OBLU NATURE Helengeli by SENTIDO

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Maldives

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  • An exclusive island resort in the Maldives
  • Relax, slumber, wine, and dine
  • A diver’s dream with exotic house reefs
  • Reopened in December 2023 with a fresh vibrant look and feel

Experience an array of memorable activities including kayaking, pedaloing, paddle boarding, and snorkelling. Giant sea turtles, silver-tipped sharks and lobsters all frequent the house reef. 

The dive professionals at OBLU NATURE Helengeli by SENTIDO's own PADI Certified Dive school will guide you to explore over 30+ exotic dive spots in and around the island.

Unwind in the serene and intimate spa, where you can treat yourself to a range of spa services in both indoor and outdoor treatment rooms.

You can feast to your heart’s content with buffet breakfast, lunch and dinners, served at the resort’s main restaurant The Spice. If you’d like to tuck into fresh seafood, then head to the specialty beach grill restaurant which features stunning natural seascapes.

There’s also a beachfront pool bar where you can enjoy unlimited regular spirits, beers, house wines, and soft drinks. This is the perfect place to be for the dazzling sunsets that the Maldives is known for.

The accommodation at OBLU NATURE Helengeli by SENTIDO  is infused with tropical Maldivian design and vibrancy, while celebrating the ambience of surrounding nature.

There are 153 villas at OBLU NATURE Helengeli by SENTIDO, some of which feature their own private plunge pools and direct beach access. 

Complimentary return speedboat transfers are included. 

Facilities

Bars & Restaurants

Just Grill

Just Grill is a fine dining specialty restaurant, open for lunch and dinner, serving delightful seafood, grilled meat, pizzas and Mediterranean delights. Enjoy mesmerising views amongst a wonderful island ambience. This is the perfect location to celebrate a special occasion.

Please note: One complimentary à la carte fine-dining experience at the specialty restaurant Just Grill is included per guest per stay on the All Inclusive plan.

Opening hours:
Lunch 12:00 – 14:30 (on a chargeable basis)
Dinner 19:00 – 22:00 (pre-booking)

Raga Route

Raga Route invites you to enjoy a contemporary dining experience with delectable a la carte Indian cuisine.

Opening hours:
Dinner 18:30 – 22:00 (pre-booking)
Sunset for a sunset cocktail and canapés (on chargeable basis)

The Spice

The Spice is the hotels main restaurant, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, offering a selection of international cuisine. With live counters and an impressive bar overlooking the turquoise lagoon, this is the place to be.

Opening hours:
Breakfast 07:00-10:30
Lunch 12:00 – 14:30
Dinner 19:00 – 22:00

Helen's Bar

Helen's is the ideal place for light refreshments, whether you're relaxing on the beach, around the pool, on in the bar. Look out across the ocean, and choose from a selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks including a cocktail menu.

Helen's bar is open from 09:00 until 01:00, with a selection of light snacks being served between 16:00 – 18:30.

Beaches & Pools

Adults Only Pool

Great for couples and parents looking for a child-free poolside escape, the Adults Only Pool offers bar service and private cabanas. Whether you're getting lost in a book, or relaxing with a cocktail listening to the gentle waves lapse the shore.

Opening hours: 09:00 – 19:00

Beach

Find your spot beside the Indian Ocean on your paradise island. 

Main Pool

Ideal for families and children to enjoy their day playing and having fun in the water. 

For Families

Kids Club

The little ones can enjoy fun and games at the onsite Kids Club while learning about the flora and fauna. 

Opening hours: 09:00 – 18:00

Spa & Wellness

ELENA Spa & Wellness

ELENA takes a holistic approach, using traditional methods of massage and rejuvenating techniques to relax the body, mind and soul.

Opening hours: 09:00 – 20:00

Fitness Centre

A well equipped gymnasium is accessible on the island for all guests.

Opening hours: 06:00 – 22:00

Activities & Entertainment

Diving & Snorkelling

Helengeli Island is renowned for its exotic house-reef and Channel Diving, just meters from the shoreline. In fact, the Helengeli House Reef, lies right at a primary entrance to Male‘ Atoll, where you can dive with the resident silver-tipped sharks and giant sea turtles. The Certified Dive School with TGI at Helengeli consists of a team of highly experienced multilingual dive professionals.  

Water sports

Choose from a selection of complimentary non-motorised water sports, as well as a choice of payable motorised water sports. 

Sunset fishing

A unique sunset fishing experience is included during your stay. 

About the location

Located in the North Male Atoll, Helengeli is a thrilling 50-minute ride by speedboat from Velana International Airport.

The island boasts incredible channel diving just steps away from the shoreline, where you can observe the many wonderful marine species - including schools of pelagic fish - who live in and around the house reefs.

Welcome to paradise.

Transfer time

Approx. 50 minutes by complimentary speedboat from Velana International Airport.
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Deluxe Beach Villa

2 adults + 1 child or 3 adults

The Deluxe Beach Villa enjoys direct access to the beach. The villa is comfortable and elegant with a chic interior of tropical shades and prints. With classic Maldivian touches, these villas offer a relaxing stay in the heart of the Maldives.

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Deluxe Beach Villa With Pool

2 adults + 1 child or 3 adults

Comfortable and relaxing the Deluxe Beach Villa comes with its own private pool for you to enjoy. With stylish interiors and vibrant colours, these villas invite you to relax and rejuvenate in the Maldives.

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Lagoon Villa With Pool

2 adults + 1 child or 3 adults

The Lagoon Villa With Pool offers sensational sunset views. Built half on land and half over the ocean you can enjoy peaceful moments on your private deck overlooking the ocean.

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Sunrise Water Villa With Pool

3 adults

Enjoy magical sea views from the Sunrise Water Villa With Pool. Newly built over the water, you can enjoy direct access to the ocean and a private sundeck.

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Sunset Water Villa With Pool

3 adults

Enjoy beautiful sunsets from the Sunset Water Villa With Pool. These villas come with private sundecks and direct access to the ocean.

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Two Bedroom Family Villa With Pool

Sleeps 4

Perfect for all the family, the Two Bedroom Family Villa With Pool comes with plenty of space, two bathrooms and an outdoor area with swimming pool and direct beach access.

All Inclusive

The Oblu Island Plan™ includes buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner at the main restaurant, The Spice.

One dining experience at Just Grill specialty restaurant or Raga Route based on a minimum 4 night stay or one meal at each based on a 8 night stay, daily local snacks at Hedikaa Hut, unlimited beverages and drinks at The Spice, Just Grill, Raga Route, adults-only pool, and Helen’s Pool Bar.

In-villa mini-bar replenished once daily with beer and non-alcoholic carbonated drinks, and bottled water.

One complimentary traditional line fishing per guest per stay (Morning) 

One complimentary sunset local dhoni ride per guest per stay (Sunset)

Speedboat transfers are also included within the price.

All snorkelling equipment and non-motorised water sports are also included within the price.

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Relaxing experience

HHBHARAT,

Tripadvisor review May 18 2024
Awesome place and warm hospitality. Loved the island and the boat ride in the evening. Rooms are spacious and well equipped. Indian food is a little challenging but the staff took care that we did...
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perfect place for perfect Holliday

Mirka Č,

Tripadvisor review May 18 2024
Helengeli island is a realy lovely place,nature is unique with the underwater life, staff is very friendly and helpfull,always smiling,the SPA Elena is perfect place to relax,food delicious,many...
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