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Vakkaru Maldives Marks World Wellness Weekend with an Exciting Wellness Programme
- 17th Sep 2023
17 September 2023 - Baa Atoll, Republic of the Maldives
Celebrating the World Wellness Weekend from September 15-17, 2023, the luxury resort Vakkaru Maldives concluded a weekend of holistic wellness activities. The wellness programmes were designed to be more accessible and pleasant for visitors of all ages and fitness levels.
The three-day celebration began with the Island Fun Run, a sprint around the island that combined fitness with the natural splendour of Vakkaru Maldives. A specially curated yoga session that included guided meditation and singing bowl rituals provided a tranquil counterpoint to the energetic run.
Led by the resort's wellness and fitness instructor, the session was conducted at the award-winning Vakkaru Overwater Residence at sunset, offering a serene backdrop that helped elevate the experience to a profoundly spiritual level.
At the "Sleep Better" Ayurvedic Workshop, led by Dr. Surandi Dissanayake of Siddhalepa, sleep, which is often neglected in our hectic lives, took centre stage. The workshop emphasised the significance of sleep to overall health and provided Ayurvedic remedies to enhance the quality of sleep.
Dr. Surandi led attendees through a "Tea Journey in Ayurveda" as well. Participants learned the secrets of healthy living as they sampled a variety of Ayurvedic herbal beverages prepared from 100% natural herbs and seasonings, each of which offers numerous health benefits to improve overall health.
The Organic Farm's Farm-to-Table experience added to the enthusiasm. This one-of-a-kind culinary experience includes a tour of the resort's farm, a cookery class, and a set menu featuring freshly harvested herbs from the resort's farm and locally sourced seafood.
Other highlights of the spectacular wellness weekend included a session in which a mixologist instructed guests on how to create health-enhancing cocktails, and a kayak race for couples across a crystal-clear lagoon. A Coconut Painting Competition also gave visitors the opportunity to express their inner artist and distinct imagination through the use of flamboyant colours.