Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi: Recognized as one of the top hotels in the world.

Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi: Recognized as one of the top hotels in the world.

Sunday 12th of September 2021

The Team behind Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi shared their feelings of thrill and excitement Travel + Leisure’s 2021 World’s Best Awards went live, naming Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi in "The Top 100 Hotels in the World,” and again in “The Top 15 Resort Hotels in Asia” categories!

“As a one-year-old resort, to be celebrated on this prestigious list is quite an honor. We always strive to provide our guests with unforgettable experiences in this beautiful location with distinctive style and True Waldorf Service,” an announcement by the resort read in an attempt to fathom the honor to be recognized on these prestigious lists, a true testament to the incredible experience offered to their valued guests.

This year’s World’s Best Awards survey closed on March 2; just before widespread stay-at-home orders were implemented as a result of Covid-19. The results, therefore, reflect readers’ experiences before the pandemic. The annual World’s Best Awards allows readers of Travel + Leisure to rate airlines, airports, car-rental agencies, cities, cruise ships, destination spas, hotels, hotel brands, islands, tour operators, and safari outfitters.

At the Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards 2020, Waldorf Astoria Maldives secured the fifth spot among the Top 100 Hotels in the World, and third in the Top 15 Resort Hotels in Asia.

“For us to continue to be acknowledged by our valued guests is the testament to the incredible work of our team members. A huge thank you to all who voted!” they stated in a humble expression of gratitude.

The pressure is back on Waldorf Astoria Maldives as they prepare to reopen on August 1.

Escape to the unforgettable surrounded by astonishing natural beauty. Nestled among white sands and crystal blue waters, this elegant Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi resort is a 40-minute yacht journey from Velana International Airport. Discover indulgent choices from 11 celebrated dining venues, a world-class lifestyle spa sanctuary, and a plethora of activities for all generations.

Experience True Waldorf Astoria Service personalized to your every wish and discover the white-sand beaches, vibrant cyan-blue waters and dazzling coral reefs. 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. Ithaafushi Private Island is a 32,000 sq. m. sanctuary encompassing private villas and amenities for the utmost luxury.