Exquisite Maldives holiday with a beach or overwater villa

Sun Aqua Vilu Reef Beach Resort, Dhaalu Atoll

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Sunset Reef Water villa

Sunset Reef Water villa

Deluxe Beach villa

Deluxe Beach villa

A heavenly Maldives resort on a teardrop-shaped island, with stunning villas and spa - includes spa credit and all travel

Set like a prize jewel within the glittering waters of the Indian Ocean, Sun Aqua Vilu Reef promises to pamper the body and mind with its indulgent spa and glorious setting. The island is thickly thatched with swaying coconut palms and ringed by an impressive coral reef where you can dive among neon-coloured fish or head further afield and discover submerged shipwrecks, manta rays and whale sharks.

Vilu Reef complements its icing-sugar soft sands with traditional Maldivian style, from hardwood furniture in the rooms and restaurants to candlelit dinners on the beach glimmering with lanterns and fire pits. The resort’s stunning overwater villas are attached to the island in a teardrop shape and unreservedly fulfil paradise island fantasies with private sunbathing decks and direct access to the lagoon.

The resort offers substance as well as style, with its commitment to nurturing time-honoured traditions and Maldivian culture. Fishermen ply the waters around the island in traditional, locally made dhonis, supplying the island with its bounty of seafood. The women of nearby islands help to prepare food, like grated coconut, while farmers tend to the resort’s agricultural island to harvest sweet potato and cassava for the restaurant.

It’s an experience that’s quintessentially, authentically Maldivian. Sun Aqua Vilu Reef earned itself a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence.

Good to know

Please note that transfers by seaplane can only be conducted during daylight hours (between 6am and 4pm approximately). Guests arriving to Ibrahim Nasir International airport after 3pm (you can only check-in to your seaplane flight until 3.30pm) or departing on flights before 9am will need to stay overnight in Male city or airport hotel. A transfer will then be provided the next morning, with the first available flight. Due to extreme weather conditions, transfers may not always be available at a designated time and the resort is not liable for any compensation arising from such delays. Every effort will be made to transfer guests from the airport to the resort within two hours of guest check-in at the seaplane terminal.

Please also note that a green tax of $6 per person, per night is payable directly to the hotel.

Excellent for
Beach Flights Long-haul Relaxing Romance Spa

We like

  • Waking up in an overwater or beach villa with Indian Ocean views
  • Treating yourself to a candlelit dinner on the beach, just because you can
  • Fantastic diving and watersports at the offshore house reef

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