Soneva Fushi will host two distinctive festivals within the Maldives

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In the present day: Soneva Fushi will host two distinctive festivals within the Maldives

Soneva Fushi, the well-known ‘Robinson Crusoe’ fashion hideaway within the Maldives and certainly one of my favourite resorts on the earth, will host two distinctive festivals within the coming months, one catering to literature aficionados and the opposite one to wellness lovers:

  • JLF Soneva Fushi (Might 12-21, 2023): following the dazzling celebration that came about on the shores of Soneva Fushi in 2022, Soneva has as soon as once more joined forces with Teamwork Arts, producer of the enduring Jaipur Literature Competition, to launch the second version of JLF Soneva Fushi. A really bespoke expertise, JLF Soneva Fushi is a uncommon alternative to reconnect with the thrill of stay performances of artwork, music and literature on the idyllic island of Kunfunadhoo within the stunning Baa Atoll UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.
  • SOUL Wellness pageant (September 29-October 8): over the course of ten days and two weekends, the intimate pageant will invite company from internationally to discover wellness in all its. Every weekend, the pageant will embrace a various program of panel discussions with globally acclaimed well being and wellness leaders, interspersed with group yoga and meditation courses, therapeutic rituals, stay music performances and barefoot gala celebrations on the sand. Weekdays will give attention to a extra immersive wellbeing journey for company, with intimate, experiential workshops every day, and one-on-one consultations with world-renowned wellness specialists.

soneva fushi soul wellness festival

Soneva Fushi is positioned within the Baa Atoll, a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve and a diver’s paradise. The island – which is 1,400 m (4,600 ft) lengthy and 400 m (1300 ft) extensive – ranks among the many largest islands within the Maldives. Aside from the crystal clear waters, white seashores and tropical local weather, the island’s unusually wealthy vegetation affords a novel pure expertise. Large, multi-bedroom, fairytale-like luxurious villas and personal residences are hidden amongst dense tropical foliage. In line with the castaway theme, many are constructed to resemble tree homes. All open to their very own personal stretch of sugar white sands, and most boast their very own personal seawater swimming swimming pools. In summer time 2020, Soneva Fushi additionally unveiled eight fabulous water retreats, that are the biggest and most luxurious overwater villas on the earth. Learn my evaluate of Soneva Fushi right here or watch my YouTube video under.

Under is a few extra details about the 2 festivals.

JLF SONEVA FUSHI (Might 12-21, 2023)

The ‘Biggest Literary Present on Earth’ will return to the Maldives in 2023. Held throughout 10 days and two weekends, JLF Soneva Fushi’s pageant program invitations company to have interaction with literature, together with stimulating debates, dialogue and free speech. Every weekend, this system can be devoted to flagship occasions, together with keynote addresses, gala dinners on the sand, stay music performances, and movie screenings at Cinema Paradiso. You’ll be able to entry the complete program of JLF Soneva Fushi right here and the complete record of audio system right here.

What makes JLF Soneva Fushi so particular is the intimacy of the pageant. Everyone seems to be barefoot, across the small island of Khunfunadoo. With venues being open air, conversations, concepts and opinions do circulate naturally, and the thoughts feels open to creativeness. An expertise like no different, company and famend authors dance collectively at night time, get pleasure from sundown dolphin watching cruises, and converse about sustainability and the fantastic thing about nature. Like-minded individuals are invited to attach at JLF Soneva Fushi, taking a step again from their busy life to press pause and mirror on historic tales, the current and the way forward for the humanities. Friends are additionally invited to expertise all of the distinctive actions provided at Soneva Fushi.

  • Web site: JLF Soneva Fushi
  • Provide:  keep at Soneva Fushi from USD 6,500 for 3 nights in a one-bedroom villa, with full board eating and home transfers. Each keep consists of limitless entry to JLF Soneva’s Fushi’s vibrant program. Early Chook financial savings on all bookings made earlier than Might 10, 2023.


Immerse your self in a world of wellness on the first-ever SOUL pageant. Set towards Soneva Fushi’s gorgeous island backdrop, meet a thought-provoking line-up of worldwide well being and wellbeing leaders, luminaries and pioneers, and uncover centuries of therapeutic knowledge and the most recent improvements in medication and science by means of participating workshops, talks and wellness periods. This system will embrace the next options:

  • Panel discussions: Every weekend, expertise open dialogues and a 360-degree strategy to wellness throughout interactive panels led by world-renowned consultants and visionaries.
  • Group wellness periods: Begin the day immersed in nature throughout dawn yoga, breath work periods, Qi gong, ecstatic dancing, health bootcamps and water sport actions.
  • Immersive workshops: Be taught, discover and create with consultants on wellness, sustainability and extra throughout interactive workshops all through the week.
  • One-on-one consultations: Increase your wellness journey with personal consultations with world-renowned consultants from throughout a spectrum of therapeutic therapies and wellness practices.
  • Gala dinners and particular occasions: Sundown cocktails on the sand, eating beneath the celebs and Soneva’s signature culinary journeys await company attending SOUL.
  • Dwell music performances: Take pleasure in stay, barefoot music performances by worldwide acts every weekend, set towards the gorgeous backdrop of the Maldives’ Baa Atoll.
  • Unwinding at Soneva Soul: Reconnect the thoughts, physique and soul with transformative remedies and rejuvenating rituals by visiting consultants at Soneva Soul.

A collaboration between Soneva and ORGANIC INDIA, SOUL is a life-enriching pageant with a function, that gives a verdant house to maneuver, eat, discover and be artistic, whereas celebrating historic therapeutic traditions and fashionable improvements that profit people, communities and the planet. You’ll be able to entry the complete program & full record of consultants of the Soul Wellness Competition right here.

  • Web site: Soneva Soul
  • Provide Select from a choice of three, 5 or ten-night packages and luxuriate in full entry to all the SOUL programme, each day full board eating, complimentary transfers and a lot extra. Beginning at USD 6,900 per villa for 2 adults.
    • Introduction to SOUL:  3-Evening Package deal (for 2), ranging from USD 6,900 per villa, with SOUL pageant inclusions.
    • Immersion in SOUL:  5-Evening Package deal (for 2), ranging from USD 11,900 per villa, with SOUL pageant inclusions, jet lag restoration IV remedy, and one complimentary expertise
    • Deep Dive into SOUL: 10-Evening Package deal (for 2), ranging from USD 24,400 per villa, with SOUL pageant inclusions, jet lag restoration IV remedy, and three complimentary experiences.

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