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Male’, Maldives, 01st July 2024 – Gili Lankanfushi, a pioneer in eco-friendly luxury in the Maldives, proudly unveils its year-round underwater adventures. This resort, known for its sustainable practices and barefoot luxury, is set on a pristine reef teeming with diverse marine life, making it a premier destination for diving, snorkeling, and other water sports enthusiasts.

At the heart of Gili Lankanfushi’s offerings is its PADI-certified Ocean Paradise Dive Centre. The centre provides divers of all levels the chance to explore vibrant underwater landscapes. Guests can earn various PADI certifications, with children as young as eight being introduced to the underwater world through the PADI Bubblemaker course. For experienced divers, the resort offers trips to North Malé’s famed dive sites, including HP Reef and Manta Point, promising encounters with stunning corals and marine life.

Snorkelers can also enjoy the rich marine ecosystem of Gili Lankanfushi’s house reef. With easy access to a 15-metre drop-off zone, guests can observe colorful corals, small sharks, and schools of fish. Guided snorkeling tours led by the resort’s marine biologist are available for those who want a more informative experience, while boat trips to other renowned snorkeling sites are also an option.

Beyond diving and snorkeling, Gili Lankanfushi offers a wide range of water sports. Guests can learn or practice paddleboarding, windsurfing, wakeboarding, and more. The resort also organizes unique boating excursions such as dolphin cruises, sunset fishing trips, and romantic champagne voyages. Surfing lessons from the resort’s Tropicsurf instructors cater to all skill levels, ensuring personalized coaching and an unforgettable surfing experience.

Gili Lankanfushi’s commitment to sustainability is evident in its Coral Lines project. This initiative supports coral reef restoration by creating nurseries for coral growth, which guests can visit and even adopt a coral. The resort’s marine biologists monitor the health of the reef and educate guests on conservation through lectures and guided tours.

The resort’s dedication to preserving the natural environment and providing unparalleled guest experiences makes it a standout destination. Located just 20 minutes by speedboat from Malé Airport in the North Malé Atoll, Gili Lankanfushi is an ideal retreat for couples, families, solo travelers, and groups. The resort’s philosophy of ‘no news, no shoes’ promotes relaxation and a deep connection with nature.

For more information or to book a stay, with nightly rates starting from £1,070/$1,440 for two adults sharing a villa with breakfast included, visit

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