NewsApril 28, 2022

Guinness World Record Set by Faisal Al-Mosawi In Sun Island Resort and Spa

Faisal Al-Mosawi, a diver with kinetic disability, was honored for setting a new Guinness World Record for the fastest time to swim 1km open water (CID2) which he completed in Sun Island Resort and Spa in South Ari Atoll in a matter of 52 minutes 31.14 seconds on 8th March 2022.

He proved to the world that having physical limitations will not stop him from setting a world record. He had achieved his first Guinness World Record title in August 2018 where he had achieved being the fastest 10km scuba diver in Hurghada, Egypt with a record time of 5 hours and 24 minutes.


To aid Faisal Al-Mosawi Sun Islands Dive center, DiveOceanus prepared him for the record breaking swim, and had captured some astounding shots to commemorate this unforgettable moment.

Located in an archipelago in South Ari Atoll of Maldives, five star resort Sun Island offers guests the ultimate dream getaway. In a tranquil setting where natural beauty meets vibrant interior design awash with unique features and luxurious indoor-outdoor living spaces where it overlooks the pristine blue waters over the horizon.