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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 13 October 2016

The island is absolutely gorgeous, the trip to the Maldives was a dream come true! Hotel is really nice, service could use some improvements but overall is good! Food is good, nothing out of the ordinary served buffet style. We got the all inclusive meal plan which I am not sure it was worth it, but we did enjoy everything...

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

Dear rspasov, Greetings from Sun Aqua Vilu Reef. Allow me to thank you for choosing and staying with us on your recent holiday in Maldives. we are very pleased to know that you have had a great experience here at Sun Aqua Vilu Reef. We have taken note that for you, it was like a dream coming true. Indeed, at...

Reviewed 3 October 2016

Very attentive, polite, positive and friendly staff, always met you with a smile. The food was very tasty and various in all restaurants. If you want special, romantic dinner, hotel can organise for you very beautiful sunset diner with decorations and special offers. A lot of excursions that will not make you bored. All rooms in Hotel are very nice....

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1Thank Ольга К
Reviewed 2 October 2016

I must first state that Sun Aqua only took over this resort in September 2015, so any reviews before then should be ignored! We booked via Thomas Cook Signature and paid for all inclusive, which is well worth doing if you enjoy your food and drink. Only some drinks are included, but there is plenty of choice including cocktails, glasses...

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3Thank Chris G
Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Since the first step in the Maldives everything went like in a fairy tale. The hotel arranged everything for us since we passed immigration at the airport (of course you need to contact the hotel in advance so they are aware of your flight details). After taking the Sea plane and arrived at the Sun Aqua Vilu Reef, our lives...

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3Thank Vitiavenus
Brno, Czech Republic
Reviewed 20 September 2016

This was my third visit of Sun Aqua Vilu Reef resort and I will gladly come back next year. So let's summarize this stay. Rooms: We were accommodated in Deluxe Beach Villa. - clean - modern - cozy - close to the beach ( about 15m from room) Beach+Sea: - clean beach with white sand - crystal clear sea -...

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5Thank Pavel O
london
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Beautiful island with a great house reef for snorkelling on one side and a picturesque lagoon on the other. Some other facilities such as Badminton, 'basic' gym, tennis, table tennis mean you have extra activities to do other than sunbathing. There are also water sports but we just went for the kayaking which was fun to go around the island....

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7Thank royalMatt
singapore
Reviewed 14 September 2016

totally Maldivian feel with a class, unlike those foreign imported resorts This is my 2nd time back at this resort, 1st time was honeymoon in 2009, this time we were there from 5th to 11th august . We brought our 6 year old there, to celebrate her birthday. The experience was OUT-OF-THIS -WORLD. Staff at the resort went out of...

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2Thank babe_9
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

One of the beautiful place in the maldives, food was very nice, location is perfect, water villas are amazing, couldn't ask for more, very good customer service and very nice place to stay, Keep it up!!!!

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3Thank Tahir A
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

I have just come back from Vilu Reef, it's my fourth visit to the Maldives, first to Vilu. And I can honestly say it was perfect ! Amazing staff, beautiful rooms, pristine beaches, heavenly spa, amazing food and one of the best house reefs I've had the pleasure of snorkeling at. I got to swim with Eagalray's, Blacktip Sharks and...

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6Thank Salma A
Reviewed 5 September 2016

We arrived at the resort June this year. First of all while we waited for the seaplane in the lounge, the staffs were extremely friendly! Second, as we arrived at the resort, the turquoise blue water, green lush vegitation and friendly smiles greeted us! The kids club in the resort made our trip better, my friend dropped his kid at...

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

Dear Mohamed Shafee, Warm greetings from the remoteness and the wilderness of Natural Maldives, Dhaalu Atoll, the hidden gem of the Maldivian island necklace. With the re-branding in October 2015 as Sun Aqua, the resort have been making every effort to uplift the service standards. we have also added many new facilities to provide various options for our clients. Let...

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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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  • 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: $474 - $1,616 (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 On the Beach Hotel in Dhaalu Atoll
#2 Spa Hotel in Dhaalu Atoll
#2 Luxury Hotel in Dhaalu Atoll
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“Deluxe beach villas have a picturesque view!”
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  • The deluxe beach villa with a private pool that leads you to the pristine beach.
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“If anything is not to your complete satisfaction, refer this to the Managers and I’m sure they will put this right.”
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“The room in front are more beautiful (view) but if u prefer being quite, the the room at the back of resort will be more suitable.”
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