Transparent turquoise seas, dazzling white sand and lush tropical foilage combine to make MAIA the perfect backdrop to romance. With just a handful of secluded villas, intimacy is guaranteed, your dedicated butler leaving you with nothing to do but get closer. Unwind in the privacy of your own infinity pool, overlooking the ocean and surrounded by the scent of lemongrass and cinnamon trees, or indulge in the sensual Full Moon Massage for couples, held at MAIA's highest vantage point. End your day of romance with exquisite cuisine on the beach, at a candlelit table for two.
Nestled on a private peninsula with sweeping views over the Indian Ocean, and boasting a secluded white powder beach, MAIA is a tropical paradise. Lie back on a luxurious day bed and simply unwind, or discover the exotic inhabitants of the area's untouched reefs as you snorkel or scuba-dive beneath the waves. Take to the water with a range of non-motorised watersports - including paddle boarding and canoeing - that allow you to discover the hidden secrets of Therese Island, undisturbed by the sound of a boat engine. In the unlikely event that you want a change of scenery, Mahé enjoys over sixty separate beaches and sandy bays.
The Very Important Kids programme (VIK) offers a diverse range of activities, tailor-made for each child; children may like to spend the day being pampered at the exclusive VIK spa or embark on a treasure hunt combined with crab hunting. Sporty types will enjoy the body boarding and football opportunities while those with a creative temperament can partake in art projects and film nights.What's more, special children's menus and your personal butler (who is available for babysitting, at no additional charge), means all children should feel very important indeed.
Spa & Wellness
The Balinese spa features holistic health and beauty therapies including a spa menu from the Omorvicza brand - that emphasises a natural, mineral approach to its products. Exclusive treatments include five natural facials and four body massages. The spa also offers a range of specially-designed children's spa therapies.
There are three individual open-air pavilions situated within their own garden. Qi Gong, meditation and early morning group yoga sessions, commencing daily at 8am, are also available. Adults may like to spend some time in the fitness entre which is equipped with the latest Technogym 'Excite' range, including a kinesis wall.