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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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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our stay at Lux was very pleasant with no single complain and beautiful pavilion beach pool room. Lux is the place to be for relaxing and enjoying live. The friendly staff made us feel home and the food was delicious. The massages at the Spa were addictive and we enjoyed the several dining experience. We will be back as soon...

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is first time been here .....amazing memories ! A jewel island in the middle of nothing. Nice place for Total relax. We stayed here 3 nights in a pavilion beach pool room and it has very nice interior. Thanks to all Lux staff for make our Holiday so memorable. Hope to see you again in future.

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Thank Mohamed N
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

I visited the lux* resorts a week ago. I can't tell you how amazing as well as relaxing our holiday was. All because of the sweetness and hospitality provide by the staff of lux* resort. Especially Mr. Pravesh ( Indian chef at east bar) and Miss Vicky who showed us the resort and told us the amazing things in the...

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

Dear Shweta, Great to know you enjoyed your stay therefore plan to return for another holiday in October ! Thank you for posting the review online, please let us know how we could assist with your next visit as our team is ready and always available to be at your service. Warm regards, Glenn Daniels General Manager

Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

I have travelled a great deal in my life and been to some amazing places and hotels but none comparable to south Lux Maldives it's paradise with close to Michelin star food ! The staff are all amazing with facilities to match if your looking for a holiday of a lifetime then look no further !

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

Dear Grant, Great to have you with us, and glad you totally enjoyed it. Please let us know if you ever plan to return, our team is looking forward to make sure you have another good time. Cheers, Glenn Daniels General Manager

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Would like to thank Lux team for making our holiday the best. This hotel is perfect from all points, price, design, service, food and activities. We stayed for 6 days and really enjoyed and never be bored. The hotel can be for couples, honeymooners and families. Last, will be back next year. Thanks

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

Dear NS15022012, Great to know you are planning to come back next year ! Thank you for sharing your feedback, and we look forward to helping you celebrate another vacation at LUX* South Ari Atoll next year. Warm regards, Glenn Daniels General Manager

Reviewed 3 days ago 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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LSA_GM, General Manager at LUX* South Ari Atoll, responded to this review

Dear ShelleyNick, Thank you for the feedback and letting us know you had a wonderful time. We look forward to having another opportunity to welcome you again ! Cheers, Glenn Daniels General Manager

Northampton
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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

Dear R0bbo_38, Very much appreciated the time you took to complete our online customer satisfaction survey also post the review to share your experience with others. I have to say that I am proud to have a great team to work with, and happy to see that all our guests feel the same and appreciate their hard works. Thank you...

Reviewed 4 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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LSA_GM, General Manager at LUX* South Ari Atoll, responded to this review

Dear Tasneem, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your LUX* experience with others. Happy to see your stay was enjoyable and every team member had looked after you well around the island. There is nothing more reassuring than knowing our guests leave the island with big smiles and great memories to share with friends and family...

Reviewed 5 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 5 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...

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  • Beachfront
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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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: £244 - £1,134 (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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