Soneva Jani

An imaginative journey that began over two decades ago, the Soneva story continues with Soneva Jani, the brand’s newest luxury resort offering. Inspired by a word that means ‘wisdom’ in Sanskrit, Soneva Jani encompasses a collection of Water Villas and Island Sanctuaries set within a lagoon of crystal clear waters, fringed by pristine beaches and blanketed in lush tropical greenery.

1 Bedroom Water Retreat

Swim in the pool or ocean, dine on the roof deck and gaze at the stars from your bed. A separate children's room offers you privacy.

  • Villa
  • Over Water
  • 1 Room
  • Single Villa
  • Direct Water
  • With A Private Pool
  • 4746.88 sq ft.

1 Bedroom Water Retreat (with Slide)

Spread across two floors, the 1 Bedroom Water Retreat comes with a private pool surrounded by ample area for sunbathing and taking in ocean vistas. Watch the stars from the comfort of the master bedroom with the villa's retractable roof.

  • Villa
  • Over Water
  • 1 Room
  • Single Villa
  • Direct Water
  • With A Private Pool
  • 4746.88 sq ft.

2 Bedroom Water Retreat

With a pool, catamaran net, sunken seats and daybed, the 2 Bedroom Water Retreat affords a wealth of tropical lounging opportunities. The first floor offers a spacious bedroom with retractable roof, bathroom, dressing room, outdoor shower, walk-in minibar, TV lounge and childrens’ sleeping area.

  • Villa
  • Over Water
  • 2
  • Duplex
  • Direct Water
  • With A Private Pool
  • 6167.720 sq ft.

2 Bedroom Water Retreat (with Slide)

A villa with spacious rooms and plenty of choices for lounging. Choose wine from the cellar for sundowners before sleeping under the stars.

  • Villa
  • Over Water
  • 2
  • Single Villa
  • Direct Water
  • With A Private Pool
  • 5973.97 sq ft.

3 Bedroom Water Reserve (with Slide)

Choose from the tropical sun or the cool shade with two outdoor sunken seating areas, one protected with a roof. The lower floor offers a master bedroom with retractable roof, study, bathroom, pool and catamaran net, outdoor shower and daybed, walk-in minibar and a sleeping area for the children and an en-suite guest bedroom.

  • Villa
  • Over Water
  • 3
  • Duplex
  • Direct Water
  • With A Private Pool
  • 5973.97 sq ft.

4 Bedroom Island Reserve

An expansive beachfront suite, the Island Reserve affords a wealth of luxury while allowing for customisation depending on your requirements. Spacious indoor-outdoor living areas abound, including a steam bath, changing room, sauna, master bedroom, TV lounge, dining room, private pool, kitchen and wine cellar.

  • Villa
  • Beach
  • 4
  • Duplex
  • Direct Beach
  • With A Private Pool
  • 15327.808 sq ft.

4 Bedroom Water Reserve (with Slide)

This our idea of what overwater living should be, with a huge 1,226 square metres of luxurious living space and uninhibited views in every direction. This huge villa features three private bedrooms, in addition to a study, gym, an outdoor shower and daybed, TV lounge, walk-in minibar and a sleeping area for the children, as well as a water slide from the top deck into the lagoon below.

  • Villa
  • Over Water
  • 4
  • Duplex
  • Direct Water
  • With A Private Pool
  • 13196.554 sq ft.
Soneva Spa

Soneva Spa

Inspired by the resort’s name, Jani means wisdom in Sanskrit, we encourage guests to learn new skills and rethink their lifestyles with a focus on wellness. Our in-house experts will be on hand to offer advice to assist guests to heal, move, and ‘be’. Spa treatments are complemented by the fully-equipped gym and yoga pavilion, outdoor spa champas, as well as sauna and steam rooms.

Private Beach Dinner

An exclusive invite to the most private beach dinner on the South Beach of our beautiful lagoon, only a short boat ride away from the Gathering. Take your place at a beautifully-made table on the water's edge and enjoy a bespoke menu, created to suit your culinary palate.

Astronomy Dinner Cruise

Astronomy Dinner Cruise

Join us for an unforgettable astronomical adventure, where you will head out into the Indian Ocean for a unique dining experience under the stars. Enjoy dinner and wines while watching the sun set over the Indian Ocean, before learning the secrets of the sky from our expert resident Astronomer.

North Beach Private Sunrise Breakfast

North Beach Private Sunrise Breakfast

Let us take you to the North tip of the jetty, where a wonderful continental breakfast, prepared on the sea shore, awaits. As you delight in a delicious morning meal, bask in the almost spiritual light of the rising sun as the waves lap gently on the seashore.

In-Villa Dining

In-Villa Dining

Take advantage of your tropical living spaces with breakfast, lunch, dinner or late-night treats in the intimacy of your villa.
Choose from the pages of our In-Villa Dining menu, or imagine a meal of your very own and ask our chefs to bring it to life.

Destination Dining

Destination Dining

A candlelit dinner under the stars. A private picnic with only your loved ones. Curate your very own menu with our experienced Chefs for the perfect meal. Choose the spot that speaks to you, be it with your toes in the sand or in the azure waters, hidden away on a deserted island or in our lush organic gardens.

The Gathering Bar

The Gathering Bar

Drinks and tapas can be enjoyed at any time at this day-into-evening overwater bar. As the sun begins to set, ease into an organic aperitif. Our main bar has one of the best selections of freshly made cocktails, spirits and liqueurs in the Maldives.

Wine Cellar

Wine Cellar

Housed in the extraordinary wine tower within the Gathering, the Wine Cellar features a selection that includes mostly organic or biodynamic wines. Chat with our sommeliers or organise a private wine tasting or wine dinner at any destination.

So Cool

So Cool

Soneva is famous for its complimentary Ice Cream and Chocolate Rooms. At Soneva Jani the ice cream and chocolate are all at So Cool, with a variety of flavours of ice cream to choose from and handmade chocolates from our in-house chocolatiers.

So Engaging

So Engaging

So Engaging is our chef's table, which offers a mystery menu for five very special guests. Get a front row seat to the action, and converse with our chef as he prepares exciting, delicious dishes for his guests of honour.

So Imaginative

So Imaginative

Trick your mind and tastebuds with culinary chemistry at So Imaginative, Soneva’s experimental tasting room. Our sommeliers create inspired wine tastings and wine dinners, selecting the perfect pairings from the wine tower.

So Fresh

So Fresh

The day begins here with an endless spread of fresh fruits, comforting classics and juices from our Juice Bar. The day continues with a bountiful buffet of organic garden salads and live cooking stations with our wood-fired pizza oven, tandoors and grills with bespoke pizzas and freshly caught and grilled to order fish.

Full Moon Dinner

Full Moon Dinner

A unique dining experience prepared only one a month over the lunar cycle in celebration of the full moon. Entertain your appetite with dinner under a brightly lit night sky, served on the sandbar of Baraveli Beach. Please ask your Mr./Ms. Friday for this month's full moon dates.

Cinema Paradiso

Cinema Paradiso

Join our public screenings of classic films and contemporary favourites or take our Cinema Paradiso experience to new heights by booking a private viewing and letting our chefs craft the perfect menu of comfort food and delicious nibbles.

Complimentary Water Sports

Complimentary Water Sports

We offer a range of complimentary non-motorised water sports, including kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding, windsurfing, kite-surfing and catamaran sailing. Private tuition is available at an additional charge on an hourly basis.

Eco-Friendly Surfing

Eco-Friendly Surfing

Discover less chartered and secret surf breaks in the Baa and Noonu Atoll accompanied by our experienced surf instructor/guides. All surf breaks are accessible within a 5-35 minute speedboat ride. Surf season is dependent on Mother Nature's mood, although it does peak from May through to September.

Diving

Diving

The Soleni Dive Centre’s multi-lingual PADI instructors and small dive group sizes ensure that you get a world-class diving experience, whether you’re doing your first or your hundredth dive.

Noonu Atoll Guided Snorkelling

Noonu Atoll Guided Snorkelling

Take an aquatic adventure through the waters of the Noonu Atoll and discover the diversity of Maldivian marine life, guided by our resident Marine Biologist. Our atoll-native sea turtles and rays may make a special appearance, as you glide through the sea.

Sunset Dolphin Cruise

Sunset Dolphin Cruise

Get ready for a fascinating experience; watching dozens of playful dolphins in the light of the setting sun. While you cruise deeper into the waters, you will be served a selection of canapés and flute of Champagne.

So Starstruck

So Starstruck

Gaze into the night sky at the first overwater observatory in the Maldives. Eleos, a 16" Schmidt-Cassegraain scope, is the largest in the Maldives. Her magnification power means Jupiter, Saturn and the moon look breathtaking. Eleos can also see M104, the Sombrero Galaxy, that sits 31 million light years away.

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