Gili Lankanfushi in the Maldives Bags 3 Top Awards

Gili Lankanfushi, Maldives, a resort we will be visiting in July for a destination feature that will appear in a future edition of Invictus magazine has been named as 2013 Indian Ocean’s Leading Luxury Resort.  

It also won two more awards gaining the Indian Ocean’s Leading Spa Resort and Maldives’ Leading Luxury Resort at the same  ceremony.

The industry’s elite, including CEO’s and SVPs of leading travel companies, President of the Maldives, government ministers and tourist board chiefs, attended the gala event hailed as “The Oscars of the Travel Industry”. World Travel Awards celebrates its 20th Anniversary this year and is acknowledged across the globe as the ultimate travel accolade, celebrating those brands that are pushing the boundaries of industry excellence in product and service.

This intimate coral island inside its own sparkling lagoon, has jetties threading across the water out to spacious villa accommodations.

It is a must stop at resort on the itinerary of any super yacht cruising the Maldives Islands

Gili Lankanfushi, Maldives, is an upmarket boutique resort that stands at the forefront of the eco-luxury sector and acts as a benchmark for luxury resorts.

Hidden away on Lankanfushi Island, in the North Malé Atoll, all of its 45 over-water villas, crafted in a traditional style from natural materials, reflect the harmony of life by the water’s edge. All villas at this luxury resort offer a private water garden, open air bathroom, roof-top terrace and over-water sundecks

For ultimate privacy, guests can opt to stay in one of the seven Crusoe residences or the Private Reserve, accessible only by personal boat; all guests are personally taken care of by our Mr. Friday, who will enrich guests’ dream vacation into a truly unique and memorable experience.

“We’re thrilled to be recognised as the leading luxury resort in the Indian Ocean region,” said Iain McCormack, General Manager of Gili Lankanfushi, Maldives.  “Our hosts have worked extremely hard for this and their continuous dedication to reach the highest levels of services is great testimonies of what we have achieved so far,” continues Iain.

In celebrating the recognitions, Gili Lankanfushi, Maldives is offering an exclusive “Extended Escape” package. Guest will enjoy 1 complimentary night with minimum 3 nights stay at Best Available Rates, valid from now till 30 September 2013. Rate includes accommodation of choice, complimentary access to non-motorized water sports activities, Sunset cocktail party on Tuesday evening, regular Yoga and Tai Chi sessions, and unlimited access to Internet.

Gili Lankanfushi, Maldives marks the parent company – Hotel Properties Limited’s fifth property in the Maldives.

The other properties within the group are Four Seasons Resort at Kuda Huraa and Landaa Giraavaru both of which will also be covered in our 14 page travel feature.

Gili Lankanfushi, Maldives is the 12th hotel managed by HPL Hotels & Resorts.

other hotels in the group include the Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma; and Rihiveli Beach Resort.