Six Senses Laamu is the only resort in the Laamu Atoll, in the southern Maldives, just five degrees north of the Equator. The resort strives towards self-sufficiency and zero-waste, as well as being home to the largest Marine Team in the country.

Six Senses Laamu is set in a tranquil palm-fringed lagoon. Villas with all the creature comforts 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 excursion experiences.

The resort offers a wide range of water sports including water skiing, surfing, night diving and snorkelling in the island’s coral-rich house reef. The well-known surfing wave, Ying Yang, breaks just offshore.

Guests can also take advantage of numerous excursions such as a picnic on a private sandbank and exploring neighbouring islands including Hithadhoo. Six Senses Latitude boasts an on-site children’s club, The Den.

Six Senses Laamu has 97 spacious thatched villas, all carefully designed to harmonize with the outstanding natural beauty of the island. They offer privacy, coziness and every comfort. True to the Six Senses’ philosophy of being in harmony with the environment, the villas are crafted from local and sustainable materials. All villas include: Bose entertainment system, 37 inch flat screen TV with satellite channels, Personal bar and fresh beverage facilities, IDD telephone and WiFi' Outdoor bathroom and rain shower, Hair dryer, In room safe, Lighted make-up/shaving mirror, Tea- and coffee-making facilities, Air-conditioning, King/Twin sized bed

Lagoon Water Villa (108sq.m.) Set above the shallow lagoon, this villa offers upper and lower decks and features a glass overwater bathtub with a view to the lagoon and an outdoor rain shower. Max guests 4, View: Lagoon view, 1 Bedroom

Ocean Water Villa (108sq.m.) Sunset or sunrise ocean views, this villa offers upper and lower decks and features a glass overwater bathtub with a view to the ocean and an outdoor rain shower. Max guests 4, View: Ocean view, 1 Bedroom

Ocean Water Villa with Pool (126sq.m.) The best of both, with glorious ocean views from the upper deck, access to the sea from the lower deck or plunge into your private overwater pool. This villa also features a glass overwater bathtub with a view to the ocean and an outdoor rain shower. Max guests 4, View: Ocean view, 1 Bedroom

Laamu Water Villa (108sq.m.) Set towards the end of the jetties, with a panoramic vista, these villas offer upper and lower decks plus a glass sunken bathtub. Additional benefits & amenities with Laamu Water Villa include: Bottle of Prosecco upon arrival, iPod and iPod Docking Stations in Villa, Welcome amenity and selection of complimentary in villa snacks,Hammock/Netting with comfortable cushions, Nespresso machine, Personalized bicycle tags,
Breakfast complimentary through in-villa dining. Max guests 4, View: Ocean view, 1 Bedroom

Sunset Laamu Water Villa (108sq.m.) A prime position towards the middle of Jetty A to face the sunset, these villas offer upper and lower decks plus a glass sunken bathtub. Additional benefits as Laamu Water Villa. Max guests 4, View: Ocean view, 1 Bedroom

Laamu Water Villa with Pool (126sq.m.) Strung along a timber jetty, with a panoramic vistas, these villas offer upper deck and pool deck plus a glass sunken bathtub. Additional benefits as Laamu Water Villa. Max guests 4, View: Ocean view, 1 Bedroom

Sunset Laamu Water Villa with Pool (126sq.m.) These private pool hideaways are located further along the weathered timber of Jetty A and offer the perfect position to enjoy an uninterrupted vista over the ocean as the sun dips and the colors change. With direct access to the sea, you can jump in for a swim or for a snorkel around the lagoon or relax on the overwater netting hammock. Additional benefits as Laamu Water Villa. Max guests 4, View: Ocean view, 1 Bedroom

Lagoon Beach Villa (220sq.m.) The beachfront setting gives direct access to the lagoon, has a panoramic upper deck for amazing sunsets and a private garden area. Max guests 4, View: Lagoon view, 1 Bedroom

Ocean Beach Villa (220sq.m.) Located on the beachfront with views out to the Indian Ocean from your panoramic upper deck and direct beach access just steps away. Max guests 4, View: Ocean view, 1 Bedroom

Lagoon Beach Villa with Pool (238sq.m.) Set within the island's forest and opening to the beautiful lagoon, this villa is complete with an elevated panorama deck. Max guests 4, View: Lagoon view, 1 Bedroom

Ocean Beach Villa with Pool (238sq.m.) Set right on the beachfront with direct access to the water just a few metres away, a panoramic private upper deck and a personal pool. Max guests 4, View: Ocean view, 1 Bedroom

Family Villa with Pool (253sq.m.) Beachfront family living with a panoramic upper deck, personal pool and a treetop deck offering wonderful vistas of the sea. Additional benefits as Laamu Water Villa. Max guests 4, View: Ocean/Lagoon view, 2 Bedrooms

Two Bedroom Lagoon Beach Villa with Pool (285sq.m.) The ultimate island lifestyle is set on the beachfront, with magical ocean vistas, your own pool and complete privacy. Additional benefits as Laamu Water Villa. Max guests 4, View: Lagoon view, 2 Bedrooms

Two Bedroom Ocean Beach Villa with Pool (730sq.m.) Set at the beachfront with direct beach access, there's an upper deck for jungle and water panoramas and a personal swimming pool. Additional benefits & amenities of the Two-Bedroom Ocean Beach Villa with Pool include: Bottle of Prosecco upon arrival, iPod and iPod Docking Stations in villa. Welcome amenity and selection of complimentary in villa snacks, Nespresso machine, Personalized bicycle tags. Max guests 10, View: Ocean view, 2 Bedrooms

Each of the resort’s restaurants creates its dishes using produce grown in the island’s organic gardens.

Leaf is Six Senses Laamu’s signature restaurant. It is positioned above the organic gardens and provides guests with the opportunity to dine privately or at the communal Chili Table. Chefs work closely with Maldivian fishermen and farmers to source the freshest and finest local ingredients for inventive dishes.

Zen serves Japanese fusion cuisine with a modern twist and features a live cooking station.

Longitude is an open-air two-storey space situated over-water which offers breakfast buffet and dinner a la carte.

Chill Bar enjoy signature cocktails at this magical over water setting ranged over several levels with music from the resident DJ.

Sip Sip features a sunken bar and poolside seating for all-day dining.

Ice and Chocolate Studio is an al-fresco ice cream parlour with 40+ flavours to choose from.

House Reef: Amazing house reef. Surf is available and particularly good for beginners and intermediates. The well-known surfing wave, Ying Yang, breaks just offshore.

Diving: Learn all the essential theory, dives and tests so you can leave Six Senses Laamu with your PADI certification. Deep Blue Divers offers Scuba Diver (SD), Open Water Diver (OWD), Upgrade from SD to OWD, Nitrox, Rescue Diver courses and many more.

Water Sports: The resort offers a wide range of water sports including water skiing/wake boarding, windsurfing, catamaran sailing, surfing, night diving and snorkelling.

Sports & Recreation: A 7,500 sq.ft. (700 sq.m.) free-form swimming pool, waterfront gym, yoga, bicycle in the resort, volleyball, football, badminton, table tennis, card games, board games, treasure hunts, library, boutique and retail shop

Spa: Set on the beach, Six Senses Spa offers four uniquely designed couple’s treatment nests, four secluded couple’s treatment pavilions and one Ayurvedic treatment pavilion, all within the island’s natural vegetation. The spa’s award-winning signature treatments include the use of natural products, personal consultations and holistic therapies.

Entertainment: Jungle Cinema, DJ, organic garden tour, cooking class, marine life presentations.

Kids Club:The Den, complimentary Children's Club.

Excursions: Go island hopping, meet the locals and relax on secluded sandbanks. Snorkel in the coral-rich house reef rubbing fins with colorful fish. Dive the deep blue as early birds or night owls. Surf the Yin Yang. Or just hang.

Free of charge: Gymnasium, WiFi in villa and public areas, large free form pool, bicycles
Chargeable: Motorised water sports
Evening Entertainment: Live music and DJ sessions, cinema under the starts, stargaxing
Excursions/Experiences: Exotic island excursions and cruises, beach bbq, turtle hatching, cooking classes
   Price Range: ££££
   Domestic Flight Transfer (35 mins) + Speedboat Transfer (15 mins)
   Amazing Coral-Rich House Reef
   Great for Honeymooners, Couples, Families
   Wow Factor: Luxury Desert Island Design
   Wow Factor: Ying Yang Surf Wave Just Offshore
   Wow Factor: Unique Dining Venues
   Atoll: Laamu Atoll