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Hotel Description

A luxury stay in Dhidhoofinolhu Island awaits you at LUX* South Ari Atoll Resort & Villas. You'll be 0.1 km (0.1 mi) from Bunbaru Public Beach and 0.1 km (0.1 mi) from Himendhoo Thila. Highlights at this beach resort include 7 restaurants, 2 bars/lounges, and a full-service spa.

TVs with satellite channels are featured in all 193 rooms, and you can enjoy free WiFi, separate bathtubs and showers, and ceiling fans. Minibars provide refreshments, and 24-hour room service is also available. Premium linens invite a comfortable night's sleep, and you'll find nice touches like bathrobes and slippers. Safes, hair dryers, and phones are also available.

The buffet restaurant, MIXE, serves international cuisine and is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Enjoy the spa tub, sauna, and pool loungers as well as access to ecotours. Other amenities include free WiFi in public areas, a coffee shop/café, and a snack bar/deli. There's also the convenience of an airport shuttle.

Near this 5-star Dhidhoofinolhu Island resort, you'll find Dhidhoofinolhu Marina.

About the LUX* South Ari Atoll Resort & Villas

Location South Ari Atoll, Dhidhoofinolhu Island,

All-inclusive Details

  • 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

Property Features

Some rates at LUX* South Ari Atoll Resort & Villas 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. LUX* South Ari Atoll Resort & Villas offers its guests a full-service spa, a spa tub, and a sauna. There are 7 restaurants on site, as well as a coffee shop/café and a snack bar/deli. You can unwind with a drink at one of the 2 bars/lounges. Public spaces have free WiFi. A terrace, barbecue grills, and a garden are also featured at the luxury LUX* South Ari Atoll Resort & Villas. An airport shuttle (available 24 hours) is available for a fee. A complete renovation of LUX* South Ari Atoll Resort & Villas was completed in August 2016. This 5-star Dhidhoofinolhu Island resort is smoke free.

  • 193 guestrooms or units
  • 7 dining venues
  • 2 bars or lounges
  • Coffee shop
  • Deli
  • Towels for the beach
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Concierge
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • No smoking on site

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Transport

  • Airport: Velana Intl. Airport (MLE)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle

Room Amenities

LUX* South Ari Atoll Resort & Villas offers 193 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and safes. Beds feature premium bedding. Satellite television is provided. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers, bathrobes, slippers, and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include hair dryers and ceiling fans. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Television
  • Satellite channels
  • Luxury bedding
  • Separate shower and tub
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

MIXE - This beachfront buffet 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. Open daily.

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

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

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

24-hour room service is available.

Spa Services

  • 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

Special check-in instructions:

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. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Guests must arrange transfers (surcharge) from Male International Airport (MLE) to the property, which is 25 minutes away via seaplane. Daily seaplane transfer service is offered by Trans Maldivian Airways between 6 AM and 4 PM (subject to availability).

Daily domestic flight service offered by Flyme (with speedboat transfers included) is available from Male International Airport to Villa International Airport Maamigili (VAM). Flights take approximately 20 minutes, and the speedboat ride is 15 minutes. Speedboat operating hours from Male are 10 AM-11 PM, and operating hours from Maamigili are 6 AM-6 PM. The fee is USD 390 per adult/teen and USD 195 per child age 2-11. Guests booked on Flyme flights do not have access to the LUX* lounge at the seaplane terminal.


Flyme domestic flights from VAM to MLE start at 6 AM, and the last flight from MLE to VAM arrives at 11 PM.

Baggage allowances for both seaplane and FLYME domestic flights is 44 pounds (20 kilograms) for checked bags, and 11 pounds (5 kilograms) for carry on bags, per person. Fees of USD 5 plus tax per kilogram apply for excess baggage.

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.

To guarantee transfers from Male International Airport, guests must contact the property with their flight details at least 72 hours before their expected arrival.

Customers will be requested by the property to provide documentation of a complete a health declaration (screening for COVID-19) issued 72 hours prior to check-in.

This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. To arrange for check-in, guests must contact the property at least 72 hours prior to arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Airport transportation is offered 24 hours a day. Fees may apply. Please make arrangements in advance by contacting the property.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

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

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Drones and aerial surveillance devices are not permitted at this 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 may be 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 guestroom reservation. For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.Contactless check-in is available.Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Security system
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No lifts
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Please note, some room types at this property are not available when booking a stay with children.
  • gap period enforced between guest stays 24 hours

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
  • Lux Ari Atoll & Dhidhoofinolhu
  • LUX* South Ari Atoll Resort & Villas Resort
  • LUX* South Ari Atoll Resort & Villas Dhidhoofinolhu Island

You should know

  • If entering the country requires a visa, the property may be able to help you with some of the supporting documents necessary to obtain one. The property may charge for these services even if you cancel your reservation. Any arrangements are exclusively between the property and yourself. For more details, you can contact the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • To get to the property, guests need to transfer by airplane and boat. Transfers need to be confirmed by contacting the property at least 72 hours before travel at the number on the booking confirmation.
  • LUX* South Ari Atoll Resort & Villas offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation with your arrival details prior to travel.
  • Reservations are needed for massage services. For reservations, contact the resort before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

  • Green Globe
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