A Six Senses have welcomes each Laamu bound visitor on landing in the Ibrahim Nasir International Airport. A homegrown flight takes you to Kadhdhoo Airport, 45 minutes south in untainted Laamu Atoll where a speed boat anticipates for the 25-minute excursion over quiet indigo waters to Olhuveli Island, home of Six Senses Laamu. Somewhat of an issue, yet totally justified, despite all the trouble. From the second you set foot on the boat towards the hotel you feel that harmony and smoothness coming to you. The virus towel and the filtered water with a fragrance of the Six Senses signature lemongrass is only an astounding inclination. The second applicable thing is that this equivalent second you get a pack where you can put your shoes and bid farewell to them for the remainder of the holidays.You immediately recall why you chose to picked Six Senses Resorts once more. The second you show up you are welcome by the entirety of the staff at the appearances pier (beginning by the Hotel General Manager), the GEMs (Guest Experience Makers and, toward the end, your "closest companions" to cause your days off to turn into your always envisioned occasions) and other pertinent staff (plunging group, surf group, sea shore sports team...). Your GEM accompanies you to your Villa and guarantees you that what ever it is that you may require they will deal with it. The harmony and serenity you feel merits each penny spent on the outing. No check in cycle, no charge cards, no nothing. Simply unwind and appreciate.
There's a wonderful thing about having the option to make a hotel as amazing as this in a spot with no normal water supply and disengaged from the terrain. The hotel ought to be utilized as an illustration to the remainder of the world for its astonishing formation of a supportability program and the consideration for the local area and climate. All the water on the island is delivered nearby from the sea water through a desalination plant. All garments, material, and furniture covers are made by the work of nearby people nearby. The hotel likewise has its own natural spice, bean stew and vegetable nursery! All the retreat floors are wooden or sand, so you can without much of a stretch walk shoeless or simply utilizing flip tumbles (whatever you pick), causing the clothing standard more to loosen up when contrasted and other lavish lodgings. In case you're such an individual who accepts that supper must be appreciated when sticking to an exacting clothing standard, this likely isn't the spot for you. Visitors are mentioned get around the island by bicycles which are given to every estate. Bikes to get around is a virtuoso thought - 2 wheels are superior to 2 feet and a lot faster. Cycling to breakfast, lunch and supper, to moonlight film, to jumping, to surfing, to yoga is such a lot of fun. Much the same as being a child once more. An extraordinary touch - they customize the nameplate!
The manner in which the spot looks, the manner in which the spot feels moves a feeling of prosperity in everybody. It isn't only the staff that grin however visitors passing each other grin and say 'howdy' with no clumsiness by any stretch of the imagination. Woodwork includes vigorously, particularly with the unnatural sea estates which loosen up from the island into the Indian Ocean. The public zone is an over-water town, a waterworld of interconnected settings on various levels made of discovered materials: wood, rope, branches, cover, worn utility poles. However nothing is scattered, the greeting and administration is totally penetrated quiet. This is rural stylish at its apogee.
The island vegetation is more screwpine and hardwood than tall palms yet despite the fact that there is a lot of open sky as you stroll around it's not filled in with imported bushes and blossoms. The sea shore has flawless profound, delicate sand where the majority of the sea shore manors are on the southwest and south sides yet is smaller on the opposite side where reasonably the 3 water estate piers have been constructed. Toward the day's end, there is no better spot to cause you to feel great than on a major sleeping cushion and pad out over the water on a lounger, watching the sun set with a melodic section behind you coming from the bar Chill.
The reef was seriously influenced by the incredible blanching occasion of 1998 and thumped back by resulting lesser occasions. A reclamation project called 'Plant a Fish' has been introduced by Fabian Cousteau. It includes joining corals to make fake reefs in the tidal pond. This isn't simply significant to corals and fish yet in addition to visitors who are not solid or sure swimmers. Marine life around the retreat is incredible. Beams, sharks, turtles and a brilliant fish play around the estates. The house reef is flourishing - it's only a couple swim strokes from the bar. Furthermore, the manors disregard a sandy tidal pond with ocean grass patches where turtles like to stow away. You will spent numerous hours in the water staring at the undersea life. The spa is top notch and the swimming right off the manors is elite. For a genuine treat, it's conceivable to take an excursion lunch on a close by remote location which, for a few hours, you'll have all to yourself.What truly make this spot novel is the staff! The staff - everyone is so well disposed and accommodating whether it's the individual tidying up our room, chiefs, F&B chief, sea life researcher, jump educators even the occupant Ayurvedic specialist and the staff caring for the spice and vegetable nursery or the staff in the cafés. Incredible supervisory crew. Incredibly discrete yet turned on and mindful without being formal or excessively casual. They are very freindly, making a great environment. All the GEMs assemble a decent rapor with their visitors and this is obvious all through your visit. All staff you connect with have a veritable quiet and caring mood that you generally will recollect and need to encounter again and again.
Like how dependable and caring the retreat treats their current circumstance, the 10-part sea life science group of Six Senses Laamu has spearheaded a wellbeing program for the settlements of corals that occupy the house reef around the island. 700 and forty deliberately chose coral pieces of in excess of 10 unique species from the house reef have been set in a mid-water coral nursery. Similarly as it is the hotel's central goal to help individuals reconnect with themselves, others, and their general surroundings, these corals will appreciate some rest and unwinding until they are developed further enough to be replanted on the house reef. This venture came right into it with an end goal to improve the rebuilding cycle of blanching affected coral reefs following the 2016 El Niño.
Reefs in the Laamu atoll were influenced yet luckily less when contrasted for certain different pieces of Maldives which experienced dying of almost 70% of reefs. As per field specialists, the normal recuperation cycle of mass dying occasions can require as long as 15 years and the marine group at Six Senses Laamu is committed to establishing the best climate to encourage the recuperation cycle. Consistently they get spoiling and cleaning treatment from the marine group, and are allowed the chance to develop without the pressure of potentially being eaten by the hunters.
The concealed mystery of the Indian Ocean - Laamu atoll or Haddumathi is framed by the biggest islands in the Maldives archipelago, three of which by nearby principles can be viewed as tremendous. Of the 82 islands on the atoll, just 12 south-eastern parts are occupied. The travel industry in this piece of the nation is simply starting to grow, however the created domains are strangely delightful. Six Senses is the solitary 5-star resort in Laamu atoll, making it an isolated and sumptuous retreat for couples and families the same.
From Malé Airport, it is only a 35-minute flight, along the delightful Maldivian coastline to Kadhdhoo homegrown air terminal. A short 25-minute boat move later and visitors have shown up at the powder white sand and perfectly clear turquoise water heaven which is Six Senses Laamu.
Six Senses Laamu has 97 spacious thatched villas, all carefully designed to harmonize with the outstanding natural beauty of the island. They offer privacy, coziness, and comfort. True to the Six Senses’ philosophy of being in harmony with the environment, the Laamu water villas are crafted from local and sustainable materials.All villas include: King or Twin bed as preferred, air-conditioning, Bose entertainment system, flat screen TV, minibar, phone, wifi, outdoor bathroom, hairdryer, safe, iPod docking station, tea and coffee facilities.
Covered up between the lavish tropical vegetation the Beach Villas are split among Lagoon and Ocean. All manors offer total security, the sea shore with lawn chairs is a couple of steps away and Ocean Villas accompany an incredible nightfall see. Tidal pond Beach Villa (220m²) highlights a private admittance to the sea shore, private nursery with daybeds, upper deck eating table at treetop level with survey stage, perspectives to the blue tidal pond. All convenience is put deliberately for daylight and shade between the shining waters of the tidal pond and the hideaway retreat.
Ideal for families going with youngsters, Beach Family Villa with Pool ( 253m²) is more extensive and appropriate for fraternizing. Set between the rich tropical vegetation confronting the ocean it involves a sea shore manor with the expansion of an examination which can oblige up to two youngsters and has a connecting restroom. This family hideaway includes a private pool and private admittance to the sea shore, which is a couple of meters away. Lawn chairs are put deliberately for daylight and shade by the pool. The main room is a couple of steps from the kids' room and it has total perspective on the pool.
A two-room Beach Villa with Pool covered up between the lavish tropical vegetation confronting the tidal pond is ideal for enormous families or couples voyaging together. It contains two discrete and free rooms with a private outside restroom and an extremely roomy normal living and lounge area zone situated in the middle.
All Beach Villas at Six Senses Laamu are outfitted with the treetop deck which includes an open to seating and eating territory. For an exceptional all encompassing perspective on the Maldivian nature, sapphire seascape and for getting a life-changing brilliant dusk, you need simply climb.
For an extreme over-water living experience, Ocean Water Villa is the most ideal decision, where visitors can hop off a breakwater into the hallucinogenic reef beneath, or to wait on a lounger simply over the turquoise waters. All room alternatives are roomy and capitalize on normal materials: wood, hessian, calfskin, cloth and cover. Showers are outside (the water doesn't deplete into the ocean) however astute plan considers the most extreme security. In case you're a devotee of swimming the Jetty A's northern side is the ideal spot. The house reef is a short swim away from your Water Villa.
The Water Villas accompany the best perspectives you might envision, an enormous washroom, private water garden, over water loosening up stage with daybeds, aquarium eating with glass table, private pool. Laamu Water Villas likewise advantage from champagne on appearance, breakfast served in manor at no additional expense and loungers on huge deck to appreciate terrific perspectives.
In room offices, Nespresso espresso machine, still and shining water, smaller than normal bar, TV and DVD/CD player and so forth are likewise top notch. Conveniences are additionally right on target and copious. Staff is consistently accessible if the need arises to resupply and in pretty much every case they resupplie before you'll have to inquire.
Restaurants and Bars
Six Senses Laamu consistently plays on an excursion of faculties and this is brought to the front line with regards to eating. With six cafés and bars the hotel puts wellbeing and newness at the focal point of its culinary way of thinking. Six Senses Laamu's eateries and bars have been intended to exploit the island's pure excellence with all encompassing perspectives and tremendous dawns and dusks. Most are over the water making The Laamu's café and bar scene the biggest of its sort in the Maldives. The Chef Stefan whom generally know from the islands Baros and Gili Lankaanfushi is amazingly strong, cooking on a top of the line level norm and circling back to all the visitor's solicitations. Vegetables and spices are become nearby where conceivable and, on the off chance that you wouldn't fret chomping on fish you may well have seen before in the day around the reef, the fish is top notch. The Chill Bar is the best spot to take in the epic nightfalls, Leaf offers the best eating alternatives, and Longitude - an extraordinary spot for getting a brief look at dolphins - serves rambling morning meals. Maybe most amazing aspect all, there's an endless frozen yogurt remain with in excess of 40 flavors on offer.
It is very simple to skirt the lunch in the wake of attempting the morning meal where you will lose all sense of direction in the assortments of nectars, jams, bread shops, juices, cheeses ...! Also, in the event that you are fortunate, you will have the option to see the turning dolphin while eating your croissants! The broad breakfast rundown of juices accompanies singular depictions of utilization and worth. Practically in the event that you need a unique food they will make it for you.
As of September 2018, Six Senses Laamu no longer serves shrimp or prawns in either its visitor cafés. This addresses a little scratch in the worldwide interest, however an incredible proclamation in eco maintainability. Stefan Goechke, Executive Chef at Six Senses Laamu, says he invites the test of adjusting the hotel's menus with the goal that visitors won't see the nonattendance of prawns. The gourmet expert's group is dealing with some energizing new dishes to enchant the visitors.
The LEAF café is an ensemble of provincial wood and palm-covered rooftop roosted over the hotel's natural nursery. The mushroom hovel and bean stew table are likewise spread out around and beneath the Leaf. The eatery serves top notch food cooking utilizing the freshest potential fixings, picked and got just a short time before it is served. European gourmet experts work intimately with Maldivian anglers and ranchers to source nearby fixings picked or got only hours before imaginative change into creative Mediterranean dishes like tomato gazpacho with cucumber jam and singed rainbow sprinter with parmesan gnocchi, piquillos and provençal sauce. Lunch is prepared before you from the fixings you pick. Eat among companions or make new ones at the Chili Table, set among the dozen assortments flourishing in the bean stew fix.
Zen Restaurant offers an advanced bend on a conventional Kaiseki menu, including the best sushi and sashimi.
The incredible breakfast spot, Longitude is the global over water café with individually menu offering plates of mixed greens, new fish and pasta just as a huge choice of Asian dishes and day by day changing menu from the Executive Chef.
Height is a 6.4 meter pinnacle of spun glass, ascending high out of the ocean – a wine 'basement' as at no other time seen. Just as 400 distinct names it has an exceedingly significant tasting table and store.
Chill Lounge and Bar is worked over the water and on a few levels with a top notch mixed drink list. Chill Bar is ideal for sundowners and chillaxing following a memorable occupied day swimming, eating and resting!
Ice is an in the open air frozen yogurt parlor. With forty or more always changing flavors on a tropical isle may urge some to stay with sorbet. For them Laamu makes tempting licks like mango jasmine and pink guava. Every other person can enjoy day by day and daily too in more wanton custom made frozen yogurts including banana dull chocolate, green apple and pungent caramel. Top that newly made waffle cone with gooey chocolate sauce, cut nuts or bright confections. Long for all the more sweet treats? Enter the chilled Chocolate Studio where the baked good gourmet specialist implants chocolate truffles with cinnamon, green tea, lavender and mint mojito.
Start from 2019 Six Senses Laamu has opened creating hand tailored chocolate bars at it's Ice and Chocolate Studio. The Laamu Chocolate bars are produced using 100% natural Criollo beans and earthy colored sugar from Sri Lanka. Alvina, the Chocolate Alchemist at Six Senses Laamu, produces various flavors, including Maldivian stew, lemongrass, cinnamon and dried organic product.