Known for its limitless luxury and unspoilt beauty, it’s easy to see how the Maldives can provide its visitors with a much needed retreat from the stressors of everyday life. Offering an abundance of health, fitness and wellness programs famous for their ability to transform guests into their happiest, healthiest selves, there’s truly no better place to achieve those mind and body goals you have been thinking about for so long. Have a read of our top 3 picks below…
Velaa Private Island
For an ultra-luxe health and wellness experience, it only makes sense that you should visit one of the most exclusive resorts in the Maldives. Velaa is situated on a private island, surrounded by gorgeous white beaches and deep blue ocean as far as the eye can see. Offering a holistic spa program that caters to both your physical and mental wellness, here visitors can completely disconnect from reality and enjoy a unique programme of Asian-inspired therapies and activities, including a dedicated array of high end Clarins treatments. And if you thought that you would never see snow in the Maldives, make your way to Velaa’s Snow Room to enjoy a cooler climate and soothe your body at the same time.
Imagine waking up each morning in your luxury villa and making your way to a meditation class overlooking the water, allowing you to start your day feeling energised and at ease. After enjoying a healthy breakfast made from fresh, organic produce, spend your day soaking in a jacuzzi that floats atop the Indian Ocean before enjoying a private yoga lesson as the sun goes down over the Laccadive Sea. For those people who want to feel refreshed and revitalised both physically and mentally, Velaa offers everything you need to achieve just that.
Six Senses Spa
Located on the Southern Maldivian atoll of Laamu, the Six Senses Integrated Wellness experience offers a completely personalised approach to health that aims to help you feel your best inside and out. Work towards your health, fitness and wellbeing goals with the help of a custom-made program, which includes 90 minutes of spa treatments and 60 minutes of wellness activities per day. Foster a sense of calmness and clarity with guided meditation, learn the art of aerial yoga or indulge in a variety of treatments from any of the world-class visiting practitioners that spend their time here. Six Senses also offers unique ocean-side treatment pods, giving guests the chance to enjoy the tranquillity of the gorgeous natural environment around them whilst being pampered to their hearts content. The rest of your time can be spent exploring the tranquil beauty of Laamu and other nearby atolls, indulging in unforgettable Maldivian experiences such as diving with the marine life or dining in the resort’s world-class treetop organic restaurant.
Bodyism at Amilla Fushi
When you want to completely reinvigorate yourself from head to toe, there’s no place better to do it than at Amilla Fushi. Here in the secluded paradise of the Baa atoll, you can immerse yourself in the transformative Bodyism program. Everything about this experience is uniquely tailored to ensure guests get the most out of their stay – from luxurious treetop accommodation to providing nourishing, gourmet meals, this wellness program encourages you to love the body you’re in by looking after every aspect of your physical health. Led by a team of professionals, you will embark on a journey that encompasses everything from cardio and weight training to postural alignment, nutrition, mental wellness and physiological issues that may have been causing you trouble. This process of completely immersing yourself in a lifestyle that prioritises your physical health pairs perfectly with the relaxing day to day experience of life at Amilla Fushi. Pair this with the uniquely sublime nature of life in the Maldives – sunset swims, morning walks along the pure white beaches and a wealth of luxury experiences always within reach – and it’s easy to see why so many people consider their time at Amilla Fushi as some of the best of their lives.