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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very beautiful property, need to arrive by seaplane. A warm welcome with a glass of sparking wine and a little tour around the resort. We stayed at the Fabulous Lagoon Oasis, wonderful room and view, but honestly can't really see the lagoon that clearly from the room and not sure if worth the extra price. Love the free soft drinks...

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

It's usual to see couples travelling to maldives, this trip of mine, I wasn't certain about it because due to my brother absent, left us 3 girls travel to maldives. I was wondering if we will be bored staying at a romantic and quiet places just the 3 of us. We took speedboat instead of seaplane because our arrival is...

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Haroon M, Director of Rooms at W Maldives, responded to this review

Hello there, Thank you very much for taking the time to review your recent stay via TripAdvisor. We’re glad to hear that you had memorable experience with us at W Maldives! Thanks so much for your detail note about your welcome experience, friendly Talents including Rafael, Chunky, Honda, Marvin and our in-house DJ! Thanks again for recommending us and it...

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our second W Resort holiday. Just magnificent from the moment you arrive The WOW ocean escape suites are great for a family The food is fantastic - FISH Resturant - lobster amazing. The staff are all great and nothing to much trouble Wake up to this each day! Treat yourself it is amazing!!!

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Haroon M, Director of Rooms at W Maldives, responded to this review

Hello there, Thank you very much for taking the time to review your recent stay via TripAdvisor. We’re glad to hear that you had memorable experience again with us at W Maldives! Thanks so much for your loyalty to W Maldives and also thanks for the detail note about teh resort, arrival experience, our spectacular WOW Ocean Escape suit with...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Without any doubts the best hotel I have ever stayed in !!! Breakfast outside our room ,with surrounding waters and sunshine I can only describe as a one of the best experience in my entire life !!! Everyone - go for it !!!

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Haroon M, Director of Rooms at W Maldives, responded to this review

Hello there, Thank you very much for taking the time to review your recent stay via TripAdvisor. We’re glad to hear that you had memorable experience with us at W Maldives! Also thanks so much for the detail note about the resort including your breakfast experience and we look forward to welcoming you back to this tropical playground in near...

Paris, France
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice resort. Very friendly staff: from the gardeners, the cleaners, the cooks, the kitchen staff, the helpers, the watersports staff... Particular thanks to Karen from the watesports, to the great DJ Ray who played excellent music, to the chef Sujith who makes a killer curry and the very welcoming GM. A very good team! Very nice reef with a...

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Haroon M, Director of Rooms at W Maldives, responded to this review

Hello there, Thank you very much for taking the time to review your recent stay via TripAdvisor. We’re glad to hear that you had a memorable experience with us at W Maldives! Thanks so much for the detail note about the resort, our friendly talents including Karen from Water Sports, DJ Ray, Chef Sujith and Thomas, our General Manager. We...

Hampton Hill
Reviewed March 12, 2017

We arrived back from our fourth visit to W Maldives last night. And I'm missing it already! There were more tears as we left! We chose to stay in the same room that we had stayed in on our other visits - room 112. It's the best bit of beach on the island, and only a few paces away from...

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Haroon M, Director of Rooms at W Maldives, responded to this review

Hello Steph, Thank you very much for taking the time to review your recent stay via TripAdvisor. We’re glad to hear that you had a memorable experience with us again at W Maldives. Our Insiders and talents are the experts in anticipating guests’ wishes and delivering WOW in personalized and unexpected ways and we will definitely share your comment with...

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Reviewed March 11, 2017 via mobile

The Best Hotel in this área !! Everything is AMAZING !! I really would like to thanks everyone in the hotel that make my trip the Best ever !! We can plan everything You would like to do like a privete dinner on the beach, a bbq at or room , water sports, pool party ... and the Music at...

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Haroon M, Director of Rooms at W Maldives, responded to this review

Hello there, Thanks for taking the time to review our hotel by TripAdvisor. We are glad that we exceeded your expectation in many ways during your experience with us at W Maldives. At the same time, thanks so much for the comment about the best Resort in this area including the Dinner options such as private beach dinners, In-Room BBQ....

Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 11, 2017 via mobile

Just finished a 6 night stay at the W Maldives, we stayed in a beach villa with plunge pool with open air loft mezzanine. The staff were so helpful nothing was any trouble, great food especially the fish.

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Hello Philip, Thank you very much for taking the time to review your recent stay via TripAdvisor. We’re glad to hear that you had a memorable experience with us at W Maldives! Thanks again for the note about our Wonderful Beach Oasis, Friendly and helpful talents and the great Food, specially from Fish Restaurant. It was our great pleasure having...

Reviewed March 9, 2017

This was our third stay at the resort. I have always considered it the best for Maldives. However something is going worse. The service is still very good but not perfect as it used to be. Now you have to repeat several times the order, every time something is forgotten. There is no real information about the events, everybody speaks...

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Haroon M, Director of Rooms at W Maldives, responded to this review

Hello there, Thank you very much for taking the time to review your recent stay via TripAdvisor. We’re glad to hear that you had a memorable experience with us again at W Maldives and you like the Resort including our Wonderful Beach Oasis, the best house reef in the Maldives which is few meters away from your Retreat and the...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed February 26, 2017 via mobile

It can be hard to combine luxury and fun, and to do it well. The W Maldives does it. The promise to provide whatever, whenever, wherever, and they do it. And more. Really loved our stay. Gorgeous, sexy rooms too!

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Hello there, We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay at our little island paradise on W Maldives! Thank you for sharing on your experience, our W Insiders, Friendly and Attentive Talents are experts in anticipating guests’ wishes and delivering Whatever Whenever in personalized and unexpected ways. It was our great delight having you and we look forward to welcoming...

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Minibar
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  • Concierge
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
W Maldives is a private bespoke island paradise surrounded by white sandy beaches, turquoise lagoons and our very own house snorkeling coral reef surrounding the island that you can access straight from your room. Our 78 private suites all comes with a plunge pool and we also have Maldives only underwater bar/ lounge 15BELOW. ... more   less 

Additional Information about W Maldives

Address: 09110
Location: Maldives > Alifu Atoll > North Ari Atoll > Fesdhoo Island
Price Range: $1,154 - $2,410 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — W Maldives 5*
Number of rooms: 78
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Also Known As:
w Retreat And Spa Maldives
w Retreat & Spa Maldives Hotel North Ari Atoll
w Retreat Hotel Maldives
w Retreat Resort Maldives
w Hotel Maldives
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travelers prefer

“Room 112 is on the best bit of beach - only a few paces away from the best snorkelling in the Maldives! And then there is room 303!”
steph_albrow, Mar 12, 2017 | Read review
“Choose the sunset beach villas”
Ivanmil, Mar 9, 2017 | Read review
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SurfnSailLover, Feb 20, 2017 | Read review
“Ocean Oasis and Lagoon Oasis are the same inside, but Ocean is more private while Lagoon has more snorkeling.”
ksh937, Feb 5, 2017 | Read review
“over-water retreats further away from the island offers more privacy.”
287sq, Jan 1, 2017 | Read review
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