Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi

Overwater Villas and 11 Dining Venues

Located in the South Malé Atoll, Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi comprises of 3 private islands. The villas are situated on the beach and over water, each with a private pool and sun deck. Watersports include diving, kitesurfing, windsurfing, stand up paddle boards and snorkelling. Excursions available include a gourmet picnic, fishing and whaleshark watching. There are 11 restaurants across the resort ranging from Terra which has dining nests overlooking the ocean to the more relaxed Tasting Table beside the beach, serving international cuisine from live show kitchens.

In Our Opinion

‘Families will love The Stars Club which features a water recreation park with a family pool and interactive activities for kids and teens, including a games room and playroom. Whilst the kids have fun, adults can head to the overwater spa villas for relaxing holistic treatments'.

Peacock Alley

Legendary in Waldorf Astoria Hotels and Resorts, the Peacock Lounge is at the heart of the resort. A la carte menu and signature cocktails.


Private dining nests ensure intimacy and exclusivity with panoramic views. 5, 7 & 10 course degustation menus. Open for dinner.

The Rock

Dine in a cave with open fireplace and open-air water feature. Just 12 guests can enjoy dinner around a communal dining table. Tasting menu of 4-5 courses and wines from around the world. Chef and Sommelier interaction. Open for dinner.

Li Long

Shanhainese in style and perched over the lagoon, Li Long serves contemporary Chinese dishes. Selection of speciality teas. Open for dinner.

Tasting Table

Panoramic views of the ocean from indoor and al fresco dining areas. Fresh made to order dishes from live show kitchens. Features Maldivian seafood, Italian pastas and Asian delicacies. Open for breakfast and dinner.


Experience the latest addition to this resort with Zuma, an unforgettable overwater restaurant serving contemporary Japanese cuisine.


Inspired by Syrian villages, Yasmeen serves authentic Levantine dishes. Open for dinner.


Promoting healthy food. Open for dinner.

The Ledge

Overseen by Michelin Star Chef Dave Pynt, The Ledge is a modern poolside grill and bar serving comfort food and dishes inspired by a wooden fire oven. Open for lunch and dinner.


Sunset Champagne bar where guests will find chill out music and trendy shisha. Open for pre-dinner.


A fun location that accompanies activities and delivers live music in the evenings and a DJ during the day. Pizzas and light meals. Features Cabanas by the pool.


  • Lagoon Pool
  • Mirror Pool

Water Sports*

  • Surfing
  • Fishing
  • Windsurfing
  • Kite surfing
  • Stand up paddle board
  • Jet ski
  • Jet pack
  • Inflatable rides

Diving and Snorkelling

  • Discover scuba diving courses for beginner to advanced
  • Snorkelling courses

The Stars Club*

  • Water recreation park
  • Interactive kids and teen club
  • Game room
  • Play area
  • Family pool
  • Kids menu
  • Babysitting service


  • 10 treatment villas
  • Overwater treatment villas
  • Spa cabanas
  • Fitness centre
  • Yoga pavilion
  • Hair and beauty salon


  • Dolphin and whaleshark watching
  • Sunset Cruise
  • Cultural tours
  • Day excursions

Sandbank experiences*

  • Dining experiences – romantic dinner, BBQ or gourmet picnic
  • Spa experiences
  • Yoga and meditation
  • Weddings and proposals
  • Family day out


  • Arrival pier
  • Boutique

*additional charges may apply

Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi welcomes families with children of all ages and offers the following facilities and services to ensure an enjoyable stay.


  • Beach and Reef Villas accommodate 1 child up to the age of 12 years
  • The 2 Bedroom Beach and Reef Villas accommodate up to 3 children up to 12 years

Young Discovery Park

  • Fun activities that include an exciting water recreation area, range of activities for kids and teens. Play area and games room.


  • Kids menus in some outlets
  • Babysitting service

For guest staying a minimum of 4 nights

  • Special welcome amenity Champagne & Chef’s creation of the day
  • 1 hr professional photoshoot (10 edited pictures on pen drive)
  • Romantic floral bath turndown service
  • Souvenir gift

In addition, for guests staying 7 nights or more

  • 60minute couple’s massage at Waldorf Spa
  • Sunset cocktail at Amber (once during stay)


  • Applicable to all villa categories
  • Not combinable with other offers
  • Couples must travel within one year of the wedding date and does not apply to families or rooms travelling together


  • Luxurious reef, beach and over water villas
  • 11 mesmerising dining venues
  • World-class spa and wellness sanctuary


Located in the South Malé Atoll, Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi is a 45-minute transfer from Malé International airport by Yacht transfer.