Maldivian Bliss, Women & Men’s Wellness Retreat – 4 Nights/5 Days at Vilamendhoo Island

Location: Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa, Maldives
Event: August 23 – 27, 2021

Package & The Retreat Includes (per person):

• 4 nights accommodation during August 23 – 27, 2021 at Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa
• Return domestic seaplane transfers
• 5 days full board healthy meals and detox juices
• Daily transformative life coaching workshops
• Daily meditation and mindfulness practice
• Hypnotherapy workshops
• Chakra, aura cleansing and crystal balancing workshop
• Daily sunrise yoga
• One to one life coaching
• One to one energy healing
• Beachside sound bowl sunset meditation
• One signature 60-minute massage at Duneye Spa
• Unlimited access to pool, beach, spa, and fitness facilities
• Sunset cruise and dolphin spotting excursion
• Snorkelling excursion
• Kayaking and stand-up paddleboarding

Retreat Price:

Option 1 –
Package by Beyond Wellness Group*.
Starting price for Single room: from 7,999 AED I Double room: from 6,999 AED pp I Triple room: from 5,999 AED pp

For more information on package bookings with Beyond Wellness Group, contact

Option 2 –
*Book the Retreat Only
or Room + Retreat option
with Vilamendhoo ‘s reservation department at  Mention Promo Code: VBWR2021

*Package rate includes special savings for participant’s partners and chil(dren) below the age of 12 years who are not attending the retreat. Price is subject to change based on room categories, add-ons and additional nights not included in the retreat program. Departure PCR Tests can be arranged on the island prior to departure if required by the final destination at a cost of USD 50 per person. Prices are correct at the time  of publication and subject to change.

About The Retreat:

This 5-day immersive program is led by Beyond Wellness Clinical Hypnotherapist Rachel Dowes and International Life Coach Sophia Bakkal is designed to align body, mind and spirit, helping you achieve balance, harmony and lasting fulfillment. Immerse yourself in the stunning natural beauty of the award-winning Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa.

Home to turquoise waters, pristine white sands and one of the most spectacular house reefs in the Indian Ocean. Reconnect with your body and breath through a seamless blend of daily yoga, massage, movement, mindfulness, meditation, gong bath meditation, crystal and energy healing. Empower your life through an engaging program of daily transformative mind body, hypnotherapy, coaching and integrative nutrition workshops, alongside massage, spa and one-to-one yoga, reiki and individual life coaching sessions, designed to challenge your thinking, reprogram your mind and transform your life.

Restore your body’s vitality with our healthy full board menu. Packed with nutrient-rich meals and cleansing infused waters, to cleanse the body, restore vital nutrients, reclaim energy and enhance mental processing.

The retreat is brought to you by Vilamendhoo ‘s Duniye Spa in association with the Beyond Wellness Group.

About The Therapist:
Sophia Bakkal and Rachel Dowes bring 40 years of combined experience in the corporate and wellness sector. Their journey has taken them all over the world, where they have learned from some of the most renowned experts in the wellness and coaching fields, including Tony Robbins, Dr Joe Dispenza and Richard Bandler.

About Duniye Spa:
Award-winning Duniye Spa is Vilamendhoo ‘s spa partner. Therapeutic massages, antioxidant-rich natural skincare and freshly prepared body exfoliation are just some of the restorative treatments available at the over-water Duniye Spa in Vilamendhoo Island. Periodically, Duniye Spas provide retreats featuring Yoga, meditation, reiki and sound healing.


DAY 1: Monday, August 23, 2021
9.00am – 12.30pm Arrival, check-in & orientation at Vilamendhoo
12.30pm – 1.30pm: Healthy lunch
1.30pm – 2.30pm: Beyond Wellness group welcome
2.30pm – 5.00pm: Free time, beach, pool, spa access
5.00pm – 6.30pm: Sunset punch cruise & dolphin spotting
7.00pm – 8.00pm: Healthy dinner
9.00pm – 10.00pm: Ocean Discovery Night at Bonthi Bar

DAY 2: Tuesday, August 24, 2021
7.00am – 8.00am: Gentle yoga flow
8.00am – 9.00am: Healthy breakfast
9.00am – 10.00am: Stand up paddle boarding or kayaking
11.00am – 12.30pm: House reef snorkeling experience
12.30pm – 1.30pm: Healthy lunch
1.45pm – 2.45pm: Coaching workshop
2.45pm – 3.00pm: Juice break
3.00pm – 4.00pm: Mindfulness & meditation workshop
4.00pm – 5.00pm: Free time, pool & beach
4.00pm – 5.00pm: One-to-one coaching (day 2, 3 or 4)
4.00pm – 5.00pm: One-to-one energy balancing (day 2, 3 or 4)
4.00pm – 5.00pm: 60 min massage (day 2, 3 or 4)
5.00pm – 6.00pm: Sunset sound journey & wave meditation
7.00pm – 8.00pm: Healthy dinner
8.00pm – 9.00pm: Beachside guided meditation
9.00pm – 10.00pm: Deep House Night at Bonthi Bar

DAY 3: Wednesday, August 25, 2021
7.00am – 8.00am: Sunrise hatha yoga
8.00am – 9.00am: Healthy breakfast
9.00am – 10.00am: Stand up paddle boarding or kayaking
10.00pm – 11.00am: Coaching workshop
11.00am – 11.15am: Juice break
11.15am – 12.15pm: Hypnotherapy for self healing workshop
12.30pm – 1.30pm: Healthy lunch
1.30pm – 5.30pm: Free time, pool & beach
3.45pm – 5.30pm: One-to-one coaching (day 2, 3 or 4)
3.45pm – 5.30pm: One-to-one energy balancing (day 2, 3 or 4)
3.45pm – 5.30pm: 60 min massage (day 2, 3 or 4)
5.30pm – 6.30pm: Sunset gratitude meditation
7.00pm – 8.00pm: Healthy dinner
8.00pm – 9.00pm: Energy healing circle
9.00pm – 10.00pm: Slide Show – Marine Preservation at Bonthi Bar

DAY 4: Thursday, August 26, 2021
7.00am – 8.00am: Sunrise mindful yoga & pranayama
8.00am – 9.00am: Healthy breakfast
9.00am – 12.00pm: Snorkeling boat trip
12.00pm – 1.00pm: Coaching workshop
1.00pm – 2.00: pm: Healthy lunch
2.00pm – 3.00pm: Integrative nutrition workshop
3.00pm – 4.00pm: Crystal healing & chakra cleansing workshop
4.00pm – 6.00pm: Free time, pool and beach
4.00pm – 6.00pm: One-to-one coaching (day 2, 3 or 4)
4.00pm – 6.00pm: One-to-one energy balancing (day 2, 3 or 4)
4.00pm – 6.00pm: 60 min massage (day 2, 3 or 4)
6.00pm – 7.00pm: Sunset sound journey & wave meditation
7.00pm – 8.00pm: Candle-lit Healthy Dinner
8.00pm – 9.00pm: Beachside circle
9.00pm – 10.00pm: Retro Night at Bonthi Bar

DAY 5: Friday, August 27, 2021
Free day, as per confirmed return flights

Is Maldives Safe To Travel?
Yes. Maldives is a WTTC Global Safe Travels Destination and received the ‘Safe Travel Stamp’ for implementing health and safety measures, in line with the World Travel & Tourism Councils’ Global Safe Travels protocols.

A Safe Holiday Experience in Paradise at Vilamendhoo 

Quick Links: Health & Safety Guidelines |  Facilitating PCR Testing at the Resort |  Travel Flexibility & Cancellation Policy Update | Guest Reviews – Holidaying in the New Normal at Vilamendhoo

Wellness Experiences To Try On Your Maldives Getaway

Wellness Experiences at Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa 

At Vilamendhoo, we understand how important it is to be still able to relax and rejuvenate on your Maldives getaway whilst simultaneously engaging yourself in a range of adventure-filled experiences our idyllic destination has to offer. 

Offering a perfect balance of relaxation and adventure, you have the opportunity to combine natural active activities such as snorkellingscuba diving and swimming, with a myriad of wellness and relaxation experiences such as yoga, spa, and holistic healing in our adventurer’s paradise. 

Here are the top three wellness experiences to try on your Maldives getaway at Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa, whether you are on your romantic holiday or a family vacation.

Relax and Revitalise at Duniye Spa 

Wellness Experiences Maldives at Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa - DUNIYE SPA

Duniye Spa is the top choice when it comes to taking some ‘pampering time’ here at Vilamendhoo; it is the quintessential destination to soothe the mind, body, and soul. The variety of treatments will take you on a blissful journey for the senses, using only carefully selected, sustainable, and organic products.

Choose your spa treatment here: Duniye Spa at Vilamendhoo

Join a Healthy Cooking Class at the Overwater Asian Wok Restaurant 

Be The Chef - Healthy Cooking Class at Vilamendhoo Maldives

Experienced and novice cooks alike may join an interactive on-request Maldivian culinary journey with our ‘Be the Chef’ cooking class, conducted at the overwater Asian Wok Restaurant. The culinary session allows you to learn how to prepare your favourite dishes, using fresh and natural ingredients from land and sea.

Learn more here: Culinary Experiences at Asian Wok Restaurant 

Stretch Yourself to Wellness with Yoga

Wellness Experiences Maldives at Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa

Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa offers both guided one-on-one and group yoga classes dedicated to helping you get your pose on and relax your mind, body, and spirit. Our calm and serene surroundings make the ideal setting to practice yoga. Whether you are a complete beginner or an experienced practitioner, the yoga classes are suitable for all ability levels. 

To book your session, please contact the Reception upon your arrival. 

[Related: Discover the Perfect Spa Experience at the Overwater Duniye Spa »]

Guests staying with us here at Vilamendhoo soon may book these wellness experiences at the Reception or by emailing our team at 

Ready to Plan your Blissful Maldives Getaway? 

Do not hesitate to get in touch with our team about arranging your Maldives holiday. Guided by our purpose of care, we continue to allow maximum flexibility for the new normal traveller. Book with the freedom of FREE Cancellation on Room Rate for cancellation received three days before arrival.

A Safe Holiday Experience in Paradise at Vilamendhoo 

Quick Links: Health & Safety Guidelines |  Facilitating PCR Testing at the Resort |  Travel Flexibility & Cancellation Policy Update | Guest Reviews – Holidaying in the New Normal at Vilamendhoo

Discover the Perfect Spa Experience at Vilamendhoo Maldives’ Overwater Spa

Relax and Rejuvenate at the Overwater Duniye Spa

Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa’s award-winning Duniye Spa offers an oasis of tranquillity in our tropical island paradise. With a professional team of therapists always on hand, their spa focus is on whole-body healing and restoration. 

Duniye Spa’s approach to wellness combines both modern and time-honoured therapies from around the globe, with an emphasis on treatments and techniques from Asia and Africa. The variety of treatments at our overwater spa in the Maldives take guests on a blissful journey for the senses, using only carefully-selected, sustainable, and organic products. Duniye Spa is the quintessential destination to soothe the mind, body, and soul. 

Highlights on the spa menu include: 

  • Ocean Dreaming: a signature massage that incorporates wave-like movements and traditional massage techniques, and evokes a deeply relaxing and revitalising experience.
  • Maldivian Serenity Ritual: a top-to-toe deep pampering experience that uses only 100% pure organic coconut native to the Maldives, leaving your skin smooth and hydrated.
  • Full Moon Magic: an enchanting spa ritual designed for couples that will help them alleviate stress and connect them to the vital powers of nature’s elements.

For those searching for comprehensive experience and total relaxation, Sound Bath, Reiki and Reflexology are also offered. Explore the full spa menu here. 

Under their Spa Safe – Peace of Mind Commitment, Duniye Spa continues to operate as usual in the ‘new normal’. Guests will find that extra care is taken during every treatment to maintain safe and effective practices.

Whether you are looking for a romantic experience with your partner or some pampering for yourself, make sure to visit Duniye Spa and discover your perfect spa experience. 

Browse through the images below to take a glimpse of our overwater spa in the Maldives. 

Overwater Spa in the Maldives @ Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa

Overwater Spa in the Maldives at Vilamendhoo Island

Overwater Spa Vilamendhoo Maldives Resort

Maldives Overwater spa at Vilamendhoo

Overwater Duniye Spa Maldives

For further details, please contact us or follow us on our social media pages for updates about Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa.

How to celebrate Global Wellness Day

With the slogan “One day can change your whole life,” we celebrate Global Wellness Day on 2nd Saturday of June every year as an international day. For this one day each year, people are encouraged to stop and think as they get away from the stress of city living and bad habits in order to find peace within. Whether you enjoy the gym or the spa, there is something for everyone to enjoy.

Ways you can Celebrate Global Wellness Day

  1. Drink more water
  2. Walk for an hour
  3. Eat organic foods
  4. Stop using plastic bottles
  5. Do a good deed
  6. Eat a family dinner
  7. Go to bed at 10pm

Duniye Spa at Velamendhoo Island Resort & Spa Nurture your body, calm your mind, and inspire your soul. Referring to the original meaning of Duniye (= “Universe”) we honor a universal, holistic approach to health and well-being. Healing Earth™ and PURE™ product lines are developed in line with latest scientific research and containing only purest natural active ingredients to deliver outstanding results. Duniye Spa offers a host of massage and spa packages, especially tailored for your Maldives resort holidays. Book your treatment with Duniye Spa at Vilamendhoo Island Resort and Spa in the Maldives today and experience true wellness.

Pampering In Paradise

No vacation at Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa is complete without a visit to Duniye Spa. Here, you enter into a world of unparalleled relaxation. Great care has been taken to create a space for healing and calmness. Our spa therapists incorporate African and Eastern traditions to develop holistic treatments that put more emphasis on the power of touch and less on technology.

The various treatments promise a natural and uplifting experience. From signature treatments to couple indulgences, there is much on offer here.

The Sense of Touch treatment helps you escape the humdrum of daily life by combining the world’s best massage techniques. The spa therapists work together with the body to harmonise energy flow, leaving you and your spirits revived. For ultimate de-stressing, the Heaven on Earth treatment is recommended. This massage stimulates the natural balance of the body, mind and soul. As your body is transported to a realm of relaxation, the Tibetan singing bowls calm you further. A truly blissful experience, it will leave you uplifted. Just as heavenly but a little more rooted in the earth is the Maldivian Island Paradise treatment. This bespoke massage offers an unforgettable tropical experience by using pure organic coconut essence.

For couples, an array of indulgences is available. Share with your loved one any of the treatments on offer that will appeal to all your senses and soothe all your worries away. The Full Moon Magic treatment, for example, comes with your choice of a full body massage, freshly prepared body polish, a spa gift and so much more. Similarly, the Honeymoon Indulgence, offered in a romantic setting encapsulates the wondrous powers of nature, using natural elements to bring you both to a place of calmness. With the Him & Her treatment, the two of you can spend some time enjoying the aromas of essential oils & luxuriating in a Balinese massage.

Aside from this, you can sample any of the body, facial or beauty care treatments available or include any of the various add-ons available such as an express facial or an Indian head massage.

Experience these treatments for yourself by booking your next holiday to Vilamendhoo. Have a look at our current offers here.



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