The Maldives is one of the most breathtaking tourist destinations in the world. Although the primary attraction of the Maldives is its stunning coastal features, it is not that bad a place for shopping.
Located in Majedhee Magu, the Agora shopping complex is possibly the most famous shopping attraction in Male. This large shopping complex has hundreds of items ranging from the latest electronic gadgets to the fresh produce. The Agora offers a pleasant shopping experience, as its interior is spacious and it is manned by friendly staff. Among the many things you can find at Agora are electronic devices, household appliances, perfumes, jewelry, cosmetics, chocolates and candy, and all manner of other supplies. You can pay in either the local currency or US Dollars. Thus, if you are looking for a convenient store to shop at, look no further than Agora.
Located on the Kurumba Island is the Nala Boutique. The Nala Boutique is one of the most reputed stores in the whole of Maldives for the simple reason that it sells some of the most creative Maldivian items that you will ever come across. The shop has a large number of clothing of typical Maldivian fashion, as well as an assortment of ornaments, fashion accessories, collectibles, and souvenirs. It is a great place to witness Maldivian creativity. The prices of the goods a bit on the high side, but rest assured, your purchases will be worth it.
As its name suggests, the STO Trading Centre is a large centre devoted to buying and selling items. The STO Trading Centre is found on Orchard Magu and is one of the most popular locations to visit if you are looking for a typical Maldivian shopping experience. The trading centre's largest store is a bustling supermarket, while the rest of the market space is filled with stores and stalls by vendors selling all manner of items ranging from fancy collectibles to cheap accessories to cool souvenirs. Thus, if you are staying in Maldives villas like the ones offered by Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives, and want to experience a shopping excursion head over to the STO Trading Centre.
Majeedhee Magu is a road off the main road in Male which is devoted to shopping. This road is dotted on either side by plenty of stores that have all manner of items. You can buy fashion items, electronics, second-hand goods and souvenirs here. The large number of shops means that you will get to browse through a large number of items, and it also means that the prices are extremely competitive. So make sure you are on the lookout for deals and bargains.
Many tourists who have visited the Maldives before will know that Maldivian souvenirs are a thing of beauty. Thus, there is a high demand for souvenirs in the Maldives. If you are on the lookout for Maldivian souvenirs the one place you have to visit is Chaandanee Magu. This road in Male is lined with traditional souvenir makers who will offer you traditional Maldivian souvenirs at the best prices. These high quality souvenirs will be the perfect memento of your days in the sun in the Maldives. Make sure you check out the beautiful woven mats, traditional Maldivian masks and woodwork, and of course, the intricate and stunning traditional Madivian dhoni.