Sun Siyam Olhuveli

4* out of 5 stars

Sun Siyam Olhuveli is a relaxing and friendly resort on the tip of the South Malé Atoll in the Maldives. Nestled within tropical gardens in a secluded beachfront position, soft white sands and the Indian Ocean's turquoise waters are just a few steps away. The resort covers three idyllic islands and can be reached by speedboat from Malé International Airport in just 45 minutes.

Sun Siyam Olhuveli feels authentically luxurious with a tasteful combination of traditional Maldivian style and modern design features throughout. The beach and over-water villas reflect the resort's paradise surroundings by using natural materials such as bamboo and stone and bright, tropical colours.

Most of the rooms and villas feature a terrace or balcony, with some also having an open-air bathroom and/or private pool. All accommodation has beach or lagoon views. The over-water villas go one step further and get guests impossibly close to the stunning Indian Ocean.

There are 11 bars and restaurants to choose from, with venues being a mix of beachfront and over-water. Buffet spreads, fresh seafood, and al à carte options are on offer, as are cuisines like Thai Indian, Italian, and Japanese.

Also at Sun Siyam Olhuveli are three infinity pools, a children's pool, gym, and kids' club. The spa has a full menu of massages and beauty services, plus hydrotherapy pools, a steam room and sauna.

Things to do at Sun Siyam Olhuveli

The resort is ideal for families and couples alike, with facilities designed for indulgence, rejuvenation, and laid-back adventure. With stretches of white sand just moments away, simply relaxing on the beach at Sun Siyam Olhuveli is hard to resist. The beach is also the venue for the most romantic of dining experiences.

When it's time to be more active, guests will find a dive school and watersports centre on-site. The House Reef teams with marine life such as native sea turtles and manta rays. Also at guests' disposal are tennis courts, volleyball and billiards.

In addition, the resort can organise plenty of exciting and unforgettable experiences. Experiences that include private boat tours around surrounding islands, snorkelling safaris, and sunset dolphin cruises.



Deluxe Room

Standard accommodations are anything but standard. Doors open onto a spacious beachfront terrace or panoramic balcony, with the warm waters of the lagoon just a few steps away. Inside, a generously proportioned king size bedroom leads to a bathroom, with walk-in shower and dressing area.

Grand Beach Villa

King size bedrooms feature clean white lines with bold splashes of colour, plus an alcoved daybed that’s perfect for sinking into with a good book. Outdoor bathrooms are generously proportioned, and on the beachfront terrace you’ll find a dining area, daybed and sun loungers.

Water Villa

These traditionally-styled villas are perched over the crystal clear blue lagoon, and are just about as close to nature as you can get. With the Indian Ocean totally surrounding you, relax on your own private sundeck before bathing in the warm waters below.

Deluxe Water Villa

These classically-styled Maldivian overwater villas have the added luxury of an outdoor jet tub and steps leading directly into the lagoon. King size beds are set behind a comfortable sofa, perfectly positioned to take in the views, and bathrooms all feature a freestanding tub.

Grand Beach Villa with Pool

Set right on the beach, these villas boast private pools and expansive outdoor lounges with a day sofa, dining table and sun loungers. Inside, a king size bedroom with a large alcoved daybed leads to an open-air bathroom with a spectacular rain shower.

Grand Water Villa

These contemporarily designed villas offer the perfect mix of indoor / outdoor living with a spacious deck overlooking the lagoon, complete with dining table and chairs, loungers and an oversized daybed. Spacious interiors offer a king size bed, alcoved seating area and a bathroom with large tub and separate walk-in shower.

Grand Water Villa with Pool

The perfect example of affordable luxury, these villas have a built-in wow factor. Incredibly spacious decks are furnished with an oversized daybed, dining area, sun loungers, a private pool and steps straight down to the lagoon. Inside, the king size bedroom boasts an alcoved daybed and a spectacular bathroom.

Grand Beach Suite with Pool

The accommodation of choice for couples craving some extra space, families or small groups of friends. All feature a spacious king size bedroom and separate lounge, luxurious bathroom, indoor and outdoor daybeds, dining area, loungers and a private pool right on the beach.

Prestige Jacuzzi Water Villa

These overwater abodes allow you to unwind in total privacy from their spacious sun decks and sunrise-view jacuzzis. A separate living room offers plenty of space for indoor relaxation, and luxurious bathrooms are flooded with natural light. A great option for couples looking for their own place in paradise.

Two Bedroom Beach Suite

Immersive vegetation welcomes a relaxing Maldivian beach swing overlooking the lagoon. The suite features two king-sized bedrooms with a direct step off to the beach and generously spacious outdoor bathrooms. Living areas lead to a beachfront veranda with sun loungers and a plunge pool.

Presidential Water Suite

Leave the outside world behind in the Presidential Water Suite, found at the furthest end of the jetty with so much space, you’ll never need to leave. A huge outdoor deck has areas for bathing, dining and relaxing, whilst inside you’ll find two bedrooms, two bathrooms and a large living room with uninterrupted lagoon views.


  • Activity Programme
  • Adult Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • All Inclusive Dine-Around Option
  • All Inclusive Option
  • Babysitting Facilities
  • Bars
  • Beach Bar
  • Beachfront Location
  • Big Game Fishing
  • Convenience Store
  • Covid-19 Protocols
  • Daily Cleaning/Housekeeping
  • Dive Sites
  • Doctor
  • Early Check-in & Late Check-out
  • Family Pool
  • Family Villas
  • Floating Breakfasts Available
  • Gym
  • Hairdresser
  • Half Board Dine-Around Option
  • Honeymoon Offers
  • Interconnecting Rooms
  • Kids Club
  • Laundry Service
  • Nightclub/Disco
  • Onsite Shop
  • PADI Dive School
  • Pool Bar
  • Pool Villas
  • Private Beach
  • Renewal of Vows Available
  • Restaurants
  • Safe
  • Satellite TV in rooms
  • Separate Kids Pool
  • Spa (2)
  • Speedboat Transfer
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Teens Club
  • Tennis Courts
  • Towels & LInen
  • Watersports
  • Wedding Packages Available
  • Wi-Fi

Food & Drink

Dhoni Bar

While away the hours in the Dhoni Bar, a chic lounge found next to the Infinity Pool. Boasting some of the best sunset views on the island, you’ll want to stop and savour every balmy Maldivian evening in this magical spot.

Lagoon Bar

The Lagoon Bar is the place to head for evening entertainment and colourful conversation. With a long list of cocktails and lively Maldivian performers, we’ve the perfect excuse to stay and soak in the atmosphere.

Sunrise Bar

Close to the main pool,  Sunrise Bar is full of laughter throughout the day and into the evening hours. Sink into an easy chair and enjoy light bites and drinks with first-class service, right until the sun slips over the horizon.

Island Pizza

Classic and seasonal pizzas, topped with the freshest ingredients from the island garden. Found next to the sunrise pool, we also serve a selection of deli-style sandwiches and burgers, perfect during a midday break from the sun.

Siyam Orchid

Showcasing classic Asian dishes alongside house specialities, the chefs have perfected the art of Japanese, Indian and Thai cuisine, then added a dash of Maldivian flavour to the mix. Predominately an evening venue for fine wines and fine dining, Siyam Orchid also serves breakfast to select VIP guests.

Sunset Restaurant

As well as buffet-style dining, this overwater eatery showcases live cooking stations every night of the week. Watch as the chefs create dishes from around the world right in front of your eyes, before taking a seat indoors or out on the expansive terrace.


Rich aromas and exotic spices of authentic Indian cuisine fills the air for an indulgent dining experience. Bringing the best of Indian curries, masalas and freshly baked naans right to your table. With menus designed for sharing, exotic dishes are served in intimate dining spaces, both in individually set cabanas or beach fronted.


Perfectly placed for guests staying on Dream Island, Malaafaiy offers variety for everyone, all day long. Whether you’re filling up ahead of a full day of adventure, popping in for a light lunch or visiting us for dinner, ocean views and the warm sea breeze will accompany every meal.

Maghrib Grill

Whether you choose to order from land or sea, all the dishes are barbecued in the open air right in front of your eyes. Opt for our signature ocean platter, teaming with eight varieties of freshly caught seafood, or tuck in to a juicy tenderloin, grilled to perfection.

Dream Bar

Whether you prefer to spend time right in the water or in the sun just beside it, Dream Bar serves light bites and refreshments just steps from the infinity pool. From early morning right through till midnight, you won’t have to stray from your perfect poolside spot to enjoy your favourite tipple.


An exclusive experience for just 16 guests, dine on authentic Japanese cooking in an intimate beachfront setting. Sample fresh sashimi, expertly paired with traditional sake, or simply toast another day in paradise with a crisp beer and selection of chef’s perfectly-rolled sushi.

Destination Dining

Limited only by your imagination, serving a bespoke menu in the privacy of your villa, on a secluded sandbank, under a canopy of stars or even floating in your pool. The possibilities are endless, and the memories will live with you forever.