Luxury hotel holiday Lux Maldives Maldives

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.
Included in your Expressions holiday
  • Accommodation in a double or twin room on bed and breakfast
  • Scheduled flights with British Airways London to Male or Emirates via Dubai to Male
  • Seaplane transfer Male airport to hotel and back
  • Concierge service and Expressions Holidays regional helpful hints
  • Optional room, board and flight upgrades. Details on request

Luxury bepoke holidays to LUX*, Maldives

Lux Maldives is a 5-star boutique resort offering sophisticated simplicity amongst sublime nature. Surrounded by miles of ocean the resort is perfect for water sports and relaxation

Facts in brief

Official star rating 5

Location South Ari Atoll

Annual opening All year

Closest airport Malé

Distance from airport 25 minutes by seaplane

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, Spa and Massage Treatments at Infinity Spa, Infirmary with Resident Doctor, Wedding Services, 2 Swimming Pools, 2 Floodlit Tennis Courts, Fitness Centre, Watersports.

Complimentary watersports

Snorkelling in some areas

Chargeable watersports

Diving, Paddle Boarding, Snorkelling Excursions, Jet Skiing, Kite Surfing, Night Snorkelling, Lagoon Fishing.

Land sports

Table Tennis, Tennis, Cycle Hire (for a charge).

Out and about nearby

Diva is situated on a small island in the south Ari Atoll. Excusions include shopping on nearby islands, cultural excursions, champagne sunset cruise are all available.

Holiday price guide Sample prices are per person based on two people sharing a Beach pavilion for 7 nights

From about

£2,290 low season

£3,640 high season

Holiday Code EXH917

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

Luxury bepoke holidays to LUX*, Maldives

Room descriptions

Lux Maldives has 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.

Beach Pavilion
Beach Villa
Beach Pool Villa
Family Lagoon Pavilion
Water Villa
Romantic Pool Water Villa
Temptation Pool Water Villa
Lux* Villa

Holiday price guide Sample prices are per person based on two people sharing a Beach pavilion for 7 nights

From about

£2,290 low season

£3,640 high season

Holiday Code EXH917

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

Luxury bepoke holidays to LUX*, Maldives

The journey and how you get there

For a holiday to Lux* Maldives, the Maldives, Expressions Holidays includes flights from London to Male with British Airways direct (winter season only) or Emirates via Dubai. The flying time is about 13 hours. Lux* Maldives is reached from Male airport by seaplane in about 25 minutes and Expressions Holidays includes the seaplane transfer in your holiday price.

Additional information

Minimum stays: Minimum stay of 4 nights applies year round.

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.

Holiday price guide Sample prices are per person based on two people sharing a Beach pavilion for 7 nights

From about

£2,290 low season

£3,640 high season

Holiday Code EXH917

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

Luxury bepoke holidays to LUX*, Maldives

Highlights of the Maldives

For many, the Maldives offer some of the most fascinating underwater exploration available, from both snorkelling and diving. There are over a hundred different species of fish, from angelfish to flying fish, snapper and triggerfish, stingray and shark, as well as turtles and numerous corals of a multitude of colours. If your resort is near Malé then the capital is worth a brief visit with its mosques, traditional houses with rounded corners and tea shops with a selection of ‘short eats’ including rice pudding, curried fish cakes and small bananas.

Cultural highlights of the Maldives

Bodu beru traditional music and dance, traditional seating - the undholi (like a hammock) and the joli (a net seat hung from a wooden frame), local crafts including mats, lacquer work and jewellery, traditional dhoni boats.

Facts in brief

Capital Malé
Airport Malé International Airport
Size The Maldives consist of 1,192 islands, dispersed over an area of 35,000 sq. miles
Population 436,000

Luxury bepoke holidays to LUX*, Maldives

An Expressions holiday to LUX* Maldives is highly recommended for families as it is one of the few resorts in the Maldives where two adults and two children can be accommodated in one beach villa. It also has extensive facilities for children, including the PLAY children's club and the STUDIO17 teens' club, which offer both hands-on learning activities and more relaxed sports and games. Parents can enjoy some relaxation time in the spa or scuba diving, whilst the wide range of restaurants is available to the whole family, so guests can dine together in the evenings. Excursions are organised to nearby islands for shopping, giving guests a unique opportunity to explore more of the Maldives during their week or two week stay.

Children's clubs

PLAY is open from 9am to 7pm and is available for children aged 3 to 12. A range of activities from pizza making to Sting Ray feeding are adapted to suit different age groups. Lunch and/or dinner can be served in the children's club at an additional cost. The children's club facilities include a TV and cinema lounge, library and computer room, siesta lounge, a play area, a nanny station, customized bathroom facilities, and a dining area with buffet. The club is complimentary.Teenagers' club STUDIO17 is open from 9am to 7pm for teenagers aged from 12 to 17 years and encourages teenagers to relax in one place and socialise with each other. Facilities on offer are a Wii and Wi-Fi station, PlayStation, table football, pool table and table tennis. The club is complimentary.

Babysitting

Available at a charge. Rates available per hour and in 6 or 12 hour packages. Staff are trained in first aid and there is a staff to child ratio of 1:2 at all times. Baby listening is not available.

Pre-ordering of provisions

It is possible to pre-order snacks such as sandwiches and pasta to be provided in the room on arrival. Please contact us for further details.

Children's entertainment

Aside from the children's clubs there are children's DVDs and books. The spa, Lux Me, offers half or full hour kids massages. Excursions with the Marine Biology Centre which centre runs a reef encounter with a marine biologist course where you learn about different species and snorkel for around USD 50 per person. There are a number of other courses offered at the Marine Biology Centre geared towards adults which older families may enjoy including snorkelling with whale sharks, underwater night discoveries and presentations.

Medical services

There is an infirmary on the island with a resident doctor. The nearest hospital is in Malé.

Family dining

Families are allowed in all of the restaurants at present. High chairs and family menus and options are available.

Family rooms

Two adults and two children can be accommodated in Beach villas. For more space, families may prefer to take 2 interconnecting Beach Pavilions or a Family Water Villa which can accommodate up to 4 adults and 2 children. Parents must sign a disclaimer to occupy a water villa, which can hold 2 adults and 1 child.

Children's amenities

Children's toiletries are provided. Haircuts available at a charge.

Holiday price guide Sample prices are per person based on two people sharing a Beach pavilion for 7 nights

From about

£2,290 low season

£3,640 high season

Holiday Code EXH917

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

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