Sun Aqua Iru Veli – A brand new five-star resort in the Maldives

Sun Aqua Iru Veli – A brand new five-star resort in the Maldives

The Sun Siyum Group has opened another resort of its five-star boutique brand Sun Aqua in the Maldives. Sun Aqua Iru Veli is located in the Dhaalu Atoll and offers 125 suites with their own pool. Almost half of the suites in five categories are overwater bungalows. The spa with eight couple treatment rooms is also built on stilts into the water. In addition to the main restaurant, the complex includes two à-la-carte restaurants, a wine cellar, a diving school, a tennis and badminton court and a children’s club.

How to get there

Sun Aqua Iru Veli is located 40 minutes by seaplane from Velana International Airport.

The journey to Iru Veli begins in pure luxury and style. Guests have complimentary access to the private Sun Siyam lounge within the seaplane terminal. Away from the bustle of travellers, Guests can relax in comfort with fresh juices, delicious food, soothing massages and indulgently cosy seating.

There are multiple daily flights available. After departure, travellers can enjoy a stunning view of the lagoons and unique islands.

Three types of rooms

Sun Aqua Iru Veli offers three types of rooms. The beach suites are decorated in a contemporary blend of tropical hues with a modern twist.

The beach suites. Photo credits: Sun Aqua Iru Veli Resort, Maldives

Beautiful overwater suites sit above the island’s pristine lagoon, providing the perfect sanctuary of intimacy and peace, with breathtaking views across the Maldivian ocean.

The resort offers spacious and luxurious bathrooms with mesmerising ocean views. Photo credits: Sun Aqua Iru Veli Resort, Maldives

The King and Grand Suites guarantee maximum luxury. Every room category is uniquely designed.

To ensure complete privacy and ease for their guests, all support and staff accommodation is managed on a separate, connected island, with all guest suites and main facilities enclosed within the main guest island.

White sanded beaches everywhere

As one of the most beautiful islands in the entire atoll, Sun Aqua Iru Veli is encircled by a pure and pristine white sanded beach, fringed with softly swaying palms and lush tropical blooms, surrounded by the sparkling ocean as far as the eye can see.

With nothing to disturb the guests, day or night, they can surrender completely to the perfect surroundings around.

Snorkeling and diving

Guests can explore the island’s house reef at ease by snorkelling straight from the beach or lagoon outside your doorstep, where they will find lots of tropical fish and dazzling coral gardens.

You want to dive with oxygen? The nearby Sun Dive School, a PADI 5 Star Gold Palm / SSI Diamond facility, with internationally recognised, qualified instructors in diving, help s guests experience the underwater wonderland around the island, and beyond.

The restaurants

The catering at Sun Aqua Iru Veli is all-inclusive. The resort offers six bars and restaurants, including a wine cellar and a Shisha-bar.  

Alternatively, guests can dine in a private area or on the beach, where a specially appointed chef prepares and serves the food.

What about the kids?

Younger guests can enjoy themselves without a worry at Sun Aqua Iru Veli. The Turtle Kidz Kids’ Club offering fun activities and games every day. The Kids Club and its services are complimentary to all children between 3 -12 years old, with additional baby-sitting and nanny services also available at extra charge.

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Markus Hermannsdorfer

Markus Hermannsdorfer is a professional travel photographer, working as a photographer for the hotel and tourism industry since 2013.

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