Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi


Nestled among white sands and crystal blue waters, the elegant Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi is within close proximity to Malé International Airport, a mere 45 minutes by yacht.

Set in a tropical paradise, the 119 all-pool Beach, Reef and Overwater villas span three private islands, where guests can discover indulgent choices from 11 celebrated dining venues. Dine amongst the treetops at Terra whilst enjoying spectacular views of the ocean and horizon, and bask in the magnificent sunset from Amber, the resort’s signature bar – it is a gastronomical experience to remember.

The endless list of activities ensures that all generations are catered for. Unwind in one of ten luxurious spa treatment villas, explore the ocean’s incredible marine life or traverse the island’s dazzling white sand beaches by bicycle or on foot. If travelling with young ones, the Waldorf Astoria Young Discovery Park offers an exciting water recreation area along with enriching activities for kids and teens so they can enjoy their very own Maldivian experience.

For the ultimate in luxury, the True Waldorf Service also offers personal concierges for those seeking a truly relaxing and refreshing escape.  Escape to the unforgettable with Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi.


  • Star Rating: 6 Stars
  • Location: South Male' Atoll
  • Distance from Airport: 45 minutes by Yacht
  • Total Rooms: 119 Villas
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There are 119 villas located across three private islands. Choose from one, two or three-bedroom villas, each with a private pool, swing daybeds, dining gazebos and in-water lounges – all with uninterrupted views of the Indian Ocean.


From al fresco settings overlooking shimmering pools to unique bars with breathtaking sunset views, there’s a culinary experience for every palate.

TERRA - Perched above the horizon, Terra presents a picturesque gastronomic dinner experience in private dining nests crafted from natural bamboo.

YASMEEN - A traditional Arabian village with the Indian Ocean as a backdrop, Yasmeen offers Middle Eastern cuisine from hot pitas and puffed breads to hot and cold mezzes and charcoal-roasted meats.

LI LONG - Step into the Shanghainese era and enjoy contemporary Chinese cuisine and Peking Duck prepared in the Maldives first wood-fired oven, whilst basking in the ocean views. A private dining room also offers an intimate Shanghainese club-like ambience.

TASTING TABLE - Start your day with gourmet breakfast accompanied by a glorious sunrise. Embrace sunset views as the restaurant transforms into a beachside dining venue offering international favorites.

THE ROCK - Nestled amongst bo ulders, this matchless setting offers a wine dinner in convivial ambiance. For an elevated dining experience, indulge in a curated menu paying tribute to the world’s renowned wine regions.

THE LEDGE BY DAVE PYNT - Created by Dave Pynt from Burnt Ends, a Michelin-starred restaurant in Singapore. The Ledge by Dave Pynt brings Burnt Ends’ much-loved style of modern Australian barbecue to the Maldives.  Perfect poolside spot for a leisurely lunch, by night, The Ledge turns into an intimate grill restaurant where the bar and grill come to life.

GLOW - Embracing the garden-to-table concept, Glow serves healthy and holistic cuisine made from the freshest ingredients, some of which harvested from our island’s edible garden.

PEACOCK ALLEY - Unwind with live music and ocean views at this serene lounge. Handcrafted cocktails, wines and tapas make this the perfect meeting place for pre- and after dinner gatherings.

AMBER - With magnificent views of the Maldivian sunset over the Indian Ocean, Amber offers an idyllic setting for indulging in perfectly chilled champagne and gourmet canapés.

NAVA - This resort’s playground is surrounded by Lagoon Pool and Mirror pool stretching along white sand beach. With an effortlessly chic ambience, indulge in poolside favourites and handcrafted cocktails with a resident DJ and evening live music. Nava offers fun experience for guests of all generation from recreation activities to watersports.


An oasis of serenity and privacy, the Waldorf Astoria Spa is a lifestyle spa sanctuary with 10 treatment villas, including overwater spa villas. Soothe the soul with crafted treatments and wellness programs that focus on relaxation, rebalance and results.


Take advantage of world-class facilities for all ages, which can be personalized for individual preferences. Explore the wonders of the Maldives with its backdrop of azure skies and the endless blue of the Indian Ocean. Go from white sand beaches into the private reef, where fascinating marine life is waiting to be explored. Choose from an array of water sports and activities such as fishing, sailing, scuba diving, windsurfing and snorkelling.
An outdoor tennis court is also available for those seeking to stay active. The Waldorf Young Discovery Park features a thrilling water recreation area for kids and teens, while enriching activities will capture their imagination to ensure a unique Maldivian experience.


Commemorate special occasions from a private sand bank, beach cabana or in the comfort of your villa. Chefs will cater to every wish with Specially crafted menus to celebrate those unforgettable moments.


  • Beach Villas BEACH VILLA | From 234 sq.m/2518 sq. f t | With white sand beaches and lush greenery, these villas are the height of opulence. Luxuriate in a private pool and garden and bask in the ocean views.
  • Reef Villas REEF VILLA | From 279 sq.m/3002 sq. f t | Nestled in tropical foliage, Reef Villa offers the natural beauty of the island in an overwater hammock, savour a meal in the gazebo and soak up the sun on a private lounger, whilst enjoying ocean terrace.
  • Overwater Villas OVERWATER VILLA | From 283 sq.m/3045 sq. f t | Lounge above lapping waves on an expansive outdoor deck and explore the ocean views below through a clear glass floor. It is an iconic Maldivian experience.
  • Stella Maris Ocean Villas STELLA MARIS OCEAN VILLA | From 565 sq.m/6081 sq. f t | These duplex villas are accessible only by boat, the villa’s floor-to-ceiling windows promises unparalleled views of sunlit paradise and the celestial charm of the nighttime Maldivian sky. Then there is the private Jacuzzi, chef’s service and direct ocean access – which all add up to a truly unforgettable stay.
  • Ithaafushi Private Island ITHAAFUSHI PRIVATE ISLAND | From 32000 sq.m/344445 sq. f t | Escape to a private paradise, where a three-bedroom beach villa, two-bedroom overwater villa and a four-bedroom residence with its own jacuzzi await. Explore five swimming pools, a Jacuzzi, entertainment club house, spa, gym, children’s pool and playground, with dedicated chefs and a personal concierge to accommodate every whim.


Sports and Recreation
  • tennis courts
  • spa
  • pool (kids)
  • kids club
  • water sports (non-motorized)
  • outdoor pool
  • private beach
  • fitness center
  • shops
  • room service
  • bar
  • restaurant
  • tours
  • Airport Transfer
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