Hilton’s luxury brand, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, will soon welcome guests to the heart of the South Malé Atoll with the opening of Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi.
Set to debut on July 1st, the all-villa resort spans three private islands, providing secluded enclaves and an escape for travellers, complete with a plethora of activities for guests.
Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi will offer a retreat just 30-minutes from Malé International Airport via the resort’s private yacht.
The resort boasts 122 luxury villas, each equipped with a pool and views of the Indian Ocean in its own private enclave. Each reef, beach and overwater villa will open onto an indoor and outdoor deck featuring a swinging daybed, dining gazebo, an infinity pool, in-water lounge and an outdoor shower.
“We are thrilled to bring this unforgettable property and best-in-class experience to the Maldives,” said Dino Michael, global head, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts.
“The resort’s inspirational environment, refined culinary offerings, and thoughtfully designed family options, combined with the brand’s unparalleled commitment to personal service, will give every guest the freedom to create memories that last a lifetime.”
“As the fifth Waldorf Astoria to open in the region, Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi represents a significant milestone in the brand’s continued growth in Asia Pacific following the successful opening of Waldorf Astoria Bangkok last year,” said Daniel Welk, vice president, Luxury and Lifestyle Group, Asia Pacific, Hilton.
“We are extremely proud to bring the brand to a destination as synonymous with luxury as the Maldives, and we look forward to delivering unforgettable experiences that reflect Waldorf Astotia’s unique sense of place and iconic service standards.”
“We are delighted to bring the illustrious brand heritage and the world-renowned True Waldorf Service to the Maldives,” said Etienne Dalançon, general manager, Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi.
“Our brand has redefined the hospitality experience for the modern, luxury traveller in landmark locations around the world, and we look forward to transforming the Maldives experience for our guests.”
Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi will be begin taking bookings from 1 July 2019 and is located at Ithaafushi Island, South Male Atoll, Republic of Maldives.