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Five places to go shopping in Maldives –Tips for the best shopping experience in Maldives

Some insider tips for you to make your shopping experience in Maldives even more exciting. Shop for retail clothing, souvenirs, unique gifts and collectibles at malls, local markets or specialty shops.


Shop for souvenirs

The best place for the best of the souvenirs in the Maldives is the local market. With prices lower than any other place in the island, the savings-minded traveller can find the best bargains here that best fits their budget. With everything under the sun, Agora shopping mall is a great place for the cheap little buys. If you desire a vacation planned exclusively around shopping and indulgence, consider accommodation options such as Maafushivaru Maldives. Easy to island hop, Maldives provides the enthusiastic travellers options to transfer themselves in between the islands.


The best shopping malls

Something you should not exclude from your shopping guide in Maldives is its wide range of modern shopping malls. From jewellery, cosmetics, apparels to electronic items, handicraft items and food, these malls are dotted all over the atolls to entice the travellers visiting the exotic East. Check out the trendy handbags, watches or perfumes at the "Madjeedhee Magu" shopping centre. Located on the main road in the island, "Madjeedhee Magu" is the nucleus of that exciting shopping experience in Maldives. Ensure that you consider a holiday resort in Maldives for accommodation that is within reach of these shopping centres.


Shop for Precious Gems

If precious gems are what you are looking for, visit the Sun Island for the ornate handmade rings, necklaces, bracelets and other jewellery. Although expensive, this jewellery will make wonderful gifts for significant loved ones. From individual gemstones to other varieties of jewellery imaginable, this fancy little shop will offer you incredible bargains.


Maafushi Island Shopping

Another stop when you are island hopping in Maldives, Maafushi Island is full of surprises. With much less expensive prices, you can find items like fruits, drinks, snacks, cosmetics, clothes, jewellery and souvenirs. Visit the "Haeeree Hingun", the main road of the island, where the most of the shops are located. Hop on to the regular ferry to Maafushi with your shopping list for that exotic shopping experience.


High-end shopping

If you wish to blend into the range of chic shopping spots in the heart of Maldives, shopping in Male is the ideal suggestion for you. Extensive arrays of products, in all ranges of prices are available in the shops dotted along the buzzing streets of Male. Designer goods with reputed brands such as Givenchy, Chanel, Balenciaga, Louis Vuitton and many others in leather, polyester, cotton, velvet and silk wear are available in these stores. Apart from clothing, these shops also specialize in electronic equipment in renowned brands such as Nikon, Canon Ericsson, Samsun, Phillips, and Panasonic among many other brands. One of the most renowned shopping centres any tourist visiting Maldives will not miss is and "Chaandanee Magu". A commercial hub that features branded imported items in a copious range of product varieties; "Chaandanee Magu" has been able to beckon the shopping hedonists visiting the Maldives. In the cosy, pleasurable weather of Maldives, stroll down the streets of Maldives through the stalls that calls out to the enthusiastic shopper in you.