Sun Island Resort & spa - Maldives

Activities


From young children to old souls, Sun Island Resort & Spa captivates the heart of every guest who enters our doors. As befitting our position as the largest of Maldives family resorts, we offer a vast range of onsite activities that appeal to every age and interest. Embark on an adventure as you try out a new water sport or feed schools of sharks and stingrays. Soak up Maldivian culture with an excursion to a neighbouring island. Or, simply bask in the warm sunshine as you lounge by our expansive pool. Embrace all the country has to offer during your Maldives family vacation, and experience the breathtaking possibilities of the most picturesque island in South Ari Atoll.

Water Sports


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Sail The Turquoise Seas With Our Maldives Catamarans At Sun Island Resort & Spa , water isn’t just a source of life – it’s a source of adventure. Our water sports center is located on the east side of the island, and offers both rental equipment and lessons by our professional staff. Learn the art of Maldives windsurfing from the safety of our shallow, tranquil lagoon. Feel the rush of adrenaline as you speed through the water on a pair of water skis. Or, let yourself be guided by the wind as you explore the island from a Maldives catamaran rental. Other water activities available at the resort include:

  • Catamarans
  • Jet skis
  • Windsurfing
  • Diving and snorkeling
  • Water-skiing
  • Canoes
  • Knee boarding
  • Speed boats

Excursions


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With its onsite activities, relaxing spa and gourmet dining options, Sun Island Resort & Spa is truly a world of its own. But don’t forget that just beyond our doors, an entire country lies waiting to be explored. To help you experience our island nation’s rich culture and vast resources, we offer an array of excursions, ranging from Maldives island hopping adventures to thrilling dolphin safaris. Explore the area’s most beautiful reefs during a special snorkelling excursion, or set sail aboard a Maldives fishing boat for a magnificent sunrise or sunset journey. Our full range of excursions includes:

  • Island Discovery , a full-day Maldives island hopping tour, which includes a barbecue lunch on an uninhabited island. Held Sundays from 0900h to 1700h Island Tours , offering a chance to learn about Maldivian culture and customs. Tour includes a visit to the island of Dhangethi, which features a Cultural Activity Centre. Offered Tuesdays from 1430h to 1700h.
  • Follow the Dolphins , an organized dolphin safari designed to let visitors catch a glimpse of these gentle, graceful creatures. Available every morning and evening.
  • Reef Explorer , which takes snorkelers to the area’s most beautiful reefs, where amazing multi-coloured corals and sea creatures can be found. Held Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from 0930h to 1200h.
  • Tholhufushi Robinson Excursion , offering a real-life Robinson Crusoe adventure on a deserted island. Held daily from 0900h to 1700h. Sunrise Fishing , held before the sun rises in order to attract the “big ones.” Your catch will later be barbecued at Guraamuli Grill. Available Mondays from 0530h to 0830h.
  • Sunset Fishing , offering anglers the chance to cast their line before the splendid setting sun. Your catch will later be barbecued at Guraamuli Grill. Available Saturdays through Thursdays from 1715h to 2000h.

Sting ray Feeding


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Enjoy a fascinating peek at the fauna of Sun Island Resort & Spa with our nightly Maldives stingray feeding event. Every evening at 2030h, guests are invited to gather at our service jetty, where information will be given about stingrays and their habitat. After this discussion, guests can feed these beautiful, ethereal creatures that have congregated along the jetty. To enhance this spectacle of nature, baby Maldives sharks swim amongst the stingrays, while elegant herons linger nearby waiting for their catch.

Beach and Pool


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While Sun Island Resort & Spa may be known for its abundance of activities, we also appreciate the need to slow things down. Take a break from it all as you lay out along the sapphire waters of our stunning, white-sand shoreline. Enjoy a soak in our tranquil lagoon, whose azure splendour proves our reputation as one of the most beautiful Maldives beach resorts. Or, perfect the art of relaxation as you lounge by our 1,800-square-metre outdoor pool, which is framed by lush tropical greenery and extends directly to the edge of the lagoon. For the ultimate in leisure, we offer an indulgent swim-up pool bar, while our children’s pool is ideal for families visiting our Maldives beach hotel.

Sports and Recreation


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Guests at Sun Island Resort & Spa will have access to a wide range of recreational facilities, all of which feature up-to-date, modern equipment. Take a tennis lesson from one of our experienced instructors, or organize a family game of volleyball or badminton. Explore the island on a rented bicycle, or entertain your children with our collection of electronic games. For fitness enthusiasts, our Maldives fun island hotel also features a fully equipped health centre with aerobic and strength training equipment. Take full advantage of our range of onsite activities, and enjoy an active, fun-filled holiday at Maldives. Activities include Water sports, Fitness centre, Tennis courts with floodlights, Basketball, Volleyball, Electronic games, Squash, Indoor badminton, Table tennis, Bicycle rentals

Whale Shark Trip


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Snorkel with the majestic Whale sharks, which are filter feeding sharks that can reach up to 12 meters in length and 20 tons in weight. Whale sharks live mainly in tropical and warm seas, and have been spotted all around the world. They are pelagic fish that can dive deeper than 1.000 meters. Sun Island Resort is the best stop when it comes to whale shark watching.

Parasailing


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you are never too old to experience something new. not very often in life does an opportunity present itself to fly without wings and have a bird’s eye view of an island as beautiful as paradise. safety is our priority, and our new technology allows you to launch and return right to the dry platform with a smile that stretches from ear to ear.

Spa


Relax the body and awaken the senses at Araamu Spa, a sanctuary of undisturbed tranquillity within Sun Island Resort & Spa . At our "Araamu" inspired Maldives spa resort, scented oils, gentle music and caring hands bring to life the ancient art of healing, allowing the spirit to achieve a state of blissful transcendence. Fall under the soothing spell of traditional Maldivian healing techniques, enhanced by the natural essence of flowers, marine plants, and herbs. Beautify the body from the outside in with therapeutic massages, facials and skin treatments. Experience the restorative powers of our breathtaking island paradise, and surrender to the stirring enchantment of our Maldives spa resort.

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Diving


Beneath the still, crystalline waters of Sun Island Resort & Spa, a colourful, fascinating world lays waiting to be discovered. Explore our rich underwater ecosystem with a Maldives dive trip, available on a daily basis through our onsite diving school. In addition to excursions, we also offer a range of beginner, specialty and instructor courses, each taught in a variety of languages for our international guests. Swim past brilliant coral and dazzling sea creatures by day, or sign up for an evening dive to marvel at the fluorescent glow of nocturnal species. Discover the breadth and beauty of local marine life, and see why our Maldives dive resort is considered one of the region’s premier dive and snorkel locales.

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