The Island of Kanifushi is situated in the sparsely populated Lhaviyani Atoll, and has a size approximately 2km length and 90 meters wide.
The international airport Velana is 133km away and can be reached in about 30 minutes transfer by seaplane.
The Hotel :
This new resort is characterized by the spaciousness of the island, providing its guests a five star retreat. Lush green palm trees and pristine white beaches stretch along this tropical paradise, with a large natural coral reef composing a scenery beyond words.
All the private villas, built with natural materials, timber, marble and granite offer luxury and maximum privacy.
The resort features the main restaurant with live cooking stations, the first vegetarian restaurant in Maldives "Just Veg"and and the restaurant "Teppanyaki Grill". In the hotel's facilities are also included 2 swimming pools, a kid's club, free wireless internet access and a doctor stationed at the hotel. Visit the magnificent Akiri Spa, a complex of 12 treatment rooms and experience a unique journey to the world of relaxation.
* free entrance at the airport lounge while waiting for the transfer to / from the island.
* by a reservation at a Sunset Junior Suite you get one bottle of sparkling wine and Canapes, daily one platter with fruits, one bottle of white wine, one bottle of red wine.
* by a reservation at a Sunset pool Villa you get one bottle of champagne and Canapes, daily one platter with fruits, one bottle of white wine, one bottle of red wine, butler-service, ''muffin service'' with coffee / tea in the morning, a-la-carte breakfast at ''The Sunset'' pool bar, and the possibility for getting dinner at the ''Liquid'' restaurant.
Total 150, all at the sunset side.
Sunset Beach Villa
approx.100 sq m including outdoor area,
Traditional and modern / functional at the same time, with seating area and a day bed, half open bathroom with bathtub with whirlpool function, shower room, WC, bathrobe, hair dryer, TV with surround system , DVD / CD player, telephone, iPod ® station, air conditioning, ceiling fan, coffee making facilities, minibar and safe. They are all set at the first row to the beach, surrounded by vegetation.
Sunset Junior Suite
approx. 132 m² including outdoor area,
Such as Sunset Beach villa, spacious and with more distance between the villas for more privacy.
Our guests staying in Sunset Junior Suites get 1 bottle of sparkling wine and canapes on arrival.
Daily fresh fruits in the room and wine.
Sunset Pool Villa
approx 192 sq m including outdoor area,
Same as Sunset Beach Villa, even more spacious with large terrace in a very private location at the tip of the island, with private swimming pool in the garden area.
Our guests staying in Sunset pool villas get 1 bottle of champagne with canapes upon arrival. Butler service, daily fruits in the room, "muffin-special" with coffee or tea in the morning. The possibility to take their breakfast in their room and daily wine.
It is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, serving full, international buffet with combination of a la carte menus. Additionally features various themed evenings & special events.
"Just Veg" restaurant
The first vegetarian restaurant in Maldives. Situated at the most ideal spot of the Island, features speciality Asian Cuisine - a wonderful fusion of Indian & Chinese cuisine. Open only for dinner.
"Teppanyaki Grill" restaurant
Experience the Japanish Teppanyaki way of cooking..
"The Liguid" bar
Bar with pool at the sunset side of the island. It is ideal for a midday snack or lunch.
Overlooking one of the largest swimming pools in Maldives, at the edge of Lhaviyani Atoll with views of the deep blue ocean.
Our rates include Premium All inclusive:
Breakfast buffet as well as lunch and dinner buffet, partly menu in the main restaurant and 1 "fine dining" menu at "The Sunset" restaurant per person/week.
Snacks at "The Liquid" and at "The Sunset" bar and coffee shop, a big selection of drinks (soft drinks, juices, tea & coffee, alcoholic drinks including sparkling wine, wine, spirits and cocktails) of 09.30 - 00.30. Afternoon coffee / tea and snacks, minibar (2 fillings per day with soft drinks, beer, wine and small snacks).
In addition, 1 "Sunset Fishing" excursion per stay and 1 more excursion per person/stay (from a selection) are included, as well as the use of many sports facilities and 20% discount on the first two dives (PADI certification).
There is evening entertainment several times a week, with live music, as well as various excursions organized by the hotel.
Sports & Fitness
Included: gym, billiards, tennis, Windsurfing, catamaran,
For a fee: water skiing, jet skiing, deep sea fishing.
Twice in the morning and once in the afternoon you can take the free shuttle boat to the reef of the island. The snorkeling equipment is also included. Professional divers will guide you to several popular dive sites, close to the island, such as the Ship-yard, Anemone Thila, Fushivaru Thila and Aliha Giri.
Beauty & Wellness
Visit the beautiful "Akiri Spa", a complex of 6 treatment rooms with stunning views of the Indian Ocean.
For a fee: Massage treatments, beauty treatments.
Ideal for Kids
Kid's club facilities and organized activities for the young guests. It is open for children 4-12 years old.
with a minimum stay of 5 nights:fruits upon arrival, one bottle of sparkling wine, a small wedding cake and a couple's massage treatment at the spa.
with a minimum stay of 7 nights:fruits upon arrival, one bottle of sparkling wine, a small wedding cake and a couple's massage treatment at the spa, 1 cocktail during the sunset at the villa and one candlelight dinner.
with a minimum stay of 10 nights in a sunset junior suite or sunset pool villa:
fruits upon arrival, one bottle of sparkling wine, a small wedding cake and a couple's massage , 1 romantic candlelight dinner as well as 1 "Sunset Cocktail" in their villa. 1 "Sunset cruise" and a treatment pedicure/manicure per stay.
We accept reservations from countries all over the globe. We will be happy to get your request at:
or through our request forms you can find at our webpage.
Extra supplements: Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve supplement are obligatory and already included in our rates.
* Transfer is obligatory and already included in our rates. Please provide your flight information (arrival and departure flight number and time).
* Seaplane transfer: The duration for sea plane transfer can be from 20 minutes till 1 hour time. No night transfer by sea plane is possible. Transfer by seaplane is available from 06:00 until 16:30, every day. If your arrival time at Male is after 15:30 or your departure flight is after 16:30 pm, you must stay one night in an airport hotel.
The maximum luggage allowance for this type of transfer is 20kg per person
Check in – Check out Information:
* Check in time: Your room is available for you from 14:00 on your arrival date. If you want to take your room earlier please arrange it upon arrival. For a guarantee early check in, you have to book one additional night.
* Check out time: You have to leave your room at 12:00 on your departure date. If you want a late check out, please arrange it with your resort’s reception desk. For a guarantee late check out, you have to book one additional night.
Meal Plan Information:.
** Same meal plan must be booked for all travellers in the same room.
** Same meal plan must be booked for entire stay.
** If you have booked your accommodation with BB, HB or FB please note that drinks are not included.
BB = Bed and Breakfast Drinks not included unless mentioned.
HB = Halfboard. Breakfast and Dinner(drinks not included unless mentioned). A lot of the resorts give you the possibility to change dinner to lunch. Please contact the reception.
FB = Full board. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner(drinks not included unless mentioned).
ALL= All inclusive. Breakfast, Lunch , Dinner and a big list of alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks. A lot of resorts by All Inclusive Meal plan offer tea breaks and small snacks during the day. You can check details information at each hotel’s page.
** Infants under 2 years pay a fixed rate of USD 8 per night directly to the hotel.
** With effect from 01 January 2012, a new airport tax is payable by all passengers departing from Male. The charge is $25.00 per departing international passenger (age 2 years and above). The tax can be paid by cash or credit card direct at the airport of Male.
** Do not forget to check that your passports have all necessary information for the entrance in Maldives. More information you can find at:
Maldives Immigration Office
or contact Maldives consulate / embassy in your country.
** The rates you see in our Online Hotel Booking Engine and our website are only valid for reservations made through GUNA Travel Germany GmbH.
* Free nights Offer:Free nights do not include Bed Tax of USD8 per day and per person. This charge is payable direct to the hotel.
*** General Booking Conditions ***
For the booking following details are necessary:
1) Correct guests' names they way they are written in the passports
2) Arrival and departure flight details (flight number and arrival / departure time).
Deadline for changes and cancellations
* for reservations made at least 1 month before check in date there will be a deadline of 2 working days for changes or cancellations.
* for reservations made less than 1 month before check in date we can not give any deadline and full payment is required.
Change and Cancellation policy:
After the "free cancellation" deadline the following cancellation fees will apply:
Cancellation until 30 days before arrival: 30% cancellation fees of the total amount.
Cancellation between 29 days and 16 days before arrival: 50% cancellation fees
Cancellation between 15 days and 08 days before arrival: 65% cancellation fees
Cancellation between 07 days and 04 days before arrival: 80% cancellation fees
Cancellation between 03 days before arrival and arrival day/noon: 90% cancellation fees
Changes or cancellations after arrival date/noon or check in are NOT possible!
Payment policy for bookings made AT LEAST 1 month before check in date:
* Till the end of the cancellation option date, we will need 30% prepayment of the total booking amount.
* The rest payment of 70% is necessary latest one month before check in date.
Payment policy for bookings made LESS than 1 month before check in date:
* Full payment is required at the time of confirmation.
Payments are possible either by bank transfer to one of our company bank accounts in Germany
or through Credit Card (Master, Visa) with no extra charge.
Early booking discount:.
Valid for confirmed reservations up to 60 or 30 days before check - in.