Nalaguraidhoo Island - Maldives




The Maldives is renowned as well as distinctive around the world for its outstanding natural beauty that includes tropical islands, blue oceans, sandy beaches, and spectacular reefs. Nalaguraidhoo Island is one of the most popular Islands situated in South Ari Atoll, Maldives.

It is also recognized as Sun Island, famous for its large lagoon of turquoise. Sun Island draws visitors with its gorgeous beaches, lush greenery, and abundant type of tropical flowers. If you are in the Maldives, don’t forget to look over Nalaguraidhoo Beach. It should undoubtedly be part of your trip.

This island holds Maldives’ largest and most modern resorts, which is covering in a total area of 1.6 km long as well as 440 meters wide approximately. Overall it’s a worthwhile place to visit for every tourist including newly married couples or families as well.

Why Nalaguraidhoo Island is famous?

Nalaguraidhoo Island is especially famous for those couples or honeymooners who want to spend their holidays in the most pleasing resorts of Maldives.

On this magical island, you can experience such spellbound scenic beauty along with the combination of deep blue sea and clear skies. Moreover, the vibrant aquatic and underwater activities can't be overlooked. Here in Nalaguraidhoo, plenty of resorts are available for all including children to all ages.

You will get superior privacy and comfort as well, while you will stay there. These luxurious resorts offer you to take bath in isolated pristine blue shallow waters which takes place as one of the finest honeymoon spots.



Timings are subject to change. You will be automatically booked into a time slot as part of the check out process. Please visit the official website to confirm the time slot before your visit.


How to Reach

  • By Domestic Flight : To reach Nalaguraidhoo Island, several domestic flights are available from the Male International Airport. This journey takes only 20 minutes of total duration. The Nalaguraidhoo or Sun Island has an overall distance of 112 km from the Male International Airport.
  • By Seaplane : There is also another ride available to reach your destination. If anyone wants to go for a seaplane ride, this option is also present which takes only 30-minutes to reach Nalaguraidhoo Island. It is the most common route you will find from Male International Airport towards Sun Island.


Ticket Pricing

  • Flight Fare (From Male Airport to Maamigili Airport) Approx : Adult-$299,Child (only 2-11 years)-$149,Infant (age below 2 years)-Free.

Things To do:-

  • The Maldives is a true gift by nature even for those who enjoy water sports. Nalaguraidhoo Island is considered as the centre of attraction for every tourist. This island is full of authentic picturesque settings and extraordinary views. Moreover, the presence of Sun Island Resort & Spa enhances the popularity of this Island and assures every couple or honeymooners to spend their romantic holidays.

  • Sun island resort is the massive one that contains about 426 villas, suites, and rooms as well. The best part of this island is its 68 stunning water bungalows. It also holds many restaurants and even bars nearby to provide various food experiences such as Grill Terrace, Maaniya Restaurant, etc.

  • Here, you will get the chance to enjoy lots of entertainment as well as fun elements including knee boarding, jet skiing, canoes, surfing, scuba drive, windsurfing, beach volleyball, squash, table tennis, badminton, and many more.

  • You can also visit Araamu Spa Villa to rejuvenate yourself. This island allows you to go fishing and also see the play of Dolphins live.

  • Beach bars and pool bars are the perfect places for those people who love to talk and want to enjoy their drinks. Overall this Nalaguraidhoo Island is the perfect desirable location to stay which may also provide you with complete privacy and brilliant hospitality as well.


Nalaguraidhoo, Maldives

Rating & Reviews

Based on 162 reviews
Very Good
robin thomas
robin thomas
08/01/2020 11:25
A Magical place to spend wonderful times with your family and friends.Friendly staff
06/18/2020 04:48
5 star island resort from the 70s with beautiful lush nature, accommodations and beaches. The only downside was food quality.
01/16/2020 12:51
Peace and quiet
Charmaine Rice
Charmaine Rice
09/14/2019 11:33
Have been twice, planning a third time . Beautiful place, fantastic staff. Biggest Maldivian island so plenty to do. Heaven on earth
Andi Xx100
Andi Xx100
11/22/2019 00:12
Dream Island

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Yes, a little bit. As it is renowned for the luxurious resorts and villas, this island gets a little expensive to stay for your holiday itinerary. However, it comes with complete value for money packages. If you forget to keep your wallet with you there in Nalaguraidhoo, you don’t need to concern about all the expenses of your accommodation, activities, foods, and drinks. The amount will be taken along with your desired trip package before you reach that Island. For a single meal, it costs between $20 to $50. And for cocktails and beer, it charges around $10 to $20.
While Nalaguraidhoo Island is the most popular romantic destination for every couple, it is also an excellent tourist place to visit with your entire families and children of all ages too. There are several spectacular things including world-class resorts, beautiful sea beaches, greenery natural environment that attracts the kids most.
Internet services are very excellent there in Nalaguraidhoo Island. Almost all resorts have the facility of Wi-Fi connectivity which feels your stay more comfortable and convenient as well.
February is the Best time to visit Nalaguraidhoo Island.
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