In a world where fad diets rule, it’s important to understand what our bodies truly need. Anantara Layan Phuket Resort has invited nutritionist, body coach and author of the bestselling book The Goddess Revolution, Mel Wells, to create a four-day retreat for women (October 27–31). Designed for those who want to make peace with food and learn to love their bodies, The Goddess Sanctuary programme aims to help guests shift their mindsets and transform emotionally, physically and nutritionally. Wholesome meals will be served throughout the retreat to keep you nourished, and don’t miss the cooking class to learn to make healthy Thai dishes, as well as other local experiences, including Muay Thai, local market visits, spa treatments, yoga and paddle boarding.
NOVEMBER 1–10 AND 10–13
Discover the healing power of reiki with reiki master Shaylini Somani at Four Seasons Resorts Maldives this November. A celebrated intuitive energy healer, Somani will be offering Intuitive Reiki Healing to help guests treat emotional, mental and physical pain, imbalances and blockages, as well as Chakra Balancing to replenish the body’s energy. For those interested in exploring mindfulness, her Divinely Guided Meditation will help release tension and open up the body, mind and heart. She will be at the Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru on November 1–10
, and the Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Kuda Huraa on November 10–13
Join world-renowned personal trainer Ewa Chodakowska at W Maldives from November 12 to 19
for a unique retreat – Detox. Retox. Repeat Week. The programme features daily workout and dietary advice sessions with Chodakowska and her husband Lefteris Kavoukis who is an experienced fitness instructor. Each day participants will get accurate and personalised readings of their body and weight measurements using the Body Composition Analyzer, which indicates the impact of diet and exercise as the week progresses. Guests can also take part in a range of activities, such as guided snorkelling, a sunset cruise, yoga and other water sports. www.wmaldives.com