Cocktail O’Clock at Kuredu
When you’re on holiday, nothing goes together with a tropical sunset better than a cocktail and Kuredu Resort Maldives has a favourite for everyone. Kuredu’s various bars dotted around the island create the resort’s trendy bar scene, they each offer unique settings with their own unique cocktail menu that includes signature cocktails, location specials, classics, frozen cocktails and mocktails too. The array available at each bar is perfect for discovering new locations and new flavours – all you have to do is find your happy place and enjoy!
When the sun is shining, and the water is sparkling, head to the Pool Bar for an impressive array of cocktails including the Pool Bar signature cocktail ‘OCEAN BLUE’ – Vodka, Blue Curacao, Fresh Lime Juice, Lime Leaf, Homemade Lime Syrup. Escape the hot sun under the shade of the palms an sip a frozen cocktail or, if you prefer to go alcohol free until sundown, there are cocktails too!
Sangu Bar, close to Kuredu’s iconic sandbank, is perfect for lazing away sunny afternoons or as a refreshment stop during a walk around the island; Sunsets here are glorious and never fail to be loved on Instagram. The signature cocktail for Sangu is ‘COCO PANDAN’ – Rum, Malibu, Homemade Coconut Syrup, Pandan Juice, Vodka, Whipping Cream, perfect as your sundowner.
At the opposite end of the island, where the sun rises and the uninterrupted ocean views seem to go on forever, is ‘O’ Bar where the sunrises and the evenings can be spent gazing at the mesmerising blanket of stars overhead. Wish upon a shooting star and celebrate with the signature cocktail, ‘O FOREST’ – Gin Infused Matcha, Lime Leaf, Lime Juice.
A stroll to the end of Kuredu’s jetty will bring you the delights of Sai Kotari, another incredible view of the sunset awaits, and after darkness falls, it’s a great place to watch nurse sharks and rays as they swim around the underwater lights whilst searching for their next meal. The signature cocktail here is ‘SECRET PURPLE’ – Tanqueray, Cherry Brandy, Homemade Ginger Citrus Syrup, Homemade Butterfly Red Tea, Tonic.
The place to be on Friday nights is Babuna Bar where the White Party rocks the island, it’s also where the islands evening entertainment events take place so if you like to be part of the action, head to the bar and order a ‘BABUNA SPRITZ’ – Sparkling Wine, Chamomile & Lavender Leaf, Elder Flower, Rosemary, Mint Leaf, the bar’s signature cocktail.
If a quiet evening drink is more to your liking, Akiri Bar deck, lit by candles, is a romantic setting by night but also a lovely option for the afternoons where you can watch the watersports action and even join in a game of beach volleyball. All of these things are better with a cocktail in your hand (apart from playing beach volleyball of course!), and the ‘AKIRI SUNSET’ made with Tanqueray Gin, Lemongrass, Basil Leaf and Sour Mix, is delicious.
Whether you prefer your cocktails shaken not stirred, sweet or sour, colourful or frozen, you’ll one you love at Kuredu.