Located on Dhidhoofinolhu Island in the South Ari Atoll and set in lush tropical gardens, this lagoon-side resort’s 193 villas are split between beach and water villas.
A huge selection of dining options, activities and proximity to some truly spectacular diving make this family-friendly resort a great option for the Maldives.
A hot sport for Whale Sharks!
When not in the water, relax with one of the many spa treatments or have a workout in the gym while the kids are away exploring with one of the two children’s clubs. The Ari Atoll offers fantastic diving with stunning reefs and marine life, there are even two wreck sites all within a short boat ride of the resort.
The atoll where LUX* South Ari Atoll Maldives is located is famous for its marine diversity and especially for its whale-sharks. Which divers can find here all year round. This luxurious Resort is the ideal base to dive its 50 dive sites, some of the most fabulous and famous dive sites in the world. One of the most famous must be Kuda Rah Thila, the first nationally protected site in the Maldives and Maamigili Outside as whale shark magnet.
Most dive sites are from 5 minutes to less than an hour from the Resort. The boat journey makes diving trips even more enjoyable. Divers set out in dhonis, a traditional Maldivian boat, and an experience in itself. They offer here also special excursions like whale sharks safari’s, manta searching, double wreck morning dives and magical discovery full day trips. Scuba diving in Maldives at its best!