LUX* South Ari Atoll


At a Glance

  • Plunge into the tranquillity of LUX* South Ari Atoll, occupying the whole island there is a great feeling of space and seclusion

  • Nestled amongst tropical palms, mind-blowing beaches and thriving coral reefs perfect for snorkelling and scuba diving

  • Stunning villas with private pools, eight sumptuous restaurants and bars for epic sunset cocktails

  • Indulge in the all-inclusive offering and dine-around plan, taking your ease and relaxation to the next level

  • PLAY Kids Club and Teens Club, watersports, curated experiences, beach cinema, wellness centre digital detox

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The Maldives has a tropical climate distinguished by two seasons, or monsoons: the dry northeast monsoon which runs from December to March, and the wet southwestern monsoon from May to November, with more strong winds and rain. April is a transitional period noted for clear water and heat. The temperature remains remarkably consistent at around 30°C.

February to April is the hottest period and resorts are almost all operating at capacity during this period. Mid-December to early January comes at even more of a premium due to Christmas and New Year and prices are even higher. Easter and the Italian holiday week in August also attract peak prices at most resorts.

Storms are more likely from May to November, though it’s still warm, skies can be cloudy and the humidity is higher. This is the low season, with fewer people and lower prices, with the exception of August.

Diving is good year-round, although a basic rule is that life on the reef is more varied and visibility better on the western side of any atoll from May to November and from the eastern side of any atoll December to April.

The surfing season runs from March to October, which is also when resorts tend to be at their cheapest.

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To start planning your holiday to LUX* South Ari Atoll


Fall into an abundance of luxury at the LUX* South Ari Atoll, offering unspoilt living perfect for families with an all-inclusive offering. Shallow sandy lagoons and reefs, luxury villas, tropical gardens, beach cinema, watersports and wellness centre.

Lose yourself in this island paradise where you can indulge in utter beauty and tranquillity with all the five-star facilities you could dream off. Whether you choose a beach villa nestled amongst the palms or a water bungalow on stilts with private pool, you will experience unparalleled facilities, style and around the clock attentive service.  A welcome paradise for couples and families, with the whole island to explore and many curated activities and experiences to enjoy on and off the water, it really is a haven for everyone. 

Devour the best of the resort with the all-inclusive and dine-around offerings, with up to eight restaurants and five bars to indulge, making your stay as pleasurable and at ease as possible, especially when travelling with children, they will love the ice cream available all afternoon! Why not start the day with a floating breakfast and jet off to sand bank for a picnic lunch and then a private dinner with your toes dipping in the ocean?  Whatever you choose it will be a slice of paradise.

Submerge in pure relaxation on the exquisite sunbeds on the beach or by the pools and then head out for some watersport action on the dreamy turquoise lagoons where you can enjoy complimentary reef snorkelling, boat trips to remote sandbanks, kayaking and pedal boats or have a game of tennis, volleyball and cycling.  There's also a wide range of additional water sports available such as windsurfing, paddleboards, wakeboards, kitesurfing, sailing, banana rides, water-skiing, wakeboarding and jet-skiing to keep you busy. All this can be enjoyed whilst your little ones are having the time of their lives at the PLAY Kids club and Studio 17 teens lounge.

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Location & directions


Located in the South Ari Atoll, Lux Maldives is just a short flight from Male international airport.

How to get there

A short domestic flight from Male International airport

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