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LUX* Maldives - Luxury holidays to the Maldives

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  • About this holiday

    The small private island of the four star deluxe LUX* Maldives offers all the facilities of the larger resorts, but with a more intimate feel. Rooms are graced with Maldivian character, and some overwater villas have glass floors. Spend your days enjoying the white sandy beach, the diving, snorkelling, sailing, and surfing facilities, and the activity clubs tailored to each age group. This resort is ideal for both couples and families alike.

    The journey and how you get there

    Complimentary

    Included in your holiday

    Scheduled flight London, Birmingham, Glasgow, Manchester or Newcastle to Malé via Dubai on Emirates, British Airways London Gatwick to Malé or Sri Lankan Airways London to Malé, onward return transfer by seaplane and bed and breakfast.

    Holiday prices

    Sample prices for a luxury holiday to LUX* Maldives are per person based on two people sharing a Beach Pavilion.
    Low season: From £2,290 for 7 nights
    High season: From £3,640 for 7 nights
    The prices displayed here are a guide only for this hotel and each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect the actual flight costs and all up-to-date special offers.

    Special Offers

    • Honeymoon offer 2020(23)
      Book a stay in 2020 for a honeymoon and receive a complimentary bottle of sparkling wine, a complimentary 30-minute couple’s massage once during the stay and a sunset cruise. This offer is not combinable with other offers. Restrictions apply.
    • Indian Ocean 2019 autumn early booking offer
      Book a holiday of at least 7 nights to the Indian Ocean by 31 August 2019 for stays between now and 30 November 2019 and receive a reduction of £100 per person.
    • Indian Ocean 2020 early booking offer
      Book a holiday of at least 7 nights to the Indian Ocean by 30 September 2019 for stays between 1 December 2019 and 31 March 2020 and receive a reduction of £150 per person.

    Hotel code

    EXH917

    Our opinion

    "Lux Maldives offers sophisticated simplicity amongst nature".

    Hotel description

    Surrounded by a secluded lagoon, with gracefully curving beaches, lush tropical gardens and floral bursts of colour, LUX* Maldives shimmers in the turquoise waters of the Ari Atoll. The suites and villas, whether perched over water or scattered along the beach, are furnished in a contemporary style with a great sense of space, opening onto the beach or lagoon. Seven restaurants and six bars are set in stunning locations and offer a wide choice of culinary options, whether the mood is for European, Middle Eastern, Indian or Asian flavours. The Island Kitchen is the main restaurant, while Senses offers a taste of North Africa and the Indian Ocean, and East offers an enticing menu of oriental flavours amongst a rustic nautically themed decor. There is plenty to do at LUX* Maldives including house reef snorkelling trips, kayaks, windsurfing and water-skiing, whilst on land, beach table tennis, yoga and tennis are on offer. LUX* Maldives' PADI diving centre offers 37 different stunning dive sites within an hour’s boat ride, some just ten minutes away. Next door is FenMaaDhiguRan, the Maldives’ first Marine Protected Area, created with LUX* Maldives' support and home to many whale sharks. The kids’ club, PLAY, provides a fun range of age-tailored activities for children aged between 3 and 12 years. Babysitting can be provided on request for a fee. For teenagers, STUDIO 17 offers a space to relax and have fun with friends. For some relaxation, the beautiful LUX* Me Spa offers a welcome sanctuary and the glass floors, in some of the treatment rooms, offer views of the magnificent coral and tropical fish below. LUX* Maldives is the ultimate choice for a honeymoon and also offers days of endless pleasure for the whole family. This island offers a true sense of unspoiled, island living.

    Location

    South Ari Atoll

    Official star rating

    4 deluxe

    Annual opening

    All year

    Distance from airport

    25 minutes by seaplane

    Closest airport

    Male

    Room types

    Lux Maldives 193 suites and villas with air conditioning, outdoor shower, Telephone with direct dial, LCD TV screen with DVD, mini bar, safe, hairdryer, magnifying mirror, complimentary tea and coffee making facilities and wi-fi connection. Rooms are divided into the following categories:
    Beach Pavilion
    Beach Villa
    Beach Pool Villa
    Family Lagoon Pavilion
    Water Villa
    Romantic Pool Water Villa
    Temptation Pool Water Villa
    Lux* Villa

    Hotel facilities and services

    7 restaurants, 6 bars, seaplane transfer to and from Malé airport, 24-hour room service, babysitting services, PLAY kids' club and STUDIO 17 for teenagers, full range of spa and massage treatments at Infinity spa, infirmary with resident doctor, wedding services, 2 swimming pools, 2 floodlit tennis courts, fitness centre, watersports.

    Water sports

    Chargeable: Jet skis, catamaran trips, scuba diving.

    Complimentary: 2 swimming pools, Pedal boats, kayaking, snorkelling.

    Land sports

    Chargeable: Cycle hire.

    Complimentary: Table tennis, tennis.

    Out and aboutnearby/local interest

    Other activities include Night snorkelling, lagoon fishing. Diva is situated on a small island in the south Ari Atoll. Surrounded by miles of ocean the resort is perfect for water sports and relaxation. Excusions include shopping on nearby islands, cultural excursions, champagne sunset cruise are all available.

    Sports nearby

    Children

    Children aged 0 to 5 years stay free of charge on same meal plan as parents. Children are not allowed in the Spa. Children may stay in the Water villas, provided that their parents sign a disclaimer. Some water sports have age restrictions.

    Minimum stays

    Minimum stay of 4 nights applies year round.

    Other information

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    • CALL US 01392 441245

      We are open Mon-Fri 9-17.30 Sat 9.30-16.00.

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    The Maldives

    Capital:Malé
    Airport:15 minutes by speedboat. Please note that the resort is one hour ahead of official Maldives time.
    Size: 298 square kilometres of land on 1192 islands in an area of sea measuring 754 kilometres long and 118 kilometres wide.
    Currency:Rufiya (£1 = 17 rufiyas)Population 300,000
    Temperature:Temperatures are consistently hot averaging about 31 degrees Centigrade. Sea temperatures average about 27 degrees Centigrade. The year is divided into two monsoon periods, the north-east monsoon from December to March (drier) and the south-west monsoon from May to November (wetter months with stronger winds).

     

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    Capital: Port Louis
    Airport: About 1 hour and 10 minutes by car.
    Size: 865 square kilometres
    Currency: Mauritian rupee (£1 = 35 Rs)Population 1.1 million
    Temperature: The hottest months are from January to April, although this is also the cyclone season and the weather can be humid with temperatures ranging from 25 to 35 degrees Centigrade. There is no distinct rainy season. The Mauritian winter months are June, July, August when temperatures average about 24 degrees Centigrade with the evenings being about 16 degrees Centigrade. However, the weather does vary from the east to the west coast. The east is breezier, and feels cooler during their winter months. The north-west near Port Louis is often the driest and the warmest part of the island. During their winter months you should have a jacket or jumper for the evenings. Dining is outside throughout the year.

     

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    Capital: Victoria
    Airport: One to two hours on the boat from Mahe, or about 20 minutes by helicopter.
    Size: 455 square kilometres

    Currency: Seychelles rupee (£1 = 8 Rs)
    Population: 73,000
    Temperature: The Seychelles fall outside the cyclone zone. The seasons divide into May to October, when the south-east trade winds blow and November to April when the winds are from the north-west which can bring rain, particularly in January. January is the wettest month, July and August are the driest months. The temperature is pretty constant throughout the year, ranging between 24 and 31 degrees Centigrade and humidity is around 80 percent.

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