• Aerial View

    Aerial View

  • Around Resort

    Around the Resort

  • Bar


  • Deluxe Room

    Deluxe Room

  • Gardens


  • Garden Villas

    Garden Villas

  • Villa

    Jacuzzi Pool Villa

  • Restaurant

    Koon Thai Restaurant

  • Pool


  • Resort by sunset

    Resort by Sunset

  • Room patio

    Room Patio

  • Bar

    Sundowners Bar

  • Water Villas

    Water Villas

  • Water Villas

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Immerse yourself in perfect tranquility at Bandos Maldives. The combination of the turquoise lagoon, lush green vegetation, pearl white beaches, azure blue sky and abundant golden sunshine lets your transport far away from the stress of everyday life.

Just 7km from Malé International Airport, be welcomed by idyllic accommodation options, sumptuous dining and a wealth of leisure options.

Bandos staff is there to assure you have the most serene island holiday possible, and welcomes you to a multi-cultural atmosphere to relax and unwind. The 4-star resort is complete with dive centre, fresh water pool, Orchid Spa and much more. Complete your Maldives getaway with a visit to the souvenir shop.

Bandos Room Types

Classic Room

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.

Room Details:

• Location: Middle of the island
• View: Garden view
• Decor: Contemporary design with wooden furniture
• Size: 30 Square metres
• Beds: Double Bed
• Extra beds: 0
• Bathroom: Bath tub, shower, hair dryer, hot & cold water
• Maximum: 2 Adults
• Other Features: Air Conditioning, Mini Bar, IDD Telephone, Satellite TV, Tea/Coffee Making Facilities, Electronic Safe

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Standard Room (103 Units)

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.

Room Details:

• Location: North-west side of the island
• View: Beachfront (Some rooms may have limited sea view due to vegetation)
• Decor: Thatch ceiling with wooden furniture provides local island style ambiance
• Size: 37.85 Square metres
• Beds: Double or Twin Beds
• Extra beds: 1 Extra Bed
• Bathroom: Fully equipped wet room style, shower, hair dryer, hot & cold water
• Maximum: 3 Adults or 2 Adults and 1 Child
• Other Features: Air Conditioning, Mini Bar, IDD Telephone, Satellite TV, Tea/Coffee Making Facilities, Electronic Safe

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Deluxe Room (48 Units)

Our Deluxe Rooms are exquisitely appointed, spacious and inviting, offering a luxurious retreat from which to survey nature in all its glory. Spread over 53.87 sq metres, the light and airy rooms provide a prestigious window to the enviable views beyond. The large four-poster beds, generous bathrooms and hints of indigenous style epitomise the perfect island getaway.

Room Details:

• Location: North-east side of the island
• View: Beachfront (Some rooms may have limited sea view due to vegetation)
• Decor: Modern distinctively separated living and bedroom, inter-connecting rooms – preferred by families
• Size: 53.87 Square metres
• Beds: King Bed or Twin Beds
• Extra beds: 2 Extra Beds or 1 Extra Bed and 1 Crib
• Bathroom: Bath tub, shower, bidet, hair dryer, hot & cold water
• Maximum: 3 Adults, or 2 Adults and 2 Children and 1 Infant
• Other Features: Air Conditioning, Mini Bar, IDD Telephone, Satellite TV, Tea/Coffee Making Facilities, Electronic Safe

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Garden Villa (24 Units)

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. The lovingly decorated wooden chalets offer extensive secluded outdoor decking area, ensconced within our beautiful manicured gardens.

Room Details:

• Location: Pool Side
• View: Garden view
• Decor: Thatch roof with wooden furniture provides local island style ambiance
• Size: 37.41 Square metres
• Beds: King Bed
• Extra beds: 1 Extra Bed
• Bathroom: Fully equipped wet room style, shower, hair dryer, hot & cold water
• Maximum: 3 Adults
• Other Features: Air Conditioning, Mini Bar, IDD Telephone, Satellite TV, Tea/Coffee Making Facilities, Electronic Safe

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Jacuzzi Beach Villa (48 Units)

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. Your balcony provides a stunning beach view or you can relax in seclusion in your own open-air Jacuzzi with thatched roof shade. Jacuzzi Beach Villas include an open air bathroom, so you need never be away from the soothing sound of the waves lapping the beach.

Room Details:

• Location: South-side of the island
• View: Beach
• Decor: Thatch ceiling with wooden furniture provides local island style ambiance
• Size: 109.7 Square metres
• Beds: King Bed
• Extra beds: 1 Extra Bed or 1 Crib
• Bathroom: Open air bathroom with Jacuzzi, shower and bidet
• Maximum: 3 Adults, or 2 Adults and 1 Child
• Other Features: Air Conditioning, Mini Bar, IDD Telephone, Satellite TV, Tea/Coffee Making Facilities, Electronic Safe

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Jacuzzi Pool Villa

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.

Room Details:

• Location: North-east side of the island
• View: Ocean view and the beautiful sunset
• Decor: Modern interior with luxurious touch
• Size: 89.38 Square metres
• Beds: King Bed
• Extra beds: 0
• Bathroom: Modern bathroom with Jacuzzi and hot/cold water shower, bathrobe
• Maximum: 2 Adults
• Other Features: Air Conditioning, Mini Bar, IDD Telephone, Satellite TV, Tea/Coffee Making Facilities, Electronic Safe, Private Cabana/Sun Deck, Private Infinity Pool

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Water Villas (2 Units)

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.

Inside, the living and sleeping quarters are sumptuously appointed, with an ornate four poster king-size bed, full modern amenities and a generously-sized Jacuzzi bath, which allows an unspoilt eye-level view of the ocean.

Our Water Villas are the perfect place to relax in complete privacy and luxury, and as they say in these isles, master the art of doing nothing.

Room Details:

• Location: South-west side of the island, over water
• View: Ocean, lagoon, beach and the beautiful sunset
• Decor: Modern interior with luxurious touch
• Size: 116.6 Square metres
• Beds: Four-poster King Bed
• Extra beds: 2 Extra Beds and 1 Crib
• Bathroom: Modern bathroom with Jacuzzi, shower, bidet and an open air fresh water shower on the sun deck, bathrobe
• Maximum: 3 Adults, or 2 Adults and 2 Children and 1 Infant
• Other Features: Air Conditioning, Mini Bar, IDD Telephone, Satellite Plasma TV, Tea/Coffee Making Facilities, Electronic Safe, Breathtaking Views from all Rooms, Spacious Private Sun Deck (with full privacy and an alternative access to the ocean)

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Bandos Facilities

Gallery Restaurant

The Gallery, consisting of three spacious pods, is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner and is the main restaurant at Bandos.

Serving up elaborate buffet-style dining with a wide choice of dishes, guests can relax knowing that all tastes are catered for.

The Gallery is open to all guests but specialises in catering to those who have pre-booked their meals. Guests who pre-book are also welcome to patronise our other restaurants and are eligible for discounts at the Sundowners Bar, Koon Thai Restaurant and the Sea Breeze Cafe.

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Koon Thai Restaurant

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.

Our passionate chefs ensure each dish offers a truly authentic Thai taste that awakens your taste buds, all of which can be accompanied by a selection of fine wines from around the world.

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Sea Breeze Café

Aptly named, 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.

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Huvan, which means blue skies and calm seas, is the best place to view the stunning Maldivian sunsets.

Open daily from 7.30am until midnight, the enormous sundeck allows you to unwind under a star-filled night sky or while admiring the dazzling blue horizon. In the evening soft music fills the air while you wonder at the dreamy tones of another glorious sunset.

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Sand Bar

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.

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Pool Bar

Stop 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.

Surrounded by lush palms and blossoms, guests can relax under the shade and enjoy the bubbles of the Jacuzzi stools, before continuing their swim or soaking up the sun.

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Sport & Leisure at Bandos


All our excursions are carefully selected for specific days of the week, tailored to guest travel patterns and other external factors. Excursions include:

• Night fishing
• Sunset dolphin cruise
• Snorkeling trip
• Island hopping
• Male’ your
• Glass bottom boat
• Sand bank picnic

Paradise Club

Keep fit, unwind and simply have fun at our Paradise Club sports complex. Enjoy beach volleyball or tennis on our flood-lit courts, relax and unwind at our steam bath or Sauna, or take advantage of our fabulous fitness suite, equipped with state-of-the-art equipment. The fitness suite is open to all guests free of charge.

Guests seeking a slower pace can unwind in our lounge and entertainment area and catch up on the latest news and sport from around the world. Board games and table tennis are also on offer, ensuring there’s something for everyone in paradise.

Water Sports

In a country that is more water than land, the possibilities for fun-filled aquatic activities are almost inexhaustible. Whether it is the turquoise of the lagoon, or the azure blue of the rich coral reefs, or even the vast, mystical expanses of the ocean deep, the waters surrounding Bandos offer limitless opportunities to explore.

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. We can also organise snorkelling trips to our house reef where, surrounded by the beauty of brightly-coloured coral formations, fish and flora, you can lose yourself in a magical underwater world.

Dive Bandos

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.

Big Game Fishing

our stay at the lovely beachside villas at Bandos will not be complete without an adventurous excursion. Inspired by our rich fishing tradition, we offer you one of the most exciting excursion to truly enjoy your holiday the ‘Maldivian way’. Gather your friends to form a team of 4 and take the morning boat for a fishing expedition; explore the large monsters of the deep ocean. These extraordinary fish weight up to 70 kilos and grows up to 8m or more. We offer trolling and casting techniques, Baracudda, Sail fish, Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, Marlin and Tuna are popular with trolling method. Giant Travelly, Red Snappers, Groupers are more common with casting.

Master this excursion with complete comfort, our state of the art vessel offers breakfast on board, various chilled drinks and beers while longer trips come with lunch. In addition, fresh water, towels and washrooms are also available on board. The vessel comes with a prowler and fish finder, global positioning systems, radar, fighter chair, PEN international rods for trolling and Shimano rods for casting (spin fishing).

Different types of fish are caught depending on the monsoon. The country experiences two main seasons, the South West Monsoon and the North East Monsoon. The South West Monsoon, which usually starts in May and continues until August, is the rainy season. However, given that these coral isles have an abundance of marine fauna, there hardly is a time when a trip fails to yield a good catch.

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Bandos Spa

Rejuvenate your body and mind while enjoying your perfect holiday in Bandos, through a revitalising treatment at Orchid Spa. Intimate villas and cabanas allow you to relax in privacy while our expert spa therapists take you on an invigorating journey.

The Eastern architecture is just a glimpse into the time-honoured Asian therapies. From facial treatments that enliven the skin, to ancient Balinese therapies, Orchid Spa provides a healing experience for all.

Facilities include:

• Pre-Spa Ritual: Awaken your senses with a hot and cold jacuzzi, steam bath and sauna
• Junior Spa Services: Introduce your child to the healing benefits of spa therapy with our junior spa treatments
• Orchid Salon: Indulge in a pedicure and manicure at Orchid Salon.

Orchid Spa offers treatments from facials and massages to cleanse and rejuvenate the skin to signature packages including couple’s massage therapies and skin therapies.

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Bandos Kids Club

At Bandos, we truly cater for everyone. That’s why families travelling with young children can relax in the knowledge that their loved ones are in the capable care of our professional child minders and babysitters. What’s more, while you unwind on the beach, they’ll be having the time of their lives. The Kokko Club opens from 8am to 5pm, Monday to Sunday, and offers a wide variety of activities for everyone from tots to teens.

We create and maintain a safe, healthy and exciting environment where they can enjoy, explore, learn, socialise with other kids and have fun. We strive to stay up to date with the ever changing needs of our young guests, many of whom we are fortunate enough to see every year from their infancy. The Kokko Club is equipped with a nursery full of toys and a large playground outdoors.

The facilities are free of charge for children aged 3 – 12 years old and our professional childminders at Kokko Club provide babysitting services on an hourly charge basis for Infants below 3 years old.

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At a glance

  • 7km from Malé and only 10 minutes from the international airport
  • 3 restaurants and 3 bars offer a choice of indoor and outdoor dining experiences
  • One of the best family friendly resorts with professional child minders team available
  • Award winning onsite dive center is the longest running dive establishment in the country
  • Large swimming pool with pool bar as well as seperate children's pool