Dreamy atolls of tropical islands scattered across the Indian Ocean, the Maldives are a kaleidoscope of colours and earthly pleasures. Get away from it all at LUX Maldives, the only settlement on the postcard-perfect island of Dhidhoofinolhu.
Fuss free and laid-back, the resort surprises with pop-up film shows right on the beach, impromptu musical performances and strolls along secret pathways through the lush tropical gardens. Just steps from the thatch-roofed suites and ocean-perched villas, the island’s unspoilt beaches are yours to claim.
Take in all the sights, sounds and colours of authentic island living in the leisurely comfort of your Beach Pavilion. Sunlight filters through lofty thatched roofs, while the luxurious bathroom offers a private garden with a refreshing outdoor shower. The Beach Pavilions are also ideal for families with a baby or child.
Shaded by sprawling Badamier trees and palms, each spacious suite faces the sunset and enjoys breath-taking views over the ocean. The simple, minimalist design is accented with warm wood and splashes of red and orange inspired by the reef.
Water Villas are suspended on stilts over the water and offer incredible views of the Indian Ocean with direct access to the lagoon. Fall asleep to the gentle sound of the ocean, and then sink into a generously sized bathtub with sweeping views out the large bay windows.
These spacious two-bedroom Villas are perched atop the water on stilts and provide the perfect secluded spot for families to spend an unforgettable holiday. Look out over the lagoon from your private terrace and plan another action-packed day together on the island.
Light sand and ochre tones reflect the beautiful island setting beyond the terrace, while subtle décor echoes the ebb and flow of the ocean. All guestrooms enjoy en suite outdoor bathrooms where the open sky, bright hibiscus and beautiful banana trees provide privacy in a natural setting. Each Beach Villa has ample room for two adults and one teenager or child.
Enjoy sensational views over the lagoon from your spacious, west-facing Beach Pool Villa. Native wood accents and light sandy tones bring the natural beauty of island living inside, while a private terrace unfolds into a luxurious living space outdoors. All guestrooms offer en suite bathrooms that open onto a private garden, along with a shower and separate bath. Relax in the privacy of your secluded garden with its sunken swimming pool, wooden deck, sun loungers and invigorating outdoor shower.
The luxurious Prestige Water Villas are suspended on stilts over the water, offering incredible views of the Indian Ocean and direct access to the lagoon. With a spacious bedroom with a king bed plus sofa bed, an over sized bathroom with a large bath tub and separate shower, plus a day bed and sun beds on the sun deck, the Prestige Water Villas make for a great option for a romantic Maldives getaway.
Featuring unparalleled views over the lagoon and island surrounds, the LUX Villa is the ultimate in luxury island living. Sink into your infinity plunge pool that merges with the lagoon or watch the kaleidoscope of sea life swim beneath your feet through the glass floor in the living room. With a master bedroom suite and guest bedroom both featuring handcrafted LUX Sleep Tight beds and direct access to the deck, the LUX Villa is ideal for a party of four or an active family seeking ultimate privacy and comfort.
At LUX Resorts offer you a unique service with dedicated wellness concierge to personally program your spa and wellness activities on vacation. Simply complete the online form prior to arrival and will be in touch.
At LUX Me the spa is more than just pampering with a holistic, integrated approach to all treatments. Holistic therapists will personalize your treatment of choice using exclusive range of LUX ME products from body or facial range.
An authentic treatment exclusive to LUX, Chinese therapists will evaluate your needs and treat your individual aches and pains for the ultimate healing spa treatment.
An exclusive treatment designed by the guru of organic essential oils that will relax and rejuvenate. Using a combination of slow and rhythmic movements, balance your body¹s energy meridians.
For those wanting to explore the depths of the ocean, LUX offers access to some of the nation's most beautiful dive sites, where scuba enthusiasts can see an abundance of parrotfish, butterfly fish, sting rays, manta rays, tuna and barracuda, not to mention impressive yet gentle whale sharks. You might even encounter an elusive hawksbill, dolphin or green turtle.
Dive sites include Maamagili, suitable for beginners and those who have never dived before, Aa Thila for the more experienced, and Thinfushi Beru Tila for advanced divers. The dive centre offers 37 incredible dive sites, two wreck sites and night diving, all within a short boat ride offshore.
Make the most of your LUX island getaway with complimentary reef snorkelling, kayaking and pedal boats. There's also a wide range of water sports available at the boathouse, such as windsurfing, rubber ring and banana rides, Flyboarding, water-skiing, wakeboarding and jet-skiing for an additional fee. Or explore further afield with a private catamaran trip and picnic parties to neighboring islets.
Sunset Cruise: Embark onboard a Mahe 36 for an unforgettable sunset cruise experience along the reefs of South Ari Atoll and enjoy complimentary beverages and snacks.
Dolphin Cruise: Set sail before the sunrise and glance at the first lights of the day while cruising along the reefs of LUX Maldives and spot friendly dolphins swimming near your catamaran.
Take a break from the ocean with a game of beach table tennis, volleyball and tennis on floodlit courts. Visit LUX Me fitness to enjoy a tailor-made training session complete with beach yoga, cycle around the lush island setting or challenge someone to a game of billiards and table soccer at indoor games centre.
LUX Resorts & Hotels offers a very special tropical island wedding experience. Close your eyes and imagine your dream wedding - or vows renewal ceremony. Can you see the beautiful, deserted beach, with the waves gently lapping at your feet? The incomparable sunset, the coconut palms swaying gently in the breeze, the two of you hand in hand? Perhaps only your family and a few very special friends in attendance, an intimate and magical moment.
Nothing beats a really great cup of coffee. That's why at LUX* only serve very own delicious Island Blend of certified green organic beans. Roasted on the island and prepared for you with passion by trained baristas, every cup of coffee served at the stylish Café LUX* is one to savour.
On the beach, facing the sunrise, close to the lobby and the boat house, this is your regular laid-back watering hole. Enjoy island music and reggae favourites while sharing your experiences from the last dive or your exciting water sports session.
Watch the sun set over the shimmering water as your sip on a delicious island cocktail or aperitif and tasty canapés at The Island Bar. Go for a stroll along the beach or simply soak up the laid-back ambience on the wooden deck as you wind down another amazing day on the island.
Located near the crystal clear swimming pool that extends out to sea, with shimmering views of the lagoon on three sides, Veli Pool Bar offers a casual menu of tasty pizzas, sandwiches and spring rolls, as well as Mediterranean-style tapas, mezze and antipasti.
The best pizza can make, in the most relaxing setting, right on the beach. Crisp, thin crusts, topped with the freshest ingredients, baked to perfection and enjoyed with the feet in the sand, the eyes on the lagoon and the breeze in your hair. Heaven.
Perched on stilts over the water, Umami features a Japanese-style teppanyaki table where our chefs entertain guests with their culinary skills. Sit under beautiful silk paper lanterns surrounded by wooden latticework while you enjoy the simple yet delicate flavours of Kobe beef sushi rolls served with scallops or fresh seaweed and squid salad.
Vibrant Italian flair blends with the lively island ambience at Allegria. Located right on the beach, this open kitchen allows guests to watch our skilled chefs at work as they create pizzas, pastas and gnocchi dishes. For a more intimate atmosphere, Allegria's wine cellar can be booked for private dinners. Exclusive arrangements can also be made for small parties to dine in the cellar and indulge in a range cheeses complemented by exceptional selection of French and New World wines.
Suspended above the water, East inspires with its incredible view out over the lagoon. Rustic decks and old ship's riggings add to the nautical theme, while bright cushions and light fabrics provide a lively island feel. The menu features the best of Cambodian, Indonesian, Thai, Sri Lankan, Hong Kong and Chinese-style buffets.
Senses Bar and Lounge offers a selection of cocktails, rums, liqueurs, beers and spirits, as well as a refreshing selection of Sri Lankan teas in the afternoon. It also offers light Indian Ocean lunches in the shade or by the pool if you don't feel like visiting one of our more formal restaurants. Enjoy a light snack in the evening while swaying gently in a giant hammock or challenge someone to a friendly game of billiards as the sun sets over the ocean.
Savour the essence of authentic island living at The Island Kitchen. With tables set out on the beach under thatched roofs and slow turning ceiling fans, guests can sink their feet into the warm sand below while tucking into mouth-watering buffets for breakfast and dinner. Live cooking stations offer everything from wood-fired pizzas and grills to stir-fries with a tempting island twist. In the evening, enjoy genuine island entertainment performed by talented local performers.