Massage in the Maldives
The Maldives is known for its exquisite natural beauty and tranquil surrounds; it’s an unrivalled and magical destination, complete with luxury resorts the likes of which you thought you could only dream about. One of the best parts about this destination is that while there is a wealth of amazing activities to enjoy, guests are truly afforded a chance to surrender to relaxation and allow themselves the chance to reset. From languid days spent on the flawless beaches to indulgent massages at world-class spas, there are more than enough opportunities for you to enjoy some R&R in this tropical paradise.
The spas in the Maldives—where sun-drenched days and golden beaches bordered by crystalline waters are seemingly imbued with the power to melt away stress—are in a league of their own, with a myriad of treatments that transcend the norm.
If you are looking to treat yourself to a massage in the Maldives, here’s what you need to know:
There is a huge selection of massages to choose from
The spas in the Maldives bring true meaning to the word ‘extraordinary’. Over and above the standard massages (such as Swedish, aromatherapy, deep tissue, back, neck and shoulder, etc.), you are sure to find unique and wonderful options that cater for a variety of needs.
Whether you are struggling to sleep or would like a pampering pregnancy massage, there’s bound to be something for you.
At the luxury spas that boast lengthy treatment menus, you can find massages in the Maldives that range from holistic, Asian-inspired and detox massages to Ayurveda Aromatherapy-Blissful Marma, Crystal, Pinda and Anti-Jet Leg massages—there’s certainly no shortage of choice.
You can fnd Maldivian-inspired massages
Apart from an array of classic and novel massages in the Maldives influenced by modern and ancient techniques, as well as by destinations across the globe, the spas in the Maldives often offer authentic Maldivian massages for those looking for a truly exclusive experience in paradise (such as a traditional Maldivian Theyo Dhemun or oil massage). Allow the sound of the ocean to soothe you as the highly-skilled therapists use local techniques and products to align your mind, body and soul.
There are often phenomenal spa packages on offer
The extraordinary spas in the Maldives are so spectacular you are sure to want to spend as much time making the most of them as possible. Look for a massage in the Maldives that is included in a sensational package (anything from full day packages to seven-day packages that include yoga and an array of top treatments) for an all-encompassing experience to ensure that you not only get to embrace the incredible spas and treatments in the Maldives but leave feeling and looking your best.
The therapists can recommend the perfect products for you
The well-trained spa therapists are there to ensure your spa experience is everything you want it to be (and more), which means tailored treatments perfectly adapted according to your needs and concerns. These treatments are typically conducted using carefully sourced, high-end products from around the world, which include organic, plant-based and cruelty-free options made from the finest ingredients. Post-massage, chat to your therapist about any concerns you have and they can suggest the perfect products for you to purchase for use at home which will ensure that your spa and wellness journey continues long after you hand in your robe.
You can make the most of your experience by understanding the spa etiquette
To ensure that you make the most of your massage in the Maldives, and your pampering experience as a whole, it’s a great idea to familiarise yourself with the spa tips and etiquette.
Here are some of the basics:
- Check the opening hours (for the different spa facilities as well, as they might have different operating hours) and book ahead to avoid disappointment.
- Switch off your mobile phone when you arrive at the spa and keep noise to a minimum.
- Inform the therapist about any concerns or medical conditions you have.
- Allow enough notice for cancelled appointments.
- Arrive 30 minutes prior to your booking time to ensure a relaxed and enjoyable experience.
- Spa attire and a locker will typically be provided.
You’re bound to get more than you expect
A luxury treatment enjoyed at a spa in the Maldives should be more than an ordinary spa experience—it should be something that stays with you forever. From the minute you are welcomed to the spa with a relaxing cup of tea to the moment you leave, it should be nothing but sublime.
To ensure you have a memorable spa experience, book at one of the world-class, award-winning spas in the Maldives, such as Kokaa Wellness Retreat and Spa at the gypset-inspired five-star Kanuhura. This is where your island dreams can become a reality.