LUX South Ari Atoll

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Live and luxuriate in a faraway tropical island, a Robinson Crusoe life, just like you fantasized. Relax in the glamorous Villas suspended on stilts, ride a bicycle on the jetty wondering around the island, swim with the Whale Sharks, enjoy luscious meals at one of the eight restaurants, participate in the marine conservation, dance under the starry nights or simply relax and watch the majestic sunsets. Lux South Ari Atoll brings you a world full of entertainment.


Step foot into a world full of magical moments, the Lux South Ari Atoll invites you to experience island living so much like you have always fantasized, nestled in the calm sands of Dhidhoofinolhu, South Ari Atoll, check with our concierge service for airport transfers and other bookings.


Find your fit in one of the eight different categories whether you travel solo or with a gang, with your tribe of little travelers or only with your better half, choose from our suspended water villas with ever so gorgeous interiors and comfortable furnishings or settle at our beachfront subtle, charming Villas nestled in calm sands.
Beach Pavilions

Beach Pavilions

Designed with thatched roofs and raw white woods, these Beach Pavilions offer you the best of Maldives, the sophisticated interiors with chic furnishi read more...

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Beach Villas

Beach Villas

Luxuriate in your chic, elegant beach bungalow set on the desert at the serene tropical island. Thatched roofs and wooden materials, floor to ceiling read more...

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Beach Pool Villas

Beach Pool Villas

Postcard perfect views, sugary sands allowing you to walk barefoot throughput your trip, chic, elegant indoors, thatched roofs and Maldivian inspired read more...

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Romantic Beach Pool Villa

Romantic Beach Pool Villa


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Two Bedroom Family Beach Pavilions

Two Bedroom Family Beach Pavilions

We have two Interconnected bungalows with separate entrances to give our guests the freedom of privacy. Chic interiors with thatched roofs, wooden mat read more...

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Family Lagoon Pavilions

Family Lagoon Pavilions

You will never feel closer to the Beach at this marvellous Family Lagoon Pavilions, build sandcastles, walk barefoot throughout your stay, spend hours read more...

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Water Villas

Water Villas

A home away from home but with more comfort and luxury our Maldives Water Villas bring to you the comfort of home only above waters and amidst lush tr read more...

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Romantic Pool Water Villas

Romantic Pool Water Villas

Bring alive your romance within the serene beauty of Maldives Island, romance with your better half and romance with the aquatic life beneath waters, read more...

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Temptation Pool Water Villas

Temptation Pool Water Villas

One dive separates you from your cosy Villa to the Maldivian blessings, the azure lagoon. Couples would love our Three Temptation Pool Water Villas, c read more...

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Lux* Villas

Lux* Villas

Our one bedroom Presidential Suite located at the tip of the jetty allows uninterrupted views of the never ending horizon, a front row seat which all read more...

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Dining / Resturants

Beach Rouge

Relax at our Beach Club and Restaurant with a fresh pizza right out of the wood fire oven, salads and grilled seafood all cooked from fresh ingredients from the garden, relish in the Mediterranean goodness, feet under the sands, breeze from the oceans and the magnificent ambience.

Veli Bar

Set beside the infinity pool allowing uninterrupted vistas of the ocean and island from all three sides, hang out for a refreshment or savor a luscious meal from our inviting lunch menu.

Cafe Lux*

For all your coffee needs, day and night. Freshly brewed coffee by our baristas. Take a tour to our in-site roasting room and watch our coffee journey.


Learn the Japanese methods of cooking, presenting and entertaining at our chic, contemporary setting. The cobalt blue bar invites you to experience our passionate chefs showcasing their talents, using knife skills and presenting your dishes right in front of you with the use of fresh ingredients. We even have Teppanyaki table and Kobe beef and Australian Lamb dishes cooked to perfection at the robata grill. Choose from a myriad of dishes and select from a variety of fine Japanese whisky, the ideal spot for a fine dining experience.

Located at the most serene setting right by the beach close to the reception besides the watersports centre with a front row view where you could glare at the spectacular sunrise, socialise with people and hang out with a delectable drink. The social hub invites you to unwind to the sounds of the waves, caressed by the breezy winds and reggae vibes, share your stories and make new friends.

East Market

Our Southeast Asian Restaurant & Bar brings to you hot fiery cuisines bursting with flavor, fried and frizzled, steamed and spiced with an environment like that of the East Market; the overwhelming aromas, sounds, bustling, varieties of East Asian influenced culinaries all in one place. The Overwater East Bar surrounded within the lagoon offering uninterrupted views of the island and oceans, standing on stilts serving the most delectable, flavorful and colorful cocktails.


Watch our passionate chefs create luscious delicacies at the open-kitchen savor the goodness of Mediterranean cuisines; homemade pasta, gnocchi, freshly caught seafood, wood fire pizzas and dinner on the deck at the spectacular oceanfront setting while drowning your toes in the sugary sands. For your celebrations or intimate dining requests we could arrange a separate setting at the location of your choice.


The name says it all. Relish flavorful foods, colorful, presentable cocktails and immerse in the goodness of the serene, calm, cozy ambience at the setting by the infinity pool, an absolute treat to the eyes and senses. Indulge in freshly caught seafood, Morroccan-inspired tangines, Indian Curries, tropical fish and presentable, colorful cocktails and iced cold beers. Stop by our bar for your evening drink or head over for a light lunch, Senses offers meals for all three times and houses a bar and a lounge area, for all your meal and relaxation fix.


Drown your toes in the sandy beaches of Mixe, our Main Restaurant where you could delight on global cuisines with a myriad of varieties, be known that the choice is hard to make. The thatched roofs and sandy floors with cozy and charm interiors delivers a Maldivian touch. Dine within cozy breeze and salivating aromas, where the chefs are busy stir frying and tossing up pizzas in the wood-fire. Nights here are entertaining with local performers creating a moment to remember.


Wellness & Fitness

While on your vacation take some time off for yourself and get some pampering at our Wellness sanctuary. Get your hands on our Yoga programmes, Fitness routines, Meditation and Nourishing with Keen on Greens, Vitamin D from the sun rays on your skin and some time outdoors. Our therapists are well trained and help you with what your body craves for, from releasing stress from your body, detoxifying, relaxing and relieving body aches. Enjoy the myriad of services we have listed for you;

✯ LUX ✯ ME Spa
✯ Eating Well
✯ Aromatherapy by Shirley Page
✯ From Floating Yoga to Meditation
✯ Coconut Everything
✯ Energy Healing with Reiki
✯ Kids Spa Time
✯ B stands for Brides & Beauty
✯ Get Fit
✯ Wellness Retreats

Learn from the experts, go on a Fishing trip with a local expert and learn the techniques of fishing. The Maldivian waters are the best place to learn, fish and explore. Take your catch to the resort and request our passionate chefs to cook them up the way you like.

Watersports Activities

LUX South offers an array of watersports activities for our aquaphiles and marine enthusiasts both above and below waters.

✯ Jet Ski
✯ Fly-Boarding- Hoverboarding
✯ Stand-up Paddle Boarding
✯ Kitesurfing
✯ Water-skiing or Wakeboarding
✯ Windsurfing

Swim along the marine creatures, the deeper you go the more breathtaking it gets. The natural aquarium houses majestic sting rays, coral fish, baby black tip reef sharks and the very rare Manta rays. Explore the magical world beneath waters.

Encounter the mesmerising world beneath waters, South Ari Atoll offers some of the world's best dive sites and vibrant house reef within an abundance of marine life. Our pros and novices will have best experience of diving Excursions with the help of our five star PADI dive centre and its professional team of dedicated members.

Sports & Leisure

Our Dive Centre provides full training and PADI Certifications for all abilities and levels, the resort Water Sports Centre offers a myriad of watersports activities both motorised as well as non-motorised, a vast choice of sports activities; Tennis, Volleyball, Beach Yoga, Cycling and more, in addition to that we have a range of Excursions where you could cruise along the island and experience the local life, our active guests will have no space for boredom, we have a range of options for you to choose from.


Live out your Robinson Crusoe fantasy at this extraordinaire peace haven, family friendly resort. Start with a welcome ice cream and explore the never forgetting experiences that await you at the magical island of South Ari Atoll. Make your family bond stronger and spend hours with your little ones and loved ones.

✯ Cinema Paradiso
✯ PLAY- Our Modern and Mindful Kids Club
✯ Teens Programme
✯ Family Lagoon Pavilion
✯ ICI Ice Cream
✯ LUX✯ ME Youth
✯ A Family Friendly

Weddings and Honeymoon

Allow our team of dedicated members to carefully create your dream wedding setting. Thatched roof decors with Maldivian flora, the majestic sunsets playing backdrop, the gorgeous sea and its caressing breeze, the sugary sands for you to host a barefoot wedding by the beach, luscious meals with special menus for you and so much more. The choice is yours;

✯ Zero-waste Wedding
✯ Romantic Water Villas
✯ Bachelor Party of your dreams
✯ Bridal Studio
✯ In-house Photographers
✯ Private Dining Experiences
✯ Honeymoon Offer

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