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The Underwater Restaurant at Hurawalhi Maldives. The 5.8

Welcome at 5.8 meters below the sea, inside the world’s largest all-glass undersea restaurant at Hurawalhi Maldives

The Underwater Restaurant at Hurawalhi Maldives. The 5.8
The underwater restaurant in Maldives Hurawalhi 5.8. Courtesy Hurawalhi Maldives

The search for the elusive gastronomical heaven appears to be over : the spectacular 5.8 underwater restaurant dazzles and delights diners with a multi-course tasting extravaganza, garnished with a state-of-the-art location.

The restaurant has panoramic views from he dome shaped restaurant entirely made with glass walls and ceiling offering a almost 360 views on the lagoon and hundreds of sea creatures.

A sunken Dhoni ornates the landscape, reminding of accessories put in home aquarium.

The underwater restaurant in Maldives Hurawalhi 5.8. The space inside has been designed for intimate conversations
5.8 sunken Dhoni. Courtesy Hurawalhi Maldives

5.8 underwater restaurant viewed from the sky at the foreground of the photo

5.8 restaurant is accessible via the resort’s jetty and down a spiral staircase going into the reef below.

The underwater restaurant in Maldives Hurawalhi 5.8 viewed from the sky at the foreground of this aerial view. Courtesy Hurawalhi Maldives

5.8 is as much a fine dining culinary delight as it is an extraordinary design masterpiece – paired, you can sate your appetite and dive into the pleasure of having a view that but a few restaurants in the world afford.

The space inside 5.8 has been designed for intimate conversations, accommodating no more than 10 couples.

Dress code in 5.8 Undersea Restaurant is smart casual and barefoot !

The restaurant is a barefoot venue and all guests are required to take off their footwear at the entrance of the restaurant.

Dresscode at Underwater at restaurant 5.8 Hurawalhi Maldives. Come Barefoot !
Cool Dresscode at 5.8 : Barefoot !. Courtesy Hurawalhi Maldives

Can you experience the underwater venture if you stay somewhere else than Hurawalhi ?

If you will be staying at another Resort and want to try this experience, you will have to contact Hurawalhi for an enquiry.

Is it possible to visit 5.8 Restaurant without dining ?

No. If you want to visit it, you will have to book a meal or an event.

DRESS CODE : Casual and Barefoot Policy
Cuisine : Seafood, European, International, Fusion

Special events can be hosted at 5.8 such as Wedding, Meetings or Yoga & Meditation

Wedding Underwater at restaurant 5.8 Hurawalhi Maldives

At Hurawalhi you can also consider celebrating your relationship by renewing your wedding vows 5.8 meters below the sea, inside the restaurant.
The 5.8 meters below the glittering ocean offers a remarkable opportunity to express your deep love for one another in a way that will surely set your hearts racing.

The resort will plan your day to perfection: from bridal make up, floral bouquet, cake and sparkling wine to any unique touches you may wish to add.
Just so you know, no matter what time of the day you choose for the occasion, spectators from the nearby reef are always in their hundreds!

Wedding Underwater at restaurant 5.8 Hurawalhi Maldives. Courtesy Hurawalhi Maldives

Meditation and Yoga Underwater at restaurant 5.8 Hurawalhi Maldives

Hurawalhi’s 5.8 Undersea Restaurant organizes meditation sessions with their very own meditation guru and yogi, Sojeesh.
Under Sojeesh’s guidance, you will undoubtedly fill your mind space with the serenity of the sea and breathe in the calming power of the blue.
1-hour guided meditation sessions take place every first Tuesday of the month at 8.00 am. Price: $95 per person. A minimum attendance of 4 is required.

Lately, Vinyasa Yoga classes were organised during a short period by a renowned teacher.

Meditation Underwater at restaurant 5.8 Hurawalhi Maldives
Meditation Underwater at restaurant 5.8 Hurawalhi Maldives. Courtesy Hurawalhi Maldives

The first underwater Board meeting was held at 5.8 undersea restaurant for Trans Maldivian Airways

The underwater restaurant in Maldives Hurawalhi 5.8 turned into a meeting room for TMA. Courtesy Hurawalhi Maldives

The Restaurant is also available for a Private Champagne Breakfast upon request.

5.8 underwater restaurant prices

Prices start at 225 USD per person for a 5-course Lunch.
Dinners start at 280 USD per person for a 7-course menu

Menu at 5.8 underwater restaurant.

5-course Lunch

– seasoned wakame – wasabi sorbet – avocado puree

– scallop ceviche – pickled zucchini- prawn coconut bisque – wasabi avocado mousse

– lobster bisque with lobster confit – fennel & vanilla bean foam

– lobster claw emulsion beurre blanc – smoked trout beet ravioli –
cucumber yuzu & galangal foam – truffle caviar


– truffle almandine herbed pommes – asparagus spears – baby carrots – truffle jus

– cocoa cracker soil – mango ganache – coconut ice cream –
– rolled mango – wild berries – honeycomb tuile –

The world’s largest all-glass undersea restaurant, 5.8 at Hurawalhi Maldives. Courtesy Hurawalhi Maldives

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About Hurawalhi Maldives

Hurawalhi Maldives is located in Lhaviyani Atoll and opened in December 2016.

Set on a private island in Lhaviyani Atoll, Hurawalhi is surrounded by a beautiful lagoon, an excellent house reef and long stretches of white, sandy beach.
The Resort boasts only 90 private, comfortable, spacious villas with or without a pool located on the beach or overwater.

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Designed in a Cool and contemporary fashion, Hurawalhi has 3 restaurants and bars and offers the possibility to take a generous all-inclusive plan.

Hurawalhi has an ‘adults-only’ policy, with only children aged 15 and over. Teens are welcome and will find plenty of activities

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About The Author

I am Rozenn, Dreaming of Maldives writer and editor. Sakis, my partner in life, is the photograher behind most of the images you will see here. We travel to the Maldives several times a year for journeys that can vary from 1 week to several months. We created Dreaming of Maldives “The Blog” as an extension of the webite of the same name to make you discover the Maldives in the most complete and different way as possible. This blog is a place to dream. It is mainly aimed to share with you our long time experience and Emotions of travelling in the marvelous and so unique Maldives… PLEASE ...NEVER STOP DREAMING . Dreamfully Yours. Rozenn. Carpe Diem.

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