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Gili Lankanfushi vs COMO Cocoa Island

Gili Lankanfushi and COMO Cocoa Island are both rated highly by reviewers writing for major publications. On balance, COMO Cocoa Island is preferred by most professionals compared to Gili Lankanfushi. COMO Cocoa Island comes in at #1 in Maldives with endorsements from 8 publications including Hideaway Report, Travel + Leisure and Condé Nast Traveler.

Gili Lankanfushi
Gili Lankanfushi
8 / 10
Lankanfushi Island, North Male Atoll, 08290
From $2,030 /night
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
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Travel + Leisure Travel + Leisure
"Formerly Soneva Gili by Six Senses On the private island of Lankanfushi in the North Malé Atoll, the Soneva Gili resort is situated on one of the largest lagoons in the Maldives." Full review
Mr & Mrs Smith Mr & Mrs Smith
"At Gili Lankanfushi in the Maldives, relaxation is no laughing matter: shoes are removed on arrival, every villa has a 'Mr Friday', and the views are blue and blissful." Full review
The Telegraph The Telegraph
9.0
"It’s hard to resist the charms of this award-winning Maldivian resort, with its rustic-chic style and eco-friendly ethos, its serene atmosphere and impeccable service." Full review
Lonely Planet Lonely Planet
Top choice
"Astonishingly impressive Gili Lankansfushi is essentially Swiss Family Robinson meets Condé Nast Traveller, and few visitors come away anything but amazed." Full review
COMO Cocoa Island
COMO Cocoa Island
8 / 10
Cocoa Island
From $1,047 /night
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Laundry Service
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Travel + Leisure Travel + Leisure
"Globe-trotters prefer this chilled-out, toes-in-the-sand retreat, where the focus is on organic cuisine, yoga and meditation, and Asian-inspired spa rituals." Full review
Condé Nast Traveler Condé Nast Traveler
"The 33 freestanding accommodations resemble a phalanx of dhonis (traditional Maldivian fishing boats), but the interiors are best described as New England beach hut meets National Geographic." Full review
Oyster Oyster
Luxury
"Located on a small island 35 minutes from Male, this luxury resort has 33 high-end water bungalows and a peaceful, all-natural vibe." Full review
Lonely Planet Lonely Planet
Top Choice
"This wonderful place is one of the most unique Maldivian resorts, and since its lavish refit at the hands of the COMO group, Cocoa has consistently impressed." Full review
The Telegraph The Telegraph
8.0
"This little slice of tropical heaven offers a total escape from everyday life - relax in minimalist style, lose yourself in a yoga class and, of course, dive among the parrot fish, rays and sharks swimming close by." Full review
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