W MALDIVES. A BOLD AND UNSCRIPTED LUXURY RESORT
Escape to W Maldives, a luxury 5-star private island resort setting the stage to fuel guests’ lust for life. Imagine waking up to the sound of the waves drumming against the infinity pool, a wonderland of white-sand beaches, turquoise lagoons and breathtaking reefs. From the moment you step onto this heart shaped island playground, welcoming infinite days amplified by the only music curator in the Maldives, playful guestrooms and innovative cocktails and cuisine creating a cutting edge lifestyle experience. Cast away yet connected. Natural yet designed. Secluded yet welcoming. Unwind at the pampering AWAY® Spa. Explore the world beneath the waves at DOWN UNDER and glide with reef sharks in the best house reef of the Maldives.W ignites an obsessive desire to soak it in, live it up and hit repeat. Whatever/Whenever ®.
Make Yourself At Home
Welcome to the only place in Maldives where turquoise water and pristine sand come infused with W Maldives' signature style, luxury and personality. Whether you prefer to jump in the ocean from the deck of your overwater bungalow or you like lush tropical foliage steps from the sand offered by our beach bungalows, you can live it up and soak it in from comfortable, stylish accommodations inspired by the breathtaking natural beauty of Maldives.
Let It Glow
W Maldives 'Let it Glow' theme is inspired by the glow in the dark jellyfish and luminous plankton that can be spotted in the shores of the private island resort.
Let It Glow
This design theme reflects the brand's contemporary aesthetics inspired by the island's stylish and playful yet stunning surroundings.
Gaathafushi Desert Island Experience
Have your own secluded island for a few hours for a picnic or do a full day or overnight under the stars, for a real magical Robinson Crusoe experience.
The Reef Beneath
Enter into this beautiful world with direct access from your water BUNGALOW and spot exotic fishes, reef sharks, turtles and even eagle rays.
It's just like home, that's why we call it KITCHEN. W Maldives's all-day dining bistro is where soul-satisfying food is presented with a non-traditional twist. The open style-kitchen with live cooking stations let's you keep an eye on the action.
W Maldives's jungle-meets-beach feast elevates the backyard BBQ dining experience to breathtaking heights. Gourmet delights of your own choosing are served in rustic and natural surroundings with the moon overhead and the sand beneath your feet.
Experience the culture of Maldives at its best at this restaurant, where food is served family-style on sharing plates. Feast on delicacies like short eats, roshi, mahsuni, garudhiya, coconut water, rose water milk and fresh juices.
W Maldives's gourmet poolside bar is where you can mix up our signature cocktails with light main courses, wood-fired pizzas, delicious burgers, bountiful salads, delectable Asian cuisine and sweet treats – without leaving the cool of the water.
Bring your day in Maldives to a tantalizing close at this pulsating outdoor bar with breathtaking sunset views, Champagne, martinis, delicious cocktails and fresh sushi and sashimi selections.
Find your surge of ENERGY on the first floor above WET®Bar - a fitness center, library and activities room to keep you buzzing all the time.
Work out overlooking the Indian Ocean with an energizing array of cardiovascular equipment, weight machines, dumbbells, and other body conditioning tools.
Do it all with W Maldives’ ENERGY Team. Try sunrise or sunset yoga, aqua aerobics, FIT circuit training, pool games, beach games, billiards, table soccer, table tennis, and more, and play to your heart’s content. But make sure you won’t get distracted by the beautiful lagoon views.
W Maldives sits upon one of the best house reefs in the Maldives. The oval-shaped paradise is home to hundreds of species of marine life ready to be explored. Accessible from anywhere on the resort, jump in with your snorkeling gear at any time and enter a whole different world.
Pulsating Underwater Adventure
Snorkel in the best spots to get up close and personal with the ever-inviting schools of colorful fish, rays, turtles, tuna. If you’re lucky, you may even encounter some reef sharks. Grab your snorkeling set and get ready to explore the best house reef of the Maldives.
Breathtaking And Magical Experiences
Have the adventure of a lifetime and swim with reef sharks and turtles just outside your retreat, an experience you will never forget. The adventures don’t stop there. Join our very own resident marine biologist as he enriches your underwater experience and discover the secrets of our Maldivian reefs. Venture into the deeper waters and explore the myriad of water activities with our diving & watersports center
Colorful Reef Fish
The rich Maldivian waters is at your doorstep at W Maldives. Grab your snorkeling gear and jump in or dive at the resort’s renowned house reef to discover schools of Angel, Parrot, Hawk, and Moorish fish. Glide along tiers of colorful corals and discover diverse eco-systems boasting coral gardens, sea fans, starfish and hermit crabs. Swim further to the edge of the reef and watch juvenile sharks, and stingrays.
We’re always here for you. Anything. Just ask!
A luxury speedboat ride to a private beach with a sunset dinner for two? An elegant commitment ceremony on your very own island? Lessons in Dhivehi? Our Whatever/Whenever® team will deliver whatever you want, whenever you want it.
- 24-hour In-Oasis Dining
- Complimentary Oceanside yoga
- iPod® accessories
- International electrical outlet adaptors
- Pool toys
- Restaurants, Bars and Cafes
W Maldives participates in a variety of sustainability initiatives and environmental practices.
Energy & Water Conservation:
- High-efficiency lighting in guest rooms
- High-efficiency lighting in public areas
- Occupancy sensors
- Water conserving fixtures
- Smart irrigation practices
- Regular preventive maintenance
Waste Minimization & Environmentally Responsible Purchasing:
- Dumpster monitoring
- Organic waste composting
- Elimination of styrofoam packaging
- Environmentally preferred suppliers
- Environmentally preferred products
- Amenity management
- Alternatives to plastic bottled water
- Sustainable food and beverage options
Enhanced Indoor Environmental Quality:
- Green Housekeeping
- Integrated pest management practices
- Low-emitting materials, such as paints, flooring and furniture
- Property-level Green Council
- Sustainable Meetings Practices
- Carbon-offset program
- Alternative transportation options, such as preferred parking for eco-friendly cars and shuttle services
Please note that some of the sustainability initiatives listed may be in process of being implemented and may not be available in some areas of the facility.
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W Maldives is pleased to announce that children of all ages are welcome in all rooms and suites. Mandatory Kids disclaimer is required for stay in overwater rooms and suites. The safety and welfare of our guests is very important to us. All guests must follow all W Maldives rules and policies governing the safe and proper use of facilities. Children of any age should be kept close and may not be unsupervised.
Extra Bed/Rollaway Bed
- Adult (above 12yrs old) - USD 440 per person, per night
- Children (3-12 yrs old) - USD 220 per person, per night
- Children (0-2.99 yrs old) - Free of charge
Extra Bed and crib are subject to availability and may not fit in some room types. Bedding policy strictly apply for Kids sharing the same room with parents. Mandatory Kids disclaimer is required for bookings in overwater room
A free 30-day visa is issued on arrival for all nationalities. Guests must present a valid passport, a ticket to continue the journey out of Maldives and the W Maldives confirmation of reservation.
Retreat Electrical Information
240 volts, using a 3-pin (UK) plug. Step down transformers available on request.
No Drone Policy
Due to safety and privacy concerns for our guests, W Maldives prohibits the operation of unmanned aerial systems or drones, on or above the island by the general public — including model aircraft by recreational users and hobbyists.
This prohibition includes drones used for filming or videotaping, as well as any drone use by media or journalists operating above or within the resort area boundaries. This prohibition extends to any devices launched or operated from W Maldives property, as well as any launched from private property outside of the resort area boundaries. Please contact our WELCOME team if you have any questions regarding the operation of such devices within W Maldives’ area boundary. We, therefore, kindly request you to refrain from flying drones anywhere on the island.
The following items are prohibited in the Maldives and will be retained at the customs service upon arrival: Religious materials offensive to Islam, idols (for worship), pornographic material, narcotics and psychotropic substances, arms, alcohol and spirits, pork and its by-products, dogs and dangerous animals.
For all purchases and activities in the resort, a 10% service charge is applied as well as a Goods & Services Tax (GST) of 12% and subject to change without prior notification. There is an additional Green Tax of US$6.00 per person per night.
Dhivehi is the official language of the Maldives but English is spoken by all talents at W Maldives.
All prices quoted and all transactions are in United States Dollars (US$/USD) at W Maldives. Please note that the resort is not able to accept US$ notes from the 1990’s nor any note that is damaged (torn, dirty, pen marks), also note that the resort does not accept any Traveller's cheques. This is due to the rules that the resort faces with the Maldivian banks.
The climate is warm and tropical throughout the year with cooling sea breezes. Daily temperatures vary between 26°C / 80°F and 32°C / 90°F. Even during the "wind directions" months (south-west from April to October and north-east from December to March) there are seldom more than a few days of rain at a time.
W Maldives is in the same time zone as Male’, which is GMT +5 hours.
Traveling To The Maldives
Find travel information around the Maldives, like the unique transportation to and from the resort.
Welcome to the Maldives – the land of golden sunshine, pristine sands and azure waters. W Maldives has put together some information as a travel guide for your journey to the Maldives. Dive right into our resort’s guide before you travel to the Maldives and find tips to maximize every moment of your stay in paradise.
Dive into your W Maldives getaway the moment we meet you at Velana International Airport. Our Welcome Agents will assist you with check-in for your Maldives seaplane transfer and transport you to our very own W Lounge at the seaplane terminal. Freshen up after your flight to the Maldives, sit back and listen to what’s new/next from a selection of our W DJ’s soundtracks or let us prepare coffee and snacks for you whilst you await your flight to W Maldives.
Mandatory return seaplane transfer charges are not included in the rate and will be charged at the fee of USD 505 per adult and USD 235 per child between 3-11 years old. Rate is per person and valid for a combined seaplane transfer from and to Male International Airport. Rate is inclusive of 12% GST. For more information, please contact the resort at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Overnight Stay In Male'
Special rates available at Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa. Ideal resort for travelers requiring an overnight accommodation in Male' before flying out to W Maldives the next day or for late departing flight. Contact our reservations team at email@example.com
Maximize your time over the Indian Ocean and arrive at W Maldives on a private speedboat. Spanning across 90 mins as the wind breezes through your hair and the sheer excitement of going further into the sunset with your loved one pulses through.
Duration: 90 minutes
Boat trips are subject to weather conditions and may be cancelled
USD 1400 ++ (up to 4 pax, additional guest at 350++)
Explore the spectacular Indian Ocean aboard the stunning 25-meter 2 cabin sailing yacht, Escape, where you create your own adventure under the stars with an overnight experience before docking at W Maldives. Flirt with adventure over the water and discover the best house reef in the Maldives.
Duration: 5 hours
Coffee, tea water and soft drinks available onboard
Additional food and beverage service available with additional charge
Boat trips are subject to weather conditions and may be cancelled
Bookings must be made at least 5 days in advance and subject to availability
USD 3800 ++ (up to 4 pax)
Available: March 8, 2021 — March 8, 2022
Treat yourself to a glam suite island life. Offer inclusive of seaplane transfer, spa credit, daily dinner, and more!
HALF BOARD MATTERS
Available: August 16, 2021 — March 31, 2022
Hit escape and savor the flavor!
Fesdu Island,North Ari Atoll Maldives 09110
24 Hour Room Service
Dry Cleaning Service
Wake up Calls
Check-in: 2:00 pm
Check-out: 12:00 pm
Smoke Free Property
Pets Not Allowed
Accepts: Credit Cards
Concierge desk service
Languages spoken by staff:
English, Chinese, Russian, Spanish, Hindi
For more information about the physical features of our accessible rooms,common areas,or special services relating to a specific disability,please call +960 666-2222
Accessible on-site parking
Property has elevators
Self Operating lift or a sloped entry in hotel swimming pools
Service Animals are Welcome
Valet parking for vehicles outfitted for drivers in wheelchairs
Van Accessible on-site parking
Accessible Entrance to On-Site Pool
Entrance to On-Site Business Center is Accessible
Entrance to On-Site Fitness Center is Accessible
Entrance to On-Site Spa is Accessible
Meeting Spaces are Accessible
On-Site Restaurants are Accessible
Room and Suites Access through the Interior Corridor
Adjustable HIght Hand-Held Shower Wand
Alarm Clock Telephone Ringers
Bathtub Grab Rails
Close Caption TV
Deadbolts on Guest Room and Suites Doors
Electronic Room Key
Flashing Door Knockers
Guest Room and Suites Doors Self-Closing
Hearing Accessible Rooms and/or Kits
Lever Handles on Guest Room Doors
Lowered Deadbolts on Guest Room Doors
Lowered Electricat Outlets
Lowered Night Guards on Guest Room Doors
Lowered Viewports in Guest Room Doors
Mobility accessible rooms
Non-slip Grab Rails in the Bathroom
Room Windows Open
Safety Chains and/or Latches on Guest Doors
Secondary Locks on Room Windows
Toilet Seat at Wheelchair Height - Toilet for Disabled
Transfer Showers in Guest Rooms
Viewports in Guest Room and Suites Doors