Celebrating Maldives Independence Day in Style at Meeru Island
26 July 2021 marks the 56th Independence Day of the Maldives, and Meeru Island Resort & Spa is dedicating the day to celebrating the unique beauty of Maldivian culture.
The day will see the colours of the Maldivian flag, traditional costumes, cultural performances and hear the beats of 'Bodu Beru' drums, providing guests with a glimpse of local culture.
As one of the long-established resorts in the Maldives, Meeru prides itself on offering truly local and authentic experiences to guests.
Find out what you can expect to do on your stay at our Maldives resort in North Malé Atoll.
Independence Day Activity - Meeru Museum Special Guided Tour
Located at the heart of the resort is the traditional Dhoni-shaped Meeru Museum that offers an insight into the Maldivian way of life. It exhibits various artefacts and collectables from centuries ago that portray the Maldivian culture.
On this cultural tour, guests will learn about how the early local Maldivians cooked, dressed, travelled, and schooled – an experience that is sure to intrigue culturally curious minds.
» The special tour starts at 09:30. The meeting point is at the Main Reception.
Independence Day Activity - Maldivian Heritage Presentation with a Local Cultural Show
Guests at Meeru must not miss out to experience the opportunity of immersing themselves in fascinating local culture by discovering an evening filled with music, dances, and discovery.
The experience begins with a cultural presentation followed by Bodu Beru dance performances.
» The show starts at 21:00 at Kakuni Bar Beach.
More cultural experiences for guests at Meeru
There is plenty to keep the cultural traveller entertained at Meeru. The Meeru team recommends:
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Casting and Big Game Fishing are two excursions guests can opt for that will offer them the chance to learn how to reel in the big fish like a local fisherman – Maldivian style! On these trips, they will be introduced to the environmentally sustainable fishing practices in the Maldives.
Make it a Summer to Remember in the Maldives at Meeru Island Resort & Spa
We invite you to come to soak up some tropical sunshine this summer with us. Whether you are holding a wedding amidst our palm-fringed paradise, dining at one of our beachfront restaurants, or simply appreciating as many Maldivian sunsets as you can, we look forward to welcoming you.
Here at Meeru Island Resort & Spa, we are genuinely proud of our heritage, and we love sharing it with everyone who chooses to stay with us.
Find out how we can make your Maldives holiday one to remember by getting in touch with us today.
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