Huvafen Fushi is a private resort island in the North Malé atoll, Kaafu, Maldives Indian Ocean.
Situated near the capital Malé and 30 minutes by speedboat from Malé International Airport, it opened in July 2004 and consists of a single island with 43 bungalows. Targeting the luxury accommodation niche, its facilities include the world’s first underwater spa.
In 2007, Interior Design’s Best of Year Awards (USA) bestowed Richard Hywel Evans Architecture + Design with an award for Huvafen Fushi’s Underwater Spa.
In 2007, World Travel Awards named Huvafen Fushi the Indian Ocean’s Leading Spa Resort.
In 2008, Spa Finder – Reader’s Choice Awards named Huvafen Fushi the Best Interior Design and the Best for Romance.
In 2008, Harper’s Bazaar Travel Guide (UK) named Huvafen Fushi the Best Beach Resort in the World.