Atmosphere Hotels & Resorts, a fast-growing international hospitality company, has partnered with Sentido, a DER Touristik hospitality brand, for a comprehensive renovation of OBLU NATURE Helengeli by Sentido, one of the brands in the Atmosphere Hotels & Resorts portfolio. The four-star resort is set to close on May 7, 2023, for an extensive renovation, with a grand reopening planned for December 2023.
The renovation will include a fresh, new look that blends the signature luxury lifestyle elements of Sentido with the natural surroundings. Guests can expect to be brought closer to the abundant tropical environment, both above and below the water.
The renovation will include the addition of 37 Water Villas and a Two-Bedroom Water Suite, all equipped with private pools and overwater decks that provide easy and direct access to the lagoon and house reef. The existing offering of 117 villas and suites will be expanded to 153 accommodations with 7 categories. The beach villas will be transformed into 20 Family Beach Pool Villas with two bedrooms and a 15 sqm pool, and the existing pool villas on the lagoon and the beach suites will be refurbished with appealing interiors.
Besides the villa updates, the project will also include a new progressive Indian restaurant with an "Italian Twist" for a fine dining experience, an all-day restaurant with additional live counters, and a new overwater bar. The existing main bar will be transformed into a vibrant hangout spot with a refurbished family pool, an expanded deck area, and a brand-new bar.
In addition, the resort will feature a kids' club built with materials like bamboo that will offer an all-nature program focused on learning through the tropical surroundings. ELE | NA The Spa will also be refurbished with new salon facilities, and a new overwater gym and scenic La Promenade with a boutique will round up the island experience.
Guests will continue to enjoy a carefree holiday with the Island PlanTM, which blends the stay with all the elements of a memorable tropical holiday.
Salil Panigrahi, Managing Director of Atmosphere Hotels & Resorts, expressed his excitement about the relaunch of their first COLOURS OF OBLU property as a fresh, nature-oriented retreat, bringing the Sentido touch to the Maldives. The two brands come together seamlessly, with a shared focus on awakening the senses, bringing balance, and providing the gift of lifetime memories.
Sentido is a brand of DER Touristik Hotels & Resorts with a strong presence in the Mediterranean region and Canary Islands. OBLU NATURE Helengeli by Sentido will be the brand's first resort in Asia.
Travellers can choose from four vibrant resorts under the COLOURS OF OBLU brand: OBLU SELECT Lobigili, offering an adults-exclusive five-star getaway, OBLU SELECT Sangeli for a serene five-star holiday, a divers’ paradise at OBLU NATURE Helengeli by Sentido, and a carefree four-star resort, OBLU Xperience Ailafushi.
Atmosphere Hotels & Resorts currently operates eight resorts within the Maldives and is set to further expand in India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, and Bhutan. The company’s success story continues, with three new properties in the pipeline, including a lavish stately city experience in India, OZEN MANSION KOLKATA, opening in Q4 2023, a soulful, sustainable sanctuary in the Maldivian isle of OZEN PRIVÉ ATHIRI GILI set for Q4 2024, and OZEN SECLUDED TANGALLE in Sri Lanka.