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    Maldives - South Male Atoll

    When can I go?

    1 June 2022 - 31 July 2022


    7 Night full board holiday on Olhuveli

    What’s included in the deal?

    Return flights to the Maldives on Qatar Return resort transfers by speedboat 7 nights accommodation in a Deluxe Room Breakfast, lunch & dinner daily All taxes, levies & surcharges (estimate)

    More Info

    A one time Lucky Dolphin Cruise for 2 adults and 2 children under 14.99 years - book and pay by 30 June 2022 Upgrade to a Deluxe Water Villa from R11 740 per person Upgrade to Diamond All Inclusive from R6 999 per person

    Airfare Surcharges & Conditions

    This airfare is indicative only and subject to seasonal surcharges and best available Qatar fare at time of booking For travel from 01 April 2022 the Qatar taxes and levies are subject to a surcharge

    Terms & Conditions

    Packages are subject to availability at the time of the reservation. Passport & visa costs (if applicable), travel insurance & items of a personal nature are not included. Prices are subject to change without prior notice due to airfare increases and currency fluctuations. Rebooking and cancellation fees apply. All prices are per person sharing unless otherwise specified. Standard terms and conditions apply. All discounts and/or special offers have already been included in the package price.

    Pricing Per Person Sharing From

    Base Price: ZAR 25 190
    Package Taxes: ZAR 4 250
    Total Price: ZAR 29 440

    Why we like it

    The fabulous playground of Sun Siyam Olhuveli offers a true paradise world - 3 islands, 11 room categories, 8 restaurants, 4 bars, 2 spa complexes and a myriad of adventures above and below the water. This is affordable luxury in an easy to reach location, just 45 minutes by speedboat from the international airport.


    South Male Atoll.

    Speedboat transfer (approximately 45 minutes).


    100 Deluxe Rooms (Size: 50m2)
    Located in blocks of 4 rooms with 2 on upper and 2 on lower level.
    Doors open onto a spacious beachfront terrace or panoramic balcony, with the warm waters of the lagoon just a few steps away. Inside, a generously proportioned King size bedroom leads to a bathroom, with walk-in shower and dressing area.

    47 Grand Beach Villas (Size: 80m2)
    King size bedrooms feature clean white lines with bold splashes of colour, plus an alcoved daybed that’s perfect for sinking into with a good book. Outdoor bathrooms are generously proportioned, and on the beachfront terrace you’ll find a dining area, daybed and sun loungers.

    22 Grand Beach Villas with Pool (Size: 91m2)
    Set right on the beach, these villas boast private pools and expansive outdoor lounges with a day sofa, dining table and sun loungers. Inside, a king size bedroom with a large alcoved daybed leads to an open-air bathroom with a spectacular rain shower.

    59 Romantic Beach Villas with Pool (Size: 91m2)
    These Villas are located on the Adults-only Romance Island. King size bedrooms feature clean white lines with bold splashes of colour, plus an alcoved daybed that’s perfect for sinking into with a good book. Outdoor bathrooms are generously proportioned, and on the beachfront terrace you’ll find a dining area, daybed and sun loungers.

    18 Grand Beach Suites with Pool (Size: 101m2)
    The accommodation of choice for couples craving some extra space, families or small groups of friends. All feature a spacious king size bedroom and separate lounge, luxurious bathroom, indoor and outdoor daybeds, dining area, loungers and a private pool right on the beach.

    21 Water Villas (Size: 64m2)
    These traditionally-styled villas are perched over the crystal clear blue lagoon, and are just about as close to nature as you can get. With the Indian Ocean totally surrounding you, relax on your own private sundeck before bathing in the warm waters below.

    32 Deluxe Water Villas (Size: 82m2)
    These classically-styled Maldivian overwater villas have the added luxury of an outdoor jet tub and steps leading directly into the lagoon. King size beds are set behind a comfortable sofa, perfectly positioned to take in the views, and bathrooms all feature a freestanding tub.

    52 Grand Water Villa (Size: 100 m2)
    These contemporarily designed villas offer the perfect mix of indoor / outdoor living with a spacious deck overlooking the lagoon, complete with dining table and chairs, loungers and an oversized daybed. Spacious interiors offer a king size bed, alcoved seating area and a bathroom with large tub and separate walk-in shower.

    28 Grand Water Villas with Pool (Size: 112m2)
    The perfect example of affordable luxury, these villas have a built-in wow factor. Incredibly spacious decks are furnished with an oversized daybed, dining area, sun loungers, a private pool and steps straight down to the lagoon. Inside, the king size bedroom boasts an alcoved daybed and a spectacular bathroom.

    5 Prestige Jacuzzi Water Villas (Size: 123m2)
    These overwater abodes allow you to unwind in total privacy from their spacious sun decks and sunrise-view jacuzzis. A separate living room offers plenty of space for indoor relaxation, and luxurious bathrooms are flooded with natural light. A great option for couples looking for their own place in paradise.

    40 Romantic Water Villas with Pool (Size: 112m2)
    These Villas are located on a jetty off the Adults Only Romance Island. The perfect example of affordable luxury, these villas have a built-in wow factor. Incredibly spacious decks are furnished with an oversized daybed, dining area, sun loungers, a private pool and steps straight down to the lagoon. Inside, the king size bedroom boasts an alcoved daybed and a spectacular bathroom.

    1 Two Bedroom Beach Suite (Size: 293m2)
    Immersive vegetation welcomes a relaxing Maldivian beach swing overlooking the lagoon.
    The suite features 2 king-sized bedrooms with a direct step off to the beach and generously spacious outdoor bathrooms. Living areas lead to a beachfront veranda with sun loungers and a plunge pool.

    1 Presidential Water Suite (Size: 270m2)
    Leave the outside world behind in our Presidential Water Suite, found at the furthest end of the jetty with so much space, you’ll never need to leave. A huge outdoor deck has areas for bathing, dining and relaxing, whilst inside you’ll find two bedrooms, two bathrooms and a large living room with uninterrupted lagoon views.


    • Daily house keeping
    • Spacious and private terrace
    • En-suite private bar
    • Tea and coffee making facilities
    • Bottled drinking water (replenished daily)
    • Electronic safe
    • Flat screen smart TV, satellite channels and DVD deck
    • Sound dock
    • Alarm clock
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Air conditioning
    • Ceiling fan
    • Hair dryer
    • Telephone
    • Sun lounges
    • Writing desk and vanity
    • Oversized bathrooms with rain shower, twin vanity and makeup mirror
    • Luxury bathroom amenities


    Meal Plan

    All Inclusive includes:

    • Buffet breakfast at the Sunset Restaurant or at Malaafaiy (07h00 – 10h30).
    • Lunch at the Sunset Restaurant or at Malaafaiy (12h30 – 14h30).
    • Dinner buffet with action stations at the Sunset Restaurant or at Malaafaiy (18h00 – 22h30).
    • Guests can enjoy lunch or dinner at the a la carte restaurants with a 40% discount on the food bill at the following restaurants:
      • Siyam Orchid: Open for Dinner only.
      • Namaste: Open for Dinner only.
      • Maghrib Grill: Open for Lunch & Dinner (weather permitting).
    • Unlimited consumption of alcoholic & non-alcoholic drinks served throughout the day (10h00 – 00h00).
      • Olhuveli House brand water non-carbonated served at the restaurants/bars (Only for consumption at the Restaurants/Bars, not allowed to take away).
      • Imported Still or Sparking water bottles are not included into the AI rate plan thus chargeable as per consumption)
      • Soft drinks
      • Fruit juices (canned & packaged)
      • Draught beer
      • Coffee, tea, iced coffee, iced tea, espresso, cappuccino, latte and macchiato
      • House wine: White, Red & Rose served by the glass
      • Spirits: Gin, Vodka, Rum, Whiskey, Tequila & Brandy by shot
      • Selection of cocktails & mocktails
      • Mini bar: soft drinks and canned beer (replenished once per day).
      • Choice of one complimentary regular/scheduled Excursion per guest per stay with minimum stay of 3 nights: guided "Snorkeling Safari” or "Local Island Experience”.
        (All excursions will be operated weather permitting and have to be checked and booked in advance with resort hosts. One Excursion is per person per stay).
    • Daily non-motorized watersports on selected activities (one hour per day): kayak, paddle board, hydro bike.
    • Half an hour group snorkelling lesson per adult per stay (minimum number of 6 pax required).
    • Half an hour group wind surf lesson per adult per stay (minimum number of 6 pax required).
    • Enjoy a Spa credit of USD50.00 per adult per stay

    Sunset Restaurant
    As well as buffet-style dining, this overwater eatery showcases live cooking stations every night of the week. Watch as the chefs create dishes from around the world right in front of your eyes, before taking a seat indoors or out on the expansive terrace.
    Open for Breakfast (07h30 – 10h00) and Lunch (12h30 – 14h30) and Dinner (18h30 – 21h00).

    Perfectly placed for guests staying on Dream Island, Malaafaiy offers variety for everyone, all day long. Whether you’re filling up ahead of a full day of adventure, popping in for a light lunch or enjoying  dinner, ocean views and the warm sea breeze will accompany every meal.
    Open for Breakfast (07h30 – 10h00) and Lunch (12h30 – 14h30) and Dinner (18h30 – 21h00).

    Maghrib Grill
    Whether you choose to order from land or sea, all dishes are barbecued in the open air right in front of your eyes. Opt for the signature ocean platter, teaming with eight varieties of freshly caught seafood, or tuck into a juicy tenderloin, grilled to perfection.
    Open for Dinner (18h30 – 22h00).

    Rich aromas and exotic spices of authentic Indian cuisine fills the air for an indulgent dining experience. The best of Indian curries, masalas, freshly baked naans and other exotic dishes are served in intimate dining spaces, both in individually set cabanas or beach fronted.
    Open for Dinner (18h30 – 22h00).

    Siyam Orchid
    Showcasing classic Asian dishes alongside house specialities, the chefs have perfected the art of Japanese, Indian and Thai cuisine, then added a dash of Maldivian flavour to the mix. Predominately an evening venue for fine wines and fine dining, Siyam Orchid also serves breakfast to select VIP guests.
    Open for Dinner (18h30 – 22h00).

    Island Pizza
    Classic and seasonal pizzas, topped with the freshest ingredients from the island garden. Found next to the sunrise pool, a selection of deli-style sandwiches and burgers are also available, perfect during a midday break from the sun.
    Open for Lunch (12h00 – 18h00).

    Teppanyaki (Romance Island)
    An exclusive experience for just 16 guests, dine on authentic Japanese cooking in an intimate beachfront setting. Sample fresh sashimi, expertly paired with traditional sake, or simply toast another day in paradise with a crisp beer and selection of chef’s perfectly-rolled sushi.
    Open for Dinner (19h00 – 22h00).

    L’Amore (Romance Island)
    For couples looking to enjoy a romantic dinner à deux, L’Amore pairs an intimate ocean setting with Italian fine dining. Sip on classic vintages as you reminiscence over good times past and present, tasting your way through typical dishes from the country’s best-known regions.
    Open for Lunch (12h30 – 15h00) and Dinner (19h00 – 22h00).

    Lagoon Bar
    The Lagoon Bar is the place to head for evening entertainment and colourful conversation. With a long list of cocktails and lively Maldivian performers, this is the perfect excuse to stay and soak in the atmosphere.
    Open for Drinks (09h00 – 00h00).

    Sunrise Bar
    Close to the main pool, our Sunrise Bar is full of laughter throughout the day and into the evening hours. Sink into an easy chair and enjoy light bites and drinks with first-class service, right until the sun slips over the horizon.
    Open for Drinks and Snacks (10h00 – 00h00).

    Dhoni Bar
    While away the hours in our Dhoni Bar, a chic lounge found next to the Infinity Pool. Boasting some of the best sunset views on the island, you’ll want to stop and savour every balmy Maldivian evening in this magical spot.
    Open for Drinks (10h00 – 00h00).

    Dream Bar
    Whether you prefer to spend time right in the water or in the sun just beside it, Dream Bar serves light bites and refreshments just steps from our infinity pool. From early morning right through till midnight, you won’t have to stray from your perfect poolside spot to enjoy your favourite tipple.
    Open for Drinks and Snacks (09h00 – 00h00).

    Romance Pool Bar (Romance Island)
    Indulge in mid-afternoon margaritas or evening sundowners for two, set at the edge of Romance Island’s private infinity pool. Reserved for guests staying on the adults-only island, refreshments are served alongside a menu of light bites from morning till midnight at this exclusive island spot.
    Open for Drinks and Snacks (09h00 – 00h00).


    At the Airport

    • Meet and greet at Male’ airport and assistance with transfer and international flights.

    At the Resort

    • Special welcome: refreshing towels and homemade welcome drink served upon arrival to resort.
    • All room/villa/suite types: 2 bottles of water (non-carbonated house brand) per villa per day.
    • Tea and coffee making facilities.
    • Access to recreation and fitness centres (Indoor & Outdoor) such as tennis, badminton, pool & billiards table, chess, darts & other table games.
    • Regular evening entertainments are scheduled for guests to enjoy.
    • Access to Maakana Kids Club for children between 4 to 12 years.
    • 2 bottles of water are provided in all villas (House brand water (1 litre): non-carbonated, all imported water is chargeable including sparkling water.

    Maakanaa Kids includes a kiddies pool, play area and a specially created activities programme, both indoors and outdoors such as sand castle building, craft activities and story-telling with dedicated child minders. Cribs, high chairs, bottle warmers and baby monitors are available as well as a babysitting service. Children’s amenities can be provided upon request. The club is open daily from 09h00 to 18h00 for children aged 4 – 12 years

    Children’s menus are available at the all day dining restaurant.

    With 2 spa complexes; hidden away amongst lush vegetation on Main Island and overwater on Romance Island, are the perfect places to unwind with twin massage beds, rain showers and flower baths for your exclusive use. Blending traditional Asian rituals with modern Western practices, our extensive range of therapies, massages and hydrotherapy facilities are guaranteed to ease you into a permanent state of bliss.

    Open 09h00 – 21h00.

    Complimentary throughout the resort.

    WATERSPORTS & ACTIVITIES (* some at a supplement)

    • 3 Infinity pools
    • Children’s pool
    • Suba diving
    • Watersports centre
    • Windsurfing
    • Kayaking
    • Sailing
    • Jetskiing
    • Canoeing
    • Snorkelling
    • Fitness centre
    • Board games
    • Table tennis
    • Beach volleyball
    • Football
    • Billiards
    • Tennis court
    • Badminton court
    • Private karaoke
    • Disco evening
    • Live band music
    • Maldivian cultural evening

    All information in this Fact Sheet is applicable from 1 November 2021 to 31 October 2022 and is subject to change without prior notice.


    The Maldives is a destination of dazzling tropical beauty that offers the perfect recipe for relaxation and rejuvenation! A country of more than a thousand islands spread over 90,000 square kilometres of the Indian Ocean. Endowed with a dreamlike beauty, the Maldives welcomes you to enjoy its natural splendour and charm. For most holidaymakers, great sunny days with deep blue skies, clear lagoons with pleasing shades of blue, moonlit nights, the soothing sound of little waves lapping soft white sands, the ruffle of palms and powdery white beaches are the basic ingredient for a tropical island holiday – few places offer these in greater abundance than the Maldives.

    Maldives offers a variety of resorts catering to the taste and budget of most travellers. All resorts are located on their own private island, making their beaches idyllically crowd-free. From Robinson Crusoe style escapes to those offering a more conventional style, your Maldives resort is your haven from which to spend your days relaxing with a cocktail or two, diving in the spectacular ocean, or taking advantage of the spa facilities, water sports, or activities the resort has to offer. Maldives is barefoot luxury at its best.

    The warm seas of the Maldives have high visibility throughout the year; with water clear enough to see the passing fish as far as fifty metres away at times. Over a thousand species of fish and other underwater creatures inhabit the Maldivian waters. Enjoy your holiday, snorkelling, diving, deep-sea fishing, or cruising at sunset.


    The Maldives has a hot tropical climate and the temperature remains remarkably consistent at around 30°C year-round – and that’s on the beach and in the water! The sea in the Maldives is warm all year round and the water temperature is an average of 29°C (yowzers!)


    The Maldives is 3 hours ahead of South Africa.


    International flights arrive at Male's Hulhule airport, which is on an island of its own. Transfers from the airport to your resort island are either by boat, seaplane, or domestic flight, depending on the distance. If your Maldives resort requires a seaplane transfer, be aware that seaplanes only operate in daylight hours. The seaplane journey in itself is an experience, as you get stunning views of the atolls - make sure you get a window seat and that you get your camera out before boarding. The seaplane will usually land next to a floating platform, from which you will be picked up by boat to be taken the remaining few metres in shore to your resort.


    Electricity supply is 220V to 240V, 50Hz AC. The standard socket is the UK-style three-pin, although there are some variations, so an international adaptor will be useful.


    The language of the Maldivians is Dhivehi and is very similar to several other languages from Sri Lanka, South East Asia and North India. English is also widely spoken in the Maldives.


    If you are a certified diver, travel with proof of your certification and discover this miracle of nature called Maldives - a true diver’s dream. If you are not certified - well there’s no time like the present! Take the plunge while on holiday in the Maldives - with its shallow lagoons, the Maldives offers ideal conditions for beginners. Maldives is one of the most coral rich regions in the world, here you are spoilt for choice when it comes to diving. With over a thousand different species of coral and fish, every dive is a fascinating experience. While boat diving is more popular, shore diving to discover natures little wonders in the house reef off the island is also amazing. Diving options in the Maldives include drift diving, wreck diving and night diving.


    • As a guide, the maximum weight for checked luggage is 20kg in economy class and 30kg in business class
    • If you’re taking a seaplane transfer, the luggage allowance is a little more restrictive than your commercial flight - you are allowed 20kg per person of baggage and one piece of hand luggage weighing no more than 5kg.
    • Take along your best beach and casual wear, perfect for the day
    • A light rain jacket might come in handy in the event of the occasional rain shower
    • Sunglasses and suntan lotion are a must
    • Don’t forget any medication that you might need, and be sure to pack it in your hand luggage
    • Chargers for all your devices (it’s a good idea to take along a few movies on a tablet or something similar as the English TV channels in your hotel may be limited)
    • Take along your own goggles & snorkels – even though your resort will have this equipment available to hire, you’ll probably be happier having your own
    • Mosquito repellent
    • Flip flops, sun hat and a beach bag
    • An underwater camera is a great idea


    • Pack a change of clothing in your hand luggage in case of baggage delays (and a spare cozzie so at least you can have a swim when you get to your resort)
    • Clothing creases less if rolled in a sausage shape when packed – so roll, don’t fold
    • No sharp objects are permitted in your hand luggage (yes, tweezers are sharp!)
    • Travel insurance is a must. If you can’t afford it, you can’t afford to travel!
    • Travelling with kids – please check that you have all the relevant documents including unabridged Birth Certificates.
    • Put electronics, medication, toothbrushes and jewellery in your carry-on bag
    • It’s often a good idea to let your bank or credit card company know that you’re going overseas
    • Be patient, be flexible, be spontaneous and have the best time ever!



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