Maldives Yoga Retreats + Scuba Diving Holidays

The Barefoot ECO Hotel is located within an almost untouched forest on the Maldives local island of Hanimadhoo, on one of the most beautiful northern local islands in the Maldives archipelago. The dense vegetation allows not only privacy but the opportunity to experience untouched nature and the genuine and natural Maldives along with all the amenities expected from a modern day accommodation option. A half mile private sandy beach and a turquoise lagoon frame the hotel and invite you to experience an authentic and relaxing holiday at outstanding value. Two Yoga Holiday options are available, designed for everyone who wishes to escape the daily routines, stress and worries of modern day life:


The Maldives Yoga Holiday has plenty of optional activities to participate in, including snorkeling and diving or just lie back and relax on the white sandy beach and listen to the gentle lapping of the Indian Ocean waves. All yoga lessons are conducted by an International Yoga Master and can be performed by yogi of any level. A morning session (8.00/08.15 am – 9.00 am), followed by a sunset time session (5.30 pm - 6.15 pm). Each class has a duration of 45 min (introduction – breathing practice – warm up – standing and seating sequence – meditation)

  • Rates start at USD$1299 per person based on double occupancy
  • 7 Nights Half Board in Seaside room 
  • Breakfast including beverages, lunch or dinner 
  • Up to 14 Daily Yoga sessions
  • Return Domestic Flight Transfer
  • Airport Assistance
  • Local Tax 

The Maldives Scuba Diving & Yoga Holiday will give you an introduction to yoga and how it can assist and improve your diving and breathing techniques. There are 20 to 30 dive spots at a boat distance of 20 to 40 minutes, all of them can be reached by traditional dhoni and/or speed boat. Diving excursions to Makunudhoo where whale sharks are present for several months a year and manta and dolphin dives are offered according to the season. The program is suitable for everybody from divers to non-divers, and from experienced yoga practitioners to beginners.

  • Rate is USD$1699 per person based on double occupancy
  • 7 Nights Half Board in Seaside room
  • Breakfast including beverages, lunch or dinner  
  • Up to 8 Daily Yoga sessions
  • 6 Dive Pack excluding equipment
  • Return Domestic Flight Transfer
  • Airport Assistance
  • Local Tax



Available all year round



The Barefoot ECO Hotel, Hanimadhoo, Maldives


Yoga Teacher, Priyanka Chowdhury

‘’I have practiced yoga since I was 10 years old in my home country of India and I have attained the Highest Yoga Title Holder from 1995-2000. My academic qualifications include Yoga Teacher Training Course from Ghosh’s Yoga College, Kolkata and Diploma in Yoga therapy from S.B. Yoga Research Institute Kolkata. Having worked throughout Asia, including time at Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong, I am delighted to work in the eco-friendly and peaceful environment of the Maldives.’’


The hotel offers 52 high standard and fully furnished rooms:

  • 12 Seaside Rooms are part of the same complex with a sandy inner courtyard. Ideal for groups and families wishing to share a unique experience or for team building vacations
  • 20 Beach Front on the ground floor with direct access to the white beach are large size rooms including a veranda, double or twin beds
  • 20 Ocean View on the upper floor with a spectacular sea view are large size rooms including the balcony, double or twin beds with the possibility of extra bed
  • Each room is spacious, creatively designed and comfortable, and has an en-suite elegant natural stone bathroom with shower



  • Full air conditioned rooms with individual temperature control & ceiling fan
  • Private veranda or terrace with seating
  • Tea and coffee makers
  • Fully stocked mini bar
  • In room personal safe box
  • Hair dryer
  • Beach towels
  • Wireless Internet access free of charge
  • Telephone with direct external line



The Barefoot Restaurant takes pride in sourcing the best ingredients available; seafood arrives fresh and is served to the guests full of flavor. Two Italian Chefs specialized in Mediterranean dishes continuously wow guests with creative and unique combinations, textures and flavors in order to provide a memorable experience, full of heart, care and soul! The Barefoot Restaurant is fully committed to supporting local suppliers. The panoramic “juice bar” next to the main restaurant is a gathering place to sip soft drinks, fresh juices and cocktails and a new floating bar “Black Pearl” located in the hotel lagoon is offers alcoholic drinks.



  • Spa with Ayurvedic treatments
  • Conservation Center with resident Marine Biologists
  • Wide range of activities and excursions
  • PADI Dive centre
  • Seawater swimming-pool
  • Non-motorized water sports
  • Boutique with tailoring service


Not Included

  • International Flights
  • Travel Insurance
  • Personal expenses including souvenirs and tips


Contact Secret Paradise

Commercial Unit B-1-03 01-03

Huvandhumma Higun

Hulhumale, Maldives

Tel: (+960) 335 5590