OBLU Xperience Ailafushi
New family-friendly private resort in North Male offering plenty of pastimes, including scuba diving
- Fun, family-friendly atmosphere and carefree holiday experiences
- Complimentary kayaks, paddleboards, snorkelling gear, and more
- Incredible facilities including theatre, spa, gym, and underwater restaurant
- Embark on energetic diving excursions from the onsite dive centre
Tucked away on a small private island in North Male, the brand new OBLU Xperience Ailafushi aims to redefine the quintessential Maldivian island stay. With its vibrant, trendy design and warm, welcoming atmosphere, this resort guarantees topical fun and relaxation. Get back to nature with stunning sunset walks and exploratory activities such as kayaking and scuba diving, rejuvenate your body in the blissful spa, bond over a poolside coffee, or treat a loved one to a meal under the sea. Everything at OBLU Xperience Ailafushi, is designed to help guests reconnect - with themselves, each other, and their surroundings.
About OBLU Xperience Ailafushi
OBLU Xperience Ailafushi is a brand new resort located just 15-minutes from Male’s international airport, and adjacent to OBLU Select Lobigili, with a snaking over-water walkway connecting the two properties. In the Maldivian language of Dhivehi, ‘aila’ means family and ‘fushi’ means island - a fitting name for this laidback getaway where families, friends, and couples alike can all enjoy a carefree holiday amidst serene natural beauty. Throughout your stay, OBLU Xperience Ailafushi elevates typical tropical island living through seamless services and flawless facilities - all complemented by convenient smart technologies - ensuring an effortless stay filled with fun and relaxation.
Choose one of 268 accommodation options in four distinct categories, and get ready for a refreshing holiday experience on this enchanting four-star private island resort. Embark on adventurous scuba diving excursions, dine in a restaurant beneath the waves, or seek our entertainment in the 15-metre dome-shaped theatre - the choice is entirely yours. And, for the ultimate free-spirited Maldivian holiday experience, opt for the all-encompassing Fushi Plan, with dining, beverages, activities, and adventures all blended into one for a truly blissful getaway.
Explore the resort
Located at the heart of the resort, the sprawling Element X restaurant and X360 pool bar take inspiration from the natural world to create an inviting, boho-chic ambiance. Guests can savour delicious buffet spreads with a range of international flavours crafted at live cooking stations, or savour summer cocktails and romantic sundowners with scenic lagoon views. OBLU Xperience Ailafushi’s Copper Pot Truck combines meals on wheels delight with Maldivian fine dining - a gourmet beach-side dining with a playful twist. Add a touch of the spectacular to your stay with an additional reservation at the Only Blu underwater restaurant.
Experiential highlights include The Dome, a futuristic 15-metre theatre and entertainment centre, as well as the fabulous La Promenade. Located at the heart of the island, La Promenade adds a touch of chic with its vibrant retail and cafe scene where you can socialise with like-minded souls. Dedicated ocean goers will be kept busy with the complimentary use of kayaks, stand-up paddleboards, and snorkelling gear throughout the stay, while younger children can be kept entertained with regular activities through the onsite kids club. And, to help you unwind after a busy day, the Ele Na Spa Complex provides a selection of soothing treatments.
Diving from OBLU Xperience
OBLU's partner dive centre, TGI Maldives, is one of the best 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 highly 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.
- Add a touch of the spectacular to your stay with an additional reservation at the Only Blu underwater restaurant.
- 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 Fushi Plan for the ultimate hassle-free experience.
Diving in North Malé Atoll
Manta RaysYear round
Eagle rayYear round
Schooling reef fishYear round
Soft coralsYear round
Number of rooms
Official dive center rating
PADI and SSI Resort
Discover Scuba Diving, Scuba Diver, Open Water, Advanced Open Water