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Maldives Destination Information


Maldives Destination Information

Maldives Weather

The Maldives has a tropical climate distinguished by two seasons, or monsoons: the dry northeast monsoon from December to March, and the wet south western monsoon from May to November, with more strong winds and rain. April is a transitional period noted for clear water and heat. The temperature remains remarkably consistent at around 30 ˚C all round the year.


Jumeirah Dhevanafushi is located in the Gaafu Alifu Atoll, 400 km south of the capital city of Malé. Guests arrive at Malé International Airport and board a short 55-minute domestic flight to Kaadedhdhoo Airport in the south atoll. From there, guests are transported by a 15-minute speedboat ride to a secluded world of breathtaking luxury.

Jumeirah Vittaveli is a 20 minute boat ride from Malé International Airport. Nestled in a spot of astounding beauty, this is the flawless setting for uninterrupted contentment and family recreation.Taxis are a reliable way to move around the capital city,  Malé and every journey is capped at 20 Rufiyaa.

Currency Exchange/Money

The monetary unit is the Rufiyaa (MVR). Determining the rate for the US Dollar and the issuance of the currency is controlled by the Maldives Monetary Authority (MMA). All major international credit cards such as American Express, Diners Club, MasterCard and Visa are generally accepted in shops in Malé and on resort islands. US Dollars are also widely accepted and preferred on the resort islands.