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Hotel overview

The cozy Summer Island Maldives is the perfect mix of pure island life charm and the luxurious amenities of an upscale resort. It is located on a tiny land lost in the middle of the Indian Ocean and blessed with velvet-soft sands, lush palm trees and aquamarine lagoon. Local lagoon specialty is the world largest artificial coral 3D reef! It is created from hundreds of ceramic elements that are gradually turning into a real vibrant ecosystem with plants, fish, shellfish. Maldivian marine life is extremely vulnerable to global warming. By taking such an experiment, the islanders hope to use innovative scientific approaches to help reefs survive.

Resort infrastructure and services:

  • Outdoor infinity pool
  • 2 restaurants and 2 bars
  • 156 rooms, bungalows and villas
  • Diving center
  • Gym
  • Room service
  • Accepted credit cards: Visa, MasterCard and American Express
  • First-aid station
  • Water sports
  • Overwater Firuma Spa center
  • DJ and live music
  • Library
  • Laundry service
  • Boutique
  • Free Wi-Fi throughout the island

Summer Island Maldives restaurants and bars

The resort offers excellent cuisine, an extensive menu and a variety of drinks.

  • Samuga is the main resort restaurant. Skilled chefs please guests with traditional recipes of the most popular dishes from around the world. You can observe the cooking process at live cooking stations while waiting. The freshest ingredients and the best products blends. It is an excellent place for family meals.
  • Hiya Overwater is a special venue that serves upscale culinary delights and unusual fusion delicacies.
  • Avi Overwater & Cocktail is a sumptuous overwater restaurant with a sunlit terrace. It is an exceptional place to lounge sipping chilling cocktails and other beverages, enjoying live music and groovy DJ sets.
  • Nevi is a casual bar with an expansive selection of drinks welcoming guests from morning until midnight. It is a perfect place for a Maldivian evening.

Artificial 3D Reef

A reef printed on a 3D printer was installed in the lagoon near the island in August 2018. Scientists and enthusiasts hope that this experimental project will help unique corals survive the global warming. The world's largest artificial reef comprises hundreds of ceramic and concrete modules and is expected to become the frame of a living ecosystem.

The project was designed by the Melbourne Lab. Complex computer modeling was used to create reef structures resembling those found in the Maldives. The artificial reef is settled next to the existing coral nursery. Coral fragments gradually expand and colonize the neighboring technological structure, adjust and create a larger coral reef ecosystem.

Eco resort

Summer Island Maldives is actively involved in environmental projects. The resort utilizes solar energy. It has banned plastic tubes for drinks and implements innovative methods of preserving coral.

Water and in-land entertainments

The resort offers a variety of leisure types such as:

  • Beach picnics and ocean shore dining for special events and pleasant moments.
  • Cruises around the island on a traditional boat with light snacks and champagne to enjoy a tropical sunset.
  • Sunset fishing with traditional secrets shared by local fishermen.
  • Local villages tours, ability to explore island lifestyle, culture and traditions.
  • Tours to the capital of Male for city walks, shopping and sightseeing.
  • Water sports: diving, snorkeling, kayaking, tubing, stand up paddleboarding and much more.

Wellness and relaxation at Firuma Spa

The beautiful overwater spa center offers the perfect blend of wellness and beauty treatments for rejuvenation and relaxation. Cozy treatment rooms with sunset and azure lagoon views and a steam room for total unwinding. Firuma Spa center services:

  • Selection of massages
  • Face and body care
  • Manicure and pedicure
  • Detox

Getting here: Summer Island Maldives is located on the North Male Atoll, 35 km from Velana Airport. You can reach the hotel in 15 minutes by seaplane or in 45 minutes by speed boat.

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TripAdvisor© Traveler Reviews

Magical Getaway

My vacation at Summer Island was indeed a magical getaway. It didn’t start on the best note as the water was choppy and the ferry ride bumpy. As soon as we arrived on the Island we reached paradise...
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C SammySingh03 Pietermaritzburg, South Africa

A Truly Great Maldivian Experience

I was overall impressed with the Summer Island experience. I was delayed at my departure and couldn't arrive till the next day. My fiancé was already there in Male and they were gracious enough to...
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C panda19d Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

We had a perfect honeymoon just like we dreamed about

We stayed at Summer Island Resort for 11 days in August 2021 in a water villa, full board. At first we thought that maybe because it is in August it won't be not the best season to go, but the...
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C AnaAlec