One&Only Reethi Rah, the award-winning ultra-luxury resort in the Maldives, will welcome back acclaimed wellbeing specialists this year. These practitioners, industry leaders coming from all over the world – the majority of them returning due to the popularity of the experience – will offer guests the latest and most effective developments in health, wellness and beauty.
The Spa at One&Only Reethi Rah, recently awarded by Condé Nast Traveller UK Readers, 2014 as the ‘Best Overseas Resort and Spa’ is a truly exclusive oasis of serenity, surrounded by lush tropical vegetation and overlooking the crystal clear waters of the Indian Ocean. In partnership with ESPA, One&Only Spa offers guests tailored holistic experiences in eight treatment villas and two over-water couples’ treatment suites for ultimate privacy. To complement the treatments, separate ‘his’ and ‘hers’ vitality pools, crystal steam rooms, saunas and stimulating ice fountains, with spa cuisine and garden relaxation pavilions complete the journey.
Early January saw the return of Francesc Miralles, an expert in the field of Chinese Medicine and the originator of Harmonia; a concept of natural health covering all the aspects of human being – physical, emotional and spiritual. Coming back for the eleventh time to One&Only Reethi Rah, Dr. Buathon Thienarrom, a Holistic Practitioner from Thailand with extensive knowledge and experience in alternative medicine and Chinese Traditional Healing will be back for a period of a month, three times throughout 2015; 3 – 26 February, 26 March – 25 April and 1 – 31 October. Dr. Buathon seeks to deliver an integration of the Body, Mind and Spirit, and offers ZeNaTai, Tibetan Sound Therapy, Alchemy Meditation, Private Transformation and Sleep Retreat whilst visiting the resort. Marissa Allen, an acupuncturist and medical practitioner will be at the resort from 27 February to 24 March; she specialises in pain management, facial aesthetics, muscular-skeletal complaints, sports injuries and fertility.
Dr. Igor Roganin, a renowned founder and chief physician of DAO clinic in Moscow, will be at One&Only Spa from 25 April to 17 May. With more than 20 years of practical experience in China and Russia in the field of acupuncture, he has mastered the art of integrating ancient traditional Chinese methods and modern medicine to assist in the prevention of stress, correction of pain syndromes and chronic fatigue, insomnia, detoxification, as well as in health and beauty – improving skin tone and texture, increasing ‘pleasure and youth hormones’ of the face and the body. Guests will be offered a range of treatments including his well-known and exclusive Punctural Face Rejuvenation, which helps to reduce wrinkles, eliminate fine lines, lift sagging skin and strengthen skin regeneration through the activation of collagen, elastin and hyaluronic acid synthesis.
The One&Only Spa also plays host to the stunning One&Only Hair Salon by Taylor-Taylor London, a Pedi:Mani:Cure Studio by the award-winning Bastien Gonzalez and Sun Spa by Esthederm, ensuring that guests have access to the best wellness and beauty treatments.
The Fitness Centre, adjacent to the Spa, also offers guests a unique partnership with international health and wellness expert, James Duigan – one of the world’s leading authorities in fitness and nutrition – who created Bodyism and the Clean & Lean programme. Starting with thorough consultations, fitness tests and realistic goals with achievable results for the end of their stay, the Clean & Lean technique is an all-encompassing health and body transformation system that results in guests reaching maximum individual genetic potential whilst also improving personal wellbeing. All team members in the Fitness Centre are well-trained in Bodyism and James will be at the resort from 29 March through 16 April.
For two weeks only, from 14 – 28 February, Irshaad ‘The White Tiger’ Sayad, a South African national kickboxing champion, two-time Muay Thai world champion and mixed martial arts champion will bring to the Fitness Centre his unique training style, which combines body weight and cardio training for a remarkable strength and body toning.