Location: The Taj Exotica is only 18 kilometers from the airport and is situated in one of the Maldives' biggest lagoons.
History: The Taj Exotica conducts fascinating day tours of Malé's historic sites, only a short trip away from the resort.
Service: Taj staff work around the clock to ensure guests have everything they need for an unforgettable holiday.
Known for its attentive service, the exclusive Taj Exotica Resort and Spa is a private island retreat situated on one of the largest lagoons in the Maldives. Each of the 64 luxurious suites features air-conditioning, LCD televisions and satellite channels, plunge pools, personalized butlers, and sweeping views of the Indian Ocean. Dining options range from 24 Degrees, an eatery set on the beach and specifically intended for sunset views; The Deep End, a restaurant inspired by world cuisines and featuring game, seafood, and organically sourced produce; and, of course, private dining in villas and on the beach. Amenities include an on-site fitness center and gymnasium, located over the waters of the lagoon. Activities in the area encompass diving and snorkeling the myriad reefs, sea kayaking, helicopter tours, big game fishing, waterskiing, and windsurfing. The Taj Exotica is 15 minutes by speedboat from Male International Airport.
With Remote Lands you'll travel with people who have made Asia the solitary focus of their own lifelong adventure. As our guest, you'll discover Asia on a journey that is completely, authentically your own, adapted from our own remarkable experiences and adventures over the years.
With Remote Lands you'll travel with people who have made Asia the solitary focus of their own lifelong adventure. As our guest, in the continent that our north American founders Catherine and Jay have adored and explored for decades, you'll discover Asia on a journey that is completely, authentically your own, adapted from our own remarkable experiences and adventures over the years.
These 200 square meter villas feature their own private stretch of beach on the lagoon. They include a wide veranda with oversized plunge pool, garden and indoor/outdoor shower. Each beach villa enjoys direct access to the lagoon, sun loungers, spacious and luxurious indoor living areas, hair dryers, phones, internet access, a minibar, LCD TV with cable channels, a tea and coffee maker and a media center with DVD/CD/mp3 player. Bathrooms are stocked with Molton Brown amenities. Each beach villa enjoys personalized butler service.
Positioned over the tranquil blue waters of the lagoon, these standalone villas offer 94 square meters of space, with a private sundeck and sun loungers, a freshwater plunge pool, a daybed and far-reaching views. A ladder leads straight into the water and guests can enjoy ocean views from their bathroom from an oversized tub. All villas feature a safe, mood lighting, hair dryers, phones, internet access, minibars, LCD TV with cable channels and a media center with DVD/CD/mp3 player. Bathrooms are stocked with Molton Brown amenities. Villas enjoy personalized butler service.
Measuring 71 square meters, these villas are located over the water of the lagoon. They offer direct access to the water via a ladder, a private deck with sun loungers, spacious bedroom with sitting area and sofa, safe, mood lighting, hairdryer, phone, internet access, minibar, LCD TV with cable channels and media center with DVD/CD/mp3 player. Bathrooms are stocked with Molton Brown amenities. Villas enjoy personalized butler service.
The over-water suites feature 195 square meters of space, with direct access to the lagoon and a private stretch of beach. Villas have a living room, separate bedroom, bathroom with water views, large pool and a wide suspended verandah with sun loungers for private sunbathing. Suites also have an outdoor sala for dining. Each Ocean Suite enjoys direct access to the enjoys direct access to the lagoon, sun loungers, spacious and luxurious indoor living areas, hair dryers, phones, internet access, a minibar, LCD TV with cable channels, a tea and coffee maker and a media center with DVD/CD/mp3 player. Bathrooms are stocked with Molton Brown amenities and there's 24/7 butler service.
Utilizing gear from the onsite water sports center, guests can enjoy the complimentary use of kayaks, catamarans, windsurf skis and snorkeling gear. At an additional cost there's also parasailing, banana boat rides, big game fishing, and shark and stingray feeding. Taj Exotica is home to the only Eco Aware Awarded PADI dive center in the Maldives, which offers an array of different snorkeling and diving trips, including submarine diving.
Located at the end of the island over the water, the fitness center is equipped with modern exercise equipment and machines, offering fitness classes and the use of personal trainers if needed. The center stays open until the last guest leaves. A yoga pavilion and yoga and meditation sessions are also on offer. A freshwater infinity pool is also available for guests.
The Taj Exotica's Jiva Grande Spa is world-renowned for its great service and range of treatments. Guests are treated to relaxing ocean views as they receive their massage in one of the spa's treatment pavilions. Therapies include massage, Indian Ayurvedic treatments, skin care, hot stones, scrubs and wraps and the Signature Jiva Grande Spa treatments. The spa includes steam baths, sauna, and hydrotherapy pools and showers.
All-day dining is provided from 7am to 22.45pm. Perfect for casual meals, guests can dine on the beach and select a bottle of wine from the walk-in cellar. Seafood fresh from the Indian Ocean, spices from the orient and European options are all available here.
This specialty restaurant is set over the lagoon in a thatched-roof sala, giving guests endless ocean vistas. This romantic location s perfect for intimate candlelit dinners, with contemporary cuisine on offer that utilizes the best in local seafood and important gourmet items.
This stylish outdoor bar serves world-class cocktails and a long list of Old and New World wines, as well as cigars. Guests can come for sundowners or enjoy after-dinner drinks to relaxed beats.
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