From the Maldives to the Arabic countries to China to Australia and now, to the Japan as well, travelling around the world has never been so easy. Do you have to spend a lot of time travelling? Does it cost you a fortune? Does it take a lot of days? No, no and no. At Waldorf Astoria Maldives, all it takes is 3 steps to experience travelling to various parts of the world and it might even take only 3 days! Just fly off to the resort, step into the restaurant and let the food take you on a world tour.
The luxury property has recently unveiled its new Japanese restaurant Shimizu, serving contemporary Japanese fusion cuisine using the freshest locally sourced ingredients against a stunning Maldivian backdrop. Japan is well-known for its traditional cuisines such as sushi and Sashmi. What better way to experience Japan than with a sunset overwater view of the Indian Ocean?
Ithaafushi’s Li Long offers contemporary Chinese cuisine. Here, peking duck is roasted in the Maldives’ first classic wood-fired oven. Pair your cuisine with specialty Chinese tea from the finest tea collection. A private dining room with lagoon view is ideal for family gatherings. To the Mediterranean next? Discover authentic Arabic cuisine with a focus on Eastern Mediterranean to Maghreb specialties at Yasmeen.
Or you could experience it all in one place through wines. The Rock is home to the resort’s extensive wine cellar of New World favorites and Old World classics. Dine around a 200-year-old Jarrah wood table in a cave-like dining room built from Jordanian limestone. Exclusive wine dinners for 12 guests feature food and wine pairing menus.