When it comes to island getaways, nothing sounds more enticing than an overwater bungalow. Except, perhaps, an overwater spa. Find both in the Maldives, the tiny island nation in the heart of the Indian Ocean.
It began with chefs giving guests the flexibility to dine how, when, and on what they liked. Now it’s the spa’s turn.
Sprinkled across the Indian Ocean, Africa’s smallest nation, the Seychelles, is a collection of 115 islands, comprising a heady mix of boulder-strewn granite marvels and low-lying coralline islets. Contained therein are the conceptualizations and executions of some of Earth’s most spectacular spas, including those etched into the granitic splendor and others fully integrated into the natural surrounds by open-air design.