The Ultimate Intimate Elopement
Gili Lankanfushi Maldives Launches New ‘Honey-Lope’ Micro-Wedding Offering
The ultimate choice for those seeking an intimate wedding for 10 people or less, Gili Lankanfushi’s new ‘Honey-Lope’ package seeks to spoil brides and grooms with a five-night stay in paradise. Wedded-couples-to-be will be hosted in one of the resort’s castaway-chic overwater Crusoe Residences, located in the middle of the Indian Ocean and accessible only by boat, ensuring those dreams of elopement become reality.
A dedicated wedding concierge will help couples design their perfect ceremony down to the smallest detail, either within the custom-built Wedding Champa pavilion or on the pristine palm beach, complete with an officiant and a traditional Maldivian BoduBeru Performance. Couples will be able to customise everything from décor to dining and everything in between, resulting in a truly unique and unforgettable day.
Exchanging vows is just the beginning for newlyweds, who will then be spoilt with a series of bucket-list offerings, including a ‘Slumber Beneath the Stars’ experience, where they’ll spend a night on their very own star bed. Here, the couple’s private butler will make up the daybed on the private roof terrace of their villa with luxurious linens, candlelight, Champagne and strawberries.
Couples can also expect a blindfolded ‘Dining for the Senses’, seeing them transported to a secret island location to embark on a true gourmet adventure. With blindfolds at the ready and feet in the sand, newlyweds will be invited to take a leap of faith as their private chef serves up a surprise menu.
The package also includes a sumptuous spa treatment each and a range of other romantic surprises, from a candlelit bath, picnics on the beach and sundowners at sea.
The Gili Lankanfushi Honey-Lope Package starts from $13,730. For more information please visit https://gili-lankanfushi.com/experience/weddings/ a
Additional romantic experiences available which can be incorporated into any bespoke wedding or honeymoon package, include:
Romantic Retreats at Meera Spa The ‘couples’ journeys’, which are wrapped up with a bubble bath therapy session for two overlooking the lagoon, include:
Gili Honeymoon Bliss Guests will start their romantic journey together with a foot ritual to relax the feet before being pampered from head to toe with a full body Aromatherapy couples massage. A mini facial and scalp massage will revive guests from their tranquil state as an aromatic bath awaits with Champagne and spa refreshments on ice.
Wonders of Gili (including Detox Seaweed Mud Wrap) Designed to lift all five senses, this treatment sees couples enjoy a blissful massage by candlelight as they enjoy stunning views of the Indian Ocean. This is followed with an ‘ocean therapy’ incorporating a Seaweed Body Buff & Detox Seaweed Mud Wrap to deeply clean and revitalise the skin and a gentle scalp massage. The journey completes with a candlelit desert rose Aroma Bath for two accompanied by a bottle of Champagne, chocolates and fresh fruit.
Traditional Dhoni à Deux The perfect pick for those who like local culture, this experience sees couples set sail on a traditional Dhoni boat at sunset. Guided by a private skipper, guests will float around the island’s lagoon enjoying Champagne and canapés before returning to the jetty for supper.
Castaway Sunset Dolphin Cruise Sealife lovers will delight in this bucket-list opportunity to spot dolphins, eat canapés and enjoy a drink or two as they enjoy this two-hour sunset experience.
Private Dinner in the Wine Cellar The ultimate follow-up to a sunset cruise, lovebirds can opt for a private dinner in Gili Lankanfushi’s intimate wine cellar. With a delectable gourmet menu, guests can expect four sumptuous courses paired with the finest wines from around the world.
Supper Under the Stars Here, guests will enjoy a fine dining meal with Champagne and wine pairings as they soak up the magical sunset and crystal-clear constellations. For the ultimate surprise, the team can even whisk lovers away to a mystery location where they will enjoy the chef’s culinary creations in a dreamy setting.
Gili Romance Story Package For couples who want to go all out, the Gili Romance Story full package is the only way to go!
The indulgent half-board package includes:
Choice of villa accommodation with a minimum 4-night stay
Return speedboat transfers
Daily gourmet breakfast and dinner at Kashiveli restaurant
A choice of 60 minutes of Ayurvedic therapy or Kahnuma Lomi Lomi
Private in-villa couples’ yoga
A tropical flower bath with candlelight, Champagne, and strawberries
Meera “Better Sleep” Spa Gift (Pillow Mist)
Dine in the Dark – A blinded dinner experience for the senses
Sleeping under the stars experience
Nightly rates at Gili Lankanfushi Maldives start from £1,397/$1,722 based on two adults sharing a Villa Suite with breakfast included. For more information or to book please visit www.gili-lankanfushi.com.