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Soneva to open third Maldives retreat by end of 2023
08 Jun 2023 . BY Megan Whitby
Soneva creates tropical retreats in some of the world's most beautiful settings, including Soneva Fushi (pictured) / Aksham Abdul Gadhir @ishotmaldives
Soneva creates tropical retreats in some of the world's most beautiful settings, including Soneva Fushi (pictured) / Aksham Abdul Gadhir @ishotmaldives
The new Maldives location will be remote, very private, small and offer a personalised experience
– Sonu Shivdasani
Sonu Shivdasani, co-founder of barefoot luxury hotel and wellness brand Soneva, has confirmed there will be a new Soneva opening by the end of 2023.

Speaking at a webinar with WGSN, Shivdasani revealed: “The new Maldives location will be remote, very private, small and offer a personalised experience.

“We’re hoping to welcome the first guests there at the end of the year, but there will be more details to come in September.”

Named Soneva Secret, the US$40m (£32.1m, €37.4m) property will feature villas and residences and focus on “celebrating the beauty of nature”, Shivdasani told Hotel Investment Today.

He also said each villa cost more than US$3m (£2.4m, €2.8m) to build and will have its own private butler, chef de partie and runner.

In addition, Shivdasani revealed there are future aspirations to open a fourth Soneva Maldives property and debut in Japan with a destination in Okinawa. However, these have not yet been confirmed.

Today, Soneva's portfolio includes three Maldives outposts – Soneva Fushi, Soneva in Aqua (the company’s chartered yacht) and Soneva Jani – as well as Soneva Kiri in Koh Kood, Thailand,

More about Soneva
Developed by husband and wife duo Sonu and Eva Shivdasani, Soneva’s philosophy is SLOW LIFE – sustainable, local, organic, wellness, learning, inspiring and fun experiences.

The brand's philosophy has a strong focus on wellness and Soneva has taken care to develop its own signature holistic spa brand, Soneva Soul, which informs the design and operation of its spas, wellness programming and cuisine.

Learn more about Soneva Soul from Spa Business' exclusive interview with Sonu Shivdasani.

In addition to Soneva, the Shivdasanis developed the Six Senses Resorts and Spas brand, which was sold to private equity group Pegasus in 2012 and then subsequently signed over to IHG Hotels & Resorts in 2019 for US$300m (£241m, €280.3m).

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Soneva to open third Maldives retreat by end of 2023
08 Jun 2023 . BY Megan Whitby
Soneva creates tropical retreats in some of the world's most beautiful settings, including Soneva Fushi (pictured) / Aksham Abdul Gadhir @ishotmaldives
The new Maldives location will be remote, very private, small and offer a personalised experience
– Sonu Shivdasani
Sonu Shivdasani, co-founder of barefoot luxury hotel and wellness brand Soneva, has confirmed there will be a new Soneva opening by the end of 2023.

Speaking at a webinar with WGSN, Shivdasani revealed: “The new Maldives location will be remote, very private, small and offer a personalised experience.

“We’re hoping to welcome the first guests there at the end of the year, but there will be more details to come in September.”

Named Soneva Secret, the US$40m (£32.1m, €37.4m) property will feature villas and residences and focus on “celebrating the beauty of nature”, Shivdasani told Hotel Investment Today.

He also said each villa cost more than US$3m (£2.4m, €2.8m) to build and will have its own private butler, chef de partie and runner.

In addition, Shivdasani revealed there are future aspirations to open a fourth Soneva Maldives property and debut in Japan with a destination in Okinawa. However, these have not yet been confirmed.

Today, Soneva's portfolio includes three Maldives outposts – Soneva Fushi, Soneva in Aqua (the company’s chartered yacht) and Soneva Jani – as well as Soneva Kiri in Koh Kood, Thailand,

More about Soneva
Developed by husband and wife duo Sonu and Eva Shivdasani, Soneva’s philosophy is SLOW LIFE – sustainable, local, organic, wellness, learning, inspiring and fun experiences.

The brand's philosophy has a strong focus on wellness and Soneva has taken care to develop its own signature holistic spa brand, Soneva Soul, which informs the design and operation of its spas, wellness programming and cuisine.

Learn more about Soneva Soul from Spa Business' exclusive interview with Sonu Shivdasani.

In addition to Soneva, the Shivdasanis developed the Six Senses Resorts and Spas brand, which was sold to private equity group Pegasus in 2012 and then subsequently signed over to IHG Hotels & Resorts in 2019 for US$300m (£241m, €280.3m).

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Living Earth Crafts (LEC) has unveiled the Radiance PT, a versatile treatment table designed to offer a range of LED light therapy treatments.
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French skincare brand Biologique Recherche has introduced a new serum and treatment to address the needs of the bust, décolleté and buttocks areas.
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