This renowned resort of The Lux Collective – LUX* South Ari Atoll knows how to transform a getaway for a couple, a family vacation, or a solo retreat into an adventure that will change your life. Stop and enjoy the breeze Landing in the secluded tropics amidst the Indian Ocean is the ideal opportunity to slow down. Take a full breath. Toes should be buried in the warm, white sand. Take a bike ride along the island that is 1.8 kilometers long and has lush gardens at LUX* South Ari Atoll. The sun shining through the palm leaves can be seen when you look up. During the Aperitivo hour, when the sun sets and the sky turns rosy, guests can enjoy signature cocktails. Dinners on the beach or open-air movies at the Cinema Paradiso are best enjoyed during the Maldivian nighttime hours when the stars are brightest.
Detox as far as possible
Away from the commotion and stress of city life, this is a merited “personal” time. Switch off the telephone and switch on the detox mode. At the island’s well-equipped fitness center, guests can start their day with a reviving yoga class or an exhilarating workout. Get pampered with a massage, facial, or other spa treatment at the LUX* ME Spa, where you can get personalized wellness advice. Before going for a swim in the ocean, unwind at the tennis court. Couples can book a private yoga and sound healing Extraordinary Experience aboard a dhoni, a traditional wooden boat, at the Golden Hour for ultimate zen with a Maldivian twist. The ideal location for letting go and recharging is LUX* South Ari Atoll, which offers opportunities for self-care at every stage of the vacation.
Mind what you eat
Eight eateries and five bars of LUX* South Ari Atoll is where visitors discover that food can likewise be a significant excursion. Take in the diverse tastes and cuisines. In your private pool, eat a healthy breakfast that is freshly prepared at the table or on a floating tray. Every restaurant at LUX* offers plant-based and vegan specials under the Keen On Green brand, and the ICI parlor serves homemade, guilt-free ice cream on the beach. Book a wine tasting, a bubbly and oysters pairing class, or even a private Maldivian cooking class with the resort’s Master Chef for guests who want to learn more about cooking.
Reconnect with one another Whether you’re traveling alone or with a friend at LUX* South Ari Atoll, every hour is an opportunity to socialize. Guests can bond with loved ones or make new friends while they are there. For exciting snorkeling and whale shark discovery excursions, morning boat trips bring together ocean enthusiasts. Wellness classes are for people who want to exercise together. LUX* Café’s coffee art, a shopping tour of a nearby island, a jet ski ocean safari, a sunset dhoni cruise, the island’s Jungle Gym, water sports and diving centers, and the sea-facing Wanderlust Library are just a few of the many options available.
The LUX* South Ari Atoll, which is in the Marine Protected Area, gives guests a chance to see the vibrant underwater world and help the ecosystem. Classes on planting corals give everyone a chance to help protect coral reefs. During the weekly craft classes, trash is transformed into treasure at the Junk Art studio. The Café LUX* LUX* Bamboo Cup, which can be reused, is an excellent memento of this mindful vacation. On this magnificent island, which has been named the Most Sustainable Wedding Resort in South Asia multiple times, even a wedding is a zero-waste event. All guests are encouraged to participate in efforts to preserve and protect the beauty of the Maldives by taking a mindful approach to travel.
Visit www.luxresorts.com or send an email to the resort at LUX* South Ari Atoll to learn more about the resort’s unique travel experiences and to make a reservation.