Vakkaru Maldives Launches Jungle Cinema and Anguru Teppanyaki – Maldives Digital Tour



There’s at all times one thing thrilling happening at Vakkaru Maldives. In time for the festive season, the timeless island sanctuary within the pristine Baa Atoll has additional enhanced its visitor expertise by including two new thrilling choices – Jungle Cinema and Anguru Teppanyaki restaurant.

The Jungle Cinema actually lives as much as its title. It’s situated in a non-public spot within the centre of the island and is surrounded by lush tropical vegetation. It seats as much as 10 folks and is good for a household, a small group of pals, or a romantic film date evening for a pair. There’s a vast collection of film genres to select from, and two screenings are potential each evening – the primary one at 7.30 pm and the second from 9.30 pm onwards. A personal film screening within the Jungle Cinema contains free-flow mushy drinks and popcorn, whereas for a extra elaborate evening out, friends may go for a film evening that features a set menu dinner.

Complementing Vakkaru’s thrilling dine-around journey, Anguru, the brand new teppanyaki restaurant and the resort’s sixth meals and beverage outlet, is a deliciously interactive eating expertise. Within the outdated days, coconut shells had been used for hearth and cooking within the conventional Maldivian kitchen. The by-product was “coconut shell charcoal” or “anguru’ within the Dhivehi language that’s then used for barbecues. The restaurant’s title additionally celebrates the island’s heritage as a coconut plantation, which continues to be house to 2,300 bushes in the present day.

The restaurant, housed in a gazebo with a thatched roof close to the principle pool, lets diners watch the proficient cooks slice, cube and sear proper earlier than their eyes. Open for lunch and dinner, Anguru can seat 10 diners and serves an a la carte menu for lunch and set menus for dinner. The a la carte menu affords a luxurious collection of sushi, maki rolls, nigiri and sashimi to begin the meal. For mains, diners can choose from a variety of premium meats and contemporary seafood, together with Australian Wagyu, Angus beef, Maldivian Grade A tuna, Scottish Salmon, and Maldivian lobster. Mains are all accompanied by miso soup, teppanyaki grilled greens, Japanese pickles and signature Japanese fried rice. Flambe pineapple and ice cream full of batter-fried profiteroles are a number of the desserts on provide.

Set menus such because the Sundown Aptitude and Ocean Delight embody sushi, sashimi, soups, mains and desserts. The extravagant Surf & Turf set begins with a seafood soup, assorted sushi, lobster popcorn, pineapple and Malibu sorbet. Subsequent, the mains are contemporary Maldivian lobster and Tajima Wagyu beef MB, pan-seared foie gras, child greens, and vegetable fried rice. Lastly, the orange macerated flambé crepes deliver a candy finish to the meal.

Talking concerning the new visitor experiences, Iain McCormack, Common Supervisor of Vakkaru Maldives, stated: “All our friends are developed, luxurious travellers. And at Vakkaru, we’re at all times in search of methods to enhance and elevate the experiences we provide to match and exceed their expectations. Consequently, each Jungle Cinema and the Anguru Teppanyaki restaurant have been refined with singular consideration to element to ship distinctive, distinctive moments to our friends.”

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