Anantara Kihavah Team Wins Wine Spectator Awards

Anantara Kihavah Maldives Villas’ SEA Restaurant Garners Prestigious Wine Awards and Unveils Exclusive Wine Events for March and April 2024

Anantara Kihavah Maldives Villas has proudly secured both the Wine  Spectator Awards and the World of Fine Wine List award for the year 2023. These esteemed  accolades recognise the resort’s dedication to providing an extraordinary wine experience for its guests, complementing its world-class cuisine and breathtaking island setting. 

The Wine Spectator Awards and the World of Fine Wine List award celebrate venues with exceptional  wine selections and exemplary service. SEA, the resort’s signature underwater restaurant, boasts an  impressive collection expertly curated by the resort’s Area Wine Guru & WSET Educator, Arunkumar  Tamilselvan, and resident Beverage Manager, Lenka Praveen. This collection features rare vintages  and timeless classics meticulously chosen to elevate the dining experience at the restaurant. 

Alongside this prestigious recognition, the wine experts at Anantara Kihavah are excited to introduce  a series of exclusive wine and beverage events. These premium gatherings are orchestrated by the  resort’s team of wine and beverage connoisseurs, Arunkumar Tamilselvan and Lenka Praveen, with  gourmet cuisines expertly curated and crafted by Executive Chef Joachim Textor. 

Anantara Kihavah Sea Underwater Dining Interior

Six-meters below with Duval Leroy – Dégustation Secrète

On Thursday, March 28, 2024, embark on a gastronomic indulgence six meters below the ocean with  Duval Leroy Champagnes. Taking place at the SEA Underwater Restaurant, delve into a culinary  journey six metres below the ocean, where guests will indulge in an exquisite 5-course dining affair  paired with versatile Champagnes from Duval-Leroy. The evening starts with an aperitif at SKY Bar  from 7:00 pm to 7:30 pm, followed by dinner at SEA. Dinner is priced at USD 445++ per person. 

A journey to super Tuscan 

Experience an evening of unparalleled culinary journey at Plates Restaurant on Monday, April 1.  Guests are invited to indulge in a lavish culinary adventure where the spotlight is on the iconic Super  Tuscan wines. Led by the resort’s esteemed resident wine guru, diners will be guided through an  exquisite selection, unveiling the unique charm and prestige of these exceptional Italian blends.  Crafted by the resort’s Executive Chef, each of the5 courses is meticulously designed to harmonise  flavours and captivate even the most discerning palates. The evening begins with an elegant aperitif  at Plates Beach from 7:00 pm to 7:30 pm, followed by a sumptuous dinner. Priced at USD 295++ per person, this extraordinary dining experience promises to be an unforgettable journey into luxury and  gastronomy. 

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