Waldorf Astoria Maldives

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Nestled among white sands and crystal blue waters, the elegant Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi is within close proximity to Malé International Airport, a mere 30 minutes by yacht.

  • 11 Dining Venues and Bars
  • 119 stunning Villas
  • A myriad of adventure and watersports activities
  • Romantic wedding pavilion for a special occasion
  • Waldorf Astoria Young Discovery Park
  • World-class lifestyle spa and wellness sanctuary

Set in a tropical paradise, the 122 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 Maldives 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.

The Villas/Accommodation

There are 122 villas located across three private islands at Waldorf Astoria Maldives. 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.

Beach Villas:

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:

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.

Over Water Villas

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

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

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.


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


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


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.


Discover the unique tastes of Asian delights including delectable noodle creations and dim-sum, complemented with a selection of infused tea, beers and sake.

The Rock

Nestled amongst boulders, 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.


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.


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.


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.

Spa & Wellness

Our spa sanctuary is nestled in the botanical gardens of Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi, offering an escape from the noise of everyday life with luxurious holistic treatments and exercise programmes. Delivering customized wellness solutions with a personalized approach, treatments are focused on three goals: relaxing, rebalancing and results.

Refresh oceanside in an oasis of serenity and blissful indulgence, exclusively reserved for you at the Waldorf Astoria Spa.

Revitalise your body and lifestyle with our wellness programmes, created for the maximum positive effect on your health and wellbeing whether you want to keep fit and boost metabolism with regular fitness or yoga classes, or improve mobility and flexibility under the guidance of dedicated and certified personal trainers and yoga instructors who will help you get the most out of your workouts. Waldorf Astoria Spa, Fitness Centre features an outdoor yoga pavilion.


Take advantage of world-class facilities for all ages. With our extensive array of unique amenities, your personalized stay can be everything you’ve imagined. Our experienced team is on hand to make your holiday a memorable one.

Spoil yourself and delight friends back home with gifts from our curated boutique. Other thoughtful amenities include 24-hour in-villa dining, Personal Concierge service, babysitting services, and bicycle rentals to explore the island.

Water Sports

Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi offers the idyllic setting for a range of exciting recreation and watersport activities. Enjoy a blast of fun with our watersports featuring myriads of activities to suit all age groups and interests. Experience spectacular views of the resort and nearby reefs by Parasailing 200m above sea level or ride the underwater scooter Seabob. Advance bookings essential.

Pools and Cabana Experience

Surrounded by green foliage, steps from clear turquoise waters, our four Lagoon cabana, located around the Lagoon Pool and Mirror Pool, offer privacy for a day in the sun. For the ultimate indulgence, enjoy a day package including two glasses of Champagne and oysters. Specially crafted cabana menu is also available.

Lagoon Pool and Mirror pool stretching along white sand beach offers an effortlessly chic ambiance with poolside favourites, handcrafted cocktails and a resident DJ with live music.

Young Park Discovery

Young guests can discover endless fun and educational activities. Waldorf Astoria Young Discovery Park features an exciting water recreation area and enriching activities catered to kids and teens for their very own Maldivian experience.

Tennis Court

Whether guests are looking to pick up a racket for the first time, or are seasoned pros, everyone is welcome and guaranteed a fun training session at the hard-surface tennis court.


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