A Bespoke and Immersive Culinary Journey While You Dine at Alila Kothaifaru Maldives

Alila Kothaifaru Maldives, a private island haven located in the picturesque Raa Atoll, offers serenity and discovery in an awe-inspiring environment surrounded by nature’s wonders.

Offering a plethora of restaurants, bars and activities to choose from, Alila Kothaifaru Maldives offers a delightful variety of culinary experiences.

You can taste the world with the immersive culinary experiences at Alila. For those who want to indulge in a wide selection of bespoke dishes, Alila Kothaifaru Maldives is the perfect destination to be at.


An all-day dining restaurant located on a relaxed beachside of the island, you can savour a creative medley of international flavours here. Serving a coastal cuisine that blends Middle Eastern and Mediterranean influences and traditions in dishes bursting with bold flavours, spices and colours, you can enjoy the fresh taste of the sea at Seasalt. Local fish caught and delivered by the neighbouring local fishermen is the star of the show at Seasalt. A daily rotation of local and international favourites, as well as freshly baked loaves of bread, are served for breakfast. Lunch includes light and sharing-style dishes complemented by daily specials and Seasalt’s unique salt-baked fish dishes are a highlight

Mirus Bar

Mirus Bar, named after the Dhivehi word for “chilli”, offers a refreshing assortment of cocktails inspired by the region’s former Portuguese and Arabic spice trade routes and concocted with ingredients from their herb garden on the island. You can also enjoy a wide range of Old and New World wines including organic and biodynamic kinds while cosying up to light bites at the bar.


Treat your palate to a vibrant mix of epicurean experiences at Umami, offering modern Japanese-inspired cuisine and drinks. Umami – also known as the fifth element of taste means “essence of deliciousness” in Japanese. It perfectly describes the variety of mouth-watering experiences that await in this relaxing open space cooled by the gentle ocean breeze. The teppanyaki theatre offers a premium range of organically grown vegetables, Wagyu beef, and sustainably sourced fish and seafood. You can also enjoy a wide range of traditional and modern a la carte Japanese meals including fresh-caught fish grilled over charcoal and served with exquisite speciality sauces along with sushi and sashimi featuring Maldivian seafood.

Yakitori Bar

The place to go for sundowners, Yakitori Bar includes Asian-inspired creative cocktails and mocktails created by the talented team of mixologists as well as premium Japanese sakes and spirits. The robata grill’s delicious smokey fragrances pervading the bar will whet your appetite.


In Sanskrit, Pibati means “to drink, absorb, imbibe”. You can stop for a quick gourmet snack or a refreshing drink en route to your excursions. Comfort food ranging from pressed sandwiches to hand-pulled Roma-style pizzettes, organic salads, cakes and pastries, gelato and more, as well as freshly brewed barista coffees, forest-friendly teas, juices and wellness concoctions will satisfy your daytime cravings at this laid-back beachside café.

The Shack

The Shack is Alila’s private sand cay (giri) providing a true island hideaway experience. Every day, two different trips to the Shack are available a 4-hour day trip including a picnic-style lunch, and a 4-hour evening trip with a private chef to cook up a sunset BBQ. You can take a short sail in the traditional Maldivian Dhoni to this private sandbank.

Dining Escapes

Dine your way, wherever you want and select your gourmet menu curated by the culinary expertise at Alila. You can dine at a sunken table by the beach, poolside in your villa or at other secluded corners of the island haven. Venture further and take a sunset sail or visit the private sandbank for a romantic and intimate soiree while enjoying a magical outdoor movie night under the stars.

For more information and to book your stay, visit https://www.alilahotels.com/kothaifaru-maldives