Located in the Medhufaru lagoon in the Noonu Atoll, Soneva Jani offers the discerning traveller a private eco-luxe retreat sanctuary spread over 5 islands. With breath-taking 360° ocean views and pristine beaches, the latest jewel in the Soneva collection is guaranteed to impress. The resort’s serene and remote location make this the perfect island destination where your retreat participants can truly switch off and recharge.
Your food journey at Soneva Jani can be anything you want. Delicious fresh fruits and creative juices from the Juice Bar, organic garden salads, freshly caught fish, or a customised menu of vegan and vegetarian dishes. Make sure to indulge a little at the Ice Cream and Chocolate Room, and Wine Cellar.. Work up an appetite in the fully-equipped gym and yoga pavilion, enjoy a SUP session, go surfing or book a PT class just for you. Although we don’t blame you if you wish to spend your afternoons lazing in a hammock!
The ideal location to disconnect from the modern-day world, Soneva Jani makes ‘going offline’ easy! Besides private yoga and meditation sessions, the luxury island resort offers several experiences to rebalance your mind-body connection. Inspire your senses with the ultimate Robinson Crusoe Castaway Picnic, a private sunrise breakfast on the sea shore, have lunch on a desert island or sail the night away during an Astronomical Dinner Cruise.
The Soneva Group take environmental and social responsibilities very seriously. Recycling waste materials, using sustainable materials, or preserving ecosystems are just some of the initiatives. Their mission is to create unforgettable, enlightening experiences for guests, while treading lightly on the earth. Other projects are reducing the use of antibiotics in aquaculture, reducing the use of plastics in seafood operations, and reduce their greenhouse gas emissions.
Pretty much everything.. but if we had to choose, the 5.6 kilometre private lagoon surrounding the resort is awe-inspiring, the epic design of the stunning Water Villas and of course the desert island castaway experiences!
The heart of the overwater villas is The Gathering, where guests can find Soneva Jani’s main guest facilities. This three storey structure houses the main dining outlets, library, retail area, wine cellar and spa.
The Soneva team offers a variety of authentic and rare experiences designed to create life-enriching memories. Ranging from castaway desert island picnics, luxury cruises, nature walks and explorative excursions, the resort caters to every kind of traveller.
See the full experience brochure for more information.
Other facilities are Cinema Paradiso (silent! thanks to Bluetooth headphones), organic gardens, tennis courts, cycling tracks, a dive center and complimentary non-motorised watersports.
Soneva Jani currently comprises 24 spacious overwater villas and 1 island villa, and additional beach villas are planned at a later stage.
All Water Retreats include:
These one-bedroom sanctuaries (411sq m!) each have a private pool, overwater nets, plenty of lounge and dining spaces and a retractable roof for stargazing. Some of the villas have their very own water slide! Also boasting a study, walk-in minibar, outdoor shower, dressing, bathroom with shower and tub and living area with sunken seats.REQUEST A QUOTE
This four bedroom overwater villa (1226sq m) features a private pool with catamaran nets, water slide, open air bathroom, and outdoor sofas and daybeds for plenty of rest and relaxation. There are three bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms, and a kids sleeping area. Other amenities are a study, fitness room, a TV lounge with flatscreen TV, and large outdoor deck.
More villa types available.
The three bedroom water retreat (555sq m) comprises two outdoor lounge areas, one protected with a gazebo roof. The downstairs area features a master bedroom with dressing, a study, bathroom, pool with catamaran nets, outdoor shower and daybed, walk-in minibar and a sleeping area for the kids. The second floor offers another bedroom, bathroom, dressing, seating area, and dining sala with roof deck, water slide and breathtaking views of the lagoon.REQUEST A QUOTE
The over-water Soneva Spa offers a soulful sanctuary where guests can enjoy wellness experiences amidst the crystal clear waters. Highly skilled therapists conduct holistic and traditional treatments, designed to reconnect mind, body and spirit. Private yoga and meditation sessions are available for all guests, whether you’re a beginner or advanced yogi. Practice on the dedicated Yoga pavilion, Fitness Center, beach or in the privacy of your own villa. All this is complemented by Soneva’s sauna and steam rooms, where you can relax and simply ‘be’.
Soneva Jani can be reached by a scenic 40 minute seaplane journey from Malé International Airport, a 60 minute speedboat ride from Soneva Fushi, or by a half-day cruise from Soneva Fushi onboard Soneva in Aqua.
With a breezy tropical climate, Maldives’ weather is at its best from December to February. Expect blue skies, low humidity and very little rain.
Low season is from May to November, when prices are at their lowest. Surf lovers should plan their visit from April to October, when surfing conditions are best. Although rain is more likely, the weather is still warm and lovely.
Arrival Experience and Airport Greeters
Your Soneva experience begins the moment you arrive at Male’s International Airport where you will be greeted by Soneva’s private airport representative and escorted to the private seaplane lounge. Light refreshments await in the lounge, where you can relax until you can board the seaplane to Soneva Jani.
Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to room type.
Sea plane transfers required to get to the resort.
Room types displayed are subject to availability.
Check-In: 14:00 hrs
Check-Out: 12:00 hrs
Please note: arrival and departure flight details need to be provided to the resort at least 7 days prior to your stay.
The Spa is open from 10am to 8pm.
The Movement Centre is open from 6am to 11pm.