NewsJuly 1, 2019

The Iconic Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi Opens

The high-anticipated Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi successfully launched in the Maldives today.

The villa resort spans over three islands and is 30 minutes away from Velana International Airport via the resort’s private yacht.


The opening of the property marks another iconic opening for Hilton in the Asia Pacific and is expected to bring unrivaled luxury resort experiences, indulgent choices from 11 celebrated dining venues and the true Waldorf Asia Service for all guests to ‘Live Unforgettable’.

Alan Watts, the President of Asia Pacific Hilton stated regarding the opening, “Not only has the launch of Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi set a new benchmark for luxury getaways in the Maldives and across the Asia Pacific, but it has also strengthened the growth momentum of Hilton’s luxury and lifestyle portfolio in the Asia Pacific — especially in our centennial year, our most dynamic year yet.

Located at Ithaafushi island, Waldorf Astoria is part of the Hilton portfolio.

The resort features 122 villas, each compromising of a pool and a view of the Indian Ocean. The highlights of the resort include the two-bedroom overwater villa and three-bedroom beach villa for those seeking exclusivity and the 11 dining venues and bars including Terra, an elevated treetop restaurant, and The Ledge by Dave Pynt.