Huvafen Fushi is a Luxury Boutique Hotel located in North Male Atoll. In Dhivehi, Huvafen Fushi literally means "Dream Island", a name in perfect match with the style and concept of the Resort. The resort is a super blend of Maldivian architecture and hip-chic features : thatched rooms villas on the outside and on the inside, sophisticated design, contemporary furniture, high-tech equipment, and last but not least...cool events which all contribute to make Huvafen Fushi a true Dream Island.
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Category 5***** Ultra • Number of Villas44 Villas & Suites and 2 Luxury Dhonis • Location North Male Atoll • Island Size Width - 120m / Length - 325m • Transfer 30 mns by Speedboat or 15 mns by Seaplane • Airport distance 24km (15 miles) • Diving Very Good • Snorkeling Very Good • Lagoon Good
Per Aquum Huvafen Fushi is a Luxury Boutique Hotel located in North Male Atoll, on a beautiful small and narrow Island, at 30 mns by speedboat from Male Airport. In Dhivehi- the Maldivian language-, Huvafen Fushi literally means "Dream Island" ("Huvafen" for Dream and "Fushi" for Island )... a name that indeed is in perfect match with the style and concept of the Resort.
Huvafen Fushi ideally mixes Maldives style with hip and chic features : thatched rooms villas on the outside and on the inside, unique amenities, sophisticated design, contemporary furniture, high-tech equipment, and last but not least...cool events which all contribute to make Huvafen Fushi a truly dreamy island.
Creative and special in many ways, almost futuristic sometimes but remaining traditional and discreet, Huvafen Fushi is a unique concept introduced for the first time in Maldives in 2005 by Retreats, Resorts and Residences, Worldwide renown for being one of the most creative Hotel Company in the World providing ultimate Luxury without opulence.
Exclusively tailored for a high-end clientele looking for special experiences, Huvafen Fushi rapidly became one of the world's hottest Hotel and contributed to make the Maldives one of the most favourite place for jet set travelers.
The Island itself is a bliss when it comes to Nature: small and narrow, it has - according to our criteria on natural assets, The Absolute winning combination: a beautiful blue lagoon perfect for water sports on one side, and on the other, rich reefs and coral walls, ideal for snorkeling.
The accommodation choice is very wide with luxury beach bungalows, private very luxurious villas all hidden in a preserved tropical vegetation, amazing water bungalows on the lagoon or reef side, 2 top gorgeous high-end water Suites and 2 Luxury Dhonis. All Villas & Suites have a plunge pool, design lines and furniture, great views on the Ocean, featured with very thoughtful guest accessories ( an anti stress ball is even offered as a thoughtful gift ) and are equipped with the latest technology ( Huvafen Fushi was one of the first to have introduced iPod docks and an excellent in-and-out sound system.
Dining is among the best in Maldives, notably with 2 excellent over water restaurants : Raw, the 100% Raw Restaurant serving Spa/Healthy food, with front desk Chef and Salt, serving a creative fusion Cuisine influenced by Asia and Europe.
Out passing any dreams, the amazing Underground Wine Cellar (also first of its kind in Maldives...) will astonish the most exigent Wine Lover providing not only a fabulous place but also some of the best Cuvee's and Champagne Collection in Asia.
Leisure and activities offer a perfect array of choices and spots to seduce all types of lagoon riders and snorkelers. Some of the best Diving spots of the area are also rapidly accessible from the island shores.
Iconic, famous and truly innovative in many ways Huvafen Fushi hosts the World's first Underwater Spa, standing at 7 meters under the lagoon in the middle of a coral garden and surrounded by thousands of colourful fishes swimming around the 180 degree panoramic windows.
Besides all traditional Maldives resorts activities Huvafen Fushi added from the beginning a more special touch with exceptional happenings gathered under the resort Signature Events called Pulse. This cool and arty series of events gather renown people from the Art & Lifestyle worlds, to perform and present their work during special events.
From any perspective, Huvafen Fushi does not only carry a great name but makes it happen. Just live it as you feel, play it tropical or edgy, everything will be proposed to full fill your mood, tastes and your highest exigencies. Be sure to find there some of the most original and high-standard features in the all Maldives.
Huvafen Fushi is definitely the place to be if you want to live the Maldives Dream with a twist of originality and barefoot-hip atmosphere.
Words are not enough to describe the place and the moment. The place is just unreal and magic. The massages are executed by some of the best therapists. The perfect Dream. We've filmed it for you...Don't miss our HD Video of Huvafen Fushi for a preview!
We love Music. It was logical that we would recommend such a moment. If you're a Music lover too, just try it on the terrace or in the plunge pool and...Enjoy. A very simple but yet great Moment. Note: an iPod is at disposal with a Music pre selection from the Resort. More can be borrowed at the Resort Music Library
Meet your Sommelier at 15 meters underground in one of the finest Wine Cellar in Asia. Going downstairs, from white sand to a Golden lighted hidden place, it takes only a few seconds to be transported in another world and have a moment of fine pleasure.
Set over the lagoon on the Sunset side, Raw is one of the best Spa restaurant in Maldives with a Chef executing the Art of cutting and cooking in front of our eyes. Yummy and Healthy. Note: Don't forget to book your favourite table in advance ! The restaurant is set in an intimate space and very much demanded.
North Kaafu (north Male)
With 43 naturally modern bungalows, one family residence and 2 Luxury Dhonis, Huvafen Fushi offers high levels of hospitality coupled with untouched privacy.
All Villas have been designed to guarantee seclusion and comfort with their own plunge pool, sundecks and private beach, indoor and outdoor Bose surround sound system, fully loaded iPods, plasma screens and several other luxurious amenities...
A Butler is at your service at arrival to help you spend a perfect time on the island.
Traditional on the outside, modern on design and fitted with cutting edge technology on the inside, the legendary Maldivian boat has been transformed into a luxurious cruising nest for two.
The equipment on board has nothing to envy to luxurious resorts with a king-sized bed and Frette linen, Bose surround sound, i-Pod, DVD player and LCD screen, a fully-equipped kitchen with a well-stocked Smeg fridge, and last but not least a spacious Philippe Starck-designed bathroom and living area.
A dedicated crew and your private butler are on call for every voyage, ensuring every request can be catered for. A beautiful Experience to live when you're in the Maldives.
1 bedroom. The Beach Bungalows are located on the beach and face the island pristine lagoon. They offer direct access to the beach, a hidden garden with a plunge pool and a front deck with daybed facing the lagoon. The bungalows are spacious, intimate and very tastefully decorated with contemporary furniture and amenities. 32' in. Plasma Screen TV. An excellent value for the Resort first Room category
1 bedroom. The Deluxe Beach Bungalow are identical to the Beach Bungalow with a much wider outdoor living area and more selective range of designer furnishings.
3 bedrooms. 2 bathrooms. Hidden in a lush oceanfront garden with direct access to the beach, CUBE is a sanctuary set in a world of its own. The beautiful and superbly designed Villa has everything to live in : a living room, a kitchen with a walk-in pantry, a dining room wide enough to welcome up to 10 people and bathed in natural light, in-room entertainment system, a wine fridge, two fully-stocked mini-bars, a game room with the latest video game consoles and a lounge stocked with movie bestsellers and the play list of your choice. Floor-to-ceiling glass doors, look out to the shaded pool garden and yoga pavilion. At the first level, overlooking the lagoon, the master bedroom and two guest rooms are bedecked with polished timber floors and ceilings. The enclosed garden terraces have two semi-outdoor bathrooms. CUBE comes with an endless range of amenities and accessories.
2 bedrooms. The Beach Pavilion is a private residence located on the beach with its own private beach. The master bedroom on the upper floor offers views through the glass floor down to the infinity pool as well as straight out through the floor-to-ceiling glass window to the lagoon. Outdoor there is open-air shower, a tropical garden at the front, ponds at the back, an oversized bath and a private beach. The second bedroom has its own indoor/outdoor bathroom with rain shower and separate outdoor deck. The dining room overlooks the entry ponds. An expansive fibre-optic lit pool, extending itself on almost all the terrace, flows inside-out from the Residence. A central living area offers a Bose surround sound theatre system with 60" plasma screen and DVD, designer fittings and unlimited luxuries.
1 bedroom. The Lagoon Bungalows are situated on the lagoon side of the island, right above crystalline waters and turned towards the Sunrise. These spacious Water Villas are the first Over Water category of Huvafen Fushi. Modern on the inside and very traditional on the outside they offer a bathroom with view on the lagoon, a plunge pool, a sala and a complete set of luxurious amenities.
1 bedroom. Our favourite "standard" Water bungalows at Huvafen Fushi. Settled on the reef side of the island with unobstructed views at the horizon and the Sunset, they offer great space and amenities. Almost identical to the lagoon Bungalows, they also provide on the side, a separate Living-Room with glass bottom floor, a sofa and open views to the sea.
2 bedrooms. 2 bathrooms. Located on the reef side, turned to the Sunset, the Ocean Pavilions are one of the most beautiful Water Villas ever built in Maldives. Stylish and tasteful with an exquisite living space the Ocean Pavilions are completely separated from the rest of the island by automatic fence doors living the private jetty open only to the Pavilions residents. The long fibre-optic lit Infinity Pool is built In and Out the Villa, starting from the outside wide deck and extending itself until the Lounge area inside. The open plan master bedroom is extremely well decorated and very spacious. The second bedroom has direct access to its own outdoor deck. A Jacuzzi stands close to the Pool on the terrace.
1 bedroom. One of the best way to spend a holiday in Maldives : Far away from everything, on board of one of this beautiful handcrafted Maldivian traditional Dhoni fitted out with designer luxuries. All Dhonis are bookable in combination with all room types. We love them and highly advise to experience a cruise at least once in your lifetime.
Plunge-Pool • Butler Service • Fully air-conditioned • Ceiling fans • En-suite Bathroom • Internet access by LAN line • IDD telephone • 1 iPod Dock and 1 fully loaded iPod • GSM mobile services • Complimentary in-Villa bottled drinking water • TV with DVD • Surround sound system music player • Music CD collection • Satellite • Coffee/espresso makers • Mini bar • Personal safes • Hairdryers • Golfing umbrellas • Torches • Mosquito repellents • Bath-robes • Slippers • Complimentary toiletries.
Children are welcome, but the Resort has no particular activity nor areas for them.
Huvafen Fushi has 4 restaurants, 1 bar, 2 private dining options and a fantastic underground Wine Cellar. Gastronomy ranges from the simplest salad, snacks and pizzas, to high-end Organic and Fusion Cuisine, primed for its originality and quality.
Celsius, the resort main restaurant is located over the lagoon, and proposes a simple yet delicious menu. The choice goes from simple salads to snacks with everything in-between. Asiatic food and some Maldivian dishes are also at the menu.
For for All Daily meals.
Fogliani Restaurant is the most casual restaurant of Huvafen Fushi. The pizzeria trattoria is settled on the beach, under the palm trees, and proposes delicious Italian antipasti, pizzas from the oven and various international dishes. Fogliani is ideal for families and if you like to eat barefoot with your toes in the sand !
Open for lunch.
Salt is set over water, facing the Sunset. Romantic, the resort Gourmet Restaurant features a menu inspired by some of the best European and Asiatic Cuisine with a particular focus on Seafood. An Open Cuisine with Executive Top Chef adds a great touch to this fine restaurant.
Raw is a small restaurant set over water serving 100% Raw Food and healthy drinks as well as fine dishes elaborated to make you Top Healthy. A Chef stands at the front desk to cut and cook. Extremely refined and serving ultra fresh food only, Raw is probably one of the best Restaurant of this kind in Maldives.
Umbar, the resort main Bar is great for a Drink or a snack at any time of the day. Set-up close to the Infinity Pool and sun beds it has a very relax atmosphere during the day and at night takes some cool vibes with a studied cosy lighting and ambiance. The Music, the cocktails, the location...everything just fits perfectly with the island Style.
Open All day
Vinum , the resort wine Cellar is hidden at 7 meters (28 ft) below the sand. Vinum is one of the most exclusive and rich wine Cellar in Asia. Astonishing first by its concept it amazes also for its choice and atmosphere. Cellaring over 6,000 bottles of the world’s finest wines it features over 700 references from both the Old and New World. Inside the Cellar is a breathtaking vision : golden lights, candles, virtual fireplace burning on the ceiling, treasures of Wines and Champagnes everywhere around and your Sommelier waiting for you to start the discovery. AMAZING.
For Drinks and Lunches.
Lime Spa is set away from the island both Under and Over the lagoon. Huvafen Fushi was the first Hotel in the world to open an Underwater Spa. Famous Worldwide, Lime Spa is a surreal and magical place to be pampered and have a massage. The Spa has 2 underwater rooms and 8 superb over water Bungalows with glass bottom floors and infinite views on the lagoon. A massage underwater is an absolute Must to be experienced at least once in a lifetime !
Lime is managed by Retreats, Resorts and Residences and stands faithfully in the Philosophy of the Company. Beside being visually breathtaking, Lime Spa offers a exhaustive choice of traditional and innovative massages and holistic treatments plus excellent facials. Asiatic and European massages are made both separately or in fusion with each other. The all classical range of Body Treatments are executed by highly trained therapists coming from all over the world.
The choice is completed by well being consultations, Iridology, Reiki, nutritional advices, Reflexology, Shirodhara, Ayurveda, Ice Cubes Radiance, gym...and many other tempting treatments. Yoga and meditation sessions are available in group classes or individually.
Lime Spa Therapists mostly use natural products made from herbs, roots, flowers and fruits, sand and various minerals (don't miss the signature treatments Crystal Ritual and Turquoise Explosion), organic botanic oils ( the Maldivian coconut oil is used in many massages).
Scrubs • Wraps • Hot Stones • Ice Cubes Radiance • Facials • Nutritional advices • Reflexology • Iridology
Yoga • Meditation • Reiki • Shirodhara • Ayurveda
With the perfect Duo Lagoon / House Reef, Huvafen Fushi is ideal for Water sports and snorkeling. The Resort features a wide array of leisure, activities and spots to seduce all types of lagoon riders, snorkelers and water lovers. Classical excursions are organised for groups and privately. Tailored excursions on request.
You can explore Huvafen Fushi Maldives surroundings in a range of excursions proposed in groups or privately.
The Diving Center FLOAT offers beginner’s discovery courses to Scuba Diver and Open Water Diver certification courses, Nitrox and deep water dives. The Center also propose Eco-Dives with the resident Marine Biologist, private dives on a classical or private boat and has a complete programme to suit everyone, including Children with the Bubble Makers Courses from 8 years old and special courses for 10 years old and above. Special and classical Diving equipment is available for rental with a special underwater Photography course at the menu.
The snorkeling programme and the Island house-reef will give you the opportunity to snorkel close to the Island shores or to explore further reefs by boat for several hours.
All classical day and night guided snorkeling tours are organized on a regular basis by the Dive Center. The programme includes Coral Garden discovery, Snorkeling safaris, Private snorkeling with boat rental and snorkeling guide as well as Eco-Snorkeling with the resident Marine Biologist.
Huvafen Fushi Island is gifted with Coral Walls extending all along the East side. Beginners will stay inside the House reef, ie: just downstairs the Ocean Pavilion, for best safety, and advanced will try the long walls outside.
Note : As usual, take a moment to discuss with the Dive Center before going to explore the outside walls! Currents can be dangerous and professional advices are gold.
Coral Garden Reef Hopping/Sand Bank Snorkeling Safari : The Maldives is famed for its underwater treasure of vibrant corals, hundreds of schooling fish and reef sharks. Huvafen Fushi's Marine Biologist will introduce you to the marine life you will encounter and guide you to different reefs situated outside of the lagoon, as you watch and learn in amazement about life underwater.
Manta Experience ( during season ) : Enjoy the thrill of snorkeling with the biggest of the rays. Watch these gentle giants moving gracefully trough the water. Mantas are plankton eaters and usually swim in small to medium seize groups. The Resort experienced team will explain you how to snorkel with these magnificent creatures in their natural environment without disturbing them and will be happy to answer your questions.
Night Snorkeling : Get a chance to observe marine life in our house reef that does not come out at daylight. It is mesmerizing to watch feeding corals while they extending their polyps to catch plankton. Another interesting fact to observe is the way micro marine life glows when excited.get thrilled in the dark!
From dusk to dawn, underwater becomes so different. Take your torch and jump directly on the resort reef with an experienced guide to (re)discover Maldives marine beauties. New colours, new species & new sceneries will appear just as the sun is beginning to set. This is the best and closest time you will get to watch the busy diurnal fishes rushing around as they head off to shelter for the night, meanwhile nocturnal fishes come out to play. Discover and be marveled by the emission of the spectacular green-fluorescent light from living organisms.
Huvafen Fushi is ideally located at a short to medium range from North Male Atoll most beautiful Diving spots. The resort house reef and great coral walls are also a great opportunity to dive directly form the island shores. Diving can be organized on board of the dive center comfortable fiber glass boats or privately on board of a superb traditional luxury dhoni.
Private courses are available for those who wish to have an exclusive diving experience with their own instructor.
Huvafen Fushi Maldives is located in North Male Atoll, a diving area known for its shipwrecks (some of which are amongst the most exciting in the Maldives), its famous “Manta Point”, its several “Thilas” (Dhivehi name given to pinnacle reefs) and some of the Maldives Top Diving spots for large species.
Multilingual instructors conduct all level of PADI courses, from Discover Scuba Diver up to Dive‐master.
First fully certified Eco Dive Center in Maldives, the Diving Centre is very well equipped with the latest in Mares diving equipment, a modern 15 meters luxury fully geared diving boat and Marine biology station.
Multilingual instructors conduct all level of PADI courses, from Discover Scuba Diver up to Dive‐master and a large variety of specialty courses :
PADI Discover Scuba Diving course, Full Range of PADI Courses, Scuba Diver, Open Water Diver, Advanced Open Water Diver, Rescue Diver and Dive master courses, Bubblemaker course ( 8-9 Years old ), Junior Scuba Diver and Junior Open Water Diver ( above 10 Years old ), Specialty courses such as Nitrox, underwater digital photography, deep diver, underwater naturalist, drift diver and night diver.
The Dive center is fully equipped with latest equipment, including :
Available for rental : NRC Nitrox System, Scubapro diving gear, Sub lamps, Top quality underwater digital cameras, Sea Bob and Water Rockets.
All staff members are trained in first aid, ready to handle any emergency, should one arise. For added peace of mind, the DAN Maldives dive insurance is proposed for the duration of the stay (a small contributory fee to DAN Maldives applies).A Full Dive Valet service is on board for all dives.
All boats are outfitted with : oxygen kits, first aid kits, GPS and mobile phones, torches,safety balloons and life preservers
Most European languages, Russian and Japanese.
A Resident Marine Biologist will help you discover and understand the underwater world.
During your stay, you will be able to deeper explore the ocean and the lagoon , get educational programs, presentations, diving and snorkeling guided trips, etc...
Diving are scheduled twice a day with a selection of over 20 dives spots. Night dives and private dives are available on request.
Among the classical and top Diving sites of Male Atoll, you will explore : Boduhithi Thila, Coral Garden, Kandu Thila, Kuda Haa, Rasfari Corner...to name just a few.