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 190 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 4.7
Property Details

Property Location

When you stay at LUX* South Ari Atoll Resort & Villas in Dhidhoofinolhu Island, you'll be within a 5-minute drive of Himendhoo Thila. This 5-star resort is within the vicinity of Dhidhoofinolhu Marina and Dhigurah Beach.

Rooms

Make yourself at home in one of the 193 air-conditioned rooms 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 provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours).

Attractions

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Himendhoo Thila - 0.1 km / 0.1 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 may be 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.
  • Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit.
  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

  • Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

  • Contactless check-in is available.

  • Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.
  • 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. 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 contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation. 24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements. 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. 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. To guarantee transfers from Male International Airport, guests must contact the property with their flight details at least 72 hours before their expected 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.

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • 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
  • -In-room accessibility
  • -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