Everyone loves travelling to exotic destinations. But more often than not, they become so busy exploring the tourist spots that they forget to experience the local lifestyle. This is especially true when it comes to a country such as the Maldives, due to the luxury resorts they offer. That is where this guide comes in, because, it is going to tell you all you need to know to immerse yourselves in the local culture.
Play Some Football
When staying at a Maldives all inclusive resort, it is easy to engage in the activities offered by the resort. But football is one of the most popular games in Maldives and locals are often caught playing this sport. Therefore, make sure to either visit a local football field or even the beach to play beach football with the locals.
Learning a new language is never an easy task, but it is never challenging to learn a few phrases. When staying at a property such as the VARU by Atmosphere, make sure to ask the staff to teach you some local phrases.
‘Hedikaa’, also known as short eats, are popular snacks that are normally consumed with a cup of tea. You can easily find the most popular hedikaa at the teahouses situated across the islands.
Go for a Bicycle Ride
The best way to explore the neighbourhoods like a local is to travel on a bicycle.