Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi, which sits snugly in the famous South Male Atoll, is a luxurious beach and spa resort with fine dining restaurants, first-rate facilities, stunning pools, elegant lounges and bars and even its own private reef – where you can explorer a colourful underwater world. This five-star Maldives resort encompasses three tropical islands dotted with top places to eat, drink, swim, sunbathe, socialise and unwind. A great range of accommodation, from overwater pool villas to beach pool villas, and an exclusive private island, will make your stay a magical experience.

Holiday resort information

Room Types

There are 20 luxury accommodation types to choose from at this top Maldives beach resort. All villas boast an infinity pool, and in-room amenities include a minibar, iPad, tea and coffee facilities, safety deposit box, TV, hairdryer, air conditioning and free toiletries.
  • King Beach Villa with Pool

    An infinity pool, outdoor dining area, terrace or deck, hammock and sun longer are some of the treats that come with these villas, which start at 234 sqm and include a king-size bed, spacious bedroom and bathroom.
  • King Grand Beach Villa with Pool

    From 276 sqm, these lavish villas pair outdoor luxuries such as a pool, hammock, dining gazebo and daybed with a large bedroom and lots of living space.
  • King Grand Overwater Villa with Pool

    Enjoy island life from a 334 sqm villa with floor-to-ceiling windows, direct ocean access, pool, overwater hammocks, dressing room with glass floor, dining room and king-size bed.
  • King Grand Reef Villa with Pool

    Relax in 319 sqm of space at one of these villas, where you can recline in overwater hammocks by the pool or recline on a king-size bed.
  • King Overwater Villa with Pool

    Find everything you need for fun and relaxation in these 283 sqm villas, which include king-size beds, a pool, overwater hammocks, entertainment system and dressing room.
  • King Reef Villa with Pool

    These tropical getaways accommodate two adults and two children under 12, and include a king-size bed, bathroom with indoor and outdoor showers, a soaking tub and gazebo.
  • Two Queen Bedded Beach Villa with Pool

    Starting from 242 sqm, these chic villas provide two queen-size beds, a sound system, a bathroom with showers and an oversized tub, and a terrace with a pool.
  • Two Queen Bedded Grand Beach Villa with Pool

    Splurge on these villas, that start at 286 sqm and include home comforts such as a dining space, large bedroom, queen-size beds and daybed.
  • Two Queen Bedded Overwater Villa with Pool

    From 293 sqm, these living quarters come with a pool, two Queen-sized beds, a dressing room with a glass floor, and bathroom with a soaking tub and showers.
  • Two Queen Bedded Grand Reef Villa with Pool

    Splash out on a 333 sqm villa and enjoy luxuries such as an infinity pool, sun lounger, hammock, either one king or two queen beds and a sitting area.
  • Two Queen Bedded Grand Overwater Villa with Pool

    Included in this accommodation type is a pool, two queen-sized beds, floor-to-ceiling windows, a dressing room with an overwater glass floor and a bathroom with soaking tub.
  • Two Queen Bedded Reef Villa with Pool

    Enjoy amenities including a bedroom with two queen beds, indoor and outdoor showers a wooden deck with ocean access and a large infinity pool.
  • Three Bedroom Grand Beach Villa with Pool

    An exceptional exotic retreat, these three-bed villas encompass 1,023 sqm. You’ll revel in a tropical garden, two infinity pools, dining gazebo, service quarter and hammock.
  • Ithaafushi Private Island

    Take peace and quiet to the next level with your own exclusive private island. Available upon request, it includes five bedrooms over two villas, an entertainment centre, spa, gym, hot tub and five timing pools.
  • Stella Maris Duplex Villa with Private Pool

    From 536 sqm, this duplex can accommodate three adults and features two pools, a barbecue station, hot tub, large bedroom, dining area and direct ocean access.
  • Three Bedroom Overwater Villa with Pool

    These overwater villas are great for groups. Make the most of at least 1,113 sqm of space, two pools, a gazebo, overwater hammock and a dining room.
  • Two Bedroom Beach Villa with Pool

    Unwind in 599 sqm of space encompassing two private bedrooms with sitting areas, a living room with sofas, dining table, hot tub and pool.
  • Two Bedroom Grand Beach Villa with Pool

    Two bedrooms with sitting areas and bathrooms, a garden, pool, hot tub, gazebo and hammock await you in these 626 sqm villas.
  • Two Bedroom Overwater Villa with Pool

    From 624 sqm, these Maldivian refuges offer floor-to-ceiling windows, two spacious bedrooms, a living room, dining table, sun loungers, hot tub and pool.
  • Two Bedroom Reef Villa with Pool

    Sprawl out across 601 sqm of space in these villas with two master bedrooms featuring king-size beds and en-suite bathrooms, as well as a pool and garden.


Start your luxury Maldives holiday in style at Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi with a trip to the on-resort spa. There you’ll experience a next-level Wellness Concierge service dedicated to enhancing your holiday lifestyle with personalised treatments - from hair and beauty services through to signature massages, facials, makeovers and waxing to personal training, meditation sessions, yoga and fitness classes.

The Indian Ocean hideaway has everything you need to escape from the daily grind - a luxury yacht perfect for sunbathing, a secluded sandbar idea for snorkeling and a boutique for gift shopping. Hit the waves with the array of water sports for all ages, ride the resort’s underwater scooter, hire a bicycle, or have a go at parasailing. When you want to put your feet up, there also a four-lagoon cabana situated around two of the resort pools, with special day packages available for extra poolside luxuries such as Champagne and oysters. There’s even babysitting services and a host of kids’ actives and fun, including a dedicated water recreation area.


A decadent range of 11 speciality restaurants await you, but there’s plenty of flexibility thanks to 24-hour in-room dining and the chance to book special celebratory meals and dinner cruises.
  • Terra

    Dining with a difference - at this restaurant you’ll share memorable treetop meals from bamboo nests as you sip Krug Champagne and dine on some of the world’s finest ingredients.
  • Yasmeen

    Tuck into mezzes, grilled food and hot Saj bread as you gaze at ocean views from this atmospheric eatery that showcases Levant cuisine.
  • Li Long

    Taking its inspiration from noble food in Shanghai, this elegant dining spot serves specialities such as roasted Peking duck alongside fragrant Chinese tea.
  • Tasting Table

    Enjoy an international breakfast over ocean views at this global eatery, which offers an al fresco beachside terrace as well as a dining room.
  • Tangled

    Tuck into hand-pulled noodles and delectable dim sum at this cool eatery, while sipping on craft beer and sake.
  • The Rock

    Be wowed at this cave-like dining room that doubles as a wine cellar. Wine dinners and special pairing menus provide a truly different way to wine and dine.
  • The Ledge

    Indulge in modern Australian barbecue-style food at this eatery created by well-known chef, Dave Pynt. Enjoy lunch or dinner at this poolside bar and grill.
  • Glow

    It’s all about garden-to-table at this eatery, with a focus on healthy cuisine from island-grown food, as well as organic and sustainable wines.
  • Peacock Alley

    Live music and ocean views accompany tasty tapas, fine wines and cocktails at this cool day and night-time lounge.
  • Amber

    Watch the sunset and socialise from this chic Champagne bar, where you can make a toast over a bottle of bubbles or special cocktails.
  • Nava

    The resort’s hub is a fun hangout, as well as a pool and beach club that plates up wood-fired pizza and light bites alongside refreshing cocktails.


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