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Why This Maldivian Resort Is Leading in Safety Standards

Since September, Gili Lankanfushi has been hosting guests. Here’s how they’re doing it safely.

Dec 23, 2020

ALTHOUGH TOURISM ACROSS MUCH OF THE WORLD is at a standstill, one nation has taken extraordinary steps to reopen while protecting both local inhabitants and international visitors. Thanks to its inherently socially distant geography, lone international airport, and rigorous safety and testing measures, the Maldives has been able to bring its COVID-19 cases under control.

Since September 1, Gili Lankanfushi has been welcoming guests to its sustainable, barefoot luxe villas. These are far from ordinary times, which is why the resort has implemented the Gili Cares Plan, a comprehensive set of hygiene and safety regulations in full compliance with the guidelines provided by the Ministry of Tourism ‘Guideline for Restarting Tourism in the Maldives’, the Ministry of Health ‘Public Health Interventions to prevent COVID-19 Transmission in the Tourism Sector’ and Hotel Properties Limited (HPL) Hotels & Resorts ‘Care, Clean and Compliance policy’.

Guests at Gili Lankanfushi can enjoy peace of mind knowing that the resort is following the most rigorous COVID-19 safety measures. Regular temperatures checks for staff, as well as guests on arrival and departure, face masks, widely available hand sanitizer, luggage sanitation, high-level cleaning and disinfection procedures, are all in place.

With the Book Direct Exclusive Package, which has been extended to 2021, guests can receive all sorts of complimentary perks, including a weekly sunset cocktail party, daily sunrise yoga sessions, steam and sauna at Meera Spa, non-motorized water sports activities, and so much more. Call +96 0 664 0304 or email at to reserve your getaway.

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