Maldives Nightlife

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Maldives Nightlife

  • Nothing Much

    There is not a lot of night life to when you are in the maldives, all of it would depend on the program the islands will set, some island many have an indoor disc, some organize live bands and crab racing

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  • Cocktails before a meal

    Whilst we were there on an all-inclusive holiday there was a cocktail happy hour from 6-7pm the drawback was it was not included with the AI option however the cocktails wern't over priced as you got 2 for 1 during happy hour.

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  • world news

    The only night-life you will encounter is the ancient redifusion telly high up in a corner of the hotel bar/restaurant. offering on a good day the olde world news. The local inhabitants come across from nearby island to entertain you with local music. No disco's or loud music. Only mother nature to amuse and befriend you. Beware when out walking in...

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  • A little bit of local folklore

    Once a week is organized a live show of local folklore.Local people dance and sing their traditionl songs.There is a traditional Bodu-Beru "concert" - Bodu-Beru means "big drum" and they play it with enthusiasm! In such occasion even the resort's guests wear the traditional pareo - both men and women! Very nice to see - hihihi!

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  • Romantic dinner at the beach

    Once in our holidays I wanted to have a special evening, so I reserved a romantic dinner at the beach especially for the two of us.It is easily done, just ask at the reception or your waiter and tell them when you want to have it (at least 24 hours before).I had the possibilty to choose from three versions:- The cheapest one would be a selection...

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  • Cocktail at sunset

    Yes, the Maldives are a muslimic country and as such they do not drink alcohol - nor are you allowed to bring alcohol with you, when you enter. If you do and they catch you, they will at least take it away from you (I saw that happen).On the island itself that is not a theme. You can drink as much alcohol as you like - from the cocktails they...

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  • Star Gazing

    There is no nightlife to speak of, just wonderful sipping cocktails and watching the stars appear in the navy blue sky.Just being with your loved one should be enough. If it's not, go to a much bigger island! Very relaxed - as long as you are not wearing your swimwear. Just shorts and a strappy vest or t-shirt for fellas is enough. Don't even need...

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  • Nightlife in the Maldives

    There's no "party nightlife" in the Maldives, outside the water you can only find silence and tranquility ;-) ... so if you dont do night diving, just relax, take a walk on the beach and look at the sunset colouring the water with unforgettable colours, drink a nice cocktail, enjoy the magnifiscient view of the moon and the stars in the Maldivian...

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  • Veligandu bar

    Veligandu island has one bar, which is linked to the restaurant.It has the obligatory maldives sand floor and appears to serve most drinks you could need.Each night a different activity is arranged, dive video, movie, crab racing, disco etc bare feet and whatever, afterall this is the maldives.........

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  • Night life is pretty quiet

    Don't go to the Maldives if you want to enjoy the night life.There is only one Bar at Hakuraa and most other islands.This type of Holiday is for relaxing, talking, people watching, star gazing and not much else. The events of the fortnight included a singer, a crab race and bingo and local drummers. You don't need to dress to impress here anything...

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  • SUNSET

    Not too much goes on in the resorts at night. You could settle for the fashion show, the Disco, or the nightly movie. And you could also forget all that and go for a romantic stroll along the beach and enjoys nature's beauty. You did not travel half way around the world to the garden paradise of the universe to see what is going on in the bar with...

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  • Fisherman's Bar

    Everyday the resort would have different night life activity for those that needs a night life in Maldives. They would post up a notice to tell you the day's and tomorrow's activity. Nightlife varies from karaoke,disco.. etc.. I dont know how the response is, cos my nightlife is sleeping after dinner. : )

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  • Crabs galore

    If you think it is romantic to walk down the beach at night, think again! Crabs in all sizes come out at night, so not good idea to walk by the beach at night. Your girlfriend/wife will be screaming her head and jumping up and down... but if that sounds fun to you, then head to to the beach after dinner

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  • CRAB RACING

    Every Saturday night is crab-racing! You pay $5 for your crab and cross your fingers... 50 Hermit crabs are selected from around the island a number is drawn on their shells and they are placed, 10 at a time in a drawn circle on a board. They are released and the first to reach the outer circle is the winner of that heat. The 5 heat winners then...

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  • Anyone have gambling habits?

    Once a week at the Mekuunu Bar, they hold the crab racing competition. The crabs are hermit crabs in shells.Each crab has a number on their back, and you pick out a number. When your crab is about to race, you put it in the centre circle with a glass over it, and then when it begins, you raise the glass. The first crab to get out of the outter...

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  • Night Time Entertainment

    At night at Sun Island, well, from about 6:30 onwards, everybody seems to gather around the same area of the resort. This is mainly the restaurant, and then the main bar. It gets dark about 7pm on Sun Island. And after that, the only place where there is lively entertainment is the main bar. Everynight, a different sort of event is lined up. From...

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  • Nightime Watching the world go by

    Good way to spend the evening is to take a seat at the bar and watch the sun set. Amazing experience, and one not to miss if you are in the maldives, although they happen quite quickly.

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  • Magic show

    The island regularly organises various night activities from night fishing to movies to magic shows. Whether you're young old, you ought to find the magic show quite funny and memorable. Do join in on all the interactive fun add a magical moment to your memories of the Maldives! Relax.... it's the Maldives! :-)

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  • Kurumba Bar

    Night time is quiet on Kurumba, after eating the bar is the only place to go to, apart from a kareoke bar (which we ended up in one eve with my friend who works with monarch airlines who had a stop over!) however, other than that, the main bar has live music each evening, a staff show once a week, but it is relaxing and if you sit by the lit up...

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  • Not much!

    Most Maldivian hotel islands are about rest & relaxtion. There are a few that are known to be a bit more lively, (Kuredu springs to mind) and if your travel agent is any good, they will tell which ones.Overall, I owuld not recommend this destination for someone looking for fun all day everyday.On our trip, we were usually the last guests in the...

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  • Evening themes

    There are quite a variety of things happening in the evening. There is a Maldivian evening with Maldivian BBQ food and then lots of drumming and singing for an hour or so with the entertainers dancing with guests. There is also a beach party once a week with the resident one legged heron showing up and lots of lights and a big fire. Sunset drinks...

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  • not much nightlife

    they had a disco ,live bands, but we didnt see much of that ,we sat by the sea and watched the sun going down , the best sunset going

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  • Not really a nightlife spot!

    There's no real nightlife on the island...There's one bar and that's it. They do organize some kind of entertainment like a crab-race, a magician etc, but usually lights go out at 10pm.

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  • Maldivian Beaches & night life

    During night time, many lovebirds like to visit Maale's beach for dating. You would find them sitting at cemented benches with their faces toward sea. You might say that its their concept of night life.

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  • Maldivian Night Life...

    Maldives is a country with all 100 percent muslim population so there is no typical "night life" which one expects in West. However if you are staying at some tourist resort then they have got bars and discos where you can party all night. For people of Maldives, the normal concept of night life is to walk along roads near water frontiers at...

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  • Bathala island

    There is very little nightlife on Bathala... the most exciting moment after nightfall is at 7 o'clock sharp on the north pier. A man from Bangladesh takes out all the daily fish leftover fo feed the sharks. There are normally five or six grey sharks and a white-fin shark that come regularly to the pier to be fed, as well as two large blotched...

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  • Male island

    While in the resort nightlife depends on the management (some resorts have discos - others absolutely nothing), on Male there's a luna park. Being the Maldives an Islamic country no alcohol is sold, and as far as I know no nightclub is to be found on the island. So what do people do for fun at night? They enjoy rides on the few merry-go-rounds....

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  • Watching sunsets, birds or stars...

    There is almost no nightlife on Maldivian islands. You normally have one restaurant for dinner, a bar and sometimes disco or some events like crab racing or slide shows...But you can watch the sun go down while having a cocktail, watch the birds or bats flying or look at the stars - you won't see so many stars at home... very casual - normally...

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  • Crab Racing

    There are no nightclubs to go to in the Maldives, however on Meeru Island there was an evening of crab-racing held on one of the three bar areas.You all sit down while the "entertainer" asks everyone to bid for a crab, (they start at around $5 - bargain!). There are about 6 crabs in each race. Once all the crabs have been bought for that race they...

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  • Great Nightlife

    What Nightlife???Thats what most people say when they think of the Maldives but they couldnt be more wrong. OK well it isn't exactly Aiya Napa but you are guaranted to have a great night in the Haruge Bar. There is some type of entertainment every night (crab racing, pub quiz, disco, movie night etc etc) and it is FAB. There is no better feeling...

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  • A million stars

    One evening after dinner we walked over to our bungalow and the sky was clear and lots of stars were shining bright. A disadvantage when you live in a city is that there are so much artificial light, it’s hard to really see how many stars there are. Well, we got a good look at the stars that evening. We walked over to the beach bar and got us some...

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  • What night life?

    There generally is no night life in the Maldives. The bar is about it, but that was fine by us. If you are wanting wild parties then the Maldives is deffinately not for you!Whilst on the Atol Explorer we did have a BBQ on the beach of an uninhabited island one night which was excellent. There were also loads of tame rabbits running wild on this...

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  • Watch the sharks feed in the shallows

    At night the lights surrounding the deck of the Italian restaurant illuminate not just the air, but also the water of the shallow reef just below the deck. The light attracts the small fish, which attract the big fish. Juvenile reef sharks take advantage of the situation to hunt every evening. It is a thrill to watch the sharks zoom in on their...

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  • Crab Racing. Hmm.

    This just about sums up the pace of the Maldives. Which is fine by me. Stick a couple of beers on your favourite crab. My tip is, bigger, in this case, is not always better. Wait in anticipation as Number 2 scuttles in, earning you a cheap night on the tiles.

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  • the water village bar

    We spent many an hour in the water village bar meeting fellow travellers and having a laugh with the staff.

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  • Evenings in the Maldives

    The nightlife in the Maldives is very low-key.We spent our evenings sitting outside under the stars sipping rum & coke.The evenings in the Maldives are extremely hot and we found it was still boiling at midnight !The waiters are very friendly and keep an eye on your glass so you are never thirsty.Apart from the occasional dance, there is very...

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  • If you want it lively

    (THIS TIP IS FOR KUREDU)...if you like your evenings fairly lively the place to be is the main bar, ( the Babuna bar)entertainment is held every evening ranging from crab racing to talent night!!if you prefer it quieter it is nice to sit around the pool bar ( the pool looks lovely lit up at night), or quieter still is the sangu bar at the top end...

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  • What Nightlife?

    Not that I'm complaining, but basically there is no or little nightlife in the Maldives! You may get karaoke at your resort and a live band on another night, but that's about it! Most people sleep quite early as the days can be busy if you dive/snorkel a lot. The karaoke is worth a look in just to see the videos they play for the music, kind of...

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  • Crab Racing

    As with most resorts White Sands is relatively quiet when it comes to the nightlife.The Nagili Bar was "the place to be" on a Wednesday. CRAB RACING. Not to be missed.For those of you not familiar with this activity I'll try to explain.There are 2 circles drawn on the floor - one which the crabs are put into at the beginning the other being the...

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  • Breezy night

    Resort has nightlife program changing everyday, ie. disco, karaoke, live music, even magic show. It's kinda boring tho! Better to have a drink at the beach front bar.

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  • Maldivian Folk dancing

    Muslim culture or ugly women?The maldivian Folk dancing night is very entertaining. However, because local women are not allowed to work on the tourist Islands the men have to dress up as women!The music is very lively and colourful and along with the great Maldivian food it is a great night.

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  • Nightlife

    Nightlife here consists of live music, a magician some nights ,crab racing and Karaoke???in a seperate lounge. plain and casuall if you want, some folk like to dress up and others come in shorts etc, no set rules.

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  • Nighttime tranquility

    If you are looking for a busy nightime schedule then don't go to the Maldives. Some of the larger Resort Islands have 'night clubs' and plenty of things to do, but the smaller Resorts are very relaxing and tranquil, on Baros they have live bands/singers a few nights a week who are very good, other than that you make your own entertainment or just...

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  • Come on, most of us are not...

    Come on, most of us are not flying zillion miles for the nightlife in the Maldives! We are there for the sea life! However for those few who can't resist the temptation to getting groovy on the dance floor, most resorts usually have live bands & discos and sometimes they have Theme night! So go boogy! :)

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  • NIGHTLIFE IN THE MALDIVES?

    LETS BE HONEST, IF YOU HAVE ARRIVED IN THE MALDIVES AND YOU HAVE COME FOR THE NIGHTLIFE YOU ARE DEFINATELY IN THE WRONG PLACE! NIGHTLIFE IN THE MALDIVES MAINLY CONSISTS OF ENTERTAINMENT BASED IN THE HOTEL BAR CONSISTING OF TAPED OR BAND MUSIC, KAREOKE AND THE OCCASIONAL DISPLAY OF BODU-BERU (MALDAVIAN DANCING & MUSIC).BUT THEN AGAIN YOU HAVE COME...

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