The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi is a stunning hideaway which is discreetly tucked within the unspoilt Noonu Atoll, occupying a spacious island with 52 acres of powdery white beach and abundant tropical vegetation. The luxurious island resort is ninety-one miles from Male International Airport and is accessed by a scenic 45 minute seaplane ride - a dedicated seaplane lounge at Male airport allows guests to relax or freshen up before the onward journey.
The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi was named 'Indian Ocean's Leading Family Resort' and 'Maldives' Leading Resort' at the 2017 World Travel Awards.
Accommodation is in villas which are located on the beach or over the lagoon, all with stylish furnishings and amenities such as air conditioning, ceiling fans, satellite TV, Bose sound systems and fully stocked mini bars. The Beach Villas all benefit from open-air bathrooms in a private courtyard as well as a spacious sundeck leading out onto the beach. Many also boast a private swimming pool and beachfront gazebo as well as indoor daybeds. The Family Deluxe Beach Villas are perfect for adults and children travelling together, as sliding doors separate the living area from the bedroom to offer additional privacy. The Water Villas are accessed by a footbridge connecting them to the main island and offer the epitome of island living as they are extremely private with an open plan layout and a sundeck with a Jacuzzi. The bedroom, living room and bathroom all lead onto the vast deck area and offer unparalleled views of the lagoon.
Making the most of the local fresh fish and seafood, the chefs at Iru Fushi conjure up succulent and tempting cuisine from around the world, whether it's a romantic six-course dinner under the stars or a leisurely al fresco lunch on the beach. There are 14 bars and restaurants to choose from plus a coffee shop, promising something to suit all tastes. Guests can stay on a bed and breakfast, half board, full board or all-inclusive basis - the all-inclusive package allows guests to dine in the majority of the restaurants while the half board and full board include credits at certain restaurants. An 'extreme' all-inclusive package is available which includes a range of additional benefits such as a spa credit of US$100 per day or three dives per week
Thanks to the size of the island, The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi is ideal for couples or families as it offers a superb children's club along with serene spaces for adults including a dedicated swimming pool. Children under the age of 15 years old stay and eat free of charge when sharing with two adults, promising superb value.
Facilities include a PADI five-star dive centre, a water sports centre, a gym, tennis courts, badminton courts and mini golf. Guests can discover the house reef, while a vast range of excursions are also available including snorkelling safaris, dolphin sunset cruises and big game fishing. The resort also encourages guests to learn more about Maldivian culture, offering the opportunity to spend the day with local fishermen or visit schools on nearby islands.
Those in search of relaxation can visit The Spa by Thalgo, an award-winning facility with 20 treatment rooms which are set within the lush vegetation of the island. In keeping with the island’s relaxed ambiance, the spa uses traditional methods to relax and rejuvenate using the Five Elements and traditional Ayurveda.
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There are also plenty of bars at Iru Fushi - Water's Edge serves drinks and snacks throughout the day, Bubble Lounge is an elegant overwater venue, Fluid offers snacks and light lunches by the pool, Reflections is in an adults-only area of the resort, and the Wine Cellar offers wine tasting with plenty of rare and vintage wines.
Check In/Out: Check in at 2pm and check out at 12 noon. Where possible early morning arrivals may be able to check in prior to 2pm.
General features in all the villas include a balcony, air conditioning with adjustable thermostat, sitting area with a sofa, a sofa bed, separate bathtub and shower, separate toilet area, in-room safe, 24 hour housekeeping with evening room service available, a mini bar, mini refrigerator, wet bar, complimentary beverages, coffee maker, in-room movie channel, LCD flat panel TV, DVD & CD player, (cable, premium and standard), non-allergenic feather pillows, bath slippers, bathrobe, bathroom amenities, a hairdryer and a night light. (May vary by room type.)
Beach Villa: These spacious villas comprise of a large bedroom with a king size bed, BOSE sound system, Nespresso machine, flat screen TV and complimentary Wi-Fi. Stepping through the walk in wardrobe guests can enjoy their spacious and private al fresco bathroom complete with a large bathtub and rain head showers. Guests can unwind on the spacious daybed on the private sundeck. These villas can accommodate up to three adults or two adults and two children.
Deluxe Beach Villa: These villas have the same features and facilities as the Beach Villas but also have a private sala where guests can unwind overlooking the ocean. These villas can accommodate up to three adults or two adults and two children.
Deluxe Beach Villa with Pool: Incredibly spacious, these villas feature a private al fresco bathroom complete with a large bathtub, a rain head shower and a canopy daybed. Inside, guests can enjoy all the luxuries expected including a large walk in wardrobe and a spacious bedroom which leads to your private pool and sala. These villas can accommodate up to three adults or two adults and two children.
Family Deluxe Beach Villa with Pool: These villas are similar to the Deluxe Beach Villa with Pool but are slightly larger and can accommodate up to two adults and three children.
Pool Beach Villa: Spacious in design, these villas feature a large open plan bedroom and a separate living are which leads to your private and enclosed pool and sun deck area complete with a bath for two. These rooms can accommodate up to four adults and one child or two adults or three children. These villas are ideal for families due to the enclosed pool or for couples seeking complete privacy.
Water Villa: Open plan and enjoying panoramic views of the ocean, these contemporary villas have a spacious bedroom, a lounge area, a bathroom offering a rain head shower, double vanity unit and a bath with enchanting views. Outside, guests can enjoy an expansive deck overhanging the Indian Ocean. These villas can accommodate up to three adults and one child or two adults and two children.
Horizon Water Villa: These villas offer the same features and facilities as the Water Villas but have breathtaking uninterrupted views to the horizon which you can enjoy from your private Jacuzzi on the deck. These rooms can accommodate three adults and one child or two adults and two children.
Sunset Horizon Water Villa: Set facing the sunset these villas have the same features and facilities as the Horizon Water Villa and can accommodate up to three adults and one child or two adults and two children.
Infinity Water Villa: Opulent and spacious these villas are exclusive with only five on the island. Inside, guests can enjoy a spacious master bedroom, a separate living area and bathroom with walk in showers, both indoor and outdoors, and a spacious bath overlooking the ocean. Each room has sliding doors which seamlessly lead out on to the multi tiered sundeck with its dining area, sun loungers, private sala and pool. These Villas can accommodate up to four adults and one child or two adults and three children.
Hidden Retreat: Set within the natural landscape of the island, the retreat is a spacious and private hideaway with two large bedrooms with their own en suites with spa baths and waterfall showers. Outside, guests can enjoy a spacious sundeck complete with a swimming pool, loungers and a canopy sun bed. This villa can accommodate up to four adults and two children or six adults.
Aqua Retreat: Sprawling over the Indian Ocean this spacious and luxurious retreat features two master bedrooms each with a private en suite and terrace. From the central living area guests can step out onto the large deck complete with a large dining area and infinity edge pool with Jacuzzi corners. These villas can accommodate up to four adults and two children or six adults.
Celebrity Retreat: This exclusive and private two storey villa is ideal for a large family or a group travelling together. With three bedrooms, multiple living areas and lounging spots plus the wrap around balconies and a spacious sun deck complete with a large swimming pool and sun loungers. Spa treatments can be enjoyed in your private spa pavilion in the retreat’s gardens. The Celebrity retreat can accommodate up to six adults and four children or ten adults.