Sun Island Resort & Spa

FAQs

Is the Maldives open to holiday makers despite coronavirus?

The Maldives remains a very safe destination for holiday-makers with all arrivals screened for symptoms of Covid-19 at the airport. Our resorts are stand-alone properties, on isolated islands, where all entry into and exit from the resorts are managed and monitored by the resort. The health of our guests is of utmost importance to us, and all our resorts have a medical clinic with an on-site doctor.

Are there any travel restrictions to the Maldives due to coronavirus?

Entry restrictions have been placed on tourists arriving from China, Iran, South Korea, Italy and Bangladesh.

Can I change my booking if travel restrictions to the Maldives prevent me from staying?

Guests who have booked directly through villahotels.com and who are unable to travel due to the above entry restrictions into the Maldives, please contact our reservation team at hello@villahotels.com.mv for rebooking for an alternative date.

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

November to April is considered to be the best time to visit 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 from Malé to Maamigili followed by a short speedboat ride to Sun Island.

How long does the transfer take?

Please note that considering the additional time needed for passing through immigration, collecting luggage, check-in for the domestic flight, traveling and some waiting in between it will take few hours’ time to reach the resort from moment your international flight lands in the Maldives.

Do I need any vaccinations before going to the Maldives?

No specific vaccinations are required.

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.

Is there a dress code for the restaurants?

Casual clothing is encouraged.

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

Yes, however please inform us of any dietary requirements in advance.

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.

Are credit cards accepted?

Yes, Visa, Mastercard and Amex are accepted.

Can I change my booking if I am concerned about travelling to the Maldives at this time?

Guests who have booked directly through villahotels.com and who are concerned about traveling at this time may also contact our reservation team at hello@villahotels.com.mv to arrange an alternative time to spend your holidays with us.

Can I change my booking if I didn't book through villahotels.com?

Guests who booked through tour operators, travel agents, or other online booking platforms, please contact your booking provider directly for assistance.

Is there a doctor on the island?

Yes.

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 weddings section of our website for more information.

Are there special entitlements for honeymooners?

We offer a complimentary fruit basket and special bed decoration upon arrival for all honeymooners.

Are babysitting services available?

Babysitting services are available at extra charge.

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.

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?

We encourage you to wear insect repellent if you are planning to visit areas with dense vegetation during the evening.

Which currencies are accepted?

All bills can be settled in Euros and US Dollars.

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 the arrival hall. Our representatives will provide you with the transfer details and assist with getting to the domestic flight terminal.