July 1, 2019, will see the opening of the all-villa resort Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi. Spanning across three private islands, the resort will provide secluded enclaves and a tranquil escape for discerning travellers alongside a multitude of activities. The serene retreat is located just 30 minutes from Velana International Airport via the resort’s private yacht.
The resort boasts 122 luxuriously appointed villas, each equipped with a pool and breath-taking views of the Indian Ocean on the horizon. Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi will offer 11 exceptional, speciality-dining venues with distinctive and immersive dining experiences.
For those seeking the ultimate in exclusivity, the Ithaafushi Private Island features a two-bedroom overwater villa as well as a three-bedroom beach villa. The 32000 square foot island sanctuary, accessible by yacht, comes complete with a dedicated chef and personal concierge team, as well as its own spa, gym, five swimming pools, entertainment centre and pristine beaches.
For additional pampering, guests can visit the Waldorf Astoria Spa, comprised of ten idyllic overwater or garden treatment villas, which will offer an extensive menu of treatments and Asian-inspired therapies focusing on relaxation and rebalance.
The Waldorf Astoria Young Discovery Park, a water park for young guests, and the Lagoon Pool are ideal for families looking to enjoy a variety of activities with ease. Other facilities include the beachfront, 40-meter Mirror Pool; the Ocean Pavilion, which will host a range of wellness activities; a fully-equipped fitness centre; and a combined water sport and PADI dive centre.
For more information, visit waldorfastoria.hilton.com/waldorf-astoria-maldives-ithaafushi.