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Six Senses Laamu, Maldives

Six Senses Laamu – even the name rolls off the tongue, conjuring visions of stilted ocean villas, splayed palms and bronzed surfers in perfect offshore conditions. As the only resort in the luscious Laamu Atoll, the famed Yin Yang surf spot becomes your very own playground. Back at the resort and your ‘private experience’ butler is there to make sure you are loving the jungle cinema, wine cellars and glass bottomed bath tubs. It’s sensory overload at this soft, dreamy and stylish retreat.

Ideal for Couples & Families

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Island Paradise

Ultimate Luxury

Children's Facilities

Direct access to surf break

Direct access to the waves

Spa & Recreation Facilities

LOCATION

Laamu Atoll, Maldives, Asia

GETTING THERE

Wayfarers Atlas can make your journey to Six Senses Laamu as seamless as possible.

AIRPORT – Male International Airport
DOMESTIC FLIGHT – Internal 35 minute Flight to Kadhdhoo domestic airport

TRANSFER – 15-minute Speedboat Provided by Resort

As the fragrant breath of the Maldives welcomes you Kadhdhoo Airport, a member of the Six Senses team is waiting to greet you and show you to the resorts very own speedboat. It’s a 15-minute joyous ride across the lapping lagoons until you reach the lyrical shores of Six Senses Laamu.

IDEAL TIME OF YEAR

 

WEATHER – November to April – Dry Season

SURF SEASON – April to October

CLIMATE

There’s rarely a dull day in the Maldives, with effortless blue skies and sunshine you can expect to roam barefoot and, in a bikini, or shorts. Temperatures often linger somewhere between 23 – 32 degrees Celsius – the epitome of a tropical climate. During the months of May and October, cool bright showers can roll in as part of the wet season.

“Every guest is a celebrity at Six Senses Laamu. A land of lagoons, sweet treats, and sustainable style - this is a spot that won’t go out of fashion"

RATES

All Villas can accommodate two adults plus two children under 12 years

Children under 11 stay FREE when sharing with their parents

Complimentary food for children 6 years and under

50% off food for children 7 – 12 years

QUICK FACTS

Child-Friendly Resort

Personal 24-hour Guest Experience Manager

Family Rooms Available

Villas suitable for groups or large families

Complimentary kids club for ages 3 – 12

SURF SNAPSHOT

The closest waves is a easy paddle offshore to the house reef – Jetty C

Premium Break – Yin Yangs, 5 min boat ride

NEED TO KNOW

Complimentary WIFI

FACILITIES

DINING

Herb gardens and vegetable patches adorn the lush lands of Laamu, and with the iridescent waters brimming with fish – the island becomes an open-air pantry. Soaring palm-thatched roofs and rustic woods set the scene at Laamu’s six bars and restaurants. Longitude is the place for breakfast with its flaky pastries and easy morning breezes. Cross the rope bridge to get to Leaf, where organic flavours playfully meld Vietnamese tastes for lunch and Mediterranean zest for supper.

The Japanese restaurant Zen is for those humid afternoons when you want to nibble, and the poolside Sip Sip is all about chewy pizza slices, fresh salads, and towering burgers.

Travellers with a sweet tooth will find the Six Senses makes them weak at the knees. The 40-flavour ice-cream parlour, chocolate bar and well-stocked wine cellar keep the treats coming.

POOLSIDE

An ocean like swimming pool wraps around the Sip Sip Restaurant overlooking the sparkling cerulean waters and milky white sands. Sunken decks flanked by sink down sofas and loungers stretched out in the shade ensue that the chilled-out ambience stays as soothing as can be.

SPA & WELLNESS

Pick from treatment nests or couples pavilions in the sublime spa tucked away in the velvet greens of the Six Senses Spa. The spa menu calls on a layered and intuitive approach to guide you on a wellness path that goes straight to the core. From fully fledged holistic massages to Himalayan body polishes, 24 gold karat facials, and hatha yoga classes – not a stone has been unturned on this journey to bliss.

Visiting health and wellness therapists are also on hand to gift you skills for a more fulfilling life and tailored one on one yoga classes will keep you lithe and calm from dawn until dusk. The high-tech waterfront gym is also a welcome addition for those looking to dolphin watch as they use the Kinesis equipment.

ADULT TIME

Little Wayfarers can lap up all the fun at the complimentary kids club The Den. On offer for little ones between the age of 3 and 12, days are spent snorkelling and swimming, making cupcakes, hunting for treasure, dancing and singing. Babysitting is also on offer for parents who have long been dreaming of romantic suppers, starlit walks, and cocktails past midnight.

ACCOMMODATION

With 97 villas all designed to blend seamlessly into island life, you can take your pick between beachfront bliss or water villas hanging over the rainbow studded lagoon. Open air branch encircled showers, elevated decks, hessian and linen – every detail has been lovingly stitched together so you never clock off from ‘island time’.

INSIDE KNOWLEDGE

If you are looking to be as close to the waves as possible, request an overwater villa on the southern side of Jetty C. Villas 69 -79 face the Jetty C surf break, villas 69 & 70 also have pools. Not only will you know exactly when conditions are right but you can paddle straight off the deck into the action.

 

LAGOON BEACH VILLA /WITH POOL

Pick between a lagoon beach villa with or without a pool and open yourself up to soft sea breezes, sparkling seascapes, and outdoor bathtubs. Despite the sandy shore being a footfall away, the lagoon beach villas are placed for absolute privacy – tucked away behind the burst of bright tropical vegetation. An elevated dining space on the treetop deck means you never miss a moment of epic sunset sessions, made even more magical when you turn the music up on your Bose entertainment system and grab a drink from the private minibar.

OCEAN BEACH VILLA / WITH POOL

On the sunset side of the island you can get swept away with the sheer delight of the endless summer throwing warmth through the leaves. The ocean beach villa comes with or without a pool, boasting private access to the peachy sands, a gorgeous garden dotted with daybeds, and a panoramic upper level platform for when you want to drink in the delight of the Indian Ocean. Those who pick a villa with a pool will adore morning dips and late afternoon cool-offs in-between surf sessions, spa treatments, or sun-laced slouching with a book and cocktail in hand.

LAGOON WATER VILLA

Romance abounds at the stilted lagoon water villas connected by timber hewn jetties and made perfectly private by a wooden enclosure. From your own ocean bright haven you can swim, snorkel, or hammock hang in your own iridescent stretch of sea. Swap out phone scrolling for supping and sipping at the glass bottomed table on the outside deck, where your morning coffee is accompanied by rainbow flittering fish. Star watch from the treetop deck and sink down in the all glass bathtub before tumbling into your cloud like bed.

OCEAN WATER VILLA / WITH POOL

Swap the lulling lagoon for the energy of the shifting Indian Ocean. For those surfers who cannot bear to tear away from the kiss of saltwater for even a moment – the Ocean Water Villa with or without a pool will keep you constantly connected. From the glass overwater bathtub to sipping sunset cocktails around the glass bottomed table, the seascape never fades away. Inside, the villa boasts lashings of sun warmed wood, panoramic upper deck, and a gloriously generous 1,360 sqm of luscious living space.

LAAMU WATER VILLA / WITH POOL

Perfectly encapsulating the Six Senses ethos of creating space that sits at one with the environment, the Laamu Water Villa either with or without pool is the perfect hideaway stashed dreamily at the end of a weather-beaten romantic jetty. Along with a private pool, panoramic treetop terrace, and all the lush amenities of the ocean villa, the Laamu Water Villa amps pleasure up a notch by offering guests a bottle of fizz on arrival, complimentary gourmet villa snacks to keep energy high between surf sessions, personalized bicycle tags, and in-villa complimentary dining.

FAMILY VILLA WITH POOL

For families seeking the ultimate six senses experience, the family villa with pool is a Maldivian dream come true. Stashed between the murmur of the sea and the tropical gardens, the family villa comes complete with an extra study space that can breezily be transformed into an extra sleeping space for two Little Wayfarers. The master bed sits only a few steps away allowing for easy access for morning sunshine cuddles. Outdoor dining on your own viewing platform, a delightfully bright day lounge perched atop the living room, and private garden studded with daybeds ensures more than enough space for a balance of rest and play.

TWO-BEDROOM LAGOON BEACH VILLA WITH POOL

Caught between the feathers of the forest and the shrug of the lagoon, the two-bedroom lagoon beach villa with pool is a delicious spot to stay for those wanting to immerse themselves in nature. Privacy is the word that oozes throughout every step through this Maldivian oasis – from private access to the silica sand beach to a private pool for plunging, and a private garden for losing yourself in the pages of a good book. Two fully furnished rooms with steamy showers invite the murmur of the soft sea breeze with lashings of teak, whitecap colors and splashes of sunshine bright yellow. After a day on the ocean, nothing spells perfection like grabbing a fresh drink from your private bar and climbing up to your treetop deck to watch the sun disperse into the ocean in a blaze of fire.

TWO-BEDROOM OCEAN BEACH VILLA WITH POOL

Standing proudly on the beachfront, the two-bedroom ocean beach villa with pool comprises of two beautiful villas stitched together to make one epically beautiful space. Each villa has its own spacious bedroom and outdoor bathrooms but share sublime common spaces for both extravagant living and dining. A 10-meter private pool gifts enough splash spots for all. Summer colors, whites and woods set the mise-en-scene for pure relaxation. Choose from the delights of the day lounge perched on top of the living room or the panoramic treetop terrace where you can lose yourself in canopy and starlight dreams. A bottle of bright fizz on arrival, personalized bicycle tags, and complementary gourmet nibbles all bring that added touch of concierge cool.

HIGHLIGHTS

Cinema Under the Stars invites you to catch your favourite films with homemade popcorn in the exotic surroundings of the jungle.

Children will love exploring the island on their own private bicycle.

With more than forty flavours of free ice-cream – the alfresco parlour is the perfect place for cooling down in the afternoon. From sour cream to feta cheese, some of the flavours are all about fun.

TRAVEL LIGHT

Complimentary baby essentials are available upon request.

Baby cots
Baby high chair
Baby bottles, warmer and steriliser. Diaper changing mat, baby bathtub Potty, diapers, wipes and swim nappies

PEACE OF MIND

Parents can rest easy; professional sitters are fully trained in First Aid and CPR.

CHILDREN

Little Wayfarers can party hard from dawn until dusk at the onsite kid’s club aptly named The Den. Watersports, arts and crafts, board games, and imaginative play make sure that small minds are put through their paces – meaning peaceful nights for parents in paradise.

RECOMMENDED ROOMS

Beach villas are the penultimate choice for families wanting direct access to the sun-bleached sands. All villas have space for 2 adults and 2 children under 12. Daybeds can be turned easily into snuggle down sanctuaries, and baby cots are available on request.

FACILITIES

Little Wayfarers from 3-11 years of age can have all the fun at The Den. With an endless array of activities; hours are spent making pizza, hanging from the climbing ropes, splashing and snorkelling, watching movies during downtime, and making sailboats.

Teens are going to find their adrenaline surge on the shores of Six Senses. Whether it’s their first time learning to surf or whether they prefer the action of wakeboarding, kayaking or catamaran sailing – this is sure to be their element. For kids wanting a more chill space to hang The Library is brimming with books, music and movies.

Family fun shall be won on the Island of Laamu. Dolphin cruises, excursions to neighbouring islands, midnight dives, dance classes, private picnics and buzzing barbeques are just the start of an exhaustive list of magic ways to make memories.

SWIMMING POOL

The generous swimming pool near the laid-back lounging space of Sip Sip Restaurant has dedicated space for small children. The wading pool is perfect for little legs to splash and soak their parents.

MEALS

Six Senses Laamu loves to make life easy for parents – children under 6 can dine for free, and anyone between 7-11 can enjoy 50% off their meals. Longitude has a dedicated kids menu, and the mood around the table is always stretch out and be free. If everyone is too chilled at the villa to move – not a problem, in-villa menus for kids and infants are always on hand.

HEALTH

Get in touch with your local Travel Doctor for up to date health information, precautions and travel advice for your destination, including information regarding clean drinking water.

DOCTOR DOCTOR

MEDICAL FACILITIES
Well-stocked medical clinic with a doctor on call 24 hour

TRAVEL INSURANCE

Not compulsory

For peace of mind, Wayfarers Atlas recommends travel insurance that includes medical evacuation. Let us organize this for you.

 

THINGS THAT BITE

Mozzies can be found in paradise too.

Refer to the World Health Organisation or the US CDC for information on Mosquito-borne and other insect-borne diseases.

TOP THINGS TO WRITE HOME ABOUT

Surfing – Take a deep breath and plunge into the perfect break of Ying Yang. The most famous surf spot in the whole of the Maldives is right on your doorstep.

Six Senses Laamu Laamu interior of overwater villa

Sustainable Style – Hessian, leather, linen, and love. Everything about the Six Senses Laamu takes its inspiration from being environmentally sustainable. Beauty is in the details, and guests will be smitten by the open, clean and calm minimalist touch.

Six Senses Laamu Laamu Manta Ray

Diving – The remote Laamu Atoll is Babylon for water babies. Divers will delight in the mirror clear conditions that await them. From deep blue dives to virginal corals to night dives beneath falling comets and stars, the ocean will become your second home.

Six Senses Laamu Laamu bicycles

Bicycle Exploration – Hop onto your very own assigned bicycle and explore the nooks and crannies of this achingly cool island. Hidden trails, flora strewn paths, and wooden walkways take you skirting around these stunning shores.

THINGS TO DO AT SIX SENSES LAAMU

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WATER SPORTS

Welcome the morning with a spot of paddle boarding, embrace the afternoon with surfing or wakeboarding, and say farewell to the sun with a late afternoon catamaran trip. The Maldives is best loved from the paintbox blues of the water.

Six Senses Laamu Laamu private sandbank sunbaking

ISLAND EXPLORATION

Cruise into the fiery golds of sunset on a cruise, sip chilled champagne and watch dolphins dance, or island hop and visit the locals close by. The Crusoe Picnic Experience is one to book – a gourmet lunch, a private island and all the time in the world- what a recipe.

Six Senses Laamu Laamu interior of spa treatment room

WELLNESS FACILITIES

The award-winning spa is sure to tap into more than six senses. From daring aerial yoga to Ayurvedic treatments, spiritual sojourns and a peaceful state of mind – you can find your inner sanctuary.

SURFING

At the Six Senses Laamu, you share your waves with no-one. Being the only resort this side of the atoll you can paddle out in perfect peace. Six quality breaks sit within 10mins of the resort, and the world-class ‘Yin Yangs’ is only 5mins away. It’s a firm favourite across the Maldives and the surfing world and throws up beautiful hollow right-hand barrels.

A little closer to shore you have the house reef Jetty C that offers a long but quick left-hander, and beginners can find their feet on ‘The Shoulder’, which is an easy paddle out across the calm lagoon.

The best time for waves is from April to October when the wind is favourable, with the biggest swells likely to occur from June to September. This region of the Maldives an experienced surfers dream with numerous quality breaks, both lefts and rights and the crowds are low.

Tropic Surf is the team behind getting you out into the waves. With seamless boat transfers, exceptional equipment and a savvy daily schedule of surf trips (morning & afternoon), your boardshorts and bikinis won’t have time to dry.

Six Senses Laamu Laamu surfing
Six Senses Laamu Laamu surfing
Six Senses Laamu Laamu surfing

SURF SEASON

April to October

ABILITY LEVEL

Beginner to Advanced

CROWD FACTOR

Low

MAXIMUM SURFERS

Unlimited

DOMINANT BREAK TYPE

Reef Break

Direct access to surf break

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Boat transfers to surrounding breaks

Coaching & Guiding

Equipment Rental

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