Sun Island Resort

A luxurious leisure experience

Sun Island Resort & Spa holds a prestigious place as one of the most idyllic resorts in the Maldives. Set on the lush island of Nalaguraidhoo amidst pristine white sand, fragrant tropical flowers and seemingly endless stretches of white sand, this luxurious hotel is an ideal escape for couples and families alike. Spend your time exploring the ocean as you dive, snorkel and take part in an array of invigorating water sports. Venture out to nearby islands for a picnic or discover Maldivian culture in the city. Those in search of something a little more leisurely can laze beside the translucent pool, savour world-class cuisine at an enticing selection of restaurants, and indulge in a pamper session at the spa.

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Sun Island Resort & Spa is set on the tranquil island of Nalaguraidhoo in the South Ari Atoll. The resort is just 30 minutes from Ibrahim Nasir International Airport by domestic flight, and just an hour from India and Sri Lanka.

Dining & Drinks
Sun island dining

Savour a delectable array of Maldivian and international cuisine at the resort’s many fine dining restaurants. Enjoy generous buffet meals Maaniyaa Restaurant. Tuck into tempting seafood barbecues at Guraamuli Grill Terrace, or experience fine Italian dining at Ristorante Il Pontile. For a taste of Thai, head to Sun Star or enjoy a buffet feast at Southern Star Restaurant near the Water Villas. Zero Restaurant also serves delicious salads made from fresh ingredients grown right on the resort grounds. For drinks, relax at one of the resort’s many bars including Mekunu, the Sunrise Bar, the Pool Bar, Lobby Bar and Golf Bar, or enjoy a coffee and light snacks at Vaani Coffee Shop.

Sun island activities

If you’re looking for amazing ocean experiences, you’ve come to the right place. The resort offers almost every water sport and activity under the sun. From swimming and diving with manta rays and whale sharks to island hopping, big-game fishing and much more, there’s never a dull moment at Sun Island Resort & Spa. Adrenalin lovers will be spoiled for choice with an array of water sports including jet skiing, windsurfing, catamaran sailing, surfing, tubing and banana boating to name a few. The resort also offers plenty of excitement back on dry land with live bands, cultural shows, karaoke, DJ nights and a games centre.

Rooms & Amenities
Sun island room

Sun Island Resort & Spa offers a luxurious selection of three villa types and one Presidential Suite. Enjoy splendid ocean views from your stylish Beach Bungalow or spacious Superior Beach Bungalow. Revel in a privileged position suspended on stilts over the lagoon in your Water Bungalow. For the ultimate in comfort, step into the opulent Presidential Suite, featuring a private Jacuzzi, sundeck and an array of indulgent luxuries. Each room is beautifully designed and offers air conditioning, a television with satellite channels, and a balcony area to relax and enjoy the tranquil island atmosphere.

Sun island spa

Araamu Spa is Sun Island Resort & Spa’s solution to all the stress of modern living. Soothe tired muscles and busy minds with healing treatments enhanced by natural flower, marine and herbal essences. Be pampered with therapeutic massages and beauty treatments, including reflexology, manicures, pedicures, body scrubs, facials and more. Take advantage of the spa’s sauna, steam bath and Jacuzzi for a truly invigorating experience.

Fitness & Gym
Sun island fitness

Fitness fanatics will find plenty of ways to stay active at the resort’s gym and sporting facilities. Enjoy a challenging game of tennis, football, squash and basketball on the courts. Try your hand at table tennis, darts, badminton and volleyball, or enjoy a relaxing game of billiards. Then cool off with a dip in the infinity swimming pool.

Sun island weddings

Say ‘I do’ or renew your vows at one of the most breathtaking Maldivian settings. Share the experience with family and friends with ample luxurious accommodation, a beautiful ballroom and exquisite banqueting. After the ceremony, take a moment to yourself with a candle-lit dinner just for two under the stars. These are the magical moments you’ll remember forever.

Guest Services
Sun island guest services

Sun Island Resort & Spa offers a range of services and facilities to complement your stay. Make the most of free WiFi, room service, airport shuttles, laundry services and more. There’s also a fully equipped business centre for corporate travellers, meeting and banqueting facilities and a stylish gift shop.

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