Sun Island Resort Maldives
Sun Island Resort Maldives is a relaxed 4* family resort on a fun filled island in a tropical paradise, where adventure and relaxation can be found in equal measure. From revitalising activities to treasured tranquillity, this resort will capture your heart with fill it with unforgettable memories. Sun Island Resort Maldives is the largest of the Maldives family resorts. Nestled on Nalaguraidhoo Island in the South Ari Atoll, the resort is 20 minutes by domestic plane, 35 minutes by seaplane or 160 minutes by boat. You can explore the spectacular scenery and unique Maldivian culture with excursions to neighbouring islands. Or, simply let the ocean breeze caress you to sleep as you sway gently in your hammock. What could be more perfect?
There is a choice of bungalows at Sun Island Resort Maldives , with the Deluxe Room you will have the beach at your doorstep and the ocean in sight. Upgrade to the increased comforts of the Superior Rooms, these have a private veranda set directly along the pristine shoreline. The Water Bungalows are set on stilts above the tranquil turquoise lagoon. Large and richly furnished, these exclusive bungalows are accessed by a wooden jetty, creating the sense of a secluded hideaway apart from the rest of the resort. Take in the vast horizon from your personal sun deck, with either sunrise or sunset views. Walk down your own steps to enjoy a refreshing soak in the warm ocean water. The ultimate rooms are the luxurious Presidential Suite. With 2 bedrooms, both with en-suite. These are situated at the end of the water bungalow jetty. From your private Jacuzzi to spectacular views, every detail speaks of an unmatched level of grandeur.
There are 5 restaurants at Sun Island Resort Maldives, all set to inspire your taste buds with rich flavours and innovative cuisine. Maaniyaa Restaurant is the main restaurant, it features a rich mix of local and international favourites. This spacious, open air restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Although this is the only one of the restaurants that accommodates all the meal plans, the vast range of options will ensure there is plenty of variety for you. Guraamuli Grill Terrace, is an exceptional Maldives seafood and barbecue restaurant. Ristorante Al Pontile is the islands Italian restaurant. Enjoy a taste of India at the Southern Star Restaurant, one of the most flavourful dining venues. The Sun Star Thai Restaurant stands over the lagoon, and serves traditional Thai food. The Vani Coffee Shop & Bar, is a casual beachfront destination where you can pick up a variety of snacks, light meals and specialty dishes. Open 24 hours.
Sun Island Resort Maldives invites you to embrace the lively spirit of Maldivian nightlife. Mekunu Bar, is the main bar, and is open 24 hours a day. It offers a wide variety of exotic cocktails and non-alcoholic drinks. Open and airy, Mekunu Bar with beautiful views of the lagoon it transforms into an energetic disco on select evenings. The Lobby Bar is warm and comfortable, ideal for mingling with new friends.The Beach Bar, is located near the windsurfing school on the beach.
The Club Greenhouse Bar, has a lovely setting in the midst of an expansive green lawn. The swim-up pool bar allows you to and enjoy a drink without ever having to leave the pool.
Guests here have access to a wide range of recreational facilities, all of which feature up to date equipment. Take a tennis lesson from one of the instructors, or organise a family game of golf, volleyball or badminton. Explore the island on a rented bicycle, or entertain your children with the collection of electronic games. Excursions include island hopping and island tours, dolphin safari and fishing trips.
For a well deserved rest, relax your body and awaken the senses at Araamu Spa, a sanctuary of undisturbed tranquillity within Sun Island Resort Maldives. Fall under the soothing spell of traditional Maldivian healing techniques. Beautify your body from the outside in with therapeutic massages, facials and skin treatments. Perfect the art of relaxation as you lounge by the 1,800 square metre outdoor pool, which is framed by lush tropical greenery and extends directly to the edge of the lagoon. There is a separate pool just for children. The Water Sports Centre can be found on the east side of the island, and offers both rental equipment and lessons by professional staff. Learn how to windsurf or speed through the water on a pair of water skis or a Jet-ski. Let yourself be guided by the wind as you explore the island from a catamaran.
Under the water is a colourful, fascinating world waiting for you. Take a boat out to the house reef to go snorkeling or explore the area’s most beautiful reefs during a special snorkeling excursion. (Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays) For divers boat dives are made 3 times a day, night dives available twice a week , as well as on special request. The State of the art dive centre features 2 classrooms, 8 changing rooms, compressor rooms, and a full range of equipment. They can also teach PADI courses, including Open Water Diver, Advanced Open Water, Rescue Diver, Dive Master, Assistant Instructor and assorted specialty courses.
The resort holds a nightly stingray feeding event. Every evening at 2030h, you are invited to gather at the service jetty, where information will be given about stingrays and their habitat. After this, guests can feed these beautiful creatures. To enhance this spectacle of nature, baby sharks swim amongst the stingrays, while elegant herons linger nearby waiting for their catch. This is a fun event for all the family.