Gili Lankanfushi

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Designed in an authentic style, built using eco-friendly materials and blended seamlessly into the remarkable landscape of a natural environment, the over water villas creates a sophisticated and intimate ambiance where guests are able to feel truly at home. At Gili Lankanfushi, they offer the guests the freedom to make that choice of what they choose as luxury, providing an opportunity to redefine what luxury means, and ensuring that whatever their definition, the hotel are continuously striving to meet and exceed guests expectations.

  • Air Conditioned
  • Amazing Spa & Facilities
  • Cooking Classes
  • Diving
  • Excursions
  • Fitness Center
  • Gifts and Jewellery Shop
  • Jungle Cinema
  • Snorkelling
  • surfing with tropicsurf
  • Tennis
  • voyaging
  • Watersports
  • Yoga




Located directly on the beach and open for breakfast and dinner, Kashiveli – which translates as ‘coral sands’ in the local Dhivehi language – embodies locally-sourced, nutritious ingredients and vibrant flavours through a marriage of land and ocean. Breakfasts celebrate the region’s wide variety of fresh tropical fruits with an ever-changing array of smoothies, juices and fresh fruit plates made to order, as well as traditionally Maldivian offerings such as Mas Huni and international favourites. Four evenings per week see the beach and overwater bar transformed with a buzzing market experience, with the Asian Street Market, Mediterranean Spice Souk, Passage to India and Maldivian Seafood Grill nights.

By the Sea

Engulfed by our tropical jungle and offering sweeping ocean views, this intimate restaurant presents a Japanese fine-dining feast that is an affair to remember. Enjoy exquisite sushi, sashimi and specialties from our seasonal tasting menus and interact with our highly skilled teppanyaki chef as he puts on a show. By The Sea’s extensive sake list is sure to impress, and if you need any guidance our knowledgeable sommeliers know what to suggest. Be entertained by our skillful Teppanyaki Chef with culinary acrobatics, whilst you enjoy a gourmet dinner freshly prepared just for you.

Overwater Bar

Standing on stilts in the lagoon, the Overwater Bar floats in a dreamy landscape and offers breathtaking, uninterrupted sea views. At lunchtime, find salads fresh from our organic garden, Mediterranean dishes, the catch of the day and daily chef’s special. For a healthier option, consider the light yet nutritional and substantial dish from Hari’s super food menu. Come sunset, it’s where you’ll want to be with a coconut martini in hand, relishing the balmy evening breeze. Once a week on Wednesdays, a Seafood Grill evening showcases produce straight from local fishermen’s nets. For a dinner experience at the outer deck of the Over Water Bar, indulge in a Seafood Basket for two with a bottle of Champagne under the stars.

Fini Foni

Fini Foni in Dhivehi means Cold Sweet, suggests a place where you can have some cold sweet fun. Savour unique homemade flavours of Popsicle and Ice Cream by the poolside and a stone throw from the Tennis Court, an enhancement to the Gili Wine & Dine experience during the day while you bask under the sun for that glowing tan.  Mouthwatering snacks and delicious cocktails are also made available for you upon request.

Underground Wine Cellar

A unique underground wine cellar that is home to a wide range of wines from around the world, a cosy space to learn more about wines with our team of knowledgeable sommeliers. Our cavernous cellar hides at the bottom of a flight of glass stairs and was designed around a huge piece of driftwood that was once swept ashore. It houses more than 500 varieties of wine from numerous international regions.



These 18 one-bedroom hideaways are spread across two floors and each boasts an open-air living room, spacious bathroom and private rooftop terrace. With direct ocean access, spend your days swimming and snorkelling around the coral gardens surrounding your sundeck. At night, lounge
on catamaran nets while searching the sky for shooting stars.


Swim to the edge of the infinity pool with the feeling of a never ending swim into the ocean. Relax in multiple open-air living and dining spaces. A private corner for everyone to have a quiet moment on their own, to practice the art of doing nothing.


Our five overwater luxurious Gili Lagoon Villas face the west offers spectacular sunset views. Spread across two floors, these thatched one-bedroom hideaways each come with an open-air living room, spacious bathroom and private rooftop terrace. Bask in the sun on your deck, or swim out to your private water hammock. Eagle rays, reef sharks and shoals of luminescent fish may pass you by.


Located at the secluded ends of two of our jetties are six ocean-facing luxury Residence villas. Large enough for your family of four, each comes with a master bedroom, air-conditioned living room and spacious semi open-air bathroom. After a day of exploring our island, retreat to your rooftop terrace where your Mr. Friday can set up a bed beneath the stars.


Feel the ocean’s breeze beneath you as you lay on the large catamaran net extended out into the ocean. Be at home in an expansive living and dining area with unobstructed views of the Indian Ocean. Your sizeable pool offers endless possibilities for relaxation and unimaginable dining experience.


Find solitude and seclusion at one of our seven stand-alone Crusoe Residences set a short boat ride away from our island. Spread across two floors, each comes with a master bedroom, air-conditioned living room (convertible to a second bedroom), spacious semi open-air bathroom and private rooftop terrace. A choice of a picturesque view is yours, where tranquility and a true sense of open space awaits.

* Crusoe Residence Island View
* Sunset Crusoe Residence


Step into the blue when staying at this unique lagoon Residence set at the end of our western-facing jetty. Spread across two floors, it comes with a master bedroom, air-conditioned living room, spacious semi open-air bathroom and rooftop terrace. Snooze away the afternoon as you relax on your own hammock in the sea; we guarantee this will become your preferred hideaway spot.


Perched at the end of our western-facing jetty, the Family Villa offers unrivalled panoramic views of the surrounding sapphire seascape and exquisite sunsets. Its spacious master bedroom includes an en-suite bathroom plus an outdoor tub and shower area. Two large air-conditioned living rooms provide ample living (and extra sleeping) spaces. When you are not spending time in the sun, private gym, steam room or rooftop Jacuzzi, wander off to the nearby secluded three palm island with a hidden cabana for a relaxing afternoon.


Two exclusive family villa with pool facing the Eastern side of the island. Wake up to that spectacular sunrise view at water’s edge each morning. Situated at the end of the jetty, this one of a kind villa features a spacious en suite master bedroom, an en suite guest room, an L-shaped swimming pool, a private rooftop terrace and a family room at the far end of the villa, which offers endless views of the Indian Ocean.


Standing alone in the middle of a sparkling, turquoise lagoon, 500 metres from our main resort, Gili Lankanfushi’s Private Reserve is the quintessence of luxury, privacy and seclusion. Sprawled across multi-tiered levels, this rustic-chic fort of dreams is where your idea of the ultimate island escape instantly becomes a reality.



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