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LUX* South Ari Atoll

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14/05/2017 15/05/2017
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cheshire, england
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

I wouldn't know where to start writing a review for this truly amazing place, there are not enough words to describe how perfect it is in every way, it is the only place (and we've been to a lot of beautiful places in the world) I have ever had a tear in my eye leaving, when taking off in the...

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Bethel, Connecticut
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

From arrival to departure, we were treated to the ultimate travel/vacation experience! The staff, the facilities, the weather, the water, the restaurants, the food, the entire experience was beyond our wildest imagination! We were greeted by Mamoun (the resort manager) upon arrival and we immediately knew we were in good hands. We were able to experience many unique opportunities and...

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1Thank wallachwb
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This newly renovated resort is a wonderful place to visit. This was our second vacation at Lux in the Maldives. Great family resort, hands on and very friendly management, and very nice staff. Thank you Glen, Mamoun and your team for making our vacation memorable.

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

Dear Edward, Great to have you back and happy to hear you had another good time on the island and enjoyed the upgrade of the resort. Please keep in touch as we very much look forward to welcoming you again ! Warm regards, Glenn Daniels General Manager

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Amazing resort in paradise and we couldn't have asked for a better place to spend our honeymoon! We had a beach villa, would highly recommend as you walk st right out of your room on to the beach which was always quiet and felt private. Also, right in the middle of the island so easy to get everywhere. The food...

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

Dear Jodie, Thank you for posting the review. Very happy to hear from you again and to know you are doing well. The team and I look forward to welcoming you again for another celebration. Please let us know if there is anything we could assist. Hope to see you on the island soon ! Warm regards, Glenn Daniels General...

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Just been there to celebrate our wedding anniversary. The place itself is very beautiful with a nice beach and restaurants. Staff is very friendly and go out of their way to accommodate your needs. I really loved my time being there. We even managed to see Whale shark! Highly recommended! P.S. All the prices when you do search are excluding...

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

Dear Tanya, Happy to know you had a wonderful time on the island celebrating the anniversary, and we look forward to welcoming you for another visit in the near future. Warm regards, Glenn Daniels General Manager

Aussie
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our family of 2 adults and 2 young children stayed in a beach villa. The villa was clean, modern and very functional. We stayed on the beach side of the island which ensured we had a wonderful breeze of an afternoon which was fantastic. We purchased the 'all inclusive' package and the food at all the restaurants was excellent. I...

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South Ari Atoll
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a fantastic hotel with excellent facilities and service. The recent refurbishment has significantly improved the resort which was good previously. This was our second visit and we will be back again.

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

Dear Nicholas, Thank you for the wonderful note. Looking forward to having your family back to the island again soon. Warm regards, Glenn Daniels General Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

Many visits to Maldives before, but 1st time at Lux. Arrival was very pleasant with the staff and GM welcoming everyone. Island is larger than most in Maldives which allows for you to "spread out" and enjoy peace and solitude if that's what your looking for. Stayed in indulgence pool suite, which was magnificently appointedand expansive. Way too large for...

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Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

My husband and I stayed at LUX Maldives for our honeymoon in February 2017 and were very pleased with our experience. The beach is beautiful and perfect for snorkeling and diving. The sand is white and soft and the water is 30C warm! We took our PADI diving license and wind surfing lessons at the hotel's sports center and the...

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

Dear Hellen, Happy to hear from you again ! Thank you for writing the review and sharing your comments with other travelers. We hope you will be back soon for another visit as the team is looking forward to seeing you on the island again. Warm regards, Glenn Daniels General Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was my second time at lux* and they still continue to blow me out of the water. They have provided two of the most amazing holidays of my life!!! The water sports are insanely fun, the room was outstanding quality and most importantly the food was the best i've ever eaten!!! I happily gained a couple of kilos as...

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

Dear Angus, Happy to have you back ! Great to know you had fun, and catch up soon. Cheers, Glenn Daniels General Manager

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  • Beachfront
  • Pool
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • 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: €297 - €1,435 (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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“We got a room on the East side of the island since we were traveling from over 9 time zones away. Good way to reset the internal clock.”
wallachwb, 27 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Beach Villa”
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“Go for the Water Villas, Gorgeous!”
NDSey, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“If you don't mind the walk or bike (for a rental fee) to the water bungalow, well worth the upgrade.”
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“Because our daughter is learning to swim, we liked bungalow on the lagoon side, which has more shallow beach than the deeper sea side.”
Jari122015, 14 Apr 2017 | Read review
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