W Retreat N Spa Maldives
W Retreat N Spa Maldives
Atoll : Alifu Alifu  
Distance : 120KM from Airport  
No of Rooms :101  
No of Restaurants : 4  
No of Bars : 3  
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Cast away yet connected. Natural yet designed. Secluded yet welcoming. W Retreat & Spa – Maldives is a private island and luxury playground, where style flirts with soul in a wonderland of white-sand beaches, turquoise lagoons and breathtaking reefs.

Pamper yourself with lavish Maldivian living. Unwind at the innovative AWAY Spa. Go gourmet at our six eateries. Explore the world beneath the waves at DOWN UNDER. Who wants something out of the ordinary? Our Whatever/Whenever® team will deliver.

Bi-level beachfront and over-water retreats let indoor and outdoor mingle; roofs with peek-a-boo views of the sky and glass-paneled floors that reveal lagoon fauna below. Privacy is paramount – enjoy your own plunge pool, sundeck, and beach.


Fulfill your epicurean desires at FIRE, our outdoor jungle barbeque with a serene, romantic and casual mood. Watch the sun go down at cocktail hour in SIP before going local - FISH features wild-caught fresh seafood prepared with an Asian flair. Swim up to Wet(sm), our pool bar, for creative cocktails. Or head to KITCHEN - a modern interpretation of Bistro fare. Afterwards, hang out at the unique 15 Below bar spinning the latest vibes.


15 BELOW: Where can you chill? 15 Below is this island's cool-spot where chill vibes, hot beats and creative cocktails set the backdrop for intrigue.

Stake out a lounge booth with cozy divans and perfect views of the action. Or slide up to the oval-shaped bar for tasty drinks by the bottle or shaker. Lounge on a divan and enjoy prime peeps of the dance floor where beautiful people and projected images move to the DJ's trance grooves.

Care for a cocktail? More than 90 brands of vodka and a wide range of sprits and fruit juices mix and mingle into deliciousness. What's your vintage? Browse through the extensive list of wine by the glass to find your favorite.

Smoking Permitted in designated areas.

FIRE: Where can you dine under the stars? Head to FIRE, where gourmet delights are served in rustic and natural surroundings with the moon overhead and sand beneath your feet.

Where can you dine under the stars? Head to FIRE, where gourmet delights are served in rustic and natural surroundings with the moon overhead and sand beneath your feet. Choose your grill: charcoal, tandoor oven, Mongolian BBQ, open spit-roaster - this outdoor jungle barbecue's got them all. Pop off your Pradas, bare feet are encouraged and casual is cool.

Cuisine: Primal meets epicurean with spit-roasted whole suckling pig or lamb and BBQ-grilled marinated meat and seafood. Spice it up with Tandoor-cooked nan bread, chicken, fish or seafood accompanied by a variety of curries. Who's feeling creative? Mix and match ingredients at the Mongolian BBQ where you choose your fave ingredients. Or opt for the à la carte sharing items like succulent whole fish, mezzeh and meat dishes.

Environment: 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. What's hot? A large torch takes center stage while smaller torches are scattered like stars to provide a fiery glow.

Smoking Permitted in designated areas.

FISH: What's the catch of the day? Our signature seafood restaurant serves fresh-caught fish from nearby reefs as well as the finest and freshest imports from around the world.

What's the catch of the day? Ask our award-winning Executive Chef, Hector Jimenez-Bravo about the dishes at our signature seafood restaurant. He will create the perfect tasting menu for any palate. Choose from fresh caught fish-of-the-day or the best imports from around the world. Lounge and nibble on sushi, or head to the over-water tables for two for endless views.

Cuisine: Flair is the key ingredient in FISH, the signature seafood restaurant. Enjoy fresh caught fish perfectly prepared with an Asian touch. Or opt for mouth-watering sushi and sashimi. Explore the extensive selection of wine and champagne by the glass or bottle, or indulge in creative and refreshing cocktails - both alcoholic and virgin. Who feels like an aperitif? Stop in at nearby lounge SIP for a pre-dinner drink.

KITCHEN: Simplicity is key at Kitchen, where soul-satisfying food is presented with a non-traditional twist. This open-style kitchen with live cooking stations lets you keep an eye on the action.

Cuisine: Fresh-baked treats, gourmet pizzas and the freshest ingredients dished up with a hint of modern. Sip fine wine by the glass - our menu is extensive. Or order a bottle of your favorite vintage. Can't finish the bottle? No worries, our Wine Safe will keep it fresh.

Environment: 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. Who wants privacy? Slip into a semi-private dining niche to dine on delights and sip great vintages.

Smoking Permitted in designated areas.

SIP: Situated over the water, enjoy the best views of a Maldivian sunset while sipping some bubbly or enjoying caviar and oysters. Our resident DJ will fill the air with relaxed beats while you try a shisha or signature cocktail.

WET: Part swim-up pool bar with specialty cocktails, part poolside lounge gone gourmet, Wet(sm) will whet your appetite with light main courses, wood-fired pizza, creative salads, delicious burgers and Asian dishes.

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(sm) serves up light meals and delicious drinks at all of these spaces. Cozy up for sublime sundaes, ice creams and other sweet treats.

Smoking Permitted in designated areas.

Standard Amenities for All Room Classes are:

Entertainment: DVD Player, 42" Plasma TVs, CD Player, DVD/CD Library via Whatever/Whenever®

Bed Features: 350 Thread Count Sheets, W Signature Bed, Down Pillows, Hypoallergenic Pillows.

Bathroom: Outdoor Rainforest Shower, Make-up/Shaving Mirror, Full Height Mirror, Dual Vanity Basins, Hairdryer.

Office/Telecom: Complimentary Internet Access.

Dining: 24-Hour In-retreat Dining, Individual BBQ Stations, Tea/Coffee Maker (On Request), Wine Fridge, Munchie Box, Mini-bar.

Room Features: Private Plunge Pools, Shallow Pool Lounge Area, Custom-made Furnishings, Direct Lagoon or Beach Access, Sun Lounges, Individual Climate Control.

Room Amenities & Services: In-room Safe, Outdoor Daybeds with Shade Curtains, Smoke Detectors.

Services and Amenities
  Who wants to play? WAVE our water sports facility will outfit you. Unwind at Away® Spa. Go DOWN UNDER and get geared up with the latest diving equipment, then go on a reef or wreck tour. Get physical at Sweat® Fitness Center or simply take in the tropical paradise where every effort has been made to preserve the natural beauty, marine life and delicate ecosystem.

Our Whatever/Whenever team will deliver whatever you want, whenever you want it.

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 Welcome Desk, 24-hour In-retreat Dining, 24-hour Self-service Sweet Spots, The W Living Room, Laundry/Valet Service, Concierge Service, Complimentary Oceanside yoga, iPod® accessories, International electrical outlet adaptors, Pool toys, Restaurants, Bars and Cafes, Sweat® Fitness Centre, Safe Deposit Boxes, Luggage Storage.

Hotel Amenities:

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.

Some of the services and facilities may not be available on a 24-hour basis or without advance request. Fees on certain facilities/services may apply.

Shopping: W Hotels The Store, Transportation: Tour/Excursion Service, Airport Pick-up and Drop-off (Limited), Guest Services: Currency Exchange Service, Dry Cleaning Service, Bellmen/Porters, Security, 24-Hour Self-Service Sweet Spots, Multilingual Staff, Luggage Storage, Laundry/Valet Service, Personalized Wake-up Service, W Lounge, Business Services; Complimentary Internet Access, Copy/Printing Service. W LOUNGE: Where does W begin? Located at the Maldivian Air Taxi Seaplane Airport in Male, the W Lounge is your gateway to the W Retreat & Spa - Maldives. Chill to music, sip refreshing fruity drinks or munch on light bites until your sea plane beckons. Your experience has only just begun.

MEETINGS & EVENTS: What can we do for you? Anything. Just ask. An intimate vow renewal on a deserted stretch of white sandy beach on a private island. A commitment ceremony surrounded by friends and family in the center of paradise. A grand celebration of a major milestone with dancing under the Maldivian stars. What is your wish? Tell us. We'll fulfill it.

GET WED YOUR WAY: From the perfect proposal to the dreamiest honeymoon, W Hotels always provides a brilliant backdrop for a wedding or commitment ceremony that reflects who you are as a couple. And sensationally styled spaces are just the beginning. When you wed with W Hotels, you’ll get to enjoy exclusive Whatever/Whenever® services so your every wedding experience is exactly how you’ve always imagined.

PRE-WEDDING: Who believes that pre-weddings should be a breeze? Breathe easy—W will make sure every moment through your honeymoon happens without a hitch. Instead of stressing, sit-back, enjoy some sips, sand and surf at our soothing retreat & spa setting. In addition to our services filled with soul and sensational style, discover these fabulous pre-wedding features: Start earning Starpoints® before the big day arrives- bachelor(ette) celebrations, rehearsal dinners and beyond all rack up the rewards!, Keep track of it all with a custom-created Wow Vows website. Then share the site with your guests so they can book their rooms directly!, Wedding Planner, Signature Spa Treatments for the couple.

WEDDING: Why not say “I do” in a picture perfect place? Let your most outrageous Wow Vows dreams come true with the ultimate destination celebration. Enjoy a barefoot beachside ceremony and first kiss that overlooks the unbelievable expanse of ocean. The bride, groom and guests will never forget this incredibly surreal setting and festivities to follow, such as: Fantastic locations: Pristine beach, overwater platform or aboard our yacht 'ESCAPE', Set-up with wedding arch, flower petals, stage and chairs for all guests, Master of Ceremonies, Photography, Private 5-course dinner with wine pairings for the couple, "Feel the Wuv" turndown service including a bottle of champagne, Flirty Breakfast in Bed the following morning.
Please note that while the Maldives is a popular place for wedding ceremonies, these marriages are not legally recognized by outside countries.

POST-WEDDING: A breathtaking blend of sultry style, racy romance, luxe relaxation and exotic location, we offer an undeniably fabulous first escape. Indulge in the best of W Hotels and explore what makes our honeymoons magical: Earn bonus Starpoints to put towards future getaways!, A personal Starwood Honeymoon Concierge can help you pick the perfect destination and help put your honeymoon on your registry so guests can contribute to room upgrades, extras and everything else to make it truly the trip of a lifetime!, Sunset Cruises, Diving Excursions, Private Island rental on Gaathafuschi, Parasailing.

  Recreation & Entertainment: Kayaks, DVD Check-Out, Kite Surfing, Boat Rentals, Billiards, SeaBob Lessons, Catamarans, Aqua Aerobics, Snorkelling, Yoga Classes, Beach Volleyball, SWEAT - 24-Hour Fitness Center, Table Tennis, Away Spa, ENERGY, Diving Center, DOWN UNDER (Diving).


Who wants to get Away? Indulge in ultimate relaxation at the over-water Away® Spa. 66 square meters of indoor and outdoor treatment areas allow for total privacy and complete renewal. Dedicate some time to your well-being and comfort with a natural healing therapy performed in one of 4 luxurious treatment villas.

Have a massage, wrap, or facial under the Dhow-inspired sunshade. Repose on the sundeck with an aphrodisiac nectar or blissful chocolate cookies. Stretch to the panoramic horizon with twice-daily yoga sessions in the pavilion. Relax on the wraparound sundeck with over-water bathing, outdoor rainforest shower and expansive day bed for sun-soaking, lounging and treatments.


Room types & Suites

Beach Oasis
Where can you retreat in paradise? Step into your Beach Oasis, your bi-level beachfront retreat is 188 square meters of absolute privacy in tropical paradise. Cool off in the private plunge pool. Absorb the unobstructed views of the Indian Ocean and beach from the second-story viewing deck. Relax in perfect sanctuary. (188 square meters)

Escape to 188 square meters of tropical indulgence. 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.

Step inside. The transition to your urban oasis is seamless. Dream in the king-sized signature W bed. Bathe under the stars or the clear blue sky in the open-roofed bath area with standalone bathtub and rainforest shower. Who wants to play? A 42” Plasma TV, BOSE® Sound system provide the entertainment.

Head upstairs to the private viewing deck with thatched roof and enjoy unobstructed beach and ocean views. Relax in your custom-made double daybed. Fire up the grill for some savory delights. Then, kick back with a glass from the wine fridge.

Coming to the Maldives with company? Ask for a connecting Beach Oasis with 1 W signature king bed room and 1 W signature twin bed room, separated by lockable doors. Keep the company together!

Additional Facilities available are: BBQ Station, Mini Bar & Wine Fridge, Two Daybeds, Private Plunge Pool, Beachfront....

Ocean Oasis
Where can find over-water luxury? The indoor/outdoor one-bedroom Ocean Oasis is perched above the lagoon. Catch some rays on the sundeck. Peek at underwater fauna through the glass floor. Cool off in your private over-water plunge pool. Live it up. This is W Retreat & Spa - Maldives. (146 square meters) .

Perched above the lagoon, our Ocean Oasis is where the turquoise sea meets W-style pleasure.

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. Stretch out on the circular daybed to soak up some sun, or close the encircling curtains for a nap in the shade. Grill up a bite on the BBQ. Sip a fine vintage from the wine fridge.

Head inside. Peep through glass sections of flooring in the living room to check out the marine life swimming below. Flip a switch to illuminate underwater lights for a night-time peek at the fauna. Stay connected while cast away with, 42” Plasmas TVs, BOSE® gadgets and High-Speed Internet Access. Drift off in the signature W king bed.

Would you prefer the view of the island and private lagoon? Choose the Ocean Oasis Lagoon View Retreat—it’s exactly the same as the Ocean Oasis, with a tad more turquoise water!

Additional Room facilities are: Shower with Glass Floor, Sundeck, State of the Art BOSE Sound System, Private Over-water Plunge Pool, Lounge with Glass Floor, Signature W King Bed, Custom-made Lounging Furniture.....

Seascape Escape
Who’s ready to be WOWed? Unwind in the two-bedroom over-water Seascape Escape. This 323 square meter playground has a huge sundeck, indoor and outdoor dining and lounging spots, oversized infinity plunge pool and killer design elements at every turn. (323 square meters).

Wow’s the word for this 323 square meter villa. Repose in the master suite with W signature bed, sitting area with 50” Plasma TV and views to the horizon. Or chill in the junior suite with two signature W twin beds, private second bath and entertainment area with 32” LCD screen and cozy fittings.

Lounge or dine in the indoor/outdoor lounge with comfy couches and a huge adjoining sundeck. Head down the lagoon access stairs and float in the tranquil sea. Cook up your own catch-or-the-day on the BBQ and pair it with a bottle of the best from your private wine fridge. Take in the sun or stargaze on the daybed. Float and swim in the oversized infinity Plunge Pool.

Additional Room facilities are: Refreshment Centre, Indoor/Outdoor Lounge, BBQ Station, Two Bedroom Over-water Villa, Master and Junior Suite, 32" LCD Screen, 50" Plasma TV, BOSE® Hi-Fi, Huge Sundeck, Lounge with Glass Floor, Two Bathrooms...

Ocean Haven
Take tropical paradise to the extreme. The Ocean Haven is the ultimate over-water getaway and total chill-out arena. Peek under the thatched-roof, this rustic play-hut is loaded with luxury. Oversized infinity-edge plunge pool with Jacuzzi seats, wraparound sundeck, huge master suite and junior suite with panoramic views of the Indian Ocean all set the stage for supreme relaxation and decadent entertaining. (492 square meters).

Designed to be the ultimate getaway, the Ocean Haven takes relaxation – or entertaining – to the extreme. 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.

Repose in the huge master suite with a cathedral ceiling and sitting area. Recline in the signature W king bed and gaze at panoramic views of the Indian Ocean. Grab a book and sink into the oversized circular bathtub. Or drift off to the symphony of the tranquil sea in the twin-bedded junior suite with a private second bathroom.

Grab a cocktail from your bar and head out onto the wraparound sundeck. Grill up some goodies at the outdoor dining area overlooking the water. Plunge into the oversized infinity edge pool with bubbling Jacuzzi seats. Saunter down the lagoon access stairs and slip into the turquoise. Chill in style.

Additional Room facilities are: Panoramic Views of the Indian Ocean, Lounging Couch, Wraparound Sundeck, Lounge Chairs, Two 32" LCD TVs, Powder Room, Lounge with Glass Floor, Oversized Infinity-edge Plunge Pool, Daybed, Kitchenette, 50" Plasma TVs, BOSE® Hi-Fi, Two Bathrooms..