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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 07/15/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 07/15/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.


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From stepping off your flight, this expansive resort is just a 45 minute speedboat ride away. With no need for a seaplane, jump straight into exploring our three islands, or simply sink into blissful relaxation. This time together is all yours.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Bar / lounge
Airport transportation
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Pool / beach towels
Infinity pool
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Private pool
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Fitness classes
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Complimentary instant cofffee
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Poolside bar
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Facial treatments
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Dennis Gordienko wrote a review Feb 24
Siem Reap, Cambodia8 contributions2 helpful votes
Beautiful lagoon, a massive operation, panoramic views, well trained & hospitable employees. Big thank you to AYSHA from in-villa dining, one of the best order taker I've experienced in my life, AYSHA has managed to satisfy all my food requests, good job! Additionally, thanks to Azeem Human Resources Manager & Afeef Director of Operations . Once again, THANK YOU & keep delivering outstanding service.
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Date of stay: February 2021Trip type: Traveled solo
Response from Mohamed Afeef, Other at Sun Siyam Olhuveli
Responded 2 days ago
Dear dgordienko, Welcome back to the Maldives ! Thank you very much for sharing your warm comments on TripAdvisor about your "another island" experience with us as our team was delighted to welcome you at Sun Siyam Olhuveli. We were honored to have you with us at Olhuveli on your Sun Siyam journey. We are blushing and truly delighted to know that you had a relaxing break and connected with the island and it's team of people looking after you. It truly is every member of the group from the Airport to the island especially AYSHA from In-villa dining and our HR Manager Azeem and everyone in between that make the experience spectacular and we are delighted to have been able to give you time to re-energize and breathe in to the Indian Ocean. Life is a journey and experiences and interacting in a positive way with people to enhance our own lives, which is why I believe guests continue to come back to the maldives to our islands on a regular basis, and in some cases more than once a year.. because we make them feel safe and this is like "Home". Every member of our team is looking forward to welcome you and your family back for another break at at Sun Siyam Olhuveli with sincere gratitude . . Afeef on behalf of the Sun Siyam- Olhuveli family
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Andrew M wrote a review Jan 2021
35 contributions23 helpful votes
Hotel's Favorite
Well this was one long anticipated holiday. Like many others we had to change dates and come in December instead of July. What a result that turned out to be. We were a group of 7 including three teenagers who will, hopefully, remember the trip for the rest of their lives. Olhuveli starts from long before you get there. We had many questions before we arrived and all were answered promptly by email. But its when you arrive at Male airport you start to realise that you've made the right choice. Within 10 minutes of collecting our baggage it was taken from us by an Olhuveli representative and we were off on the speedboat. Straight to the island and greeted by Olga and colleagues on the jetty. Walking from the jetty to reception we spotted stingrays and reef sharks and straight away we knew that we were where we needed to be to go diving and snorkelling. We were shown straight to our rooms which were Grand Beach Villas. Perfect for our needs, clean and plenty room with access straight to the beach. Throughout our stay the room was kept clean and mini bar stocked up daily. The island is simply stunning, immaculately kept with armies of staff maintaining the beaches, gardens and roads. Theres an air of sustainability too with almost all vehicles being electric so no noise at all, or smoke. We were on the all inclusive package which suited us well and we never tired of the variety at the buffet. Its a buffet and so there are always some who think they're supposed to be fed sooner than others but it really is no issue and best just to treat it as a bit of sport, the serving staff and chefs soon spot the rude ones!. There is certainly no danger of the food running out. It pays to be a bit relaxed at the Island pizza bar as its not huge but we never waited for long and, lets face it, there are plenty worse places to sit and wait for a pizza. We ate at both A la Carte restaurants and the food here was amazing. One meal is included in the all inclusive package and after that there is 50% off which brings the cost well in line with an average restaurant in UK. Considering the setting that's great value in my book. We were served by Jinaan who was as attentive there as he was wherever he popped up on the island. Its not MacDonalds here and like any good food it takes a little longer but hey, you are on a beach under the stars, its 30 degrees, you've worn no shoes for a week and your wine glass is filled up without asking as soon as its empty so why would you want to rush it. Chill out and enjoy. The highlight of the holiday in terms of food was the Christmas Eve gala dinner. We wondered just how good a buffet could be and we soon found out after the beach cocktail party. What a spread was in front of us, the work that must have gone into that meal was incredible and the variety of food is hard to describe-curries, fish, spit roast lamb, huge barbecued prawns, sushi, sashimi, salads to die for, it just went on and on and all seated outside watching stingrays swim under us on the jetty. Everybody had their temperature checked on the way in to the meal. But what really makes the island is the staff. Its almost unfair to name them because you wont pass anybody who doesn't smile and say hello but special shout outs to Jinaan, Olga and Shaun at the bar. And a really big thank you to Ahil who always looked after us and made sure we had just a drop of wine with our meals. And to Mr Afeef who is always eager to know of any problems and put them right. The dive centre should get a review of its own really. We went with the plan of getting our two teenage boys qualified as open water divers. We did exactly this with great tuition from Maasha and Yaanu. The lads on the dive boat were great and the whole place is really well run. Theres no shortage of marine life everywhere you look and we dived with many types of sharks, manta rays at night, turtles, dolphins and thousands of different types of fish. The coral reefs we were taken to were stunning. The night dive with Najih was mesmerising and the whole experience worth every single penny We left Olhuveli on 29th December with only one thought- how soon could we get back there !
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Date of stay: December 2020
8 Helpful votes
Response from Mohamed Afeef, Other at Sun Siyam Olhuveli
Responded Jan 6, 2021
Dear Andrew, Greetings from Olhuveli ! Its very kind of you to share a wonderful review and mark us so highly on tripadvisor about your recent stay with us as we were very pleased to welcome you to our safe heaven on this special holiday season. We are are very grateful to know that the team looked after you very well from the minute you arrive to the airport to the departure. I was thrilled to know that you had a wonderful experience with us and you highly appreciated the island, its beauty , marine life and underwater beauty , Christmas eve and Gala Dinner as well as the total culinary experience , Diving and other facilities and activities and the service provided buy our team members. As part of our commitment, we aim to offer our guests an authentic Maldivian hospitality with personalized touch in order to create everlasting memories, which was certainly the case during your time-being with us. Having said that, your compliments about our entire team especially Olga, Ahil, Shaun, Jinan, Maasha, Yaanu and Naaji, are highly appreciated and I am very proud and delighted to share your kind words with all of them in person. Thank you again for choosing our island and we hope to welcome you back one day. Wishing you and your family and all your loved ones an amazing 2021. Full of happiness, health and joy. Yours sincerely, Mohamed Afeef Director of Operations.
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Hamdhu wrote a review Feb 24
Maldives1 contribution1 helpful vote
Fantastic island for many reasons, Very close to the airport no hustle bustle and easy boat ride to the island. Big Island with many facilities , most importantly in-house medical entre and doctors are there . PCR test is available from the resort but costly and this is understood. Buggy service is available in between two islands in every 30 minutes. Snorkeling is very nice bear the dive centre. You can see turtles eagle rays, sharks and many type of fishes. Nice Spa and many different activities.
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Date of stay: February 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
1 Helpful vote
Response from Mohamed Afeef, Other at Sun Siyam Olhuveli
Responded 2 days ago
Dear mohamedhL3489OZ, Thank you for sharing your kind review on TripAdvisor about your experience with us at Sun Siyam Olhuveli. We are thrilled to read that you loved our island for many reasons as the location, the size of the island, clinic, medical facilities as well as the marine life and other activities. Thank you for recommending our island and we are looking forward to taking care of you at Sun Siyam Olhuveli. Yours sincerely, Mohamed Afeef Director of Operations
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MIL78 wrote a review Feb 24
Moscow, Russia79 contributions17 helpful votes
Sun Syiam Olhuveli is the most picturesque resort ever in Maldives. 4+ star though, it has everything to make your holidays unbelievable! The house reef is great! We saw a turtle, an octopus, sharks and lots of other marine life. The accomodation is also very nice, if there occur any trouble, the staff can fix it within a telephone call. The food is also ok, well, everything is wonderful, like in paradise. Special thanks to Mr. Mohamed Afeef for making our holidays something unforgettable. We are looking forward to coming back to Olhuveli.
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Date of stay: February 2021
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Response from Mohamed Afeef, Other at Sun Siyam Olhuveli
Responded 2 days ago
Dear MIL78 We are honored to have you on our island paradise for your anniversary and thank you very much for choosing us and the trust in such a special occasion. We thank you for taking the time to write a review on your experience with us at Sun Siyam Olhuveli. I am delighted you found the island to be paradise perfect and most picturesque resort ever in Maldives and you found more than everything what a 4 star island can provide. The rooms, our house reef, the marine life, culinary experience and the attention and care you received from our dedicated team. I was very lucky to be part of your special celebration and to work with a team like we have. Every island in the Maldives is beautiful, what Olhuveli makes unique is our team, even though you don't see their smiles on their faces nowadays, probably you have noticed this on their sparkling eyes. Thank you for recommending our island, we look forward to welcoming you back to Olhuveli soon. Your sincerely, Mohamed Afeef Director of Operations.
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Rohit Dayal wrote a review Feb 24
Gurugram (Gurgaon), India36 contributions3 helpful votes
This was our second visit to Maldives. So we know how beautiful any lagoon property can be. Infact the colors of the ocean and the skies are second to none. A piece of heaven no matter where in Maldives you might be. The difference is in the hospitality and distance the resort wants to go to know the customer and make them feel like home. Sunsiyam ohluveli was recommend by our travel agent and now looking back it was the best decision we could have ever made. We came to this property with the burden of being trapped in our homes due to unprecedented times. The hospitality begins the moment they greet you at the airport. It was all so organised. The speed boat ride was refreshing and a short 40 minute ride to the property. You are welcomed by the beats of the drums and a necklace made of flowers. The views all around are mesmerizing to say the least. We could see sharks gliding about and different colors of fish in sparkling clear aquamarine waters. It's the best first impression anybody can dream of. The check in was smooth and informative. We chose the Grand water villas and they are situated on what is called the dream island. This is a brand new island constructed just about a year back. One can smell the new wood on the decks. I would recommend this island to people who want to remain secluded and yet be part of the property. The distance to the lobby from the room is 5 minutes by motor-carts or a 20 minute walk. The carts ply every 20odd minutes from every part of this property. We never had to wait longer than 5 minutes in the 6 days we spent at the resort. There are 3 swimming pools with connected bars, so it's best to be out and about. One must take their Diamond all inclusive instead of the full board. It's a no brainer as you can freely drink and eat from the many options. All cocktails, mock tails, soft beverages and hard drinks are included. My wife even enjoyed their house wines. The sunset cafe is where the Breakfast lunch and dinner buffet happens. The selection of dishes in the buffet range from Indian food to European dishes. There is a lot of options for everyone and the food does not dissapoint. The island pizza restaurant serves only lunch and has the juiciest burgers and pizzas. All of this is included in the Diamond all inclusive. There are lots of water rides that can be planned for some extra money. We took the dolphin excursion which was a two hour boat ride. We got lucky and saw quite a few dolphins swimming playfully along with us. The house reef is the best reef i have seen in the entire world. We saw sharks, turtles and even manta rays. Infact there is so much to do in the entire property that we didn't want to leave even after spending 6days. I want to specially mention the staff - Ahil and Suraj who worked tirelessly in making our trip a pleasant one. The affection shown by Mr Afeef who is the GM of the property was beyond belief. We could see him talk and interact with all the guests and make sure all is well. His gesture of coming down personally to bid goodbye to us and keeping his promise with my daughter was very heartening. We will always remember these 6 days and make sure that we are back here really soon.
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Date of stay: February 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
Response from Mohamed Afeef, Other at Sun Siyam Olhuveli
Responded 2 days ago
Dear rohitdayal, Sunny greetings from the Maldives. Thank you very much for taking your time to share your kind review on TripAdvisor about your family holiday with us at Sun Siyam Olhuveli as we were very pleased welcome you and your family to our safe heaven during these unprecedented times. Like everyone in hospitality we are also trying hard to find our feet in this uncertain time and we feel so good when we have most understanding customers and receive a genuine reviews from experience holiday makers like you and we are delighted to know that you both enjoyed you stay with the little angel on our island from the arrival to the Maldives till your departure, appreciating the cool ride from the airport to the island, the welcoming on arrival with meet and greet, the villa and all the the available facilities and activities we have , the culinary experience as well the service you received from our team members especially Ahil, Suraj and the rest of the team.I am very proud to know when i read that what we are doing is appreciated and we made a difference to someones experience - Thank you very much for this wonderful review. Your compliments and kind words to me and my team especially Ahil and Suraj are highly appreciated and it made my day. it was a real pleasure to share all your kind words of appreciation with them in person. As part of the Maldivian hospitality, we aim to offer our guests flawless service with a personalized touch in order to create everlasting memories. Please let us know once you are planning to stay with us again as we are truly looking forward to welcoming you back for another unforgettable experience at Sun Siyam Olhuveli. With sincere regards and gratitude Afeef - on behalf of the team
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Frequently Asked Questions about Sun Siyam Olhuveli
What are some of the property amenities at Sun Siyam Olhuveli?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Sun Siyam Olhuveli?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Sun Siyam Olhuveli?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and a poolside bar during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to Sun Siyam Olhuveli?
Conveniently located restaurants include M6m, Peking, and Amore.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Sun Siyam Olhuveli?
Yes, guests have access to a pool, a fitness center, and fitness classes during their stay.
Does Sun Siyam Olhuveli have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Sun Siyam Olhuveli offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is Sun Siyam Olhuveli located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.07 miles away from the center of Olhuveli Island.
Are any cleaning services offered at Sun Siyam Olhuveli?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Sun Siyam Olhuveli?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, French, German, Arabic, and Filipino.
Does Sun Siyam Olhuveli have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.
Is Sun Siyam Olhuveli accessible?
Yes, it offers reduced mobility rooms and facilities for disabled guests. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.