The Maldives is known for its rich artistic heritage which is very much apparent in the traditional arts & crafts of the country. Those staying at luxurious Maldives hotels such as Adaaran Meedhupparu can enjoy the other aspects of this island nation such as water sports, exotic cuisine and more. This resort in Maldives also organises excursions to islands where you can visit a traditional village, offering a whole new perspective on local life.
When it comes to Maldives arts & crafts, there is a wide variety of items to choose from including woven mats, items made from coconuts, lacquer ware and traditional jewellery that have utilised pearls. You will also find specially made household items which have a unique artistic touch about them such as spoons made from coconut shells. Mats made from woven reeds, woven leaf baskets and lampshades that have been created by using dried coconut palms are amongst the other Maldivian arts & crafts that are well worth buying as souvenirs or mementos of your holiday.
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