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LUX* South Ari Atoll

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$1,246*
US$308*
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US$337*
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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Absolutely no words. This place is heaven on Earth!! Luxury on luxury. The staff are wonderful, the place is beyond belief, the beaches are pure white, the weather is wonderful. Amazing for diving and snorkelling. Literally the best place on Earth! I can only dream I will ever visit a paradise like this in the future. 😍

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We have just spent two superb weeks staying in a Romantic Water Villa at Lux, I cannot speak highly enough about this resort. From the moment you arrive at Male airport you start to relax, you are met by a Lux employee who sorts out your seaplane transfer, you are then taken to the Lux lounge where you immediately get...

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

My husband & I have recently come back from the Maldives. Of course the Lux was beautiful. I expected nothing less as this is the Maldives. The unbelievable warm turquoise water, like a babies bath ... swaying coconut palms, lush vegetation bordering on white sandy beaches where the crabs come out to play & a swordfish just casually struts past...

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I never stayed at a LUX* hotel before and honestly hadn't heard of it. But the reviews we great and it looked very nice. It also offered a great price when we bought everything through their website, even the tickets. It is simply the best experience ever, for a family (amazing kids club with a amazing staff) or for a...

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LSA_GM, General Manager at LUX* South Ari Atoll, responded to this review

Dear Jad, Thank you for sharing your holiday experience with others. Glad you enjoyed the time on the island although the weather has not been favorable at all during these days. Please let us know if there is anything Mamoun or any of us could assist in the future. Hope to hear from you again and look forward to your...

Paris, France
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have just spent a week at Lux* South Ari Atoll with my wife and baby...I must say that we have never been so close to heaven! Resort itself is magnificent. When the wheather is good, walking around the atoll leaves you speechless...We were wondering if you could ever get bored of it and take it for granted, well at...

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LSA_GM, General Manager at LUX* South Ari Atoll, responded to this review

Dear PS29Paris_France, It is lovely to hear that you had a great time on the island and were able to get some quality time for yourselves. Besides the wonderful experience and comments about the stay as well as the compliments to the team, we appreciate the suggestions you have given and will take them on board. Thank you once again...

Moscow, Russia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Incredible impressions , relaxing atmosphere, wonderful nature, very good staff, special thanks to mr. Ali Mamoun (resort manager), for his attention , he is a great man!!! Will came here again!!! Mr. Murat

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LSA_GM, General Manager at LUX* South Ari Atoll, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Semenov, Thank you for the lovely message. Mamoun, the team and I very much look forward to welcoming you again for another holiday celebration at LUX* South Ari Atoll ! Warm regards, Glenn Daniels General Manager

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

We were there to celebrate our 4th anniversary with our little princess. Food : Excellent MIXE , East Market and senses Resort : super Location , view , rooms Activities: wow Starlight cruise , DJ @ Velibar must visit Kids friendly : 5***** Very nicely done play area and care taker for kids . ICI : best ice cream you...

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Thank you for the lovely review. Your support to the team and the feedback of the experience are very much appreciated. Happy to know you had a great anniversary celebration and your little one also found her own ways of enjoying her time on the island. Very much looking forward to welcoming you again. Please keep in touch, and we...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

LUX resort,Mamoun,including all the staffs were AMAZING! i spent 4nights 5days in the resort. every single day was fantastic. the staffs were all well educated as they pass by they all smiled and say hello,and very friendly. room cleanness,the view,the food everything was perfect for us. there were many restaurants so how long you stay,you will never get bored with...

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LSA_GM, General Manager at LUX* South Ari Atoll, responded to this review

Dear nnnn92, Glad to know you had a great holiday celebration at LUX*. Although it was a short visit, very happy to hear the team had looked after you well and made sure you had made the best out of the time here. Thank you for posting the feedback to share your experience with others. Hope you will be back...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In *Lux we are for the second time and always we enjoyed this time. This is the only place we will come again in Maldives. The resort offers all u need for high-end vacation : clear and warm sea, snorkelling, kind service to fulfill all your needs, quiet and piece, separate villas, culinary experience, spa treatment, medical center, well equipped...

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LSA_GM, General Manager at LUX* South Ari Atoll, responded to this review

Dear ivanka156, Thank you for the notes. Happy to know you had another good time and the team had managed your expectation once again. Please let us know if there is anything we could assist for the future as we very much look forward to your next holiday back to the island. Warm regards, Glenn Daniels General Manager

Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for 7 nights and can't believe we got to our last day here. Bottom line: Amazing resort, scenic views, great staff and outstanding food. More details below. Rooms are well decorated and feel new (we stayed at the romantic pool Water Villa, room 143, which we found as not less than amazing and romantic). Food was amazing even...

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Dear itsik2017, Thank you for taking the time to share your holiday experience with others who are currently planning to travel to the Maldives. Your feedback, especially the compliments to the team members, is a great support to all of us. With that in mind, we will certainly keep up what have been achieved and continuously strive for creating better...

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Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Dreamy atolls of tropical islands scattered across the Indian Ocean, the Maldives are a kaleidoscope of colours and earthly pleasures. Get away from it all at LUX* South Ari Atoll (formerly LUX* Maldives), the only settlement on the postcard-perfect island of Dhidhoofinolhu. Fuss free and laid-back, the resort surprises with pop-up cinema screenings right on the beach, impromptu musical performances and strolls along secret pathways through the lush tropical gardens. Just steps from the thatch-roofed suites and ocean-perched villas, the island's unspoilt beaches are yours to claim. A prime spot for snorkelling and whale-shark spotting, the resort's unblemished lagoon is a diver's dreamworld. Back on land, island street food and fine dining await in the tempting restaurants and bars. In the shade of coconut palms, lounge by the two turquoise pools, luxuriate in the ocean-view spa and surrender to the charms of this castaway idyll. ... more   less 

Additional Information about LUX* South Ari Atoll

Address: (Formerly Diva Maldives)
Region: Maldives > Alifu Atoll > Southern Ari Atoll > Dhidhoofinolhu Island
Price Range: £243 - £1,119 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — LUX* South Ari Atoll 5*
Number of rooms: 193
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Also Known As:
Lux* Maldives Hotel South Ari Atoll
Diva Maldives Hotel
Diva Maldives South Ari Atoll
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