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W Retreat & Spa Maldives

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2008
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2008

There are nicer resorts closer to the airport/short boat ride away. This resort is not worth the extra flight. Not as "funky" as it looks in photos. Try Anantara, Soneva Gili or Naladhu. Rooms more special and service fantastic. W staff just don't care. Wasn't impressed at all.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2008

I’ve been enjoying the fellow traveler’s opinions on TripAdvisor for years and thought its about time to return the favor so here goes my first post! I travel to Maldives frequently (almost monthly) on business and have stayed in variety of resorts so rather than mentioning the obvious facts about Maldives Im going to discuss the W in detail. Arriving... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2008

Absolutely stunning.. We stayed in the Ocean Oasis for our 5th anniversary and the room was simply amazing and the view was breathtaking. The restaurants, the food (try the tandoori lobster at FISH!), the bar, sunsets at Sip, the spa all amazing. and snorkelling right outside your room!! The staff were amazing! and the sweet spots!! I must have had... More

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Vic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2008

Well where do we start? This place is truly heaven on earth. It is the only place we have visited that actually reflects what the brochures try to sell. From the crystal blue waters to the state of the art rooms this resort must be seen to be believed! It all starts from the moment you get off the plane... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2008

We just recently arrived home from our honeymoon at the W Maldives and can honestly say it was one of the best experiences ever! I spent a long time on Trip Advisor deciding between resorts and then some friends of ours told us that we should definately stay at the W. We stayed in both rooms - the Beach and... More

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Dubai
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2008

I just got back last week from the maldives, and i must say, coming from dubai and being used to good hospitality and service... even we were shocked by the attention to detail. We stayed in a seascape escape villa, which was a spacious 2 bedroom villa with dining/living room, our own infinity plunge pool/ jacuzzi, huge outdoor patio, out... More

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Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2008

I just like to start by saying thanks very much for everyone views & pictures of this hotel, as it sold it for me and was worried whether I would like it as I am very fussy. But it was a great choice the most amazing hotel from start to finish, the start the private sea plave lounge and the... More

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vienna
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2008

We came back from our honeymoon on May 24 after spending 3 weeks at Maldives – 2 weeks W Retreat & Spa and 1 week Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru. When arriving at Male, you will be “picked-up” immediately by representatives of W Retreat & Spa and from this moment on you hardly need to touch your luggage anymore. They take you... More

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San Jose, Ca
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2008

My husband and I, and another couple of our travel buddy just got back from our one week vacation at Maldives . We absolutely loved our experience at W. The house reef snorkeling is the best I have ever seen (we have been to lizard Island in Great Brief, Bora Bora, Cook Islands , Caribbean islands……). The food was good,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2008

W retreat is picturesque. The over water villas are fantastic. It is wonderful to wake each morning to the gorgeous view. The staff are friendly and the food is good. Breakfast is the best – there is a huge spread of gourmet treats and they will prepare you any hot food you like. There are plenty of activities, a great... More

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Location: Maldives > Alifu Atoll > North Ari Atoll > Fesdhoo Island
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Hotel Class:5 star — W Retreat & Spa Maldives 5*
Number of rooms: 78
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w Retreat & Spa Maldives Hotel North Ari Atoll
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w Retreat Hotel Maldives
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