Six Senses Laamu****, Maldives | Wellbeing Escapes

Six Senses Laamu

Laamu, Maldives


Located on the Maldives's southern Laamu Atoll, Six Senses Laamu is one of those white powdery sand beach destinations always pictured is glossy magazines. It is the only resort on this palm-fringed island so privacy and relaxation is guaranteed. You can snorkel in the coral-rich reef where dolphins swim along the shore or gaze at the equatorial sunrise above the lagoon. Several restaurants and bars serve delicious dishes mixing East with West. The spa is located right on the beach is perfect for an ultimate relaxation offering award-winning signature treatments. And let us not even start on those water bungalows...Six Senses is passionate about sustainability and houses the Maldives Underwater Initiative which is an award-winning marine conservation which educates guess, does great research and supports local communities. If you want to experience a once-in-a-lifetime holiday, look no further! Six Senses Laamu is the paradise you always dreamt of. 

When to go

Temperatures are fairly constant and reefs feature healthy corals, colorful fish and sea life all year long. The best time to visit in November to April. The wet season is from May to October but it is a perfect time to see turtles nesting and hatching.

What we love

  • Head underwater at the house reef. If you snorkel early enough in the morning, you might spot a reef shark or stingray!
  • Panoramic ocean views and incredible sunsets and sunrises 
  • You’ll find bikes with your initials on just in front of your room when you arrival to the resort (and soft peddles for those bare feet, of course).

Who should go

  • Couples who wish to stay in an idyllic island location 
  • All beach and ocean lovers as the water activities are endless  
  • Anyone who wants to experience a once in a life time holiday


  • Shoulder season 2022 (1 October - 21 December): 
  • - 20% off the Villa if you stay 5 nights or more
  • - 10% off the Villa if you book at least 60 days prior

Have a question?

Bed & Breakfast

Easy way to visit and stay at Six Senses Laamu. The entry level stay on Bed & Breakfast basis will give you an access to the beach, gym and leisure facilities. You can add all other activities, spa treatments and meals on top and pay directly at the hotel.
The Programme
  • Stay based on the selected room type
  • Daily breakfast
  • Private access to the beach
  • Access to the seaside library
  • Use of the hotel facilities 
  • Access to the waterfront gym
  • All taxes and Green tax of $6 per person per night

* Min stay 7 nights stay over New Year's Eve. 


Six Senses Laamu spa is set right on the beach with an incredible view of the ocean or tucked away in the exotic lush vegetation for more privacy. Six Senses brand ensures that treatments are top notch and this resort is no different. Six Senses philosophy don't follow fads. It is about using a smart technology to personalise your spa treatment or design programme for your particular needs. Available is wellness screening which is non-invasive analysis measuring your key biomarkers which are then discussed with the in-house expert. Another highlight is the movement efficiency test. This system integrates sports science and cutting-edge technology and helps a personal trainer look at your movement patterns and identify areas of strength and weakness. Afterwards, they design a workout plan that optimises your training performance and reduces the risk of injury, and ensures that your body is aligned.

You will be able to enjoy local Maldivian treatments, restorative facials, Ayurvedic therapies and award-winning signature treatments. For example the Laamu Kaashi Theyo treatment will revive and rehydrate your skin (yes, you will need that after all that sunbathing) using ingredients from local coconuts. It begins with body scrub and cocoon, followed by relaxing massage to release all the tension from your upper back, neck and shoulders. Sounds divine! 

Lifestyle consultations and specialised holistic sessions can also be arranged. Resort often hosts visiting practitioners so you can dive deepen into holistic wellness and achieve optimum wellbeing. 

Facilities include 9 treatment rooms dotted right on the beach or nestled in lush landscaping, consultation rooms, open-air roof top yoga studio, state-of-art gym, steam room, nail spa, lounge with retail area. There is also a juice bar serving delicious, gut-loving smoothies. 

Example treatments at Six Senses Laamu
  • Ayurvedic massage
  • Signature facial
  • Balinese massage
  • Himalayan body polish
  • Jet lag recovery
  • Sleep well journey


Activities available at resort
  • Swimming
  • Snorkelling
  • Water sports
  • Wind-surfing
  • Diving centre
  • Library
  • Open air cinema 
  • Volleyball
  • Football
  • Badminton
  • Table Tennis
  • Card Games
  • Board Games
  • Treasure Hunts

Activities available at the surrounding area
  • Range of excursions such as Robinson Cruise including picnic on a deserted beach
  • Surfing from May to September - Yin Yang, the Maldives' most famous surfing wave breaks just offshore
  • Catemaran tours
  • Finding Nemo guiding snorkeling adventure

Typical Group Classes

  • Yoga 
  • Fitness classes

Sample Weekly Class Schedule

Please note - Classes are subject to change and seasonal adjustments


There are 97 beachfront and watery villas on stilts, some with private pools. Each accommodation is carefully designed and made from local and sustainable materials to blend within and respect the nature and protect the local nature. They offer privacy, cosyness and every comfort. Some rooms can accommodate families but some are perfect for couples seeking privacy. For families with small children, we recommended beach villas.  Sea view is guaranteed and each room has an outdoor bathroom, private sun deck and outside dining area. 

Lagoon Water Villa

These villas measure approximately 108 m2 and are located in the sea with lagoon views. Dive straight into the water from your villa! They have all-glass bathtub and dining table. Enjoy outdoor relaxing platform with daybed and over water netting.  

Facilities include 

Air-conditioning, TV with satellite channels, safe, hair dryer, tea/coffee making facilities, telephone, wi-fi, non-allergic pillows and minibar 

Lagoon Beach Villa

These villas are facing towards the lagoon of the island and are measure 220 m2. Villas have a private access to the beach and private garden has daybeds. Real highlight is the upper dining deck at the treetop level and viewing platform.  

Facilities include 

Air-conditioning, TV with satellite channels, safe, hair dryer, tea/coffee making facilities, telephone, wi-fi, non-allergic pillows and minibar 

Six Senses Laamu
Ocean Water Villa

These villas measure approximately 108 m2 and are located a little further out into the sea. Enjoy outdoor relaxing platform with daybed and over water netting. 

Facilities include 

Air-conditioning, TV with satellite channels, safe, hair dryer, tea/coffee making facilities, telephone, wi-fi, non-allergic pillows and minibar 

Ocean Beach Villa

These villas measure approximately 220 m2 and are situated just a few metres from the beach with the private beach access. Villa has an uninterupeted ocean views and have private garden.

Facilities include  

Air-conditioning, TV with satellite channels, safe, hair dryer, tea/coffee making facilities, telephone, wi-fi, non-allergic pillows and minibar 

Laamu Water Villa

These villas measure approximately 108 m2 and are located towards the end of the jetty, futher away from the main island. There is only sea to be seen all around in these villas, really making you feel as though you’re on a private island. Some rooms have a private pool - extra charge. 

Facilities include  

Air-conditioning, TV with satellite channels, safe, hair dryer, tea/coffee making facilities, telephone, wi-fi, non-allergic pillows and minibar 

What’s on the menu

Food at Laamu takes the best advantages of the island and location serving fresh fish, sea food as well as meats. Organic meals are also served. You will find a number of dining options as well as bars. Everyone will find something they enjoy here, especially if you are a foodie. If you wish to do a detox, we would not recommend this hotel. 

Leaf is perched above the organic garden. Chefs work closely with local fishermen and farmers to source the freshest and finest local ingredients. Open-air Longitude is where your breakfast will be served. A la carte dinners offer fresh catch of the day, pasta, Asian flavors and grilled meats. There is also a buffet with live cooking station. Japanese cuisine in served at Zen, featuring a live kitchen station. Enjoy sushi, crab tempura or gyoza with a modern twist in this informal and relaxed restaurant located on the upper deck. If you have a sweet tooth you probably won't miss Ice & Chocolate Studio. It is an ice cream and sorbet parlor with over 40 ever-changing flavors! For a nice cocktail and ambient music (resident DJ set) head to Chill Bar. Sip-sip is all-day pool side bar serving pizzas, burgers, pasta, jungle-wood grills and locally-inspired desserts.

In addition, you will find a wine cellar and Chilli table where you can enjoy 5-course chilli-based menu.  

Please note that Six Senses Laamu is committed  to sourcing sustainable produce to ensure its operations do not harm the surrounding marine environment. They sponsor Blue Marine Foundation - a charity dedicated to solving the crisis of over-fishing. The coral reef fish available on menus were caught by local  Maldivian fishermen from Laamu Atoll. Every fish caught is caught by handline (low-impact fishing gear) is mature and from a population deemed to be healthy. 

Longitude at Six Senses Laamu
Open air, 2-storey overwater dining venue serves breakfast and a la carte dinners. Twice a week chef prepares a unique buffet experience.
Leaf at Six Senses Laamu
Perched above organic garden. Menu is constantly changing using local ingredients sourced from Maldivian fishermen.
Zen is a Japanese fusion restaurant. Menu at Zen changes every day but you can expect the best of Japanese cuisine with modern twist.


Six Senses Laamu is set in a palm-fringed lagoon and is the only resort in the Laamu Atoll deep in the Indian Ocean. Laamu Atoll is in Maldives territory.

Resort is beautifully remote, yet accessible by plane and boat from Malé airport. Villas are set either on stilts over the water or on the beachfront and are an easy wander from the resort's restaurants, lounges, and amazing Maldives attractions. This place is ideal for all ocean and water-sports lovers. Don't worry about cabin fever, this small island has all you need - amazing dining, spa, range of fitness facilities, retail shop and open air jungle cinema. Bicycles are available for easy transport around the island. 

Nearest airport

Nearest airport is Male International airport in Maldives. From there you will have to take a domestic flight and a speed boat to the island. 

The plane is approximately 35 minutes from Male airport followed by 15 min speedboat ride to the island. 

A representative will be waiting for you at Male airport and take you to the Six Senses lounge to wait for your domestic flight. 

If you pre-booked the airport transfer with us, the cost will include domestic flight and a speed boat already. 

Families, Children & Infants

Children of all ages are welcome to stay in the resort. Laamu has The Den kids’s club for children aged 3-11. Babysitting services are also available at an extra charge. Spa menu for kids is also available. 


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