Soneva Jani Maldives

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Soneva Jani is superbly situated on the island of Medhufaru in Noonu Atoll, this gorgeous new luxury resort is located in one of the largest lagoons in the Maldives and it's villas can host between four (one bedroom water retreat) and 10 people (children included).  Extra beds will not be charged for when booking the Mastercard offer.  Please see the Soneva Jani map here:  Resort map

Surrounded by four other untouched islands within the laguna, Soneva Jani boasts fabulous overwater and island villas. Each water villa opens to its very own stretch of lagoon filled with crystal waters and accompanied with with a private pool and a retractable roof, perfect for a spot of romantic stargazing from the master bedroom.

The main facilities of Soneva Jani are located at The Gathering which hosts the main dining outlets as well as a luxury Spa among side the attractive crystal lagoon waters.

Guests can take advantage of the activities around them such as diving at the Soleni Dive Centre, an insane alfresco over water cinema experience and even a bit of retail therapy in the resort's lavish onsite boutique.  Included in the Mastercard Exclusive Offer is the opportunity to go snorkelling with a Marine Biologist around the Noonu Atoll and a chance to see sea turtles and rays.


Stay 7 nights Pay 5 on Best Available Rate includes half-board and more

Value-adds:  Breakfast included, complimentary signature activity of Snorkelling the Noonu Atoll with a Marine Biologist for 2 hours OR a sunset dolphin cruise:  Soneva experiences

Booking period:  10th August 2018 – 26 July 2019

Stay period:         1st September 2018 – 31 July 2019

Blackout dates: 

  • 05th – 22nd February 2019
  • 05th – 30th April 2019


  • Please inform Soneva Jani at least 72 hours in advance of your expected arrival time to Male International Airport (See details in the 'Airports' section)
  • All children are welcome and children under 2 years stay free of charge using children's cots/cribs 
  • All children between 2 and 12 years are charged USD $60 per night for extra beds 
  • All further older children or adults are charged USD $120 per night for extra beds (no charge for additional beds when booking the Mastercard offer)
  • The maximum number of extra beds in a room is 1 
  • Any type of extra bed or child's cot/crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management so please list your requests when booking your room
  • Please carefully check the maximum occupancy levels of each accommodation on the island 
  • Pets are not allowed
  • Please check any visa requirements before travelling

Showcasing beautifully designed villas with spacious master bedrooms and adjoining kids sleeping area. Some of the villas have slides from the top floor directly into the lagoon.  All accommodations have air-conditioning; butler service and bicycles/tricycles and a private swimming pool with deck area outdoor seating and sun loungers and access to the lagoon.

Room type:

  • 1 Bedroom Water Retreat:  411sqm Max occupancy 2 adults + 2 children private pool retractable roof, roof terrace. 1 bedroom water retreat  Option for same villa but with Slide.  See plan:  1 Bedroom water retreat with slide  
  • 2 Bedroom Water Retreat:  573sqm Max occupancy 4 adults + 2 children, private pool and catamaran net, retractable roof.  2 bedroom water retreat  With option for same villa with Slide.  See plan:  2 bedroom water retreat with slide
  • 3 Bedroom Water Retreat:  555sqm Max occupancy 6 adults + 2 children, private pool, catamaran net, retractable roof for star gazing, 2nd floor and water Slide, lagoon vistas.  See plan:  3 bedroom water retreat with slide
  • 3 Bedroom Water Reserve:  625sqm Max occupancy 6 adults + 2 children, private pool, catamaran net, retractable roof for star gazing, slide, 2nd floor.  Children's sleep area.  See plan:  3 bedroom water reserve
  • 4 Bedroom Island Reserve:  1424sqm Max occupancy 8 adults + 2 children.  Spacious indoor-outdoor living areas abound, including a steam bath, changing room, sauna, master bedroom, TV lounge, dining room, private pool, kitchen and wine cellar. The second floor is home to a further three bedrooms with bathrooms and dressing rooms.  Includes Slide.  See plan:  4 bedroom island reserve with slide

Room amenities:

  • Spacious guest rooms with adjoining kids sleeping areas
  • TV & sound system with extensive movie & music playlists
  • Ensuite open bathroom with tub, shower and lagoon access
  • Walk-in mini-bar; Espresso coffee machine and private wine cellar selection personal safe

The Gathering:  A three-storey overwater structure offering various dining outlets. A generous selection of hand-picked fruits, creative juices from the Juice Bar and comforting classics are also on offer and during the day, guests can indulge in freshly-baked pizzas from the wood-fired oven. Live cooking stations showcase superb seafood cuisines and many more mouth-watering culinary delights.

  • Breakfast is served 7:30-22.30
  • Lunch is served 12.30-14.30
  • Dinner is served 19:30-22:30

Other dining options include:

  • So Fresh
  • So Imaginative
  • So Engaging
  • So Starstruck
  • The Gathering Bar
  • So Cool
  • The Gathering Wine Cellar 
  • Zuhairs Island
  • Cinema Paradiso
  • Special Diets 

The children are fully entertained at The Den.  A playground where children can dress-up, play Lego, and take part in fun activities around the island, including snorkelling, gardening, protecting turtles and much more!     

The resort is just a 1-hour visit via speed boat to the resort's sister island Soneva Fushi or by a leisurely half-day cruise to the island of Soneva Fushi onboard Soneva in Aqua  

Soneva Jani offers the following amenities: 

  • Soleni Dive Centre
  • Cinema Paradiso
  • The Observatory
  • The Gardens & Labyrinth
  • The Den
  • Boutique & Gallery
  • Library 

The Soneva Team have curated the following rare and authentic experiences to help create precious, life-enriching stories and memories during your stay on this luxurious island resort:  Experiences brochure

The resort features a luxury spa that focuses on lifestyle and wellbeing. The Spa experts offer superb advice to assist guests to heal, move, and ‘be’.

The Soneva Jani’s Spa is beautifully surrounded by jaw-dropping sparkling turquoise waters… what more could you want but enjoy exhilarating treatments right by the lagoon.


  • The hotel is 40-minute seaplane ride from Male International Airport (Airport Code: MLE)
  • Please inform the hotel of your arrival time at least 72 hours in advance  
  • The cost of a seaplane from Male direct to Soneva Jani is $650 per adult and $325 per child.
  • The current travel option to fly guests from Male Airport to Soneva Jani is via Sea Plane operated by Trans Maldivian Airways. The hotel handles the logistics to fly guests over to Soneva Jani. 
  • Seaplane schedules change daily and have a designated transfer staff who looks after this process.
  • The hotel does not fly guests to the island after sundown via Seaplanes. 
  • The latest time you can arrive in Male and catch the Seaplane is 15.30pm