Located in the South Male Atoll a mere 45-minute speedboat transfer from the international airport the 4* Sun Siyam Olhuveli is one of the larger Maldivian resorts. You can be on an idyllic tropical beach within a couple of hours after stepping off your flight.
The 298 rooms are spread over 2 islands, Main & Dream with a wide choice of 13 room categories from Deluxe beach front at 50 square metres to the 2-bedroom Presidential Water Suite at 270 square metres. In addition to the refurbished rooms on Main island, the new units and overwater rooms on Dream island have been built to a good 4* standard.
The hotel hosts 10 restaurants and 5 bars, serving a mixture of cuisines including Italian, Asian, Japanese and Grill. Destination dining under the open skies is possible. With the optional Diamond all-inclusive meal plan guests may take advantage of all-around dining with a 50 % supplement in the a la carte restaurants.
A myriad of water-based experiences and activities are available at Olhuveli, including kitesurfing, parasailing, and windsurfing, but note some of the water sports are chargeable. The house reef is easily accessible from the hotel’s pontoons & offers a truly awesome snorkelling experience with opportunity to view mantas, turtles and even sharks. There is a half day trip available to dive on a shipwreck in the nearby Vaavu Atoll.
The hotel’s signature spa offers a haven of tranquillity with its 8 pavilions and experienced staff and the extensive facilities for families include a dedicated ‘kidz club’ from 4 -15 years.
The Travel Gallery Take - The hotel has been expanded and refurbished over recent years and today is a good quality 4* property. For families looking for the comprehensive facilities of a big resort, the hotel offers great value for money. Two children under 15 years old, sharing with their parents in the same room, stay and eat free of charge on the same meal plan.