Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi

Malé Atoll

Escape to the unforgettable white sands and crystalline waters of Ithaafushi Island.

The astonishing natural beauty, phenomenal restaurants and superb facilities at this resort act as a beacon for those in search of an exclusive escape. Luxurious and stylish, villas are only moments away from the beach. Set above the sea or hidden in the forested interior, they possess some of the most spectacular views of the ocean and horizon imaginable. Options for two and three bedroom villas, lots of child-oriented activities and a well-equipped kids' club means this is a paradise for families. A tranquil lagoon and plenty of nearby reefs ensures guests are ideally located to enjoy an exciting range of water sports, whilst a large spa facility provides world-class retreats. The incredible range of fine-dining restaurants is a real highlight here. Choose from 11 celebrated dining venues including a treetop dining experience, a decadent champagne bar and a tempting barbeque restaurant from a Michelin-starred chef.

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Dotted across three islands, 122 spacious and modern villas boast private pools, swing daybeds, dining gazebos and huge bathrooms. Accommodation offers plenty of possibilities for customisation, with options for one, two or three bedroom properties located at the beachside, over the water or hidden in the jungle interior. Combine with True Waldorf Service, a dedicated personal concierge service, for the most relaxing and refreshing escape. Embrace the ocean's beauty in an Overwater Villa. Suspended above the gentle lagoon, these impressive dwellings allow residents to luxuriate in some of the best views on the island through large floor-to-ceiling windows and sliding doors, glamorous clear glass floors and expansive outdoor decks. Choose a Beach Villa for the highest levels of privacy and the easiest access to the sands. Sheltered in lush greenery, guests benefit from seamless indoor / outdoor living with hammocks, alfresco dining pavilions and sun loungers. Offering the best of both worlds, Reef Villas are the ultimate indulgence for the senses. Straddling the land and sea, hidden in fragrant tropical foliage as well as boasting overwater hammocks and fantastic ocean views, guests are perfectly immersed in the island's natural beauty.

More room types may be available. Please contact us for further details.


Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi offers a multitude of activities for all ages and levels of activity. Holiday enhancing excursions include sunset fishing, dolphin cruises and surfing expeditions. Escape by luxury yacht to a deserted sandbank with a gourmet picnic or mingle with locals in the capital of Malé. A romantic wedding pavilion provides a matchless setting for blessings and vow renewal ceremonies. The list of water sports is almost endless, featuring windsurfing, catamaran sailing, kitesurfing, kayaking, jet-skiing and water-skiing to name but a few. Explore the wonders of the Maldives from the skies with thrilling parasailing or at the controls of a futuristic jetpack or plunge beneath the waves on a motorised Seabob. Diving and snorkelling programmes in the resort's peaceful lagoon and nearby open water dive sites and wildlife hotspots can be arranged. Swim with manta rays, dive down to shipwrecks or take a dramatic night snorkelling safari. Young guests are well placed to discover endless fun and educational activities. The resort's Young Discovery Park features a water recreation area and enriching activities especially developed for kids and teens for their very own magical Maldivian experience. Little ones can join in on the fun in the ocean too, with Bubblemaker diving lessons or exciting Seal Team Missions for children aged eight and above.

Disconnect and escape from the noise of everyday life in the Waldorf Astoria Spa. Nestled in botanical gardens, this oceanside sanctuary's dedicated Wellness Concierge service offers individualised consultations to deliver bespoke treatments focused on relaxation and rebalancing. Choose from beauty treatments in the salon or luxurious holistic therapies including Orientally-inspired massages and detoxifying rituals. Complement your spa stay with games of tennis in the sun, fitness classes in the Waldorf Astoria Fitness Centre or yoga classes in an outdoor pavilion.


  • Waldorf Astoria Spa
  • Gym
  • Yoga 
  • Tennis court
  • PADI scuba diving
  • Water sports
  • Parasailing
  • Concierge
  • Young Discovery Park

Some of the above facilities may carry a supplementary charge.


Dining at Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi is a truly outstanding prospect. 11 specialty restaurants tempt guests with exquisite innovative cuisine and idyllic views. From alfresco international restaurants overlooking shimmering pools to indulgent champagne bars, exceptional Asian fare to mouth-watering Australian barbeque concepts from a Michelin-starred chef, discover a wealth of celebrated dining experiences and embark on a superb culinary journey around the world.



Approximately 30 minutes transfer by yacht from Malé Airport (MLE).

Alternatively a flight by private seaplane can be arranged.



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