Soneva Jani Residences – Maldives

view3_1204A top of the class resort with impressively large rooms, the Soneva Jani Residences Resort is sure to leave its mark in the overwater bungalow world. With recently opened land rooms alongside 25 overwater villas in 1, 2 and 3 bedroom choice categories, guests will find a homely vacation on the other side of the world. Each water villa comes complete with a private pool, outdoor shower, dining and living room, kitchen, a master bedroom and adjoining kids rooms as well as all the simple pleasures you could imagine such as towels, linens and an espresso machine. Although each water villa is designed to provide privacy, guests will find even more privacy due to the large amount of water space between each villa.

Outside of the rooms, guests will find a multi story guest house which is home to several dining choices, a spa, a gift shop and much more. Speaking of dining choices, all guests staying at the resort will find a complimentary cheese room, ice cream room and a chocolate room. Guests who enjoy the ocean will find beautiful clear waters to swim, snorkel and scuba dive in.


The Soneva Jani Residences Resort is located on the Maldivian island of Medufaru in a 5.6 km lagoon within the Noonu Atoll.


Overwater bungalows: 25
Beds: Kingsize
Area: 1 Bedroom Pool Water Villa 5,489 sq ft (510 m²)
2 Bedroom Pool Water Villa 9,816 sq ft (912 m²)
3 Bedroom Pool Water Villa 11,474 sq ft (1065 m²)
Wi-Fi: Yes
Entertainment system: Yes
Room service: Yes

Special room features

  • Air conditioning
  • Private balcony
  • Water views
  • Outdoor bathroom
  • Private butler
  • Master bedroom
  • Adjoining kids sleeping area
  • Open-air bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Lagoon access
  • Walk-in mini bar
  • Espresso machine
  • Private wine cellar selection
  • Sun loungers
  • Private pool
  • Retractable roof (master bedroom)
  • Walk in closet
  • Alarm clock
  • Dining area
  • Sofa
  • Sitting area
  • Desk
  • Linens and towels
  • iPod dock
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Dining table
  • Cleaning products
  • Outdoor slide
  • Driftwood furniture
  • Glass portholes cut into the floor


  • Low season online specials from US$4,289 per night
  • High season online specials from US$4,302 per night

*Sea-plane return transfer from Malé Airport: US$800 per adult

Restaurants and bars

  • The Gathering
  • So Fresh
  • So Imaginative
  • So Engaging
  • So Starstruck
  • The Gathering Bar
  • So Cool
  • The Gathering Wine Cellar

Resort features

  • Clubhouse
  • Gift shop
  • Yoga pavilion
  • The Den
  • Outdoor pool
  • Gym
  • Eco-friendly
  • Beach access
  • Kid's group
  • Concierge
  • Water sports
  • Eco-center
  • Overwater silent cinema
  • Tennis court
  • Labyrinth gardens
  • Overwater observatory
  • Telescope
  • Library


The on-site overwater spa hosts a variety of treatments and massages for guests to enjoy.

Nearby activities

  • Swimming
  • Snorkeling
  • Scuba diving
  • Fishing

What the reviews say

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Getting there

To reach the Soneva Jani Residences Resort, you'll first fly into the Male International Airport before hoping onto a private seaplane that will take you directly to the resort. Each seaplane flight will take about 35 minutes.

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