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Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Normally we do not go twice to a same place. This was one of a few exceptions I can say we come again if possible! The island is so unique, cleaned many times a day, all the staff is smiling and helpful, you just feel they are glad to see you. They soon remember your favourite food, drinks etc. They...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went there for our honeymoon. Staff very friendly and always helpful. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay there. Amazing room with amazing views all around. Food was a little expensive compared to the taste and offerings for vegetarians but chef did prepare food to our taste. Overall a very memorable trip and a must go.

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MHilmy, General Manager at Sun Aqua Vilu Reef, responded to this review

Dear dhanraj P, Greetings from Sun Aqua Vilu Reef, Thank you for staying with us on your honeymoon in the Maldives. The team and I are very pleased to know that we were able to make it a pleasant one for you both. Let me also thank you for the positive feedback on our friendly staff, rooms and its views....

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife kept the destination a surprise, I was told to pack for a week at the beach. The package deal was superb, from the care and wait in the lounge whilst we received a shoulder massage and some food and drinks as our flight was rescheduled for an earlier departure. Our first sea-plane trip was fun and looking at...

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MHilmy, General Manager at Sun Aqua Vilu Reef, responded to this review

Dear Mark r, Salaam and greetings from the island of romance, peace and tranquillity. Sun Aqua Vilu Reef. Thank you for the recent stay with us. We are pleased to know that the planned surprise "20th Anniversary" holiday for you, from your wife, went so well. We are happy to be part of this special moment of yours. Thank you...

Baden, Austria
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have you ever been addicted to a place? If so you can understand what happened to us years ago. We love Vilu Reef from the bottom of our heart! This is the reason why we go there again and again. Our 12th stay took place from 25th Nov till 16th Dec. 2016. Once we book our trip to Sun Aqua...

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My 2nd visit to the maldives ; stayed there for 4 nights with my wife for our 2nd wedding anniversary. Form the start the seaplane flight was really exciting and full of wonderful scenes. The resort was really beautiful; all the staff are very friendly and always trying to do their best; the rooms are clean and nicely decorated. We...

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Mumbai, India
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Stayed at Sun Aqua for 4 nights with my wife. 2 in a Deluxe beach side villa and 2 in an Aqua Villa with pool The island is beautiful with pristine white beaches.. Amazing blue water.. and beautiful reefs for snorkeling enthusiasts..the island is very small and can be covered on foot in about 30 mins.. The staff is all...

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Hilmy M, General Manager at Sun Aqua Vilu Reef, responded to this review

Dear Fz1402, Greetings from Sun Aqua Vilu Reef. Thank you for sharing this feedback after your recent stay with us. It is sad to note that you were disappointed with the stay even though staff, service, facilities were all up to the expectation. I have noted your dissatisfaction as a result of food at Aqua Restaurant and for the delay...

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Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

This place is amazing! All the staff is lovely especially Ilyas and Nordin. Very good place for relaxing, wonderfull view from the water villas excellent food. You need to try the stand up paddle; the water is so clear... What can I say we will back for sure. Thanks a lot at all the staff.

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Hilmy M, General Manager at Sun Aqua Vilu Reef, responded to this review

Dear TA Member, Greetings from Sunny Maldives. Thank you for the generous feedback related to your recent stay with us. It is with great satisfaction, that we take note of your comments on our friendly staff, facilities and food. I have personally taken note of your mention on Ilyas and Nordin. I will definitely pass on this to them so...

Reviewed 21 November 2016

From the moment I set foot on Sun Aqua Vilu Reef, I felt like a celebrity! A warm welcome awaits all guests as they make their way from the sea-plane to the island via speed boat. Vilu Reef has very well-trained and hospitable staff who make sure that you feel right at home, which is one of the best aspects...

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Hilmy M, General Manager at Sun Aqua Vilu Reef, responded to this review

Dear Mahim K, Greetings from Sun Aqua Vilu Reef. We are so pleased to know that from the moment you set foot here at Sun Aqua Vilu Reef, you were made to feel like a celebrity. Indeed, all our guests are given this welcome as we want to celebrate the arrival of our esteemed guests to their home away from...

Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Me and my boyfriend had the most wonderful holiday and unforgettable experience at this resort,we stayed at room 438 and enjoyed the most outstanding service,big thank you for making our experience extra special to Gais who was making beautiful animals from towels and always made us smile and to lovely omelette chef at the restaurant x We had amazing time...

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Hilmy M, General Manager at Sun Aqua Vilu Reef, responded to this review

Dear Kateryna S, Warm greetings from Sun Aqua Vilu Reef, we are delighted to receive this wonderful review and are pleased to know that we had managed to create for you "the most wonderful holiday and unforgettable experience". Your appreciation of Gais, for his creative towel decorations and warm friendly service with a smile has been brought to his attention....

Mumbai, India
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Best experience of ..... - Hospitality by entire staff was lovely/warm, - Luxurious Villas - i experienced Aqua Suite & Deluxe Beach Villa which were class to the core, best privacy (would recommend to experience both Water & Beach Villas) - Food Cuisine is also awesome (For Pure Vegetarians - Limited options, Buffet not recommended / Ala Carte Option is...

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Dear KashKool, Sunny greetings from Sun Aqua Vilu Reef and thank you for this very positive feedback. My team and I are very pleased to know that your recent stay with us has been up to your expectations. Thank you for the generous comments on our rooms, food, activities, Diving, recreational facilities, white sandy beach and the colorful and thriving...

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Internet
  • Spa
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  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A sun-kissed sanctuary, our beautiful Paradise is covered by a lush layer of coconut palms and scented by the sweet fragrance of frangipanis and tropical flowers. Ringed by pristine coral reefs and clear turquoise waters, Sun Aqua Vilu Reef is a haven of peace, home to bright blooms and friendly fauna, with hermit crabs, grey herons and multi-colored geckoes among our exotic inhabitants. This delicate ecology offers quiet moments with nature, the opportunity to immerse in delicious serenity. Only 145 kilometers south of capital Malé, we're just a 35-minute seaplane ride from the international airport - a short but spectacularly scenic ride. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sun Aqua Vilu Reef

Address: Meedhuffushi, South Nilandhe Atoll (Formerly Vilu Reef Beach & Spa Resort)
Region: Maldives > Dhaalu Atoll
Price Range: ₹ 22,785 - ₹ 85,818 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Sun Aqua Vilu Reef 5*
Number of rooms: 103
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Also Known As:
Vilu Reef Beach And Spa Resort
Vilu Reef Beach Hotel Haa Dhaalu Atoll
Hotel Vilu Reef Beach
Vilu Reef Maldives
Hotel Style:
#2 Luxury Hotel in Dhaalu Atoll
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Dhaalu Atoll
#2 Spa Hotel in Dhaalu Atoll
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