Located on the island of Medhufaru in a 5.6 kilometer lagoon in the Noonu Atoll, Soneva Jani has uninterrupted ocean views in all directions. The lagoon is 35 minutes by seaplane from Malé International Airport and one hour by speedboat from Soneva Fushi. Meaning ‘wisdom’ in Sanskrit, the resort is built in a lagoon of crystal clear waters, with five islands surrounded by pure white beaches, covered in rich tropical vegetation. The culinary experiences at Soneva Jani are as diverse as they are memorable, presenting gourmet menus across a variety of cultures and cuisines, organic offerings, simple barbeques and elaborate romantic escapades. Set within The Gathering, Soneva Spa’s view of the shimmering lagoon sets the tone for soul therapy. Choose from a menu of holistic and traditional treatments conducted by highly skilled therapists using all natural products or indulge in one of the signature journeys. Spa treatments are complemented by the fully- equipped gym and yoga pavilion as well as sauna and steam rooms. Other facilities on the island include Cinema Paradiso, the Eco Centro waste to wealth centre, Organic gardens, Tennis courts, Water sports champa and Beach Club on a desert island in the lagoon.
Soneva Jani currently comprises 24 overwater villas and one island villa. The overwater villas are spaced across the expansive lagoon, offering privacy and extensive views over the Maldives turquoise waters. The island villas will be tucked into the lush greenery, providing the ultimate privacy, and all within steps of the beach. Soneva Jani’s main guest facilities are located at The Gathering, the heart of the overwater villas. This dramatic three story structure is home to the main dining outlets, in addition to the spa, library, retail area and wine cellar. It is located next to the Observatory.
Rates start at EUR 2,360 per villa per night.