Just 15 minutes by private luxury speedboat from Malé International Airport, Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Maldives epitomizes boutique island paradise. Exclusive, private, and inimitably romantic, the award-winning resort spans the length of a pristine, powder-white beach that gives way to one of the largest lagoons in the Maldives.
The island itself is lush with tropical plants, its natural beauty blending seamlessly with the resort’s thoughtful design. A member of The Leading Hotels of theWorld, Taj Exotica offers its guests the finest in contemporary luxuries and services, including an authentic Indian spa, freshwater infinity pool, a choice of gourmet cuisine, endless recreational options, and space to just relax and take in a locale that is simply magical.
Top Suite: The Rehendi Suite
Number of rooms in suite: Two bedrooms and a living room
Number of entrances to suite: One
Number of bathrooms: Three
Number of suites in hotel: 64 villas
Suite style: Elegant, island-chic décor with beautiful, naturalcolored furnishings and tropical accent pieces
Key selling points: This sprawling overwater villa—with a living room, two bedrooms, spacious his-and-her master bathrooms, and a glass-walled guest bathroom with infinite views of the Indian Ocean—leaves nothing to be desired. Breezy interiors with vaulted ceilings open onto a private sundeck boasting a 40-foot freshwater pool, two salas for outdoor lounging, and a suspended deck with soft white sand. Completing the scene is an inviting hammock that sways over the beautiful turquoise lagoon.
- Square footage: 5,382
- Nightly rate: $7,000 to $15,000