W Maldives is a luxury private island resort in a wonderland of white sand beaches, turquoise lagoons and breathtaking house coral reefs. Providing a new cutting edge and contemporary lifestyle experience for your exclusive escape 24/7, above and below the ocean.
The 5-star resort features 77 luxurious private escapes – each with its own plunge pool and sundeck. Six gourmet restaurants and lounge bars aesthetically located across the island inviting you in for the ultimate indulgence.
Amplify your experience in paradise by experiencing the crystal blue ocean and exploring the island’s private reef, declared the best house reef in the Maldives. Bask in the sun on the escape’s beaches, partake in adrenaline-filled water sports, or discover true pampering with our overwater AWAY® Spa.
From the Airport
Velana International Airport (MLE) | Travel Distance: Approximately 57.0 km/35.42 miles
Options for getting to and from the hotel include:
Fee: Roundtrip: 395 USD net per adult and 198 USD per child (3 – 12 years old). Prices are subject to change without notice. Some packages and rate plans may include transfer fees. Should you require private seaplane transfer, please drop us an email.
Sea planes operate during daylight hours only, between 6am and 3:30pm
Travel Time: 25 – 45 minutes
Fee: Shared/Scheduled Speed Boat Transfer One way: 350 USD per person, plus 10% service charge and 12% GST tax. A minimum of four passengers are required. Prices are subject to change. Some rate plans may include transfer fees.
The speedboat travels from the resort to the airport at 7pm, and from the airport to the resort at 11pm. Due to unavailability of the seaplane for guests arriving or departing between 3:30pm and 6am, the resort can arrange alternate transportation.
Travel Time: 1.5 hours, depending on sea conditions
Spa & Wellness
Whether you are overworked, under-slept or partied out, 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 at the Escape, located away from it all and melt your stress away as our therapist customizes a treatment and massage to suit your body’s needs. Each treatment room comes with an outdoor veranda that has a bathtub, rain shower and lounge bed with an unobstructed view of the reefs and horizon.
The ideal location of AWAY® Spa invites you to heighten the pleasure of luxury living in a beautful serene settings away from it all.
Indulge in the Rooms
Our 66 square meters of indoor and outdoor treatment areas, as well as four luxurious treatment villas, allow for total privacy as you undergo your complete renewal. Stay loose after your treatment by sipping on a refreshing drink on the wraparound sundeck, or come back for a personal yoga class
Explore a range of Treatments
Leave everything to us, and you’ll walk out of our signature destination spa experience with a new energy.
- Ayurvedic treatments
- Body treatments
- Facials for any skin type
- Hand and Foot treatments
- In-room treatments
Reflecting the W style, the Acceleration and Deceleration facilities at W Maldives are the absolute latest, offering our guests plenty of things to do in the Maldives.
Accelerate at FIT, a state of the art fitness centre where energizing is easy. Then there’s the beach water sports and DOWN UNDER® dive centre. Alternatively, decelerate. Research escapism and discover true pampering at the AWAY® Spa.
- DOWN UNDER® Diving Centre
- WAVE® Water Sports
- HOUSE REEF snorkeling
- AWAY® Spa
- WET® pool Outdoor Infinity Pool
- Private Dining
- Cooking Classes
Restaurants & Dining
See what’s new and what’s next in ocean-to-table cuisine at the newly restyled FISH. Set over the water and under the stars, this specialty venue is a must for an unforgettable romantic dinner. Overwater tables for two allow 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. Opt for mouthwatering sushi and sashimi. Our award-winning executive chef can create the perfect tasting menu for any palate.
Pair your meal with one of the archipelago’s largest selections of wines by the glass. Explore an extensive selection of champagne, or indulge in creative and refreshing cocktails or mocktails.
Kada Beach Pop-Up Cafe
Experience Maldivian culture at its best at KADA, our beach pop-up café. Share delicacies served family-style, like roshi, mahsuni, garudhiya, coconut water, rosewater milk and fresh juices. Stop by the bar for an expertly crafted cocktail, or host a get-together at our boat-shaped table.
Kitchen Bistro / Restaurant
Comfy and cozy is just how we like it. Breakfast is a semi-buffet with all the hot food made-to-order, while lunch and dinner are a la carte featuring daily specials.
This international menu is extensive and complements any craving. Fresh baked treats to gourmet pizzas to neighboring curries are all tempting, you’ll never know what to pick. Sip fine wine by the glass or order a bottle. No worries, our Wine Safe will keep it fresh. Last but not least, don’t forget to try the homemade ice cream – it’s heavenly!
A modern interpretation of the bistro, step into this casual and elegant indoor/outdoor space to dine under the clear blue skies, or opt for a spot under the shade of the roof. Slip into a semi-private dining niche to dine on delights and sip great vintages.
Enjoy fresh meats & seafoods of your choosing while personalizing your order with the chefs. A plethora of sides to compliment your meal comes naturally. There is something for everyone at FIRE. Choose your grill, really—charcoal, tandoor oven, open-rotisserie—we’ve got it all! Pop off your Pradas and sink your feet in the sand. You will not go hungry here, guaranteed.
Primal meets epicurean with spit-roasted whole suckling pig or lamb and BBQ-grilled marinated meat and seafood. Spice it up with Tandoor-cooked naan bread, chicken, fish or seafood accompanied by a variety of curries. Pick from the à la carte sharing items like succulent whole fish, mezzeh and meat dishes or check out our aged beef counter to pick a steak of your choice.
White sand at your feet, a splash of stars above, tables nestled next to palm trees, FIRE is 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.
Wet® Pool Bar
Chill in our lounge seating with a slice of gourmet pizza, have a creative salad at a table on the sundeck by the pool, or repose with a cocktail in the Living Room – WET® serves up light meals and delicious drinks at all of these spaces. Cozy up for sublime sundaes, ice creams and other sweet treats.
Sip Sunset Bar
Mix it up. Hang out. Let your hair down. Our 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 our mixologists serve signature cocktails and a DJ plays relaxing beats.