The Gardens & Labyrinth
Medhufaru island was home to a farm for 10 years before Soneva Jani was conceptualised, and the extensive gardens on the isle are still supplying the fruits, vegetables, herbs and mushrooms to the resort’s kitchens. Wander through the Labyrinth, a meditative maze created out of ficus hedge that follows an ancient circular pattern.
A playground for the imagination where children can dress up, play Lego, and participate in activities around the island, including snorkelling, gardening, protecting turtles and much more. Boutique and Gallery The boutique includes a range of beautiful clothing, jewellery, handicrafts, books, home wares and gifts that reflect the beautiful island.
The library is located on the top deck of The Gathering and offers an inspiring and informative selection of literature on the Maldives and its magnificent underwater world.
Soleni Dive Centre
The Soleni Dive Centre’s multi-lingual PADI instructors as well as the small dive group sizes ensure that you get the best service at all times. There are many dive sites with rich marine life around the resort, sure to tempt all marine enthusiasts. Cinema Paradiso The al fresco, over-water cinema is the fir st ‘silent cinema’ in the Maldives, where you can enjoy classic and modern movies under a blanket of stars while listening on high quality headphones. Indulge in popcorn, snacks, ice cream and beverages, as well as the che f’s special dining menu.
A sophisticated telescope rises up through the floor of the observatory deck, offering enchanted views of the starry sky. The deck is surrounded by four dining tables equipped with screens linked to the view from the telescope.
The resort’s selection of experiences caters to every kind of traveller and includes everything from nature walks and spa treatments to lazy picnics and beyond. Soneva Jani offers a full range of activities including water sports, scuba diving, tennis, dolphin cruises and bicycling along the island’s many trails.
Set within The Gathering, Soneva Spa’s view of the shimmering lagoon sets the tone for soul therapy. Choose from a menu of holistic and traditional treatments conducted by highly skilled therapists using all natural products or indulge in one of the signature journeys. Spa treatments are complemented by the fully-equipped gym and yoga pavilion as well as sauna and steam rooms.