OBLU Select at Sangeli turns one
Indian Ocean hospitality brand Atmosphere Hotels & Resorts has celebrated the first year anniversary of its fourth resort in Maldives, OBLU Select at Sangeli.
OBLU Select at Sangeli, the vibrant & contemporary hotel with a beautiful blend of Maldivian heritage and impeccable hospitality, began welcoming guests on July 1, 2018.
More than 19,369 guests from all over the world have called the stunning OBLU Select at Sangeli in North Male Atoll their heavenly temporary home over the last year.
“OBLU Select has experienced a fantastic first year, which is testament to our beautiful resort, generous Serenity Resort Plan and our staff living and breathing the Atmosphere brand ethos: The Joy of Giving,” Jorge Amaro, General Manager of OBLU Select at Sangeli, was quoted in a statement, as saying.
OBLU Select at Sangeli is located in North-West Male Atoll on Sangeli island, home to some of the most beautiful diving and snorkelling areas in the entire Male atoll, and is accessible by a 50-minute speedboat ride from the main Velana International Airport. The resort is positioned as a premium all-inclusive, four-star deluxe resort that comprises 137 detached villas in six categories — on the island and above the water.
From a culinary perspective, OBLU Select at Sangeli continues to offer the typical advantages of the mother brand, Atmosphere Hotels & Resorts. Within the premium all-inclusive Serenity Plan, guests can look forward to extraordinary fine dining experiences, exotic food and drinks and various activities that are already included during their stay.
The resort has a main restaurant, The Courtyard; two fine dining restaurants, Just Grill and Simply Veg; and a stunning pool bar, The Sangs. In addition to various themed buffets at The Courtyard, discerning guests have an opportunity to snack at The Sangs as well as book themselves for an exotic fine dining experience — once each at Just Grill as well as at the Simply Veg — for every seven nights stay. Exotic dishes along with a variety of spirits, cocktail and wines, freshly grilled seafood and pure vegetarian dishes will surprise the visitors at various theme nights and interactive live cooking stations. The minibar will also refilled daily free of charge.
The premium Serenity Plan offers guests various activities that are included during their stay. Under the motto “Fun”, this includes trips by speedboat, sunset fishing, a selection of non-motorised water sports such as stand-up paddling, kayaking or pedalo, and the free rental of snorkelling equipment.
Another highlight of OBLU Select at Sangeli are the exclusive Overwater Honeymoon Pool Suites, which are ideal for an unforgettable honeymoon. These romantic suites are built adjacent to a second private island called One Banyan, and offer their very own sky-light view from a circular bed along with a direct view of the sunset over the sea.
In addition to the Overwater Honeymoon Pool Suites on One Banyan island, this exclusive private island is open only to adults from sunrise to sunset, with its very own adults-only pool along with an exotic bar.
Since the inception of Atmosphere Hotels & Resorts in 2013, the award-winning Indian Ocean hospitality brand has been rapidly expanding within different market segments: the four-star OBLU by Atmosphere at Helengeli, entry-level five-star Atmosphere Kanifushi, the luxury all-inclusive OZEN by Atmosphere at Maadhoo, and the four-star deluxe OBLU Select at Sangeli.
Opening in 2020, OBLU X in the Male Atoll will be the largest of all Atmosphere properties, with 350 villas and suites. This three-star property will have a contemporary approach and positioning, bringing Atmosphere’s high levels of service and experiences to the three-star segment like never before.
A second four-star OBLU property with 220 villas and suites will open in 2020 in the hugely popular Baa atoll, incorporating contrasting elements of nature and a cast-away theme.
Meanwhile, Atmosphere will take its OZEN brand to Sri Lanka with the opening of OZEN by Atmosphere at Tangalle in 2021. Also coming in 2021 is OBLU Select at Tangalle – with 118 rooms and suites – offering its premium all-inclusive holiday plan, The Serenity Plan.