LUX* South Ari Atoll Resort & Villas

Self Rated: 5.0 out of 5
South Ari Atoll, Dhidhoofinolhu Island, Maldives
4.7 out of 5 rating 180 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 4.7

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Property Details

Property Location

When you stay at LUX* South Ari Atoll Resort & Villas 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. If you're looking for recreational opportunities, you'll find 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 express check-in, express check-out, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. 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 Resort & Villas 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.
Drones and aerial surveillance devices are not permitted at this property.
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Guests arriving late won't be able to check in until the next morning. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 72 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. 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 (subject to availability). 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. Speedboat operating hours from Male are 10 AM-11 PM, and operating hours from Maamigili are 6 AM-6 PM. The fee is USD 390 per adult/teen and USD 195 per child age 2-11. Guests booked on Flyme flights do not have access to the LUX* lounge at the seaplane terminal.
Flyme domestic flights from VAM to MLE start at 6 AM, and the last flight from MLE to VAM arrives at 11 PM. Baggage allowances for both seaplane and FLYME domestic flights is 44 pounds (20 kilograms) for checked bags, and 11 pounds (5 kilograms) for carry on bags, per person. Fees of USD 5 plus tax per kilogram apply for excess baggage. 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 property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking. The credit card used to book the reservation must be presented by the cardholder at check-in [along with matching photo identification]. [Any other arrangements must be coordinated with the property prior to arrival.]

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.

  • Guests must transfer via airplane and boat to the property. Guests must contact the property at least 72 hours before travel, using the contact information on the confirmation received after booking.

  • 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.

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