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OBLU by Atmosphere at Helengeli

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A fabulous experience. We stayed in the beach villa with our own pool and a 10 second walk to our own portion of the golden sandy beach. The waters are full of amazing fish so snorkeling was very interesting. The all inclusive package included non motorised water sport so it was fun paddle boating and going on fishing trips where... More 

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OBLUbyAtmosphere, General Manager at OBLU by Atmosphere at Helengeli, responded to this review

Dear HemaSolanki, What a bliss to read your raving review on your recent stay here with us at OBLU by Atmosphere at Helengeli! We are delighted to read that our All-Inclusive Package has provided you with all that you need for a tropical and hassle-free beach holiday. The colleagues are very happy happy to read your comment regarding their hospitality... More 

Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you have never snorkelled before you must do it here. There are 2 house reefs - one either side of the harbour. Either walk to the end of the 'pier' and swim along the reef and up a channel opposite the pool or walk to the back of Reception and swim out and along the left hand reef. Both... More 

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OBLUbyAtmosphere, General Manager at OBLU by Atmosphere at Helengeli, responded to this review

Dear HoffmeisterSutton, Thank you for your recent stay here with us at OBLU by Atmosphere and Helengeli and for your raving comments. The entire team of colleagues is thrilled with your excellent snorkeling and resort experience and delighted to read that they have been able to provide you with one of your best holidays and the fact that you will... More 

Athens
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20 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Oblu for almost a week for our much expected honeymoon. Everything was just perfect! The room so cosy and comfy, the food so much that we could not eat more!! The sea, the fishes... everything was fantastic! We loved the fact that we were always with no shoes! We had the feeling of freedom!! The staff was... More 

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2 Thank tatouska
OBLUbyAtmosphere, General Manager at OBLU by Atmosphere at Helengeli, responded to this review

Dear tatouska, Thank you for your recent stay here with us at OBLU by Atmosphere at Helengeli! The entire team of colleagues is happy to read your raving comments and the fact that you have rated everything as perfect. I will certainly pass your compliments and regards to Chef Kala, he will delighted to hear this. Once again many thanks,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a good time i have had at OBLU! From the arrival until the departure, everything have been great. As soon as you arrive you feel that people are friendly, polite and do all they can to ensure that you enjoy every minutes of your stay. The service standards are excellent! The room is really well designed and the open... More 

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OBLUbyAtmosphere, General Manager at OBLU by Atmosphere at Helengeli, responded to this review

Dear Joffrey T, Thank you for your recent stay here with us at OBLU by Atmosphere at Helengeli. It is a real pleasure to read that you have fully enjoyed our services and that you have enjoyed each minute of your stay. I certainly will pass your regards and compliments to Paolo and the Atmosphere Aqua Club Team! With best... More 

Swanwick, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 254 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed on OBLU in Feb/March 2016 for 12 nights. This was our 18th trip to the Maldives and our 2nd time to an Atmosphere resort. We chose this island because of its recent refurbishment, good opening price for high season and reports that it has a good reef. We were not disappointed. We flew Emirates and booked with Zac... More 

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26 Thank turquoise23
OBLUbyAtmosphere, General Manager at OBLU by Atmosphere at Helengeli, responded to this review

Dear turquoise23, Thank you for your stay here with us at OBLU by Atmosphere at Helengeli and for your very detailed review, which gives a real good impression of your overall experience. It was indeed a pleasure meeting you again after your stay at Atmosphere Kanifushi Maldives. Your details will certainly be very helpful for the audience, and as you... More 

Karachi, Pakistan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

OBlue was a dream vacation alas too short but nevertheless, a place we will re visit. From the moment we were welcomed on the speed boat to the resort, every little detail was attended to. We arrived to the Welcome team to receive us, and make our everything so smooth for us us to settle in, with iced towels and... More 

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1 Thank anneO7407VW
OBLUbyAtmosphere, General Manager at OBLU by Atmosphere at Helengeli, responded to this review

Dear anneO7407VW, Thank you for your recent stay here with us at OBLU by Atmosphere at Helengeli. We are simply wowed by your compliments and the entire team of colleagues is thrilled with the fact that you have rated our services with 5 stars! We all are looking forward meeting you again on your next visit to OBLU! With best... More 

Oslo, Norway
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45 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really love everything about Oblu, the fact that it is newly refurbished makes it even better! we came for easter and a few weeks later we booked our stay in July..No need to say more! we had to return to paradise

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1 Thank mrsholidaylover
OBLUbyAtmosphere, General Manager at OBLU by Atmosphere at Helengeli, responded to this review

Dear mrsholidaylover, Your review says it simply all! The entire team of colleagues is thrilled welcoming you back again at OBLU by Atmosphere at Helengeli! With best regards, Rein W.M. van Zandvoort General Manager More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

How does one describe the perfect holiday other than 'IT WAS PERFECT'... We stayed here from 23 May 16 until 02 Jun 16 and just didn't want to go home..... The island is beautiful with lush natural but well taken care of vegetation and turquoise water in the lagoons. The staff (special thanks to Raidia, Haneef, Jaslaan & Siraj) are... More 

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1 Thank Debbyredspikey
OBLUbyAtmosphere, General Manager at OBLU by Atmosphere at Helengeli, responded to this review

Dear Debbyredspikey, Thank you for your recent stay here with us at OBLU by Atmosphere at Helengeli. It is a real pleasure to read your raving feedback and the fact that you have rated your hassle-free beach holidays as being perfect. The resort is blessed with all ingredients, an amazing house-reef, excellent dining options and a wonderful team of colleagues.... More 

London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

There is nothing wrong with the resort per se, but not the tranquil Maldivian experience we were hoping for (and not like two islands previously visited. Good points: - nice size island, not too big and a nice walk end to end - nice buffet, including fantastic selection of fresh fish daily - very nice dive centre (we got our... More 

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5 Thank Becks80
OBLUbyAtmosphere, General Manager at OBLU by Atmosphere at Helengeli, responded to this review

Dear Becks80, Thank you for your recent stay here with us at OBLU by Atmosphere at Helengeli and for the time taken to give your feedback on your stay. From every review we learn and we see the possibilities to improve on our services. The number of children on the island never exceeds more then 15, which I wouldn't call... More 

Kent, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

This is was out second visit to the Maldives and again Claire from Angelfish travel in Cranbrook didn't fail to suggest another beautiful island and make the whole booking process seamless and stress free. After the long flight we arrived at the airport which wasn't the best of starts as no one was there to meet us from Oblu as... More 

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OBLUbyAtmosphere, General Manager at OBLU by Atmosphere at Helengeli, responded to this review

Dear gemma-and-jake, Thank you for your recent stay with us at OBLU by Atmosphere at Helengeli and for the time taken to share your experience with other guests. It is pleasing to know that the arrival at the resort made up the "oversight" at the airport. Indeed, it feels like coming home. The Executive Chef and his team are delighted... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Helengeli Island, located in North Male Atoll, renowned for its exotic House Reef, gets a full make-over! Opening on 01st November 2015, the island would be re-launched as OBLU by Atmosphere at Helengli and will showcase a trendy & vibrant Four Star superior resort! OBLU is a sub-brand of the up-and-coming Indian Ocean brand – Atmosphere Hotels & Resorts. The living spaces at the fully refurbished OBLU at Helengeli present contemporary design aesthetics whilst maintaining the quaint and cozy feel of an authentic Maldivian island holiday experience! To make it a complete package holiday, the resort would be offering a best in class All-Inclusive experience too! The resort offers a fantastic selection of world cuisine at the spacious main restaurant, The Spice, complete with live cooking stations and theme nights! Just Grill, the specialty restaurant, offers fresh seafood and meat on the grill surrounded by beautiful ocean views. Helen’s Bar is the hub of the island with comfortable seating, serene ocean views and a large exotic pool for guests to enjoy! Other facilities include an equipped gymnasium and recreation center, as well as a 24-7 Island boutique shop! The unique feature of Helengeli House Reef, is that it lies right at a primary entrance to the Atoll, in the middle of a Channel (channel on both sides of the island). Hence, fish life especially Pelagic (Predatory BIG fish like Sharks, Rays, Barracudas, Jackfish) are aplenty around the Reef, year-around! Helengeli House reef is probably one of the best locations in the Maldives for a perfect & exotic Channel Diving experience! An absolute highlight of the Helengeli House reef is the lobster cave at about 12 meters in depth, wherein over 50 lobsters reside! During a night dive, you can observe them swimming along the reef, looking for food. The entire reef comes alive at night with shrimp, nudibranchs, snails and crabs. In addition to the wonderful House reef dives, two of the top dive spots near Helengeli island are the Helengeli Thila and Helengeli Corner – just a few minutes away by boat. There are over 30 other dive sites within a 30 minute – 1 hour range including three ship wrecks! Operated by Atmosphere Aqua Club, the OBLU Dive center would be a full-fledged PADI certified center, with multi-lingual experienced dive personnel and equipped with modern equipment, technology and dive gear. Some legends just get better! ... more   less 

Additional Information about OBLU by Atmosphere at Helengeli

Address: 200094
Location: Maldives > Kaafu Atoll > North Male Atoll > Helengeli Island
Price Range: $449 - $880 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — OBLU by Atmosphere at Helengeli 4*
Number of rooms: 116
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