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8 reasons to choose Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi

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  • By Kirsty Martin
  • Published 24 June 2022
  • Revised 17 July 2023

There is nowhere quite like the Maldives for jaw-dropping natural beauty. It boasts some of the world’s most pristine beaches, with sugary soft sands lapped by the topaz waters of the Indian Ocean. Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi will tick every box for a luxury holiday in this stunning destination. And here’s why…

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1. You will travel in style for the short journey from the airport

Waldorf Astoria Maldives is just 45 minutes from Velana International Airport. What better way to arrive than by cruising through crystalline waters on the resort’s private yacht? You will arrive at your five-star destination refreshed by the balmy ocean breeze and already in love with this picture-perfect piece of paradise.

2. Every one of its deluxe villas boasts its own private pool

How does slipping into the cool waters of your own beautiful infinity pool sound to you? But wait, there’s more… Just imagine gazing across the shimmering, sapphire Indian Ocean as you do. Alternatively, you can enjoy having flawless white sands just steps away. The hotel’s wide choice of overwater, reef or beach villas makes this all possible on your luxury Maldives holiday.

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3. An enticing culinary journey awaits you at the resort’s choice of 11 restaurants and bars

Treat your tastebuds to a sumptuous array of international cuisines  at this five-star property’s 11 restaurants. Let exquisite dishes like wagyu beef and white truffles tempt you, while ensconced in a bamboo nest at Terra. Tuck into tasty Chinese fare at Li Long; discover something for all palates at Tasting Table; or experience intimate private dining at The Rock.

4. Experience pampering heaven at Waldorf Astoria Spa

Let life’s stresses go with blissful treatments and pampering at Waldorf Astoria Spa. Set within beautiful botanical gardens, this serene oasis’ menu of holistic therapies will soon restore your zen. Indulge in one of the resort’s exclusive, signature beauty treatments, or treat yourself to a soothing massage by candlelight as you listen to the whispering waves.

5. Dive into an exhilarating water-sports adventure

Do you have a thirst for new experiences? Now is the time to embrace the thrill of unchartered territory, with a myriad of exciting water sports just waiting to be sampled. Take it slow with a gentle kayaking journey; or summon your inner adrenaline-junkie and take in breath-taking ocean vistas from the skies while parasailing.

6. Witness a magnificent underwater world

The South Malé Atoll boasts a veritable underwater wonderland, where shoals of brightly-coloured tropical fish dart to and fro, and graceful turtles glide through the aquamarine waters. Your Maldivian escape simply will not be complete without snorkelling beneath the waves or scuba-diving down to the depths to witness this marine majesty.

7. All ages will fall in love with this family-friendly Maldives hotel

Parents can unwind safe in the knowledge that little ones are having the time of their lives at Waldorf Astoria Stars Club. Younger guests, between the ages of 4-11, will be given the highest levels of care and attention while enjoying a range of exciting and educational activities. As well as offering just about every amenity that babies or children might need, this property boasts a splash pad and water park, adventure playground and arts/craft area for lots of messy fun.

8. Enjoy impeccable personal service and hospitality

The service at this luxury Maldives hotel is unsurpassed. A personal concierge is on hand to assist you 24 hours a day; with no demand being too great. Hence the property’s motto, “Your request; our pleasure.” Let’s face it; unpacking and packing your bags is one of the least enjoyable parts of a holiday; so your personal concierge is happy to assist. And you’ll be sure to look your best with complimentary clothes-pressing provided on your first day.

Ready to book? Our personal travel managers can assist with everything you need for your luxury Maldives holiday. Call a member of our team today on 0203 816 0985 or submit an online enquiry


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