Shopping in Maldives is not very significant, yet there are few small street markets in Maldives that can be explored for shopping.
For the sake of shopaholics, here are some of the street shops in Maldives that one must visit:
Male Local Market
Want to buy small souvenirs from your trip to Maldives? This can be the best place to indulge in some street shopping. Situated in Male, the local market is famous for selling small souvenirs to the tourists to make their trip memorable. Wooden made ships or coconut based products are a must buy item from this market. Many even recommend the fresh coconut milk.
This is a perfect stop for purchasing jewels and ornaments. The market is located in the capital of Maldives. It’s the place where one can easily buy items for gifting purposes such as jewels, accessories, garments and electronics. The place bustles with tourists shopping.
A Maldivian trip is incomplete without this place. Make sure, you buy accessories and textile from there! It is famous!
For tourists who love collecting souvenirs, this market is the ideal place. Situated in North Male Atoll, it is the prime market for selling Maldivian craft to the tourist. Items like wooden mats, beautifully crafted sail boats and wooden artwork are the hot selling products of the market.
If you want to buy some of the most exquisite artwork of the Maldivian culture, this place is the ultimate place for you!
Owing to the name, it is the hub of the fish market in the small island nation. As a tourist, you will find a wide range of fishes in the market. It is like the ‘mandi’ where vendors from all across the Archipelago island come together to sell their catch.
Ideal market for fish shopping!