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Get an overview of this hotel5-star resort with pools, private beach, full-service spa



Nestled on the beach, this Vilu Reef resort is within a 10-minute walk of Meedhuffushi Island Beach and Meedhoo Harbour. Meedhuffushi Island Pier is 0 mi (0 km) away.

Resort Features

Catch some rays on Sun Aqua Vilu Reef's private sand beach or spend the day relaxing at the full-service spa. Then enjoy a meal at one of the resort's 4 restaurants.

Room Amenities

All 103 rooms boast deep soaking tubs and offer free WiFi and 24-hour room service. DVD players and minibars are standard, as are TVs with satellite channels.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Step outside to unwind on the sand beach. At Sun Aqua Vilu Reef, enjoy a pampering afternoon at the full-service spa and cool off in one of the 15 indoor swimming pools.

A complimentary breakfast is offered. Dining is available at one of the resort's 4 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the resort's bars, which include a poolside bar and a bar/lounge. Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access. This luxury resort also offers an outdoor pool, a children's pool, and a spa tub.

Sun Aqua Vilu Reef has designated areas for smoking.

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge) 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • Total number of rooms - 103 
  • Number of floors - 01 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Business center 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Concierge services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Front desk (limited hours) 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Number of indoor pools - 15 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • One meeting room 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Rooftop terrace 
  • Garden 
  • Picnic area 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Luggage storage 
  • On private beach 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Indoor tennis court 
  • Year Built 1998 
  • Number of restaurants - 4 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Spa tub 
  • Supervised childcare/activities 
  • Children's pool 
  • Outdoor pool 


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Room Amenities

  • DVD player 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Slippers 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Deep soaking bathtub 
  • Desk 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Television 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge) 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

Guests are offered a complimentary buffet breakfast.

Nautilus Restaurant - This restaurant specializes in local cuisine.

Sunset Restaurant - This restaurant overlooks the ocean and specializes in Asian cuisine.

Kanba Aisa Grill - This restaurant specializes in international cuisine.

Destination Dining - This seafood restaurant serves dinner only.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

A private beach and an indoor tennis court are featured at the resort. 15 indoor swimming pools are on site along with an outdoor pool. In addition to a children's pool, other recreational amenities include a spa tub and a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Playground on site 
  • Rowing or canoeing on site 
  • Scuba diving on site 
  • Water skiing on site 
  • Windsurfing on site 

Spa Services

Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the resort's full-service spa. Services include massages, facials, body wraps, and body scrubs. The spa is equipped with a spa tub.

The spa is open daily. Children under 12 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision. Guests under 12 years old are not allowed in the spa.

  • Minimum age to access spa is 12 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Massages 
  • Facial treatments 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time ends at 5 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 8:30 AM - 6 PM
Guests must arrange transfers from Male International Airport to the property, which is 45 minutes away via seaplane. To guarantee transfers, guests must contact the property with their flight details at least 72 hours before their expected arrival. Please contact the hotel office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking. Daily transfer service is offered by Trans Maldivian Airways between 9 AM and 3 PM.
Transfer is by seaplane and conducted only during daylight hours (approximately 6 AM to 4 PM). Guests arriving at Male International airport after 3 PM or departing with flights before 9 AM will need to stay overnight in Male or at an airport hotel. The transfer will be provided the next morning with the first available flight. Due to extreme weather conditions, transfers may not always be available at the designated time and the resort is not liable for any costs arising from weather delays. Every effort will be made to transfer guests from the airport to the resort within 2 hours of guest check-in at the seaplane terminal.
Luggage in excess of 20 kg/person may incur a luggage fee, payable to the seaplane company during flight check-in. The standard permissible weight is 25 kg, which includes 20 kg of checked-in luggage and 5 kg of hand luggage per person. The weight for any single piece of bag should not exceed 32 kg. The per kg charge for baggage above the permissible limit is USD 5.00 plus applicable taxes, which either can be paid at TMA check-in counter by guest or upon arrival at the resort. Guests must pay the seaplane transfer fee at checkout.


Check-out time is noon

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Please note, some room types at this property are not available when booking a stay with children.


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Christmas Eve (24 December) Gala Dinner per adult: USD 300.00
  • Christmas Eve (24 December) Gala Dinner per child: USD 150.00 (from 2 to 11 years old)
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per adult: USD 300.00
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per child: USD 150.00 (from 2 to 11 years old)
  • Floatplane transfer per adult: USD 450 (roundtrip)
  • Transfer service fee per child: USD 270 (roundtrip), (from 2 to 11 years old)
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Cleaning/housekeeping/linens are available for an additional fee
  • Air conditioning is available for an additional fee
  • A television is available for an additional fee
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: USD 100 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 92.40 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Vilu Reef Beach
  • Vilu Reef Beach Resort
  • Sun Aqua Vilu Reef Hotel
  • Sun Aqua Vilu Reef
  • Vilu Reef Beach Hotel Haa Dhaalu Atoll
  • Vilu Reef Beach And Spa Resort
  • Vilu Reef Maldives

We should mention

If you require a visa to enter the country, your property may be able to help with the supporting documents needed to obtain one. To learn more, you can reach out to the property via the contact details included on your booking confirmation. The property may charge for this assistance, even if you end up cancelling your reservation. All arrangements are solely between the property and yourself. Construction is underway at a neighboring building and there may be noise disturbance from the construction work.

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