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LUX* South Ari Atoll

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White sand, beach towels, beach massages, waterskiing
White sand, beach towels, beach massages, waterskiing
White sand, beach towels, beach massages, waterskiing
Outdoor pool

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LUX* South Ari Atoll

5.0 star property

9.4/10 Exceptional

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • All-inclusive
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Gym
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South Ari Atoll, Dhidhoofinolhu Island

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    About this area

    Dhidhoofinolhu Island

    LUX* South Ari Atoll is located in Dhidhoofinolhu Island. Take the opportunity to explore the area for water adventures such as parasailing.

    About this property

    LUX* South Ari Atoll

    5-star luxury resort, rejuvenated in 2016
    Consider a stay at LUX* South Ari Atoll and take advantage of a terrace, a coffee shop/cafe and a garden. With a white sand beach, beachfront dining and beach massages, this resort is the perfect place to soak up some sun. Treat yourself to a body scrub, a facial or a manicure/pedicure at LUX* Me Spa, the on-site spa. Be sure to enjoy a meal at any of the 7 on-site restaurants, which feature international cuisine and al fresco dining. The gym offers aerobics classes and yoga classes; other things to do include motor boating, sailing and volleyball. Stay connected with free in-room WiFi, and guests can find other amenities, such as a playground and a library.
    You'll also find perks such as:
    • Tennis courts, express check-out and motorised watercraft on site
    • Free newspapers, a 24-hour front desk and massage treatment rooms
    • Coffee/tea in the lobby, concierge services and smoke-free property
    • Guest reviews say great things about the pool and helpful staff
    Room features
    All 193 rooms offer comforts, such as 24-hour room service and premium bedding, in addition to perks, such as air conditioning and dressing gowns.
    Other conveniences in all rooms include:
    • Bathrooms with free toiletries and hairdryers
    • TVs with satellite channels
    • Ceiling fans, daily housekeeping and phones

    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).

    Food and beverages

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

    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

    Languages

    Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), Dutch, English, French, German, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish

    Cleaning and safety practices

    Enhanced cleanliness measures

    Disinfectant is used to clean the property
    High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
    Sheets and towels are washed at 60ยฐC or hotter

    Check-in

    Contactless social distancing
    Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
    Social distancing measures in place

    Safety measures

    Personal protective equipment worn by staff
    Temperature checks given to staff
    Temperature checks available for guests
    Hand sanitiser provided
    This information is provided by our partners.

    Property amenities

    Internet

    • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
    • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

    Food and drink

    • 7 restaurants and 1 coffee shop/cafe
    • 2 bars/lounges
    • 24-hour room service
    • Coffee/tea in a common area

    Restaurants on site

    • MIXE
    • East Market and East Bar
    • Allegria
    • Senses
    • Umami

    Things to do

    • Aerobics classes
    • Beach yoga
    • Canoeing
    • Ecotours
    • Fishing
    • Fitness centre
    • Full-service spa
    • Kayaking
    • Motor-boating
    • Motorised watercraft
    • Playground
    • Sailing
    • Sauna
    • Hot tub
    • Steam room
    • Tennis
    • Volleyball
    • Waterskiing
    • Windsurfing
    • Yoga classes

    Family friendly

    • Laundry facilities
    • Playground
    • Snack bar/deli

    Conveniences

    • Free newspapers in reception
    • Front-desk safe
    • Library

    Guest services

    • 24-hour front desk
    • Concierge services
    • Daily housekeeping
    • Dry-cleaning service
    • Laundry facilities
    • Turndown service

    Business services

    • Business centre

    Outdoors

    • BBQ grill(s)
    • Garden
    • Picnic area
    • Pool sunloungers
    • Terrace

    Spa

    • 4 treatment rooms
    • Body scrubs
    • Body treatments
    • Facials
    • Manicures and pedicures
    • Massage - on the beach
    • Massage/treatment rooms
    • Spa open daily

    Accessibility

    • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
    • This property does not have any lifts
    • Bathroom emergency pull cord
    • Grab bar near toilet
    • In-room accessibility (select rooms)

    More

    • Beach towels
    • Renovated entire property โ€“ August 2016
    • Smoke-free property

    Room amenities

    Bedroom

    • Air conditioning
    • Bed sheets
    • Ceiling fan
    • Premium bedding

    Bathroom

    • Dressing gowns
    • Free toiletries
    • Hairdryer
    • Private bathroom
    • Towels

    Entertainment

    • Satellite channels
    • TV

    Food and drink

    • Minibar

    More

    • Phone
    • Safe
    • Slippers
    • Turndown service

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    Check-in

    Check-in from 2:00 PM - midnight
    Express check-in available
    Minimum check-in age - 18

    Check-out

    Check-out before 11:00 AM
    Express check-out available

    Special check-in instructions

    Guests must transfer to the property via Airplane and must arrange the transfers by contacting the property before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
    Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
    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
    For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
    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.
    This property is accessible only by seaplane transfer from Velana International Airport (MLE). The flight is 25-35 minutes in duration. Guests must contact the property with their international flight details at least 4 days before their expected arrival date so that the property can pre-book seaplane transfers (surcharge). Any flight booking made within 3 days before arrival is subject to availability.
    Guests will have access to the seaplane lounge at Velana Airport while they wait for their flight to the property. Seaplane transfers are provided by a third party and transfers in connection with all international flights will be arranged by them. Every effort will be made to transfer guests to the resort within 2 hours of their arrival at the lounge. Seaplane operating hours between the resort and the airport are available from 6 AM to 4 PM (during daylight hours only).
    Seaplane baggage allowance is 44 pounds (20 kilograms) for checked bags, and 11 pounds (5 kilograms) for carry-on bags, per person. Fees of USD 5 per kilogram apply for excess baggage, excluding taxes.

    Access methods

    Staffed front desk

    Pets

    Pets not allowed

    Children and extra beds

    Children are welcome
    Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

    Payment types at the property

    Important information

    Fees

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

    • Tourism fee: USD 6 per person, per night
    • Floatplane transfer per adult: USD 488 (roundtrip)
    • Floatplane transfer per child: USD 244 (roundtrip), from 2 to 11 years old

    We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

    The listed mandatory transfer fees above apply as of January 1, 2023. The current transfer fee is USD 470 per guest aged 12 and older and USD 235 per child aged 2-11.

    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 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
    Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system and a first aid kit
    Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.
    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.

    We should mention

    This property does not have any lifts
    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 property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation

    Property is also known as

    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 Resort Villas
    LUX* South Ari Atoll Dhidhoofinolhu Island
    LUX* South Ari Atoll Resort Dhidhoofinolhu Island

    Frequently asked questions

    Is LUX* South Ari Atoll pet-friendly?

    No, pets are not allowed at this property.

    How much does it cost to stay at ?

    As of 1 Dec,2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at on 2 Dec,2022 start from S$2,366.88, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.

    What time is check-in at LUX* South Ari Atoll?

    Check-in is from 2:00 PM - midnight. After-hours check-in is not available.

    What time is check-out at LUX* South Ari Atoll?

    Checkout is at 11:00 AM.

    Are there all-inclusive benefits at LUX* South Ari Atoll?

    Some rate plans available at this property are all-inclusive.

    Where is LUX* South Ari Atoll located?

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

    Can I cancel my reservation for free at LUX* South Ari Atoll and receive a full refund?

    Yes, LUX* South Ari Atoll offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to LUX* South Ari Atoll cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.

    Overall score and ratings

    9.4

    Exceptional

    Rating 10 - Excellent. 208 out of 261 reviews" "
    " "10 - Excellent 80%
    Rating 8 - Good. 41 out of 261 reviews" "
    " "8 - Good 16%
    Rating 6 - Okay. 9 out of 261 reviews" "
    " "6 - Okay 3%
    Rating 4 - Poor. 1 out of 261 reviews" "
    " "4 - Poor 0%
    Rating 2 - Terrible. 2 out of 261 reviews" "
    " "2 - Terrible 1%

    9.6/10

    Cleanliness

    9.5/10

    Staff & service

    9.3/10

    Amenities

    9.5/10

    Property conditions & facilities

    9.8/10

    Eco-friendliness

    10/10 Excellent

    Van Hoang
    Travelled with group
    Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
    Beautiful resort would come back again
    Stayed 4 nights in Nov 2022

    10/10 Excellent

    Anastasia
    Travelled with partner
    Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
    Amazing luxurious place! Best trip. The food is amazing. The staff is incredible. Gorgeous nature and water. I do think that rooms can use some upgrading but other than that itโ€™s the most amazing resort!
    Stayed 9 nights in Nov 2022

    10/10 Excellent

    Kimnova, Houston
    Travelled with family and small children
    Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
    The whole property was stunning! Food was amazing and high quality. Babysitting/daycare was the best part of the resort. They were able to take care of my child while my husband and I were about to relax and enjoy the beaches. The staff there went above and beyond. I just wished I stayed longer! Will def be back.
    Stayed 6 nights in Sep 2022

    10/10 Excellent

    Verified traveller
    Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
    Was amazing, but be prepared to spend
    Stayed 4 nights in Aug 2022

    10/10 Excellent

    Kanish
    Travelled with partner
    Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
    Everything was to like!
    Stayed 7 nights in Aug 2022

    10/10 Excellent

    Aditya Mosale Venkatesha
    Travelled with partner
    Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
    Everything was perfect. Attention to details and thinking about what makes our stay great was just amazing. Food was fantastic and delicious. There was a lot of variety,which was great. Overall, it was absolutely perfect
    Stayed 3 nights in Jul 2022

    10/10 Excellent

    Jasminka
    Liked: Staff & service, property conditions & facilities
    Amazing
    Stayed 4 nights in Jul 2022

    10/10 Excellent

    ELLIOT
    Travelled with family
    Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
    Stayed 5 nights in Jul 2022

    10/10 Excellent

    Jon
    Stayed 7 nights in Jun 2022

    10/10 Excellent

    Max
    Travelled with partner
    Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
    10 out of 10. Excellent service, excellent staff, excellent food, excellent rooms and island. I would highly recommend.
    Stayed 5 nights in Jun 2022