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World’s First Underwater Yoga Experience at Hurawalhi Island, Maldives

Hurawalhi underwater restaurant

Set in the Lhaviyani Atoll, notably one of the Maldives’ most bio-diverse areas, Hurawalhi Island Resort is setting new standards for an ‘outdoor’ practice and becoming one with nature. For the first time, Hurawalhi͛’s 5.8 restaurant – the world’s largest, all-glass undersea restaurant, will be converted in to a yoga studio like no other.

Hurawalhi’s special underwater yoga experience will be led by Jessica Olie, fitness expert and author of #LetsStartYoga. The captivating views of tropical fish around you as you move from one pose to the next will bring you even closer to a zen-like state of mind. Jessica promises this Vinyasa flow practice will provide physical and mental rewards, only found under the sea.

The aquarium-like conditions of Hurawalhi Island’s surrounding crystal-clear waters, is home to over 2,000 species of sea life including – turtles, dolphins, the majestic manta ray and reef sharks, as well as more than 200 species of coral, the area surrounding Hurawalhi is actually known locally as “The Aquarium”.

Above water, guests can continue tapping into their state of zen at Hurawalhi’s organic Duniye Spa. ‘Duniye’ which means ‘universe’ represents the spa’s philosophy: a universal approach to wellness, with treatments and retreats inspired by ancient and modern cultures from around the globe. The spa villa sits over the ocean, offering a feeling of total immersion into serenity and nature. The spa is strongly influenced by the many healing traditions of Asia and Africa, complemented by The HealingEarth™ product line which elevates the senses in both solo and couple treatments.

With its world-class snorkeling, breath-taking island setting, and organic spa have Hurawalhi Island Resort, has been set apart as one of the world’s hottest hotels in the Maldives.

Just a 40-minute seaplane flight from Male, guests can stay in one of 90 Villas including 60 Ocean Villas and 30 Beach Villas. The Villas are stylishly and beautifully conceived featuring soothing décor, sumptuous linens on king size beds, bleached wooden floors, and private terraces with panoramic views.

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