Top 10 dining experiences in the Maldives

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The Maldives is a spectacular holiday destination, perfect for celebrating any kind of special occasion. Most resorts offer destination dining experiences, allowing guests to relax, eat and drink in stunning locations including pristine beaches and desert islands. Below are some of the top dining experiences in the Maldives…

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Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu: Dine on a desert island

Just five minutes away from Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu by speedboat is a beautiful deserted island which offers the opportunity to really get away from it all. Guests can spend the day on the pristine beach with a picnic baske or enjoy a delicious barbeque dinner expertly prepared by chefs. For a truly special experience, guests can spend the night on the island, staying in a rustic yet beautiful hut with breakfast delivered in the morning.

Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu is a lush tropical paradise with ivory beaches overlooking a crystal clear lagoon, where accommodation is in delightful thatched villas and facilities include a PADI dive centre and relaxing spa.

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Soneva Fushi: Dine above the treetops

Guests staying at Soneva Fushi can enjoy a unique dining experience at Fresh in the Garden, where tables are perched above the treetops overlooking the herb and vegetable garden. The restaurant serves Mediterranean dishes in a rustic setting surrounded by banana trees, using freshly picked organic produce prepared in an open kitchen.

Soneva Fushi is a unique resort where the emphasis is on understated barefoot luxury, set on one of the largest islands in the Maldives. Villas are rustic in style yet with every conceivable modern comfort, restaurants are sandy-floored and facilities are plentiful.

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Conrad Maldives Rangali Island: Dine underwater

Conrad Maldives Rangali Island is home to the world’s first all-glass underwater restaurant, set 5 metres below the surface just a few hundred metres from the shore. Ithaa Undersea Restaurant ensures an intimate experience, allowing just 14 diners to enjoy fantastic cuisine while tropical fish and other marine life swim around them. The restaurant serves mid-morning cocktails, a four-course lunch or a six-course dinner.

Conrad Maldives Rangali Island occupies two tiny tropical island, one which is adults-only and the other which is family friendly, with plenty of facilities and amenities to suit all holiday styles.

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The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi: Dine in a wine cellar

The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi is home to an over-water wine cellar with a fantastic selection of New and Old World wines. Up to 12 guests can enjoy a private dining experience where beautifully presented dishes are paired with fine wines, with a resident sommelier on hand to offer guidance.

The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi is a stunning hideaway with stylish accommodation, dining options serving tempting cuisine from around the world and excellent facilities.

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Taj Exotica Resort & Spa: Dine over the water

Many resorts in the Maldives offer a restaurant set on stilts over the water, but Taj Exotica Resort & Spa goes one step further, boasting a spectacular dining pavilion in the heart of the lagoon. Reached only by boat with steps leading down into crystal clear waters, guests can enjoy a Champagne breakfast, an extra-special lunch or a romantic dinner on the secluded overwater platform.

Taj Exotica Resort & Spa is a deluxe property occupying a long, thin island in the middle of one of the largest natural lagoons in the world. Accommodation is luxurious and stylish while facilities include and over-water spa and a water sports centre.

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Mirihi Island Resort: “Spa & Dine”

Spoil your body and your taste buds at Mirihi, where guests can experience a relaxing massage followed by a private dinner on the beach. After a 60 minute couple’s treatment in Duniye Spa, Champagne and an Earth or Water themed menu is served in a romantic setting on the sand.

Mirihi Island Resort is an exceptional resort situated on an idyllic palm fringed island, boasting an excellent reputation for high quality accommodation, great food and a relaxing atmosphere.

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Kanuhura: Dine in a garden

Kanuhura offers an extraordinary private dining experience, allowing guests to celebrate a special occasion surrounded by candlelight amid the island’s vegetable garden. Menus are tailored to guests’ requirements using seasonal produce including fresh herbs, served at one large table where you can watch the chef at work.

Kanuhura is perfect for those seeking a luxurious yet laid-back castaway experience, recently refurbished to the highest standard with stunning accommodation, exceptional facilities and fantastic service.

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Angsana Ihuru: “Discovery Dining”

Angsana Ihuru offers a unique dining experience where five courses are served in five unique dining venues across two islands. Guests can enjoy a romantic sunset sailing trip, sipping on Champagne and sampling delicious dishes where the scenery changes with every course.

Angsana Ihuru is a small, picturesque island where all villas are set on the beach, boasting plenty of water sports, excursions and dining options.

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Lily Beach Resort & Spa: Teppanyaki

The art of teppanyaki takes centre stage every evening at AQVA Bar, where up to 12 guests can enjoy mouth-watering dishes cooked in front of them by a theatrical chef. Fresh ingredients of the highest quality are used, with menu options including lobster and wagyu beef.

Lily Beach Resort & Spa is a luxurious resort with a fantastic reputation and a superb all-inclusive plan including dining, activities and excursions.

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Huvafen Fushi: Dine on a boat

Guests staying at Huvafen Fushi can set sail on board a traditional Maldivian dhoni, enjoying a sumptuous feast consisting of nibbles, a seafood platter including oysters and lobster, barbequed meat and fish, cheese and sweet treats.

Huvafen Fushi is an adults-only resort which is perfect for honeymooners thanks to the stunning surroundings and romantic atmosphere. Each of the luxurious villas boasts a private plunge pool, while facilities include an underwater spa, fibre optic-lit infinity pool and fantastic water sports centre.

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