Soneva Jani Resort

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  • This luxury resort on a private lagoon is accessible by seaplane from Velana International Airport 166 km away, or via speedboat from Kunfunadhoo Island.

    The rustic-chic 1- to 4-bedroom villas have private pools, butler service, living rooms and decks, as well as free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs and espresso machines; most are set overwater. Some villas add waterslides into the lagoon.

    Non-motorized water sports, weekly cocktail parties and guided snorkel trips are included. Other amenities consist of multiple dining options, a bar and an open-air cinema, plus an observatory, a gym, a tennis court and a spa.


  • Swim in the pool or ocean, dine on the roof deck and gaze at the stars from your bed. A separate children’s room offers you privacy.

    Over Water
    1 Room
    Single Villa
    Direct Water
    With A Private Pool
    4746.88 sq ft.


  • Spread across two floors, the 1 Bedroom Water Retreat comes with a private pool surrounded by ample area for sunbathing and taking in ocean vistas. Watch the stars from the comfort of the master bedroom with the villa’s retractable roof.

    Over Water
    1 Room
    Single Villa
    Direct Water
    With A Private Pool
    4746.88 sq ft.


  • With a pool, catamaran net, sunken seats and daybed, the 2 Bedroom Water Retreat affords a wealth of tropical lounging opportunities. The first floor offers a spacious bedroom with retractable roof, bathroom, dressing room, outdoor shower, walk-in minibar, TV lounge and childrens’ sleeping area.

    Over Water
    2 Bed Rooms
    Direct Water
    With A Private Pool
    6167.720 sq ft.


  • The core of the resort, the Gathering is a three-storey over water structure that is home to different dining outlets, and additionally the spa, library, retail zone and wine cellar. It is situated beside the Observatory.

    So Fresh The day starts here with a perpetual spread of crisp natural products, ameliorating works of art and expressive energies from Juice Bar. The day proceeds with an abundant buffet of organic garden salads of mixed greens and live cooking stations with the wood burning pizza stove, tandoors and grills with bespoke pizzas and freshly caught and grilled to order fish.

    So Imaginative Trick your brain and taste buds with culinary science inside So Imaginative, Soneva’s trial tasting room. The sommeliers make enlivened wine testings and wine dinners, choosing the ideal pairings from the wine cellar.

    So Engaging Chefs table offering a secret menu for 5 extremely special guests. At Deckadence and Starlight table, dine under the stars where you can look over any of the menus the Chef is creating, or try a definitive stargazing supper at So Starstruck.

    So Starstruck With just four dining tables, all of which are connected to screens connected with the telescope, dinner at so Starstruck is really ‘out of this world’ experience and is not to be missed.

    The Gathering Bar Enjoy invigorating coolers, cocktails and tapas; whatever time of the day at the daybeds and over water catamaran nets overlooking the sparkling waters and the amazing sunset.

    So Cool Soneva is well known for its complimentary Ice Cream, Chocolate, and at Soneva Jani they are here in So Cool; with more than 50 flavors of ice creams to choose from, handcrafted chocolates from in-house chocolatiers and gourmet charcuterie, cheeses and jelly to be delighted with for the day and evening. Sushi and Sashimi cold shelf and Wine Cellar are additionally a part of So Cool.

    The Gathering Wine Cellar Housed in with the extraordinary wine tower inside the Gathering, the Wine Cellar features mostly organic or bio-dynamic wines.

    Zuhairs Island Tucked away on the confined North Island, set in the tidal lagoon near the Water Villas is an ideal spot for swimming, snorkeling and time in the sun. Enjoy a delightful lunch on private shoreline, arranged by the culinary specialist using a fresh catch or pick.

    Cinema Paradiso An over water, outdoor cinema situated in a quiet cove towards the south of the island. Chef’s will arrange an ideal menu to go with the evening’s cinema time.


  • Wi-Fi
    Hot tub
    Air conditioning
    Fitness center
    All inclusive
    Beach access
    Room service
    Kitchen in some rooms
    Full service laundry

  • Join our public screenings of classic films and contemporary favourites or take our Cinema Paradiso experience to new heights by booking a private viewing and letting our chefs craft the perfect menu of comfort food and delicious nibbles.


  • We offer a range of complimentary non-motorised water sports, including kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding, windsurfing, kite-surfing and catamaran sailing. Private tuition is available at an additional charge on an hourly basis.


  • Discover less chartered and secret surf breaks in the Baa and Noonu Atoll accompanied by our experienced surf instructor/guides. All surf breaks are accessible within a 5-35 minute speedboat ride. Surf season is dependent on Mother Nature’s mood, although it does peak from May through to September.


  • The Soleni Dive Centre’s multi-lingual PADI instructors and small dive group sizes ensure that you get a world-class diving experience, whether you’re doing your first or your hundredth dive.


  • Take an aquatic adventure through the waters of the Noonu Atoll and discover the diversity of Maldivian marine life, guided by our resident Marine Biologist. Our atoll-native sea turtles and rays may make a special appearance, as you glide through the sea.


  • Get ready for a fascinating experience; watching dozens of playful dolphins in the light of the setting sun. While you cruise deeper into the waters, you will be served a selection of canapés and flute of Champagne.


  • Gaze into the night sky at the first overwater observatory in the Maldives. Eleos, a 16″ Schmidt-Cassegraain scope, is the largest in the Maldives. Her magnification power means Jupiter, Saturn and the moon look breathtaking. Eleos can also see M104, the Sombrero Galaxy, that sits 31 million light years away.


  • Inspired by the resort’s name, Jani means wisdom in Sanskrit, we encourage guests to learn new skills and rethink their lifestyles with a focus on wellness. Our in-house experts will be on hand to offer advice to assist guests to heal, move, and ‘be’. Spa treatments are complemented by the fully-equipped gym and yoga pavilion, outdoor spa champas, as well as sauna and steam rooms.


  1. Seaplane transfers are available during day light only (6 Am to 4:30 Pm).
  2. Resort can also be reached by Domestic Air + Speedboat Transfer.
  3. On your arrival to Male International Airport – Resort representative will welcome you to the resort transfers or at the Resort Airport Counter No. 08.

  • Plan your ultimate getaway 2020
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