OBLU Select Lobigili
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- Exclusive adults-only setting with walkway to partner resort
- Complimentary kayaks, paddleboards, snorkelling gear, and more
- Superb facilities include a theatre, gym and underwater restaurant
- Embark on diving excursions with the partner resort’s dive centre
Set along a beautiful white beach, and across a sparkling turquoise lagoon, OBLU Select Lobigili is a brand-new adults-only resort offering a secluded, castaway-style atmosphere that is perfect for couples. An array of exclusive experiences can be enjoyed on the island, from colourful sunsets and delectable dining, to relaxing in the garden spa, and exciting watersports on the house reef. With a winding walkway connecting OBLU Select Lobigili with partner island, OBLU Xperience Ailafushi, guests will benefit from access to a wealth of additional amenities - including underwater dining and scuba diving.
About OBLU Select Lobigili
OBLU Select Lobigili is a brand new resort located just minutes from Male’s international airport. In the Maldivian language, ‘loabi’ means love and ‘gili’ means island - making this resort, in essence, the island of love. Idyllic tropical vistas are complemented by nature-inspired designs to deliver a secluded, castaway-style atmosphere where romance permeates the air - creating the perfect getaway for couples. So let the serene and easy-going island rhythm seep into your soul, and get ready to create heartfelt connections and cherished memories.
This exclusive private island sits adjacent to OBLU Xperience Ailafushi, with a snaking walkway connecting the two properties. Guests can relish the sanctity of OBLU Select Lobigili’s adults-only atmosphere, while enjoying full-access to the neighbouring resort’s amenities. Embark on adventurous scuba diving excursions, dine beneath the waves, or enjoy entertainment in a 15-metre dome-shaped theatre, then retreat to OBLU Select Lobigili for intimate sunset strolls, serene spa services, and plenty of peace and sophistication. And, with an all-encompassing plan on offer, guests can blend all the elements of an intimate, carefree holiday experience, without concerning themselves with the final cost.
Explore the resort
This enchanting resort offers several exquisite dining options. Guests can sample Italian cuisine with a global spin, complemented by live cooking stations, at Ylang-Ylang, or enjoy a la carte meals from the Gaadiya 17 Food Truck. Add a touch of the spectacular to your stay with a reservation at the Only Blu underwater restaurant, offers ever-changing menus and expert wine pairings in a dream-like underwater setting. A wide selection of international spirits, wines, and beers are available from all dining outlets, but the Pool Bar and nearby Swing Bar are the ultimate spots to grab a refreshing signature cocktail or mouth-watering mocktail with gorgeous ocean views.
Guests at OBLU Select Lobigili benefit from full access to the well-equipped overwater gym, allowing them to indulge in this resort’s tempting cuisine without an ounce of guilt. Or for a taste of adventure, collect a complimentary stand-up paddleboard, kayak, or set of snorkelling equipment and set off into the blue waters. During their stay, guests can also join one sunset fishing excursion and one Indian Ocean excursion, completely free of charge. Or, for something more relaxing, the onsite spa provides a selection of soothing treatments in a serene setting, with one complimentary service every four-nights. Guests also have access to The Dome - a futuristic 15-metre theatre and entertainment centre on OBLU Xperience Ailafushi.
Diving from OBLU Select Lobigili
During their stay at OBLU Select Lobigili, guests can head to OBLU Xperience Ailafushi’s own dive centre - simply follow the meandering walkway to the neighbouring resort. OBLU's partner dive centre, TGI Maldives, is one of the most-experienced chains in the country. Their friendly international team leads all kinds of underwater adventures and offers diver-friendly facilities like comfortable custom dive boats, free nitrox, and well-maintained rental equipment. New divers will love their professional PADI instructors and relaxed experiences on the island's house reef. If you're up for more adventure, some of North Male Atoll's best dive sites are just a short boat ride away. TGI Maldives also offers camera rental and instruction, photo and video packages, and modern facilities for personal camera equipment.
North Male Atoll is a classic Maldivian diving destination, known for its plummeting channels, current-swept corners, walls, and thilas. But don't worry, it has plenty of calm lagoons and protected coral sanctuaries as well. Every year between May and October, the atoll also becomes a hotspot for reef manta rays. Plan your visit during these months for a chance to swim alongside these massive ocean acrobats.
- Plan at least one day for deep relaxation with massage, bodywork, and facials at the Ele Na day spa.
- Plan your trip between May and October and during a full or new moon for the best chance of encountering reef manta rays.
- Opt for this resort’s all-inclusive Lobi Plan for the ultimate hassle-free experience.
- Add a touch of the spectacular to your stay with an additional reservation at the Only Blu underwater restaurant.
Diving in North Malé Atoll
Manta RaysYear round
Eagle rayYear round
Schooling reef fishYear round
Soft coralsYear round
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PADI and SSI Resort
Discover Scuba Diving, Scuba Diver, Open Water, Advanced Open Water