Amilla Fushi, Maldives

Amilla Fushi is a unique 5* deluxe island resort located in Baa Atoll, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve in the Maldives. Transfer by seaplane takes 30 minutes from Malé International Airport by seaplane. The resort which literally means ‘Your Island Home’ offers 59 comfortable villas that hover over crystal clear waters, are located on the beach and nestled amongst tree topsand eight beach residences with 4 to 8 bedrooms. Luxurious accommodations of 200 sq.m. to 3000 sq.m. – each with a private pool and personal butler (Katheeb) – feature contemporary architecture and snow-white interiors in sinc with natural materials. Gastronomic variety of the resort will impress the most demanding gourmands: breathtaking overwater signature restaurant Feeling KOI offers authentic modern Japanese dining presented in a playful Latin-influenced style; the restaurant complex Baazaar located by the main pool and uniting 6 food/ restaurant concepts under one umbrella (Baazaar Bar, Joe’s Pizza, Barolo Grill, WOK, Fresh and the first Fish & Chip Shop in the Maldives); the old fashioned, artisanal, gourmet café and deli The Emperor Beach Club which is a marketplace of fresh fruits, vegetables, meats and pastry as well as a beach club hang out with BBQs, DJ and a cafe with light snacks; The Wine Shop and Cellar Door boasting a collection of 8000 bottles from all over the world and offering regular wine and cheese tastings or family style dinners; the 1 OAK Lounge serving a selection of signature cocktails crafted to suit the stunning tropical setting.

Pop-up version of the famous restaurant Bread Street Kitchen by Gordon Ramsay (also open in London, Singapore, Hong Kong and Dubai) is open during New Year and Easter holidays, it is an ideal venue if you are looking for a catch-up with friends or just craving some family time – a lively hangout that uses fresh, seasonal ingredients and delivers globally-inspired menus to the high standard you’d expect from a Gordon Ramsay restaurant.

Amilla Fushi’s Destination Dining boasts a new setting on the island called Mystique Garden that offers a whole new level of personalized dining experiences. A magical location for a dining event like no other. Family style cuisine served to a backdrop of enchantment with a dash of Amilla sparkle.

Holiday-makers seeking relaxation will indulge in Javvu Spa, featuring 10 treatment pods, a dedicated yoga and meditation pavilion, a tea lounge, gym, sauna and steam rooms and a separate wet room area. For those who prefer active rest there is a spacious outdoor swimming pool (1200 sq.m), the largest in Maldives, and HUB (Home of Underwater Biosphere), a centre of watersports and diving managed by Dive Butler International. For children Amilla Fushi offers a dedicated kids club Sultan’s Village, babysitter services, an artist studio, a marine biology centre and diverse excursions.

Nowhere on earth is the sea as captivating as it is here, lapping at the shores of Amilla Fushi. The breathtaking waters of the Indian Ocean surrounding this pristine island offer endless opportunities to discover and explore a magnificent underwater world that lies beneath the glittering surface. This environment is so rich in marine life that the area was designated a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2011, largely due to the population of majestic Manta Rays that visit Hanifaru Bay during the southwest monsoon (usually between June and October).