Sun Island Resort & Spa

ADh. Nalaguraidhoo, South Ari Atoll
107 km from Velana International Airport, Malé
30 minutes by domestic flight
Special Offer
SUMMER SPECIAL OFFER from 2022-07-26 to 2022-10-31


Swimming Pool
Scuba Diving
Multi-Bedroom Villas
Children's Facilities
Jacuzzi Villas
Ayurvedic Treatments
Disabled Access
Baby Sitting
Business Facilities

Sun Island Resort is the largest resort hotel in Maldives and offers you all the modern comforts, conveniences and facilities that you could ever think of. It is an island with dense tropical vegetation with tall coconut palms numerous enough that you could loose your self amongst them. With wide beaches of fine white sands all around the island, there is no difficulty in finding your own private little cove.

Located along the island's beautiful beaches are the choices of two beachfront Bungalows and over water Bungalow rooms. Its amenities and furnishings are terrific and over water Bungalows are spectacular in design, richly chosen and enhanced by striking ocean views that captivates the soul.

Sun Island exemplifies good service and world class cuisine.

Room Categories

Land Room
21 sq feet

With the beach at your doorstep and the ocean in sight, the Standard Beach Bungalows at Sun Island Resort & Spa offer a personal gateway to paradise. These family accommodations provide 21 square metres of space, and are equipped with modern amenities such as satellite television. All Standard Beach Bungalows are with air-conditioning, hot & cold water, hair dryer, veranda, shower, mini bar, electronic safe, satellite TV with in-house movies and internet access. IDD telephones in room with voice mail facility is also available.

Land Room
26 sq feet

Superior Beach Bungalows are with air-conditioning, en suite bath facilities with hot & cold water, bidet, bath tub, hair dryer, veranda, open shower, mini bar, electronic safe, satellite TV with in-house movies and internet access. IDD telephones both in room and toilet with voice mail facility are also available.

Over Water Villa
32 sq feet

A wooden jetty leading out over the lagoon takes you to this luxurious accommodation. Air-conditioning, hot & cold water, hair dryer, bidet, bath tub, mini bar, electronic safe, private sun deck, private stair case to the lagoon, satellite TV with in house movies and internet access, IDD telephones both in room and bathroom with voice mail facility are its features.

Over Water Villa
246 sq feet

Indulge in the most luxurious lodging option at Sun Island Resort & Spa. These vast, two-bedroom Suites span 246 square metres, offering more than twice the size of other 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 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 Maldivian Over Water Suites.



Indulge yourself, rejuvenate body and mind and allow your spirit to transcend with scented oils, gentle music and caring hands. Delight and assuage your senses.

Enhance your vacation experience through the special treatments which embrace the usage of flower, marine and plant essences and relive the mystery of the primeval arts of healing.


Experience the underwater wonders beneath the still, crystalline waters of Sun Island Resort & Spa, a colourful, fascinating world waiting to be discovered. Explore the rich underwater ecosystem with a Maldives dive trip, available on a daily basis through the onsite Diving School.

The Diving School is located on a small island connected by a jetty. The Diving School is about 30m wide and 12 m deep. Two dry rooms, one A/C classroom, one non A/C classroom, two equipment rooms, workshop, compressor room with three Bauer K14 Vertical III compressors, four showers, four toilets, eight changing rooms and lockers are available.

water sports

The Water Sports Center is located on the East side of the island, and offers both rental equipment and lessons by professional staff.  It has two toilets, two showers, a small terrace, and a workshop. Sail and surfboard racks are also available.

Water activities available at the resort are catamaran sailing, jet skiing, windsurfing, diving and snorkeling, water-skiing, canoeing, banana boat riding, knee boarding and speed boats.


The Resort's excursion Guides would escort and assist you during these trips that include tours to the local fishing villages, tourist resorts, uninhabited islands and on fishing and reef snorkeling excursions. Amongst various types of fishing, the choices that offered are sunrise fishing, sunset fishing and big game fishing.

Cruise by dhoni to a nearby coral reef and explore the underwater world with the resident Marine Biologist. On the way back enjoy afternoon tea at sea while engaging in a fish talk with our marine expert. The excursion takes about 1.5 hours by dhoni.

It could be a rare treat for visitors to experience fascinating dolphins playing and jumping while they pass by in the early mornings and evenings in large groups.

sports and recreation

Take a tennis lesson from one of the experienced instructors, or organize a family game of volleyball or badminton. Explore the island on a rented bicycle or entertain your kids with our collection of electronic games.

Take full advantage of our range of onsite activities, and enjoy an active, fun-filled holiday at the Sun Island Resort. Watersports, fitness centre, tennis courts with floodlights, basketball, volleyball, indoor badminton, table tennis are available.

sports and recreation

Plan a gorgeous Maldives holiday wedding renewal at Sun Island Resort. Celebrate one of life’s most momentous occasions in one of the world’s most stunning locales, Sun Island Resort & Spa. 

The hotel's exquisite facilities will provide a magical, utterly romantic backdrop for your wedding vows renewal, complete with elegant accommodation, exciting excursions and activities for your guests and unique food and beverage menus and themes.


Wining and Dining

  • Pool Bar

    Take a sit at the pool bar, feel and enjoy the warm sweet waters and just get tanned while sipping your favorite choice.

  • Beach Bar

    The most convenient bar for the water lovers, located near the windsurf school providing fruit juice and alcoholic drinks.

  • Mekunu Bar - Main Bar

    The main bar offering cocktails, spirits, non alcoholic drinks and a multitude of special concoctions 24 hours a day.

  • Sun Star Thai Restaurant

    Mouth Watering Thai and Oriental delicacies from an exclusive Reef top restaurant offering a magnificent view of Sunrise and Sunset over the Indian Ocean & fascinating Romantic dinners under the twinkling Southern Cross. It's beautiful with an ocean view that's subtly lit up at night. Ask for a table along the open oceanside edge. The service here is attentive and even anticipatory.

  • Southern Star Restaurant

    Southern Star, A Favourite Maldives Casual Restaurant Enjoy a taste of India at Southern Star Restaurant, one of the most flavourful dining venues at Sun Island Resort & Spa . Featuring an exotic approach to Maldives casual dining, Southern Star offers elaborate daily buffets, complete with international dishes, fresh seafood displays, and a specialty Indian menu. Linger over morning coffee as you listen to the gently rustling palms, or indulge in a global culinary tour as you sample dishes from around the world.

  • Ristorante Al Pontile

    Welcome To Al Pontile, Our Delicious Maldives Italian Restaurant Embark on a culinary journey to the heart of Rome, and enjoy an evening at Ristorante Al Pontile, the only Maldives Italian restaurant at Sun Island Resort & Spa. Translated as “the jetty,” Al Pontile is a tranquil, over-water oasis designed to serve as a feast for the senses. As your eyes marvel at stunning views of our aquamarine lagoon and intricate coral reef, your palate will be inspired by a traditional Italian and Japanese specialties. 

  • Guraamuli Grill Terrace

    Celebrate The Ocean’s Bounty At Our Maldives Seafood Restaurant Savour the fresh, wonderfully flavourful cuisine of Guraamuli Grill Terrace, an exceptional Maldives seafood and barbecue restaurant at Sun Island Resort & Spa . With daily catches pulled in from the crystalline water surrounding our resort, Guraamuli offers some of the freshest seafood you’ll ever enjoy. 

  • Maaniyaa Restaurant

    Main restaurant offering choices of local and international cuisine in this huge buffet set up. With a spacious open-air area, breakfast, lunch or dinner is guaranteed to be a nice experience.

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