Welcome to JOALI BEING, our Island of Wellbeing and Wonder. We are delighted to have you with us for the festive season!

Our wellbeing island retreat sparkles with the abundance and vitality of nature – and so does our holiday calendar. Awaken, align and revitalise your life force with our thoughtfully curated programme of activities, unfolding across the island and its surrounding waters.

 

Experience the joy of weightlessness at our Island of Wellbeing.

 

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CALLING YOUNG EXPLORERS
AND WONDER-SEEKERS
21 DECEMBER 2022 TO 11 JANUARY 2023

This festive season JOALI BEING is set to take young guests aged 6 - 12 on an adventure filled with joy and learning of weightlessness. At this unique retreat, young explorers will discover the best of nature and holistic wellbeing. The JOALI BEING way of life is centred around self-discovery and growth, giving them a chance to learn more about themselves and the world around them.

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ISLAND ILLUMINATION,
CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING CEREMONY
21st December 2022

A glowing ceremony illuminates the heart of Bodufushi. Connect with the energies of the archipelago, as you watch the island light up for the holiday season. Our weightless Christmas Tree promises to be a sight to behold.
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GREETING THE SUNSET,
PERFORMANCE BY MAJNOON
22nd December 2022

Join us for an evening of enchanting music, mystical melodies and spellbinding visuals, as award-winning music group Majnoon enthrals the audience with their sublime performance. Inspired by the motto “music rising from the East”, the musicians celebrate their Turkish roots as they build a musical bridge from the past to the present – and beyond – for future generations.
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LUNAR MINDFULNESS,
NEW MOON MEDITATION
23rd December 2022

Let the pure energy of the new moon wash over you and replenish your spirit. Surrounded by the calming influence of the Indian Ocean, this special meditation pulses with nature’s timeless power.
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TABLE FOR TOGETHERNESS,
CHRISTMAS EVE DINNER
24th December 2022

Gather round the table for a family-style feast, served in a fairy tale setting. Along with the nourishment of food and drink, share stories and inspirations with your beloved ones. An evening of twinkling lights and warm smiles.
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UNLOCK HEALING,
BREATHWORK SESSION
25th December 2022

Breath is not only a bridge between life and death but also mind & body. Learn the art of breath awareness and experience its healing and meditative effect during this session with our yogic science specialist Dr. Dhanraj Shetty.
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NOURISH YOUR INNER SELF,
CULINARY SESSION
26th December 2022

Wellbeing is the sum of our daily choices, including the ingredients and cooking techniques we use. Learn how to ease inflammation with omega-3 rich foods at this curated session, assisted by our expert nutritionist.
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WORLD OF FERMENTATION: MISO, SAKE & MIRIN
MASTERCHEF CLASS
27th December 2022

In the second masterclass by fermentation master Takanori Onishi, explore the culinary traditions behind Miso (fermented soybean and koji paste), Mirin (fermented rice wine) and Sake (fermented rice alcoholic beverage). Discover how fermented foods and drinks are being used in global cuisines, and learn different fermentation techniques.
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SELF-LOVE POTIONS,
AKTAR WORKSHOP
28th December 2022

Drawing on the traditional wisdom of aktars and apothecaries, our herbologist takes you on a journey into the healing energies of rare spices, herbal oils and roots. Learn how to make all-natural soaps, shampoos and creams, along with self-care tips at this workshop.
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CAVIAR & TEA SOIREE,
DINNER EXPERIENCE
29th December 2022

A story of uncommon companionship, where the delicate pearls of the ocean meet the czarina of fine beverages. Join us on an exotic journey that pairs brine-cured fish roe with the finest tea leaves from around the world.
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EXPLOSIVE RELEASE,
SACRED DANCE
30th December 2022

Lose yourself in the energising beats of sacred dance. Release worries and shed emotional weight as you let the rhythm flow through your body and mind alike.
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THE ENCHANTED COAST,
NEW YEAR’S EVE CELEBRATION
31st December 2022

Feel the vital energies of the island unfold through the evening, with glimmering fairy-lights and stirring melodies, whirling dancers and sprightly acrobats. Our shared table-top dinner is filled with lively, nourishing flavours that pay homage to the vibrancy of nature. On the last night of the year, celebrate transformation by the ever-coming, evergoing waves. Award-winning Turkish musical group Majnoon is all set to enthral you with a special live performance.
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A NOURISHING BEGINNING,
NEW YEAR’S DAY BRUNCH
1st January 2023

Welcome the New Year with an exquisite brunch, showcasing the best of JOALI BEING ingredients and flavours. A delectable feast to nourish the whole self.
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FLAVOURS OF ZEN,
DINNER EXPERIENCE
2nd January 2023

Zen, meaning enlightenment, emphasises self-restraint, meditation, and insight into the true nature of things. This luminous menu pays homage to the masters of Zen cuisine, especially their creative use of herbs and spices, as well as their gentle preparation methods.
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STRENGTH & RESILIENCE,
SUSPENSION TRAINING SESSION
3rd January 2023

First developed for the US Navy SEALs, suspension training simultaneously develops strength, balance, flexibility and core stability. Work with our fitness experts to build resilience and learn to conquer life’s challenges.
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CELEBRATION IN TEA LEAVES,
TEA CEREMONY
4th January 2023

Experience the time-honoured ritual of a tea ceremony, grounded in the present. Each moment resonates with significance as you experience a blend of mindfulness, respect and wonder.
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MOOD FOODS ,
DINNER EXPERIENCE
5th January 2023

Taste the healing symphony of a modified Mediterranean diet, proven to be an effective aid in treating depression. Our special menu is designed around anti-inflammatory ingredients to uplift your Mind and Microbiome health.
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TABLE FOR TOGETHERNESS ,
ORTHODOX CHRISTMAS EVE DINNER
6th January 2023

Laughter, love and gratitude are the true stars of this special night. Together, we will celebrate Orthodox Christmas Eve with a vibrant family-style meal.

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