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TAJ EXOTICA REOSRT & SPA 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. Taj Spa, 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.

QUICK FACTS

Class:
★★★★★ Deluxe

Location: South Male' Atoll

Distance from Airport (INIA):
8 Kms

Transfer type: 15 mins. from Airport by Seedboat

Number of rooms:64 Rooms

LAGOON VILLA

TOTAL AREA 71 SQM, 20 UNITS

The Lagoon Villas measure 71sqm each and 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 features a double vanity bathroom, rain showers and bathtubs with panoramic views of the Indian Ocean.

DELUXE LAGOON VILLA WITH PLUNGE POOL

TOTAL AREA 94 SQM, 31 UNITS & SWIMMING POOL

The Deluxe Lagoon Villas measure 94sqm each and 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. A double vanity bathroom, rain showers and bathtubs with an infinite view of the Indian Ocean add to the luxury. Deluxe Lagoon villas are furnished with chic, comfortable furniture showcasing the styles, textures and natural colours of the local culture. All Deluxe Lagoon Villas feature a private deck with a freshwater plunge pool and an alluring day-bed area with spectacular views.

THE REHENDI PRESIDENTIAL SUITE

TOTAL AREA 500 SQM, 1 UNITS & SWIMMING POOL

The 500sqm tastefully appointed award winning villa boasts of a living room; a master bedroom with attached his and hers bathrooms, a guest bedroom; a glassed bathroom with an infinite view of the Indian Ocean; a 18 m fresh water pool with a private sundeck, two ‘salas’ for relaxing and dining; and a beautiful suspended deck filled with powder soft sand and a hammock suspended over the beautiful turquoise lagoon. This Suite comes with a host of extra amenities and services.

ONE & TWO BEDROOM BEACH VILLA SUITES WITH OVERSIZED PLUNGE POOL

TOTAL AREA 270/365 SQM, 1 UNITS & SWIMMING POOL

The one-bedroom (270sqm) & two-bedroom (365sqm) luxurious Beach Villa Suites are just five metres from the lagoon. Each 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 one of the most picturesque lagoon views in the Maldives. In the two-bedroom configuration, the first-floor master bedroom has an oversized attached bathroom and a private balcony that is a perfect spot to enjoy spectacular sunsets. Guests can enjoy Jiva Grande Spa treatments in complete privacy at the spa treatment room attached to the villa.

OCEAN SUITE WITH OVERSIZED PLUNGE POOL

TOTAL AREA 195 SQM, 2 UNITS & SWIMMING POOL

The new Ocean Suite with Plunge Pool built over water offers luxury and privacy in its spacious and beautiful interiors. Measuring 195sqm, this tastefully appointed villa has a living room, a bedroom with attached bathroom, a glassed bathroom with an infinite view of the Indian Ocean, a large freshwater pool with a private sundeck, a ‘sala’ for dining, and a beautiful suspended deck filled with powder soft sand.

PREMIUM BEACH VILLAS WITH OVERSIZED PLUNGE POOL

TOTAL AREA 193 SQM, 3 UNITS & SWIMMING POOL

The four Premium Beach Villas with Plunge Pool measure 82sqm each with an exclusive 111 square metre private outdoor area, these new villas have their own stretch of beach and a direct access to the 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.

24 DEGREES - MULTI CUISINE

BREAKFAST 07:00 AM - 10:30 AM/LUNCH 12:30 PM - 15:45 PM/DINNER 19:00 PM - 22:45 PM

Enjoy your breakfast in the shade of the Dhigga trees with sand between your toes and let the stars light your dinner table at night; 24 Degrees, located on the beach with endless views of the turquoise lagoon, takes you on a journey of flavours from the Far East to the Western Front. Comfort food, fresh catch of the day, local specialties, the spices of India, international favorites and nightly themed menus from around the world – the choice is yours. All menus, including breakfast, are la carte and prepared to order.

PRIVATE DINING - AS PER GUEST REQUEST

Meals are often communal experiences but sometimes guests wish to savour a delicious meal in very select company. You may make any meal a private and special affair in a secluded setting. Private dining adds a new dimension to the already extraordinary culinary offerings at the resort. The kitchens are at your disposal to create unexpected, personalised meals beyond compare. Please contact Villa Dining for reservations and information.

DEEP END - SPECIALTY GRILL & SEAFOOD

DINNER 19:00 PM - 23:30 PM

Perched over the water, Deep End radiates romance with partially al fresco seating, candle lit tables, an almost continuous gentle sea breeze to keep things cool and a permanent soundtrack of placid waves. The menu features upscale Grill & Seafood dishes from prime cut rare meats to fresh, local catch, seafood varieties. All cuts of meat are grilled to your preference and accompanied by unique home-made flavored salts for seasoning at the table. Complete your culinary journey with a symphony of ultimate sweet temptations created by our Pastry Chef right at your table.

EQUATOR BAR - CANAPÉS, SNACKS AND APPETIZERS

The perfect balance of mood, music and vibrancy, Equator Bar comes alive at sunset. Unwind and recount the day’s adventures over an exotic cocktail or a glass of traditional vintage. As the sun sinks into the ocean and the world turns golden, a sundowner or some bubbly is the perfect prelude to dinner. After dinner, sink into a comfy sofa with a cigar or end the night with your favorite flavor of Sheesha, gazing at the stars from the deck. Live music most nights, cocktail theme nights weekly and front row seats to sunset every night!

POOL SIDE BAR & RESTAURANT - LIGHT FARE & OVEN FRESH PIZZAS

LUNCH 12:00 PM - 16:00 PM/

The Pool Side is the ideal spot to just chill, soak up the sun and perfect the art of doing nothing. Take a dip in the infinity pool, count the shades of blue in the ocean and enjoy a refreshing frozen cocktail, something fruity & tropical, or a nice cooler. Light snacks, crispy salads and oven fresh pizzas served throughout the day.

TEPPANYAKI - JAPANESE LIVE KITCHEN - JAPANESE TEPPANYAKI

DINNER 19:00 PM - 21:00 PM

Gather at the live Teppanyaki counter for a culinary and theatrical experience. Legend has it that that Genghis Khan invented Teppanyaki by using a soldier's helmet as a hot plate ('teppan') when cooking ('yaki') his meat on the camp fire to stop his meat from overcooking. Teppanyaki has evolved since then though it still involves cooking on a hot plate. Make your selection from one of the masterly crafted Teppan set menus of fresh seafood, meats and vegetables, sip some sake and enjoy the show.

EXPERIENCES

The shallow sandy lagoon surrounding Taj Exotica Resort & Spa is a paradise for water sports lovers. The Water Sports Centre, located on the beach near 24 Degrees Restaurant, is equipped with all the latest motorized and non-motorized water sports equipment. Jet Skiing, Water Skiing, Wake Boarding and Kite Surfing will thrill speed seekers. Catamaran Sailing, Wind Surfing, Paddle Boats and Kayaking will delight those who prefer a slower pace. Parasail for spectacular aerial views of the lagoon and the blue ocean beyond - on a calm day you can even marvel at the coral reefs from above as the lagoon surface turns into a giant magnifying glass - or power through the water like a dolphin on the Seabob for a view below. Or just have fun being towed around on an inflatable fun tube! There’s also an array of excursions and inspired experiences.

OCEAN DIVE MALDIVES

  • Discover Scuba
  • PADI Scuba Diver
  • Open Water Dive
  • Rescue Diver
  • Refresher Dive
  • PADI Referral, Experience and Advanced

WATER ACTIVITIES

  • Stand up paddle
  • Wakeboarding
  • Kneeboarding
  • Parasailing
  • Catamaran Sailing
  • Water skiing
  • Jet ski
  • Seabob

EXCURSIONS

  • Malé City Tour
  • Island Exploration
  • Moonbeam and Starlight Cruise
  • Sunrise Fishing
  • Seaplane photo flight
  • Sunset Cruise
  • Fishing by Twilight
  • Big Game Fishing

UNIQUE FEATURES

  • One of the widest lagoon

JIVA GRANDE SPA

6 COUPLES TREATMENT VILLA

DAILY, 09:00 - 21:00

The tropical bliss of the island and blue harmony of the ocean seem to spill into the Jiva Grande Spa - an oasis for the mind, body and soul at the far end of the island. Surrounded by the stillness of the vast lagoon, the 6 over-water spa pavilions, each with a private sundeck and relaxation space, are centred around a beautiful courtyard. Revel in glorious signature treatments inspired by India’s ancient royalty and blissful authentic Ayurveda therapies at the Alepa (Mud Bath) Pavilion and the Ayurveda Sanctuary Pavilion. Indulge with Indian aromatherapy, body scrubs and wraps. The rejuvenation experiences are masterminded by well-trained experts armed with exclusive natural products and a gentle approach to all round healing.

FACILITIES

  • Body scrubs and wraps
  • Ayurveda
  • Signature Treatment
  • Beauty treatments