MONDAY, 1 JANUARY 2018
Bringing in the most vibrant and colourful spirit of South America to Villingili, set in the most stunning island settings, enjoy the glorious sunset at the northern tip of the island with a fine meal at the Barrio Latino restaurant pop-up. Barrio Latino is a leading restaurant and lounge concept established in Paris, with a fiery, feisty and sensual Latin atmosphere. The creative menu crafted by the culinary artists, reveals exciting flavours taking you on a culinary voyage from Buenos Aires to Rio de Janeiro.
Time: 7 p.m. – 11 p.m.
Adding to the vibrant atmosphere, the Gipsy Reyes, established by the son of the founder of the famous Gipsy Kings, Antonico Reyes, are performing exceptional vocals and energetic Latino routines.
VEUVE CLICQUOT CABANA BY THE POOL
For those wanting the most exclusive and luxurious treat, spend your day in the intimacy of ur Cabana by the pool set against the blue azure waters of the lagoon with unlimited Veuve Clicquot served by your Champagne butler, to the sound of the DJ spinning the best chill out music.
Time: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
USD 250 per person
Price subject to 10% service charge and the 12% government tax.
FLAVOURS OF THE OCEAN GRILLS
Set across two pavilions, Javvu has an airy and sophisticated atmosphere. The Mediterranean menu features expansive sea food grills created to suit the most discerning palates, including the health-conscious. The tantalizing menu served in the evening brings together delectable ingredients such as Iberico Ham, caviar and Guillardeau Oysters, while you sit by the al fresco terrace and take in the panoramic views of the lagoon.
Time: 7 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
Get ready for an exciting gastronomic debut at our paradise. Experience the world renowned blend of gastronomy, mixology and music straight out of Raymond Visan’s vision of “Buddha Bar” for the very first time in the Maldives. Be taken by the unique aura which draws its guests into a magical atmosphere just as you step into Buddha- Bar Beach restaurant. The Buddha-Bar Beach a la carte menu is a fabulous culinary invitation to exotic lands of myriad of flavours, with pan Asian and Japanese specialties combined with western influences served family style at the restaurant.
Time: 6:30 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.
This festive season we reveal an epicurean journey of flavours from leading restaurants from around the world paired with a reflection of the chic atmosphere of our island.
One of the many highlights of the season includes the arrival of Buddha-Bar Beach, one of the world’s most recognised restaurant brands, known for its pulsating energy and unforgettable atmosphere attracting a sophisticated set of A-list celebrities.
MIXOLOGY IS AN ART!
Experience the bar’s mixology corner headed by Buddha-Bar worldwide Executive Bar Chef, Matthias Giroud, for creative cocktails, blending Buddha-Bar’s international favourites with local ingredients and flavours, to complement the sophisticated food offering.
"When a guest comes to Buddha-Bar, I want him to enjoy a unique experience and travel to a journey through cocktails featured on the menu"
ENDHERI POOL BAR
The al fresco lifestyle concept, Buddha-Bar Beach, will also take residency at the Endheri Pool Bar offering signature sounds and fabulous “tapasian” food against the backdrop of Villingili’s pristine white beaches. Raise your spirits with the most classic and inventive cocktails made with products that come from the four corners of the world. Relax by the poolside with infinite views of the blue lagoon while our Buddha-Bar mixologists shake up the perfect drink for you all day long. Groove to the resident DJ’s from Buddha-Bar who passionately travel the world looking for increasingly rare musical pieces in order to create an utterly enchanting atmosphere while you soak up the sun.
Time: Buddha-Bar DJ performing
from 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
DJ MARIO FROM BUDDHA-BAR LONDON AND BUDDHA-BAR BEACH MYKONOS AND SANTORINI
You will be able to experience the subtle blend of house and lounge music with the world famous Buddha-Bar DJ Mario, performing at both venues. Mario is one of the most well-known DJ and producer of Greece, who is also the current resident of Buddha-Bar London, and whose tracks are featured on some of the world’s bestselling compilations such as Buddha-Bar, Barrio Latino and many more.