Taj Exotica Resort and Spa, Maldives
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Taj Exotica Resort and Spa, maldives

Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Maldives, is an exclusive, private and romantic island resort lush with tropical plants and encircled by clear blue waters of one of the largest lagoons of the Maldives. The resort is a Member of The Leading Small Hotels of the World.

Taj Exotica Resort & Spa spreads idyllically along a pristine beach and serene lagoon. The award-winning resort seamlessly extends the magic of the island's blessed natural beauty in its design even as it offers the finest in contemporary luxuries and services. Jiva Grande Spa, an authentic Indian spa, offers a range of signature wellness experiences. A choice of gourmet cuisine, water sports, and recreation make for a complete and exclusive destination.

Our warm and welcoming staff members are knowledgeable hosts, taking care of each guest personally. They can arrange private dinners, luxury speedboat cruises and tours through the winding streets of Malé. Absolutely anything, from a snorkelling excursion to massage in a private pavilion can be tailor-made to create a unique, individual experience.


The Resort

The resort is only 15 minutes by a private luxury speedboat, available 24 hours, from Malé International Airport.

Accommodation

Each of the resort's luxuriously designed 64 villas is furnished in natural tones and textures and offers ocean views.

— Lagoon Villas —

The Lagoon Villas measure 71 square metres each and are a series of two adjacent villas on the lagoon along the island. They offer private sun decks with loungers, easy chairs and ladders with direct access leading to the lagoon. Each villa features a double vanity bathroom, rain showers and bathtubs with panoramic views of the Indian Ocean.

Main Features

    • Air conditioning
    • Bathtubs overlooking the ocean
    • Direct access to outdoor deck from bedroom & bathroom
    • Double vanity bathrooms
    • Electronic safe
    • Energy efficient mood lighting
    • Hairdryer
    • International dialing
    • Internet connection
    • LCD television with satellite channels
    • Media Centre with DVD/CD/MP3 player
    • Molton Brown Bathroom amenities
    • Panoramic views of Indian Ocean
    • Personal bar including organic foods, choice of organic amenities
    • Personalized in-room butler service
    • Ploh - bed linen and bath robes
    • Private sun deck with loungers
    • Rain showers in the bathrooms
    • Tea/coffee-maker & a Personal Espresso maker

— Deluxe Lagoon Villas with Plunge Pool —

The Deluxe Lagoon Villas measure 94 square meters each and are located at the far end of the island. These elegant stand-alone villas offer complete privacy as they open out to private sundecks with serene sea views and ladders leading into the lagoon, easy chairs and loungers. A double vanity bathroom, rain showers and bathtubs with an infinite view of the Indian Ocean add to the luxury. Deluxe Lagoon villas are furnished with chic, comfortable furniture showcasing the styles, textures and natural colours of the local culture. All Deluxe Lagoon Villas feature a private deck with a freshwater plunge pool and an alluring day-bed area with spectacular views.

Main Features

    • Air conditioning
    • Direct access to outdoor deck from bedroom & bathroom
    • Double vanity bathrooms
    • Electronic safe
    • Energy efficient mood lighting
    • Hairdryer
    • International dialing
    • Internet connection
    • LCD television with satellite channels
    • Media Centre with DVD/CD/MP3 player
    • Molton Brown Bathroom amenities
    • Panoramic views of Indian Ocean
    • Personal bar including organic foods, choice of organic amenities
    • Personalized in-room butler service
    • Ploh Bed Linen & bath robes
    • Private sun deck with freshwater plunge pool and daybed
    • Rain showers in the bathrooms
    • Tea/coffee-maker & a Personal Espresso maker

— Deluxe Beach Villas with Oversized Plunge Pool —

These One Bedroom Single and Two Bedroom Duplex suites have a large living room, private courtyard & lovely sundecks to add to their infinite views. The four Deluxe Beach Villas with pool measure 89 square meters each and are just five metres from the picturesque lagoon. Each of the luxuriously styled villas offers an oversized plunge pool, a private veranda with sun beds, a tropical outdoor shower in a private walled garden and an infinite view of the lagoon.


Main Features

    • Air conditioning
    • Direct access to outdoor deck from bedroom & bathroom
    • Double vanity bathrooms
    • Electronic safe
    • Energy efficient mood lighting
    • Hairdryer
    • International dialing
    • Internet connection
    • LCD television with satellite channels
    • Media Centre with DVD/CD/MP3 player
    • Molton Brown Bathroom amenities
    • Outdoor shower in private garden
    • Oversized plunge pool
    • Panoramic views of Indian Ocean
    • Personal bar including organic foods, choice of organic amenities
    • Personalized in-room butler service
    • Ploh - Bed Linen & bath robes
    • Private sun deck with sun beds
    • Rain showers in the bathrooms
    • Tea/coffee-maker & a Personal Espresso maker

— Premium Beach Villas with Oversized Plunge Pool —

The four Premium Beach Villas with Plunge Pool measure 82 square meters each with an exclusive 111 square metre private outdoor area, these new villa have their own stretch of beach and a direct access to the lagoon. Each of the luxuriously styled villas offers an oversized plunge pool, a private veranda with sun beds, a tropical outdoor shower in a private walled garden and an infinite view of the lagoon.

Main Features

    • Air conditioning
    • Panoramic views of Indian Ocean
    • Oversized plunge pool
    • Private sun deck with sun beds
    • Outdoor shower in private garden
    • Double vanity bathrooms
    • Molton Brown Bathroom amenities
    • Rain showers in the bathrooms
    • LCD television with satellite channels
    • Media Centre with DVD/CD/MP3 player
    • Internet connection
    • International dialing
    • Personal bar including organic foods, choice of organic amenities
    • Tea/coffee-maker & a Personal Espresso maker
    • Electronic safe
    • Hair dryer
    • Ploh - Bewd Linen & bath robes
    • Energy efficient mood lighting
    • Personalized in-room butler service
    • Direct access to outdoor deck from bedroom & bathroom

— Ocean Suite with Oversized Plunge Pool —

The new Ocean Suite with Plunge Pool built over water offers luxury and privacy in its spacious and beautiful interiors. Measuring 195 square meters, this tastefully appointed villa has a living room, a bedroom with attached bathroom, a glassed bathroom with an infinite view of the Indian Ocean, a large freshwater pool with a private sundeck, a ‘sala’ for dining, and a beautiful suspended deck filled with powder soft sand.

Main Features

    • Air conditioning
    • Glassed bathroom with infinite view of Indian Ocean
    • Separate living room
    • A sala for dining
    • A large freshwater pool with private sundeck
    • Suspended deck with sand
    • Panoramic views of Indian Ocean
    • Double vanity bathrooms
    • Rain showers in the bathrooms
    • LCD television with satellite channels
    • Media Centre with DVD/CD/MP3 player
    • Internet connection
    • International dialing
    • Bedroom with his and hers bathroom and Molton Brown amenities
    • Personal bar including organic foods, choice of organic amenities
    • Tea/coffee-maker
    • Electronic safe
    • Hairdryer
    • Ploh - bed linen and bath robes
    • Energy efficient mood lighting
    • Personalized in-room butler service
    • Direct access to outdoor deck from bedroom & bathroom

— One & Two Bedroom Beach Villa Suites with Oversized Plunge Pool —

The one-bedroom (270 square meters) & two-bedroom (365 square meters) luxurious Beach Villa Suites are just five metres from the lagoon. Each villa, set on the beach, has a spacious living room, a private courtyard, an oversized plunge pool, a private veranda with sun beds and a tropical outdoor shower in a walled garden. The mezzanine bedroom unfolds one of the most picturesque lagoon views in the Maldives.

In the two-bedroom configuration, the first-floor master bedroom has an oversized attached bathroom and a private balcony that is a perfect spot to enjoy spectacular sunsets. Guests can enjoy Jiva Grande Spa treatments in complete privacy at the spa treatment room attached to the villa.

Main Features

    • Air conditioning
    • Direct access to outdoor deck from bedroom
    • Double vanity bathrooms
    • Electronic safe
    • Energy efficient mood lighting
    • Hairdryer
    • International dialing
    • Internet connection
    • LCD television with satellite channels
    • Master bedroom with private balcony
    • Media Centre with DVD/CD/MP3 player
    • Molton Brown Bathroom amenities
    • Outdoor shower in private garden
    • Oversized plunge pool
    • Panoramic views of Indian Ocean
    • Personal bar including organic foods, choice of organic amenities
    • Personalized in-room butler service
    • Ploh - Bed Linen & bath robes
    • Private sun deck with sun beds
    • Rain showers in the bathrooms
    • Separate spacious living room
    • Spa treatment room attached - 2BR Suite only
    • Tea/coffee-maker & a Personal Espresso maker

— The Rehendi Presidential Suites —

The 500 square meters tastefully appointed award winning villa boasts of a living room; a master bedroom with attached his and hers bathrooms, a guest bedroom; a glassed bathroom with an infinite view of the Indian Ocean; a 18 m fresh water pool with a private sundeck, two ‘salas’ for relaxing and dining; and a beautiful suspended deck filled with powder soft sand and a hammock suspended over the beautiful turquoise lagoon. This Suite comes with a host of extra amenities and services.

Main Features

    • 18 m freshwater pool with private sundeck
    • Air conditioning
    • Direct access to outdoor deck from bedroom
    • Double vanity bathrooms
    • Electronic safe
    • Energy efficient mood lighting
    • Glassed bathroom with infinite view of Indian Ocean
    • Guest bedroom
    • Hairdryer
    • International dialing
    • Internet connection
    • LCD television with satellite channels
    • Master bedroom with his and hers bathrooms and Molton Brown amenities
    • Media Centre with DVD/CD/MP3 player
    • Panoramic views of Indian Ocean
    • Personal bar including organic foods, choice of organic amenities
    • Personalized in-room butler service
    • Ploh - Bed Linen & bath robes
    • Rain showers in the bathrooms
    • Separate living room
    • Suspended deck with sand
    • Tea/coffee-maker
    • Two salas for relaxing and dining
Restaurant & Bars

The Maldives is the most inspired dining setting imaginable. The glistening waters of the Indian Ocean and mesmerizing sunsets provide the backdrop for our two restaurants with menus featuring Progressive World Cuisine and international specialties. Cigars and spirits are staples at our bar, and plenty of stargazing is available over a glass of our finest wine.

— 24 Degrees —

Opening Hours: All day Dining.
Type of Cuisine: Multi-cuisine
Location: Over looking the lagoon
Attire: Smart Casual

24 Degrees, the all-day dining restaurant has a delicious variety of international favourites from Pan-Asian to Continental specialities. Its a la carte menu offers the guests an eclectic journey of flavours including the fresh bounty of the Indian Ocean, spices of India, the Far East and International favourites. Charming and convivial, 24 Degrees has a display kitchen which adds to the informal ambience. The walk in Wine Cellar at 24 degrees provides the opportunity to step inside and be guided to the perfect accompaniment for the evening. Dine indoors or al fresco on the beach.


— Equator Bar —

Opening Hours:  10:00 Hrs to midnight.
Type of Cuisine: Bar
Location: Over looking the lagoon
Attire: Smart Casual

Unwind to soulful music and the rustle of the wind, waves and palms with a choice of innovative and refreshing beverages including sundowners, ice cold margaritas, wine coolers and cocktails. This stylish bar also serves a variety of traditional vintages, New World wines, and cigars.

Cuisine: Bar
Aroma Trail

Engage in the diverse aromas of wine with our sommelier to taste and discover the real pleasures and excitement behind the exquisite aromas of wine.

Mixing It Up
Understand the nuances of mixology in the company of our talented bartenders while they guide you in four different styles of mixing cocktails. Discover that you are an amazing bartender yourself while sipping the drinks made by you.


— The Deep End —

Opening Hours:  19:00 - 23:30 Hrs.
Type of Cuisine: Progressive World Cuisine
Location: Loacted over water
Reservations: Requested
Attire: Smart Casual

This fine dining restaurant draws its inspirations from progressive world cuisine amalgamated with top ingredients sourced from around the world with a preference for organic, free trade certification and free-range products. The extensive a la carte menu presents a choice of flavourful meats, game and seafood, along with vegetarian specialties, complemented with fine wines from the cellar. The menu also features a choice of desserts and cigars. The restaurant is constructed over water and is partially alfresco for guests to enjoy an almost continuous maritime breeze and the placid waves of the ocean. The experience entails designer life style tabletops. You can also enjoy the offerings of The Deep End while dining at the poolside. Open for lunch and dinner.


Spa

— Jiva Grande Spa —

Blending ancient Indian wisdom with contemporary therapies, Jiva Grande Spa offers the best in Indian rejuvenation therapies ranging from Indian aromatherapy massages, time-honoured Indian treatments, yoga and meditation. Our spa experiences are offered by trained experts using exclusive natural products in a fresh and harmonious setting. Signature Jiva Grande Spa experiences bring guests the essence of traditional royal wellness and therapeutic experiences.

Jiva Grande Spa also offers Alepa, a signature treatment that evokes the aura of the fabled and privileged lifestyle of Indian royalty. Alepa - literally the act of anointing the body - is a wellness experience drawn from sacred and ceremonial time-honoured Indian bathing rituals. Savour this exquisite experience in a stylish and contemporary spa suite.