The Maldives might not be a shopper's paradise, but it is excellent for collecting some mementoes.
Male can fulfil your shopping needs as you experience the culture of this idyllic island.
The Male local market introduces you with the vibrancy of the stunning archipelago.
The handicraft sections, local snacks, clothes, toys, and souvenirs of the 'bazaar' are enough to tempt the foreign tourists.
Majeedhee Magu is another one-stop shopping destination.
From accessories, electronic goods, garments to some fantastic cafes, this market can be a threat to your pockets as you would wish to buy everything you see.
Number three is the Island Bazaar which posses the authentic European collection of goods such as fridge magnets, cushions, etc.
And the STO Trade Centre with its second and third floors devoted for souvenirs.
How To Reach Male
The only option to reach Male is by Air. The main airport i.e. Male International Airport (MLE) connects Male with major countries such as China, Dubai, India, and Sri Lanka. There are charter flights coming in from Singapore and Europe.
A free 30-day visa on arrival is issued as soon as you reach the airport. This can be extended to a duration of 90 days with valid proof of enough funds and travel documents.