Need an island holiday, but want to venture further than the typical Pacific destinations of Fiji or Rarotonga? Up the luxury factor with the newly opened, Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi. Stretched across three islands in Indian Ocean nation, the all-villa resort is a tranquil getaway for those looking for privacy and an uninterrupted view. With a private infinity pool, in-water lounge, outdoor shower and dining gazebo in each villa, the resort provides serenity and exclusivity for the most sophisticated of traveller.
In addition to the luxury villas, the Waldorf Astoria boasts 11 dining experiences, each with its own unique offering, including a stunning treetop restaurant featuring views across the ocean and horizon. Complete with a day spa featuring 10 treatment villas sitting in the garden or overwater, a lagoon pool for families, a beach-front pool, the Ocean Pavilion for wellness activities, a fitness centre, and a combined water sport and PADI dive centre, the resort spoils guests in every way.
For those looking for complete privacy during their luxurious stay, the Ithaafushi Private Island is just the ticket. Accessible by yacht, with both a two-bedroom and three-bedroom villa, the 32,000-square-foot island includes a private chef and concierge team, as well as its own spa, gym, five swimming pools, entertainment center and beaches.
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