With 45 over-water villas, Soneva Gili is one of the most amazing hotels in the world. It is located in one of the largest lagoons in the Maldives, providing you with amazing water views of the ocean from every room. There are also 7 Crusoe Residences as well as The Private Reserve. The villas are designed to be environmentally friendly and blend in with the water they reside on.
There are 29 Soneva Gili Villa Suites, which are water villas with king size beds as well as some with two single beds. They have large open air living rooms with daybeds and dining areas. There are also roof top sun decks with daybeds, over water sun decks with loungers and open-air private bathrooms with separate glass walled shower areas. The 8 Soneva Gili Residences contain very similar decor and facilities but are slightly larger as well as secluded for total privacy. The 7 Crusoe Residences are stand alone units in the Indian Ocean, and totally private. They have private rowing boats/pontoon boat shuttles to take you back to the main island. The Soneva Gili Private Reserve is a 15,000+ square foot (1400 sq. m.) accommodation that is the epitome of luxury in the middle of the Indian Ocean. It is located about 1/3 of a mile (500 m) from Soneva Gili and about 300 yards from the closest villa, it is accessible only via boat. The Private Reserve consists of 5 separate buildings with uninterrupted views of both the coral reef fringing the islands and the Indian Ocean.
Soneva Gili offers a wide variety of guest services including high speed internet access, baby sitting services, speedboats, library, resident doctor and much more. They also offer complimentary amenities for stays 3 nights or longer which include a chilled bottle of Soneva Cuvée in the Villa upon your arrival, 20 minute spa experience per person and any non-motorized water sports activities (windsurfing, hobicat sailing and canoeing). For honeymooners, they also provide you with a 50 minute honeymoon treatment per person, a candle lit dinner as well as a commemorative photo album. There are many complimentary leisure activities available to you when staying at Soneva Gili. You can swim in the pool, play some tennis on their courts, enjoy a workout in the gym or play some volleyball on the beach. There are also water activities such as the diving school which will train you to be PADI certified in less than a week, deep sea fishing, speedboats, snorkeling and even cultural excursions to nearby island.
They also have a great selection of dining options available to you; these include Sense by the Sea which offers a fusion Peruvian-Japanese menu containing quality local ingredients including the daily catch and fresh organic produce picked from the resort’s own gardens. You can also dine under the palms at the beach front restaurant or have a secluded private dining experience taking advantage of One Palm & Three Palm Island, Palm Beach and the tree house dining platform. You can always go to the main restaurant which offers you a breathtaking beachfront location and a delicious menu to choose from.
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