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5.0 out of 5

"Worth every dollar. Rooms, food facilities all amazing. A truly beautiful place well maintained and every possible detail is attended to " More

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Hotel Description

A luxury stay in Emboodhu Finolhu awaits you at Taj Exotica Resort And Spa. You'll find popular sights like Maldives Islamic Centre and Emma Fushi Island in the area. Highlights at this beachfront resort include 3 restaurants, 2 beach bars, and a full-service spa.

LCD TVs with satellite channels are featured in all 64 individually decorated rooms, and you can enjoy free WiFi, free wired Internet, and balconies. Dining in is an option with 24-hour room service, and minibars provide refreshments. Memory foam beds and premium bedding welcome you to a good night's rest, and other nice touches include rainfall showerheads and bathrobes. Additionally, living rooms, DVD players, and separate bathtubs and showers are available.

A day of pampering at Jiva Grande Spa can include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, detox wraps, and body wraps along with access to the mud bath. The restaurant, 24 Degrees, serves international cuisine and is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The Equator Bar is the resort's own bar, serving drinks along with light fare. Spend the day at the private beach where you'll find sun loungers, and enjoy the onsite outdoor swimming pool and 24-hour fitness center. Business amenities include a 24-hour business center and a meeting room. Plus you'll find free WiFi in public areas, a Turkish bath/hammam, and a spa tub. There's also the convenience of an airport shuttle.

Attractions in proximity to this 5-star Emboodhu Finolhu resort include Laguna Beach and Hulhumale Beach.

Suite, 1 Bedroom, Private Pool (Beach Villa)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Premium Villa

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Presidential Suite, 2 Bedrooms, Private Pool (Rehendi)

Bed Count 2 King Beds Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Standard Villa, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Suite, 1 Bedroom (Ocean)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Villa, 1 King Bed, Ocean View (Lagoon)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Taj Exotica Resort And Spa ratings based on 1 Verified Reviews

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Guest reviews for Taj Exotica Resort And Spa

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5 out of 5

Perfect, I mean PERFECT honeymoon destination.

Worth every dollar. Rooms, food facilities all amazing. A truly beautiful place well maintained and every possible detail is attended to

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Comment from Hotel Management

26 Sep. 2017 by Vishal

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review. I am delighted to read how much you enjoyed your stay with us. 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 make sure that our guests leave the island with fond memories. We are all looking forward to your next visit to your home in Maldives, Taj Exotica Resort & Spa for another memorable holiday. If I can be of any assistance in the meanwhile please do let me know. Warm regards, Vishal Singh General Manager Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Maldives

About the Taj Exotica Resort And Spa

Location Emboodhu Finolhu, Emboodhu Finolhu,

Property Features

Step outside to unwind on the white sand beach. Lie back and work on your tan with relaxing beach amenities like umbrellas and sun loungers. Pamper yourself with a treatment at the full-service spa and enjoy amenities at Taj Exotica Resort And Spa like an outdoor pool and a children's pool. There are 3 restaurants on site. For a drink, you can stop by one of the onsite bars, including 2 beach bars and 2 bars/lounges. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. This luxury resort also offers a health club, a spa tub, and a steam room. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 5-star Emboodhu Finolhu resort.

  • 64 guestrooms or units
  • 3 dining venues
  • 2 bars on the beach
  • 2 bars or lounges
  • Bar by the pool
  • Supervised kid's activities (surcharge)
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Beach lounge chairs
  • Towels for the beach
  • Umbrellas for the beach
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • 1 conference room
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Game room or arcade
  • Library
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Gift shop
  • Beauty salon
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Onsite shopping
  • Bellhop
  • Smoking in designated areas

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Transport

  • Airport: Velana Intl. Airport (MLE)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle and shopping center shuttle

Room Amenities

Taj Exotica Resort And Spa offers 64 accommodations with DVD players and minibars. Rooms open to balconies. These individually decorated and furnished accommodations have separate living rooms. Memory foam beds feature premium bedding. A pillow menu is available. 32-inch LCD televisions come with premium satellite channels. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers with rainfall showerheads, bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries. This Emboodhu Finolhu resort provides complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include laptop-compatible safes and complimentary bottled water. In-room massages, hypo-allergenic bedding, and irons/ironing boards can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Private balcony
  • Living room
  • Memory foam beds
  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • HD television
  • Satellite channels
  • Premium channels
  • DVD player
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Pillow options
  • Separate shower and tub
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Childcare in room (surcharge)
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Laptop safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Designer toiletries
  • Bidet
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique furnishings
  • Unique decor
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste available

Food & Drink

24 Degrees - This beachfront restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and light fare. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available.

The Deep End - Overlooking the ocean, this restaurant specializes in seafood and serves dinner only. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).

The Equator Bar - Overlooking the ocean, this bar serves light fare only. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).

Poolside Restaurant - This poolside restaurant serves brunch, lunch, and light fare. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available.

Late night fare is available from 24-hour room service.

Spa Services

  • Number of treatment rooms 2
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body wraps
  • Body treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Facial treatments
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Hydrotherapy treatments
  • Ayurvedic treatments
  • Hot stone massage
  • Mud bath in spa
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Prenatal massage
  • Sauna in spa
  • Thai massage
  • Reflexology
  • Sports massage
  • Detoxification wrap
  • Massages

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 2 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Guests must arrange transfers (surcharge) from Male International Airport to the property, which is 15 minutes away via speedboat. To guarantee transfers, guests must contact the property with their flight details at least 24 hours before their expected arrival. The speedboat schedule is limited so guests planning to arrive after midnight are advised to book an overnight stay in Male or Hulhumale until services resume the next day.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Airport transportation is offered on request 24 hours a day. Fees may apply. Please make arrangements in advance by contacting the property.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • Pets and service animals are not allowed at Taj Exotica Resort And Spa

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. No onsite parking is available. For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 48 hours between bookings.The property affirms that it adheres to the Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) sanitization guidelines and the Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global) sanitization guidelines.

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  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Security system
  • Protective clothing is available for guests
  • Masks are available for guests
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Property follows sanitisation practices of Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global)
  • Property follows sanitisation practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • No lifts
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are available
  • Service animals not allowed
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for lunch
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for dinner
  • Individually wrapped food options are available through room service
  • gap period enforced between guest stays 48 hours

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Tourism fee: USD 6 per person, per night
  • Boat transfer per adult: USD 98.56 (roundtrip)
  • Transfer service fee per child: USD 0.00 (roundtrip), (up to 5 years old)

The charges below are included in your overall room price:

  • New Year's Eve gala dinner fee
  • Christmas Eve gala dinner fee

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 98.56 per person (roundtrip)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: USD 98.56 (roundtrip), (from 3 to 12 years old)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Resort Taj Exotica
  • Taj Exotica
  • Taj Exotica Emboodhu Finolhu
  • Taj Exotica Resort
  • Taj Exotica Resort Emboodhu Finolhu
  • Taj Exotica Resort Spa
  • Taj Exotica Emboodhu Finolhu
  • Taj Exotica Resort And Spa Resort
  • Taj Exotica Resort And Spa Emboodhu Finolhu
  • Taj Exotica Resort And Spa Resort Emboodhu Finolhu

You should know

  • If entering the country requires a visa, the property may be able to help you with some of the supporting documents necessary to obtain one. The property may charge for these services even if you cancel your reservation. Any arrangements are exclusively between the property and yourself. For more details, you can contact the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • To get to the property, guests need to transfer by boat. Transfers need to be confirmed by contacting the property at least 72 hours before travel at the number on the booking confirmation.
  • Taj Exotica Resort And Spa offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation 24 hours prior to arrival with your arrival details.
  • Reservations are needed for massage services and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the resort before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • For stays on 24 December, the total price shown includes a charge for a mandatory Christmas Eve gala dinner.
  • For stays on 31 December, the total price shown includes a charge for a mandatory New Year's Eve gala dinner.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • Pets and service animals are not allowed on site.

Awards & Affiliations

  • EarthCheck
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