LUX South Ari Atoll island is one of the best resorts in the Maldives. The service and facilities are excellent, and the location is one of the most beautiful places on Earth. This article will give you an overview of what to expect during your stay at LUX South Ari Atoll Resort & Villas.

Lux South Ari Atoll Beach
Lux South Ari Atoll Beach

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About LUX South Ari Atoll

LUX* South Ari Atoll is a private island located in the South Ari Atoll and has been made part of our LUX collection of resort islands. The island is an island resort that offers guests an unrivaled experience with no nightlife or partying, ensuring peace and relaxation on your holiday. The beaches are pristine white sand the crystal clear water, and there are no less than five swimming pools to choose from at any time of day or night!

How do you get from Male Airport to LUX South Ari Atoll?

Distance from Male to LUX South Ari Atoll is almost 100km and it will take 30-40 minutes to get there by Plane. This will cost almost $180-$300. Visit Kayak to Book and other information.

Location: Dhidhoofinolhu, South Ari Atoll, 20033 Maamigili, Maldives

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Arrival and Check-in at LUX

Check-in time is 3 pm. You can check in earlier or later if you need to, but please note they will not be able to accommodate a late arrival if you have not pre-arranged this with them before your arrival (for example, due to a delayed flight). Please get in touch with their friendly team at Email:; Tel: +960 668 0901.

If you arrive at the resort before 3 pm, please go straight to the main reception area at Villingili Resort & Spa and ask one of their staff members for assistance.
Alternatively, you may wish to check into your room early and enjoy some time on your own before coming back down later in the day.

Maldives South Ari Atoll

South Ari Atoll is the southernmost atoll in the Maldives. It’s a chain of 26 atolls and 1,192 islands, making up most of the country’s land area! The Maldives is an island nation of over 1,000 flat coral islands with white sand beaches and turquoise water. It was formerly a British protectorate until 1965.

Rooms and Villas

Ultimate Guide to Lux South Ari Atoll Resort Villas
Lux South Ari Atoll Villas

The rooms and villas at LUX Maldives South Ari Atoll are inspired by the traditional Maldivian architecture of the islands. Each suite has been decorated with local art and floor-to-ceiling windows looking out onto the beautiful Indian Ocean. The rooms are spacious and luxurious, with large marble bathrooms and private pools. The villas have even more space—with private plunge pools, they offer an additional level of privacy and stunning views of your own slice of paradise.


Dining options at Lux South Ari Atoll Resort & Villas are extensive and varied, with something to suit every taste and dietary requirement. The resort’s culinary team creates an eclectic array of menus using only the freshest ingredients while highlighting local flavors and traditions where possible.

The restaurant selection includes Mixe (Mexican), Senses Restaurant, Bar & Lounge (international), Allegria (Italian cuisine), Veli Bar (light snacks, snacks & beer or wine bar), Beach Rouge (casual dining by the sea), and Umami – a new restaurant serving Japanese cuisine in a contemporary setting on the lagoon. Further options include East Market and bar, Lagoon Bar overlooking the main swimming area, or LUX Cafe which serves morning coffee until 4 pm daily.

What to do at LUX Maldives South Ari Atoll

Spa and Gym

Spa and gym of LUX* Maldives South Ari Atoll offer a wide range of services including massage, manicure, pedicure, hair styling, and waxing. The staff at this spa is friendly and welcoming. They will ensure that you feel comfortable during your visit and leave feeling refreshed.

Swimming Pool and Beach

The swimming pool at LUX* Maldives South Ari Atoll is surrounded by lush greenery, with a large palm tree providing shade. A deck offers sun loungers for guests to relax in the shade or take a dip in the cool water. The white sand beach is just a short walk from the hotel, where guests can enjoy snorkeling and scuba diving adventures.

The villas are designed to make you feel like you’re at home—each one has a private plunge pool with stunning views of the ocean and lush greenery, as well as private garden areas with hammocks and outdoor seating areas where you can enjoy the beautiful scenery.

You can also relax at your villa with a private pool, or opt for an even more secluded experience by staying in one of the waterfront villas on stilts above the ocean (the best part about these villas is that you can jump right into the ocean).

Other Things To Consider

When you arrive at the airport, you will be met by LUX Maldives South Ari Atoll staff. After your luggage is collected, you will be taken to your accommodation in a private speedboat or jetty transfer.

You are advised to bring:

  • Swimwear and beachwear
  • Sun screen (sun block) and sunglasses
  • Towel(s) for use during your stay (available on site)

If you are looking for a luxurious holiday in the Maldives, then LUX* South Ari Atoll island is for you. It’s an amazing place to stay with everything you need and more. From its stunning beach views to its spacious villas, this resort will leave you wanting more!

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