Set on a private island, Fesdu Island in the North Ari Atoll, W Maldives by Marriott International is a luxury playground in a wonderland of white sand beaches, turquoise lagoons, and breathtaking reefs, offering luxurious accommodations including beachfront bungalows and overwater villas.
W Maldives sits upon one of the best house reefs in the Maldives - this oval-shaped paradise is home to hundreds of species of marine life ready to be explored. In surrounding dive sites at North Male Atoll and Vaavu Atoll, marvel at the breathtaking topography, which include swim-through channels, caves and large overhangs among others, all of which invite you to discover the unique marine life that reside within them.
As a truly unique and unconventional resort, W Maldives has its own carefully crafted look, vibe, and name. Take for example their signature Whatever/Whenever® service in which guests can make special requests from everyday occurrences to special moments. They’ll make sure each experience you have with them is memorable with their Whatever/Whenever® service.
Get your camera ready for the scenic ride to W Maldives – the views from the Maldivian Airways seaplane are beyond your wildest imaginations. Arrive at W Maldives onboard a 25 minute seaplane ride from Male Airport.
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.
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Fabulous Overwater Oasis
Perched above the lagoon, the 146 sqm W Maldives Fabulous Overwater Oasis (Overwater Villa) is where the Indian Ocean meets W-style pleasure. This ocean-facing overwater villa can accommodate 3 adults.
Head inside, where the energy of underwater sea life is reflected by blue and white tones. Lounge in the well-furnished villa and catch the majestic Indian Ocean views from the comfort of your bed. Peep through glass sections of flooring in the living room to check out the marine life swimming below
Adjoining to the bedroom features a light-filled bathroom that faces the endless ocean views; it is exquisitely adorned by marble and comes with a free-standing bath, separate shower and a double vanity.
Venture outside and catch some rays on the sundeck - go for a dip in your private plunge pool or hop down the steps and dive into the lagoon. At night, the glowing outdoor cabana is the perfect place to watch the stars and the stingrays passing by.
Spectacular Overwater Oasis
Guest can also opt for the W Maldives Spectacular Overwater Oasis, at 146 sqm, it offers the same facilities and layout as the W Maldives Fabulous Overwater Oasis, but instead offers lagoon views.
WOW Ocean Escape
Live the tropical dream in the 323 sqm W Maldives Two-Bedroom WOW Ocean Escape (Overwater Villa) in Maldives that extends over the beautiful lagoon, where the gently lapping Indian Ocean sets a relaxing rhythm for lounging and hanging out.
Step out through sliding floor-to-ceiling window for golden sunshine and soothing sea breezes – the indoor/outdoor lounge turns entertaining up a notch with lounging chairs and a bar. The glass floor keeps stunning underwater views just a peek away. Kick back under the cool collection of vibrant, innovative and eclectic custom furnishing and amenities curated under the rustic thatched roof, amplified by original and bright design elements.
In the sprawling master suite, panoramic views of the ocean create a breathtaking backdrop for chilling out in the sitting area or slumber in the king-sized signature W bed under the cathedral ceiling.
The seascape setting continues to unfurl in the junior suite with twin signature W beds and a private ensuite bathroom with a free-standing bath that faces the endless ocean views.
Head out to your spacious private deck and slip into the oversized infinity edge plunge pool with bubbling Jacuzzi seats, or find a spot for basking on the spacious, wraparound sundeck.
Extreme WOW Ocean Haven
Designed to be the ultimate getaway, the 429 sqm W Maldives Extreme WOW Ocean Haven is a Two-Bedroom overwater villa that takes relaxation – or entertaining – to the extreme.
The spacious and light-filled living room offers plenty of relaxation spaces - seek solitude in pristine privacy or invite the cool crowd over for some serious entertaining – the possibilities are endless. The distinction fades between interiors and exteriors, with floor-to-ceiling windows that slide aside, an indoor/outdoor lounge area and glass-paneled floors that reveal lagoon fauna below.
Head over to the tastefully designed bedrooms and recline in the signature W king bed and gaze at panoramic views of the Indian Ocean. Or drift off to the symphony of the tranquil sea in the twin-bedded junior suite.
Each bedroom features a private ensuite bathroom that faces the endless ocean views. Grab a book and sink into the oversized circular bathtub for the ultimate lounging.
Wonderful Beach Oasis Villa
Escape to tropical indulgence and step inside the W Maldives 188 sqm Wonderful Beach Oasis, a beach villa that comes with your own private plunge pool.
Soak up the Maldivian rays on the sundeck or step out onto your private sweep of white sandy beach. Stretch out on the circular daybed that cantilevers over the private plunge pool.
The spacious and tastefully designed bedroom features a signature W king size bed and an additional sofa bed, allowing for an occupancy of adults; a connecting room is available for larger traveling parties.
The exquisite bathroom is adorned by marble and comes with a bath, separate shower and a double vanity. Bathe under the stars or the clear blue sky in the open-roofed bath area with standalone bathtub and rainforest shower.
Head upstairs to the private viewing deck with thatched roof and enjoy unobstructed beach and ocean views. Relax in your custom-made swing daybed. Fire up the grill for some savory delights. Then, kick back with a glass from the wine fridge.
Beautifully dispersed amongst the island, W Maldives offers a myriad of restaurants and lounges that ensure to inject the pulsating beauty of the Maldives in every dining experience. Witness breathtaking panoramic views of the Indian Ocean, while you feast on the freshest seafood alongside the finest local ingredients in the Maldives.
Comfy and cozy, KITCHEN at W Maldives is an 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.
Recently redesigned, Fish is W Maldives' signature seafood restaurant that's set over the water and under the stars. With overwater tables for two, guests can delight in an unforgettable romantic dinner alongside breathtaking views of the Indian Ocean.
With a strong focus on the freshness of local ingredients from the sea, FISH also serves the best imports from around the world. Enjoy fresh-caught fish perfectly prepared with an Asian touch. Their award-winning executive chef can create the perfect tasting menu for any palate.
White sand at your feet, a splash of stars above, tables nestled next to palm trees, FIRE is W Maldives' open-air dining, caressed by the gentle winds of the Indian Ocean. A large fire pit takes center stage while smaller torches are scattered like stars to provide a fiery glow. Enjoy fresh meats & seafood of your choosing while personalising your order with the chefs. Choose your grill, really—charcoal, tandoor oven, open-rotisserie—they’ve got it all.
Mix it up. Hang out. Let your hair down. SIP is W Maldives' pulsating outdoor lounge on the island’s southwest end completes any fabulous day with breathtaking sunset views, Indian Ocean breezes and the soothing rhythm of lapping waves.
Freshly prepared oysters, sushi and caviar are paired with an extensive wine and champagne list. Mingle under golden sunshine or spectacular starlight as their mixologists serve signature cocktails and a DJ plays relaxing beats.
W Maldives's gourmet poolside bar, WET, is where you can mix up their 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. Relax and recharge in a refreshing dip in their iconic 3,244 square meter WET pool amid beautifully landscaped surroundings and an infinity-edge overlooking the Indian Ocean.
15 Below Night Club
Take partying to another level in this unique underground night club in Maldives. In fact, it's the only underground night club in the Maldives! Chill and dance the night away 15 ft below the surface at Fifteen Below Bar. This ice-themed cocktail bar creates a cool atmosphere that blends well with the bar's drinks and beats.
Spa and Wellness
Get away from it all, the W way. Whether you are overworked, under-slept or partied out, a visit to the award-winning W Maldives AWAY Spa promises the outcome you need, in the time you have, with the perks you want to get your glow on.
Slip into your private spa sanctuary and release your energy as their therapist customises a spa treatment and massage to suit your body’s needs.
You can also stretch and strengthen at FIT, a state-of-the-art, fully-equipped gym as you check out the scene overlooking the beautiful blue expanses of the Indian Ocean.
Mingle with the vibrant colours of a coral forest and the captivating array of aquatic wildlife in a world unlike any you will find on land. Located in the breathtaking North Ari Atoll, the W Maldives resort is set atop one of the best house reefs in the Maldives and offers this experience from anywhere on the resort.
Water sports in the Maldives are among the best in the world. If you are looking for a place where you are surrounded with turquoise waters and waves fueled with energy, then it’s time to grab your fins and head to WAVE – W Maldives' in-house water sports center.
Take advantage of all W Maldives has to offer with complimentary activities to keep you busy; be it keeping fit doing stand-up paddleboarding or snorkeling around the island to find baby sharks. Other adrenanline-filled activities such as windsurfing, waterski, seabob, etc, are also available.
Diving and Snorkelling
The Maldives is a treasure trove for colourful marine life, making it the perfect location for Snorkeling and diving. With a world class house reef, W Maldives is revered as one of the best resorts for snorkeling in the Maldives. Experience W Maldives' very own spectacular in house coral reef that surrounds the resort with a snorkeling excursion alongside their dedicated in house marine biologist. W Maldives also has a PADI certified team of divemasters, allowing guests to discover some of the best dive spots in the Maldives all within close proximity to W Maldives
ENERGY, on the first floor above WET Bar, is comprised of a fitness center, library and activities room to keep guests buzzing all the time.
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