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Our Story


Our Story


Allow us to share our passion for beauty, healing and well-being. It is our commitment to inspire and assist you on your path to holistic, joyful and healthy living.


Under the leadership of Renate Hermes Duniye Spa Group became a winner of several international awards and recognitions, which testifies to thequality of the enchanting spa and well-being rituals guests experience. Duniye Spa’s therapists share their passion, knowledge and professional dedication with guests. 

Duniye Spa was founded upon the vision to provide and create a special place to experience holistic well-being. Founded in 2002 by a group of international hotel owners Duniye Spa has become a leading spa management + consultancy company in The Maldives and Indian Ocean region


When you visit Duniye Spa you will experience world class spa facilities in unique, unsurpassed surroundings. While our caring and passionate spa professionals bestow their expert touch upon you, you will drift away with the sound of the ocean; fascinating color shades from turquoise lagoons to purple orange sunsets are soul inspiring and part of your Maldivian spa experience here at Duniye Spa.

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Our Mission

Our Mission


At Duniye Spa our passion is wellness. We believe in the power of connection between mind and body along with the incredible healing powers of the nature surrounding us. Our team of professional share this passion, knowledge and professional dedication with our guests. Each and every spa experience and retreat is a reflection of Duniye Spa’s acclaimed service quality and competence.

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Nuture your Body

The body is the home of the soul. A range of massages, body, beauty and facial treatment have been conceptualised to relax, rejuvenate, detox and beautify body and soul.

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Calm your Mind

Controlling the human mind is one of the most challenging tasks. We have devised multiple programs such as Yoga, Meditation, Mindfulness, Wellness & Lifestyle Coaching to keep the mind centred

Inspire the Soul

The soul is the mirror of who we are. We have designed inspiring experiences to awaken your inner voice, to connect you to your inner Self with modalities such Reiki and Sound Healing.


Our Philosophy

Our Philosophy



In Maldivian culture, Duniye means “universe” and this name was chosen as it epitomises what we stand for: A universal approach to wellness, with treatments inspired by the very best of ancient and modern expertise from around the globe. Whether you seek to make some healthy lifestyle changes, find some simple daily practices to pamper body & soul or look to rejuvenate and revitalize yourself from the inside out, we are here to work alongside you, always fine-tuning our methods with a customized approach based on your particular needs. 



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At the heart of everything we do is a dedicated team of spa and wellness professionals from around the globe, which is here to serve you.

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We work with passion in our heart and your health & wellbeing in our mind.

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We care and feel responsible for our planet and environment

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We use 100% chemical-free, organic and high-quality ingredients in line with the latest scientific research.


Our Team









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MEET Our Team

A team of passionate and dedicated professionals behind Duniye Spa.

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Renate Hermes

Group Spa Director/Co-Owner

Originally from Germany, Renate has worked in the international health, spa and wellness industry for more than 20 years pursuing her passion to promote the concept of holistic wellness and to inspire healthy and balanced living. With a MA degree in health and wellness management and sports science (German University of Sport Sciences, Cologne), Renate is dedicated to the development of world-class spa and wellness centers. Her exposure to and deep understanding of diverse cultures has informed her inspiring leadership style. Her motto is: “Inspire to transform”


DMPK Herath

Group Financial Controller

Herath is from Sri Lanka and for more than 10 years has successfully looked after the financial well-being of our company. He is not only an expert in accounting + finance, Herath can also be overheard participating in inspiring conversations about holistic well-being. He is referred to as the master of multitasking.

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Candice Wilson

Assistant to Group Spa Director

Born and raised in South Africa Candice’s work is inspired by her African roots and diverse work experience in the upmarket spa industry (South Africa, Dubai). As a fully qualified holistic Beauty Therapist and Aesthetician, Candice believes that beauty, spa education and training is core to developing a great team of outstanding therapists. Innovation and motivation are important pillars of her work. The result of this extensive training program can be seen in The Duniye Spa experience.


Ninnia Franco

Spa Manager, Duniye Spa at Meeru Island Resort & Spa

Ninnia is from the Philippines and joined our team in 2007. In her role as Spa Manager she is actively involved in implementing and ensuring highest quality standards while looking after the well-being of our guests. She is lovingly called “Mama” as she always has an open ear for team members and colleagues. 

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Elli Lorber

Spa Manager, Duniye Spa at Kuredu Island Resort & Spa

Elli, a German national is joining our Duniye Spa team on Kuredu as a Spa Manager. She hold’s a bachelor’s degree in business economics and completed her massage therapy course in Hawaii, where she specialised in lomi lomi, swedish and sports massage, as well as shiatsu and reflexology. She will inspire you with her positive energy and her hands will work miracles on our spa guests.