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Experience the epitome of luxury at LUX* South Ari Atoll in the Maldives. This award-winning resort promises a getaway where you can immerse yourself in unparalleled beauty and relaxation. Located just a short seaplane ride from Malé, it offers first-class amenities and experiences that cater to your every whim.

Indulge in the serene atmosphere with not one, but two stunning infinity pools where you can unwind and soak up the sun. Culinary delights await at eight diverse restaurants and five bars, offering everything from freshly caught sushi to locally roasted coffee. For a lively evening, head to Ocean Beach Rouge, a vibrant oceanfront club and restaurant where you can enjoy music and cocktails with the sound of the waves as your backdrop.

Whether you seek tranquility or adventure, LUX* South Ari Atoll has something for everyone. Engage in yoga sessions amidst palm trees, catch a movie under the stars at Film Paradiso, or embark on thrilling water sports. Dive enthusiasts can explore the vibrant underwater world with the resort's 5-star PADI dive center, which offers access to 50 dive sites teeming with marine life including sea turtles, dolphins, and even Whale sharks Maldives.

At LUX* South Ari Atoll, every moment is tailored to create an unforgettable experience, making your stay in the Maldives truly exceptional.

LUX* South Ari Atoll

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Ari Atoll, also known as Alif or Alifu Atoll, is a natural wonder in the Maldives, renowned for its size and spectacular marine biodiversity. Situated in the western part of the Maldives archipelago, Ari Atoll is easily accessible via a short seaplane ride from Male airport, offering a seamless journey into paradise.

This atoll is celebrated for its marine conservation efforts, particularly in South Ari Atoll, a designated Marine Protected Area. It's considered one of the best places globally to encounter whale sharks, which can be spotted year-round on the outer reef. North Ari Atoll, on the other hand, is famous for its elusive hammerhead sharks, often requiring deeper dives to observe.

The islands within Ari Atoll are primarily occupied by luxury hotels in south ari atolls resorts, ensuring exclusive and serene stays amidst breathtaking natural beauty. Some islands remain uninhabited, preserved in their pristine state, while others are home to local communities engaged in traditional occupations such as fishing, sailing, and coral harvesting.

LUX* South Ari Atoll epitomizes the essence of this tropical paradise, boasting a secluded location that perfectly blends natural splendor with proximity to extraordinary marine life. Whether arriving via a picturesque seaplane journey or a convenient domestic flight followed by a brief speedboat transfer, guests are welcomed to an unparalleled retreat experience.

Embrace the unique charm of Ari Atoll with LUX* South Ari Atoll, where every moment promises serenity, adventure, and the opportunity to immerse yourself in the wonders of the Maldives.

Villas and Suites

Villas and Suites
Every room and villa at LUX* South Ari Atoll is a testament to luxury and the natural beauty of its surroundings. Whether perched over the crystal-clear lagoon waters or nestled along the pristine beaches, each of the 193 structures has been meticulously designed to harmonize with the island's stunning landscape.

Designed by the renowned P49 Design Studio, the resort's accommodations embody a fresh, marine-inspired aesthetic. They are spacious, light-filled, and adorned with subtle hints of vibrant island hues, offering a refined sense of simplicity paired with breathtaking views of the shimmering lagoon and white sandy beaches.

On the eastern side of the island, the LUX* zone features 46 Romantic Pool Villas, each boasting a private seven-meter pool, and 3 Temptation Pool Water Villas, distinguished by their 14-meter infinity pools. These adult-only villas include two bathrooms, private terraces with a romantic gazebo for two, and direct access to the lagoon via a small staircase. They provide an ideal sanctuary for couples looking to unwind with a drink in hand and soak in the serene atmosphere.

Two kilometers to the west, the resort offers 38 Water Villas and 2-bedroom LUX* Estates, complementing 105 Beach Villas, with 12 featuring private pools. These villa categories are designed to cater to families or small groups, providing ample space and comfort amidst the natural beauty of the Maldives.

Whether you choose a villa overwater or on the beach, each accommodation at LUX* South Ari Atoll promises a unique and unforgettable stay, where every detail is crafted to enhance your experience of paradise.

Restaurants and Bars

Restaurants and Bars

Obviously, what is extravagance convenience without great food? Food and drink immediately become a lifestyle on the island in LUX South Ari Atoll. Seven cafés and five bars got genuine reasonable updates and plan under the administration of corporate gourmet specialist Walter Lanfrenchi and studio P49. Scrumptious and convincing LUX eateries, all offer especially rich dinners that ought not gut your financial plan. 

Appreciate the best dishes, flavors and food, with plans from numerous societies and impacts in any of eight credible eateries. New Asian flavors will have large amounts of the East Market eatery, introducing an advanced gander at the clamoring neighborhood evening market. Uma-mi is a rich and refined setting with perfectly introduced and quality Japanese high fashion food. It's a little spot that holds around 30 individuals, including a bar territory in the event that you wish to lounge around the gourmet expert and watch a Teppanyaki show. The fundamental menu things incorporate unique sushi, teppanyaki and robatayaki, joined by the biggest choice of purpose and Japanese bourbon in the Maldives. 

There are two spots for breakfast, however the mos gouest are benefactor of the East Market. Despite the fact that it serves a lot of mainland food, it is more centered around Asian style food which we are satisfied to say is delectable. The stations are actually monitored by cooks so when you request pan sear or an omelet you pick the fixings and it is made before your eyes. Sea shore Rouge as the name states, is a red-themed café on the sea shore, with extraordinary perspectives on the sea. Despite the fact that these perspectives are lost around evening time, one can in any case hear the sound of the little waves and smell the salt noticeable all around. The eatery is extremely stylish and has a more cosmopolitan style, with conventional café food, a boisterous beat and a more youthful customers. The spot guarantees the most recent epitome of the idea of the sea shore club, the unique LUX brand that initially showed up in the leader LUX Beauty Horse in Mauritius. By infusing the laid-back energy of a trendy Mediterranean sea shore club into this private island in the Maldives, Sea shore Rouge is the top pick among the brilliant youth. Expect ceviche, carpaccio and seared fish, in an ideal marriage with chilled pink wine and sluggish moves for good relax music. 

Balance the eating alternatives in LUX South Ari Atoll: Allegria (Italian cusine), Faculties (Indian and Bedouin) and Mixe (global smorgasbord) - sea shore eateries that will enchant all preferences. At Gathering there is the coffeehouse, Bistro Lux which represents considerable authority in various espressos delights, which are all free for the whole hotel before 08:30, yet are charged from that point except if you are on the bundle.

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