The stunning island nation of the Maldives has long since been synonymous with paradise, and some of its famed underwater restaurants only add to the magic of it. Read onto find out more.

Ithaa Undersea Restaurant

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Located 16 feet below sea level, the Ithaa Restaurant offers a panoramic 180-degree view of the mesmerizing sea life which can be observed at leisure as one dines on delicious culinary delights. The restaurant also can be booked for special occasions such as weddings.


Subsix is an undersea playground which also happens to be the first underwater nightclub in the islands. The decor is stunning with all the fittings designed to resemble coral, shells, and anemones, with the coral-like chandelier and the cool blue lighting adding a magical aura to the place. The restaurant can be easily reached from most Maldives luxury resorts including the likes of The Residence Maldives by Cenizaro.


The Sea Restaurant offers a fantastic range of fine wines and also happens to be the world’s finest underwater wine cellar. Apart from offering discerning guests a dreamy out of the world experience, it presents a selection of international gourmet cuisines cooked to perfection.

Useful Tips

All of these restaurants have different timings for lunch and dinner, so making sure to check the schedules beforehand is well advised, along with making reservations well ahead of time to ensure a smoother dining experience. The restaurants also have a strict dress code in place so do make sure to dress smartly!

Filled with wanderlust that seeks to explore distant shores and captivated by the colors and vibrancy of exotic cultures, Kanya Mae writes on the beautiful, exciting, and enchanting wonders of the world. She is a writer who not only has a passion for travel, but also has a background in fashion, art and media. Google+