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Askam in Furness, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Having visited the Lux Belle Mare hotel we had high expectations of the Lux South ari atoll..... we have been unable to find fault with what is a spectacular resort. We travelled as a couple and stayed in villa 316 on the sunset side, rooms are perfect and within 5 metres of the patio doors you are on the most...

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

Dear gordelts, Thank you for spending your precious time to share the experience with others online during your holiday. I am really glad that you are enjoying every moment on the island, and the team has been taking good care of you. Please let us know if there is anything you need or what we could assist to make your...

Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Really nothing is too much to ask if you want change room or ask a special meal, or a special trip, or anything you wish they are glad to help.you, regardig food don't worry , any meal plan you drem they have, personally I choose bed and breakfast and almost every night we ate at the japanese rest. Very good...

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

Dear bestb469, Thank you for posting the review ! Great to know you had a good time and enjoyed the cuisine on the island, especially at Umami. On behalf of Erika, Ubaid and the team, I would like to send the warmest greetings to you and hope to welcome you again very soon. Best regards, Glenn Daniels General Manager

Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Went to Lux for my honeymoon and it was the best holiday experience me and my wife have ever had. Just went on a trip for our 1 year anniversary but we couldn't stop thinking about Lux! It wasn't just the beautiful location, crystal blue waters, fish swimming under the water villa and rooms that made it great, the staff...

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

Dear Tejas P, It has been almost a year since your visit to the Maldives, and I am very pleased to know from your review that you still remember the names of those team members who looked after you and helped you celebrated your honeymoon on the island. I will pass your hello to the team and hope that you...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Needless to say that the Maldives are the most beautiful group of islands in the world , but the lux hotel is the most incredible . Every villa is beautifully decorated, spacious and fresh. There are 5 restaurants to choose from each differently themed from the other, and each serving exquisite food. There is a daily programme of excursions and...

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

Dear Fenella, Thank you for choosing LUX* to enjoy your family time in the Maldives ! The team and I are happy to learn you had a great time, and you also encountered several the most incredible marine creatures during your stay. I truly appreciate the time you had taken to share the experience with the world. Hope you will...

london
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I'm sure like me you have read the list of 5* reviews on here raving about the food, the service, the location and the ambience so I probably don't need to repeat it all, but suffice to say I read pretty much every review before my holiday and had high expectations pre travel but The Lux exceeded all of them....

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

Dear boutiquefan, We hope to welcome you again on the island as well ! Thank you for sharing your LUX* experience. The team is happy to hear that they made your family time special, and everyone had found their own way celebrating the holiday on the island. Your message to Pong, Amzad, Shahid, Veli Bar and the PLAY team will...

Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Chilling at Lux* lounge, enjoying our cuppa n reminiscing our past 4 days at Lux* while writing this review. Truly amazed by their attention to detail to perfect your trip. Completely spoilt for choice on F&B & its plethora of activities - there's something for everyone. One word for the whole LUX* team - service oriented. Special shoutout to Hassan...

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

Dear yong t, Your message to Hassan and Tomoko have been shared with them. We are glad you had a good time and hope you will be planning another visit back to the island. Thank you for sharing the experience with others on TripAdvisor. We looking forward to welcoming you again. Best regards, Glenn Daniels General Manager

Carmarthenshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We have just returned from 10 days at the Lux and had a fantastic holiday. We arrived in a seaplane which was a fantastic experience and were greeted on the pontoon by several members of staff. We stayed in a beach pavilion for 6 nights and 4 nights in a romantic water villa. Both rooms were beautiful however it was...

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

Dear Mair2, It is lovely to hear from you again ! Thank you for taking the time to write the review and share your experience with other travelers who are planning their trips to come to the Maldives. Happy to know you loved every moment spent on the island, especially the experience at all the outlets. Hope we are going...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My partner and I stayed for two weeks in a romantic water villa. As a same sex couple we felt every welcomed and just loved coming back to the resort to see the amazing renovation. We had last been to this resort seven years ago and loved it then. I have to say the changes to rooms and the resort...

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

Dear SJM1973, Great to have you back and pleased to learn that you love the new look and concept of the resort. We hope you will visit us again but not after so many years, and if there is anything the team and I could assist, please feel free to get in touch with us ... looking forward to hearing...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed with my friend at Lux Maldives hotel. We always check and look into the service and found it beautifully done by all staff. We experience the small offerings Like art studio, library, coffee, phone home, and ice cream. We like these as not many hotels offer such. Ur staff are always friendly and they always want to do...

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

Dear Andus46, Thank you for noticing the hard work put into by our team. Happy to know we made your stay and you enjoyed the time with us. I hope you will be in touch again shortly as we look forward to another opportunity of helping you celebrate another island holiday. Warm regards, Glenn Daniels General Manager

South Ari Atoll
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic holiday from the seaplane arrival to the lovely staff send off at our departure. Staff were great especially mr momoon, tala, Hussain and all the staff at senses. Lovely food beautiful beach we would go back in a flash!

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Dear Kevin, Thank you for the review and the feedback on the survey. As what you have mentioned, your message to Tala, Hussain, Pong and the Senses team has been shared with. They are happy that they have made your stay special, and we all look forward to welcoming you back in the near future ! Warm regards, Glenn Daniels...

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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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  • 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: ₹ 26,630 - ₹ 1,09,404 (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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