About the hotel

Learn the true meaning of the phrase 'island paradise' with this one-of-a-kind resort. Sail away to your own secluded shelter surrounded by nothing but the sea as you spend your time bathed in luxury. Teeming with marine life and beautiful coral gardens, the surrounding waters give an unmatched sense of tranquillity as you indulge in teasing delights for all of the senses. Unique Mr. Friday personal butler service ensures your every whim is cared for and provides the height of luxurious service. Whether you are planning a romantic getaway or a family adventure this heavenly paradise caters for your every need.

  • Castaway-style villas surrounded by nothing but the ocean
  • 24-hour 'Mr. Friday' butler service
  • Encapsulated by world-famous dive and snorkelling sites
  • Voted one of Tripadvisor's top 5 hotels in the world

At a glance
Relaxing Scenic Beachfront Short Transfer Near Attractions Boutique
Family Friendly


All Villas Feature:

  • Overhead fan, air-conditioning, extensive minibar, personal safe, coffee machine and many other amenities
  • Chess and backgammon games
  • CD, DVD player, stereo system with speakers in bedroom and bathroom
  • 160 BG iPod with docking station
  • Extensive DVD and CD library Semi open-air bathroom with separate glass-walled shower area
  • Mr. Friday butler service
  • IDD telephones
  • Large over-water seating areas in most villas
  • Over-water sun deck with sun loungers
  • Complimentary WiFi

The Villa Suite

Savour the views of the Maldives from your sumptuous king-sized bed and meander through the spacious villa to pick your favourite spot to soak up the sunshine. This is your paradise, you've earned it.

  • 1 king-sized bed.
  • Float above the water in your overwater sundeck
  • Go stargazing on your rooftop terrace with dining table and day bed
  • Bask in the glory of the Maldives in your open-air living room
  • Semi open-air private bathroom with separate glass walled shower area
  • Total area: 210 sqm

Glli Lagoon Villa

Dip into the sapphire waters of the Indian Ocean from your very own castaway private hammock as you bathe in the Maldivian sun. Dine under the stars on your rooftop terrace complete with dining table and day bed whilst the waves lap around you.

  • King sized bed
  • Large open-air living room with daybeds and dining area
  • Semi open-air private bathroom with separate glass walled shower area
  • Total area: 210 sqm

The Residence

Let every member of the family find their own private corner of paradise in this spacious residence as you float above the tranquil waters below. Surrounded by endless blue horizon, indulge in the mini wine cellar as you relax on deck. Slices of little luxuries include:

  • 1 king size bed and some with 2 single beds
  • Kitchenette
  • Large air-conditioned living room with 2 large daybeds and dining table (convertible to extra bedroom)
  • Semi open-air private bathroom with separate glass walled shower area
  • Secluded for total privacy
  • Total area 250 sqm

Gili Lagoon Residences

Dip into luxury with your own residence located at the far end of the jetty, extending out in to the endless waters below. Revell in endless views and complete privacy as the seas lap around you. Recline on a conveniently placed day bed in your spacious, air-conditioned living room as you sip on treats from your own mini wine cellar.

  • Rooftop terrace with daybed and dining table
  • Overwater sundeck with sun loungers
  • King sized bed and some with two single beds
  • Private water hammock
  • Semi open-air private bathroom with separate glass walled shower area
  • Large living room can be converted to an extra bedroom
  • Total area: 250 sqm

Crusoe Residence

Arrive at your desert island by boat for the ultimate secluded getaway in a stand alone residence. Gaze upon creatures of the sea through your glass porthole to the depths below. Lounge in open spaces above crystal waters in your own overwater hammock as you gaze out across the water in undisturbed bliss.

Some key points of your secret island paradise include:

  • Residences stand alone in the Indian Ocean in secluded privacy
  • Private motorized boat or resort pontoon to the island
  • Large air-conditioned living room with two large daybeds and dining table (convertible to an additional bedroom)
  • Rooftop terrace with daybed and dining facilities
  • Overwater sundeck with sun loungers
  • Mini wine cellar
  • King-sized bed
  • Semi open-air private bathroom with separate glass walled shower area
  • Total area: 250 sqm

Family Villa

Spend some quality time with loved ones perched high above the depths of the turquoise waters below and head off to your own private island cabana to relax in style. With in-villa steam room and a mini wine cellar you will have no choice but to pamper yourself. Sun yourself amidst glorious panoramic views on your over water sundeck then head up to your rooftop terrace complete with jacuzzi and spa beds for private massages.

Some key features of your stunning villa include:

  • 1 master bedroom with king-sized bed and en-suite bathroom with outdoor shower area
  • 2 large air-conditioned living rooms with large sofa beds, one room is convertible into a second bedroom with two single beds
  • Kitchenette
  • Television with Satellite channels and DVD player in the living room
  • Private Island Cabana
  • Total area: 350 sqm

Total area: 350 sqm

The Private Reserve

Reach the soaring heights of luxury in what is reputed to be the largest over-water villa in the world. Majestically reigning over the sapphire waters below, the reserve commands unmatched views of the Indian ocean and natural coral pools. A private couple's spa, complete with numerous little luxuries allows you to unwind and de-stress as you contemplate your made-to-design wine cellar selection. Sea level sundecks offer direct access into the clear waters that surround your own personal palace as you arrive by luxury yacht.

Key Features:

  • 1 Master en-suite bedroom

  • 1 duplex master suite with 2 bedrooms

  • 1 guest room with en-suite bathroom

  • Kitchen

  • Each master suite has a relaxing 2-person bathtub built over coral gardens

  • Water slide from the top deck into the private lagoon swimming area

  • Infinity pool on the upper sun deck

  • 2 rooftop terraces and two outdoor dining pavilions

  • A large central open plan living area with sea garden, natural coral pool, surrounding viewing/sun decks, dining area, writing desks and daybeds

  • Private cinema

  • Private second-floor air-conditioned gym

  • Welcome room can act as a business lounge equipped with laptop and printer for working purposes

  • Mr. and Mrs. Friday, your own personal butlers on call 24 hours. On request, they can be housed in the reserve

  • Personal, easy-to-use motorized transfer boats exclusive to guests. Alternatively, Mr. Friday with captain and transport residents

  • All rooms are air conditioned

  • Total area: 1,700 sqm


From freshest seafood to chocolate caves, Gili Lankanfushi has dishes to delight the taste buds and create a one of a kind dining experience. Allow the chefs to grill you up a fiery masterpiece or sip champagne on turquoise waters, where you eat is up to you.

Main Restaurant

Head to the west side of Lankanfushi for something that will cover all of your dining needs whether you are looking for a laid-back breakfast or an exciting evening meal. From Eastern delights to western delicacies, the main restaurant hosts an ever-changing menu of dishes to entice and delight and with an Asian Street Market on Tuesdays and a Mediterranean Spice Souk on Fridays, you will never fall short of choice.

Swing by the Sea

Savour a taste of Japan and sip on sake whilst relaxing on a harmonious east-facing beach, nestled between the overwater spa and the By the Sea restaurant, intimacy is at the core of this restaurant concept.


Sink in to powder-white sand in this beachfront dining experience and gaze out over the peaceful bay of Gili Lankanfushi as you sink back in to the huge cushions padding your recline. Bask in the smells of charcoal drifting across the beach as the sunlight fades and the lanterns flicker.


Dine amongst a myriad of teases for the senses in the Organic Garden for this feast of exotic and exciting aromas inspired by the unique garden setting. Choose form either a mouth-watering barbecue or an exclusive zero carbon menu for your dining experience.

One Palm Island

Experience absolute seclusion on a real desert island illuminated only with candles and lanterns, share an intimate moment as you watch the sun set together and dine on a bespoke barbecue created just for you.

Jungle Cinema

Watch your favourite film on the big screen, out in the open and nestled among dense tropical foliage, whilst feasting on Hollywood or Bollywood-inspired cuisine.

360 Degrees

Elevate yourself above the ocean with 360-degree views and watch the sun go down, cocktail in hand as you deliberate over numerous delicacies. From sushi to Mediterranean, prepare to be thrilled with Live Station Dinners in this over-the-water bar and special theme nights throughout the week.

Underground Wine Cellar

Shelter from the sun and head undercover in a journey of taste, with wine and chocolate oor wine and cheese tasting you will be guided through the cellar by an expert sommelier in a subterranean setting.

Lagoon Champa

Take in your harmonious surroundings in a private Lagoon Champa surrounded with nothing but uninterruped views and stunning sunsets. Whether you are feasting on a sumptuous Maldivian Fish BBQ, or simply sipping champagne as you watch the sun set with a loved one, this venue is the ultimate castaway dinner escape.

Private Chef Dinner

For the epitome of island living, have the chef rustle you up your very own personalised meal under the stars for a truly unique experience as you watch the sun dip below the horizon. Feel the sand between your toes as the regional chef delivers masterpieces of culinary delights, from Chinese Hot Pot to Sri Lankan Hopper, the choice is yours.


  • Infinity Pool
  • Fitness centre
  • Spa
  • Table tennis, badminton, beach volleyball
  • Tennis
  • Surfing
  • Dive centre
  • Various water sports
  • 8 restaurants
  • Library
  • Gift and jewellery shops
  • Organic Garden
  • Concierge service
  • Wedding service
  • Evening entertainment
  • Day time activities


Stay entertained with a range of leisure activities all yours for the taking, including:

  • PADI certified Ocean Paradise Dive Centre
  • Snorkelling
  • Fishing trips
  • Sunrise Yoga/meditation session
  • Tennis court, volleyball, beach tennis, table tennis, pétanque and jogging
  • A selection of motorised and non-motorised water sports
  • Board games
  • Movie screenings in the Jungle Cinema

Other activities that can be arranged include:

  • Guided snorkelling, speed boat and water skiing
  • Sunrise and sunset dhoni cruises
  • Sandbank picnics
  • Dolphin Cruises
  • Excursions to the capital city and local islands
  • Private movie screenings at your location of choice
  • Special entertainment programmes for kids by resort Mr. Fridays

Out and About

Soak up some Maldivian charm by enjoying a range of must-see attractions in the local area, including:

  • North Male Atolll diving areas renowned for their shipwrecks
  • Renowned dive sites including the world famous Manta Point
  • Gili Lankanfushi coral garden and reefs.


Say your "I-do's" on an island paradise made for romance with idyllic tailor-made packages to create you dream wedding. Surround yourself with nature as wildlife swims beneath your feet at the beautiful over-water chapel where you will say your vows before spending the rest of your lives together. Alternatively, set sail on a sunset cruise to pledge your love for each other and finish off with a star-lit private dinner on One Palm Island, the possibilities are endless and you will be guided through from start to finish by dedicated staff.

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