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Set in the remote Baa Atoll, Soneva Fushi, offers a Robinson Crusoe-style escape. The epitome of barefoot luxury, adhere to a ‘no news, no shoes’ policy and revel in some of the best water-based adventures in the Maldives.
A thirty-minute scenic plane journey from Malé takes you to the turquoise waters of secluded Soneva Fushi on the island of Kunfunadhoo.
Stylish thatched roof villas open up to blinding white stretches of sand, some enjoying private salt water swimming pools. Each one has been thoughtfully designed; early risers can make the most of the Sunrise Retreat, those who enjoy the evenings can opt for the Sunset Retreat, and energetic families can choose a villa with a water slide. Mr/Mrs Friday butlers are all too happy to make your stay exceptional.
Dining options are endless at Soneva Fushi. Candle-lit dinners of Japanese and Korean inspired cuisine can be enjoyed on the beach, incredible feasts can be found at Mihiree Mitha or head Down to Earth, where dishes are designed for sharing. Fresh in the Garden is a remarkable outdoor restaurant, nestled high in the leafy canopy of the tall banana trees atop the resort's vegetable and herb garden. For the ultimate beach dining experience, jet off to Sobah's restaurant situated on an uninhabited island. Accommodating only eighteen people, delight in traditional Maldivian dishes with a modern twist. There is also exceptional in-villa dining.
Soneva Fushi's infinite array of activities include romantic dinner cruises under the stars, castaway picnics, films in the open air cinema, camping in the sand banks and incredible nautical adventures. Learn the art of freediving, snorkel with a marine biologist, fish in secret spots known for big game and delight in world-class diving with the Soleni Dive Centre's PADI instructors. Families can also rest assured that the children will be entertained with a fantastic kids' club.
Why we love it
At Soneva Fushi make sure you book yourself in for a private showing of your favourite film at the open air cinema while munching on homemade maltesers.
Louisa, Original Diver