As if in a dream, the tiny coral island of Gili Lankanfushi appears along one of the loveliest lagoons in the Maldives. Perfect for couples, the seven Robinson Crusoe Residences provide the ultimate in privacy and understated luxury. Your downstairs bathtub is actually in the ocean! 


A short 20 minute boat ride from Male International Airport. It is a tiny coral island in a sparkling lagoon, with jetties threading across the water out to spacious villas. Everywhere you look, marine life abounds. And the gleaming waters beckon. 


Total 44 stilted villas, Spa suite and the vast Private Reserve uphold the philosophy of Intelligent Luxury. They are crafted in a traditional style from natural materials and offer roof-top and over-water sundecks, featuring open air bathrooms, sumptuous daybeds and a personal entertainment center. For ultimate privacy, another 7 over water Crusoe Residences that are only accessible by personal boat. Come ashore for some great dining and equally great wines or perhaps a romantic moonlit dinner delivered right to the villa. The possibilities are endless. 

You have never seen anything quite like the rustic über luxury of Private Reserve, reputed to be the largest over-water villa in the world! A decadent private palace sitting atop a sapphire lagoon, the most vivid dreams unable to conjure its grandeur. A flawless jewel of the Maldives, presented to you. Experience the exquisite.

The interior decoration has been devised to recreate a natural habitat, using sustainable woods, natural materials and traditional fabrics, whilst still offering all the modern day amenities and creature comforts of true luxury. The utmost care has been taken in developing the island with respect to its ecological balance. 


The Underground Wine Cellar and Chocolate Cave situates between the restaurant and the garden, initially visible only by the softly undulating wood-shingled roofline. Entering through a doorway sculptured from copper sheeting and deco-like carved wood embellishment, a softly lit glass staircase descends beneath ground level to the cavernous cellar. Lined with a softly dappled satiny-smooth stucco plaster finish, recessed free-form wine racks display more than 300 labels.

By the Sea restaurant is another innovative dining experience. It can be found amongst the treetops on the sunrise side of the island and features an intimate dining experience for just 26 guests. The simply sublime fusion of Peruvian and Japanese flavors is only outdone by the breathtaking view over the starlit ocean. 

The Meera Spa offers a wide range of holistic therapies and programmes with internationally trained therapists, wellness instructors and a resident Ayurvedic Doctor. Glass floor-panels beneath massage tables heighten the sensual experience, whilst a Maldivian sand massage presents yet another new encounter. PADI dive centre is equipped with the latest equipments and many renowned dive sites including world famous Manta Point are within 10 minutes boat ride from the resort. 



Charlotte Travel Exclusives

  • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability
  • Daily Buffet breakfast, for up to two in room guests, served in restaurant
  • Main Bar Maldivian Tapas served with one glass of Champagne per person
  • 30 Minute Spa treatment for two
  • With a minimum 3 nights stay guests receive $100 USD equivalent Food & Beverage credit to be utilized during stay
  • With minimum of 5-nights stay, guests also receive complimentary combined round-trip airport transfers
  • Early check-in/late check-out, subject to availability

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