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The ultimate sustainable luxury Maldives diving resort

After a year of hard-to-take headlines and much less travel than we’d have liked, there is nowhere better to escape  than on a luxury Maldives diving holiday to Soneva Fushi. Combining unmatched luxury with barefoot bliss, you’ll be encouraged to take off your shoes, turn off your phone and rediscover the simple pleasures of discovery, dining and pure relaxation.

Entry Requirements: All travellers must present a negative COVID-19 PCR test, taken within 96 hours prior to departure, as well as complete a Traveller Health Declaration form 24 hours prior to departure.

Introducing the New Water Retreats

Just when we thought this luxury castaway escape couldn’t get any more desirable, Soneva Fushi introduced eight brand new Water Retreats! Sustainably built and thoughtfully designed. The overwater retreats are the largest one & two bed overwater villas in the world, featuring private pools and waterslides straight into the Indian Ocean. They also boast spacious living areas and Soneva’s signature outdoor bathrooms, while the master bedroom’s retractable roof is perfect for pre-slumber stargazing. Of course, you can still relish the resort’s exemplary service, including a personal Barefoot Butler to perfectly finesse your trip’s finest details

Families Rejoice

After much of this year spent in lockdown, there is no better way to reconnect with the family than on an unforgettable holiday to the Maldives. Expect seamless service, enriching experiences and fantastic family facilities, including the wonderful and complimentary DEN children’s club. Set across two levels, it is one of the world’s largest and a true a playground for the imagination. Every personality is catered for, with dressing up and make up areas for mini fashionistas and a music room for budding rockstars. There’s also a library, cinema and dedicated Lego room, all encouraging little ones to conjure up their creativity.

Leading the Way in Sustainable Luxury

With its hotels inhabiting some of the planet’s most pristine locations, Soneva’s brand is built on the foundation that the business must bene

fit local people and places. With this in mind, several incredible experiences let you delve deeper into the resort’s sustainable practices – from snorkelling with the resident marine biologist, to a family-friendly tour to learn more about the island’s wildlife. Take a trip to the island of Maalhos to see the sustainability initiative in action, before collecting ingredients from the organic gardens. Soneva Fushi has also partnered with neighbouring island communities to encourage stewardship over this patch of paradise.

Immerse in Soneva’s sustainable philosophy with garden-to-table experiences and marine conservation.

Soneva resorts announces new experiences at Soneva Fushi in the Maldives. These experiences centre around learning and delving deeper into Soneva’s philosophy and sustainable practices. Guests can take part in marine conservation under the guidance of the resort Marine Biologist and learn how to track wildlife on the island at Soneva Fushi.Embark on an ocean adventure with Soneva Fushi’s Maldivian fisherman, Rocket, and his family to learn how to fish sustainably with the Fishing is a Family Matter experience. Rocket has been supplying fish to Soneva Fushi since it was in construction, he knows what the chefs need and knows where to find the fish. After fishing, guests can have their catch of the day prepared for them back at the resort using Rocket’s wife’s marinade recipe.Ever Soneva So Natural”, resident biologist Federica, is located in the Diving Centre on the sunset side of Soneva Fushi. Here you are welcome to stop-by and ask anything about sea life and environment. You can consult several identification books in different languages, ask for suggestions, take a close look at some incredible creatures with our own microscope.

Federica has a vast experience in marine life and offers daily snorkelling tours to our house-reef or nearby ones. Baa Atoll boasts some of the most unique marine life in the world and has recently been proclaimed UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. Through the guided tours they will emphasise the beauty and diversity of coral reef animals, as well as introducing you to the different world of the coral reef at night.
Twice a week, slide presentations with different topics are given that may offer you even more insight into the coral reef world. The level of the presentations is intended for an interested but not specialised audience.


Dining Experiences to Remember

At Soneva Fushi, the cuisine is first-class – whether you’re feasting on artfully prepared sushi and sake, authentic Indonesian delights or an array of cheese in the dedicated cheese room! Be sure to visit Fresh in the Garden, a unique eatery suspended within the trees, where the aromas of herbs from the extensive gardens waft up from below. Dine on delicious organic dishes inspired by the Mediterranean, with plenty of vegetarian and plant-based options available. If you’ve got a sweet tooth, don’t miss the incredible Willy Wonka-inspired Chocolate Room, where you can sample tasty truffles and indulgent chocolate cakes, freshly prepared by master chocolatiers.