The Top sixSpa Resorts in the Maldives

After the year we’ve just had, a wellness treat is just what you need to leave 2020 behind. If you’re anything like us, then you’re already planning your post-pandemic spa holiday. Look no further than the Maldives, this series of tropical islands nestled in the Indian Ocean is perfect for some much needed R&R. Here’s a list of the top 6 spa resorts in the Maldives that will help you rejuvenate and recharge.

1. Four Seasons Landaa Giraavaru

Set in the heart of the lush verdant jungle at Landaa, the Spa & Ayurvedic Retreat and Yoga Therapy Centre at Fours Seasons Landaa Giraavaru was given the “Most Meaningful Experience” in the Condé Nast Traveller Spa Awards 2020. This spa combines its treatments with the tranquillity of its surroundings to give you a truly unparalleled wellness experience. All treatments here are excellent, but their all-inclusive Panchakarma package is exceptional. Panchakarma, “five therapies” in Sanskrit, is an intensive, highly personalized, Ayurvedic detoxification and cleansing program that will relieve you of deep-rooted stress and other ailments. Please keep in mind that you will need to stay here for 14 – 21 days for the Panchakarma package.

2. Six Senses Laamu

Six Senses Laamu, set in the beautifully remote Laamu Atoll, the resort is perfect if you’re looking to disconnect from everything and completely immerse yourself in nature. This resort aims to reawaken all your senses and calm your mind, body and soul. Six Senses Laamu is so committed to you having an unforgettable time in their little paradise, so much so that they have a GEM- Guest Experience Maker- who is actually more of a dream maker. Sit back, relax, and enjoy the various wellness activities on offer, from yoga to spa treatments, unwind in one of the nine uniquely designed treatment nests that are scattered throughout the island.

3. Cheval Blanc Randheli

Owned by the luxury conglomerate LVMH, Cheval Blanc Randheli knows a thing or two about a luxurious island getaway. As if 45 beautifully designed villas with infinity pools that seamlessly blend into nature weren’t enough, the Cheval Blanc Spa is situated on its own island offering the Maldives’ only Guerlain rituals. Indulge yourself with an amazing spa treatment with views of the azure lagoon and the gentle sound of rustling leaves in the ocean breeze. From single rituals to tailored full-day immersions, the Cheval Blanc Spa caters to all. They also have a beauty salon as well as yoga and meditation pavilions on this wellness island.

4. The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort

The Vommuli Resort looks unlike any other resort in the Maldives. The hotel’s architecture is quite modern with clean cuts, straight lines and flat thatched roofs which look like waves, but in the midst of all this modernity, there’s a simplicity to it where nature shines. The Iridium Spa is the embodiment of this. Begin your transformative wellness journey on this spa that sits on stilts above the famed turquoise waters of the Maldives. Enjoy rituals like Ayurvedic treatments, Thai and Balinese massages, herbal body scrubs and facials, or just have a mani-pedi while sipping on Iridium tea and watching the ocean dance in the sunlight.

5. Soneva Jani

Inspired by nature, Soneva Jani will certainly make your spa holiday one for the books. This breathtaking resort is a centre for wellness and it would be very remiss if you don’t experience a treatment (or two) at Soneva Spa. With an extensive spa menu, it is clear that Soneva Jani is dedicated to pampering and treating you like the king or queen that you are. This hotel is extremely child-friendly and to ensure that they are not left out of the relaxation experience, they have various spa treatments for kids as well.

6. Anantara Veli Maldives Resort

Catering exclusively to adults, Anantara Veli is ideal if you’ve left the kids at home and come on a wellness retreat with your partner or your friends. The resort has all the makings for a ‘spa-tastic’ holiday, with resident fitness gurus and world-class chefs who will make special healthy meals taste like a treat– trust us, you will not want to leave Anantara Veli. Nestled at the heart of the island is Balance Wellness by Anantara, your centre for relaxation. Treat yourself to heavenly warm oil massages, revitalising scrubs and enriching body envelopments, or morning sun salutations on the beach at sunrise. Whatever your heart desires, Anantara Veli Maldives will curate a wellness retreat tailor-made to suit your needs.

The Maldives exudes tranquillity and there is truly no better place for your spa holiday than this tropical paradise in the Indian Ocean.

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