Highlights From The Resort
Meaning “sunshine” in the language of our island home synonymous with happiness, joy and pleasure; the AVI Spa delivers a profound and transformational wellness experience. Coupling indigenous Asian health practices with organic European botanicals; invigorating yet relaxing treatments are curated for your bespoke needs.
Yoga is a mind and body practice with a 5,000-year history in ancient Indian philosophy. There are various styles of yoga which combine physical postures, breathing techniques and meditation as well as different types of yoga of many disciplines within the practice, all dedicated to the wellness of mind and body.
This is a beautiful island of Maamunagau, your wellness journey starts and continues as you stretch, strengthen or meditate in the tranquility of our ocean-facing yoga pavilion and the different scenic points of the island. From Hatha Yoga to Aerial Yoga, the endless views provides the perfect setting to unify the mind, body, and spirit. Join us and let our skillful Yogi master, Ashlay Chawla, take you through various yoga of your choice as you rejuvenate yourself throughout your stay.
Traditional Chinese Medicine
Let us take you on a journey through one of the world’s oldest healing traditions where the pillars of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) wellness restores balance with a holistic pathway to health and harmony through Acupuncture, Body Therapies, Nutrition Therapy and Herbal Medicine.
Learn more about the basics of Chinese Traditional Medicine in a 30-minute presentation with our resident TCM Master Kenny Law Hinterreiter, a licensed Complementary Medicine Practitioner, majoring in Traditional Chinese Medicine (Acupuncture, and Chinese Herbal Medicine). Further to the presentation, you can also get a private consultation with the TCM Master, for a personalized guide to optimize your health and wellness.
Planet Trekkers Kids Club
Sounds don’t come any purer than the scurry of excited feet scrambling to get a glimpse of twinkling stars through a real-life telescope, or the scribbling of crayons as the little ones colour their favorite sea creatures to life. Our Planet Trekkers kids club is creatively designed for space to play, discovery, making friends and of course – having fun!
With a captivating abundance of sea creatures on our doorstep, Planet Trekkers is a youngster’s paradise for discovering the deep wonders of the Indian Ocean. Through games, arts and crafts and mini expeditions, budding marine biologists and curious explorers from ages 4-12 can connect with the magic of the island while cultivating long-lasting friendships.
The Indian Ocean is one of the World’s best destinations to experience crystal clear water visibility and rich marine life. Maamunagau Island is blessed with a large lagoon which surrounds the entire island and is home to several snorkeling spots, thriving with diverse fish, blacktip reef sharks, dolphins, and turtles. Swim amongst the majestic manta rays in the Maamunagau house reef as the mantas migrate between atolls or simply admire the diverse colours of the corals in the crystal clear blue waters. Managed by Ocean Group, the Resort also offer a list of water sports which guests can partake and all non-motorised water sports are complimentary.
Disconnect to connect in the sweeping blue panoramics of InterContinental® Maldives Maamunagau Resort as the island delivers the perfect dose of vitamin sea for recharging and bonding with those who matter most. Beautifully secluded and just a stone’s throw from Baa Atoll’s UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, the resort is uniquely positioned for both protecting and discovering the region’s rich marine diversity. From regal manta rays and whale sharks to mesmerizing sea turtles, feel a sense of belonging in an area of natural beauty while realizing your wildest bucket-list dreams.
A list of resort activities are prepared for you, both recreational and educational as the Marine Biologist and Manta Trust team share their perspective for the protection of these beautiful sea creatures surrounding the island we call home. More resort activities such as cooking classes, yoga & meditation, movie under the stars, wine games, all lined up to keep you entertained throughout your stay on the island.
Protecting and preserving our lagoon and surrounding ocean is at the heart of everything that we do. Our Marine Discovery Centre run by a team of experienced and passionate resident marine biologists are excited to share their knowledge and research through weekly screenings of educational documentaries, conducting presentations on the marine life and their coral restoration activities. These efforts are shared with the guests during educational presentations at the retreat.
Ocean Conservation Programme
Recognizing the unique privilege of occupying an island in such close proximity to Baa Atoll’s Unesco Biosphere Reserve, sustainability and protecting the marine life is non-negotiable. Working in collaboration with the Manta Trust Foundation and their mission to protect the graceful manta rays and the ocean they inhabit is part of our efforts. Here at Intercontinental® Maldives Maamunagau Resort we encourage our guests to join in our conservation efforts through the “Adopt a Manta” initiative, taking part in our educational presentations or research as well as initiatives and excursions to manta sites in our very own lagoon and at Hanifaru Bay. Join the team in an educational presentation on how you can be part of protecting these gentle giants.