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Hotel Description

Our customers tell us that they can't get enough of the pool at LUX* South Ari Atoll. During your stay, you'll be close to Dhidhoofinolhu Marina. Free WiFi in public areas, 7 restaurants and 2 bars are available. This 5-star resort has 193 rooms. Each room includes amenities such as free WiFi and satellite TV channels.

  • All rooms offer 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 the lobby, a business centre and a conference centre
  • On-site recreation includes tennis courts, a steam room and a sauna
  • Guests speak favourably about the WiFi and the area's walkability
  • Airport shuttle service available for a fee

Beach Pavilion

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
£231* Per night/room 17 Oct - 18 Oct

LUX* Villa

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Beach Pool Villa

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Beach Villa

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Water Villa

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Romantic Pool Water Villa

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Reviews from Trip Advisor

Trip Advisor aggregated rating

97.0% of guests recommend out of 4220 reviews

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All-inclusive Details

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

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 clubs
  • 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 and/or non-domestic beverages
  • Room service
  • Airport transfers
  • Childcare
  • Laundry/dry cleaning services
  • Activities and services offered by independent operators
  • Off-site tours
  • Transport to off-site activities
  • Gratuities
  • Taxes

  • Kayaking included
  • Access to on-site clubs included
  • Taxes not included
  • Snorkelling excursions included
  • Buffet and à la carte dining
  • Airport transfers not included
  • Surcharge for premium or imported non-alcoholic beverages
  • Premium/non-domestic beverages not included
  • Fitness facilities included
  • Premium food items not included
  • Tennis included
  • Laundry/dry cleaning services not 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 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 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. WiFi is free in public spaces. There's an onsite business centre. A terrace, a BBQ, and a garden are also featured at the luxury LUX* South Ari Atoll. A complete renovation of LUX* South Ari Atoll 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
  • Conference centre
  • Business facilities
  • 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

Transport

  • Airport: Male (MLE-Velana Intl.)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle
  • Parking:

Room Amenities

LUX* South Ari Atoll offers 193 forms of accommodation with minibars and a safe. Beds feature premium bedding. Satellite televisions are provided. Bathrooms include a separate bath and shower, a complimentary bathrobe, complimentary slippers and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include a hairdryer and a ceiling fan. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Television
  • Satellite channels
  • Luxury bedding
  • Separate shower and tub
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • 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.

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

Spa Services

LUX* Me Spa has 4 treatment rooms.

The spa is open daily.

  • Number of treatment rooms 4
  • Massages on beach

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. Guests arriving late won't be able to check in until the next morning.

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.

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. Operating hours from Male is 10 AM-11 PM, and operating hours from Maamigili is 6 AM-6 PM. The fee is USD 350 per adult/teen and USD 175 per child. Guests booked on Flyme flights do not have access to the LUX* lounge at the seaplane terminal.

Luggage in excess of 20 kg/person for checked baggage and 5 kg for carry-on baggage incurs a fee, payable to the seaplane company during flight check-in. Guests must pay the seaplane fee at check-out.

To guarantee transfers from Male International Airport, guests must contact the property with their flight details at least 72 hours before their expected arrival. Please contact the hotel office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Guests arriving after hours will have to wait until the next morning to check in.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

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

Pets

  • 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 are 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 guest room reservation. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the 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 are 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.

  • Debit cards not accepted
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Please note, some room types at this property are not available when booking a stay with children.

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Floatplane transfer per adult: USD 350 (one-way)
  • Floatplane transfer per child: USD 175 (one-way), (from 2 to 11 years old)

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

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 Resort
  • LUX* South Ari Atoll Dhidhoofinolhu Island
  • LUX* South Ari Atoll Resort 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.
  • Reservations are needed for massage services. For reservations, contact the resort before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

Green/Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Globe, a programme that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: The Environment, the community, the cultural heritage and the local economy.

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