Local currency
Local currency
The Maldivian currency is the Rufiyaa and Laaree. Rufiyaa notes are available in denominations of 2, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100 and 500. A Rufiyaa is divided into 100 Larees. Coins are available in denominations of 1, 2, 5, 10, 25, and 50 Larees, and 1 and 2 Rufiyaa (MRf.1.00, MRf.2.00). The U.S. Dollar is the most common international currency. Payments can be made by cash, traveller’s cheques or credit cards (American Express, Visa and MasterCard).

Other Tips

Sun Bathing

Maldives has an average temperature of 31° C due to the proximity to the equator.

Communication facilities

Facsimile services are available at the front desk.

Medical Assistance

Angsana Ihuru has an in-house doctor.