LUX* South Ari Atoll

LUX* South Ari Atoll


Dhidhoofinolhu, Maldives | Luxury Hotels

The picture-perfect island of Dhidhoofinolhu in the Maldives is the home of LUX* South Ari Atoll Resort. It may well just provide the holiday experience of a lifetime. With broad stretches of soft white sand upon which to stroll, shimmering blue-green waters in which to splash and luxury comforts and activities to cater to your every need. It’s easy to see how the resort has gained such an impressive reputation among discerning visitors.

193 private Villas



Located on Dhidhoofinolhu Island (South Ari Atoll).

Getting there

Approx. 25 minutes seaplane journey from the airport during daylight hours, 20 minutes scheduled domestic flight +10 min speedboat, option also available late evening.


Outdoor pool • Private beach • 5-Star PADI dive centre • Floodlit tennis courts • LUX* Me Fitness Centre • LUX* Me spa • 24-hour business centre • Express check-in • Express check-out • Conference centre • Meeting room • Water Sports • Land Sports • Beach Yoga • Wi-Fi • Extensive child and teen facilities, including kids club • Air-Conditioned Room • 24h In-Villa Dining • On-site doctor • Laundry service • Babysitting service (on request) • Private Dining • Hotel boutique.

LUX* South Ari Atoll Highlights

  • Lux* Me Spa
  • LUX* Me Fitness Centre
  • World-class PADI dive centre
  • Senses Bar & Lounge
  • Lagoon Bar
  • Private villas


187 Pavilions and Private Villas.

Make yourself at home in one of the 187 air-conditioned private villas featuring minibars and LED televisions. Rooms have private furnished balconies or patios. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and satellite programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with showers feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers.

All rooms and suites include:

  • Balcony/Terrace
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Television
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • MiniBar
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Bath Robe
  • Hair Dryer
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • Room Service
  • Safety Deposit Box

Dining & Bars


Oriental flavours with an Indian Ocean touch.

Senses Bar and lounge

Cocktails, rums, liqueurs, beers and spirits, as well as a refreshing selection of Sri Lankan teas in the afternoon.


Inventive international cuisine.


Tastes of modern Japanese dining.

East Market

A culinary tour of South East Asia.

East bar

Over-water bar.

Lagoon Bar

Relaxed bar on the beach.


Cucina Italiana (Italian cuisine).

Beach Rouge

Beach Club.


Poolside drinks and seafood bistro.

Café LUX*

Enjoy signature coffees roasted in house.

Sports & Leisure

Land sports

  • Table tennis
  • Tennis (2 courts)
  • Billiard
  • Table football

Water sports

  • Snorkelling equipment
  • Canoe
  • Pedal boats
  • Kayaks
  • Snorkelling trips to the house reef
  • Diving
  • Windsurfing
  • Fun tube rides
  • Waterskiing
  • Jet-skiing
  • Kite surfing
  • Catamaran trips
  • Whale shark safaris
  • Flyboarding
  • Glass-bottom boat excursions
  • Private trips with speedboat or dhoni
  • Morning and sunset fishing

LUX* Me Spa

  • 15 exclusive spa villas including 4 water treatment villas
  • Common relaxation area with sauna and hammam bath
  • Plunge pools
  • Showers and changing rooms with separate sauna and steam bath for ladies
  • 1 beauty room
  • 1 spa boutique
  • Pedicure/ Manicure facilities
  • Yoga Grove

LUX* Me Fitness Center

Modern equipment, bodybuilding, stretching, progressive and adapted exercises.


Complimentary tennis rackets and balls upon availability.

Dress Code: Guests must wear sports attire while on the court including sports shoes.

†Treatments at cost and some other activities.

You can send your enquiry via the form below.

LUX* South Ari Atoll