OBLU NATURE Helengeli by SENTIDO reopens on Dec 21 with new look, experiences

Maldives’ iconic diving paradise, OBLU NATURE Helengeli by SENTIDO will reopen on 21 December 2023 promising an enticing, all-new vibrant look with stunning water villas, beach villas enhanced with private pools, and a speciality restaurant – Raga Route. The revitalised spaces enhance comfort and style, while retaining the island’s laidback, soulful charm.

The four-star superior resort, a part of the COLOURS OF OBLU brand by Atmosphere Core, closed in early May 2023 for a comprehensive renovation.

Guests can now choose from 153 villas and suites within 8 categories. Perched over aquamarine waters, the newly added Water Villas with Pool and Water Suite with Pool feature attractive décor, a spacious outdoor deck with pool, comfy seating areas, and a constant shimmer of the ocean.

Beachfront villas and suites have also been refreshed. The contemporary tropical Deluxe Beach Villas now come with the option of a 6m2 private plunge pool nestled beneath swaying palm trees. Interiors are redone with white walls, island-inspired décor, and vivid fabric.

Designed for families, the 2-Bedroom Family Villas with Pool and 2-Bedroom Beach Suite with Pool are the perfect holiday homes with direct beach access. These suites include a spacious master bedroom, kids’ room with twin beds and a private pool, ensuring plenty of space for everyone.

In addition to the accommodations, enhancements across the resort ensure a more relaxed, crafted island lifestyle. Returning guests will be delighted to find Helen’s Bar & Pool reimagined into a ‘bohemian chic’ hang out spot with a larger family pool, overwater hammocks, and a dance floor with DJ station. The main all-day outlet, The Spice features expanded seating, live counters, and an impressive new bar perched over the turquoise lagoon.

Speciality dining options are expanded too with Just Grill restaurant featuring refreshed interiors and the addition of Pizzas and Mediterranean delicacies to the existing menu of meat and seafood grills. A highlight is the new restaurant, Raga Route where guests can savour progressive Indian cuisine with a crafted a la carte menu and modern ethnic ambiance.

OBLU NATURE Helengeli by SENTIDO also enriches the holiday experience with the addition of an Overwater Gym and a Kids Club & Nature Center. Imagined as an interactive learning space, the kids club invites young guests to learn about the local flora and fauna. ELE|NA THE SPA has also been refurbished with a new treatment room and a range of holistic therapies inspired by natural elements.

Salil Panigrahi, Managing Director of Atmosphere Core, says, “We are delighted to unveil our beloved island resort with elevated new features and a comprehensive Island Plan™ designed to give guests an ideal OBLU experience. This nature-oriented retreat brings the Sentido touch to the Maldives. And, the two brands have come together seamlessly, curating a memorable island experience.”

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