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Lonubo – your fantasy island


Lonubo, the tiny island next to Maafushivaru captivates many in its net of wonder; and for a lot of reasons; the powdery white beaches encircling the island and the astounding reef housing a palette of colourful, underwater animals. Two guest villas are sited in the centre of Lonubo, should the need arise to elope with your betrothed.

Maafushivaru offers three attractive getaway packages to suit this specific need to escape from reality, on Lonubo, letting you have the whole island to yourself! Elect from the choices available; which delivers three unique experiences combined with the exclusivity of Lonubo.

‘The Romance Picnic package’, is a beautifully prepared picnic for a couple. You take a hamper full of delicious goodies with you when you arrive to Lonubo complete with an array of soft drinks and water. ‘The Island BBQ’ package, is your modern day BBQ where a chef concocts grilled delicacies on the beach, whilst you spend time together sipping a fancy glass of wine, admiring the vista of sunset and stars! ‘Desert Island Dream package’, provides a fully catered 4 course meal complete with a chef and a waiter. Sit and enjoy the true Maldivian experience of a private dinner on the beach with sand between your toes.

After the bliss of heavenly food, you are left all by yourself to discover the island’s intimacy with your partner under a canopy of stars. The fleeting sensation of being the only ones on this tiny gem will soon overwhelm you. You are also entitled to a villa, beautifully designed with a hint of Maldivian architecture, furnished with contemporary creature comforts and an outdoor bathroom. Spend your night slumbering in serenity, and rise to the tropical sun, for you’ll be served breakfast complemented with sparkling wine – what an awesome start to the day!

Tempting yet true, the so called ‘Robinson Crusoe’ experience materialises as you feel like a star on this magical island in total exclusivity.

Note to Editors:

Maafushivaru Maldives is a typical island epitomizing all the one dreams of when thinking of the Maldives. With its small island charm, lush vegetation surrounded by the white beaches and a house reef that provides an enchanting snorkelling experience. The island is just over 500 metres in length and even has its own baby island, Lonubo, just 5 minutes away. Lonubo is exclusively for the use of Maafushivaru guests and a holiday on Maafushivaru will not be complete without at least one visit to this beautiful deserted islet.

Refurbished in 2010, the resort is owned and managed by Universal Resorts.


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