Sun Siyam Resorts celebrates big wins at World Luxury Restaurant Awards
Leading local resort operator Sun Siyam Resorts has celebrated three big wins at the recently concluded World Luxury Restaurant Awards 2017.
At the gala ceremony of World Luxury Restaurant Awards, which took place at the JW Marriott Hanoi hotel in Vietnam on July 22, Trio at The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi Maldives received two awards; Luxury Resort Restaurant in Indian Ocean and Fine Dining Cuisine in the Maldives.
Meanwhile, Well Done at Sun Aqua Vilu Reef was named the best Luxury Seafood Restaurant in Indian Ocean.
The recognitions by the World Luxury Restaurant Awards follow similar wins by both The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi and Sun Aqua Vilu Reef at the World Luxury Spa Awards.
The Spa by Thalgo at The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi received the continental award for the best Luxury Resort Spa in Indian Ocean, while the Sun Aqua Spa at the Sun Aqua Vilu Reef was given a continental award for the best Luxury Hideaway Spa in Indian Ocean and a regional award for the best Luxury Destination Spa in Indian Ocean. The Sun Aqua Spa also received another two awards in the country category; Best Luxury Boutique Spa and Best Luxury Wellness Spa in the Maldives.
With over 100,000 votes cast for 1,000 entrants in 78 categories this year, the World Luxury Restaurant Awards recognise restaurants across the globe for their culinary excellence and memorable experiences, as well as assessing the quality of the atmosphere and service. The awards aim to provide luxury restaurants with increased recognition as well as introduce them to potential new guests, both local and international. Votes come from both guests and industry experts, thus providing a balanced and unbiased outcome based on the food experience as a whole.
Led by renowned local hotelier Ahmed Siyam Mohamed’s passion for creating a difference in the Maldives tourism industry that redefines the luxury hospitality experience, Sun Siyam Resorts currently has a portfolio of boutique luxury resorts operating in the Maldives and Sri Lanka, including The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi Maldives, Olhuveli Beach and Spa Maldives, Sun Aqua Vilu Reef Maldives and Sun Aqua Pasikudah in Sri Lanka.
Sun Aqua Vilu Reef is a palm fringed paradise-like island located in South Nilandhe atoll, a mere 35-minute seaplane flight away from the main Velana International Airport.
Hidden amongst the foliage are 62 shell shaped bungalows, (14 Beach Villas, 18 Deluxe Beach Villas, 10 Jacuzzi Deluxe Beach Villas, five Deluxe Beach Villas with Pool, and 15 Sun Aqua Pool Villas) with lava-stone pools, whirlpool bathtubs, private sundecks and day swing beds. A further 41 Water Villas (20 Reef Villas, nine Sunset Reef Villas, six Aqua Villas with plunge pools, five Aqua Suites with private swimming pool and a Grand Reef Suite) complete the accommodation offering with a select few even hiding inviting overwater hammocks.
Located in the northern Noonu atoll, The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi offers 221 luxury accommodation options, including three exclusive retreats. All the villas come with complimentary 24/7, and feature sitting areas, spacious bathrooms and private terraces.
The 15 restaurants and bars at The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi offers a wide range of international cuisines; from Vietnamese cuisine to traditional Maldivian dishes, from classic Italian tasters to mouth-watering fresh seafood cooked on the beach, you can try it all.
In addition to the entire island being a sanctuary of natural beauty, The Spa by Thalgo at The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi is an open immersion in organic earth and vibrant sea, the elements from which Ayurveda draws its centuries-old healing power.