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Get an overview of this hotel5-star beach resort with a conference center

Popular highlights

Restaurant
Laundry facilities
Conference centre

Location

Situated in Dhidhoofinolhu Island, this resort is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Dhidhoofinolhu Marina.

Resort Features

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

Room Amenities

Rooms offer premium bedding and phones.

Hotel Amenities

All-Inclusive Details

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

Activities and facilities/equipment

Water activities

  • Kayaking
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling excursions

Land activities

  • Fitness facilities
  • Tennis

Lessons/classes/games

  • Pilates
  • Yoga

Entertainment

  • Onsite entertainment and activities
  • Access to onsite clubs
  • Onsite 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
  • Offsite tours
  • Transportation to offsite activities
  • Gratuities
  • Taxes

  • Kayaking included 
  • Access to onsite clubs included 
  • Taxes not included 
  • Snorkeling 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 
  • Transportation to offsite activities not included 
  • Offsite 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 
  • Onsite entertainment and activities included 
  • Minibar beverages - restrictions apply 
  • Gratuities not included 
  • Surcharge for premium food items 
  • Surcharge for premium or imported alcoholic beverages 
  • Onsite live performances included 
  • Theme parties included 
  • Snorkeling included 

Hotel Amenities

Some rates at LUX* South Ari Atoll are all-inclusive. These rates include onsite 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.

The resort offers a restaurant and a snack bar/deli. LUX* South Ari Atoll features a spa tub and a sauna. This luxury resort also offers coffee/tea in a common area, laundry facilities, and express check-in. A total renovation of this property was completed in August 2016.

  • Express check-in 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Conference center 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • Airport transportation 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Express check-out 
  • Restaurant 
  • Beach towels 
  • Spa tub 
  • Total number of rooms - 193 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Steam room 
  • Sauna 

Room Amenities

  • Premium bedding 
  • Phone 

Where to Eat

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

East Market and East 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.

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 
  • Water skiing on site 
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site 
  • Motor boating on site 
  • Windsurfing on site 
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site 

Spa Services

  • Massages on beach 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM

Check-in time ends at 3:00 AM

Minimum check-in age is 18

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. For guests arriving or departing outside of these hours, Flyme (Domestic flight and Speedboat transfer) will be arranged.
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.

Check-out

Check-out time is 11:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.

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

Please note, some room types at this property are not available when booking a stay with children.

Hotel Name

  • 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

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 reach out to the property via 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 program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

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