The Outlets


Inspire the palate with the rich flavours and innovative cuisine of Sun Island Resort & Spa . Each of our restaurants showcases a different aspect of Maldives dining, from fresh, locally caught seafood to exotic Thai and Oriental influences. Savour the sumptuous buffet meals of our Maaniyaa Restaurant, featuring a decadent mix of local and international favourites. Sip cocktails along the shore from our Beach Bar, offering the ultimate in laid-back luxury. Or, embrace the international appeal of Ristorante Al Pontile, where traditional Italian cuisine meets the beauty of the tropics. No matter which of our restaurants you visit, we promise you an exquisite introduction to the Maldives island dining scene.

MAANIYAA RESTAURANT
Feast On The Flavours Of Our Main Maldives Restaurant


Breakfast : 0730 - 0930 HRS
Lunch : 1230 - 1400 HRS
Dinner : 1930 - 2100 HRS
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At Maaniyaa Restaurant, every meal is a cornucopia of gourmet culinary pleasures, each one more enticing than the last. Give in to the temptation of these extravagant Maldives buffets, and see why Sun Island Resort & Spa has long been known for its exceptional cuisine. 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 one of our Maldives restaurants accommodated by our meal plans, the vast range of available options will ensure plenty of variety for our guests. Indulge in the delectable flavours of the islands, and savour the cuisine at Maaniyaa.

GURAAMULI ISLAND BBQ
Celebrate The Ocean’s Bounty At Our Maldives Seafood Restaurant


Opening Hours : 1000 - 0000 HRS
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Savour the fresh, wonderfully flavourful cuisine of Guraamuli Grill Terrace, an exceptional Maldives seafood and barbecue restaurant at Sun Island Resort & Spa . With daily catches pulled in from the crystalline water surrounding our resort, Guraamuli offers some of the freshest seafood you’ll ever enjoy. For an interactive Maldives barbecue experience, visit this beachfront restaurant after partaking in a fishing excursion, and we’ll prepare your catch on the grill as you watch the sun dip below the horizon.

RISTORANTE AL PONTILE
Delicious Maldives Italian Restaurant


Opening Hours : 1100 - 2300 HRS
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Embark on a culinary journey to the heart of Rome, and enjoy an evening at Ristorante Al Pontile, the only Maldives Italian restaurant at Sun Island Resort & Spa. Translated as “the jetty,” Al Pontile is a tranquil, over-water oasis designed to serve as a feast for the senses. As your eyes marvel at stunning views of our aquamarine lagoon and intricate coral reef, your palate will be inspired by a traditional Italian and Japanese specialties. Discover an innovative fusion of cuisines at our Maldives Japanese restaurant, and taste the tropics as you never have before.

SOUTHERN STAR RESTAURANT
A Favourite Maldives Casual Restaurant


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Enjoy a taste of India at Southern Star Restaurant, one of the most flavourful dining venues at Sun Island Resort & Spa . Featuring an exotic approach to Maldives casual dining, Southern Star offers elaborate daily buffets, complete with international dishes, fresh seafood displays, and a specialty Indian menu. Linger over morning coffee as you listen to the gently rustling palms, or indulge in a global culinary tour as you sample dishes from around the world. Discover an eclectic choice of Maldives Indian restaurants, and savour the unique flavours of Southern Star.

SUN STAR THAI RESTAURANT
Discover A Landmark Maldives Thai Dining Venue At Sun Island Resort


Opening Hours: 1100 - 0000 HRS
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Like a floating temple to gourmet cuisine, Sun Star Thai Restaurant stands majestically above the still lagoon and coral reefs of Sun Island Resort & Spa . As a distinctive over-water dining venue, this Maldives Thai restaurant provides the unique opportunity to dine directly along the ocean’s edge. Gaze out at the seemingly infinite expanse of turquoise waters as you indulge in traditional Thai dishes like Kaeng Khiao Wan Kai and Yom Yam Krung. Marvel at the graceful wings of the stingray colony below, which congregates every evening near the restaurant. For the ultimate romantic evening, choose a table on the restaurant’s wraparound deck, and dine beneath the twinkling stars. Sun Star isn’t just another Maldives Asian restaurant – it’s an experience you can’t find anywhere else in the world.

BARS & NIGHTLIFE
Embrace The Lively Spirit Of Maldives Nightlife


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As the brilliant sunshine fades into night, Sun Island Resort & Spa invites you to keep the fun going at our collection of Maldives bars and lounges. Enjoy an intimate drink at our cosy lobby bar, featuring sumptuously plush furnishing and rich drapery. Feel the pulsing rhythms of Maldives nightlife at our Mekunu Bar, which transforms into an energetic discotheque on select evenings. From the tropical beauty of our oceanfront beach bar to the low-key ambiance of our Vani Coffee Shop, our resort promises something for every mood, whim, taste and occasion.

  • Mekunu Bar , our main bar, is open 24 hours a day, and offers a wide variety of exotic cocktails and non-alcoholic beverages. Open and airy, Mekunu Bar also offers beautiful views of the lagoon.
  • Lobby Bar , offering a warm and comfortable atmosphere for meetings and mingling. Open daily from 1700h to midnight.
  • Beach Bar , located near the windsurfing school, this shorefront bar is open daily from 0900h to 1700h.
  • Pool Bar , allowing guests to swim up and enjoy a drink without ever having to leave the pool
  • Club Greenhouse Bar , featuring a lovely setting in the midst of our expansive green lawn
  • Vani Coffee Shop & Bar , a casual beachfront outlet offering a variety of snacks, light meals and specialty dishes. Open 24 hours a day.