W Maldives

AA. Fesdhoo, North Ari Atoll
72 km from Velana International Airport, Malé
25 minutes by seaplane
Special Offer
HIGH SEASON OFFER from 2024-10-01 to 2024-12-19


Swimming Pool
Scuba Diving
Private Pool Villas
Multi-Bedroom Villas
Ayurvedic Treatments

The new look of the Retreat evokes a sensory experience that reflects the perfect blend of W’s innovative architectural design and contemporary living esthetics, whilst the colors, materials and glowing elements convey the unique, vibrant and playful personality of the island. Borrowing from the Indian Ocean’s colorful marine life, twinkling stars and fluorescent plankton, the newly stylish yet chic restyled Retreat is set to ‘Let It Glow’.

W Retreat & Spa – Maldives is a private island in a wonderland of white sand beaches, turquoise lagoons and breath-taking reefs, providing a new cutting-edge, contemporary lifestyle experience and an exclusive escape and indulgence in a pristine seaside sanctuary. Ideally located on the very exotic island of Fesdu in the North Ari Atoll and surrounded by the best-known dive sites in the Maldives, the luxury playground is just a 25-minute seaplane ride from Male, the nation’s capital and location of Ibrahim Naseer International Airport (MLE).

Room Categories

Over Water Villa
146 sq feet

Spy on the island’s marine life in this over-water one-bedroom Maldives ocean villa perched above a transparent lagoon – do it all from the privacy of your plunge pool, your sundeck, or through the glass bottom floor.

Outside, dip into the private plunge pool or hang out on the deck, where you can soak up the sun on the circular daybed or draw the curtains for a nap in the shade. Fire up the grill for barbeque bites or cool down with a fine vintage from the wine fridge.

Land Room
188 sq feet

Bask in the designer simplicity of this bi-level beachfront retreat. A spacious outdoor lower deck (118 square meters) covers all the custom amenities of absolute tropical luxury, starting with a plunge pool and a circular daybed, nestled within absolute privacy. Dipping in the crystal clear Indian Ocean or running your toes through pristine white sands is just moments away on your doorstep.

Over Water Villa
146 sq feet

Lounge, gaze, and sigh in contentment – do this all day in this over-water one-bedroom lagoon villa Maldives overlooking the breathtaking turquoise lagoon, where you can also take the plunge with direct access from your deck. Swim, snorkel or drift along – take your pick.

On the privacy of the sundeck, kick back in the plunge pool or recline on the circular daybed – bask in sunshine or draw the curtains to snooze in the shade. Live the island life with snacks on the barbeque and delight in your favourite vintage perfectly chilled in the wine fridge.

Over Water Villa
323 sq feet

Unwind to the ultimate degree in this two-bedroom junior suite that stretches over water, a private playground of serenity and never-ending ocean views. These luxury water villas in Maldives will never let you run out of room to wander, lounge, revel and relax with a super-spacious sundeck, where an oversized infinity plunge pool and sophisticated design elements surprise in style at every turn.

Spend all day swimming or snorkelling in the gorgeous lagoon with direct access just down the steps from your deck. Catch your breath with a siesta on the daybed, also a perfect spot for stargazing all night long. Grill up a feast on the barbeque, and indulge on the freshest catch of the day with a fine vintage from the wine fridge while kicking back at the indoor/outdoor living space with comfy couches and a dining area. A refreshment centre, powder room and glass floor complete the vibrant setting.

Over Water Villa
492 sq feet

Live the tropical dream in this everything-you-want two bedroom ocean villa in Maldives extending over our beautiful lagoon, where the gently lapping Indian Ocean sets a relaxing rhythm for lounging and hanging out.



Where you can turn off the world and emerge rejuvenated, revitalized and back in the game. Let's face it, your skin needs some love, and true relaxation is more than skin deep. From full body time-outs to sensational treatments to surprise your spirit, we'll whisk you AWAY from it all whenever you need it. All treatments include an aromatic steam bath, a tropical rain shower and/or a fragrant bath, and a refreshing body moisturizing treatment.

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 yoga or painting on the pavilion.


Located in Ari Atoll, Fesdu is renowned for its underwater great surroundings with some of the most famous Maldives dive sites. Completely equipped with the latest dive gear, DOWN UNDER Diving Center offers the full range of PADI certified courses and specialty courses. W has a breathtaking house reef, its own Fesdu house wreck and its own small private island, Gaathafushi, for diving and snorkeling trips. World-class dive sites wait just beneath the waves. Swim with hammerhead sharks, gentle manta rays or seek out the whale shark - the world´s largest fish.

water sports

Get your heart pumping with the dynamic range of water adventure and sea sport equipment in one of the best spots in the world to get wet and wild – thrills and spills are guaranteed.


Cast away in the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean, W Retreat & Spa - Maldives lies delicately in the pristine beauty of Fesdu Island. With perfect weather and endless sunshine, W Maldives is an idyllic retreat and water sports playground. Beneath the surface manta rays mingle with sea turtles and starfish pose for perfect pictures.

sports and recreation

Get pumped with extensive state-of-the-art Technogym cardio, strength and free-weight exercise facilities overlooking the beautiful blue expanses of the Indian Ocean.

sports and recreation

Celebrate your wedding in Maldives with a romantic outdoor reception, lit by vibrant lanterns and toast your big day with a signature cocktail or two. Get wed on a private beach surrounded by lush tropical landscapes with infinite Indian Ocean views. Let your most glamorous dreams come true at W Maldives, the ultimate romantic Retreat.

Sail off into the sunset on the most romantic nautical getaway when we turn ESCAPE, our luxurious two-mast yacht, into your own personal boat. With a chef, private cabin, and a stunning deck, eat, drink, stargaze and spend the night under the Indian Ocean sky – a memorable way of embarking on your journey together.

Wining and Dining

  • Fish

    Under the stars, W Maldives signature seafood restaurant is set over the water with a menu entirely based on seafood. A beautiful way to soak in the atmosphere, taste local fishes and perhaps see a shooting star. Possibility to eat outside or inside. (Open only for Dinners)

  • Sip

    One of the best Lounge bar in the Maldives. This is the place to be for a Sunset and a drink.
    According to the evening, Lounge music or the beach waves will contribute to create a great atmosphere to chill out. A Resident DJ plays on the deck for the pleasure of Music lovers. (Open from 05.00 pm until 12.00 am)

  • Wet

    Located near the pool in the middle of the vegetation, WET is a cool Lounge snack bar lounge ideal to relax. Snacks, pizzas and cocktails are available all day. Ideal for a snack or a house-made ice cream. (Open all day)

  • Fire

    Fire is unique in the Maldives for its wide and almost complete choice of Grills and Barbecues. Entirely dedicated to this type of cuisine, Fire offers 4 different charcoal cooking, Tandoori oven, BBQ and a Mongolian Rotissoir. A Chef is at disposal for any custom-made culinary creation. Dinners outdoors only. (Open only for Dinners)

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen is a bistro style bar restaurant for a breakfast snack or a traditional meal. The menu is rich in choice ranging from pizza to more elaborate dishes including excellent Indian curry. Perfect for a gourmet at any hour. Possibility to eat outside or inside. (Open all Day)

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