Sun Aqua Vilu Reef’s Sun Aqua Spa wins four awards at World Luxury Spa Awards
Sun Aqua Spa at Sun Aqua Vilu Reef has won four titles, including continental and regional, at the World Luxury Spa Awards.
At the gala ceremony of World Luxury Spa Awards which took place at the JW Marriott Hanoi hotel in Vietnam on July 22, the Sun Aqua Spa was given a continental award for the best Luxury Hideaway Spa in Indian Ocean and a regional award for the best Luxury Destination Spa in Indian Ocean.
The Sun Aqua Spa also received another two awards in the country category; Best Luxury Boutique Spa and Best Luxury Wellness Spa in the Maldives.
A major focus, the Sun Aqua Spa at the Sun Aqua Vilu Reef consists of six private treatment pavilions each with open air flower baths, open showers, a hydrotherapy area and double treatment beds. On offer is also a salon, manicure/pedicure and a beautiful relaxation area. Encompassing the Five Element Theory — Wood, Fire, Metal, Earth and Water — the spa will offer a lengthy menu of Ayurvedic wellness rituals, pampering beauty therapies and massage techniques from around the world. It also offers a selection of signature therapies to help renew body and mind, including a rich scrub of coconut or coffee, a herbal Udavarthanam detox or a relaxing, fragrant flower bath.
Sun Aqua Vilu Reef is a palm fringed paradise-like island located in South Nilandhe atoll, a mere 35-minute seaplane flight away from the main Velana International Airport.
Hidden amongst the foliage are 62 shell shaped bungalows, (14 Beach Villas, 18 Deluxe Beach Villas, 10 Jacuzzi Deluxe Beach Villas, five Deluxe Beach Villas with Pool, and 15 Sun Aqua Pool Villas) with lava-stone pools, whirlpool bathtubs, private sundecks and day swing beds. A further 41 Water Villas (20 Reef Villas, nine Sunset Reef Villas, six Aqua Villas with plunge pools, five Aqua Suites with private swimming pool and a Grand Reef Suite) complete the accommodation offering with a select few even hiding inviting overwater hammocks.
Guests can be selective at Sun Aqua Vilu Reef and explore the spice and warmth of home style Maldivian cuisine, feast on gourmet organic and free-range produce grown on the resorts private Farm Island, sink their teeth into freshly caught, barbecued seafood or dine under the stars with private dining experiences.
Setting benchmarks in quality, innovation and service for spas around the globe and established as the world’s leading awards initiative for luxury spas, the World Luxury Spa Awards sets the spotlight on our spas, attracting the attention of global spa-goers and industry experts. Awards are presented to luxury spas in 32 different categories on a country, regional, continent and global basis.