NewsJuly 9, 2020

Waldorf Astoria Maldives Among Top 5 Resorts Worldwide

Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi has been recognized in the annual Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards. The resort has been celebrated as #5 in the Top 100 Hotels in the World and #3 in the Top 15 Resort Hotels in Asia.

The World’s Best List, now in its 25th Year, is an annual recognition of the World’s finest properties around the World. To be eligible for the World’s Best List, properties must not only receive high marks from readers, but also a minimum number of evaluations.


“As a one-year-old property, to be celebrated on this distinguished list is an honour,” says Etienne Dalancon, General Manager, Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi. “We always aim to provide our guests with unforgettable experiences in this beautiful location with exceptional service, unique style and True Waldorf Service. For us to continue to be acknowledged by our valued guests is the testament to the incredible work of our team members.”

Nestled among white sands and crystal blue waters, the elegant Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi is within proximity to Velana International Airport, a mere 45 minutes by luxury yacht. Set in a tropical paradise, the 119 all-pool Beach, Reef and Overwater villas across three inter-linking islands, where guests can discover indulgent choices from 11 celebrated dining venues. Dine amongst the treetops at Terra while enjoying spectacular views of the ocean and horizon, and bask in the magnificent sunset from Amber, the resort’s signature bar – it is a gastronomical experience to remember. The endless list of activities ensures that all generations are catered for. Unwind in one of ten luxurious spa treatment villas, explore the ocean’s incredible marine life or traverse the island’s dazzling white sand beaches by bicycle or on foot. Journey on your own personal wellness path and connect with your being at Waldorf Astoria Spa. For the ultimate in luxury, the True Waldorf Service also offers personal concierges for those seeking a truly relaxing and refreshing escape.