In a quiet corner of the Paradise Island, the Araamu Spa is a precious retreat within the resort. Put yourself into the sensitive hands of our experienced therapists and enjoy the sensual pleasure of a great massage. And there’sno need to be selfish about it.
EXPERIENCE ARAAMU SPA
The Araamu Spa tucked away in a secluded corner of the island features 17 treatment rooms for massages, body treatments and facials, of which 04 rooms are exclusively for Ayurvedic treatment and 01 room for hydrotherapy treatment.
Each of the private treatment room features an outdoor courtyard, shower and flower bath making it the perfect choice. Any treatment here will make you feel like your in a heavenly sanctuary.
NAVARAKIZHI (SPECIAL NAJAVARA RICE BOLUSES)
This is a highly effective rejuvenation technique using a special type of rice – navara – cooked overnight in milk decoction, which is tied into boluses and again dipped into herbal decoction and warm milk, then skillfully massaged all over the body after a gentle massage.
Benefits: – Anti-aging and rejuvenating, strengthens tissues, eases body ache, emaciation of limbs, osteo – arthritis, reduces cholesterol and certain kinds of skin diseases. It promotes appetite, the stiffness of the joints disappear, and is effective in neuromuscular disorder
VASTHI (ENEMA THERAPY)
Ayurvedic Vasthi involves the introduction into the rectum, of herbal concoctions of sesame oil or medicated oil or ghee and herbal preparation in a liquid medium given as enema to clean the colon and increase the muscle tone. It is one of the effective treatments in Ayurveda. It cleanses the accumulated toxins from all the three doshas especially Vata toxins through the colon.
It is also highly beneficial as a rejuvenating treatment especially in convalescent’s periods. Best to do after a massage.
Benefits:- It relieves constipation, digestive disorder, distention, soothes chronic fever, reduces sexual disorders, removes kidney stones, gives relief backache, sciatica, and other pain in the joints, arthritis, rheumatism, gout, and muscle spasm.
NOTE: Treatment can only conducted on clients after 04 of hours of abstention from food.
PIZICHIL (OIL SQUEEZING ON FULL BODY)
BONDITHAN (MEDICINAL TREATMENT FOR INJURIES)
It is a highly rejuvenating treatment in which fresh herbal leaves are fried with several other herbal ingredients and tied in to boluses, dipped in warm medicated oil and massaged all over the body or in the area of the body that needs concentration, It is apply after a gentle massage.
Benefits:– Effective on loss of function of a part or whole limb, joint stiffness and muscular pain, anti-aging and rejuvenating, sciatica, spondilosis, sprains and cramp, back pain, shoulder pain.
KATIVASTHI (OIL BATH ON LOWER BACK)
A special technique aim of providing relief to the lower back using warm medicated oil or herbal decoctions where bathing the lower back with light massage.
Benefits: – Good for chronic and acute back pain, prolapsed disc, lumbar spondilosis, osteoporosis, sciatica.
NASIUM (SINUS TREATMENT)
It is the nasal administration of medication. An excess of bodily humors accumulated in the sinus, throat, nose or head area eliminated by means of the nearest possible opening, the nose; and it cleanses accumulated kapha toxins from head and neck region, done after a soothing face massage and facial steam.
Benefits: – Effective in jaw, ear and throat disorder, sinus congestion, migraine, chronic headache, running nose, improves Memory, eyesight, elimination of excess mucus, Hyperactive pigmentation in the face, bring clarity to voice, loss of smell and taste. Frozen shoulder, stiffness of neck, nasal allergies, and neurological dysfunctions. It is effective in ENT ailments.
Please note that this treatment is best effective before sunset.
THAKARA DHARA (COOL CONCOCTION FLOW ON FOREHEAD)
SIRODHARA (WARM HERBAL OIL FLOW ON FOREHEAD)
Sirodhara starts with a relaxing oil massage and followed by the continuous flows of medicated lukewarm oil/herbal decoction, which poured on the forehead in between the eyebrows, the location where all the nerves of the body meet, through an ingenious device. This procedure often induces a mental state similar to a trance, which creates profound relaxation of the mind and body .It is usually
Benefits: – It drives out years of deep-seated stresses and refreshes. It is deeply relaxing and revitalizing the central nervous system, reduces mental disturbances, stress, anxiety, depression, hallucination, cervical spondilosis, chronic headache, hypertension, diabetic neuropathy, hemiplegic, strengthens the sensory organs, reduces insomnia, premature graying of the hair and hair loss. It has curative effect for neurological malfunctions.
UDHUVARTHARAM (SLIMING TREATMENT)
A treatment with special “Heated Herbal Powder” This is a special herbal treatment for weight reduction. An herbal powder is applied all over the body and massaged deeply with a specific movement. This massage stimulates hair follicles and breaks down subcutaneous fat storage. (Medium to strong pressure)
Benefits: – Weight reduction, toning the skin and the muscles after childbirth or weight loss. Removes obesity, imparts good complexion to the skin, revitalize the sense of touch, remove the kapha toxins from the body and it give the optimum strength to the body. The most promising effect is the slimming of the body.
HEAD, NECK & SHOULDER MASSAGE
A soothing specific massage of the head, neck and shoulder with the use of special Ayurvedic oil. It helps to calm the sense organs, strengthens and alleviates stiffness in the shoulder so as maintains clear consciousness.
Benefits: – Brings sound sleep, cools the eyes, soothes headache, removes dandruff, slows down premature graying and hair loss, profoundly soothing and relaxing. It relieves tension related to headache and eyestrain, and stiffness of neck too.
In this massage, you can feel a rhythmic series of strokes carried out in the direction of the venous and lymphatic flow using fingers and palms. The lymph system is very much taken in to account in Ayurveda massage. The muscles float in the lymphatic fluid. The lymph and blood flows side by side.
Therefore, when we undergo this massage the lymphatic system activated more, and the heat produced by the friction during the massage, which will help to ease the workload of heart, energizes the lymph nodes. Therefore, stimulating the lymph flow and generating heat by rubbing oil will cleanses and revitalize the body. (A soft to medium pressure massage)
Benefits: Improves blood circulation; Treats facial paralysis, numbness of hand, lack jaw and sciatica. Especially useful for arthritic and rheumatic problem
A full body anti-aging massage with “Ayurvedic oil” In this massage, the marma points is activated by soft pressure massage technique and it has an over all affect on the immune system of the body, it stimulates tired nerves, cleanses and revitalizes the body. (A soft to medium pressure massage)
Benefits: – Regulates the body functions physically, mentally and spiritually. It helps to maintain optimum health. It improves flexibility of the joints and reduces chronic muscle tension and pain; releases muscle spasm and cramp promoting deep and easier breathing.
ANCIENT SEVEN STEPS
A whole body massage with specific “Ayurvedic oil”. Nourishes and revitalizes the body tissue and allow the toxins to remove from the cells. This special massage has much deeper and more far-reaching effect than ordinary massage. It is a heavenly experience for those who have no particular ailments but simply needs to feel good. (A soft to medium pressure massage)
Benefits: – Increases tissue strength, improves blood circulation, rejuvenates the whole body, slows ageing, induces sound sleep, promotes vitality, reduces stress, mental tension, and sexual weakness.
ARAAMU BODY SPA
Coconut and Sandalwood Scrub
LUXURIOUS SPA EYE THERAPY
Eye contour condition: Suitable to all eye contour condition especially fine lines, wrinkles or crows’ feet, dark eye rings, puffy eyes and eye bags. Skin surrounding the eyes are the thinnest and is the most delicate area, but are mostly neglected.
As the eyes blink almost 10,000 blinks per day, this is the first area to show signs of ageing. Photo-ageing is one of the causes. This therapy helps to subdue and diminish the lines around the eye contour, lighten dark eye ring, reduced puffiness and eye bags, improving and firming the texture around the eyes.
A special biomatrix phyto fibre mask with energizer and with key ingredients of plant cellulose and soluble collagen is applied over the eye contour after the soothing eye contour massage.
Benefits: Prevents and reduces dark eye rings, puffy eyes and eye bags. Subdue and diminish lines around eye contour. Hydrates and moisturizes eye contour area. A soothing and gentle eye massage to contour the eye area with special biomatrix phyto fibre mask to firm eye contour texture.
LUXURIOUS FACE SPA
A potent double mask therapy of therapeutic & detoxifying face spa, with special masks to counter and treat skin disorders, a special enzyme is also use to emulsify or dissolve dead surface skin cells without scrubbing the skin harshly. Facial that has minimum time but with optimum results.
Benefits: reduces all skin types of its disorders. Relaxing and soothing.
ARAAMU DEEP CLEANSING FACIAL
This facial is ideal for men and women. A dual cleansing totally relaxing experience that deeply cleanses tones and gently removes dead skin cells.
Benefits: promotes radiant skin and removes dirt that causes pimples black heads and white heads.
DETOXIFYING BODY SPA
Body condition: suitable to those who have fluid retention in the body, and poor lymph drainage. an excellent combination of a marine detoxifier and a rebalancing mask, which effectively helps removes toxins from the body.
The marine mask also mineralizes, oxygenates and nourishes the skin at the same time. lymphatic drainage spa oil will be massaged over the whole body and wrapped with the marine mask. Very suitable to those who have poor lymph drainage system and water retention problems. The body self-defense system will be improved by this detoxifying body spa.
Benefits: reduces body water retention, improves lymph drainage, improves blood circulation. Helps removes toxin from the body. skin oxygenated and nourishes. Body self-defense system improved.
HEALING STONE SPA THERAPY
Healing stone therapy makes you feel deeply relaxed, allowing you to let go of all the stress that is held within your body. It is really an amazing experience to offer to the ones you love. Those experiencing a hot healing stone therapy will notice a healing improvement of the following symptoms of muscular aches, pains, sprains, and strains.
Benefits: Improves poor circulation, for rheumatic and arthritic conditions, back pain, for stress, anxiety, tension, insomnia and depression.
ANTI-CELLULITE BODY SPA
A special formulated brown algae mask (seaweed) to be wrapped over the whole body. Algae have been known for its effect in anti-cellulite treatment to drain away toxins. Anti-cellulite spa oil will be massaged over the area to be treated to enhance the optimum result. After which your whole body will be wrapped with brown algae.
Benefits: cellulites reduced. Blood circulation improved. Fat deposits breaks down. Regular visit (3 to 5 treatments) will help to slim you down.
KRA-CHAP, SLIMMING BODY RITUAL
Slim down while you relax. A gentle body scrub is applied to eliminate impurities and prepare your skin for a slimming wrap containing 100% natural ginger extract that will improve blood circulation and help eliminate toxins.
The treatment is then followed by a deep tissue aromatherapy massage using a blend of long pepper and cinnamon essential oils that will break down fatty deposits. Active elements will be absorbed by your skin and released in small quantities for several hours after treatment.
Benefits: This treatment is ideal to re-contour your silhouette by improving skin tone and lumpy appearance of cellulite. A course of treatments is recommended for maximum results.
SAMUNPRAI THAI HERBAL HEAT ENERGIZER
Drift away tensions while enjoying this unforgettable traditional hot Thai massage, unchanged since the Thai Ayutthaya period (14th-18th Century) when a hot pack was administered to war-soldiers returning home with muscle and aches and bruises.
The balancing poultice opens pores and brings a deep medicinal heat to the muscles to release tensions and revitalize your mind. Then an invigorating massage with a synergy of peppermint and mandarin essential oils will take your body on a journey of total renewal.
Benefits: Provides overhauling effect by relieving muscles pains and aches, tensions and deep stress
A Special Couple massage for 50minutes & 30minutes bath with “Ayurvedic oil & Herbal powder” This massage is especially for couples; a honeymoon massage-aphrodisiac is a combination of special herbal oils. After massage the couple will be left alone to relax in an herbal bath.
Benefits: – This will help to regenerate hormonal system, improves blood circulation, stimulates nervous system and increase sexual desire. Relaxes and revitalizes the body and mind from physical and mental stress.
A full body special massage with “Sweet Almond or Coconut Oil”. This massage is merely for kids from 1 to 8 years old. A massage uses special mild healing oils. It will improve the physical appearance for growth of the body and muscles of a child.
A dry or pressure massage for full body. This classic famous treatment all over the world and has been a part of life in Thailand for over centuries. The treatment involves gently pulling, stretching, bending of muscles and massaging the paths of Prana [life] using elbows, feet and hands.
Benefits: Promotes flexibility of the body by lengthening muscles & strengthening bones. Press blocked energy flows, Facilitates relaxation, invigorates the nervous system and Increases the ability to absorb food.
HEALING AROMA MASSAGE
A full body massage with the “oil” of your choice. Indulge yourself in the total relaxing healing aromas of the earth for a complete experience of rebirth. Aromatherapy is the perfect re–energizer and will leave your muscles and mind relaxed to the maximum. You can choose the massage oil that appeals to you most for the treatment.
Benefits: Ideally good to have a total relaxation, relaxes the mind, body and spirit.
A special Ancient Healing Therapy with “powder”. It is a holistic therapy that treats your whole body, mind and spirit. And it is also a natural and safe form of healing which harmonizes with any other therapy. This is a very detoxifying treatment using various techniques where in the therapist will stimulate reflex zones in your feet.
Benefits: Stimulates senses, detoxifies and test your healthiness
FOOT AND LEG MASSAGE
A massage only for foot with “oil” The ultimate soothing experienced for those tired feet that will leave them refreshed, relaxed and ready for more life. A foot soak with essential oil and fresh flower petals is followed by a deluxe 15 minute foot massage.
Benefits: Soothes aching and tired feet. Ideal to have after a long day of adventure in the island.
A massage only for back & upper shoulder area with oil Most of the body’s tension accumulates in this important part of the body as the back is our physical support system. It is a combination of Maldivian, Polynesian and Swedish technique that perfectly fits your needs.
Benefits: This deep tissue massage helps to loosen tight muscles in the shoulder and neck area leaving you with light and comforting feeling
WELL – BEING MASSAGE
ARAAMU THEYO DHEMUN
“Exclusive Indian Ayurveda”
Ayurveda means the ‘Science of Life’ It was originated in india more than 10,000 years ago, and is believed to be the oldest healing science in existence from which all other system emerged. Pronounced “Aa-your-vay-da” – an ancient healing system.