At the tip of South Male Atoll, the luxurious Sun Siyam Olhuveli resort offers an island escape, with 2 infinity pools and white sandy beaches. It is nestled within tropical gardens and has 10 restaurants, 5 bars and a dive school.
The villas are decorated with wooden furnishings, air-conditioning , a flat-screen TV, DVD player and a minibar. Some villas come with a private sun deck and spa bath overlooking the Indian Ocean.
Sun Siyam Olhuveli is a 45-minute speedboat ride from Velana International Airport.
Sun Spa features a range of relaxing body massages, flower baths and beauty treatments. Guests can exercise at the gym, play tennis or visit the souvenir shop. There are optional excursions available to guests to get the most out of the area. Free WiFi is available in the rooms.
Guests at Olhuveli can enjoy Maldivian Cultural Shows, dancing to the beat of the Maldivian ‘Bodu Beru’ and watch the Olhuveli Grand Prix at the weekly crab races.
The SSI Diamond Instructor Training Centre will teach people to dive through the house reef while a programme of excursions include trips to Male and snorkelling safaris.
Windsurfing, kayaking, sailing a catamaran and water skiing is also available.
The accommodation offers 5 beach villa types and 8 water villa types. All laid out to an excellent standard.
Deluxe room- These beachfront villas come with a terrace or balcony overlooking the beach or the lagoon. Each room is located in a two floor block of 2 individual rooms in each floor.
Grand beach villa- The Grand Beach Villas offer guests a private hideaway. The villas offer calming spacious interiors and multiple daybeds for guests to lounge.
Grand beach villa with pool- Situated of the east side of the island, these villas overlook the white sandy beach and feature their own private pool.
Grand beach suite with pool- The Grand Beach Suites with pool offer guests a private hideaway. The villas offer calming spacious interiors and multiple daybeds for guests to lounge as well as their own private pool.
Deluxe water villa- Situated over the lagoon, these Maldivian style water villas offer a 4 poster queen size bed a private sun deck and direct access to the lagoon.
Jacuzzi water villa- Situated over the lagoon,the Jacuzzi Water Villas are the perfect place for privacy. The interiors of the villas are decorated with lavish furnishings and a jacuzzi on the private sun deck. The bathroom comes with double vanity, rain shower and roll-top bathtub and offers uninterrupted views of the lagoon.
Grand water villa- The Grand Water Villas are modern and spacious. Guests can lounge on the private deck or take a dip in the lagoon straight from their room.
Sunset jacuzzi water villa- The Sunset Jacuzzi Water Villas are perched over the lagoon with uninterrupted views of the ocean. The villas consist of a 4 poster bed, private sundeck and direct access to the lagoon.
Grand water villa with pool- Guests can enjoy spacious accommodation and panoramic ocean views in the Grand Water Villa with Pool. The rooms consist of large en-suite bath tubs and a private sun terrace with a private pool.
Prestige jacuzzi water villa- The Prestige Jacuzzi Water Villas offer ultimate privacy. Guests can relax in their private jacuzzi set on the spacious sundeck. These villas offer a separate living room with a comfortable daybed. Perfect for couples on honeymoon or a romantic getaway.
Presidential water suite- Presidential Water Suites are found at the far end of the water villa jetty and feature two bedrooms with private wooden sun deck and a double levelled deck with pool, Jacuzzi, swim-up platforms and chaise longues.
The 10 restaurants and 5 bars at the resort offer a wide variety of choice providing the perfect night for any guest.
Dhoni Bar- Laid back mixology bar and lounge. Intimate evenings with magical sunsets
Lagoon Bar- Convivial cocktails on the water’s edge. Evening entertainment, Maldivian style
Sunrise Bar- Beverages and bites served poolside. Long lazy days from sunrise to sunset
Dream Bar- Perfect holiday refreshments, served poolside. Tropical cocktails and ice cold beers
Romance Pool Bar- Invigorating espressos and cosy sundowners. An exclusive area, just for adults
Island Pizza- Pizzas, deli-style sandwiches and burgers. Light bites and snacks to enjoy in the sun
Siyam Orchid- A collision of fresh Asian flavours. Fine dining set over the ocean
Sunset Restaurant- Bountiful breakfasts and al fresco dinners. Fresh local flavours and live cooking stations
Lagoon Restaurant- Informal beach dining with lagoon views. Laid back lunches and casual dinners
Namaste- Straight from the ocean, right to your table. Up-close chefs in an open kitchen
Malaafaiy- Buffet-style breakfasts, lunch and dinner. Served up with beachfront views
Maghrib Grill- Freshly grilled seafood and steaks. Open air grill with a warm sea breeze
Teppanyaki- Sushi, sashimi & Japanese cuisine. Griddled to perfection by expert chefs
L'Amore- Italian specialities made for sharing. Intimate lunches and candlelit dinners
Destination Dining- On a sandbank or under the stars. The possibilities are endless
House Reef: There is a very good house reef on this island and a chance to see some amazing marine life.
Diving: Located at the end of the jetty, Sun Diving School offers easy access to the beautiful house reef. Swim along and meet underwater neighbours, or take the plunge to uncover underwater caves and sunken ships. If you’re lucky, you may even spot a sea turtle or get up close with the majestic manta rays living close by.
Sports & Recreation: Hit the courts for an afternoon of tennis and badminton, or start some friendly rivalry with a family game of football or beach volleyball. Or you can use the resort gym which is very well equipped.
Water Sports: The lagoon is the perfect playground for watersport enthusiasts. Whatever your experience, learn from the pros as they help you get to grips with windsurfing, kayaking or sailing – the choice is yours. For a fast paced afternoon jet skiing is a great option, or slow it down by simply hopping in a canoe.
Kids: There is a kids club and kids pool at the resort.
Spa: Hidden away amongst lush vegetation, the eight Spa Pavilions are the perfect place to unwind with twin massage beds, a rain shower and an outdoor flower bath for your exclusive use. Blending traditional Asian rituals with modern Western practices, the extensive range of therapies, massages and hydrotherapy facilities are guaranteed to ease you into a permanent state of bliss.