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Sun Aqua Iru Veli resort unveiled

20 December 2018, MVT 11:17
An overwater villa at Sun Aqua Iru Veli. PHOTO/SUN AQUA IRU VELI
20 December 2018, MVT 11:17

Sun Siyam Resort Collection has launched Sun Aqua Iru Veli Resort as its third property in their portfolio.

Iru Veli is a five-star premium all-inclusive resort of 125 villas and suites, all with private pools on the island of Aluvifushi in Dhaalu Atoll.

A suite of Sun Aqua Iru Veli. PHOTO/SUN AQUA IRU VELI

The Sun brand was founded by Ahmed Siyam Mohamed, the leader of political party Maldivian Democratic Alliance (MDA), who aims to create a collection of hotel and resort brands across the Indian Ocean and Asia.

The staff of the resort welcomed their first guests on December 15. Spokesperson for Sun Aqua stated that the resort's overwater villas are designed for comfort, and that the private suites are ideal for honeymooners and individual travellers.

Dining options include an all-day dining restaurant with an international menu, a grill restaurant set on the beach and an over-water restaurant with Italian specialties.

Inside the bathroom of a suite at Sun Aqua Iru Veli. PHOTO/SUN AQUA IRU VELI

Sun Aqua Spa has six treatment pavilions and a hydrotherapy area positioned over the lagoon as an over-water spa offering a range of treatments.

Furthermore, the resort includes an infinity pool, a fully equipped recreation centre, a kid’s club for children under the age of 11 and water sports such as Jet Ski, windsurfing and catamaran.

The resort is a 35-minute seaplane ride from Velana International Airport. Sun Aqua Resort Collections currently have three resorts in the Maldives, and operates another property in Pasikuda on the East Coast of Sri Lanka.