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Beach Villa

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max
£471* Per night/room 28 Oct - 29 Oct

Beach Pavilion

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

LUX* Villa

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

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Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Water Villa

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

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Hotel Description

Our customers tell us that they can't get enough of the pool at LUX* South Ari Atoll Resort & Villas. During your stay, you'll be close to Dhidhoofinolhu Marina. Enjoy features like free WiFi in public areas, plus 7 restaurants and 2 bars. This 5-star resort has 193 rooms. All rooms offer free WiFi and satellite TV channels.

  • Air-conditioned rooms with 24-hour room service, satellite TV and minibars
  • Free WiFi
  • Enjoy international cuisine with a beachfront location at MIXE, one of the property's 7 restaurants and 2 bars/lounges
  • Treat yourself with a visit to the full-service spa
  • Amenities include free newspapers in reception, laundry facilities and a terrace
  • On-site recreation includes tennis courts, a steam room and a sauna
  • Guests have great things to say about the pool and the helpful staff

LUX* South Ari Atoll Resort & Villas ratings based on 1 Verified Reviews

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5.0 out of 5 5.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 5.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 5.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 0.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 5.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for LUX* South Ari Atoll Resort & Villas

Couples (1)
5 out of 5
Von A bis Z top organisiert. Sehr freundouches Personal und perfekter Servocr und Sauberkeit. Und das Resort hat sehr viel zu bieten!

Posted by on 1 Nov 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

2 Nov 2019 by LUX* South Ari Atoll Management Team

Thank you for staying at LUX* South Ari Atoll ! We are glad to know you had a great time and hoping to see you again soon. Best regards,

About the LUX* South Ari Atoll Resort & Villas

Location South Ari Atoll, Dhidhoofinolhu Island,

All-inclusive Details

All-inclusive room rates at LUX* South Ari Atoll Resort & Villas are available. These rates are higher because they include on-site food and beverages in the room rate (some restrictions may apply).

Food and beverages

  • Buffet and à la carte meals, snacks and beverages included
  • In-room minibar (some restrictions)

Activities and facilities/equipment
Water activities

  • Kayaking
  • Snorkelling
  • Snorkelling excursions

Land activities
  • Fitness facilities
  • Tennis

Lessons/classes/games
  • Pilates
  • Yoga

Entertainment

  • On-site entertainment and activities
  • Access to on-site nightclubs
  • On-site live performances
  • Theme parties

Not included

  • Miniature golf
  • Sailboats
  • Scuba-diving certification
  • Scuba-diving excursions
  • Scuba-diving lessons
  • Tennis lessons
  • Surcharge for premium food items
  • Premium/non-domestic alcoholic beverages
  • Premium food items
  • Room service
  • Childcare
  • Activities and services offered by independent operators
  • Off-site tours
  • Transport to off-site activities
  • Gratuities
  • Taxes

  • Kayaking included
  • Access to on-site nightclubs included
  • Taxes not included
  • Snorkelling excursions included
  • All meals served buffet style
  • Buffet and à la carte dining
  • Surcharge for premium or imported non-alcoholic beverages
  • Premium/imported alcoholic beverages not included
  • Fitness facilities included
  • Premium food items not included
  • Tennis included
  • Childcare not included
  • Scuba diving excursions not included
  • Scuba diving certification not included
  • All available beverages included
  • Activities/services from independent operators not included
  • Transport to off-site activities not included
  • Off-site tours not included
  • Room service not included
  • Scuba diving lessons not included
  • Miniature golf not included
  • Yoga classes/lessons included
  • Pilates classes/lessons included
  • Sailboats not included
  • Tennis lessons not included
  • On-site entertainment and activities included
  • Minibar beverages - restrictions apply
  • Gratuities not included
  • Surcharge for premium food items
  • Surcharge for premium or imported alcoholic beverages
  • On-site live performances included
  • Theme parties included
  • Snorkelling included

Property Features

Some rates at LUX* South Ari Atoll Resort & Villas are all-inclusive. These rates include on-site meals and beverages, and may include taxes and gratuities. Additional charges may apply for meals at some restaurants, special dinners and dishes, certain beverages and other amenities. LUX* South Ari Atoll Resort & Villas offers its guests a full-service spa, a spa tub, and a sauna. There are 7 restaurants on site, as well as a coffee shop/cafΘ and a nearby snack bar/deli. You can unwind with a drink at one of the 2 bars/lounges. Public spaces have free WiFi. A terrace, barbecue grills, and a garden are also featured at the luxury LUX* South Ari Atoll Resort & Villas. A complete renovation of LUX* South Ari Atoll Resort & Villas was completed in August 2016. This 5-star Dhidhoofinolhu Island resort is smoke free.

  • 193 guestrooms or units
  • 7 dining venues
  • 2 bars or lounges
  • Coffee shop
  • Deli
  • Towels for the beach
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Concierge
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • No smoking on site

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Room Amenities

LUX* South Ari Atoll Resort & Villas offers 193 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with minibars and a safe. Beds feature premium bedding. Satellite televisions are provided. Bathrooms include bathrobes, slippers, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered on a daily basis.

  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Television
  • Satellite channels
  • Luxury bedding
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

MIXE – This beachfront buffet restaurant specialises in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy al fresco dining (weather permitting).

East Market and East Bar – Overlooking the ocean, this buffet restaurant specialises in Asian cuisine and serves breakfast and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Reservations are required. Open daily.

Allegria – Overlooking the ocean, this restaurant specialises in Italian cuisine and only serves dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Reservations are required. Open daily.

Senses – This beachfront restaurant only serves dinner. Reservations are required. Open daily.

Umami – Overlooking the ocean, this diner specialises in Japanese cuisine and only serves dinner. Reservations are required. Open daily.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the resort include a spa tub and a sauna.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Ecotours on site
  • Fishing on site
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Volleyball on site
  • Kayaking on site
  • Waterskiing on site
  • Motor boating on site
  • Windsurfing on site
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site
  • Beach yoga on site
  • Rowing or canoeing on site
  • Sailing on site
  • Personal motorised watercraft on site

Spa Services

LUX* Me Spa has 4 treatment rooms.

The spa is open daily.

  • Massages on beach
  • Number of treatment rooms 4

Accessibility

If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. To make arrangements for check-in, please contact the property at least 72 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. At check-in, guests must provide a negative COVID-19 test result. Guests providing a negative COVID-19 test result must have been tested no more than 72 hours prior to check-in. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Guests must arrange transfers (surcharge) from Male International Airport (MLE) to the property, which is 25 minutes away via seaplane. Daily seaplane transfer service is offered by Trans Maldivian Airways between 6 AM and 4 PM (subject to availability).

Baggage allowances for both seaplane and FLYME domestic flights is 44 pounds (20 kilograms) for checked bags, and 11 pounds (5 kilograms) for carry on bags, per person. Fees of USD 5 plus tax per kilogram apply for excess baggage.

The credit card used to book the reservation must be presented by the cardholder at check-in along with matching photo identification. Any other arrangements must be coordinated with the property prior to arrival.

To guarantee transfers from Male International Airport, guests must contact the property with their flight details at least 72 hours before their expected arrival.

Daily domestic flight service offered by Flyme (with speedboat transfers included) is available from Male International Airport to Villa International Airport Maamigili (VAM). Flights take approximately 20 minutes, and the speedboat ride is 15 minutes. Speedboat operating hours from Male are 10 AM-11 PM, and operating hours from Maamigili are 6 AM-6 PM. The fee is USD 470 per adult/teen and USD 235 per child age 2-11. Guests booked on Flyme flights do not have access to the LUX lounge at the seaplane terminal. Flyme domestic flights from VAM to MLE start at 6 AM, and the last flight from MLE to VAM arrives at 11 PM.

This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. To arrange for check-in, guests must contact the property at least 72 hours prior to arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express and JCB International; cash is not accepted

Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system and a first aid kit

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

Drones and aerial surveillance devices are not permitted at this property.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guest room reservation. This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express and JCB International. Cash is not accepted.

For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system and a first aid kit in all accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitiser. Contactless check-in is available. Each guest room is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings. At check-in, guests must provide a negative COVID-19 test result. The negative COVID-19 test must have been administered no more than 72 hours prior to check-in.

  • Guests must provide health documentation
  • Guests must provide a negative COVID-19 test result
  • Negative COVID-19 test result must have been issued within a specific period before check-in: 72 hours
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Security system
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No lifts
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Please note, some room types at this property are not available when booking a stay with children.
  • Gap period enforced between guest stays - 24 hours

Hotel Names

  • LUX South Ari Atoll Resort Dhidhoofinolhu Island
  • LUX Hotel Maldives
  • LUX South Ari Atoll Dhidhoofinolhu Island
  • Maldives LUX
  • LUX South Ari Atoll Hotel
  • LUX South Ari Atoll
  • LUX* South Ari Atoll
  • Lux Ari Atoll & Dhidhoofinolhu
  • LUX* South Ari Atoll Resort & Villas Resort
  • LUX* South Ari Atoll Resort & Villas Dhidhoofinolhu Island

You should know

  • If entering the country requires a visa, the property may be able to help you with some of the supporting documents necessary to obtain one. The property may charge for these services even if you cancel your reservation. Any arrangements are exclusively between the property and yourself. For more details, you can contact the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • To get to the property, guests need to transfer by airplane and boat. Transfers need to be confirmed by contacting the property at least 72 hours before travel at the number on the booking confirmation.
  • Reservations are needed for massage services. For reservations, contact the resort before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
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