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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed in Beach villa - very nice actually - good room layout - nice location - stunning sunset views - small plunge pool ... So all good on that front. Staff - very attentive - but nothing more .. - all functioning nice but no real personal interaction ... total lack of visible management towards guest - not a single...

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

Dear TT-CB, Thank you for your review. Your feedback is integral in our effort to improve our products and services standards. We apologize for not being able to meet your expectations during your stay with us. I have shared your constructive feedback with our entire team and assure you that the same is addressed and necessary corrective measures have been...

Johannesburg, South Africa
HOTEL’S FAVOURITE REVIEW
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

We spent the most amazing 5 days on the island. From the pick up at the airport right to our departure we experienced nothing but amazing service. All the staff go out of their way to make your stay extremely comfortable. Our villa was always impeccable, the views were something else, walked out of the villa straight into the beach/...

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

Dear Graca P, Thank you for your review. I am thrilled to read how much you enjoyed your holiday and birthday celebration at Taj Exotica Maldives, and our team made your special occasion memorable. 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...

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 1 week ago

While this resort (as facilities) is superb, the service needs to be enhanced especially considering the amount people pay to stay in this resort, so i'm going to try to make a positive criticism... 1. The resort in terms of facilities is superb 2. The resort in terms of food, beverage, and hookah quality is superb and over the top...

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

Dear Anas1985, Thank you for your review. I am delighted to read how much you enjoyed your stay with us. I have shared your feedback with Mimi, Andy and our entire team at the resort. I apologize for the inconvenience caused to you of certain matters during your stay which I have discussed with the appropriate departments who did the...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of my most memorable stays. Great place. Excellent service The resort although shows its age, Its an old property in comparison to several of its competitors, but he service is excellent. Right from the airport pickup to the check in to the daily services, everything is seamless and they cater to your every request promptly. The food is good....

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review. I am delighted to read how much you enjoyed your stay with us and happy with our services and the vegetarian selections in our menus. 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...

india
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Maldives had been my dream destination since childhood. Visiting this place was like a dream come true. Everything was like picture perfect right from the check in to check out. We had been there for 2 nights for a special celeberation.The hospitality of Taj was par excellence, specially Mirna who was the F& B manager. She was like a genie...

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

Dear Anu26, Thank you for your review. I am delighted to read how much you enjoyed your stay with us and happy with the services, amenities and food at the resort. I have shared your feedback with Myrna and our entire team. It is feedback such as yours that inspires the team and me to constantly strive for excellence and...

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived on the night of my birthday and I was welcomed with the most delicious vegetarian chocolate cake and a bottle of champagne and lots of treats in the room.....how sweet! Taj Exotica at Maldives, excellent property, well maintained, variety of food options....if you are vegan or vegetarian lots of options. Our two bedroom beach villa (202) is extremely...

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

Dear AT100, Thank you for your lovely review. I am thrilled to read how much you enjoyed your holiday with us and very happy with our amenities in the villa and the vegetarian selections in our menus. I have shared your word of appreciation with Subhendu, Sushant, Hamid, Abhishek, DJ Shammi, Nadeem and our entire team. It is feedback such...

Edinburgh, Scotland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed this resort for 6 nights in March as part of our Silver Wedding celebrations. It was our 4th visit to the Maldives, but our first time at the Taj Exotica and it did not disappoint. On arrival at the airport, we were met by resort staff and transported by speedboat to the hotel. This takes...

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

Dear Alastair_8, Thank you for your wonderful review of our resort following your recent stay with us. We are thrilled to read that you enjoyed every aspect of your stay from your arrival, villa, service, amenities, food till your departure from the resort. I have shared your feedback with the entire team and they too are happy to have learned...

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This little island of paradise is just a 20 mins speedboat ride from Male Airport. Everything about this resort right from the start to the end is upto the mark as you cant go wrong with the Taj hospitality. Since it is situated on the biggest lagoon in Maldives the water is shallow across the island which is good for...

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

Dear Jiten D, Thank you for your review. We are delighted to read how much you enjoyed your stay with us and our team took very good care of you and loved the food and our selection of Molton Brown products in the bathroom. I have shared your feedback with the entire team and they too are happy to learn...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went there for my honey moon. Couldn't expect more from this place. It's truly one of my favourite destination. It's so very peaceful and calm that it transports you to a different world. Being a vegetarian taj was the only place in my mind to visit in male and I wasn't disappointed at all. The food was awesome and the...

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

Dear Tarun J, Thank you for your lovely review of our resort following your recent stay with us. We are delighted to read how much you enjoyed your honeymoon and our team had made each moment comfortable. I have shared your feedback with the entire team who are happy to learn the same. It is feedback such as yours that...

New Delhi, India
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Escape to the pristine beaches and crystal-clear waters at Taj Exotica Maldives- this is what the Taj Exotica's website told us. And the statement was not only true, but also gave us lifetime of memories. Settled in the backwaters of the lagoon, the visit to the resort would be on every travellers' bucket list. The accommodation was inviting and the...

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

Dear Pratik_Priya, Thank you for your lovely review of our resort. We are delighted to read how much you enjoyed your stay with. I have shared your feedback with the entire team and they too are happy to learn the same. We are all looking forward to your next visit to your home in Maldives, Taj Exotica Resort & Spa...

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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Breakfast included
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
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: $1,113 - $2,639 (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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