Fushifaru Maldives: Making the Debut end of 2017
Fushifaru Maldives will be open for operation at the end of this year
Located in Lhaviyani Atoll Fushifaru Maldives is the maiden resort of Fushifaru Investment Pvt. Ltd. With an extraordinary land scape, the exquisite island has the ideal local reflection. With “Fushi” meaning “Island” and “faru” meaning “reef” in local Language.
The island sits between two channels connecting the atolls inner lagoon to the outer sea, a large sand bank lies on one side. Fushifaru Kan’du is a national Marine Protected Area teeming with marine life.
With vibrant and extra ordinary sea creatures’ swims in a triangle connecting three of the most distinctive dive sites named after the island in the bigger, southern channel. Renowned Fushifaru Thila, one of the Maldives most popular dive spots and a marine cleaning station, where sums of Cleaner fish attract the likes of Manta Rays, Turtles and many more.
The island is a gateway to a legendary atoll known amongst the locals as where the best divers in the Maldives come from.
Only a few meters away is the island’s very own sandbank, perfect for desert island getaways and all-day lounging.
The resort is 35-minute Seaplane ride away, from the main Velana International Airport.
Fushifaru Maldives occupies 49 beach and water villas which include 18 beach villas with private plunge pool, 26 beach villas and 5 water villas all with stunning outdoor bathrooms, with various categories named inspired by the location of the island. Maakandu (Open Ocean), Etherevary (lagoon), Kandu-Olhi (channel).
Radiating comfort and luxurious coziness with carefully selected Amenities the design compliments the resort.
Newly opening resort has three main food and beverage outlets. Korakali for an international breakfast, lunch, and dinner, while Raakani Grill showcases signature Asian recipes with a focus on the finest local seafood. Fanihandhi Bar is perfect for catching some sun with a cocktail in hand or unwinding to a famous Maldivian sunset.
The resort also offers Dine anywhere options where guests can choose dining experiences such as private sandbank picnic, dinner on the deck of the villa or even aboard the resort’s private yacht.
In-house Heylhi Spa boasts 5 treatment rooms, Sanctuaries that embody the spirit of rejuvenation; a concept inspired by the Cleaner Wrasse fish found commonly throughout the island’s reef. Furthermore, Through the island’s partnership with renowned UK well-being experts, Aromatherapy Associates combined with an indigenous product range from local artisans, Heylhi Spa will be the beating heart of Fushifaru.
Designed with lush, green surroundings, the spa echoes its name Heylhi, which in Dhivehi refers to jungle-like vegetation found at the shoreline. Each treatment room resembles traditional Maldivian cottages, complete with outdoor garden bathrooms.
Moreover, the resort offers various activities for the guests to enjoy during their stay. Guests can get a glimpse of the industrial zone and conservative works done in the atoll. Visiting Tuna Factory Located on the island of Felivaru which is one of the largest fish canning factories in the Maldives. In addition to this, For the last five years, the atoll’s capital island, Naifaru has been home to the atoll’s turtle conservation program, championing numerous social and sustainability volunteer activities.
Furthermore, guests can indulge from a state-of-the-art gym and multi-sports court, to paddle boarding, snorkeling, diving and semi-submarine expeditions, activities are endless at Fushifaru. For an insight into coral rehabilitation and marine education, a Resident Marine Biologist will be on hand to share lessons on conservation and conduct guided snorkeling tours around the island and nearby reefs.
Fushifaru prides itself on being a custodian of conservation and each guest is encouraged to contribute to the resort’s conservation efforts, discover local culture and traditions, all whilst enjoying the wonders of an idyllic and breathtaking island life.