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LUX* South Ari Atoll
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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“The best Honeymoon experience!!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2014

My wife and I just came back from LUX Maldives a couple of days ago. It is an amazing place, sort of what people call "Heaven on Earth". We seriously recommend it to anyone who's planning on having a wonderful Honeymoon experience with white sand beaches, many excellent restaurants to choose from, a very friendly, attentive and knowledgeable workforce pretty much 24/7 helping you out with anything you might need and a relaxing atmosphere you will never forget.
We hope that this review is useful to anyone but mostly to Americans who are barely getting to know this wonderful place at the other side of the globe. And for everyone: do some basic research on the country as their geography is "out of this world". We flew there from Philly, so you might guess it was a heck of a trip (20+ hours). We arrived at Malé (the capital island) and they were already waiting for us to fly us down to our island (Didhdhoofinolhu). There are two options to get down to LUX, either by seaplane (direct flight from Malé) or a combination of regular plane (to Maamigili, a neighboring island) and speed boat to LUX. We took the second because it's cheaper, but the 1st seems less of a hassle. As we arrived to the hotel, they took care of everything. They welcomed us nicely at the reception, and we met both Claire (who sort of organized our arrival) and Mr. Mamoun (the hotel manager, who also was there for us both at our arrival and right before we left). Our bags were already in our room by the time we got there. Saarah, the guy in charge of our Villa was an amazing person who helped us with everything (including taking some "wedding pictures" for us during his free time, which, by the way, came out amazing). We were at first wondering whether to tip or not (as we were pretty much the only ones who seemed to want to tip), and ended up tipping, which was greatly appreciated. And trust us, they will take good care of you not only if you tip, but if you show some common sense good manners. We only stayed there 5-6 days, but we wanted to stay for more. It is paradise. Although we originally just wanted to relax in our Villa and enjoy the sound of the waves all around us, it turned out we enjoyed the island so much that we were involved in every activity they had, from feeding the rays, snorkeling around the water bungalows, to cocktail making and Yoga classes, swimming at the pool while waiting for our pizza right there at the tip of the pool, eating at every restaurant and bar, participating in Maldivian Experience Night, doing many water sports with the guys at the Water Sport Center (we got to do whale shark watching and we saw 4 of them, including 2 turtles and many different species of fish; my wife did Kite & Wind surfing -- by the way, if you get seasick make sure you bring or get something at the reception before the trip). We also found their "secret bar" (free drinks) and found the secret message in a bottle (exactly what it sounds like). Throughout our stay we got to talk to many people who work there, (like the ones we already named), Izza, the bartender at the Lagoon Bar who prepared awesome drinks for us every time we stopped by; Mr. Sas (a sort of Restaurant manager, I believe), a very interesting and friendly person who stopped to chat with us at every single opportunity he had, and there's many more. They all made our stay a magical experience. I cannot tell more because I do not want to ruin the surprises you can get if your honeymooning in LUX.

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  • Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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LUX_GM, General Manager at LUX* South Ari Atoll, responded to this review, 10 August 2014
Dear Angel,

Your review and recommendations to other honeymooners are highly appreciated. Thank you for the compliments to our team, and special highlights to Claire, Saraah, Sas and Izza. Your praises to us is the most valuable reward, and your review is a great motivation for the team to sustain the performance and the quality of our services.

We are truly delighted that you had spent a wonderful honeymoon and celebrated this very special moment in life at LUX* Maldives. We wish you all the best for the new chapter in life together, and hope soon that we will be able to see you again for another tropical retreat in the Indian Ocean.

With the warmest regards from Mamoun and the LUX* Maldives Family,

Shaun Dünhofen
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2014

My husband and I stayed at Lux Maldives for our Honeymoon and it was overall and amazing experience. I would highly recommend for those going on holiday especially for a celebration such as honeymoon or other.

We initially stayed in a Beach Pavillion however the AC was not working properly and after mentioning it to staff twice we were upgraded to an over water villa which was absolutely amazing. My husband and I was very pleased with the efficiency and priority in which the managers dealt with our concern.

Abdulla was responsible for our first room and he did an excellent job and surprised us with wonderful towel designs etc. He was very pleasant and really supported us throughout our stay.

The food in lux was of a very high standard and we were pleased with it. We were on the all inclusive package and on looking at the cost of stuff, think it was a break-even deal in the end or slightly higher if selecting the all-inclusive package.

The hotel staff overall was excellent and there were lots of things to do to keep us occupied throughout our stay.

Other than the changing rooms due to poor AC and for a loud-ish neighbour while we stayed in the Beach Pavillion as it was adjoining rooms - it was a great experience for us!

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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LUX_GM, General Manager at LUX* South Ari Atoll, responded to this review, 10 August 2014
LUX* Maldives is here to help our guests celebrate life, and we are very happy to see we have achieved that with you for the celebration of your honeymoon. Thank you for sharing the feedback, it was great to learn that you had enjoyed it.

Regarding the air-conditioning issue, we apologize for the inconvenience, but fortunately it is good to know that you enjoyed your overall holiday experience.

Should there be anything we could assist in the coming days, please feel free to contact our team anytime as it will always be a great pleasure to be at your service. Looking forwards to seeing you again soon !

Best regards from the LUX* Maldives,

Shaun Dünhofen
General Manager
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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2014 via mobile

This is our 2nd time visiting the maldives. We stayed at cocoa island last time and decided to try lux. Im laying next to their pool and secide to write this review befire I forget.

Weather and island
July is the winter for maldives - temperatures are nice but you take your chance with rain and wind. We stayed at the water villa in the east wing. the view is gorgeous and close to the east side restaurants, umami and asian buffets. Its far from the west side so 1.8km from one side to the other side. They offer golf cart rides which is convenient. We like their small surprises throughout the island, juice bar, coconut stand, movie nights etc.

Food
The food is inconsistent. We loved their Maldivian buffet with fresh grill tuna steak and great variety of appetizer s/fruits/dessert s. But brekfast buffet is the same every day for either asian or international. Cocoa offers a separate kitchen menu with 3-4 items while keeping other items the same. Umami was a let down. We love sushi and sashimi. Fish selection wasnt great and tebanyaki was soso. They were nice and gave us a bottle of wine for free after making us wait.

Room
Room service and cleaning staff is spectacular. Our staff Mohamed made us a warm bubble bath with flowers floating one night and made us these lovely swans with towel and a bottle of brut last night. Turn down service was excellent - he actualky cleaned the room when he gets the chance. We had no idea how he gets everything doen in such a short time!

Spa
Excellent spa staff, masseuse, and amenity for their pricing. Its cheap for maldives but top quality. We bought 3hr package and got our knots work out. Also love their spa products - I like them so much that I bought some as souvenirs.

Sports center
This is where it needs improvement. The great service attitude in the whole island seems to be missing here. Given the windy weather, it was difficult to find a good time to do some of the activities ie paddle boarding, wind surfing, and kite surfing. The staff doesnt seem to be welcoming. We were told to come back in 30 min to try kit surfing but only to find out that we couldnt do it because of the weather when we walked all the way back. They didnt take down our name or call us. Same with paddle boarding. We have to call everyday for 2-3 times minimum to constantly check whether its good to go. It was a bit frustrating to constantly check and told no. We wish they could just take our names down and let us know when it would be good to go.

Lux has been a great experience so far given some room for improvements. Its definitely a big resort but they try their best to make you feel the service is personal.


Stayed July 2014, travelled as a couple
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LUX_GM, General Manager at LUX* South Ari Atoll, responded to this review, 10 August 2014
Thank you for taking the time to share your comments and instant feedback by the pool. We thank you for the praise to our team and the services, and we also appreciate you mentioning your experience with the Watersports and the outlets. The points have been noted and looked into by the concerned departments for further action plans and improvements shortly. We believe only through the eyes and experience of our guests will we be able to keep up our service quality and strive for the excellence according to their needs and expectations.

Again, thank you for the review and giving us the opportunity to share the special moment for you in the Maldives, and our team is hoping to see you back for the celebration of your first anniversary next year !

Best wishes from the Indian Ocean,

Shaun Dünhofen
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2014

My wife and I went to Lux Maldives for our honeymoon. This was the first time for us in Maldives. The place is divine. It feels you have entered heaven. The water is just serene. The whole experience for us was incredibly great apart from the weather which tends to play spoil sport every once in a while. We were there for 5 nights in May and enjoyed each and every minute there and wished we had booked a few more nights.

Tip: Book atleast 7 nights to enjoy the island completely.

We got welcomed to the Lux lounge at Male from where we were escorted to the resort in a seaplane. This was the first time we had taken a seaplane and loved the experience. We were greeted by a number of staff members who were waiting at the arrival area waving us hellos with big smiles. What a beginning! Perfect.

From there, we got taken to the main area and welcomed with a drink. A lady explained everything to us about the island. There are a lot of things to do here so it takes time to get your head around it.

Tip: Make sure you book the restaurants/activities as soon as you can to avoid disappointments.

We then got escorted to our Overwater Bungalow/Water Villa which is cleaned twice daily. It was really nice and spacious along with all the amenities you would need. It opens into the lagoon and has a lot of privacy. You can find a video of the villa here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Eplk4jlUqY. We stayed on the East side of the island. The West was definitely the more beautiful one but East offered more privacy. That being said, the island was 80% booked and yet we always felt like we had a lot of privacy. If you are honeymooning, I would definitely recommend the Water Villas and if you are with family, book a Beach Villa. The way the resort is designed, it makes everyone feel special yet not in each others way.

The Veli Pool bar was our pick for lunch. Enjoy beautiful cocktails in the pool and have lunch right next to it overlooking the ocean. The views and feeling was out of this world. Special mention for the bartender, Khan, who ensured that he made special drinks for us every time we were there. The island made ice cream was to die for especially the mix of coconut and vanilla. Allegra and Senses do great food. All of their other restaurants do good food too.

Sas, the Food and Beverage Manager always met with a smile and even arranged a special dinner for us because we missed out on the Honeymoon Beach Dinner (due to weather conditions). Kudos to the staff who always made us feel special and welcome. I dont recollect seeing a single unhappy face.

The resort offers a range of activities and little surprises. The snorkelling on offer is amazing. The reef has sharks and sting rays and none of them are dangerous. You can also take tours to reefs further out and see even more.

We left with more waves of goodbye and a seaplane transfer back to the main island. Happy yet sad and would love to visit this resort again.

Tip: Definitely book the All Inclusive Package. This way you never have to wonder before ordering something and can enjoy your holiday better. Things are expensive on the island and the bill can quickly add up.

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  • Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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LUX_GM, General Manager at LUX* South Ari Atoll, responded to this review, 10 August 2014
Khan, Sas and the team would like to congratulate on your recent marriage again ! We are glad that you have brought a great memory as the most precious souvenir back to Australia. Indeed, 5 nights is a little bit too brief as the island itself has many more to be discovered and fully enjoyed.

Your review on TripAdvisor as well as the video shared on YouTube are very much appreciated. With your recommendations, it is certain that many more guests will benefit from the information you have provided prior to their arrival. Thank you ! Please do return for another visit, everybody on the island is really looking forward to welcoming you back soon !

Warm regards from the sunny LUX* Maldives,

Shaun Dünhofen
General Manager
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2014

Dear Shaun,

After having returned home from an unforgettable two weeks holiday at LUX's again, we would like to thank you and all of you staff, who made our holiday so special just like the two prior years we spent at LUX.

For us it was the same reason why we wanted to go back to LUX's like in the years before, even though it is not that easy with two young boys (now 5 & 7 years old) travelling long distance from Munich. However, as somehow anticipated, we were again fully compensated by the unique experience we had at LUX's along with the warm hospitality which we were again able to receive from all your colleagues. We have to say, even though we are by now becoming some sort of regulars at LUX, you have again managed to bring your resort to an even higher level - in every respect - and on this we would like to congratulate you. We all felt this year, that services, the food, the facilities, the kids club, the gym ( and the guy there), the doctor and simply the overall atmosphere has again exceeded our expectations. Besides the beautiful scenery, it was great to be back at LUX's and many of you remembered us so well from previous years and again took great care of our family, who made us to feel like being back home. Our two boys had again an unforgettable time for two weeks including Jason's birthday at the Kids Club! Thank you Barbara and all the others at the Kids Club for their effort and again, we all felt that even the Kids Club got further improved - on a highest standard, surely one of the reasons why we like to keep on coming to LUX!

Unfortunately we cannot recall all names (sorry for that), but we would like to thank specifically Masud & Kahn and all others from the Pool Bar, Imdah, Isanka, Zahrey, Fayas, Rosselle and all others from the East Restaurant for unforgettable dinners and for great Asian food there. And last but not least, we would like to thank Ali (he was simply amazing with our boys every day and they miss him a lot!), Aman, Rasheed, Faruk, Fayas, Sameer, Jacky and the many others from the Island Kitchen (a great place for dinner & breakfast) for their wonderful hospitality on our son's birthday & all the help they gave us during our entire stay.

Please also pass our best regards to Mr. Mamoun and we cannot wait being back next year again, for an even longer time! LUX to us as a family is like a paradise on earth and simply a great place for the entire family to spend the most prestigious time of the year together.

Best regards from Germany,
Jayoung Lee & Roland Eckl

PS: Our kids have been so thankful for all surprises every day they have seen in the room with the artistic towel figures made by the housekeeping!

Room Tip: We recommend any rooms between 320-328, ideally up to four persons.
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  • Stayed June 2014, travelled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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LUX_GM, General Manager at LUX* South Ari Atoll, responded to this review, 10 August 2014
Dear Jayoung and Roland,

What a great pleasure to hear from you on TripAdvisor ! Thank you for giving the review and sharing all the wonderful moments spent at LUX* Maldives in June. It is always exciting to see some old friends coming back and visiting us. Your support from the past three years is truly appreciated.

I am also very proud to see your highlights on the changes and improvement on our property. As LUX* has been consistently seeking for new ideas, opportunities and developments to grow and shine in all aspects, our team members are definitely the key to drive the progress and make all the moves to happen.

Your kind words will be shared to the team at our monthly gathering happening few days later, and besides the names you have mentioned in the review, I will ensure your recognition to the entire team is conveyed. I am sure our team will be very excited to know you are coming back for the fourth time next year, everyone will be looking forward to welcoming you back at the jetty when you arrive.

Greetings and regards to your boys and family,

Shaun Dünhofen
General Manager
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Parker, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2014

The absolute perfect place! We celebrated our 25th anniversary at Lux this week and had the most amazing time. Everything was incredible--great over water villa, friendly and caring staff, excellent food, wonderful dive center, individual pampering and attention, and more. The over water villa was definitely worth the splurge--walking out of our villa into the clear, turquoise waters each morning was a fantasy come true. The staff was incredibly attentive without being intrusive or overbearing--it was a great balance. Be sure to enjoy the diving and snorkeling opportunities (Euro Divers were great! Thanks Dirk and staff!). The whale sharks were literally 100 yards from our villa (on the other side of the reef) and snorkeling with the giant mantas was an adrenaline rush. Rupe, Marine, Rasheed, and Mohamed the manager were all so attentive and consistently checked in to make our trip was very special. Thanks for the best romantic trip we've ever had! Our 25th anniversary trip was honestly a dream and a fantasy come true! We wouldn't change a thing--best trip ever! Definitely get the all-inclusive plan (except be prepared to come home heavier!--great food and drinks!).

Room Tip: The over water villa is a great worthwhile splurge for a celebration.
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  • Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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LUX_GM, General Manager at LUX* South Ari Atoll, responded to this review, 10 August 2014
Dear Bonnie,

Once again, congratulations on your 25th anniversary ! Thank you very much for the review. Your experience shared with the world is highly appreciated, and it is the best reward for our team as they are delighted to learn about the hard works were highlighted and noticed as well.

On behalf of Dirk, Rup, Marine, Rasheed and Mamoun, we would like to thank you for the wonderful review, and we hope you will be back again to celebrate many more special moments in life.

Warmest regards from the sunny island,

Shaun Dünhofen
General Manager
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2014

Me and my daughtrer stayed 8 days her in the end of June, and I have to say that despite our extensive travel experience to some of the best hotels in the world this package is fantastic. The Weather was really nice except the two last days when it rained a lot

Arriival and Departure
We arrived Male and was well taken care of by the LUX representatives. We had the nice Lounge for ourselves while waiting for the seaplane transfer. We had complimentary snacks and sodas. The seaplane transfer was really a nice experience looking down on all those islands from the air. The seaplane wasn't as hot as I feared, and placed in front of a fan I had a nice trip. We were met by Mamood, the resort Manager who really did his job in a great way
We was given information from Claire and also got to reserve all the restaurant slots that we wanted with no problem.

The room
We stayed in a beach villa on the sunset side (343) and it was really nice. It was spacious, clean and had a well functioning and quiet AC. The internet line was not the best, but worked better in the reception and in the beach pavillion. The bathtub was one of the most comfortable ones I have ever tried, and we had a lot of towels and proper amenities. Claire offered us adapters without me needing to ask. The villa was close to the Island Kitchen (breakfast) and really central

Activities.
There's a lot you can do on the island. They had a nice and cool Gym, Silver bicycles for rent or the yellow ones for loan (but these are far between). A bicycle is almost a must, but you can also wait on one of the numerous buggies for a free ride. The Watersports Centre had a lot of fun activities like waterjet and snorkeling excursions. We also joined the sunset cruise, but I guess this is primarly targeted against couples. The Whale shark safari was nice, but I guess the chance of seeing a whale shark is max 50%.

Food
We ate on the Umami and the Allegria, and found the food on both restaurants to be very good. The island kitchen and East had different buffet styles through the week, like Thai, Malayan, Mediterranean ab\nd Seafood, and the one we tried was really nice (Mediterranean in the Island Kitchen). We had the B&B package, and found it to be really satisfying. The in-villa dining is not included in the different meal plans, but we could chose to eat our lunch or dinner on the terrace. We could also get the sodas and candy we wanted in the minibar since we had to pay for everything. If we had been on a meal plan we would have to be satisfied with the standard package. If you are people that eat a lot and 3 courses at every meal and like a bottle of wine or several beers, it may be wise to go for the All Inclusive. We ended up paying 100 USD per day where the AI would have cost us 160 USD per day.

Service
There are 600 people working on the island, and everybody is really serviceminded and welcoming. Nothing was a problem, and they did all they could to please you. We did not feel any pressure to tip anyone, but of course did

The cons mentioned below are really just to raise the already really high level further

pros
- Mamood and the staff is excellent
- Nice and clean rooms and facilities
- The island, the lagoon and it's beaches is fantastic
- The food is really nice
- Lots of interesting activities

cons
- could have a departure room for leavings guests with AC and television
- could have offered larger cans of soda and bags of candy for sale in the souvenir shop (of course at a "high" price) that could be taken to the villas
- could have offered a discount on the Whale shark safari if you didn't see a Whale Shark, and a higher base price if you saw one
- it could be a nice policy to inform if the staff really gets the 10% service charge added to everything

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  • Stayed June 2014, travelled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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LUX_GM, General Manager at LUX* South Ari Atoll, responded to this review, 10 August 2014
Greetings from the sunny Maldives ! It was great to hear from you on TripAdvisor. Our team was very happy to receive your comments, and most importantly, Mamoun and I are very glad that you and your daughter did have a great time on our island through the experience of cuisines and activities.

Your feedback is constructive and well noted. We will certainly look into that seek for the improvements and listen to the needs of our guests in order to sustain and strive for the best service performance in the very near future. Please do not hesitate to contact us with any inquiries or suggestions you have in mind, our team will also be at your service.

Best regards from LUX* Maldives,

Shaun Dünhofen
General Manager
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Property: LUX* South Ari Atoll
Address: (Formerly Diva Maldives)
Region: Maldives > Alifu Atoll > Southern Ari Atoll > Dhidhoofinolhu Island
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Beverage Selection Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Dhidhoofinolhu Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££££
Hotel Class:5 star — LUX* South Ari Atoll 5*
Number of rooms: 193
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 
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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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