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Gili Lankanfushi was originally named Soneva Gili. It was built over 20 years ago by the visionary founders of Soneva, who created a resort that, in our opinion, still ranks among the very best experiences in the Maldivian archipelago.

Soneva Jani is Sonu and Eva's new flagship in the Maldives. Unlike Soneva Fushi, where most villas and activities are on land, Soneva Jani is almost exclusively above water. With villas of at least 416 m2, new standards have been set for life above water in the Maldives.

43 villas, one restaurant, one bar, one spa, a diving center and a museum are all you need to run one of the Maldives' most charming resorts.  It is back to the basics with bare feet all day long and a rarely seen informal atmosphere and sense of community that one can only get a

Soneva Fushi, Maldives, Maldives

The ultimate barefoot beach experience

The first place in the world to show that sustainability at this level is not only possible, it actually enhances the experience. Welcome to a very special place, that is so down to earth and still one of the best island experiences in the world.

Most resorts in the Maldives compete about size and facilities. Not many care too much about how much you influence the environment when constructing and opeating resorts on small islands. But with Sonu and Eva, the founders of Soneva Resorts, that is different.