NewsMarch 7, 2022

Let’s Celebrate Girl Power at W Maldives!

In honor of International Women’s Day on March 8, 2022, W Maldives – part of W Hotels Worldwide and Marriott International, is celebrating achievements toward gender equality and women’s empowerment. A two-day activation for guests and Talent of W Maldives – of all genders, will be happening from March 7 to 8, 2022 highlighting the sustainable tourism in the Maldives and the brand ethos of W Hotels – DETOX. RETOX. REPEAT. focusing on fitness, wellness, and life balance.

With the aim to empower women and to support the local community, W Maldives invited Iru Sattar – a Maldivian Yogi Female Instructor, founder of the ‘Iru Studio’ – Maldives first yoga studio to conduct Yoga Teacher Training in the Maldives. Channeling her love for yoga into a thriving business, Iru, spends her time managing the business aspect of running the studio as well as teaching the daily classes. She will be leading a rejuvenating three yoga sessions to guests and Talent at W Maldives.


On March 7, Sunset Retox Yoga at FIRE Beach will be conducted to guests reinforcing their sunset ritual, recharging from their day and gearing up for the night. Health-minded juice and vibrant cocktail will be served during the practice at 5:30PM – 6:30PM while watching the glistening Maldivian sunset. Followed by an Evening Yoga Sesh, Iru will be stretching the W Maldives’ Talent into their well-deserved self-indulgence after their long day of work.

A full-day reward and activation is in line on March 8 for all the genders in the island. The day will be kicked off at 6:00AM – 7:00AM with a Sunrise Detox Yoga by Iru, fueling their workout with a perfect backdrop of the Indian Ocean. Holistic eats of fresh fruits, yogurt pot, fruit sticks and healthy drinks will be offered on post work-out for a detoxing morning treats. For those who want to get out of their comfort zone, a mix of challenge and fun await for a Swim To Gaathafushi all the way from W Maldives starting from 8:00AM. Rewarding bites, coolers & 100% nature love of a castaway island awaits at the finish line.

To end the day, all lady guests are invited for a free sunset toast to cheers the International Women’s Day and balance the healthy lifestyle with an indulgence of a Pink Lady while chilling on the beats of our lady Music Curator Jennifer Dons.

Maldivian Entrepreneur, CEO and Founder of Heat Health and Fitness, Aishath Shifana Wajeeh, will be joining this special day for an inspirational talk uncovering her secrets running a successful business highlighting healthy and balanced lifestyle. This session will be participated by W Maldives’ female Talent and will be followed by an extravagant gastronomical dinner celebrating the evening of their individuality, freedom and creativity. Comprises of 311 Talent, W Maldives has a total number of 43 women associates from 13 different countries. Leadership Team has 11 female Talent.

With a wildly diverse community, W Maldives creates an environment with inclusivity, individuality and freedom. #BreakTheBias