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New Delhi, India
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This short trip was "what dreams are made of." Every picture of the Maldives seen, coming to life. Beautiful beach, amazing food and the service was faultless. Our room situated on the lagoon was large, clean, the view incredible. Nothing to fault. Make sure you meet cocktail maker Ibbad at the bar, he knows just what to make.

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

Dear Gdaynamaste, Thank you for your review. We are delighted to read how much you enjoyed your stay with us. I have shared your feedback with Ibbad and 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...

Gurgaon, India
Reviewed 4 November 2016

A brilliant stay in a brilliant hotel. The room was expensive but fully expected and worth the cost. The big downside was the cost of everything else, which was overinflated by a factor of 3 (USD& for a can of Coke), which applied to food, spa, and other services.

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

Dear Philip T, Thank you for your review. We are delighted to read how much you enjoyed your stay with us. 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 to make sure that our guests leave the island...

Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Nice resort and the staff is friendly & helpful but need more focus on the room cleaning because i found more than one Cockroach in side the room and need more than one choice of restaurant I like everything their

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

Dear Alharthi, Thank you for your review and we are delighted to learn you had a wonderful stay at the resort in spite of the incident and we would like to sincerely apologize for the inconvenience caused to you. We have a robust pest control program on the island and villas where in we do regular spraying and fumigation using...

Reviewed 31 October 2016

My husband and I recently spent our honeymoon at Maldives (2 different island resorts) and Taj was the second resort we stayed at. The speed boat ride to the hotel was nice and short (about 20 minutes to the hotel). We were welcomed by drummers and some of the hotel staff. We were taken an arrival picture (for lack of...

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

Dear Chioma A, Thank you for your review. We are thrilled to read how much you enjoyed each moment and experience at the resort and our team took very good care of you during your stay. I have shared your feedback and appreciation with Mohamed, Mainuddin, Shamil, Benni, Cecil and our entire team at the resort. It is feedback such...

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 30 October 2016

It feels like Home away from home with the fantastic staff taking care of your every need. It feels like heaven on earth and the amenities at this resort is par excellence and I would love to visit again and would recommend to all.

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

Dear Sathis S, Thank you for the lovely review. We are delighted to read how much you enjoyed your stay with us and loved the amenities at the resort. I have shared your feedback with our entire team and they are glad to learn the same. It is feedback such as yours that inspires the team and me to constantly...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Staying at the Taj Exotica was the "grand finale" of our honeymoon, which began in Sri Lanka. We had an incredible stay and would very happily return (the sooner, the better)! The staff is incredible - everyone we encountered was warm and extremely helpful without being overly intrusive. They must make the staff study the photos they take on your...

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

Dear Melanie H, Thank you for the lovely review. I am thrilled to read how much you enjoyed your honeymoon at Taj Exotica Maldives and loved the Deluxe Lagoon Villa with Plunge Pool and the villa amenities especially our selection of Molton Brown products in the bathroom. I have shared your feedback with Mohamed, Dive Centre team, and our entire...

singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 20 October 2016

We recently stayed Taj Exotica Resort & spa. The service, food and accommodation were exceptional and wonderful. When we arrived at the hotel we were greeted by very dynamic and friendly team.The resort is perfect place for honeymoon and relaxing.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your wonderful review. We are happy to read how much you enjoyed your stay with us. I have shared your feedback with the entire team at the resort. 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...

Male, Maldives
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Everything is perfect! We got upgraded to the biggest villa and had unforgattable experience! Excellent service, comfortable beds and friendly people.Absolutely visit again if get chance and definitely recommend to our friends.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your lovely review. We are delighted to read how much you enjoyed your stay with us. I have shared your feedback with the entire team at the resort. 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...

Reviewed 16 October 2016

Taj Exotica Resort and Spa is amazing place. Very conveniently located 20 mins from Male airport. At the airport we were greeted by a Taj representative who helped us to the boat. we landed at 9pm and had no issues with pick up unlike other hotels which need morning arrival. People often mention about air traffic noise. Its not that...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review. We are delighted to read how much you enjoyed your stay with us and loved your villa and the cuisine at the resort. I have shared your feedback with Mohamed, Farook, Dombhe, Sophia and the entire team at the resort. It is feedback such as yours that inspires the team and me to...

Reading, Hampshire
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Just had our sixth stay at the Taj Exotica - surely that says it all! This really is a fabulous place to stay and switch off, unwind, relax and be treated with fabulous service. All of the staff are a credit to the resort. Everyone you meet, whether it be a guy sweeping leaves or a waiter in the restaurant...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your lovely review and for choosing Taj Exotica Maldives again and again as your holiday destination in the Maldives. It is always a great pleasure to have you stay with us. We are thrilled to read how much you enjoyed your 6th stay with us and our team continues to meet your expectations. I have...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Breakfast
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Meeting Rooms
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: $1,097 - $2,884 (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 Resort And Spa
Taj Exotica Hotel Emboodhu Finolhu
Taj Exotica Maldives
Taj Exotica Resort All Inclusive
Taj Exotica Resort & Spa Maldives/Emboodhu Finolhu
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 of 5 bubbles Chiragdm, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles Victoria420, 15 Oct 2016 | Read review
“For the best experience, choose the Deluxe Lagoon Villa with Pool.”
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  • Deluxe Lagoon Villa with Pool. Private pool deck area.
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 of 5 bubbles GarfieldS220, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
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