Maia Luxury Resort & Spa
Rediscover and be inspired. Awaken your senses in the most luxurious place on earth, a place created with the sole purpose of bringing you perfect enjoyment, ultimate relaxation and a deep lasting peace. Maia is more than a sanctuary, more than an escape and much, much more than a hotel. It's a place of physical, mental, and spiritual awakening, a place of rediscovery...
Maia Luxury Resort & Spa is situated on the South-West Coast of Mahe, on the secluded white sandy beach of Anse Louis, just a 25-minute chauffeured drive from Mahe airport and 30 minutes from the capital Victoria.
Maia is a pure and tranquil refuge from the cares of the world, situated over 12 hectares of award winning gardens, on the lush green peninsula of Mahe and hugged by a beach called Anse Louis - a secluded, untouched beach with transparent turquoise sea and soft, white sand.
Maia Luxury Resort & Spa epitomizes the concept of Peace and Privacy - A place where you can truly be yourself, the greatest luxury in the world.
Discover this luxury on this private peninsula on the island of Mahe in the Seychelles where the sands of the secluded Anse Louis beach are washed by the timeless tides of the warm Indian Ocean. It is a palm filled private paradise of lush tropical gardens with a policy of absolute discretion that ensures complete freedom.
Enter Maia Luxury Resort & Spa's gates and leave the world behind.
Nothing is too much. Maia's intuitive service means never having to ask. A dedicated personal butler is appointed to you and throughout your stay will instinctively anticipate your needs and wishes. The smallest request is handled simply. Your villa maintained immaculately and your expectations surpassed.
From a private, candle-lit dinner on the beach to a BBQ in your villa or a massage treatment on your balcony terrace or preparing a rose-petal bath at twilight upon your return from the beach.
Tec Tec Restaurant
Tec-Tec Restaurant at Maia is the only gourmet restaurant to be found on Mahe and is for the exclusive use of residents only. Maia's culinary team focuses on 'haute light cuisine' for guests seeking low-calorie options. Intuitive and highly trained, Maia's multi-lingual staff unobtrusively provide matchless service to enhance each superb dining experience to its fullest.
The Sunset Pool Bar
En route to the main pool and beach, you will discover the Sunset Pool Bar where a variety of delicious snacks and refreshing signature cocktails are served. Select your aperitif whilst watching the sunset and listening to the sounds of the Indian Ocean before indulging in Tec Tec's gourmet cuisine.
Maia is the proud custodian of an impressive collection of sought-after, international wines, and the resident Sommelier can introduce you to some new or particularly favorite vintages. From rich Cabernet Sauvignons to crisp Chardonnays, you have a superb range from which to choose. Private tastings by appointment can be easily arranged.
Romantic & Secluded
At Maia, you have complete freedom to dine in the privacy of your own villa with a meal organised by your personal butler - or you can take to the beaches for a candlelit dinner alongside the stunning Indian Ocean waves. Barbeques can be arranged in the seclusion of your own villa's gazebo and there is a wide choice of secluded garden terraces by the poolside providing a refreshing choice for those seeking intimacy.
Maia's kitchens uphold a policy of flexibility for dining beyond the regular menu and times to satiate individual requirements and tastes. So, wherever and whenever you choose to dine at Maia, and whatever you wish to savor, the professional staff will be on hand to grant your wishes, subject to produce being available.
Activities & Recreation
Paradise is a step and scent away. Inhale deeply and take in the sweet breath of sea and the soft fragrance of the tropical flora. Immerse yourself in the calm, turquoise waters and descend into a world of peace and tranquility.
With prolific marine life in one of the safest underwater environments, scuba diving within the archipelago is a truly memorable adventure with remarkable encounters for divers of all ages and levels. Professional instruction is available at dive-centers close by.
Fishing trips offer the excitement of catching some of the biggest game - including jacks, tuna, marlin, bonito and swordfish - from the abundantly stocked Indian Ocean. Once you've landed your catch, your chef can prepare it for you, just the way you like it, back at your villa or on the beach. Enjoy a full day or half day's fishing - day or night, with a specially equipped ship and crew, by arranging this with your butler.
~ Arranged tours of Maia's award winning gardens
~ Hiking in National Parks and Tropical Forests
~ Meditation & Yoga
~ Qi Gong
~ Fitness Center
Water Activities, motorized
The Beau Vallon aquatic water sports center in the North of Mahe provides a variety of motorized and non-motorized watersports.
~ Water skiing
~ Jet skiing
~ Paddle skiing
~ Banana rides
~ Hobie Cat Sailing
Water Activities, non-motorized
The crystal clear aquamarine waters surrounding the Maia peninsula are reserved only for the pleasure of non-motorized watersports, ensuring your experience of paradise is undisturbed.
Protected by national marine parks and bird sanctuaries, these are the only oceanic islands in the world composed of granitic rock from a continental shelf. Customized excursions and private picnics to the breathtaking islands of La Digue, Praslin, Bird and Coco Islands can be easily arranged. Transfers can be organized with a private chauffeur, luxury sea-craft or pilot. Helicopter Seychelles charter flights to and from many islands in the area, offering you a bird's-eye view of the world below.
La Prairie Spa at Maia
Maia's La Prairie Spa has been designed as a haven for pure relaxation, transcendental meditation and pampering for adults and children.
Three individual, private open-air pavilions are separated from each other by natural rock formations. Each spacious 120sqm pavilion features its own garden, changing rooms and showers.
Besides world-class therapy and beauty treatments using La Prairie products, the highly trained staff can offer you more than just skin-deep relief by guiding you through accompanied yoga, self-Shiatsu and Qi Gong sessions.
Spa Facilities include:
~ 3 luxurious open-air treatment rooms
~ Meditation Pavilion
~ Fitness Center
Pamper yourself with an outdoor bath surrounded by the natural rock formation of Maia Spa, an exfoliation, skin smoothing, polishing and toning, or a hand, foot and hair massage and natural, nourishment treatment. You may choose to have your treatments individually or as a couple.
Imagine the Maia Signature Massage - a unique fusion of consistent pressure, long strokes and gentle stretching, blended with a soothing rhythmical flow of delivery to ease muscle tension.
Or try the 'Twenty Dancing Fingers' massage - a traditional art with two therapists using firm techniques applied by thumb pressure, deep presses and gripping techniques along the meridians to release energy and improve circulation.
The attached fitness center provides the latest "Excite" equipment and a Kinesis wall.
Rooms & Suites
Maia's villas (each approx. 250 sqm) are located within the resort's award-winning, lush tropical gardens, enjoying 180 degree, uninterrupted sea views offset by the warm, earthy tones of the villas' interior design.
Each Villa comprises two separate pavilions and a private, infinity-edge pool. All enjoy luxury air-conditioned bedrooms with an interleading bathroom with walk-in shower, dual vanity, and a glorious outdoor, double sunken bathtub. The spacious bedroom pavilions are equipped with a fully stocked bar, flat screen TV, DVD player, iPod station, ceiling fans and a La Prairie fridge for cosmetics.
A secluded, outdoor gazebo is fully equipped with en-suite dining facilities and a wonderfully oversized day bed. Your private butler can prepare light dishes, meals and refreshments throughout the day - this includes off menu items such as barbeques and freshly caught fish.
Maia Signature Villa
The 8 Maia Signature Villas are all completely secluded from each other. Here, reclusive couples can unreservedly let their guard down. Unprecedented levels of privacy are graced by spectacular ocean views, whether your villa is perfectly poised on the hilltop or offers direct access to a 'secret' beach. A complimentary bottle of Champagne
Ocean Front Villa
Gentle rolling waves break on the white sands of a private beach, leading up to green lawns and tropical gardens that make your Ocean Front Villa feel like a private paradise. Perfectly secluded from each other, Ocean Front Villas put your toes a few feet from the Indian Ocean. Ocean Front Villas are ideal for families, who can book villas
Ocean Panoramic Villa
Atop the hillcrest of this private peninsula, the 11 Ocean Panoramic Villas will stun you with spectacular 180-degree vistas of the sparkling Indian Ocean. Lush surroundings provide a privacy perfect for honeymooners. Villa Facilities include: ~ Private Butler service ~ Private Beach ~ Private infinity-edge pool ~ Outdoor gazebo ~
Ocean View Villa
Against the slopes of Maia's peninsula, the 3 Ocean View Villas nestle amid lush tropical vegetation and overlook the private Anse Louis beach, Maia's dining area and a majestic pool that sparkles crystal clear blue by day, lit by the flames of red-orange fires by night. Villa Facilities include: ~ Private Butler service ~ Private Beach ~