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Package includes

All prices include return transfers and personal service
-32% from 4N stay
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Hotel overview

The new five-star resort of the Waldorf Astoria hotel chain located on the three islands of the South Malé Atoll was opened in the summer of 2019. It’s a real reserve of the Maldivian nature – turquoise waters and white sands framing the green tropics. The hotel has 122 modern beach and water villas of various categories, including individual luxury villas on a private island. You will be pleasantly surprised by the highly developed infrastructure of the tropical resort – 11 gourmet restaurants, a modern Spa, a fully equipped gym and all the conditions for water sports. The resort also has a dive centre, a water park, a tennis court, a wedding pavilion and a boutique. With Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi, you will enjoy a luxurious vacation at the highest level.

Transfer: it takes 40 minutes by boat from Malé International Airport to Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi. Also, you can get there on request by seaplane during the daytime (from 06:00 to 16:00).

Restaurants and bars

Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi has a wide selection of establishments where even an experienced gourmet can find special tastes for themselves:

  • Yasmeen is an Arabic-style Mediterranean restaurant.
  • Terra is a unique restaurant at the height, offering a romantic atmosphere with a beautiful panorama of the island, which opens above the treetops. Here you can find fine dining and a good selection of wines.
  • The Ledge by Dave Pynt is a grill restaurant serving Australian cuisine and BBQ.
  • Tasting Table is the main restaurant with an international menu, serving breakfast and dinner.
  • Restaurant Nava is a cosy restaurant by the pool with refreshing cocktails, music, woodfired pizza and snacks.
  • Glow is the resort’s greenhouse restaurant serving dished with organic products and locally grown herbs.
  • Li Long serves gourmet Chinese cuisine. Try the woodfired Peking duck and grab your drink among many Chinese teas.
  • Peacock Alley is a signature lounge with light snacks and drinks throughout the day.
  • Amber is a bar with a great location and views of the Maldivian sunsets, as well as a unique collection of champagne wines.
  • Tangled serves only hand-made noodles and dim sums made in the Maldives. You should also try the local craft beer and sake suggested by a sommelier.
  • The Rock is an exclusive restaurant with unusual interiors and a rich wine cellar.

Waldorf Astoria Spa

Waldorf Astoria Spa has 10 treatment rooms, including an overwater villa. The wellness programme consists of a complex of Spa treatments and massages for relaxation and recovery of physical and mental strength.

Water Park and Kids Club

There is a place on the island where little travellers will be much more interested than with parents. It’s a kids club with a water area, where a lot of entertainment awaits young guests.

Diving and water sports

The resort’s dive centre offers trips around the underwater world of coral reefs. Explore amazing places with scuba diving or snorkelling. Water sports include windsurfing and sailing. You can also go fishing or cruising to dolphin spots.

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Number of bedrooms

  • 1 Bedroom: sleeping area is separated from living area with a door

Select available accommodation and meal options

13 options found

Additional information

Meal plan
a)Daily buffet breakfast at tasting table is included in the accommodation rate for 2 guests in all the one bedroom and grand villa categories, 4 guests for two-bedroom villa and 6 guests for three-Bedroom Villas.
b)Option of in-villa American breakfast is available for Stella Maris Ocean Villa besides the buffet breakfast at tasting table. For all other villa categories, breakfast ordered through in villa dining will be charged separately according to menu publish rates.
c)Stella Maris Ocean Villa guests have the option of breakfast at tasting table or in-villa dining for 2 persons at no additional cost.
d)Half board dine around is applicable for dinner only, available for buffet dinner at tasting table and in case of A' la carte menu, a food credit of USD 150 available at all outlets except Tangled and Peacock Alley. Half board must be booked for the entire party and for the entire duration of the stay.
e) Half Board meal plan is not applicable during the festive season.
f) Half Board meal plan is not applicable for in-Villa dining, private dining or any other special catering setups.

Private Yacht - (max 8 guests) - USD 3551/- one way

Check in/ Check out time
a) Check in time is at 1500 hours on the day of arrival. Where possible, early check-ins may be arranged upon availability
b) Checkout time is at 1200 hours on the day of departure. Late checkouts until 1300 hours may be arranged upon delivery and business demand. Check-outs past 1200 hours are subject to a late check out fee until which will be 50% of the per night villa rate charged directly to the guest

Honeymoon Paradise (Year round)
Honeymoon amenities are only applicable to couples on honeymoon travelling with one(1) year of the wedding date, and will not be applied to families or rooms travelling together. 

Minimum 4 nights
Special welcome amenities (Champagne plus an amenity from Chef’s creation of the day)
1-hour professional photoshoot (10 edited pictures on a Pen drive)
Romantic floral bath at turndown service
Souvenir gift - WALDORF picture frame

7 nights and more
In addition to the above, clients staying for 7 nights and more gets the following benefits:
60 minutes’ couple massage at Waldorf Spa
Sunset cocktail at Amber (one time during the stay)

Cancellation 50 days before arrival - 100%

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TripAdvisor© Traveler Reviews

trip cancel due the transfer policies

we have a reservation for a family trip, we have 2 kids 12 and 15 years old, when we check the transfer from male to waldorf, we contact a company name call atoll transfer who has good reputation in...
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C plaz guadalajara

Simply the Best

We stayed in a beach villa in the 200's and give the most high recommendation to the room and also the location on the island. We generally prefer to stay on the beach rather than overwater for the...
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C ozepetep

Paradise and Privacy

We visited at a time when travel from mainland China was restricted, thus the property was a bit quiet, but the privacy found in the villa itself would be blissful even at full occupancy. Yes, I...
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