Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa

One of the few Maldives resorts that is part of a large international chain, the Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa features 56 overwater bungalows and villas in addition to 120 bungalows and villas on its private island. Its location only 20 kilometers north of the main airport makes it the easiest to reach of all the private-island resorts in the Maldives, and the only one that can accept guests at all hours.

Those who know the Sheraton name could guess that this is a solid 4-star resort with all the modern amenities you’d expect. The service is excellent and there is a wide range of restaurants and lounges in addition to a huge list of water sports and other activities, so even those on a longer stay will never get bored. The Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa is one of the more moderately priced resorts in the Maldives, yet it’s a solid choice for a honeymoon or even a family trip.

Location

The Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa is located on Furanafushi Island, which is 21 kilometers north of the main island of Malé International Airport in the Maldives.

Rooms/villas/suites

52 Water Bungalows
Area: 581 sq ft (54 m²)

3 Water Villas
Area: 904 sq ft (84 m²)

1 Water Suite
Area: 1,604 sq ft (149 m²)
-Separate bedroom
-Open-air Jacuzzi plunge pool
-Two balconies
-Two plasma TVs

120 Island suites and villas

Special room features

  • Beds: One kingsize
  • Wi-Fi: Available
  • Entertainment system: 40″ LCD satellite TV, DVD/CD player
  • Room service: 24 hours
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Private sun terrace
  • Electronic safe
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Refrigerator and stocked mini-bar
  • Wine fridge
  • Daily complimentary mineral water
  • Spacious bathtub
  • Separate shower
  • Plush Bathrobes
  • Bath Slippers
  • Hairdryer
  • Beach Towels
  • Flashlights

Rates

  • Low season online specials from US$647 per night
  • High season online specials from US$1,132 per night


*Speedboat return transfer from Malé Airport: US$136 per adult

Restaurants and bars

  • Feast – Buffet restaurant
  • Sand Coast Café – Informal dining
  • Sea Salt – Casual seaside dining
  • Baan Thai – Thai restaurant
  • Anchorage Bar
  • Kakuni Hut Bar

Resort features

  • Scuba diving
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Windsurfing
  • Wakeboarding
  • Water skiing
  • Knee boarding
  • Banana boats
  • Fully-equipped fitness center
  • Tennis courts
  • Freshwater pool
  • Kids pool

Spa

The Shine Spa is a full-service luxury spa offering a wide range of massages, treatments and therapies in a private pavilion.

Nearby activities

  • Dolphin cruise
  • Sunset fishing
  • Island hopping
  • Sunrise picnic
  • Big game fishing
  • Reef snorkeling

What the reviews say

Considering that this is one of the more affordable resorts in the Maldives, reviews for the Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa are excellent. Nearly everyone praises the rooms as well as the service and the food. A few guests mention that the food and drinks are expensive, however they are likely even more expensive at most other resorts, so it’s a matter of accepting that this is not a budget destination.

Most were quite happy with the convenient location, since the resort is the closest to the main airport, only a 15-minute speedboat ride away, though a few guests mention that you can see a bit of industrial Maldives nearby and it’s not as secluded as they might have preferred. Overall this resort does very well with reviews and many detail how happy there were during their stay, and should be a solid choice for a honeymoon or even a family holiday.

Getting there

To reach the Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa you’ll need to fly to the main Malé International Airport in the Maldives. From there you’ll be met by resort staff and put on a private boat for the 15-minute speedboat ride to the hotel’s island, at an additional charge.

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Video tour of a water villa at Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa

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