By administrator, Published on November 24, 2023

Maldives Essential Travel Information

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The Maldives is an archipelago comprising 26 atolls, which are made up of 1,000 coral islands. Every atoll is a ring-shaped coral reef that circles a lagoon.

  1. The Maldivian Rufiyaa (MVR) is the official currency, yet US dollars are broadly accepted in hotels and tourist areas. Credit cards are likewise accepted.
  2. Dhivehi is the official language, yet English is broadly spoken in tourist areas.
  3. Inter-island, transportation is regularly via seaplane, speedboat, or domestic flights. Resort transfers are often arranged by the resort itself.
  4. The Maldives is home to over 2000 types of fish and 200 types of coral.
  5. The culture of the Maldives is a unique mix of South Indian, Arabian, and African impacts.


*Maldives Helpline Number – +(960)3323228