This is how the dream starts. Soaring over the sea, gaze down at rings of islands in circles of white and brilliant blue, piercing eyes like strings of Turkish amulets. Touch down on the runway, its path the red carpet to your Maldives getaway. Skip over the waves in your aquatic limousine.
On shore at PER AQUUM Huvafen Fushi, the waking dream becomes even more surreal. Float at infinity's edge. Spa underwater. Swim from your villa's interior to cascading decks. In the local Maldivian tongue, ‘Huvafen Fushi' means ‘Dream Island'. Shape your own fantasy in a bold realm of freedom set against the canvas of the Indian Ocean.
Facing the pristine lagoon with direct access to the beach, the 125 sqm Beach Bungalows feature a sumptuous deck overlooking the beach with daybed and dining table. The private courtyard houses an oversized bath, fresh water plunge pool and waterfall shower. Each Bungalow offers an overhead fan, espresso machine, private bar, luxury bath amenities, daybed, IDD telephone – Bang & Olufsen cordless telephone and 32” plasma screen. Each Beach Bungalow can accommodate up to three adults or two adults and one child under the age of 12.
These 130sqm Bungalows with their split-level layout lead into the tropical waters and feature a private deck with sala and a separate sunbathing deck with panoramic views. Your Bose surround sound system, with its 40” plasma screen, has speakers throughout. Listen to your favourite tunes in your freshwater pool or in your free-standing bath cantilevered over the Indian Ocean. Each Lagoon Bungalow can accommodate up to three adults or two adults and one child.
In addition to the offerings of the Beach Bungalows, the 160 sqm Deluxe Beach Bungalows have a much larger outdoor living area outfitted with daybeds and sun loungers. Out in your private courtyard, a larger plunge pool is perfect for relaxing. The decadence of a second plunge pool that lights up with fibre optics at night, overlooking the ocean on the front deck. Ideal for daytime lounging and night time stargazing. These bungalows offer spacious living with an array of exquisite fabrics and an even more selective range of designer furnishings. Each Deluxe Beach Bungalow can accommodate up to three adults or two adults and one child.
The aptly named Ocean Bungalows look out to miles and miles of the Indian Ocean and offer 160 sqm of naturally modern living space. Explore your three-tier deck to find a freshwater infinity pool, dining area, alluring daybed and sunbathing terrace. The living room offers a state-of-the-art theatrette system with glass floors to view the pristine waters. Lose yourself in your oversized Jacuzzi and gaze at the endless shades of blue stretching toward the horizon. Each Ocean Bungalow can accommodate up to three adults or two adults and one child.
A further 200 metres out in the Indian Ocean, these stunning 330 sqm Pavilions face the sunset and are the last word in pampered luxury. Privacy is assured as access to these wooden walkways is only for Pavilion residents. Your private fibre-optic lit infinity pool blends naturally with the horizon, while your library is fully stocked with the New York Times Bestsellers. The master bedroom is open plan, while an infinity edge Kohler bath that fills from the ceiling forms the centrepiece. A second bedroom with 42” plasma and direct access to its own outdoor deck completes each Pavilion. A dedicated Thakuru is on call 24 hours. The Ocean Pavilions offers two bedrooms and can accommodate up to four adults and two children.
The Beach Pavilion covers 800sqm of luxurious living and redefines iconic luxury with its avant-garde design and private beach. The master bedroom on the upper floor offers views through a glass floor down to the fibre-optic lit infinity pool and the lagoon beyond. Venture down a stairwell to your outdoor oasis with open-air shower and gardens nestling your oversized bath. The second bedroom has its own indoor/outdoor bathroom with rainfall shower and separate outdoor deck. A central living area offers a Bose surround sound theatre system with 60” plasma screen and DVD and a library fully stocked with the New York Times Bestsellers. Your dedicated butler is on call 24 hours. The Beach Pavilion offers two bedrooms and can accommodate up to four adults and two children.
Nestled in a lush oceanfront garden enclave with direct access to the beach, CUBE is a sanctuary set in 463sqm a world of its own. A games area with pool table and table tennis greet you upon entering. Once inside, the foyer opens to reveal the living room, kitchen with a walk-in pantry and dining room bathed in natural light. Your garden courtyard houses a swimming pool, barbecue grill with lounge seating, daybeds and dining for four, providing a sumptuous outdoor space for relaxation. On the upper floor, the master suite and two guest rooms feature Bose surround sound systems, plasma screens DVD players. CUBE comes complete with a wine fridge, two fully-stocked mini-bars, a game room with latest video game consoles and a lounge stocked with bestsellers and iPod playlists. A personal butler is on call 24 hours. CUBE offers three bedrooms and can accommodate up to six adults or four adults and two children.
Come out of your Shell. A spa that invites you to try something new and different. Visionary treatments and settings. From overwater pavilions to the world’s first underwater treatment rooms. Ethereal fabrics - mirroring oceanic kelp. Soft cushions evoking tactile versions of the corals and sponges. The slow rhythmic flow of the water, punctuated by the spectral colours of tropical fish.
The world-first underwater treatment space is the spa’s signature. A surreal setting for any of LIME’s sensual treatments. While LIME is a space of freedom, the guests tend to share one unspoken rule: Have at least one treatment in the underwater treatment space.
With FLOAT at PER AQUUM Huvafen Fushi, discover the underwater spectacle of the Maldives during the daily dive programs. Beginners can have their first glimpse of a whole new underwater world of fish and coral landscape with “Discover Scuba Diving” course. Already tried diving before? Go on and complete your diving license – the resort offer Scuba Diver and Open Water Diver certification courses that take just a couple of days. Certified divers can choose between double and single tank dives and a variety of advanced and specialty courses while children as young as 8 can also join in the fun with the “Bubble Maker” program.
Speed across the water. Feel the adrenaline of high-energy activities as you power over the lagoon for an exhilarating experience, with the sun on your skin and the breeze in your hair and the panoramic views of a beautiful paradise found. Learn the skills of waterskiing and wakeboarding with fun lessons or zip off on a jet ski or sea bob for a real James Bond style adventure.
Dive into a world of vibrant colour, adventure and rich marine life with an exciting snorkelling expedition in the Maldives. A guided tour takes you to the uninhabited island of Maafunafaru and its stunning Coral Garden with green turtles, schooling fish and reef sharks. Stay closer to shore, in the crystal clear waters by the lagoon to explore the House Reef in all its multi-coloured splendour.
Sunset Fishing: Peace, tranquility, simplicity and beauty. There’s no better place to be to capture the captivating Maldivian sunset than out on the water, as the light reflects and shimmers across the Indian Ocean. Feel at one with life as you cast off for some relaxing line fishing as the sun goes down. Prepare for some action too. This is the time of day when the big fish bite.
Dolphin Cruise: An evening to remember sailing into the sunset with Dolphins swimming alongside your Dhoni or in the distance in their natural habitat. Sightings are seasonal so please check with your Thakuru on availability.
Big Game Fishing: Adventure on the high seas. Be game enough to take on the exhilarating challenge of big game fishing, offshore in the deep waters of the Indian Ocean. Sport fishing is all about the hunt and the rich underwater landscape of rich in aquatic life. Catch a barracuda at dawn, pursue a sailfish in the afternoon and track wahoo, mahi-mahi and tuna in between.
Yoga in the over-water pavilion, A work out in the gym, Wine tasting, Beach volleyball. An afternoon in the infinity edge pool. Or DVD movies on your plasma screen TV.
Unforgettable romance. Soaring beauty. Huvafen Fushi offers unmatched settings for the renewal of vows or wedding ceremonies. Say 'I do' under the turquoise waves or along a stretch of white sand at sunset.
Life's most important moments, Maldivian style. Please note - These experiences are intended to allow you to express your passion and love for each other in a memorable destination - the experiences are ceremonial rather than legal commitments.
Imaginative, intimate private dining for uniquely personal experiences that elevate dinner to a whole new level. Dine beneath the stars in the boudoir chic of the on-the-sand Cardamom Lounge. Enjoy a picnic of gourmet delights. Head to the edge of the ocean reef On The Rock, surrounded by flickering flames. Take dinner into the shallows of the infinity pool with its glamorous fibre optic lights as your feet skim the warm water, or under the ocean in an underwater wine cellar.
Chic beachside chilling with designer cocktails takes you right to the water’s edge. Overlooking the sweeping infinity pool, an open sided pavilion brings the outdoors in with a white sand floor, blonde rattan lounge chairs and swimming pool tile design defining the bar. Cool, breezy glamour with a bar menu for snacks as you sink back into oversized cushions the colour of the ocean.
8 metres under the ocean in the middle of the island. A unique cellar cave of 6,000 wines with rare vintages and hidden gems. Dining round a large circular table, the Island Chief Dinner is a one-of-a-kind experience. A fun, sociable, interactive journey with a culinary chief and sommelier leading you to an exquisite array of fine wines and extravagant delights in your own private world.
A slice of Italy in the Maldives for some European culinary flair in the most casual island setting possible, by the shore. Enjoy traditional wood-fired pizzas created before your eyes and fresh antipasti under a canopy of coconut trees, on the white sands. Laid-back lunch with some creative dishes from the kitchen giving the menu some panache.
Innovative. Unique. Relaxed lounge chic. Overwater dining with a healthy menu of raw cuisine with an Eastern influence. A refreshing juice bar in the day, with the ultimate chilled out bar and lounge over the reef for intimate sunset cocktails and after dinner drinks. At the end of a wooden walkway, relax in casual style.
Overwater dining extending over the ocean. A breath of fresh air with a high-ceilinged honey hued wooden pavilion, open to the beach beyond. Chic beachside dining where the white sand floor and deck flow effortlessly and elegantly out to meet the natural surroundings. Breakfast, lunch and dinner served in luxe-but-laid-back style with fine International flavours.
Overwater exploration with the ultimate seafood dining experience. Scallops, lobster and the luxury of caviar. Inspired by the ocean landscape beneath the intimate dark wood pavilion and al fresco deck. A private dining cove with an open kitchen and fine wines. A sommelier brings balance, exquisite flavours and atmosphere to the table.