Powder white sands, unusually rich vegetation, crystal clear waters and understated luxury is what the original desert island hideaway is all about. Soneva Fushi is fifty seven vast villas and private residences, ranging from one to nine bedrooms, all hidden amongst dense foliage within touching distance of a pristine, UNESCO protected Biosphere Reserve. If the experiences are magical, the philosophy is simple: No news, no shoes. Intuitive service is provided by Mr./Ms. Friday private butlers who know what you want before you want it. Every visit makes you feel young again. Watching movies in Cinema Paradiso, deciding between sixty flavours of ice cream, eleven types of pillow, five hundred different wines, six different restaurants and countless destination dining options too. Children are well looked after at the new state-of-the-art children’s Den whilst adults indulge in a variety of body treatments and specialist traditions in the Six Senses Spa.
Soneva has long been forging a more authentic, learning environment for its guests. The latest collaboration with the elite educational tutors at Carfax complements the many informative experiences with a host of experts, already available at the resort. Explore the night sky with fascinating astronomer Dr Parag in the world-class Observatory, discover the colourful underwater world with Thomas and Alexandra from the dive team, learn all about planet-friendly initiatives at Eco Centro and pick organic ingredients from the garden and turn them into a wholesome feast with the chef.
This Robinson Crusoe hideaway is perfect for a family escape. The new kids' club 'The Den' offers a superb play area, has a cinema and DJ corner with mocktail bar, a zip-wire to whizz kids through the jungle fauna and underground tunnels linking the play house back to the gardens and 'reality'.
The on-the-sands theatre experience is not to be missed at Cinema Paradiso with complimentary popcorn and over 60 flavours of ice cream. Although set in the jungle, the sound is amazing, and if you tire of the movie, all you have to do is lean back and look up at the blanket of stars that cover the night sky.
The Maldives has a hot, tropical climate with sunshine all year round. The most popular months to visit are between November and April during the north-east monsoon when it is dry with very little wind. Whilst there may be rain during some of the summer months, with ever-changing weather patterns and excellent offers, this is becoming an increasingly popular time to travel.
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