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Maldives Nominated For Indian Ocean’s Best Spa Destination In The World Spa Awards 2020

Stregis Vohmmuli Irridium Spa. Looking over the beautiful Indian ocean
Maldives has been nominated for “Indian Ocean’s Best Spa Destination” in the highly anticipated World Spa Awards 2020

Maldives has been nominated for “Indian Ocean’s Best Spa Destination” in the highly anticipated World Spa Awards 2020. This is the 6th consecutive year for the destination to receive this distinguished nomination, with the previous year’s successfully winning the nominations.

Maldives’ spas are perfect to immerse yourself in a day of relaxation and rejuvenation, in a world of wellness. With plenty of spa alternatives accessible from overwater villa spas to underwater spas to even spas on liveaboards – each option comes with charming views and impeccable service.

World Spa Awards was developed in response to the overwhelming demand from the spa industry for a programme that was fair and transparent; a programme with a mission to serve as the definitive benchmark for excellence, and to help foster a new era of growth in spa tourism. Owing to this, becoming a short-listed nominee is a great achievement and invaluable global promotion for the Maldives’ tourism industry.

A remarkable number of 13 properties have been nominated for Indian Ocean’s Best Spa Destination. They are:
● Anantara Spa at Anantara Dhigu Maldives Resort
● Anantara Spa at Anantara Kihavah Maldives Villas
● Calm Spa at JA Manafaru
● Coco Spa at Coco Bodu Hithi
● Drift Spa at Niyama Private Islands Maldives
● Heavenly Spa at WestIn – The WestIn Maldives Miriandhoo Resort
Iridium Spa at the St. Regis Maldives Vonmuli Resort
● Jiva Grande Spa at Taj Exotica Resort & Spa Maldives
● Kokaa Spa at Kanuhuraa
Talise Spa at Jumeirah Vittaveli
● The Spa at Conrad Maldives Rangali Island
● The Spa at Velaa Private Island
● The Spa by Thalgo at Sun Siyam Iru Fushi

The voting period is open now so show your love and keep voting for Maldives at for Best Spa Destination at world spa awards until 30th September 2020!

Feature image by St. Regis Maldives Vonmuli Resort

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An Invite to the Front Row: SO/ Maldives Grand Opening Party!

SO/Maldives proudly announces the grand opening party of its exquisite runway.

SO/ Maldives is set to host its grand opening on March 23, 2024. This much-anticipated event of the season is titled ‘An Invite to the Front Row’. The event promises a soirée of collaborative elegance for an unforgettable glamorous experience for its guests.

The Grand Opening Party – An Invite to the Front Row

The grand opening party is set to be a feast for your senses. The resort is bringing culinary delights, fashion-forward statements, avant-garde designs and artistic flair. With this, SO/ Maldives invites guests to take a seat in the front row and witness the convergence of global talent and Maldivian charm.

An invite to the Front Row encapsulates the essence of SO/Maldives- a convergence of global excellence set against the unparalleled beauty of our island. We extend an exclusive invitation to our guests to us on this extraordinary journey with incredible collaborations providing them a truly glamorous stay while embracing our DNA, says Jesper Soerensen – General Manager of SO/Maldives.

Experience one of the First-International Fashion Shows in the Maldives with Milin!

SO/ Maldives will unveil its inaugural fashion show, considered to be one of the first international fashion shows in the Maldives. As the island turns into an oceanfront runway, guests can witness the harmonious blend of haute couture and paradisical setting. The fashion show will showcase the swimwear collection debuted by the esteemed Thai fashion house, Milin.

Partnership with Riffath

SO/ Maldives is partnering with local talent Riffath. Riffath is a distinguished Maldivian High Fashion Brand, launching its exclusive SO/Maldives’ Flying Dress Edits. The resort is also teaming up with Timeless Maldives Photo Studio. The resort’s guests are empowered to unleash their inner models for a bespoke once-in-a-lifetime photo and drone shoot, adorned in a gown with an extended hem that gratefully dances in the wind.

Beach Takeover with Veuve Clicquot Champagne House

Veuve Cliquot Champagne House is taking over the beach at SO/ Maldives to bring an exquisite evening. The beach glam-up is done with the Lazuli Beach Club Bar for a memorable night that redefined elegance and indulgence!

Culinary Delights with Chef Dharshan Munidasa

Chef Dharshan Munidasa, a dual Sri Lankan – Japanese heritage chef hailed for his accolades commands the spotlight at SO/ Maldives. Chef Dharshan’s menu is set to redefine conventional boundaries. Guests are invited to enjoy the exquisite flavours at the Ministry of Crab, Nihonashi Blue, and Carne Diem Grill.

To add to this, Jenna Hemsworth, Australia’s most influential and award-winning female bartender also showcases her creativity. Jenna will be taking over the bar to craft expertly curated cocktails.

Musical Bliss with world-class DJs

Guests are welcome to enjoy a series of live performances from world-class musicians and DJs. Groove to the innovative beats of one of the leading Maldivin bands, YJ Hameed Music. The vibes are set to create a rhythm that resonates with the spirit of the island’s spirit. Lydia Sarunrat Deane, a Thai sensation will also be filling the air with enchanting melodies. End the night as DJ Karrouhat from Dubai takes everyone on an electrifying-after party journey.

The Grand Opening Party will be hosted by Matthew Deane, a well-known Thai-Australian singer, model, actor and television presenter.

Exclusive Wellness & Fitness Retreats

Embark on a transformative fitness journey with the introduction of a week-long detox and fun session by Jumping Fitness, an innovative fitness regimen that originated in the Czech Republic. In collaboration with London-based wellness partner salon C. Steller, renowned for its modern approach to wellness, the resort is set to launch new spa experiences that promise ultimate rejuvenation.

Earth Hour

SO/ Maldives invites guests to experience an eco-conscious revelry. Guests are welcome to enjoy the beauty of nature intertwines with the joy of celebration. Witness as the island runway dims, unveiling a beach bonfire beneath the starlit sky. Immense in the rhythmic beats of Maldivian Boduberu and the serene glow.

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