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LUX* South Ari Atoll

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South Ari Atoll
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Thank u Lux for being soooo amazing. So many choices so many things to do in the middle of Indian Ocean! Bars with great coctails, aaa restaurants, paradise beaches. Definitely coming back!!! Till next time Lux!

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

Dear Christiana, Thank you for choosing LUX* to celebrate your 10th wedding anniversary in the Maldives ! We are happy that you enjoyed the stay and will plan to return for another time. Please keep in touch and let us know if there is anything we could assist, and we look forward to your next tropical holiday celebration on the...

Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I were lucky enough to visit the LUX this time last year (2016). The Maldives had been on my bucket list for a long time so we took our time in choosing which of the islands to visit. After reading many many reviews on TA we settled on the LUX and counted down the days until our...

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

Dear Tina, Thank you for posting the review and we look forward to seeing you on the island in February. As you have been in contact with the team, I trust they are assisting you with all your inquiries and will make sure you have another good time on the island while you are here. Safe flight, and see you...

South Ari Atoll
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I have just spent 5 nights on Lux and had an unbelievable time. We were made to feel extra special as we were celebrating a wedding anniversary. There were extra surprises in our room such as floral messages and displays on our bed, spa treatments and champagne and fruit on arrival. Not to mention the absolutely stunning...

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

Dear Elsa, It was our pleasure to have the opportunity of helping you celebrate the anniversary. Thank you for staying with us, and we are happy to hear from you again and to know you had a great time. Hope to hear from you soon to share your next plan back to the Maldives for another holiday. Best wishes and...

Bologna, Italy
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

On Dec 2016-Jan 2017 I spent with my family the fourth holiday in Lux Resort in last 3 years. At now the island is totally refurbished and many things (restaurants, entertainment, rooms, spa, etc.) have changed, all for the better, believe me. The welcoming is over the top, as the assistance offered for all the period You stay there by...

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Great Diving ! Great food! Much better then expected. We had villa in the ocean. Great! We had all inclusive. Wines so good. Huge selection of souvignon blanc. Great sea life and great walks. Really lux!

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

Dear Jan, Thank you for the lovely message ! We are happy to know that you had a good time and hope to see you again shortly for another holiday celebration. With best wishes and regards, Glenn Daniels General Manager

Staffordshire
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Looking at previous reviews i don't think there is anything else to say other than repeat the excellence of this resort. The staff all excel themselves as does the restaurants, food and hospitality. Many thanks for a wonderful stay.

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

Great to know you enjoyed the time as other guests who have stayed with us. We hope you will be back again soon and look forward to helping you celebrate another holiday at LUX* South Ari Atoll. Warm regards, Glenn Daniels General Manager

South Ari Atoll
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the third time I have visited this resort. In the past year it has undergone extensive renovation which has taken it from good to great. The food is fabulous, the staff so friendly and helpful, accommodation luxurious and the whole atmosphere so relaxed. It is absolutely possible to spend the whole time on the island without shoes whilst...

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

Dear Debi, Good to have you and family here for another festive celebration ! Seeing you back to the island for the last few years is the greatest support to the team. We hope to hear from you again, and look forward to welcoming you for another family holiday back to the Maldives ! Warm regards, Glenn Daniels General Manager

Gurgaon, India
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hello…. As the title says... I would review LUX as an “Indian Guest” as most of the people visiting this resort (as far as I could see during my vacation) are westerners (Europeans, Middle Eastern, Americans) and Russians. I could find just one Indian family during my stay, that too, on my last day here. Indian Food - Well, I...

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

Dear Mridul, Thank you for the review as we are very happy to know you had a great family holiday on the island, especially the culinary journey the team had created and brought you through. As you have been to the Maldives before, the team and I hope we have another opportunity to welcome you again, therefore please do share...

Bristol
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here over Christmas 2016. From the moment we were greeted at Mali Airport we were looked after so graciously and well. The Island is just stunning with delicious and varied food in the many different restaurants. We had the holiday of a lifetime and have so many wonderful memories. I cannot recommend this resort enough. It is incredibly...

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

Dear Jen, Thank you for the review! Happy to know you had a great time celebrating the Christmas with us, and hope there will be other opportunities to see you again on the island. Wishing you a Happy New Year and many more to come ! Warm regards, Glenn Daniels General Manager

South Ari Atoll
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lux resort is simply the best. Value for money. Best food...never ever do you feel like you one of the masses. The staff see to your every need. Mustapha is a must for house keeping...surprises everyday left on the bed and in the bathroom. House keeping is exceptional. Dining options are vast. Loved the pop up shop. Kids club. first...

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

Dear Nicolette, Thank you very much the review as well as completing the survey online. We are happy that you enjoyed the time, so did your little ones. Please let us know if we have another chance to welcome you again in the future, and our team will always be available to be at your service. Looking forward to hearing...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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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: $531 - $2,041 (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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“All the rooms are amazing!”
 of 5 bubbles woolfsonjen, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Any room is great - but we loved beach room in the middle of the island”
 of 5 bubbles SusanAdventure, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Middle of the island for Beach villas (northern side). Over water pool villas, right side of the jetty at end of walkway.”
 of 5 bubbles 978garyu, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Beach villas are incredible if you're not sure about the overwater. We asked for the sunset facing room.”
 of 5 bubbles akrkljus, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Quiet side has very low tide even at high tide so if you want to swim in front of your villa go for the Jetty side.”
 of 5 bubbles altanmeh, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
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