Situated on a perfect dot of white powdery sand in the clear turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean, this intimate private island is located amongst the best dive sites in the world, boasting its own house reef.
The restaurant 'Ufaa' represents world-class international cuisine, set in an open-sided wooden pavilion, with a daily-changing menu of fresh-from-the-sea, there are also Malabar Coast and Thai-style dishes to savour, as well as a raw-food spa menu- perfect for those watching their waistlines.
The tranquil setting is enhanced by the understated elegance of Cocoa Island's design. The stylish suites are designed to resemble local dhoni fishing boats and feature direct access to the turquoise lagoon. The scuba diving here is terrific, and after an afternoon of reef watching you can soothe away any aches and pains in the world-class Como Shambhala Spa.
The island's COMO Shambhala Retreat offers Asian-inspired treatments including Reflexology and Ayurveda and offers tempting treatments in its spa suites or in the privacy of your room. There is also an open-air pavilion for Yoga practice located on the sunrise side of the island. In addition, you'll find four treatment rooms (including one for couples), steam and large hydrotherapy pool. The focus here is on holistic and Ayurvedic therapy: book in for a 'Wellness Path' course of treatments to help achieve the mind-body balance suited to your needs.
South Malé Atoll, 40 minutes speedboat transfer from Malé International Airport.
33 over-water suites and villas. Dhoni Loft Suites have floor-to-ceiling windows offering commanding views, whilst the COMO Sunset Villa has its own jetty, allowing private island access to and from Cocoa Island.
Wellness Paths are designed to maximise your COMO Shambhala experience by combining key treatments in order to achieve real results, from purification to relaxation, restoration and rejuvenation.
This Path starts with a 45-minute rhythmic Abhyanga massage using warm herbal oils to loosen toxins. This is followed by a 15-minute application of herbal powder to exfoliate and aid the detoxification process.
Sink into a deeper state of relaxation with a Shirodhara treatment, whereby a steady stream of warm herbal oil is gently poured over the forehead. The treatment nourishes the scalp, calms the senses and turns them inwards to induce clarity of mind. Conclude your Purification Path with an Ayurvedic facial.
$670 per couple
The Rejuvenation Path is designed to calm the mind and rejuvenate the body in a comprehensive, holistic way.
Start your day with a 60-minute energising Yoga session with Pramod Kumar, our Resident Yoga Teacher. Pramod teaches a gentle yet dynamic class based on Hatha Yoga.
Following this, enjoy a COMO Shambhala Bath, which is a cleansing treatment working to gently exfoliate and soften your skin and a relaxing COMO Shambhala massage. Enjoy a light lunch of COMO Shambhala cuisine, you're ready for a Deep Tissue massage to reduce tension and increase blood and lymphatic flow.
5 hours 15 minutes
$960 per couple