Crown & Champa Resorts, the leading resort collection in the Maldives, will celebrate June wellness this year with inspiring wellbeing activities and energising experiences at its luxurious properties.
Wellness is integral to the ethos and offerings across the collection, and June wellness is an excellent opportunity to shine a spotlight on the benefits of healthy living and the remarkable ways to integrate wellness into everyday life.
Nine Crown & Champa properties will offer a myriad of specially curated experiences, including revitalising spa treatments, holistic wellness, culinary journeys, and mindfulness sessions on June 12, in observance of Global Wellness Day.
Celebrated in more than 100 countries across the world, Global Wellness Day was first established in 2012 as a day to come together and appreciate the beauty and variety of life, with an emphasis on living well, and inspired by the mantra: “One day can change your whole life.”
Kudadoo Maldives Private Island
Already booked out for June, guests at this ultra-luxury Maldives resort will have the opportunity to spend the day exploring the island’s complimentary active wellness experiences: from swimming, kayaking, and snorkelling in the turquoise lagoon.
The adults-only luxury resort will offer a spa experience for couples called ‘Romantic Retreat’, a 75-minute defining body ritual featuring a choice of renewing Asian massages set in a tranquil and romantic setting.
Private yoga can also be arranged on the private decks of guest villas, enhanced by uninterrupted views of the Indian Ocean.
Kagi Maldives Spa Island
The Lifestyle Reset Retreats will guide guests towards a more balanced and authentic life, with a comprehensive programme consisting of yoga and meditation, renewing spa treatments and holistic healing, alongside wholesome meals and locally-inspired experiences for the ultimate wellbeing-focused holiday.
Veligandu Island Resort
Alongside healthy and detox drinks and locally-sourced menu items on offer, the secluded haven will further spoil romantic couples with ‘Heaven On Earth’.
This signature spa treatment is the ultimate body and face ritual, featuring an Oriental massage, followed by a nourishing hand therapy and hydrating facials.
The celestial sounds of Tibetan singing bowls complete this blissful experience.
Komandoo Island Resort
Guests at the truly adults-only (18+) resort can take advantage of its spa’s signature ‘Him & Her Treatment’, a romantic indulgence featuring restorative and calming Balinese Massage, that is followed by champagne, for couples to fully savour the pampering experience.
Meeru Island Resort
The family-friendly resort will host several activities throughout the property’s tropical grounds, including a morning run through the beach and golf course and a sustainable garden tour.
Younger guests can spend time cycling around the island or take part in a complete excursion programme, suitable for the whole family.
Vilamendhoo Island Resort
The famed dive resort in the South Ari Atoll not only offers a fantastic choice of ocean activities including diving, snorkelling, paddle boarding and kayaking but also presents on-request healthy cooking classes which allow guests to learn how to prepare a nutritious feast, using fresh and natural ingredients from land and sea.
Kuredu Island Resort
A comprehensive calendar of health and fitness activities will include beach runs, yoga sessions, boot camp classes, Pilates training, and non-motorised water sports.
Guests can also sample a variety of healthy juices and bites available at the resort’s extensive selection of food & beverage outlets.
Innahura Maldives Resort
The laid-back, easy-going resort will offer ‘Sound Bath’, a meditative experience where those in attendance will fall into a deep state of relaxation and healing as an expert therapist uses a set of Himalayan singing bowls to balance mind, body, and spirit.
International Day of Yoga
In celebration of International Day of Yoga on June 21, Duniye Spas will be offering a special yoga class on the beach from 5-6pm complimentary for all guests.
Participating resorts include Hurawalhi Island Resort, Kagi Maldives Spa Island, Veligandu Island Resort & Spa, Meeru Island Resort & Spa, Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa, Kuredu Island Resort & Spa, and Innahura Maldives Resort.
Guests joining the yoga session can conclude the experience with a 75-minute deeply relaxing Indian Head and Deep Tissue Massage.
Soulful Monday: Workplace Wellness
Conducted by the experienced team of Duniye Spas, Soulful Monday will be offered to all resort teams scheduled every Monday starting June 7. This unique 30-minute happiness and energy booster soulful session is dedicated to promoting wellness at the workplace and embracing a healthy lifestyle.
Crown & Champa Resorts’ properties offer a range of spa and wellness experiences across our properties all year-round.
To learn more about the group’s diverse portfolio of resorts in the Maldives, please visit the Crown & Champa Resorts Collection.
Award-winning Grand Park Kodhipparu Maldives launches indulgence winter offer
Grand Park Kodhipparu Maldives recently announced scooping up the title of “Best Boutique Resort in Maldives” for the second consecutive year, awarded by the Travel Trade Maldives which comes as no surprise as it is one of the best destinations to experience the unreal sunsets you will ever see while projecting extravagant character and easy-going exotica.
What’s really shaking things up this holiday season at this cozy luxury boutique island resort is that you will be spoiled for choice with one beach for every day. That is right – home to four beautiful beaches, Wai, Veli, Dhigu, and Divehi, all with their unique character – letting you sunbathe, snorkel, windsurf, and cycle overwater around the island to your heart’s content. Touching down at Kodhipparu, adventure seekers can revel in countless opportunities for wild coral reef dives, parasailing up the sky for a bird’s-eye view of the lagoon, or even simply zen out to sunrise and sunset with the resident yogi.
To celebrate the win, and to rev up the appetite with seaside excursions, the resort announced the launch of the exclusive “Kodhipparu Indulgence” offer with an unparalleled dining experience and a consequential gourmet coma that is fully worth every penny you’ve spent on your extravagant holiday.
Set your seaside expedition dreams to a reality, with attractive offerings from the resort-owned marine sports centre as well as the luxury overwater spa, that will have you wanting to extend your holiday. What’s more, you get to enjoy complimentary roundtrip speedboat transfers saving you quite a few pennies on your vacation.
The little explorers with big dreams are welcome to stay and dine free of charge sharing the room with the parents, whether it is by spending their time decorating some yummy cupcakes or catching a kiddies movie under the stars with popcorn.
If you are looking for a romantic touch, with an ample amount of floating rose petals in your pool, or a swoon-worthy proposal set up at a secret corner of the island out of bounds to others or even a candle-lit dinner on the secluded beaches with you and your beau, all you have to do is message your lifestyle host to work the magic and make it happen for you. With the Kodhipparu dedicated lifestyle host service, everything is just a message away.
As is all good things, this offer is only for a limited time period, so make use of this exclusive indulgence package at Grand Park Kodhipparu comes with an amazing 35% discount on all villa categories.
Simply head over to https://www.parkhotelgroup.com/north-male-atoll/grand-park-kodhipparu-maldives/offers/winter-getaway/ to book your holiday with a flair of fun, freedom, and serenity that is promised to make you keep coming back for more!
Abdulla Wisam: A journey of excellence and growth in the Maldivian hospitality industry
In the heart of the stunning Maldives, where luxury resorts and crystal-clear waters come together to create a paradise on Earth, there are individuals who work tirelessly behind the scenes to ensure that every guest’s experience is nothing short of exceptional. One such individual is Abdulla Wisam, whose remarkable journey in the hospitality industry is a testament to his dedication, passion, and unwavering commitment to providing the best possible service to guests.
Abdulla Wisam’s journey in the hospitality industry began right after completing his schooling. In 2003, he embarked on his professional career by joining Dhoveli Beach Resort & Spa, where he gained his first taste of the world of hospitality. It was here that he discovered his passion for creating memorable guest experiences and building relationships with visitors from around the world.
After his initial foray into the industry, Wisam’s career path continued to evolve. His dedication and hard work caught the attention of industry leaders, leading him to take on roles of increasing responsibility. His time at Meeru Island Resort saw him as an Outlet Cashier and Night Auditor, roles that allowed him to develop a deep understanding of the operational aspects of a resort.
Wisam’s determination and eagerness to learn led him to the iconic Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru, where he started as a Recreation Attendant. Over time, he showcased his exceptional skills in guest relations and management, and he was promoted to the position of Front Office Supervisor. His journey with Four Seasons served as a stepping stone for what was to come next.
In 2014, Wisam joined the W Maldives, a resort known for its luxurious offerings and unparalleled guest experiences. Starting as a Welcome Team Leader, he quickly rose through the ranks due to his impeccable guest service skills and innate leadership abilities. His promotion to Guest Experience Manager was a testament to his ability to not only meet but exceed guest expectations. He was then transferred to The St. Regis Maldives as the Assistant Front Office Manager with the pre-opening team.
As his career trajectory continued its upward trajectory, Wisam took on the role of Front Office Manager at prestigious resorts such as Milaidhoo Island, Raffles Maldives, and The Standard Maldives. These roles allowed him to refine his management style, hone his problem-solving skills, and contribute to the overall success of each resort.
Wisam’s journey eventually led him to COMO Cocoa Island, a resort renowned for its unparalleled luxury and exquisite attention to detail. Joining as the Front Office Manager, he embraced the challenges and responsibilities that came with the position. His dedication, combined with his innate ability to create genuine connections with guests, led to his promotion as the Director of Rooms.
Wisam’s journey in the Maldivian hospitality industry is a remarkable tale of perseverance, growth, and a genuine passion for creating exceptional guest experiences. His diverse roles, spanning from recreation to guest experience management, have equipped him with a holistic understanding of the industry. His commitment to continuous improvement and dedication to delivering top-tier service have not only benefited the resorts he’s been a part of but have also contributed to elevating the reputation of Maldives as a premier luxury travel destination.
As Wisam continues to shape the guest experience landscape at COMO Cocoa Island, one can only imagine the heights he will reach and the impact he will make on the ever-evolving hospitality industry of the Maldives. His journey stands as an inspiration to aspiring hoteliers and a testament to the boundless opportunities that await those who are truly passionate about their craft.
A remarkable tale of wanderlust: Naito Takashi’s 103rd journey to the Maldives
The azure waters of the Maldives have long been a magnet for travelers seeking paradise on Earth. Among these wanderers, one name stands out – Naito Takashi, a Japanese tourist whose boundless enthusiasm for the Maldives has led him to visit this tropical haven a staggering 103 times. His unwavering love for this island nation, coupled with its mesmerizing beauty, has turned his visits into a remarkable testament to the allure of the Maldives.
For the past 24 years, Naito Takashi has visited Maldives between three to five times annually, embarking on a journey that has spanned more than two decades. His tale is one of dedication, passion, and a deep-rooted connection with the captivating landscapes that the Maldives offers. Each visit is not just a vacation; it’s a renewal of his profound relationship with the natural wonders that have captured his heart.
Naito Takashi’s 103rd arrival to the Maldives was met with a warm and heartfelt welcome from none other than the Tourism Minister himself, Dr. Abdulla Mausoom. This gesture symbolizes the deep appreciation the Maldivian people have for their loyal and devoted visitors. The ceremony held aboard the M/V Blue of the Fun Azul Fleet was a fitting tribute to a traveler who has become an honorary ambassador of the Maldives.
The M/V Blue, Fun Azul Fleet, holds special significance for Naito Takashi. As an avid diver, he has found his perfect companion in this cruise boat specialized in diving charters. The vessel offers schedules tailored to explore the best dive spots around the Maldives’ islands, making it an ideal partner for a diving enthusiast like Naito Takashi. The crystal-clear waters of the Maldives have witnessed countless underwater escapades orchestrated by this intrepid traveler.
The Maldives’ Ministry of Tourism has lauded Naito Takashi’s enduring passion for the nation’s beauty. Their tweet acknowledging his multiple visits serves as a testament to his unique and cherished relationship with the country. He has witnessed the ever-changing landscape of the Maldives, from its pristine beaches to its vibrant marine life, and has undoubtedly contributed to the thriving tourism industry.
Naito Takashi’s story also reflects the profound impact that travel can have on an individual’s life. His unwavering commitment to exploring the Maldives has not only enriched his own experiences but has also brought attention to the natural wonders of Maldives. It stands as a reminder that the act of traveling is not just about ticking off destinations from a bucket list; it’s about forming connections, fostering appreciation, and creating lasting memories.
As Naito Takashi continues his journey through the Maldives, his story resonates as an inspiration to fellow travelers and a tribute to the unyielding allure of this island paradise. His 103rd visit is not just a numerical milestone; it’s a celebration of an extraordinary bond between a traveler and a destination, a bond that has grown stronger with each passing year and promises to endure for years to come.
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