Top 10 Wellness Retreats in the Maldives

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Give yourself a break and plan your next holiday in the Maldives
We’ve rounded up our top 10 wellness retreats in the Maldives to help you plan your next healthy holiday. The Maldives has always been a favorite vacation spot for adventurous travelers for its beautiful beaches and crystal blue waters, and is now also one of the top destinations for a rejuvenating wellness journey. 

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1. JA Manafuru

Nestled at the northernmost point of the Maldives, JA Manafaru stands as a beacon of luxury and tranquility in the Indian Ocean. Renowned for its idyllic setting amidst pristine waters and sun-kissed beaches, the resort has elevated its status by offering world-class spa experiences, earning it a place among the globe’s top wellness destinations. Boasting 84 opulent villas overlooking the azure sea, JA Manafaru embodies the epitome of luxury living. With a dedication to personalized service, guests can indulge in bespoke experiences tailored to their desires, whether it’s a serene wellness retreat or a culinary adventure in the resort’s subterranean wine cellar. Recognized for its excellence by esteemed accolades such as the World Travel Awards, JA Manafaru continues to captivate travelers seeking the ultimate escape in paradise.


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2. Ozen Reserve Bolifushi

At Ozen Reserve Bolifushi’s ELE | NA Elements of Nature spa, guests are invited to discover Wellness Your Way, a bespoke approach to holistic wellbeing, curated with the essence of ELE | NA’s expertise. Through three distinct pathways, individuals embark on personalized journeys tailored to their unique needs and aspirations. For those new to wellness, the “Wellness Seeker” program offers a gentle introduction with customizable therapies and expert consultations. Seasoned wellness enthusiasts find fulfillment in the “Wellness Rendezvous,” indulging in daily personalized sessions amidst luxury and specialized treatments. Meanwhile, the “Wellness Rejuvenation” retreat offers a profound immersion, transforming villas into private sanctuaries and providing tailored therapies for holistic renewal. Bolifushi embodies the ethos that wellness is not a one-size-fits-all approach – it’s a personalized voyage guided by individual preferences and embraced amidst the beauty of nature, with ELE | NA’s touch infusing every aspect of the experience.


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3. Six Senses Kanuhura

At Six Senses Kanuhura, wellness transcends mere relaxation, becoming a transformative journey of rejuvenation. The resort’s offerings blend ancient wisdom and modern techniques, catering to holistic wellbeing. Indulge in bespoke spa treatments, harnessing natural ingredients to revitalize mind, body, and spirit. Yoga sessions, held on secluded beaches or overwater pavilions, foster inner balance and strength. Nutrient-rich cuisine, crafted with locally sourced ingredients, promotes vitality. Guests can choose from four personalized wellness programs encompassing yoga, sleep enhancement, fitness activities, and detoxification, each tailored to their individual needs. Sis Senses Kanuhura guides guests towards holistic wellness amidst breathtaking natural beauty.


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4. Soneva Jani

Nestled amidst pristine nature, Soneva captures the essence of barefoot luxury and holistic wellness. Soneva Soul, its wellness sanctuary, beckons guests on a journey of rejuvenation. Embracing the tranquility of the Maldives, Thailand, and beyond, Soneva Soul’s offerings transcend the ordinary. From ancient healing practices to modern therapies, each experience is crafted to nourish mind, body, and soul. Indulge in bespoke spa treatments, including blissful massages amidst lush foliage, or meditative sessions on secluded beaches. Savor farm-to-table cuisine, abundant with organic delights. Soneva’s commitment to sustainability extends to every aspect, fostering harmony with the environment. Discover serenity, rediscover yourself, at Soneva Soul. Soneva founder Sonu Shivdasani talks barefoot luxury and secret to success in our exclusive interview. 


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5. Gili Lankanfushi Maldives

Gili Lankanfushi is a popular resort among celebrities, including tennis superstar Novak Djokovic. Shoes are removed as soon as guests get on the boat from the airport, and everyone is taken care of by a personal butler with the title Mr. Friday. Among a range of waster sports and romantic outdoor activities, Gili Lankanfushi also offers a 5-night active wellness program and a series of wellness journeys that allow guests to indulge in enriching spa sessions at the serene Meera Spa. Holistic Healing is a 5-night wellness program for those who are looking for a beautifying spa experience that not only nurtures the body, but also the mind and soul. It includes a one-on-one consultation on arrival, daily yoga classes, guided breath-work sessions, bespoke treatments and an essential oil making workshop to create remedies to take home.


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Nestled in the serene Maldives, JOALI BEING stands as an oasis of tranquility and rejuvenation. With an ethos rooted in holistic wellness, it seamlessly integrates nature and luxury to provide an unparalleled escape. JOALI BEING’s wellness offerings transcend the ordinary, with bespoke programs tailored to each guest’s needs. From sunrise yoga sessions on pristine beaches to immersive spa treatments harnessing the healing powers of indigenous herbs and minerals, every experience is crafted to restore balance and vitality. Beyond physical wellness, JOALI BEING fosters mental and emotional renewal, inviting guests to reconnect with themselves and the natural world, leaving them revitalized and renewed.


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7. Anantara Kihavah Maldives Villas

At Anantara Kihavah, not only are you staying in the most Instagrammable hotel in the world, but you also experience nurturing wellness activities and spa treatments that will help you refocus and reboot. Its surroundings and tranquil setting will take your mind off the stress of life and help you recharge. Anantara Kihava features the Maldives’ only medi spa, Cocoon Medical Spa, where you can indulge in mani-pedis and a range of cutting-edge aesthetic facials.


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8. Velaa Private Island

Velaa Private Island is the perfect place to get fit and healthy if you want to go on a healthy holiday. Velaa’s wellness retreat combines medical consultations, high tech body analysis, healthy meal plan with a diverse exercise regimen and results-oriented spa treatments. You also have a personal trainer to help you set goals on your initial assessment and coaches you through the whole retreat to reach them. Get ready for a week of exercise and healthy eating guaranteed to inspire you to continue to live a healthier life back home.


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9. COMO Maalifushi

If you’re looking for a solo trip, visit COMO Maalifushi and experience their award-winning COMO Shambhala Retreat. The retreat allows you to sample all of their wellness experiences, such as the COMO Shambhala scrubs, massages, reflexology and facials, as well as daily al fresco yoga sessions. Located in the Thaa Atoll, which is the most isolated atoll in the Maldives, it is the perfect location to decompress and nurture your wellbeing while experiencing five-star luxuries in the Indian Ocean.


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10. Anantara Veli Maldives Resort

Anantara Veli Maldives is another favorite of ours for its luxury wellness experience that is sure to rejuvenate your mind, body, and soul. Anantara Veli Maldives’ 3-night Cellular Rejuvenation Retreat allows you to take part in the resort’s wellness and fitness classes, and enjoy some of the best spa treatments you will ever experience. At Anantara Veli, you take a break from the cyber world and immerse yourself in the beauty of mother nature.



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