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Stay relaxed as you indulge in the ultimate luxury at Sun Aqua Vilu Reef. Our 5 star beach resort will bring you so much closer to the unparalleled beauty of the Maldives. Immerse yourself in our paradise island as you stay in one of our luxury villas - whether you're overlooking your own private pool, our lagoons, the beach, or the ocean you are guaranteed to wake up to beautiful views every day. Here at Sun Aqua Vilu Reef we believe that holidays are made for relaxing, so why not take some time to enjoy a spa treatment or two at our Sun Spa? Indulge in VIP treatment in our rooms and spoil yourselves with a romantic dinner for two on the beach. Whatever you choose to do on your luxury holiday in the Maldives, make the most of it at Sun Aqua Vilu Reef.
This superb resort is located on one of many tropical paradise islands that make up the Maldives and is ideal for a romantic getaway. Accessed by a 40-minute seaplane flight in which guests can truly discover the beauty of the area from the air, this excellent resort features three types of modern villas in peaceful and relaxing surroundings.
The villas of Sun Aqua Vilu Reef give you a bite of island life – a laid back luxury that brims with warmth. If you prefer a beach scene, we’ve got five villa categories dotted along our sandy shoreline – all freshly refurbished in bright island hues. Or, if you’d like to stay over the lagoon, we’ve got a loop of spacious overwater villas, each with far-reaching panoramas of the Maldivian sea. Drift off to sleep to the sound of the waves and dive into the water from your own private jetty. With 103 exquisite Luxury Villas, 6 Suites, 62 Land Villas, and 35 Over Water Villas, we really do have something for everyone.
Organic home grown produce plus some of the world's finest ingredients equals an exciting fusion for world cuisine. We farm our own vegetables on a dedicated agricultural island and source fresh seafood daily to ensure the best ingredients for all of our restaurants. Explore the tastes of Thailand, Italy, India, and beyond, all washed down with a selection of fine wines. Scroll down to discover our 4 dining options, 2 bars and Wine Cellar here at Sun Aqua Vilu Reef.
The Aqua lets you enjoy breakfast, lunch, and dinner with stunning views. A lavish breakfast spread includes warm treats from the bakery, sweet, fresh juices made from local fruits, favourite Western dishes and local Maldivian fare. Come for lunch and dinner, too – this lively restaurant in our luxury resort in the Maldives is where you can come to refuel morning, noon, and night.
The Well Done serves up fresh fish and seafood right on the beach. Grab a seat with a view and enjoy a succulent grill that has been prepared to perfection with local herbs and spices. Thanks to our stunning location we are able to source our fish just off the coast - as fresh as it gets! We also source our herbs, spices, and vegetables from dedicated local agricultural land so you know you're going to get the best. We also have a large selection of fine wines in our wine cellar ready to pair with your freshly prepared meal.
Nautilus enjoys stunning views of the Indian Ocean. It’s the perfect location for a refreshing dip between decadent cocktails. The menu features fresh interpretations of classic cocktails and signature mocktails. With an emphasis on fine artisanal spirits and fresh local ingredients, each drink is handcrafted and presented with elegant and playful touches. The tropical cocktails of Nautilus are perfectly complemented by the food menu of indulgent bites.
Sweet tropical shakes, ice cold mocktails, vitamin packed smoothies – at the pool bar you can replenish body and mind against a beautiful backdrop of the Maldives. Keep cool in the shade, enjoy the sunlight on a lounger, or drift across the pool with a cold cocktail in hand. When you stay in our luxury hotel in the Maldives, we’ll bring drinks and snacks to your sun lounger from morning till night.
Craving some exquisite wine perfectly paired with each selected dish? Looking to taste specialty wines and discuss their taste profiles with an expert?
Wine can transport one to faraway places with its aromas and flavors. Taste some of the world’s vintage treasures. As you swirl and sip by candlelight, and enjoy gourgère puff pastries, charcuterie, and cheese, our Sommelier will share his insider knowledge of the different wines.
Melted mozzarella, sweet island pineapple, rich red tomatoes grown in our garden – our new pizza joint is destined to impress. Hand-stretched pizza bases are topped with the freshest ingredients, with authentic seasonings and sauces for the heartiest of meals.
Whether you want to enjoy a quiet lunch on the beach, a family dinner on your private terrace, or a romantic dinner over the water just let us know and we will bring the finest dishes to you. Your holiday in the Maldives is your chance to relax in pure luxury so while you're here you can eat whatever you want from our menus, wherever you want it.
Follow up a day on the water with a night on the dance floor. Evenings come to life at Sun Aqua Vilu Reef with live music, DJs, cultural songs and dances, and open-air bars moving to the beat of bodu beru drums. Enjoy a film under the stars at movie night on the beach or join a lively night of karaoke and sing to your heart’s content. You can stay fit in our fitness centre, or take a private yoga class in the gardens to reconnect with nature. There’s badminton, tennis, billiards and board games to exercise your competitive spirit, and a divine infinity pool for those with a mind to idle the day away.
Explore an enchanting under water world from the shores of Sun Aqua Vilu Reef. Whether you are an expert or a beginner we have classes and diving experiences guaranteed to impress. Our PADI Gold Palm and DDI Diamond certified Sun Diving School conducts courses for beginners and children so you can enjoy the best diving spots in the Maldives as a family. Explore underwater caves, discover coral covered wrecks or simply drift along and experience life under the surface. For less confident divers, our house reef is full of life and just 30 meters from the shoreline.
Adventure calls, so explore beyond our shores on an island expedition. There are sailing trips, sunset cruises aboard our catamaran, cultural visits to nearby fishing villages, and jaunts across the ocean in a traditional wooden dhoni. Pack a picnic lunch and sneak away to a secret island, or embark on a dolphin spotting tour – the possibilities stretch as far as the horizon.
The irresistible waters of the Maldives offer something for everyone. You can explore the lagoon by canoe or glide across the tides on a windsurf board. There are donut rings and banana-boat rides for the adrenalin seekers and lessons with experts for those who want to take a new skill home. For more information about the water sports available please download our price list.
Sun Aqua Vilu Reef is a luxury family friendly resort island in the heart of the Maldives. We have activities available for guests of all ages and even a babysitting service for any parents who want a bit of time alone. Our kids' club encourages your children to make friends, join fun activities and get to know fellow junior travelers from around the world. Our Kids' Club hosts daily activities so please get in touch with our team to find out more.
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Sun Aqua Spa at Vilu Reef specialises in healing and rejuvenating rituals with pure, wholesome ingredients that draw on the Earth’s organic goodness. Our indulgent treatment menu includes flower baths, Ayurvedic rituals, aromatherapy massages, and scrubs that will have you glowing. Treatments are based upon the elements of earth, water, air, and fire with an inspired mix of Eastern and Western therapies and modern beauty treatments. Feel the goodness of organic products and the therapeutic properties of our serene treatment spaces.
Step into one of our 14 refurbished Beach Villas and let the magic of the Maldives whisk your cares away. All white interiors are decorated with a vibrant tropical theme, with bright throw pillows, a
Relax in your private Maldivian swing, a relaxing day bed plumped with pillows, and watch the sunset in the distance. All of our Deluxe Beach Villas have the features of our regular Beach Villas with
Each of our 10 Jacuzzi Deluxe Beach Villas offer a private Jacuzzi and hot tub enclosed in an open air courtyard. Lie back and relax in luxury as the Maldivian sun warms your skin. These villas come w
Indulge in luxury when you escape to paradise with our 5 Deluxe Beach Villas with Pools. Inside you will find 01 king size bedroom and a bathroom fitted with a bathtub and rain shower. Step out of you
Step inside from the beach to our signature Sun Aqua Pool Villa and explore your king size bedroom, boudoir style divan, and your private bathroom with bathtub and rain shower. Outside you will find l
Standing above our lagoon, our 20 Reef Villas highlight the beauty of the island experience. Enjoy a private bathroom with a bathtub and rain shower, a private sun deck, and indulge with your own jet
Bask in the warm embrace of the sun as the gentle lapping of the waves lull you into a blissful rest. With your very own jet tubs and chaise longues on your extended deck, you can sit back, relax, and
Our 6 luxury Aqua Villas offer idyllic island living. Inside you will find a deep, freestanding bathtub and rain shower as well as 01 king size bedroom. Outside you will find your own private sun deck
Our 5 Aqua Suites (formerly Honeymoon Water Villas) are the ultimate setting for a romantic holiday in the Maldives. Perfect for couples in search of romance, these suites feature a private sun deck,
These are the largest suites in our resort and offer excellent privacy as well as laid back island luxury. Featuring 02 bedrooms, a kitchenette, and a separate living room, these properties provide so