Waldorf Astoria Maldives, Ithaafushi

South Male Atoll, Maldives

Experience the epitome of luxury at Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi, where pristine white sands and azure waters set the stage for an unparalleled escape. Indulge in 11 exquisite dining destinations, a world-renowned spa, and many activities amidst 119 opulent villas across the three idyllic islands.

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Nestled amid the pristine white sands and shimmering crystal blue waters, the enchanting Waldorf Astoria Maldives resort beckons. A mere 45-minute yacht journey from Velana International Airport transports you to this haven of luxury. This esteemed resort boasts a collection of 11 distinguished dining venues, including culinary marvels from Michelin-starred chef Dave Pynt and the allure of Zuma Maldives. Beyond dining, the resort envelops you in luxury with a world-class spa sanctuary and a groundbreaking aqua wellness center. Discover 119 sumptuously designed beach, reef, and overwater villas, each graced with a private pool, and the remarkable Ithaafushi, The Private Island.


South Male Atoll, Maldives

Distance from Airport

15.5 miles

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Waldorf Astoria Spa | Aqua Wellness | Fitness Center

Food and Drink


Zuma Maldives

Experience Japanese excellence amidst the stunning Maldivian islands at Zuma Maldives. Set above the turquoise waters, Zuma blends captivating ocean vistas with tasteful decor for an immersive dining experience. Embracing the Izakaya style, it offers shareable, flavorful dishes in a relaxed atmosphere. Discover the island’s inviting bar, robata grill, and alluring sushi counter, which showcase Zuma’s signature creations. From London to the Maldives, Zuma’s culinary legacy shines, setting the standard for fine dining. Indulge in the blend of flavours, culture, and natural beauty that defines the Maldives, and savour every moment of your Zuma experience.


Savour a culinary journey like no other at Terra, where dining among the treetops in one of seven bamboo nests is an unforgettable adventure. Indulge in the world’s finest ingredients, from Miyazake Wagyu beef to Alba white truffle, perfectly paired with an extensive collection of premium wines. Terra also boasts the resort’s signature Krug Champagne, personally selected by the first Maldives’ Krug Ambassador. With breathtaking ocean views as your backdrop, Terra promises a dining experience that transcends expectations and leaves a lasting impression on your senses.

Li Long

Immerse yourself in the rich culinary heritage of Shanghai at Li Long, where the elegance of Shanghainese noble residences meets modern Chinese cuisine. Indulge in the signature Peking duck, expertly roasted in the Maldives’ first classic wood-fired oven. Pair your meal with specialty Chinese teas from the finest collection, enhancing the flavours of each dish. The private dining room offers stunning lagoon views for intimate family gatherings, providing the perfect backdrop for unforgettable moments shared over exquisite cuisine.


Step into the enchanting ambiance of Glow, where garden-to-table dining takes centre stage amidst a greenhouse setting. Delight in fresh and nutritious cuisine sourced directly from the island’s edible garden, ensuring every dish bursts with flavour and vitality. Complement your meal with a selection of biodynamic, sustainable wines and detoxifying drinks, perfectly curated to enhance your dining experience.

The Ledge by Dave Pynt

Discover The Ledge by Dave Pynt, where the renowned chef from Singapore’s Michelin-starred Burnt Ends brings his modern Australian barbecue style to the Maldives. By day, it is a laid-back poolside spot for leisurely lunches. As night falls, The Ledge transforms into an intimate restaurant, with the bar and grill taking centre stage. Indulge in innovative dishes crafted with expertise and passion, promising an unforgettable culinary journey under the starlit Maldivian sky.


Experience sensory delight at Nava, the vibrant playground of the resort, where art, music, food, and drinks come together in perfect harmony. Relax in the vibrant yet cosy ambiance of our pool and beach club, featuring live DJs spinning tunes that set the mood. Sip on refreshing cocktails crafted with care, savour wood-fired pizzas, and delight in a variety of small bites that tantalise the taste buds.


Step into a world of Arabian elegance at Yasmeen, where antique décor and artefacts adorn the setting, creating an atmosphere reminiscent of a heritage Arabian village.

Indulge in a gastronomic journey of Levant cuisine while enjoying panoramic views of the Indian Ocean. Savour the authentic flavours of piping hot Saj bread, freshly baked in a traditional oven, along with an array of tantalising mezzes. Delight your palate with succulent charcoal-grilled meats and seafood, expertly prepared to perfection.

Peacock Alley

Relax and indulge in the serenity of Peacock Alley, where ocean views and live music from our resident saxophonist set the perfect backdrop for your escape. Savour handcrafted, signature barrel-aged cocktails, exquisite wines, and delectable tapas while taking in the tranquil ambiance.


Elevate your experience at Amber, an exquisite champagne bar overlooking the mesmerising Indian Ocean. Indulge in the finest bubbles as you soak in the breathtaking views in a relaxed and inviting atmosphere. Discover a unique range of Champagnes, hand-crafted Champagne cocktails, and curated spuntini, perfectly complementing the ambiance and creating a memorable sensory journey.

The Rock

Discover the allure of The Rock, where the essence of fine dining intertwines with the beauty of ancient craftsmanship. Nestled within a cave-like dining room crafted from Jordanian limestone, you will find an extensive wine cellar showcasing the finest New World favourites and Old World classics. At the heart of it all lies a 200-year-old Jarrah wood table, inviting you to indulge in exclusive wine dinners for 12 guests. Delight in food and wine pairing menus that celebrate renowned wine regions, promising an unforgettable culinary journey that transcends time and tradition.

Tasting Table

The culinary delights of Tasting Table are experienced through its open-theatre kitchen, where the essence of global cuisine is brought to life. Breakfast and dinner are served as talented chefs showcase their craft in a vibrant culinary spectacle. An international menu featuring culinary highlights from Asia to Europe is offered, served in a relaxing dining room or on the picturesque beachside terrace.


Experience holistic well-being at Waldorf Astoria Maldives. Rejuvenate at the gym with personalised programs. Relax at the spa with expert treatments. Enjoy an infinity-edge pool with ocean views. Dive into the Aqua Wellness Centre, the Maldives’ first, with a hydrotherapy pool, ice fountain, steam room, and sauna. Boost circulation, immunity, and sleep with temperature-varied jets and massagers.

Family Friendly

Discover The Stars Club at Waldorf Astoria Maldives, a haven designed for young explorers aged four to eleven. From arts and crafts to movie nights and delightful dinners, the kid-friendly activity centre offers endless fun and educational experiences. Splash and play at the refreshing Waterpark, unleash creativity at the Arts & Crafts Area or enjoy adventurers at the Adventure playground. Toddlers under four can safely explore the designated Toddlers’ Area. With the Kids’ Concierge Programme, personalised attention ensures every child’s needs are met. Registered guests enjoy complimentary access to all chargeable activities, ensuring a memorable family getaway.

Local Area

Explore Maldives

Unveil the allure of nearby attractions beyond the opulent offerings, from exhilarating diving expeditions to serene fishing escapades and enchanting sandbank explorations. With a dedicated concierge at your service, bespoke experiences tailored to your every whim are ensured, guaranteeing a stay that transcends expectations.


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