Editor's PickDecember 11, 2022

Editor’s Pick: Dining in Paradise – Accor Maldives Collection Share the Finest Food & Beverage Experiences

The Accor Maldives Collection of five-star resorts is set in the exceptionally turquoise blue waters of the Indian Ocean, offering guests a myriad of luxury experiences, from snorkelling the reefs, relaxing in the sun, to seeking ultimate zen in the spa’s, however in-between these holiday obligations poses the question of what to eat and where.

Each tropical island resort has a broad selection of food and beverage offerings, with something for every type of traveller, whether that be a family friendly or an adult only affair. We have rounded up the resorts’ latest and greatest new dining experiences to explore the best of what the Accor Maldives Collection has to offer.


For a Family Friendly Escape: Mövenpick Resort Kuredhivaru Maldives

For those on a quest for uninhibited family time, Mövenpick Resort Kuredhivaru Maldives offers adults and children alike their very own luxury castaway adventure. The new Signature Castaway Dining experience takes guests to a secluded island, 25 minutes away by speedboat. Upon arrival guests are greeted with an untouched, pristine tropical paradise at their full disposal to use however they please. Guests can then indulge in a luxury picnic or BBQ menu served by their very own butler, featuring tuna sashimi, blinis with caviar, grilled lobster, wagyu steak, local fish, scallops, Mövenpick’s very own ice cream and Valrhona chocolate delice.

When not dining guests can explore the surrounding silent lagoon or hang out on the sunbeds and under the umbrellas. Guests are provided with snorkelling equipment, music speakers and any other delights upon request.

A stay Between 21 December 2022 and 15 January 2023 starts from £1060 per night base on two people sharing and includes daily breakfast. For more information, visit

https://www.movenpick.com/en/asia/maldives/kuredhivaru/resort-kuredhivaru.html or phone +960 656 3000

For a couples retreat: Fairmont Maldives Sirru Fen Fushi

For couples seeking natural beauty and privacy to mark the start of a new chapter, Fairmont Maldives Sirru Fen Fushi is an island paradise boasting the ultimate barefoot luxury. Joining the Fairmont Maldives, Sirru Fen Fushi over the festive season is acclaimed Michelin Star Chef Mickael Viljanen. Mickael is the Chef Patron of Chapter One by Mickael Viljanen restaurant in Dublin, Ireland. Before this, Mickael was the executive chef of The Greenhouse restaurant in Dublin where he achieved 2 Michelin Stars in 2019.

Perfect for couples with diverse palettes, Mickael will delight avid gourmands with an inspiring medley of flavourful and beautifully presented dishes paired with fine wines from across the world at Azure from 29 December 2022 through 1 January 2023.

Stay in the Beach Sunrise Villa for £2,200 nett per night based on two people sharing including daily breakfast. For more information or to book, visit www.fairmont.com/maldives/

For an Indian Ocean Getaway with a Taste of Europe: Pullman Maldives Maamutaa

The Indian Ocean might be 4,000 miles away from Italy, but the Pullman Maldives ensures guests have the very best Italian cuisine despite the distance. Recently Pullman Maldives has reimagined their Souq Oven dinner menu from Levantine and Turkish flavours to entirely Italian.

Souq Oven boasts flavors of the Mediterranean shores paired with the earthy terroir of the Italian countryside, melded together for an elegant over-water culinary experience, elevated by a selection of 80 international wines from Vinoteca by Pullman.

Guests can enjoy options from the authentic à la carte menu such as creamy Burrata Caprese to start, followed by Confit Duck Ravioli with truffle and green asparagus in a roasted onion sauce, and for dessert a classic Italian Lemon Cheesecake. These are few of the many other delectable dishes on offer at Souq Oven.

Rates start from £1,110 per night with all-inclusive benefits based on two people sharing (no transfers included). For more information or to book your island festive escape, visit pullmanmaldivesmaamutaa.com