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dining options. The lovely Nahaam Restaurant, for example, is located at
Podium Level 1. It has great beach views, and both al fresco and indoor
dining options. The name ‘Nahaam’ refers to the singer who traditionally
accompanied the crew on pearl diving ships. He would sing soulful
traditional songs as the boats headed off to sea, and joyful chants as they
returned safely home to loved ones. Through his vocal talents, the Nahaam
provided comfort to his colleagues on their sea voyages. And in a similar
way, the international fare and well-known “soul food” favourites at the
restaurant provide pleasure and comfort to its guests.
To us, Nahaam seemed like a gastronomic celebration of life. It has a deep
connection to the sea – expressed in its name and its location equally.
Freshness is key to the dining experience at Nahaam, both in the produce
used and in its proximity to the cooling sea breezes. We relished the relaxed
vibe at Nahaam: as well as couples, it would be perfect for families and
individuals seeking quality time. The atmosphere is both light and lively –
ideal for celebratory occasions with old friends.
Another superb casual restaurant is Rosewater, a luxurious all-day dining
restaurant with views across the ocean and an outdoor terrace. In the Arab
world, rosewater has been offered to visitors as a form of genuine hospitality
for centuries. Its subtle perfume both freshens and provides a warm
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