The Maldives is an internationally acclaimed vacation spot nestled in the warm embrace of the pristine Indian Ocean, and it is home to some fantastic beach fronts and crystal waterscapes ripe for exploration. However, many forget that the Maldives is a proud and diverse nation with a rich cultural endowment drawing influences from India, Africa and Sri Lanka to name a few. Visitors won’t find a shortage of Maldives resorts to truly savour the variety of local flavours that makes the Maldives so special. For an unforgettable experience at one of the fine luxury hotels Maldives offers discerning travellers, sample the tropical delights courtesy of the Kurumba Maldives. During a visit here, one must experience the cultural flavours afforded by Male, the lively capital city that is home to a vibrant array of delights that must be experienced firsthand by curious tourists. Visit some of the local markets for a glimpse into local livelihoods. The famous Maldives local market offers everything from fresh fruits and vegetables for when you’re feeling like a sweet mango or juicy pineapple, to bottles of homemade jams and chutneys to add a dash of tropical flavor to your culinary adventures.
In addition, you can discover an intriguing array of local handicrafts that would make ideal gifts to take home or to simply treat yourself to a handmade bag or a wooden sculpture featuring the local wildlife. An excursion into the Maldives Fish Market is bound to be unforgettable; if you visit early enough, you’ll be able to see the local fishermen bearing their first catches of the day and marvel at the array of fresh marine life about to grace your table this evening or in the next few days. A truly unique experience awaits at the local markets in the city, so pay them a visit to enhance a vacation on the islands!