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Ibrahim Nasir International Airport renamed as Velana International Airport

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Maldives has renamed Ibrahim Nasir International Airport, the main international airport in the country as Velana International Airport.

President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom  inaugurated Velana International Airport, at a ceremony held at Hulhulé on Friday, 31st December 2016. During the ceremony the President lit the signboard of Velana International Airport,  officially inaugurating the airport.

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During the event, Minister of Economic Development Mohamed Saeed handed over the Aerodrome license of Velana International Airport to the Maldives Airports Company Limited by the Maldives Civil Aviation Authority.

Ibrahim Nasir International Airport was renamed Velana International Airport in line with efforts by the administration to make the airport a gateway for future development and growth.

Maldivian airlines was the first flight to touch down at Velana International Airport.

 

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Muraka Restaurant at Mirihi Island Resort receives 2024 Wine Spectator Award

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Muraka Restaurant at Mirihi Island Resort in Maldives has received the Wine Spectator award for 2024. This recognition is part of the Wine Spectator Restaurant Awards, which highlight restaurants with notable wine lists that align well with their cuisine and attract a diverse range of wine enthusiasts.

Muraka Restaurant has consistently met these standards, earning the award each year since 2013. This continuous recognition underscores the restaurant’s commitment to offering a wine selection that complements its culinary offerings and appeals to a broad audience of wine lovers.

The Wine Spectator Restaurant Awards programme is designed to celebrate establishments that excel in the realm of wine service, providing patrons with a thoughtfully curated wine experience. Muraka’s achievement reflects its dedication to maintaining high standards in this aspect of dining.

Muraka Restaurant’s ongoing success in securing this award showcases its role as a significant player in the Maldives’ dining scene, particularly in the niche of wine-centric cuisine. The restaurant’s wine list is recognised for its variety and relevance, making it a notable destination for guests seeking an exceptional wine and dining experience at Mirihi Island Resort.

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Mercure Maldives Kooddoo Resort unveils revamped Vista Restaurant

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Mercure Maldives Kooddoo Resort has announced the reopening of Vista Restaurant after an extensive renovation. With a breath-taking view of the Maldivian blue sea and the enchanting sight of baby sharks passing by at night, Vista promises an unforgettable dining experience.

The newly launched menu celebrates the rich and diverse flavours of authentic Italian cuisine, curated to perfection by our expert chefs. Diners can now savour a wide range of traditional Italian dishes, each crafted with the finest ingredients and a touch of culinary artistry.

Highlights from the new menu:

  • Antipasti: Delight in the fresh flavours of Prosciutto Crudo e Melone, Carpaccio di Tonno con Rucola e Capperi, and the rich Antipasto di Affettati Misti.
  • Insalate & Zuppe: Enjoy our Pomodoro e Mozzarella alla Caprese, and the hearty Minestrone soup.
  • La Pasta: Indulge in our Ravioli Ricotta e Spinaci al Burro con Pinoli, Penne all’Arrabbiata, and more.
  • La Pizzeria: Relish classic pizzas like Margherita, Quattro Stagioni, and the seafood delight Frutti di Mare.
  • Secondi: Savor main courses such as Saltimbocca alla Romana, Pollo al Limone Grigliato con Verdure, and the exotic Maldive Trancio di Tonno Croccanti con Verdura.
  • Dolci: End your meal with delectable desserts like Tiramisu, Sugar-Free Basil Panna Cotta, and seasonal fruits.

“Our new menu reflects our commitment to providing guests with a true taste of Italy in the heart of the Maldives,” said Rosan Kapila, Executive Chef at Mercure Maldives Kooddoo Resort. “We are excited to welcome guests to enjoy the revitalised Vista Restaurant and our delicious offerings.”

Vista Restaurant at Mercure Maldives Kooddoo Resort is open daily for lunch and dinner.

Mercure Maldives Kooddoo Resort, located in Gaafu Alifu Atoll, offers a perfect blend of luxury and natural beauty. With stunning overwater and beach villas, exquisite dining options, and a range of activities, the resort is an ideal destination for travellers seeking a unique and memorable Maldivian experience.

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Empty nest? Reboot romance at Adaaran Prestige Vadoo

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Discover the enchanting escape of Adaaran Prestige Vadoo, the perfect retreat for empty nesters, retirees, and couples eager to reconnect, relax and unwind. Located minutes away from the city, this Premium All-inclusive resort provides an idyllic backdrop surrounded by nature’s splendour.

At Adaaran Prestige Vadoo, the accommodations prioritise comfort and relaxation. Each overwater villa offers stunning views of the turquoise waters, with spacious interiors designed for a welcoming atmosphere. Whether you choose a Sunrise Villa or a Sunset Villa, each provides an immersive experience, complete with private decks ideal for sunbathing or enjoying the peaceful surroundings. Picture stepping out onto your deck with a book in hand, watching colourful fish swim beneath you, adding to the calm of your escape.

Dining at the resort is a culinary journey that caters to diverse palates. With three exquisite restaurants, couples can indulge in a variety of flavours throughout their stay. At Farivalhu Fine Dining Restaurant, savour delectable international cuisine prepared with fresh, local ingredients. The Kithmajima Japanese Restaurant offers an array of Japanese cuisine. Guest can experience the barefoot tranquility at the Kakuni Barefoot Restaurant. For a more casual atmosphere, Dhoni Bar and Kandolhi Bar offers light bites and refreshing drinks, perfect for enjoying between activities.

What’s more? The resort offers a collection of over 40 fine spirit and a selection of over 100 local and international cocktails along with selection of over 20 flavours of tea. At Adaaran Prestige Vadoo, each meal becomes a celebration, creating unforgettable moments shared over exquisite dishes. Picture you and yours sipping on handcrafted drinks while watching the sun dip below the horizon, creating a breathtaking backdrop for intimate conversations.

Indulging in the resort’s relaxing spa is a must for those seeking rejuvenation. The Mandara Spa offers a range of exquisite treatments designed to soothe the body and soul. From traditional Balinese massages to revitalising facials, each treatment is a journey of tranquility that allows couples to unwind and reconnect. Imagine sharing a calming couple’s massage, enveloped in serenity as skilled therapists melt away the stresses of everyday life, leaving you both refreshed and revitalised.

At Adaaran Prestige Vadoo, couples can immerse themselves in unforgettable experiences that deepen their connection. Picture yourselves exploring vibrant coral reefs during a guided snorkelling adventure, hand in hand as you discover the wonders of the underwater world. After a day of excitement, unwind with a private candlelit dinner on the beach, where the sound of gentle waves sets the perfect backdrop for intimate conversation.

As night falls, don’t miss the magical stargazing experience; lying side by side on soft sand, you can marvel at the shimmering constellations above, sharing dreams and stories under a blanket of stars. Whether enjoying a serene spa treatment or embarking on a sunset dolphin cruise, each moment invites you and yours to create lasting memories together in this idyllic paradise.

Adaaran Prestige Vadoo is more than just a resort; it is a sanctuary where love and connection flourish. Every aspect, from comfortable accommodations to culinary delights and rejuvenating spa treatments, is crafted to enhance your experience together. Here, in this idyllic paradise, couples can embrace the joy of togetherness and the beauty of the golden eve and create timeless memories that will last a lifetime.

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