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In the heart of the South Male Atoll lies a hidden gem on Ithaafushi Island. Just a 40-minute yacht journey from Velana International Airport, the Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi and its lagoon awaits those seeking an unforgettable escape.
General Information
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. The endless list of activities ensures that all generations are catered for. Unwind in one of 10 luxurious spa treatment villas, explore the ocean’s incredible marine life or traverse the island’s dazzling white sand beaches. 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. Escape to the unforgettable with Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi.

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Villa Description

The Villas | There are 122 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.
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 oceanviews.
Reef Villas | Nestled in tropical foliage, Reef Villas offer the natural beauty of the island in an overwater hammock, savor a meal in the gazebo and soak up the sun on a private lounger, whilst enjoying ocean terrace.
Overwater 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. Enjoy alfresco pavilions and hammocks while 65-inch high definition televisions and sound systems provide in-villa entertainment.


Terra | Gaze across the ocean as you dine among the treetops in one of seven bamboo nests. The unparalleled dining experience at Terra features the world's finest ingredients, such as Miyazake Wagyu Beef and Alba White Truffle, complemented by an extensive collection of premium wines and the resort's signature Krug Champagne handpicked by the first Maldives' Krug Ambassador.
Yasmeen | Adorned with antique décor and artifacts, Yasmeen presents a gastronomic journey of Levant cuisine in a heritage Arabian village setting with an Indian Ocean view. Savor piping hot Saj bread baked in a traditional oven, mezzes and succulent charcoal-grilled meat and seafood.
Li Long | Inspired by Shanghainese noble residences, Li Long offers signature Peking duck roasted in the Maldives's first classic wood-fired oven. Relish contemporary Chinese cuisine beautifully paired with specialty Chinese tea from the finest tea collection.
Tasting Table | Find open-theater kitchen counters in the main restaurant for breakfast and dinner. Tasting Table offers an international menu of delicious cuisine. Discover culinary highlights spanning from Asia to Europe in the relaxing dining room or beachside terrace.
Tangled | The Maldives' only hand-pulled noodles and freshly prepared dim sum are served at Tangled. Elevate your experience with craft beer, baiju and a selection of sake served by the first certified Maldivian sake sommelier.
The Rock | Home to the extensive wine cellar of the finest New World favorites and Old World classics, dine at The Rock around a 200-year-old Jarrah wood table in a cave-like dining room built from Jordanian limestone. Exclusive wine dinners for 12 guests feature food and wine pairing menus paying homage to 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 modern Australian barbecue style to the Maldives. The perfect pool-side spot for a leisurely lunch, by night The Ledge turns into an intimate restaurant where the bar and grill come to life.
Glow | Embrace a garden-to-table concept in the greenhouse ambience of Glow. Well-being cuisine made with fresh ingredients from the island's edible garden is complemented by a range of organic, biodynamic, sustainable and natural wines, as well as healthy, detoxifying drinks.
Peacock Alley | Unwind with oceanviews and live music from the resident saxophonist in this serene lounge. The hand-crafted, signature barrel-aged cocktails, wines and tapas make Peacock Alley an ideal venue to chill throughout the day and night.
Amber | Be mesmerized by the stunning Maldivian sunset over the Indian Ocean from Amber, the relaxed Champagne bar. Savor a unique range of the finest Champagnes along with a selection of hand-crafted Champagne cocktails and curated spuntini.
Nava | Indulge your senses at the resort's playground with art, music, food and drinks. Relax in the vibrant yet cozy ambiance of Nava, the pool and beach club featuring live DJs, a refreshing selection of cocktails, wood-fired pizzas and small bites.


Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi offers the idyllic setting for a range of exciting recreation and watersport activities. Surrounded by green foliage, steps from clear turquoise waters, the four Lagoon cabana, located around the Lagoon Pool and Mirror Pool, offer privacy for a day in the sun. Choose from an array of water sports and activities such as fishing, sailing, scuba diving, windsurfing and snorkeling.


Waldorf Astoria Spa | 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.


Maintain your workout routine in the state-of-the-art fitness center with quality cardio equipment and free weights.

Kids Program

Young Discovery Park | 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.

Land price is per person based on double occupancy (unless noted) for select travel dates shown. Air-inclusive vacations are for gateways noted. Rate quoted includes government-imposed fees and taxes and any necessary currency exchange rates. Rate is current when priced, at the time you purchase your vacation, rate may be higher. Rate does not include any applicable daily resort or facility fees (and in Europe, city tourist taxes) payable directly to the resort at check-out; such fees will be advised at the time of booking. Subject to availability and change; certain restrictions and black out dates may apply. Additional airline restrictions may apply, contact the airline directly with questions.

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