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    LUX* South Ari Atoll

    (Formerly Diva Maldives)
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    Free Wifi
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    Poolside Bar
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    Reviewed 2 days ago

    The best ever resort we stayed in our life! Simply. This is considering all the options at Bali etc places we get just few hours flight away from Sydney. Lux South Ari Atoll is itself a quite decent sized island (atoll) and it takes 40...More

    2  Thank apim
    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    This vacation was better then expected. The resort is beautiful and service is excellent. All restaurants and bars are top. Comming back for sure. Thank you to all the staff. We had a water villa. Prived and heavenly.

    Thank Luc V
    Response from LSA_GM, General Manager at LUX* South Ari AtollResponded 2 days ago

    Dear Luc, Thank you for the lovely message. I am glad to know you have enjoyed the time with us and definitely looking forward to welcoming you back. Have a safe and pleasant trip back home. Warm regards, Jonas Amstad General Manager

    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    Wonderful, perfect, unbeatable………… The best resort we have stayed at. Everything was first class and exceeded all our expectations. Our daughter had honeymoon here and highly reccomended. She was right! From the moment we arrived at Male airport the staff catered to our every need....More

    Thank TomBudapest
    Response from LSA_GM, General Manager at LUX* South Ari AtollResponded 2 days ago

    It is great to hear from you again ! Thank you for sharing your review with others, and I am really happy to hear that you enjoyed the stay and we did not disappoint you. If there is any opportunity in the future, I hope...More

    Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

    We stay aweek at lux. It was really a fantastic relaxing holiday. My kids love the resort. My kids want to have an IC cream form your homemade ICI and our flight about to landed and we fly to male and my kids still want...More

    Thank fofa567
    Response from LSA_GM, General Manager at LUX* South Ari AtollResponded 3 days ago

    We are happy to see you are happy ! Thank you for the message. Allow me to take this opportunity to send Mamoun's regards to your family. Wish you a pleasant and smooth trip back home, and we will see you again very soon. Best...More

    Reviewed 4 days ago

    I don’t think that there are strong enough words in the English dictionary to describe how utterly wonderful our honeymoon was at LUX. This is my third time in the Maldives and this resort is BY FAR the best. The luxurious experience starts at the...More

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    1  Thank Kelly J
    Response from LSA_GM, General Manager at LUX* South Ari AtollResponded 3 days ago

    Dear Kelly, It is lovely to hear from you again. Thank you for taking the time post the review online as well as sharing our feedback with us via our customer satisfaction survey. I am very happy to hear you had enjoyed your stay with...More

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    Travelers' Choice2017 Winner
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    • Top amenities
    • Beachfront
    • Pool
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
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    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Airport Transportation
    • Dry Cleaning
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    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Babysitting
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    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
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    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Tennis Court
    • Outdoor pool
    • Price range
    • $453 - $1,857 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Suites
    • Number of rooms
    • 193
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    • Location
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    • Alifu Atoll >
    • Southern Ari Atoll >
    • Dhidhoofinolhu Island
    • Also Known As
    • Lux* Maldives Hotel South Ari Atoll ,
    • Diva Maldives Hotel ,
    • Diva Maldives South Ari Atoll
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    January 18, 2018|
    Response from JenL0401 | Reviewed this property |
    I can't say that we ever had any problems with insects. I don't think we applied insect repellent once in our entire stay. It would be advisable to take some just in case, but it wasn't a concern when we stayed in December.
    January 15, 2018|
    Response from JenL0401 | Reviewed this property |
    I wasn't at LUX* in September, but I can't say that we ever had any problems with insects. I don't think we applied insect repellent once in our entire stay. I personally would recommend upgrading to a Beach Villa. The... More
    January 13, 2018|
    Response from Gastragnome | Reviewed this property |
    Hi there ... I am not really sure but I did see a number of guests with children going to the beach villas so perhaps they have a two room option.. I am sure that if you contact they resort they will be able to... More
    Room Tips
    "North end water and beach villas are closer to all the activity. South end water villas are quieter and felt..."
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    "If staying in a "Romantic Water Villa", ask for 143-148. They have the shortest walk without..."
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    "I suggest you book a Romantic Water Villa, it was truly amazing"
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    "South of the island is quieter and has a better beach"
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