Soneva Jani: the iconic story of Luxury, Sustainability and Pioneering [VIDEO-REVIEW]

A Story of Luxury, Sustainability, and Pioneering

Soneva Jani effortlessly distinguished itself as a premier resort in the Maldives. This article invites you on a journey into the world of Soneva Jani, a story of sustainability, intelligent-luxury, and well-being.

Discover our Video Review from the island as we navigate through the most exciting chapters of one of the most iconic resorts in the world!

Written by: Marvin Mohamed

Largest Overwater Living in the World – The Retreats and Reserves

The Retreats

Located on the north side of the island (North-Jetty), the one-bedroom Retreats are the original and firstly build overwater villas of Soneva Jani. The impressive spaces start from 411 sqm (just for one couple!) and goes all the way to 1,291 sqm (the amazing four-bedroom Retreat). These were the introduction of the signature architecture of Soneva Jani when it all began in 2016. The location back then was so carefully chosen that even today, the Retreats are the ones to book if you are looking for a picture-perfect lagoon, straight from the postcard.  The close proximity to The Gathering, the heart of the island is another plus point to consider.

The Reserves

Located on the southern side (South-Jetty) of the island, the Reserves range from 555 sqm to an impressive 1,788 sqm, offering one of the world’s largest overwater living with stunning infinity pools and up-scale woodwork. Few improvements here, apart from the lavish space is the infinity pool that edges the large terrace and a refreshed look. It is just a place to be for any luxury lover.     

And Even More...! The Island Reserves, Retreats & The Beach Hideaways

Soneva Jani has always been the top resort for overwater living. Those who preferred to be allocated on the beach, would usually choose its sister property: Soneva Fushi.  But being such a customer-oriented property… the guests asked and Soneva listened!  Now Soneva Jani has three options to cater to your preferences if you are the true beach lover!

The Beach Hideaway

This double storey villa spanning 480 sqm, is ideal for couples and small families and is complemented with a private pool and nestled in the mangroves, palm trees and the jungle-lush-green. 

The Island Retreat

Covering 446 sqm, comes with two spacious bedrooms split across two floors, along with a private pool and direct beach access. These villas are ideal for small families and friends looking for an island adventure.

The Island Reserve

With 1,788 sqm of space the 04-bedroom Island Reserve of Soneva Jani is the icon for space, exclusive privacy, and luxury, perfected with a steam bath and sauna it is the epitome of beachfront living.

Discover ‘The Den’ at Soneva Jani, an adventure itself for Children of all ages. 

The Den at Soneva Jani, the largest and most diverse children’s zone in South Asia, plays an important role in providing an unforgettable family experience. Following the playful twist, while parents can only access The Den accompanied by their children, it sure will let your young-one’s imagination run wild. From soothing sensory rooms for the littlest-ones to creative dress-up corners and thrilling ziplines for the older-ones looking for excitement. The Den at Soneva Jani ensures that every young adventurer enjoys a vacation filled with excitements and engaging activities.


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