Prepare to leave your shoes aside, as you feel the soft white sand between your toes bringing you closer to nature. Here, your Gili Experience with the welcome of your very own Mr. Friday, a personal assistant and companion to show you the way around the island and set you off on an amazing adventure.
A private island resort that is home to 45 exquisite over water villas with jetties threading across the sparking lagoons with a variety of 11 villa categories:
An intimate coral island of Gili Lankanfushi offers endless opportunities for all guests with different heart’s desire. Do as little or as much as you want and select the package of your dreams. Begin your Gili Moments with us and create timeless stories to be told.
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There are two distinctive monsoonal climates in the Maldives:
Generally from January to April. During this time, there may be a period of unsettled weather late April and early May.
Generally from May to November. During this time, you may experience torrential rain, strong winds and storms.
Occurs in November/December usually accompanied by unsettled weather
With picture perfect moments from January through to April, bask in the sun on white sandy beach for that beautiful tan, lay in that water hammock whilst taking a dip in turquoise waters or snorkel around the reef to view the rich marine biodiversity around our clear blue lagoons. On a glorious day, enjoy delicious cocktails at the Over Water Bar while watching the picturesque sunset in the horizon.
Endless adventures awaits with the change in season. Kickoff the year with diving as the best time with perfect clarity starts in January through to April. Catch a wave from mid-February to November, with swells.
Savour gourmet dishes by our team of chefs throughout the day, as the Gili Wine & Dine experience takes you on a unique dining journey to a different location around the island every day of the week. From a night at the Asian Street Market in the Main Restaurant, Mediterranean Spice Souk and an evening of Japanese Fusion Cuisine at By the Sea Restaurant, to a memorable experience under the stars with your very own private chef to prepare a delightful barbecue dinner just for you.
Wake up to a serene environment at sunrise to calm your senses, and rejuvenate your body with Gili Honeymoon Bliss couple’s massage at our award winning Meera Spa. End the day by cruising across the Indian Ocean at sunset in search of spinner dolphins while sipping on sparkling wine and nibbling on complementary canapés.
Located 20 minutes away by speedboat, Gili Lankanfushi is a stone throw away from Velana International Airport and 25 minutes away by speedboat from Male City. On arrival, you will be greeted by our airport representative who will escort you to our jetty for that speedboat transfer.
A checklist of necessary items is to be made in preparation of that long awaited holiday. Before you embark on your Gili Adventure, take time to pack in the essentials for a holiday of fun under the sun, on the sand and in the sea.
Here are some essential items for the trip: