The Maldives, officially the Republic of Maldives, is a small island nation in South Asia, located in the Arabian Sea of the Indian Ocean. It lies southwest of Sri Lanka and India, about 1,000 kilometres from the Asian continent. Known for its vibrant beaches and gorgeous landscape, the Maldives are the perfect island get-away.

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Curated By Local Artists

artist guide
Maldives
FlatMelon
FlatMelon bring soul music alive with tasteful renditions of classic favorites. Covering a wide range of artists, including Prince, Childish Gambino and Bob Marley, the group showcases their talents and ensures that there's a taste of something for everyone. 
artist guide
Maldives
SKYROCK
SkyRock was formed on the 5th of December in 2017. It didn’t take much time for the band to be named among the top bands in the Maldivian music industry. The band includes Mira, one...
artist guide
Maldives
Unoosha
One the biggest acts to come out of the Maldives, Unoosha is known for her powerful voice, has won various prestigious awards, and has a large dedicated fanbase.
vibe manager
Maldives
Bill McKenzie – Vibe Manager
Meet Bill McKenzie the Vibe Manager for Hard Rock Maldives.

Maldives

Area Guide of Things to do

bar
Cafe Del Mar

” My favorite bar is at Cafe Del Mar. I love the Mediterranean Collins cocktail. (Maldives local city does not have any alcohol as it is a muslim country. Only resort islands can serve alcohol.)” – Bill  McKenize

Crossroads Maldives, H. Sonary 4th floor, Boduthakurufaanu magu Male, 20006, Maldives
venue
Alimas Carnival Stage

“My favorite venue to see a show is Alimas Carnival Stage.” – Bill McKenzie, Vibe Manager

Boduthakurufaanu Magu, Malé, Maldives
outdoors
Henveiru Artificial Beach

“The Henveiru Artificial Beach holds regular surfing competitions that are free to watch!” – Bill McKenzie, Vibe Manager

Artificial Beach, Malé, Maldives
outdoors
Ooredoo Color Run

“The Ooredoo Color Run is a 5-kilometer fun-run with local bands playing at checkpoints every kilometer. It’s a great day out for families and friends.” – Bill McKenzie, Vibe Manager

Malé, Maldives
shopping
Toddy

“My favorite local boutique is Toddy. All items feature local designs complete with stories that teach about the culture of Maldives.” – Bill McKenzie, Vibe Manager

STO Trade Centre, 2nd Floor, Orchid Magu, Malé 20188, Maldives
coffee
Meraki Coffee Roasters

“Best cup of coffee can be found at Meraki Coffee Roasters – I get their nitro cold brew.” – Bill McKenzie, Vibe Manager

G. Blue Stream, Husnuheena Magu, Male', 20116, Maldives
landmark
Hulhumalé

“My favorite neighborhood in the Maldives is Hulhumale City. Because this city is full of parks, greenery, awesome cafes, beaches, hotels and it has water sports too.” – Unoosha

Hulhumale, Malé, Maldives
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theater
Olympus Cinema

“My favorite venue to see a show is at Olympus theatre (Olympus Cinema)!” – Unoosha

Majeedhee Magu Rd, Malé, Maldives
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shopping
Lucid Dream

“Lucid Dream has so many unique and quality collections.” – Unoosha

Malé, Maldives
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coffee
Bread Matters

“I recommend the Caffe latte from Bread Matters. Smoothest latte that you can get.” – Unoosha

#21, Centro Mall (Ground Floor), Huvandhumaa Hingun, Hulhumalé, Maldives
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coffee
The Civil Coffee Society

“It’s gotta be Civil Coffee Society. Our favorites are Long black and Cold Brew. Civil Coffee because they were the first to offer speciality coffee to the Maldives. And till now there taste has not changed.” – Flat Melon

Male Fareedhee Magu Malé, Malé 20192, Maldives
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bar
SeaHouse Cafe’

“It’s open 24 hours and a cool environment” – SKY ROCK

“…the only cafe open after midnight.” – Flat Melon

“I recommend Seahouse cafe because it’s the only cafe open 24 hours.” – Unoosha

Dhathuruvehi 3, Boduthakurufaanu Magu, Malé, Maldives
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