Lux* South Ari Atoll
If you are looking for the best all inclusive resort Maldives, the picture-perfect island of Dhidhoofinolhu is home to Lux South Ari Atoll, a luxury resorts in Maldives where your fantasy of a laid-back, desert Maldives island paradise is about to come true. There’s 193 water villas in Maldives’s Lux* South Ari Atoll, sprawled along two miles of white sandy beaches and perched on stilts above a crystal lagoon.
Whether it’s on land or above water, facing sunset or sunrise, these super spacious rooms and suites bring an entirely original vibe of coastal, Maldives beach resort.
Experience the sights, sounds and colours of natural island living in the comfort of your Beach Pavilion. Sun ray coming through thatched roofs, while the luxurious bathroom gives you a private garden with a refreshing outdoor shower. This Beach Pavilions are also perfect for families with a baby or child.
Beach Pool Villas
Enjoy a stunning views of the lagoon from your vast, west-facing Beach Pool Villa. Light tones brings out the authentic beauty of island living inside, while a personal terrace unfolds into a luxurious living space outdoors. All guestrooms offer their own bathrooms that open onto a private garden, along with a shower and separate bath. Enjoy in the privacy of your private garden with its plunge pool, wooden deck, sun loungers and invigorating outdoor shower.
Natural sand and ochre tones emulate the beautiful island setting beyond the terrace, while exquisite décor echoes the fading away and flow of the ocean. All guestrooms offer en suite outdoor bathrooms where the open sky, bright hibiscus and beautiful banana trees provide seclusion in an authentic setting. Each Beach Villa has vast room for two adults and one teenager or child.
Romantic Pool Water Villa
Dangling on stilts over water with over 110 square meters, our unique Romantic Pool Water Villas offer the ultimate in comfort and tranquil privacy. Stunningly crafted, the interior design combines modern aesthetics with traditional cabana architecture. Each villa features a stylish bedroom complete with LUX* signature ‘Sleep Tight’ bed, and a bright sunlit bathroom and separate double rain-showers. Enjoy state-of-the-art amenities including a 48 inch curved television or 110 inch projector screen with Home Theatre system. Guests can also enjoy their own luxurious terrace with private swimming pool, a cozy, shaded love-nest overlooking ocean and direct access to the turquoise lagoon.
Temptation Pool Water Villa
Specially designed for couples with stunning sunrise views of the Indian Ocean, the Temptation Pool Water Villa features 220 square meters of flawless romance. A dedicated living space is framed by floor to ceiling windows infusing the villa with natural light. Outside, a spacious wooden deck terrace boasts a dining area and a cabana overlooking nothing less than a 14 meter infinity pool. Inside, sheer curtains adjacent to the marble-white Jacuzzi glass room freshen up the bedroom’s modern look surrounding a round shape master bed.
The extravagant Water Villas are dangling on stilts over the water, offering stunning views of the Indian Ocean and direct access to the lagoon. With a vast bedroom and king sized bed plus sofa bed, an over sized bathroom with a large bath tub and separate shower, plus a day bed and sun beds on the sun deck, the Water Villas make for the perfect romantic Maldives getaway.
Here in Veli bar, near the crystal clear swimming pool that extends out to sea, gives you the shimmering views of the lagoon on three sides, pause at the Veli Pool Bar next to the water, and enjoy a refreshing drink as you soak up those incredible watery views.
Café LUX* is situated at the heart of LUX* South Ari Atoll, offering you our very Excellent coffee. Café Lux offer our guests the finest barista-made coffee, day or night. Great coffee begins with freshly ground beans. That’s why Café LUX* roast our own in our on-site roasting rooms, which can be explored on our aromatic behind-the-scenes tour.
Enjoy the ambience as you eat, drink and make merry. Pick delicious pizzas from LUX* South Ari Atoll beach rouge wood-fired in the ultimate relaxed setting, right on the soft-sand beach – crisp, thin crusts, topped with the freshest ingredients, baked to perfection Eyes on the lagoon view and the breeze in hair and your feet in the sand. That’s a recipe for good times.
Here in the Mediterranean embrace of Allegria, on our deck or right the beach. Quality Italian ingredients and authentic southern European recipes, which all created with expertise in an open kitchen that invites guests to spy our skilled chefs creating pastas, pizzas, gnocchi and just caught seafood.
UMAMI is as dedicated to drama as it is delicious dinners , it’s not just about full flavours in a chic, contemporary setting. There is a bright-red coral reef artwork covers one wall, competing with the theatrics of the knife-wielding, grill-tickling chefs. Watch our masters crafting from the Perch on benches at the cobalt-blue sushi bar, just-caught seafood into world class sashimi, nigiri and maki.
Lagoon bar is located at the beach ,with a front-row view of the sunrise.This sociable enclave is situated near our reception, right by the watersports centre. Unreel to an island soundtrack and reggae vibes, while sharing your experiences from the last dive or your exciting watersports session. It will be an amazing experience for you, this is one of your favourite laid-back watering holes in the world.
A deck with swinging double seats floating above turquoise water and loungers-for-two on catamaran nets. This hip little hangout is an atmospheric rendezvous. Sunset cocktail or low-key nightcap? East bar’s above-the-water bar doesn’t just invite you to relax with exactly the chilled drink you wanted, we insist.
Try the original tastes of Thailand, Taiwan, China, Vietnam and the Philippines from the interactive stalls in Lux* South Ari Atoll over the water Asian market inspired restaurant. Dim sum steam in bamboo mushiki. A parade of meats, vegetables and seasonings urges you to have noodle dishes or stir-fries whipped up in woks.
As the Middle Eastern and Indian Ocean cuisine, Lux* South Ari Atoll Senses offers you it’s delicious menu of tagines, tandoori prawns and unique tropical sorbets.
Senses Bar and Lounge
Senses Bar and Lounge offers a refreshing selection of Sri Lankan teas and a selection of cocktails, liqueurs, rums, beers and spirits in the afternoon.
At Mixe, relish the essence of authentic island living cooking stations offer you everything from wood-fired pizzas and grills to stir-fries with a tempting island twist.
There is no better way to enjoy the sea with your family than to set sail on a luxury cruise. Speak to our guest services department who will be delighted to create a tailor-made excursion especially for you.
Enjoy the speed of the wind and Take the sail and enjoy the speed of wind in a unique top cat catamaran sailing experience.
Catch and cook up your fresh haul at the end of the day. There's no better way to experience the joys of fishing than out on the breathtaking waters of Maldives.
Fly with the wind. Reconnect with nature. Skim across the warm waters of the lagoon when you try wind surfing. Available for everyone from beginners to the experienced pros.
Water Skiing - Wake Boarding
Experience the perfect playground of the still turquoise lagoon as your backdrop when you take to the waves for water-skiing or wake-boarding. Slice through the waves and jump in head first to improve your skills in style!
Tackle the power of the wind and try one of the most thrilling sports on the planet. Experience the speed of windsurfing, the tricks of wake-boarding, the carving waves of surfers and the stunning jumps that will make you fly; all added in this adrenaline-fueled challenge. Suitable for all levels.
Observe stunning marine life and underwater scenes as you swim amongst colourful reef fish in this natural paradise.The protective lagoon offers unbeatable viewings of stingrays, coral fish, baby black-tip reef sharks and the sometimes occasional manta ray.
Do you love speed? Then, a jet ski is a must, offering an adrenaline pumping and exhilarating experience that not to be missed.
Stand Up Paddleboarding
Experience the thriving nature of the lagoon at its best when you paddle the calm turquoise waters, while benefiting from a total body workout at the same time! Suitable for all ages and fitness levels.
Fly Boarding - Hover Boarding
Are you an adrenaline junkie? Then challenge yourself to a session of Fly Boarding or Hover Boarding. Balance and perform 360° mini-flight around the lagoon.
Enjoy the underwater world of the Maldives, presenting some of the world's best dive sites and colourful reefs boasting an abundance of sea creatures. The five-star PADI diving centre and LUX's dedicated team are on site to ensure the maximum dive experience for pros and novices alike.
Yoga and Meditation
Yoga and meditation plays an important role of a healthy and balanced lifestyle, and forms an integral component of LUX*Me. Available in group classes, or as part of our personalized experience, you can learn how to use yoga to improve your well-being and flexibility.
Spa & Wellbeing
At LUX Resorts and Hotels, we have build a temple for your health, fitness and well-being. LUX* Me is all about a personalized passage to your well-being, whether it be spa, fitness, yoga, meditation, nutrition or a unique combination tailored especially to your needs.