OBLU By Atmosphere
Located in North Male’ Atoll on Helengeli Island, the recently rebranded OBLU By Atmosphere exudes modern luxury, whilst still in keeping with the tradition and authenticity of a typical Maldivian island holiday. The resort provides guests with the ultimate affordable 4* all-inclusive experience, with its parent brand Atmosphere Hotels & Resorts setting the standard for luxury in the industry. Stiving to be a ‘Best in Class’ Maldivian Beach holiday experience, OBLU has everything to gain from providing guests with a holiday that exceed all expectations.
The island itself is renowned for its Exotic House Reef, populated with giant sea turtles, lobsters, and striking silver-tipped sharks. Recent renovations have not only seen an uplift in resort aesthetics but also in the conservation of the island’s green environment, both in terms of marine and wildlife. The main priority here is the protection of the tropical coral reef, home to an abundance of sea dwellers making for the most perfect diving destination.
This superior resort offers guests The Island Plan, a holiday type blending the luxuries of a Maldivian holiday featuring 116 villas with light, airy interiors with the natural aesthetics of the green landscape. Included in the unique OBLU experience is the service of world-class cuisine, enjoy a buffet breakfast at The Spice restaurant or treat yourself to the a la carte fine-dining experience at the Speciality Restaurant – Just Grill. For those looking to relax and rejuvenate, look no further than ELENA by Atmosphere; the spa that draws on positive natural energies from the earth’s elements. Alternatively, the opportunities for adventure at OBLU are truly one of a kind: take a lesson from the 5* certified on-site dive school offerings ranging from beginner to advanced dives. Try your hand at TGI Helengeli’s selection of water sports in the mesmeric setting of the stunning Maldives for an unforgettable holiday experience.
Helengeli Island, North Male’ Atoll, The Maldives
Just a 50-minute speedboat transfer from Male’ International Airport.
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English, French, and German
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COVID-19 secure features
- Face masks used by staff in public areas.
- Doctors available 24/7
- Individually wrapped toiletries.
- High temperature linen sanitisation.
- Hand sanitiser widely available.
- 24-hour vacancy between guests.
With 22 beach villas on offer sized at 48m²this is the most affordable accommodation type giving guests a cosy and comfortable experience just a few steps from the shores of the island. These villas include an exotic open-air bathroom, a daybed sundeck as well as an abundance of lavish amenities such as air conditioning, minibar, refrigerator, safe and flatscreen TV.
Deluxe Beach Villa
The resort contains 64 deluxe beach villas at a size of 52m² providing a stylish and comfortable offering with access to the beach and the lagoon beyond. This accommodation option boasts a fresh tropical colour schemes, comfortable textiles, an elegant outdoor veranda featuring a daybed, and the tranquil open-air bathroom along with all the standard amenities.
Water Villa with Pool
With 28 pool villas available this extravagant accommodation offering provides guests with 77m² of space with a 5.2m² over-sized plunge pool. This unique villa type is situated half on land, half on water with the overwater deck giving guests direct access to the lagoon below. On top of the standard amenities, open-air bathroom and vibrant interiors, the water villa boasts fantastic sunset views from the bedroom creating a magical golden hour moment without having to even set outside.
2 Bedroom Beach Pool Suite
With just 2 suites available, this regal accommodation offering is a must for those wishing to go out all on their Maldivian island holiday. Perfect for those once in a lifetime trips, family holidays and celebratory vacations such as honeymoons and anniversaries. Sprawling over 191m² these 2-bedroom suites contain 1 master bedroom and 1 twin, offering total privacy whilst still delivering the iconic bright and airy atmosphere. Featuring it’s very own 20m² swimming pool and spacious outdoor area, this option is the epitome of island luxury and perfect for those looking to go the extra mile in the Maldives.
Dining at OBLU By Atmosphere
The resort lays wake to 3 food and beverage facilities ranging from beach bar to ocean-side a la cart. No matter your preferences OBLU offers a dining experience for everyone, with an array of international cuisines, cocktails and set ups.
This is the main bar on site, situated between the beach-front pool and beach itself opening from 9am-1am. Featuring a selection of spirits including whisky, gin, rum, and vodka with an extensive cocktail menu, providing the perfect beach side refresher. Along with the extensive spirit collection, Helen’s offers guests the choice of 20 house wine selections, as well soft drinks, tea, coffee, and snacks.
As the main restaurant on site, The Spice serves up an abundance of cuisines with buffet style breakfast, lunch, and dinner offerings. Includes in The Island Plan guests can enjoy every meal at The Spice along with a fantastic selection of drinks, deserts and entertainment.
Providing guests with a truly magical dining experience, Just Grill is the resorts speciality restaurant, serving up a la carte dishes inclusive of fresh seafood and meat grills. One of the most spectacular aspects of this option is its beach-front location, each table is situated upon the white-sand with candles surrounding the area and the sound of the sea acting as the perfect restaurant soundtrack.
Excursions and Recreational Activities
As part of The Island Plan, guests are entitled to an extensive number of activities and excursions during their stay at The OBLU By Atmosphere as listed below:
- Each guest over 15 years of age can enjoy one 45-minute spa treatment of their choice.
- Sunset fishing trip.
- Boat trip and stop off at a local neighbouring island.
- Complimentary use of non-motorised water sports equipment e.g., snorkel mask, kayaks, paddle boards and pedalos.
- Complimentary access to the fully equipped gymnasium.
- Complimentary access to weekly group activities such as yoga, water aerobics and pilates.
- Access to live music entertainment.
For an additional cost guests book many more activities ranging from adventure and entertainment to relaxation and wellness:
ELENA Spa by Atmosphere
The ELENA Spa offers guests a unique experience promoting relaxation and rejuvenation. As mentioned above ELENA utilises positive energies from the environment, most commonly the earths elements of air, water, fire, earth, and plants. This holistic approach takes traditional massage methods and combines them with modern day rejuvenation techniques to relax the mind, body and soul.
Feeling adventurous? The island is a world-renowned location for deep-sea diving and snorkelling and is ideal for channel diving especially. As a PADI certified dive school, the expert diving team at TGI Helengeli offer a professional diving experience for beginners never having dived before to advanced unaccompanied dives. No matter your diving confidence or ability TGI Helengeli will help construct the perfect dive for you and your group with over 30 top dive sites nearby it is the perfect time to explore the underwater world.
For those not so keen on going below the surface TGI Helengeli also offer a wide range of water sports, both motorised and non-motorised, allowing limitless action and adventure on your Maldivian holiday.
Green Globe Certified
A world-wide accreditation assessing the sustainability performance of the business, the Green Globe Certification includes meeting 44 environmentally friendly criterion, supported by over 380 compliance indicators of which OBLU By Atmosphere has achieved.