Bandos is a beautiful coral island located in North Malé Atoll, about seven kilometres from Malé International Airport.
Under a never-ending azure blue sky with abundant sunshine, the island is covered by lush tropical vegetation and is fully encircled by pearl white beaches and clear turquoise blue warm waters.
Comfort, luxury and convenience
Bandos offers a wide choice of accommodation designed for ultimate comfort, luxury and convenience with modern architecture that blends perfectly with the tropical surroundings while maintaining a local feel.
The Standard and Deluxe Rooms offer simplistic elegance and are spacious and inviting while offering a wide range of amenities. The Garden Villas with their neatly trimmed hedges and f lower gardens are designed for those who want to while away their vacation in the peacefulness of a carefully tended garden environment. Located in the middle of the island, near the new swimming pool facilities, these wooden chalets are beautifully furnished and come with their own private patio.
Set on a strip of white sandy beach overlooking a crystal-clear lagoon, the Jacuzzi Beach Villas are basket-weave styled duplexes with a separate living room and jacuzzi on the ground f loor and a bedroom on the second f loor. They feature wood furnishings and a balcony that provides a pleasant view of the beach front. The luxurious, modern Jacuzzi Pool Villa boasts a private infinity swimming pool and cabana-style sun deck.
Perched over the ocean, the elite Water Villas feature unique décor and breathtaking views, giving you the feeling that your villa is f loating on the water. They offer luxury and tranquility with full privacy and services exclusive to the villa. The living spaces are fully furnished with modern amenities, while the defining feature of the bedroom is the ornate four-poster bed. The jacuzzi, set amongst lush tropical indoor plants and imported river pebbles, affords an uninterrupted view of the ocean and the unending horizon.
All rooms are equipped with air- conditioning, mini bar, IDD telephone, TV, tea and coffee making facilities and electronic safe.
The food at the resort is carefully prepared by passionate chefs to awaken your taste buds. The Gallery, consisting of three spacious pods, is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and is the main restaurant at Bandos. It usually has elaborate buffet displays during mealtimes. Offering delicious and authentic Thai f lavours, the dishes at Koon Thai Restaurant can be accompanied with a selection of fine wines. Aptly named, the Sea Breeze.
Café is situated at the edge of the water where guests can lounge on the large, over-water deck. Open round-the-clock, the restaurant offers a wide variety of international dining options.
Sand Bar’s modern facilities blend well with the tropical atmosphere. Enjoy the island ambience, a variety of tropical cocktails and refreshing beverages that suit your fancy. Situated near the world-class diving facility, the Huvan Bar is the best place to watch breathtaking Maldivian sunsets. Stop by the swim-up pool bar during a refreshing dip in the main pool, located in the midst of the beautiful surroundings of palm trees and blossoms, and enjoy a wide variety of juice drinks, soft ice creams and milkshakes. There is no need to carry a fully stuffed bag and towel to the pool. The pool bar provides all your poolside requirements and will ensure that you are well looked after. All you have to do is simply enjoy yourself.
Be pampered and rejuvenated at the Orchid Spa with a variety of treatments, massages and beauty therapies or check out the sports centre’s many facilities including a gym offering aerobics, spin and tone-up classes, a steam bath and sauna. Also available is squash, tennis (hard court, f loodlit), volleyball, table tennis as well as billiards and board games. There is a freshwater swimming pool and a range of activities including snorkelling, windsurfing, catamaran sailing, canoeing, waterskiing, and fishing aboard the resort’s custom made charter boat.
Bandos’ state-of-the-art diving centre, Dive Bandos, is a member of the internationally acclaimed PADI International Resort Association, and one of the longest established diving centres in the country.
Catering to every need, other facilities include a 24-hour medical centre, a childcare centre, babysitting service and a business centre. The Convention Centre offers a conference hall with 450 seats and three meeting rooms, each with a capacity of 30 guests.
This idyllic setting, together with the wide variety of facilities and services on offer has resulted in Bandos Maldives perfecting its role of the welcoming host.