Located on the island of Medhufaru in a 3.5 mi lagoon in the Noonu Atoll, Soneva Jani features both overwater and island villas. Each water villa opens to its very own stretch of lagoon and is complete with a private pool and a retractable roof to stargaze from the master bedroom. Some of the villas have slides from the top floor directly into the lagoon below. All villas are equipped with a spacious master bedroom with an adjoining kids sleeping area. All villas have an open-air bathroom with bathtub, shower and lagoon access. They also have a walk-in mini-bar with espresso machine and private wine cellar selection. An outdoor deck and seating area with sun loungers and direct access to the lagoon are also available. The main facilities of Soneva Jani are located at The Gathering, which is a three-story structure that hosts the main dining outlets as well as an Observatory, a Spa, gift-shop and a water sports and dove center. There is also an overwater silent cinema, a tennis court, a labyrinth gardens, and a Children's Den on the main island. Soneva Jani offers a number of dining options and cuisines, as well as the complimentary cheese room, chocolate room and ice-cream room for all guests. The property is a 40-minute seaplane ride from Male International Airport and 1-hour by speedboat from Soneva Fushi, Soneva Jani's sister resort.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.1 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.0)

Breakfast Info

Continental, Italian, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan, Halal, Gluten-free, Kosher, Asian, American, Buffet, Breakfast to go

Activities:

Tennis court

Fitness center

Fishing


Availability

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Room Type
Number of guests
 
Bedroom 1:
1 full bed
Bedroom 2:
1 full bed
Bedroom 3:
1 full bed
Bedroom 1:
1 full bed
Bedroom 2:
1 full bed
Bedroom 3:
1 full bed
Bedroom 4:
1 full bed
Bedroom 1:
1 full bed
Bedroom 2:
1 full bed
Bedroom 1:
1 full bed
Bedroom 2:
1 full bed
Bedroom 3:
1 full bed
Bedroom 4:
1 full bed
Bedroom 1:
1 king bed
Bedroom 2:
1 king bed
Bedroom 3:
1 king bed
Bedroom 4:
1 king bed
Living room:
1 sofa bed
Bedroom 1:
1 king bed
Bedroom 2:
1 king bed
Bedroom 3:
1 king bed
Living room:
1 sofa bed
Bedroom 1:
1 king bed
Bedroom 2:
1 king bed
Living room:
1 sofa bed
Bedroom 1:
1 king bed
Bedroom 2:
1 king bed
Living room:
1 sofa bed
Bedroom :
1 king bed
Living room:
1 sofa bed
Bedroom :
1 full bed
Living room:
1 sofa bed
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Property practices

This property told us they've implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.4
Facilities
9.5
Cleanliness
9.4
Comfort
9.5
Value for money
8.1
Location
9.0
Free Wifi
10
High score for Noonu
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Ali
    Kuwait Kuwait
    The staff, the view, the villa, the slide, the island tour all were amazing
  • Khalaf
    Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia
    The staff are very friendly specially our butler Shyma. The villas are spacious and super comfortable. The experience of staying at Soneva Jani is unforgettable. We strongly recommend this resort for couples or families.
  • Dean
    United States of America United States of America
    We had a room with over water hammocks and a slide - all of which were amazing. Everything here was top notch. The food, grounds, room and hotel property overall was like nothing I've seen before and especially for a private island like this. You...

Area info

Restaurants
8 Restaurants On Site

  • Down to Earth
    • Cuisine
      Mediterranean
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly
  • So Cold & So Guilty

    No additional info available

  • Crab Shack
    • Cuisine
      Seafood
    • Open for
      Lunch
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly
  • The Director's Cut
    • Cuisine
      Japanese
    • Open for
      Dinner
  • North Beach

    No additional info available

  • Overseas by Mathias Dahlgren
    • Open for
      Lunch • Dinner
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian
  • So Wild
    • Open for
      Dinner
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Vegan
  • So Primitive
    • Cuisine
      Grill/BBQ
    • Open for
      Dinner

Resort facilities at Soneva Jani
Great facilities! Review score, 9.5

Most popular amenities
  • 2 swimming pools
  • Free Wifi
  • Family rooms
  • Beachfront
  • Airport shuttle
  • Spa
  • Fitness center
  • Bar
  • Private beach area
Outdoors
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Sun deck
  • Private beach area
  • BBQ facilities
    Additional charge
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Activities
  • Bicycle rental
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Cooking class
    Additional charge
  • Themed dinners
    Additional charge
  • Bike tours
  • Walking tours
  • Movie nights
  • Temporary art galleries
  • Beach
  • Badminton equipment
  • Tennis equipment
  • Evening entertainment
  • Kids' club
  • Water sports facilities on site
    Additional charge
  • Entertainment staff
  • Snorkeling
    Additional charge
  • Diving
    Additional charge
  • Cycling
  • Windsurfing
    Additional charge
  • Ping-pong
  • Pool table
  • Fishing
    Additional charge
  • Tennis court
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruit
    Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
Internet
Wifi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Lockers
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Strollers
  • Outdoor play equipment for kids
  • Indoor play area
  • Babysitting/Child services
    Additional charge
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Suit press
    Additional charge
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Business center
    Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Packed lunches
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible
2 swimming pools
Pool 1 – indoor
    Pool 2 – outdoor
      Spa
      • Personal trainer
      • Fitness classes
      • Yoga classes
      • Fitness
      • Spa/Wellness packages
      • Foot bath
      • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
      • Spa facilities
      • Body scrub
      • Body treatments
      • Pedicure
      • Manicure
      • Beauty services
      • Beach umbrellas
      • Beach chairs/Loungers
      • Waterslide
      • Open-air bath
      • Massage
        Additional charge
      • Spa
        Additional charge
      • Fitness center
      • Sauna
        Additional charge
      Languages Spoken
      • Arabic
      • Mandarin
      • German
      • English
      • French
      • Hindi
      • Japanese
      • Korean
      • Russian
      • Thai
      • Cantonese
      • Chinese

      House rules

      Soneva Jani takes special requests – add in the next step!

      Check-in

      From 2:00 PM

      Check-out

      Until 12:00 PM

       

      Cancellation/
      prepayment

      Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

      Children & Beds

      Child policies

      Children of all ages are welcome.

      Children 15 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

      To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

      Crib and extra bed policies

      0 - 3 years
      Crib upon request
      Free

      The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

      There are no extra beds available at this property.

      All cribs are subject to availability.

      No age restriction

      There's no age requirement for check-in

      Pets

      Pets are not allowed.

      Mastercard Visa American Express Cash Soneva Jani accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

      The fine print
      Must-know information for guests at this property

      The property can be reached by a seaplane from Male International Airport.

      Please present the same credit card used to guarantee your booking when checking in/making the payment at the hotel. Please note that property may contact the cardholder for verification purposes.

      Due to safety and privacy concerns, the operation of unmanned aerial systems or drones by any of the guests including model aircraft by recreational users and hobbyists is prohibited.

      Extra person charges will be applicable after the standard occupancy for the chosen villa is reached.

      Please note that a Green Tax of USD 6 per child, per night is applicable additionally. This tax is already calculated and included in the booking price for adults.

      Please inform Soneva Jani of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

      FAQs about Soneva Jani

      • Yes, Soneva Jani is popular with guests booking family stays.

      • Guests staying at Soneva Jani can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.2).

        Breakfast option(s) include:

        • Continental
        • Italian
        • Full English/Irish
        • Vegetarian
        • Vegan
        • Halal
        • Gluten-free
        • Kosher
        • Asian
        • American
        • Buffet
        • Breakfast to go

      • Soneva Jani offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

        • Spa
        • Fitness center
        • Sauna
        • Massage
        • Cycling
        • Pool table
        • Snorkeling
        • Diving
        • Ping-pong
        • Fishing
        • Tennis court
        • Windsurfing
        • Beachfront
        • Kids' club
        • Evening entertainment
        • Body scrub
        • Bike tours
        • Pedicure
        • Personal trainer
        • Entertainment staff
        • Open-air bath
        • Tennis equipment
        • Movie nights
        • Foot bath
        • Swimming pool
        • Beauty services
        • Water sports facilities on site
        • Yoga classes
        • Cooking class
        • Bicycle rental
        • Temporary art galleries
        • Private beach area
        • Beach
        • Body treatments
        • Walking tours
        • Fitness
        • Themed dinners
        • Badminton equipment
        • Live sports events (broadcast)
        • Spa/Wellness packages
        • Manicure
        • Fitness classes
        • Spa facilities
        • Spa lounge/Relaxation area

      • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

      • The prices at Soneva Jani may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

      • Soneva Jani has 8 restaurants:

        • So Cold & So Guilty
        • The Director's Cut
        • Overseas by Mathias Dahlgren
        • Down to Earth
        • Crab Shack
        • So Wild
        • North Beach
        • So Primitive

      • Check-in at Soneva Jani is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

      • Soneva Jani is 12.4 miles from the center of Noonu. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

      • Room options at Soneva Jani include:

        • Suite
        • Apartment
        • Quad