top of page

LUX* South Ari Atoll Resort & Villas

Discover the paradise of Lux South Ari Atoll in the Maldives, where luxury meets natural beauty. This exclusive resort offers a Robinson Crusoe-like experience on a tropical island, with stunning accommodations and a wide range of activities. Swim alongside magnificent whale sharks, relax in luxurious villas with private pools, and enjoy extraordinary experiences curated by the resort's team. Immerse yourself in the crystal-clear sea surrounding the resort and explore the local culture. With its sustainable approach to resort life and exceptional dining options, Lux South Ari Atoll is the perfect destination for a luxury holiday in the Maldives. Book your stay now and create unforgettable memories.

The Maldives is one of those places that continues to pop up on every traveler's bucket list. And for a very good reason! If you've always dreamt of living a lavish Robinson Crusoe life on a faraway tropical island, then Lux South Ari Atoll is just the spot for you.

Swim alongside whale sharks, hang out in your bungalow on stilts, ride your bicycle along the jetty, dine at specialty restaurants, dance the night away, and partake in marine conservation... whatever you love, you'll find it at Lux South Ari Atoll.

Reasons to Fall in Love with Lux South Ari Atoll:

Discover the Whale Shark

Lux South Ari Atoll offers a unique spot for whale shark watching all year round. Get up close and personal with these magnificent creatures and create unforgettable memories.

Beach Rouge

Enjoy a daily DJ sunset session by the beach at Beach Rouge. Dance to the rhythm of the waves and experience the vibrant atmosphere of this beachfront hotspot.

Extraordinary Experiences

Craftly curated by our team, Lux South Ari Atoll offers extraordinary experiences that connect you with the destination. Immerse yourself in the local culture, explore the surrounding islands, and create memories that will last a lifetime.

Beach & Sea

Immerse yourself in the crystal-clear sea surrounding Lux South Ari Atoll. With 4 kilometers of beach around the resort and an extensive lagoon with an array of multi-colored fishes, you'll be in awe of the natural beauty that surrounds you.

Lounge + Seaplane Transfers

Start your journey to paradise at the Private Lounge at the international airport. Enjoy a seamless transition to the resort with a 25-minute seaplane ride and begin your vacation in style.

A Sustainable Approach to Resort Life

Lux South Ari Atoll is aligned with our purpose "we care about what matters." We take a sustainable approach to resort life, ensuring that our operations have a positive impact on the environment and the local community.

Accommodation Options:

Indulge in luxury accommodation options at Lux South Ari Atoll. Choose from beach villas, pavilions, and overwater villas, including 62 with a private pool. Each accommodation offers stunning views and a unique experience.

24 Beach Pavilions (60 m2): Interconnected villa on the beach with an individual outdoor terrace.

35 Beach Villas (95 m2): Villas offering a magnificent sea view and direct access to the beach and lagoon.

46 Romantic Pool Water Villas (110 m2): Luxurious over-water villas with a private plunge pool offering sunrise views and direct lagoon access.

10 Romantic Beach Pool Villas (131 m2): Upscale villas with direct access to the beach and lagoon, offering stunning views of the swaying palm trees and a secluded garden with lush greenery. Enjoy a refreshing swim in your private infinity pool overlooking the ocean just steps away from your villa.

6 Two Bedroom Family Beach Pavilions (120 m2): Two-bedroom pavilion on the beach with two entrances and a terrace.

12 Beach Pool Villas (116 m2): Villas with a private plunge pool, garden, and direct access to the beach on the sunset side of the island.

3 Temptation Pool Water Villas (220 m2): Luxurious and spacious over-water villas with a 14-meter-long private pool, offering a bedroom, separate living room with a glass floor, Jacuzzi, sunrise views, and direct lagoon access.

1 Lux Villa: Perfect for couples, this villa offers a private and intimate retreat with stunning views and luxurious amenities.

Dining Options:

Lux South Ari Atoll offers a wide range of dining options to satisfy every palate:

  • East Market: Embark on a culinary tour of South Asia with breakfast and dinner options.

  • East Bar: Enjoy over-water bar service and unwind with your favorite drink.

  • Beach Rouge: Experience Mediterranean flavors by the beach, with lunch and dinner options.

  • Mixe: Indulge in inventive international cuisine for breakfast and dinner.

  • Cafe Lux: Enjoy signature coffees, roasted in-house, throughout the day.

  • Dine Around Concept: Explore a variety of flavors at different restaurants, including Senses Lounge and Bar, Senses Restaurant, Umami, Allegria, Veli Pool Bar, Lagoon Bar, and ICI Ice-cream Parlour.

Wellbeing & Fitness:

Lux Me Spa offers a range of spa and wellbeing services to help you relax and rejuvenate. The fitness center is equipped with state-of-the-art equipment for fitness, stretching, and progressive exercises. Water sports and land sports activities are also available for guests to enjoy.

Play & Entertainment:

Lux South Ari Atoll offers a mindful and modern kids club experience with expertly curated activities for children aged 3-11 years. The club provides a safe and fun environment for kids to learn, play, and make new friends.

Sustainability Initiatives:

The team at Lux South Ari Atoll is committed to caring for the planet and its people. Their sustainability initiatives include solar-powered energy, a plastic-free environment, cruelty-free beauty products, a keen focus on green concepts, and an on-site Marine Biology Centre for underwater wildlife research and conservation.

Other Facilities and Services:

Lux South Ari Atoll offers a range of facilities and services to enhance your stay, including 24-hour in-villa dining, free Wi-Fi in all rooms and public areas, excursions, an on-site clinic, laundry service, private and customized dining experiences, a hotel boutique, tennis courts, high-speed internet access, PCR tests, celebration desk, photo fanatics, collectable experiences, and gourmet dining options.

In conclusion, Lux South Ari Atoll is the perfect destination for a luxury holiday in the Maldives. With its stunning accommodations, extraordinary experiences, sustainable approach to resort life, and a wide range of dining, wellbeing, and entertainment options, it's a paradise where you can truly experience the best of the Maldives. Book your stay at Lux South Ari Atoll and create unforgettable memories that will last a lifetime.

Explore the Brand

LUX Resorts & Hotels is a prominent luxury hotel operator based in Mauritius. The company, formerly known as Naïade Resorts, has a rich history dating back to its establishment in 1985. Founded by a group of Mauritian investors, LUX Resorts & Hotels initially focused on innovation, flexibility, and creating a welcoming atmosphere.

Over the years, the company has expanded its hotel operations and also entered into management contracts in various locations across the Indian Ocean region. LUX* Resorts & Hotels owns or part-owns many of its hotels and manages others under management contracts. These contracts encompass a wide range of services, including management, design, operations, sales, and marketing.

LUX Resorts & Hotels is a wholly owned subsidiary of LUX Hospitality Ltd., which is listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius. It is also an affiliate member of IBL, the country's second-largest conglomerate. With its strong backing and strategic partnerships, LUX* Resorts & Hotels has established itself as a key player in the luxury hospitality industry.

LUX* South Ari Atoll Resort & Villas

Ready to book? Upgrade your trip with LuxRally Travel

Why LuxRally Travel Should Be Your Go-To Luxury Travel Agency


Are you a luxury traveler looking for your next unforgettable getaway? Look no further than LuxRally Travel, the premier luxury travel agency that offers zero fees, no membership requirements, and five-star service. With LuxRally Travel, you can leave all the intricate details to us and focus on enjoying your well-deserved vacation. Our exceptional services come at no extra cost to you, making LuxRally Travel the ideal choice for those seeking unparalleled luxury experiences.

Access Unbeatable Offers and Perks


LuxRally Travel's extensive connections in the travel industry allow us to bring you unbeatable offers and perks. Say goodbye to settling for mediocre accommodations and mundane experiences. With our well-traveled advisors, who have personally explored the world's most desirable destinations, you can trust their recommendations to cut through the noise of luxury mimicry. LuxRally Travel ensures that every aspect of your trip is tailor-made to meet your desires and exceed your expectations.

Full-Service Travel Management


One of the key reasons to book your next trip with LuxRally Travel is our comprehensive range of services. Whether you need assistance with hotel planning and booking, flights and private charters, cruises and yacht rentals, car rentals and chauffeur services, restaurant reservations, tour and excursion planning, or train routes and bookings, we've got you covered. We take care of every detail so that you can relax and enjoy your journey to the fullest.

Unmatched Value Propositions


At LuxRally Travel, we believe in providing unmatched value to our clients. When you book with us, you gain access to a host of exclusive value propositions available at most properties. These include:


  • No Service or Membership Fees, Ever: We prioritize transparency and fairness, ensuring that you never have to pay any additional fees for our services.

  • A Dedicated Travel Agent Who's Always Just a Text Away: Our experienced travel agents are readily available to assist you throughout your journey, providing personalized recommendations and resolving any concerns.

  • Free Breakfast For Two Daily at Most Properties: Start your day with a complimentary breakfast included in your stay.

  • Early Check-in / Late Check-Out, If Available: Enjoy the flexibility of early check-in or late check-out, subject to availability.

  • Complimentary Upgrade Upon Arrival, If Available: Indulge in an upgraded room or suite upon arrival, if available.

  • Welcome Amenity Upon Arrival and a $100 Resort Credit: Experience a warm welcome with a special amenity and enjoy a $100 resort credit on us.

  • Special Rates From Vendors In The World's Most Desirable Destinations: Through our extensive connections, we secure special rates from vendors in the world's most desirable destinations for our valued clients.

  • Forbes Five Star Trained Concierge Team Available for Penthouse Bookings: Elevate your luxury experience with the assistance of our in-house Forbes Five-Star trained concierge team.

Expert Group Booking and Incentive Trip Negotiation


LuxRally Travel excels in expertly negotiating group rates and handling incentive trips. We have built our reputation as the go-to agency for group bookings, handling everything from large corporate incentive trips to weddings and exotic car rallies. By employing aggressive negotiating tactics, our LuxRally Travel Advisors consistently secure contracts at 20-50% below Average Daily Rate (ADR). Let our experienced team streamline your next group accommodations, relieving your in-house staff of logistical burdens and negotiation complexities.

Leisure Travel Tailored to You


Whether you're seeking suite negotiation, bespoke itineraries, or maximum benefits, LuxRally Travel is here to make your leisure travel dreams a reality. We specialize in booking everything from hotels and cruises to tours and transportation. Your dedicated travel agent will take into account your budget, dates, and desires, guiding you toward your dream destination with ease. By choosing LuxRally Travel, you'll not only qualify for exclusive benefits such as free upgrades and early/late check-out but also gain access to our in-house Forbes Five-Star trained concierge team.

Not Just Your Typical Travel Agency


At LuxRally Travel, we pride ourselves on being far from ordinary. Our roots can be traced back to LuxRally, a Luxury Exotic Car Rally that offered Forbes Five-Star hotel accommodations and Michelin Rated dining venues. From these beginnings, we have evolved into the most disruptive travel agency in the world. Our dedication to providing exceptional luxury experiences sets us apart, catering to those who crave adventure, opulence, and extravagance.

Why Wait?


For luxury travelers seeking unforgettable experiences, LuxRally Travel is the ultimate choice. With zero fees, no membership requirements, and five-star service, we handle every aspect of your trip to ensure a seamless and extraordinary journey. From our unbeatable offers and perks to our expert group booking and incentive trip negotiation, LuxRally Travel exceeds expectations at every turn. Book with us today and embark on a luxury travel experience like no other.

Q&A Section



Q: How does LuxRally Travel secure exclusive value propositions at most properties?


A: Through our extensive connections and reputation in the industry, we negotiate special rates and perks that are passed on to our valued clients.


Q: Can I reach out to my dedicated travel agent for assistance during my trip?


A: Absolutely! Your dedicated travel agent is just a text away, ready to provide recommendations and resolve any concerns throughout your journey.


Q: What sets LuxRally Travel apart from other travel agencies?


A: LuxRally Travel goes beyond the ordinary, specializing in luxury experiences with a focus on exotic cars, luxury hotels, and eccentric travelers. We strive to disrupt the industry and provide unparalleled service to our clients.


Discover More

From Luxury Trains to Machu Picchu to Cooking Classes in Michelin Star Restaurants, Our Travel Guide is Just a Taste of the Knowledge Our Travel Advisors Can Offer.

bottom of page