The Maldives has always been known as an exquisite island destination for honeymooners, divers and other travellers for the mesmerising beauty and excitement, however this tropical haven is now a growing destination for wellness tourism.
Many travellers look beyond the standard spa experiences and have started seeking more of a holistic approach to wellness and their wellbeing. Alternate forms of healing and fitness activities are being sought out. Many resorts provide travellers with the chance to soothe their mind, body and spirit and shape their personal journey through world-class yoga and fitness facilities, ancient healing techniques and spa treatments at the same time as exploring the beauty of Maldives.
Here are some of the resorts offering you transformative wellness experiences.
Kagi Maldives Spa Island, is a true sanctuary for the senses that offers the perfect setting to slow down and immerse into self-discovery and self-care for a more balanced and authentic life. Ideal for solo and couple travellers, Kagi’s Lifestyle Retreats provide a comprehensive programme consisting of yoga and meditation, blissful massages and holistic healing, alongside nourishing meals and locally-inspired experiences for the ultimate healthy holiday.
The resort’s fully-integrated wellness hub is a highlight of the experience. Located at the heart of the island and floating atop the turquoise lagoon waters, Kagi Maldives’ 1500-square-metre The Baani Spa is a destination in itself. It comprises four treatment rooms with outdoor bathing facilities and a relaxation lounge, a well-equipped yoga and sound healing studio, steam rooms, state-of-the-art fitness centre, and a wellness boutique.
Soneva recently launched Soneva Soul, a new wellness brand that combines thousands of years of ancient healing with modern science and medicine to reconnect mind, body, and soul.
This unique, transformative wellness concept builds upon Soneva’s experience at the forefront of the luxury hospitality and wellbeing industry over the last 26 years. The result of the knowledge and expertise gathered along Soneva’s journey will offer unique wellbeing services in the ultimate healing environment, providing balance, innovative healing and health optimisation.
Offering each guest a personalised pathway to health, happiness and fulfilment, Soneva Soul will encompass resort spas; movement, sleep, yoga and meditation programmes; wellness and lifestyle products; a global network of acclaimed wellness specialists; and innovative, regenerative modalities and medical services. Working in partnership with each guest, Soneva Soul’s wellness experts will curate a wellness journey that supports every aspect of their life. This includes rest, recovery and regeneration as well as detoxification, movement, and optimisation, following principles such as balance, mindful living and self-care.
The wellness treatments at Raffles combine the power of nature with ancient rituals to heal, soothe, nourish and uplift or the innovative beauty treatments, the therapists will ensure that you have the finest, most personalised wellbeing experience. You will find a high-quality, well-equipped fitness center in their spa. The Life fitness® at Raffles provides spacious, customized, wellness areas and supplies fitness facilities to meet all your needs. In addition, the garden jogging track, outdoor pool and clean, calm lagoon offer environments in which to keep up your regular fitness routine in the fresh, open air.
With luxury in mind, each chosen brand for the Raffles Spa is proven in delivering results-driven treatments which are tailor-made to suit the needs of the valued travelers. Environmental sustainability is considered whenever and wherever possible, reflecting their social responsibilities as a brand. Complementing the magnificent setting of their private treatment rooms are the signature experiences. Every aspect is carefully designed to offer a sensory journey that reflects the unique setting of Maldives.
Park Hyatt Maldives Hadahaa offers an experience to stimulate your senses with a bespoke spa experience for two in a private and expansive couples spa villa. Set in an immaculate tropical sanctuary, with signature spa rituals are designed for luxurious and rejuvenating head-to-toe pampering. Indulge in organic post-treatment tea and delicacies in your exclusive pavilion day bed, or with an outdoor deep-tub soak in scented flower petals for an unforgettable lavish experience. Bask in your emotional exclusivity as our spa professionals set the stage for idyllic Maldivian romance in this ultra-private and calming space nestled within a lush garden.
Through the singing bowl therapy, you can replace the chaotic noise of everyday life with the gentle, soothing tones of the singing bowls, long used in sound therapy over thousands of years. Guests are introduced to pranayanam breathing exercises and relaxation techniques in preparation for the full-bodied and transcendary tones and vibrations of multiple singing bowls, each emitting its own precise sound and frequency.
Complimentary sunrise and sunset yoga classes are also offered everyday where you can Enhance your practice into wellness and mindfulness with picture-perfect views of the sun rising or setting over the Indian Ocean. Feel your stresses melt away with the rhythmic, gentle sounds of the surrounding ocean as nature’s energy courses through your veins for an invigorating yoga session.
At Conrad Maldives Rangali Island, you make the rules at their luxury resort. Guests can choose yoga, fitness classes or centering spa treatments during the stay.
The overwater spa offers purifying spa rituals aligned with the chakra system, and glass-floored treatment rooms above the Indian Ocean. invite guests to embark on a pampering journey that does more than beautify. Emerge, glowing with vitality, with physical, emotional and spiritual enlightenment.
The Spa Retreat, located 100 meters off the tip off Rangalifinolhu Island, is home to a hidden resort-within-a-resort. Mandhoo Spa Restaurant provides unparalleled organic nourishment as the spa experiences feed your soul. You can also invigorate your body in between lazy days with daily fitness classes, personal training sessions and complimentary sporting activities. Or slow everything down with a yoga session in our incredible outdoor locations – the choice is yours.