Get Off the Grid in the Maldives

LUX* South Ari Atoll enjoys a private, tropical location that is remarkable for its beauty and proximity to rare and spectacular marine life.

Whether you are seeking a peaceful hideaway or active adventure, your desert island paradise is about to come true. On the picture-perfect island of Dhidhoofinolhu, is where you will find the luxurious resort of LUX* South Ari Atoll.

The resort is all set for summer, offering guests a total escape from everyday life, and the chilly Winter months, in a relaxing private island setting where the atmosphere is beach-house chic. A slice of tropical heaven, where laid-back luxury blends itself with the warmth of traditional Maldivian hospitality, and complemented by sparkling events and experiences. The resort is not only the ideal LUX* ideal getaway for families and groups of friends, but for lovers’ seeking out romantic moments.


At LUX South Ari Atoll you will discover 193 private villas, dotted along the water’s edge across a long stretch of powder fine beaches, and perched on stilts above a crystal lagoon. On land or above water, these super spacious rooms and suites bring an entirely original vibe of coastal, beach house chic to the Maldives. With a 5-Star PADI dive centre, the resort’s limpid waters are a diver’s nirvana but there’s an equal abundance of snorkelling and opportunities to visit the resident whale sharks. 

Offering two infinity pools, floodlit tennis courts and a Technogym fitness centre, as well as a LUX* Me spa which plays host to a wellness concierge and a menu of indulgent and stimulating treatments, there is something for every holiday maker. The resort also boasts eight eateries and five bars, and it wouldn’t be LUX* getaway without a few surprises — expect island-roasted coffee from Café LUX*, impromptu screenings at cinema paradiso and the chance to hang your hopes on our magical tree of wishes.

On top of all that, it’s not the kind of conventional resort where guests soon know where everything is. LUX* is all about the discovery of the unexpected, and offers guests a different kind of luxury that celebrates life and makes each moment special. Guests may discover talents they never knew they had by signing up for their expert led workshops such as painting lessons, the Art of Travel Writing with Juliet Kinsman, or Tibetan Sound Healing with Phoebe Joel. 

If you’re looking for a new kind of health experience, there are also masterclasses in DIY Kombucha, the hottest trend in health beverages, and Health Tonics with Gillian Kozicki, as well as DIY Chinese Medicine Therapies with Moxa Punk.


For a limited period only, travellers intending to stay at LUX* South Ari Atoll can take advantage of some very special offers:

Fabulous offer:
Guests who book by 31 August 2017 for stays until 19 December 2017 receive:
Up to 20% off for bookings made and confirmed in a Beach Pavilion
Up to 30% off for bookings made and confirmed in a Beach Villa, Beach Pool Villa or Water Villa
Up to 40% off for bookings made and confirmed in a Romantic Pool Water Villa, a Temptation Pool Water Villa and a LUX* Villa

Rates from:
Beach Pavilion Room, R34 120
Beach Villa, R40 400
Romantic Beach Villa, R49 910

Maldives Package includes:
Return economy flights ex Johannesburg on Emirates Airline. Return airport transfers. Approximate airport taxes. 7 nights' accommodation and a daily breakfast.

Free Wi-Fi
Complimentary use of the snorkelling equipment

Details and conditions:
Booking period: From now until 31 August 2017
Stay period: From now to 19 December 2017
Blackout dates: 3 to 14 September 2017 and 20 to 28 October 2017
Quotations already include applicable special offers
All reservations have to be guaranteed at the time of booking by credit card.
This offer is valid subject to availability

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