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Get an overview of this hotel5-star resort with pools, private beach, full-service spa



Nestled on the beach, this Dhidhoofinolhu Island resort is 0 mi (0 km) from Dhidhoofinolhu Marina. Maafushivaru Island Pier is 7.5 mi (12.1 km) away.

Resort Features

Catch some rays on LUX* South Ari Atoll's private white sand beach or spend the day relaxing at the full-service spa. Then enjoy a meal at one of the resort's 7 restaurants.

Room Amenities

All 193 rooms boast deep soaking tubs and offer free WiFi and furnished balconies or patios. Sitting areas and 24-hour room service are standard, as are LCD TVs with satellite channels.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Step outside to unwind on the white sand beach. Enjoy the umbrellas and sun loungers for a relaxing day at the beach. At LUX* South Ari Atoll you can cool off in one of the 2 outdoor swimming pools and indulge in a pampering afternoon at the full-service spa.

Dining is available at one of the resort's 7 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. The property also has a snack bar/deli. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the resort's bars, which include 6 bars/lounges and a poolside bar. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary. This luxury resort also offers a children's pool, an outdoor tennis court, and a spa tub.

LUX* South Ari Atoll has designated areas for smoking.

  • One meeting room 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Children's club (surcharge) 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge) 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 6 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Newspapers in lobby (surcharge) 
  • Concierge services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Turkish bath/Hammam 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Computer station 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Total number of rooms - 193 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Picnic area 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Luggage storage 
  • On private beach 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Conference center 
  • Outdoor tennis court 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • Number of restaurants - 7 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Beach umbrellas 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Beach towels 
  • Sauna 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Spa tub 
  • Steam room 
  • Children's pool 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Wedding services 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Hair salon 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Library 
  • Nightclub 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Garden 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • On private beach  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Children's pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Outdoor tennis court  
  • Snack bar/deli  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Playground on site  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • DVD player  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Room Amenities

  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • DVD player 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Separate sitting area 
  • Furnished balcony or patio 
  • Climate control 
  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Minibar 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Deep soaking bathtub 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Slippers 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Desk 
  • In-room safe 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • LCD TV 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free WiFi 

Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning.

The Island Kitchen - This beachfront buffet restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).

East Restaurant and Bar - Overlooking the ocean, this buffet restaurant specializes in Asian cuisine and serves breakfast and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Reservations are required.

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

Senses - This beachfront restaurant serves dinner only. Reservations are required.

Umami - Overlooking the ocean, this diner specializes in Japanese cuisine and serves dinner only. Reservations are required.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

A private beach and an outdoor tennis court are featured at the resort. 2 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a children's pool. Other recreational amenities include a spa tub, a sauna, a steam room, and a fitness center.

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

  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site 
  • Bicycle rentals on site 
  • Fishing on site 
  • Kayaking on site 
  • Motor boating on site 
  • Playground on site 
  • Rowing or canoeing on site 
  • Sailing on site 
  • Scuba diving on site 
  • Snorkeling on site 
  • Volleyball on site 
  • Water skiing on site 
  • Windsurfing on site 
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site 
  • Beach yoga on site 
  • Boat tours on site 

Spa Services

LUX Me Spa has 15 treatment rooms including rooms for couples and outdoor treatment areas. Massages are available on the beach and in the spa; other services include facials, body wraps, and body scrubs. The spa is equipped with a mud bath, a sauna, and Turkish bath/hammam.

  • Sauna in spa 
  • Massages 
  • Number of treatment rooms 15 
  • Outdoor treatment areas 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Massages on beach 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Mud bath in spa 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Special check-in instructions:

Guests must arrange transfers (surcharge) from Male International Airport to the property, which is 25 minutes away via seaplane. To guarantee transfers, 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.
Daily transfer service is offered by Trans Maldivian Airways between 6 AM and 4 PM. Guests arriving or departing outside of these hours are advised to book a local hotel room in Male or Hulhumale.
Luggage in excess of 20 kg/person may incur a fee, payable to the seaplane company during flight check-in. Guests must pay the seaplane fee at checkout.
Guests booked in the Honeymoon rate plan must present their official wedding/civil partnership certificate at check-in; date of travel cannot exceed 9 months from marriage date. If official marriage certificate is not presented at check-in, the hotel reserves the right to amend the room rate.


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit 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 guestroom reservation.

No rollaway/extra beds available


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • Floatplane transfer per adult: USD 480 (roundtrip)
  • Transfer service fee per child: USD 353 (roundtrip), (from 2 to 11 years old)
  • Resort fee: USD 6.00 per person, per night
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 Name

We should mention

If you require a visa to enter the country, your hotel may be able to help with the supporting documents needed to obtain one. To learn more, you can reach out to the hotel via the contact details included on your booking confirmation. The hotel may charge for this assistance, even if you end up cancelling your reservation. All arrangements are solely between the hotel and yourself. Guests must transfer via floatplane to the property. Guests must contact the property at least 72 hours before travel, using the contact information on the confirmation received after booking. This property offers transfers from the airport. Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

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