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 ARI ATOLL HIGHLIGHTS
This island paradise is located just a short 25-minute seaplane journey from Malé in the South Ari Atoll.
With eight restaurants and five bars you will be spoilt for choice! Cuisines from the Mediterranean to Southern Asia, your taste buds will never be bored.
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.
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.
LUX* SOUTH ARI ATOLL ACCOMMODATION
Water Villas with Pool
On stilts over the ocean, these spacious villas are serene and full of light, opening up to a private infinity pool, jacuzzi, and infinite lagoon! Wake up in a large round bed to the stuninng views of the Indian Ocean.
Beach Villas with a Pool
A beach bungalow. The prettiest private pool. Amenities perfectly attuned to the traveler looking to unwind. The dreamiest indoor-outdoor bathroom there could be. Welcome to your home in the Maldives.
These thatched-roof beach pavilions are as chic as can be. There's the possibility of having interconnected rooms, making this a suitable fit for families with little travellers in tow or friends who like to go on double-dates.
This villa comes with a butler, premium bicycles and a selection of wine and spirits. The villa is located at the tip of the jetty, which means unobstructed views, secluded relaxation and a front-row seat overlooking the sunsets from your own infinity pool. Thatched roofs, white-washed wood, floor-to-ceiling glass panes, and see-through glass floors create a stylish seaside heaven.
Tree of Wishes
Veli Pool and Bar
Sunsets on the Beach
Yoga on a Dhoni
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