The Maldives is not the first place you would think of when someone says “shopping.” The paradise archipelago is more in line with endless days of sun and surf. But if you want to do some shopping, we have got you covered.
1. Male Local Market
The local market on the main island of Male is a no-brainer. Before you escape to your 5 Star Hotels in Maldives, spend a couple of hours exploring. You will find great gift options, handicrafts and more.
2. Majeedhee Magu
Also located in the capital is Majeedhee Magu, where you need to go if you are looking to purchase everything from electronics to clothes, snacks and groceries. You can also stop by a restaurant for some recuperation.
3. Chaandhanee Magu
The Chaandhanee Magu shopping district is where you go for locally made products such as handicrafts. You will find traditional rugs, miniature dhonis and more.
4. Centro Mall
The Centro Mall is modern and chic. It has some popular restaurants and cafés as well as plenty of shopping for clothes and home appliances.
5. Male International Airport
On your way back from your hotel the likes of Saii Lagoon Maldives you can stop at the Male International Airport for some last-minute shopping. There is a wide selection of duty-free shops and you can get everything from artisanal brews, authentic Maldivian spices, perfumes and more.