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  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
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Escape to W Maldives, a luxury 5-star private island resort setting the stage to fuel guests’ lust for life. Check into one of the 77 private escapes – each with its own infinity pool, where innovative design magnifies spectacular surroundings. In this paradise, infinite days welcome a wonderland of white-sand beaches, turquoise lagoons and breathtaking reefs. Flirt with adventure over the water with adrenaline filled water sports or go DOWN UNDER with a PADI diving professional and discover the best dive spots in the Maldives. Unwind at the pampering AWAY® Spa. Go gourmet at our six restaurants and bars. Explore the world beneath the waves at DOWN UNDER. W ignites an obsessive desire to soak it in, live it up and hit repeat Whatever/Whenever ®.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Beach
Canoeing
Airport transportation
Business Center with Internet Access
Wifi
Hot tub
Pool / beach towels
Swimming pool toys
Infinity pool
Pool with view
Adult pool
Outdoor pool
Private pool
Yoga classes
Fitness classes
Personal trainer
Sauna
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary instant cofffee
Complimentary tea
Complimentary welcome drink
Happy hour
Kids' meals
Outdoor dining area
Snack bar
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Swimup bar
Poolside bar
Diving
Snorkeling
Water sport equipment rentals
Windsurfing
Aerobics
Entertainment staff
Evening entertainment
Fishing
Table tennis
Board games / puzzles
Nightclub / DJ
Spa
Body wrap
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Foot bath
Foot massage
Full body massage
Head massage
Manicure
Massage
Pedicure
Steam room
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Currency exchange
Gift shop
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
Shops
Sun deck
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
Butler service
First aid kit
Umbrella
24-hour front desk
Private check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Bathrobes
Air conditioning
Private beach
Fireplace
Interconnected rooms available
Minibar
Flatscreen TV
Walk-in shower
Private balcony
Room service
Safe
Sofa
Telephone
VIP room facilities
Wardrobe / closet
Clothes rack
Laptop safe
iPod docking station
Whirlpool bathtub
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Ocean view
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Russian, Spanish, Arabic and 4 more
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Fesdu Island, 09110
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Male Intl Airport51 miSee all flights
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Hanieh wrote a review Jan 23
3 contributions2 helpful votes
I am not one to write reviews but I found it absolutely necessary to come here and speak about the amazing hospitality at W Maldives. This is all thanks to their amazing team leader Irufaan who helped me organize a surprise staycation for my parents at the hotel as they were celebrating their 30th anniversary. He setup the room so beautifully and constantly ensured that their stay was above and beyond. He was in touch with me during their entire stay and kept liaising with me to ensure that my parents stay was beyond perfect. We’ve travelled to so many places around the world and stayed at various luxurious hotels across the world but I don’t think I’ve ever heard my parents speak so highly of a hotel and their service as much as they did about W Maldives! The team is just beyond amazing! Thank you so much for making my parents stay so memorable and also upgrading their room complimentarily! I look forward to visiting once myself!
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Date of stay: January 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Marlene B wrote a review Jan 18
Los Angeles, California6 contributions
From the Welcoming staff to the picturesque island to the gorgeous overwater villas, everything exceeded our expectations. Though we traveled during Covid-19, the staff was welcoming and went above and beyond to make us feel safe. The food was outstanding. We especially enjoyed the breakfast order on demand. We had a maldivian feast on the beach one of the nights and it was unbelievable. The villa was more spacious than it looks online. We couldn't have asked for a better vacation. Every detail was attended to. Don't wait! Book the W Maldives now. They won't disappoint. Most memorable, relaxing and beautiful vacation I have ever been on.
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Anita L wrote a review Jan 18
Dubai, United Arab Emirates22 contributions1 helpful vote
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We visited in November 2020 for my birthday! It did not disappoint. The staff were very friendly ! We received a welcome glass of bubbly and also a fresh coconut was waiting for us along with some chocolates in the room. This resort has amazing marine life and coral around the resort. The staff at the water sports store will recommend the best places to snorkel. You can rent the snorkel gear for free also. They offer some other good activities! We tried the glass bottom kayak (extra charge). It was fun but we saw more when snorkeling. It is also free to rent paddle boards at anytime. The room was amazing with a glass floor to see under your villa. We had a private pool and an over water hammock. On our last night, Shareef decorated our room with balloons, cake and a card to celebrate my birthday. It was such a special surprise when we returned from dinner. We are very thankful to Chunky and his team for this special surprise. This resort offers a full timetable of activities which are free to join. We did sunset yoga on the beach with Raj and it was really an amazing experience. We would definitely recommend. Overall we had an amazing stay at the W. The vibe is very nice and relaxing which a real young and modern atmosphere. We would love to return one day!
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Date of stay: November 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Vatsal wrote a review Jan 13
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I've never written a review but the hospitality of W Maldives forced me to. The staff made our stay exceptionally extraordinary and specially Mr Arun (the mixologist) made our days superb by shaking up some unique cocktails. In W, comfort, luxury and hospitality at every step blends into one. Unforgettable stay!
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Date of stay: January 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Paul L wrote a review Jan 12
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We spent 7 days at the W over the NYE period. We had booked two rooms, one was an overwater villa on the lagoon and the other a beach villa. We could not thank the staff more, the whole stay was well beyond our expectations. A few summary points that try to capture the best aspects of our stay: * Prior to our trip we were well briefed on all the information and requirements in regards to COVID and the requirements on the island. The whole travel process was extremely smooth and at all stages we felt very comfortable * Upon arrival we were upgraded to a fantastic villa, very similar to the room we had in our previous stay. The service and welcome was very personalised with all of the team going out of their way to welcome us back * Service was fantastic with a broad range of dining options (Kitchen, Fire, Fish, Sip) and activities (snorkeling, water sports, diving etc.) * NYE event in particular was outstanding, it included a cocktail reception, an incredible buffet dinner on the beach, and a broad range of music and entertainment to welcome in the new year * The infrastructure on the island has been fully adapted to manage for COVID e.g. all information including menus are integrated into a central platform available via QR codes * House reef was amazing, with a stunning array of marine life very close to the island * Spa was very relaxing and is very clean and safe with the necessary COVID precautions * If you do require a COVID test prior to departure this is very easily arranged on the island. The whole team were amazing...Anuj, Chunky, Shaheem, Saish, Amin, Greg, DJ Jennifer, Kay, Ika, Sherif... and the list goes on, it was truly a team effort to make our stay so memorable and we look forward to being back soon!
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Date of stay: December 2020
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PRICE RANGE
$948 - $2,770 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
w retreat & spa maldives hotel north ari atoll, w retreat and spa maldives, w retreat hotel maldives, w retreat resort maldives, w hotel maldives
LOCATION
MaldivesAlifu AtollNorth Ari AtollFesdhoo Island
NUMBER OF ROOMS
77
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Frequently Asked Questions about W Maldives
What are some of the property amenities at W Maldives?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a swimup bar, free wifi, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at W Maldives?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at W Maldives?
Guests can enjoy a swimup bar, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Are there opportunities to exercise at W Maldives?
Yes, guests have access to a pool, a fitness center, and a sauna during their stay.
Does W Maldives have an airport shuttle?
Yes, W Maldives offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is W Maldives located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.03 miles away from the center of Fesdhoo Island.
Are any cleaning services offered at W Maldives?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at W Maldives?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Chinese, Hindi, and Arabic.
Does W Maldives have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the harbor view available here.
Is W Maldives accessible?
Yes, it offers reduced mobility rooms and facilities for disabled guests. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.