Kurumba is the Maldivian name for a young coconut. Coconut water is a cure for dehydration and also given as a ceremonial gift. While it may not be a miracle cure, it does have many health benefits.
How to Enjoy Coconut Water
- Drink it early morning on an empty stomach: Coconut water contains lauric acid, which helps in boosting your immunity, kick-starting your metabolism.
- Before or after a workout: coconut water is a great natural sports drink that helps in hydrating your body, replenishing the lost electrolytes, helps in fighting fatigue and exhaustion and is one of the best energy boosting drinks.
- Pre and post meals: It is low in calories and easy on the stomach. Drinking coconut water helps in quick digestion and prevents bloating after meals.
It has also traditionally been used to treat dehydration and given as ceremonial gifts. While it may not be a miracle cure, it does have many health benefits.
At Meeru Island Resort & Spa, you can enjoy coconut drinks at the Dhoni Bar beach on Sunday and Hot Rock beach on Wednesdays, freshly plucked from Meeru's coconut trees.