Sun Island Resort enters TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame
Sun Island Resort & Spa been inducted into the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame.
The resort was admitted into the Hall of Fame after having earned a Certificate of Excellence every year for the past five years.
Now in its ninth year, the Certificate of Excellence designation recognises establishments that consistently earn great reviews on TripAdvisor from travellers. It accounts for the quality, quantity and recency of reviews submitted by travellers on TripAdvisor over a 12-month period. To qualify, a business must maintain an overall TripAdvisor bubble rating of at least four out of five, have a minimum number of reviews and must have been listed on TripAdvisor for at least 12 months.
Businesses that have received a Certificate of Excellence for five consecutive years will qualify for the Hall of Fame.
Located at the southern tip of South Ari Atoll, Sun Island is accessible by a 17-minute domestic flight from the main Velana International Airport to the Villa International Airport in the island of Maamigili followed by a short speedboat ride.
A flowering jewel amongst Maldives family hotels, Sun Island offers accommodation in 106 Standard Beach Bungalows, 218 Superior Beach Bungalows, 36 Sun Villas, 30 Sunset Villas, 64 Water Bungalows and four Presidential Suites, making it the largest resort in the Maldives.
The luxurious resort, owned and managed by leading local hotel operator Villa Hotels and Resorts, features nine dining options. Local and international buffet spreads are available at Maaniyaa Restaurant. Barbecued seafood is served at Guraamuli Grill Terrace and Italian cuisine is available at Ristorante Il Pontile. Alternatively, Thai dishes can be found at Sun Star, and refreshing beverages at Mekunu Bar.
Sun Island houses an Araamu Spa retreat, which offers a wide range of relaxation options and invigorating treatments, including aromatherapy, reflexology, Indian Ayurvedic therapy, and body scrubs and facials.
The resort also offers a variety of recreational facilities, including a PADI-certified dive centre, table tennis, football, tennis and basketball as well as water sports facilities.