Central African Franc (CFA)

Daily Costs

Budget: Less than CFA100,000

  • Double room in budget hotel: CFA20,000–35,000
  • Bottle of water: CFA1000
  • Bowl of pepe soup: CFA3500
  • Short taxi trip: CFA500

Midrange: CFA100,000–250,000

  • Double room in hotel: CFA50,000–90,000
  • Lunch and dinner at restaurants: CFA25,000–35,000
  • San Miguel beer: CFA1500

Top End: More than CFA250,000

  • Double room in hotel: CFA116,000–400,000
  • Round of golf at the Sofitel Sipopo Le Golf, Malabo: CFA80,000
  • Private tour of Bioko Island: CFA130,000
  • Glass of French wine: CFA3000


Bargaining is not the custom in Equatorial Guinea.


Banks and some upmarket hotels will exchange foreign currency.

Pecunia Express An exchange bureau in the centre of town.