Experience world-class service at LUX* South Ari Atoll Resort & Villas

Boasting a spa, fitness centre and outdoor swimming pool, LUX* South Ari Atoll offers luxurious open-concept rooms surrounded by crystal-clear waters and tropical greenery. It features 8 Restaurants, 5 bars as well as the biggest motorized and non-motorized water sports activities in the Maldives. Featuring direct beach or lagoon access, LUX* South Ari Atoll's 5-star rooms have chic beach-house style furnishings and outdoor seating areas. They boast flat-screen TVs and chaise lounges. For convenience, a coffee machine and minibar are provided. Relaxing massages and beauty treatments await guests at the spa. LUX* South Ari Atoll has a games room with a pool table and darts. Free WiFi is available in the business centre. Dining options include International and Asian inspired buffet spreads as well as cuisine from Italian, Mediterranean, Japanese and Middle Eastern. LUX* South Ari Atoll is a 30-minute seaplane ride from Malé International Airport.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.

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Hotel chain/brand

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.4)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast info

Continental, American, Buffet

Activities:

Tennis court

Fitness centre

Fishing


Availability

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Room type
Number of guests
 
1 double bed
1 extra-large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
1 single bed
1 extra-large double bed
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Property practices

This property has told us they implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.5
Facilities
9.5
Cleanliness
9.6
Comfort
9.6
Value for money
8.3
Location
9.4
Free WiFi
8.4
High score for Maamigili
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Neo
    Singapore Singapore
    My family of 4 adults had a splendid vacation at LUX South Ari Atoll! Staff were warm and friendly. We are especially grateful to Giada, for her prompt response and making every effort to personalise the activities for my family members during...
  • Randyh02
    Canada Canada
    The beach and restaurant arrangements were on point. Special Thanks to Daminda for his exceptional service and for making our stay memorable. I want to thank Natasha and Ranidu (Chef), highly appreciate their professional interaction with the...
  • Eva
    Hong Kong Hong Kong
    The environment there is fantastic! Food is wonderful and the staff are amazing! They are so helpful and lovely which really made our vacation unforgettable. We do have an great time there, hope we can come back soon!

Property surroundings

Restaurants
8 restaurants on site

  • Senses
    • Open for
      Lunch • Dinner
  • MIXE
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Lunch
  • Umami
    • Cuisine
      Japanese
    • Open for
      Dinner
  • East Market
    • Cuisine
      Asian
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Dinner
  • Lagoon Bar & Restaurant
    • Open for
      Lunch
  • Alegria
    • Open for
      Dinner
  • Beach Rouge
    • Cuisine
      Mediterranean
    • Open for
      Lunch • Dinner
  • Veli Bar
    • Cuisine
      International
    • Open for
      Lunch
    • Ambiance
      Family friendly • Modern
    • Dietary options
      Halal • Kosher • Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free

Resort facilities of LUX* South Ari Atoll Resort & Villas
Great facilities! Review score, 9.5

Most popular facilities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport shuttle
  • Family rooms
  • Beachfront
  • 8 restaurants
  • Tea/coffee maker in all rooms
  • Bar
  • Private beach area
Bathroom
  • Slippers
  • Bathrobe
Outdoors
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Private beach area
  • BBQ facilities
    Additional charge
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Activities
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Bingo
    Additional charge
  • Live sport events (broadcast)
  • Live music/performance
  • Cooking class
    Additional charge
  • Happy hour
    Additional charge
  • Themed dinner nights
    Additional charge
  • Movie nights
  • Temporary art galleries
  • Beach
  • Badminton equipment
  • Tennis equipment
  • Evening entertainment
  • Kids' club
    Additional charge
  • Water sport facilities on site
  • Entertainment staff
  • Snorkelling
  • Diving
  • Cycling
  • Canoeing
  • Darts
  • Windsurfing
  • Table tennis
  • Billiards
  • Children's playground
  • Games room
  • Fishing
  • Tennis court
Media & Technology
  • Telephone
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruits
    Additional charge
  • Wine/champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kid meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Minibar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
  • Lockers
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Concierge service
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment and family services
  • Kids' outdoor play equipment
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Babysitting/child services
    Additional charge
Cleaning services
  • Trouser press
    Additional charge
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Business centre
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safety deposit box
General
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Packed lunches
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Barber/beauty shop
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Accessibility
  • Emergency cord in bathroom
  • Toilet with grab rails
Outdoor swimming pool
Free!
  • Open all year
  • Pool with view
  • Shallow end
  • Pool/beach towels
  • Pool cover
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
Wellness
  • Fitness classes
  • Yoga classes
  • Fitness
  • Spa/wellness packages
  • Foot bath
  • Spa lounge/relaxation area
  • Steam room
  • Spa facilities
  • Body scrub
  • Body treatments
  • Hair styling
  • Hair colouring
  • Hair cut
  • Pedicure
  • Manicure
  • Hair treatments
  • Make up services
  • Waxing services
  • Facial treatments
  • Beauty Services
  • Sun umbrellas
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Massage
    Additional charge
  • Spa and wellness centre
    Additional charge
  • Fitness centre
  • Sauna
    Additional charge
Languages spoken
  • Arabic
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Hindi
  • Indonesian
  • Italian
  • Korean
  • Russian
  • Chinese

House rules

LUX* South Ari Atoll Resort & Villas takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in

From 14:00

Check-out

Until 11:00

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

12 - 17 years
Extra bed upon request
US$280 per child, per night

Prices for extra beds are not included in the total price, and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

There are no cots available at this property.

All extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card UnionPay debit card American Express Cash is not accepted LUX* South Ari Atoll Resort & Villas accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print
Need-to-know information for guests at this property

The Seaplane journey from Velana International Airport to LUX* South Ari Atoll will take approximately 25–35 minutes. A lounge at the seaplane terminal will be provided to you free of charge (Complimentary basis only on arrival), while waiting for your boarding time. The waiting time in the lounge will be approximately 2 hours.

The seaplane company is a third party service provider and transfers in connection with all international flights will be arranged by them. Every effort will be made to transfer our guests to the resort within 2 hours of arrive at the lounge. Seaplane operating hours are from 06:00–16:00, during daylight hours only.

Please share your flight details with the property at least 4 days before your arrival as required by the seaplane company to secure your seat(s) for the seaplane transfer. Any flight booking made within 3 days before arrival is subject to flight availability. The seaplane operating times will be between 06:00–16:00 PM from Male or from the resort.

Please note that a Green Tax of USD 6 per child, per night is applicable additionally. This tax is already calculated and included in the booking price for adults.

Roundtrip seaplane: (Excluded fees)

Please inform LUX* South Ari Atoll Resort & Villas in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

FAQs about LUX* South Ari Atoll Resort & Villas

  • Yes, LUX* South Ari Atoll Resort & Villas is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Check-in at LUX* South Ari Atoll Resort & Villas is from 14:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

  • LUX* South Ari Atoll Resort & Villas has 8 restaurants:

    • Alegria
    • Senses
    • MIXE
    • Umami
    • Lagoon Bar & Restaurant
    • East Market
    • Veli Bar
    • Beach Rouge

  • LUX* South Ari Atoll Resort & Villas is 3.7 miles from the centre of Maamigili. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Guests staying at LUX* South Ari Atoll Resort & Villas can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 10.0).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • American
    • Buffet

  • LUX* South Ari Atoll Resort & Villas offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Spa and wellness centre
    • Fitness centre
    • Sauna
    • Massage
    • Cycling
    • Children's playground
    • Billiards
    • Games room
    • Snorkelling
    • Table tennis
    • Diving
    • Fishing
    • Tennis court
    • Canoeing
    • Darts
    • Windsurfing
    • Evening entertainment
    • Kids' club
    • Beachfront
    • Tennis equipment
    • Themed dinner nights
    • Swimming Pool
    • Water sport facilities on site
    • Bicycle rental
    • Cooking class
    • Badminton equipment
    • Movie nights
    • Beauty Services
    • Bingo
    • Facial treatments
    • Temporary art galleries
    • Waxing services
    • Happy hour
    • Make up services
    • Live sport events (broadcast)
    • Hair treatments
    • Live music/performance
    • Manicure
    • Beach
    • Pedicure
    • Hair cut
    • Hair colouring
    • Hair styling
    • Body treatments
    • Body scrub
    • Spa facilities
    • Steam room
    • Private beach area
    • Spa lounge/relaxation area
    • Foot bath
    • Spa/wellness packages
    • Entertainment staff
    • Fitness
    • Yoga classes
    • Fitness classes

  • The prices at LUX* South Ari Atoll Resort & Villas may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Room options at LUX* South Ari Atoll Resort & Villas include:

    • Double
    • Quadruple
    • Suite
    • Triple
    • Apartment

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. Find out the details about the pool and other facilities on this page.