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Beach Pool Villa
Room with view
1249 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Other room types
Beach Pavilion
Room with view
646 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Water Villa
Room with view
1055 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Temptation Pool Villa
Room with view
2368 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Romantic Pool Water Villa
Room with view
1184 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
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LUX* Villa
Room with view
3875 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Beach Villa
Room with view
1012 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Get an overview of this hotel
5-star beach resort with a full-service spa

Popular property highlights

Free WiFi
Business centre
Laundry facilities
Smoke-free property
24-hour front desk

Location

Situated in Dhidhoofinolhu Island, this luxury resort is close to Dhidhoofinolhu Marina. Area attractions also include Dhigurah Beach and Vakarufalhi Island Beach.

Resort features

Guests of this beach resort will appreciate convenient on-site amenities such as a spa tub and a steam room.

Room amenities

All 193 rooms feature thoughtful touches such as bathrobes and slippers, plus complimentary wireless Internet access and TVs with satellite channels. Other amenities available to guests include 24-hour room service, minibars and premium bedding.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Hotel Amenities

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

Hotel Amenities

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.

In addition to a full-service spa, LUX* South Ari Atoll features a spa tub and a sauna. Dining is available at one of the resort's 7 restaurants, and guests can grab a coffee at the coffee shop/café. The property also has a nearby snack bar/deli. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the resort's 2 bars/lounges. Wireless Internet access is complimentary.

This 5-star property offers access to a business centre. This luxury resort also offers a terrace, a BBQ and a garden. A total renovation of this property was completed in August 2016.

LUX* South Ari Atoll is a smoke-free property.

  • Barbecue grill(s)
  • Express check-in
  • Picnic area
  • Coffee/tea in common areas
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2
  • Full-service spa
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Business centre
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Express check-out
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free WiFi
  • Pool sunloungers
  • Steam room
  • Sauna
  • Smoke-free property
  • Terrace
  • Number of restaurants - 7
  • Concierge services
  • Conference centre
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Airport transport
  • Laundry facilities
  • Beach towels
  • Spa tub
  • Total number of rooms - 193
  • Airport transport (surcharge)
  • Garden
  • Tennis on site
  • Free newspapers in lobby

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English

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
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Phone
  • Ceiling fan
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Premium bedding
  • Slippers
  • In-room safe
  • Number of bathrooms - 1
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Television
  • Satellite TV service
  • Room service (24 hours)

Where to Eat

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 Things to Do

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

Check-out

Check-out time is 11:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

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

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

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

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Floatplane transfer per adult: USD 390 (one-way)
  • Floatplane transfer per child: USD 195 (one-way), (from 2 to 11 years old)

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

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

We should mention

If you require a visa to enter the country, your property may be able to help with the supporting documents needed to obtain one. To learn more, you can contact the property using the contact details included on your booking confirmation. The property may charge for this assistance, even if you end up cancelling your reservation. All arrangements are solely between the property and yourself.

Reservations are required for massage services. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to 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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