Sun Island Resort

Sun Island Resort & Spa is paradise wrapped up in a holiday. Cruise the sapphire lagoons, explore the spectacular local scenery or simply let the ocean breeze caress you to sleep as you sway gently in your hammock. The resort is one of our personal favourites, and we're sure it will become one of yours, too.

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Sun Island Resort

Found on the magnificent island of Nalaguraidhoo, Sun Island Resort is set among dense tropical vegetation, exotic flowers, stunning lagoons and tall coconut palms. The island is a true paradise retreat renowned for its breathtaking beauty and is one of the largest of the archipelago, with wide swathes of white sand and picture-perfect blue ocean.

The resort offers modern, comfortable accommodation and facilities alongside mouthwatering menus featuring local specialities and international dishes. The Araamu Spa provides a wonderful range of packages to pamper your senses if you're looking for real relaxation, whilst the wide choice of watersports ensures there are plenty of outlets for the more active.


The biggest resort in the Maldives, measuring 1.6km long x 440m wide. Located at the Southern tip of South Ari Atoll, just 113km from Ibrahim Nasir International Airport, approximately 17 minutes by domestic flight (included in the price of your holiday).

Room rate includes

All inclusive in a Standard Beach Bungalow.

With the beach at your doorstep and the ocean in sight, the Deluxe Rooms at Sun Island Resort & Spa offer a personal gateway to paradise. Equipped with amenities such as satellite television. hairdryer, slippers, mini bar, safe and fan.

Restaurants and bars

Maaniyaa Restaurant - buffet. This spacious, open-air restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner daily, offering a diverse mix of local and international dishes for each. Though this is the only restaurant included in the all inclusive package, there is plenty of variety for guests. 

Island BBQ - seafood. With daily catches pulled in from the crystalline water surrounding the resort, you can be sure that you'll be tasting the freshest seafood. Visit this beachfront restaurant after taking part in a fishing excursion, and you'll have your catch prepared on the grill as you watch the sun set.  

Ristorante Al Pontile - Italian. Translated as “the jetty,” Al Pontile is a tranquil, over-water oasis serving traditional Italian and Japanese specialities.

Southern Star Restaurant - Indian. Elaborate daily buffets, complete with international dishes, fresh seafood displays and a speciality Indian menu. 

Sun Star Thai Restaurant - Thai. This over-water restaurant stands above the still lagoon and coral reefs. You'll be fascinated by the stingray colony swimming beneath you, as they congregate every evening near the restaurant. For the ultimate romantic evening, choose a table on the restaurant’s wraparound deck.

Bars and coffee shop.

  • Spa
  • Windsurfing
  • Waterskiing
  • Diving and snorkelling
  • Stingray feeding
  • PADI diving centre
  • Swimming pool
  • Swim-up bar
  • Fitness centre
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Indoor badminton
  • Bicycle rental
  • Excursions including dolphin-watching and island hopping
  • 5 restaurants

Upgrades to superior bungalow, villa or over-water bungalow available.

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