Maldives: Ithaafushi – The Private Island For The Travelers
Maldives has become the favourite destination for travellers. As the island country holds several options including, the luxuries of a private island. It is one of the world’s most remote and exclusive destinations, and it just became even more so with the addition of The Private Island at the Waldorf Astoria – The Private Island that opened last week.
The island is almost- 350,000 – square-foot Private Island is the largest of its kind in the Maldives. It includes a three-bedroom beach villa, two-bedroom overwater villa, four-bedroom residence, five swimming pools and a private entertainment clubhouse. The island also has its own dedicated culinary team, watersports, diving, yacht trips, meditation, yoga centers, kids pool, gaming area and fully equipped gym.
There’s plentiful to do on Ithaafushi, no matter what your preferences are. Wellness seekers can head to the dedicated Wellness Concierge in the overwater spa. There’s also a meditation and yoga pavilion with magnificent ocean views. The Young Discovery Park, where the water recreation area and various activities will capture the minds of young guests.
If you’re looking for the ultimate get-away-from-it-all vacation, this is the place for you. Your group can elect to have every one of your meals on the island, whether in the form of elegant family-style meals in the common area or within each villa.
The island has almost 10 dining venues like the Middle Eastern cuisine at Yasmeen, private dining pods at Terra, Australian barbecue-style cuisine at The Ledge by Dave Pynt, open-theatre kitchen counters at Tasting Table, modern Japanese cuisine at Shimizu and contemporary Chinese at Li Long.
The island can accommodate you and 23 of your closest (and luckiest) family members, friends or colleagues and can be accessed from Male. Guests can access the island via a 40-minute ride on one of the resort's six yachts or a 15-minute by seaplane from Velana International Airport (MLE) in Male. Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi operates with industry-leading standards of cleanliness and disinfection under the Hilton CleanStay programme. The programme adheres to the Maldivian health and safety guidelines. And if you are willing, it can be yours for Rs.58,49,600 (USD 80,000) approximately per night.
The Maldives reopened to international tourism on July 15 last year.