Maya Fiennes in Harpers Bazaar

Maya Fiennes in the January 2007 issue of Harper's Bazaar.


One&Only Maldives at Reethi Rah

Ever since concert pianist and actress Maya Fiennes set up a Kundalini yoga programme amid the crystal waters and unspoilt beaches of the Maldives, there has been no need to choose between spiritual and aesthetic satisfaction.

Practice sessions take place on a platform jutting out to sea. Kundalini yoga is thought to be highly beneficial to the mind as well as the body - but with plenty of energetic chanting and guttural breathing, it's not for the faint-hearted.

One&Only Maldives at Reethi Rah (+960 664 8800,

Seven nights cost from £1,850 a person B&B, including flights and transfers, with Seasons in Style (01244 202000;