From Personal to Planetary
September 29-October 8, 2023
Immerse yourself in a ten-day programme that ignites your mind, nurtures your body and nourishes your soul. From engaging in invigorating panel discussions and movement practices set in breathtaking locations to uncovering the Maldives’ hidden treasures.
Each weekend, experience open dialogues and a 360-degree approach to wellness during interactive panels led by world-renowned experts and visionaries.
Start the day immersed in nature during sunrise yoga, breathwork sessions, Qi Gong, ecstatic dancing, fitness bootcamps and water sport activities.
Learn, explore and unleash your creativity with experts on wellness, sustainability and more with interactive workshops all through the festival.
Expand your wellness journey with private consultations with world-renowned leaders from across a spectrum of healing therapies and wellness practices.
Enjoy sunset cocktails on the sand, dining under the stars and Soneva’s signature culinary journeys that await every guest attending SOUL.
Stay entertained with live, barefoot music performances by international acts, set against the stunning backdrop of the Maldives’ Baa Atoll.
Reconnect mind, body and soul with transformative treatments and rejuvenating rituals by visiting experts at Soneva Soul.
Access the best that Soneva Fushi has to offer during your festival stay, from snorkelling with manta rays to diving and exploring the nearby islands.
Discover our global line-up of visionaries, thought leaders and wellness pioneers who will be further exploring the frontiers of health and wellbeing at the first-ever SOUL Festival.
Damon Gameau is an Australian screenwriter, director, author and activist known for his documentaries That Sugar Film, 2040 and Regenerating Australia. He has received numerous accolades for his work, including a nomination for NSW Australian of the Year in 2020.Discover more
Dr Shamini Jain is a psychologist, scientist and social entrepreneur. She is the founder and CEO of the Consciousness and Healing Initiative, a non-profit collaborative accelerator that connects scientists, health practitioners, educators and artists to help lead humanity to heal.Discover more
Dr Bruce Lipton PhD is an internationally recognized leader in bridging science and spirit. A stem cell biologist and bestselling author of The Biology of Belief, Bruce is a recipient of the 2009 Goi Peace Award. Dr Lipton is regarded as one of the leading voices of new biology.Discover more
Shauna Shapiro PhD is a professor, author and internationally recognized expert in mindfulness and compassion. Dr Shapiro has co-authored three critically acclaimed books and is a fellow of the Mind and Life Institute, cofounded by the Dalai Lama.Discover more
Guardians of places that have existed long before us, Soneva’s unique vision is inspired by nature’s magnitude, mystery and enchanting beauty. Soneva is a thriving community working hand in hand with the environment to craft beautiful, beyond bespoke experiences where discovery is a way of life.Discover more
At the heart of ORGANIC INDIA is their commitment to being a living embodiment of love and Consciousness in action. Their products are made in India and reach consumers worldwide with a message of interconnectedness and oneness with Nature.Discover more
Wellness permeates all that we do at Soneva: our sustainable, barefoot philosophy that reconnects our guests to the earth; our life-affirming natural locations; our delicious yet health-focused cuisine; and our life-changing guest experiences. The festival’s remarkable programme is an opportunity to explore every facet of health and wellbeing, and I cannot wait to welcome the line-up of outstanding wellness experts to our shores
– Sonu Shivdasani, CEO & Co-Founder, Soneva Resorts
SOUL is a global gathering of thought-leaders, practitioners, entrepreneurs, investors and enthusiasts in the wellness sector. They’ll gather not only to exchange knowledge and ideas but to innovate and manifest these ideas into meaningful and scalable solutions. A ten-day festival hosted at one of the most stunning locations in the Maldives, SOUL provides an opportunity to experience true wellness from the personal to the planetary.
– William Nanda Bissell, Executive Vice- Chairman, Fabindia Limited
Encircled by lush island gardens, just steps away from your own stretch of sandy beach, our island villas range from spacious one-bedroom hideaway to a vast nine-bedroom complex. All command exceptional ocean views from sun-dappled terraces and balconies.Browse our island villas
Straight from your villa into the crystal clear waters of the Baa Atoll, our one- and two-bedroom Water Reserves are among the largest of their kind in the world. Each has an expansive pool deck, with a waterslide that plunges into the ocean below.Browse water island villas
Explore 11 dining destinations, with iconic culinary experiences that include Flying Sauces, the world’s first fine dining zipline, Michelin-starred guest chefs at the intimate Once Upon a Table, and teppanyaki with 360-degree ocean views at So Bespoke.Read more
Reconnect with nature with transformative treatments in an idyllic tropical island setting. Hidden within the leafy jungle, our two-storey wellness complex is inspired by its tranquil location, inviting you to embark on a personalised journey to better health and wellbeing.Discover Soneva Soul
Gather your loved ones or closest friends for an unforgettable island escape in the Maldives’ largest and most luxurious private villas. Unwind with the sand between your toes and capture precious moments with our digital storytellers.Read more
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