NewsSeptember 20, 2023

Soneva Makes the World’s 50 Best Hotels 2023 List

Soneva Fushi and Soneva Jani have been named No. 7 and 36 respectively in the new ranking of The World’s 50 Best Hotels 2023. The list includes industry-defining hotels across six continents, highlighting outstanding hotel experiences that shape the aspirations of consumers, travelers, and hoteliers worldwide.

In addition to making the Top 50 list, Soneva also won two special prizes. Sonu Shivdasani OBE, CEO and Co-Founder of Soneva, was crowned the recipient of the prestigious SevenRooms Icon Award while Soneva Fushi was honored with the Lost Explorer Best Beach Hotel Award.


Yesterday, Soneva revealed the launch of its new, ultra-bespoke resort, Soneva Secret. Located in Haa Dhaalu, the most remote atoll in the Maldives, the inaugural Soneva Secret 2024 will welcome its first guests on January 10, 2024. Thirty years in the making, the Soneva Secret resort concept builds upon Soneva’s extensive experience in providing exceptional hospitality. It is set to establish an unmatched standard in intuitive, personalized service, featuring exquisite private villas set in unspoiled natural surroundings.