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5.0 of 5 Resort   |   (Formerly Diva Maldives)
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a fantastic time at LUX! The staff were really friendly and polite, food was delicious at all restaurants and rooms were excellent. We've spend there a week and enjoyed every second of it. We also got some small presents from the hotell since we were on our honeymoon, really appreciated. If there is anything to complain about it's... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Sadly I had a very short stay at the resort. However, I felt the worm genuine hospitality of the staff specially at the restaurants. I had a billing issue and raised my concerns through the resort feedback form and was overwhelmed by the response speed and corrective action taken. The resort GM personally got involved to clear my doubts and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our best holiday. Beautiful island, wonderful staff who can get anything done. So much to do on one island that one week just wasn't enough, and something for everyone - food, wine, diving, spa, sea...

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LUX_GM, General Manager at LUX* Maldives, responded to this review

Dear Suzie, On behalf of our LUX* Maldives family we would we would like to say Thank you for your review and we look forward to welcome you back for another wonderful holiday. Best regards, Shaun Dünhofen General Manager More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lux Maldives is a great resort. We had a wonderful time on holiday. The staff were great, the food was excellent together with brilliant facilities for the family. I would thoroughly recommend this hotel to anyone wishing to go to the Maldives - you get everything that you would expect from a 5 star hotel.

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LUX_GM, General Manager at LUX* Maldives, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonder family holiday review. We have passed the feedback to all in LUX* Maldives as we feel appreciate your kind words shared with all the Tripadvisor readers. Best regards, Shaun Dünhofen General Manager More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

From the moment we arrived with the staff on the jetty to welcome us to the moment they waved us off we had a wonderful honeymoon! The island is magical, there is lots to keep you occupied for two weeks; water sports, searching for the hidden bottles & the secret bar, boat trips, outdoor movie night, eating & drinking in... More

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LUX_GM, General Manager at LUX* Maldives, responded to this review

Dear Rebecca, Thank you you for recommending LUX* Maldives as the place for a Perfect honeymoon to all our online reviewers. Romance and celebrating life is important especially when there are so many activities to explore with together on the island. The 'screen on the beach' mentioned is one of my favorite as it is under the stars and personifies... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We booked this resort as a couple with no kids. We weren't sure if we wanted to do activities or not so chose Lux as it looked like there were plenty of choices. We had the best time of our lives. Definitely advise going all inclusive - great value.

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LUX_GM, General Manager at LUX* Maldives, responded to this review

Dear Sarah, Thank you for your review “Fantastic luxury stay” and we are delighted that you made the choice to stay with us. LUX* Maldives is a large island and we are thankful that we have so many restaurant and bar options to offer all our guests from couples to families, so there is something for everyone (especially when you... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Just spent 10 days in this Island Paradise with our family of 5. Outstanding staff. Sobir entertained us with towel sculptures and floral decorations in our room every day and our rooms were always immaculate. The bubble bath ready after dinner on my birthday was a real treat - thank you Sobir. July is low season but in a 10... More

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LUX_GM, General Manager at LUX* Maldives, responded to this review

Dear Wendy and family, Thank you for mentioning our team with your kind words, especially that of highlighting Sobir amazing towel sculptures and floral decorations in your room each day. Especially celebrating your birthday with us is always a special experience and we are delighted that you enjoyed it here amongst us. A pity that you were unable to see... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I chose Lux for our sixth holiday to the Maldives. We have become seasoned travellers to this beautiful part of the world, but have been in constant search of the ‘perfect’ island. Previous islands visited have included Meedhupparu Water Villas, Hilton Iru Fushi (now renamed) which we visited twice, the Beach House at Manafaru (also now renamed)... More

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LUX_GM, General Manager at LUX* Maldives, responded to this review

“Five star resort with six star people” is a great way to describe LUX* Maldives. On behalf of our Resort manager, Mamoun and Executive Chef, Jonathan we thank you for this amazing review and for the kind words shared. We are very proud and honoured to have our Team recognized in such a beautiful way. We have shared your experience... More

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Lux for our honeymoon and where blown away as soon as the sea plane landed! A warm welcome from Mamoun and his team gave the indication that this will be a cherished trip! We stayed in the beach villa which was kept immaculate by Shareef from housekeeping. The food was top notch although pricey but you are... More

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LUX_GM, General Manager at LUX* Maldives, responded to this review

Dear Aziz, Thank you for your review and once again congratulations on your Honeymoon. There are so many wonderful activities to do on the island and we appreciate that you were able to explore the fly boarding and jet ski, as well as relaxing at our LUX* Me spa. We have shared your review with Mamoun and the team as... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My visit to lux was in June from the moment we landed in maldives I knew the service would be great. The staff of lux were the most prepared in the airport and the room we waited in for the sea plane was one of the best. After arriving at lux nothing changed and for the whole stay we had... More

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LUX_GM, General Manager at LUX* Maldives, responded to this review

Dear Hussein, Maldives is a special place and we are delighted that you chose to stay at LUX* Maldives. Your title personifies the island well and we are thankful to share this beautiful experience to all our online readers. From the airport experience to landing on the island our team is always prepared to do their best to ensure that... More

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Address: (Formerly Diva Maldives)
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Location: Maldives > Alifu Atoll > Southern Ari Atoll > Dhidhoofinolhu Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — LUX* Maldives 5*
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Also Known As:
Lux* Maldives Hotel South Ari Atoll
Diva Maldives Hotel
Diva Maldives South Ari Atoll

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Bar / Lounge Beach Beverage Selection Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
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A luxury resort in Maldives, with 4 km of beaches, charming water villas and a world-class diving centre Above or below the waterline, the Maldives presents a kaleidoscope of colours, flavours, nature and activities that never fails to delight. And LUX* Maldives is no exception. As the only settlement on the island of Dhidhoofinolhu in South Ari Atoll, this luxury resort in Maldives offers real insight into unspoiled island living. A spontaneous atmosphere provides delights at every turn, with anything from impromptu cinema screenings on the beach to pop-up musical performances. The lagoon is ideal for snorkelling and whale shark spotting, while two pools and a spa at this idyllic Maldives resort offer a welcome break from the beach. Follow secret pathways through tropical gardens and taste authentic island cuisine at our numerous restaurants. Wherever you venture at this luxury resort in Maldives, expect to be pleasantly surprised. ... more   less 
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