What currency is used in the Maldives?
The Maldivian rufiyaa (MVR) is primarily used in the Maldives; however, many tourist areas accept U.S. dollars (USD) and euros (EUR).
What is there to do in the Maldives?
The Maldives are all about relaxing and exploring one of the most perfect settings on Earth. You don’t need to look far to find fantastic activities:
What is the best place to stay in the Maldives?
The capital Malé is the epicenter of the country’s trade and business activities. If you fancy a little shopping and immersing yourself in the local culture in between cocktails on the beach, consider staying here – at least for a night or two.
With 22 atolls comprising more than 1,000 coral islands, finding the perfect place to get away from it all in the Maldives is a piece of cake. Islands such as Fihalhohi, 23 miles from Malé, offer luxurious overwater bungalows that are fit for royalty.
What are the Maldives famous for?
Visitors from around the world flock to this idyllic paradise for its:
The Maldives’ extensive coral reef system is home to remarkable and colorful underwater life. Naturally, snorkeling and diving are high on many visitors’ itineraries. Ukulhas Thila in the North Ari Atoll is one of the best dive areas. If it’s beaches you’re after, the islands of Fulhadhoo and Dhigurah have some of the most beautiful. The Maldives also offers plenty of opportunities to swim with giant manta rays.
This Ellaidhoo resort is on the beach, 4.4 mi (7.1 km) from Fish Head Dive Site, and within 12 mi (20 km) of Harbor Green Zone and Great Banyan Tree. Ibrahim Kalaafaan Mosque and Shrine is 11.6 mi (18.7 km) away.
Situated in Bandos Island, this luxury resort is close to Bandos Beach, Kuda Bandos Beach, and Thulhagiri Beach. Area attractions also include Kurumba Beach and Paradise Island Beach.
Situated on the waterfront, this spa resort is close to Paradise Island Beach, Gili Lankanfushi Beach, and Full Moon Beach. Area attractions also include Hulhumale Beach and Kurumba Beach.
Set on a private tropical island in the Indian Ocean, the Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa offers a luxurious and romantic base by a turquoise lagoon. A speedboat whisks guests to the restaurants and nightlife of the Maldives’ capital, Malé, as well as to Velana International Airport.
This Kuda Bandos hotel is on the beach, 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Kuda Bandos Beach, and within 6 mi (10 km) of Thulhagiri Beach and Bandos Beach.
Nestled on the beach, this Chaaya Island resort is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Dhonveli Beach and 0.6 mi (1 km) from Kani Beach.
Situated in Meerufenfushi, this luxury resort is close to Meeru Beach, Meeru House Reef, and Meeru Corner Dive Site. Area attractions also include Asdhoo Rock and Kassan Faru.
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