Waldorf Astoria Set to Return to Maldives in 2019
05 September 2017
Hilton’s luxury brand, Waldorf Astoria Hotels and Resorts, will be returning to the Maldives in 2019 with the Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi Resort. Located in South Male Atoll, the resort will occupy three islands and will be reachable via a 20-minute speedboat ride from the capital’s Velana International Airport. The luxury resort will offer 138 beaches and overwater villas, ranging from one- to three-bedroom villas, and a four-bedroom presidential suite. Each villa will have a private outdoor pool, a jacuzzi and a lounge deck area. The resort will feature a wide variety of F&B outlets and a 2,000-square-meter spa that will include a gym, an outdoor fitness center, aqua spinning classes and an overwater yoga platform. Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi Resort will represent Waldorf Astoria’s second foray into the Maldives after their earlier resort underwent ownership changes and being currently run by Dubai-based JA Hotels and Resorts as JA Manafaru.
Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts is a portfolio of 25 iconic properties in the world’s most sought after destinations. Unified by their inspirational environments and True Waldorf Service, Waldorf Astoria hotels deliver unparalleled, bespoke service from the moment a guest books through check out. Waldorf Astoria is a part of Hilton Worldwide, a leading global hospitality company.