Fushifaru crowned Maldives' Leading Beach Resort


Fushifaru Maldives has celebrated winning the ‘Maldives Leading Beach Resort’ award at the 26th edition of the World Travel Awards.

W T A  honour the top travel destinations worldwide as declared by  travel professionals best knows  “Tourism Oscars”, the World Travel Awards are renowned as the most prestigious and comprehensive in the global industry and recognised globally as the ultimate hallmark of industry excellence. On Monday, on the resort’s stunning beach, over 100 residents and guests celebrated this remarkable victory at a magical sunset cocktail event, exulting traditional Maldivian elements that Fushifaru Maldives is renowned for.

The trophy made a grand entrance on a jet ski arriving at the beach in style, where it was received with an authentic Maldivian welcome and was escorted between the rejoicing audiences.

“Winning the award is an outstanding affirmation of the trust our guests place in our personalised services and serve as positive motivation for us to continue raising the bar in being the resort of choice for leisure travelers. All our resident hosts and staff are dedicated to provide our guests with inspiring and memorable experiences during their stay. With 49 villas, our resident hosts are able to cater to every guest’s wish to ensure a magical Maldivian adventure,” General Manager Ahmed Siaar was quoted in a statement, as saying.

Fushifaru is located in Lhaviyani atoll between 5° 15″ and 5° 35″ N and between 73° 20″ and 74° 40″ E. The northern atoll holds 54 island and its capital is Naifaru. Maldivians traditionally call it “Faadhippolhu” without adding “atoll”. Legend says only some atolls have names of such. In the early 12th century during the reign of King Koimala Siri Mahaabarana Mahaa Radun -the first king to rule over all the Maldives- this atoll was called Faadu Bur. They say some of the best divers in the country come from Faadhippolhu. 

Merging Maldivian design and architecture with modern esthetics, Fushifaru Maldives’ beach and water villas exude a sense of coziness yet luxurious in space and amenities.

Guests will dine at Korakali for breakfast, lunch and dinner, Raakani Grill for signature Asian recipes with a focus on the finest local varieties of seafood and Fanihandhi Bar for sunrise lounging and sunset cocktails.

Heylhi Spa, wellness sanctuary will sooth any tired soul while the multi-sports court and various exciting water activities will keep guests vibrant with energy.You can reach Fushifaru from a seaplane ride of just 35 minutes giving you a sky-high view .