With five resorts dotted across the Maldives, and one soon to reopen in Sri Lanka, Sun Siyam Resorts offers unforgettable experiences and affordable luxury for couples, families, watersport enthusiasts and travellers who are looking to make a difference.

The award-winning Sun Siyam Group is the visionary creation of 100% Maldivian owner, Ahmed Siyam Mohamed,  who shares his love of people, nature, culture and the earth through the company’s core values. Today, the company has grown from its inception as a travel agency 30 years ago, to a forward-thinking hospitality group, with six resorts focused on affordable luxury, passion and one-of-a-kind guest experiences. From the biggest floating water park to the first horse ranch in the Maldives, to stunning overwater villas with slides into the ocean, a floating platform, romantic dining experience, and the world’s first underwater jet pack in collaboration with Cudajet, Sun Siyam Resorts is truly distinct and in a category all its own.

The group consists of five resorts in the Maldives, four are accessible by seaplane and one by speedboat (Olhuveli), with two guest airport lounges newly added for the ultimate relaxation and pampering. Their boutique beach retreat on the East Coast of Sri Lanka, will reopen this summer after a full renovation.  The group also boasts extraordinary amenities including award-winning Chefs and world class dining, with an affordable ease, offered through luxury, all-inclusive meal plans, as well as a focus on wellness, with unique spa services and partners, and, of course, the ultimate in adventure with professional diving schools on site, extraordinary water sports offerings and unique adventures including secret shipwrecks, and more.

Iru Fushi

  • 52-acre, 5-star  island and “affordable luxury” playground with 221 villas and suites, perfect for couples, families and friends
  • Luxury dine around meal plans to explore 14 restaurants and bars at ease including an award-winning French restaurant
  • Kids under 15 eat and sleep for free; kids club for little ones and “Nemo’s Reef”
  • Spa by Thalgo France with over 140 signature treatments
  • NEW refurbishments and renovations coming in 2024

Siyam World

  • 5-star resort and the newest addition to the group, opened in 2021, with “never seen before” experiences including largest floating water park and Maldives’ first horse ranch
  • 133-acre island with 16 room categories and exclusive beach suites and overwater villas with slides into the ocean
  • All villas feature a private freshwater pool
  • Children under 12 eat and stay for free
  • The Beach House Collection featuring one-to-six-bedroom beach residences and a Grand Water Pavilion perfect for multi-gen families and large groups of friends
  • Biggest sports arena in the Maldives with FIFA sized soccer pitch
  • Wow! 24/7 premium, all-inclusive meal plan, drink and dine in more than more than 16 restaurant and bars
  • NEW collaboration with world’s first-ever underwater jet pack, from Cudajet, a luxury water sports toy that give you the feeling of ultimate freedom to provide buoyancy in order to rest at the surface in between dives and explore the underwater world

Vilu Reef

  • 5-star resort, traditional Maldives vibes and romantic island retreat with 103 villas
  • Ideal for couples and honeymooners
  • Colourful house reef
  • All-inclusive meal plan
  • Children under 12 eat and stay for free
  • 30-35% repeat guests
  • Spa and wellness treatments

Olhuveli

  • 4- star resort with 438 villas spread across three paradise islands
  • World class water sports, international surf breaks nearby and 50 plus dive sites including a secret shipwreck
  • Ideal for couples, families and friends
  • Children under 15 eat and stay for free
  • NEW floating platform dining experience with an exquisite table floating over the lagoon for the most romantic proposal or intimate evening with a loved one
  • Drink and dine in 17 restaurants & bars

Iru Veli

  • 125 beach and overwater villas, all with private, freshwater pools
  • Ideal for couples, honeymooners or the ultimate in relaxation
  • 5-star resort with a chic but laid-back vibe
  • Premium all-inclusive dining plan including champagne, food & beverages, spa and motorized water sports credit, complimentary excursions and shisha
  • SSI Diving school, cinema under the stars and wine academy tastings
  • Castaway experience on secluded sandbank with picnic and snorkeling for two
  • Exclusive farm island

Pasikudah (Reopening in Summer)

  • Luxury 5-star boutique property on Sri Lanka stunning beach, with just 34 suites
  • Magnificent natural reef and diving points
  • Access to wildlife and cultural tours
  • Private events venue
  • Variety of dining options including private beach dinners
  • UNESCO Heritage Sites nearby and breathtaking national parks and villages

Reflecting the values at the heart of the company, the Sun Siyam Cares program was developed to care for the earth, but also for the community and the people within and around the organization. They are committed to the preservation of local heritage, which is shared with guests through cultural celebrations, story-telling and discovery programs on the island, and the group works together with the local islands to protect various species and engage in activities such as coral planting and bio farming.  Guests can actively “make a difference” and join the biodiversity conservation program with in-house marine biologists, to assist in the creation and restoration of new coral reefs in the lagoon.  Led by Thuhu, lead Marine Biologist at Siyam World, guests work together to collect damaged coral and replant it on metal frames. Visitors enjoy learning from her and watching her work, leaving further inspired to know that their work made an impact in protecting marine life for future generations.  The Farm Island at Iru Veli, called Llohi, is a place where our guests can meet the farmers and learn about the produce grown that consists of over 38 varieties of fruits and vegetables which are supplied to the resorts.

When you picture paradise, chances are the pristine beaches and stunning waters of the Maldives are top of mind. Few places capture the authenticity of the islands and offer a unique, bucket-list experience like Sun Siyam Resorts, where guests can choose the resort that best meets their expectations. From riding along the shoreline on horseback at sunset, to yoga and pilates on the beach, to an adrenaline rush at Siyam Water World, and of course, the ultimate in romance and relaxation, there truly is something for everyone.

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