The Tranquil Treetop Spa at Alila Kothaifaru Maldives

Explore health and beauty rituals that will leave your inner nature aligned with the natural world at Spa Alila, Alila Kothaifaru Maldives.

Nestled just above the treetops, Spa Alila features four double treatment suites, all with a private bathroom, shower, and a floor-to-ceiling window offering views for days. Entwined with the lush surroundings, there is a wide selection of massage full-body beauty rituals that put a contemporary spin on ancient healing techniques and draw on the benefits of natural ingredients to deliver pure luxurious indulgence. The open-air treetop pavilion by the spa creates an understated, sophisticated space for guests to host fitness activities. The alfresco spaces with the inviting lush vegetation create an idyllic setting for guests to engulf in complete relaxation in connection with nature. The landscape architecture for the spa was meticulously designed so that native plant-life is integrated into the property features.

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The guests at Alila benefit from expert consultations and guidance from the resident Wellness and Spa Manager, Gusti Ayu Nilawati. Well versed in her craft, Gusti brings over 24 years of experience to the field. Gusti is currently looking to revitalise the Spa offerings at the resort allowing guests to consult with therapists to choose a range of treatments to suit their personal needs. The Spa therapists hail from Bali, Thailand, and Bhutan and offer a range of massages and treatments using their signature Alila Living products.

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The riveting surroundings blended with the wellness options, Spa Alila offers an array of spa treatment menu combines both Asian and Western therapy techniques including signature Alila Kothaifaru Massage, Balinese Massage, Deep Tissue Massage, Back, Neck & Shoulder Massage, and Foot Reflexology sessions. Making it an ideal family-friendly getaway, families can also spend quality time together at Spa Alila with offerings from the dedicated family menu. The signature Alila Kothaifaru Ritual body treatment tenders a deeply cleansing and incredibly earthy body care treatment for smooth, and radiant skin. After dry brushing your body, the expert therapists apply a body scrub that combines the exfoliating benefits of Himalayan pink salt with coconut. Once your skin is nourished, guests may enjoy a tropical flower bath. The 120-minute signature treatment includes the Foot Ritual, Spa Alila Scrub, Tropical Flower Bath, and the Alila Kothaifaru Massage. Reservations can be made in advance by email to 

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Alila Kothaifaru is situated on a 11.2-hectare island, a 45-minute seaplane journey from Velana International Airport (VIA). It features eighty pool-villas that are either located overwater or on the beach, with minimalist architecture by Singapore-based Studiogoto, who also designed the treetop spa at the resort. The low-rise structures and contemporary interiors feature open-air spaces and a calming palette of island-inspired colours and textures, creating an idyllic setting for complete relaxation and connection with nature.

The resort offers six dining experiences – two restaurants serving Mediterranean cuisine with Middle Eastern influences, and Japanese-inspired menus; two bars, and a café. The Shack is a unique experience where guests set sail in a traditional Maldivian dhoni on a two to three-hour journey around the Raa Atoll before returning to the resort’s private sandbank for a gourmet picnic, a sunset barbecue or a romantic candlelit dinner under the stars. Further, a wide range of water activities and excursions organised through the expert marine guides at the resort’s Water Sports and Dive Center are also available. Meanwhile, Play Alila, a dedicated play and learning space for young guests will keep them entertained with toys, games and fun, supervised indoor and outdoor activities.

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