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All prices include return transfers and personal service

Hotel overview

LUX* South Ari Atoll Maldives is located on one of the biggest islands in the Maldives- the picturesque Dhidhoofinolhu Island. There is a Marine Biologist Center dedicated to research and conservation of whale sharks in South Ari waters. There is also a PADI diving center and a full range of water sports, a luxurious LUX*Me spa, two swimming pools, a wide range of restaurants and always impeccable service.

Fashionable accommodation:

  • 193 private villas located at the very edge of the ocean along six kilometers of clean sandy beaches and on stilts above the lagoon
  • Spacious interiors with authentic elements
  • Ultra-modern equipment
  • All the necessary amenities
  • Beautiful views

Exquisite cuisine

The resort boasts with eight restaurants and five bars. It is exquisite, stylish and always delicious here!

  • East Market is an exquisite look at the local night market and authentic tastes of Thai cuisine.
  • Umami offers unusual dishes of Japanese cuisine as well as the largest selection of sake and Japanese whiskey in the Maldives.
  • Allegria Restaurant is a Mediterranean cuisine with Italian delicacies, fresh notes of European recipes and French accents.
  • Senses Restaurant - spicy dishes of the Middle East and the countries of the Indian Ocean and a fascinating menu of tagines, tandoori prawns and tropical sorbets. Enjoy a light lunch of fresh salads, local seafood and beautiful views.
  • Senses Bar and Lounge offers a selection of cocktails, rums, liquors, beers and alcoholic drinks as well as refreshing Sri Lankan teas in the afternoon. You will appreciate light lunches and snacks in the evening swaying in a giant hammock.
  • With tables on the beach under thatched roofs and slowly rotating fans, MIXE will delight you with exquisite snacks of international cuisine. You can find everything from pizza and wood-fired grill to the island-style roast. And in the evenings, you can enjoy authentic island rhythms performed by talented local artists.
  • Beach Rouge is a trendy beach club with light snacks, designer cocktails and colorful shows.
  • East Bar. A terrace with swings and sun loungers for two on catamaran nets floating over turquoise waters is the perfect place for an atmospheric date!
  • Veli Bar is cozily located by the pool and is a perfect place for sunset gatherings with loved ones.
  • Lagoon Bar. Right by the beach, with the best view of the sunrise, this noisy bar is located right by the water sports center. Relax under reggae, share the impressions from your last dive or have a cool cocktail with new acquaintances!
  • Cafe LUX* - the best in-house roasted coffee in the Maldives!

Absolute relaxation in the spa and quality wellness

LUX*Me is an individual approach to your well-being, whether it's spa, fitness, yoga, meditation, nutrition or a unique program specially designed for you. Secrets of Chinese medicine, healing Thai massage, facial and body care programs - there is everything for your complete reboot!

Diving and water activities

Explore the ocean, diving headlong into it! The resort offers many opportunities to enjoy the colors of the aquatic world:

  • Diving and snorkeling
  • Water skiing
  • Paddle boarding
  • Kitesurfing
  • Windsurfing
  • Fishing
  • Catamaran cruises

Beautiful territory:

  • Two swimming pools
  • Nightclub
  • Conference hall
  • Library
  • Photo salon
  • Souvenir shops

Fun activities for little guests

PLAY offers children aged from 3 to 12 years old the opportunity to explore the many wonders and delights of life on the island. Under the guidance of a highly qualified team, children learn about the nature and culture of the incredible surroundings of the island, as well as a wide range of sports and leisure activities. PLAY is all that your children can wish for during their island holiday.

Studio 17 is a free teenage club where guests aged from 12 to 17 years old can get together, explore the island or just hang out. Dance and language lessons, beach sports and exciting adventure trips around the island will appeal to everyone!

Both clubs are open every day from 9:00 to 19:00 and provide balanced dining.

Organization of unforgettable celebrations

LUX* Resorts & Hotels offers a special type of wedding on a tropical island. The resort follows the principle of only one celebration per day, abandoning the practice of organizing several ceremonies at once. After all, here everybody is convinced: The Maldives is the ideal place for romantic vow renewals and symbolic ceremonies.

How to get there: just 25 minutes of picturesque seaplane flight from the capital Male - and you are in a tropical paradise!

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TripAdvisor© Traveler Reviews

Lux south ari atoll resort

The best resort to stay in maldives, the service was very good, the stay was very pleasant, variety of places to eat and really good food, the rooms were very clean, big and the best was the private...
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C nagamnabilh

Perfect Family Vacation!

We’ve been to several places all across the globe, but this vacation was simply the most PERFECT one! The 2 most important reasons being- this was our 1st vacation with our 1 year old boy; and 2nd...
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C ShreyaMalu Kolkata (Calcutta), India

A honeymoon I will never forget.

Best holiday I had In my life. An amazing honeymoon that I will truly remember forever. Staff were so nice, friendly and helpful especially Inthi, Mohamed Ibrahim, Shaukat Ali and Mofizul. They made...
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