Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Maldives, is an exclusive, private and romantic island resort lush with tropical plants and encircled by clear blue waters of one of the largest lagoons of the Maldives.
Taj Exotica Resort & Spa spreads idyllically along a pristine beach and the serene lagoon. The award-winning resort, now re-launched, seamlessly extends the magic of the island’s blessed natural beauty in its design even as it offers the finest contemporary luxuries and services. Jiva Grande Spa (opening in April 2006), an authentic Indian spa, offers a range of signature wellness experiences. A choice of gourmet cuisine, water sports, and recreation make for a complete and exclusive destination. The resort is only 15 minutes by a private luxury speedboat, available 24 hours, from Malé International Airport.accommodation:
Rooms & Suites
Each of the resort’s luxuriously designed 62 villas is furnished in natural tones and textures. The warmth of wood, the fragrance of flowers and the soft glow of lamps and candles create an intimate ambience in the villas. Expansive ocean views and a soothing breeze relax the senses.
All the villas are palm-thatched, built of finest natural wood finishes on the exteriors and floors and are delightfully appointed in classic Maldivian style. Amenities include air-conditioning, personal bar, LCD television with satellite channels, safe, tea/coffee-maker, satellite television, DVD/CD player, MP3, Media Centre, Internet connection, international dialing, Electronic safe, double vanity, bathtubs overlooking the ocean (in lagoon villas ) and rain showers in the bathrooms, and hairdryer. Some of the villas have a private plunge pool.
The 24 Lagoon Villas, of 71 sq mts each, are a series of two adjacent villas on the lagoon along the island. They offer private sun decks with loungers, easy chairs and ladders with direct access leading to the lagoon Each villa has a double vanity bathroom, rain showers and bath tubs with panoramic views of the Indian Ocean.
Deluxe Lagoon Villas
The 31 Deluxe Lagoon Villas, of 60 sq mts each , are located at the far end of the island. These elegant stand-alone villas offer complete privacy as they open out to private sundecks with serene sea views and ladders leading into the lagoon, easy chairs and loungers. Stylized furniture, a double vanity bathroom, rain showers, bathtubs with an infinite view of the Indian Ocean and special in-villa furnishings create a special ambience. 10 Deluxe Lagoon Villas feature a private deck with a freshwater plunge pool and an alluring day-bed area with spectacular views.
Deluxe Beach Villas
The 4 Deluxe Beach Villas, of 89 sq mts each, are just 5 metres from the picturesque lagoon. Each of the luxuriously styled villas offers an oversized plunge pool, a private veranda with sun beds, a tropical outdoor shower in a private walled garden and an infinite view of the lagoon.
Beach Villa Suites
The 2 two-bedroom luxurious Beach Villa Suites, of 158 sq mts each, are just 5 metres from the lagoon. Each luxuriously style villa, set on the beach, has a spacious living room, a private courtyard, an oversized plunge pool, a private veranda with sun beds and a tropical outdoor shower in a walled garden. The mezzanine bedroom unfolds a beautiful view of one of the most picturesque lagoons in the Maldives. The master bedroom has an oversized attached bathroom and a private balcony that is a perfect spot to enjoy spectacular sunsets. Guests can enjoy Jiva treatments in complete privacy at the spa treatment room attached to the villa.
The Rehendi Presidential Suite
The Rehendhi Presidential Suite, built over water, unfolds sheer luxury and privacy in its spacious and beautiful interiors. The 450 sq mts tastefully appointed villa has a living room; a master bedroom with attached his and hers bathrooms, a private balcony; a guest bedroom; a glassed bathroom with an infinite view of the Indian Ocean; a 15 ft fresh water pool with a private sundeck, two `salas’ for relaxing and dining; and a beautiful suspended deck filled with powder soft sand.
DINING AND BARS
From casual, all-day dining to formal, fine dining, guests can savour a choice of gourmet cuisine, cool beverages and the choicest wines.
The resort offers a distinctive dining experience at its restaurants. The menus feature traditional and contemporary favourites of a variety of international cuisines that are complemented with fine wines from the resort’s cellar. Guests can dine at the restaurants or any spot on the island of their choice.
The resort offers a spectrum of indoor and outdoor activities for irresistible fun and relaxation.Fitness and fun include:
• Fresh water Infinity Swimming pool
• Indoor games
• » PADI certified Dolphin Base Dive
and Water Sports Centre
• Fitness Centre
• Indoor Games
Beach and sports include:
Jiva Grande Spa (opening in May 2006) located on an intimate island adjoining the resort is a physical and spiritual haven for the senses. Soothing, aromatic and rejuvenating treatments are offered in elegant ocean facing pavilions.
» Jiva Grande Spa
Recreation outside the hotel:
» Escapes and Experiences offers a choice of sightseeing tours.
• Historical Male
• Seaplane Photo Flight
• Maldivian Fishing Village Experience
• Island Exploration
• Sunset Cruise
• Sunset Fishing
• Big Game Fishing and Casting
FACILITIES AND SERVICES
Guests can look forward to the finest international facilities and services at the resort.
Hotel Leisure and Other Services include:
- Currency exchange
- Express laundry / dry cleaning
- Lifestyle Boutique
- Living Room with library
- Billiards and indoor games
- Mediterranean Specialty Restaurant
- All day dining multi-cuisine restaurant
- Bar with walk-in cellar
- Private in-villa a la carte dining
- Travel assistance
- 24 hours luxury speedboat service
- Over water Fitness Centre