LUX* South Ari Atoll

Self Rated: 5.0 out of 5
South Ari Atoll, Dhidhoofinolhu Island, Maldives
4.7 out of 5 rating 174 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 4.7

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Property Details

Property Location

When you stay at LUX* South Ari Atoll in Dhidhoofinolhu Island, you'll be minutes from Dhidhoofinolhu Marina. This 5-star resort is within the vicinity of Dhigurah Beach and Vakarufalhi Island Beach.

Rooms

Make yourself at home in one of the 193 guestrooms featuring minibars. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and satellite programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with separate bathtubs and showers feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and ceiling fans.

Amenities

Take time to pamper yourself with a visit to the full-service spa. You're sure to appreciate the recreational amenities, including a spa tub and a sauna. Additional amenities at this resort include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and a picnic area.

Dining

All-inclusive rates are available at this resort. Meals and beverages at onsite dining establishments are included in all-inclusive rates. Charges may be applied for dining at some restaurants, special dinners and dishes, some beverages, and other amenities.

Enjoy international cuisine at MIXE, one of the resort's 7 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of the 24-hour room service. Snacks are also available at the coffee shop/café. Need to unwind? Take a break with a tasty beverage at one of the 2 bars/lounges.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include a business center, express check-in, and express check-out. A roundtrip airport shuttle is available for a surcharge.

Attractions

Distances are calculated in a straight line from the property's location to the point of interest or attraction, and may not reflect actual travel distance.

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Dhidhoofinolhu Marina - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
Dhigurah Beach - 5.1 km / 3.2 mi
Vakarufalhi Island Beach - 8.9 km / 5.5 mi
Maafushivaru Island Jetty - 12.1 km / 7.5 mi
Maafushivaru Island Beach - 12.2 km / 7.6 mi
Dhangethi Beach - 13.8 km / 8.6 mi
Ranveli Beach - 14.8 km / 9.2 mi
Villingilivaru Island Pier - 14.9 km / 9.3 mi
Harbor Green Zone - 39.5 km / 24.5 mi
Ibrahim Kalaafaan Mosque and Shrine - 39.6 km / 24.6 mi
Great Banyan Tree - 39.6 km / 24.6 mi
Ari Atoll - 43.3 km / 26.9 mi
Fish Head Dive Site - 48.9 km / 30.4 mi

The preferred airport for LUX* South Ari Atoll is Male (MLE-Velana Intl.) - 103.6 km / 64.4 mi.

Check-in time starts at 2pm. Check-out time is 11am.
Property Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.


  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.
  • Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Guests arriving late won't be able to check in until the next morning. Guests must arrange transfers (surcharge) from Male International Airport (MLE) to the property, which is 25 minutes away via seaplane. Daily seaplane transfer service is offered by Trans Maldivian Airways between 6 AM and 4 PM. Daily domestic flight service offered by Flyme (with speedboat transfers included) is available from Male International Airport to Villa International Airport Maamigili (VAM). Flights take approximately 20 minutes, and the speedboat ride is 15 minutes. Operating hours from Male is 10 AM-11 PM, and operating hours from Maamigili is 6 AM-6 PM. The fee is USD 350 per adult/teen and USD 175 per child. Guests booked on Flyme flights do not have access to the LUX* lounge at the seaplane terminal. Luggage in excess of 20 kg/person for checked baggage and 5 kg for carry-on baggage incurs a fee, payable to the seaplane company during flight check-in. Guests must pay the seaplane fee at check-out. To guarantee transfers from Male International Airport, guests must contact the property with their flight details at least 72 hours before their expected arrival. Please contact the hotel office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.


  • If you require a visa to enter the country, your property may be able to help with the supporting documents needed to obtain one. To learn more, you can reach out to the property via the contact details included on your booking confirmation. The property may charge for this assistance, even if you end up cancelling your reservation. All arrangements are solely between the property and yourself.

  • Reservations are required for massage services. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:


  • Floatplane transfer per adult: USD 390 (one-way)

  • Floatplane transfer per child: USD 195 (one-way), (from 2 to 11 years old)

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Features
  • -Free newspapers in lobby
  • -Snack bar/deli
  • -24-hour front desk
  • -Concierge services
  • -Smoke-free property
  • -Terrace
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Airport transportation
  • -Spa tub
  • -Spa treatment room(s)
  • -Barbecue grill(s)
  • -Laundry facilities
  • -Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • -Business center
  • -Conference center
  • -Full-service spa
  • -Pool sun loungers
  • -Number of bars/lounges - 2
  • -Coffee shop or café - 1
  • -Sauna
  • -Steam room
  • -Beach towels
  • -Garden
  • -Picnic area
  • -Coffee/tea in common areas
  • -Number of restaurants - 7
  • -Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • -Express check-in
  • -Express check-out
  • -Tennis on site