Atmosphere Kanifushi Maldives


Amidst an expansive lagoon of turquoise hues surrounded by a long uninterrupted stretch of pristine white sandy beaches; Atmosphere Kanifushi opened its doors to the world on 15th December 2013.

The physical Island is approximately 2 km in length and 90 meters wide, with lush green palm trees and flourishing of tropical vegetation with a large natural coral reef surrounding it situated in the sparsely populated Lhaviyani Atoll.  At a distance of 133 km, Kanifushi Island is just a 30-minute scenic flight from Male’ International Airport via Sea Plane with Trans Maldivian Airways. Enjoy the breath-taking aerial views of the coral formations and colors of the archipelago.

  • Star Rating: 5 Stars
  • Location: Lhaviyani Atoll
  • Distance from Airport: 30 minutes by seaplane
  • Total Rooms: 150 Villas & Suites
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Atmosphere Kanifushi Maldives offers 150 ‘Sunset View’ detached villas and suites separated by a few meters of tropical vegetation for guest privacy. All villas have direct access to the pristine white beach and the beautiful turquoise lagoon beyond, whilst being surrounded by some of the tallest coconut trees in the region and lush tropical vegetation. All villas are built with natural materials, timber, granite & stone.

The entire resort has been designed & built with a fusion of traditional and modern architecture, offering an overall contemporary feel with a Maldivian touch - offering privacy, comfort & a well deserved holiday slumber.


Atmosphere Kanifushi Maldives offers a uniquely exclusive premium all-inclusive holiday plan, whereby enhancing the typical 5-star Maldivian resort experience and going that extra mile…

Platinum Plus elevates the regular all-inclusive to a completely new level – from sumptuous buffets & delectable international cuisine to a selection of premium brands of spirits, a great collection of wines from world-over, an unlimited variety of exotic cocktails, together with an array of activities, excursions & adventure, making your stay a fun-filled & hassle-free tropical beach holiday experience!

Platinum Plus Inclusions

Dinning Experiences
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner served at THE SPICE – our main restaurant; combination of sumptuous buffet, live cooking stations, theme nights & grill

Selection of snacks during the day at THE LIQUID and THE SUNSET Pool Bar

A la carte lunch Menu served at THE SUNSET Pool Bar

JUST VEG – Serving pure vegetarian cuisine – a First in Maldives! (Open for Dinner)

One a la carte fine dining experience per guest per week at the Specialty Restaurant - THE SUNSET (Open for Dinner)

Premium brands of spirits, beer & liqueurs available at THE SPICE, THE LIQUID, THE SUNSET and JUST VEG Unlimited cocktails & Mocktails, signature drinks, various juices, soft drinks, mineral water, selection of tea & coffee available from the Platinum Plus Cocktails, Spirits & Beer Menu Wide selection of Premium wines from world-over & bubbles from the Platinum Plus Wine Menu.

- Music & DJ Night daily
- Sunset fishing once per stay (weather permitting)
- ONE complimentary excursion per guest from a selection of 6 per stay (weather permitting)
- An array of daily organized activities for Children and Young Adults at THE KID’S CLUB
- Access to THE CLUB HOUSE – Sports & Recreation Centre; flood lit tennis court, fully equipped gymnasium outdoor and indoor recreational activities
- Complimentary selection of non-motorized water sports with Dive & Sail – Windsurf board & sail, Catamaran, Canoe, Stand-up paddle board provided on rent
- Various other activities on weekly & seasonal basis Complimentary snorkelling equipment for every guest during stay
- Unlimited snorkelling excursions during stay - TWO Snorkelling excursions per day (weather permitting) arranged every day of the week to a selection of 7 nearby snorkeling sites. Shuttle times: 0930hrs / 1430 hrs.
- Various other activities on weekly & seasonal basis


THE SPICE. Our Main restaurant, serves a wide variety of quality cuisine, buffet style including action stations & a grill. The restaurant will serve all wines, spirits, beer as per the Platinum Plus plan, in addition to the cuisine. THE SPICE is open:
Breakfast: 07:00hrs - 10:30hrs
Lunch: 12:00hrs - 14:30hrs
Dinner 19:00hrs - 22:00hrs

Our Main bar, serves an array of exotic cocktails, premium alcohol, a wide selection of wines from world-over. Probably, the most
favored location on the island, to unwind, absorb & embrace the stress-free Maldivian environment!
Day-Time Pool Hours: 09:00hrs - 01:00hrs

THE SUNSET. Boasts stunning lagoon views from our second pool during the day with our Specialty Restaurant in the evenings, featuring fine
dining experiences; serving specialty fusion cooking, showcasing the best of Asian & Mediterranean cuisine with a touch of exotic grilled meats.
Day-Time Pool Hours: 09:00hrs - 19:00hrs
Speciality Dining: 19:00hrs - 22:30hrs

JUST VEG.  A pure Vegetarian restaurant, a FIRST in the Maldives, serving delightful vegetarian cuisine from the Mediterranean, Arabic, Indian regions along with a special menu specifically for Jain Cuisine.  JUST VEG redefines contemporary non-meat cuisine by experimenting with original flavor combinations. It aims to elevate 100% meatfree cookery to a new high, which will delight the discerning palates of all tastes, Whether a devout vegetarian or a committed carnivore!
Dinner: 19:00hrs - 22:30hrs

TAPPANYAKI GRILL.  An authentic Teppanyaki experience! Guests share a table surrounding a large hot plate, where a theatrical chef whirl, twirl, juggle, flip & flame raw ingredients into a delectable dinner!  Although not included as part of the Platinum Plus; set menus offer outstanding value, where diners can choose from a range of fresh meat or seafood along with soup, rice and vegetables. In addition to the Exotic Wine List - chilled or hot sake is a must on the side!
18:30hrs - 20:30hrs & 20:30hrs-22:30hrs


The Akiri Spa by Mandara boasts of a spacious relaxation lounge and a spa complex of 12 treatment rooms – all amidst lush landscaped gardens and views of the eastern coast of the island.

Offering a choice of luxurious health and beauty treatments including Ayurveda therapy, with professional consultation to balance body and mind. Indulge yourself in this holistic experience.

The Spa also has a sauna, steam room, jacuzzi. Akiri spa also includes a special hair & beauty salon within the spa complex.


The resort’s PADI licensed Dive Centre is run by a multilingual team of professionals. The full allure of Kanifushi exists both under and upon its waters - the sea and air are alive with adventure and the key to appreciating these elements of nature lies in the expansive diving & Water Sports centre by DIVE & SAIL There are several popular dive sites within close proximity including The Shipyard, Anemone Thila, Fushivaru Thila and Alihaa Giri. There are also a number of uncharted areas that the Dive Team are continuously exploring. The Water Sports centre includes a variety of motorized and non-motorized activities for guests to choose from!



Excursions & Adventure.  There are a selection of 6 options of adventure and cultural excursions that take place throughout the week. Including a picnic on uninhabited island, and several visits to local community islands to learn of the local people and their history.

Daily Activities.  Guests have a wide selection of daily and weekly organized activities specially made for Adults and Young Adults at THE
CLUBHOUSE - our Sports & Recreation centre. From fitness to adventure, from social activities to competitive sports, available to all guests as part of their Platinum Plus holiday plan!

Daily Snorkeling Trips.  As with every atoll in the Maldives, Lhaviyani Atoll has its own unique variety of marine inhabitants and reef formations.
As part of our Platinum Plus holiday plan Atmosphere Kanifushi has put together a selection 7 options alternated throughout the week to provide daily snorkeling excursions with shuttles at 09:30hrs and 14:30hrs showcasing some of the best spots in the region!

The Kids Club.  Atmosphere Kanifushi offers a daily activity schedule even for our youngest guests! Our team at THE KIDS CLUB offers fun and adventurous activities and learning experiences for children to enjoy! Babysitting services are available at a charge for children BELOW 4 years.


  • SUNSET BEACH VILLAS Some of the largest entry level beach-front villas in the Maldives. Elegantly designed with guest comfort in mind; high ceilings & open air bathrooms. The sunset beach villas are nestled along the long stretch of beach with each individual villa having direct beach access just few meters in front of their large open air veranda. Ideal for honeymoon couples.
  • SUNSET FAMILY VILLAS Classed as some of the largest Beach Family Villas in the Maldives, these 18-sets of interconnecting Beach Villas provide with separate outdoor access prove ideal for guests holidaying with families. The sunset family villas boast a larger combination of indoor & outdoor space than the stand-alone sunset beach villas, as well as being located closer to the main restaurant and sport’s complex and kid’s club for guest convenience.
  • SUNSET JUNIOR SUITES Occupying some of the best beach front locations on the island, these spacious & luxurious suites cover a span of 132 m² just a few feet from the beach line. With outdoor areas and an open air veranda overlooking the beach, with comfortable beach loungers & spacious exteriors. Each individual suite comes with direct beach access, boasting some of the best sunset views at dusk. The Junior Suites showcase natural wood and stone flooring, open-air bathrooms & private outdoor areas. The bathrooms are fitted with a whirlpool bath tub.
  • SUNSET POOL VILLAS These signature villas are the pride of the Atmosphere Kanifushi! Located at the northern-most tip of the island allowing for space and exclusivity, the sunset pool villas offer exclusivity and truly are a cut above the rest offering the best ultimate luxury island holiday! With an expansive outdoor private area, including a large veranda, each individual villa has a private pool of 30 m² complete with sun loungers. In addition to the above, the villa provides direct beach access overlooking the vast azure lagoon of Kanifushi Island.


Sports and Recreation
  • spa
  • kids club
  • water sports (non-motorized)
  • outdoor pool
  • private beach
  • shops
  • bar
  • restaurant
  • coffee shop
  • tours
  • safety deposit boxes
  • poolside bar
  • Airport Transfer
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