NewsJune 2, 2024

The Westin Maldives Miriandhoo Resort: Where Wellness is More Than a Buzzword

Picture this: a secluded island in the Maldives, where the stresses of the modern world melt away. This isn’t just another luxury resort; The Westin Maldives Miriandhoo Resort, tucked in the Baa Atoll UNESCO biosphere reserve, elevates the concept of “wellness” beyond mere buzzwords. Here, your journey towards a revitalised mind, body, and spirit isn’t an afterthought but the very heart of the experience.

Their approach is decidedly holistic. Guests aren’t merely encouraged to relax but strategically guided to a state of profound well-being. The “Sleep Well” programme, for instance, includes the frankly decadent “Heavenly Bed”, but also the thoughtful touch of Sleep Well Lavender Balm and guided meditation – not an app in sight, but a live meditation session on the beach.


If the language of “journeys” and “authentic selves” makes you roll your eyes, fear not. The Westin has substance to match its style. The “Eat Well” menu is a refreshingly flexible concept; think nutritious dishes inspired by global cuisines, with a welcome degree of customisation and none of the joylessness often associated with health-conscious cuisine.

There’s also the “Move Well” pillar, encouraging a workout routine even while on holiday. This isn’t mere lip service to fitness, but a comprehensive suite including their state-of-the-art WestinWORKOUT Fitness Studio (open 24/7), running tours of the island, and even tennis lessons for the athletically inclined.

And, of course, there’s the piece de resistance: The Heavenly Spa by Westin. Here, with its ocean views and bespoke therapies, it would be easy to traffic in the usual spa clichés. But there’s genuine innovation here – the Sensory Experience treatments with their specially formulated products, the serene steam and sauna facilities, and even their signature 90-minute “Heavenly Sanctuary” ritual.

Cynics might scoff, but it’s difficult to remain unmoved. The Westin Maldives Miriandhoo Resort understands that modern luxury isn’t just about opulence and escape. It’s about providing the space, the tools, and the expert touch to enable a profound revitalisation in body and mind. Perhaps that’s the ultimate holiday indulgence.