3rd January 2019
Soneva set the standard for all desert-island, barefoot-luxury hideaways in the Maldives and Thailand. Pristine beaches, its legendary intuitive service provided by Mr./Ms. Friday butlers, private villas with their own stretch of beach hidden among dense foliage within touching distance of a pristine coral reef.
Hidden among dense foliage within the Baa Atoll UNESCO Biosphere Reserve in the Maldives, Soneva Fushi is the ‘No News, No Shoes’ blueprint for all desert island barefoot luxury hideaways. The resort’s pure connection to nature stirs the imagination with 61 spacious one to nine bedroom beachfront villas, built using sustainable materials, offering luxurious simplicity and intuitive service.
Watch movies under the stars at Cinema Paradiso, create unique pieces of art at the Art & Glass Studio, enjoy castaway dining experiences around the island, or spend evenings stargazing from The Observatory.
Dreamy escapes, island adventures including cruises, picnics on a private sandbank or a deserted island, cater to all, including the little ones who can live their island dream at The Den. The massive children’s wonderland includes two swimming pools, a pirate ship, a Lego room, music room, a movie theatre, and much more.
Dining gourmet creations feature menus using only the highest quality organic ingredients. Dine overwater or deep in the jungle.
Everything about this resort is magical; Soneva Fushi truly defines the essence of barefoot luxury and memory making experiences.
Located in a lush tropical rainforest, on an unspoiled island with some of the best beaches in Thailand, Soneva Kiri offers an unparalleled blend of luxury, eco-friendly design and a unique Thai experience. The resort comprises 34 spacious one to six bedroom villas that blend seamlessly with the island’s natural beauty.
Hike through the ancient rainforest looking for the 100 species of butterflies native to Koh Kood, swim in nearby waterfalls, discover the underwater world of tropical fish while snorkeling, and explore the untouched coastline of this beautiful island. Back on dry land, experience a night under the stars at Cinema Paradiso, the overwater outdoor cinema; enjoy some well deserved me time from a variety of body treatments and wellness therapies at the spa or go on a tour of the Waste-to-Wealth centre that transforms used articles and materials at the resort into recycled treasure.
Dining is an unforgettable experience as you cruise through the mangroves to Benz’s outdoor eatery on stilts. Chef Benz’s no menu concept and vast selection of Thai dishes is inspired by ingredients found on the island, while her cooking classes, demonstrates the art of traditional Thai cooking. While Treepod Dining, 60 flavours of homemade ice creams and sorbets, and private picnics on the beach make dining at the resort a gourmet affair. The subterranean wine cellar features more than 350 labels in a climate controlled cave, with more than 50% organic or biodynamic wines.
Built in a private 5.6 kilometre crystal clear lagoon with one island villa and 24 overwater villas, from the highest quality sustainable materials and with uninterrupted ocean views, Soneva Jani is surrounded by pure white sandy beaches and lush tropical greenery that inspires a sense of calm.
Offering a unique sanctuary experience, the exquisitely designed villas offer the ultimate in privacy, and open to turquoise waters, have private pools, a retractable roof above the master bedroom, and some have water slides from the top deck into the lagoon below.
Gourmet experiences are as diverse as they are memorable. From dining at The Gathering, the resort’s three storey overwater outlet, to simple barbecues and elaborate romantic sunrise and sunset escapades on deserted beaches, there is something for all guests to enjoy. Indulge in culinary adventures such as private dining around the lagoon, a castaway picnic, organic garden lunches and cooking classes.
Discover secret surf breaks in the Nooonu Atoll with Soneva Jani’s eco-friendly and sustainable surfing program. Going on nature walks, watching dozens of playful dolphins on a cruise in the light of the setting sun, stargazing at The Observatory, spa treatments, a yoga pavilion to practice asanas, and scuba diving to explore the diversity of Maldivian marine life. Soneva Jani is the perfect dream getaway with rare experiences,
Soneva in Aqua
A luxurious floating villa, Soneva in Aqua offers the freedom to explore the untouched Maldivian atolls and the Indian Ocean on a sophisticated yacht with elegant spacious interiors. The two-cabin yacht includes raised decks with daybeds, indoor and outdoor dining areas, a lower level bar, an outdoor Jacuzzi, and a glass-bottomed spa tub in the master bedroom that enables guests to observe the spectacular underwater world below.
The on-board Chef will design bespoke menus to create distinctive dishes and Maldivian specialties, caught fresh from the ocean, a Mr./Ms. Friday caters to your every whim, while the spa therapist offers a wide range of treatments and personalized wellness activities including yoga and Tai Chi.
On board Soneva in Aqua is where you will find your passion for discovery is the best compass.
To book your unforgettable escape and benefit from exclusive rates, please contact your lifestyle manager today.