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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I travelled to Taj with my family and in the six days of our stay, I fit in 10 dives in 4 dives. Throughout my stay, I was taken care of by Sushant, who was a more than capable instructor with plenty of experience and knowledge of the geography, ecology, marine fauna of the area. As well as being wholly...

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Vishal S, General Manager at Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Jasmine W, Thank you for your lovely review. I am delighted to read how much you enjoyed your stay with us and especially the diving experience you had with our dive centre team. I have shared your feedback with Sushant, Davide, and our entire team at the resort. It is feedback such as yours that inspires the team and...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I stayed 3 nights with our 7 year old and we loved this place! The water villas were superb and the personalized butler service was excellent (thanks Adi!) and made us feel very special. All the staff members were very attentive and they always obliged to our requests with a smile. Racha, Amit, Ismail, Ali & the...

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Vishal S, General Manager at Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Vineeth P, Thank you for your review. I am delighted to read how much you enjoyed your stay with us and loved the villa and the services at the resort. I have shared your feedback with Adi, Racha, Amit, Ismail, Ali and our entire team at the resort. It is feedback such as yours that inspires the team and...

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for a romantic getaway for a birthday trip - looked for a resort that was accessible by boat to maximize our time off and not waste too much of it travelling! Taj was a good option.. Water bungalow was lovely.. Nice to be able to just jump in for a morning splash or afternoon swim. Great bathtub...

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Vishal S, General Manager at Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear kc_meow, Thank you for your review. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed the villa, breakfast options and the services at the resort. I have shared your feedback with our entire team. However, I apologize for the inconvenience caused to you on your check-out. Your constructive comments have been shared with our Front Office Manager so that they...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at this property last week and must compliment them on the immaculate upkeep and good housekeeping standards. The food was just passable .The chefs were willing to listen to and execute our special reqests but couldnt excel at that. We had serious issues with the desalinated water they serve for drinking. Labelled as Taj water.its a heavy water...

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Vishal S, General Manager at Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Kannan T, Thank you for your review and compliments. I have shared the same with our team. In the Maldives Sea water is only available source of water for drinking after desalination. We have our in-house Crystal Bottling Plant at the resort which produces both still and sparkling water. This desalinated , purified water is placed in the villa...

Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The service levels achieved by the team at this property are truly something to write home about. The moment you land at the airport you are met by extremely warm staff of the hotel that make you feel welcome from the moment you step out onto the soil of Male. At the hotel a butler is assigned to you, and...

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Vishal S, General Manager at Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear VKM18, Thank you for your review. I am delighted to read how much you enjoyed your stay with us and our team especially your butler exceeded all your expectations. I have shared your feedback with our entire team at the resort. It is feedback such as yours that inspires the team and me to constantly strive for excellence and...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in Taj exotica & Spa for three nights in December for my birthday. From the very beginning, our trip was nothing short of perfect. After a 5 hour long flight from Delhi,it was comforting to reach the Resort in just around 30-35 minutes from Speed boat. After reaching the Resort our pictures were taken which were given to...

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Vishal S, General Manager at Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Atika537, Thank you for your review. I am delighted to read how much you enjoyed your stay with us from your arrival, villa, services and the vast variety of food from our menus. I have shared your feedback with Shamiz and our entire team at the resort. It is feedback such as yours that inspires the team and me...

Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is real a dream come true !! the blue Ocean and aqua marine lagoon colours are simply eye soothing and a treat to your eyes and mind !! The resort is absolutely beautiful , of course a private island as is the case in Maldives . they have created this resort taking full advantage of the lagoon and the...

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Vishal S, General Manager at Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear SameerDharkar, Thank you for your lovely review. I am thrilled to read how much you enjoyed each moment of your stay with us and loved the services at the resort. I have shared your feedback with Bala, VR and our entire team. It is feedback such as yours that inspires the team and me to constantly strive for excellence...

Portland, United States
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Plan ahead, bring all personal things you need at beach e.g. sun screen, glasses, hats etc - else pretty pricy at resort, food is good, see if you get breakfast, lunch and dinner inclusive package - else pretty expensive menu. But just amazing experience.

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Vishal S, General Manager at Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear ShaileshVasanti, Thank you for your review. I am pleased to read that you had an amazing and relaxing holiday with us. I have shared your feedback with our entire team. It is feedback such as yours that inspires the team and me to constantly strive for excellence and to make sure that our guests leave the island with fond...

Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed in this Resort in November first week, it is amazing Resort and location too is perfect.Hotel staff is very courteous and caring,their hospitality is excellent. Rooms were excellent and housekeeping was great too. Everything was perfect right from landing in Maldives till leaving that is transport to resort, checkin procedure, food, water sports, villas, housekeeping etc. Thank you...

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Vishal S, General Manager at Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Vishal Singh C, Thank you for your review. I am thrilled to read how much you enjoyed your stay with us and loved the facilities and services at the resort. I have shared your feedback with our entire team. It is feedback such as yours that inspires the team and me to constantly strive for excellence and to make...

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 10 December 2016

went for first wedding anniversary truly beautiful place stayed in water villa with pool which was amazing a great first anniversary choice have booked mauritius for next year see if we can beat it hope so but very much doubt it, on the down side if you are reading this then you know already is amazingly expensive as it is...

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Vishal S, General Manager at Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Leevickers7131, Thank you for your review. I am delighted to read how much you enjoyed your first wedding anniversary celebration at Taj Exotica Maldives and our team had made it unforgettable. I have shared your feedback with our entire team. It is feedback such as yours that inspires the team and me to constantly strive for excellence and to...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Breakfast included
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Award-winning resort is a sublime fusion of luxury and nature. Nestled amidst one of the largest lagoons in the Maldives. Accommodation is a choice between villas built entirely over water and beach villas. Pan Asian. World Progressive. In villa dining. Interactive dining. Or a romantic dinner for two under the stars... Dining is a culinary adventure. The acclaimed Jiva Grande Spa provides an extensive range of holistic treatments in the over water treatment rooms. Welcome to an island sanctuary where luxury and landscape merge to create a living experience that is one with nature. Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Maldives is located on the exotic Emboodhu Finolhu Island, in the middle of one of the largest natural lagoons in the world. This tropical isle, once known as the 'Three Coconut Island,' ornamented with pale white sand and crystal blue waters is lush with tropical flora. The resort is only 15 minutes by luxury speedboat, available 24 hours, from Malé International Airport. 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 amenities and services. Luxuriously appointed villas and suites, private plunge pools and personal sundecks with endless views of the Indian Ocean, make this the perfect setting for a private retreat. Our Jiva Grande Spa, an authentic Indian spa, offers a range of ignature wellness experiences. A choice of bespoke dining experiences, water sports, and recreation options make for a complete and exclusive estination holiday. Taj Exotica Resort and Spa, Maldives, has been voted the Best Resort in Asia and the Second Best in the World.* ... more   less 

Additional Information about Taj Exotica Resort & Spa

Address: 2117
Region: Maldives > Kaafu Atoll > South Male Atoll > Emboodhu Finolhu
Price Range: $1,074 - $2,383 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Taj Exotica Resort & Spa 5*
Number of rooms: 64
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Also Known As:
Taj Exotica Hotel Emboodhu Finolhu
Taj Exotica Resort And Spa
Taj Exotica Maldives
Taj Exotica Resort All Inclusive
Taj Exotica Resort & Spa Maldives/Emboodhu Finolhu
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“lagoon villas do not face Male”
 of 5 bubbles 897milanz, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The stilt houses on the left side are not good as the wind is too strong there... cant use the plunge pool outside them.”
 of 5 bubbles VKM18, 24 Dec 2016 | Read review
“premium villa rooms are the best in terms of size,amenities and view.”
  • Beach suite
  • Premium beach villa
 of 5 bubbles Atika537, 24 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Every Villa is great facing the lagoon . Villas with pool are more attractive in their infrastructure set up .”
 of 5 bubbles SameerDharkar, 19 Dec 2016 | Read review
“pool villa very large with great outdoor area and excellent large bath”
 of 5 bubbles leevickers7131, 10 Dec 2016 | Read review
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