10 Reasons we love Soneva Fushi in the Maldives

Soneva Fushi is a luxury hideaway located in the Baa Atoll, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. The resort is also an Eco friendly resort with extraordinary spacious villas with direct private access to the beach. There’s a wide range of exciting things you can do in Soneva Fushi which you will love and remember for the rest of your life!

1. The slide at ‘out of the blue’ Restaurant
‘Out of the blue’ emerges from the majestic Indian Ocean. This is a two-story overwater structure housing five unique dining outlets. Out of the blue is indeed something unexpected. The restaurant features an exciting water slide, where guests love to ascend from the restaurant to the turquoise waters of the resort. 

2. Barefoot Bookseller Experiences
While at Soneva meet the Barefoot Bookseller Hugo who has a wealth of knowledge about books and writing. He is also a professional tutor, and he will be offering the following experiences to the guests:

– Creative Writing Classes
– Bibliotherapy
– Academic Tutoring (ages 9-18)
– The Barefoot Bookseller’s Literary Lecture

3. The Philosophy is ‘No News, No Shoes’
‘No News, No Shoes’ which translates to the ultimate ‘Robinson Crusoe’ experience. As soon as you arrive to the resort you will be encouraged to give up your footwear for the duration of your holiday. None of Soneva’s resorts come with TV and news channels, and with the flick of a switch, the Wi-Fi in each villa can be switched off, allowing guests to reconnect.

4. Sunset Dolphin Safari
Sunset Dolphin Safari is going to be one of the most exhilarating experiences of your holiday. Watching dozens of playful dolphins in the light of the setting sun, while you cruise deeper into the waters, you can also sip a glass of champagne.

5. The ultra indulgent yacht experience ‘Soneva in Aqua’
The experience duration is 6 hours/half day option: 4 hours. The Captain and crew will welcome you on board Soneva in Aqua after your on-shore breakfast and set sail for the amazing snorkeling areas within the Baa Atoll, the Maldives ‘ only UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. Keep your eyes peeled for turtles, dolphins and manta rays.

6. Glassblowing Class
Enjoy learning how to blow glass in Soneva Fushi’s glass art studio, a truly rare experience. Soneva’s experienced glass specialist works very closely with the guests to help them create their own masterpiece, which they can also take home.
All works created at the Soneva Glass Studio are done using Soneva Fushi recycled glass bottles and other nearby resorts.
The guests can also request a tour of the Soneva Art Gallery and the Soneva Glass Boutique.

7. The Snorkeling at the surrounding Reefs is mind blowing
Experience the amazing reefs by the help of a resident Marine Biologist on a guided snorkeling trip to one of the spectacular reefs found in the Baa Atoll. Get introduced to various species of marine life, swim with the sea turtles and manta rays, which are common in the area.

8. Private Cinema Experience
Relax and lie back with your family on the cushioned lounger as you catch your favorite classics at Cinema Paradiso, the al fresco movie theatre of Soneva Fushi. The waves lapping the shire, the trees’ gentle rustle, and the twinkling night sky added to the experience. You can also request for a barbecue dinner served during the film.

9. Private Stargazing
Get drawn into a world of celestial glory as you look through Soneva’s state-of-the-art telescope’s lenses into the night sky. Tucked away from the lights of civilization, the resident Astronomer will introduce you to the galaxy splendors that few were fortunate enough to witness. Private astronomy tuition is also offered upon request to those interested in learning more.

10. Private Sandbank Overnight Experience
Spend an unforgettable romantic night camping under the Maldivian skies on a private sandbank with just you and your partner. A luxurious Bedouin-style tent, which comes with its own toilet, will be set up. Make your way to a candlelit dinner, set up by personal Hosts before they depart to allow you to experience the unspoiled island. Breakfast will be delivered at a pre-arranged time of your choice.