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Located towards the south of the Maldivian archipelago, Six Senses Laamu is designed to offer individual style along with a strong sense of community.
Six Senses Laamu in the Maldives is designed to offer individual style along with a strong sense of community. The resort has 97 luxurious villas designed to provide an unparalleled level of privacy, comfort and luxury, with a focus on natural materials creating a soft yet stylish retreat for guests.
The restaurants and bars have been designed to take maximum advantage of the islands idyllic beauty with panoramic views and spectacular sunrises and sunsets. Leaf Restaurant is perched high above the resort's Organic garden. It serves the freshest possible food, picked and caught only hours before it is served. Growing in the garden is a whole range of different papayas and the chilli patch has a private table for dinner parties. Longitude is a brasserie-style restaurant, offering salads, fresh fish and pasta as well as an a la carte, daily changing menu. There is also a full range of cooking classes, where guests can enjoy learning about various cuisine from Asia and Western world.
Altitude is a 20 foot tower of spun glass, rising high out of the sea - a wine cellar with a serious difference, housing 500 different labels, a delicatessen and an all important tasting table. Elsewhere Ice serves crepes and chocolate and a mere 40 different flavours of homemade ice cream.
For drinks, Chai is a bar with every available choice of teas and coffee, and Chill Lounge & Bar is built over the water on several levels. It has an excellent cocktail list, inspired by tropical recipes. After the sun sets the calm vibe is slowly cranked up and DJs play late into the night.
Why we love it
There can't be many more original locations for a wine tasting than in the spun glass wine cellar rising 20ft out of the sea at Six Senses Laamu. Special.
Miranda, Original Diver