Set on the tranquil island of Dhidhoofinolhu, LUX* South Ari Atoll offers one of Maldive’s most romantic resort destinations. With its location near Mamigili, you are close to the marine wildlife protected area where whale sharks can be spotted all year round. A 25-minute seaplane ride transports guests to the island, surrounded by some of the world’s finest diving sites. Guests can also choose from a numerous selection of exciting water sports, including kite surfing, which is available only on certain islands of the Maldives. LUX* South Ari Atoll 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 are 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* South Ari Atoll is a popular choice for couples traveling to the Maldives.
Type of Transfer:Season 1
From 1 September 2015 to 31 October 2016Type of Transfer:
Adult (12 and up) : $480
Child (1-11 years old) : $240
Infant (Below 1 year (s) old) : ComplimentaryType of Transfer:
Domestic Flight & Speedboat
Adult (12 and up) : $353
Child (2-11 years old) : $177
Infant (Below 2 year (s) old) : Complimentary
***Please note that to be able to get to the resort on the same day, guests must arrive on international flight before 15:00hrs (Seaplane), 22:00hrs (Domestic Flight & Speedboat)Transfer rates subject to change without prior notice.Maldives booking and transfer info (FAQ)
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Veli Bar & Lounge
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
Senses Bar and Lounge
Senses Bar and Lounge offers a selection of cocktails, rums, liqueurs, beers and spirits, as well as a refreshing selection of Sri Lankan teas in the afternoon. It also offers light Indian Ocean lunches in the shade or by the pool if you don't feel like visiting one of our more formal restaurants. Enjoy a light snack in the evening while swaying gently in a giant hammock or challenge someone to a friendly game of billiards as the sun sets over the ocean.
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.
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.
Perched on stilts over the water, Umami features a Japanese-style teppanyaki table where our chefs entertain guests with their culinary skills. Sit under beautiful silk paper lanterns surrounded by wooden latticework while you enjoy the simple yet delicate flavours of Kobe beef sushi rolls served with scallops or fresh seaweed and squid salad.
The Island Bar
Watch the sun set over the shimmering water as your sip on a delicious island cocktail or aperitif and tasty canaps 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.
Inspired by North African, Lebanese, Indian and Indian Ocean cuisine, Senses never fails to delights with its tempting menu of tagines, tandoori prawns and unique tropical sorbets. Enjoy a light lunch of fresh salads, grills and local seafood, and then take a seat at the water's edge overlooking the infinity pool for an exquisite la carte dinner under the stars. Opening hours: 12:30 pm - 10 pm Monday closed for dinner
Island resort holidays aren't just for grownups anymore. PLAY offers children between the ages of 3 and 12 an opportunity to explore the many wonders and delights of island living. Studio 17 is our complimentary teens' club, where guests between 12 and 17 can get together, explore the island or just hang out. At LUX Maldives, we've made sure there's always something for the whole family to enjoy.
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 LUXMe 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.