Taj Exotica Resort & Spa Maldives

The most popular amenities:
Beach (first line)
Family rooms
Free Wi-Fi
Airport Shuttle

At Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Maldives, your fantasy of an island paradise comes true. Just 15-20 minutes luxury speedboat ride away from the Velana International Airport, the resort is spread across the Emboodhu Finulhu Island in the middle of one of the largest lagoons in the Maldives. The postcard perfect getaway, offers 64 sea view villas and suites that are luxurious and lavish. Our world famous, award winning Rehendi Presidential Overwater Suite is the most beautiful place on earth.

A large number of villas
20 Lagoon Villas (71 sq.m)

Each of these villas is a series of two adjacent villas on the lagoon along the island. They offer private sun decks with loungers, easy chairs and direct access to the lagoon. Each villa features a double vanity bathroom, rain showers and bathtubs with panoramic views of the Indian Ocean

31 Deluxe Lagoon Villas with Pool (94 sq.m)

Deluxe Lagoon Villas with its local texture and color feature a private deck with a freshwater plunge pool and an alluring day-bed area with spectacular views. Located at the far end of the island, a double vanity bathroom, rain showers and bathtubs with an infinite view of the Indian Ocean add to the luxury

3 Premium Villas with Pool (193 sq.m)

With an exclusive private outdoor area these newly built villas come with a master bed and bath combination, extravagant round bathtub, a private beach area, oversized plunge pool, a private verandah with sun beds, a tropical outdoor shower in a private walled garden and an infinite view of the lagoon.

4 Deluxe Beach Villas with Pool (200 sq.m)

With an exclusive private outdoor area, these villas set on the beach have direct access to the lagoon a few meters away. Each of the luxuriously styled villas offers an oversized plunge pool, a private veranda with sun beds and a tropical outdoor shower in a private walled garden.

2 One Bedroom Ocean Suites with Pool (195 sq.m)

This tastefully appointed suite has a living room with pantry, a bedroom with attached glass walled bathroom, a large freshwater pool with a suspended sundeck filled with powder soft sand and an intimate ‘sala’ for private dining.

1 One Bedroom Beach Villa Suite with Pool (270 sq.m)

This villa has a living room, private courtyard, sunset balcony to a soak in the views and an outdoor shower in a walled garden.

2 Two Bedroom Beach Villa Suites with Pool (365 sq.m)

Each villa has a courtyard, a plunge pool, deck with sun beds, sunset balcony, an outdoor shower and spa treatment room.

1 Two Bedroom Rehendi Presidential Suite with Pool (500 sq.m)

This award winning suite boasts an oversized living room, master bedroom with ‘his and hers’ bathrooms, guest bedroom, a 12 metre freshwater pool, two ‘salas’ for relaxing and dining and a beautiful suspended deck filled with powder soft sand with a hammock over the turquoise lagoon. This Suite comes with a host of personalized amenities and services.

Various bars and restaurants
24 Degrees

The all day dining restaurant offers a variety of Pan-Asian and European comfort food. The Teppanyaki, with masterly crafted set menus of fresh seafood, meats and vegetables, offers a unique culinary experience. The restaurant has nightly themed menus featuring a wide variety of world cuisines.

The Deep End

Soak in the spellbinding ambiance of our restaurant, Deep End. Perched atop waters with partial al-fresco seating, candlelit tables, sound of the waves and the gentle breeze setting the scene for a perfectly romantic evening accompanied with an unparalleled Mediterranean dining experience.

The Equator Lounge

The perfect balance of mood, music and vibrancy. Located on a splendid sunset view patio, the mood is one of vibrancy. Choose from a variety of cocktails, spirits, cigars, shishas and wine from our wine cellar, while you relax to the music.

The Pool Bar & Restaurant

Set beside the resort’s fabulous infinity pool the eatery offers a choice of healthy snacks and coolers along with oven-fresh pizzas and exotic tropical cocktails.

Private Dining

With a choice of inspiring locations for private dining throughout the island, from the treetops to a private stretch of beach or even a floating ocean pavilion, we can create the ultimate bespoke dining experience.


  • Ocean Pavilion: Enjoy an intimate evening with your loved one on the Ocean Pavilion situated in the heart of the lagoon, only minutes by boat from the shore.
  • Over The Water & Beach Dining: Pick your favourite over –the-water pavilion or spot on the beach – we promise you an unforgettable night of romance and fabulous food.
  • Tree Top Dining: Dine on a lush treetop with spectacular views of the lagoon and the ocean beyond, and the stars and the moon above.
  • Dug-out Beach Dining: Enjoy a unique experience in a beach lounge carved out of sand, and dine by candle light under a canopy of stars.
  • Sandbank Dining: From time to time, a sandbank surfaces in the south end of our lagoon. Escape to your own little island, for a culinary feast, to the sound of waves caressing the shore.
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Here in Jiva Spa, our highly trained therapists offer guests a relaxing, rejuvenating and healing spa experience. Have a consultation with our resident Ayurveda physician for a better understanding of the treatments.

Personalized Butler Service

From unpacking luggage, customizing your private bar or providing an array of personal amenities, excursions and private dining experiences, our butlers endeavor to make each guest’s stay truly personalized and completely stress free.

Seaplane Tour

Enjoy the incomparable beauty of the Maldives from a bird’s eye view! Take a thrilling 20 minute sea plane ride over the paradisiacal landscape.

Sunset Cruise

Cruise around the lagoon in our traditional Maldivian Dhoni or Speed Boat to view the magnificent sunset on Hembadhu Island and the thrill of watching the rare grey Dolphins pass.


Create everlasting memories as you renew your vows and celebrate your love under the tropical sky, where the soft sand tickles your feet, and gentle breeze caresses your hair.

Water Sports

Windsurf, jetski, waterski and wakeboard over the calm, crystal clear waters of the Indian Ocean. Paddle around the island or cruise in our Catamaran along the reef and lagoons.


We offer a range of PADI courses from Scuba Diver to Rescue Diver as well as beginner’s classes. The dive center also organizes snorkeling trips, with the coral garden trip being the most popular.


We offer a range variety of entertainment, such as football, beach volleyball, library, billiards, indoor games, gym and yoga.