Lagoon Bungalow with Pool 

Huvafen Fushi is an island dream come true with all the essential amenities for a Romantic Getaway in the Maldives. The Lagoon Bungalow with Pool comes with a comfortable king size bed and the bungalow is designed with privacy in mind. 

Gaze up at the star filled sky at night in the Private plunge pool or relax atop sun loungers on the sundeck in the evening. Take in  the stunning panoramic views of the Indian Ocean or go for a dip in the islands big blue lagoon, with a house reef perfect for snorkeling.

The resort opened the world’s first Underwater Spa here in The Maldives and you can book a romantic package for a couples spa treatment in one of their ambient treatment rooms. Just outside the wide glass enclosures, you can see Indian Oceans marine life in all its glory while enjoying a therapeutic massage.

You can book with Complementary Half Board, Including Three Course Dinner for 02 Adults at Celsius on selected booking dates with a Minimum 05 Nights stay, please inquire for more details. In the evening, Celsius offers  tantalizing delights from Wholesome European cuisine, through to piquant dishes from the Indian Subcontinent and salivating East Asian fare, not forgetting plenty of healthy options all made fresh to order.

There are also Several restaurants which cater for guests open for Lunch and/or Dinner with tastes for every palate from Asian Fusion cuisine at “Feeling Koi” to the Degustation Set Menu with perfect wine pairing at Vinum the underground Wine Cellar Dining experience not to be missed

Butler service | Espresso machine | Daybed | Bang & Olufsen cordless telephone | 42in plasma TV | Bose surround sound and fully loaded iPods Oversized bath | Rain shower | Hand shower | Private bar | Luxury bath amenities | Freshwater plunge pool | Direct lagoon access | Near the House Reef | Private deck with Sun loungers 

Total floor area of 130 sqm 

Lagoon Bungalow with Pool 

(Please inquire for offers and availability of other room types on selected dates)

The Small Maldives Island Company appoints Tanushree Joshi as Sales Manager for India market

The Small Maldives Island Co (TSMIC), a resort management company in the Maldives, has recently announced the appointment of Tanushree Joshi   as the Sales Manager dedicated for the India market. In her new role,  Joshi will spearhead the sales and marketing of TSMIC’s three resort properties in the Maldives, viz., Amilla Fushi, Finolhu and Huvafen Fushi, in India market.

A seasoned sales and marketing person, Joshi brings with her over 13 years of experience in destination marketing and sales being associated with tourism boards and luxury hotel chains. She also worked with Sun Siyam hotels in the Maldives in the past.

Established in 2012, TSMIC is a Resort Management company in the Maldives for Coastline Hotels and Resorts. Amilla Fushi and sister resort FINOLHU are owned by Coastline Hotels and Resorts – part of the Coastline Group of companies, one of the Maldives’ largest private companies. Huvafen Fushi, located in Male Atoll, is owned by Universal Resorts Pvt Ltd.,  and features the world’s first underwater spa rooms. The resort also features some of the largest guest rooms in the Maldives.

Amilla Fushi, located just 30 minutes by seaplane from Malé International offers a choice of 59 Houses that sit gracefully over crystal clear waters. Similarly, FINOLHU is just 30 minutes by speedboat from sister resort Amilla Fushi featuring 125 villas on the ocean, the lagoon or by the beach.

Maldives to host the Grand Finale of World Travel Awards 2016

Maldives received the honour of hosting the Grand Finale of the World Travel Awards 2016. As this year marks the 23rd anniversary of the World Travel Awards, the prestigious event is set to take place at Olhuveli Beach Resort & Spa on the 2nd December 2016.

Hailed by the Wall Street Journal as the “Travel industry’s equivalent to the Oscar’s” the World Travel Awards are the most comprehensive and most prestigious awards program in the global travel industry.  The World Travel Award was established back in 1993. Every year the World Travel Awards holds Gala ceremonies for Regional winners and a Grand Finale event is held to award the Global winners. Over the years, the platform has been reputed as the highest level of achievement in the Travel and Tourism Industry. Since then Maldives has won in numerous categories at the World Travel Awards

The Grand Finale of the World Travel Awards will be attended by industry’s key stakeholder, decision makers and gains the attention of the most influential Travel Trade media.

During the World Travel Award 2015 Grand Finale Maldives won the award for the World Leading Beach Destination. For the Grand Finale of 2016 Maldives different resorts and companies have been nominated for the following categories:

As the event day draws closer final preparation are underway at the Olhuveli Beach Resort and Spa.

Huvafen Fushi Maldives

Located in the North Male’ Atoll, Huvafen Fushi is a naturalist’s paradise. You can reach this destination, 30 – 40 minutes by speedboat from Male International airport. Featuring luxurious overwater and beach bungalows with private pools, and 6 dining outlets. Dip your toes in warm, crystal clear lagoon, dine in amazing settings, snorkel one of the Maldives best house reefs and washout on the pure white sand. Indulge yourself in an underwater spa room, where the colorful fishes glide past the floor to ceiling windows and the glass windows revealing the beauty of the reef. Each room comes with a sundeck, large flat-screen satellite TV, Bose sound system and DVD player. A good variety of watersports and night fishing is also available. Visiting Huvafen Fushi would be a chance to escape and relax in a secluded island paradise in the middle of the Indian Ocean.


Per AQUUM appoints General Managers for Huvafen Fushi and NIYAMA

Per AQUUM resort announced the appointment of Marc Gussing as General Manager of Huvafen Fushi and Dietmar Koegerl as General Manager of NIYAMA.

Marc Gussing, a Swedish national, speaks four languages including English, basic Spanish, Swedish, and French. Before completing his schooling in hotel management in Switzerland and after completion, Marc’s career took him across world to the Maldives, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Indonesia, Seychelles, Israel, France, Monaco, the United Kingdom, Switzerland and the United States of America.

After having held the role of Director of Operations at Huvafen Fushi in 2005, Marc is famous in Per AQUUM. “To have the opportunity to come back and lead this exceptional property is incredible. Many of the original team members are still here and it really feels like I’ve come home. I’m looking forward to bringing more daringly different concepts to Huvafen Fushi over the next 12 months and building on the strong foundations that are already in place” he commented.

Marc Gussing, PER AQUUM Huvafen FushiMarc Gussing, PER AQUUM Huvafen Fushi
Marc Gussing

“I am delighted to welcome back Marc after working with him ten years ago during the opening years of Huvafen Fushi when we broke the model of the typical Maldivian resort experience. Over the course of his career Marc has held roles ranging from General Management to specialised food and beverage management, estate development and cruise liners. His involvement in all aspects of operational responsibilities gives him a tremendous advantage to evolve Huvafen Fushi for the future. I am confident that his in depth understanding of the unique Per AQUUM DNA will enable him to continue to deliver exceptional service and unique experiences for our guests,” Nick Downing, Vice President of Per AQUUM commented.

Marking its 10th anniversary this year, Huvafen Fushi – is known to be one of the most sought after retreats in the Maldives with its highly individualized service, a truly tropical island experience and futuristic concepts such as the world’s first underwater spa.

Lagoon Bungalow with Pool, PER AQUUM Huvafen Fushi
PER AQUUM Huvafen Fushi

Huvafen Fushi comprises of 44 bungalows and pavilions both overwater and on the beach. This exquisite luxury retreat is 40 minutes by speedboat from Ibrahim Nasir International Airport and provides some of the Maldives finest dining experiences ranging from raw cuisine at RAW to wood-fired pizzas on the beach at Fogliani’s and wine dinners six metres underground in Vinum. Also being the home to the world’s first underwater spa offering its own plunge pool with every room, Huvafen Fushi unquestionably lives up to its reputation – A Waking Dream.

Dietmar Koegerl, a German national, a graduate of Insead University and Cornell University, Dietmar began his career in hospitality in Food & Beverage with Le Méridien Hotels & Resorts, working in Asia in numerous resorts in the Seychelles and the Maldives, Thailand and Sri Lanka. He then came back to the Maldives in 2009 for the post of General Manager at Anantara Kihavah Villas, where he fronted the successful opening and running operation of one of Anantara’s main resorts.

Dietmar Koegerl, PER AQUUM Niyama
Dietmar Koegerl

Being in the Maldives for long period, is known for his drive, originality and zeal in the hospitality industry, Dietmar said “After spending more than 30 years in the Asia Pacific region I can truly say that every aspect of the Maldives astounds me and that every traveller should experience the warmth and beauty at least once in their life. I am very proud to be part of such a visionary team that dares to be different at every turn here at Niyama.”

“Dietmar’s boundless energy, enthusiasm and understanding of guest experience and the destination perfectly complements Per AQUUM’s core brand emphasis in creating bold, imaginative spaces and signature attention to detail. I am excited about Dietmar’s contribution to further enhance our guest experience with a hospitality brand that dares to be different,” Nicholas Downing, Vice President of Per AQUUM, commented.


NIYAMA – the company’s radical, contemporary resort that lives up to its tagline, Nature’s Playground, to the max offering guests more than an intimate Maldivian getaway.

NIYAMA comprises of 86 beach, overwater Studios and Pavilions. Located in the Dhaalu Atoll, a 45 minute seaplane flight from Malé International Airport – NIYAMA was created as an ideal property that stands out not just in the Maldives, but internationally by bringing modern twist balanced by serenity with a sense stimulation and pleasure.

The World’s First Underwater Resort-based Art Exhibition

Per AQUUM Resorts, Retreats & Residences invites travelers to experience its 2014 Dream Calendar Show of Andreas Franke’s Photography, the world’s first underwater resort-based art exhibition.

Plunge into the strange, surreal and mysterious world of award-winning visual artist Andreas Franke and experience his photographic Phantasy Fairytale underwater art exhibition at PER AQUUM Huvafen Fushi and PER AQUUM Niyama in the Maldives. The exhibition can be viewed from now until the end of May 2014 and is part of the Per AQUUM Dream Calendar of events. Each photographic piece has been submerged in the Indian Ocean and can be seen from inside the underwater music club Subsix at NIYAMA and inside the underwater LIME spa at Huvafen Fushi. Guests can also purchase the art and take a piece of the Indian Ocean home with them.

The exhibition magically combines photography, nautical exploration and digital mastery to produce compelling underwater dream worlds where Western fairytale characters are creatively superimposed against the backdrop of the Indian Ocean. Each photographic art piece evokes a feeling of folklore and magic with Snow White, Little Red Riding Hood and Star Money exhibiting at both NIYAMA and Huvafen Fushi, while the Snow Queen features exclusively at NIYAMA and The Last Unicorn features exclusively at Huvafen Fushi.

Submerged in an underwater exhibition, each piece is sealed with Plexiglas in stainless steel frames and blurs the boundaries between reality and fantasy, with saltwater and algae adding the final artistic touches. The size of each piece at NIYAMA is 150 cm x 110 cm with a selling price of US$15,000 each, while at Huvafen Fushi the size of each piece is 110 cm x 73.5 cm with a selling price of US$12,000 each. Same size reprints can also be purchased with prices starting from US$4,800 per piece. A percentage of proceeds from purchases will be donated to Per AQUUM’s Coral Regeneration Program.

Committed to breaking boundaries, this Per AQUUM and Andreas Franke collaboration spins the typical photographic art exhibition on its head giving the world an imaginative interpretation of underwater life.

Sink into the Phantasy Fairytale four night package at Huvafen Fushi and view this exclusive underwater exhibition from inside LIME Spa whilst enjoying a manicure or pedicure. Explore each suspended underwater piece in its true watery environment as the underwater resort space adds yet another layer of intrigue. Come back at night and view them in a different light during SpaQuarium with the marine biologist, then complete your four night stay by adopting a coral. Combine with the Phantasy Fairytale four night package at NIYAMA and receive complimentary combined airport speedboat transfers to Huvafen Fushi.

At NIYAMA, dance the night away as each Phantasy Fairytale character draws you into an enchanting, atmospheric tale of magic, mystery and make-believe. View the exhibition from inside underwater music club Subsix with a bottle of champagne and canapés. Spend a morning with the marine biologist learning about the beautiful ecosystem of the Indian Ocean then put your knowledge to the test with a snorkelling trip to a deserted castaway island nearby.

The four-night Phantasy Fairytale package at Huvafen Fushi starts from USD1157+++ per room per night based on two people sharing a Beach Bungalow with plunge Pool. To book please email reservations(at)huvafenfushi(dot)com call, +960 66 44 222 or visit //

The four night Phantasy Fairytale package at NIYAMA starts from USD883+++ per room per night based on two people sharing a Beach Studio. To book please email reservations(at)niyama(dot)com, call +960 67 62 828 visit //