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New Maldivian Lux Resort includes translucent overwater spa

Lux Resorts & Hotels has unveiled its latest Maldivian opening, Lux North Male Atoll, which includes 67 contemporary whitewashed double-storey penthouses and a vibrant South Beach aesthetic.

Set back from the resort, the translucent overwater Lux Me Spa features a menu where the healing power of touch, water therapy, and breath-work come into play.

The Lux Me Spa includes five overwater spa treatment villas, one overwater beauty salon with a hairdresser, a common relaxation area, Lux Me Spa boutique, sauna, fitness centre, rooftop yoga, a spa for children and yoga classes for children.

The signature wellness experience, Celebration of Life, has been inspired by the graceful dolphins that populate the waters of the Maldives. It begins with techniques for conscious breathing to soothe the nervous system, followed by a flow yoga or aqua stretch session.

Aqua stretch sessions use the buoyancy of water to allow limbs and muscles to move in ways that aren’t usually achievable, easing stiffness and tension. Combined with a Shiatsu-style pressure point massage, the treatment aims to realign the body, and is concluded with an aromatherapy scalp or grounding foot massage.

The resort has been styled by Singaporean design house Miaja, which took inspiration from the curves, lines and finish of a luxury yacht.

“We are so excited to be opening a truly different resort which dares to get away from what we call the 'sea of sameness’ with a thoroughly original approach to a luxury Maldivian holiday,” said Dominik Ruhl, COO of The Lux Collective.

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Lux Resorts & Hotels has unveiled its latest Maldivian opening, Lux North Male Atoll, which includes 67 contemporary whitewashed double-storey penthouses and a vibrant South Beach aesthetic.
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News

New Maldivian Lux Resort includes translucent overwater spa

Lux Resorts & Hotels has unveiled its latest Maldivian opening, Lux North Male Atoll, which includes 67 contemporary whitewashed double-storey penthouses and a vibrant South Beach aesthetic.

Set back from the resort, the translucent overwater Lux Me Spa features a menu where the healing power of touch, water therapy, and breath-work come into play.

The Lux Me Spa includes five overwater spa treatment villas, one overwater beauty salon with a hairdresser, a common relaxation area, Lux Me Spa boutique, sauna, fitness centre, rooftop yoga, a spa for children and yoga classes for children.

The signature wellness experience, Celebration of Life, has been inspired by the graceful dolphins that populate the waters of the Maldives. It begins with techniques for conscious breathing to soothe the nervous system, followed by a flow yoga or aqua stretch session.

Aqua stretch sessions use the buoyancy of water to allow limbs and muscles to move in ways that aren’t usually achievable, easing stiffness and tension. Combined with a Shiatsu-style pressure point massage, the treatment aims to realign the body, and is concluded with an aromatherapy scalp or grounding foot massage.

The resort has been styled by Singaporean design house Miaja, which took inspiration from the curves, lines and finish of a luxury yacht.

“We are so excited to be opening a truly different resort which dares to get away from what we call the 'sea of sameness’ with a thoroughly original approach to a luxury Maldivian holiday,” said Dominik Ruhl, COO of The Lux Collective.

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Lux Resorts & Hotels has unveiled its latest Maldivian opening, Lux North Male Atoll, which includes 67 contemporary whitewashed double-storey penthouses and a vibrant South Beach aesthetic.
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Innovatise UK Ltd
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While nearly 20% of clubs closed for good in the US, the number in Germany decreased by only 1.4%
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Insight
Research firm Qualtrics surveyed 12,157 consumers across 15 countries in seven languages to create the Les Mills 2021 Global Fitness Report, highlighting the ways consumers are choosing to work out as we emerge from the pandemic. Jak Phillips reports
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Our competition need to fasten their seatbelts
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Mental health
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Interview
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Fuel the debate about issues and opportunities across the industry. We’d love to hear from you – [email protected]
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Screens display power generated from each piece of equipment, allowing people to compete against each other for kilowatt hours produced
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A £22 million redevelopment project will be unveiled at Grange Paddocks Leisure Centre, as part of the official launch of the state-of-the-art centre.
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Click on a catalogue to view it online
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Lockers/interior design
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