The Maldives are a beautiful set of paradise islands located in the Indian Ocean, just off the coast of Sri Lanka and southern India.
Most travellers to the Maldives, spend their entire holiday lounging on a bed of soft white sand or snorkelling through the azure crystal waters. Visiting the capital city, Male, gives you a unique chance to immerse yourself in local culture.
Male city is known to be the smallest capital in the world, as it has an area of approximately six square kilometres. The population that currently resides in the capital is around 150,000 citizens.
The city is built in a grid pattern; comprising of apartment blocks, offices, shops, travel agencies such as Black Kite Travel. Therefore, if you’re looking to plan your luxury Maldives holidays, you’ll find a number of options to choose from.
What to do
You can visit the National Museum or The President’s palace, pop in to the local fish market, picnic at Sultan Park.
Maldivian food is mostly fish based. Some of the popular dishes to try are Mas huni, Bis keemiya, Huni roshi and many others.
Good to know
Do keep in mind that you are required to be modestly dressed when visiting the capital city. Don’t expect to find any alcohol on the island.
Fritzjames Stephen is a travel writer, who writes content based on the myriad of experiences and indulgences that the world has to offer travellers across all walks of life. Google+