Sunday, November 17, 2019

Island Resorts

Maldives: Private Island Receives Top Marks from TripAdvisor, Takes Title of World’s Best Hotel

Maldives private island Gili Lankanfushi (formerly Soneva Gili) swept the board at the recent TripAdvisor awards, beating the competition to take home the title of The Best Hotel in the World.

  • Gili Lankanfushi, a paradisiacal private island in the Maldives, swept the board at the TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards to take the title of The Best Hotel in the World
  • The 45-villa island was singled out for its dream-like location and its tireless commitment to upholding a high standard of service
  • The island has become a fan-favourite thanks to its “no news, no shoes” policy and its 1st class private butler service, which sees all guests assigned with their own Mr Friday

Gili Lankanfushi, Maldives: Top Marks from TripAdvisor

Gili Lankanfushi - Photo Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

Gili Lankanfushi – Photo Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

Paradise has got a new postcode. Popular private island rental retreat Gili Lankanfushi has been awarded with the impressive title of “The Best Hotel in the World” after sweeping the board at the 13th annual TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards. The results, which were published earlier this month, are the result of millions of reviews posted by TripAdvisor users during the course of the past year.

“TripAdvisor’s community of millions of travelers has helped us highlight some of the very best hotels from around the world,” said Barbara Messing, chief marketing officer for TripAdvisor. “The Travelers’ Choice list of thousands of award-winning properties is perfect to inspire travelers as they think about their 2015 travel plans.” Taking into account service, quality and value, the award winners reflect the world’s best all-round accommodation solutions.

The Best Hotel in the World?

Gili Lankanfushi - Photo Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

Gili Lankanfushi – Photo Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

Located in a tiny sparkling lagoon, the tiny coral island hideaway has long since been receiving plaudits for both its “no news, no shoes” policy, where travelers are encouraged to swap their internet connection for an in-depth connection to nature, and its first class private butler service, which sees each and every guest assigned with their very own “Mr Friday.”

After taking a couple of days to let the news sink in, General Manager, Steven Philips, proudly offered the following statement to Private Island News. “Winning the 2015 ‘Best Hotel in the World’ Award has meant a huge amount of plaudits coming our way. We would like to return the compliments to our guests. If not for them, we wouldn’t be able to achieve such accolades.”

“Gili Lankanfushi really is an amazing island and we are fortunate to be the custodians of one of the true gems of the Maldives. When we add to this, the team of hosts who offer such genuine and friendly service, we are able to provide our guests with a wonderful vacation experience and it is our honour to do so.”

Book Your Stay with Vladi Island Travel

Set on a private tropical island in the North Malé Atoll, Gili Lankanfushi is located just a 20-minute speedboat ride from the International Airport at Malé, the capital of the Republic of Maldives. Relaxation is taken very seriously here, with guests invited to leave their worries at the front door and indulge in a delightful cocktail of tranquil spa treatments and delicious dining.

Rates start at approx. USD 1,000 per night. Book your stay now with Vladi Island Travel.

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