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Sun Island Resort

4.0 of 5 Resort   |   Nalaguraidhoo Island, 2100
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Ranked #12 of 16 hotels in South Ari Atoll
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Tehran, Iran
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

we were at sun island during march for honey moon , we stayed there for 7 nights and all of thing is ok but i think 8 day is not enough for enjoying your trip realy you need 10 days for resting in that amazing hotel - we reserved HB it is good and enough and some days for lunch... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very lush green island. Lots of walking and you can rent bikes. Beaches are pristine. You get 2 bottles of water very day which is good. Food in buffet is ok and I had the indian food which seemed to have the best flavour. It is expensive to eat al carte. The pop will costs $7.59 and a sandwich is... More

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed at this resort for 4 nights during Christmas week. It is one of the most beautiful place I have ever visited. Location is slightly far from the Male airport, you have to first take a 15 min domestic flight to the island and then a 10 min boat ride to the resort. but after you reach the destination... More

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Pune, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Sun Island Resort for 3 nights. It is a beautiful resort with a host of facilities! We eventually ran out of time to try out all amenities that this resort has to offer, which are quite a few: Shark feeding, Sting ray feeding, water sports, snorkelling in 2-3 places around the hotel, various excursions, visit to... More

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we arrived at the resort in first week of feb 2014 , we had booked for HB option , As soon as we landed in Male Airport ,we were accompanied by Sun island staff at Airport for transfer to island we took another plane to mamigili airport and then 5 minutes jetty to the island. we were greeted by cheerful... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

We stayed in a water villa for a few nights for our honeymoon You have to take an internal flight to the island from the main Male aiport on a small plane, from there you take a quick coach (4 mins) to the boat then another 5 minute boat. Once we got there the check in process took extremely long... More

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Kaliningrad, Russia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014 via mobile

We don't regret going to this island. Island is quite big, there are different activities which keep you busy and interested (sting ray feeding, shark feeding, water sports, outdoor cinema, etc.). A few not bad at all restaurants with various types of cuisine. Of course, beautiful beaches and clear waters. We enjoyed our stay a lot. Even though in May... More

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014 via mobile

Island is quiet big, a lot of people but you can feel that only at meal time. Food is good with a lot of different dishes. By my opinion you have to be careful when reserving the bungalow. They are all named beach bungalows but some of them are 150 meters from the beach in the "jungle", from those bungalows... More

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014 via mobile

The resort is just gorgeous ! We visited the island on our honeymoon, couldn't have found a better place . The food is really good. We also got the couples spa service done and it was soothing and relaxing. Best attraction was to see the whale shark a few meters away from us and to swim with it. Hospitality is... More

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Kathmandu, Nepal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

The Island is huge with a crystal clear lagoon the resort management gave a warm welcome. We stayed with a VIP couple at Presidential Suite . The rooms were clean and Royal Looking. Did para sailing with my wife that was amazing. One thing missing in the Presidential Suite is Wifi service , but there was a PC with Internet.... More

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Additional Information about Sun Island Resort

Also Known As:
Sun Island Hotel South Ari Atoll
Sun Island Hotel
Sun Island Resort Maldives
Sun Island Maldives
Hotel Sun Island
Sun Island Resort Maldives/South Ari Atoll
Address: Nalaguraidhoo Island, 2100
Location: Maldives > Alifu Atoll > South Ari Atoll
Amenities:
Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#9 Top resorts Hotel in South Ari Atoll
#9 Luxury Hotel in South Ari Atoll
#9 Romantic Hotel in South Ari Atoll
#11 On the Beach Hotel in South Ari Atoll
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Sun Island Resort 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Sun Island measuring about 1.6 km in length and around 380 meters in width has 350 elegantly furnished guestrooms, including 72 water bungalows, out of which, 4 are Presidential Suites, 218 Super Deluxe Beach Bungalows and 60 Deluxe Beach Bungalows. All Deluxe and Super Deluxe Beach Bungalows are built on the beach ensuring a direct view of the shore and sea. All Water Bungalows are built on stilts in the lagoon overlooking the vast horizon of either the sunrise or sunset view, from your private deck. ... more   less 
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