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North Male Atoll, Maldives

LUX* North Male Atoll Resort & Villas

Dotted around the island are gorgeous contemporary, two-storey overwater and beach villas, each decked with a private rooftop and a pink-rimmed infinity pool that blends seamlessly with the warm pale-blue waters. Here days are spent under the Maldivian sun, drenched in luxury. Extraordinary service, a breathtaking dose of design, innovative dining concepts, and all the details that take a holiday from good to perfect: LUX* North Malé Atoll defies all norms and stereotypes. This is the Maldives, elevated.

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Rooms & Villas

 Beach Villa

Beach Villa

Welcome to your home in the Maldives. We call it the Penthouse Paradise, and for good reason.

Check-in to your gorgeous contemporary beach villa surrounded by coconut palms fringed by the warm Maldivian waters. Slip into your hotel robe and retreat to the rooftop overlooking the iconic pink-rimmed infinity pool below, and beyond, the expanse of blue. It feels good to be home, don't you think?

 LUX* Beach Retreat

LUX* Beach Retreat

This is luxury, elevated. Meet our LUX* Beach Retreat, a must-stay for families and friends with a love for travel and the nicer things in life.

The LUX* Beach Retreat is the ultimate in island opulence, offering 970 square metres of unparalleled penthouse pleasure from its private grounds and three villa levels. Set apart on a stretch of secluded golden beach, the architecture and design of this lavish sanctuary is truly a first for the Maldives. In fact, it creates a playfully-inspired home-from-home like no other on the planet.

 2 Bedroom Beach Residence

2 Bedroom Beach Residence

Welcome to our Penthouse Paradise. The Beach Residence is your home away from home, but with all the perks of a luxury resort.

A high-life residence for family or friends, this is the two bedroom villa where South Beach style meets inspired island elegance - and opens on to your own secluded view of sun-dazed sand and sea. If luxury is defined by space, then these showstopper residences just raised the bar - with a footprint of 680 square metres including a 205 square metre indoor living space. The generous expanse of living room is bathed in natural light by floor-to-ceiling windows, while a nautically inspired skylight allows you to capture spectacular views of the dream-like colours of the Maldivian sky.

 LUX* Overwater Retreat

LUX* Overwater Retreat

The LUX* Overwater Retreat takes island living to the next level. This is the true definition of luxury holiday in the Maldives.

This magnificently luxurious retreat is a place to wake to the sound of waves and watch turtles swim beneath your feet. The views and experience are truly unmatched, and the opulence and attention to detail, unparalleled. Did we mention the private docking facilities for your yacht up to 90 feet? With unique design and architecture - subtly inspired by the free-spirit of the super yacht - the interiors feature Grecian marble, stones from India and furniture from Bali. It is unlike anything you have seen before.

 Prestige Water Villa

Prestige Water Villa

Welcome to the Maldives, where you'll be spending your days floating above the sea in a villa on stilts. It's the Maldives fantasy come true.

Located off a jetty at the tip of the island, the views here are unobstructed. You'll never want to leave your Prestige Water Villa. Marvel at the pristine house which is thriving with marine life and just a short swim away from your villa. The bedroom is as dreamy as it gets. And just wait until you see the bathroom, and living and dining area. Step outside onto the deck and climb aboard your yacht (yes, you can dock it right here). You will spend hours in your private infinity pool, and when you do finally get out, it's sunset hour, the time to settle in to the sunken lounge or head to your rooftop to start the night off just right.

 Water Villa

Water Villa

Whether this is your first or fiftieth trip to the Maldives, sleeping in a water villa never gets old, does it?

Perched on stilts above the lagoon, our water villa is a happy place for travellers seeking the ultimate Maldives experience. The double-storey overwater villa has a private rooftop perfect for a romantic dinner (it doesn't get more romantic), a movie under the stars, sunrise yoga or just to relax in the sun. The infinity pool overlooks the lagoon, so you can switch from the salty sea to the pool anytime. The surrounding deck with its sunken lounge is the ultimate definition of a luxury holiday in the Maldives.

 Deluxe Water Villa

Deluxe Water Villa

Imagine sleeping in a villa that feels like it's hovering above the crystal clear blue lagoon? Well, this is it. This is the Maldivian fantasy come true.

Perched on stilts above the lagoon, our Prestige water villa is a must for travellers who love to sunbathe and go for frequent dips in the sea. The double-storey overwater villa has a private rooftop so you can dine under a starry sky, have a movie night, meditate or just do nothing. The infinity pool overlooks the lagoon and the sundeck with a sunken lounge area which is best enjoyed during sunset.

 Overwater Residences

Overwater Residences

Maybe it's been on your bucket list forever, or maybe you've grown accustomed to sleeping in a villa overwater, but to us it simply never gets old. We love it, and we hope you do too.

With 680 square metres of indoor-outdoor space for families and friends including a 205 square metre villa, the sense of freedom is accentuated by vast windows and a dramatic skylight that bathe the nautically inspired interiors with sunlight. Each of the four Overwater Residences is blessed with unparalleled rooftop views from its magnificent sky-deck, elevated five metres above the lagoon. These truly unique residences feature pools above the lapping waters of the lagoon, and boast the very best in luxury.

Wine & Dine

 Glow

Glow

At LUX* North Male Atoll’s pulse point, Glow is a true meeting spot of people and cuisines - dishing up an all-day menu that’s creatively international yet always in step with island life. With shimmering views of the ocean, Glow rises with the sun to serve a fresh and far-reaching breakfast buffet of round-the-world gastronomic delights. As the day beats on, the a la carte menu and expansive delicatessen offerings rise to the fore - and the global flavours only deepen as we slip into the night with an around-the-world gastronomic dinner. Elegant and stylish from the inside out, enjoy the view from your table on the outdoor terrace - and the very best in creative, international cuisine.
 Beach Rouge

Beach Rouge

Bright, light and always on the beat, Beach Rouge is the prime location to kick back with views across the pool, the lagoon and the Indian Ocean beyond. With relaxed Mediterranean elegance, drop the pace for a long, and relaxed lunch, or turn on the style for a romantic dinner at the water’s edge. Laze in the shade for brunch - with long drinks and longer shadows - and a day-to-night menu that invites sharing. From Spanish tapas to wood fired pizza and charcoal grilled seafood and meat, the emphasis is on simple quality ingredients, freshly cooked and placed at the middle of the table. It’s a place for flavours and good company to mix freely - and that extends to sunsets toasted with mixologist-made cocktails and our own resident DJ. Shisha service is available upon the guests request at Beach Rouge’s roof top.
 Inti

Inti

Unexpected journeys are the most exciting, and INTI sweeps you to the culinary heights of Peru and Japan, with a live sushi and ceviche bar and outdoor terrace for dramatic views of the Indian Ocean. Simple, clean and sharply executed, the finest and freshest fish, meat and vegetables find perfect balance on a taste tight-rope between two dazzlingly distinct cultures. Savour octopus with black olive mayo, Tiradito breads and smoky guacamole - or take in a five-course fresh fish Cerviche tasting. Sip on an iced Peruvian beer, warm sake or Pisco sour as the smells and sounds of Peru and Japan stir the sensory feast. Served with imaginative sophistication, these are dishes by local and international masters that make INTI not only memorable, but truly inspirational.
 Glow Bar

Glow Bar

From openly elegant to intimately luxurious, Glow Bar is poised at the convergence of all LUX* North Male Atoll's paths, transforming subtly from day through to late, long evening. Nestled just next to Glow, the main restaurant, Glow Bar is your go-to spot for a refined menu of bites and refreshments. By day, the feel is island inspired watering hole - that lightly uplifting glass of wine or special martini, with a daring dash of South Beach style. Slipping into the night, we pull up a seat at a sophisticated speak-easy - find a unique cognac or devilish cocktail to melt into a soundtrack that’s addictively original.
 Barium

Barium

Enter by a secret door and descend to a special, hidden chamber for an unforgettably unique dinner experience for only you and your select guests.Stuning aquarium of dazzling fishes, Barium’s divinely seductive decor is only the start of truly bespoke journey towards enduring memories. Located beneath The Bar, this private and secluded area is the ultimate, ethereal spot for a personalised celebration or a special event - a place where moments are weaved into an evening that is yours and yours alone. As personal butlers lead you through tailor-made menus, and the most delicately innovative food by our award-winning chefs, the quality is sublimely sensory. Attention is in every single detail as the finest dishes are complemented with world leading wines selected with the help of our sommelier. Barium is your wish - and a secret that only you choose with whom to share.
 Cafe' LUX*

Cafe' LUX*

Excellent coffee is at the heart of every day - always a must, never a luxury. That’s why you’ll find a Café LUX* at the centre of the action at LUX* North Male Atoll. Café LUX* has revolutionised the world of hotel and resort coffee, and our commitment remains clear: to offer our guests the finest barista-made coffee. Great coffee begins with freshly ground beans, so we roast our own. Our specialist baristas keep up with all the latest trends and techniques – including Cold Press and Pour Overs. Bespoke ‘pod’ machines and a variety of Café LUX* blends allow guests to enjoy an aromatic cup in their villa, and even back at home.
 Ici

Ici

A holiday without ice cream? Not on our watch! Our guests deserve the very best, so we created our very own ice cream parlor, ICI, including in-house ice cream production facilities. You will find it right next to Beach Rouge, with the big colourful sign inviting you in for a delicious treat to cool off from the sun. Take your time and try all of the innovative flavours including the homemade waffle cones and various toppings.

What we love

The Maldives Elevated

Blow away the island footprints of old and step up for the Maldives reimagined with a sky-deck above your luxury, architect-designed penthouse. As you kick-back high above, the island is a breezier, bluer place - with rooftop views that stretch to the horizon, and possibilities for relaxation that go further than ever before. Adorned with sun-beds, and spots to dine - this is your personal space for play, suspended between sand or sea and the sky above - affording opportunities for new experiences, limited only by your imagination. Roof-top revelers will savour sundowner cocktails but hanging out with perfect drinks is only the beginning. Think backyard barbecues with a roof-top twist or let us transform your night time sky- deck to the most secret of outdoor private cinemas with your choice of celluloid stars. Stretch body and soul with sunrise yoga and tai chi, sooth yourself with a moon-lit spa treatment elevated by nature’s soundtrack of lapping waves - or invite friends up for a LUX* Master Chef dinner party. In this penthouse paradise every day is dazzlingly different from the Maldives that’s gone before. You have the perfect people, the perfect place - it’s time to pop open a bottle and raise a toast to sky-high adventures.

House Reef and Caves — A Rare Combination

Having a house reef on our lap as well as white sandy beaches and spectacular diving caves sets a new standard for treasure-hunters seeking underwater adventures with just a snorkel and mask. For those wanting to dive deeper, there’s a fully equipped PADI dive centre to chaperone beginners and pros alike on voyages of undersea discovery — and this doesn’t even have to end at sundown. Navigating guests to night-diving escapades will provide a dazzling alternative perspective on that colourful watery world below.

Set Sail On Our Catamaran

Set sail to explore the lesser-known atolls and desert islands on our luxurious Lagoon 40 catamaran. The sleek boat features three cabins with ensuite bathrooms, dining spaces and a sun lounge, perfect to bask in the Maldivian sun. Whether you choose to halt at a sandbank for a picnic or in the middle of the ocean to dive underwater, or even get married at sea, our catamaran is the perfect vessel for celebration.

A Surfer's Paradise

Whether seeking dreamy spots to kitesurf or the perfect mix of left and right waves to ride, the North Malé Atolls never disappoint. A fiercely guarded local secret discovered by shipwrecked surfers in the 1970s, the spot has contributed to the growing Maldives surf scene. For those in search of easy, flowing waves (and bathtub-temperature water), there’s nothing quite like it. Kite Surfing During the breezier months of the year, from May to September, LUX* North Malé Atoll is a haven for kite surfers. Harness the power of the elements and glide across what is, undoubtedly, the bluest water in the world to sandbanks and peaceful beaches fringed with swaying coconut palms. The shallows and warm temperatures make this spot a playground for kite surfers of all levels. Wave Surfing LUX* North Malé Atoll has its very own surf break - The LUX* Break - ideal for beginners looking to ride the rolling waves a mere five-minute jet ski ride away from the resort. For the long-time surfers seeking the perfect break, the resort is within a 40-minute speedboat ride from the country’s best surf spots. Evgeny Novozheev, Guinness world record holder and four-time Russian national champion of Kite Freestyle, shares his experience from LUX* North Malé Atoll.

Dive Deeper - Day Or Night

There’s nothing quite like the sense of weightlessness wonder as you dive deeper into the perfect azure waters of the Maldives - a dazzlingly different, spectacularly colourful world of underwater life. A fully equipped PADI dive centre offers beginners and pros alike the opportunity to swim alongside iconic sea turtles and manta rays - or even hunt for a shipwreck that lays within easy reach of the resort. But the wonders of the underwater seascape need not end at sunset - night diving provides a whole new perspective on these mysterious underwater ecosystems. Coral transforms before your eyes, as marine specimens of incredible luminosity ghost past - and those fish not brave enough to greet you in the day may just come to say hello at night. Learn to dive - or take your skills further into the magic of some of the blue planet’s most serene waters - either will quench your thirst for adventure.

Honeymoon Paradise

You and your most-loved are at the beginning of a beautiful, new adventure - and there’s nowhere more perfect than the Maldives to step into the world as one. Let the era-defining LUX* North Male Atoll be your divinely unique stage for a lifetime of memories, in one of the planet’s true natural paradises. The ultimate pampering experience begins in your penthouse as the LUX* ME Spa bequeaths opulent essential oils by Shirley Page, along with a treasure-chest of exquisite scrubs for a tantalisingly tender moment made for two. As you fall deeper in tune together and the pristine marine environment that surrounds you, take the opportunity to make a lasting gesture of your love for each other - and the planet. Talk with our resident marine caretakers, and they’ll help you experience coral planting - an integral part of our environmental sustainability program. It’s just one dream-tinged day in a celebration of memorable moments and, the morning after - as you linger over a delicious, personalised breakfast with the Indian Ocean kissing your feet - you’ll be forgiven for being uncertain if you’ve even woken.

LUX* Me Wellness

At LUX* North Male Atoll, wellness achieves a higher state of clarity with a translucent over-lagoon spa. Step into the incredible glass cubes of our over-water LUX* Me Spa sanctuary, and the pristine reef waters beneath your feet will begin your process of nourishment and renewal. Our approach to wellness and beauty is designed to achieve a harmony between environment, ancient tradition and modern expertise. Wellness guru Shirley Page has teamed up with LUX* to create a range of treatments to purify body and spirit and our therapists tailor bespoke restorative programs that integrate our hallmarks of contemporary wellbeing. Let our therapists get to know the rhythms of your mind and body, so that they can craft the ideal approach - one that is unique to you - be it total relaxation, detoxification, a restorative program, or a full healing treatment. Should you be in the mood for a treatment in the privacy of your own villa, our therapists are happy to customize it indoors or on your rooftop with the waves as your soundtrack. Free your body of tiredness and toxins with our LUX* ME product range, which combine the purest organic ingredients - including essential oils crafted using spices and flowers from the bountiful islands of the Maldives. Indeed - drawing inspiration from the mystical archipelago - the LUX* ME Spa is a place devoted to the cultivation of truly bespoke beauty, balance and peace.