Bandos Maldives

Bandos Maldives

North Male' Atoll, North Male Atoll, Maldives Islands, Maldives,
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    8.5
    Excellent
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    9.2
    Exceptional

    "Pretty good house reef."

    Anthony A.

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    January 14, 2019

    8.7
    Excellent cleanliness
    Recommended by 92% of guests

    Property highlights

    • Airport transfer

    • Private beach

    • Currency exchange

    • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

    This property is in high demand!Booked 12 times since yesterday | 26 travelers are looking at this property right now
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    9.1
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    Exceptional location
    Value for money8.2
    Distance to city center8.0 Km
    Location rating9.1
    Nearest airportMalé International Airport (MLE)
    Distance to airport9.7 km
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    8.4
    Excellent
    Room comfort & quality
    Deluxe Room
    Deluxe Room
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    • Room size: 65 m²/700 ft²
    • Beach view
    • 1 double bed
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    Jacuzzi Pool Villa
    Jacuzzi Pool Villa
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    • Room size: 90 m²/969 ft²
    • Beach view
    • 1 double bed
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    Garden Villa
    Garden Villa
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    • Room size: 65 m²/700 ft²
    • Garden view
    • 1 double bed
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    Water Villa
    Water Villa
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    • Room size: 116.6 m²/1255 ft...
    • Sea view
    • 1 double bed
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    Standard Room
    Standard Room
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    • Room size: 47 m²/506 ft²
    • Beach view
    • 1 double bed
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    Classic Double Room
    Classic Double Room
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    • Room size: 30 m²/323 ft²
    • Garden view
    • 1 double bed
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    Jacuzzi Beach Villa
    Jacuzzi Beach Villa
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    • Room size: 109.7 m²/1181 ft...
    • Beach view
    • 1 single bed and 1 double b...
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    Standard Single
    Standard Single
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    • Bathtub
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    Standard With View Single
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    All Inclusive Ai Deluxe Single
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    What people love about the property

    • 9.6
      Exceptional

      "I found the staff very attentive and very helpful."

      Dorothy

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      November 5, 2016

    • 9.2
      Exceptional

      "Ideal Place."

      Andrew

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      July 3, 2017

    • 9.2
      Exceptional

      "The starry sky is nice."

      yuen O.

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      December 8, 2018

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    9.6
    Exceptional

    "We had a great time- the beach is beautiful."

    Dorothy

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    November 5, 2016

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    10.0
    Exceptional

    "Overall impression is top notch service with excellent beach..."

    Chaitanya

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    January 14, 2019

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    Cleanliness8.7
    Facilities8.6
    Location9.1
    Room comfort and quality8.4
    Service8.6
    Value for money8.2
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    8.4
    Excellent
    Swapnil from United States
    Family with young children
    Standard Room
    Stayed 3 nights in February 2019
    All inclusive package”
    All Inclusive package doesn't have much choice in Drinks specially if you are beer drinker. There is also another all inclusive package that we were not told about since it's only available to people who are staying 5 nites or more. Dining choice were also limited. But one of the chef made all the attempts to get us vegetarian food.
    Reviewed February 11, 2019
    9.2
    Exceptional
    Anthony from Malaysia
    Couple
    Standard Room
    Stayed 3 nights in January 2019
    Swim with sharks”
    Pretty good house reef. Schools and schools of colorful fish and we even encountered 3 reef sharks swimming together during one snorkel. The beach villas were basic but adequate and comfortable and only steps away from the beach/waterfront. Good buffets for half-board.
    Reviewed January 14, 2019
    9.2
    Exceptional
    Kristian from Belgium
    Couple
    Standard Room
    Stayed 5 nights in January 2019
    Fantastic stay”
    We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Bandos. Transfer very efficient and it is only 15 mins by boat from the airport. At first, you may get a bit disappointed as it does not have the look of the extremely expensive hotels in the Maldives with water villas etc, and the rooms look a bit dated. However, don't be put off by this. For the Maldives Bandos gives you a very high value for the money and you dont spend much time in your room anyway. The hotel comprises the entire island and is extremely well-kept by its many staff. Housekeeping service twice a day. Complementary water in your room every day and you can ask for more if you need it. The beaches are wonderful, clean and the coral reef is (unlike many other islands) within swimming distance, so you dont have to book excursions to see wonderful marine life. You never get the feeling that the hotel is full, as the rooms are well-spread out and everybody can find a small stretch of beach with a few lounge chairs. Buffet was excellent.
    Reviewed January 12, 2019
    8.8
    Excellent
    Songhua from Singapore
    Family with young children
    Standard Room
    Stayed 4 nights in December 2018
    great experience and value for money”
    Bandos is very near Male, only 15mins speed boat away from airport ferry terminal. It is a full facility resort, besides the usual there's also a football field, volleyball court, tennis court and garden (which grows some of the vegetables and fruits served in its own restaurant, and you can bring your kids to visit) Staff are very friendly and helpful. Rooms are a little worn off but beds are comfortable and sheets and towels are clean. There're 3 restaurants offer a good variety of choices. Beach is not big due to overgrown plants near shore, especially on east side of the island there's not much spot for sun bathing. west side has some decent beach though. Overall a good experience for my family (with two teenage kids).
    Reviewed December 16, 2018
    8.4
    Excellent
    Po from Hong Kong
    Couple
    Water Villa
    Stayed 4 nights in November 2018
    Staffs are helpful”
    It is a good choice to stay in Bandos Maldives for my vacation. The staffs are helpful. The service and arrangement are good. It is excellent to have the Club House service after the check-out on last day. So we can still have the swimming activity in the pool or beach.
    Reviewed November 27, 2018
    10.0
    Exceptional
    Eleanor from United Kingdom
    Couple
    Standard Room
    Stayed 5 nights in January 2019
    Perfect in every way!”
    We visited Bandos for five nights as part of our honeymoon and it was pure luxury. The beach is beautiful, the food delicious and with so much variety, the accommodation was spacious and well thought out, and the clubhouse and gym were great additions. The gym especially was very well equipped. The dive centre is the best and most professional we have ever used and the dive sites and boat absolutely fantastic! The best thing about Bandos though by far was the staff. All without exception were incredibly professional, kind, thoughtful, friendly and very eager to please. 5 stars all round and we would love to go back :)
    Reviewed January 29, 2019
    8.0
    Excellent
    daphna from Singapore
    Couple
    Standard Room
    Stayed 2 nights in February 2019
    nice resort near Mala airport”
    typical Maldives' resort with stylish facilities. good for relaxing quiet time.
    Reviewed February 09, 2019
    10.0
    Exceptional
    YANGHSUAN from Taiwan
    Couple
    Water Villa
    Stayed 1 night in November 2018
    Very Good”
    I like the island of Bandos. The environment is very comfortable, especially the water villas. The sea is beautiful, the snorkeling is great, the service staff is very good, and I will come back to play next time.
    Reviewed November 19, 2018
    10.0
    Exceptional
    YANGHSUAN from Taiwan
    Couple
    Jacuzzi Pool Villa
    Stayed 1 night in November 2018
    Very Good”
    I like the island of Bandos. The environment is very comfortable, especially the water villas. The sea is beautiful, the snorkeling is great, the service staff is very good, and I will come back to play next time.
    Reviewed November 19, 2018
    10.0
    Exceptional
    YANGHSUAN from Taiwan
    Couple
    Standard Room
    Stayed 1 night in November 2018
    Very Good”
    I like the island of Bandos. The environment is very comfortable, especially the water villas. The sea is beautiful, the snorkeling is great, the service staff is very good, and I will come back to play next time.
    Reviewed November 19, 2018
    10.0
    Exceptional
    YANGHSUAN from Taiwan
    Couple
    Standard Room
    Stayed 2 nights in November 2018
    Very Good”
    I like the island of Bandos. The environment is very comfortable, especially the water villas. The sea is beautiful, the snorkeling is great, the service staff is very good, and I will come back to play next time.
    Reviewed November 19, 2018
    8.4
    Excellent
    Ahju from United Kingdom
    Solo traveler
    Standard Room
    Stayed 3 nights in November 2018
    Perfect 1st Maldives Experience”
    This was my first trip to Maldives, and although I can't compare Bandos to other resorts, I had amazing time. The room did feel like it was built quite a long time ago, but everything was in good order and air conditioning worked well. The only time I had a problem was when I saw a dead cockroach on the floor (my husband just put it outside for me, as I have a phobia) but that was the only time I saw it and I just accepted that that might be just how it is on the island... The sea was of course amazing and I enjoyed hours and hours of snorkelling! The variety of fish was just second to none and I even had a chance to see a sea turtle. The food was very good also, I opted for breakfast only deal, and bought lunches and dinners. The breeze bar, and the huvan bar was great for drinks and lunches, and Thai restaurant was also delicious and not overly expensive.
    Reviewed November 08, 2018
    9.2
    Exceptional
    Reiner from Philippines
    Couple
    Standard Room
    Stayed 3 nights in September 2018
    Highly recommended!”
    Had a great and memorable stay at Bandos! The island itself is breathtaking! Nice and quiet. Staff are all friendly and very accommodating. Variety of food during breakfast, lunch and dinner. Other restaurants like Huvan and Sea Breeze also a nice choice for afternoon relaxation by the beach. Rooms are spacious and clean, beds are big and comfortable. Location of our room was just a few steps away from the beach! Anytime you can just go for a swim. They offer Tours as well if you would like to go island hopping, diving or snorkelling, etc. Would definitely recommend this hotel! Value for money every worth of penny. Keep it up to the Bandos Team!
    Reviewed September 20, 2018
    8.0
    Excellent
    Boon from Malaysia
    Couple
    Standard Room
    Stayed 2 nights in August 2018
    Spacious accommodation and nice food”
    The island is surrounded by coral reefs, and it is very good for snorkeling lover. Room is very spacious. The full board meal are also good. However, the all-inclusive package wrist band has sharp edges that cuts your body when taking bath. Removing it will cause some inconvenient ordering drinks everywhere.
    Reviewed September 03, 2018
    10.0
    Exceptional
    Chaitanya from India
    Group
    Jacuzzi Beach Villa
    Stayed 3 nights in January 2019
    Excellent service and beautiful beaches”
    Overall impression is top notch service with excellent beaches. Stayed in the jacuzzi beach villas which are spacious, luxurious open air bathrooms with privacy and well appointed otherwise. Pros: beautiful clean beaches, above average to good dining options, service is well above par, decent adventure options Cons: As with all of Maldives cannot bring in alcohol from duty free, and this is expensive. About $40-60 and up for a bottle of wine, $10 for draught beer etc. Dinners and lunches can set you back $30 per person before drinks. As long as you factor this in, you should be good. Also the island itself is close to male and you can see it in the far distance. If you’re looking for perfect visual isolation just be aware of this.
    Reviewed January 14, 2019
    9.2
    Exceptional
    Mihail from Bulgaria
    Family with teens
    Garden Villa
    Stayed 8 nights in December 2018
    Exceptional”
    Many many good things-overall the resort is nice. Very well maintained, the staff is very very friendly. The whole feeling is for relaxation. The rooms are very big-we stay in garden villa. The minuses are the food is nice, but not so many and different choices -common we are here for 10 days!! Also fitness gym require emergency upgrade. Now reminds me for 80s. And the last-we stayed in garden villa-the bathrooms needs renovation
    Reviewed January 03, 2019
    10.0
    Exceptional
    Anna from Russia
    Family with young children
    Standard Room
    Stayed 7 nights in December 2018
    Exceptional”
    Extremely easy to get in and out, friendly and helpful staff, sorted out a minor issue we had quickly. A slightly older and more crowded property compared to some of the newer islands in the Maldives, but the house reef is amazing. Excellent snorkeling: black tip sharks, sting ray, octopus, turtles, lots of tropical fish. Good value for money overall.
    Reviewed December 27, 2018
    10.0
    Exceptional
    Seyedehsogol from United States
    Couple
    Standard Room
    Stayed 6 nights in December 2018
    Exceptional”
    I highly recommended this beautiful hotel,Staff were really helpful,nice ,our room was really clean,they cleaned our room twice the day,location was really good and close to the airport.Food was amazing,5star hotel
    Reviewed December 19, 2018
    10.0
    Exceptional
    lily from Singapore
    Family with teens
    Standard Room
    Stayed 2 nights in August 2018
    Highly recommend if do not having too much budget ”
    Contact Bandos reservation in advance and tell them your flight arrangement together with your planned trips, if having extra plan to go to hulhumale or male. Because they will arrange the timeline for u. In additions, the staffs are all very kind. I feel so good when I stay there.
    Reviewed August 09, 2018
    8.0
    Excellent
    Kimiya from Japan
    Family with young children
    Water Villa
    Stayed 2 nights in July 2018
    Overall is fine and great stay ”
    Positive Cleaner was very fast (while we are eating breakfast, they cleaned up for sure) and felt comfortable for whole stay. Food is very nice and enjoyed whole 6 days at the same buffet. Menu had been changed nicely everyday. Great experience for taking Sunset Dolphin Tour. all staffs were super nice and enjoyable. Negative Reception forgot to give us all inclusive bands when we checked in. Restaurant lady suddenly told us to go to the reception to take them. Villa is a bit too far from restaurant for the family with small kids. Stroller was not even free of costs although maintenance guy told me it’s free. Tea and coffee at main restaurant (buffet) are not nice at all especially during lunch and dinner time. Better order at other venue such as Sand Bar or Huvan. Wifi had been cut down the last 2 days at water Villa. I feel a bit wired every time I needed to say my villa number when I call reception.
    Reviewed July 19, 2018
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