Soneva Fushi: An Exquisite Oasis of Luxury, Conservation & Wellness

Soneva Fushi: An Exquisite Oasis of Luxury, Conservation & Wellness

Our founder checks into Soneva Fushi in the Maldives a lush spa resort where conversation, special experiences and wellness shine brightly.

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As I set foot on the pristine shores of Soneva Fushi, I was immediately captivated by the sheer beauty and sophistication that enveloped this Maldivian paradise. From the meticulous attention to detail to the seamless integration of sustainable practices, Soneva Fushi is a testament to the perfect fusion of luxury and environmental stewardship. It comes as no surprise that this exceptional resort has been showered with accolades and recognition, including the prestigious World Travel Awards for Leading Eco Resort, reaffirming its commitment to responsible luxury.

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One of Soneva Fushi’s most remarkable initiatives is its coral restoration programme, a testament to the resort’s dedication to preserving the fragile ecosystems of the Maldives. Through its Coral Nursery, the resort’s marine biologists nurture and propagate coral fragments, breathing new life into damaged reefs. This groundbreaking conservation work has earned Soneva Fushi the esteemed Green Fins Award, recognising its pioneering efforts in coral restoration and protection.

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Immersive experiences abound at Soneva Fushi, and the Cinema Paradiso “sense around” experience is a testament to the resort’s commitment to enchant and entertain. As dusk settles, guests recline on plush loungers beneath a star-studded sky, sipping handcrafted cocktails while being transported into the world of cinema. The colossal outdoor screen and state-of-the-art technology create an unparalleled sensory journey, adding an extra layer of magic to the resort’s already awe-inspiring offerings.

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For those seeking to explore the wonders beneath the waves, Soneva Fushi offers unparalleled diving and snorkelling experiences. The crystalline waters surrounding the resort teem with vibrant marine life, inviting guests to immerse themselves in a world of kaleidoscopic coral gardens and encounter majestic sea turtles, graceful manta rays, and an array of tropical fish. Soneva Fushi’s commitment to preserving these delicate ecosystems is evident in its collaboration with local marine experts and its efforts to educate guests about the importance of marine conservation.

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Indulgence takes flight at Flying Sauces, an extraordinary dining concept that elevates culinary experiences to new heights—literally. Picture yourself dining on gourmet dishes served aboard hovering platforms suspended among the treetops, while being serenaded by the gentle rustling of leaves and the symphony of nature. This whimsical dining adventure has earned Soneva Fushi prestigious awards, including recognition from the Condé Nast Traveller Readers’ Choice Awards.

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Families are warmly embraced at Soneva Fushi, and children embark on their own unforgettable adventures at The Den. This captivating children’s club invites young minds to explore the wonders of nature, engage in eco-friendly activities, and forge lasting friendships. Under the guidance of experienced counsellors, children delve into organic gardening, embark on marine conservation projects, and learn about sustainability in a fun and interactive way, while parents revel in their own moments of relaxation and tranquillity.

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Sustainability lies at the core of Soneva Fushi’s ethos, and the resort’s efforts to minimise its ecological footprint are truly commendable. From extensive solar power usage and innovative waste recycling programmes to sourcing organic and locally grown ingredients for its exquisite cuisine, Soneva Fushi sets the benchmark for environmentally responsible hospitality. The resort’s commitment to sustainability has garnered numerous accolades, including the Green Hotelier Award and the World Luxury Hotel Awards, reinforcing its position as a leader in sustainable luxury.

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And when it comes to holistic wellness, Soneva Fushi’s wellness team at Soneva Soul is at the forefront of pioneering practices. Drawing from naturopathy, Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Ayurveda, stem cell therapies, and longevity research, they offer guests transformative experiences that blend ancient wisdom with modern advancements. From immersive spa treatments to tailored wellness programmes, Soneva Soul’s groundbreaking approach to well-being embraces the essence of rejuvenation and longevity.

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Soneva Fushi is an exquisite oasis where luxury, conservation, and wellness intertwine in perfect harmony. It is a sanctuary where guests can indulge in the finest luxuries while knowing that their stay contributes to groundbreaking sustainability efforts and supports innovative wellness practices. Soneva Fushi is not simply a destination; it is an invitation to immerse oneself in a world of beauty, conservation, and transformative well-being.

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Dervla Louli

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Dervla Louli is the Founder of wellness travel portal CompareRetreats.com and a Digital Editorial Consultant based in Hong Kong. She was formerly the Digital Editor of Hong Kong Tatler, the Director of Integrated Content at Edipresse Media Asia and the Managing Editor of Sassy Media Group. She has moderated events at The British Chamber of Commerce, Hong Kong University and Swire Hotels, and was the youngest panel member invited to speak at the Goldman Sachs' International Luxury Conference in 2013. She is a member of the Global Shaper Community, part of the World Economic Forum and a certified yoga teacher.

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