Olhuveli Beach & Spa Resort, Maldives17/04/2013
Those wanting some relaxation and rejuvenation with savings to boot, should head to Olhuveli Beach & Spa Resort in the Maldives. This luxury island retreat enables guests to do as little or as much as they want, offering gorgeous, quiet beaches, a choice of watersports and a selection of restaurants serving fresh and healthy cuisine.
Set in the turquoise heart of the Indian Ocean that is the Maldives, Olhuveli is situated at the tip of South Male Atoll, accessible by a 45-minute exhilarating speedboat transfer from the international airport.
Nestled amid lush tropical vegetation and shaded by graceful palms. Encircled by stretches of powdery sandy beach and a vast crystal clear lagoon, a truly breathtaking island with plenty of secluded sandbanks where paradise seekers escaping from the pressures of daily modern life can forget the outside world and let go of all inhibitions.
Beautifully designed villas stand over turquoise waters, fusing modern flair with traditional architecture, white sandy beaches giving way to endless sea views that stretch for miles. It is truly a place where mind and body can relax, the senses can be invigorated and spirit will feel soothed.
Be as active as you want – Be as quiet as your want – This time is all yours.
In addition, Olhuveli is home to an exotic Sun Spa, with treatment rooms hidden away in the lush vegetation, including secluded spa pavilions with a rain shower and outdoor baths.Taking a holistic approach to well-being, therapists offer a fusion of traditional rituals which are perfect for both men and women, including Swedish, Balinese, Japanese Shiatsu, Thai and aromatherapy massages and the Sun Spa Signature – a massage simultaneously performed by two therapists, using a combination of Asian techniques.
On arrival, travel-weary guests should make the spa their first stop, as the signature Jetlag Massage is the perfect antidote to shrug off fatigue and the perfect way to get the holiday off to a relaxing start. This vigorous body massage concentrates on the back, neck, shoulders and legs and delivers guests into peak holiday mode. While for those wanting to feel completely renewed could try an ‘active’ treatment, such as a stimulating Thai yoga massage or a purifying mineral wrap.