LUX* South Ari Atoll Resort & Villas


As one of the largest islands in the Maldives LUX* South Ari Atoll consists of 193 private villas situated at the water’s edge, along two miles of beach.

With a five-star PADI dive centre, the resort is a diver’s Nirvana. Just a short boat ride from the island, there are 37 dive sites, two wreck sites and night diving opportunities available.

LUX* South Ari Atoll boasts two infinity pools, floodlit tennis courts and a Technogym fitness centre. 

Luxury Property
Five Star
  • Destination


  • Location

    South Ari Atoll

  • Island Size


  • Reef Type

    Not Available

  • Suitable Options

    Families, Honeymooners

  • Meal Plans

    BB, HB, FB, AI

  • Number of Rooms

    193 Rooms

  • No. of Restaurants

    8 Restaurants

  • Number of Bars

    5 Bars

  • Transfer Type

    Seaplane (25 Mins)

Villas & Accommodation

Lux*South Ari Atoll offers 193 rooms comprising;

Romantic Pool Water Villas

Beach Villas

Water Villas

Beach Pavilions

Beach Pool Villas

Family Lagoon Pavilions

Temptation Pool Water Villas

LUX Villa

Food & Drink

LUX* South Ari Atoll boasts eight restaurants and five bars.

East Market offers a sophisticated over-water dining experience, with a take on a bustling local Far Eastern night market.

UNAMI offers Japanese fine dining from separate sushi, teppanyaki and robata counters, as well as the Maldives’ largest selection of Japanese whiskeys.

Allegria, Senses and MIXE stimulate international palettes with Indian, North African and Lebanese cuisine. Small parties can book Allegria’s wine cellar space for private, intimate dining.

The new Beach Rouge is the island’s fashionable beach club.


The LUX* Me Spa is host to a wellness concierge and a menu of indulgent and stimulating treatments, tailor-made to suit each client. Guests can take advantage of the spa’s complimentary Body Balance Analysis feature, which provides them with personalised recommended fitness regimes and spa treatments.


The LUX* South Ari Atoll resort is located 20 minutes from Male International Airport.

Property Highlights

 Guests can enjoy impromptu screenings at the Paradiso cinema and the chance to hang their hopes on the “magical tree of wishes.”
Sarah, Sales Manager
Global Head of Reservations