The Slowlife Diaries

Design Therapy

Soneva Fushi’s Crusoe Villas Get a Makeover

We are currently giving our iconic one- and two-bedroom Crusoe Villas at Soneva Fushi at makeover. The 10 newly renovated Crusoe Villas will be ready in time to welcome guests in December this year. Each one now offers more privacy, space and …

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A Trip to Soneva Water HQ

    The people of Maalhos buy their water in 1.5 litre disposable plastic bottles. On average, a household of four will go through 72 plastic bottles per month. That means that, incredibly, the island as a whole will use and discard …

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Soneva Jani’s Curvaceous Villa 34 Comes to Life

Soneva Jani’s second island villa began its journey of creation in March, 2018 and will have a spacious 1,787 metres squared of living space when it is complete. This beachfront residence has been fully customised by its owners to ensure there …

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Soneva Jani, my new playground

I am Ellie, and I am thrilled to be able to introduce myself as the new Marine Biologist at Soneva Jani. Growing up by the sea ensured my love of marine life from an early age, and this gave me the drive to study Marine Biology during my …

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Soneva Jani Survey

Early this year, Soneva Fushi and Soneva Jani pledged to become potential Core Areas of a future national Biosphere Reserve. Last week, a group of researchers, put together by IUCN and the Government of Maldives, visited our island in Noonu …

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