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Once in a lifetime experience

We ended our honeymoon in the Maldives by spending 3 days on the Soneva in Aqua and this was... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Nicolas L
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" This is the best day of my life !"...to quote my 10 year old ...

and I am not sure I can give you a better or more apt description of our stay on Soneva in... read more

Reviewed May 10, 2018
jguk2017
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Soneva in Aqua, the pioneering new concept from Soneva, is now sailing from its flagship resort, Soneva Fushi in the Maldives. Soneva in Aqua elevates the guest experience by offering the option of a boat villa which combines all the benefits of this iconic resort’s services and amenities with the freedom and exclusivity associated with a private boat charter.
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ended our honeymoon in the Maldives by spending 3 days on the Soneva in Aqua and this was definitely the cherry on the cake of our whole trip; especially that the crew helped to organise all this as a surprise for my wife: she...More

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Aaron S, Manager at Soneva in Aqua, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you kindly for your reply Nicolas, We're delighted that you and your new bride enjoyed the boat so much and only wish that it could have lasted longer. I think the surprise was magical! We've often discussed doing something like that, especially for a...More

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Reviewed 10 May 2018

and I am not sure I can give you a better or more apt description of our stay on Soneva in Aqua. We (family of five / kids 15,13 and 10) built in a 2 day stay on SIA into our second trip to Soneva...More

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Aaron S, Manager at Soneva in Aqua, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2018

Thank you all for the review and for joining us on board....that was a magnificent charter, to say the least! We're still talking about the dolphin encounter on Soneva Fushi and I'd forgotten about the "best day of my life" comment, which was timed perfectly...More

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Reviewed 7 April 2018

slow life, slow pace, slow boat, so lavish and so intense. the time on Soneva in Aqua is always too short. event though the islands all look so similar with their lushness and reefs, every site is sooo different once in the water. thanks for...More

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Aaron S, Manager at Soneva in Aqua, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

Thank You Philibert. It was also a great surprise bumping into you all on all three of our Maldivian properties, especially Soneva in Aqua! We haven't sailed back down south since your charter but if we get any news about the whale, we'll let you...More

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Reviewed 22 September 2017

After we have stayed at Soneva Fushi we boarded Soneva In aqua, but actually the experience started 2 days earlier when the captain Aaron and his chef Suresh came to meet us in the bar asking for preferences about food and wine I had a...More

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Aaron S, Manager at Soneva in Aqua, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2017

Thank You for your comments Magnus. It was great sailing with you and Sophie with more than the usual number of Dolphin sightings! Having spent time at our three properties of Soneva Fushi, Soneva in Aqua and Soneva Jani, there's no doubt you made an...More

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Reviewed 31 July 2017

we are not typically attracted by yachts or extended boat trips but we thought the concept of getting a true Soneva villa on the water and hoping from one deserted island to the other was interesting and also reasonably priced so we went for it....More

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Aaron S, Manager at Soneva in Aqua, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2017

Thank You for your review guys and we're glad you enjoyed your trip on the Big Boat!" The small boat clearly didn't suffice...wink wink! We've incorporated the Captain Song into our daily routine and thought you might like to know. Hopefully we created some lasting...More

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Reviewed 31 May 2017

During a recent stay at Soneva Fushi, I experienced the resorts floating villa, Soneva In Aqua. The two cabin yacht can be enjoyed for overnight stays in conjunction with visits to Soneva Jani or Soneva Fushi, or for excursions such as the Sunset, Dolphin cruise...More

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Aaron S, Manager at Soneva in Aqua, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2017

Thank You Kindly for your review~ As far as our experiences on offer, the Soneva in Aqua Sunset Sail is the tip of the proverbial Iceberg!..not that we see a lot of those... So happy that you enjoyed the dolphins as they playfully jumped beneath...More

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Reviewed 30 May 2017

While staying at Soneva Fushi, we went on an amazing cruise on Soneva Aqua. The captain was super attentive and the boat is simply perfect - the finishings are impeccable and the cabin are large and spacious - perfect for two couples. The superior area...More

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Aaron S, Manager at Soneva in Aqua, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2017

Another great review, Thank You Kindly~ The crew work very hard to keep Soneva in Aqua to the world-class luxury standard so we very much appreciate your positive comments! With such a unique exterior shape, some guests aren't quite sure about what to expect initially...More

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Reviewed 18 May 2017

While we stayed at Soneva Fushi, we also planned to experience a sunset cocktail at the new ultra luxurious Soneva In Aqua. The yacht looked smaller but as we got on board, the perception changed. This beautiful yacht has two cabins inside and every bit...More

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Aaron S, Manager at Soneva in Aqua, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2017

Thank You for your review of our luxury yacht! It's always wonderful to get such positive feedback! We've just now started offering new packages including a surfing package that takes us to 5 different atolls and is considered more of a "Discovery" route that takes...More

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Reviewed 12 April 2017

We spent two memorable nights onboard "in Aqua". Captain (American) and staff (mostly from Maldives except the messuer who is from Nepal I believe) were all very kind and attentive. (I apologize for not remembering exact names since I'm bad with names). We went started...More

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Aaron S, Manager at Soneva in Aqua, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2017

Greetings Susan and thank you kindly for your review! I've noted your breakfast critique and can happily add any inclusions if you decide to sail with us again one day. As myself and the chef generally meet with guests to discuss all options 24 hours...More

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Deanna S
27 October 2017|
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Greetings Deanna, Soneva in Aqua is an incredible platform for dive charters and we conduct them frequently with many return or "repeater" guests joining. We work with Soleni Dive Center and bring on a Dive Master who can... More
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