Bandos Island Resort and Spa

Bandos, a beautiful coral island located in North Malé’ Atoll, about 7 kilometers from Malé International Airport and the capital Malé, is covered with lush tropical vegetation, numerous palm trees, surrounded by a wide sandy beach and the crystal clear waters of an azure lagoon. Opened in 1972 the island owns one of the best house reefs, just 40 – 60 meters away from the beach. The natural splendor is complemented by the modern amenities of the resort, which ensure that your stay is both comfortable and memorable.

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Location : North Male’ Atoll Distance from Airport : 7 km
Transfer by Dhoni / Speedboat : 15 mins Transfer by Sea Plane: n/a
Accepted Credit Cards : Visa, Master, AMEX No of Rooms : 225 rooms

A major reconstruction project successfully completed in 2005 has brought a trendy new look to Bandos. Front desk, lobby areas, shops, all the restaurants, bars, and a new swimming pool have been rebuilt with the state of the art architectural designs blending perfectly with the tropical surrounding and maintaining the “local feel”.

Standard Rooms
A total 103 Standard Rooms, conveniently located on the southern side of the island are all beach-fronted and in blocks of four rooms adjacent to each other. Facilities include: double/twin bed, tiled floor, mini bar, International Direct Dial telephone, air-conditioning, beach beds with beach chairs, bathroom with shower, hot & cold water, hair dryer, satellite television, tea/coffee making facilities and electronic safety deposit box

Deluxe Room
48 Deluxe Room are all beach-fronted and in blocks of two rooms each with inter-connecting doors and are more spacious with sitting/living area. Junior Suites are also ideal for families with small children as well as for the wheelchair-bound guests. Facilities include: double/twin bed (some rooms have four-poster beds), tiled floor, mini bar, International Direct Dial telephone, air-conditioning, beach beds with beach chairs, bathroom with shower, bath tub, hot & cold water, hair dryer, satellite television, tea/coffee making facilities and electronic safety deposit box

Garden Villas
All 12 Garden Villas are located in the middle of the island, facing the landscaped gardens and the newly built swimming pool. These are full wooden chalets with private patio and are elegantly furnished. Facilities include: four-poster king size bed, mini bar, International Direct Dial telephone, air-conditioning, bathroom with shower, hot & cold water, hair dryer, satellite television, tea/coffee making facilities and electronic safety deposit box

Jacuzzi Beach Villa
The 48 Jacuzzi Beach Villas have been newly built in 2005 on the northern side of the island, with most modern facilities and amenities, yet blending in well with the tropical surroundings. Designed in loft type individual units with living room, bathroom, and Jacuzzi on the ground floor and the bed room is located on upstairs with a private balcony overlooking the azure lagoon. Facilities include: king size bed, mini bar, International Direct Dial telephone, air-condition, beach bed with beach chair, bathroom with separate shower, hot & cold water, hair dryer, satellite television, tea/coffee making facilities and electronic safety deposit box

Water Villa
The 2 exclusive Water Villas built in 2005, on stilts over the azure lagoon, are the first of its kind to be built on Bandos. These two luxurious and spacious Villas are designed with utmost care in ensuring comfort and privacy for its residents. A spacious living room gives you the breathtaking ocean view, leading to the large private sundeck with sun loungers. Facilities include: Jacuzzi, four-poster king size bed, mini bar, International Direct Dial telephone, air-condition, beach bed with beach chair, spacious bathroom with an excellent ocean view and direct access to the lagoon, hot & cold water, hair dryer, satellite television, tea/coffee making facilities and electronic safety deposit box

Room and other amenities: Double/twin bed, tiled floor, mini bar, International Direct Dial telephone, air-conditioning, beach beds with beach chairs, bathroom with shower, hot & cold water, hair dryer, satellite television, tea/coffee making facilities and electronic safety deposit box

The Harbour : Fine Dining Restaurant Dine with style in the newly built and elegantly designed fine dining restaurant – Harbour Grill. Here you will have options of dining either in air-conditioned comfort or while enjoying the cool breeze and the breathtaking scenery on the open air over water deck. Harbour Grill specializes in presenting you with the best of Maldivian fish, a large variety of seafood, home-made pasta and a selection of tender steaks char grilled to your taste. The silver light of the moon, the most delicious food and our warm and friendly staff make it one of the most memorable moments of your holiday.

Gallery Restaurant: The main restaurant of Bandos Island Resort is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner and specializes in catering for guests whose holiday package includes meals – yet is open to all the guests. Package holidaymakers, however, are not restricted to one restaurant, but are welcome to eat at either the Coffee shop or the Harbour Grill with a discount.

Sea Breeze Coffee Shop: True to its name, Sea Breeze Café has been newly built right at the edge of the water with an open air over water deck and an amazing view of the sea. It is open 24 hours and offers from snacks to A La Carte Menu, ranging from Spaghetti Bolognaise, a variety of pizza to authentic Indian Curry.

Sand Bar: Right at the water’s edge is our Sand Bar, reconstructed with modern equipments and the state of designs blending well with its name and surround. It is the main bar and is open from 0730hrs until the last satisfied customer leaves. Enjoy the exotic atmosphere barefoot on the sand floor sipping a tropical drink from our wide selection. Our live band invites you to listen or dance the night away, try Karaoke or dance to the hot rhythms played by our DJ.

Paradise Bar: When you visit the Paradise Club for a sports, tennis, a vigorous workout or a swim in the pool, you can take advantage of the thirst quenching drinks and the light fare menu the Paradise Bar offers.

Sundowners: Located on the east side of the island, close to our Dive School, is the Sundowners Bar, open daily between 0730hrs to 00:30 Midnight. A favorite among divers for a quick snack and a cool drink after a dive. Watch the sunset setting across the horizon while sipping your favourite cocktail with someone special on the large over water deck at the Sundowners Bar.

Anggerik Spa Rejuvenate your body and mind while enjoying a perfect holiday in Bandos, through a splendid spa treatment at Anggerik Spa. The private villas and cabanas at our 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, Anggerik 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. Our experienced and skilled therapists ensure a healing, soothing and charming spa experience.

Dive School It would not be an exaggeration to claim that Bandos has the best dive centre in the entire country. 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 fishes 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 spacious storage rooms. Located nearby is the Sundowners Bar for your relaxation after an invigorating dive. It goes without saying that the equipment we employ is the best and features internationally reputed brands such as Mares, Scubapro, Aqua Lung, Dive Rite and Suunto, to name but a few. It should also comfort our customers to know that we have an in-house service shop to ensure that all our equipment is up to standards.

Dive Bandos has a fleet of up to 4 modern, spacious fibre glass dhonis, all equipped with life vests, first aid equipment, DAN Oxygen Kits and radio to enable communication with the Dive Centre and the island. The experienced and well-trained boat crew are always ready to help you in any way they can. All our staff are regularly trained in emergency first aid techniques.

Live music and Karoake Try out your voice on our Karaoke Nights at the Sand Bar. We offer a selection of well known songs from A-Z artists. View the lyrics on our big screen, while you hide in your chair and sing out your heart with that beautiful voice within! It’s not a pressure filled atmosphere; it’s a free, independent and friendly one where you’ll never feel alone, even without a partner!

Do not miss the chance to check out our best bands perform live on our stage when they show off their stunning musical talents. Performances of Jazz, Blues, Pop and Rock twice a week at our Sand Bar where all the entertainment takes place. Other programs include Maldivian Cultural Night with traditional drums and dances, Disco Night, Crab Racing Event, Dive Show and Movie Nights.