Innovative wellness specialist Domingos Folgado comes to Vakkaru Maldives

PUBLISHED July 28, 2021 | updated July 28, 2021 03:16

After an year of physical distancing and working from home, Vakkaru Maldives is offering a total mind-body reset. Guests can experience an exceptional healing session by welcoming award-winning wellness practitioner Domingos Folgado indeed for another special residency from August 1-31.

Domingos is a wellness consultant, acupuncture expert, therapist, and qualified personal trainer based in London. Hiscareer in the health and fitness industry traverses twenty years and incorporates an impressive black book of  VIPcelebrity clients.

His second residency at Vakkaru offers guests the extraordinary opportunity to enjoy the breadth of his insights encompassed by the tranquil and restorative beauty of the Indian Ocean. 

He will assist guests through individual appointments and also lead multi-day customized, holistic projects that combine his various set of skills and specialities.

“I’m delighted to return to Vakkaru Maldives, and I look forward to once again providing bespoke treatments that will leave guests revitalised and ready to face life with energy and enthusiasm,” Domingos said about his upcoming residency.

A alum of the Instituto Medico Naturista de Lisboa in his native Portugal, Domingos is qualified in few modalities such as Naturopathy, Personal Training, Therapeutic Massage, Clinical, Pilates, KORE therapy and and Cosmetic Acupuncture. 

He utilizes his diverse skillset to combine personal training with holistic therapy and offer an innovative singular integrated arrangement customised to the needs of the guests. He will likewise be available to lead seminars on topics ranging from joint protection to detox techniques and benefits.

Many of the specific treatments Domingos provides are roused by his lifelong interest in traditional medicines and massage techniques. His Facial Rejuvenation with Acupuncture and Gua Sha treatment is based on the standards of traditional Chinese medicine and provides a natural option to botox; the Fire Cupping Therapy tackles blood flow blockages to induce a profound feeling of unwinding. 

“It’s rare to encounter a wellness practitioner with a range of specialties as diverse as those held by Domingos. With the principles of Vakkare so integral to Vakkaru, we are delighted that he can return to share his expertise and insights on our peaceful private island,” Vakkaru Maldives General Manager Iain McCormack said.

Domingos’ residency represents the most recent articulation of Vakkaru’s unique hospitality concept Vakkare. Putting the idea of care at the core of all Vakkaru offers, Vakkare provides guests with unlimited opportunities for self-care, deep rest and meaningful relaxation. 


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