Award-winning Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi unveils largest Maldivian private island

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Sri Utami
Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi today unveiled the exclusive Ithaafushi - The Private Island, the largest Maldivian private island spanning 32,000 square meters in the heart of the Indian Ocean. The ultimate escape offering unparalleled levels of privacy and personalized service that create unforgettable experiences for guests seeking only the most prestigious and coveted accommodations. The launch of this unique resort represents a momentous milestone for the Waldorf Astoria brand and truly speaks to brand commitment to redefining luxury hospitality around the world.
 

The sprawling estate accommodates 24 guests across two elegantly designed villas and one sweeping four-bedroom residence, perfect for bonding with loved ones or celebrating life's significant milestones with close friends. A two-bedroom overwater villa complete with spacious master bedrooms, double dressing rooms, indoor and outdoor rain showers, a shared living room, infinity pool and jacuzzi. A separate three-bedroom beach villa has its own beach access and two swimming pools. The four-bedroom residence includes two king bedrooms, two queen bedrooms, jacuzzis and an expansive common living area, all with direct access to the beach.

 

The private island's dedicated culinary team promises to take guests on a diverse culinary journey, offering bespoke menus to be enjoyed in an array of extraordinary settings. Guests can savor world-class dining for any occasion, from in-villa dining to special celebrations in the estate's common living room named Haali.  Guests who want to explore the resort’s various dining experiences can journey a short distance to the main island, where culinary innovation meets excellence with 10 specialty dining venues such as The Ledge and Terra. Created by Dave Pynt, the culinary mastermind behind Singapore’s Michelin-starred Burnt Ends restaurant, The Ledge features an elevated Australian barbecue experience that can be savored against the stunning backdrop of the Indian Ocean. Guests can also enjoy the only private hand-crafted bamboo dining pods in the Maldives at Terra, located on the main island’s highest point for a unique gastronomic escapade.

 
 
With the promise of ultimate exclusivity and every need being met with just a call, Ithaafushi – The Private Island is ideal for intimate group gatherings, from milestone celebrations with loved ones to an incentive trip planned for the most exclusive group of clients. Ithaafushi – The Private Island also offers an idyllic stage for the ultimate dream wedding in paradise, with culinary offerings and experiences that are expertly tailored by the dedicated events team to create an iconic wedding with memories that last a lifetime.
 
 
An abundance of options to soothe the body and mind, myriad of entertainment choices and many more unforgettable experiences await you!