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Marlborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 March 2011

Our first impression of the Island was not as perfect as I would have expected, but maybe I was expecting too much. Don't get me wrong, it is a beautiful island with fantastic beaches...but there is an island not too far away that we wish were not there. We were received by welcoming staff and felt very welcome. The staff...

3Thank Tom1965UK
ViluReef, General Manager at Sun Aqua Vilu Reef, responded to this review

Dear Tom, Thank you for staying with us and we are grateful that you took the time to leave your review here following your stay. We are extremely delighted to learn that you were on the whole very happy with the island and that you had a fantastic holiday. But we do regret that the island close by had your...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 March 2011

Our first visit to the Maldives and the Vilu Reef was certainly no disappointment. We had a beach bungalow for the first few days and loved it - private and the garden just led out onto the beach where there are dedicated sunbeds. We were upgraded to a water villa for the last few days which was luxurious. Looking into...

3Thank Shaylock48
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 February 2011

We have just returned from a wonderful 10 day stay at Vilu Reef and would definitely recommend it to anyone. We stayed in a water villa and cannot fault anything during our stay. The room, the food, the staff, the beaches, the service etc were all outstanding throughout our whole stay. This is our third trip to the Maldives and...

2Thank MattMeriel
Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 February 2011

There is nothing I can say that faults this hotel! We went on honeymoon and from the minute we arrived the service from the staff was outstanding. We stayed in a water villa which we were thoroughly impressed with. Very clean, very quiet, with a spacious decking and 2 sun loungers - the perfect way to spend a lazy day....

2Thank Cath003
Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 January 2011

We are frequent travellers and this was our fourth to the Maledives. Booked this trip according to the brochure photos and it looked very appealling....Stayed for 7 days and over New Year and had booked a Water Villa which we stayed in for 2 days. After the second day we noticed at night that the air conditioning was dripping water...

2Thank travelpeoples
wickford, essex
Reviewed 10 December 2010

After looking at various places in the world to go on our honeymoon, my Husband and I settled on the Maldives. It was a long task checking which resort was right for us, with a bit of ‘honeymoon luxury’ aswell as being ‘the real Maldives getaway’. We finally settled on Vilu reef mainly due to the resort facilities and reviews...

6Thank kezaeko
Whitley Bay
Reviewed 27 October 2010

My wife and I decided no where on earth would be as good as our Maldives holiday to Velassaru last year so in the end we just booked with www.cheapbeachholidays.co.uk and got a great all inclusive deal with Thomsons to Vilu Reef. First of all the direct flight from Manchester in just over 10 hours - WOW now thats a...

1Thank pez81
Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 August 2010

We have been to the maldives twice before and it never ceases to amaze us, the beach, sea, weather, people,service all fantastic!. Vilu Reef was lovely we had no complaints until the end when i had a bad fall in the shower, with suntan oil/lotion on you they are very slippy so i told the hotel they would be safer...

1Thank tess1958
Reviewed 15 July 2010

We stayed at Vilu Reef Beach & Spa Resort for 12 nights from end of June. It was me and my husband and our 18months old toddler. We had a Beach Villa, which was room 109 and it was looking out to the house reef and the island opposite of Vilu Reef. This was our 4th time to the Maldives...

1Thank eventer01
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 June 2010

cant recommend this enough--the very best place i have ever been!! so amazing, beautiful place and fantastic staff........please go if you can!! so romantic and special, an amazing place.

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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: $506 - $1,766 (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 Luxury Hotel in Dhaalu Atoll
#2 Spa Hotel in Dhaalu Atoll
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