Six Senses Laamu


Dropped into the expanse of the Indian Ocean, lies the Six Senses Resorts’ latest luxury hotel addition: The Six Senses Laamu nestles on the pristine Maldives’ Olhuveli Island, forming part of the only recently “discovered” Laamu Atoll.


Experience supreme relaxation, paired with a smart, eco-friendly design, sophisticated lifestyle and water sport activities par excellence. The Six Senses Laamu is the perfect island getaway for those in search of responsible relaxation. Moreover, it is read more » a hot destination for water sports enthusiasts.


A sixty minutes’ domestic flight from the Maldives international airport on Malé drops you off right at the heart of island wonderland, where a short speedboat ride shuttles you across to the Six Senses Laamu and frolicking dolphins.


The Laamu Resort offers both Beach and Water Villas, built entirely from sustainable materials, which lie framed by palm trees, immaculately white sand beaches and vibrant coral reef.


A feature that is almost unique on the Maldives’ Island is the setting of the restaurants and bars. In a great architectural effort, the facilities that take care of your culinary wellbeing have been set out over the lagoon’s calm waters.


The typical Six Senses Resorts’ style incorporates plenty of precious wood and natural materials. However, the Laamu design has furthermore received a fresh contemporary input.


Alive with a myriad of creatures, the surrounding ocean is a marine wonderland that houses reef sharks, manta rays, vibrantly colourful tropical reef fish and pods of dolphins that can be spotted year-round – on dives, snorkel trips or just from the boat!


Six Senses has a reputation to uphold. This includes lush, local vegetation, well protected privacy, a superb spa, innovative cuisine and extraordinary service that involves a private butler for every villa!


The Six Senses Laamu – experience perfection with sustainable concepts, crystal-clear, turquoise water and powdery, white sand beaches! Make your dreams come true on the Maldives!


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At the Six Senses Laamu Resort you enjoy a choice of 97 villas set right on the gorgeous beach or atop timber platforms out over the sparkling lagoon. No matter your choice, every unit boasts absolute read more » privacy, utmost comforts and a state-of-the-art design.


Naturally, the fine facilities include air-conditioning, a media centre, mini bar and outdoor bathrooms. Stretch out on the sun loungers, take a swing in an over-water hammock or sip an ice-cold drink on your terrace granting a glassed view at the underwater activities below.


Glass elements for better observation are a common theme: Draw yourself a hot bath and let your gaze drop down through the glass tub bottom to the Indian Ocean’s dancing turquoise sparkles.


Climb atop the tree-tops deck and let your eyes feast on a marvellous Maldivian panorama, if you time it right, just on cue for a stirringly beautiful sunset over the infinite, sapphire Indian Ocean.


Six Senses Laamu Villas


The large Laamu Villas feature all the comforts mentioned above. Moreover, spread out on a king-sized bed and enjoy the open-architecture bathroom with a shower or rainshower.


Lagoon Beach Villa / Ocean Beach Villa


In addition to the standard facilities, the Laamu Lagoon Beach Villa boasts a king-sized bed and an open air bathroom with a separate shower.


A neatly kept private garden is furnished with daybeds. The separate roof terrace is the perfect spot to enjoy a romantic dinner with your loved one.


Your private garden has a direct beach access. The Beach Pool Villa additionally includes a private pool.


Lagoon Water Villa / Ocean Water Villa


Set on stilts out over the lagoon, the Lagoon Water Villas include a private water garden as well as a glass-bottom terrace affording you with a view of the goings-on below. Moreover, it offers a sundeck with daybeds as well as hammocks strung out over the water.


The small roof terrace leads directly down to the lagoon’s welcoming water. The Ocean Water Villa is also set on stilts and feature facilities similar to those of the Lagoon Villa but is located out over the ocean.


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The Six Senses Resorts stand for superb spa experiences. The Laamu is no exception: Highly qualified therapists revitalise body, mind and soul with a range of exquisite, natural beauty and health products.


Spoil read more » yourself with regional wellness and health treatments as well as professional massages. One of the most recommendable treatments is the Maldivian Sand Peeling Massage.


Six Spa Journeys have been designed to address all five senses, culminating in supreme relaxation and harmony. Moreover, the massages have both tranquilising and invigorating properties.


The Six Senses Laamu Maldives receives visitors of a special kind: Dolphins are frequently spotted along the Laamu Atoll’s coastline. Incidentally, the Laamu Resort is the only accommodation on the atoll and located just five degrees north of the equator.


Snorkelling the vibrant, local coral reef, you may spot parrot fish and occasionally even a Green Sea Turtle. And then there is Yin Yang, the Maldives’ most famous surf break just off the coast.


The lagoon and the Indian Ocean offer plenty of leisure time activities. Of course, first and foremost, there are the coral gardens. A team of professional and multilingual dive instructors gives PADI courses and takes to the best spots on guided dives.


Paddle out to a nearby sandbank of surf the renowned Yin and Yang break – there are countless options. One of the most southernmost water sports centres of the Maldives, the Laamu offers you every kind of activity for all levels of experience.


Meet the Laamu Atoll’s locals or explore one of the lonely islands like a castaway. Bask in the sun on a sandbank or hop across to one of the neighbouring islands to sample the local delicacies at one of the small restaurants.


Back at the Six Senses Laamu, the bars and restaurants also hold plenty of lip-smacking specialties in store. Moreover, the ambience is highly welcoming and appealing, modern and eco-friendly all at once. The facilities are usually set out above the water.


Masters de Cuisine from East and West work their magic side by side at the lounges and restaurants. The ingredients are predominantly local and in great parts grown in the hotel’s vegetable patch.


Hopefully, you will stay long enough to sample all of the exquisite treats seasoned by the tropical flair and inspiringly gorgeous sunsets tainting the sky in a bright red and purple above the gradually darkening ocean.


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