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Sun Island Resort & Spa Wins World Luxury Hotel Award for Best General Manager

Sun Island General Manger Fathhy
Villa Hotels & Resorts’ property, Sun Island Resort & Spa has been crowned the World Luxury Hotel Award for Best General Manager.

Villa Hotels & Resorts’ property, Sun Island Resort & Spa has been crowned the World Luxury Hotel Award for Best General Manager. The idyllic Maldives island getaway reopened its doors to guests last month, 1st October 2020.

Sun Island Resort & Spa offers guests a fun-filled playground to enjoy a wide range of activities in the sunny side of life. The resort also facilitates PCR testing for travellers. Thus, making it more convenient for everyone spending a holiday at the Resort.

Additionally, guests are sure to enjoy a safe experience in their holiday homes with ‘CleanStay@Villa’. This is an initiative by Villa Hotels & Resorts across all its properties to ensure they follow the health and safety guidelines of local government agencies and the World Health Organization.

As a part of Clean@Villa’s guidelines, the resort thoroughly cleans all the spaces at on a daily basis. Meanwhile, for guests, they will receive temperature checks (as a part of the screening measures) at the first point of entry to their island home.

In an earlier announcement, General Manager of Sun Island Resort & Spa, Abdulla Fathhy said that the resort is completely prepared to make guests’ stay safe and comfortable. Fathhy also said that the resort will make stays at the resort for every guest exciting and fulfilling.

We’re over the moon to announce that Sun Island has won the World Luxury Hotel Awards for Best General Manager. We’re so proud to share this news and would like to say a huge thank you to everyone who voted for us and visited Sun Island this year.

A statement by the Sun Island Resort & Spa on Facebook read.

About Sun Island Resort & Spa

The idyllic getaway boasts one of the largest selection of villas in the Maldives with 462 villas. These villas aesthetically furnished to showcase the aesthetics of Maldivian traditions and modern style. Likewise, surrounding all the villas, the natural views and gardens give every guest a sense of relaxation and harmony.

Mouthwatering cuisine also awaits guests at Sun Island Resort. Holidaymakers can sample authentic Maldivian dishes and enjoy international culinary offerings.

To bring out guests’ inner peace, the Araamu Spa at the idyllic resort offers rejuvenating treatments to relax and unwind. The spa takes its name for the Dhivehi word ‘Araamu’ which translates to ‘Blissful state of relaxation’. And of course, the spa lives up to this name! Other offerings guests can find at the spa includes; a sauna, steam bath, jacuzzi, and a wide range of amenities.

Undoubtedly, Sun Island Resort & Spa is a perfect choice every type of travellers. This beautiful resort nestled away in pristine waters offers something for every type of guests from honeymooners, couples & families.

For bookings at the resort click HERE.

Feature image by Sun Island Resort & Spa
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An Invite to the Front Row: SO/ Maldives Grand Opening Party!

SO/Maldives proudly announces the grand opening party of its exquisite runway.

SO/ Maldives is set to host its grand opening on March 23, 2024. This much-anticipated event of the season is titled ‘An Invite to the Front Row’. The event promises a soirée of collaborative elegance for an unforgettable glamorous experience for its guests.

The Grand Opening Party – An Invite to the Front Row

The grand opening party is set to be a feast for your senses. The resort is bringing culinary delights, fashion-forward statements, avant-garde designs and artistic flair. With this, SO/ Maldives invites guests to take a seat in the front row and witness the convergence of global talent and Maldivian charm.

An invite to the Front Row encapsulates the essence of SO/Maldives- a convergence of global excellence set against the unparalleled beauty of our island. We extend an exclusive invitation to our guests to us on this extraordinary journey with incredible collaborations providing them a truly glamorous stay while embracing our DNA, says Jesper Soerensen – General Manager of SO/Maldives.

Experience one of the First-International Fashion Shows in the Maldives with Milin!

SO/ Maldives will unveil its inaugural fashion show, considered to be one of the first international fashion shows in the Maldives. As the island turns into an oceanfront runway, guests can witness the harmonious blend of haute couture and paradisical setting. The fashion show will showcase the swimwear collection debuted by the esteemed Thai fashion house, Milin.

Partnership with Riffath

SO/ Maldives is partnering with local talent Riffath. Riffath is a distinguished Maldivian High Fashion Brand, launching its exclusive SO/Maldives’ Flying Dress Edits. The resort is also teaming up with Timeless Maldives Photo Studio. The resort’s guests are empowered to unleash their inner models for a bespoke once-in-a-lifetime photo and drone shoot, adorned in a gown with an extended hem that gratefully dances in the wind.

Beach Takeover with Veuve Clicquot Champagne House

Veuve Cliquot Champagne House is taking over the beach at SO/ Maldives to bring an exquisite evening. The beach glam-up is done with the Lazuli Beach Club Bar for a memorable night that redefined elegance and indulgence!

Culinary Delights with Chef Dharshan Munidasa

Chef Dharshan Munidasa, a dual Sri Lankan – Japanese heritage chef hailed for his accolades commands the spotlight at SO/ Maldives. Chef Dharshan’s menu is set to redefine conventional boundaries. Guests are invited to enjoy the exquisite flavours at the Ministry of Crab, Nihonashi Blue, and Carne Diem Grill.

To add to this, Jenna Hemsworth, Australia’s most influential and award-winning female bartender also showcases her creativity. Jenna will be taking over the bar to craft expertly curated cocktails.

Musical Bliss with world-class DJs

Guests are welcome to enjoy a series of live performances from world-class musicians and DJs. Groove to the innovative beats of one of the leading Maldivin bands, YJ Hameed Music. The vibes are set to create a rhythm that resonates with the spirit of the island’s spirit. Lydia Sarunrat Deane, a Thai sensation will also be filling the air with enchanting melodies. End the night as DJ Karrouhat from Dubai takes everyone on an electrifying-after party journey.

The Grand Opening Party will be hosted by Matthew Deane, a well-known Thai-Australian singer, model, actor and television presenter.

Exclusive Wellness & Fitness Retreats

Embark on a transformative fitness journey with the introduction of a week-long detox and fun session by Jumping Fitness, an innovative fitness regimen that originated in the Czech Republic. In collaboration with London-based wellness partner salon C. Steller, renowned for its modern approach to wellness, the resort is set to launch new spa experiences that promise ultimate rejuvenation.

Earth Hour

SO/ Maldives invites guests to experience an eco-conscious revelry. Guests are welcome to enjoy the beauty of nature intertwines with the joy of celebration. Witness as the island runway dims, unveiling a beach bonfire beneath the starlit sky. Immense in the rhythmic beats of Maldivian Boduberu and the serene glow.

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