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"sort of local customs..." Maldives Local Custom Tip by call_me_rhia

Maldives Local Customs: 59 reviews and 93 photos

  the massage parlour's entrance
by call_me_rhia

Most resorts offer Ayurvedic massage centres, even though they are not typical Maldivian. The masseurs all coem from India and vary from fair to good. On Bathala the massage centre was so well hidden that no one ever thought of having one. There are several types of massage available, generally speaking -and the best is the full body massage. In Bathala don't book the 45 minutes one, book the 30 minutes ... the masseurs are not really so much in a hurry that they will stop bang on time: they'll finish the massage - often in over 45 minutes anyway.

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  • Written Dec 5, 2004
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