Ithaa Undersea Restaurant is the first underwater restaurant, a perfect place for any special occasions!
We went specially to celebrate his birthday five meters below the surface of the ocean with panoramic coral garden views and fusion menus matched with fine wines.
Conrad Maldives Rangali Island resort, which has been twice voted as the best hotel in the world. A multi-award-winning luxury in a once-in-a-lifetime destination.
The Maldives needs no introduction as one of the most beautiful destinations on earth. The multi-award-winning Conrad Maldives Rangali Island resort- by www.i-Marbella.com Lifestyle Magazine agree to the TIME Magazine as one of the ‘World’s Top 100 Best Destinations in 2018’ and ‘Best Maldivian Luxury Beach Resort’ in the World Luxury Hotel Awards 2018.
It is an idyllic island paradise, with lush tropical greenery and unparalleled views of the Indian Ocean at every turn. Experiences from island hopping to navigating aquatic gardens, swimming with whale sharks and undersea dining are all designed to showcase the breathtaking beauty of this once-in-a-lifetime destination.
It is known for its underwater restaurant Ithaa. And also very known for the first underwater Villa called The Muraka. It has a bedroom and bathroom under sea level. This villa costs an incredible price of 50.000 USD Per night.
Rangali Island is a convenient 30-minute seaplane ride from the Maldives’ bustling capital, Male. The resort has excellent facilities including a gym, two spas, tennis courts, and a dive center. The resort has 12 restaurants and bars. The most in-demand tables are in the Ithaa Undersea restaurant.
The luxurious Conrad Maldives Rangali Island is built over two exotic islands, linked by a 500-meter footbridge across a blue lagoon and is home to the iconic Ithaa Undersea Restaurant.
We stayed there 5 days and you can read our stay from the first blog: Annika’s Blog: Conrad Maldives Rangali Island The Best Hotel in The World.
This five-star resort welcomes guest to an Indian Ocean hideaway via seaplane. Enjoy of an in over-the-water, beach or spa retreat villas offering either the direct beach or ocean access.
Ithaa Underwater Restaurant, Located five meters below the surface of the Indian Ocean, Conrad Maldives Rangali Island’s globally applauded restaurant Ithaa is the world’s first undersea restaurant, which offers 180° panoramic views of the vibrant coral gardens surrounding it.
Birthday day was already special, the hotel surprisingly prepared a this for him. It was so cute and made Veiko certainly happy!
We received certificates after dinner where it said:
Defined as “mother of pearl” in Dhivehi, Ithaa is a crown jewel in Conrad Maldives repertoire of dining experiences, mesmerizing guests with a myriad of oceanic life and vibrant coral gardens encircling its magnificent interiors.
Inaugurated in 2005, Ithaa was constructed in Singapore, then brought to Rangali Island, where it sits five meters below sea level on the seabed of the Indian Ocean, garnering acclaim as the world’s first undersea restaurant.
Dinner at Ithaa we had champagne in the waiting room over water. Into the restaurant, you can only go barefoot. Our table was set up with Birthday wishes on top of it from rice. It was so cute! Food and services were excellent! With cake at the end, whole stuff was singing Happy Birthday and we could come back the next day for pictures in daylight.
Our dinner included
Served with dill sour cream and lemongrass blinis
Pair your caviar with Dom Pèrignon, “Brut” 2006 $65(150ml)
Foie gras and truffle dumpling
Accompanied with cucumber and green grape consommé
Served with beetroot, green peas, plantain chips, and egg gravlax
Reef lobster stuffed calamarata pasta
With burrata and lemongrass veloute
Green apple and ginger sorbet
Coconut crusted légine
Served with curry bisque, steamed sea beans, and spicy sea snails
Sous vide wagyu beef tenderloin
Served with prawn ragout, squid ink, and celery root pureé
charcoaled shallots and black garlic
Bolivian cru sauvage chocolate and kaffir lime panna cotta
At this night our Chefs were
Deepak Shetty, Shahbaz Ali, Robin Kunwar
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