Dash off to the Maldives for a whirlwind of Indian Ocean escapades and return looking Hollywood-star chic. Drift Spa by Niyama takes spa-ing to a whole new level, with glamorous dazzle, serious relaxation, and the expertise of a series of visiting practitioners, bringing the latest technology and industry know how to Niyama.
Try an Intraceuticals oxygen facial – Naomi Campbell and Miranda Kerr swear by them – delivering tailored nutrients directly to the skin and leaving you looking fresh, pert and fabulous. Dubai-based beautician Katrina Valente jets into Niyama this October, delivering holistic treatments usually reserved for Emirati royalty. Katrina’s philosophy begins with the maxim that beauty radiates from the inside out. Her facials and anti-ageing treatments combine the latest innovations, 100% organic aroma products and her unique healing powers of crystal and colour therapy.
The festive season can mean a whole new you, inside and out. Dr. David Alessi of the Alessi Institute for Facial Plastic Surgery, Beverly Hills, works his non-invasive magic with a series of fillers, Botox and Kybella. Lift, tighten and perfect without any downtime. Remove wrinkles and folds, contour and shape the planes of your face, or correct asymmetrically aligned features.
The Ten Steps for Perfect Health by Manhattan-based health coach Paulo Fernandes will get that youthful bounce back in your step in time for the new year. A holistic look at the combination of diet, hydration, detoxing and exercise, Paulo will also introduce you to the wonders of nutritional microscopy and an alkaline lifestyle. Discover the inner workings of your body, with a live blood analysis illustrating your nutritional needs, deficiencies and imbalances. Learn about targeted super foods and herbs to send your energy levels through the roof.
Who said holidays are unproductive? Dash from beauty treatment to treetop lunch and back again for a hair blowout at Drift’s The Salon by Pedro Sanchez. Surf the waves or dive into the ocean, then Zen with some Anne Semonin facial pampering. Choose Niyama Private Islands Maldives for a deliciously adventurous renewal. Rates start at USD 850++ for a Beach Studio.