residence- it's like you brought all the comforts of home with you on holiday. Its rustic design takes you back to your roots, but the comforts keep you firmly grounded in opulent reality. The Beachfront villa has a separate Master Bedroom in addition to a Guest Room, Dining, Living area, Kitchen and even a Wine Cellar!
And that's not all; the Gym, Spa, Swimming Pool with Sunken Sala all add to the glamour of the place.
Then there's the Villa 15- Four Bedroom Residence that takes it up a notch. Characterised by a huge tree in the hallway with the villa being built around it, this is the perfect family home. It has all the comforts of Villa 14 and more, including a waterslide in the pool and an open sunken dining table nearby.
Take it up several hundred notches and you have Villa 11 - a Nine Bedroom Residence. What does it have? What doesn't it have, is more the question! With 4 Guest rooms, a Children's Playroom, SPA and Treatment Room, Personal Fitness Room, TV Lounge, Massive Pool with Waterslide, Open Air Dining area and the list goes on... royalty will feel quite at home here.
A range of other villas are also available to choose from- a favorite is the Soneva Crusoe Villa, a duplex beachfront villa.
Each villa is a haven of privacy and indulgence; you have to see it to believe it.
Whatever your heart desires, 'Mihiri Mitha' will put it before you. From baked goodies at breakfast to wood-fired pizzas and organic salads the rest of the day, you can dine to your heart's content at this superb venue.
'By the Beach' is where you'll find the best Japanese and Korean fare- by the beach. Enjoy some great sushi, sashimi and more as your toes feel the soft sand on the beach. So nice...
'Fresh in The Garden' is exactly what it is- surrounded by lush tropical foliage and fruit trees laden with lusciousness, you can enjoy the best of nature's bounty at this restaurant from freshly-picked strawberries to ripe bananas and green vegetables that create awesome Mediterranean dishes.
There are several more dining options available at Soneva Fushi, and if you get the chance, also opt for the Destination Dining experience where you sit down to the most amazing fare at the most amazing places - these are what complete your memorable holiday.
Diving is synonymous with the Maldives, and at Soneva Fushi you absolutely HAVE to try it. There are different courses to choose from and instructors to help, so you are in safe hands.
For the more laid-back vacationer, the Robinson Crusoe picnic comes highly recommended. Among the other activities on offer are Sunset Cruises on a traditional Dhoni, Sunset Dolphin Cruises, Sunrise Breakfast on a Sandbank, Sandbank Dinner, Island Hopping, Guided Snorkeling and so much more.
Ever seen the open-air theatres in the movies and think, 'Wow! that looks nice! Well, at Soneva Fushi it's better than that. Imagine the sea breezes caressing your face as the waves lap in the background and the stars shine overhead, as you watch a romantic movie with your loved one.... that's the reality at Soneva Fushi's Cinema Paradiso.
The Six Senses Spa is replete with a large reflecting pond and waterfalls; it's so beautiful it is other-worldly!
All natural products are used in their holistic treatments which range from Ayurveda to Balinese and Thai methods.
Oh, and kids will never want to leave here. The Kids' Club is nothing like you've ever seen before. From a Ball Pit and Lego Room to a Dress-up and Make-up room to Music Room, DJ Corner and more, this is child heaven!
Be prepared to pay an extra 2% on top of your bill as you leave- the resort charges you for your holiday carbon footprint- another piece of evidence that shows how dedicated they are to preserving Mother Earth. The money raised from this goes towards carbon emission reduction projects - it's all very transparent, so be sure to look it up and be a part of it.
The resort also opened its Glass Studio in 2015, which takes glass bottles and recycles them in their 'Waste-to-Wealth' program.
This holiday concept just keeps getting better and better, doesn't it?
Who said you have to go to Venice to witness liquid glass being shaped into beautiful shapes and sizes. Soneva Fushi offers this mind blowing activity for their guests to experience it while you're on holiday. Their new glass studio offers guests and world renowned glass artists to create extraordinary glass items with this centuries old European craft of glassblowing. Soneva Fushi hopes to have on going events and exhibitions at their new glass studio showcasing the amazing creations.
Sound fun right? We thought so too. Another awesome reason to holiday at this gorgeous property where slow life sure seems to be better than the one that we are used to!
Worried what your kids would have to do while you unwind and relax at this gorgeous resort?
Have no fear, because here your kids will find a sanctuary of their own. Soneva Fushi calls this 'The Den'
An exciting play area for children with two swimming pools, Lego Room, Eight meter high pirate ship, Library and Cinema. You yourself would wish you were a child again just to be here and enjoy the exciting activities on offer. This is just a fraction of what the Den has to offer. There's a DJ corner, a music room, cooking schools to inspire kids to be little chef-lings and so much more. We guarantee that this will be a heaven for children of all ages.
So now there's no need to leave your kids behind to relax and unwind. Take them with you to Soneva Fushi and give them the opportunity to unwind in their own creative way.