Discover the World of Well-Being at Hoba Spa, Oaga Art Resort Maldives

Hoba Spa MassageWelcome to Hoba Spa, located at the Oaga Art Resort Maldives.

Hoba is an ancient Dhivehi word meaning kindness or balance.

With its unique community healing vibe, Hoba Spa is a space of wellbeing where you can feel the simplicity, warmth and energy of the island lifestyle. Our journeys slowly bring transformation, re-connection and balance to body, mind and soul through the ancient knowledge of the Maldivian medicinal traditions, known as Dhivehi Beys.

Inspired by the local natural beauty, Hoba Spa combines time-tested ancestral traditions and healing practices of the Maldives together with modern elements to deliver experiences that satisfy all intentions and desires, restoring equilibrium, enhancing natural beauty, and revitalizing the vital essence within.

Why a Spa Experience is Beneficial

A visit to Hoba Spa can bring you back in time, to re-discover the ancient healing traditions of the Maldives, and allow you to experience the numerous benefits of these time-tested therapies that can help reduce stress, alleviate pain, improve circulation, and promote better sleep, all while relaxing and unwinding in a peaceful and serene setting.

Overview of OAGA Resorts’ Spa Services

Within its cozy homely settings, Hoba Spa offers a variety of therapies, ranging from the signature Beys Foshi Therapies, ancient healing remedies using local spices, herbs and rituals combined with modern therapeutic wellness traditions, to Hoba Aroma, a selection of therapies with a curated aromatic collection that reminds of the warmth and joy of the Maldivian islands.

Unique to Hoba Spa are also the San’dhu Moon Therapies, true rituals and bodyworks that connect with the moon phases and energies, upholding Maldivian practices of past centuries that used the moon’s energy to craft medicinal massage oils and elixirs. The combination of Maldivian aromatherapy, moon energy, positive intentions and medicinal herbs makes for a mystical journey to a new understanding of yourself and the inner light that comes from awakening to this powerful connection.

Hoba Spa’s one-of-a-kind hydrotherapy facilities, Fen Vadaa, are a must see! In line with Oaga’s re-discovery of the Maldivian traditions, Fen Vadaa offers an approach to healing with the powers of water that showcases one more the traditions of the Maldives, with its valhu and vevu pool and more.

Tips for Preparing for Your Spa Experience

If you’re planning to visit Hoba Spa at Oaga Art Resort Maldives, here are some tips to help you prepare for your spa experience:

Drink plenty of water: It’s important to stay hydrated before and after your therapies. Drinking water before your appointment can help to prepare your body and ensure that you’re well-hydrated.

Arrive early: Arriving early allows you to relax and settle in before your therapies, as well as making use on the unique Fen Vadaa facilities to enhance the benefits of the experience.

Avoid heavy meals: Try to avoid eating a heavy meal before your appointment. This can cause discomfort during therapies and may interfere with the relaxation process.

Communicate with your Beys Goyye / Beys Kalo (Maldivian for therapist, healer): It’s important to communicate with your therapist about any concerns or preferences you may have. This can help to ensure that your therapies are tailored to your specific needs and that you get the most out of your experience.

Shower before your appointment: The oils used are highly effective and therapeutic. We suggest to take a shower before the therapy to prepare the skin and avoid showering immediately aft the appointment, to allow the oils to works their magic for at least a couple of hours.

What to Expect During Your Spa Experience

When you arrive at Hoba Spa at Oaga Art Resort Maldives, here’s what you can expect during your spa experience:

Marhaba Ritual in Bodu Ashi: Upon arrival to our Bodu Ashi (entrance of the spa), you’ll be greeted by our Beysveriya who will guide you through the Marhaba Ritual, a journey of scents, mists and intentions. You will also be asked to fill out a form to provide some basic information about your health and preferences.

Changing into a robe: You’ll be provided with a robe to change into before your therapy. You can store your belongings in a locker and relax in the spa’s quiet areas.

Consultation: Your Beys Goyye / Beys Kalo will meet with you to discuss your needs and preferences. They may ask you about any health concerns or areas of your body that need special attention.

Therapy: Your Beys Goyye / Beys Kalo will guide you through the therapy you’ve selected. You can relax and enjoy the experience, communicating with your therapist if you need anything adjusted.

Post-therapy relaxation: After your therapy, you’ll be given time to relax and unwind. You can enjoy the spa’s amenities, Fen Vadaa and you will also be offered refreshments or snacks.

Overall, you can expect a relaxing and rejuvenating spa experience at Hoba Spa. From the moment you arrive to the moment you leave, you’ll be treated with care and attention, and you’ll have the opportunity to unwind and relax in a peaceful environment.

Signature Therapy

One of our most popular therapy at Hoba Spa is the Signature Oye’ Maalis.

Oye’ is an ancient Dhivehi word meaning heal.

Oye Maalis incorporates a fusion of the best healing practices of the wellness industry. The flow of OYE’ ritual brings the balance that both body and mind need. Using the healing benefits of the Huva oil, combined with progressive massage techniques, that ease away any tension from the body, and transformative sound healing, culminating in a renewed sense of wellbeing. The perfect ending to welcome a new you!


A visit to Hoba Spa is a must-have experience during your stay at the Oaga Art Resort Maldives. Like a time-travel back to a time of old traditions and ancient medicinal procedures that are slowly getting forgotten, this experience brings true Maldivian healing.

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