Day 1: Overnight Travel

Day 2: North Malé Atoll

Upon arrival at Male Airport, you will be met by an island representative who will escort you to your speedboat for the 20 minute journey to your island. You will be checked in quickly and efficiently before being taken to your luxurious over water bungalow. 

Days 3 - 10: North Malé Atoll

A ‘No Shoes, No News’ philosophy permeates this iconic property in the Maldives archipelago – considered one of the finest water villa resorts in the world. The epitome of barefoot chic, it comprises just forty five exclusive overwater villas with private water garden, including seven Crusoe Residences and an über-chic Private Reserve which can only be reached by boat. Villa interiors boast an open-air living room and bathroom, with sun decks both on the roof and over the lagoon. Each villa enjoys the services of a dedicated ‘Mr/Ms Friday’ who will ensure all your wishes are fulfilled. Choose from moonlit in-villa dining, sunset Champagne cruises on board a dhoni or dinners in the gourmet wine cellar. By The Sea restaurant serves Japanese cuisine to the accompaniment of sakes and stunning ocean views. A dive school will train you to be PADI-certified within a week, sunset and dolphin cruises can be organised and there’s a plethora of watersports from Hobie Cats to surfing at the dedicated Surf Centre. In the award-winning Meera Spa with its glass-panelled floors, holistic therapies complement Ayurvedic programmes and yoga. 

Underground Wine Cellar & Chocolate Cave

Enter through a doorway and descend down a flight of glass stairs to a chilled, cavernous cellar. Explore more than 600 varieties of wine and discover handmade chocolates. Another ‘must do’ at Gili Lankanfushi is a degustation dinner swathed in fleeces in the icy underground wine cellar presided over by an expert sommelier; followed by a visit to the Chocolate Cave for dessert.

Restaurants & Over-Water Bar

The main restaurant caters for all requirements and daily changes ensure guests have a deliciously varied dining experience, including Mediterranean Spice Souk on Fridays and an Exotic Asian Street Market on Tuesdays.'By the Sea' presents a fusion Peruvian-Japanese culinary adventure complemented by breathtaking views of the ocean and intimate dining for just 26 guests. At the over-water bar, built on stilts, over the turquoise blue lagoon; Gili Lankanfushi Executive Chef is on hand offering Live Station Dinners.

Destination Dining

Guests at Gili Lankanfushi can savour a beach picnic, lunch in the Organic Garden, or be whisked away come evening to Palm Beach for a secluded dining experience beneath the stars. Gourmet adventures in extraordinary settings will leave an indelible impression and the cuisine will whet your appetite with tailor-made dinners using fresh and local produce.

Day 11: End of Itinerary

Your butler will let you know when to be ready for your speedboat transfer and you will find the whole process seamless. At the airport, check in and enjoy the lounge before your Emirates Business Class flights. 

Welcome home!

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