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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

My husband took me to Sun island as a suprise. I have to say I was blown away. The island is quite large and so very well kept , like you are in this beautiful tropical garden surrounded by super clear ocean.You can rent a bike and ride around,you can snorckle around the beautiful beaches or just be lazy under...

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Sun-Island-Resort, Manager at Sun Island Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review, We are happy you enjoyed your stay with us and are looking forward to welcome you back to the island again!

Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My girlfriend and I loved the Maldives. We stayed at two separate places to get the full experience. One was the Barefoot Eco in the North, and this location. The Barefoot was just a better experience all around. The room here was dated and on the verge of being a dump. The islands were both beautiful, but this one was...

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Sun-Island-Resort, Manager at Sun Island Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for the review, The scale of the resort has its down sides and certain areas can get crowded especially during the meal times. We are currently working on room improvements as well as improving the overall experience by more personalized service for our guests. We are happy you enjoyed your stay with us and are looking forward to...

Reviewed 1 week ago

our first time in Maldives and we loved the whole thing. Sun Island it's a fairly big atoll with a dream scenario and way more than you need to enjoy. The staff is warmly and politely welcoming from your first step and drives you through the entire holiday make it unforgettable (believe me coming back it's a hard job). The...

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Sun-Island-Resort, Manager at Sun Island Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review, We are happy you enjoyed your stay with us and are looking forward to welcome you back to the island again!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was excellent, we were satisfied of all the services. It was an unforgotable experience for us. The huge variety of food was remarkable, as well as the programs that the island provided. We can recommand this amazing place to everyone!!

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Sun-Island-Resort, Manager at Sun Island Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review, We are happy you enjoyed your stay with us and are looking forward to welcome you back to the island again!

New York City, New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spent the last few days here... The pictures don't lie. I would compare Sun Island to a mixture between the Caribbean with the luxury that you would find in Hawaii. Beautiful waters and beaches with tons of reef sharks, sting rays, and other fish milling around the 86 (that's what my dive watch said) degree waters. The hotel itself is...

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Thank you for the great review, We are happy you enjoyed your stay with us and are looking forward to welcome you back to the island again!

rhondda
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived when it was dark so couldn't see how beautiful the resort was. When we got up next day and looked outside the view of the sea and beach was absolutely stunning. We stayed in the water bungalow and although it was a bit more expensive it was worth every penny. There wasn't anywhere on the island that was...

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Sun-Island-Resort, Manager at Sun Island Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review, We are happy you enjoyed your stay with us and are looking forward to welcome you back to the island again!

Stockholm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This resort has it all. Perfect location, great service and a genuinely welcoming atmosphere. Great selection of food and drinks in the Buffet. Nice pool area. Fantastic beaches, great snorkeling. There are many different excursions to choose from if you want to leave the island. We took the sunset fishing and the reef explorer. Both were good fun!

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Sun-Island-Resort, Manager at Sun Island Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review, We are happy you enjoyed your stay with us and are looking forward to welcome you back to the island again!

London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at the sun island resort earlier this year. It was certainly memorable and adventurous. We stayed 3 days in a sea view room and one day in the water bungalow. The environment is so natural and peaceful. It's good they use battery cars instead of the fuel cars. This resort has in house scuba, para sailing, snorkeling and...

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Sun-Island-Resort, Manager at Sun Island Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for the review, We are happy you enjoyed your stay with us and are looking forward to welcome you back to the island again!

Battle, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

me and my wife have been here twice now and we always say when we go to other places its not the Maldives lol .... I can agree with the other reviews of sun island that it has lost some of its magic and the coral has really gone but it is beautiful and would recommend this island stuff are...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have just returned from Sun Island, wow!! What a wonderful place, for so many many reasons. I stayed in a water bungalow as I had always wanted to try this, what a fantastic thing! I had my own patio overlooking the sea with sun loungers, with steps down into the sea. You can see from my photos! The colour,...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Room Service
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 

Additional Information about Sun Island Resort

Address: 2100
Location: Maldives > Alifu Atoll > Southern Ari Atoll > Nalaguraidhoo Island
Price Range: $136 - $869 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sun Island Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 426
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Also Known As:
Sun Island Hotel South Ari Atoll
Sun Island Resort Maldives
Sun Island Maldives
Hotel Sun Island
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“Superior beach bungalow!”
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“The Bungalows are magnificent”
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