Sun Aqua Vilu Reef defends title of World’s number one water villa

Sun Aqua Vilu Reef has defended its title as the world’s number one water villa at the World Travel Awards.

The resort, touted as one of the best in the country won the Leading Water Villa Resort award for the fourth time at the awards ceremony held in Muscat, Oman last month. This is the third consecutive time that the resort has brought home the award.

Other than the award, the resort also won the Indian Ocean’s Leading Water Villa Award at the ceremony.

Sun Aqua Spa of Sun Aqua Vilu Reef. (Photo/Sun Aqua Vilu Reef)

Sun Aqua Vilu Reef won the award by fending off the likes of formidable competitors such as Conrad Maldives Rangali, Four Seasons Kuda Huraa, JA Manafaru, Baros Maldives, Sun Siyam Irufushi, Taj Exotica and Lexis Hibiscus Port Dickson in Malaysia.

Known as the Oscar’s of the tourism industry, Maldivian facilities took home a total of seven awards in this year’s ceremony. They are:

  • World's Leading Luxury Island Resort 2019: The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort
  • World's Leading Island Villas 2019: W Maldives
  • World's Leading Honeymoon Resort 2019: JA Manafaru Maldives
  • World's Leading Airport Resort 2019: Hulhule Island Hotel, Maldives
  • World's Leading Underwater Hotel Restaurant 2019: Ithaa Undersea Restaurant @ Conrad Maldives
  • World's Leading Water Villa Resort 2019: Sun Aqua Vilu Reef, Maldives
  • World's Most Romantic Resort 2019: Baros Maldives