5.5* Waldorf Astoria Maldives

Maldives

R 90,400 pps 7 nights
Get Married from R 82,300

Discover the Indian Ocean’s most magical setting for your “happily ever after”, with this tropical resort as the perfect host for your wedding and honeymoon. The celebration at Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi is effortless, with a dedicated wedding planner attending to every imaginable detail.

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279sqm Pool Villa

In the heart of the South Malé Atoll lies a hidden gem on Ithaafushi Island, just a 45-minute yacht journey from Velana International Airport. Spanning across three islands with utmost privacy, luxuries and experiences.  The choices are endless!  From 11 celebrated dining venues, a world-class lifestyle spa sanctuary, and a plethora of activities for all generations.

Why we Love it

  • 119 beach, reef and overwater villas with private pool, including the Ithaafushi Private Island
  • 11 dining venues and bars including Terra, an elevated treetop restaurant, and The Ledge by Dave Pynt
  • World-class lifestyle spa and wellness sanctuary
  • World-Class facilities for all ages
  • Waldorf Astoria Young Discovery Park - water recreation area and enriching activities for kids
  • Romantic wedding pavilion for a special occasion
  • Yach Transfers from Velana international Airport 

Our Recommendation

  • Upgrade to Business Class Flights.
  • Choose from an array of water sports and activities. 
    (View brochure)
  • For the romantics... book your private excursions or activities:
    Private dolphin cruise with High Flyer 55ft Yacht (min 2 hrs) 
    Private sunset cruise with High Flyer 55ft Yacht (min 2 hrs)

Accomodation Rates

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Includes

  • DIRECT CHARTER SALE  
    2 kids U/6y  complimentary stay & meals
    2 kids U/12 complimentary stay (when sharing with parents)
  • 7 nights in a Reef Villa with pool (279 sqm)
  • Half Board Meal Plan 
    (Breakfast & Dinner daily)
  • Return set departure direct flights to Male from JNB 
  • Return shared Yacht transfer
  • All taxes & Levies 

Complimentary 

  • Mask, snorkel, fins, deluxe Carrying bag 
  • Single / Double Kayaks (1 hour)
  • 2/4 person paddle boat (1 hour)
  • Stand Up paddlle Board (1 hour)
  • Windsurfing Board (1 hour)
  • Catamaran sailing (1 hour)

Half Board Inclusions:

  • Buffet Breakfast at Tasting Table
  • Buffet dinner (food only) at Tasting Table OR
    Half Board dine around credit of USD $100.00 per person per night for a la carte (food only)
    (Excludes Terra, Shimizu, Zuma(New restaurant) & In-villa / Destination Dining) 
    Half Board credit is applicable for buffet dinner at Tasting Table at no additional cost OR
    a 3-course menu consisting of an appetizer,main course and dessert on a la carte evenings at Tasting Table.

PLEASE NOTE:

  • Unused credit cannot be brought forward to another day or exchanged for cash value.
  • Up to 2 Children’s Breakfast & Dinner is complimentary for selections from the Children menu only.

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  • It is compulsory to reserve a private yacht for all private jet arrivals  (Maximum 8 guests)

Honeymoon Inclusions

Only applicable to couples on honeymoon travelling within One (1) year of the wedding date.
Copy of the wedding certificate is requested at the time of booking.

  • Day 1: Welcome Champagne with Chef’s creation + Fresh flower bed decoration at turndown
  • Day 2: Romantic floral bath ritual at turn down
  • Day 3: 1-hour professional photoshoot and 10 edited images on a pen drive
  • Day 4: Souvenir gift - WALDORF picture frame
  • Day 7: A personalized bathrobe for the couple

* Terms & Conditions Apply

* Terms & Conditions Apply

Includes

  • DIRECT CHARTER SALE  
    2 kids U/6y  complimentary stay & meals
    2 kids U/12 complimentary stay (when sharing with parents)
  • 7 nights in a Reef Villa with pool (279 sqm)
  • Half Board Meal Plan 
    (Breakfast & Dinner daily)
  • Return set departure direct flights to Male from JNB 
  • Return shared Yacht transfer
  • All taxes & Levies 

Complimentary 

  • Mask, snorkel, fins, deluxe Carrying bag 
  • Single / Double Kayaks (1 hour)
  • 2/4 person paddle boat (1 hour)
  • Stand Up paddlle Board (1 hour)
  • Windsurfing Board (1 hour)
  • Catamaran sailing (1 hour)

Half Board Inclusions:

  • Buffet Breakfast at Tasting Table
  • Buffet dinner (food only) at Tasting Table OR
    Half Board dine around credit of USD $100.00 per person per night for a la carte (food only)
    (Excludes Terra, Shimizu, Zuma(New restaurant) & In-villa / Destination Dining) 
    Half Board credit is applicable for buffet dinner at Tasting Table at no additional cost OR
    a 3-course menu consisting of an appetizer,main course and dessert on a la carte evenings at Tasting Table.

PLEASE NOTE:

  • Unused credit cannot be brought forward to another day or exchanged for cash value.
  • Up to 2 Children’s Breakfast & Dinner is complimentary for selections from the Children menu only.

More Info

  • It is compulsory to reserve a private yacht for all private jet arrivals  (Maximum 8 guests)

Honeymoon Inclusions

Only applicable to couples on honeymoon travelling within One (1) year of the wedding date.
Copy of the wedding certificate is requested at the time of booking.

  • Day 1: Welcome Champagne with Chef’s creation + Fresh flower bed decoration at turndown
  • Day 2: Romantic floral bath ritual at turn down
  • Day 3: 1-hour professional photoshoot and 10 edited images on a pen drive
  • Day 4: Souvenir gift - WALDORF picture frame
  • Day 7: A personalized bathrobe for the couple
* Terms & Conditions Apply

Wedding Packages

Standard Inclusions 
Venue choice: Beach / Overwater Wedding Pavilion 

  • On site celebration designer
  • Wedding area fee
  • Decorated wedding area
    Overwater Pavilion/ NAVA Beach rental for the ceremony
    Decorated Vow renewal celebration venue
    Wooden canopy (beach wedding)
  • Master of Ceremony
  • Decorated wedding celebration buggy
  • Wedding Certificate
  • Bridal bouquet and fresh flower headpiece
  • Boutonnière
  • Customised wedding cake (1-tier)
  • Private dining experience - Sunken Sand Getaway
    Including a botle of Chamagne 
  • In-villa floating breakfast for next morning
  • 90 minutes couples spa treatment
  • 60 minutes makeover for the bride (hair and make-up)
  • Floral bath on turndown service
  • Music Player 
  • Wedding photography (20 printed images and 40 images on USB)

Includes 10% service charge & 12% Government taxes 

* Terms & Conditions Apply

Proposal Packages

Resort Facilities

  • 119 non-smoking Villas
  • Spam across 3 Islands 
  • Curated Boutique 
  • 24-hour in-villa dining
  • Personal Concierge service
  • Babysitting service
  • Bicycle rentals to explore the island
  • Spa & Fitness centre with an outdoor yoga pavillion
  • Array of water sports
  • Pool & Cabana experience 
  • Young Discovery Park  (Kid's Club)
  • Tennis court
  • 11 Unique Dining venues 

Activities

Explore a plethora of activities and adventures for guests of all generations 

Complimentary 

  • Mask, snorkel, fins, deluxe Carrying bag 
  • Single / Double Kayaks (1 hour)
  • 2/4 person paddle boat (1 hour)
  • Stand Up paddlle Board (1 hour)
  • Windsurfing Board (1 hour)
  • Catamaran sailing (1 hour)

Watersports
These prices (Brochures) are indicative and is subject to change without prior notice.

  • Windsurfing & Kitesurfing
  • Catamaran sailing
  • Motorized water sports
  • Surfing
  • Paddle Boarding

Excursions 
These prices (Brochures) are indicative and is subject to change without prior notice.

  • Snorkeling 
    Night / Whale shark / Nurse shark / Dolphin / Turtle 
  • Fishing trips
  • Glass Bottom boat 
  • Excursion trips
    Dolphin cruise / Sunset cruise / Sandbank picnic
  • Private Boat rental 

Diving
These prices (Brochures) are indicative and is subject to change without prior notice.

Entertainment & Family Services

Children's policy:

  • 2 kids U/6y  complimentary stay & meals (when sharing with parents)
    2 kids U/12 complimentary stay (when sharing with parents)
  • Complimentary rollaway beds for children U/12y and cribs - available on request.
  • For safety reasons, children U/12y will not be allowed in Terra, Rock and Amber Restaurants
  • Parent/guardian to sign a liability waiver to accommodate children U/12y 

Young Discovery Park
Daily children's programs and babysitting services.

  • Babysitting services available on request from:
    $30 per hour until 11:00pm / $43 after 11:00pm
    (Book 24 hours in advance)

Spa & Fitness (view brochures)
Nestled in the botanical gardens of Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi, offering an escape from the noise of everyday life with luxurious holistic treatments and exercise programmes. Delivering customized wellness solutions with a personalized approach, treatments are focused on three goals: relaxing, rebalancing and results.
Houses 10 treatment villas
Opening Hours:
9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. daily

Food & Drink

The Resort operates on Breakfast & Half Board Meal Plan 

  • Daily Buffet breakfast at Tasting Table
  • Half Board dine around credit of USD $150.00 per person per night for a la carte .
    (Valid at all other restaurants except Terra, Shimzu &  In-Villa and Destination Dining)
    Half Board dine around is applicable for dinner only
    Half Board credit is applicable for buffet dinner at Tasting Table at no additional cost
    otherwise, a 3-course menu consisting of an appetizer, a main course and a dessert on a la carte evenings at Tasting Table
    Credit is not cumulative and cannot be transferred to another guest
    Unused credit cannot be brought forward to another day or exchanged for cash value;

Please note:

  • The Half Board meal plan is not applicable during the Festive Season 
  • Compulsory Gala Dinners and Brunch apply for:
    3 April  / 24 Dec / 31 Dec / 1 Jan 

Amber
The  relaxed Champagne bar with stunning Maldivian sunset over the Indian Ocean.
A unique range of the finest Champagnes along with a selection of hand-crafted Champagne cocktails and curated spuntini.

Restaurants

From Al Fresco settings overlooking shimmering pools to unique bars with breathtaking sunset views, there’s a culinary experience for every palate. 

Dress Code:
Refrain from wearing uncovered swimming attire in the restaurants during breakfast and lunch time.
For sundown and dinner, a resort casual dress code in all restaurants.

Terra (Signature Restaurant)
Gaze across the ocean as you dine among the treetops in one of seven bamboo nests.
Featuring the world's finest ingredients, such as Miyazake Wagyu Beef and Alba White Truffle,.
Complemented by an extensive collection of premium wines.

Yasmeen
Adorned with antique décor and artifacts, Yasmeen presents a gastronomic journey of Levant cuisine in a heritage Arabian village setting with an Indian Ocean view.

Li Long
Inspired by Shanghainese noble residences, Li Long offers signature Peking duck roasted in the Maldives's first classic wood-fired oven.
Offering relish contemporary Chinese cuisine. 
A private dining room with lagoon view is ideal for family gatherings.

Tasting Tables
Main restaurant for Breakfast and Dinner.
Open-theater kitchen counters offering an international menu of delicious cuisine.
Open from 7:00 am – 10:30 pm daily.

The Rock
Dine at The Rock around a 200-year-old Jarrah wood table in a cave-like dining room built from Jordanian limestone.
Exclusive wine dinners for 12 guests feature food and wine pairing menus.

The Ledge by Dave Pynt
Created by Dave Pynt from Burnt Ends, a Michelin-starred restaurant in Singapore.
Australian barbecue style, the perfect pool-side spot for a leisurely lunch.
By night The Ledge turns into an intimate restaurant where the bar and grill come to life.

Glow
Well-being cuisine made with fresh ingredients from the island's edible garden.
Complemented by a range of organic, biodynamic, sustainable and natural wines, as well as healthy, detoxifying drinks.

Shimizu 
A celebration of modern Japanese cuisine with contemporary Japanese design,.
Shimizu focuses on serving locally sourced lobster and fish.  It boasts high-end teppanyaki stations with touches of Beluga and Cristal caviar, an interactive sushi bar, and a curated a la carte menu. Chef Andrei Palm, formerly of Nobu in South Africa, brings his signature touches such as Jalapeno Miso Sauce with Rock Shrimp. 

Peacock Alley
Unwind with ocean views and live music from a resident saxophonist in this serene lounge.
With hand-crafted, signature barrel-aged cocktails, wines and tapas make Peacock Alley an ideal venue to chill throughout the day and night.

Nava
The resort's playground with art, music, food and drinks.
The pool and beach club featuring live DJs, a refreshing selection of cocktails, wood-fired pizzas and small bites.

Zuma (NEW addition) 
With its legacy of global culinary excellence, Zuma is the perfect addition to Waldorf Astoria Maldives’s fine selection of specialty dining venues. Zuma's characteristic culinary concept features a main kitchen, sushi counter, and robata grill offering modern, sophisticated Japanese cuisine. An award winning... Restaurant of the Year' in the UK's Tatler Restaurant Awards.

Destination Dining
Special occasions can be even more memorable with a unique setting.
Choose from a celebratory beach dinner, to a romantic sunset dinner cruise or Cinema Paradiso night.

Our Tip

  • Take advantage of world-class facilities for all ages, which can be personalized for individual preferences

122 Villas located across three Private Islands 

Reef Villa with pool -279 sqm

11 Units
Infinity pool with overwater access
Choice of 1 King / Queen-sized signature Waldorf Astoria bed
Floor to ceiling windows
Overwater hammock
Dining gazebo
Loungers and shaded daybed 
Bathroom with double vanities, soaking tub, in/outdoor showers
Accommodates:
2 Adults + 2 Children U/12y / 3 Adults 

Over Water Pool Villa - 283 sqm

25 Units
Direct Ocean access
Pavillion
Glass floor in the dressing room
Choice of 1 King / Queen-sized signature Waldorf Astoria bed
Floor to ceiling windows
Overwater hammock
Dining gazebo
Loungers and shaded daybed 
Bathroom with double vanities, soaking tub, in/outdoor showers
Accommodates:
2 Adults + 2 Children U/12y / 3 Adults 

Beach Pool Villa - 234 sqm

15 Units
Direct Beach access
Choice of 1 King / Queen-sized signature Waldorf Astoria bed
Floor to ceiling windows
Sliding doors from bedrooms and bathroom
Overwater hammock
Dining Pavillion
His / hers closets.
Bathroom with views of the ocean and garden 
Double vanities, oversized tub, in/outdoor showers
Accommodates:
2 Adults + 2 Children U/12y / 3 Adults 

Grand Reef Over Water Pool Villa - 319 sqm

10 Units
Sunrise views
Indoor/outdoor living dining area
9 Units
Direct Ocean access
Choice of 1 King / Queen-sized signature Waldorf Astoria bed
Infinity pool
Floor to ceiling windows
Overwater hammock
Dining gazebo
Loungers and shaded daybed 
Sitting area, dining room and enticing bathroom 
Double vanities, soaking tub, in/outdoor showers
Accommodates:
2 Adults + 2 Children U/12y / 3 Adults 

Grand Over Water pool Villa - 334 sqm

25 Units
Direct Ocean access
Infinity pool 
Dressing room with glass floor 
Choice of 1 King / Queen-sized signature Waldorf Astoria bed
Floor to ceiling windows
Overwater hammock
Dining gazebo
Loungers and shaded daybed 
Bathroom with double vanities, soaking tub, in/outdoor showers
Accommodates:
2 Adults + 2 Children U/12y / 3 Adults 

Grand Beach Pool Villa - 276 sqm

15 Units
Ocean access
Choice of 1 King / Queen-sized signature Waldorf Astoria bed
Floor to ceiling windows
In/Outdoor living space
Hammock
Dining gazebo
Loungers and pavillion daybed 
Bathroom with double vanities, soaking tub, in/outdoor showers
Accommodates:
2 Adults + 2 Children U/12y / 3 Adults 

Stella Maris Ocean Pool Villa - 536 sqm

2 Duplex Suites 
Intimate seclusion
Direct Ocean access
Upper deck with chef's service & a Barbeque station
Lower deck with inifinity pool, hot tub, overwater hammocks
1 King sized signature Waldorf Astoria bed
Floor to ceiling windows
Dining gazebo
Loungers and shaded daybed 
Bathroom with double vanities, soaking tub, in/outdoor showers
Option of buffet breakfast at Tasting Table or in-villa Continental Breakfast
at no additional cost.
Accommodates: 2 /3  Adults 

2 Bed Reef / Over Water Pool Vila - 293 sqm

2 Reef villas
4 Over Water Villas 
17 meter infinity pool
Ocean terrace
Direct ocean access
Floor to ceiling windows and sliding doors
1 King & 2 Queen-sized Waldorf Astoria beds
Bathroom with soaking bathtub & in-outdoor showers
Glass floor in dressing room
Dining pavilion
Daybed & Overwater hammock 
Accommodates:
2 Adults + 4 Children U/12y / 5 Adults 

2 Bed Beach / Grand Beach Pool Villa - 286 sqm

4 x 2 Bed Beach Villas 
2 x Grand Beach Villas
Stunning views
Infinity pool
Direct Beach access
In / Outdoor Living space
Hammock
Dining gazebo 
Dining pavilion with daybed
Huge bathroom
Expansive outdoor terrace
1 King + 2 Queen-sized Waldorf Astoria beds 
Beach Villa Accommodates:
2 Adults + 4 Children U/12y / 5 Adults 
Grand Beach Villa: Max 6 Adults

3 Bed Grand Beach Pool Villa - 1,023 sqm

2 Suites with stunning views
Direct beach access
Floor to ceiling windows
Living & Dining room
3 Private Bedrooms
2 pools
Large Tropical Garden
Service Quarter
Huge Bathroom
Outdoor Dining area
Dining gazebo
Hammock
Terrace / Deck
2 King + 2 Queen Sized Waldorf Astoria Beds 
Accommodates:
2 Adults + 4 kids U/12y
6 Adults + 3 Children /7 Adults

3 Bed Over Water Pool Villa - 1,113 sqm

1 Sunset Suite
3 Private Bedrooms
Floor to ceiling windows
2 Infinity pools
Ocean Terrace
Dining gazebo
Overwater hammocks
Glass floorin Dressing area
Terrace / Deck
Service quarter
Huge bathroom
Accommodates:
7 Adults+3 children U/12y /6 Adults+4 children

Ithaafushi Private Island-32,000sqm

An Exclusive Private Island ideal for groups.
Private playground for adults and children. 
Whatever your heart desires, consider it done on this extraordinary island.
One 3 bedroom Beach Villa
One 2 bedroom Over water Villa 
One 4 bedroom residence
In total:  9 bedrooms + 5 pools
Private entertainment clubhouse
Padel Tennis Court
Overwater spa, gym & kids club.
Additional Amenities:
Water sports & yacht mooring
Dedicated chefs and personal concierge 
Accommodates:
18 Adults + 6 children U/12 years 

Room Inclusions

  • Private pools
  • Spacious outdoor decks with dining pavilion
  • Swing day beds
  • Sun lounges
  • Direct access to the beach or ocean
  • 65 inch LG TV
  • Interactive entertainment system
  • In-room iPad control
  • Minibar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Telephone
  • Complimentary internet access
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobes
  • Luxurious bath amenities
  • Beach bags
  • Iron & ironing board
  • Safe
  • 24 hour Conceirge Service

Our Tip

  • For those seeking the ultimate exclusivity, Stella Maris Private Ocean Villas are an intimate getaway.
    Exquisite duplex villas with direct ocean access, accessible only by boat. 

Private Beach

A ceremony on powder soft sand, with the ocean waves a the music to escort you down the aisle.
Select from a myriad of private beaches on the island.
Accommodate 15 - 40 guests 

Nava Beach

The largest venue on property, for either an intimate event or a soiree into the late evening. Covered and uncovered space.
Accommodates 150 guests 

Wedding Pavilion

The most intimate location, perfect for a ceremony with you, your beloved, and a handful of people who mean the world to you.
Accommodate 12 guests

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