5 Things That Make OBLU Nature Helengeli outstanding Maldives resort

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June, 2022

Best of both OBLU Nature Helengeli in the Maldives is known internationally as beach and dive destination. It's also an awesome all inclusive resort near Malé airport, where affordable luxury meets natural beauty at this magic island escape in Maldives. Think unruffled white-sand beaches, shimmering shoals of colorful fish and burning-pink sunsets.

Comprising 116 villas with vibrant, tropical interiors amidst lush vegetation, the resort has its very own house-reef just metres from the shore and home to a spectacular display of marine inhabitants all year round. At Helengeli Maldives, views of endless turquoise waters combine with exceptional signature dining to create an unforgettable sensory experience. There are endless things to do if your activity itch strikes, from water sport to spa experience.

Ready to embrace a fully inclusive Indian ocean holiday in one of the COLOURS OF OBLU resorts and provides the gift of lifetime memories? Learn more why OBLU Nature Helengeli is a perfect choice for those who dream to enjoy memorable Maldives escape with unbeatable value.

1 Over 30+ top dive sites nearby

scuba diving near

The Maldives underwater world in the north east corner of North Male Atoll boasts an abundance of marine life with a large number of dive sites to choice. As they say, there is no dive 'in the bubble'. Fish life in the region is extremely abundant and diverse, from many schools of small reef fish to the top predators: sharks, barracuda and tuna, and in the season of mantas rays and whale sharks. Dive sites in this area are available, both for beginners and advanced divers. One of the finest thilas anywhere, Helengeli Thila, is just 6 minutes from the island. TGI dive centre offers both morning and afternoon boat dive trips as well as night diving for a real bucket list scuba experience!


2 Natural channel on both sides of the island

reef sharks hunting


A beautiful Helengeli Island is in a channel. Each side of the island is absolutely ideal for scuba diving in kandu. There are wide channels between the Atolls of the Maldives known locally as 'Kandus'. The atolls itselves are also pierced by these channels creating a natural passage for water and ideal conditions for diving. Ocean currents bring masses of plankton, especially during the upwelling period with them, and thanks to the constant flow of water through the channel, an amazing life of corals and fish, including pelagics, reigns here. This unique feature make diving here an unforgettable experience and where the most exciting thing that ever happened to divers!


3 Fantastic house-reef snorkelling

house-reef snorkelling

Fantastic house-reef snorkeling makes OBLU Nature Helengeli a favourite spot of divers and marine life lovers along with being a top location amongst best resorts for snorkeling in the Maldives. Renowned worldwide, Helengeli's amazing house reef is just meters from the shoreline! Snorkelling is brilliant and easy to access from the jetty or a beach. Corals, fish life, especially open sea marine life, is aplenty and thriving around the reef! Just beyond the shallows, the reef drops off into the deep blue and expect to see turtles, many reef sharks and a huge variety of different fish including octopus and a moray eels here.


4 PADI certified dive school

PADI certified dive school

As for scuba diving experiences for the guests of OBLU Nature Helengeli, it is hardly necessary to talk about TGI Maldives team, since the clientele is fully informed about the options from the past experience, as well as from the reviews on the site. This is a first-class dive resort, where divers know their business. Training is easy, and most dive instructors are experienced and very experienced. 

Excellent PADI Five Star Dive center with great instructors. Cheerful, professional and knowledgeable. Choose from a range of PADI courses, from Discover Scuba Diving to professional level training. The personalised approach of our instructors ensures you get the ultimate diving experience

If you prefer a one to one diving experience, private guides and private boat charters are available upon request and at an additional charge.

5 Contemporary Maldivian interiors

Maldivian interiors

Don't expect ultra luxury accommodation but vibrant, modern aesthetics, warm tropical colour accents, and cosy furnishings such as driftwood desks and starfish-shaped lights add to the tropical vibe to OBLU Nature Helengeli. All beach villas at the resort come with beach essentials, amenities, and a mini bar with beer, soft drinks, and water. OBLU Helengeli is an ideal choice for best value hotels in Maldives.

As for villa's location: We recommend take the Deluxe Beach Villa with an uninterrupted ocean view.

High-quality international cuisine

High-quality international cuisine

The food is varied and a lot of choice of international dishes at each meal time. You'll be spending most time at the main Spice restaurant on a lagoon-facing wooden deck with a picturesque ocean view, but there is also the Grill restaurant at the resort to enjoy a fine dining experience with delectable grilled meats and fresh fish.

If there is something you particular fancy that is not on menu Helengeli's chefs are more than happy to cook it for you. Apart from the three main meal times there is also a mid afternoon snack service in the bar and a 24-hour popcorn machine.

Island Plan™ includes meals at our all-day dining restaurant, a selection of wines and spirits, unlimited soft drinks, evening entertainment, stand-up paddleboard, kayaking, and snorkelling.

Splendid sun-soaked holidays with a 10% discount at OBLU NATURE Helengeli. The festive months are on the horizon … and it’s time to plan the perfect escape! Book your stay now and enjoy the best rates during the high season.
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Best Experience for: Couples, All Inclusive, house reef snorkeling, scuba diving

Embracing the greenery of the island with its beautiful house reef, OBLU Nature Helengeli is an all-inclusive resort with laid-back island vibe and fashionable design. Just a 50-minute speedboat ride from Malé airport, Helengeli is equipped with 116 villas and suites each with a mixture of rustic and tropical interiors. Accommodation is offered on the beach or over the water, and each room is equipped with a spacious open bathroom, and some with private pools. In addition to nice rooms and delicious food, Oblu at Helengeli is undoubtedly a paradise for divers. The resort has its own diving school, with certified PADI courses, and in the region there is an attractive selection of world class dive sites, including an incredibly famous house reef.

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