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Thirty years in the making, Soneva Secret is our new, ultra-personalised resort concept that celebrates highly intuitive service and rare experiences in a one-of-a-kind island setting. Located in the sparkling waters of Dhipparufushi in the Maldives’ Haa Dhaalu Atoll, our debut Soneva Secret 2024 resort is now open for reservations. We look forward to welcoming our first guests on January 10, 2024.
Soneva Soul is officially the first and only stem cell centre in the Maldives. By importing stem cells with prescriptions, we have enhanced our suite of tailor-made health and wellness offerings. Operating with relevant permissions from the Maldives Food and Drug Authority and employing world-class standards, Soneva Soul is able to offer targeted treatments and protocols using the power and potential of stem cells.Discover More
Soneva’s Maldives resorts were recently honoured in the inaugural World’s 50 Best Hotels 2023 list, with Soneva Fushi in the Baa Atoll ranking at No. 7 and recognised as the ‘World’s Best Beach Resort’, while Soneva Jani in the Noonu Atoll was named No. 36. Our Co-Founder Sonu Shivdasani also received the SevenRooms Icon Award as a pioneer in responsible luxury tourism.
As part of Soneva’s Winter Collection in the Maldives, football icon Fernando Torres, renowned British sailor Sir Robin Knox-Johnston and tennis icon Daniil Medvedev will be hosting a series of exclusive coaching sessions in the Maldives.
Throughout the winter season, Soneva’s resorts in the Maldives and Thailand will be hosting creative dining journeys with acclaimed Michelin-starred chefs such as Tim Raue, complemented by fresh seasonal menus, signature cocktails and exclusive ice cream flavours.
Guests can also enjoy inspiring events with visiting Soneva Stars, new voyages onboard Soneva in Aqua and exceptional family-focused offerings.
Our December holiday programmes in the Maldives and Thailand will offer indulgent experiences such as festive feasts and exquisite dining with renowned chefs; transformative wellness programmes at Soneva Soul; one-on-one sessions wellness specialists and other Soneva Stars; and a fun-packed daily programme for children of all ages at The Den.Discover More
Chef Tim Raue will be bringing the best of Berlin’s two Michelin-starred Restaurant Tim Raue to Soneva Fushi in the Maldives. Helming the kitchen at the resort’s popular zipline fine dining restaurant, Flying Sauces, the exclusive 15-week residency will take place from October 12, 2023, until January 24, 2024.
Forbes Travel Guide 2023, 5-star rating, Soneva Jani
Robb Report, 50 Greatest Luxury Hotels 2023, Soneva Fushi
Cosmopolitan Must-Visit List 2023, Best All-Inclusive Resort, Soneva Jani – No. 8
Elite Traveler, World’s Finest Top 100 Suites 2023, Soneva Fushi’s Private Reserve
Condé Nast Traveller Wellness & Spa Awards 2023, Leading Destination to ‘Bring the Family’, Soneva Jani
Travel and Leisure Luxury Awards Asia Pacific 2023, 3rd place of Most Outrageous Villas, Soneva Jani
Travel and Leisure Luxury Awards Asia Pacific 2023, 4th place of Maldives Best Resort for Families, Soneva Jani
Travel and Leisure Luxury Awards Asia Pacific 2023, 5th place of Maldives Best Resport, Soneva Fushi
What is Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)?
Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is a regenerative treatment derived from a patient’s own blood. It involves extracting a small amount of blood and spinning it in a centrifuge to separate the plasma from other components. The resulting plasma is rich in platelets, which contain growth factors and proteins that promote healing and tissue regeneration. PRP is often used in various medical and cosmetic procedures to accelerate healing, reduce inflammation and improve tissue repair.
In what ways can PRP be used?
PRP can be used in various ways to address aesthetic and medical concerns. In aesthetics, PRP can be applied topically or injected to improve skin texture, reduce wrinkles, and enhance overall skin appearance. It can also be utilised for hair restoration by injecting PRP into the scalp to promote hair growth. In a medical context, PRP injections can be used to aid in tissue healing and repair, addressing musculoskeletal injuries, joint pain and promoting recovery after
certain surgical procedures.
What drew you to want to use PRP in your practice?
As a naturopathic doctor with an interest in aesthetics, I was drawn to the use of PRP in my practice due to its natural and holistic approach to rejuvenation. PRP harnesses the healing power of a patient’s own blood, utilising the growth factors and proteins found in platelets to stimulate collagen production, improve skin texture and reduce signs of aging. It aligns with my philosophy of promoting the body’s innate ability to heal and restore itself, providing safe and effective aesthetic enhancements without synthetic substances.
Who could benefit from receiving a PRP treatment?
PRP treatments can benefit a diverse range of individuals. Those seeking aesthetic improvements, such as reducing fine lines, wrinkles and improving skin texture can benefit from PRP’s collagen-stimulating properties. Patients experiencing hair loss or thinning can also benefit from PRP’s potential to promote hair regrowth. Athletes and individuals with musculoskeletal injuries may benefit from PRP’s ability to accelerate tissue healing and reduce inflammation. Additionally, individuals who prefer natural and minimally invasive approaches to rejuvenation may find PRP treatments appealing.
Could PRP be combined with other treatments or therapies for enhanced results?
In my practice, I’ve seen that combining PRP with other natural therapies can truly enhance the results. I often recommend complementary treatments like scalp massage to boost blood flow, tailored topical oils to nourish the scalp and personalised nutrition and supplement recommendations to ensure optimal intake of essential vitamins and minerals for healthy hair. It’s crucial to remember that everyone is unique, so treatment plans will be tailored to individual needs in order to achieve the best possible outcomes.
Follow our island bunnies on a magical adventure at Soneva Fushi, written by Amie Malmström, with illustrations by Pitchayut Samutsarn.Discover more
Discover our signature cocktails from Soneva Fushi, Soneva Jani and Soneva Kiri, inspired by our SLOW LIFE philosophy and expertly shaken and stirred by our mixologists.Discover more
Learn more about our storied past and our plans for the future. The Slow Life Magazine is packed with fascinating features on sustainability, nature, art and design, gastronomy and so much more.Discover more
An enchanting tale of discovery at Soneva Jani, rendered in charming rhyme and watercolour.Discover more
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