Holiday Island Resort

Hotel Information
Category: 3* Superior Hotels
Location: Ari Atoll
Rooms: 142
Transfer Type: Domestic flight + boat

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Important: Transfers from MLE airport to the hotel and back are always included in our online rates! Even if it is written "without transfer" - this is a mistake by the system - transfers ARE included.


Holiday Island is located on the outer reef at the southern end of the Ari Atoll, just a few minutes by boat from the sister island of Sun Island Resort & Spa.
Transfer from and to the international airport Velana (MLE) is made by domestic flight (35 minutes) and then by boat (5 minutes). 

Transfer from and to Velana (Male) international airport  is already included in our rates. GST tax, Bed tax, Green tax are arleady included in our rates.

The Hotel:

White sandy beaches and shady coconut palm trees  surround the island (about 700 m long, 150 meters wide).

Explore the underwater treasures of one of the world’s premier dive locations. Sip a cocktail on your private terrace as you watch the sun dip below the horizon. Or simply lounge on the white coral sand and soak up the Maldivian sun. Escape to this tranquil, wonderfully relaxed choice of Maldives beach resorts, and discover a tangible embodiment of your ideal tropical paradise.


On the island you will find a lobby with reception (safe without charge).a restaurant, a cofee shop, water sports center, tennis court, various shops, dive center and a spa.
WIFI internet is free of charge at all bars.


Holiday Island Resort is a 5-minute boat ride from its sister property Sun Island Resort, whose facilities are also available for guests to enjoy. Complimentary transfer through out the day  09:30 - 22:30


GUNA Travel Team is here to help you find the best deal for Holiday Island Resort and make the reservation through the major German Tour Operators. For further information / clarification and assistance, please contact us at We accept bookings from - and for - countries all over the globe.
Bookings for flights, hotels worldwide and travel insurance are possible through our service team.


Beach Bungalow
approx. 37 sqm.
Built in bungalows, each with 1 or 2 accommodation units. They offer bathroom with bath tube and an outdoor shower, hairdryer, TV, air condition, ceiling fan, telephone, minibar, coffee and tea making facilities and a veranda.


Superior beach bungalow :
approx. 37 sqm.
Same as beach bungalows but located closer to the beach.


"Holiday Main Restaurant''
Offers breakfast, lunch and dinner. Offers internationally-inspired cuisine with a wide variety of delectable dishes throughout the day.


Choose between:


Half board: Breakfast and evening buffet in the main restaurant. (drinks excluded)


Full board: Breakfast, lunch and dinner at the main restaurant. (drinks excluded)


All inclusive:
* daily breakfast, lunch and dinner at the main restaurant.
* afternoon tea with cakes/snacks at the ''Coffees Shop'' (16:00 - 18:00)
* at the main bar daily 10;00 - 01:00. Unlimited soft drinks, bottled water, juices in can, coffee, tea, beer, house wine,
selected spirits and cocktails. Not included: fresh juices, espresso, cappuccino.
* various refreshments from the minibar.
* one night fishing excursion per stay. A minimum stay of 6 nights is required.


Sports & Fitness
Included: beach volleyball, table tennis, use of gym, badminton, windsurfing, canoes, mini golf. .
For a fee: spa treatments, snorkeling equipment, water skiing, jet skiing, wake board, banana boat.


Scuba Diving
The hotel's reef is approx. 20 m from the beach. Snorkeling equipment on an extra cost, scuba diving school (PADI/SSI)


Beauty & Wellness
The Araamu Spa offers a big number of services such as Aromatherapy, Indian Ayurvedic therapy, In-house medical clinic, Bathing Ceremonies, Body Spa, Araamu Packages, Aramu Exclusives, Beauty Saloon, Araamu Theyo Dhemun, Veli Modun, Swedish Massage, Sarawak Massage, Well being Massage, Back Rejuvenator, Foot & Leg Massage, Reflexology, Healing Aroma Massage, Thai Massage, Loabi loabi (Romance).
For a fee: massage and treatments


Honeymooners get at the hotel one bottle of sparkling wine and fruits. Valid up to 6 months before check in. Please inform with your reservation.

We accept reservations from countries all over the globe. We will be happy to get your request at:

or through our request forms you can find at our webpage.


Extra supplements: Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve supplement are obligatory and already included in our rates.


Transfer Information:
* Transfer is obligatory and already included in our rates.
Please provide your flight information (arrival and departure flight number and time).
* Domestic flight and boat: Holiday Island requires transfer by domestic flight and boat. It is reachable in 17 minutes by wheeled aircraft to Maamigili Airport, and then 10 minutes from Maamigili Airport to Holiday Island by boat. Luggage allowance for this type of transfer is maximum 20 kg per person + 5kg hand luggage.


Check in – Check out Information:
* Check in time: Your room is available for you from 14:00 on your arrival date. If you want to take your room earlier please arrange it upon arrival. For a guarantee early check in, you have to book one additional night.
* Check out time: You have to leave your room at 12:00 on your departure date. If you want a late check out, please arrange it with your resort’s reception desk. For a guarantee late check out, you have to book one additional night.


Meal Plan Information:.
** Same meal plan must be booked for all travellers in the same room.
** Same meal plan must be booked for entire stay.
** If you have booked your accommodation with BB, HB or FB please note that drinks are not included.
BB = Bed and Breakfast Drinks not included unless mentioned.
HB = Halfboard. Breakfast and Dinner(drinks not included unless mentioned). A lot of the resorts give you the possibility to change dinner to lunch. Please contact the reception.
FB = Full board. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner(drinks not included unless mentioned).
ALL= All inclusive. Breakfast, Lunch , Dinner and a big list of alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks. A lot of resorts by All Inclusive Meal plan offer tea breaks and small snacks during the day. You can check details information at each hotel’s page.


** Infants under 2 years pay a fixed rate of USD 8 per night directly to the hotel.


** With effect from 01 January 2012, a new airport tax is payable by all passengers departing from Male. The charge is $25.00 per departing international passenger (age 2 years and above). The tax can be paid by cash or credit card direct at the airport of Male.


** Do not forget to check that your passports have all necessary information for the entrance in Maldives. More information you can find at:
Maldives Immigration Office
or contact Maldives consulate / embassy in your country.


** The rates you see in our Online Hotel Booking Engine and our website are only valid for reservations made through GUNA Travel Germany GmbH.


* Free nights Offer:Free nights do not include Bed Tax of USD8 per day and per person. This charge is payable direct to the hotel.


*** General Booking Conditions ***
For the booking following details are necessary:
1) Correct guests' names (the way they are written in the passports)
2) Arrival and departure flight details (arrival / departure flight number and time).


Option for changes and cancellations
* for reservations made at least 1 month before check in date there will be an option of 2 working days for changes or cancellations.
* for reservations made less than 1 month before check in date we can not give any option and full payment is required.


Change and Cancellation policy:
After the "free cancellation" option date, the following cancellation fees will apply:
Cancellation until 30 days before arrival: 30% cancellation fees of the total amount.
Cancellation between 29 days and 16 days before arrival: 50% cancellation fees
Cancellation between 15 days and 08 days before arrival: 65% cancellation fees
Cancellation between 07 days and 04 days before arrival: 80% cancellation fees
Cancellation between 03 days before arrival and arrival day/noon: 90% cancellation fees
Changes or cancellations after arrival date/noon or check in are NOT possible!


Payment policy for bookings made AT LEAST 1 month before check in date:
* Till the end of the cancellation option date, we will need 30% prepayment of the total booking amount.
* The rest payment of 70% is necessary latest one month before check in date.


Payment policy for bookings made LESS than 1 month before check in date:
* Full payment is required at the time of confirmation.


Payment methods:
Payments are possible either by bank transfer to one of our company bank accounts in Germany
or through Credit Card (Master, Visa, American Express) with no extra charge.


Season discount 17% :
* valid for stay period 28.12.2018 - 31.10.2019
* valid for all room types
* valid for half board plan (full board or all inclusive plan will be calculated extra).
* discount is already included in our online rates.


Birthday special :
Guests who celebrate their birthday during their stay at Holiday Island get 1 bottle of wine and one cake at the hotel. Please inform with your reservation .



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