Things to Do: In and around Male’ City
Whether you're an expat, spending a few days in the city or stopping by on transit to your holiday destination with a few hours to spare, Male' City offers a variety of sights and experiences to keep you entertained and maybe even learn a thing or two about the rich local culture.
The options for hotels, guesthouses and resorts are endless, and for your adventures around the city, location is everything. Award-winning Champa Central Hotel is located on Rah Debai Magu Road, placing you at the centre of all the famous attractions such as the main Majeedhee Magu Road and the lush Sultan Park, as well as major banking facilities.
Pro Tip: Strolling around the entire city can take about an hour. Remember to dress modestly and in comfortable shoes for the stroll and bring cash for any purchases at local stores.
While dining options are just as endless, Champa Central Hotel’s Roof Top Restaurant provides the ideal location to enjoy a delicious a la carte meal or Theme Buffet Dinner with a stunning view of the city.
Pro Tip: In great weather, head to the Roof Top Restaurant at 1830 and order your favourite smoothie or hot beverage and catch the colourful sunset against the city’s landscape.
To discover the rich history and culture of the Maldives, visit the Old National Museum, the National Art Gallery and the National Library near the Sultan Park. The gallery showcases permanent collections from local artists ranging from Islamic items to royal Maldivian dresses and exhibitions. The museum displays both artifacts and handicrafts tracing the country's history while the library features archives of literature to explore.
If you only have 24 hours to spend in Male City, read our blog for a detailed guide on how to enjoy every minute of your transit.
Book your stay at Champa Central Hotel today.
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