Kandima’s World Cocktail Day Delights

Kandima, the epitome of tropical luxury set amidst the azure waters, is poised to make a splash this World Cocktail Day with its exclusive introduction of the esteemed Dilmah Elixir of Tea into its cocktail repertoire.

Collaborating with the illustrious mixologist Dunnimal from The Nautilus Maldives, whose expertise spans continents and whose creative ingenuity knows no bounds, Kandima sets the stage for an unparalleled sensory experience with its array of unique tea-infused concoctions.

Dunnimal’s Exquisite Creations

Dunnimal, with his wealth of knowledge garnered over a decade of traversing the globe’s most esteemed watering holes, has crafted six masterpieces that transcend the ordinary.

Unveiling Kandima's World Cocktail Day Delights

These limited-time libations, aptly named Anything but Ordinary, serve as a testament to Dunnimal’s artistry and passion for pushing the boundaries of mixology.

Each drink is a symphony of flavours, meticulously curated to showcase the delicate nuances of Dilmah Elixir of Tea, resulting in a sensory journey that captivates the palate and ignites the imagination.

A Culinary Adventure

For those yearning for an exotic escapade for the senses, Kandima beckons with its innovative tea-infused libations. Whether you’re a seasoned connoisseur of cocktails or an adventurous spirit seeking new thrills, these creations promise to tantalise and delight in equal measure.

Don’t let this fleeting opportunity slip away; seize the chance to savour the extraordinary offerings crafted by one of the industry’s foremost mixologists this World Cocktail Day, available exclusively on the 13th and 14th of May, 2023.

Embark on a journey of indulgence at Kandima’s three signature bars, where each sip is a revelation.

Forbidden Bar

Step into a realm of exotic delights at the Forbidden Bar, where the fusion of East and West finds its expression in Duni’s inspired concoctions. The Forbidden Lychee Martini beckons with its tantalising blend of fragrant lychee, premium vodka, vermouth, and a subtle infusion of Ceylon tea, transporting the imbiber to distant shores with every sip.

Unveiling Kandima's World Cocktail Day Delights

Meanwhile, the Hainan Rose enchants with its delicate balance of Dilmah Elixir of Ceylon tea rose and vanilla elixir, accompanied by whispers of rosemary and vanilla, creating a sensory symphony that harmonises perfectly with the culinary offerings of Food at Sea Dragon.


For those craving a touch of drama with their libations, the Smoked bar offers an experience unlike any other. The Smoked Whiskey Sour takes centre stage, marrying the rich complexity of Dilmah Elixir of Ceylon tea with the tartness of lemon and lime, all enveloped in a veil of theatrical smoke that dances tantalisingly around the glass.

Meanwhile, the Bourbon Peach Smash delights the senses with its harmonious blend of sweet and sour, elevated by the essence of Ceylon black tea, peach, and citrus, promising a symphony of flavours that lingers long after the last sip.

Breeze Bar

As the sun dips below the horizon, the Breeze Bar beckons with its refreshing offerings, each designed to whisk you away on a journey of blissful indulgence. The K’icked up Mango Iced Tea offers a cool respite from the tropical heat, blending crushed ice, mango-infused iced tea, and a hint of vodka in a concoction that is as refreshing as it is invigorating.

Unveiling Kandima's World Cocktail Day Delights

Meanwhile, the Strawberry & Lychee Fizz enchants with its effervescent charm, marrying the delicate sweetness of prosecco with hints of lychee, strawberry, and mint, evoking memories of lazy summer evenings spent in good company.

Finally, the Spiced Margarita offers a tantalising twist on a classic favourite, infusing the bold flavours of Dilmah Elixir of Ceylon lemon and lime with a fiery kick of chillies from Kandima’s very own Fresh Lab, promising a sensory experience that is as bold as it is unforgettable.


In conclusion, Kandima’s exclusive Dilmah Elixir of Tea cocktails herald a new era of indulgence and sophistication, where every sip is a celebration of artistry and innovation.

Whether you find yourself drawn to the exotic allure of the Forbidden Bar, the dramatic flair of Smoked, or the refreshing charm of Breeze Bar, one thing is certain: these libations are Anything but Ordinary.

So, raise a glass and toast to the finer things in life this World Cocktail Day, as Kandima invites you to embark on a journey of flavour and discovery that is as unforgettable as it is extraordinary.

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