Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi is all set to open on July 1, 2019. The villa-resort spans over three islands and is  30 minutes away from Male International Airport via the resort’s private yacht.

Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi features 122 villas, each comprising of a pool and view of the Indian Ocean. The highlights of the reef, beach and overwater villa include a swinging daybed, dining gazebo, infinity pool, in-water lounge, and an outdoor shower. For those seeking exclusivity, the Ithaafushi Private Island has a two-bedroom overwater villa and three-bedroom beach villa.

The resort offers 11 dining venues including Terra offering tree-top dining experience, Yasmeen serving authentic Middle Eastern delicacies, and Glow for healthy food options.

Guests can enjoy Asian-inspired wellness treatments at Waldorf Astoria Spa equipped with ten overwater and garden treatment villas.  In addition to this, there is an Ocean Pavilion hosting wellness activities; a fully-equipped fitness centre, and a combined water sport and PADI dive centre.

Dino Michael, Global Head, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts said, “We are thrilled to bring this unforgettable property and best-in-class experience to the Maldives. The resort’s inspirational environment, refined culinary offerings, and thoughtfully designed family options, combined with the brand’s unparalleled commitment to personal service, will give every guest the freedom to create memories that last a lifetime.”


Aneri Shroff