OBLU SELECT Lobigili Maldives: An Unforgettable Experience in the Maldives

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Imagine yourself in a tropical paradise, where the sun shines on crystal-clear waters and the white sand is as soft as dust; This is OBLU SELECT Lobigili, a luxury resort located in the stunning Maldives, a destination that is a dream for many travelers; This resort is not just a place to stay, but a complete experience that captivates the senses and creates lasting memories; Its name comes from the combination of the terms in Dhivedhi, the Maldivian language; Loabi means love, and Gili is island! So it’s the island of love, and in this case it’s a good reason to allow couples only; Children and adults without company should stay at home;

OBLU SELECT Lobigili is a luxury retreat that combines the natural beauty of the Maldives with luxurious accommodation, top quality restaurants, All Inclusive package options and a variety of exciting activities; But what really sets it apart are its exclusives; With their ‘The Lobi Plan’, guests can enjoy a variety of dining experiences, premium drinks, excursions and even spa treatments included in their stay;

More than a hotel

In addition, the resort offers a variety of accommodation, from beach villas to impressive overwater villas, all with contemporary design and luxury amenities; And for those seeking a truly unique experience, the resort offers the ‘Nest Water Villa’, an exclusive accommodation offering privacy and panoramic ocean views; All the rooms are brand new, as the hotel opened in March 2022;

But the experience at OBLU SELECT Lobigili goes beyond the accommodation; The resort offers a variety of restaurants, each offering a unique culinary experience; From the sophisticated Gaadiya 17 to the casual Beach Bar, there is something to satisfy every palate;

And for those seeking adventure, the resort offers a variety of exciting activities; From diving and snorkeling to excursions and cruises, there is always something to keep guests entertained;

So if you’re looking for a vacation destination that offers luxury, beauty and adventure, OBLU SELECT Lobigili is the place for you; Read on to find out more about this incredible resort;


The resort offers a variety of 68 luxurious rooms to choose from, including the option of overwater bungalows; Each villa is designed with a touch of elegance and comfort, providing an unparalleled stay experience; The hotel also has a professional aromatherapist; You can learn more about blends and fragrances, and make your own room freshener to use in your room; Villa options include:

SunNest Beach Pool Villa

SunNest Beach Pool Villa offers a beach experience with a private 8-square-meter pool and sun deck; The villa is located just a few steps from the beach, offering stunning views of the ocean; In addition to the private pool, the room offers a bathtub worthy of a 5-star spa and a complimentary minibar replenished daily;

Nest Water Villa

Nest Water Villa is an accommodation on the water, offering panoramic views of the ocean; The villa has a sun deck and direct access to the ocean, as well as being one of the only resorts in the Maldives with a hammock in the overwater bungalow; The glass floor is the icing on the cake so you can see the fish day and night; The Nest villa overlooks the sunrise, while the SunNest villa overlooks the sunset;

SunNest Water Pool Villa

The SunNest Water Pool Villa is an accommodation that boasts the best of the Nest Water Villa, such as being on the water and having direct access to the lagoon, plus an incredible hot tub and a private pool with panoramic ocean views; Don’t forget to order a floating breakfast by the pool; It is the most glamorous accommodation at Ablu Select Lobigili; 


If you were already enchanted by the description of the rooms, wait until you hear that your All Inclusive package gives you access to dinner at one of the only under-water restaurants in the world! That’s right, the restaurant is below the ocean line and has glass walls to enjoy the marine life! In addition, the resort has several restaurants offering a variety of delicious dishes; Each restaurant has a unique atmosphere and offers a distinctive culinary experience;

Only Blu Underwater Restaurant

Only Blu is an exclusive restaurant that offers a unique culinary experience; The restaurant serves a variety of delicious dishes prepared with fresh, local ingredients; But it really stands out for being 6.8 meters below the sea line and the largest underwater restaurant in the Maldives; You’re greeted with canapés and a glass of champagne while you choose your dish from a choice of seafood, meat, chicken or vegetarian dishes;

The Swing Bar

The Swing Bar is a stylish bar offering a variety of refreshing drinks; The bar has a relaxing atmosphere and offers stunning views of the ocean and direct access to the hotel’s infinity pool; Great for chilled cocktails with appetizers of typical Maldivian cuisine while relaxing in the swings and hammocks of the bar;

Ylang Ylang

Ylang Ylang is a restaurant that serves a variety of delicious dishes throughout the day; The restaurant has a cozy atmosphere and offers breathtaking views of the ocean; There is also a library in the bar for you to read a good book while enjoying a drink and your vacation; This restaurant also serves a breakfast buffet with a chef who prepares eggs to the customer’s liking;

Gaadiya 17

But if you’re the kind of person who thinks that a vacation should be the cool kind, without fancy restaurants with tablecloths and heavy cutlery, the Oblu Select Lobigili hotel is your salvation; Um food truck na praia! Dinners here are an informal, vibrant and indulgent event with aromatic grills of certified, farm-raised game meat; You’ll find an interesting variety of meats, including venison, wild boar, black chicken, duck, ostrich, rabbit, quail and partridge;


The resort offers a variety of exciting activities for guests; Activities include:

Photo shoot for couples

The resort offers private photo sessions for couples, providing a unique opportunity to capture memorable moments; Take photos of the best spots on the island in this two-hour video and drone session; The best possible souvenir you can take away from your romantic vacation in the Maldives;

Water Sports

The hotel offers complimentary snorkeling equipment, standup paddleboards and kayaks during your stay; There are also paid tours such as surfing and wakeboarding lessons, banana boats, and jet ski rentals;

The resort offers exciting diving experiences, allowing guests to explore the underwater beauty of the Maldives, for certified or non-certified guests; Those who enjoy the experience can even take the certification course during their stay;

Elena Spa & Wellness

The Elena Spa & Wellness offers a variety of spa and wellness treatments, providing a relaxing and rejuvenating experience; The name Elena comes from the term Elements of Nature because it uses various natural items inspired by ancient Maldivian culture;

Some treatments stand out, and practically all of them can be done individually or as a couple; One of them is made with coconut shells and Maldivian sand to relax and exfoliate the skin; Another massage is done with pieces of bamboo of different sizes;

Boat trips

The resort offers exciting boat trips, allowing guests to explore the beauty of the Maldives; Boat trips offer a unique opportunity to see the marine life and beautiful landscapes of the Maldives; Included in the Lobi Plan is a snorkeling excursion with a guide and a sunset fishing trip;  For an extra fee it is possible to have a private excursion at sunset or under the light of the full moon;

Romantic dinners

The resort offers private romantic dinners, providing a unique dining experience; Romantic dinners are perfect for special occasions such as anniversaries and honeymoons;

Complete your evening with a private open-air movie session with a bottle of champagne, canapés and shisha;

Fitness and Recreation

The Oblu Select Lobigili hotel also has a gym, artificial grass tennis court and live entertainment with theme nights and DJs;

Vow renewals

OBLU SELECT Lobigili offers a unique and romantic experience for couples wishing to renew their vows in a paradisiacal setting; The resort offers three Vow Renewal packages, each designed to provide an unforgettable experience;

Couples can opt for an enchanting ceremony on the beach of Lobigili Island or an exclusive ceremony on a heart-shaped sandbank, located just minutes from Lobigili Island; Each package includes a number of special amenities to make the day even more memorable, including a romantic candlelit dinner on the beach, a private breakfast at the villa the day after the ceremony, and a specially selected wedding gift;

Vow Renewal packages include:

Simplicity Wedding Package

Beach wedding ceremony including master of ceremonies, Maldivian drums, decorations, 3-tier cake, bride’s bouquet, bottle of prosecco for a toast and symbolic wedding certificate; After the ceremony there is a romantic dinner and breakfast in the room; This package costs 1500 US dollars;

Ocean Breeze Wedding Package

Beach wedding ceremony including master of ceremonies, Maldivian drums, decorations, 3-tier cake, bride’s bouquet, bottle of champagne for a toast, symbolic wedding certificate and couple’s massage; After the ceremony there is a romantic dinner and breakfast in the room; The couple also planted a tree on the island as a symbol of their union; This package costs 1800 US dollars;

Love Story Wedding Package

Underwater wedding, held in the hotel’s underwater restaurant with a diver blessing the couple; Includes master of ceremonies, Maldivian drums, decorations, three-tiered cake, bride’s bouquet, bottle of champagne for a toast, symbolic wedding certificate, couple’s massage and the best table in the restaurant; After the ceremony and dinner, the bride and groom return in a decorated buggy and breakfast in the room; This package costs 2500 US dollars;

Renewing your vows at OBLU SELECT Lobigili is a wonderful way to celebrate your love and commitment to each other, all while enjoying the beauty and serenity of the Maldives;

How to get to the resort

Arriving at OBLU SELECT Lobigili is an experience in itself; The resort is located just 15 minutes by speedboat from Malé International Airport, making travel quick and convenient; On the day of arrival, guests are met by hotel representatives at the airport and escorted to the speedboat dock for the journey to the enchanting island of Lobigili;

On board the speedboat, guests are served ice-cold water and refreshing towels, and a boat host is on hand to ensure a smooth journey; Arrival on the island is marked by a warm welcome from the Island Host and the Island Chef, followed by a refreshing welcome drink at THE SWING BAR and check-in at the villa; The transfer from the airport to the hotel is complimentary for guests on the Lobi Plan;

For travelers departing from Brazil, there are several flight options to Malé; The main airlines operating these flights include Emirates, Qatar Airways and Turkish Airlines; Travelers are advised to check flight times and availability, as they may vary depending on the time of year;

In addition, OBLU SELECT Lobigili offers a best price guarantee for those who book directly with them; This means that if you find a lower rate on another site, such as Booking.com, the resort will match that rate and even offer an additional 20% discount on your stay; This ensures that you always get the best value for your money when booking directly with the resort;

Brother resorts in the Maldives

COLOURS OF OBLU is a unique and vivid collection of resorts from Atmosphere Hotels and Resorts, offering destinations that feature a carefully curated selection of diverse experiences that bring to life the magical beauty and warm hospitality of the Maldives; Each resort has its own distinct personality, creating a rich and vibrant alchemy of experiences that engage and inspire;

OBLU SELECT Lobigili’s sister resorts in the Maldives include:

  1. OBLU SELECT Sangeli: Located in the North Malé Atoll, this resort offers a fully inclusive tropical vacation experience, with a variety of luxurious accommodations and a host of activities and experiences for guests to enjoy.;
  2. OBLU NATURE Helengeli by SENTIDO: Also located in the North Malé Atoll, this resort is known for its rich marine life and vibrant coral reefs, making it a popular destination for divers and nature lovers.
  3. OBLU XPERIENCE Ailafushi: This resort offers an all-inclusive vacation experience in North Male Atoll, with a variety of luxurious accommodations and a range of activities and experiences for guests to enjoy; Both Ailafushi and Lobigili, which we’ll talk about in this post, are resorts built on artificial islands; There is a connection between them and in the middle of the walkway is the underwater restaurant, so by staying in either hotel you can take advantage of the other’s facilities; I don’t know if it’s possible to have meals and drinks at the sister hotel;

Each of these resorts offers a unique experience, with luxurious accommodation, top quality restaurants, exciting activities and a serene and beautiful environment; Whichever resort you choose, you can expect an unforgettable vacation experience in the Maldives;

Guest Reviews

OBLU SELECT Lobigili has received positive reviews from its guests; Guests praised the luxurious accommodation, delicious food, exciting activities and exceptional service; Here are some highlights from guest reviews:

“Love and a cabin”

A guest from Portugal described his stay at OBLU SELECT Lobigili as “love at first sight”; They praised the resort’s elegance, organization and attention to detail; They also highlighted the quality of the service, mentioning their hostess, MECHELLE, who ensured that everything was perfect for their honeymoon;

“Magic Place”

A guest from São Paulo described OBLU SELECT Lobigili as a “magical place”; They praised the natural beauty of the resort, the impeccable cleanliness and the comfort of the accommodation; They also highlighted the friendliness and dedication of the staff in providing a wonderful experience;

“Simply the best experience we’ve had!”

One guest from São Paulo described their stay at OBLU SELECT Lobigili as the “best experience” they’ve ever had; They praised the resort’s honeymoon package, which included various treats and benefits, such as a massage, romantic dinner, decorated room and champagne boat trip;


OBLU SELECT Lobigili is a luxury resort that offers a unique and unforgettable experience in the Maldives; With luxurious accommodation, top quality restaurants, exciting activities and exceptional service, OBLU SELECT Lobigili is the perfect destination for a luxury getaway; It is an adults only resort, so children are not allowed; Another curiosity is that adults are not allowed alone! You need to bring your crush or friend to enjoy a few days at this resort;

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