December 2020 Dining In Vilamendhoo

‘Tis the seasone, for the foodie

December is the month to eat, drink and be merry! And at Vilamendhoo, we have created a choice of ambiences and experiences for you to tantalize your taste buds while you relax or romance.

In addition to the festive season dining extravaganzas and theme dinners, guests can look forward to the following dinning events;

At Funama and Ahima restaurants

Be in the Maldives. Dine across the world.
Every Mondays: Italian Night Theme Buffets
Every Tuesdays: Asian Night Theme Buffets
Every Wednesday: European Night Theme Buffet
Every Thursday*: Caribbean Night Theme Buffet
Every Friday: Maldivian Night Theme Buffet
Every Saturday: Tex-Mex Night Theme Buffet
Every Sunday: Indian Night Theme Buffet
Every Sunday: Champagne Breakfast at Ahima & Funama Restaurants

*December 24, 2020 – Christmas Eve Gala Dinner at Funama & Ahima Restaurant from 2000 hrs | See the menu »

*December 31, 2020 – New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner at Funama & Ahima Restaurant from 2000 hrs | See the menu »

See the festive season program 🎄 »

Tuesdays December 1 and 15, 2020
Our Bubbles and Lobster Dinners present freshly prepared lobster and a glass of sparkling champagne while you enjoy the sand beneath your feet at Ahima Restaurant Beach from 1900 hours. | See the menu | Make a reservation »

Magic Full Moon BBQ Buffet Dinner on December 29, 2020
Dine on the last full moon of the year, under the stars and glow of the moonlight, indulge in a delectable buffet spread in traditional wood huts at the Ahima Restaurant Beach from 1900 | See the menu | Make a reservation » or ask your waiter or the front desk to make your reservation.

Private Dining

Candle Light Dinners. Any Location on the Island.
To surprise a loved one or for secluded romance.
Make a reservation by calling Guest Services or Reception or sending an email to »

Be the Chef! Cooking lessons

Take a taste of Vilamebdhoo back home
Learn how to prepare some of the delicious cuisines by our Chefs at Asian Wok Restaurant. Daily from 1200hrs-1400hrs. Send an email to » or contact the Guest Service desk at least 24 hours in advance or dial extension number 308 to reserve your lesson.

Bon Appétit!

Chill out locations – top places on the island to sip a cocktail.

🏝️ Daily at Boashi Bar. It’s Healthy Drinks and Frozen Margarita time from 1000hrs – 1900hrs

🏝️ Three bar locations. Three ambiences.
Overwater Asian Wok, pool front Hot Rock and Boashi Bar at sunset – We have a daily Sunset Cocktail Promotion from 1700hrs – 1845hrs.

Living in the ‘new normal’ – A Safe Holiday Experience In Vilamendhoo.
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An Experience To Remember In Vilamendhoo

In Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa this September, we are adding a special spark to your holiday with our beach dining events. Whether you are looking for a unique way to spend the evening or a special way to celebrate a memorable occasion, you will enjoy our beach dining affairs. The pleasant alfresco ambience and the delicious food create a beautiful atmosphere, allowing you to relax and indulge in life’s finest luxuries: love and food.

On September 17, join us for our Bubbles & Lobster Dinner. Enjoy a chilled glass of Prosecco and the sumptuous meals prepared around the Maldivian Lobster, celebrating its vibrant flavours. In the company of your loved one, take in the beautiful views all around as you dig in.

The Full Moon BBQ Buffet Dinner on September 14 gives you the best of both worlds. Marvel at nature’s wonder, as you dine on the shore under the moonlit sky. Few events are as romantic as this. Raise a glass of wine to the stars as you celebrate love and adventure in the most beautiful place on earth.

Our BBQ Beach Dinner on September 24 is a sizzling affair. Your favourite cuts of meat and seafood are grilled to perfection for you to enjoy against the backdrop of the sea. Treat yourself to this wonderful dinner and enjoy a wonderful, relaxed evening as you relish the delectable food.

Bon Appétit!

A Perfect Vacation in Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa

You have arrived in paradise. You are ready for the perfect bliss and relaxation that await you. We have a couple of ideas to help you envision what your days ahead at Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa can look like.


Vilamendhoo offers an underwater playground that is a swimmer’s dream. A treasure trove of undersea adventures, there is so much to do on the island. Book the Manta & Turtle excursion, the Whale Shark Excursion or step into the water and explore the magnificent reef that is just a stone-throw away. With the Euro-Divers Dive Centre available on the island, you can also opt to enrol into any of their courses and get PADI Certified. The Euro-Divers team guarantee a safe, fun and memorable diving experience.

For a romantic adventure, watch as the sun dips into the horizon and paints the sky all shades of orange on the Sunset Cruise. This late afternoon boat trip on a local Dhoni combines the stunning views of the sunset and the calming ambience of the sea to make the perfect excursion. If you are lucky, you may spot some dolphins as they too, join in the sunset watching.

The entertainment doesn’t end at sea. On land, there is just as much to try. There are a variety of sports facilities including an equipped Fitness Centre, Volleyball Court, Badminton Court, Mahjong Table, Football Grounds, Swimming Pool and so much more. You are bound to be spoilt for choice.


Welcome to food heaven. The buffet restaurant serves up a variety of regional and international cuisines to suit everyone’s taste. The all-you-can-eat serving style ensures you get to eat to your fill. The live cooking stations at hand allow you to watch as your food is prepared to your order. Enjoy the freshly made treats, the delicious tropical fruits and the warm and friendly service from our waiters.

From romantic dinners on the beach, illuminated by the moonlight, to tempting speciality cuisines at any of the la carte restaurants available, evenings are a special occasion in Vilamendhoo. The intimate dinners on the beach present an opportunity to make a special moment more memorable. Dine on the pristine sand as the ocean serenades the two of you, the palm trees swaying in the breeze. The a la carte restaurants, Asian Wok and Hot Rock, are just as unique. Savour the best of Asian cuisine and teppanyaki at Asian Wok or relish the wonderful experience of watching seafood or exotic game meat cooked at your table on hot rocks.

Step into a world of care at Duniye Spa. Recharge your energy and rejuvenate your body and mind under the able hands of our spa attendants. Here, a space of healing, touch and aroma has been carefully created to promote a deep sense of calm, joy and serenity. Their offerings from signature treatments to couple indulgences, combine oriental traditions and modern skincare to help you drift away into a realm of peace.


Before settling into your room, sample our evening entertainment   that varies every other day. Ocean Discovery Night, Karaoke Night and Maldivian Night being great examples of what we have to offer. Craving a nightcap? Walk into any of the bars available on the island for a cold, refreshing drink, prepared by our excellent bartenders.

There is much to explore on Vilamendhoo. Check out our exclusive offers and book your next trip to paradise.

Embark on a romantic culinary journey in June

In June, we will be serving gourmet meals on the beach in Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa . Join us at the waterfront for pleasant evenings in the dreamiest setting. Indulge in spectacular delicacies as you take in the breathtaking views, while the soothing sea breeze blows gently.

On June 4, grace us with your presence at our BBQ Beach Dinner. The wonderful atmosphere, the splendour of the sea and the sizzling treats promise an evening to remember. Our chefs will grill your favourite seafood and cuts to your liking as you delight in each other’s company. Make a reservation » 

Join us on June 11 and 25 for an evening of pure indulgence. Our Bubbles & Lobster Dinner pairs the finest champagne with exquisite seafood. Toast to your love and special moments together as you enjoy the beautiful scenery and mouthwatering food.Make a reservation » 

Settle in for an unforgettable evening on June 17 with our Full Moon BBQ Buffet. Offering a true feast for the senses, this dinner offers an array of gourmet food, served overlooking the ocean under the moonlight. Make a reservation » 

Finally, throughout the month you can take advantage of the Candle Light Dinner Promotion that allows the two of you to escape to a private location on the island for a romantic evening. This is a special culinary experience that affords you privacy while you enjoy the tantalising meals prepared for you. Make a reservation » 

Bon Appétit!

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