LUX* South Ari Atoll won the British Airways Holidays Customer Excellence Award for the fifth year in a row with a score of 9.7 out of 10.
LUX* South Ari Atoll has won the British Airways Holidays Customer Excellence Award for the fifth year in a row. The resort secured the award with an overall score of 9.7 out of 10. Hence, LUX* South Ari Atoll ranked among the top 4% of the highest-rated hotels for 2020 by British Airways Holidays.
British Airways Holidays collaborates with Reevoo to collect feedback from customers. Then, the company uses this feedback to honour the top-rated hotels.
Every year the top-reviewed hotel partners of British Airways Holidays are presented with the prestigious Customer Excellence Award. Hotels which receive a rating of at least 9.0 out of 10 from customers, and only those that have received more than five verified reviews, are eligible for this award.
Earlier in December 2020, the 5-star resort also secured the Travel + Leisure India’s Best Award. Last year, Condé Nast Traveler also honoured both of LUX* Hotels & Resorts properties in the Maldives in the Readers’ Choice Awards. LUX* North Male Atoll Resort & Villas and LUX* South Ari Atoll Resort & Villas ranked in the 4th and 29th place respectively among the Top 30 Resorts in the Indian Ocean.
About LUX* South Ari Atoll
This tropical holiday escape is among the top-rated resorts in the Maldives which offers unique experiences with off-the-grid retreats.
The luxury resort features 193 villas and 8 restaurants serving an array of diverse cuisines as well as 5 bars. Furthermore, LUX* South Ari Atoll features a 5-star PADI dive centre, two infinity pools, floodlit tennis courts, and a Technogym fitness centre.
LUX* Resorts & Hotels helps people to celebrate life by delivering consistently on the promise of a different kind of luxury; hospitality that is lighter and brighter. The brand stages exceptional experiences in different locales – whether on the Beach, in the City or Nature.
SO/Maldives proudly announces the grand opening party of its exquisite runway.
SO/ Maldives is set to host its grand opening on March 23, 2024. This much-anticipated event of the season is titled ‘An Invite to the Front Row’. The event promises a soirée of collaborative elegance for an unforgettable glamorous experience for its guests.
The Grand Opening Party – An Invite to the Front Row
The grand opening party is set to be a feast for your senses. The resort is bringing culinary delights, fashion-forward statements, avant-garde designs and artistic flair. With this, SO/ Maldives invites guests to take a seat in the front row and witness the convergence of global talent and Maldivian charm.
An invite to the Front Row encapsulates the essence of SO/Maldives- a convergence of global excellence set against the unparalleled beauty of our island. We extend an exclusive invitation to our guests to us on this extraordinary journey with incredible collaborations providing them a truly glamorous stay while embracing our DNA, says Jesper Soerensen – General Manager of SO/Maldives.
Experience one of the First-International Fashion Shows in the Maldives with Milin!
SO/ Maldives will unveil its inaugural fashion show, considered to be one of the first international fashion shows in the Maldives. As the island turns into an oceanfront runway, guests can witness the harmonious blend of haute couture and paradisical setting. The fashion show will showcase the swimwear collection debuted by the esteemed Thai fashion house, Milin.
Partnership with Riffath
SO/ Maldives is partnering with local talent Riffath. Riffath is a distinguished Maldivian High Fashion Brand, launching its exclusive SO/Maldives’ Flying Dress Edits. The resort is also teaming up with Timeless Maldives Photo Studio. The resort’s guests are empowered to unleash their inner models for a bespoke once-in-a-lifetime photo and drone shoot, adorned in a gown with an extended hem that gratefully dances in the wind.
Beach Takeover with Veuve Clicquot Champagne House
Veuve Cliquot Champagne House is taking over the beach at SO/ Maldives to bring an exquisite evening. The beach glam-up is done with the Lazuli Beach Club Bar for a memorable night that redefined elegance and indulgence!
Culinary Delights with Chef Dharshan Munidasa
Chef Dharshan Munidasa, a dual Sri Lankan – Japanese heritage chef hailed for his accolades commands the spotlight at SO/ Maldives. Chef Dharshan’s menu is set to redefine conventional boundaries. Guests are invited to enjoy the exquisite flavours at the Ministry of Crab, Nihonashi Blue, and Carne Diem Grill.
To add to this, Jenna Hemsworth, Australia’s most influential and award-winning female bartender also showcases her creativity. Jenna will be taking over the bar to craft expertly curated cocktails.
Musical Bliss with world-class DJs
Guests are welcome to enjoy a series of live performances from world-class musicians and DJs. Groove to the innovative beats of one of the leading Maldivin bands, YJ Hameed Music. The vibes are set to create a rhythm that resonates with the spirit of the island’s spirit. Lydia Sarunrat Deane, a Thai sensation will also be filling the air with enchanting melodies. End the night as DJ Karrouhat from Dubai takes everyone on an electrifying-after party journey.
The Grand Opening Party will be hosted by Matthew Deane, a well-known Thai-Australian singer, model, actor and television presenter.
Exclusive Wellness & Fitness Retreats
Embark on a transformative fitness journey with the introduction of a week-long detox and fun session by Jumping Fitness, an innovative fitness regimen that originated in the Czech Republic. In collaboration with London-based wellness partner salon C. Steller, renowned for its modern approach to wellness, the resort is set to launch new spa experiences that promise ultimate rejuvenation.
SO/ Maldives invites guests to experience an eco-conscious revelry. Guests are welcome to enjoy the beauty of nature intertwines with the joy of celebration. Witness as the island runway dims, unveiling a beach bonfire beneath the starlit sky. Immense in the rhythmic beats of Maldivian Boduberu and the serene glow.