As the sun begins to set, Maldives' resorts become a vibrant oasis offering an unrivalled range of dining options. A wonderland of restaurants and bars provide a different culinary adventure for each day of the week. The endless options and range of meal plans ensure the guests feel in control. As the night unwinds, live entertainment provides a vibrant backdrop; be it a live Jazz duo, pop group or DJ party setting the beat. There are feasting venues to suit every client at the Maldives' resorts from wholesome breakfasts to playful Maldivian lunches and unhurried gourmet dinners. The resort also caters for various dietary requirements offering exceptional vegetarian and gluten-free alternatives.
Let your feast begin in the island nation and enjoy a culinary experience to open your senses while you rest in the beautiful backstage of pristine waters at the Maldives. Feel the vibes of meal plans offered by the various resorts and awake your senses when you choose various options to rock your dining experiences, beyond the resort. Half board plans with breakfast and dinner served daily to all guests. Full board option has an addition of lunch completing all three meals. The All-inclusive package offers selected beverages and a 3-dish menu for lunch and dinner.
The definition of such meal plans is pretty much the same in most of the resorts in the Maldives.
Many Indians travelling abroad are keen on finding locations that offer Indian vegetarian cuisines. Luckily, Indian tourism is a sizable chunk of the Maldivian market, and the industry has positively adapted to the growing needs of Indian travellers over the past few years. You will be surprised to see the number of Indians working in hotels.
Here is an exclusive list of resorts that have Indian restaurants and cater to multiple Indian and vegetarian cuisines-
The Adaaran group of resorts is renowned for its excellent service and continuous commitment to ensure a memorable holiday to its guests, and Hudhuranfushi is no exception. The resort offers fantastic water villa stays and an outstanding premium all-inclusive deal, giving you unlimited food and alcohol access. The resort also has an Indian restaurant called the Indian Pavilion, which serves authentic North and South Indian cuisine.
An award-winning resort in South Male Atoll, Sun Siyam Olhuveli offers a luxurious retreat for all (separate adults-only areas). The resort spans three islands, and one of them is dedicated just to adults. Sun Siyam Olhuveli boasts excellent sporting facilities, an infinity swimming pool, and stunning ocean views from each villa. Vihamana offers extensive international daily themed buffets and live cooking stations to satisfy hunger cravings at each mealtime. Open from just after breakfast until late into the evening the Café serves crunchy salads, tasty sandwiches, pizzas, classic Maldivian dishes and home-made ice cream; it's an excellent place to take a break from the sun and enjoy a quick bite. As the sun begins to fall, Athiri barefoot sunset beach bar is the ideal spot to end the day.
Kuramathi is an outstanding resort often getting sold-out in the peak season. It offers a wide variety of rooms on offer and has an inhouse Indian restaurant called Tandoor Mahal known for its Biryani and tandoor. Each evening after dinner, the resort showcases the hottest local music talent. The best local bands and DJs travel from the capital to perform and provide guests with a vibrant backdrop to their evening. For a chilled-out escape by day and a lively atmosphere in the evening, guests can head to an open-air pavilion serving drinks and cocktails around the clock. For those who are not just content watching the show, Kalhu, the resort's late-night and karaoke bar provides the perfect outlet for channelling inner lucky voices.
The Atmosphere group has multiple properties in the Maldives, including OBLU Sangli, OBLU Helengeli, VARU, OZEN, etc. Kanifushi is the first premium resort to have a pure vegetarian restaurant in the Maldives called Just Veg. The recipes for dining are traditional and lovingly served with natural ingredients.
Paradise Island Resort is home to a range of different restaurants and bars. It hosts Athiri Bar, and Bageecha to open up for multiple food preferences and requirements such as Jain and Hindu meals. It's super popular among Indians, mainly due to its affordable price and stellar service. It is quite a mainstay on many lists, and the resort serves great vegetarian and Indian food options.
Baraabaru at Four Seasons is an award-winning restaurant that combines Indian flavours with local seafood, taking inspiration from the Architecture of the Indian state of Kerala, The restaurant specializes in Indian cuisines and is a paradise for vegetarians. They also offer half-day cooking classes to the guests.
Here are some of the places to experience the best Indian food in Maldives restaurants.
You can indulge in Biryani made by world-class chefs or mouth-watering tandoori dishes over the lagoon and experience some of the top Indian vegetarian food in the Maldives. The resorts in the Maldives usually feature more than four restaurants on the private island. The Maldives' resorts offer an unrivalled range of dining options to its guests, often boasting of a new culinary adventure for each day of the week with their restaurants representing cuisine from Italy, India, Middle East Asia. Awe-inspiring views of the lagoon are always on the menus and a stylish venue for enjoying alfresco dining and fine seafood.
A vacation in the Maldives is much more than just a holiday. This game-changing destination offers an incredibly stylish island setting with great restaurants and bars and plenty of on-site activities to choose from its curated menu.