Gili Lankanfushi

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Gili Lankanfushi

Gili Lankanfushi's villas are themed around the Robinson Crusoe novel by Daniel Defoe, with each detail carefully considered for maximum comfort and relaxation. The resort's design and facilities are truly top-notch, offering spacious and luxurious villa accommodations with all the bells and whistles. The villas are accessible by jetties that thread across the turquoise waters, creating an intimate and serene escape that is perfectly suited for honeymooners and families alike. With its picturesque scenery, exceptional accommodations, and attentive staff, Gili Lankanfushi truly embodies the epitome of sophistication in travel while also providing a nod to the adventurous spirit of Robinson Crusoe.




To get to Gili Lankanfushi, you will need to fly to Malé International Airport (MLE), which is the main airport in the Maldives. The resort offers private transfers via speedboat from Malé International Airport which you can be arranged prior to arrival. The transfer time by speedboat is approximately 30 minutes from Malé.


Optimize your picturesque Maldives getaway by timing your visit between November and April, when you'll be free from the monsoon season's influence. Experience the ultimate tranquility in March or April, where you'll bask in tranquil weather and peaceful, pristine resorts.



Gili Lankanfushi offers a range of accommodations designed to meet the needs of every guest, from the intimate one-bedroom Crusoe Residences to the expansive five-bedroom Private Reserve. All villas feature understated yet luxurious decor and provide maximum comfort and relaxation. Guests can choose from a variety of room and villa categories, including the standalone Crusoe Residences, the spacious Villa Suites, and the overwater Residences with private pools. Each accommodation type is carefully designed to create a unique and memorable experience, making Gili Lankanfushi the perfect choice for honeymooners, families, and groups of friends seeking a luxurious escape in the Maldives.

Accommodation Categories

  • Villa Suite
  • Gili Lagoon Villa
  • Villa Suite With Pool
  • Residence
  • Island View Crusoe Residence
  • Sunset Crusoe Residence
  • Gili Lagoon Residence
  • Residence With Pool
  • Family Villa
  • Family Villa With Pool
  • The Private Reserve


Gili Lankanfushi is a stylishly laid back resort in the Maldives designed to optimize wellness and relaxation. The island resort is home to an array of world-class facilities that cater to all guest needs. The Meera Spa is a tranquil haven where visitors can surrender to lavish treatments and massages that will leave them feeling rejuvenated and revitalized. For the health-conscious, the resort's state-of-the-art gym offers top-of-the-line equipment to help guests maintain their fitness routine during their stay.

Meera Spa

Elevate your wellness with Meera Spa's luxurious program, inspired by ancient healing practices from Thailand, Tibet, Japan, and beyond. Rejuvenate in the spacious over-water rooms with breathtaking views and sea breezes. Expert therapists use premium botanical blends for balance and relaxation, and visiting practitioners bring diverse techniques. Find peace at the tranquil seaside yoga and meditation champa, offering deep breathing, gentle movement, and Ayurvedic therapy.


The gym at Gili Lankanfushi is a state-of-the-art fitness facility offering guests a variety of equipment and amenities to maintain their workout regimen while on holiday. The gym is equipped with modern machines, including cardio and weight training equipment, as well as free weights. The gym also features stunning views of the surrounding lush vegetation and sparkling waters, providing an inspiring and tranquil environment for guests to exercise in. With its convenient location and comprehensive offerings, the gym at Gili Lankanfushi is a popular choice among guests looking to stay fit during their stay.

Organic Garden

Discover the lush organic garden at Gili Lankanfushi, where fruit trees, leafy greens, and fragrant herbs flourish. Indulge in the freshest produce, including rocket, beach lettuce, basil, morning glory, pomegranates, and more, all grown without the use of harmful chemicals. Take a stroll or request a tour led by the executive chef to see the produce that enriches the island's cuisine.

Wellness Proactive at Yoga Champa

Take your wellness to new heights at Gili Lankanfushi with expert healers from across the world. Guests can participate in programs led by reiki specialists, Watsu therapists, acupuncturists, and crystal sound healers. Immerse in the beauty of the island while indulging in the finest in healing and wellness services. With a constantly evolving roster of visiting practitioners, Gili Lankanfushi is dedicated to providing guests with the highest level of service and amenities.


Food & Beverage

Indulge in an exquisite culinary experience at Gili Lankanfushi's special dining options. Whether it's the delectable seafood at Kashiveli, the breathtaking ocean views at By The Sea, the refreshing cocktails at Overwater Bar, or the personalized private dining, the resort offers a range of dining experiences that will leave your taste buds wanting more.


Kassiveli is a dining destination located right on the sand, offering a fresh and nutritious menu sourced from our organic garden and local waters. Start your day with a colorful breakfast featuring tropical fruits, juices, and smoothies, as well as traditional and international options. In the evenings, Kassiveli transforms into a lively outdoor market with global flavors made from local ingredients. Experience dining with a sense of place at Kashiveli.

By The Sea

Enjoy a luxurious dining experience at the Japanese restaurant surrounded by breathtaking ocean views and tropical jungle landscapes. Delight in hand rolls, sashimi, and seasonally crafted dishes prepared by a skilled teppanyaki chef, who showcases their culinary expertise with artistry and precision. Elevate your dining experience with a diverse selection of premium sake, sure to impress the most discerning of connoisseurs.

Overwater Bar

Savor a delightful dining experience at the Overwater Bar, elevated above the tranquil lagoon. Enjoy a light lunch, sunset cocktails, or a fresh seafood dinner accompanied by stunning sea views. With vegetables and herbs sourced daily from the garden and the catch of the day brought in fresh every morning, the bar offers a sophisticated and refined dining experience. As the sun sets, savor the warm evening breeze with a coconut martini in hand while taking in the breathtaking views of the pink-purple skies.

Fini Foni

Satisfy your sweet tooth at Fini Foni, meaning "cold sweet" in Dhivehi, offering handmade popsicles and ice cream crafted with natural ingredients. Conveniently located near the pool and tennis court, it's an ideal spot for a refreshing treat, delectable snack, or hand-mixed cocktails.

Underground Wine Cellar

At Gili Lankanfushi's underground wine cellar, guests can indulge in a premium wine experience like no other. With an extensive collection of over 500 varieties of handpicked wines from famous regions and up-and-coming winemakers, the intimate setting, featuring a center-stage piece of driftwood, sets the stage for a memorable experience. Sommeliers, knowledgeable in the wine world, are available to guide guests through the selection and share fascinating tales of the most influential winemakers. Take your wine tasting to the next level with gourmet food and wine pairings expertly paired by the sommeliers.

Private Dining

Experience elevated romance with Gili Lankanfushi's private dining options, available for honeymooners or discerning guests seeking a serene dining atmosphere. Immerse yourself in the pleasure of surprise with our nightly Gili Wine and Dine experiences, held at exclusive locations around the island. Savor the flavors of European-Maldivian cuisine, crafted from locally sourced seafood and freshly harvested ingredients from our organic garden. For a personalized touch, request a customized menu designed by our culinary experts, set in a breathtaking and awe-inspiring setting.


Excursions & Activities

Gili Lankanfushi offers a variety of activities for guests to immerse themselves in the beauty of the Maldives. From scuba diving and snorkeling to windsurfing, kayaking, and catamaran sailing, guests can explore the underwater world and hone their water sports skills. The resort also offers yoga and meditation classes, led by a dedicated instructor, for a balanced mind, body, and soul.


At Gili Lankanfushi's Ocean Paradise Dive Centre, explore the stunning underwater world of the Maldives. This PADI-certified dive center is recognized as one of the most eco-responsible in Asia, with access to many renowned dive sites including Banana, HP, Rainbow Reef, and Manta Point. Offering courses for all levels, expert multilingual instructors guide guests through day and night dives. Take your diving to new heights with a science dive, collecting data for organizations like SharkWatch and the Manta Trust. Choose from PADI Discover Scuba Diving, Scuba Diver Certification, or Open Water Certification, with minimum age of 10 years. Certified divers can dive up to 60 feet deep.


Experience the underwater world with a snorkeling adventure at Gili Lankanfushi's house reef. With a 15-meter drop-off zone, guests are welcomed to a vibrant coral wall teeming with diverse marine life such as small sharks, colorful schools of fish, turtles, and rays. Guided trips, both day and night, with our resident marine biologist offer an opportunity to delve into the significance of our coral line projects and other underwater initiatives while identifying the array of aquatic life encountered.

Water Sports

Indulge in an array of water sports at Gili Lankanfushi's Blue Lagoon, offering windsurfing, kayaking, canoeing, catamaran sailing, paddle-boarding, and more. Immerse yourself in the vivid underwater world, while refining your skills with lessons and expert guidance. For a more thrilling experience, try wakeboarding, waterskiing, tubing, or a private speed boat adventure. Learn the fundamentals of windsurfing with a one-hour lesson, or set sail with a catamaran sailing lesson. Whether a beginner or experienced, there's something for everyone.

Surfing with Tropicsurf

The resort has partnered with the experienced instructors at the luxury surf company, Tropicsurf, to offer a wide range of lessons and surf trips tailored to guests of all skill levels, from beginners to expert wave warriors. Located in the North Malé atoll, the resort is an ideal destination for surf enthusiasts. With several top surf breaks nearby, including three just a five-minute boat ride away and many more within 20 minutes, guests are sure to find the perfect waves to suit their level of experience. The warm tropical waters, consistent swells, and light crowds provide the perfect setting for a memorable surf experience.

Gili Veshi

Guests have the opportunity to learn about the marine life of the Maldives and the ongoing efforts by marine biologists and conservancy organizations to save, restore, and educate. By staying informed and up to date on sustainable happenings around the island, guests can gain a deeper appreciation for the ocean and the efforts being made to preserve it. Gili Lankanfushi is committed to preserving the ocean, which is the life-giving force of the Maldives, and is dedicated to educating guests about its importance. As part of their commitment, Gili Lankanfushi is rehabilitating the coral reef through a research study that involves nursing and transplanting corals. 75% of the proceeds from every coral line donated go to the resort's Gili SEAS fund for social and environmental awareness and sustainability.


Yoga Awaken your senses with a daily sunrise yoga session led by Dev, our expert yoga master. Recharge your mind, body, and soul as you increase flexibility, release tension, and find inner peace surrounded by the tranquil beauty of Gili Lankanfushi. For a more personalized experience, private sessions are also available for an additional fee.

Cooking Classes

The resort offers guests the opportunity to bring home a unique and delicious souvenir from their stay with a cooking class. In the class, guests will learn to prepare traditional Maldivian dishes like fish curry and sushi rolls under the guidance of a specialist chef. The class includes hands-on cooking experience, where guests will bring unique flavors to life and savor their delicious creations.


Embark on a range of guided excursions for guests to explore the beautiful Maldives beyond the resort. These excursions include a sunset dolphin cruise, a trip to the capital city of Malé, a visit to the local island of Huraa known for its handcrafts, and a scenic seaplane ride above the atolls.

Witness hundreds of resident spinner dolphins on the sunset dolphin cruise and enjoy canapés and organic Prosecco during the 2-hour journey. With a minimum age requirement of 4 years, this excursion is a perfect opportunity for guests to experience the beauty of the Maldives and make memories that will last a lifetime.

For those interested in fishing, the resort offers Sunset Fishing Trip, Sunrise Fishing Trip, and Big Game Fishing excursions. Under the guidance of an experienced captain and crew, guests can reel in large tuna and billfish while taking in the breathtaking scenery.


Work on your tennis skills in a stunning outdoor setting surrounded by towering palm trees. Regardless of skill level, the resort's tennis coach can provide instructions and tips to help guests improve their game. Through its partnership with Tipsarevic Luxury Tennis, the resort offers top-notch tennis lessons that cater to players of all levels. Whether you're a beginner or an expert, you'll have the opportunity to perfect your backhand and serve in this beautiful setting.

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