Imagine a luxurious traditional Maldivian villa on stilts in the bluest lagoon, which can only be reached by sea plane. Dream of the water sports, diving, swimming and dining at restaurants on the beach. Sun Aqua Vilu Reef offers you a truly magical holiday in the Maldives.

This wonderful resort offers you unparalleled five star luxury surrounded by the beauty of the Maldives in your own beautiful and uniquely styled villa and is perfect for couples on their honeymoon or romantic holiday as well as families enjoying a fun break together.

Holiday resort information

Room Types

The villas at Sun Aqua Vilu Reef are white inside and out with a traditional pitched straw roof and inside vibrant highlights in tropical colours contrast with the polished wood floors. All of the villas offer luxury accommodation for two adults, but each can accommodate a maximum of two adults and two children – except the largest, The Grand Reef Villa, which is ideal for larger families. There is a comfortable king size bed in each villa and an open air bathroom with bath tub and rain shower. For comfort throughout there is air conditioning and a ceiling fan. Each villa has a flat screen cable TV, stocked mini fridge with cold drinks and bottles of fresh water and local food goodies. There is complimentary Wi-Fi.
  • Beach Villa

    There are just 14 of these magical beach villas. The villas have 76sq. m. of floor space with views of the beach or gardens. There are comfortable chairs and a writing alcove as well as an extra divan. The villas have their own wood deck terrace right on the sand – inviting you to relax.
  • Deluxe Beach Villa

    This villa also has 76sq m of floor span but has the added facilities of a private sun deck with a Maldivian swing and sun beds. With lovely views of the beach, this villa also has a bathroom courtyard with bath tub, rain shower and complimentary toiletries. The day bed can be used as a bed for children and a coffee machine is provided.
  • Jacuzzi Deluxe Beach Villa

    There are just ten of these beautiful villas. With stunning views overlooking the lagoon or beach, they have 76 sq m of floor area with an enclosed courtyard with private Jacuzzi and hot tub. The villa has a private sun deck with sun loungers and inside there is an attractive living area, king size bed and open air bathroom with bath tub and rain shower.
  • Reef Villa

    There are 20 Reef Villas that offer stunning accommodation. Built on stilts they are situated in a lagoon and have a swim up platform and a walkway across the lagoon. There is the chance to explore the coral in the lagoon. With a floor area of 78 sq m, this villa offers spacious accommodation with views across the lagoon and ocean beyond. There is a jet tub and chaise longue and as well as a king size bed there is an extra divan suitable for a child.
  • Sunset Reef Villa

    This attractive villa has 78 sq m of floor area and on its extended deck area it has a fun jet tub and sun loungers. There is a wonderful view over the lagoon and there is a private swim up platform. Inside there is a romantic four-poster bed and attractive separate sitting room with huge windows to soak up the glorious view.
  • Aqua Villa

    With a generous 90 sq m of floor area, there are just six of these luxurious villas, which overlook the lagoon and ocean. Each has a deep free standing bath tub and rain shower. Outside there is a beautiful sun deck and infinity private plunge pool. There is also a day bed, which can be used at night for a child.
  • Deluxe Beach Villa With Pool

    With 108 sq m of floor space these luxurious villas offer spacious living. They have a sun deck with sun loungers and a private pool as well as a private cabana on the beach. The beautiful pool is hewn from stone. Inside there is a king size bed plus single divan. The open-air bathroom has a bath tub and rain shower.
  • Aqua Suite

    Perfect for couples and great for families, this 110 sq m villa has a king size canopy bed and separate living area with floor to ceiling windows for enjoying the view of the Indian Ocean. There is a private infinity pool and sun deck with sun loungers.
  • Grand Reef Suite

    This stunning villa is the largest of them all with 220 sq m of floor space and two bedrooms, each with a king size bed. This villa offers the best luxury accommodation available. Outside it has a wrap around terrace with sun loungers and its own plunge pool. Inside there is a spacious living area and fully equipped kitchenette. An extra single bed is available if required.


The ethos of a holiday at Sun Aqua Vilu Reef is definitely one of fun and relaxation for couples and families alike. There are cruises and water sports to enjoy – especially diving on the reef. There are beach sports including volleyball and tennis and evening entertainment and a kid's club too.

Also perfect for a Maldives honeymoon getaway or special occasion, the Sun Aqua Spa is wonderful for those seeking true relaxation with a comprehensive menu of treatments including flower baths, Ayurvedic rituals, aromatherapy massages and body scrubs.


The Maldives is an ideal dining destination, whether on a once-in-a-lifetime family holiday to the Maldives, or a romantic getaway for two. There are seven dining possibilities at Sun Aqua Vilu Reef and all of the restaurants use the finest home grown produce which is grown on the resort's agricultural island. The freshest fish and seafood is locally sourced and the result is an exciting fusion of world cuisine. Because of their stunning location, all of these restaurants are perfect for romantic dinners for two or memorable family meals.
  • The Aqua Gastro Hub

    The Aqua Gastro Hub is situated on the beautiful deck on the beach with its stunning views, this is perfectly located for meals throughout the day. There are white rattan tables and arm chairs decorated with scarlet and blue cushions. Well known for its great breakfast, the menus for lunch and dinner include western favourites and Maldivian fare.
  • The Well Done

    Enjoy the best fresh seafood right on the beach! This lovely restaurant has glass topped dark rattan tables and comfortable chairs with bright cushions. There is a great choice of fresh fish and seafood and succulent grills all enhanced by the clever use of local herbs and spices.
  • Island Pizza

    This beautiful beach location is the perfect restaurant to enjoy a hand stretched pizza - and why not try the new specialty pizza topped with melted Mozzarella, sweet island pineapple and red juicy tomato grown on the agricultural island.
  • Beautiful Location

    Choose your perfect place to dine, be it on the beach, with your feet in the lagoon or on your private sun deck and let the Chefs create a fabulous meal, which will be served to you wherever you are! This is a wonderful opportunity to enjoy a perfect dinner for two or to celebrate a special family occasion.
  • Positive Energy

    Situated poolside, Positive Energy is the perfect place to be revived and replenished with a fruit juice, mocktail or smoothie!
  • Nautilus Deck

    Perfect to enjoy stunning sunsets, the deck is the place to relax with a fine cocktail.
  • The Wine Cellar

    Discover the great wines of the world and learn about them from the in-house Sommelier. Enjoy the wines at the Wine Cellar, with a great range of pastries, charcuterie and cheese.


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