Here is what we know about the first overwater Cinema at Soneva Jani
The renowned luxury hotel brand, Soneva’s newest property, Soneva Jani is inclusive of the impressive Cinema Paradiso. The first overwater silent cinema in the Maldives inspires extraordinary and rare experiences. Soneva Jani continues to demonstrate Soneva’s philosophy of intelligent luxury by incorporating the cinema consistently with its surroundings.
A massive viewing screen floats on the lagoon, Bluetooth headphones are provided for the guests in order to enjoy their movies without disrupting the island’s natural environment. A selections of films airs twice a week at Cinema Paradiso. Classic movies as well as family friendly favourites are screened considering the nesting wildlife and never disturbing the calm of the ecosystem.
The spectacularly set silent cinema is completed by comfortable loungers that come with pillows and blankets. Soneva Jani gives a new perspective to ‘going to the movies’ by making it a relaxing evening under the stars. Fresh popcorn as well as sweet treats from Soneva’s signature So Cool chocolate and ice cream rooms are provided to enhance the guest’s experience.
Guests who seek to indulge in an even more sophisticated treat can request for a special treat, Soneva’s excellent Chef can create a dining menu especially for the evening’s film. As an alternative, for a truly exquisite experience, guests have the option of arranging a private screening of their favourite film.
The cinema is easily accessible by one of Soneva’s solar paneled boats from the overwater villas, or by a cycle, buggy or a pleasant walk across the island. The south end of the main Medhufaru Island hosts the uniquely set cinema.
Soneva Jani, as the latest addition to the luxury resort from Soneva in the Maldives, comprises of 24 water villas and one island villa. Each water villa includes a private pool and opens to its own stretch of lagoon. An exciting feature in some villas incorporates are slides going directly from the top deck into the lagoon below. The Soneva brand is well-known for its sustainable conducts. All the properties, the spacious villas feature beautifully designed interiors by Ms. Eva Shivdasani, one of Soneva’s co-founders.