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LUX South Ari Atoll Maldives

South Atoll, Dhidhoofinolhu, Maldives
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Whether seeking a peaceful hideaway or active adventure, the picture-perfect island of Dhidhoofinolhu is home to LUX* South Ari Atoll, a luxury resort where your fantasy of a laid-back, desert island paradise is about to come true.

Featuring direct beach or lagoon access, LUX* South Ari Atoll’s 5-star rooms have chic beach-house style furnishings and outdoor seating areas. They boast flat-screen TVs and chaise lounges. For convenience, a coffee machine and minibar are provided.

At LUX* Resorts and Hotels, we have created a sanctuary for your health and well-being. LUX* Me is all about a personalized approach to your well-being, whether it be spa, fitness, yoga, meditation, nutrition, or a unique combination tailored especially to your needs.

LUX* South Ari Atoll boasts eight eateries and five bars. East Market is a sophisticated take on a bustling local night market. Umami offers fine dining from separate sushi, teppanyaki and robata counters as well as the Maldives’ largest selection of sakes and Japanese whiskeys. Allegria, Senses, and MIXE stimulate international palettes and the new Beach Rouge introduces the dolce vita of a fashionable beach club to the island.

LUX* South Ari Atoll is a 30-minute seaplane ride from Malé International Airport.

Cancellation policy
Periods
Number of days prior to arrival
11.12.2023 - 22.12.2024
35
23.12.2024 - 05.01.2025
65
Amenities
Bathroom
  • Slippers
  • Bathrobe
Outdoors
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Private beach area
  • BBQ facilities
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Activities
  • Bicycle rental
  • Bingo
  • Live music/performance
  • Cooking class
  • Happy hour
  • Themed dinner nights
  • Movie nights
  • Temporary art galleries
  • Beach
  • Badminton equipment
  • Tennis equipment
  • Evening entertainment
  • Kids' club
  • Water sport facilities on site
  • Entertainment staff
  • Snorkelling
  • Diving
  • Cycling
  • Canoeing
  • Darts
  • Windsurfing
  • Table tennis
  • Billiards
  • Children's playground
  • Games room
  • Fishing
  • Tennis court
Media & Technology
  • Telephone
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruits
  • Wine/champagne
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kid meals
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Minibar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
    Reception services
    • Private check-in/check-out
    • Concierge service
    • Express check-in/check-out
    • 24-hour front desk
    Entertainment and family services
    • Board games/puzzles
    • Babysitting/child services
    Cleaning services
    • Trouser press
    • Ironing service
    • Laundry
    Business facilities
    • Fax/photocopying
    • Business centre
    Safety & security
    • Safety deposit box
    General
    • Air conditioning
    • Packed lunches
    • Fan
    • Family rooms
    • Barber/beauty shop
    • Facilities for disabled guests
    • Airport shuttle
    • Non-smoking rooms
    • Room service
    Accessibility
    • Emergency cord in bathroom
    • Toilet with grab rails
    Outdoor swimming pool
    • Open all year
    • Pool with view
    • Shallow end
    • Pool/beach towels
    • Pool cover
    • Sun loungers or beach chairs
    Wellness
    • Fitness classes
    • Yoga classes
    • Fitness
    • Spa/wellness packages
    • Foot bath
    • Spa lounge/relaxation area
    • Steam room
    • Spa facilities
    • Body scrub
    • Body treatments
    • Hair styling
    • Hair colouring
    • Hair cut
    • Pedicure
    • Manicure
    • Hair treatments
    • Make up services
    • Waxing services
    • Facial treatments
    • Beauty Services
    • Sun umbrellas
    • Sun loungers or beach chairs
    • Massage
    • Spa and wellness centre
    • Fitness centre
    • Sauna
    Languages spoken
    • Arabic
    • German
    • English
    • Spanish
    • French
    • Hindi
    • Indonesian
    • Italian
    • Japanese
    • Korean
    • Dutch
    • Portuguese
    • Russian
    • Chinese
    Food & Drink

    Restaurants

    Mixe. Savour the essence of authentic island living at MIXE. With tables set out on the beach under thatched roofs and slow-turning ceiling fans, guests can sink their feet into the warm sand below while tucking into mouth-watering fresh buffets for breakfast and dinner.

    Senses Restaurant. Inspired by Middle Eastern and Indian Ocean cuisine, Senses never fails to delight with its tempting menu of tagines, tandoori prawns, and unique tropical sorbets. Tastebuds tingling yet? Enjoy a light lunch of fresh salads, grills, and local seafood, then take a seat at the water’s edge overlooking the infinity pool for an exquisite à la carte dinner under the stars.

    East Market. The interactive stalls in our over-the-water Asian-market-inspired restaurant make it as fun to admire the action as it is to try authentic tastes from Thailand, China, Taiwan, Vietnam, and the Philippines.

    Allegria Restaurant. Escape to the Mediterranean embrace of Allegria, here on our deck or right on the beach. Quality Italian ingredients, and authentic southern European recipes, all created with expertise in an open kitchen that invites guests to spy our skilled chefs creating pasta, pizzas, gnocchi, and just-caught seafood.

    Umami. It’s not just about full flavors in a chic, contemporary setting – UMAMI is as dedicated to drama as it is too delicious dinners. A bright-red coral reef artwork covers one wall, competing with the theatrics of the knife-wielding, grill-tickling chefs.

    Beach Rouge. You’ve heard the album and now enjoy the ambiance as you eat, drink, and make merry. Pick delicious fresh pizzas straight from our wood-fired in the ultimate relaxed setting, right on the soft-sand beach – crisp, thin crusts, topped with the freshest ingredients, baked to perfection.

    Bars

    Senses Bar and Loung. Senses Bar and Lounge offers a selection of cocktails, rums, liqueurs, beers, and spirits, as well as a refreshing selection of Sri Lankan teas in the afternoon. It also offers light Indian Ocean lunches in the shade, or by the pool if you don’t feel like visiting one of our more formal restaurants.

    East Bar. A deck with swinging double seats and loungers-for-two on catamaran nets floating above turquoise waters – this hip little hangout is an atmospheric rendezvous. Sunset cocktail or a low-key nightcap? Spend an evening socializing at this picturesque perch and you will be suggested to stray from the deck that overlooks the island and the ocean to find the biggest surprise that awaits.

    Lagoon Bar. Right by the beach, with a front-row view of the sunrise, this sociable enclave is situated near our reception, right by the watersports center.

    Cafe LUX*. Excellent coffee is a must, not a luxury; that’s why you’ll find a Café LUX* at the heart of LUX* South Ari Atoll. Café LUX* has revolutionized the world of hotel coffee, and our commitment remains clear: to offer our guests the finest barista-made coffee, day or night.

    Veli Bar. Here, near the crystal-clear swimming pool that extends out to sea, with shimmering views of the lagoon on three sides, pause at the Veli Pool Bar next to the water, and enjoy a refreshing drink as you soak up those incredible watery views.

    Transfer

    Seaplane

    • 25 min. seaplane flight to resort – may include 1 stop on the route
    • First departure from resort: 06:00, Last departure from resort: between 15:00 and 17:00
    • First departure from airport: 06:00, Last departure from airport: between 16:00 and 17:00
    • Transfers times are subject to change during the year, may be affected by adverse weather conditions and flights only operate during daylight hours.
    • The luggage allowance per person is 20 kg plus 5 kg of hand luggage.

    Domestic flight

    •  25 mins domestic flight to nearby airport + 10 mins Speedboat transfer
    • Please refer to the FlyMe Air Schedule
    • Transfer times are subject to change during the year. The flights operate between Male Domestic Airport and Maamigili Domestic Airport close to the resort.
    • FlyMe flights operate daytime and nighttime to a seasonal schedule.
    • The luggage allowance per person is 20 kg plus 5 kg of hand luggage.

    LUX South Ari Atoll Maldives Verified Reviews
    9.3
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    Staff
    9.5
    Facilities
    9.5
    Cleanliness
    9.6
    Comfort
    9.6
    Value for money
    8.4
    Location
    9.4
    Free WiFi
    8
    Janette
    United States of America
    Reviewed:
    10
    Incredible
    Pros: Great buffet
    Cons: Weather
    Francesco
    Italy
    Reviewed:
    8.0
    Very Good Very Good
    Cons: Il cibo
    Francisco
    Spain
    Reviewed:
    10
    Excepcional resort a un precio acorde Excepcional resort a un precio acorde
    Pros: En general todo era excepcional
    Cons: El único pero que se le puede poner es la absoluta falta de personal que hable español o indicaciones de ningún tipo en español. Si no hablas inglés lo tienes muy complicado
    Anonymous
    Maldives
    Reviewed:
    10
    It was a memorable stay at Lux. Staff’s were very friendly and attendance. Great customer service. Wish to see you soon.
    Pros: Everything. 😄
    Laila
    Brazil
    Reviewed:
    10
    Exceptional Exceptional
    Pros: Todo perfeito
    Laila
    Brazil
    Reviewed:
    10
    Um paraíso Um paraíso
    Pros: Tudo perfeito
    Ulas
    Turkey
    Reviewed:
    10
    GM is a great guy and our assistant Allegra was a great girl who helped us a lot and their restaurants are Michelin leve
    Pros: Quality
    Cons: Internet is slow :)
    Ghadeer
    Saudi Arabia
    Reviewed:
    8.0
    Very Good Very Good
    Pros: النظافة والتعامل والمرافق 👍
    Cons: خيارات الطعام .. بالرغم من وجود عدد مقبول جدا من المطاعم الا ان المنتجع يحصرك بخيارات معينة يوميا ( ع سبيل المثال ( يتاح لك مطعمين وليس ب الضرورة ان يكون بنظام البوفيه المفتوح .. يكون ع حسب الطلب من المنيو .. وبعض الطلبات لايغطيها المنتجع بل تضطر الى دفع قيمتها حتى وان كنت قمت بحجز المنتجع بالوجبات
    Javier
    United States of America
    Reviewed:
    10
    Perfeccion Perfeccion
    Pros: Perfecto, no se puede pedir más. Comunicación a través de WhatsApp con el hotel durante la estancia es una idea genial. Lujo sin pretension. Isla suficientemente grande para hacer distintos planes.
    Zahra
    Canada
    Reviewed:
    10
    Exceptional
    Pros: Everything, food, accommodation, service, facilities,
    Cons: They didn’t miss any mark, everything was perfect!
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    aki “travel” s
    Reviewed: 4 weeks ago
    5/5
    Vom ersten Tag an entspannt. Service, Essen und Aktivitäten sowie Wellness und Spa ) die einem geboten werden können ohne Abstriche als absolute Top Niveau bezeichnet werden. Zum erholen in der Vorsaison besonders empfehlenswert da noch weniger Buchungen stattfinden. Alles andere empfiehlt sich auf der Website nachzulesen.., da es einfach eine Unmenge an Möglichkeiten gibt. Praktisch :Es gibt einen kleinen Shuttle Service mit Elektro Golf Wagen der einem gerne mitnimmt. Zimmer : Ich bevorzuge die direkte Strandlage und hatte das Meer sodann direkt vor dem Zimmer (Beach Villa). Vom Bett aus hatte man einen wunderschönen Blick aufs Meer und Strand. Wunderschön, geräumige Villen und alles was man sich wünscht vorhanden. Die Räume werden 2x am Tag gesäubert, Leichter Abstrich :Die Zimmer müssen mal technisch gewartet werden, da Kleinigkeiten dann doch auffallen, was aber kein Problem war die schnell zu lösen. (die erste Kaffee Maschine z. B defekt, der Sensor für die Klima Anlage war am Anfang fehlerhaft eingestellt..).. Wie bereits erwähnt, sind es Kleinigkeiten und Jammern auf ganz hohem Niveau. TIPPS : 1.)Vor Ort läuft die Kommunikation mit dem personal Service Ansprechpartner via What's App, was die Sache angenehm macht (Wer kein Smartphone besitzt oder es einfach mal ausmachen möchte, auch kein Problem. Dann einfach mit die Rezeption vor Ort kommunizieren) 2.)Lux App benutzen, in dem man eine sehr gute Übersicht des Programms, Aktivitäten und Öffnungszeiten sowie Standorte erhält, und seinen Eigenen Tagesplan erstellen kann. 3.) Die Insel zu Fuß erkunden, es gibt vieles zu sehen, zu entdecken und immer einen schönen, einsamen, kleinen Platz neu zu erkunden 4.) Sonnen Untergang genießen
    Samuel Ackermann
    Reviewed: a month ago
    5/5
    Einfach Traumhaft !
    Anita Bulusu
    Reviewed: 2 months ago
    4/5
    This is a beautiful island with lovely rooms and service and just enough variety of restaurants, services and activities for everyone. Doesn't feel crowded anywhere and the personal service enables you to feel completely independent and as isolated as you like. We had a fabulous time. We preferred the standard water villas at the far end of the island as they're quiet and have beautiful views and you see marine life swimming around. Beach is still extremely close. The buses that run around these island mean the distances aren't really an issue. The beach villas have beach on the doorstep but the sea is quite far away and the view isn't expansive due to the foliage, which provides privacy and shade. Also look at the room layout carefully - we preferred the fully indoor attached bathroom in the water villas. Note not all restaurants are included in the inclusive meal plans. We went for breakfast only then had the freedom to eat anywhere anytime, which worked well for us. Breakfast is extensive and excellent in both restaurants. No reef snorkelling available off the beach but there are daily hour long trips to the house reef and free snorkelling equipment all day. A lot of it is bleached sadly but don't miss the small area of coral that the resident marine biologist is growing next to the main jetty, which is beautiful, but no one tells you is there. Confusingly there are excursions run by the dive centre as well as those run by the resort so get information about both before choosing and booking. We loved the marine biologist whale shark trip by dhoni boat not run by the dive centre. Best reason to come to South Ari Atoll. Great multi generational holiday.
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    I love everything beautiful
    Reviewed: 2 months ago
    5/5
    منتجع جدا رائع ويصلح للناس التي ترغب في الهدوء والاستجمام ومحبة الشروق غروب الشمس ولديها حب للطبيعة
    יגל חן
    Reviewed: 4 months ago
    5/5
    Heaven 💝 amazing place
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    Vacation
    Travel group
    Couple
    Sai Vineeth Janyavula
    Reviewed: 4 months ago
    5/5
    Had one of the best peaceful experience, with unreal and beautiful visuals and sweet people❤️ Good water activities as well, can't wait to visit this amazing island again :)
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    Vacation
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    Family
    Alan Rowley
    Reviewed: 4 months ago
    5/5
    Top class all round. Food exceptional People engaging Paradise
    Cécile T.
    Reviewed: 4 months ago
    5/5
    Lieu magique, nous avons été reçu avec beaucoup d'attentions de la part de l'ensemble des membres du Lux. Notre séjour à été délicieux, un énorme merci à vous.
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    rosa gallo
    Reviewed: 5 months ago
    5/5
    Wonderful!! Our honeymoon TOP!!
    שני גמליאל
    Reviewed: 6 months ago
    5/5
    So amazing!! No words!! Its heaven 🌴💙🌞
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    shanehL3980VI
    Reviewed: 19.11.2023
    5/5
    Beautiful island, excellent food and service. Hamood our waiter very nice guy. Special thanks to Buram at Mixe restaurant…..great guy, great chef & excellent banter hopefully see you again soon my friend. Katherine and Shane.
    burnerf2023
    Reviewed: 16.11.2023
    5/5
    We had a great time at LUX and we very thankful for this ! We want to thank everyone but especially ZAHIR and BARUN they were very kind and respect ful 🥰💞we appreciate their HOSPITALITY And TALENT regarding their work. Without them our Holiday was Not as special as it now was,,💞💞 BEST REGARDING 💞💞
    1kristian
    Reviewed: 15.11.2023
    5/5
    We visit LUX* South Ari Atoll regularly and we can just emphasize how great of an experience it is to return to the island. Everyone that has been to the island will understand the feeling that can only be described as true open heartedness of every member of staff on the island. The level of quality, attention to detail and friendliness are truly exceptional and still unmatched compared to any other place we have been to, which is why we keep returning year after year. Our this year’s stay has again pushed the boundaries for a more than perfect vacation and we enjoyed every second of it. We traveled end of October, which, just transitioning out of the rainy season on the Maldives, is for us a perfect time to travel, even though of some rainy days, which is to be expected on Maldives anyways. However, the resort, nature, staff, etc. makes even a rainy day a happy day on the island, so we don’t mind. Also, for divers like us, this place is like heaven on earth. The amount of truly astonishing wildlife we saw, manta rays, whale sharks, turtles, etc. is mind blowing. We love it here and everyone, regardless of if first time visitor or returner, will feel the same after your first visit. After another perfect vacation, we are happy to return to LUX* South Ari Atoll anytime soon!
    589zarar
    Reviewed: 14.11.2023
    5/5
    We had a wonderful stay in Lux South Ari Atoll for our HoneyMoon. A special thank To Zahir And Natasha .Great Table Service Who were Our Favorite!! Both Are Very Professional Exceptional provided Services. Thank You Both For Your Empathy.Smile And Service 🙏 We Definitely Looking Forward To Come Back 🙏🙏
    Pavel23071969
    Reviewed: 13.11.2023
    5/5
    Понравилось абсолютно всё! Отель, персонал, виллы, жили в пляжном двухкомнатном павильоне и на Water Villa LUX*, огромное спасибо нашему Батлеру Ahmed, и конечно же огромнейшая благодарность нашему менеджеру Елене! Она настоящий профессионал! Спасибо все команде Ресорта за наш незабываемый отдых!
    Paradise302252
    Reviewed: 12.11.2023
    5/5
    The resort is THE BEST, reception and staff is very helpful. We have to thank Max for all the things that he made possible on my birthday, He made it possible to upgrade the room from water villa to romantic villa with pool. Also a special dinner was arranged! He made our stay the MAX. Food is really good, everything! Thanks to Haan and the personnel from Asian market who always made all our wishes came true. The driver Shawcat we will miss his jokes and kindness. Rooms very good, the best the romantic villa! Definitely a place to visit! Tenniscourt available, a lot of activities! The massage was great!
    marinag774
    Reviewed: 12.11.2023
    5/5
    Wir haben einen wunderschönen Traumurlaub im LUX Resort verbracht. Bereits am Flughafen in Male wurden wir von einem sehr freundlichen Mitarbeiter begrüßt und zur LUX Resort Lounge gebracht und man bekam sofort entspannte Urlaubsgefühle, auch dank der sehr freundlichen Mitarbeiterinnen. Wir konnten uns in ruhiger Atmosphäre erfrischen, Speisen und Getränke zu uns nehmen, auf dem Balkon das Landen der Wasserflugzeuge beobachten und relaxen bis wir von einer sehr netten Mitarbeiterin zum Wasserflugzeug gebracht wurden. Der Flug war ruhig, das Starten und Landes sehr sanft. Beim Anlegen am Steg wurden wir von winkenden und lächelnden Mitarbeiterinnen begrüßt. So hatte man eine persönliche sehr freundliche Ansprechpartnerin während des gesamten Aufenthaltes. Alle Mitarbeiter im LUX Resort des South Ari Atolls waren sehr zuvorkommend, immer besonders freundlich und strahlten eine Ruhe aus, sodass wir uns wunderbar erholen konnten. Die Wasservilla ist sehr gut ausgestattet, hat ein großes Badezimmer, ein gemütliches Bett mit Ausblick auf den Ozean und eine große Terrasse, welche teilweise überdacht ist und somit auch Schattenplätze bietet. Wir haben uns in der Wasservilla sehr wohl gefühlt, es war ruhig und wir konnten von unserer Terrasse direkt baden gehen. Die Luft- und Wassertemperatur beträgt immer um die 28 C. Die Villa war sehr sauber und die Minibar gut gefüllt. Das Sportangebot ist vielseitig, die Insel ist sehr grün, hat traumhafte Strände, schöne Restaurants und die Anlagen sind sehr gepflegt. Das Essen war ausgezeichnet und bietet eine große Auswahl für jeden Geschmack. Wir haben uns sehr gut erholt und planen im nächsten Jahr bereits die nächste Reise in das LUX Resort im South Ari Atoll.
    andreaspfattner
    Reviewed: 12.11.2023
    5/5
    This is the fifth time we have had the pleasure of visiting a LUX* Group resort, this time the LUX* South Ari Atoll. Previously, we thought that the experiences at LUX Le Morne in Mauritius could not be surpassed, but LUX* South Ari Atoll surprised us with its own enchanting beauty. Arriving in Male, our adventure began with the relaxed atmosphere in the LUX* lounge before the seaplane flight to the island. The transfer from the airport to the resort and boarding for the seaplane were perfectly organized, and even the brief rain on landing couldn't dampen the anticipation. Before our arrival, I had booked a Beach Family Villa on the Sunrise side directly with LUX*. INTHI, the deputy manager, made every effort to ensure that we were able to move into the villa from the second day. The furnishings, the comfortable bed, the bathroom with an open roof and the idyllic location of the beach villa under palm trees with its own sun loungers on the fine sandy beach - simply a dream! INTHI regularly surprised us with WhatsApp messages when the majestic manta rays appeared at the jetty and was always on hand with immediate and straightforward help with any questions. Both the time in the Beach Villa and later in the Sea Villa offered a fantastic experience in their own way. The various restaurants on the 2 km long island offered culinary variety. The MIX and EST MARKET restaurants with their buffets and the SENSE and BEACH ROUGE with their exquisite à la carte offerings were particularly impressive. The teppanyaki experience in the Japanese Umami Restaurant on my birthday will stay with us for a long time. HAAM at MIX Restaurant was an asset not only with his beaming smile, but above all with his outstanding service. He made breakfast and dinner at MIX a real treat. The Maldives Night at MIX and the breathtaking sunset at Beach Rouge and Sense will also remain unforgettable. The resort not only spoiled us with culinary delights, but also offered a wealth of sports activities. BRASANTA, the fitness trainer, made us work up a sweat during the morning Cyrcel training session, while PRAVEEN introduced us to the world of yoga. SHAWKAT, the shuttle bus driver, impressed us not only with his driving skills, but above all with his ability to greet and entertain guests in different languages. The Watersport Center on the island also offered great opportunities, especially the free snorkeling tour to the house reef with an almost 100% guarantee of encountering turtles. Our initial reservations about the whale shark tour were rewarded with an unforgettable experience. In addition to the whale shark, we also saw a huge manta ray, turtles and Delphi. The tour is highly recommended. Even the pools, especially the Sense Pool, were an oasis of refreshment with free service and an extremely attentive LUX* team. Face refreshing sprays and glasses cleaning included - pure vacation pleasure! In conclusion and as a summary: it was not just a vacation; it was a journey into pure relaxation and beauty. A big thank you to the entire LUX* South Ari Atoll team, especially Inthi, Haam, Jaufer, Shawkat, Brasanta, Praveen and the two guys from the Watersport Center. You have made this our best vacation ever. We say with conviction: We will definitely be back! Thank you for unforgettable days full of luxury and warmth!
    SVA20222
    Reviewed: 12.11.2023
    5/5
    After having a wonderful experience with the Lux brand in Mauritius, my mother and I decided to book Lux South Ari Atoll and we were not disappointed! The location is beautiful, the rooms are lovely and the facilities are well-maintained. My mum has walking difficulties and everyone made such a fuss of her to ensure she was comfortable at all times. We would like to give a particular special thanks to the following individuals who went above and beyond to ensure we have the best stay possible: Rifath - manager who made sure everything went smoothly for us Ismael - general staff The staff at Beach Rouge (our favourite place) in particular Roshika, Saeed, Saif and Humza Zahir, Rima and Mayumi at Mixe Deloware making the most wonderful juices every morning with a smile Masud, Bhupinder and Zohaib with the constant beach service Vijay from Veli Bar Showkat and Shaid on the buggies and Malik for always ensuring our room was up to standard. We recommend you book all inclusive like we did. Thanks again to everyone at Lux
    MomoeTaniaFreitas
    Reviewed: 11.11.2023
    5/5
    Formidável é inesquecível, hotel muito confortável, bangalôs com piscina particular, excelentes restaurantes com comida internacional variável, funcionários muito atenciosos e prestativos! A ilha é pequena e dá para fazer lindas caminhadas; o hotel fornece carrinhos de golfe para os transfer !
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    How far is LUX South Ari Atoll from Male?

    The resort is located on one of the larger atolls in the Maldives, and it is about 30-40 minutes away from Male by seaplane. There are typically 4-6 departures every day to the resort, with the last departure around 4 PM

    Does LUX South Ari Atoll all inclusive worth it?

    The all-inclusive package at the resort is highly recommended by guests. They found it to be 100% worth it, as all the restaurants are of good quality, and guests didn’t encounter any sub-par meals. The package allows guests to sign a ticket at every meal or purchase showing a $0 balance, with the opportunity to leave a gratuity. The menus indicate which items are included in the package, and items not included are offered at a discount

    Is LUX South Ari Atoll adults only?

    The resort itself does not appear to be exclusively for adults. A review mentioned coming from a smaller resort that was geared towards adults only and noted that the LUX resort had a different vibe, implying that the LUX resort is not adults-only

    What people like in LUX South Ari Atoll resort?

    Guests appreciate various aspects of the resort, including its luxurious amenities, various facilities like kids club and tennis court, hospitable staff, and amazing food at the restaurants. They also enjoy the variety of restaurants, the quality of food, and the attentiveness and passion of the staff. The resort’s beautiful lagoon, friendly staff, delicious food, and housekeeping service were also highlighted.

    Additionally, the soft white sand, crystal clear water, well-maintained environment, and diverse dining options with a buffet that never disappoints are appreciated by guests

    Does LUX South Ari Atoll family-friendly?

    The resort is family-friendly, offering a range of activities suitable for all ages, including treasure hunts, board games, water sports, and family dinners. There is also a focus on providing alone time for parents and playtime for children, ensuring a balanced experience for family holidays. The resort also provides a welcoming environment for little travelers with activities like snorkeling and a swim alongside a whale shark

    Is LUX South Ari Atoll good for honeymooners?

    The resort is highly recommended for honeymooners. Reviews highlight the peaceful and tranquil environment, a variety of activities and excursions, excellent service, and great dining options. Honeymooners have reported having a dreamy time with stays in both beach and pool villas, enjoying the unique experiences and excellent customer service. The resort’s ability to cater to the needs of honeymooners, providing a relaxing and enjoyable experience, is well appreciated

    What honeymoon amenities can be provided by LUX South Ari Atoll?

    The resort provides a honeymoon offer which includes a photoshoot with an in-house photographer, a delicious cake, a couple’s massage, and more surprises. Honeymooners are recommended to check out freebies such as a massage, a nice honeymoon gift upon arrival in their room, a free photo shoot, and other potential offerings. Additionally, activities like a Whale Shark Cruise and free snorkeling gear are suggested

    What people say about food quality in LUX South Ari Atoll?

    Guests have expressed high satisfaction with the food quality at the resort. Reviews mention a wide range of fresh products and high-quality standards in the restaurants. The food is described as delicious, with a variety of cuisines and unique options available. Buffet spreads are particularly praised for their variety and quality. However, one guest noted that the food quality at the Japanese and Italian restaurants was chargeable and varied, with the Japanese being great but the Italian below average.

    What people say about SPA in LUX South Ari Atoll?

    The resort’s SPA, known as ‘lux me’, has received positive feedback. One guest mentioned having two spa sessions there, including one as part of a honeymoon offer, and highly recommended the signature spa ritual using warm baby coconuts and warm coconut oil. Another guest expressed great satisfaction with the massage treatment and the luxurious facilities of the spa.

    What villa type in LUX South Ari Atoll people recommend?

    • Romantic Pool Water Villa and the Maldives Water Villas are described as dreamy, cozy, and chic, ideal for couples.
    •  Beach Villas are recommended for their direct beach access, private sun loungers, and tropical indoor-outdoor bathrooms.
    •  Family Lagoon Pavilion is suitable for families with children or teens, offering direct beach access and private terraces.
    •  Temptation Pool Water Villas are appreciated for their privacy and direct water access

    Guests also mention staying in both water and beach villas for different experiences, and the Romantic Villa is highlighted for its private swimming pool and clean rooms.

    Does LUX South Ari Atoll have a house reef?

    The hotel does not have a house reef directly on the island itself. However, there is a daily boat trip to a house reef approximately 10-15 minutes away, which is available free of charge. This trip allows guests to explore the marine life around the reef, including the opportunity to see a variety of fish and potentially turtles. Guests are advised to reserve their spot on the boat in advance for this complimentary trip.

    Does LUX South Ari Atoll have vegetarian options in the restaurants?

    The hotel offers a selection of vegan, vegetarian, and raw dishes across various restaurants under the “Keen on Green” concept. These dishes are specifically labeled in green for easy identification. This offering caters to guests with different dietary preferences, including vegan and vegetarian diners

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