They’ve done it again. The two Maldives properties, LUX* North Male Atoll Resorts & Villas and LUX* South Ari Resorts and Villas won 4th and 29th place respectively in the Indian Ocean resorts category.

LUX* properties are known to have their own take on things, whether it’s a phone booth from which you can ring up a friend anywhere in the world for free or a tree of wishes or specialty coffee. 

“We are incredibly honoured to have three of our properties awarded this prestigious recognition, which is a testament of our commitment and dedication of providing heartfelt Lighter, Brighter* services that LUX* Resorts & Hotels’ are known for,” said Dominik Ruhl, chief operating officer –EMEA of The LUX* Collective. “We’ve also been using the downtime to upgrade several of our properties; as well as getting LUX* Grand Baie Resort & Residences and LUX* Chongzuo, Guangxi ready for opening in 2021.Wehope to see more resorts on the list next year,” he adds.

Over 700,000 Conde Nast readers cast their votes this time around. 

“The results of this year’s survey, conducted at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, are a testament to the lasting power of a meaningful travel experience,” said Jesse Ashlock, U.S. editor of Condé Nast Traveler. “The winners represent the best of the best for our audience and offer plenty of trip-planning inspiration for all the adventures we can’t wait to have next.”