Sun Aqua Vilu Reef – Maldives

Vilu Resort 560x280The award-winning Sun Aqua Vilu Reef Beach & Spa Resort is located in the south Nilandhe Atoll and is a green and fertile resort  – known locally as the ‘Garden Of Eden’ for its idyllic natural beauty. Reached by a 35-minute seaplane transfer from Malé, the resort is surrounded by lush vegetation, swaying coconut palms and pristine white sandy beaches and offers understated laid-back luxury.

Vilu2 560x280The 121-room luxury resort has much to offer, but its greatest assets are something that no other resort can boast because it’s natural: one side of the island is a protected lagoon and the other side is a beautiful reef ideal for snorkeling and diving. Facilities include a selection of restaurants and bars, an infinity pool, fitness room, tennis court, table tennis, volleyball court and a water-sports center offering wake boarding, windsurfing and catamaran sailing to name a few.

Maldives Luxury Hotel 12 560x372Situated at the far end, where the two footbridges meet, the Presidential Suite offers complete privacy, unparalleled views and butler service. The spectacular glass-walled living room provides stunning views of the surroundings and rooms are fitted with beautiful teak furniture and ornate furnishings.

It comprises two king-size bedrooms with four-poster beds, a luxury en suite bathroom and a kitchenette. Outside on the double-leveled timber deck is a private plunge pool, open air Jacuzzi and chaise lounges. A staircase from the second level, leads into the lagoon below–total bliss!