6 Expert Tips to Keep Fit and Have Fun in the Maldives

6 Expert Tips to Keep Fit and Have Fun in the Maldives

From adrenaline-pumping water sports like snorkelling and windsurfing to chill workouts like yoga by the beach, try these workout tips at Amari Havodda Maldives!

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The Maldives is indisputably a paradise of indulgence, freedom and nature. With countless temptations to relax, chill and unwind, how do you ensure that a luxurious beach getaway does not deter you from keeping up the #fitspo lifestyle?

To help you stay on track, fitness gurus, Daniel Fuchs and Sandro Rasa have shared some tips on how to stay fit and healthy during their recent stay at Amari Havodda Maldives.

Take an early morning run on the beach

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Imagine waking up to the sight of turquoise waters and white sands of the Maldives’ pristine beaches in a beach villa like Amari Havodda Maldives. There is no better way to marvel at the charm of this stunning sea view than by taking a morning run on the beach. Go ahead and burn some excess calories while enjoying the salty sea breeze!

Relax your mind with sunrise and sunset yoga

If running is not your cup of tea, engage in some yoga by the beach. More than just burning calories and toning muscles, yoga is a total mind-body workout, combining strengthening and stretching poses with deep breathing and meditation. For travellers who wish to try this invigorating exercise, join a group of yoga enthusiasts during the free classes offered by Amari Havodda Maldives three times a week, at 6am and 5pm! If you prefer exercising alone, the hotel team can also accommodate private two-and-a-half-hour Ashtanga and Hatha sessions.

Take a dip in the pool or snorkel around the island

Well-known for its crystal-clear transparent waters and abundance of underwater life, one should never skip the chance to swim or snorkel in the Maldives!

Many gorgeous beachfront resorts in the Maldives have an indoor infinity pool or are just steps away from the boundless, deep blue ocean. Guests staying in Amari Havodda Maldives can snorkel for free at the Water Sports Centre. From sea turtles and rays to a plethora of colourful fishes and reef, the helpful water sports team can bring you on a discovery tour to the favourite hangout spots of these marine creatures, and give you tips on the best timings to spot them.

Sweat it out with HIIT at the Fitness Centre

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Fitness buffs, head down to your resort’s fitness centre to carry out your favourite HIIT routine. Amari Havodda Maldives is one resort which offers a fully equipped fitness centre kitted out with all the latest equipment.

Play adrenaline-pumping water sports such as windsurfing

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Besides snorkelling and swimming, the Maldives is an island paradise with a multitude of water sports available – from windsurfing and paddle boarding to kayaking and sailing. If you would like to burn some calories while bathing in sunshine and enjoying the unique flora and fauna around the island, drop by the Water Sports Centre at Amari Havodda Maldives. For the more adventurous or avid divers, the team can help you plan a diving session or two.

Dance the night away with the Boduberu dancers at Thari Bar

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Besides water sports, The Maldives is also famous for its Boduberu music and dance. Introduced to by sailors traversing the Indian Ocean region, Boduberu is performed by a group and includes drums, a lead singer and small bells as accompaniment. It is performed at festivities and celebrations as part of Maldives’ traditional culture.

As the saying goes, when in Rome, do as the Romans do. Join the fun with the group of Boduberu dancers and rock the stage at Thari Bar in Amari Havodda Maldives! Dancing the night away is a fun way to burn off some extra calories too.

No more excuses for not exercising and keeping fit when you are in the Maldives next time!

If you are looking to try out these fitness tips in the Maldives, check out the Amari Havodda Maldives located in the Gaafu Dhaalu Atoll in the southern Maldives. A stay at the Beach Villas or Overwater Villas starts at USD763++ per night and offers a unique experience with a wide variety of facilities and activities including private dip pools and a guided snorkelling tour. For more information, please visit www.amari.com/havodda-maldives/

Information extracted from press release issued by AKA Asia for Amari Havodda Maldives

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Serene Chan
Serene Chan

An adventurous daredevil, Serene finds an adrenaline rush from exploring the unknown and off-the-beaten tracks in every country she travels to. She is an advocate of solo travel and enjoys connecting with awesome travellers along the way. On a lazy Sunday, she is either binge-watching Korean and Hong Kong dramas or dancing and singing the day away.


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