Whether seeking a peaceful hideaway or active adventure, you’ve found it here.

A luxury resort where your fantasy of a laid-back, desert island paradise is about to come true.


Here, you’ll discover 193 private villas, dotted at the water’s edge along two miles of powder fine beaches and perched on stilts above a crystal lagoon. On land or above water, sunset facing or sunrise, these super spacious rooms and suites bring an entirely original vibe of coastal, beach house chic to the Maldives.

Whether suspended over the water or scattered along the beach, every room, suite and villa at LUX* South Ari Atoll is designed to make the most of its enchanting island surrounds. Light, breezy and ever so spacious with splashes of bright island colour, each room has a sophisticated sense of simplicity with sweeping views over the sparkling lagoon and beach.

Lux South Ari Atoll Lux Villa*
Lux South Ari Atoll Temptation Villa
Lux South Ari Atoll Romantic Pool Villa
Lux South Ari Atoll Water Villa
Lux South Ari Atoll Family Lagoon Pavillion
Lux South Ari Atoll Beach Pool Villa
Lux South Ari Atoll Beach Villa
Lux South Ari Atoll Beach Pavillion

Light, fresh and ever so irresistible, LUX* restaurants offer everything that’s exceptional about luxury island dining, with none of the heavy, overly indulgent extras. Enjoy the very best dishes, flavours and textures that the island’s many cultures and influences have to offer at any one of the eight eateries and five bars.

Lux South Ari Atoll Mixe
Lux South Ari Atoll Senses Bar & Lounge
Lux South Ari Atoll Senses Restaurant
Lux South Ari Atoll East Market
Lux South Ari Atoll East Bar
Lux South Ari Atoll Allegri Restaurant
Lux South Ari Atoll Lagoon Bar
Lux South Ari Atoll Umami
Lux South Ari Atoll Café LUX*
Lux South Ari Atoll Veli Bar
Lux South Ari Atoll Beach Rouge

Lux’s dive center provides full training and PADI certification for all levels while the resort water sports center will have you snorkeling around remote sandbanks or trying any of their thrilling water sports. Kite surfing, windsurfing, wake boarding, flyboarding and hoverboarding will satisfy the thirst of any action-seeker. Add to the mix a huge choice of land-based activities including tennis, volleyball, beach yoga and cycling – fans of an active holiday have more than enough to keep them happy.

Lux South Ari Atoll Diving
Lux South Ari Atoll Flyboarding Hoverboarding
Lux South Ari Atoll Stand Up Paddleboarding
Lux South Ari Atoll Yoga
Lux South Ari Atoll Snorkelling
Lux South Ari Atoll Jet Ski
Lux South Ari Atoll Kite Surfing
Lux South Ari Atoll Wake boarding & Water Skiing
Lux South Ari Atoll Windsurfing
Lux South Ari Atoll Fishing
Lux South Ari Atoll Topcat Sailing
Lux South Ari Atoll Catamaran Excursions
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Lux South Ari Atoll
Lux South Ari Atoll
Lux South Ari Atoll
Lux South Ari Atoll
Lux South Ari Atoll

Lux Villa*

The presidential suite perfect for travellers seeking simple-yet-stylish luxury – this is the only villa of its kind in the resort.

This villa comes with a butler, private buggy service, premium bicycles and a selection of wine and spirits. The villa is located at the tip of the jetty, which means unobstructed views, secluded relaxation and a front-row seat overlooking the sunsets from your own infinity pool. Thatched roofs, white-washed wood, floor-to-ceiling glass panes, and see-through glass floors create a stylish seaside heaven. The round bathtub in the spacious bathroom is a signature must-try!

  • Size – 360 m2
  • Occupancy – 2 Adults + 1 Teen or 1 Child or 1 Baby
  • Room View – located at the end of the jetty
  • Private infinity pool (12.4m x 3.9m x 1.2m), sun terrace and deck
  • Direct access to beach – staircase leading to the ocean
  • Butler, private buggy service and premium bicycles included
  • Living room with a glass floor
  • Dining room and fully stocked minibar (a selection of wine and spirits), coffee machine, Earth (still)& Dance (sparkling) water
  • Gorgeous spacious bathroom, and our LUX* collection of bath amenities
  • All the creature comforts (King-size beds, bathtub, shower, robes, slippers, hair dryer…)
  • All technology (Wi-Fi, broadband, phone…)
  • Keep cool (AC, fans…)
Lux South Ari Atoll
Lux South Ari Atoll
Lux South Ari Atoll
Lux South Ari Atoll
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Lux South Ari Atoll
Lux South Ari Atoll
Lux South Ari Atoll
Lux South Ari Atoll

Temptation Villa

Lazy mornings. A good night’s sleep. Just one drive separates your bed from the Maldivian waters. What’s not to love?

Couples, say hello to the 3 Temptation Pool Water Villa’s designed just for you. Slip into your robes and make the most of your days (and nights) in the Maldives. The hardest decision you’ll have to make is 14m private infinity pool, jacuzzi, or infinite lagoon? Good thing is that you can have it all.

  • Size – 220 m2
  • Occupancy – 2 Adults
  • Room View – Sunrise side of the island
  • Jacuzzi with a view
  • Private infinity pool (12.4m x 3.9m x 1.2m)
  • Outdoor deck with a private infinity pool, sunbed, bird’s nest swing and direct lagoon access
  • All the creature comforts (A round bed, bathtub, shower, robes, slippers,
  • Separate living room with a glass floor window
  • Keep cool (AC, fans)
  • Our LUX* collection of bath amenities
  • A fully stocked minibar, coffee machine, Earth (still) & Dance (sparkling) water
  • All the technology (Wi-Fi, television, phone…)
Lux South Ari Atoll
Lux South Ari Atoll
Lux South Ari Atoll
Lux South Ari Atoll
Lux South Ari Atoll
Lux South Ari Atoll

Romantic Pool Villa

A favourite among couples. Cosy, light and chic, this villa on stilts is a dream come true.

110 square meters of pure romance? That sounds about right. This water villa comes with a pool (as if the Indian Ocean wasn’t enough already), a deck for lazing in the sun, a hanging bird’s nest swing, a flight of steps to the lagoon, and all the imaginable comforts. Did someone say drop-down projector in bed?

  • Size – 110 m2
  • Occupancy – 2 Adults + 1 Child or 1 Baby
  • Room View – Sunrise side of the island
  • Close proximity to the ocean
  • Private infinity pool (8m x 2m x 1.2m)
  • All the creature comforts (King-size beds, bathtub, shower, robes, slippers, hair dryer…)
  • Outdoor deck with an infinity plunge pool, sunbed, bird’s next swing and direct lagoon access
  • Drop-down projector above the bed and home theatre system
  • Keep cool (AC, fans)
  • Our LUX* collection of bath amenities
  • A fully stocked minibar, coffee machine, Earth (still) & Dance (sparkling) water
  • All the technology (Wi-Fi, television, phone…)
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Lux South Ari Atoll
Lux South Ari Atoll
Lux South Ari Atoll
Lux South Ari Atoll
Lux South Ari Atoll
Lux South Ari Atoll
Lux South Ari Atoll

Water Villa

Even globe-trotters need a break from time to time.

As hoteliers with a love for travel, we know how important a good night’s sleep is. Feeling like you have a home away from home is the best feeling. The Water Villa is that home, but on stilts (and with the Indian Ocean as your swimming pool!)

  • Size – 98 m2
  • Occupancy – 3 Adults or 2 Adults + 1 Teen or 1 Child or 1 Baby
  • Room View – Sunset side of the island
  • Able to dive into the sea from your villa
  • Glass floor window
  • Private sun terrace
  • Natural-light flooded bathroom with a view
  • Catamaran net over the lagoon to laze in
  • All the creature comforts (King-size beds, bathtub, shower, robes, slippers, hair dryer…)
  • Outdoor deck with sunbeds and a staircase leading to the ocean
  • Reading nook
  • Keep cool (AC, fans)
  • Our LUX* collection of bath amenities
  • A fully stocked minibar, coffee machine, Earth (still) & Dance (sparkling) water
  • All the technology (Wi-Fi, television, phone…)
Lux South Ari Atoll
Lux South Ari Atoll
Lux South Ari Atoll
Lux South Ari Atoll
Lux South Ari Atoll

Family Lagoon Pavillion

There are few voyages more glamorous than escaping to the Maldives with its desert island feel and crystal-clear waters.

Make our Family Lagoon Pavilion your tropical home on the beach. As a matter of fact, you can’t be closer to the beach even if you tried. That makes it a good choice for families with a tribe of little travellers in tow who want nothing more than to build sandcastles or explore the island. This villa is one unit with one entrance leading to two separate entrances, perfect for families with kids or teens who want some privacy as well.

  • Size – 130 m2
  • Occupancy – 4 Adults + 2 Teens or 2 Children or 1 Baby or 2 Adults + 4 Teens or 4 Children or 2 Babies
  • Room View – Ocean view
  • All the creature comforts (King-size beds, bathtub, shower, robes, slippers, hair dryer…)
  • One unit, two separate entrances, two bedrooms
  • Individual, private furnished terraces facing the beach
  • Direct access to the beach and ocean
  • Indoor-outdoor tropical bathroom
  • Keep cool (AC, fans)
  • Our LUX* collection of bath amenities
  • A fully stocked minibar, coffee machine, Earth (still) & Dance (sparkling) water
  • All the technology (Wi-Fi, television, phone…)
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Lux South Ari Atoll
Lux South Ari Atoll
Lux South Ari Atoll
Lux South Ari Atoll
Lux South Ari Atoll
Lux South Ari Atoll

Beach Pool Villa

If postcard perfect holidays are your motto, you’ll love our chic bungalow on the beach.

A beach bungalow. The prettiest private pool. Amenities perfectly attuned to the traveller looking to unwind. The dreamiest indoor-outdoor bathroom there could be. Welcome to your home in the Maldives.

  • Size – 116 m2
  • Occupancy – 2 Adults + 1 Teen or 1 Child or 1 Baby
  • Room View – sunset side of the island
  • All the creature comforts (King-size beds, bathtub, shower, robes, slippers, hair dryer…)
  • Outdoor deck with a private pool
  • Furnished terrace facing the beach
  • Direct access to a secluded beach with sunbeds
  • Indoor-outdoor tropical bathroom with a spacious standalone bathtub
  • Keep cool (AC, fans)
  • Our LUX* collection of bath amenities
  • A fully stocked minibar, coffee machine, Earth (still) & Dance (sparkling) water
  • All the technology (Wi-Fi, television, phone…)
  • Direct access to the prettiest beach with sunbeds
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Lux South Ari Atoll
Lux South Ari Atoll
Lux South Ari Atoll
Lux South Ari Atoll
Lux South Ari Atoll

Beach Villa

Ever wondered what it’s like to live on a desert tropical island? Yeah, us too. So we built the dreamiest Beach Villa.

Picture this: Living in a chic thatched-roof bungalow on the prettiest beach imaginable. Chilling in your bathtub in a tropical indoor-outdoor bathroom. Reading a book on your terrace facing the ocean. Sounds like heaven to us!

  • Size – 95 m2
  • Occupancy – 3 Adults or 2 Adults + 1 Teen or 1 Child or 1 Baby
  • Room View – Sea view
  • All the creature comforts (King-size beds, bathtub, shower, robes, slippers, hair dryer…)
  • Indoor-outdoor tropical bathroom with a stand-alone bathtub
  • Reading nook
  • Furnished terrace facing the beach
  • Direct access to a secluded beach with sunbeds
  • Keep cool (AC, fans)
  • Our LUX* collection of bath amenities
  • A fully stocked minibar, coffee machine, Earth (still) & Dance (sparkling) water
  • All the technology (Wi-Fi, television, phone…)
Lux South Ari Atoll
Lux South Ari Atoll
Lux South Ari Atoll
Lux South Ari Atoll
Lux South Ari Atoll

Beach Pavillion

If you daydream of living in a chic beach hut on a tropical island with all the comforts of home, this is it.

You can’t be closer to the beach even if you tried. Our thatched-roof beach pavilion is as chic as can be. There’s the possibility of having interconnected rooms, making this a suitable fit for families with little travellers in tow or friends who like to go on double dates.

  • Size – 60 m2
  • Occupancy – 2 Adults + 1 Teen or 1 Child or 1 Baby
  • Room View – Beach view
  • All the creature comforts (King size beds, bathtub, shower, robes, slippers, hair dryer…)
  • Possibility of interconnecting two units next to each other
  • A furnished individual private terrace on the beach
  • Possibility of connecting rooms
  • Keep cool (AC, fans)
  • Our LUX* collection of bath amenities
  • A fully stocked minibar, coffee machine, Earth (still) & Dance (sparkling) water
  • All the technology (Wi-fi, television, phone…)
Lux South Ari Atoll
Lux South Ari Atoll

Mixe

Savour the essence of authentic island living at MIXE. With tables set out on the beach under thatched roofs and slow turning ceiling fans, guests can sink their feet into the warm sand below while tucking into mouth-watering fresh buffets for breakfast and dinner. Live cooking stations offer everything from wood-fired pizzas and grills to stir-fries with a tempting island twist. In the evening, enjoy genuine island entertainment performed by talented local performers.

  • Opening Hours: 7am to 10.30am / 7pm to 10pm
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Lux South Ari Atoll

Senses Bar & Lounge

Senses Bar and Lounge offers a selection of cocktails, rums, liqueurs, beers and spirits, as well as a refreshing selection of Sri Lankan teas in the afternoon. It also offers light Indian Ocean lunches in the shade, or by the pool if you don’t feel like visiting one of our more formal restaurants. Relish a light snack in the evening while swaying gently in a giant hammock.

  • Opening Hours: 10:30 am to 5 pm / High Tea 5 pm to 7 pm
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Lux South Ari Atoll
Lux South Ari Atoll

Senses Restaurant

Inspired by Middle Eastern and Indian Ocean cuisine, Senses never fails to delight with its tempting menu of tagines, tandoori prawns and unique tropical sorbets. Tastebuds tingling yet? Enjoy a light lunch of fresh salads, grills and local seafood, then take a seat at the water’s edge overlooking the infinity pool for an exquisite à la carte dinner under the stars.

  • Opening Hours: 3pm to 10pm
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Lux South Ari Atoll
Lux South Ari Atoll
Lux South Ari Atoll
Lux South Ari Atoll
Lux South Ari Atoll
Lux South Ari Atoll
Lux South Ari Atoll

East Market

The interactive stalls in our over-the-water Asian-market-inspired restaurant make it as fun to admire the action as it is to try authentic tastes from Thailand, China, Taiwan, Vietnam and the Philippines. Dim sum steam in bamboo mushiki. A parade of meats, vegetables and seasonings urges you to have noodle dishes or stir-fries whipped up in woks. A pushcart displays a perfect Peking duck. At East Market breakfast and dinner isn’t just about grazing from the live cooking stations – our terraces promise heart-stopping Indian Ocean views. In the mood for a classic European start to your day? Follow the scent of baking to croissants, baguettes, pastries and seeded loaves, fresh from that glass-fronted oven. Rustic baskets spill over with fruit and vegetables, next to sacks of intriguing spices, while skilled chefs stand by to make your culinary cravings come alive in front of you.

  • Opening Hours: 7am to 10:30am / 7pm to 10pm
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Lux South Ari Atoll
Lux South Ari Atoll

East Bar

A deck with swinging double seats and loungers-for-two on catamaran nets floating above turquoise waters – this hip little hangout is an atmospheric rendezvous. Sunset cocktail or low-key nightcap? Our above-the-water bar doesn’t just invite you to relax with exactly the chilled drink you wanted – we insist. Spend an evening socialising at this picturesque perch (we say ‘on the island twice’), and we suggest you stray from the deck that overlooks our island and the ocean to find the biggest surprise that awaits… Seek out the secret under-the-sea-themed musical space where you may be tempted to take your drinks and start dancing. Can’t see it? Or hear it? All we’re saying is this: it might be where you least expect it…

  • Opening Hours: 5pm to midnight
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Lux South Ari Atoll
Lux South Ari Atoll
Lux South Ari Atoll

Allegri Restaurant

Escape to the Mediterranean embrace of Allegria, here on our deck or right the beach. Quality Italian ingredients, and authentic southern European recipes, all created with expertise in an open kitchen that invites guests to spy our skilled chefs creating pastas, pizzas, gnocchi and just-caught seafood. There’s also an à la carte menu which promises to wow to Italophiles and epicureans alike. Exclusive arrangements can also be made for small parties to dine privately and indulge in a range of cheeses complemented by our Scrucap wines and an exceptional selection of Italian, French and New World labels too.

  • Opening Hours: 3pm to 10pm
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Lux South Ari Atoll
Lux South Ari Atoll

Lagoon Bar

Right by the beach, with a front-row view of the sunrise, this sociable enclave is situated near our reception, right by the water sports centre. Unwind to an island soundtrack and reggae vibes, while sharing your experiences from the last dive or your exciting water sports session. No wonder you tell us this is one of your favourite laid-back watering holes in the world.

  • Opening Hours: 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
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Lux South Ari Atoll

Umami

It’s not just about full flavours in a chic, contemporary setting – UMAMI is as dedicated to drama as it is delicious dinners. A bright-red coral reef artwork covers one wall, competing with the theatrics of the knife-wielding, grill-tickling chefs. Perch on benches at the cobalt-blue sushi bar and watch our masters crafting just-caught seafood into world-class sashimi, nigiri and maki. At a wood-smoky robata grill, see us barbecue Kobe beef or Australian lamb, just how the pickiest epicureans like it, right here in this elegant space. More visual thrills await thanks to the head chef’s entertaining teppanyaki skills. Drink connoisseurs have 30 sakés and nine fine Japanese whiskies with which to toast this remarkable dining experience.

  • Opening Hours: 7pm to 10pm
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Lux South Ari Atoll
Lux South Ari Atoll
Lux South Ari Atoll

Café LUX*

Excellent coffee is a must, not a luxury; that’s why you’ll find a Café LUX*at the heart of LUX*South Ari Atoll. Café LUX* has revolutionised the world of hotel coffee, and our commitment remains clear: to offer our guests the finest barista-made coffee, day or night. Great coffee begins with freshly ground beans, so we roast our own in our on-site roasting rooms, which can be explored on our aromatic behind-the-scenes tour. Our specialist baristas keep up with all the latest trends and techniques – including Cold Press, Pour Overs and Nitro coffee. Bespoke ‘pod’ machines and a variety of Café LUX* blends allow guests to enjoy an aromatic cup in their room, and even at home.

  • Opening Hours: 6am to 6pm
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Lux South Ari Atoll
Lux South Ari Atoll
Lux South Ari Atoll

Veli Bar

Here, near the crystal-clear swimming pool that extends out to sea, with shimmering views of the lagoon on three sides, pause at the Veli Pool Bar next to the water, and enjoy a refreshing drink as you soak up those incredible watery views.

  • Opening Hours: 11:00 am to 5:00pm
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Lux South Ari Atoll
Lux South Ari Atoll
Lux South Ari Atoll
Lux South Ari Atoll
Lux South Ari Atoll
Lux South Ari Atoll

Beach Rouge

You’ve heard the album, now enjoy the ambience as you eat, drink and make merry. Pick at delicious fresh pizzas straight from our wood-fired in the ultimate relaxed setting, right on the soft-sand beach – crisp, thin crusts, topped with the freshest ingredients, baked to perfection… And your feet in the sand, eyes on the lagoon view and the breeze in your hair. That’s a recipe for good times.

  • Lunch a la carte: 12:00 pm to 5:00pm
    Dinner a la carte 6:30 pm to 10:00pm
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Lux South Ari Atoll
Lux South Ari Atoll
Lux South Ari Atoll
Lux South Ari Atoll
Lux South Ari Atoll
Lux South Ari Atoll

Diving

Experience the unique underwater world of the Maldives, offering some of the world’s best dive sites and colourful reefs boasting an abundance of marine life. The five-star PADI diving centre and dedicated professional team are on-hand to ensure the ultimate dive experience for pros and novices alike.

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Lux South Ari Atoll
Lux South Ari Atoll
Lux South Ari Atoll
Lux South Ari Atoll
Lux South Ari Atoll

Flyboarding Hoverboarding

The ultimate water sport for the adrenaline junkie: challenge yourself and master your balance to perform a full 360° mini-flight around the lagoon!

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Lux South Ari Atoll
Lux South Ari Atoll
Lux South Ari Atoll
Lux South Ari Atoll

Stand Up Paddleboarding

Paddle the calm turquoise waters and experience the thriving nature of the lagoon at its best, while benefitting from a total body workout at the same time! Suitable for all ages and fitness levels.

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Lux South Ari Atoll
Lux South Ari Atoll

Yoga

Facing the turquoise blue sea, discover your body, relax your mind, and find your inner self with our talented and inspirational yoga instructors.

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Lux South Ari Atoll
Lux South Ari Atoll
Lux South Ari Atoll

Snorkelling

Discover magnificent marine life and underwater scenes as you swim amongst colourful reef fish in this natural aquarium paradise. The sheltered lagoon provides unbeatable viewings of stingrays, coral fish, baby black-tip reef sharks and the occasional manta ray.

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Lux South Ari Atoll
Lux South Ari Atoll
Lux South Ari Atoll
Lux South Ari Atoll

Jet Ski

LOVE SPEED?

Then, slicing through the surf on a jet ski is a must offering an adrenaline pumping and exhilarating experience not to be missed.

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Lux South Ari Atoll
Lux South Ari Atoll

Kite Surfing

Harness the power of the wind and experience one of the most thrilling sports on the planet.
Enjoy the speed of windsurfing, the tricks of wakeboarding, the smooth carving waves of surfers and the incredible jumps that will make you fly; all combined in this adrenaline-fueled challenge. Suitable for all levels.

Lux South Ari Atoll
Lux South Ari Atoll

Wake boarding & Water Skiing

Take to the waves for water-skiing or wake-boarding, and experience the perfect playground of the still turquoise lagoon as your backdrop.

Carve through the waves and jump in head-first to improve your skills in style!

Lux South Ari Atoll
Lux South Ari Atoll

Windsurfing

Fly with the wind, connect with nature and skim across the warm waters of the lagoon.
Available for everyone from beginners to the experienced pros.

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Lux South Ari Atoll
Lux South Ari Atoll
Lux South Ari Atoll
Lux South Ari Atoll
Lux South Ari Atoll
Lux South Ari Atoll

Fishing

Catch and cook!
What better way to discover the joys of fishing than out on the stunning waters of the Maldives. Take in the breath-taking sunrise or sunset, and cook up your fresh haul at the end of the day.

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Lux South Ari Atoll
Lux South Ari Atoll
Lux South Ari Atoll

Topcat Sailing

Enjoy the speed of the wind and let the sail take you in a unique top cat catamaran sailing experience.

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Lux South Ari Atoll
Lux South Ari Atoll
Lux South Ari Atoll
Lux South Ari Atoll
Lux South Ari Atoll

Catamaran Excursions

The best way to enjoy a luxury sailing cruise with your loved ones and family out at sea. Speak to our guest services department who will be delighted to create a tailor-made excursion especially for you.