Ari Atoll

A 25 min seaplane journey from Male airport during daylight hours or a 20 min scheduled domestic flight + 10 minute speedboat brings you to Lux South Ari Atoll . Whether seeking a peaceful hideaway or active adventure, the picture-perfect island of Dhidhoofinolhu is home to LUX* South Ari Atoll. An All Inclusive Luxury Maldives resort suitable for all and  is resort based around beach house chic and is a desert island paradise. Junk Art galleries, retro Ice cream parlours might just tempt you away from the beach…

193 Superb rooms and suites along the waters edge of a two mile long beach of fine white powder  or perched on stilts above a tranquil lagoon hold the key to yet another Prestige World luxury Maldive holiday. Choose between sunrise or sunset views – both will enchant and excite your senses.

The beach club  by name of Beach Rouge is something quite unique in the Maldives and at the time of writing was the only fully fledged beach club in the islands so enjoy the floating dance floor after dark, Lux takes its music very seriously and flies in musical masters along with international resident DJ’s from all over the world to provide unique soundtracks ensuring every night is the best night of your stay. Cocktails, sunsets – it’s the ultimate place to party. Light food choices and long cool drinks with chilled out tunes day or night entice you to stay a little longer.

For those looking for a little more activity there is a 5 star PADI centre offering fluorescent night dives and an abundance of snorkel opportunities to visit resident whale sharks. There are 2 infinity pools, floodlit tennis courts, fitness centre and Spa with a huge range of treatments for all. Sumptious island feasts and picnic baskets for excursions are all included. There is a kids club and baby sitting.

Five bars and eight eateries ensures you stay a little longer at Lux Ari Atoll and Lux wouldn’t be Lux without a few surprises.  Hang your hopes on the magical wish tree, try island roasted coffee and impromptu cinema screenings at the Paradiso Cinema.

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Amentities & Facilities


Accommodation – light , breezy and spacious

Water Villas or Pool Water Villa or Temptation Pool Water Villa

Family Lagoon Pavilions

Beach Villas  or Beach Pavilions

Beach Pool Villas


Eight eateries and five bars at any one time..

East Market is a sophisticated take on a bustling local night market of South East Asia

Umami offers fine dining from separate sushi, teppanyaki and robata counters as well as the Maldives’ largest selection of sakes and Japanese whiskeys.

Allegria International cuisine

Senses Oriental with an Indian Ocean touch

MIXE  International Cuisine

Smoke Shack Pop Up Surf and Turf

Beach Rouge introduces the dolce vita of a fashionable beach club to the island.



Snorkeling equipment, canoe, pedal boats, kayaks, snorkeling trips to the house reef

For a fee: diving, windsurfing, fun tube rides, waterskiing, jet-skiing, kite surfing, Parasailing, Standup paddle boarding, wakeboarding, catamaran trips, whale shark safaris, flyboarding, private trips with speedboat or dhoni, morning and sunset fishing Land Sports: • Complimentary: table tennis, tennis* (2 courts), billiard , volleyball, beach Yoga• For a fee: bicycles and beach cruiser


A wedding in the Maldives between two foreign nationals is not legally binding. … Most people who get married in the Maldives have a legal wedding at home, and the beautiful ceremony in the Maldives. This is the only way to have a Maldives wedding, but it doesn’t make it any less fantastic.  Just 1 wedding a day. Intimate and personal ceremonies with a variety of local wares and artefacts add special touches.

Private villas with pools are a must for those just married, there is no better time to spend together than your Honeymoon. Many added extras in the honeymoon package make it a very special stay for example:

  • 1 x Bottle of Popcap sparkling wine upon arrival
  • 1 x Surprise Turndown Amenities
  • 1 x 2-hour private sunset cruise on a catamaran
  • 1 x Massage Class, 60 minutes at LUX* Me Spa
  • 1 x Private dinner on the beach with a private chef
  • 1 x Private Cinema Paradiso
  • 1 x Master Chef by LUX*, a Private Cooking Class at our Herb Garden
  • 1 x Whale Shark Discovery Snorkelling
  • 1 x Romantic Evening Escape Package. Includes two Energizing or Relaxing 60-minute massages, one 15-minute Refreshing Facial, steam room, sauna, spa pool and two glasses of sparkling wine.

LUX South Ari Atoll Resort & Villas


5 Stars

Call: 0203 824 8444
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