Bandos Island Resort & Spa is a beautiful coral island close to the capital Male, covered with lush tropical vegetation, numerous palm trees, surrounded by a white sandy beach and crystal clear waters of an azure lagoon.
Nature has created a perfect home away from home on Bandos Island. It offers you the comfort of modern living without diminishing the beauty of the natural surroundings and offers a wide choice of accommodation.
The comfort, luxury and convenience are the hallmarks of the Bandos Island. From the ultra exclusive and luxurious Water Villas, to the Jacuzzi Beach Villas with their beach-hut inspired design and en suite Jacuzzi, or the Garden Villas designed to cater for those who wish to remain in close proximity to nature.
Bandos has one of the best house reefs, just 40 - 60 metres away from the beach. The natural splendor is complemented by the modern amenities of the resort and ensures that your vacation here is comfortable and memorable.
Nestled within the lush, tropical heart of the island, our classic rooms boast stylish contemporary decor in a tranquil setting, within easy reach of all the facilities the resort has to offer. Featuring king size beds and a host of modern amenities, these tasteful rooms allow you to experience paradise in charming splendour.
With their thatched ceilings and private patio area, our standard rooms offer the minimalist elegance of an island adventure, with the characteristic charms of the Maldives. Nestled within the lush green of this paradise island, our standard rooms feature fully equipped wet rooms, satellite TV and all the quality, space and comfort for which Bandos has become renowned.
Our Deluxe Rooms are exquisitely appointed, spacious and inviting, offering a luxurious retreat from which to survey nature in all its glory
Conveniently located within reach of our sumptuous swimming pool and a wealth of other amenities, our Garden Villas are a blissful marriage of traditional Maldivian style architecture and all the comfort and luxury of a contemporary island resort.
Set on a strip of pure white sand overlooking a crystal-clear lagoon and surrounded by lush tropical flora, our Jacuzzi Beach Villas offer your own beach hideaway. With traditional thatched roofs and separate living and sleeping areas, it provides all the island charm and amenities you could need.
Our Jacuzzi Pool Villa, located at the edge of the island, offer luxurious modern facilities with a spectacular sea view. Your own private infinity pool stretches out towards the sparkling turquoise waves and a Cabana-style sun deck allows you to relax in seclusion and comfort. Inside, the Villa is furnished in a modern style with a king-size bed and Jacuzzi bath for the ultimate relaxation.
The Water Villa, our elite package, offers a uniquely luxurious and tranquil experience. Set on stilts as if floating on the azure sea, it provides access to the ocean from the fully private and spacious sun deck and breath-taking views over the water, crystal blue lagoon, pure white beach and the spectacular sunsets.
Rejuvenate your body and mind while enjoying a perfect holiday in Bandos,through a splendid spa treatment at Orchid Spa. The private villas and cabanas at the spa offer intimacy and privacy.
The Eastern architecture is just a glimpse into the time-honoured Asian therapies. From facial treatments that revitalize the skin, to ancient Balinese therapies, Orchid Spa provides a healing experience for all. An exclusive spa package for couples offers a romantic spa journey while children relish the Junior Spa treatments for young guests. Resorts experienced and skilled therapists ensure a healing, soothing and charming spa experience.
Dive Bandos is one of the longest established centres in the country and our professional staff will ensure that you experience the lush underwater gardens, colourful fish and magnificent seascapes in total safety. The Dive Centre is a spacious facility complete with air-conditioned audio visual classrooms, library, hot water showers and large storage rooms.
The convenient location of Bandos in the southern part of the North Male Atoll offers access to over 40 impressive dive sites.
The Water Sports Centre at Bandos is staffed with professionals who are highly skilled in their craft and are fluent in English, Japanese and German. Snorkelling, water skiing, parasailing, banana boat riding, wakeboard, knee board, fun tubes and canoeing are just some of the activities at your disposal during your time here. The Water Sports Centre here at Bandos also offers top notch catamaran and windsurfing facilities, with top of the range equipment from HiFly, North Sails and Topcat among others.
All our excursions are carefully selected for specific days of the week, tailored to guest travel patterns and other external factors.
Your visit to Bandos Island Resort and Spa is not complete without trying your hand at the local pastime of fishing.
SUNSET DOLPHIN CRUISE:
Experience our fun search for wild dolphins while viewing the best sunsets the islands has to offer. One of our most fun-filled excursions, it’s an opportunity to see dolphins in their natural environment, jumping and doing their friendly tricks, and even swimming with the boat as you both go jumping and streaming across the ocean.
The coral reefs in the Maldives are inhabited by diverse marine life and are teaming with colourful fish. Snorkelling is the easiest way to enjoy the beauty found beyond the lagoon.
Hop on board a local mechanised Dhoni and sail away across the North Malé Atoll to explore the different types of islands in the area.
Malé must rank amongst the smallest capital cities of the world but it has plenty of atmosphere and history to interest visitors.
For those guests who seek a more professional path to keeping fit or even relaxing, the sports complex at Bandos, Paradise Club is the answer to keeping fit both physically and mentally.
♦ Badminton ♦ Beach volleyball ♦ Tennis in the flood-lit courts ♦ Club even has its own swimming pool ♦ Billiards facilities♦ Table tennis ♦ Board games ♦ Gymnasium equipped with state of the art equipment ♦ Associated by qualified friendly instructors ♦ Open to all the guests free of charge ♦ Enjoy a free aerobics session with professional instructors ♦ One can also lounge about in the TV room where we feature major news, sports and entertainment channels
The Bandos Wedding features a taste of a traditional island ceremony, with a sunset boat ride, unique cultural costumes, Maldivian drums and local-style decoration. The ceremony is held on the beach followed by a private cruise on a Dhoni (Maldivian boat). The newlyweds then enjoy a romantic private dinner set on the beach of Bandos.
Top by or swim up to our Pool Bar in our main pool for a refreshing break from the glorious sunshine and a chilled drink. The bar serves a wide variety of juice drinks along with soft ice creams and milkshakes.
A classic island beach bar, the Sand Bar is the ideal spot to soak up the tropical atmosphere while enjoying a relaxing drink or trying one of our delicious cocktails. With our top-notch karaoke facilities, live band or disco evenings, it’s the place to head for a fun evening on the island.
Huvan is the best spot to enjoy amazing Maldivian sunsets. Open daily from 7.30am until midnight, In the evening soft music fills the air while you wonder at the dreamy tones of another glorious sunset.
The Sea Breeze Cafe is situated at the edge of the water where customers can lounge on the large outdoor over-water deck and enjoy the breathtaking view of the lagoon while relaxing in the gentle breeze. Open round the clock, the restaurant offers a wide variety of dining options from a la carte offerings such as spaghetti or even authentic Indian curries to alternative fast-food fixes such as pizza and hamburgers.
The Koon Thai Restaurant serves delicious, authentic Thai cuisine in elegantly designed surroundings. Guest can choose to dine inside or savour the view and gentle breeze outdoors on the deck overlooking the lagoon.
The Gallery, consisting of three spacious pods, is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner and is the main restaurant at Bandos.