Sun Siyam Resorts Maldives: Discover the four stunning Indian Ocean escapes each with a unique draw

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Aug 29, 2021

If you’re looking for understated luxury with your Maldivian escape, Sun Siyam Resorts is the hotel group for you – whatever your travel style.

The word luxury often conjures images of over-the-top opulence, which is not to every traveller’s taste. Enter the phenomenon of laid-back luxury, which, when it comes to the Maldives, is perfected by Sun Siyam Resorts. As well as sleek and stylish design across the four Maldivian resorts, each team has warm and friendly staff always on hand to help while also offering peace and privacy for holiday-goers.

Best of all, Sun Siyam Resorts has a Maldivian paradise designed for every vacation style – reconnecting with nature through adventurous activities, switching off with a relaxation-centric itinerary, spending quality family time with an activity-packed getaway, or closing the door to the rest of the world with a romantic escape.

Sun Siyam Olhuveli

Take a sky view of Sun Siyam Olhuveli. Credit | Sun Siyam Resorts

If your interest was piqued at the mention of adventure, then Sun Siyam Olhuveli is the resort for you. Here, adventure and luxury become a match made in perfect harmony, as an abundance of watersports activities is met with beautiful accommodation, numerous dining outlets and dedicated customer service.

After landing in Malé, Sun Siyam Olhuveli is only a 45-minute seaboat journey from the mainland airport. Once you arrive, the holiday spirit will kick in as soon as you spot the traditional Maldivian-inspired suites and chic contemporary villas ready to welcome you. Once settled, it’s time for the adventure to begin by exploring what the duo of islands has to offer. Take on the many watersports available – kitesurfing, parasailing, windsurfing, diving and more – before visiting the nearby shipwreck, and splashing the day away at the lagoon pool.

Sun Siyam Iru Veli

Head here for a relaxing break from everyday life. Credit | Sun Siyam Resorts

Or perhaps it’s the word ‘relaxation’ that catches your eye? Sign up for a retreat at Sun Siyam Iru Veli, the five-star resort known for its stress-free ethos. Island-dwellers can unwind in the suite of their dreams – every option comes complete with a private pool– before walking the pristine beaches barefoot and exploring the island activities. 

Making sure all stresses are put on hold before stepping foot on the island located in its own lagoon in South Nilandhe Atoll (a 40-minute seaplane from the primary airport), the entire resort is premium all-inclusive. Order all the side dishes you’ve been eyeing up and a second-round or drinks without worrying about a mounting bill. For the ultimate relaxing experience, be sure to head to the dedicated spa and wellness centre. Calm the mind and body with rejuvenating treatments that utilise the power of nature.

Sun Siyam Vilu Reef

A romantic hideout in the middle of Indian Ocean
A romantic hideout in the middle of the Indian Ocean. Credit | Sun Siyam Resorts

If you’re a couple that loves to dine, then the selection of restaurants and bars will keep you smiling at Sun Siyam Vilu Reef. There’s The Spice serving up rustic Italian favourites by day, and classic Indian dishes by night. There’s Well Done taking advantage of the fresh seafood so readily available, and Nautilus creating inviting drink mixes while providing dream-worthy Indian Ocean views. For something truly special, opt for Destination Dining for a romantic beachfront meal created especially around you.

When not tucking into the delicious fare, guests can spend the days embarking on couple’s massages, exploring the waters with a range of sporting endeavours and island hopping adventures, and watching romantic movie classics from their own under the stars private cinema.

Sun Siyam Iru Fushi

Iru Fushi Kids Club
The Kids Club has plenty of activities to keep little ones busy. Credit | Sun Siyam Resorts

Travelling with kids? Make Sun Siyam Iru Fushi your Maldivian escape of choice. Here, little ones will enjoy the extensive range of activities, from crafty adventures to sporty endeavours, while parents will love that two children (under the age of 15) can sleep and eat for free, alongside two accompanying adults. Together, families can go on nature walks to spot the flora and fauna, swim among hundred of clownfish, and sail to a nearby uninhabited island to explore.

Whether it’s watersports and deep-sea diving or spa visit and romantic beachside meals, there’s plenty to keep the not-so-little-ones happy here, too. Come together as the day closes at one of the resort’s many restaurants, from beach terrace restaurant Bamboo, to barbeque haven Islander’s Grill, there’s something for everyone here – even the fussiest of eaters will be smiling ear to ear.

Whichever is right for you, Sun Siyam Resorts’ laid-back luxe approach will be there to greet you.