Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi

One of the Maldives newest resorts, Waldorf Astoria Ithaafushi has incredible villas, superb amenities, and a very convenient location close to Male. It’s a good choice for anyone.

Stay at Waldorf Astoria Ithaafushi

Lounge in private in a bamboo treehouse, as a languid dinner is served with sunset. Drift away amid the Maldivian sense of space and serenity, at one of the freshest places to stay in the entire archipelago. Just getting here on the yacht is part of the experience.It’s sleek and chic here, with Waldorf Astoria bringing their style and top-notch service to the Maldives for the first time. And there are so many places to unwind and refresh. Find yourself alone in your villa swimming pool, spend your nights in a villa above the water, and discover your own piece of Indian Ocean paradise.Opened in 2019, Waldorf Astoria have finally brought their brand’s top-notch service and style to the Maldives. This is one of the freshest places to stay in the archipelago and it’s made easy by the short 30-minute yacht journey from Male airport. It’s all sleek and chic, from treehouse-style bamboo dining pods at one of the 11 restaurants, to the huge array of amenities. This is a big resort, with 121 villas. However, there remains the Maldivian sense of space and serenity, in and among the Waldorf Astoria style.


It’s a blissful 30-minute yacht journey from the airport to the resort, making this one of the best villas you can visit without needing a seaplane.


Villas feel private and have a very contemporary feel, including floor-to-ceiling windows for those endless impressions of Indian Ocean sights, sounds and smells. Each has a generous private terrace and swimming pool, not just a small plunge pool. Over-water and Reef villas are available.

Who is it for

The villas are amazing and we can recommend them for both families and couples. There’s so much space and it’s all very high-tech, helping almost everyone to easily relax. Every villa has its own concierge as well.

Facilities & activities

Two infinity pools, 11 restaurants and bars, breakfast delivered to your villa, a fitness centre, massive watersports centre...wow, Waldorf Astoria really stacks up the amenities.

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