Situated in the southern Ari Island, LUX Maldives is a luxurious 5 star resort that caters everyone. It is located in the longest island in Maldives, a paradise of harmony with abundant tropical gardens dotted alongside 4 kilometer of white sand beach. The island is nestled by amazing waters with almost infinite wealth of aquatic life. The resort features its masterpiece of combining the natural environment of the island and a tropical al fresco life while channeling a luxurious and elegant vibe.
The dive center here is operated by Euro Divers. It offers 5* PADI courses and boat dives on dhonis to more than 50 dive sites which includes Kuda Rah Thila, the first protected marine sanctuary of Maldives. The lagoon is a secure place for guest divers who want to try out scuba diving, no matter what their age are. Tourist can go diving in both sides of the island, the west and the east side. The island offers a great opportunity to witness manta rays all year round. Most dive sites nearby is teeming with life including frogfish, nudibranch and shrimp, a good site for photographers. Nitrox is free for qualified divers.
This part of Maldives is well-known for its marine diversity and it’s here that tourist get the best chance to interact with whale sharks at any time of the year, particularly in Maamigili. The resort facilitates an aquatic biology center as a coordination core and development of the recently established SAMPA (South Ari Marine Protected Area).