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Guesthouses in the Maldives to Resume Accepting Bookings from South Asian Tourists in Late-July

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Guesthouses in the Maldives can resume accepting bookings from South Asian tourists towards the end of July 2021.

Spokesperson at the President’s Office, Mohamed Mabrook Azeez revealed that guesthouses in the Maldives can resume accepting bookings from South Asian tourists towards the end of July 2021.

According to Mabrook, the Health Emergency Operations Centre (HEOC) aims to have 95% of all guesthouse workers fully vaccinated. The spokesperson also said that HEOC targets to vaccinate 60% of the local population in islands with guesthouses.

While guesthouses will resume accepting bookings from South Asian tourists in late July, tourists from South Asia can visit resorts in the Maldives from 15th July 2021. Holidaymakers from neighbouring India has been waiting for the tropical holiday destination to resume issuing visas to them.

Along with Russia, India has been the Maldives’ leading tourist source market for most of 2021. After COVID-19 cases surged in India earlier this year, tourists from the country were no longer allowed to stay at guesthouses or hotels located in inhabited islands from 27th April 2021.

Maldives Immigration suspended entry for tourists from South Asian countries on 13th May 2021.

Feature image by Arena Hotels

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Sun Siyam Iru Veli Earns Double Honours: TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards 2024

Sun Siyam Iru Veli has proudly announced that TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards 2024 recognized the resort twice. TripAdvisor noted the resort as one of the Top 25 Best of the Best Hotels Luxury Asia. Additionally, TripAdvisor featured Sun Siyam Iru Veli as number 2 under the Best All-Inclusive Hotels in the World. This dual honour is a testament to the relentless pursuit of perfection.

With immense joy, we celebrate the honor of not one, but two remarkable achievements in TripAdvisor’s prestigious Top 25 Best of the Best awards this year. These accolades stand as a testament to our relentless pursuit of excellence, a journey marked by continuous enhancement of our offerings and the delivery of unparalleled service stands by our wonderful island team members. Our heatfelt gratitude extends to our cherished guests as well whose unwavering support and invaluable feedback serves as the guiding light propelling us towards even greater horizons of distinction, said Masdhooq Saeed – General Manager of Sun Siyam Iru Veli.

Nestled in the heart of the Maldives, Sun Siyam Iru Veli offers a charming private retreat. At this beautiful Maldives resort guests can immerse themselves in unparalleled luxury and serenity. This recognition from TripAdvisor is a testament to the resort’s dedication to excellence, ensuring that every guest enjoys a perfect escape in our tropical paradise.

About Sun Siyam Iru Veli

At Sun Siyam Iru Veli, guests are invited to experience laid-back luxury in an authentic Maldivian setting. The resort features stunning overwater and beach villas with private pools, world-class dining, and a range of activities. Whether guests seek adventure or serenity, pristine beaches, crystal-clear waters, and lush surroundings provide the perfect backdrop for an unforgettable getaway.

The all-inclusive offering is impressive. Sun Siyam Iru Veli offers a dine-around plan that gives you the chance to feast at a la carte restaurants. You can explore the likes of the Mediterranean Roma eatery or the open-kitchen-style Grouper Grill. Catering to every type of traveller, you can choose between spa credit or three scuba dives a week as part of the package. On top of that, guests can also enjoy three spectacular excursions, a windsurfing lesson and jet-ski credit. Plus, each and every suite has its own private pool, so you can start the day with a blissful dip. 

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