Atmosphere Kanifushi Lhaviyani atoll

Our Opinion
Opened in 2013 in Lhaviyani atoll, Kanifushi was the first offering from Maldivian operator Atmosphere Hotels and Resorts, targeting the growing interest in higher quality all inclusive resorts.

The island is one of the longest in the Maldives (2.5km) with an impressive beach on the sunset side and rugged shoreline on the other at the edge of the atoll. All of the well-appointed and well-sized beach villas (including family villas) and suites are on the sunset side, each with private beach access. Electric buggies are on hand to transport guests to the main island areas when they don’t feel like walking, and bicycles can be rented for a small daily fee for those feeling more adventurous (all fees are donated to a children’s foundation on a neighbouring local island).

The extensive Platinum Plus meal plan is very generous and includes numerous branded drinks and the award-winning Just Veg restaurant as a dining option – well worth a visit, but you’ll need to book. With an impressive array of facilities and activities, this resort is proving hugely popular with couples and families alike.
Special Offers
    2018 Mega Sale Offer - Additional 20% Discount
    2018 Super Saver Offer - Free Seaplane Transfers
    2018 Super Saver Offer - 50% Off Seaplane Transfers
    2018 Peak Sale Room Upgrade Offer
    2018-19 10% Discount 30 Day Early Bird Offer
    2018-19 7% Discount 15 Day Early Bird Offer
    2018 Winter Free Nights Offer
    2019 High Season Free Nights Offer
    2019 Summer Free Nights Offer
    2018-19 15% Discount 60 Day Early Bird Offer
    2018-19 Summer Family Bonanza Offer
    2018-19 Winter Family Offer
    2018-19 10% Discount Long Stay Offer
    2018-19 Sixty Plus Offer - 10% Discount
    2018 High Season Free Nights Offer
    2017-18 15% Discount 60 Day Early Bird Offer
    2017-18 10% Discount 30 Day Early Bird Offer
    2017-18 Summer Family Bonanza Offer
    2017-18 Winter Family Offer
    2017-18 10% Discount Long Stay Offer
    2017-18 Sixty Plus Offer - 10% Discount
    2018 Summer Free Nights Offer
    2017-18 Honeymoon Benefits
    2017-18 7% Discount 15 Day Early Bird Offer
    Summary
    Opened in December 2013, Atmosphere Kanifushi is a new five-star resort in the sparsely populated Lhaviyani Atoll, just a 30-minute seaplane flight from Malé airport.

    Kanifushi Island is approximately 2km in length and just 90 metres wide, with long white beaches, lush green palm trees and a variety of tropical vegetation.


    All Atmosphere guests have complimentary lounge access at the seaplane terminal, with complimentary refreshments, Wi-Fi access and other services. Once at the resort, a dedicated Atmosphere team will escort all arriving and departing guests.

    In total there are 150 villas and suites on the island - all are detached, with sunset view, and direct beach access overlooking the lagoon. The entire resort has been designed and constructed with a fusion of traditional and modern architecture, offering an overall contemporary feel with a Maldivian touch.

    Resort Facilities
  • The Spice (main buffet restaurant)
  • The Liquid (main bar)
  • The Sunset (poolside day restaurant, speciality dining in the evenings)
  • Just Veg (one of the first a la carte vegetarian restaurants in Maldives)
  • Teppanyaki Grill (not included in Platinum Plan)
  • 2 main swimming pools (one 50m pool by Main Bar on sunrise side, one pool sunset side with pool bar & coffee shop)
  • Sports complex including gym & tennis courts
  • World-class PADI diving centre and watersports by Dive & Sail
  • Kid’s Club
  • Akiri Spa by Mandara (large garden complex with 12 treatment rooms)
  • Shops

    The resort will offer a unique premium All-Inclusive plan - Platinum Plus - taking the regular AI concept to a new level with dining options, a large selection of premium alcohol brands, unlimited signature cocktails, activities and excursions.

    Platinum Plus overview

    Dining
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner at the Main Restaurant (Spice), offering a combination of buffet, live cooking stations, BBQ and grill. Special theme nights are also included.
  • Special selection of food and drink menu items and choices of snacks available at the Main Bar (Liquid), and Pool Bar (Sunset).
  • One à la carte fine dining experience per guest per week at Speciality Restaurant (Sunset - Asian/Indian & Mediterranean fusion cuisine)
  • Lunch and Dinner at Just Veg, serving purely vegetarian cuisine.

    Beverages
  • Unlimited premium alcoholic & non-alcoholic cocktails, signature drink and various juices, soft drinks, mineral water and a selection of teas/coffees available across the resort.
  • Wide selection of premium world wines (including sparkling wine) available.
  • Premium brands of alcohol, beer and liquors/spirits available at Main Bar, Pool Bar and Main Restaurant.

    Activities & Excursions
  • Live music and DJ night daily
  • Complimentary sunset fishing trip once per stay (weather permitting)
  • One complimentary excursion per guest per stay from a selection of 6 options (weather permitting)
  • Kid’s Club facilities & organised activities for children
  • Access to sports complex (The Club House) including 2 flood-lit tennis courts, fully-equipped gymnasium and indoor recreation.
  • Complimentary access to all non-motorized watersports at Dive & Sail.
  • Complimentary snorkelling equipment for every guest. Unlimited snorkelling excursions during stay (2 excursions per day, weather permitting).

    Other Services
  • In-villa minibar replenished with assortment of alcoholic/non-alcoholic beverages and snacks, twice daily.
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi access in all villas and suites as well as public areas.
  • Tea & coffee making facilities in all villas and suites.
  • 50% discount on one couple’s massage at Akiri Spa by Mandara
  • 20% discount on first 2 regular dives at dive school (guests must be PADI-certified – discounts are not applicable for non-divers).

    Additional exclusive services for Sunset Junior Suites:
  • Direct check-in at Suite
  • Welcome bottle of sparkling wine in the suite, with canapés
  • Exotic fruit basket refreshed daily
  • 2 bottles of wine (1 white and 1 red) replenished daily
  • Additional 2 bottles of choice from Platinum Plus alcohol menu

    Additional exclusive services for Sunset Pool Villas:
  • Direct check-in at villa
  • Welcome bottle of champagne in the villa, with canapés
  • Exotic fruit basket refreshed daily
  • Butler service (4 butlers serving 10 villas)
  • Dedicated buggy service
  • Early morning muffin service with tea/coffee (until 8.00am)
  • Complimentary dining at Speciality Restaurants on all nights
  • 2 bottles of wine (1 white and 1 red) replenished daily
  • Additional 2 bottles of choice from Platinum Plus alcohol menu
  • A la carte breakfast at the Sunset Bar (optional from 7.30am to 9.30am) (for bookings from Nov 2016)
  • Complimentary Dining at the Sunset Speciality Restaurant (optional - available on all nights during stay) (for bookings from Nov 2016)

    **Please note above information on the Platinum Plus package is for guidance only and subject to change - please check with us for current details**

    **New** Kanifushi has introduced a new Guest Loyalty Programme. Repeaters to the island will enjoy a range of additional benefits depending on how many times they have previously visited. Please ask us for more details (minimum stay requirements may apply).


  • All Inclusive
    Dining Options
    Diving
    Kids Club
    Seaplane Transfer

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