Here you can read more about the accommodation we use in the Maldives. You can also view photos of the accommodations. Please note that Maldives is one of the countries starting with M according to Countryaah.
Summer Island is 34 km from Male Airport. The airport is a 45-minute boat ride across the sparkling turquoise sea to the North Atoll archipelago where Summer Island is located.
The happy staff at Summer Island will greet you as soon as the boat arrives at the dock, and they will warmly welcome you to their scenic island.
When you kick your shoes off your feet and dip your toes in the whitish sand as the coconut palms sway in the wind and the sky mirrors the dazzling deep hue of the crystal clear sea, you may have to pinch yourself – can such a paradise exist? Yes you can! Summer Island is a true paradise on earth and will be your home for the next few days.
Summer Island creates the perfect setting for a true dream vacation. You can enjoy the peace, relax, embark on exciting adventures or just laze in the postcard scenery.
The resort has 156 comfortable and modern rooms, decorated in light colors and wooden furniture. Our guests stay in superior bungalows that can accommodate 3 adults or 2 adults and 1 child. Superior bungalows are equipped with A / C, WiFi, mini fridge, safe, TV, telephone, king-size bed, sofa, desk / make-up table, tea / coffee making facilities and a semi-outdoor bathroom with toiletries and hairdryer. The private terrace also has a sofa and a table with chairs. On the terrace it is nice to enjoy the views of the beach and protect yourself from the midday toast with a cool drink while reading a book or even playing a card.
The resort also has an infinity pool with beautiful views of the turquoise blue lagoon. The cozy pool area invites you to laze on a sun lounger or air mattress, or even swim with a few pool dimensions in mind.
Summer Island doesn’t have to be dedicated to just relaxing. It ensures, for example, a private health club, and vesiurheiluaktviteetit offered by the resort, such as windsurfing or paragliding. You can also try SUP boarding, canoeing or have fun on a banana boat.
A holidaymaker in the Maldives is almost at some point forced to wear a snorkel, mask and swimming fins. Just meters from the beach opens up a fascinating underwater world full of corals and colorful fish.
After a day in the sun, visit the Firuma Spa, built on stilts over the water. You can enjoy a relaxing massage while watching marine life through the glass window on the floor – maybe you’ll see a glimpse of Nemo? You can also pamper yourself with a steam bath, facials or a manicure-pedicure. After relaxing treatments, you are ready to spend the day in the sun again.
In the evening it is nice to arouse your appetite by walking along the beach at sunset.
Summer Island has three restaurants. The main restaurant, Samuga, has a standing table serving dishes from all over the world. Built on stilts over the water, Hiya Restaurant is also buffet style and is designed for guests staying at Premium Beach Villas and Water Villas. The third restaurant, called Avi, is focused on a la carte dishes. The restaurant also has a cocktail lounge with great views.
At the end of the evening, you can enjoy a colorful drink in the Nevi Bar.
Summer Island has won the South Asia Best Beach Resort award in 2017 and again in 2018. The resort also won the Maldives Best Beach Resort Award in 2018.
BANDOS ISLAND RESORT
Bandos Island Resort & Spa is a cozy family-friendly resort located on North Atoll on Bandos Island, just a 15-minute boat ride from the capital city of Male.
The resort staff will greet you on arrival at the island and give you a warm welcome.
The island itself is really lush and lush and almost completely round in shape. The sandy beaches of Paradise Island are dazzlingly white and the water is perfectly clear. A few meters from the beach opens a fascinating underwater world with colorful corals and tropical fish.
Our guests stay in deluxe rooms that can accommodate 2 adults and 2 children. Rooms feature WiFi, air conditioning, safe, TV, telephone and minibar with coffee / tea making facilities. In addition, a bottle of water is delivered to the room every day. The bathroom comes with toiletries and a hairdryer. The terrace overlooks the beach and the resort’s green surroundings.
The resort offers plenty to do and a variety of activities for both small and large holidaymakers. Children have their own playground, and Kokko’s Kids Club welcomes all holidaymakers from 3 to 12 years old. There is also a tennis court and football pitch, and you can work out or play volleyball, table tennis and board games at the resort’s Clubhouse.
There is also plenty to do in the water for the whole family. You can go on a kayak or catamaran ride, ride a jet ski, paddle on a SUP board or have fun on a banana boat.
If the underwater world interests you, the island is a real paradise for divers and snorkelers. Snorkeling, mask and swimming fins are of course possible to rent. You can also take part in deep-sea diving trips organized by the resort’s award-winning diving center and the oldest in the Maldives.
In addition to various activities, the resort also organizes a variety of excursions. For example, you can go on an island tour or explore the city of Male. You can also swim with whale sharks or spot wild dolphins on an atmospheric sunset outing.
If your mind only makes you relax, you can lie on a sun lounger on the white sand beach, enjoy the beauty of the turquoise blue lagoons or even build sand castles in just the right cooling breeze. The resort also has a freshwater pool with pool bars and a children’s pool.
The whole family can also be pampered at the resort’s spa, where you can enjoy a massage and pattern your hair and nails at the same time.
When hunger or thirst surprises, Bandos has a choice. The main restaurant, The Gallery, serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. There is a large selection of delicious local and international dishes on offer. At Koon Thai Restaurant, you can enjoy authentic Thai food, while Umi Yaki offers barbecue dishes under the open sky. Built on stilts over the water, Sea Breeze Café has an open-air terrace with great views over the lagoon. At the café, you can choose from a spaghetti, Indian curry or a traditional burger or pizza. Choose Huvan when you want to enjoy your meal in addition to the magnificent sunset in the Maldives. The Sand Bar is a classic beach bar where you can easily immerse yourself in the tropical atmosphere. There is karaoke, live music and even a disco.
Bandos also has a small shop where you can buy sunscreen, souvenirs, clothes and bags, etc.