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Unlock the Soneva Secret: Barefoot Luxury in Maldives

Soneva Secret villa
Soneva, one of the most renowned and beloved resort brand in the Maldives is set to open their brand new property Soneva Secret this year.

After thirty years in the Making, the secret is finally out! Soneva Secret is set to officially open in March 2024, but guests looking to experience the Soneva hospitality will be able to check in to the resort from January 10, 2024, onwards.

The barefoot luxury resort is set to provide the ultimate privacy and seclusion, where the beauty of nature abounds. Featuring 14 overwater and island villas, including the Maldives’ only floating villa, Soneva Secret is set to provide the Soneva hospitality that travellers are seeking.

Taking barefoot luxury up a notch, each Soneva secret villa features a dedicated team of three. This includes a Barefoot Guardian, Barefoot Assistant and dedicated chef, to ensure every stay is wholly personalised.

Explore the Soneva Secret Villas

The Beach Hideaway Villa

Spread over two floors, the Beach Hideaway Villa is perfect for travellers seeking lush jungles and pristine white sandy beaches. Just steps away from the beautiful waters of the Maldives, this room category provides plenty of room for relaxing with 448 square metres of space. The master bedroom is perfect for those who love stargazing as it is set with a retractable roof. The spacious outdoor bathroom includes a sunken bath, indoor and outdoor showers as well as a dedicated dressing area. Moreover, guests can also find a fully equipped gym and children’s room with an ensuite shower room situated at the back of the villa. Outside, a wooden terrace with a private freshwater pool a sunken dining area and a swinging daybed can be found for relaxing. The first floor also features a spa treatment room and al fresco dining sala with daybeds.

The Overwater Hideaway Villa:

The Overwater Hideaway features an expansive master bedroom with an ensuite bathroom, toilet and dressing room. Providing 461 square metres of space to enjoy, this villa category also features a retractable roof, which reveals the starry night sky. There’s also an adjoining children’s bedroom with an ensuite shower and toilet. The villa features an open-plan living room, as well as a large outdoor deck featuring a private freshwater pool, sunken dining area, catamaran nets and a daybed. The first floor of this villa features a spa treatment room, dining sala with daybeds and a curved waterslide into the lagoon.

The Castaway Villa

The first of its kind in the Maldives, the Castaway is the floating villa offering the ultimate in overwater living. Spread across two floors, this exclusive villa is only accessible by sea. With 461 square meters of space to enjoy, the villa is consciously designed to be unaffected by wave movements making it completely safe. This exciting new villa category villa features Soneva’s signature saltwater pool and curved slide straight into the lagoon, as well as a retractable roof over the master bedroom for stargazing. This villa category also features a retractable roof over the master bedroom for stargazing. An additional double bedroom with an ensuite shower room and toilet is situated at the back of the villa, alongside a fully equipped gym overlooking the surrounding turquoise waters. Upstairs, a spa treatment room, a waterslide into the lagoon and an al fresco dining sala complete this private, exclusive space.

If you’re ready to explore Soneva Secret, get ready to make your bookings and be one of the first travellers to explore this resort. Located just 75 minutes by seaplane, your trip to Soneva Secret is set out to be breathtaking.

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You & Me Maldives: Creating Memories for Five Years!

Just 5 years ago, You & Me by the Cocoon Collection celebrated it's grand opening.

The five-star private resort celebrated its grand opening back in 2019, marking the start of a new era for the Cocoon Collection. In addition to You & Me Maldives, the Cocoon Collection features two additional resorts in the Maldives – Cocoon Maldives and Joy Island. Moreover, the brand also features properties in Zanzibar as well as Sri Lanka.

About You & Me Maldives

You & Me Maldives is easily reachable through a scenic 45-minute seaplane ride, or a 20-minute speedboat ride from Ifuru domestic airport. This adults-only island features some of the most scenic beaches as well as romantic villas, making it perfect for every occasion. You & Me Maldives is the ideal resort for honeymoons, anniversaries, or a spot to say ‘I do’. As an adults-only island, the resort is not only enjoyed by couples, but it has also become a favourite spot for solo travellers as well.

Villa Categories in You & Me Maldives

You & Me Maldives features a total of 109 rooms, with 99 of them being overwater villas. The Villas are split into seven different categories, offering something for everyone to enjoy. You & Me brings a rustic feel to its villas with handmade wood furnishing!

  • Manta Villa – The Manta Villa has a lagoon view, allowing you to enjoy the beautiful sunrises of the Maldives. In addition to a polished wooden floor and a king-sized bed, the Manta Villa also has a seaside deck with the most breathtaking view.
  • The Dolphin Villa – This villa also brings travellers a lagoon view facing the beautiful sunsets. Here, guests can sit on the seaside deck and enjoy the most mesmerising sunsets they have ever seen!
  • Dolphin Pool with Villa – This rustic water villa is another category where you can enjoy beautiful sunsets. This villa category is perfect if you love the ocean but also want to enjoy the luxury of having a private infinity pool!
  • Beach Suite with Pool – This villa category takes you back to the beach, and a beautiful sunrise view. The spacious room with a rustic feel is the perfect villa to enjoy the white sandy beaches of the Maldives. The villa category also features a private pool with a day bed!
  • Aqua Suite with Slide – This is one of the ideal water villas, perfect for a romantic or adventurous getaway. In addition to a couple’s bathtub, the villa also features newly installed waterslides. This new addition allows you to slide right into the crystal-clear waters from your villa!
  • Aqua Suite with Pool – This villa category is perfect for a luxurious getaway. Featuring a private infinity pool that gives you direct access to the ocean, the Aqua Suite with Pool also faces the sunset view.
  • You & Me Suite – This is the largest suite in the resort, giving you full privacy and luxury. The suite features a master bedroom, a bathroom with a couple’s bathtub and a separate shower. Guests also get a huge living space with a pool table, a recreation room with a private gym and massage beds.

Underwater Dining at H2O Restaurant

One of the unique features of You & Me Maldives is its beautiful underwater restaurant. A first of its kind, the underwater restaurant offers you a 360-degree view, allowing you to take in the mesmerising underwater world of the Maldives. Here, guests are offered a unique Michelin-star dining experience. In addition to the opportunity to dine at this beautiful restaurant, guests can also host their special ceremonies here. There is no better way to take your Maldives trip to the next level. Say ‘I Do’ at an underwater restaurant, with beautiful corals and fishes surrounding you.

Dining Outlets

You & Me Maldives offers guests six different dining outlets. At this resort, there is no lack of options.

  • H2O by Andrea Berton – H2O is the perfect place for celebrations. In addition to a unique dining experience, it’s also the perfect photo spot!
  • The Sand – This is the main restaurant of the resort. Here, guests can enjoy live cooking stations catering to international meals.
  • Green Carpet – If you’re looking for an Urban-chic dining outlet, Green Carpet is the perfect spot. The restaurant is located by the pool, allowing you to get your favourite pool snacks and drinks without wandering off too far.
  • Rising Sun – Craving Japanese food? The Rising Sun restaurant at You & Me Maldives brings you the most mouth-watering Asian flavours.
  • La Pasta – La Pasta is the perfect communical beachside restaurant to fulfil your Italian cravings. Pasta and freshly made pizza on the beach? there is nothing quite like it!
  • Cheers Bar – located near the main pool, Cheers Bar brings you a variety of cocktails, mocktails and more! This is also the perfect place to enjoy live music and entertainment every single night.

Picture Perfect with IM Studio

When you’re at such a beautiful location, it’s absolutely criminal to not get the picture-perfect shots. Whether you’re looking to book a wedding photo-shoot, or even a few clicks at H2O underwater restaurant IM Studio has got your back. Although the latest iPhone might be able to capture your Instagram reels, there is nothing like booking a session with a professional photographer.

If you’re at You & Me Maldives, you can locate IM Studio right on the property. Here, you can customise your photoshoot, or even book through their DMs and plan your photoshoot in advance. In addition to capturing the perfect shots, IM Studio also helps you create the perfect reels and videos – making memories for a lifetime!

You & Me Maldives is the perfect place to rekindle your romance, or find your soulmate. As they say, love is in the air! Book your stay at You & Me and enjoy the Villas, Spa, Dining outlets, the photo studio and so much more.

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