Taj Exotica Resort & Spa Maldives

Taj Exotica Resort & Spa Maldives sits along one of the Maldives’ largest lagoons, boasting 64 overwater villas known as lagoon villas as well as four beach villas.

Rooms feature warm woods and ocean-inspired art, while some feature private pools or bathtubs with panoramic water views.


The Taj Exotica Resort stands as one of the world’s most idyllic luxury resorts, situated on a private island amidst one of Maldives’s largest lagoons and boasting one of its greatest lagoons in terms of size. Perfect for romantic couples and nature enthusiasts alike, this romantic destination provides ample opportunity for restful relaxation, gourmet dining experiences and breathtaking scenery – it may be more expensive than similar options but more than makes up for any expense with its unforgettable scenery and food offerings.

Emboodhu Finolhu Island boasts one of the Maldives’ most breathtaking coral-rich lagoons. This luxurious resort features postcard-perfect villas and suites designed to maximize privacy and serenity – each one designed with warm wood accents, soft lamplight, stunning ocean views and inviting private verandas to view sunset from. Some larger suites even include two-story designs with private horizon pools for watching sunset from. Each room also comes equipped with its own spa treatment room so guests can experience Jiva Grande Spa treatments right in their villa!

At Jiva Grande Spa Resort & Villas in Maldives, there is a selection of dining options ranging from an all-meals restaurant to dinner-only venues that feature exceptional upscale cuisine. Additionally, water activities for guests to participate in are abundant as is its exquisite Jiva Grande Spa offering time-honored Indian rejuvenation therapies as well as offering overwater villas as a first in Maldives industry pioneers.

The Maldives is a tropical paradise all year-round, featuring two distinct seasons: dry (November to April) and rainy (May to October). To maximize sunny skies and warm temperatures, visit during dry season; near-equatorial islands receive sunlight all day and boast mirror-flat waters replete with sunshine reflecting off its surfaces. Many tourist spots may experience higher tourist volumes during this period – however any time of the year makes an ideal destination for a luxury escape at Taj Exotica!

Rooms & Suites

Travel & Leisure awarded Taj Exotica Resort & Spa Maldives the ‘Best Luxury Resort International’ title, making this remarkable island retreat truly extraordinary. Situated within one of the world’s largest natural lagoons, guests have their choice between romantic over-water suites or relaxing beach villas to help them fully relax and unwind on this private island sanctuary. Boasting breathtaking clear water with white sandy beaches that stretch in every direction – Taj Exotica provides the perfect place to unwind!

Each of the 64 postcard-perfect ocean-view villas and suites provides a sanctuary of tranquility amidst the azure waters of the Indian Ocean. Crafted with classic Maldivian flair, accommodations feature traditional palm-thatched roofs, natural wood finishes, large windows to take in ocean and lagoon views through large windows, king-size beds, as well as many villas offering private plunge pools for ultimate luxury. Lagoon-view suites also boast their own stretches of beach, walled gardens and private terraces for lounging purposes.

All rooms at the Taj Exotica offer luxurious features such as WiFi, flat-screen TVs, Nespresso machines, tea and coffee making facilities, minibars and bath amenities by Molton Brown. Select villas feature their own spa treatment room as well as butler services. Couples seeking an unforgettable honeymoon getaway will appreciate its variety of honeymoon-oriented activities such as custom photo shoots, shared massages and spa treatments, picnics on deserted islands or champagne on the beach with live guitar serenade serenades serenaded by guitar serenade guitarist serenade!

Jiva Grande Spa at this resort provides an uplifting respite, offering treatments inspired by India’s ancient wellness traditions – yoga and meditation are among them – as well as Alepa holistic treatment, which draws upon time-honored Indian bathing rituals to recreate an aura of royalty from India’s royal life. Other amenities at Jiva Grande include full service restaurant/bar facilities as well as water sports on its lagoon.

Restaurants & Bars

Taj Exotica Resort & Spa Maldives is an ultra-luxury resort situated amidst crystal clear waters. Offering beach villas, garden villas, over water bungalows and the Rehendi Presidential Overwater Suite – which features glass bathrooms and freshwater pools with amazing lagoon views – guests will experience true privacy during their stay at this paradise resort.

Emboodhu Finolhu Island lies within the South Male Atoll of Maldives and features breathtaking white sandy beaches adorned with lush flora and fauna, not to mention a spectacular collection of coral reefs beneath the waves. Just a 15-minute speedboat journey away, Emboodhu Finolhu makes for an easy getaway destination!

Taj Exotica boasts two gourmet restaurants (one on the beach and one over water) as well as a bar to ensure some of the finest dining experiences in Maldives. At The Deep End restaurant, enjoy culinary classics, while 24 Degrees offers all day dining with its variety of cuisines and vegetarian offerings. Chefs here live by the Taj hotel philosophy of hospitality and will happily create special dishes according to dietary restrictions.

Alongside its restaurants and bars, this resort also boasts some other worthwhile amenities. This includes a modern fitness center perched above the water; an Ayurvedic-focused overwater spa; as well as an intimate game room featuring pool table and chess board – and of course plenty of activities from yoga to scuba diving!


Taj Exotica Resort & Spa Maldives offers travelers an unforgettable escape, set on an island (Embodhu Finolhu) located within one of Maldives’ largest lagoons and offering incredible overwater suites or stylish beach villas for an unforgettable stay.

The 64 rooms and suites, including the world-famous Presidential Suite, are lavish and extravagant yet remain harmonious with their stunning natural surroundings. All offer air conditioning, private plunge pools, personalized butler service and air-conditioning. 24 Degrees beach restaurant serves free gourmet breakfasts with Teppanyaki section; The Deep End dinner venue draws on various global cuisines while private meals can also be arranged within rooms or villas.

Modern fitness center located over water. Rejuvenative spa with traditional Indian rejuvenation therapies: sauna and steam room are also provided, including Alepa treatment that draws upon ancient rituals from India’s royal families to anoint your body with essential oils and herbs. Yoga and meditation studio is open daily as is multilingual library offering two computer stations.

If you don’t want to leave the resort, there are numerous picturesque places where you can simply unwind in silence and appreciate its natural beauty. These include a hammock on the water, swings in powdery soft sand surrounded by palm trees, and an inviting water swing about 100 yards off-beach that you can access at low tide. Plus, our resort also has its own dhoni cruiser offering excursions to nearby coral reefs and islands!

Business travelers will find everything they need at this resort: conference center and meeting room; spa services; roundtrip airport shuttle; day tours of historic sites in Male; full concierge desk service and tour/ticket assistance service are just some of the features available to guests at Male.

Recent Posts