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Maldives is an excellent place to replenish inner resources. The developed infrastructure of the pristine tropics allows you to enjoy not only the surrounding nature. Rest is often necessary to perform an internal “reset”, which is effectively supported by traveling, a change of scenery, entertainment, positive emotions, delicious food, and, last but not least, spa treatments.

The spa center presence is one of the main criteria for the hotel prestige in the Maldives. The luxurious resorts offer modern pavilions with chic interiors, efficient therapists, massage experts, Maldivian spa rituals and beauty specialists. A significant role in maintaining the reputation of a spa center plays the suggested brand of cosmetics. Centers, where only natural ingredients such as local fruits, herbs, natural oils and plants are used based on ancient traditions, are highly honored.

Maldives spa centers offer:

  • A blend of ancient traditions and recent technologies.
  • Unique methods of overall rehabilitation of the body.
  • Physical and spiritual recovery based on Ayurvedic studying.
  • Face and body skincare.
  • Efficient spa rituals to restore skin elasticity, remove toxins from the body, and lose surplus weight.
  • Various types of massages, including relaxing, invigorating, anti-cellulite, facial etc.
  • Thalassotherapy - treatment based on the seawater, mud and algae.
  • Meditations and yoga classes.
  • Advice on healthy eating and much more.

We invite you to get acquainted with 14 prestigious spa centers in the Maldives, offered by the luxurious hotels.

Spa & Ayurvedic Retreat and Yoga Therapy Centre, Four Seasons Landaa Giraavaru

The tropical island of Landaa Giraavaru is a corner of the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve with the sumptuous Four Seasons Hotel. Fantastic spa and yoga centers are based here. The idyllic spa is hidden by lush tropics shadow and overlooks the azure lagoon. According to Condé Nast Traveler magazine, in 2020 the center earned the Most Meaningful Experience award. Here you will find the ancient traditions of Ayurveda and yoga in an up-to-date version. At your service:

  • Various types of massages
  • Relaxing spa rituals
  • Panchakarma Ayurvedic program of detoxification and cleansing (14-day or 21-day)
  • Face and body care (complex of 8 procedures)
  • Body contouring (program for 5, 7 or 10 days)
  • Therapeutic Vichy shower
  • Anti-gravity and aqua yoga, 3-day and 5-day yoga therapy courses
  • Tantric rituals for women, men and couples
  • Physiotherapy, acupuncture

Four Seasons Landaa Giraavaru
Four Seasons Landaa Giraavaru

One & Only Spa, One&Only Reethi Rah

The One&Only Reethi Rah versatile spa complex, located on the North Male Atoll, provides effective wellness inspired by Asian traditions. During face and body skincare procedures, the center applies the world-famous brand Espa. They offer an individual approach to each guest, tailoring the necessary treatment and rehabilitation based on guidance conducted by experienced therapists. The spa complex offers:

  • Overwater treatment rooms
  • Soothing and restorative massages
  • The latest body spa rituals including contour and detox
  • Special pregnancy programs
  • Signature Essence Spa treatment
  • Skincare in the sun using French cosmetics Esthederm Paris
  • Treatments for couples, including signature romantic Our Island Hideaway spa ritual
  • Fitness center
  • Vitality pool
  • Steam room and sauna

One&Only Reethi Rah
One&Only Reethi Rah

Huvafen Spa, Huvafen Fushi

The unique underwater spa is located in the paradisal adult-only resort Huvafen Fushi. Distinguished modern architecture is not the only advantage of the complex. The center offers a diverse spa menu with massages according to the method of Beata Aleksandrowicz, the author of several popular books on massage. Huvafen Spa is also famous for its exclusive treatments developed by Teresa Tarmey, a world-renowned expert in facial skincare. Teresa created the complex of sensuous facial treatments specifically for Huvafen Fushi. Face and body treatments at Huvafen Spa are performed by applying products from the American brand Exuviance. Huvafen Spa offers its guests:

  • 2 couple treatment rooms with reef vista
  • 4 single treatment rooms with transparent floors
  • Hands and feet skin recovery by the sea salt and aromatherapy
  • Hatha yoga pavilion
  • Pump gym

In the Maldives, there is a whole network of world-famous Anantara hotels that have repeatedly won the World's Best Hotel Spa Brand awards from the World Spa Awards program.

Huvafen Fushi
Huvafen Fushi

Balance Wellness, Anantara Veli Resort & Spa

On the small private island of Veli there is a modern Balance Wellness spa complex, which offers:

  • A steam room and a sauna
  • Indoor and outdoor showers
  • Tropical garden for relaxation
  • Plunge pools with hot and cold water
  • Five treatment rooms, including Ayurvedic
  • Yoga and fitness classes
  • Manicure and pedicure room

They offer practical techniques for rejuvenation and revitalizing face and body skin. Besides, there are comprehensive programs for restoring sleep, cellular balance, movement therapy, and body detox. Balance Wellness provides a variety of massages, scrubbing and body wraps.

 Anantara Veli Maldives Resort

Anantara Veli Maldives Resort

Dhigu Spa, Anantara Dhigu Resort & Spa Maldives

Anantara Dhigu Resort & Spa has an overwater spa complex. The treatment rooms offer breathtaking ocean views. The guests may admire the underwater inhabitants during a massage session through glass floor panels. The center offers a great spa menu with holistic therapy procedures aimed at restoring strength and body detoxication. Professional Elemis cosmetics are used for massages. The center also presents methods to revitalize face and prevent premature skin aging. A unique feature is a bath ritual with milk and green tea extract. The effective 3-day treatment package offered by Dhigu Spa includes traditional Thai massage, Anantara lavender salt scrub, seaweed wrap, deep tissue massage, milky bath and foot massage. Dhigu Spa center consists of:

  • 6 treatment suits
  • 2 outdoor overwater rooms for Thai massage
  • Facial room
  • Beauty salon
  • Hair salon
  • Pre- and post-treatment relaxation areas (a deck with a Jacuzzi and a cold pool)
  • Steam room and sauna
  • Indoor and outdoor showers

Anantara Dhigu Resort & Spa
Anantara Dhigu Resort & Spa

Anantara Kihavah Spa, Anantara Kihavah Villas

The elite spa resort is famous for anti-stress massages and anti-aging treatments based on the ingredients from local plants and fruits. Visitors can enjoy a unique going to bed routine with a relaxing massage and a bath with essential oils complemented by candlelight and calm music. Effective 3 and 5-day Anantara recovery programs are available. Their goal is body detox and rejuvenation. There is a wide range of face and body treatments, massages, including stress release massage, Balinese, Thai, slimming massage and treatments for pregnant women. Bath rituals are based on milky baths, a signature bath with coconut and mint. Anantara Kihavah Spa provides:

  • 6 overwater treatment rooms
  • Manicure and pedicure salon
  • Hair salon
  • Indoor and outdoor showers
  • Steam room
  • Overwater deck with a plunge pool
  • Shirodhara treatment bed

Anantara Kihavah Spa
Anantara Kihavah Spa

Duniye Spa, Hurawalhi Maldives Resort

Duniye Spa is a winner of numerous international awards, including the "World Luxury Spa Awards 2016". A spa center has a spotless reputation and first-class therapists. Duniye Spa uses its own Healing Earth eco-cosmetics line during therapy. Multiple types of therapeutic massage, body scrub, skincare treatments, and special spa rituals for couples are waiting for you. The spa complex offers:

  • Separate treatment rooms in overwater pavilions
  • Couple treatment rooms
  • Pool
  • Steam room
  • Jacuzzi;
  • Cosmetics boutique

Hurawalhi Maldives Resort spa
Hurawalhi Maldives Resort

COMO Shambhala Retreat, COMO Maalifushi

The spacious overwater spa complex of the luxurious 5-star COMO Maalifushi Hotel offers treatments based on Asian traditions. They include Thai massage, Taksu and Indonesian massage, foot reflexology and Indian head massage. The spa also provides effective facial and body treatments. You should pay particular attention to the signature Como Shambhala spa ritual, which consists of a bath with the Dead Sea salt, bath procedures, massage with a cleansing scrub. Ayurvedic cosmetics of the American brand Sundari and French products of the Guinot brand are used for facial treatment in the salon. COMO Shambhala spa center includes:

  • 8 double treatment pavilions set over water
  • Steam room, sauna and Jacuzzi
  • Open-air yoga pavilion
  • Meditation sessions
  • Manicure and pedicure salon
  • Fitness center

COMO Maalifushi
COMO Maalifushi

Talise Spa, Jumeirah Vittaveli

The sophisticated Jumeirah Vittaveli resort of the South Male Atoll offers its guests an exceptional spa complex, where you can clean and rejuvenate your body and mind. A wide variety of restorative and cosmetic procedures is explicitly based on the usage of natural ingredients of local vegetation.

At the Talise Spa complex, you can enjoy a massage session using a unique heat penetrating treatment that reduces muscle tension, helps detoxify the body, loosens up the muscle knots, relieves stress and improves blood circulation. For skincare, gold is used during the procedures. To cleanse the body, activate the female and male energies, several exclusive spa rituals are offered. At your service, there are 14 signature massages from experienced Thai therapists for men, women, mothers to be and children. There is a wide selection of body treatments, proper skincare during sunbathing, chronic musculoskeletal system condition, and viscus treatments. Talise Spa at Jumeirah Vittaveli consists of:

  • Massage rooms
  • Fitness center
  • Manicure and pedicure salons
  • Aerial yoga pavilion
  • Individual and group yoga classes pavilion

Jumeirah Vittaveli
Jumeirah Vittaveli

Wellness & Spa в Six Senses Laamu

The singular Ayurvedic spa at Six Senses Laamu Resort is surrounded by the island’s natural tropical vegetation. It uses only organic products and traditional Maldivian recovery techniques. Qualified therapists apply the latest technologies to determine the state of your health and customize the necessary procedures. Ayurvedic experience includes methods to prevent and treat spine diseases, reduce aging signs, and improve the digestive system.  An Indian facial skin ritual is performed using Mogra, saffron and rose flowers. Local detoxification therapy offers noticeable results. Those who just want to relax are offered Six Senses Laamu spa packages including foot ritual, coconut body wrap, Laamu signature massage and a mini facial. The spa center offers:

  • 9 pavilions in the form of nests set in the shadow of the tropics
  • A rooftop yoga area
  • A relaxation area on the beach
  • A fitness center

Six Senses Laamu
Six Senses Laamu

Spa at Velassaru Maldives

Elemis and Pevonia is an overwater spa complex with ocean vistas and traditional treatments with usage of world-famous cosmetic brands products. There is a wide selection of massages: Thai, Balinese, classic Swedish, Indian head massage, Velassaru Signature massage and much more. The center provides body care, facial skin treatments, body wraps, bath rituals, as well as sustainable therapeutic procedures: refreshing scrubbing, hair care, and wine therapy. Couples’ spa rituals are available. Velassaru Spa offers free group yoga classes three times a week. The structure of the spa complex:

  • 10 overwater treatment rooms
  • Relaxation room
  • Steam room
  • Pool
  • Manicure and pedicure rooms
  • Cosmetics store

Velassaru Maldives
Velassaru Maldives

CHI, Shangri-La's Villingili Island Resort & Spa

Shangri-La's Villingili Hotel wellness and spa center is located in a separate resort village on the island. It offers spacious villas surrounded by private gardens and steam rooms, and a unique yoga pavilion overlooking the Indian Ocean. CHI spa menu offers a selection of Asian massages using high-quality, natural ingredients. The Indian Ayurvedic spa rituals suggest applying natural herbal oils to the whole body skin. Naturopathic doctor provides medical advice on improving lifestyle and diet. Facial skincare procedures include deep cleansing using green products rich in natural vitamins, mineral salts and oxygenating elements of selected fruits, plants, and flowers. Upon arrival to the paradisal island, you will be offered the Villingili Ocean Sensation welcome spa program, which includes a foot bath, a 60-minute organic scrub and a 90-minute ritual massage. CHI Spa center features:

  • Individual treatment villas with private gardens and steam rooms
  • Yoga pavilion
  • Turkish hammam

Shangri-La's Villingili Island Resort & Spa
Shangri-La's Villingili Island Resort & Spa

Chavana spa, Adaaran Select Hudhuranfushi

The popular 4-star Adaaran Select Hudhuranfushi hotel offers advanced care and body and soul detox. Cosmetic procedures are carried out using the popular Elemis brand products. Wellness programs have been developed for both men and women to improve the skin health: quartz lift, body wraps, ginger and lime body care, citrus foot baths. Traditional massages include Asian foot massage, Balinese massage, warm stone massage and Chavana signature massage. The complex provides:

  • 4 double rooms with an outdoor shower and a bath
  • 3 outdoor treatment pavilions
  • Manicure and pedicure salons
  • Spa boutique

Adaaran Select Hudhuranfushi
Adaaran Select Hudhuranfushi

Drift Spa Essentials, Niyama

The famous Niyama resort of Dhaalu Atoll has a beautiful, modern spa surrounded by a lime garden. Here they offer a wide selection of spa treatments applying products by Anne Semonin, Intraceuticals, Aromatherapy Associates and Margaret Dabbs. You should definitely try scrubbing treatment using signature Niyama Scrub, made from coral sand and coconut oil, for effective skin exfoliation and deep nourishment.

There is a body sculpting procedure for slimming. Express treatments such as Indian massage and coconut coffee scrubbing are also available. Evening sessions are offered to reduce stress from time zones change, complex spa rituals for the whole family. Drift Spa features:

  • 6 overwater rooms with the lagoon view
  • 2 treatment rooms surrounded by a private garden, with an outdoor bathtub, a rain shower and a daybed
  • A relaxation area with a garden, a sauna and a steam bath, plunge pools and a Jacuzzi
  • Vitality juice bar
  • Yoga pavilion


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