Serene, intimate, understated, excellent – this special place basks in one of the Maldives’ largest lagoons, blending lavish creature comforts with rustic crafted artistry, and myriad ways to wind-down. Soneva philosophy of intelligent luxury.
North Male’ Atoll in a large lagoon.
Airport transfer time
20 minutes by speedboat from Male’ Airport.
45 spacious Water villas, each with air-conditioning, ceiling fan, television/DVD player, CD hi-fi, minibar, sitting area, open-air bath and shower, cantilevered and rooftop sun decks and day bed. Villa suites are as mentioned above. The Residences which are larger, with kitchenette, small wine cellar and living room with daybeds. Crusoe residences (without jetty) are reached only by boat.
An infinity pool, tennis, table tennis, volleyball and varied water-sports. Fishing trips, a PADI scuba school and Six Senses Spa are all payable locally. There is also a DVD/CD library, shops, underground gourmet & wine cellar, overwater bar, al fresco sand floor restaurant, pizza area and a new Sense by The Sea restaurant offering contemporary Peruvian-Japanese fusion dishes.
Soneva Gili Resort & Spa dive centre onsite.
White sandy beach
Visit the dramatic underground wine cellar with the resident sommelier to develop your palate with some of the best wines in the world. ( more photos)