Set on the tranquil island of Dhidhoofinolhu, LUX* Maldives offers one of Maldive’s most romantic resort destinations. With its location near Mamigili, you are close to the marine wildlife protected area where whalesharks can be spotted all year round. A 25 minute scenic seaplane ride transports guests to the island, surrounded by some of the world’s finest diving sites. Guests can also choose from numerous exciting water sports, including kite surfing, which is available only on certain islands in Maldives. LUX* Maldives is also among the first supporters of the FenMaaDhiguRan Conservation Project, and allows guests to participate in voluntary activities that helps protect the country's diverse marine life. Each of the spacious guest villas is equipped with superior amenities ensuring a comfortable stay. The seven restaurants serve a variety of exquisite international cuisines, while there are six bars offering refreshing cocktails along with some Mediterranean snacks. With its romantic setting and one of a kind experience with marine wildlife, LUX* Maldives is a popular choice for couples traveling to the Maldives.
The Island Kitchen
Savour the essence of authentic island living at The Island Kitchen. With tables set out on the beach under thatched roofs and slow turning ceiling fans, guests can sink their feet into the warm sand below while tucking into mouth-watering buffets for breakfast and dinner. Live cooking stations offer everything from wood-fired pizzas and grills to stir-fries with a tempting island twist. In the evening, enjoy genuine island entertainment performed by talented local performers.
Opening hours: 7 am to 10.30 am / 7 pm to 10 pm
The Island Bar
Watch the sun set over the shimmering water as your sip on a delicious island cocktail or aperitif and tasty canapés at The Island Bar. Go for a stroll along the beach or simply soak up the laid-back ambience on the wooden deck as you wind down another amazing day on the island.
Opening hours: 12.00 pm to 4 pm for lunch, open for drinks until 2 am
On the beach, facing the sunrise, close to the lobby and the boat house, this is your regular laid-back watering hole. Enjoy island music and reggae favourites while sharing your experiences from the last dive or your exciting water sports session.
Opening hours: 10:30 am to 5 pm
East Restaurant and Bar
Suspended above the water, East inspires with its incredible view out over the lagoon. Rustic decks and old ship's riggings add to the nautical theme, while bright cushions and light fabrics provide a lively island feel. The menu features the best of Cambodian, Indonesian, Thai, Sri Lankan, Hong Kong and Chinese-style buffets.
Opening hours: 7 am to 10:30 am / 7 pm to 10 pm
Veli Pool Bar & Lunch
Located near the crystal clear swimming pool that extends out to sea, with shimmering views of the lagoon on three sides, Veli Pool Bar offers a casual menu of tasty pizzas, sandwiches and spring rolls, as well as Mediterranean-style tapas, mezze and antipasti.
Opening hours: 8:30 am to 6 pm; light lunches served from 12:30 pm
LUX* offers access to some of the nation's most beautiful dive sites, where scuba enthusiasts can see an abundance of parrotfish, butterfly fish, sting rays, manta rays, tuna and barracuda, not to mention impressive yet gentle whale sharks. You might even encounter an elusive hawksbill, dolphin or green turtle.
Lux*Me - Spa
LUX*Me is a unique concept which combines fitness, spa, nutrition, yoga, retreats and experiences into one venue. Our concept is to allow guests to create their own integrated spa, fitness and lifestyle experience with the help of our LUX*Me experts. Our unique 'Me Time' Menu is designed to tailor-make an experience just for you. From luxurious facials, massages and scrubs to invigorating yoga classes and a broad array of dynamic and fun exercise programmes, LUX* Me is all about you.
The venue serves Middle East style dishes inspired by Lebanese, Indian and Indian Ocean cuisines, beautifully set leading to a terrace and an infinity pool. Guests can unwind at the lounge bar with a wide selection of cocktails, rums as well as a selection of Sri Lankan teas for the afternoon.
Opening hours: 12:30 pm - 10 pm *Monday closed for dinner
Allegria Restaurant & Bar
Vibrant Italian flair blends with the lively island ambience at Allegria. Located right on the beach, this open kitchen allows guests to watch our skilled chefs at work as they create pizzas, pastas and gnocchi dishes. For a more intimate atmosphere, Allegria's wine cellar can be booked for private dinners. Exclusive arrangements can also be made for small parties to dine in the cellar and indulge in a range cheeses complemented by our exceptional selection of French and New World wines