Male is the capital city of the Maldives, but unfortunately most visitors to these beautiful islands simply treat it as a transit point, passing through on the way to their resort.
Male is an island itself, and though small enough to walk around in slightly more than an hour, it is packed full of interesting sights to see and things to do.
If you are planning a Maldives vacation be sure to ask whether your resort organises day trip excursions to Male. Here are some of the things you will be able to see during a visit to the capital city.
You might prefer to spend a couple of days exploring the capital city of the Maldives. There are many hotels and guest houses to choose from and you should be able to find something in your price range. You can enjoy an evening meal at one of the many restaurants serving cuisines from Thai and Indian to American and Italian.