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Package Includes

All prices include return transfers and personal service
Kids Stay for Free
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Hotel overview

Sun Island Resort & Spa is a real gem among family resorts in the Maldives. The hotel is located on the picturesque island of South Ari Atoll and offers absolutely everything you have ever dreamed of going on holiday to the coral republic. Tropical nature, island exotics, hospitable atmosphere, delicious food, and the whole ocean of entertainment - you will be fascinated from the very first minutes!

The hotel offers:

  • 458 villas, bungalows, suites
  • 5 various restaurants and 6 bars
  • Diving center
  • Infinity pool of 1800 sqm.
  • Children's swimming pool
  • Business center
  • Conference hall
  • 24-hour reception desk
  • 24-hour service
  • Organization of wedding ceremonies and celebrations
  • Spa
  • Water sports
  • Children's animators and babysitting services
  • Fitness center
  • Tennis court
  • Shops
  • Free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel

Comfortable accommodation

  • Beach and water bungalows
  • Garden views, sandy coast, and the Indian Ocean
  • Wood and natural stone finishes
  • Exquisite interiors
  • Ultra-modern amenities
  • Spacious terraces with sun loungers
  • Modern swimming pools
  • Free Wi-Fi

Restaurants and bars of Sun Island Resort & Spa

  • Maaniyaa is one of the main restaurants in the resort, where you can enjoy a variety of authentic local dishes as well as international cuisine. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are served daily in the spacious open-air restaurant.
  • Ristorante Al Pontile. The name of this restaurant is translated as "marina". It is a calm overwater oasis where fine dishes of traditional Italian cuisine are served. Thanks to the stunning view of the lagoon and the coral reef, the restaurant is considered to be an ideal place for a romantic dinner.
  • Sun Star Thai Restaurant offers Asian flavors and combinations in elegant interior above the lagoon. For a special atmosphere, book a table on the circular wooden terrace for dinner while admiring the glittering ocean and stars.
  • Southern Star Restaurant serves exotic Indian dishes and international cuisine. The restaurant offers a varied menu and a shady terrace under palm trees for coffee breaks.
  • ZERO is a special place where you can not only have a delicious dinner but also enjoy an exclusive evening at a table among the treetops. The chef will help you choose products grown in the resort garden, including several kinds of salad, herbs, vegetables, and fruits. ZERO also offers freshly prepared seafood.
  • Island BBQ, thanks to the fishermen`s daily catch, the grill restaurant offers fresh seafood. Here you can also prepare your personal trophy brought from ocean fishing.
  • Mekunu Bar is the main hotel`s bar with daily evening shows. Disco, crab races, karaoke, bright Maldivian evenings, live music. The bar offers a huge selection of alcoholic beverages and hookah.
  • Beach Bar is located on the beach near the water sports center and is open for daytime visiting. Signature cocktails and fresh juices from tropical fruits.
  • Lobby Bar provides a good selection of wines, author's cocktails, and champagne.
  • Pool Bar by the swimming pool can boast an extensive selection of alcoholic, non-alcoholic beverages, and a serene atmosphere.
  • Golf Bar is located opposite the SPA center and offers the best sorts of coffee, milk and fruit cocktails, alcoholic beverages, and snacks.

Water sports

At Sun Island Resort & Spa, water is not just a source of life, but an endless source of adventure! The water sports center is located on the eastern side of the island and offers lessons from experienced instructors and equipment rental. Fascinating windsurfing at the shallow and tranquil lagoon, driving water skis, and catamaran rides.

Excursions

Get to know the local culture and lifestyle, take an adventure through the local islands or go on a spectacular dolphin safari. The resort offers a full range of excursions - educational, explorative, and romantic.

Diving

Under the surface of the lagoon, you will find a colorful and fascinating underwater world. A rich underwater ecosystem is the ideal environment for diving and exploring underwater life. The local diving school has courses for beginners and experienced divers with multilingual instructors. A special offer is night diving, during which you can admire the fluorescent glow of corals and fish.

Shark watching and rays feeding

Enjoy sunsets and evening meals for the graceful inhabitants of local waters. Each evening, guests gathered at the marina, after a short briefing and supervised by staff, can feed the rays and watch the reef sharks.

Active recreation

  • Tennis court
  • Volleyball court
  • Badminton
  • Bike rides on the island
  • Aerobics
  • Fitness room

Araamu SPA

Aromatic oils, soothing music, and the therapists` caring hands - all these advantages of recreation are offered by a modern spa center Araamu. Pamper yourself with massage therapy, facials, and skin treatments.

Basic spa services:

  • Ayurveda
  • Various kinds of massages
  • Facial skincare
  • Scrubs, masks, and healing wraps
  • Manicure and pedicure
  • Aromatherapy
  • Reflexology
  • Sauna, bathhouse, Jacuzzi

How to get there: Sun Island Resort & Spa is located 113 km from Male International Airport. You can get to the resort by domestic airline flight (about 20 minutes) or by speedboat (2.5 hours on the way).

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Number of Bedrooms

  • 1 Bedroom: sleeping area is separated from living area with a door

Select available accommodation and meal options

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Additional information

HB(beverages excluded): Breakfast and Dinner
FB(beverages excluded): Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

CHRISTMAS & NEW YEAR EVE Gala dinners:
Christmas and New Year Eve compulsory Gala Dinner includes Wine and Mineral Water (served by glass) at Christmas and New Year Eve Gala Dinner. Children get soft drink and water

TRANSFER (Domestic flight + boat)
* The hotel will exclusively arrange all transfers to and from the Hotels. The agent is not allowed to arrange transfers themselves or with any outside party, as such bookings will not be accepted by the Hotel.
* Final amendments of arrival and departure flight number, time and transfer mode should be notified to the resorts not less than 72 hours before arrival of clients to Maldives.
* All transfers will be by air (normal wheeled aircraft) which will be operated between Ibrahim Nasir International Airport and Villa International Airport Maamigili, followed by 5 minutes boat transfer.
*  If the price of aviation fuel changes by more than 2.50 US cents per litre from base price, the carrier will impose surcharge of US$2/- per person per return flight for every increase of 2.50 cents per litre from the base rate. The base rate for the purpose of calculation is 80 cents. The fuel price refers to the price published by the Maldivian Airports Company.
* Air transfer rate may change from time to time by the carrier and the hotel will inform the agent about revision in the air transfer rates as soon as possible.
*  In the event of Force Majeure, the arrival and departure transfers may not be arranged at scheduled times and the hotel is not liable for any compensation claims due to such delays.Baggage allowance is 25 kg for checked baggage and 5kg hand luggage. Excess baggage to be borne by clients and settled at the Flyme counter directly at the rate of US$2 per KG plus taxes.
* Carrier will not guarantee baggage on the same flight as passenger but will deliver on the same day
* The standard check-in time is 13:00 hrs of the arrival date while the check-out time is 12:00 of the departure date. 
* Early check-in is provided free of charge subject to availability of rooms. However Early Check-in between 04:45 hrs – 08:00 hrs will be accepted with additional 50% charge of daily room rate and subject to availability. All arrivals prior to 04:45 hrs are considered as a full night and charge overnight room rate.
* Subject to availability of rooms the Hotel provides free late check-out for clients taking departure flights before 21.00 of the departure date. However, to guarantee late check-out it is necessary to pay 50% room charges.

ALL-INCLUSIVE SERVICES
The following services are available for guests staying on ALL-INCLUSIVE meal plan.

FOOD & BEVERAGES

TEMS

SERVING OUTLETS

REMARKS

Pool Bar

Main Bar

Beach Bar

Coffee Shop

Main Rest.

Bottled Water

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Tea & Coffee (hot/ice)

N

Y

Y

Y

Y

Only Regular Coffee is included.

Soft drinks and Fruit Juice

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Only canned or bottled drinks. Fresh fruit juices are chargeable

Wine (House wine only)

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Premium brands of wine & all sparkling wine are chargeable.

Beer (draught /can)

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Sprit (Gin, Vodka, Rum & Whiskey)

Y

Y

Y

Y

N

Premium brands of sprits are available at extras charge

Selected Cocktails

N

Y

Y

Y

N

Selected cocktails from a cocktail menu

Afternoon Tea & Snacks

N

N

N

Y

N

Tea & coffee, Sandwiches and Cakes from the display (1600 – 1800hrs)

B’fast, Lunch, Dinner

N

N

N

N

Y

Meals from other outlets extra charge.

Other Specialty Restaurants
Drinks in this AI package are also available in the specialty restaurants provided that the drink is in the drinks menu of the specialty restaurant.
Soft Mini Bar (one filling per day)
2 Coca Cola (300ml), 2 Sprite(300ml) and 2 Soda(300ml)
Service from:
Main Bar and Coffee shop is available from 10.00 – 01.00 hrs daily.
Beach Bar from 10.00 – 01.00 hrs daily.
Main Restaurant will serve only at Meal times.
Pool Bar from 10.00 – 18.00 hrs daily.
All drinks served by glass one at a time.

SPORTS/ENTERTAINMENT
All sports are available subject to availability. Lessons and certifications are at extra charge.
Badminton
Gymnasium
Snooker/ Billiards
Table Tennis
Volley Ball (beach)
Squash
Sauna
Steam Bath
Tennis
Basket Ball
Jacuzzi
Dart
Mini Golf
Windsurfing
Canoeing

EXCURSION: One excursion (Night Fighing)  per guest per stay for guest who stay 6 nights or more

LIMITATIONS
The“all inclusive” package does not include the following;

Food & Beverages from any of the other restaurants other than stated above.
Food & Beverages not listed above such as other liquors, liqueurs, selections from the Wine List, Espresso, Cappuccino, blended drinks and cocktails.
Food and Beverages from Room Service and alcohol from the guest room Mini Bar and items not listed in the soft mini bar section above.
Beverages served from 0100 hrs to 1000 hrs, except for main restaurant during breakfast.
Local and International Telephone/Fax calls / Internet / E-Mails
Compulsory Christmas & New Year Supplement.
Photo Lab / Jewellery Shop / Souvenir Shop / Laundry Service
Drinks consumed on excursions or any other outdoor activities are not included in this all-inclusive package, hence, charges will be made at the hotel prices.
Diving & any other recreation or sports (land and water based) facilities not stated herein as all-inclusive.
Airport/Resort/Airport Transfers
Any other services, amenities and facilities not stated herein as all-inclusive is/are also not included in this all-inclusive package.
HOW IT WORKS
All types of beverages are for the personal consumption, served one glass at a time, ordered while at the Resort’s Main Restaurant, Main Bar, Pool Bar & Beach Bar.
Beverages (alcoholic and non-alcoholic) can be ordered one at a time and not in advance.
No refund for missed meals will be entertained nor can any benefits of the package be transferred to another guest.
All the guests staying in the same room should be on “all inclusive” basis.
Alcoholic drinks will not be served to persons less than 18 years of age.
The “all inclusive” package is available only for the guests’ entire stay and the guests who cut short their stay will not be refunded.
The hotel cannot be held responsible for the facilities, services and amenities that cannot be used due to weather conditions or due to circumstances beyond our control.
Upon check–in at the resort a wrist bracelet should be worn at all times as an identification of entitlement for the all inclusive services and which should be returned to the front desk cashiers at the time of final settlement.
In case of loss of the bracelet a surcharged of US$20.00 will be charged for a new one.
Our procedure requires billing for all consumption of food & beverage as well as for all other services.  All guests are required to sign in the bills that are presented against any service provided.
The benefits of the package can be enjoyed until check-out or check-out time of 1200hrs noon whichever is earlier. In case the transfer gets delayed or advanced due to transfer rescheduling, the clients cannot claim for a refund.

COMPLIMENTS
The Hotel will provide the following compliments for Guests:
(a) Assistance at the airport by Hotel’representatives
(b) Welcome drinks on arrival
(c) A Bottle of Water 500ml per person per day to be placed in the room.
(d) Tea /Coffee making facilities (1 set of Tea/Coffee per room per day)
(e) Free WI-FI in all rooms
(f) Gymnasium (excluding personal trainer)
(g) Land sports (excluding coach and instructors);Badminton, Snooker/Billiard, Table Tennis, Beach Volleyball, Squash, Steambath, Sauna, Jacuzzi, Tennis, Basketball, Dart, Mini Golf
(h) Windsurfing and canoeing
(i) Free drinking water served by glass during mealtimes
(j) A Bottle of Sparkling Wine and a Fruit Basket for Honeymooners. (For wedding not older than 6 months)
(k) A Bottle of Sparkling Wine and a Fruit Basket on Silver and Golden Wedding Jubilees.
(l) A Birthday Cake and a bottle of wine, on Birthdays celebrated at the resort.
- All honeymoon, Silver & Golden Wedding Jubilees to be notified at the time of booking and specified in the voucher.
- In case of split bookings between Holiday Island and Sun Island with less than 7nights stay, Honeymoon Special will be provided at the arrival resort only.

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