Whether seeking a peaceful hideaway or active adventure, the picture-perfect island of Dhidhoofinolhu is home to LUX* South Ari Atoll, a luxury resort where your fantasy of a laid-back, desert island paradise is about to come true.
Here, you’ll discover 193 private villas, dotted at the water’s edge along two miles of powder fine beaches and perched on stilts above a crystal lagoon. On land or above water, sunset facing or sunrise, 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. LUX* South Ari Atoll also offers two infinity pools, floodlit tennis courts and a Technogym fitness centre while the LUX* Me spa, is host to a wellness concierge and a menu of indulgent and stimulating treatments.
LUX* South Ari Atoll boasts eight restaurants and five bars. East Market is a sophisticated take on a bustling local night market. Umami offers fine dining from separate sushi, teppanyaki and robata counters as well as the Maldives’ largest selection of sakes and Japanese whiskeys. Allegria, Senses and MIXE stimulate international palettes and the new Beach Rouge introduces the dolce vita of a fashionable beach club to the island.
LUX* SOUTH HIGHLIGHTS
With eight restaurants and five bars you will be spolit for choice!
There are 193 private villas on this island, along 2 miles of white sandy beaches. Take your pick from rooms on land or on the water.
The spa at LUX* uses all of its own LUX* Me products and offers a more holistic approach to its treatments.
Sport & Leisure
Whether you want to complete your PADI course, go windsurfing or take part in more land based activities such as tennis, volleyball and yoga there is plenty to keep you entertained.
IMAGES FROM LUX* SOUTH ARI ATOLL MALDIVES:
Beach, honeymoon, wellness, family and diving
When to go:
Flight duration from the UK:
10 hours (approximate)