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JOALI BEING

Bodufushi, Raa Atoll, Maldives

Overview

JOALI BEING is a brand new sustainable, immersive wellbeing island retreat, the first and only one in the Maldives. The JOALI brand is committed to sustainability and its core philosophy of 'joy of living'. Following on from Joali's initial successful resort JOALI BEING is created with wellness in mind, every element of the hotel dedicated to enhancing your wellbeing by guiding you through a transformational journey of renewal and self-discovery leaving you feeling uplifted and inspired. Your entrance to this spectacular secluded island by seaplane will provide a hint of how special this retreat is with view of crystalline lagoons, pristine white sand beaches and lush natural landscape. Your stay will feel seamless with the help of your personal villa butler to ensure you make the most of your stay. The carefully curated cuisine by resident nutritionist will provide your taste buds with exceptional flavours with high nutrition. There are plenty of opportunities to educate yourself with herbology classes, healthy cooking demonstrations and integrative workshops. If your aim is to invest in your wellbeing with no temptations whilst being in paradise this retreat is the one for you! 

When to go

Maldives has a consistent temperature all year round. There are 2 distinct seasons. December to April is the high season. Rain is more likely to occur between May to November. However this is the best time to visit if you are keen diver.
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What we love

  • The bespoke in-villa wellness mini-bar to eliminate temptations 
  • Transformative experiences like breathwork and Sufi workshops led by master practitioners 
  • Herbology centre where your treatment potions are expertly and freshly prepared with local herbs and plants

Who should go

  • Dedicated wellness seekers looking for renewal and self-discovery
  • Luxury travellers looking for a no temptations stay
  • Solo travellers looking to escape to paradise whilst learning how to enhance their health 

Offers

  • Exclusive Benefits
  • 10% discount on the room for solo travellers (valid for one bed villas, not valid between 1 - 10 October 24)
  • Aktar Group Session (30 minutes) & Complimentary wellbeing consultation
  • Blissful Summer 2024**
  • - 5 % off if booked 30 days / 10 % off if booked 45 days in advance
  • - For stays until 30 September 2024
  • Free Half board offer
  • Complimentary half board for stays between 11 May - 20 Dec 24 & 11 May - 10 Oct 25
  • Early bird offer 2024 
  • - 5% off if booked 45 days / 10% off if booked 90 days in advance
  • - For stays between 11 Jan - 20 Dec 2024
  • Early bird offer 2025
  • - 5% off if booked less then 45 days / 10% off if booked more than 45 days in advance
  • - For stays between 11 Jan - 20 Dec 2025
  • Length of stay offers 2024 
  • - 10% off for 3 - 7 nights / 15% off for 8 - 14 nights / 20% off for 15+ nights stays
  • - For stays between 11 Oct - 20 Dec 2024
  • - 25% off for 3 - 7 nights / 30% off for  8 + nights stays
  • - For stays between 11 May - 10 Oct 2024
  • Length of stay offers 2025
  • - 20% off for 4+ nights stays
  • - For stays between 26 Jan - 20 Dec 25

**The offer is combinable with Length of Stay offer 

Have a question?

Stay without Programme

Just the hotel, no programmes
£993
per person

Movement 5 nights Retreat

Whether you are beginning a new fitness routine or are well-advanced in training, this Wellbeing Programme is designed to help you achieve physical and mental wellbeing. Our expert practitioners work closely with you to optimise your fitness regime, correct postural imbalances, and facilitate deep relaxation between periods of strenuous activity. Strengthen your mind-body connection and build resilience through intelligent movement analysis, creative exercise sessions, and energy balancing treatments. As your body’s natural energy reserves are replenished and invigorated, ease into a newfound sense of balance and awaken to the Joy of Weightlessness – a sense of joy and lightness.
£6,231
per person

Unwind & Relax 5 nights Retreat

Reinvigorate yourself deeply through a synergistic blend of sound healing sessions, inner peace therapies, grounding and restorative practices, and balancing cuisine. Surrounded by serene lagoons and whispering palms, our island sanctuary is the ideal space to discover the Joy of Weightlessness – a feeling of lightness and freedom. Designed to revive the healing energy within you, this Wellbeing Programme is recommended for guests who wish to ease mental and emotional stress. Emerge feeling rebalanced, renewed and ready to embark on new adventures out in the world.
£6,781
per person

Men's Health 5 nights Retreat

Embark on a transformational journey towards becoming the best version of yourself. This Wellbeing Programme invites our male guests to experience a holistic approach to wellbeing through a blend of revitalising massages, invigorating movement sessions, learning sessions and nutritious cuisine. Recognising that preventive wellbeing for men is often overlooked, this retreat is carefully curated to strengthen your core physical health, ease mental stress, and support an active lifestyle. As you conquer new horizons, unlock the Joy of Weightlessness – a remarkable sense of freedom and lightness.
£7,096
per person

Vibrancy (Yoga) 5 nights Retreat

Guided by the earth’s eternal rhythms, invite balance and harmony back into your life. Experience the wisdom of yoga as an all-encompassing way of life that unites mind, body and spirit. Our experienced, empathetic practitioners will help you deepen your understanding and practice of yoga, naturally opening a door to the Joy of Weightlessness. Created especially for yoga enthusiasts, this Wellbeing Programme enhances flexibility, breathwork and mindfulness.
£7,131
per person

Tranquil Sleep 5 nights retreat

Regulate and improve your sleeping patterns. By addressing the underlying health imbalances that may be contributing to your sleep concerns, this Wellbeing Programme ensures that not only will you rest better whilst on holiday but also after you return home. Thoughtfully chosen treatments and therapies work in harmony to rebalance your circadian rhythm and create a profound sense of tranquillity. With mind and body deeply rejuvenated through better sleep, you will experience the Joy of Weightlessness – a sense of lightness and freedom at the heart of the JOALI BEING way of life.
£7,156
per person

Reverse Ageing 5 nights Retreat

Experience a deep skin transformation, guided by a potent combination of advanced science and ancient wisdom. Ideal for guests who wish to restore the natural youth of their skin and hair, this Wellbeing Programme features a series of time-reset treatments that have been proven to effectively reverse the signs of ageing. Carefully chosen therapies help to counter the damage done by stress and environmental factors. As skin cells are rejuvenated and renewed, your skin and scalp microbiome return to their optimal state. Discover a sense of profound wellbeing, infused with the Joy of Weightlessness that is at the heart of JOALI BEING. Available for any adult over the age of 35 years old
£7,171
per person

De-stress 5 nights Retreat

Cultivate inner balance, vitality and strength through a sequence of grounding and restorative practices, transformative sound therapy sessions, and energy balancing treatments. Tailormade for guests seeking to manage stress and anxiety, this Wellbeing Programme focuses on mindfulness practices that help cultivate a deeper awareness of feelings, thoughts, bodily sensations, and surroundings.
£7,231
per person

Preventative Care 5 nights Retreat

Reawaken the natural vitality of your skin and hair with this Wellbeing Programme. Rebalancing, toning and softening of expression lines renews the skin’s appearance, while detoxification therapies restore the health of the scalp microbiome. Tailormade for guests who desire preventive skin and hair care, this carefully crafted journey addresses potential problems even before they can arise. As softness and luminosity are restored, celebrate the Joy of Weightlessness – an extraordinary feeling of joy and lightness.
£7,421
per person

Women's Health 5 nights Retreat

Embark on a holistic journey to revitalise both inner and outer wellbeing. Tailormade for our female guests, this WellbeingProgramme brings together a thoughtful range of hair and body treatments, facial rituals, culinary workshops and creative experiences. Women’s bodies undergo unique changes at every stage of life. This retreat is especially designed to help you restore balance by nurturing hormone health, facilitating mental wellbeing, and supporting youthfulness. Discover the Joy of Weightlessness as you realign, refresh and rejuvenate in the healing embrace of nature.
£7,531
per person

Gut Reset 5 nights Retreat

Nurture your body’s micro-environments to unlock healing at multiple levels. Especially designed to address the root cause of digestive disorders, this Wellbeing Programme promotes cellular detoxication and restores the natural balance of your microbiome through a synergistic blend of gentle detoxifying treatments. As toxins are cleared away and digestive health is optimised, feel your wellbeing improve across multiple dimensions. Discover the Joy of Weightlessness in nature’s healing embrace, complemented by the pure nourishment of our Earth-to-Table cuisine.
£8,457
per person

Weight Rebalance 5 nights Retreat

The more we learn about the digestive system, the more we realise how vital a healthy gut microbiome is for overall wellbeing. Thoughtfully created to support your weight management goals, this Wellbeing Programme helps to enhance the metabolism and contour the body. Arrive at your optimum weight through a synergistic blend of gentle detoxifying treatments that clear toxins as well as restore internal balance. As physical and mental wellbeing are elevated, let the Joy of Weightlessness become your natural state of being.
£8,697
per person

Wellness

Wellness is centred around four pillars: Mind, Skin, Microbiome and Energy. The retreats Wellbeing Centre AREKA uses a blend of scientific therapies, diagnostic services, educational programmes and alternative healing treatments to curate their signature immersion programmes. The programmes are bespoke for you following an intelligent movement analysis and integrative health assessment. More information on Four Pillars is here

Not many retreats can boast their own herbology centre, AKTAR where plant based concoctions are expertly curated for your individual treatment needs and herbology workshops are held. 

The Discovery Sound Path takes sound therapy to a new level, this outdoor healing space features nine instruments which aim to restore your inner balance through harmonising vibrations and sounds. 

For yoga bunnies the Ocean Sala is not to be missed, it features an antigravity yoga pavilion and meditation deck. 

There are no less than 39 stunning treatment rooms transformational spaces including Kaashi Hydrotherapy Hall with its sensory deprivation room, movement and fitness spaces, private training rooms and SEDA the sound therapy hall. 

Example treatments at JOALI BEING
  • Ayurvedic treatments
  • Maldivian energy treatment
  • Thai massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Mind coaching 
  • Integrative massage

Activities

Activities available at resort
  • Wellness cooking classes
  • Open air cinema
  • Tea ceremonies
  • Herbology workshops 
  • Organic garden tour
  • Water sports
  • Scuba diving 
  • Snorkelling 

Activities available at the surrounding area
  • Private picnic on a desert island 
  • Local island hopping excursions

Typical Group Classes

  • Yoga
  • Pilates - reformer and mat
  • Meditation 
  • Sound therapy 
  • Afro dance
  • Tai Chi
  • HIIT
  • Tabata

Sample Weekly Class Schedule

Please note - Classes are subject to change and seasonal adjustments


Rooms

The large 68 villas are uniquely built according to biophilic design principles to increase the guests connection to the surrounding nature of the beautiful island. This helps to enhance the energy flow and dissipate any negative vibrations. 

Every villa features a private pool, butler service and sea views. Your mini bar will be customised to include wellness snacks and drinks suitable for you with no temptations that a usual mini bar holds. You villa will have BOSE sound system emitting meditative music to keep you in your zen throughout your stay as well as wellbeing games.


Ocean Pool Villa
This spacious 87m2 overwater villa offers a comfortable king-size bed, an airy sitting space and an elegant bathroom. Guests can relax on their overwater terrace with hammock, boasting a private infinity pool, stunning vistas, and private steps into the ocean below.

Facilities include: Air-con, BOSE surround sound, wellbeing bar, outdoor rain shower, tea/coffee making facilities  

Room value adds:

• Welcome amenities, including a bottle of sparkling tea and fruit basket on arrival date

• 30-minute Wellbeing Consultation

• Jadugar (Butler) service for all villas

• Use of Wi-Fi in all villas & public areas. (Exclude Areka Wellbeing Zone)

• Complimentary non-motorised waters sports and snorkelling equipment

• Access to complimentary scheduled activities including mind & movement classes, learning lectures and workshops. Some activities and workshops are subject to additional charge

• Bicycles in all villas for personal use and buggy service upon request

Sunset Ocean Pool Villa

Boasting a private pool and sweeping sunset vistas, this overwater paradise affords guests with the ultimate Maldivian hideaway. With a comfortable king-size bed or twin beds and a decadent bathroom, with separate dressing room this 87m2 space is perfect for intimate stays. Enjoy the 133 m2 sundeck terrace with overwater hammock. 

Facilities include: Air-con, BOSE surround sound, wellbeing bar, outdoor rain shower, tea/coffee making facilities  

Room value adds:

• Welcome amenities, including a bottle of sparkling tea and fruit basket on arrival date

• 30-minute Wellbeing Consultation

• Jadugar (Butler) service for all villas

• Use of Wi-Fi in all villas & public areas. (Exclude Areka Wellbeing Zone)

• Complimentary non-motorised waters sports and snorkelling equipment

• Access to complimentary scheduled activities including mind & movement classes, learning lectures and workshops. Some activities and workshops are subject to additional charge

• Bicycles in all villas for personal use and buggy service upon request

Grand Ocean Pool Villa
Relax in the Grand Ocean Pool Villa, a spacious 95m2 and contemporary overwater retreat. Enjoy a comfortable king-size bed, separate lounge, airy and modern bathroom with dressing room, as well as your own private infinity pool, sundeck terrace and bespoke amenities.

Facilities include: Air-con, BOSE surround sound, wellbeing bar, outdoor rain shower, tea/coffee making facilities  

Room value adds:

• Welcome amenities, including a bottle of sparkling tea and fruit basket on arrival date

• 30-minute Wellbeing Consultation

• Jadugar (Butler) service for all villas

• Use of Wi-Fi in all villas & public areas. (Exclude Areka Wellbeing Zone)

• Complimentary non-motorised waters sports and snorkelling equipment

• Access to complimentary scheduled activities including mind & movement classes, learning lectures and workshops. Some activities and workshops are subject to additional charge

• Bicycles in all villas for personal use and buggy service upon request

Beach Pool Villa
At 95m2 the Beach Pool Villa promises a luxury beach experience, offering direct private access to the white-sand beach, along with access to your own private pool. Each villa promises a comfortable night’s sleep in the expansive king-size bed, or the perfect evening relaxing in the spacious living area, offering stunning views of the ocean.

Facilities include: Air-con, BOSE surround sound, wellbeing bar, outdoor rain shower, tea/coffee making facilities  

Room value adds:

• Welcome amenities, including a bottle of sparkling tea and fruit basket on arrival date

• 30-minute Wellbeing Consultation

• Jadugar (Butler) service for all villas

• Use of Wi-Fi in all villas & public areas. (Exclude Areka Wellbeing Zone)

• Complimentary non-motorised waters sports and snorkelling equipment

• Access to complimentary scheduled activities including mind & movement classes, learning lectures and workshops. Some activities and workshops are subject to additional charge

• Bicycles in all villas for personal use and buggy service upon request

Sunset Grand Ocean Pool Villa
Promising idyllic sunset views, the 95m2 Sunset Grand Ocean Pool Villa is a heavenly hideaway for water lovers. Experience overwater luxury with the comfortable king-size bed and unwind in the elegant bathroom, before spending the evening on your private terrace, complete with private pool and indulgent amenities.

Facilities include: Air-con, BOSE surround sound, wellbeing bar, outdoor rain shower, tea/coffee making facilities  

Room value adds:

• Welcome amenities, including a bottle of sparkling tea and fruit basket on arrival date

• 30-minute Wellbeing Consultation

• Jadugar (Butler) service for all villas

• Use of Wi-Fi in all villas & public areas. (Exclude Areka Wellbeing Zone)

• Complimentary non-motorised waters sports and snorkelling equipment

• Access to complimentary scheduled activities including mind & movement classes, learning lectures and workshops. Some activities and workshops are subject to additional charge

• Bicycles in all villas for personal use and buggy service upon request

Grand Beach Pool Villa
Perfect for beach enthusiasts, the Grand Beach Pool Villa is an expansive 110m2 and tranquil hideaway located on the beach with an impressive 575m2 exterior space. Promising an elegant bedroom with a comfortable king-size bed, along with a stunning outdoor space and your own private pool, this villa is the ultimate for intimate beach stays.

Facilities include: Air-con, BOSE surround sound, wellbeing bar, outdoor rain shower, tea/coffee making facilities  

Room value adds:

• Welcome amenities, including a bottle of sparkling tea and fruit basket on arrival date

• 30-minute Wellbeing Consultation

• Jadugar (Butler) service for all villas

• Use of Wi-Fi in all villas & public areas. (Exclude Areka Wellbeing Zone)

• Complimentary non-motorised waters sports and snorkelling equipment

• Access to complimentary scheduled activities including mind & movement classes, learning lectures and workshops. Some activities and workshops are subject to additional charge

• Bicycles in all villas for personal use and buggy service upon request

What’s on the menu

A great deal of thought has gone into the food and drink offered here from the nutrition to the sustainability of the food. 

The retreats in house nutritionist has curated the meals offering a wide selection of flavours and cuisines whilst keeping the nutritional content high. 

Personalised nutrition sessions are available to create a bespoke meal plan for your stay. This will already be included if you are on the weight loss programme. 

There are three signature restaurants to choose from as well as MOJO the tropical beach sanctuary located on a three layer sundeck for lunches and evening sundowners by the pool. 

Don't miss SAI the tea lounge where you can take part in mindful tea ceremonies, be educated by the tea seminars with resident tea sommelier and enjoy an incredible range of brews.

Plantae
Fresh vegetarian and vegan delicacies are served in this open plan interactive dining space.
Su
Ocean to table pescatarian delights on offer in an intimate dining location both inside and outdoor tables.
B'Well
Features the signature Joali Being menu with Earth to table meals for ingredient traceability which are fresh, sustainably sourced and locally harvested. Set in nature inspired location,

Location

Located on a secluded private eco-friendly island of Bodufushi in the Raa Atoll deep in the Indian Ocean, only accessible by a 40 minute seaplane journey from Male. 

This natural island has untouched pristine beaches, crystalline lagoons and lush coconut palms. 

The Raa Atoll is one of the best for diverse and rich marine life, perfect for diving and snorkelling. 

Joali is committed to sustainability of this unique marine life and is home to one of three turtle sancturies in the Maldives as well as a reef restoration project.

Nearest airport

Nearest airport is Male International airport in Maldives. 

During peak season November - February British Airways operate direct flights to Male in 10.5 hours.

Alternatively Sri Lankan airways and Middle Eastern carriers offer indirect flights.

From Male you will have to take a 40 minute seaplane to the resorts island which is an unforgettable scenic experience. 


Families, Children & Infants

Kids are allowed at the resort and a range of activities and workshops are prepared for kids. However, due to the nature of this resort, it is recommended for adults. Sister property, Joali, might offer better environment for families and children. 



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