The resort’s eclectic dining offerings make for a food-filled journey

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Travelers to the spectacular JW Marriott Maldives Resort & Spa can embark upon a gastronomic journey across five restaurants, three bars and a well-rounded wine room. The award-winning luxury property is an island escape presenting guests some of the most decadent dining experiences in the region.


From casual poolside dining to bespoke experiences, the finest cuts of steak to gourmet Japanese, the resort’s dining is planned meticulously by Executive Chef Pavan Chennam who ensures each destination is a unique feast for the senses.


Offering an enticing selection of international and Maldivian cuisine, all-day dining destination Aailaa features a vibrant casual atmosphere with something for all tastes. Breakfast at the resort starts here, with a variety of live cooking stations where guests can curate their lavish menu.


Bringing the vibrant fresh flavors of Thailand to the Maldives, Kaashi stages stunning panoramic views of the Indian Ocean from its unique treetop location. This lunch spot is designed to transport guests into nature, located on the southern tip of the island. Guests can savor Thai favorites including Phad Kra Prow carefully crafted by Thai Chef Praewpan Saengon.


Sample some of Italys most favorite dishes at the poolside Italian dining, Fiamma. Risotto, pasta and wood-fired pizzas made in the traditional brick oven, are among the dishes to give guests that inimitable Italian indulgence overlooking the infinity views of the Indian Ocean.


Watch talented teppanyaki chefs showcase their skills at this chic Japanese overwater restaurant. Guests love the drama and flair of the teppanyaki grill in addition to the abundance of temptations at the superb sushi bar.


JW Marriott Maldives Resort & Spa’s signature fine dining destination, Shio is a meat-lover’s haven. With an array of fine cuts in addition to sumptuous seafood, guests can enjoy their meal with the jaw-dropping views to the ocean at this elegant overwater restaurant. Guests can also book a steak masterclass to learn the secrets of the Shio chefs, followed by a BBQ session paired with refined wines.

Wine Room

Conveniently located in the heart of Aailaa, our all-day-dining restaurant, the Wine Room boasts both new- and old-world wines, featuring 1,620 bottles and 320 labels from across the globe. A must-visit for curious wine lovers or connoisseurs alike, with private tastings available.

Wabi Sabi

Situated over the water, Wabi Sabi features Japanese-inspired, and signature smoked cocktails, an extensive wine list, Japanese sakes, and premium whiskeys.

Rum Baan

In a magical treetop location, Rum Baan showcases 98 signature rums from around the world and offers guests the chance to curate their own cocktails.


This relaxing location is a tropical paradise. With its swing bar seats, guests can enjoy some of the mixologists’ finest creations while soaking up the unsurpassed views over the Laccadive Sea. Horizon is an ideal place to revel in the magical Maldivian sunset and enjoy live entertainment at night.

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About JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts

JW Marriott is part of Marriott International’s luxury portfolio of brands and consists of beautiful properties and distinctive resort locations around the world. The impressive array of award-winning hotels cater to sophisticated, mindful travelers seeking The JW Treatment™ – the brand's philosophy that true luxury is created by people who are passionate about what they do. These experiences help guests to be fully present, foster connections and feed the soul. Inspired by the principles of mindfulness, JW Marriott is a haven designed to allow guests to focus on feeling whole – present in mind, nourished in body, and revitalized in spirit – through programs and offerings that encourage them to come together, act with intention and experience every moment to the fullest. Today there are 100 JW Marriott hotels in more than 25 countries and territories. Visit JW Marriott online, and on Instagram and Facebook. JW Marriott is proud to participate in Marriott Bonvoy™, the new name of Marriott’s travel program replacing Marriott Rewards®, The Ritz-Carlton Rewards®, and Starwood Preferred Guest®(SPG). The program offers members an extraordinary portfolio of global brands, experiences on Marriott Bonvoy Moments and unparalleled benefits including earning points toward free hotel stays and nights toward Elite status recognition. To enroll for free or for more information about the program, visit MarriottBonvoy.marriott.com.

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