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Frequently asked questions

What’s the best time of year to visit the Maldives?

Time period between November and April is considered to as the best for visiting the Maldives.

Where is sun island located?

Sun Island Resort & SPA is located in South Ari Atoll.

How far is Sun Island from the airport?

Sun Island Resort & SPA is 113km away from Velana International Airport.

How are transfers organized?

All transfers are arranged by domestic flight Male -> Maamigili followed by a short speedboat ride to Sun Island.

Do I need any vaccinations before going to the Maldives?

No specific vaccinations are required.

Is there a doctor on the island?


What kind of electrical sockets are there?

Type G power outlets (UK standard) are used everywhere in the Maldives.

Is there free Wifi available?

Free WiFi is available in rooms and most public areas such as the bars, coffee shop, lobby etc.

Can a wedding ceremony be arranged on the island?

Yes, please refer to the Romance section of our website for more information.

Are there special entitlements for honeymooners?

We offer a complimentary bottle of sparkling wine and special bed decoration upon arrival for all honeymooners.

Are babysitting services available?

Babysitting services are available at extra charge in kids’ corner or your room.

Is there a dive school on the island?

DiveOceanus offers full range of PADI scuba diving courses as well as daily dive trips for certified divers.

What are the most popular excursions?

The most popular excursions are night fishing, snorkeling and whale shark trips.

Where can I get snorkeling equipment?

Snorkeling equipment is provided free of charge with all snorkeling excursions and can be rented at the dive center if you want to use it for unguided snorkeling at our house reef.

Can I go snorkeling around the island?

Yes, the best place for snorkeling is next to Italian restaurant – Al Pontile.

Which amenities are available in rooms?

Please refer to our resort fact sheet for more information on each room type.

Are beach towels provided?

Beach towels are provided free of charge.

Is there a dress code for restaurants?

Casual clothing is encouraged.

Are special meals such as vegetarian, gluten free etc. available?

Yes, please inform us in advance.

What is the ZERO restaurant?

ZERO is truly a gastronomic adventure for those who are seeking the ultimate in healthy lifestyle and for those environment enthusiasts.

Can I use All Inclusive package in all restaurants?

Meals from all standard meal plans are served in main restaurant buffet style.

Do I need mosquito repellent?

There are no mosquitoes in rooms, it is encouraged if you intend to visit areas with dense vegetation during evening time.

Which currencies are accepted?

All bills can be settled in Euro & US Dollars.

Are credit cards accepted?

Yes, VISA, MASTER & AMEX are accepted.

How can I make a reservation directly with the resort?

You can send us an inquiry using the form on contact us page mentioning the period of time, room preference and any other details.

How do i get to the resort from airport?

Upon arrival to the Maldives, after clearing the immigration procedures and collecting your luggage you will find our airport representative counter No. 16 right in front of arrival hall. Our representatives will provide you with the transfer details and assist with getting to the domestic flight terminal.


Sun Island Resort & Spa is located on Nalaguraidhoo Island in the South Ari Atoll, 107 kilometers south of the Malé International Airport. It is the biggest resort in Maldives and its scale comes with unmatchable array of facilities along with very high value for costs.

Villa Hotels & Resorts,
Villa Building,
Ibrahim Hassandidi Magu,
P.O Box 2073,
Male, Maldives