Designed as a nature immersive wellbeing retreat, the first of its kind in the Maldives, JOALI BEING offers personalised transformative programmes, with the ultimate aim for guests to return home feeling renewed, uplifted and inspired, with a new sense of ‘weightlessness’. The retreat will offer an array of finest wellbeing facilities and unique transformational spaces, including hydrotherapy, movement, and sound healing experiences.

With the island’s wild forest remaining untouched, JOALI BEING has been built using Biophilic design principles, a scientific system of integrating architecture and design with nature, aiming to achieve harmony and enhance energy flow.

Distance: 40 minutes from Malé International Airport by shared, private or JOALI seaplane.
All guests are accommodated in the well-appointed JOALI private lounge prior to their travel.

Atoll: Raa Atoll
Island: Bodufushi
No. of villas: 68


See Resort fact sheet

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Ocean Pool Villa (10) 260 sqm, 2 adults
Sunset Ocean Pool Villa (4) 260 sqm, 2 adults
Grand Ocean Pool Villa (10) 230 sqm, 3 adults
Sunset Grand Ocean Pool Villa (8) 230 sqm, 3 adults
Beach Pool Villa (10) 503 sqm, 3 adults
Grand Beach Pool Villa (13) 646 sqm, 3 adults
Two Bedroom Ocean Pool Villa (1) 344 sqm, 4 adults
Two Bedroom Beach Pool Villa (7) 630 sqm, 5 adults
Grand Two-Bedroom Ocean Pool Villa (1) 382 sqm, 5 adults
Two-Bedroom Wellbeing Beach Pool Villa (1) 1180 sqm, 6 adults
Two Bedroom Wellbeing Beach Residence (1) 1260 sqm, 6 adults

Three Bedroom Wellbeing Beach Residence (1) 1700 sqm, 7 adults
Ideal for multi-generational travellers, this three-bedroom island haven offers
panoramic views and an infinity pool. Special features: Dining Room | Bar | Spa & Fitness Cabana | Private Beach Access

Four Bedroom Private Wellbeing Ocean Residence (1) 1050 sqm, 10 adults
This unique four-bedroom over-water haven has uninterrupted views of the Indian Ocean, an infinity pool, a wellbeing room and private movement zone. Special features: Dining Room | Kitchenette Massage Room | Aqua Shower | Aerial Yoga |  Private Gym

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Culinary arts at JOALI BEING focus on an Earth-to-Table initiative, promising ingredient traceability and offering fresh, locally harvested and sustainably sourced foods that support small farms. All food and drink options have been expertly curated with the help of the retreat’s nutritionists, offering a selection of flavours and cuisines with healthy yet indulgent dining options.

FLOW is our open-plan interactive dining space, featuring three signature kitchens:
Su serves ocean-to-table pescatarian cuisine, Plantae offers nourishing vegetarian and vegan fare, and B’Well features JOALI BEING signature menu with meat and poultry options.

MOJO is the island’s tropical beach sanctuary, located on a three-layered sundeck and offering an ideal spot for lunch and sundowners by the pool. It is also home to SAI, tea lounge. Here, guests can explore an incredible range of brews, and join tea ceremonies and learning sessions hosted by the resident tea sommelier.


Destination Dining
Bespoke dining arrangements can be enjoyed wherever guests desire, from a private sandbank to an inviting Turtle Treehouse. The possibilities are endless.


Certified Nutritionists
At personalised sessions with our certified nutritionists, guests can co-create menus and get specific recommendations for their wellbeing goals.


Culinary Learning Centre
Meet us for interactive nutritional cooking classes at the Culinary Learning Centre, which offers fully equipped kitchen space for each participant.

Leading the way in wellbeing education, JOALI BEING is building a community of sojourners, culinarians and thinkers through interactive learning sessions. Guests can continue the journey with post-departure guidance from our experts.

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Learning Centre
Understanding is the key to creating and sustaining true wellbeing. Our Learning Centre offers a series of educational workshops and experiential classes, including learning sessions.

Wellbeing Classes & Workshops
Be inspired, educated and uplifted. Explore mindfulness, nutrition, health and wellbeing traditions with the many classes and workshops on offer by our resident experts.

Marine & Land Sports
Surrounded by vibrant seascapes, we create exceptional itineraries for our guests to explore and enjoy the wonders of nature. Embark on chartered yacht or dhoni excursions and meet local Maldivian communities through bespoke immersive experiences. Our lush island also offers an abundant playground for invigorating workouts and fitness routines. Well-lit tennis courts are ready to host friendly games as well as challenging matches.

Marine & Turtle Rehabilitation
JOALI BEING is home to one of three turtle conservation sanctuaries in the Maldives, developed in collaboration with the Olive Ridley Project. We also have a Reef Restoration Project and a coral nursery.

Inspirational Room
Spend time with stories or expand your knowledge at the well-stocked library. Our seclusion room invites you to savour solitude and be present in the moment.

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JOALI BEING aims to provide guests with a transformative wellbeing experience centred around the Four Pillars of JOALI BEING: Mind, Skin, Microbiome and Energy. Following an in-depth on arrival consultation with a personal wellbeing consultant, we offer each guest an individualised journey. Guided by nature, our retreat combines both traditional and modern methods to illuminate a path to transcendence, self-discovery and renewal.

AREKA opens doors to 39 thoughtfully designed treatment rooms and transformational spaces for fully immersive wellbeing experiences, beneficial scientific therapies, diagnostic services, learning programmes, and specialised therapeutic and alternative healing treatments. The island also features expansive fitness facilities and an over-water meditation deck.


JOALI BEING is a collection of transformational spaces spread across the island. Inventive and inspiring, these wellbeing facilities offer endless possibilities for reflection, movement and growth. Find soul-deep stillness, or enjoy the thrill of an energetic workout. Resonate with the healing harmonics of sound therapy, or dip into the pure goodness of water. Our island is yours to discover.

CORE | Movement & Fitness Spaces
Dedicated movement specialists will guide you through extensive body & mind facilities, including: Diagnostic Rooms, Private Training Rooms, Multipurpose Studio, Fitness Room, Ocean Sala.

KAASHI | Hydrotherapy Hall
Honour the ancient tradition of sanitas per aquas – healing through water. Experience the cleansing powers of our Banya inspired by Russian Banya, the exhilaration of our Aufguss Sauna or the blissful tranquillity of Watsu therapies and the Salt Inhalation Room. Guests will feel at ease with our gender-specific hydro facilities.

SEDA | Sound Therapy Hall
Restore inner balance through the healing harmony of music and vibration, in a mesmerising space created by sound healing visionary and JOALI BEING collaborator.

The Discovery Sound Path
Follow the secluded palm-fringed trail to our sound therapy oasis, resonating with the natural rhythms of the island. Featuring 9 unique instruments, this outdoor healing space has been conceptualised by sound healing visionary and JOALI BEING collaborator. It offers guests an opportunity to restore their inner balance through harmonising vibrations and sounds.

JOALI BEING’s herbology centre is inspired by the rich heritage of healing through the power of herbs. Address concerns around Mind, Skin, Microbiome and Energy with the resident herbologist, who specialises in preparing natural remedies using herbs, spices and essential oils. With a curated library and a calendar of interactive workshops, guests can discover the benefits of herbal teas and learn to make natural body creams, face masks and massage oils. The AKTAR shop offers a handpicked selection of dried herbs, oils and natural cosmetics for purchase.