Wellness devotees seeking the ultimate yoga experience should head to the Maldivian resort of Hurawalhi, which is now offering monthly sessions in its stunning underwater dining space, 5.8 Undersea Restaurant.

Undersea yoga at Hurawalhi

Sitting almost six metres under the sea, the glass-walled room is surrounded by shoals of tropical fish and dappled with sunlight as it dances through the waters of the Indian Ocean – transforming an already restorative and relaxing yoga class into an unforgettable experience.

Sea Villas Hurawalhi

The rest of the resort is equally as breathtaking – the adults-only, all-inclusive island hosts 90 villas offering a mix of beach, sea and sunset views across the unspoilt Lhaviyani Atoll. The nearby coral reef is home to thousands of species of tropical fish, plus manta rays, turtles and dolphins – all under the watchful eye of the resort’s Marine Biology Centre.

Hurawalhi Beach Pool Villa

The Beach Sunset Pool Villa comes with a 27m2 infinity pool and private sundeck from which to wander into the lagoon beyond for ocean swimming. Inside, there’s a bathroom with rain shower and a spacious sitting area with 48-inch flat screen TV and Bluetooth sound bar.

Private Dining at Hurawalhi

In addition to 5.8, Hurawalhi boasts two more restaurants: Canneli for buffet-style dining and live cooking stations, and the over-water Aquarium for fresh seafood and Teppenyaki. Pictured is The Chef’s Table, one of the island’s many private dining experiences.

Champagne Pavilion Hurawalhi

The Champagne Pavilion is built on the westernmost part of the island, making it the perfect place for pre-dinner drinks while watching the sun set. And there’s often more to take in, too; wildlife-spotters are regularly rewarded with sightings of passing manta rays and dolphins.

Maldives Spa at Hurawalhi Resort

Hurawalhi’s award-winning Duniye Spa sits looking over the water, and offers a range of treatments that combine ancient healing traditions with premium skincare and beauty products. Bespoke yoga and mindfulness programmes are available, in addition to snorkelling, scuba diving and other water-based activities.

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