Gili Lankanfushi – Natural Beauty – Barefoot Luxury

Photo Credit: Gili Lankanfushi

Gili Lankanfushi Luxury at your own pace, in your own time. A place where you arrive as guests, leave as friends and return as family.

Gili Lankanfushi is set on the private tropical island of Lankanfushi in the Male Atoll only a 20 minute speedboat ride from Male Airport.

Gili Lankanfushi are very sensitive to the envirnoment and the utmost care has been taken in developing the island with respect to its ecological balance and throughout all of their day to day island operation the utmost care to the environment is maintained.

Gili Lankanfushi offers natural beauty and it has been designed in an authentic style, built using ecofriendly materials that blend in seamlessly into the remarkable landscape of a natural environment, at Gili Lankanfushi their over water villas creates a sophisticated and intimate ambiance where you are able to feel truly at home and they offer one of the most spacious and private overwater eco friendly water villas of it’s kind.

Prepare to leave your shoes aside, from the moment you step onto the Gili Lankanfushi you are inspired to go barefoot luxury so you can feel the soft white sand between your toes bringing you closer to nature.

On arrival to Gili you will also be welcomed by your very own Mr. Friday, a personal assistant and companion to show you the way around the island and set you off in right direction.

Mr. Friday is named after Robinson Crusoe’s loyal assistant and dear friend and day or night, no matter what the request, your trusted host is there to help with everything from unpacking luggage to organising dining experiences and excursions or even setting up a bed under the stars. Parents will be pleased to know that they can also keep little ones entertained.

photo credit: Gili Lankanfushi

Gili Lankanfushi offer a range of ecofriendly luxury villas, resdiences all know as homes and we are super excited to share that as part of the Spa it Girl Travel Show @spaitgirl_travel

Yvette Le Blowitz, Australian Travel Presenter – founder of is going to be taking you behind the scenes with her so you can experience first hand with her what it is like to stay in one of their overwater luxurious Gili Lagoon Villas that faces the west and offers spectacular sunset views not to mention a hammock you can lay in whilst being immersed in the middle of the crystal clear pristine lagoon waters of the Indian Ocean.

She will also be taking you snorkling, to their overwater bar, not to mention to their underground wine cellar for a wine and cheese tasting and of course she will be taking you to Meeru Spa plus so much more.

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photo credit: Gili Lankanfushi

The Gili Lagoon Villa is spread across two floors and these thatched one-bedroom hideaways each come with an open-air living room, spacious bathroom and private rooftop terrace. That will allow you to soak in the sun on your deck, or swim out to your private water hammock.

It also offers you the perfect viewing platform to see eagle rays, reef sharks and shoals of luminescent fish that may pass you by.

photo caption: Gili Lankanfushi

When it comes to practicing your own self care rituals you can do this in pure luxury style by soaking in a warm bath whilst listening to the ocean and your beautiful in bathroom spa like music whilst you watch the sunset sipping on glass of champange.

photo credit: Gili Lankanfushi

On each night of the week you can embark on a different Gili Wine and Dine experience at unique locations around the island, whilst their team of chefs surprise you with mouthwatering dishes from a bespoke menu just for you.

Gili Lankanfushi’s gastronomic vision sees their Executive Chef combining locally sourced seafood and a daily harvest from our expansive Organic Garden with seasonal, specially selected produce to creative unique, European-Maldivian fusion fare.

They offer an assortment of settings on the island lend themselves to a collection of food experiences that allow you to dine as your mood directs and at Gili Lankanfushi they know how to create a romantic intimate one of a kind dining experience like no other.

They specialise in Vegetarian and creating meals for special dietary requirements with the belief that no requirement is impossible as they pride themselves on personalisation service.

When it comes to visiting the spa all you need to do is call your Mr Friday or Ms Friday who can book you in at Meera Spa sits in a secluded bay and includes six over-water treatment rooms, an Ayurvedic Treatment Champa, steam and sauna rooms and an open-air relaxation area offering breathtaking views.

We can’t wait to share more with you on the Spa it Girl Travel Show via @spaitgirl_travel not to mention even a @spaitgirl  podcast show interview  with their Executive Chef Harinath Govindaraj too.

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photo credits: Gili Lankanfushi


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