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Savor the Flavors of the Islands at Kurumba Maldives

With seven restaurants and three bars, the expansive resort covers every tempting taste.

Thila Deck, Kurumba Maldives

Thila Deck

Aug 31, 2022

VACATION IS A TIME to splash out and enjoy life. From sublime snorkeling to dolphin-spotting and luxury boating, Kurumba Maldives offers something to thrill every solo traveler, couple, family, and group that arrives on the island. 

And all those activities sure create an appetite! That’s why Kurumba offers a melting pot of cuisines alive with flavor. With seven restaurants and three bars to choose from, the only question is which one to try next. 

Breakfast Stations at Vihamanaa, Kurumba Maldives
Breakfast Stations at Vihamanaa

Begin the day with a wholesome breakfast at Vihamamanaa, the resort’s modern all-day dining restaurant. Featuring hot and cold stations and food choices from around the world, guests can dig into Maldivian traditional fish and flatbread selections; Western choices such as bacon, sausage and eggs; Asian classics including rice porridge, a range of European pastries, delightful coffees and teas and more — the perfect start to an adventure-filled day at Kurumba Maldives. 

Later in the day, visitors love casual and playful Maldivian lunches and unhurried dining by the shimmering pool. From casual burgers to local grilled fish, a relaxed poolside meal is a perfect mid-day reset. 

Kandu, Kurumba Maldives
Kandu Bar

Evenings bring a slew of mouth-watering choices. Most guests start the night by wandering over to Kandu bar for a cocktail at sunset. The breezy, open-air bar has an expansive overwater deck that lets guests watch the blazing sun set into the sea from the comfort of extravagant day beds, pods, and relaxing loungers. Later in the night, lively evenings continue with the Maldives’ best live bands and DJs.

For dinner, Thila never misses the mark. Guests rave about the overwater signature seafood restaurant, which serves up steaming Lobster Thermidor, Rack of Lamb, Savory Maldivian Grills, and other delightful indulgences.  

Kurumba Maldives
Vipula De Silva, Chef De Cuisine at Kurumba Maldives

To explore the delights of Southern Asia, Kurumba’s long-running Mahal Indian restaurant is a perennial favorite, with guests claiming the flavors are among the most authentic they’ve tasted. Likewise, Khing Thai offers an intriguing and unforgettable journey through the authentic tastes of Thailand. Each dish is accented with the aromatic spices that define traditional Thai cuisine, from sweet to savory and spicy to tangy.

Hamakaze’s waterfront Japanese teppanyaki and sushi experience is another must, offering a fun and lively dining experience, showcasing their chefs’ skills. For Middle Eastern specialities, amble overtot Al Qasr, where you can tuck into regional delicacies from Tunisia, Lebanon and Morocco. The menu is packed with options like charcoal grilled meats, juicy kebabs, mezze and more.

Hamakaze, Kurumba Maldives
Hamakaze’s waterfront Japanese restaurant
Teppanyaki, Lobster, Sushi and Sashimi experience at Hamakaze

If your group wants to sample a range of delicacies, the best thing to do is a loop back to Vihamamanaa for themed buffet nights with live cooking stations and a high-energy, family-friendly atmosphere.

Whatever you choose to feast on during your stay at Kurumba, it’s sure to be memorable, delicious, and served with famous Maldivian hospitality. 

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