Set on the picturesque island of Dhidhoofinolhu in the South Male Atoll, the LUX* Maldives takes luxury holidays to another level. Overflowing with facilities, culinary diversity and out of this world accommodation, this Maldives all inclusive resort ticks all the boxes on many a wish-list. Add into the mix stunning sea views, pristine unspoilt beaches, and lush tropical gardens and it's easy to see why this tropical island hideaway is a favourite.
Daytimes are all about doing as little or as much as you like. Bask in the sunshine by the infinity pools, indulge in sensual delights in the ocean-view spa, or enjoy some relaxing yoga on the beach. The off-shore coral is teeming with tropical fish and a scuba diver's paradise. Floodlit tennis, volleyball, table tennis and bike rides are among the land-based attractions. Discover a generous helping of fun and activities for tots to teenagers in the mini club and teen centre.
The Five-Star LUX* Maldives presents 193 luxury Beach Pavilions and Water Villas, with traditional Maldivian furnishings and direct access to the lagoon or beach. The ultimate holiday hideaways, expect all the modern touches that enhance your stay such as air conditioning, Wi-Fi internet access, a mini bar, and a private sun deck.
The LUX* Maldives has all of the amenities you'd expect from Five-Star luxury holidays to the Maldives, including two outdoor swimming pools, ocean-view spa, seven restaurants, six bars, nightclub, 24 hour in-villa dining, PADI dive centre, water sports, indoor games centre, kids club, teen centre, and pop-up film shows on the beach.
Food, drink & entertainment
From light meals and gourmet fare to freshly brewed coffee and signature cocktails, the on-site bars and restaurants present a myriad of tastes to tempt you. The Island Kitchen combines sumptuous buffets and live cooking stations serving up grills, stir fries and wood-fired pizzas, with light musical entertainment in the evening. North African, Indian, Lebanese and Indian Ocean cuisine graces the menu in Senses. Senses Bar and Lounge features giant hammocks and a billiards table and serves a selection of cold drinks and Sri Lankan teas, light lunches, and light evening snacks. East Restaurant is suspended over the water and offers a nautical theme and an eclectic menu of Indonesian, Cambodian, Thai, Sri Lankan, Hong Kong and Chinese buffet style dishes. Fresh fruit cocktails and lively evening entertainment are available in the adjacent East Bar. Allegria sits by the beach and features an open kitchen serving Italian pasta, pizzas and gnocchi, and also has an extensive wine cellar. Umami perches on stilts over the water and offers a Teppanyaki table and a menu of Japanese delicacies. The Beach serves freshly baked pizzas on the sands. Veli Pool Bar & Lunch extends out over the sea and offers a casual menu of light bites. The Island Bar is open for lunch-time meals and evening drinks and cocktails. The Lagoon Bar serves up island music and reggae tunes along with a full bar service. Cafe LUX is open from 6am to 6pm for freshly brewed coffees made by trained baristas. Dine in the comfort of your own room using the 24-hour in-villa service. Dance the night away to rock, salsa and techno music mixed by the DJ in the Musik nightclub
Sport, games & activities
The LUX* Me programme combines spa, fitness, nutrition, yoga, retreats and experiences in one place - join in a yoga class, indulge in a full body massage, or enjoy an invigorating workout in the gymnasium. The dive centre hosts diving classes and escorts scuba diving trips to 37 dive sites in the local vicinity. Kayaking, reef snorkelling, pedal boats, windsurfing, rubber ring and banana boat rides, water-skiing, and jet skiing are available from the boathouse. On dry land, there's beach table tennis, tennis, volleyball, beach yoga, bikes, billiards and table tennis. PLAY offers fun and games for 3 to 12 year olds, including sports, art classes, treasure hunts and teddy tennis lessons. Studio 17 is aimed at 12 to 17 year olds with activities such as beach sports, local dance and language classes, and island adventure trips.
The luxury accommodation options at the LUX* Maldives range from Beach Pavilions, Sunset Junior Suites and Water Villas, to Beach Pool Villas and Prestige Water Villas. Room highlights include air conditioning and ceiling fans, satellite TV and DVD player, international direct dial telephone, mini bar, safe, hairdryer, Wi-Fi internet access, bathroom with bathtub, WC and separate shower, and private sundeck.