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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I don't usually write reviews, fullstop but I feel this resort deserves one. My husband and I were here last week for our super delayed honeymoon (2 months before our 1 year anniversary to be exact) but it really did not make a difference. They treated us as though we were super newlyweds. From the moment we landed on the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you are looking for an all-inclusive resort in the Maldives with luxury and style, then Lux is definitely the way to go. It is on one of the best located islands in South Ari Atoll, where whale sharks cruise on the outer reefs for some 280 days of the year. There are over 200 different whale sharks identified in... More 

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Ascot, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Firstly let me start by saying that my wife and I are incredibly fastidious when it comes to choosing the right holiday resort. We tend to spend significantly more time than we really should pouring over hotel/resort reviews on TripAdvisor. Ten years ago we spent our honeymoon in the Maldives and we always said that on the tenth year of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our second Maldives holiday and it confirms that what separates one beach resort from another here is the customer service. Lux resorts offers top notch customer attention and high quality care from arrival to departure - including the Male airport reception. Special thanks to Anfal, Masdoog, Rifath for exceptional effort to make our stay the best. Congrats to... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the moment the seaplane landed, the warm hospitality of the staff was evident as they welcomed me and my husband with their waves from the port. Aysha and Kristina both welcomed us warmly and hung a hand-made lei over our necks. They gave us a tour of the property and surprised us with a free-upgrade from a regular beach... More 

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South Ari Atoll
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we visited to LUX, some points had repaired. So they supported us, and we could stay very good quality room. During our stay, we went to some restaurant, all of them have good taste and hospitality. Especially for Asian people, East Market is very good restaurant. The staff provided hot & fresh cuisine based on our choice and order.... More 

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LSA_GM, General Manager at LUX* South Ari Atoll, responded to this review

Dear 敦安 It was great to hear you loved our food offerings during your stay and that the service was also to your liking. We do pride ourselves on our service delivery along with making each moment matter so thank you for recognising this. I was sorry to hear you didnt get to see a Whale Shark on your trip,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First and foremost if your are thinking Maldives , just go!! You will see the seven shades of blue! LUX Maldives was inspired by my earlier Mauritius visit and our surpassed expectations. We had a beautiful water villa which was newly renovated. The room interiors are super chic and very well designed. Loved the art and the various elements in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am not one for a beach holiday, but this was ideal. We had a villa right on the beach. Weather was glorious (apart from the last day). Food and drink at the various restaurants was great. We tried the Whale Shark excursion in the morning but unfortunately they had all left the evening before. In villa room service was... More 

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LSA_GM, General Manager at LUX* South Ari Atoll, responded to this review

It is a great pleasure to read about our guests having a good time and I appreciate you share it with others. Thank you again for staying with us and we look forward to welcoming you back. Warm regards, Glenn Daniels General Manager More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

If you want a holiday to remember then visit the Maldives. The people who work there are very friendly always happy to help. The variety and quality of food is exceptional. The weather is fantastic, the islands are paradise. Expensive but well worth every penny.

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LSA_GM, General Manager at LUX* South Ari Atoll, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to share your experience and it is always nice to hear that you were well looked after by all team members. Currently all the menus have now been updated and we are very excited to showcase all the new flavours throughout the 7 restaurants. Hope we get to welcome you back again.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here in 2014 and in my opinion is the best I have been to in the Maldives! Since then, I believe it has been refurbished which can only make it even better. Lovely people, very well managed and the food and atmosphere is second to none. We will be back Mr Mahmood!

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LSA_GM, General Manager at LUX* South Ari Atoll, responded to this review

Dear CheshireFamily4 Fantastic to hear from you and thank you for your kind words. I will certainly pass your regards onto Mr Mamoun and hopefully we will see you back soon. Warm regards Glenn Daniels General Manager More 

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  • Beachfront
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  • Spa
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Dreamy atolls of tropical islands scattered across the Indian Ocean, the Maldives are a kaleidoscope of colours and earthly pleasures. Get away from it all at LUX* South Ari Atoll (formerly LUX* Maldives), the only settlement on the postcard-perfect island of Dhidhoofinolhu. Fuss free and laid-back, the resort surprises with pop-up cinema screenings right on the beach, impromptu musical performances and strolls along secret pathways through the lush tropical gardens. Just steps from the thatch-roofed suites and ocean-perched villas, the island's unspoilt beaches are yours to claim. A prime spot for snorkelling and whale-shark spotting, the resort's unblemished lagoon is a diver's dreamworld. Back on land, island street food and fine dining await in the tempting restaurants and bars. In the shade of coconut palms, lounge by the two turquoise pools, luxuriate in the ocean-view spa and surrender to the charms of this castaway idyll. ... more   less 

Additional Information about LUX* South Ari Atoll

Address: Dhidhoofinolhu, South Ari Atoll, Maldives, Maldives (Formerly Diva Maldives)
Location: Maldives > Alifu Atoll > Southern Ari Atoll > Dhidhoofinolhu Island
Price Range: $394 - $1,682 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — LUX* South Ari Atoll 5*
Number of rooms: 193
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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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