Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi

The Maldives is a nation of islands in the Indian Ocean that spans across the equator, known throughout the world for its natural beauty and pristine beaches. In late 2019, the Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi opened its doors. Spanning over three islands connected by bridges, the 4.3 mile-long property has abundant space for couples, families and groups to enjoy the watersports, dining experiences, nightlife and relaxation this incredible property has to offer. Choose from their 119 all-pool Beach, Reef and Overwater villas and enjoy a variety restaurant and bar options on the property offering an array of exotic cuisines. Complete with nightlife, an incredible spa and wellness facilities, boat and water activities like scuba diving, fishing, champagne sunset cruises and so much more, guests will never run out of things to do at this fabulous luxury resort. For VVIPS, Ithaafushi Private Island is a short boat ride away, and allows for complete discretion and privacy while providing access to all of the hotel’s amenities and services.

Key Selling Points

  • Choose from 1, 2, 3-bedroom residence each with their own private pools, floor-to-ceiling windows, high ceilings, modern ocean aesthetic design and plenty of space and privacy
  • Ithaafushi Private Island – the largest private island in the Maldives (32,000 sq. ft) – offers uniquely crafted experiences (e.g., exclusive Michelin-starred chef private dining and Zuma dinner)
  • 11 restaurants/bars on the property including Zuma Maldives, the globally-acclaimed contemporary Japanese concept famous in London, Mykonos, Ibiza, Madrid, Miami, Dubai and more
  • Ideal for luxury destination weddings, romantic honeymoons, and other celebrations
  • Only resort in the Maldives to provide private resort yacht to pick-up and drop-off guests at their preferred time

Insider Tip

Treasure an exceptional dining experience at Terra, a “nest” for guests to dine amongst the trees. This unique experience is one you’ll not soon forget — and the food is incredible!


  • Three room categories including Overwater, Beach (on-land), and Reef (half-land, half-water) plus Grand Villa categories for larger groups
  • Child care services available, large kids facilities including water park, playground and other child-friendly amenities
  • 11 restaurant and bar options, including Zuma Maldives and Michelin-starred chef Dave Pynt at The Ledge
  • Regular beach parties, themed nights with live entertainment, poolside barbeques, and more
  • Luxury spa, yoga pavilion, state-of-the-art gym, Aqua Wellness Center features a custom-built hydrotherapy pool, ice fountain, steam room and sauna
  • Boat excursions and a variety of water activities and equipment available

Social Responsibility

Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi is committed to the protection of the marine ecosystem. Their in-house Marine Biologist makes sure that their coral nurseries are looked after and in the perfect condition for natural coral reproduction and growth during rehabilitation. After which they will be reattached to the island’s Reef.

The property has partnered with Parley Maldives, the Maldives branch of Parley for the Oceans, where together they will address some of the major threats towards the Indian ocean. It is a space where creators, thinkers, and leaders come together to raise awareness for the beauty and fragility of the ocean and collaborate on projects that can end their destruction.

Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi
Ithaafushi Island, South Male Atoll
Republic of Maldives 20009
Tel: +960-4-000300
E-mail: MLEON.RSVN@waldorfastoria.com
Reservation Manager: Adam.Areef@waldorfastoria.com
Website: waldorfastoriamaldives.com | Private Island: ithaafushiprivateisland.com