Location: Fesdu Island, North Ari Atoll, Republic of Maldives (1st W Spa Resort in the World)
Year: 2006 
Client: Fesdu Holdings Pvt. Ltd
Management: W Retreat & Spa
Spa Size: 7212 SQFT

Spa Concept

The Away Spa is based on the nature of the Maldivian clear seas, the soothing rhythm of the waves and the traditional “Dhoni”. It emphasizes the notion of freedom, openness and lightness.

Work Scope

Full Scope Turn-In-Key ; Concept Design Development & Execution, Treatment Menu & Services Strategies Design, Training & Human Resource, Management & Operations Development

Facilities

Spa Lounge and Reception, Pre and Post Treatment Area, Library and F&B services, Outdoor Manicure & Pedicure Station, Semi Indoor Hair Station, Yoga and Creative Expression platform, Luxurious Couple Spa Villas, Indoor Treatment Area, Private Steam Room, Outdoor Rain Shower, Over-water Soaking Tub and Outdoor oversized day bed for selected treatments.

Signature Treatment

Drift Away: Its fluid rolling movements mimic the rhythm of the waves. The sound of waves played during the massage.

Awards

Away Spa, W Retreat & Spa, Maldives – 1st W Resort in the world – 2003 – 2007
World Travel Awards 2010 – Best Indian Ocean Spa Resort
Smart Travel Asia 2009 – Top 25 Spa Hotels & Resorts
Condé Nast Traveler 2007 – The World’s Best, Top 15 Hotels to Watch
Travel + Leisure Magazine 2007 – Design Award for Best Resort