Atmosphere Kanifushi

A deluxe five star island retreat

Atmosphere Kanifushi is an island escape like no other; a two kilometre paradise of white sand, tropical palms, sparkling ocean views, and luxurious accommodation. Generously-sized beach villas with whirlpool tubs occupy the shoreline, meaning the beach is just steps from your room. The extensive Platinum Plus package includes delectable all-day dining in the main restaurant and unlimited premium drinks — including your minibar which is replenished twice a day. A floodlit tennis court, PADI Dive Centre, and complimentary daily snorkelling trips are also included, as well as non-motorised water sports and an all-day kids' club. 

Hayes & Jarvis Rating

Guide Price

€3,799 per person
Hotel Category
Deluxe
TripAdvisor Review
Tripadvisor rating 1936 Reviews
Maldives, Indian Ocean

Hotel highlights

  • All accommodation boasts direct beach access
  • Generous Platinum Plus All Anclusive package

Hotel Features

General Information

  • Check-in Time:
    14:00
  • Check-out Time:
    12:00
  • 150 rooms
  • Approx. 30 minutes by seaplane from Malé International Airport.

Main Facilities

  • Diving
  • Fitness facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa facilities
  • Watersports
  • Wifi

Accommodation Type

  • Barefoot style
  • H&J Recommended
  • Private island

Board Basis Options

  • All Inclusive

For Families

  • Babysitting
  • Family Rooms
  • Kid's Club

Hotel Location

Location Highlights

Atmosphere Kanifushi

  • Approx. 30 minutes by seaplane from Malé
1936 Reviews 89% of travellers recommended this hotel

Traveller ratings

  • Excellent 1686
  • Very Good 167
  • Average 46
  • Poor 20
  • Terrible 17

What to Expect

  • Sleep Quality
  • Location
  • Rooms
  • Service
  • Value
  • Cleanliness

Reviews

Sep 17, 2019

Absolutely Amazing!!

Norwich, United Kingdom

If you are like me and have spent hours trawling through reviews for the perfect Maldives resort then please stop .. you have found paradise! We wanted somewhere special to celebrate our 25th Wedding Anniversary and we could not have picked a more perfect place. From the minute we landed in Male we were met by a hotel representative who checked us in for our seaplane flight and showed us to a private lounge area while we waited for our flight. As we came into land we could see a fantastic welcome party and what a welcome we had .. I cried, it was so wonderful! We were greeted by our personal guest services representative, Ruvini and the manager on duty with a glass of champagne. From the minute we arrived until the minute we left (I cried again!) we had the most amazing time. We were treated like royalty and nothing was too much trouble, the staff are just wonderful. A special mention to Gobi for the amazing drinks and the absolute master piece he created for us on our anniversary. Naufaul (apologies if I've spelt this wrong) and Vincent our wonderful waiters who we looked forward to seeing at lunch and dinner when at the Spice buffet. The food is wonderful, we ate at Just Veg and the Sunset A La Carte restaurant and we had an amazing meal at the Teppanyaki restaurant on our anniversary. We can't forget Ceylon Bliss serving Sri Lankan street food .. just beautiful! The Island is stunning with beautiful beaches and pools, our junior villa was perfect with everything you could possibly need. An enormous outdoor bathroom and we walked straight out onto the powder soft sand and the beautiful turquoise sea! I could go on and on about how wonderful our holiday was but all I will say is we are already looking at going back next year!! A special mention for Ruvini, you made our holiday so special and nothing was too much trouble for you .. thank you!!
Sep 16, 2019

One of the best holidays I had!

Worthing, United Kingdom

Well, where to start: from the arrival deck to the goodbyes 7 days later- I felt so welcomed and at home at this beautiful resort. The entire staff is there to help you relax and enjoy your time on the island. Room: I was very grateful to be upgraded to junior suite. The villa 212 is so spacious with high ceiling, queen size bed, a sitting area, towels for the sun chairs, the incredible open air bathroom (no mosquitoes but a few geekos who are not intrusive at all). All hotel amenities are at your disposal and more: insect repellent lotion, sun lotion sfp30, brollies, slippers, flip flops, plug in insect repellent. You check in the room and shown around by your guest relation officer. Your itinerary is provided to you and if you wish to amend, it's never too much trouble. The fridge is stocked up twice a day - as I am not a drinker, mostly juices and a lot of water bottles ! Coffee machine ( pods and 4 varieties) and a kettle are also available. As I am lactose intolerant, within 5 mins almond milk was delivered to my room ! Direct access to the beach is just unbelievable, the sea is so turquoise and the sand is so white, a friend of mine couldn't believe I took the pictures. Restaurants The food is outstanding and incredibly presented throughout the resort. I have not tried the Japanese restaurant as not a fan of that cuisine but all the other restaurants offer a very large selection of tasty dishes. The chefs at Spice and Just veg introduced themselves and being a foodie myself it was a joy to talk about food with them, and how well it was presented ! Ceylon bliss is so good if you like Street food, just make sure you apply a lot of insect repellent as it was the only place where I got a few bites (literally 6, so not that many) . The island is fumigated daily so it was just bad luck that night but it was worth it for the food ! We were lucky to also be invited to a beach BBQ. Again, the food was delicious ( the lobster read to die for) and the chef was so helpful telling me about the different curries and level of heat etc. Beach and pools The most idyllic beach - looks like paradise on earth !! Cleaned constantly by an army of facility teams - as well as your private little portion. I only went to The Liquid bar once for a drink - it was rather quiet. The sunset pool was literally 10 mins walk from my villa so I spent most of my days there. Being able to swim and see the white sand and turquoise sea just within reach is truly beautiful. I did not hire a bicycle but either walked to get some exercise or used the buggies going up and down the island - the drivers always remembered my room number and were also smiling at me when I declined the offer to hop on and walked instead ( they probably thought I was a bit mad considering the heat and humidity at times). Always saluting me and wished me a fond farewell on my morning of departure. The staff The most dedicated and genuinely nicest team I have come across. Charitha was my guest relation officer: so organised, always willing to help, a smile never far from her lips, I never had to worry about anything - she just sorted it out for me. I was so well looked after and cared for. To name a few Hijaz, Emaaz, Husain, Nawfal, the Pancake guy at Spice who would make coconut pancake just for me if not in the buffet, the room attendance team, the ladies at the sunset bar who always remembered me when I ordered my lunch and " water with no ice, Madame ! ". I had so many food intolerance - lactose and peanuts to name a few. Charitha made sure the waiters and the cooks were aware of it. I always loved having a little chat when having my breakfast or lunch. Building work I honestly do not think this is a nuisance at all. Saw the site as we were on the sunset cruise but I couldn't hear any building noise from the beach, pool or my room. The only little downside which, let's be clear, had nothing to do with the hotel is the early pick up by the sea plane on my departure day - 3pm for a flight from male airport at 8.20pm. As it is the only company serving the entire country, you may have to kill some time at the airport if your flight is late at night (as they can't fly when it's dark). Thankfully I managed to stay in the room for another 2h30 at a small fee as check out is noon, otherwise it would have been more them 24h journey door to door. I would definitely recommend this resort to anyone who wants to relax, commune with nature, be active or just want to be really well looked after - you will not regret it. Thank you again to Atmosphere Kanifushi: I am so grateful to have had a chance to visit your resort.
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Facilities

Coral reef

PADI Dive Centre & Snorkelling

The fully-equipped dive centre offers lessons for beginners through to intermediate divers, with a range of courses including PADI Open Water certification. Whether you just want to try a day out on the water or a 12 day dive package, there's something for everyone. Daily snorkelling trips are arranged throughout the week as part of your Platinum Plus All Inclusive package. Running at 09:30am and 14:30pm, they explore some of the most beautiful coral reefs and sights in the region.

Fitness Centre

The modern fitness centre is ideal for guests who want to get an active start to the morning.

Excursions

As part of the Platinum Plus all inclusive package, guests are entitled to one free excursion during your stay. There is a selection of six to choose from, including island picnic getaways to the private island of Vavvaru for a four and a half hour trip; a two hour sunset cruise with drinks and food; and a historical trip to Kurendhoo Island for three hours.

Daily Activities

From the tennis court to aqua gym, there are plenty of things to do and see during the day. Try one of the mocktail and cocktail making classes, or enjoy a friendly beach volleyball or table tennis tournament.

Two Swimming Pools

The swimming pool at The Liquid is the first full-sized 50-metre pool in the Maldives, while at the other end of the island there is an adult-only alternative.

Water Sports Centre

The resort's water sports centre offers an exciting selection of activities to look forward to. From relaxing pedalo boats through to windsurfing, catamaran lessons and kiteboarding, kayaking, stand-up paddle boards, water skiing, and jet skiing — there's plenty to try.

Akiri Spa by Mandara

With 12 treatment rooms and a lush garden setting, the islands luxurious spa serves to relax and refresh your mind, body and soul with a carefully selected menu of health and beauty treatments. Its facilities also include a sauna, steam room, and Jacuzzi®, as well as a beauty salon.

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Room Types

Sunset Beach Villa

Just steps from the sandy shores of the beach, these spacious villas are ideal for couples. They come with private outdoor verandas and oversized day beds, as well as queen-sized beds, and a luxurious open-bathroom containing a whirlpool bathtub. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a flat screen TV with DVD player, and tea and coffee facilities.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Minibar
  • MP3 dock
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Sea View
  • Towels included
  • Whirlpool in room

Sunset Junior Suite

These large suites occupy a picturesque beachfront location and just a few steps from the water. They feature spacious living areas with day beds and flat screen TV's with surround sound systems, and their luxurious open-air bathrooms offer whirlpool bathtubs. Wake up from your queen-sized bed each morning and head to your private veranda, and enjoy exclusive in-villa services including: private check-in in your suite, a bottle of white and red wine refreshed daily, daily fruit baskets, a welcome bottle of sparkling wine and canapés, and two bottles of spirits from the Platinum Plus menu.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Minibar
  • MP3 dock
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Sea View
  • Towels included
  • Whirlpool in room

Sunset Pool Villa

Set on the gorgeous northern tip of the island, these spacious villas come with their own private pool on the veranda with a sun lounger and direct access to the beach. They include queen-sized beds, over-sized day beds, and whirlpool bathtubs in the luxurious open-plan concept bathroom. Exclusive services available to guests of these villas include: private in-villa check-in, a welcome bottle of Champagne with canapés, an on-call butler service, two bottles of wine replenished daily, two bottles of spirits from the Platinum Plus spirits menu, a buggy service to and from restaurants, an in-villa breakfast set menu until 10:30am, and complimentary dining at the Sunset speciality restaurant.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Butler Service
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Minibar
  • MP3 dock
  • Private Pool
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Sea View
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
  • Whirlpool in room

Sunset Family Villa

Comprised of two interconnected Beach Villas, this spacious accommodation is absolutely perfect for families and groups. With private outdoor spaces, and luxurious interiors, they come with two queen-sized beds and day beds, as well as whirlpool bathtubs in the bathrooms and direct beach access. They are conveniently close to the main restaurant, kids' club and activities facilities too.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Minibar
  • MP3 dock
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Sea View
  • Towels included
  • Whirlpool in room
Atmosphere Kanifushi

Food & Drink

The Liquid

Discover an exotic selection of drinks including cocktails, premium spirits, and wine at this main bar. Set beside a sparkling pool, it hosts special nights throughout the week.

The Spice

This main restaurant serves up delectable buffets throughout the day with live cooking stations and a grill. The perfect chance to try something new accompanied by your favourite drinks. Restrictions: Breakfast: 07:00am to 10:30amLunch: 12:00pm to 14:30pmDinner: 19:00pm to 22:00pm

The Sunset

Just for adults, this restaurant offers a day time menu of drinks and light lunches and in the evening produces a dazzling array of Asian and Mediterranean fusion cuisine and delicious grilled meats to dine on. Restrictions: Adults only.Daytime hours: 09:00am to 19:00pmDinner: 19:00pm to 22:30pm

Just Veg

This is the first vegetarian restaurant in the Maldives, and offers a delicious menu inspired by Mediterranean, Indian, Arabic, and Jain cuisine — against a backdrop of breathtaking ocean views.

Teppanyaki Grill

Offering a memorable teppanyaki experience, where trained chefs will dazzle you with their hot plate talents, preparing delicious meals cooked from fresh right before your eyes. Restrictions: Two Dinner Sittings (2 hours each): 18:30pm to 20:30pm; and 20:30pm to 22:30pm.

Board Basis Options

FOOD: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner served at The Spice - with buffets, live cooking stations, theme nights and a grill. A selection of snacks throughout the day at The Liquid and The Sunset pool bar. À la carte lunch menu at The Sunset pool bar. Dinner at Just Veg - serving a unique all-vegetarian menu. One à la carte fine dining dinner per guests per week at The Sunset speciality restaurant.DRINK: Premium brand spirits, beers and liquors at The Spice, The Liquid, The Sunset, and Just Veg. Unlimited cocktails and mocktails, signature drinks, premium wines, juices, soft drinks, mineral water, and teas and coffees from the Platinum Plus drinks menu. In-villa minibar replenished twice daily with a selection of beer, wine, soft drinks and snacks.ACTIVITIES: Music and DJ's nightly, sunset fishing once per stay (weather permitting), one complimentary excursion per guests from a selection of six (weather permitting), activities at the kids' club; access to a flood lit tennis court, fitness centre, and other daily activities. Complimentary selection of non-motorised water sports, complimentary snorkelling, unlimitied snorkelling excursions - two per day. 50% discount for one couple's massage at the spa. 20% discount on first two regular dives per guest (for guests with valid PADI certificate)(Subject to terms and conditions)

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Family Friendly Facilities

Kids' Club

The kids' club is organised by a team of trained staff, and features adventures and fun activities for children aged between four and 11 years of age. It includes fish bingo, crab hunts, sandcastle making, dance classes, and more throughout the day; all with scheduled meal times. Restrictions: For children aged between 4 and 11 years. Babysitting available for children below 4 at additional charge.

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Special Offers

Early booking discount

Save up to 15% on your accommodation

Book outside of 60 days before travel and receive 15% discount on your accommodation.

  • Travel dates may vary
  • Blackout dates apply
  • Can be combined with Bonus Nights where applicable.

Free night offer

Bonus Night Offer

Bonus Nights: Stay 4 nights and pay for 3, stay 7 nights and pay for 5, stay 10 nights stay 7. 

  • Combinable with the Early Booking Bonus.
  • Black out dates may apply
  • Minimum stay duration required

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