NewsMay 4, 2021

The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands Partners With Bamford

The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands has announced its latest programming and experiences available at the resort, and its partnership with renowned sustainable and holistic wellness brand Bamford for The Ritz-Carlton Spa.

“When selecting partner for the spa, we placed a large emphasis on innovation and sustainability, both of which are key components of the Bamford brand,” says Mark Hehir, General Manager of the resort. “We believe Bamford is the ideal partner to bring our guests on a one of kind wellness journey, unlike any other in the Maldives.”

Bamford will provide a full body and skincare treatment menu along with a variety of a bespoke Ritz-Carlton treatments and holistic experiences. Some signature treatments will include:
  • Bamford Ultimate Signature Treatment – Combines carefully targeted ancient techniques that nurture guests’ well-being. This fully immersive treatment starts with an Epsom salt foot bathing ritual to draw toxins from the body and allow it to absorb magnesium to help reduce inflammation. Japanese shiatsu massage is then used to open the body’s meridians and start to unblock the energy channels. Swedish massage targets areas of concern and releases specific points of tension, then a heated chakra stone is placed on the abdomen for a gentle abdominal massage to improve gut health. A face and Indian head massage calms the mind and increases circulation to improve scalp and hair condition. The treatment finishes with assisted yogic breathing to oxygenate and invigorate the body (90 minutes).
  • Bamford Full-Body Massage – This therapeutic signature massage uses a combination of shiatsu and deep-tissue techniques to increase circulation, soothe tight muscles, and strengthen areas of concern, leaving guests feeling restored and revived. Specific pressure points are targeted to help rebalance the body, relieve tension and encourage profound relaxation (60/90 minutes).
  • B Vibrant Treatment – A revitalizing experience to energies the body, awaken the senses and increases positivity. A refreshing foot bathing ritual followed by sound therapy, works to rebalance the energy channels. Gentle exfoliation, using a warm botanic sugar polish, rejuvenates the skin and increases circulation. Stimulating magma point, full-body and Indian head massage using cool, clarifying Citrine crystals, combines with soothing breath work, to focus the mind and leave the body relaxed yet invigorated (60 minutes).
  • De-Stress Massage – Focusing on the back of the body, this massage eases tense muscles and reduces stress levels, while restoring and realigning energy. The treatment starts with an Epsom salt foot bathing ritual to draw toxins from the body and allow it to absorb magnesium. Shiatsu pressure points along the body release tension and balance energy flow, followed by Swedish back and leg massage to help improve circulation. The treatment finishes with a relaxing reflex zone foot therapy (60/90 minutes).

The Ritz-Carlton Maldives is ideally located at Fari Islands, in the North Malé Atoll of the Maldives, which is a 45- minute journey by speedboat or a 10-minute seaplane flight from Malé International Airport. The resort features white sandy beaches, turquoise lagoons and coral reefs with marine life. Shaped by the Maldivian sun and shored by the Indian Ocean, guest villas at The Ritz Carlton Maldives, Fari Island are expected to range in size from one to three bedrooms, featuring the refined elegance and legendary service that define The Ritz-Carlton brand.

The property is also expected to offer a choice of outstanding culinary venues serving an array of international and local cuisines, in addition to a full suite of fitness and recreational facilities including a signature Ritz-Carlton Spa. The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands is part of Fari Islands, an archipelago that features three world-class hospitality brands inclusive of The Ritz-Carlton. The guests are expected to have access to a picturesque Fari Marina – the archipelago’s communal beating heart. Built around a vibrant Beach Club, Fari Marina features charming boutiques and a handpicked selection of dining options. Spaces have been designed by the renowned Kerry Hill Architects, to bring about a delicate balance of serene and social.