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About Bandos Maldives

Description

With over 180,000sqm of land, guests are free to roam around the private island or choose to relax within the resort's compound. The island's central location in the North Male Atoll makes this area perfect for diving with over 40 extraordinary dive sites available. The accommodation comes in many varieties from standard type to water villa, each equipped with a range of standard amenities. Additionally, guests can enjoy a multitude of land and water based activities such as big game fishing, snorkeling, windsurfing, catamaran sailing, water skiing, parasailing, wakeboarding, and as well as tennis. The Bandos Convention Center is capable of accommodating up to 400 delegates and is one of the most complete and modern conference venues around. For dining, the resort boasts with an international buffet restaurant, 2 a la carte restaurants, and 3 bars that serves innumerable seafood, Asian and international cuisine, and a selection of beverages. For a truly unique and memorable experience, Bandos Maldives is the place to be.
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Features

Internet

  • free Wi-Fi in all rooms
  • Wi-Fi in public areas

Transportation

  • airport transfer
  • shuttle service

Fitness & recreation

  • spa/sauna
  • gym/fitness
  • fitness center
  • sauna
  • spa
  • massage
  • steamroom
  • karaoke
  • games room

Swimming & soaking

  • swimming pool
  • hot tub
  • outdoor pool

Water sports

  • wind surfing
  • snorkeling
  • private beach
  • diving
  • fishing
  • water sports (motorized)
  • water sports (non-motorized)

Land sports

  • tennis courts
  • table tennis

For kids

  • children's playground
  • kids club
  • pool (kids)

Food & beverage

  • 24-hour room service
  • room service
  • BBQ facilities
  • restaurant
  • coffee shop
  • poolside bar
  • bar

Cleaning services

  • daily housekeeping
  • laundry service
  • dry cleaning

Guest services

  • luggage storage
  • babysitting
  • tours
  • concierge

On-site facilities

  • gift/souvenir shop
  • facilities for disabled guests
  • family room
  • library
  • salon
  • shops
  • smoking area

Health and security

  • 24-hour security
  • 24-hour front desk
  • safety deposit boxes

Business & money services

  • meeting facilities
  • business center
  • currency exchange

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • Filipino
  • French
  • German
  • Russian
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Policies

Child and extra bed policy
Infant 0-1 year(s) Stay for free if using existing bedding. Note, if you need a cot there may be an extra charge.
Children 2-11 year(s) Must use an extra bed
  • Guests over 11 years old are considered as adults.
  • Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose, please check the individual room policy for more details.
When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
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Useful info

Airport Transfer Fee: 93.64 USD
Check-In From: 02:00 PM
Check-Out Until: 12:00 PM
Distance from City Center: 8.0 Km
Distance to Airport: 7.0 Km
Non-Smoking Rooms / Floors: Yes
Number of Bars: 3
Number of Floors: 1
Number of Restaurants: 4
Number of Rooms : 225
Room Voltage: 220
Time to Airport (Minutes): 15
Year Hotel Built: 1972
Year Hotel Last Renovated: 2005
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Important notice

Type of Transfer:

Season 1
From 1 March 2016 to 30 April 2017

Type of Transfer: Speedboat - Daytime Round Trip
Adult (12 and up) : $93.64
Child (2-11 years old) : $46.82
Infant (Below 2 year (s) old) : Complimentary

Type of Transfer: Speedboat - Nighttime Round Trip
Adult (12 and up) : $93.64
Child (2-11 years old) : $46.82
Infant (Below 2 year (s) old) : Complimentary

Transfer rates subject to change without prior notice.

Maldives booking and transfer info (FAQ)

We look forward to welcoming you to the Maldives!
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Food, drink and entertainment

Private Dinning

Private Dinning

Experience a private dinner on the white sandy beach of Bandos Maldives. The couple sit surrounded by candles and soft music while a private chef serves delicacies of Bandos exclusively to the couple.

Gallery Restaurant

Gallery Restaurant

The Gallery, consisting of three spacious pods, is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner and is the main restaurant at Bandos Maldives. 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 other restaurants and are eligible for discounts at the Huvan, Koon Thai and the Sea Breeze.

Pool Bar

Pool Bar

Guest can enjoy a chilled drink under the shade and feel the bubbles in the swim-up bar counter. Guest who needs a minute to take all the breathtaking ambiance of this hotel can come sit by the pool and enjoy it. The pool bar offers a variety of juices, ice creams and snacks to keep guests happy at all times.

Koon Thai

Koon Thai

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. 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.

Huvan

Huvan

This is the best place to watch the breathtaking Maldivian sunset. As soft music fills the area, guests can enjoy a drink during the day while watching the beautiful day light sky or during the night while watching the uplifting stars. Operation Hours: The bar is open daily from 0730hrs until midnight.

Sand Bar

Sand Bar

With modern facilities and a tropical atmosphere this bar is the ideal choice for guest to enjoy the stunning island while relaxing and unwinding. The island will take your breath away. Karaoke, live band and themed DJ parties are offered for guests to enjoy during evenings. Operation Hours: 07:30 am till late night

Sea Breeze

Sea Breeze

Aptly named, the Sea Breeze 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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Recent customer comments

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Excellent



  • Hotel Condition/Cleanliness 8.5
  • Facilities 8.1
  • Location 8.9
  • Room Comfort/Standard 8.4
  • Staff Performance 8.4
  • Value for Money 8.0
  • Food/Dining 7.6

8.8 Cesare S.
Italy
May 24, 2016
:)
:)

8.8 CHI W.
Hong Kong
May 22, 2016
good
hood

10 Kanchana T.
India
May 19, 2016
Bandos
Excellent property.

9.2 indrajeet N.
India
May 12, 2016
Excellent stay
Quality of food needs improvement. It is certainly not the best. Other aspect it's wonderful.

8 Marcel G.
Netherlands
May 18, 2016
5th time at Bandos and still not tamed
This was our 5th time we visited Bandos and was as good as always. The only downside I could think of is the El Nini impact to the corals. Lets hope nature will recover over time!

9.2 Hoda S.
Saudi Arabia
May 11, 2016
Honeymooners
Wish to have Spicual offers for honeymooners we felt no defferet than other people having same services and offers Hope I get something that gives me benefit am useing this bookings.

9.6 Natalie N.
Portugal
April 01, 2016
Heaven on Earth
We want to say a massive thank you to Bandos Resort. Wow wow wow. What an amazing holiday, amazing experience and amazing people....Hussein Amar Ali Sivad Chan and a few others that went that extra mile, a big thank you to you guys. Dive Bandos you were world class from start to finish and the diving was out of this world. The nightly entertainment, the seaside dining, the jacuzzi villa, the snorkeling (best house reef 👍), the water sports team, the awesome sunsets on the Huvan deck, DJ Dillon mixing the vibes, the hospitality and the list goes on. Very sad to leave but one thing I can guarantee is we will be back. We are leaving with unforgettable memories, an empty wallet and a nice tan but with no regrets. Shukuriyya

5.2 Dang L.
United States of America
March 24, 2016
So So
We got to Male before 9PM, after leaving immigration we had to wait about 15 minutes for the guy at the Bandos boat transfer counter. When he finally showed up, there was no greeting from him. He was somewhat rude when he spoke and directed us to the boat, very unfriendly. We paid US$421.38 for a 10 minutes round trips boat ride from airport/hotel/airport for our family, (parents + 3 kids, 16, 13 and 10). I thought that was expensive! We booked 2 Jacuzzi Beach Villa - Full Board for 3 night, which I don't think worth it. Though the room was big, but the Jacuzzi was not very clean. We could see dirt coming out of it after turning it on. We only used once and our children did not even use theirs. The food was so so, we took an option of dinning at the Thai restaurant 1 evening on were given $20 voucher per adult. I don't recommend taking the Full Board option, maybe just taking half board so that you could dine at their other restaurants where you could order from an a la cart menu. The cleaning staff did not clean our rooms very well. At 1 point, they did not even remove the used towels from our rooms. For the amount of $$ that the hotel charges for rooms, perhaps the staffs at the reception area could be a bit friendly and try to smile a little?

5.3 HON L.
Hong Kong
March 01, 2016
Good
I love
I love this

6 Hussain L.
Oman
February 26, 2016
my stay with Bandos
- lack of service quality consistency - lack of attentiveness to details. Didn't even refresh toiletries - no punctuality of housekeeping. Called them 3 times to get them to clean my room - very few staff smiling - good food and good variety - good location. Close to airport. Could be refreshed in few places


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