Soneva Fushi


Soneva Fushi is a stunning concept resort, offering eco-friendly luxury through stylish accommodation and unique experiences, all set in breathtaking island surroundings.

Why you'll love it here

  • Eco-friendly luxury enveloped by beautiful island surroundings
  • Villas are built around the landscape - you might have a tree in your lounge
  • Book the Shades of Green experience, a tour around the herb garden followed by dinner
  • Indulge in delicious sushi from Chef Kenji Gyoten, Japan’s youngest three-Michellin-starred chef

Best For

  • Family, Toddlers (0-3), Kids (4-12), Teens (13+)


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Included in your holiday

  • Lounge passes and meet & greet service in UK airports
  • Transfers to and from your hotel
  • All flight luggage allowances
  • Personal concierge service
  • 24/7 assistance when travelling
  • Full ATOL protection

Full accommodation information

This innovative hotel in the Maldives has set a standard to which others will aspire, with its unique approach to eco-friendly luxury living. As you wake up and stroll outside onto the private beach, you will feel as though you are in your very own world. Yet, all of the amenities you could desire from any luxury holiday to the Maldives are at your fingertips in this exclusive retreat.

Nestled among 100 acres of verdant greenery of the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, Baa Atoll, Soneva Fushi is an inspiring escape.

If you are looking for barefoot luxury, this resort’s philosophy will resonate no news, no shoes.


From the stylishly minimalist design of the undeniably impressive accommodation, where rooms and villas are crafted out of sustainable woods and natural fabrics, to the incredible facilities the resort boasts, such as an open-air cinema and observatory, this resort never fails to impress.

Each room gives breathtaking views of the pristine beaches and glistening turquoise lagoons, with the Indian Ocean just a few footsteps away. The island breeze awaits your call, and the balmy waters will greet you as you dip your toes in the sea for the first time.

Dining at Soneva Fushi

As you would come to expect from the Soneva portfolio and just like its sister resort the Soneva Jani, The cuisine on this delightful island is as diverse as the accommodation, with a choice of gourmet restaurants, including the renowned organic ‘Fresh in the Garden’ and the impressive wine cellar boasting over 7,000 fine tipples to taste.

Whether you dream of diving with manta rays and spotting dolphins by sunset, or simply desire a classic Maldives holiday spent lounging in the sun after an indulgent spa treatment, Soneva Fushi will realise all of your wishes - and more.

Soneva Fushi comprises 57 spectacular villas and suites, each opening on to its own stretch of white sand beach. Bicycles are provided with all rooms for island exploration. For something extra special, spend a night on a private sandbank. 

1 Bedroom Villa

1 Bedroom Villa

Sleeps: 2 Adults , 3 Children

- View Floor Plan These minimalist beachfront villas centre around a gorgeous four-poster canopy bed, flanked by a separate dressing room. Enjoy a luxurious open-air garden bathroom with oversized bathtub surrounded by luscious gardens, or shower by starlight. Lounge in the private outdoor sitting area with direct beach access.
1 to 4 Bedroom Villa Suite

1 to 4 Bedroom Villa Suite

Sleeps: 6 Adults , 2 Children

- View Floor Plan A king-sized poster bed crafted out of coconut frames is accompanied by a separate kids’ room. Relax on the observation deck or daybed, or sunbathe in your private garden, refreshing in the outdoor shower and oversized bath. Some villas include a private pool.
3-4 Bedroom Residence with Pool

3-4 Bedroom Residence with Pool

Sleeps: 6 Adults , 4 Children

- View Floor Plan This stunning residence is attentively crafted using bamboo and sustainable materials and featured romantic decks, terraces, walkways and a large private seaside pool with sunken dining areas. With garden bathrooms complete with waterfall features and steam facilities, you will feel refreshed throughout your stay. Villa One even includes a leisure room with snooker table, pantry, library and private gym suite, and the four bed villas include a private spa, wine cellar and gym.
Six Bedroom Private Residence

Six Bedroom Private Residence

Sleeps: 12 Adults , 4 Children

- View Floor Plan This spacious open-plan residence flows beautifully from room to room, with open-air bathrooms, a beautiful natural waterfall and an impressive master bedroom. Enjoy your own steam room and sauna, socialise in the lounge or swim in the beachfront private pool with sunken sala. This residence even boasts a fitness room, spa, children’s pool and plunge pool.
Private Reserve

Private Reserve

Sleeps: 18 Adults , 3 Children

- View Floor Plan The unrivalled Private Reserve is both playful and luxurious. On its own desert island, the mansion features an enormous lagoon-style swimming pool with a water slide, desk and sunken daybed, plus a spa and massage room, gym, sauna and steam room in the villa itself. The master bedroom even has its own swimming pool-come-open air spa bathtub.
1 Bedroom Water Retreat with Slide

1 Bedroom Water Retreat with Slide

Sleeps: 2 Adults , 2 Children

Perfect for an unforgettable family holiday, this ultra-luxe villa has a king-sized bedroom with retractable roof, separate children’s room, spacious living area, pantry, dressing room and its very own incredible water slide right into the ocean!
2 Bedroom Water Retreat with Slide

2 Bedroom Water Retreat with Slide

Sleeps: 4 Adults , 2 Children

This luxurious private retreat boasts a huge outdoor deck, private pool, an al fresco dining area and a water slide that drops right into the ocean. Enjoy incredible views even from inside thanks to floor-to-ceiling windows and the retractable roof in the king-size main bedroom. Additional bedroom has its own dressing area.

The facilities here are unmatched. Whether you want to remain active throughout your stay or simply indulge and relax, you can find all you need here.

Fitness Centre and Tennis Courts

Soneva Fushi offers fantastic sports and fitness facilities, with a fully-equipped fitness centre for your daily workout, plus tennis courts for a friendly (or competitive!) game with friends.

Six Senses Spa

Alternatively, for a more easygoing experience, visit the Six Senses Spa, nestled in a peaceful enclave where you can enjoy sensory experiences with treatments from Tibetan hot stones to massages, facials and holistic treatments performed by a residency of expert visiting practitioners.

Cinema Paradiso

Every now and then, you need a break from all of the fast-paced activities to just sit back and relax. But don’t spend the evening on your phone, instead visit the enchanting open-air theatre, Cinema Paradiso. Certainly, our pick of best outdoor cinemas a hotel has to offer, here you can enjoy a classic film screening on the beach, with complimentary popcorn. Should you desire a delicious cocktail, the cinema hosts will be happy to oblige.

Cinema Paradiso at Soneva Fushi

What will you watch at Cinema Paradiso?

The Den and Kids’ Club

The resort has formulated a trailblazing kids’ club like no other. With no technology allowed, it’s all about exploring nature and creativity, with everything from a library and cinema room to a music room and even a DJ with a mocktail bar where kids can mix their own juices. Your children can cook up a feast from the organic garden, relax in a botanical garden full of swings, play on the huge pirate ship or swim in several spools.



This traditional Maldivian restaurant is located on its own uninhabited island, accessible by speedboat. Experience local dishes with a modern twist under the starry skies.

  • Dinner
Fresh In The Garden

Fresh In The Garden

Nestled among the banana trees, this garden restaurant offers stunning panoramas to take in as you enjoy Mediterranean-inspired dishes cooked using produce from the grounds itself.

Mihiree Mitha

Mihiree Mitha

Mihiree Mitha is the perfect breakfast or lunch pitstop, offering a range of fresh treats including juicy fruits, bakeries, sushi, salads, wood-fired pizzas and grilled fish. Round it all off with over 60 homemade ice creams and sorbets.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
Down to Earth

Down to Earth

Down to Earth is based around the ritual of sharing food, recreating this intimacy with a range of delicious banquets, all prepared before your eyes and shared with family and friends in beautiful surroundings.


Out of the Blue

Out of the Blue

The aptly-named Out of the Blue is an overwater dining facility, offering an eclectic array of great cuisine from five distinct kitchens. Whether sushi, Teppanyaki, seafood, steak or Michelin-star delights, expect explosive flavours and the very best quality produce.


The Wine Cellar

The Wine Cellar

Visit The Wine Cellar to sample a vast collection of over 7,000 rare champagnes, grand cru clarets, vintage cognacs, organic and biodynamic wines. Tastings run throughout each week to enjoy with a delicious selection of amuse-bouche dishes.

The resort offers a veritable universe of activities and entertainment for guests of all interests and ages, from basket-weaving and to island hopping.


Adrenaline seekers will love the resort’s range of complimentary non-motorized water sports, including kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding, windsurfing and catamaran rides. Alternatively, try out surfing at 11 prime locations. Private tuition is available for all of these thrilling pursuits.

Diving and Snorkelling

The Soleni Dive Centre’s PADI instructors give guests a world-class Maldives diving experience, whether you’re a beginner or an experienced free diver. Take a speedboat to Hanifaru Bay, to see Manta Rays whirling through the sea, plus a menagerie of tropical marine life.

Sunset Dolphin Safari

Animal lovers will also relish the opportunity to watch dozens of joyful dolphins frolicking in the setting sun, as you dine on canapés and sip on champagne.

Evening Fishing

Alternatively, avid anglers can head out into the Indian Ocean before sunset to spot big game with an experienced guide, all without any impact on the marine environment. Enjoy some canapes and cool beverages and take in the stunning landscape.

Stargazing at The Observatory

Head to the Observatory, with its state-of-the-art telescopes, to see the Plough of Saturn or count moons of Jupiter, all crystal-clear from the remote island locale. Soneva Fushi is the first resort in the world to offer 3D astronomy. Alternatively, head out on an astronomical dinner cruise.

Soneva Fushi Observatory


Soneva Art

Soneva Fushi runs an innovative programme exhibiting locals’ traditional arts. All of the pieces are created on the premises, with an emphasis on upcycling waste materials from around the island. You can even learn how to blow glass and create your own masterpiece.

The Soneva Foundation invests in a variety of projects which impact environmental, social and economic issues in a positive way. Marine conservation efforts help protect biodiversity and habitats around Soneva Fushi, with partnerships including NGO Save Our Seas and the Olive Ridley Project. An island-wide, insecticide-free mosquito management solution has also been implemented alongside funding for Care for Children – where the resort helped to open a national foster care training and resource centre for vulnerable children. On top of this, Soneva has successfully inculcated several world-leading environmental projects in their 25 years as a trailblazer. Ever since the beginning, the resort has pioneered a business model with sustainability at its very heart.

This private island paradise goes above and beyond when it comes to memorable dining experiences. Their latest culinary concept 'Flying Sauces' combines fine dining and ziplining and is seriously impressive. You’ll soar among the treetops to an elevated dining platform perched in the jungle, for six courses of gourmet delights paired with a selection of fine wines. With the Baa Atoll’s azure waters as your backdrop – this is a bucket list experience to remember.

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  • Time zone: +5 GMT
  • Flight time: 8 hours, 30 minutes
  • Currency: Rufiyaa, US dollar
  • Tipping guideline: A 10% service tax is added to most restaurant bills
  • Health considerations: No major health risks
  • Capital: Malé
  • Population: 521,021 (2023)
  • National languages: Dhivehi, English
  • Electricity and plugs: D/G - 230v, 50Hz
  • Mobile phone coverage: Good
  • UK passport visa requirements: 30-day visa required on arrival

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