Bandos Maldives


The island of Bandos sits in the middle of the Indian Ocean; a picture-perfect paradise hidden away from life's everyday stresses. Bandos is a 178,900 square metre coral island situated in North Malé Atoll. This idyllic resort was opened on 10 December 1972 (and renovated in 2005) as the Maldives' second resort. The clear blue water, vibrant plant life and white sandy beaches create an immediate feeling of tranquillity. From the moment you arrive, experience firsthand the friendly, attentive service that has earned Bandos the 'Island of Hospitality' reputation. With over 200,000sqm of land, guests can choose to relax within the resort's compound and are free to roam on the private island. A perfect venue for diving with over 40 excellent dive sites available, the island's central location in the North Male Atoll is a natural bonus. Bandos Maldives is the place to be for a truly unique and memorable experience.

Rooms & Facilities


Conveniently away from Malé International Airport, Bandos has 225 rooms, comprising standard beachfront rooms, non-beach front standard rooms, deluxe rooms, garden villas, beach villas and water villas. Deluxe rooms have living rooms and large private bathrooms with a bath. Beach Villas feature two storeys, with a bedroom upstairs, a sitting/living room downstairs and an open air bathroom with Jacuzzi. All the rooms are air-conditioned with fresh hot and cold water, IDD telephone, TV, mini-bar and private bathrooms.

Our elite package of The Water Villa features unique décor and breathtaking views of the ocean and the beach, giving a oating villa sensation on the azure Maldivian ocean. It offers full privacy and services exclusive to the villa, along with luxury and tranquillity. The living quarters come fully furnished with all modern amenities like Wi, bathrobes, coffee-maker etc. Set amongst lush tropical plants and imported river pebbles, affords one an uninterrupted view of the ocean and the unending horizon. The bedroom's dening element is the ornate four-poster bed and the ultra-luxurious Jacuzzi.

Accommodation in the Bandos Maldives comes in many varieties from standard rooms to water villa, each equipped with a range of standard amenities. Additionally, guests can enjoy many land and water-based activities such as big game shing, snorkelling, windsurfing, catamaran sailing, water skiing, parasailing, wakeboarding, and tennis. The Bandos Convention Center can accommodate up to 400 delegates and is one of the most complete and modern conference venues. For dining, the resort boasts of an international buffet restaurant, two a la carte restaurants, and 3 bars that serve innumerable seafood, Asian and international cuisine, and a selection of beverages.

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How to Reach

Bandos Resort is just a 10-minute speed boat ride from Male International Airport at a distance of 4.3 miles, ideally located on North Male' Atoll.


Situated near our world-class diving facility, the Sundowners' Bar provides breathtaking views of Maldivian sunsets. The enormous sundeck offers some of the nest views of Bandos Island Resort, and a panorama of its surroundings, and allows you to watch the beautiful stars at night or the blueness of the sky by day. Watching glorious sunsets when soft music lls the air in the evening while you unwind and relax.

The modern facilities of the classic beach bar blend well with the tropical atmosphere. Our guests can have a wonderful time with our rst-class karaoke facilities, live band or discotheque evenings. The sand oor and ambience are ideal for guests to enjoy one of our many tropical cocktails. Customers can lounge on the large over-water deck and enjoy the breathtaking view of the lagoon while relaxing in the gentle breeze at the recently commissioned Sea Breeze Café on the edge of the water.

The restaurant offers many dining venues from fast-food places such as pizza and hamburgers to à la carte offerings such as spaghetti and authentic Indian curries and is open round the clock. The private villas at our spa offer complete intimacy to rejuvenate your body and mind when you enjoy a perfect holiday in Bandos through a splendid spa treatment at Orchid Spa. An exclusive spa venue for couples offers a romantic spa journey while children can also enjoy Junior Spa treatments at our resort. Our experienced and skilled therapists ensure a soothing and healing spa experience. From ancient Balinese therapies to facial treatments that revitalize the skin, Orchid Spa provides a healing experience for all. Eastern architecture of the spa rooms is a glimpse into the time-honoured Asian therapies.


  1. Please note that Bandos Maldives is only accessible via the following transfer mode: Speedboat transfer takes 15 minutes from Male International Airport.

  2. We request our guests to present the credit card/ debit card used to guarantee your booking when checking in / making the hotel's payment.

  3. Please note that the property manager may contact the cardholder for verification purposes related to the payment.

  4. Due to safety and privacy concerns, unattended aerial systems or drones by any guests are prohibited, and these include model aircraft by recreational users and hobbyists.

  5. Resorts World Manila's Ice at Lumina is accessible for guests at no additional charge.

  6. When booking more than ve rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

  7. In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in practice at the resort.

Why stay here?

To help you discover the Maldivian magic and make your holidays enjoyable at Bandos Island Resort, our team has designed an exciting range of excursions including Sunset Dolphin Cruise, Island Hopping, Malé shopping night shing with Kuda Bandos Barbeque. Dive into the turquoise waters to witness the brilliant colours of coral types and their sh companions. There is so much to see under our waters, including turtles, mantas, starsh varieties, and corals. The island of Bandos is the perfect setting for those two weeks of bliss away from work or that romantic getaway.

All our excursions are tailored to guest travel patterns and carefully selected for specific days of the week, keeping in mind several external factors. Experience night shing and Kuda Bandos BBQ under the starlit skies and enjoy this natural talent of shing possessed by the islanders in their very own style. The calm and tranquillity of the island feels out of this world. The tender lull of the sea, the salty breeze, and the rustling of the palms on the beach will help transport you from the hurly-burly of daily life. This symphony of sounds, complemented by a richly colourful visual palette ? the lagoon's turquoise, the lush green vegetation, the pearl white beaches, azure blue sky and abundant supply of golden sunshine prompts the question: did heaven and earth meet?

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Bandos Island, 08480 North Male Atoll, Maldives


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