Conrad Maldives Rangali Island Dining Voted Best in World

01 August 2017

Conrad Maldives Rangali Island was the shining star at the annual World Luxury Restaurant Awards, held in Hanoi, Vietnam in July 2017. The resort swept the evening with an astounding 22 awards, the most awards won by a single hotel / resort in the history of the awards.

In recognition of the resort’s outstanding food and beverage offerings, Conrad Maldives Rangali Island was awarded the evening’s grand award for Ithaa Undersea Restaurant named Global Restaurant of the Year an award previously held by Jahn at Conrad Koh Samui. 



“We are honoured to be awarded the overall global restaurant of the year and subsequent 21 accolades by the World Luxury Restaurant Awards. These awards are a testament to what we deliver our guests every day; the most unique and inspired dining experiences in the Maldives and Indian Ocean.” said Stefano Ruzza, general manager of Conrad Maldives Rangali Island.
“Our team is committed to delivering the highest level of excellence, ensuring our guests experience world-class cuisine at each of our restaurants and bars. For our resort team the recognition from the World Luxury Restaurant awards, tourism professionals and guests worldwide lends encouragement to continually deliver the best for our guests each day.”

Consistently recognised globally for its exceptional food and beverage offerings at its 12 restaurants and bars, Conrad Maldives Rangali Island is a true gourmand’s delight, providing an array of international cuisines in a truly inspired setting. Conrad Maldives is world renowned for setting benchmarks in resort dining in the Maldives, being the first to create an undersea restaurant, Ithaa, the first to build an underground wine cellar, the first to establish a cheese bar, and the first authentic Chinese restaurant Ufaa, spearheaded by award-winning Chinese chef Jereme Leung.



Over 100,000 votes were cast for 1,000 entrants in 78 categories; the World Luxury Restaurant Awards recognises restaurants across the globe for their culinary excellence and memorable experiences, as well as assessing the quality of the atmosphere and service. The awards aim to provide luxury restaurants with increased recognition, as well as introduce them to potential new guests, both local and international. Votes come from both guests and industry experts, thus providing a balanced and unbiased outcome based on the food experience as a whole.

Conrad Maldives Rangali Island is thrilled to add these awards to its growing list of accolades. The resort ‘s commitment to excellence was recently recognised at the World Travel Awards held in July 2017 where it was recognised Maldives’ Leading Luxury Hotel Villa for the Sunset Water Villa. The awards were voted for by travel and tourism professionals worldwide and recognise hotel leaders across the globe.

Conrad Maldives Rangali Island offers the popular Conrad Concierge mobile app, which gives global luxury travelers the ability to customize details of their hotel stay before, during, and after each visit via a smartphone or tablet. Whether it’s pre-selecting bath amenities or checking in while in-transit from the airport, guests can access a variety of features by using the app. 

Conrad Maldives Rangali Island also participates in Hilton HHonors®, the only guest loyalty program where guests who book directly through www.conradhotels.com have access to benefits including the digital Conrad Concierge app and complimentary Wi-Fi at 30  Conrad hotels.