Taj Exotica Resort & Spa

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 signature wellness experiences. A choice of bespoke dining experiences, water sports, and recreation options make for a complete and exclusive destination holiday.

Taj Exotica Resort and Spa, Maldives, has been voted the Best Resort in Asia and the Second Best in the World.*

  • Star Rating: 5 Stars
  • Location: South Male' Atoll
  • Distance from Airport: 15 minutes by speedboat
  • Total Rooms: 64
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Each of the resort's luxuriously designed 64 villas and suites is furnished in natural tones and textures and offers ocean views. Most of the resort's luxuriously designed villas are perched over the lagoon with nothing but blue ocean waters and glorious sunsets to block the view.

All the villas are palm-thatched, built of finest natural wood finishes on the exteriors and the interiors are delightfully appointed in classic Maldivian style.

Each villa has a dedicated butler for personalized attention, from unpacking luggage to customizing the private bar with precise beverage preferences, and providing an array of personal amenities, these butlers endeavour to make guest' stay stress free. Butlers will also offer to draw a bath, arrange scuba diving excursions and organize al fresco dinners to day trips at the inhibited islands for ultimate spoiling.


24 Degrees. The all-day dining restaurant with a display kitchen, offers a variety of Pan-Asian and European comfort food.  The Teppanyaki with masterly crafted teppan set menus of fresh seafood, meats and vegetable, offers a unique culinary experience. The restaurant has nightly themed menus that cater to different palettes from different parts of the world.

The Deep End.  The food theory of Deep End is to incorporate the latest trends in modern fine dining coupled with creative presentations. The cuisine itself is upscale European in its background with the best of Mediterranean & modern Western food. Our team of talented chefs focus on procuring the highest quality produce, prepared with clockwork precision and abundant creativity with neo cuisine platting. The focus is on "Farm to Plate" soul food, thus enhancing each and every flavor of every ingredient on the plate.

The Equator Bar. Have the perfect balance of mood, music and vibrancy. Add a variety of traditional vintages, new world wines, cocktails, cigars & shishas by the extensive beach patio.

24-hour In-Villa Dining.  A vast selection of food and beverages served 24 hours in the comfort and privacy of your own villa or suite.

The Pool Bar & Restaurant.  Set beside the resort's fabulous infinity pool the eatery offers a choice of healthy snacks and coolers along with oven-fresh pizzas and exotic tropical cocktails.

Custom Dining:
- Ocean Pavilion Dining
- Champagne Sun Downer
- Cellar Dinners
- Sand Bank Dining
- Tree Top Dining
- Champagne Breakfast
- Private Island Dining


Jiva Grande Spa offers the best in Indian rejuvenation therapies ranging from Indian aromatherapy massages, wellness treatments, yoga and meditation. The spa experiences are offered by trained experts using exclusive natural products in a fresh and harmonious setting.

Jiva Grande Spa 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.


Excursions & Experiences

In the heart of our lagoon, this spectacular and unique Ocean Pavilion, though only minutes by speedboat, can seem like a world away. Enjoy this unique experience with a day snorkeling trip, customized dining, couple Jiva Grande' Spa treatments or even a spectacular Champagne breakfast.


• Snorkeling & Diving
• Water Skiing, Windsurfing and Parasailing
• Big Game Fishing and Casting
• Submarine Dive
• Catamaran Sailing
• Sea Kayaking
• Island Exploration
• Shark and Sting Ray feeding
• Banana Boat Rides

• Renewal of Vows
• Private Sunset Cruise
• Private Bird's Eye View of Maldives
• Fishing by Twilight


  • Lagoon Villa Lagoon Villa - 71 sqm: Each are a series of two adjacent villas on the lagoon along the island. They offer private sun decks with loungers, easy chairs and direct access to the lagoon. Each villa features a double vanity bathroom, rain showers and bathtubs with panoramic views of the Indian Ocean.
  • Deluxe Lagoon Villa with Pool Deluxe Lagoon Villa with Pool - 94 sqm: Deluxe Lagoon Villas with its local texture and colour feature a private deck with a freshwater plunge pool and an alluring day-bed area with spectacular views. Located at the far end of the island, a double vanity bathroom, rain showers and bathtubs with an infinite view of the Indian Ocean add to the luxury.
  • Deluxe Beach Villa with Pool Deluxe Beach Villa with Pool - 200 sqm: with an exclusive private outdoor area, these villas set on the beach have direct access to the lagoon a few meters away. Each of the luxuriously styled villas offers an oversized plunge pool, a private veranda with sun beds and a tropical outdoor shower in a private walled garden.
  • Premium Beach Villa with Pool Premium Beach Villa with Pool - 193 sqm: with an exclusive private outdoor area these newly built villas come with a master bed and bath combination, extravagant round bathtub, a private beach area, oversized plunge pool, a private verandah with sun beds, a tropical outdoor shower in a private walled garden and an infinite view of the lagoon.
  • One Bedroom Ocean Suite with Pool One Bedroom Ocean Suite with Pool - 195 sqm: this tastefully appointed suite has a living room with pantry, 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
  • One and Two Bedroom Beach Suite with Pool One and Two Bedroom Beach Villa Suite with Pool - 270 sqm & 365 sqm: these luxurious One Bedroom Single & Two Bedroom Duplex Beach Villa Suites are just five metres from the lagoon. Each suite, set on the beach, has a spacious living room, a private courtyard, an oversized plunge pool, a private veranda with sun beds, sunset balcony and a tropical outdoor shower in a walled garden. In the two-bedroom villa, 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 in their spa treatment room attached to the villa.
  • The Rehendi Suite - Two Bedroom Presidential Villa The Rehendi Suite - Two Bedroom Presidential Villa - 500 sqm: This tastefully appointed, award winning villa boasts of a living room; a master bedroom with attached his and hers bathrooms, a guest bedroom; bathtubs with panoramic view of the Indian Ocean; a 12m fresh water pool with a private sundeck, two


Sports and Recreation
  • spa
  • water sports (non-motorized)
  • outdoor pool
  • private beach
  • shops
  • room service
  • bar
  • restaurant
  • laundry service
  • coffee shop
  • tours
  • poolside bar
  • Airport Transfer
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