Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi, the luxurious famous resort, has been recognized in the Travel+ Leisure World’s Best Awards 2022.

WAMI has been named No. 3 best hotel in the world and No. 1 best resort in Asia. It was also recognized as No. 1 best Spa in the Maldives by Travel+ Leisure Asia in their very first Asia’s Best Awards.

Commenting on this recognition, Etienne Dalancon, General Manager of WAMI said “We are humbled and tremendously grateful for these prestigious recognitions. This could only be made possible by the hard work, dedication, and passion of our exceptional team members”.

“We thank our valued guests for their trust and support in obtaining this remarkable accolade which is testament to the incredible work of our team members as we continue to strive for excellence in one of the most beautiful destinations in the world” he added.

Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi is a tropical paradise floating in the Indian Ocean spanning over three islands. Surrounded by picturesque waters, it boasts 119 villas including lavish overwater villas, reef villas, and beach villas.

In WAMI, a distinct dining experience awaits discovery in a selection of 11 uniquely positioned restaurants and bars offering world-class cuisines from around the world.

Travel + Leisure announces the top travel destinations and companies in the U.S. and around the globe, according to the World’s Best Awards 2022 readers’ survey. From cities, islands, national parks, and hotels to cruise lines, airlines, airports and more, the complete results of this 27th annual survey are now featured on TravelandLeisure.com/worlds-best and in the August issue of Travel + Leisure, on newsstands July 22.