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All prices include return transfers and personal service

Hotel overview

The scenic island of Vabbinfaru is located in the North Male Atoll. Fantastic turquoise waters, soft white sand, coconut palms and lush tropical flowers turn Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru into a perfect island resort for a honeymoon, an anniversary or a family vacation. Founded in 1995, the resort has received several prestigious awards. Each villa has a unique design that imitates the spiral of the seashells. The apartments’ decent luxury offers a sense of the traditional Maldivian magic. Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru is designed according to the Asian rural concept and consists of single-story wooden houses with thatched roofs.

Resort infrastructure and services:

  • 48 villas of three types
  • Restaurant, bar, oceanfront and in-villa dining
  • Diving center
  • Banyan Tree Spa
  • Marine Lab
  • Terraces for reading and board games
  • Private yachts rental
  • Watersports center
  • Fitness center
  • Conference room
  • Gallery of authentic souvenirs shops

Dining at Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru

  • Ilafathi is the main restaurant of the resort. The restaurant provides local and international cuisine, serves a variety of buffets and offers dishes cooked at the open kitchen stations. There is a spotless service and friendly staff.
  • Naiboli attracts guests by breathtaking views of the Maldivian sunsets, refreshing cocktails and inspiring Bodu Beru nights with drums and dancing.

Entertainments on the island

Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru provides guests with an excellent choice of activities and unwinding experience. Resort activities include:

  • Culinary demonstrations. You will not just try the fantastic Maldivian delicacies, but also learn the secrets of cooking from the chef.
  • Diving and snorkeling. Explore the amazing underwater world. Admire fancy coral reefs, marine animals including reef sharks, stingrays and turtles.
  • Watersports. Both for the guests in search of adrenaline and quiet leisure time, the resort offers a wide range of exciting activities from wakeboarding, water skiing to relaxed catamarans tours.
  • Sunset cruises. Romantic trips over the turquoise waters in the sunset light.
  • Marine Lab. Meet the experts at the Marine Laboratory and take part in the conservation of coral reefs.

Banyan Tree Spa

Delight yourself with spa treatments based on traditional Asian healing techniques. Enjoy nourishing oil from local coconuts used in therapy to soothe your body and moisturize your skin. The blend of modern facilities, therapists’ expertise and uniquely compiled procedures promises maximum effect and wellness. At your service:

  • Relaxing and therapeutic massages
  • Facial and body care
  • Scrubs and wraps
  • Aromatherapy
  • Treatment packages for couples

Transfer: the resort can be reached within 30 minutes by speedboat from Male International Airport.

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TripAdvisor© Traveler Reviews

A week of relaxation, awesome food and diving

Overall great resort. Villa is well maintained. We were upgraded to the Spa Villa. Food options are limited but the food is delicious. Friendly staff. Good diving spots around too. Prices compared to...
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C 292farhans Jebel Ali, United Arab Emirates

Calm your Senses and Unwind at Banyan Tree

We chose Banyan Tree because it was recommended by a friend who chose to stay there 3 times of their travel to the Maldives. They said there was something to this place which is so enchanting and you...
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C Anthony A Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Paradise On Earth

I had the most amazing two weeks with Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru. Everyone is super welcoming and professional. The villa is beautiful, the food is amazing and the lagoon and the beach are gorgeous...
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C LeniceTan Singapore, Singapore