Gili Lankanfushi

Malé Atoll

Time stands still in this pristine hidden island kingdom.

Gili Lankanfushi's secluded location and ecologically conscious, no expense spared luxury makes every sunrise sparkle with the promise of adventure, and every sunset paint an unforgettable tableaux. An exclusive all overwater villa resort of surpassing beauty, the disarmingly sophisticated and intimate atmosphere immediately makes guests feel at home. Indulge yourself with some of the most attentive personalised service and best facilities in the area. Sway from a hammock above a warm, shallow lagoon. Watch dolphins leap in the wake of your private boat. Sink into your petal-strewn bath and watch the magnificent Maldivian sunset or spot new constellations and shooting stars from the privacy of your rooftop terrace before falling asleep under the glittering night sky.

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Gili Lankanfushi's exclusive collection of 45 thatched villas and residences sit over crystalline lagoon waters. Made from sustainable materials, each property features amazing views of the open horizon as well as a private water garden, sun deck with loungers and a spacious semi-open-air bathroom for effortless immersion in the island's natural splendour. Bright and comfortable, with dramatic floor-to-ceiling windows, they're the perfect bases from which to live out a modern-day desert island escape. Many of them are connected to the shore by wooden jetties, whilst others such as Crusoe Residences have personal pontoon boats and stand alone in the sea for the ultimate privacy. Villa Suites boast direct ocean access for great swimming and snorkelling opportunities. Upgrade to a Pool Villa to embrace Lankanfushi's restful ambience from the privacy of your own secluded infinity pool. Excellent for families, Lagoon Residences house large living rooms, wine chillers, rooftop daybeds and dining areas, as well as relaxing water hammocks in front of their sun-drenched terraces.

More room types may be available. Please contact us for further details.


All villas benefit from personal guest experience hosts. Known as Mr. Fridays, they will effortlessly settle you in to island life and make your stay as memorable as possible. On hand day or night, they can help with everything from unpacking luggage to organising dining experiences and childcare. Use their expertise to arrange some of the best excursions the resort has to offer. Have them set up a bed under the stars on a private rooftop terrace or take a sunset dolphin spotting cruise in a traditional wooden dhoni.

No trip to the Maldives would be complete without snorkelling or diving expeditions. With many renowned sites only a short boat ride away from the resort, it's effortlessly easy to discover the area's stunning underwater vistas and flourishing wildlife. Expert PADI certified instructors run day and evening dives and courses for all levels. For the perfect novice's introduction, try the short Discover Scuba Diving session. Head to the 15 metre drop-off zone at the edge of the house reef, where there's a good chance you will spot turtles and rays whilst exploring its dazzling coral walls. Resident marine biologists lead a variety of guided trips and night time safaris, and can take you up close and personal with giant manta rays.

Gili Lankanfushi's blue lagoon is the perfect place to enjoy a thrilling range of water sports. Make the most of complimentary windsurfing, kayaking, canoeing and paddle boarding. Beginners can develop their skills with lessons from a pro. For thrill-seekers, wakeboarding, water-skiing, jet-skiing, jet-blading, fun tubing, private speed boat trips and catamaran sailing lessons are all available as extras. Some of the best breaks in the country and a Tropicsurf luxury surf school are a real draw to visitors. Experienced instructors offer an array of surfing activities for children, beginners, intermediate and experts.

There's plenty to do on land, too. The resort houses pool tables, table tennis, pétanque and volleyball facilities, a waterside fitness centre and tennis courts with complimentary tennis lessons available at select times. Unwind with sunrise and sunset yoga and meditation by the sea or recline after dinner with a film in the outdoor jungle cinema. Relax, retreat and rejuvenate with a Gili Well-Being Journey at Meera Spa. Offering everything from short Ayurvedic remedies to 5 day detoxifying retreats, luxuriate in six overwater treatment rooms, an Ayurvedic Treatment Champa, steam and sauna rooms and an open-air relaxation area with breathtaking views.


  • Meera Spa
  • Yoga
  • Tennis
  • Jungle Cinema
  • Gym
  • Ocean Paradise Dive Centre
  • Snorkelling 
  • Surfing
  • Water sports
  • Fini Foni Ice Cream Bar

Some of the above facilities may carry a supplementary charge.


Gili Lankanfushi’s gastronomic vision sees chefs combine locally sourced seafood and a seasonal daily harvest from the resort's own expansive organic garden. Choose from unique, European-Maldivian fusion fare or a rotating menu of delicious international cuisine. Gastronomic experiences are a key feature here. On each night of the week, embark on a different Gili Wine and Dine meal at an array of unique locations around the island, including at a treetop table, on the beach, in the lush organic gardens or on an intimate private island. No request is too much. Venture across the old and new worlds with a tasting session or private dinner in the resort's wine cellar. Housing more than 400 international wines, expert sommeliers pair mouthwatering gourmet dishes with a choice of premium wines. Hands-on guests can learn about new cuisines and cultures with a chef-led cooking class. Create a famous Maldivian fish curry, or try your hand at tempura and sushi.



Approximately 20 minutes transfer by speedboat from Malé Airport (MLE).



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