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Bellevue, Washington
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Sea plane and arrival was great, nice to meet Glenn, chef Sebastian, Vera and team to go through needs Villa great and nice to be introduced to it with Vera so able to quickly go through everything we needed extra, changes (most of which had already been requested in advance). Very comfortable and modern with all conveniences although bit sterile...

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Haslemere, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We've just returned from our 2nd visit to the LUX*..... & it was even better than the 1st time in Feb 2015... we couldn't wait to see the changes & refurbishment that we knew had taken place last year as we didn't think that anything could be improved.......but we were wrong... the changes have just enhanced what was & still...

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Sofia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

For the first time in my life I turn a dream into reality and its even better then my highest expectations! Let me start from the beginning. Super warm welcome at Male airport, smooth transition into LUX bright lounge with sea planes view and everything taken care of. The sea plane flight was with gorgeous views of the atoll and...

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

Dear Sunflowera, Glad you had a wonderful time on the island especially under the care of Aysha, Anees and of course Mamoun. We wish you a safe flight back and hope to hear from you again shortly to share your next holiday plan with us as the team is looking forward to welcoming you back to the Maldives to celebrate...

Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Fantastic modern resort with youthful vibe and bright classy design. The nature is amazingly beautiful, all hotel facilities are on point and the food is all type of delicious you can imagine. Special thanks to Mr Mamoun for taking care of any request we had, all the guys in the resort for the smiles and professionalism. This place puts service...

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

Dear Borianna, Thank you for posting the review. On behalf of Mamoun and the team, we wish you a safe and pleasant journey home and look forward to welcoming you again in the not too distant future. See you soon ! Warm regards, Glenn Daniels General Manager

Sofia, Bulgaria
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

After 10 days in Paradise I am struggling with finding the right words to explain our experience! Most of the important things about Lux resort have been said over and over again - and all of them are true: - stunning nature; - a warm, harmonious and beautiful layout and architecture of the resort; - restaurants that would be top...

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Sunnyvale, California
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We looked at several resorts since we were traveling with our 11 month old. I am so glad we picked Lux! Right from the grand welcome by the staff to the time we boarded the return flight , we were very well taken care of. We stayed at the romantic pool Villa which was perfect. When not at the lagoon,...

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is my 3rd visit to the Maldives in 4 years, and this time I've decided that this would be a Solo trip to recharge and to complete my Padi Open Water Certification. Before I start the review, special thanks to Mamoun and Rachael, who never failed to check if I needed any help or if they can help me...

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Currently staying at the Lux. All the staff go out of their way to offer assistance. When we arrived we were given plenty of choice to upgrade. Tried the Beach Villa Pool (334) which was lovely. Only point we did not like is the toilet and shower are outside and whilst private bit of a pain when you get up...

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

Dear Miles-and-Co, Thank you for sharing the experience with others. Happy to know you are having a great time and the team is helping you celebrate the holiday on the island. Should there be anything you need, please contact any of us in each outlet or department as the team will be making sure you enjoy the rest of your...

Wigan
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

When choosing where to stay in the Maldives we managed to short list four. Lux South Ari Atoll was highly recommended by our knowledgeable travel agent. The island is long enough to enjoy a long walk round which we enjoyed. There are plenty of bars and restaurants around , each of which have a unique and different ambience, from the...

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

Dear joeaE3130WX, Thank you for giving your recommendations to other travelers. Your support will certainly encourage the team to keep up what have been achieved and continue to strive for creating memorable holiday experience for our guests. We are glad you had a great time, and hope to see you again on the island very soon! Warm regards, Glenn Daniels...

South Ari Atoll
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Beautiful island, meals in the restaurants were fantastic, friendly helpful staff with nothing too much trouble for them, overall a fantastic place with great atmosphere watching sunsets at beach rouge, would recommend this place & we will go back again.

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

Dear Andy, Thank you for the lovely message. We are happy to know you enjoyed very much of your stay and will plan to be back. Please let us hear from you again soon as the team would like to help you celebrate another holiday in the sunny tropics. Have a wonderful day ! Warm regards, Glenn Daniels General Manager

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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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  • 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: €299 - €1,456 (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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