Taj Exotica Maldives

In this magical island resort set amid a tranquil lagoon in the Maldives, luxury and landscape meld to create the perfect dream escape.

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Courtesy of Taj Resorts Hotels and Palaces
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Susan Sherman
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Guests arrive by luxury speedboat to reach the exclusive Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, an idyllic, award-winning private resort on the island of Emboodhu Finolhu, in the exotic Maldives. Lush with tropical flora and stunning natural beauty, it lends the perfect setting for a luxurious romantic getaway amid the backdrop of a pristine beach and serene lagoon, the largest in the Maldives. The exclusive resort’s 64 thatch-roofed villas are lavishly designed in classic Maldivian style with dark woods and natural textures, and all enjoy water views. Villas perch effortlessly over the lagoon so that each sun-kissed morning can begin with a refreshing dip. Guests are royally indulged with amenities such as private plunge pools, outdoor verandas with daybeds and private spa rooms.

An award-winning team of chefs create international-inspired cuisine perfected with a blend of savory flavors, aromas and textures. Guests can dine leisurely at the beach under a starlit sky, over the water while gazing at a stunning sunset or in the comfort of their own private veranda.

Indulge in Jiva Grande Spa with a blend of therapies from aromatherapy to time-honored Indian treatments. View the natural beauty of the island from a private sea plane, explore a Maldivian fishing village or enjoy a sunset cruise and catch dolphins at play. For more information, call 866/969-1825 or visit www.tajhotels.com.