Experience Your Next Eid in the Maldives Like a Local

Experience Your Next Eid in the Maldives Like a Local

May 31, 2019 Off By John Authen

There is a popular saying that goes “the greatness of a culture can be seen in its festivals”. As a traveler,if you want to explore the culture of a place, the best time to visit is during the festive season.

The national festival of a country is a grand spectacle, where its population unanimously and peacefully enjoys this festivity. If you look in to the history of the Maldives,as people around you delve deeper in celebrating the traditions and historical glory of the country.

The Cultural Importance of Eid in the Maldives:

Since the Maldives is a Muslim nation, the majority of its festivals revolve around Islam. Eid and Ramadan being the two most religious festivals. If you plan on experiencing the Maldivian culture,spend the next Eidon any of its islands.

EidulAdha, popularly known as Bodu Eid in Maldives because of their Bodu Mas tradition, Bodu meaning ‘big’, signifying the importance of the day, sees islanders and fishermen gather and ‘catch a big fish’ made by weaving palm leaves.

As the country prepares to celebrate the holy festival, you can expect accommodation, travel and food to get very expensive. The best way to bypass this situation is to reserve a package deal in advance.

Booking Your Accommodation in Advance:

There are numerous luxurious beach resorts in the country, offering exclusive Eid packages. Some of the more popular options being the Fairmont Maldives Sirru Fen Fushi, JaManafaru Maldives, Park Hyatt Hadahaa, Cheval Blanc Randheli, Hideaway Beach Resort, and Conrad Rangali to name a few.

For a further detailed list of accommodation, and local sightseeing options, visit OVholidays. They are a premium luxury destination management company specializing in creating uniqueexperiences in the Maldives and the Seychelles islands.

Their package deals usually include rooms with double occupancy,buffet for breakfast, lunch and dinner for two people,with one complimentary floating breakfast per stay, which is subject to availability.

The deal also includes the return airport transfer for two people either on a domestic flight or seaplane, complimentary non-motorized sports activities and snorkeling equipment, and complimentary access to Kids Club and Teenage Club wherever applicable.

Children below 11.99 years of age are included in the same meal plan as the adultsstaying in the room. For more details, please read the Terms and Conditions carefully before booking your stay. You can also contact the Customer Care team at OVholidays for round-the-clock support.