Sun Island Resort & Spa

Exotic getaway to a world of breathtaking possibility, where adventure and relaxation are equally within reach. At Sun Island Resort & Spa – a flowering jewel among Maldives family hotels – every moment is free to shape into your personal version of paradise.

Biggest resort in the Maldives, measuring 1.6Km long X 440m wide. Located at the Southern tip of South Ari Atoll. 17 minutes from Ibrahim Nasir International Airport by domestic flight.

  • Star Rating: 4 Stars
  • Location: South Ari Atoll
  • Distance from Airport: 17 minutes by domestic flight and a short boat ride
  • Total Rooms: 458
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136 Standard Rooms
218 Superior Beach Bungalows
  36 Sun Villas
  64 Water Bungalows
    4 Presidential Suites


Maaniya (Main) Restaurant.
All meals are served. For guests accommodated in the beach bungalows.
- Breakfast : 0730 - 0930 HRS
- Lunch : 1230 - 1400 HRS
- Dinner : 1930 - 2100 HRS

Sun Star Restaurant.
Ala’Carte Thai specialty.
- Open Hours: 1000 - 2300 HRS

Southern Star Restaurant.
Buffet meals for Water Bungalow guests.
- Breakfast : 0730 - 1000 HRS
- Lunch : 1230 - 1400 HRS
- Dinner : 1930 - 2100 HRS

ZERO Restaurant.
Experience fresh homegrown salads direct from our gardens.
- Lunch: 1000 - 1700 HRS
- Dinner: Open on request

Vaani Coffee Shop.
Ala’Carte Restaurant 
- Open 24 Hours

Ristorante Al’Pontile.
 Italian Ala’Carte meals with Japanese Corner.
- Open Hours: 1000 - 2300 HRS

Mekunu Bar.
Alcoholic drinks & cocktails.
- Open 24 Hours

Sunrise Bar - Beach Bar.
- Open Hours: 0900 - 0100 HRS

Golf Bar.
To quench your thirst during the day.
- Open Hours: 1000 - Till last guest leaves

Lobby Bar. 
For meetings & conventions.
- Open Hours: 1700 - Till last guest leaves

Pool Bar.
- Open Hours: 0900 - 1800 HRS


Relax the body and awaken the senses at Araamu Spa, a sanctuary of undisturbed tranquility within Sun Island Resort & Spa.

Araamu Spa Offers:
• Aromatherapy
• Jacuzzi
• Sauna
• Steam Bath
• Reflexology
• In-house medical clinic
• Body scrub & facials
• Manicure & Pedicure
• Indian Ayurvedic Therapy


• PADI accredited Diving center – Dive Oceanus.
• Diving courses and lessons available
• Snorkeling Trips


• Billiard/ snooker
• Table Tennis
• Dart
• Volleyball
• Badminton
• Daylight & Floodlit Tennis
• Basketball
• Gymnasium
• Football
• Squash
• Electronic Game Center

Water Sports
• Boat Hire - half-day/ full-day
• Canoeing
• Catamaran sailing
• Fun tubing
• G6
• Kneeboard
• Sailing
• Snorkeling
• Wake board
• Water Scooter/Jet ski
• Windsurfing
• Water skiing
• Parasailing


  • Standard Beach Bungalow With the beach at your doorstep and the ocean in sight. These Maldives family accommodation, and are equipped with modern amenities such as satellite television. Of course, with your own private veranda and dozens of onsite activities, checking your email might not be your first priority. Facilities: Air-conditioning, Satellite television, Private terrace, En-suite shower facilities, 1 Double or 2 Single beds, Hot and cold water, Hair dryer, Mini bar, Electronic safe, & IDD telephones with voicemail.
  • Superior Beach Bungalow Upgrade to the increased comforts of the Super Deluxe Rooms. Offers the convenience of en-suite bath and shower facilities, creating enhanced privacy for you and your family. You’ll also enjoy satellite television and a private veranda set directly along our pristine shoreline. Facilities: En-suite bathroom, Air-conditioning, Satellite TV with in-house movies, Private terrace, 1 Double or 2 Single bed, En-suite shower facilities, Hot and cold desalinated water, Hair dryer, Mini bar, Electronic safe, & Two IDD telephones with voicemail.
  • Sun Villa - Room Size: 48.59m² - No. of Rooms: 36
  • Water Bungalow Set on stilts above the tranquil turquoise lagoon, water bungalows truly embrace the island atmosphere. Large and richly furnished, these exclusive accommodations 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 sundeck, offering either sunrise or sunset views. Walk down your private staircase to enjoy a refreshing soak in the warm ocean water, which ebbs and flows just below your floor. Offering a truly unique approach to island living. Facilities: Private staircase to the lagoon, En-suite bathroom, Air-conditioning, Satellite TV with in-house movies, Private sun deck, En-suite shower facilities, Hot and cold desalinated water, Hair dryer, Mini bar, Electronic safe, & Two IDD telephones.
  • Presidential Suite Indulge in the most luxurious lodging option at Sun Island Resort & Spa – the Presidential Suite. These vast, two-bedroom suites span 246 metres, offering more than twice the size of our regular rooms. Located at the end of the water bungalow jetty, each suite is beautifully equipped with polished parquet floors, corniced ceilings and elegant wooden furnishings, creating a truly regal experience for connoisseurs of fine living. From your private Jacuzzi tub to spectacular views, every detail speaks of an unmatched level of grandeur. Experience the epitome of aristocratic living, and treat yourself to the gracious luxury of these exclusive suites of 246m²/2648 square feet. Facilities: Two bedrooms, Two en-suite bathrooms, Master bedroom - Double bed, Second bedroom - Twin beds, Living room with private bar, Tea and coffee-maker facilities, Air-conditioning, Satellite TV with in-house movies, Cordless telephone in living room, Personal desktop computer, Internet access, Private terrace with Jacuzzi tub, En-suite shower facilities, Hot and cold water, Hair dryer, Mini bar, Electronic safe, & Two IDD telephones.


Sports and Recreation
  • tennis courts
  • spa
  • water sports (non-motorized)
  • outdoor pool
  • water sports (motorized)
  • private beach
  • shops
  • meeting facilities
  • bar
  • restaurant
  • laundry service
  • coffee shop
  • tours
  • safety deposit boxes
  • poolside bar
  • Airport Transfer
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