Luxury hotel holiday W Resort Maldives

Expressions Holidays recommends W Retreat & Spa as an ideal honeymoon resort and for all couples seeking a child-free oasis of tropical peace (children under 13 are not accepted at the resort). The stylish accommodation offers plunge pools, daybeds, Bose music and DVD systems, plasma screen television, and much more. Choose between beach or water accommodation both making the most of the beautiful surroundings. The clean modern lines of the design suggest total luxury and comfort. Of course there are watersports available here and also a dive centre. The dining options include the thoroughly romantic Fire restaurant, where a jungle barbecue atmosphere is created and bare feet are encouraged.
Included in your Expressions holiday
  • Accommodation in a double or twin room on bed and breakfast
  • Scheduled flights with British Airways London to Male or Emirates via Dubai to Male
  • Seaplane transfer Male airport to hotel and back
  • Concierge service and Expressions Holidays regional helpful hints
  • Optional room, board and flight upgrades. Details on request

Luxury bepoke holidays to W Resort, Maldives

W Resort is an intimate 5-star resort on a stunning private island. Gourmet cuisine, soothing waterfront spa facilities and supremely luxurious accommodation and a wide range of activities afford guests a truly relaxing and restorative retreat.

Facts in brief

Official star rating 5

Location North Ari Atoll

Annual opening All year

Closest airport Malé airport

Distance from airport 25 minutes by seaplane

Hotel facilities and services

78 Villas, 3 Restaurants, Freshwater Swimming Pool, Pool Bar, Library, Shop. 

Complimentary watersports

Snorkelling, Paddle Boarding.

Chargeable watersports

Dive Centre, Kite Surfing, Waterskiing, Windsurfing, Canoeing, Big Game Fishing, Snorkelling, Eco Diving, Catamaran Sailing, Wake Boarding.

Land sports

Spa, Fitness Centre.

Holiday price guide Sample prices are per person based on two people sharing a Wonderful beach oasis for 7 nights

From about

£3,400 low season

£4,325 high season

Holiday Code EXH295

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

Luxury bepoke holidays to W Resort, Maldives

Room descriptions

W Resort has 78 villas. All rooms have W Signature beds, indoor/outdoor bathrooms, plunge pool, daybeds, air-conditioning, Bose surround-sound music and DVD system, plasma-screen television, hairdryer, safe, iron and ironing board, tea and coffee making facilities, minibar and wine fridge, barbecue unit.

Wonderful Beach Oasis
Fabulous Overwater Oasis
WOW Ocean Escape
Extreme WOW Ocean Haven

Holiday price guide Sample prices are per person based on two people sharing a Wonderful beach oasis for 7 nights

From about

£3,400 low season

£4,325 high season

Holiday Code EXH295

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

Luxury bepoke holidays to W Resort, Maldives

The journey and how you get there

For a holiday to W Retreat & Spa, the Maldives, Expressions Holidays includes flights from London to Male with British Airways direct (winter season only) or Emirates via Dubai. The flying time is about 13 hours. W Retreat and Spa is reached from Male airport by seaplane in about 25 minutes and Expressions Holidays includes the seaplane transfer in your holiday price.

Additional information

Minimum stays: Minimum stay of 2 nights applies year-round. There is a 5 night minimum stay between 24 December and 5 January in Wonderful Beach Oasis, Overwater Oasis and Lagoon Oasis. There is a 7 night minimum stay between those dates for the WOW Ocean Escape and Ocean Haven.

Children: Two children under the age of 12 can stay for free on a bed and breakfast basis when sharing a villa with 2 paying adults. Children are not advised to be accommodated in over water accommodation.

Holiday price guide Sample prices are per person based on two people sharing a Wonderful beach oasis for 7 nights

From about

£3,400 low season

£4,325 high season

Holiday Code EXH295

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

Luxury bepoke holidays to W Resort, Maldives

Highlights of the Maldives

For many, the Maldives offer some of the most fascinating underwater exploration available, from both snorkelling and diving. There are over a hundred different species of fish, from angelfish to flying fish, snapper and triggerfish, stingray and shark, as well as turtles and numerous corals of a multitude of colours. If your resort is near Malé then the capital is worth a brief visit with its mosques, traditional houses with rounded corners and tea shops with a selection of ‘short eats’ including rice pudding, curried fish cakes and small bananas.

Cultural highlights of the Maldives

Bodu beru traditional music and dance, traditional seating - the undholi (like a hammock) and the joli (a net seat hung from a wooden frame), local crafts including mats, lacquer work and jewellery, traditional dhoni boats.

Facts in brief

Capital Malé
Airport Malé International Airport
Size The Maldives consist of 1,192 islands, dispersed over an area of 35,000 sq. miles
Population 436,000
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