LUX* South Ari Atoll Resort & Villas, Maldives is a luxury Maldives resort located on the picture-perfect island of Dhidhoofinolhu. Whether you want lazy days on the beach or fun-filled watersport activities, this impressive resort has something for everyone.
Chic Waterfront Villas
LUX* boasts 193 private villas nestled on the water's edge. Light and spacious, these idyllic dwellings feature floor-to-ceiling windows with stunning views of the sparkling sea. Spacious wooden decks have a dining area for al fresco eating, and many also feature their own private pool and Jacuzzi. Sophisticated and stylish, these villas are ideal for couples or families who want to enjoy barefoot luxury and tranquility.
A Gastronomic Delight
Dining at LUX* offers guests a choice of many world cuisines. Mixe has outside tables under a thatched roof where breakfast and dinner are served from live cooking stations. Expect pizzas cooked in wood-fired ovens, tasty grills and delicious stir fries. Senses Bar and Lounge serves a wide selection of drinks, Sri Lankan tea and light lunches. Alternatively, the Lagoon Bar is a laid-back beach bar next to the watersports centre. Head to Umani for tasty Japanese food or try a range of Italian cuisine and freshly-caught seafood at Allegria, where small parties can also book private wine and cheese tasting sessions.
Spoil Yourself and Make a Splash
The resort’s on-site spa offers Zhengliao Chinese medicine treatments and relaxing Balinese massages, and personal trainers at the fitness centre can tailor a wellness program to suit your individual needs. If you want to try scuba diving, there’s a PADI dive centre offering experiences for all levels of ability. There’s also a variety of watersports available, including hover boarding, paddle boarding, snorkeling, jet skiing, fishing, kite surfing and topcat sailing. Guests can also hop aboard a luxury catamaran cruise to see dolphins, explore the oceans and watch sunsets.
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