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Sydney
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great Experience, made by all staff who were personable and went the extra mile to ensure a great stay. Sameen my Mr Friday was amazing, Josie the marine biologist was amazing to take me on a personal crown of thorns starfish retrieval and dissection trip, and Steven the GM goes out of his way to ensure a memorable stay is... More 

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steven p, General Manager at Gili Lankanfushi Maldives, responded to this review

Good morning from myself, Sameen, Josie and in fact the whole team here at Gili Lankanfushi and many thanks for your lovely review of your stay with us. It was great to read how much you enjoyed your time with us and in particular our Marine Biology conservation and research efforts. They are very important to us. In fact we... More 

Europe
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3 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Me and my husband stayed 2 weeks in Gili Lankanfushi for our honeymoon. We are frequent travellers and very conservative about our favourite places. This beautiful island and its resort have officially made our list! Beautiful scenery, delicious food, a choice of activities for those that like active holidays, and cosy villas for the travellers looking to relax for a... More 

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steven p, General Manager at Gili Lankanfushi Maldives, responded to this review

Good morning and what a beautiful morning it is hear at Gili Lankanfushi :) Many thanks indeed for your lovely review of your recent stay with us and the team will be delighted to hear how much you enjoyed yourselves. You are absolutely correct in what you say about people who are visiting us being able to have both a... More 

Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed at Gili for 5 nights. Had a excellent time. Rooms were very spacious. Staff were welcoming and friendly. Thanks to our Mr Friday Sameen who looked after us extremely well and made sure we were always well looked after. Also a special thanks to Hashmal who made sure we were well looked after at Breakfast and Dinner. Would highly... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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13 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Words cannot describe, but I'll try: this place defies expectations. Service beyond reproach. Food, drinks, the villa, the view, the linen, the decor, the vibe, the service - exceptional - utterly exceptional. Thank you so much for an astonishing stay. Well-beyond expectations and worth every cent!!! For anyone debating about whether or not to book it: stop thinking and book... More 

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steven p, General Manager at Gili Lankanfushi Maldives, responded to this review

Good morning from myself, Nana and the rest of the team here at Gili Lankanfushi and thanks so much for your great review. It was our pleasure to have been of service and it was lovely to read how much you enjoyed every aspect of your stay with us. We all hope to see you again soon! Cheers Steven More 

Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Gili was beyond expectations ....... What drew me to Gili when I was searching for a destination was the - No Shoes No News policy. From having our photo taken infront of the boat transfer in Male, our shoes taken and placed in a drawstring bag, to the villa, meals, experiences, there is not enough I can say about the... More 

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steven p, General Manager at Gili Lankanfushi Maldives, responded to this review

Hi there Deborah Many thanks indeed for your wonderful and detailed review of your recent stay with us at Gili Lankanfushi. I will be reading it out to the team shortly and I am sure it will only add to what has already been a great start to the day. It is always our privilege to be able to celebrate... More 

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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed a fantastic week at Gili. The experience started from the moment we boarded the luxurious fishing boat for our transfer before being warmly welcomed at the jetty by Brad and our Friday, Khajja. The Villa Suite was vast and thoughtfully designed, with the rustic style belying the truly 5 star service that came alongside. Small touches like the... More 

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steven p, General Manager at Gili Lankanfushi Maldives, responded to this review

Hello there from the whole team here at Gili Lankanfushi Thanks for your fantastic review of your stay with us and those persons you mentioned will be delighted to read their names when I post it up on our host noticeboard today. It was amazing to read how much you enjoyed all the aspects that we have on offer here... More 

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Are you looking for the perfect “postcard scenery”, don’t look and further Gili Lankanfushi has it all, to be precise, an uncompromising destination of luxury and comfort in the turquoise Laccadive Sea. Exceptional service throughout your stay and your Mr Friday will make sure all your wishes coming through. Unbeatable breakfast, don’t miss out on the “twisted” Egg Benedict’s on... More 

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steven p, General Manager at Gili Lankanfushi Maldives, responded to this review

Hello there! Well what can I say other than offer up a huge thanks for your lovely review of your stay with us Lynn. As always, it was a pleasure to have been of service and it it was great to read out your comments at yesterdays briefing. Marie, John and Chris were delighted to hear that you enjoyed the... More 

San Francisco, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

From the accommodations to the activities to the incredibly friendly and always happy staff, this place is outstanding. Not mention the most beautiful beaches and water I've ever seen, swam, surfed or dived in. The "no shoes, no news" mantra was so refreshing and I long to be back every morning as I lace up. We went for our honeymoon... More 

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steven p, General Manager at Gili Lankanfushi Maldives, responded to this review

A good morning to you and many thanks for your lovely review of your recent stay with us at Gili Lankanfushi. It was our pleasure to have been of service and it was great to read how many of the different types of water sports that you enjoyed whilst with us. With those staying with us on such an important... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent resort, ms friday Nana was superb, very responsible and yet not intrusive, the villa itself and the beach were also great. However, food was just avaerage for the price, a lot of choices for breakfast but the taste was just so-so, tried thr gourmet dinner menu on the last day and thst was great. Overall, its a highly recommended... More 

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steven p, General Manager at Gili Lankanfushi Maldives, responded to this review

Good morning! Thanks very much for your review of your stay with us and I am sure that Nana will be delighted to read that you mentioned her s performing so well. It will put a lovely smile on her face. I was sorry to read that you felt that our food was not value for money as so many... More 

London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are ever lucky enough to visit Maldives you will find wherever you go after leaving the capital you are surrounded by beauty... Gili no news no shoes just has that extra touch with its unique concept. In less than 30 mins you reach this little gem of an island... a ginger infused welcome drink for rejuvenation after long... More 

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steven p, General Manager at Gili Lankanfushi Maldives, responded to this review

Hello there from all the team here at Gili Lankanfushi and many thanks indeed for your wonderful review. I know that the whole team here, particularly Irufan and the Pastry team will be delighted to hear your comments. It was to read how you believe that we we are able to combine the sustainability nature of the resor with the... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Laundry Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Gili Lankanfushi Maldives is a short 20 minute boat ride from Male, the capital of the Maldives. It is a tiny coral island in a sparkling lagoon, with jetties threading across the water out to spacious villas. The forty four stilted villas plus the vast Private Reserve are crafted in a traditional style from natural materials and offer rooftop and over-water sundecks, featuring open air bathrooms, sumptuous daybeds and a personal entertainment center. For ultimate privacy, we have seven Crusoe Residences that are only accessible by personal boat. Come ashore for some great dining and equally great wines or perhaps a romantic moonlit dinner delivered right to the villa. The possibilities are endless. The interior decoration has been devised to recreate a natural habitat, using sustainable woods, natural materials and traditional fabrics, whilst still offering all the modern day amenities and creature comforts of true luxury. At Gili Lankanfushi, Maldives we are very sensitive to the environment. The utmost care has been taken in developing the island with respect to its ecological balance. The Maldives is a paradise for snorkeling and diving and the resort has its own fully equipped PADI diving school plus a variety of water sports. This place tops the list of must-do destinations for those seeking the aquatic paradise. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gili Lankanfushi Maldives

Address: 08290
Region: Maldives > Kaafu Atoll > North Male Atoll > Lankanfushi
Price Range: ₹ 1,04,439 - ₹ 2,82,881 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Gili Lankanfushi Maldives 5*
Number of rooms: 45
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“Crusoe residence or the overwater bungalows on the side where the main restaurant is.”
  • Crusoe Residence
 of 5 bubbles DeborahSimpson, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Jetty 3 for deeper water to snorkel, Jetty 1 & 2 more sheltered”
 of 5 bubbles mattcY767YB, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Wide choice or rooms depending on personal preferences.”
 of 5 bubbles fungasafari2016, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Residence villa no. 32 has an extensive view”
 of 5 bubbles Eriksen90, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Every single Villa is the best accommodation you will probably ever stay in...”
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