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  • Description
  • Offers
  • Activities
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Wine-cellar

Description

Gili Lankanfushi is set on the private island of Lankanfushi in the North Malé Atoll. This luxury resort is just a 20-minute speedboat ride from the International Airport at Malé, the capital of the Republic of Maldives.

With just 45 sumptuous overwater villas, including Crusoe Residences and The Private Reserve reached only by boat, you’ll have a piece of paradise all to yourself. Each villa is designed with the utmost attention to detail, and built to be environmentally friendly. Your own private water garden and sun deck, as well as a separate shower linked to your bathroom by an open-air walkway allow you to live right by the water’s edge.

Savor grilled seafood over the water, sip champagne in a traditional dhoni as the sun sets, or venture into the underground cellar for a unique dining experience. Luxury comes in the form of a private dinner on a secluded island. The cuisine will whet your appetite with fresh offerings and local produce, while the extraordinary settings will leave an indelible impression. 

Offers

Long Term Offer!

When you book Gili Lankanfushi with Hurlingham Travel, you receive the following extra amenities:

- Upgrade at the time of check-in, subject to availability
- Complimentary daily breakfast
- (When booking a minimum of 3 night stay) - 30 min. Spa treatment for two, USD 125 food & beverage credit (no cash value & personalized bicycle tag).
- (When booking a minimum of 5 night stay) - 30 min. Spa treatment for two, USD 125 food & beverage credit (no cash value & personalized bicycle tag) and guest receive also combined round trip airport tranfer.
- Complimentary Wi-Fi access

All offers are subject to terms, conditions, availability and blackout periods.

activities

Experiences:

DIVING
Discover the wonders of the deep with the Ocean Paradise Dive Centre. Some of the best dive sites in the Maldives, such as Manta Point, are a short boat ride from the resort. Multilingual expert PADI instructors run day and night dives and course for all levels. The 9th most environmentally responsible dive centre in Asia, we take environmental practices seriously - you can even join a science dive with the team and collect data for the likes of SharkWatch and the Manta Trust.


SURFING

Visitors to idyllic Gili Lankanfushi in the Maldives can now learn to catch that perfect wave with the opening of a top-notch surf centre on the island. The high end resort has teamed up with renowned surfing company Tropicsurf to offer expert instruction for all ages and levels, complementing the five-star, luxury experience. In the North Male atoll, surrounded by the sparkling Indian Ocean, Gili Lankanfushi is ideally located for unbeatable surfing. Some of the best breaks in the country lie on the doorstep, with three just a five-minute boat ride from the resort and several more within 20 minutes. Tropical water temperatures, consistent swell and low crowds add to the appeal. Thrill-seekers will love the challenge of the open tubes at Cokes or the excitement of racetrack waves like Honkies, while mellow waves at Ninjas or in the calm of the lagoon keep novices happy.

YACHTING
Sail the Indian Ocean on a luxury 14-metre Riviera yacht. Climb on board for a whale shark watching trip, a fishing excursion, or sunset dolphin cruise. Enjoy exclusive transfers to the airport, a private desert island picnic or explore atolls further away. With an en-suite master cabin, two smaller berths and full catering service on board, there’s no finer way to travel.


EXCURSIONS

Watersport Activities
A host of watersports from which to choose: Snorkel guided by a marine biologist or learn to windsurf, waterski, parasail or sail an authentic Maldivian dhoni. Canoeing, paddle-boarding or wake-boarding available too.

Sunset dhoni cruises
For romance on the water take a sunset or a sunrise dhoni cruise. Let the team do the sailing as you relax on cushions on the beautiful wooden boat, sipping champagne and enjoying canapés as you gaze out across the Indian Ocean.

Jungle Cinema
Candle-lit pathways through the foliage lead to the Jungle Cinema, an incredibly atmospheric venue to catch one of the films shown twice a week (with pop corn and ice cream, of course!)

Splash Cruise
The ultimate fun speeding through the waves on a net attached to the back of a boat.

Dolphin Cruises
Spot perhaps the most beautiful of sea creatures on a Dolphin Cruise on board a yacht. Champagne and canapés are served as you watch out for the graceful mammals playing in the waves close by (chances of seeing them are high).

Get to know the real Maldives
Get to know the real Maldives with a trip around the magical desert islands and lagoons of the North Male’ Atol or tour the historical capital Male’ with its mosques and minarets.

Scenic photo flight experience
Scenic photo flight experience - Experience the true beauty of the Maldives from a seaplane which will fly you high above the spectacular atolls to capture the stunning sight on camera.

bar

Overwater Bar:

Built on stilts over the lagoon, with 360° ocean views and cooled by the sea breeze, the Overwater Bar is a dreamy place for a delicious lunch or sunset cocktails. Now boasting a beautiful sunset terrace, cooled by balmy sea breezes and serenaded by the gentle lapping of the lagoon, it is magical spot to wine and dine. Dine on salads fresh from the garden, catch of the day, Mediterranean delicacies from the casual day-time menu or try out our exciting Tapas menu. Sip a herbal mojito (prepared with home-grown basil and mint), indulge in a chocolate milkshake cocktail, or choose from 24 Martinis on the extensive drinks menu under a star-lit sky.

restaurant

By The Sea:

Embark on a Japanese culinary adventure at By The Sea, an intimate fine dining experience set high above the beachside jungle with breathtaking ocean views. The unique décor has a hint of the orient, while the beautifully thought-out tasting and à la carte menus cleverly fuse traditional Japanese and other Asian flavours using the daily catch and organic produce from the island's gardens.

The air-conditioned sushi bar and teppanyaki table add to the exquisite choice, while a fine selection of Japanese sakes and extensive selection of wines compliment the creative cuisine. Sushi cooking classes are also offered, should you wish to learn the art of making handmade delicacies.

Main Restaurant:

Located on the west beach of Lankanfushi, offering a superb natural environment, the Main Restaurant is the place to enjoy a relaxing breakfast or romantic dinner. The style of food caters to all requirements and offers a combination of dishes that allows East to meet West in culinary synchrony.

spa

Spa:

Meaning the ocean in the Sanskrit language, Meera spa offers a range of holistic therapies. Glass floor panels beneath massage tables heighten the sensual experience, whilst the signature bamboo with warned aromatic oils massage present yet another new encounter. Other facilities include six over water treatment rooms. Yoga/Tai-Chi champa, steam and sauna rooms, as well as a relaxation area with panoramic view of the ocean.

wine-cellar

Underground Wine Cellar:

Enter through a doorway and descend down a flight of glass stairs to a chilled, cavernous cellar underground. Slip on a winter fleece and put on a hot water bottle under your feet as you explore more than 500 varieties of wine from more than 30 regions around the world.

Wine tasting and wine dinners are hosted by our sommelier who will educate and surprise you, stimulating your palate with unexpected food pairings. There’s also the opportunity to discover handmade chocolates as well as artisanal cheese and cold cuts from the deli room.

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