The 54-hectare property has officially opened on the Maldives’ Noonu Atoll
The resort welcomed its first guests with a traditional Maldivian dance and boduberu drumming sessions before hoisting the flags of Siyam World, Beach House Collection and the Maldives.
During the opening ceremony, Sun Siyam Resorts managing director and founder Ahmed Siyam said: “This island is one of the most unique products we have developed as a group, a game-changer and record-breaker in every way. There will be no resort that can measure up in terms of never-seen-before experiences, abundance of space and variety of accommodation. We’re excited to welcome our very first guests at Siyam World and look forward to delivering an unforgettable holiday experience for everyone.”
Siyam World GM, or ‘island chief’, Tom Mcloughlin said: “We are on one of the largest natural islands naturally formed and not reclaimed which ensures a pristine house reef that includes the famous snow-white dive site in the Maldives.”
Bird’s eye view of the 54-hectare property
Siyam World aims to bring guests a broad offering of experiences and pioneering concepts. Guests are invited to make the most of the resort’s ‘WOW! 24hrs Premium All-Inclusive’ concept with an ever-expanding selection of experiences from the Indian Ocean’s biggest floating water park, Siyam Water World, to finessing their footwork on the resort’s international FIFA-standard football pitch.
The resort is home to no fewer than a dozen restaurants including four all-day pool bars. As evening falls, guests can dine their way across culinary continents, with à la carte Spanish, Japanese, Indian and Thai cuisine at Andalucia, Arigato*, Kurry Leaf and Takrai, complimented by Siyam World’s signature contemporary Maldivian restaurant, The Wahoo Grill. Night owls can then head onto the island’s 24-hour sports bar KulhiVaru.
Siyam World is a premium all-inclusive resort
Additional facilities include the Veyo Spa, set within the lush tropical jungle, offering ancient healing therapies andorganic wellness products from Maldivian brand, Atoll Coco.
Guests can test their limits with the ultimate beach gym workout, Seashore Bootcamp, or take classes in sunset meditations, Asana yoga and Pilates. Water sports enthusiasts can visit the Shipwrecked centre. Families are catered to with the Little Explorers Kids Club for children aged 3 to 11.
Siyam World, Maldives is accessible via a 40-minutes direct seaplane ride from Velana International Airport, Malé, or via a 30-minute domestic flight to Maafaru Airport, followed by a 10-minute speedboat trip.
For more information, visit www.sunsiyam.com/siyam-world