Skip to main content
Beginning of main content
CheapTickets Verified Reviews
Exceptional!
4.7 of 5 guest rating
Room type Options Nightly price Book
Beach Pool Villa
1249 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
Select dates to see price
Other room types
Beach Pavilion
646 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
Select dates to see price
Water Villa
Room with view
1055 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 1 child)
Select dates to see price
Temptation Pool Villa
Room with view
2368 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
Select dates to see price
Family Room (Lagoon Pavilion)
1399 square feet
1 King Bed and 2 Twin Beds
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 5 children)
Select dates to see price
Romantic Pool Water Villa
Room with view
1184 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
Select dates to see price
LUX* Villa
Room with view
3875 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
Select dates to see price
Beach Villa
1023 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 1 child)
Select dates to see price

Get an overview of this hotel
5-star beach resort with a full-service spa

Popular property highlights

Free WiFi
Laundry facilities
Smoke-free property
24-hour front desk
Concierge services

With a stay at LUX* South Ari Atoll Resort & Villas in Dhidhoofinolhu Island, you'll be within a 5-minute drive of Bunbaru Public Beach and Himendhoo Thila. This 5-star resort is within the vicinity of Dhidhoofinolhu Marina and Dhigurah Beach.

Make yourself at home in one of the 193 air-conditioned rooms featuring minibars. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and satellite programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with separate bathtubs and showers feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and a turndown service.

Take time to pamper yourself with a visit to the full-service spa. If you're looking for recreational opportunities, you'll find a spa tub and a sauna. Additional amenities at this resort include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and a picnic area.

All-inclusive rates are available at this resort. Meals and beverages at onsite dining establishments are included in all-inclusive rates. Charges may be applied for dining at some restaurants, special dinners and dishes, some beverages, and other amenities. Enjoy international cuisine at MIXE, one of the resort's 7 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of the 24-hour room service. Snacks are also available at the coffee shop/café. Need to unwind? Take a break with a tasty beverage at one of the 2 bars/lounges.

Featured amenities include express check-in, express check-out, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Show all languages

LUX* South Ari Atoll Resort & Villas

South Ari Atoll, Dhidhoofinolhu Island,

Hotel Amenities

All-Inclusive Details

All-inclusive room rates at LUX* South Ari Atoll Resort & Villas 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 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.

In addition to a full-service spa, LUX* South Ari Atoll Resort & Villas features a spa tub and a sauna. 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 2 bars/lounges. Public areas are equipped with complimentary wireless Internet access.

This luxury resort also offers a terrace, barbecue grills, and a garden. A total renovation of this property was completed in August 2016.

LUX* South Ari Atoll Resort & Villas is a smoke-free property.

  • Barbecue grill(s)
  • Picnic area
  • Express check-in
  • Coffee/tea in common areas
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2
  • Full-service spa
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Express check-out
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Steam room
  • Free WiFi
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Sauna
  • Smoke-free property
  • Spa services on site
  • Terrace
  • Number of restaurants - 7
  • Concierge services
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities
  • Airport transportation
  • Spa tub
  • Beach towels
  • Total number of rooms - 193
  • Garden
  • Tennis on site
  • Free newspapers in lobby

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Spanish
  • Japanese
  • Chinese
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Korean
  • Indonesian

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. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Air conditioning
  • Television
  • Minibar
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Phone
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • In-room safe
  • Ceiling fan
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Premium bedding
  • Turndown service
  • Slippers
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Satellite TV service
  • Free WiFi
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Number of bathrooms - 1
  • Grab bar - near toilet
  • Bathroom emergency pull cord
  • Bed sheets not available

Where to Eat

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.

Nearby Things to Do

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.

  • Ecotours on site
  • Fishing on site
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Volleyball on site
  • Kayaking on site
  • Water skiing on site
  • Motor boating on site
  • Windsurfing on site
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site
  • Beach yoga on site
  • Rowing or canoeing on site
  • Sailing on site
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site

Spa Services

LUX* Me Spa has 4 treatment rooms.

The spa is open daily.

  • Massages on beach
  • Number of treatment rooms 4

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM

Check-in time ends at midnight

Minimum check-in age is: 18

Check-out

Check-out time is 11:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

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

Pet Policy

  • Pets not allowed

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

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation

This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit

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.

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. This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted. 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 wears personal protective equipment

Security system

Debit cards not accepted

Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Staffed front desk

Social distancing measures are in place

Contactless check-in is available

No rollaway/extra beds available

No elevators

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

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.

Guests must transfer via airplane and boat to the property. Guests must contact the property at least 72 hours before travel, using the contact information on the confirmation received after booking.

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.

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.

Sorry, we seem to have had an issue loading our review content. Try again?