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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 14 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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Reviewed 11 June 2010

We arrived by seaplane onto a raft and then transported by dhoni boat to the island. We were greeted by the drummer boy who escorted us to the main bar where a very welcoming coconut drink was prepared for us. This was our 4th visit to the Maldives but our Ist to Vilu Reef. Overall this island comes a close...

1Thank EricandEthel
Reviewed 7 June 2010

We travelled to the Vilu Reef for our honeymoon. I felt a little dissapointed to be honest as the resort didn't live up to it's brochure reviews. We came away thinking it was Ok but definately not worth the money we had paid and that Thomson's really need to reassess their star rating if they think that the Vilu Reef...

1Thank RottyLover
Reviewed 25 May 2010

Amazing trip, great hotel , great staff, small reef but incredible wildlife..... Go on the Half board.. price of lunch restaurant and drinks very affordable you can upgrade to the waterwilla bungalow directly there (much cheaper) if available. The most romantic destination we ever been to!

Thank Gaiia
Reviewed 11 May 2010

We visited vilu reef in april and this was our 3rd trip to the maldives. We'd previously been to Olhuveli (Vilu's sister Hotel) and Royal Island. This island has a friendlier feel to it. All of the staff were wecoming and nothing was too much trouble. We staying a in water bungalow this time, and were not disappointed. The room...

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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 29 April 2010

Don't go to Vilu if you are looking for a good disco or a a few good bars. DO GO to Vilu if you want to be waited on hand and foot by extremely friendly staff, eat fantastic international food, snorkel on a nice reef with lots of different fish and basically just want to work on your tan. The...

2Thank Swissguy011
Cambridge, England
Reviewed 5 April 2010

Just back from our two week honeymoon at Vilu Reef resort; my third trip to the Maldives, but my first at this resort. As a person who is totally in love with this part of our planet, there was no doubt where we would be going for our honeymoon, the question was, which island this time? It's a difficult call...

14Thank Jakki

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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: $487 - $1,860 (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
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#2 Spa Hotel in Dhaalu Atoll
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Dhaalu Atoll
#2 Luxury Hotel in Dhaalu Atoll
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