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  • Escape to the Maldives for the adventure of a lifetime at the breathtaking Lux South Ari Atoll Luxury 5*.
  • Complete with a long stretch of sandy beach, multiple fine dining venues, a spa, stunning contemporary accommodation options and a blissful ambience, this resort promises total serenity in luxury surroundings.
  • During their stay, our members will be enjoy a choice of three unique room types, alongside an additional choice of three dining options and a spectacular list of exclusive resort perks!
  • Finally, this offer comes with the opportunity to add a stopover in Dubai, where our members will be accommodated in an Upgraded Deluxe Canal View Room at the V Hotel Dubai, Curio Collection by Hilton 5*!

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Your Holiday

Your Destination

Soft white sand, clear azure waters and lush vegetation are the first things that comes to mind when you think of the Maldives...and visitors to this picture perfect paradise will not be disappointed!

The Maldives is renowned for its incredible diving opportunities. The crystal clear water and shallow lagoons are perfect for snorkelling, while the reef walls offer a kaleidoscope of sea life for more experienced divers. The local culture features a lively mix of South Indian, Sinhalese and Arab influences that is reflected in the traditional music, cuisine and art of the island.

The wonderfully renovated Lux South Ari Atoll Luxury 5* can be found on the island of Dhidhoofinolhu. As one of the largest island resorts in the Maldives, this magical stretch of sand is reachable via seaplane and is lapped by the dreamy turquoise ocean.

Our Offers

When opting to add the Dubai Stopover, our members may choose from the following holiday durations:

7 Nights
3-night stay in an Upgraded Deluxe Canal View Room at the V Hotel Dubai, Curio Collection by Hilton 5*
4-night stay in a Beach Pavilion at the Lux South Ari Atoll Luxury 5*

8 Nights
3-night stay in an Upgraded Deluxe Canal View Room at the V Hotel Dubai, Curio Collection by Hilton 5*
5-night stay in a Beach Pavilion at the Lux South Ari Atoll Luxury 5* 

10 Nights
3-night stay in an Upgraded Deluxe Canal View Room at the V Hotel Dubai, Curio Collection by Hilton 5*
7-night stay in a Beach Pavilion at the Lux South Ari Atoll Luxury 5* 

12 Nights
3-night stay in an Upgraded Deluxe Canal View Room at the V Hotel Dubai, Curio Collection by Hilton 5*
9-night stay in a Beach Pavilion at the Lux South Ari Atoll Luxury 5*

14 Nights
3-night stay in an Upgraded Deluxe Canal View Room at the V Hotel Dubai, Curio Collection by Hilton 5*
11-night stay in a Beach Pavilion at the Lux South Ari Atoll Luxury 5* 

Lux South Ari Atoll Luxury 5*

Just for you
Just for you:
  • 20% Discount on spa treatments per room per stay
  • Complimentary 'In the Light' Inclusions as follows:
- Access to the hotel's private lounge at the seaplane terminal in Male, inclusive of snacks and drinks
- Complimentary welcome drink for guests and ice cream for children
- T-short, bag and cap for children at the Kids Club

- 25 x Message in a Bottle hidden around the island with amazing gifts
- Complimentary coffee every day at Café LUX* from 06:30 to 10:30 with free pastries
- 500 books available in different languages at the Wanderlust Library
- Complimentary calls worldwide at the hotel's Phone Home booths, available 24 hours
- 45-minute private photo shooting with Photo Fanatics
- Photo booth at the Disco
- Complimentary Wi-Fi access
- Yoga session
- Fitness sessions at the Fitness Centre
- Complimentary ice cream twice a day from the ICI tricycle
- Free snorkelling equipment, canoes, pedal boats & kayaks
- Snorkeling trips to house reef
- Access to relaxation area with pools, sauna & steam room at LUX* Me spa
- Digital international newspapers, magazines & games
- Access to Play Station booth, Billiard Set, Badminton, Table Tennis and Board games in Studio 17
- Weekly Program for kids and teens on complimentary basis (selected watersports motorized activities are chargeable)
- Happy Hour (Buy 1 Get 1 Free) at East Bar and Senses Lounge & Bar
- Access to volleyball court and tennis courts with complimentary rackets & balls (upon availability)

- Creative workshop at Junk Art Studio & Gallery for all ages

- Cinema Paradiso — open-air movies
- Coffee Latte Art workshop at Café LUX*
- Coffee Roasting session at Café LUX*
- Participation at the Tree of Wishes and have chance to win complimentary nights at the end of the year

- Bingo Night
- Quiz Night
- Marine Talk - Meet the Marine Biologist
- LUX* Me product discovery

- Bath Ceremony (Birthday, Honeymoon & Anniversary - excluding Romantic Pool Villas)
- Bed Decoration (Birthday, Honeymoon & Anniversary)
- Birthday Cake
- Extensive free family activities during Festive Season, Easter Holiday, Chinese New Year etc.
- LUX* Expert Workshops 
Whether suspended over the water or scattered along the beach, every villa at the Lux South Ari Atoll Luxury 5* is designed to make the most of its enchanting island surrounds. Light, breezy and spacious, with splashes of bright island colour, the hotel has a sophisticated sense of simplicity with sweeping views across the beach to the sparkling lagoon.

With a 5-Star PADI dive centre, two infinity pools, floodlit tennis courts and the LUX* Me spa, you certainly won't be left wanting for activities to fill your days. Your tastebuds will be spoiled for choice too at the Lux South Ari Atoll Luxury 5* - expect island-roasted coffee at Café LUX*, sushi and teppanyaki at Umami and a fashionable beach club vibe at Beach Rouge.

Some services may incur additional charges, payable locally.

Your Room

This offer is based on a choice between a Beach Pavilion, a Water Villa and a Romantic Pool Villa.

Please Note: Children are not permitted to stay in the Water Villas or Romantic Pool Villas due to their position directly over open water. Guests opting to add the Dubai extension will automatically be allocated a place in a Beach Pavilion.

Beach Pavilion

Enjoy the sights, sounds and colours of this paradise island when you lay back in the leisurely comfort of your Beach Pavilion. Sunlight filters through lofty thatched roofs, while the opulent bathroom promises fautless amenities alongside a blissful garden and a refreshing outdoor shower.

Sleeps up to

Adults Adults
2 Adults
1 Infant

Water Villa

The luxurious and iconic Water Villas are suspended on stilts over the sparkling Indian Ocean, offering incredible views of the sea and direct access to the lagoon. With a spacious bedroom and a plush king-sized bed plus sofa bed, a picturesque sun deck for romantic sunsets, and an oversized private bathroom with large bath tub and separate shower, this is an upscale and contemporary paradise perched above the sea.

Sleeps up to

Adults Adults Adults
3 Adults

Romantic Pool Villa

Suspended on stilts over water, the hotel's spectacular Romantic Pool Villas offer unbeatable comfort and tranquil privacy. Beautifully crafted, these Villas feature contemporary interior design alongside traditional cabana architecture. Each villa features a stylish bedroom, a bright sunlit bathroom and separate double rain-showers. These Villas also come complete with a luxurious terrace with private swimming pool, providing a cosy, shaded love-nest overlooking the ocean.

Sleeps up to

Adults Adults Adults
3 Adults

Please note: the bed for the 3rd guest sharing is likely to be a sofa bed or camp style bed.

Your Board Basis

This offer is based on an Upgraded Half Board stay (Breakfast and evening meal served in the main restaurant - excludes drinks).

Our members have the opportunity to upgrade further to a Full Board stay (Breakfast, lunch and evening meal served in the main restaurant - excludes drinks) or an All Inclusive stay (Breakfast, lunch and evening meal with a selection of snacks and drinks) at the next stage of the booking process for an additional fee.

There's lots to delight the tastebuds at the Lux South Ari Atoll Luxury 5*! MIXE is the hotel's beachfront restaurant where mouth-watering buffets can be enjoyed under thatched roofs while Senses draws on North African, Lebanese, Indian and Indian Ocean cuisine to create unique dishes. Then there's the East Market & Bar which will inspire you with its impressive lagoon views while Umami is actually suspended over the water!

Please note: some dining outlets/menu items and premium, branded and international drinks may not be included and may incur a surcharge payable locally. Meals, snacks and drinks may be available at selected times only.

Your Time

LUX* Me at the Lux South Ari Atoll Luxury 5* is a unique concept which combines fitness, spa, nutrition, yoga, retreats and experiences into one venue. The spa's concept is to allow guests to create their own integrated spa, fitness and lifestyle experience with the help of the hotel's LUX Me experts. The unique 'Me Time' Menu is designed to tailor-make an experience just for you.

For those wanting to explore the depths of the ocean, the Lux South Ari Atoll Luxury 5* offers access to some of the nation's most beautiful dive sites, where scuba enthusiasts can see an abundance of parrotfish, butterfly fish, stingrays, manta rays, tuna and barracuda, not to mention impressive yet gentle whale sharks. You might even encounter an elusive hawksbill, dolphin or green turtle.

Water Sports
Make the most of your island getaway with complimentary reef snorkelling, kayaking and pedal boats. There's also a wide range of water sports available at the water sports centre, such as windsurfing, rubber rings and banana rides, water-skiing, wakeboarding and jet-skiing for an additional fee. Alternatively, explore further afield with a private catamaran trip and picnic parties to neighbouring islets.

Optional Stopover in Dubai

You may choose to extend your trip by adding a 3-night stopover at the V Hotel Dubai, Curio Collection by Hilton 5*. Here, you'll stay in an Upgraded Deluxe Canal View Room, on a Bed & Breakfast Board Basis.

Our members have the opportunity to Upgrade to a Half Board stay (Breakfast and evening meal served in the main restaurant - excludes drinks) at the next stage of the booking process for an additional fee.

Please Note: Half Board inclusions are not available for Christmas Day, Christmas Eve Dinner, New Year’s Eve Dinner and New Year’s Day Brunch. Accordingly on these days, half board can be utilised as follows: 24th December & 31st December 2019 for Lunch only and 25th December 2019 and 01st January 2020 for Dinner only

Just for you
Just for you:
  • 1st child up to 11 years old stays for free and enjoys breakfast, lunch and dinner when dining with parents at the Level Seven Restaurant
  • 35% Discount on food and beverages
  • Complimentary access to the pool and beach at the Habtoor Grand Resort with transfer via coach
  • Two La Perle Bronze tickets included per room (not included during Ramadan)
Modern, exciting and bursting with world-class facilities, Dubai is an oasis set alongside the cool blue waters of the Arabian Gulf. Home to the world's tallest building, in addition to its pristine beaches, gourmet dining and glamorous nightlife, Dubai is known the world over as the land of record breakers.

However, it also has a cultural side to show to visitors – visit the Heritage Village where local Emiratis show off their customs and traditions. Watch the dhow and abra boats weave along the waterway at Dubai Creek, and stroll through the Bastakia area or the multicultural Karama or Satwa – there is a whole new world waiting to be discovered!

V Hotel Dubai, Curio Collection by Hilton 5*

Offering a striking balance of contemporary style and a buzzing location, the V Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton 5* is a sophisticated hotel that is home to 33 storeys. This sleek property is located within close proximity of all of Dubai's key attractions, including downtown and uptown Dubai, the business districts and the city centre.

As you step into the reception located on the 30th floor, find plenty of elegant spaces to relax. The highlights of this hotel include the V Lounge, an opulent bar, and a sleek swimming pool with comfy cabanas to relax on and soak up the sunshine.

Please note: Some facilities may incur an additional fee, payable locally.

Your Room

Soak up stunning views of the canal from this stylish room. Boasting an open concept bath, a walk-in shower and a king-sized bed, as well as a 48-inch HDTV and complimentary WiFi, this is a stunning room that offers guests every comfort and luxury they need for a comfortable stay.

Sleeps up to

Adults Adults
2 Adults
1 Infant

Your Board Basis

Level Seven
Enjoy delicious Mediterranean cuisine in a market-style setting. This is a bustling social hotspot where guests come to share stories and an abundance of fresh, tasty dishes.

Located on the 31st floor of the hotel, this sleek restaurant serves delicious Korean specialities, served with views over the Dubai Water Canal - head here at sunset for an out-of-this-world dining experience.

V Deck
Wind down beside the pool, with regular DJ spots and delicious cocktails alongside shisha experiences. This is the place to be when the sun goes down!

V Lounge
This buzzing lounge sits on the 30th floor, offering delicious drinks with views of the Dubai skyline.

Please note: some dining outlets/menu items and premium, branded and international drinks may not be included and may incur a surcharge payable locally.  Meals, snacks and drinks may be available at selected times only

Your Time

Home to a sleek and stylish pool deck, complete with private cabanas, at this hotel, guests can soak up the sunshine, surrounded by a bustling city environment. The hotel is also home to a fully-equipped fitness centre, ensuring guests can stay active during their break.

Your Optional Excursions

Our members can choose to add the following excursions at the next stage of the booking process for an additional fee - subject to availability. 

Tickets to the Burj Khalifa

Your Optional Excursions
Get more of a feel for this enigmatic city when you opt to take a trip up the Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building where the city views are impressive from every angle. At 828m, with 160 floors, feel on top of the world as you drink in breathtaking views of the sparkling city below.

Our members can choose between the following options: 
- Access to the Burj Khalifa between 9 am - 3 pm & 7 pm - 11 pm. Transfers not included.
- Access to the Burj Khalifa between 3:30 pm 6:30 pm. Transfers not included. 
- Tickets to the 148th & last floor of the Burj Khalifa between 9 am - 3 pm & 7 pm - 11 pm. 
Transfers not included.

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Dubai Parks & Resort One Day Access

Your Optional Excursions
Treat yourself to a thrilling holiday at the region's largest integrated theme park, with three distinct theme parks and one water park there is lots to entertain! You'll be able to experience incredible and entertaining moments in 2 of the 4 parks with this One Day Access. So experience the best-in-branded entertainment from three of the largest and most successful motion picture studios at Motiongate, immerse yourself in the colourful world of Bollywood at Bollywood Parks & build your way through non-stop interactive fun at Legoland. As Dubai's largest theme park, Dubai Parks & Resort is a world of fun and adventure in the heart of the Middle East!

Desert Safari

Your Optional Excursions
Venture into Dubai’s magical dune and desert landscape for an adventure like no other! Take a journey with your savvy drivers and head off the beaten track for a thrilling and challenging adventure. Aboard a luxury 4x4, you will discover the wild majesty of the Arabian desert, - wide open spaces, indigenous wildlife and endless vistas of colourful dunes.

Admire the beauty of the sunset in the desert and relax in a traditional camp where other activities await you. Whether you fancy trying Shisha, surfing the sand, taking pictures of traditional costumes or getting a henna tattoo, there is plenty to make this an unforgettable experience! For the grand finale, you will be transported by the Arabian culture with a belly dancer, BBQ and Arab folk music. This trip is offered every day from 3 pm to 8.30 pm.

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Helicopter Flight over Dubai

Your Optional Excursions
Embark on a unique experience that will allow you to fly over this city of luxury and extravagance. Board your helicopter and enjoy a panoramic view of Dubai on this 12-minute flight. Departing from Police Dubai Academy, you will see the traditional wind-towers, discover the mysterious Burj Khalifa and gaze over the incredible archipelago of the Jumeirah coast. From the past to present and looking into the future, this panoramic flight will offer you the chance to view every face of majestic Dubai. 

We advise you to choose to fly over Dubai at the beginning of your stay! In case of bad weather, the flight can then be rearranged so that you don’t miss out on this once in a lifetime experience.  

Important information: 
- Excursion available daily at 14:00 or 16:00 
- Proof of identity may be required 
- Expect to arrive 30 minutes before the flight for boarding formalities 
- Guests under 16 must be accompanied by an adult 
- This is a non-refundable ticket (except in case of major problems) 
- Non-exchangeable ticket within 21 days of the flight 
The price does not include: 
- Registration fees to be paid on the website of our excursion partner when booking the flight day

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Your Journey

Flights: You may choose from Economy, Premium or Business class flights on sectors that they operate, at the next stage of the booking process. The flights included are with either a scheduled or no-frills airline and are subject to live availability and prices can change. You can choose your preferred departure times during the booking process. Please select your flight options carefully as departure and arrival airports may differ.

Transfers: Return seaplane transfers are included in the Maldives with this offer. When opting to add the Dubai stopover, an internal flight is included from Dubai to the Maldives in addition to return private airport transfers from Dubai Airport to the hotel.

For inbound transfer arrangements please confirm with your transfer provider when you arrive. Alternatively, please check with the reception of your accommodation. If you still require assistance, please call the transfer provider directly. 

Maldives Travel Advice

For the latest travel advice from the Foreign & Commonwealth Office including security and local laws, plus passport and visa information please click here. 

Please note that the advice can change and consumers should continue to check it until they travel.

Entry Requirements

You must ensure you have a valid passport to travel on. 

If your passport describes you as a British Citizen, you do not need a visa to enter the Maldives. For non-British citizens, you should check the current entry requirements on the website of the Maldives Foreign Ministry.


Visit your health professional at least 8 weeks before your trip to check whether you need any vaccinations or other preventive measures. 

UK health authorities have classified Maldives as having a risk of Zika virus transmission. For more information and advice visit the 
National Travel Health Network and Centre website.

There are increased levels of dengue cases in 2019. Please be sure to check all health advice on the following link before travelling, paying particular attention to the 'Other Risks' section. This advice is subject to change.