LUX* Maldives Island
Category: 5* Hotels
Location: South Ari Atoll
Rooms Number: 193
Transfer Types: Domestic flight + speedboat
A true combination of colors, flavors and unparalleled natural beauty, as this luxury resort offers an unforgettable holiday experience. An open reception of the spacious hotel complex is located directly on the main jetty, with the warmest welcome. Enjoy the privacy of your villa. Walk through tropical pathways and discover authentic Maldivian delights at the resort's numerous restaurants and bars. A world-class diving center is waiting to guide you to the underwater treasures, where butterfly fish, sting rays, manta rays, and gentle whale sharks swim next to you, an experience worth living.
In the hotel's facilities are also included 2 infinity pools, loungers, sun umbrellas and beach towels at the beach and pool, nightclub, souvenir shop, boutique, jewelry shop, free Internet access WLAN and a medical station.
LUX* Maldives Hotel Fact Sheet
More included at LUX* Island
** GUNA Travel guests have free access to "LUX* Airport Lounge" as they wait for their seaplane. You can enjoy drinks, snacks and free Internet access.
** GUNA Travel guests get 1 sunset cruise with the dhoni boat. A mimimum stay of 7 nights is required.
If you are interested in one of the LUX* Resorts in Mauritius or Reunion, feel free to contact us for price quote or information.
Approx. 65 m²
Detached bungalows with 2 accommodation units, located on the narrowest part of the island, bathroom with bathtub/WC and separate outdoor shower, hairdryer, bathrobe, TV (flat-screen), DVD player, telephone, free WLAN Internet access, air conditioning, fan, minibar, coffee/tea making facilities, safe, terrace, own garden area, direct beach access with views of the sea.
Sunset Junior Suite
Approx. 71 m²
Like Beach Pavilion, more spacious and with separate WC, directly on the beach.
approx. 95 sqm
Like Junior Suite, individual Villas situated right on the beach, tastefully furnished.
approx. 80 sqm
Built on stilts in the lagoon, like Beach Villa, with separate WC, and terrace with private access to the sea.
Family Water Villa
approx. 129 sqm
Like Water Villa, with 2 bedrooms.
On LUX* Maldives you can find:
"The Island Kitchen"
Set on the beach under thatched roofs and live cooking stations, offers breakfast and dinner,
"East Restaurant and Bar"
Is built on stilts over the water, with bright decor and rustic decks and amazing ocean view. Local evening entertainment.
"Senses Restaurant and Bar"
Has a gorgeous view of the lagoon and offers Oriental delicacies, open all day.
Is built on stilts, as Japanese specialties are prepared in the open cooking stations.
"Allegria Restaurant and Bar"
Italian cuisine, set right on the beach with open kitchen where chefs prepare pizza, pastas and gnocchi dishes.
"The Beach Restaurant"
Best pizza ever, right on the beach.
"Veli Pool Bar & Lunch"
Is located near the infinity pool. Light dishes are served until evening.
"The Island Bar"
Open for lunch, drinks until late and unforgettable sunsets.
On the beach, close to the lobby, with island music throughout the day.
Serving delicius Island Blend, is open from early morning until evening.
Our rates include daily breakfast in buffet form.
Halfboard includes daily breakfast and dinner in buffet.
All inclusive includes daily breakfast, lunch in buffet or menu at 3 of the restaurants. (some dishes by extra cost). As well selected non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverages (including cocktails) at all restaurants and bars during the opening hours. From the room minibar water, juices, refreshments and beer -01 refill per day. Afternoon coffee and tea with small snacks. Snorkeling equipment as well as quided snorkeling trips to the house reef.
Entertainment & Excursions
evening entertainment every night, occasionaly open-air cinema and nightclub.
For a fee: snorkelling and island excursions.
Sports & Fitness
Included: gym, yoga, 2 tennis courts with floodlight, beach volleyball, table tennis, biliard, kajak.
For a fee: windsurfing, waterskiing, jetskiing, kitesurfing, catamaran sailing, Fun Tubes, banana boat, sea angling.
Just about 300-600 m to the hotel's reef and between 800-3.000 m to the outer reef.
A special highlight are the whale sharks which can be seen on the resort's reefs.
Diving school (PADI), snorkelling trips to the hotel's reef, as well as snorkelling equipment included.
Beauty & Wellness
The beautiful spa facilities are right over the sea.
4 overwater treatment rooms and 11 treatment rooms on the beach offer you the chance to unwind fully with the most varied of therapies.
Inclusive: (with booked treatment) sauna, steam room, ice room.
For a fee: massages, beauty treatments.
Ideal for Kids
Kids'' Club for children aged between 3 and 12 years old. Children aged under 3 must be accompanied by a parent or babysitter, open daily from 10:00- 22:00. Many activities inclusive.
Honeymoon Special at LUX* Maldives
Honeymooners get about 70% discount at the hotel price of the bride. At the hotel they get 1 bottle of sparkling wine and a small present and a cruise. A minimum stay of 07 overnights is required. Valid for up till 9 months after the wedding. Can not be combined with other offers.
Please inform with your reservation.
* Transfer is obligatory. Please provide your flight information (arrival and departure flight number and time).
* Seaplane transfer: The duration for sea plane transfer can be from 20 minutes till 1 hour time. No night transfer by sea plane is possible. Transfer by seaplane is available from 06:00 until 16:30, every day. If your arrival time at Male is after 15:30 or your departure flight is after 16:30 pm, you must stay one night in an airport hotel.
The maximum luggage allowance for this type of transfer is 20kg per person
* Domestic flight: Some resorts require a domestic flight from Male airport to Hanimaadhoo or Gan airport to be reached. Luggage allowance for this type of transfer is maximum 20 kg per person.
Check in – Check out Information:
* Check in time: Your room is available for you from 14:00 on your arrival date. If you want to take your room earlier please arrange it upon arrival. For a guarantee early check in, you have to book one additional night.
* Check out time: You have to leave your room at 12:00 on your departure date. If you want a late check out, please arrange it with your resort’s reception desk. For a guarantee late check out, you have to book one additional night.
Meal Plan Information:.
** Same meal plan must be booked for all travellers in the same room.
** Same meal plan must be booked for entire stay.
** If you have booked your accommodation with BB, HB or FB please note that drinks are not included.
BB = Bed and Breakfast Drinks not included unless mentioned.
HB = Halfboard. Breakfast and Dinner(drinks not included unless mentioned). A lot of the resorts give you the possibility to change dinner to lunch. Please contact the reception.
FB = Full board. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner(drinks not included unless mentioned).
ALL= All inclusive. Breakfast, Lunch , Dinner and a big list of alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks. A lot of resorts by All Inclusive Meal plan offer tea breaks and small snacks during the day. You can check details information at each hotel’s page.
** Infants under 2 years pay a fixed rate of USD 8 per night directly to the hotel.
** With effect from 01 January 2012, a new airport tax is payable by all passengers departing from Male. The charge is $25.00 per departing international passenger (age 2 years and above). The tax can be paid by cash or credit card direct at the airport of Male.
** Do not forget to check that your passports have all necessary information for the entrance in Maldives. More information you can find at:
Maldives Immigration Office
or contact Maldives consulate / embassy in your country.
** The rates you see in our Online Hotel Booking Engine and our website are only valid for reservations made through GUNA Travel Germany GmbH.
* Free nights Offer:Free nights do not include Bed Tax of USD8 per day and per person. This charge is payable direct to the hotel.
*** General Booking Conditions ***
For the booking following details are necessary:
1) Correct guests' names they way they are written in the passports
2) Arrival and departure flight details (flight number and arrival / departure time).
Deadline for changes and cancellations
* for reservations made at least 1 month before check in date there will be a deadline of 2 working days for changes or cancellations.
* for reservations made less than 1 month before check in date we can not give any deadline and full payment is required.
Change and Cancellation policy:
After the "free cancellation" deadline the following cancellation fees will apply:
Cancellation until 30 days before arrival: 30% cancellation fees of the total amount.
Cancellation between 29 days and 16 days before arrival: 50% cancellation fees
Cancellation between 15 days and 08 days before arrival: 65% cancellation fees
Cancellation between 07 days and 04 days before arrival: 80% cancellation fees
Cancellation between 03 days before arrival and arrival day/noon: 90% cancellation fees
Changes or cancellations after arrival date/noon or check in are NOT possible!
Payment policy for bookings made AT LEAST 1 month before check in date:
* Till the end of the cancellation deadline, we will need 30% prepayment of the total booking amount.
* The rest payment of 70% is necessary latest one month before check in date.
Payment policy for bookings made LESS than 1 month before check in date:
* Full payment is required at the time of confirmation
Payments are possible either by bank transfer to one of our company bank accounts in Germany
or through Credit Card (Master, Visa) with no extra charge.
The Hotel Voucher and the original invoice will be issued after receipt of the total payment.
Up to 60% discount at the hotel price of the bride. Valid up to 12 months after the wedding. Please inform with your reservation