W Retreat & Spa Maldives Hotel
Maldives, Maldives

Rating 5

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Based on 1394 reviews

W Retreat & Spa Maldives Hotel
Maldives, Maldives

Rating 5

W Retreat & Spa Maldives Hotel boasts a house reef and ship wreck, a turquoise lagoon and a separate deserted island. It offers chic living, an adult orientated environment and a nightclub with resident DJ.


  • Sports facilities
  • Satellite/TV
  • Payable Laundry Service
  • Spa Facilities
  • Games room
  • Foreign Exchange
  • Fitness/Gym Facilities
  • Safety Deposit Box Rental
  • Private Pool

W Retreat & Spa Maldives Hotel occupies an island blessed with white sand beaches and surrounded by turquoise waters. Not only is there a house reef and the Fesdu shipwreck to explore but there are a number of alternative dive sites very nearby. The Diving centre is well equipped and offers a full range of PADI certified courses and trips including an overnighter to Hammerhead Shark Point.

The Water Sports centre (local charges) offers windsurfing and kitesurfing (experienced only), parasailing, guided snorkelling tours, catamaran sailing, water skiing, wakeboarding, glass bottom canoes, jet skiing, kayaking and paddle boarding. There are also trips such as big game fishing, night fishing and trips to the resorts private island of Gaathafushi.

Further leisure facilities and activites include an outdoor infinity swimming pool, a Spa, a 24 hour fitness centre, a yoga pavilion, circuit training, aqua aerobics, beach games, a games room with table tennis and billards, a movie lounge and library. The Away Spa is built over the water with indoor and outdoor treatment and relaxation areas. It offers a steam bath and rain shower with massage and spa treatments.

Social and dining venues include 3 restaurants, a swim-up pool bar, a sunset cocktail bar, an underground nightclub, a resident DJ, weekly pool parties and opportunities for romantic private dining experiences. The kitchen is a bistro style restaurant; Fire specialises in barbecues by the beach; Fish is located over the waters of the Indian ocean and serves the freshest seafood.

Amenities and services available to guests include reception and guest services, multi-lingual staff, 24 hour concierge, bellmen and luggage storage, beach towels and 24 hour self service 'Sweet Spots' for snacks. There is also safe deposit boxes, dry cleaning and laundry services, business services and a Shop with beach gear, crafts and toiletries (all with local charges).

Local charges may apply to some hotel facilities and others may be seasonal.


Accommodation comprises beach villas and over-water villas. The villas feature internet access, plasma TV, BOSE sound systems, king-size bed and wine fridge.

Beach Oasis villas are 2 storey and located at the beach, moments from the shore. They feature a private sundeck with a plunge pool and a daybed, a barbecue area and an open-roof bathroom with bath and rainshower.

Ocean Oasis villas are built over the clear waters of the lagoon. They feature a sun deck with a plunge pool, a living area with glass floor panel, a king-size bedroom, a daybed and barbecue.

Lagoon Oasis villas are are built over the lagoon and have a private deck with a plunge pool and direct access to the water below. They feature a plunge pool, king-size bedroom, a bathroom with glass floor panel and rain shower, a daybed and a barbecue.

Ocean Escape villas are built over water and have a sun deck with direct access to the waters of the lagoon below. they feature 2 bedrooms (1 king, 1 twin), an over-sized infinity plunge pool, a daybed, a barbecue, an indoor/outdoor living space with lounge and dining area, a bathroom and glass floor panel.

Ocean Heaven villa has a large king-size bedroom with panoramic ocean views, an over-sized round bath and a lounging area; a twin bedroom and bathroom, kitchenette, an indoor/outdoor lounge with a bar. Outside is a wrap around sundeck with an over-sized infinity pool with jacuzzi seats, a daybed and steps down to the lagoon.

Local charges may apply to some hotel facilities and others may be seasonal.

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating
Based on 1394 reviews

W Maldives, exceeded expectations!

18 Jan 2021
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...

First trip and hopefully not our last !

18 Jan 2021
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...

Best hospitality ever experienced

13 Jan 2021
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...

Special Information

Please note: A compulsory departure tax of 12 US Dollars (approx 8GBP) per person is payable locally in local currency.

The design of the Spectacular Ocean Oasis, Fabulous Lagoon Oasis, WOW Ocean Escape and Extreme WOW Ocean Haven cannot accommodate guests younger than 12 years and for children between 10 - 12 years, a waiver must be signed by legal guardian. There are no babysitting services or a Kid’s Club facility available at the Resort.


W Retreat & Spa Maldives Hotel is on the private island of Fesdu in the North Ari Atollof the Maldives in the Indian Ocean. From Male International Airport the island can be reached by seaplane in 25 minutes or, outside of flight times, by speedboat.

Address: FESDU ISLAND, Maldives, Maldives Telephone: 00960 666 2222

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