LUX* South Ari Atoll

7 nights from £1,818 per person  

Includes flights and transfers

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Surrounded by a crystal clear lagoon, on an island verdant with tropical greenery and boasting space and variety not often found in the Maldives.

This is the place for a real getaway.

LUX* South Ari Atoll was designed with a desire to preserve the natural environment and is a successful marriage of contemporary style with traditional Maldivian tones. This island jewel is home to some of the finest diving imaginable and offers guests a range of deluxe accommodation along 4 kilometres of white sandy beaches.

All accommodation is either located on the stunning beach, of which there is 4 kilometres, or perched over the sparkling lagoon. With eight restaurants, six bars & Café LUX*, guests are spoilt for choice and can enjoy a wealth of island-inspired & international cuisine. Why not enjoy a tailor-made spa treatment at the LUX* Me Spa, or simply relax by one of the two pools whilst enjoying a homemade ICI ice cream.

If activity is more your thing, watersports are plentiful and in a prime location for whale sharks, rays and other marine life, snorkelling, whale shark safaris and diving are not to be missed. Above the waterline and below, LUX* South Ari Atoll will always delight.


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7 nights including flights and transfers

September 2020
£2,279 pp
October 2020
£1,946 pp
November 2020
£1,818 pp
December 2020
£1,826 pp
January 2021
£2,482 pp
February 2021
£2,482 pp
March 2021
£2,482 pp
April 2021
£1,828 pp
May 2021
£1,820 pp
June 2021
£1,836 pp
July 2021
£1,910 pp
August 2021
£1,932 pp
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Accommodation Options

Combining authentic island living with the ultimate in luxury, the resort’s 193 pavilions and villas feature understated décor with neutral tones, plush furnishings and stunning Indian Ocean views from their private terrace or balcony.  

Beach Pavilion
Sleeps: 2 Adults , 1 Child
beach pavilion
Alongside a luxurious bedroom and bathroom, the thatched Beach Pavilion offers a private garden with direct access to the beach, complete with an impressive outdoor shower.
Beach Villa
Sleeps: 2 Adults , 2 Children
beach villa
A private outdoor bathtub is surrounded by banana trees and overlooks the ocean. Inside, the spacious bedroom is joined by an elegant en suite bathroom.
Beach Pool Villa
Sleeps: 2 Adults , 1 Child
beach pool villa
Offering the same glorious facilities as the Beach Villa, this beautiful accommodation also features a sundeck with sunken plunge pool and luxurious loungers.
Family Lagoon Pavilion
Sleeps: 4 Adults , 2 Children
family lagoon pavilion
Designed with families in mind, this spacious pavilion overlooks the tranquil lagoon, featuring two comfortable bedrooms.
Water Villa
Sleeps: 3 Adults
water villa
Suspended above the crystalline Indian Ocean, the Water Villa comprises a king-size bedroom, huge bathroom and sun deck with oversized sun beds. Enjoy direct access to the lagoon.
Romantic Pool Water Villa
Sleeps: 2 Adults
romantic pool water villa
Luxurious and incredibly romantic, this aptly-named villa sits directly over the lagoon. A LUX* Signature ‘Sleep Tight’ bed, Home Theatre system, private pool on a secluded terrace, and a cosy ‘love-nest’ overlooking the turquoise ocean. 
Temptation Pool Water Villa
Sleeps: 2 Adults
temptation pool water villa
Floor-to-ceiling windows light up the Temptation Pool Water Villa. Designed for couples, the accommodation includes an al fresco dining area, plush cabana, private infinity pool and luxurious round master-bed.

Restaurants & Bars

Home to eight distinctive eateries, LUX* South Ari Atoll guarantees an exciting and varied gastronomic adventure.

MIXE gives a true taste of island living, offering tables on the sand and a menu of locally-sourced produce, alongside live performers in the evening. East Market resembles an authentic Asian market, serving incredible dishes from Thailand, China, the Philippines, Vietnam and Taiwan, while Senses Restaurant overlooks the infinity pool, offering a fresh menu of Middle Eastern and Indian Ocean cuisine. Enjoy flavoursome Mediterranean cuisine in Allegria, dramatic and delicious teppanyaki at Umami, or a mouth-watering wood-fired pizza at Beach Rouge.

Café LUX* serves excellent coffee all day long; Senses Bar and Lounge offers light lunches and exotic cocktails; the atmospheric East Bar sits above the lagoon; Veli Bar lies right next to the impressive swimming pool; while the laid-back Lagoon Bar is located right next to the watersports centre

Activities & Entertainment

Truly embracing its Indian Ocean location, the resort offers a selection of adrenalin-pumping watersports from its own fully-equipped centre – including windsurfing, wakeboarding, kite surfing, hoverboarding and flyboarding. The designated PADI dive centre provides full training, allowing you to discover the incredible marine life beneath the ocean’s surface.

On land, tennis, cycling and volleyball are yours to enjoy, while yoga from the beach-facing Yoga Grove ensures that you unwind, relax and connect with your surroundings. Continuing this feeling of calm, the LUX* Me Spa offers a menu of rejuvenating treatments in a tranquil over-water pavilion.

Not forgetting the little guests, the resort houses PLAY, a club for children aged three to 12 years, allowing them to discover the nature and culture of this enchanting island, while making new friends. Activities include treasure hunts, locally-inspired art workshops, sports classes and more! For those aged between 12 and 17 years old, Studio 17 also offers a great programme of enriching experiences – including language classes, beach sports and even (fully supervised) excursions around the island.


LUX* South Ari Atoll features two stunning infinity pools, an over-water spa, a fully-equipped fitness centre and a yoga grove overlooking the Indian Ocean. A kids’ club, teen club and babysitting services are available for treasured younger guests, while eight restaurants and six bars ensure that you will never be stuck for choice when it comes to dining and entertainment.

For an active escape, tennis courts, a watersports centre and PADI dive centre are yours to enjoy. Meanwhile, the knowledgeable concierge service can recommend and arrange an array of incredible island excursions and activities. Allowing you to remain connected to the world outside of this Maldivian paradise, complimentary Wifi is offered throughout the resort.


South Ari Atoll, 25 minutes seaplane transfer from Velana International Airport.

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