NewsNovember 25, 2018

Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Maldives wins the Conde Nast – Johansens 2019 Award for Excellence for the 2nd time

When prized vacations drop anchor at the luxury capital of the Indian Ocean, expectations are high. With private island retreats, luxurious spas, decadent dining, reef adventures, and purple sunsets, the new benchmark for luxury and indulgence in the Maldives is often set by those who get deeper.

And it is always a special high when it is travelers and readers who fete exceptional quality. This recognition by Conde Nast – Johansens is a proud moment for the Taj Exotica Resort & Spa – the Maldives, a luxury eco-friendly resort that promises postcard perfect getaways. And in the words of Conde Nast – Johansens, “a spa junkie’s ultimate fix.”


“The Readers’ Award for Excellence as a Luxury Spa destination by Conde Nast – Johansens, a feat earlier achieved in 2017, is a re-affirmation of our promise of exceptional service” – Vishal Singh, General Manager, Taj Exotica Resort and Spa – Maldives.

Condé Nast Johansens is the principal reference guide for independent travelers, seeking exceptional properties. With over thirty-five years of experience and a team of highly trained Local Experts, its curated list guides the choice of discerning patrons.

Taj Exotica Resort & Spa is located on the exotic Emboodhu Finolhu Island, in the middle of one of the largest natural lagoons in the world, just 15 minutes by luxury speedboat from Malé International Airport. This tropical isle, once known as the ‘Three Coconut Island’ is surrounded by crystal blue waters and covered with lush tropical flora. The luxury resort converges distinctive architecture, attentive service, time -steeped Jiva wellness rituals and exploratory dining. The Jiva Grande Spa offers the best in ancient Indian rejuvenation therapies, yoga, and meditation, administered by some of the most skilled experts in the world. With endless views of the Indian Ocean, the resort nurtures and celebrates the azure preserve in equal measure, with distinctive experiences like the coral propagation initiative, storied weddings, island exploration, and village treks.