The Republic of Maldives has been an Islamic country since 1153. Needless to say, Eid in Maldives is the most widely celebrated festival. The Eid holidays is the best time to be in the Maldives if you want to experience the soul of the land.
The Importance of Eid in the Maldives:
Eid-al-Fitr marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan, and what better way to celebrate these three days, than on an island surrounded by white sand beaches and clear azure waters!Eid is all about sharing.Beginning with sharing food with the less fortunate to help them celebrate the festivities, to spending quality time with friends, family and neighbors, Eid propagates communal harmony.
People dress in their best attire, and prepare special meals symbolizing the event. Tourists are welcome to join the festivities, as long as they respect the traditions. If you plan on visiting the Maldives during Ramadan or Eid, remember that none of the local food stalls and eateries are open during the day, as the natives fast from sunrise till sunset.The resorts however operate normally, serving food from behind the curtains.
Each island has its unique way of celebrating Eid. Try to visit a few of them during the three days of festivities to experience the diverse culture of the Maldivian people. The Maldives consists of people from different ethnic groups. The most commonbeing theAfricans, Arabs, Indians and Sinhalese. Over time, their cultures have intertwined,creatingaunique spectacle for the people to witness.
Choosing the Ideal Travel Package:
If you are in a quest for the best resorts to stay during Eid, OVholidays has a wide collection of accommodation options for you to choose from. Whether you want to spend your days in the lap of luxury in an overwater villa, or would like to enjoy some privacy with your loved one by a private pool in a garden villa, the choices are endless!
OVholidays also offers exclusive Eid discount packages for the early birds. If you wish to spend the next Eid in the Maldives, visit the offers section of the website. For additional details, contact our customer care executives,or chat with us online, exclusively on OVholidays.