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Bandos Island Resort & Spa

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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

This was our first time to Maldives and Bandos. we stayed 15 days in June travelling with 3.5 years old daughter. we chose bandos resort for few reasons: diving, kids club( no fee) and super medical clinic with hyperbaric chamber. The hotel is a closed distance to Male( 40 minutes boat trip) and the airport. It was a superb vacations... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Last weekend I attended a wedding held at Bandos island resort maldives. The couple were my friends and we were both based in Singapore. It was also my first time to visit the paradise called the Maldives. It was beyond my highly expectations the islands and the resort were a paradise on Earth. The Maldives is a chain of thousand... More 

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Bandosmv, Resident Manager at Bandos Island Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Chuawill, Greetings from Bandos Maldives. It was a pleasure having you at your friend's wedding held last week and we are thrilled to hear that it all went beyond your expectations and that you found Maldives and this resort a paradise on Earth. Indeed Bandos Maldives is one of the closest resort islands to the airport, making us on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed at Bandos Island for a week over Christmas and absolutely loved it! Its not absolutely luxurious but really good value when compared to other islands. We booked a standard room on an all inclusive deal.The rooms were a walk away from the main restaurant but great location to beach- we literally walked out of our room and had... More 

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Bandosmv, Resident Manager at Bandos Island Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Valuable Guest, Greetings from Bandos Maldives and thank you for your time writing a review about our resort. We really enjoyed reading about your Bandos experience. We are glad that you absolutely loved your stay with us. Thank you for your positive comments about rooms you stayed in and we are happy that you enjoyed the private beach right... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We loved it here, would love to go back. Couldn't fault the island. Love love love 💜 hot tub villa number 125. Perfection! Snorkelling was amazing, food was lovely, cocktails lovely, staff lovely, great entertainment, great excursions, lovely weather 😊

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Bandosmv, Resident Manager at Bandos Island Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Joanne, Greetings from Bandos Maldives and thank you for your time writing a review about our resort. We are glad that you loved your experience with us. On behalf of Bandos team I would like to thank you for your positive comments towards our rooms, snorkeling, food, drinks, entertainment and excursions. It was a pleasure to have you with... More 

Dubai
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27 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I know that the words Maldives and budget don't generally go together, but we made it work on this holiday! Bandos is only a 20 minute boat ride from the airport, which was one of the reasons we chose to stay here. Most of the other resorts cost hundreds of dollars extra for seaplanes. Our room was a good size... More 

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Bandosmv, Resident Manger at Bandos Island Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Valuable Guest, Greetings from Bandos Maldives and thank you for writing a review on our resort. We really enjoyed reading your review. We are glad that you enjoyed your holiday with us and thank you for your comments on our rooms, greenery of the island, cleanliness and how our associates constantly maintain the island. Thank you for visiting Orchid... More 

Phnom Penh, Cambodia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed 4 nights, it was low season so easy to access everything; Gallery buffet breakfast ok -all the usual; buffet dinner- go early food depletes quickly. Sea Breeze a la carte much better, overlooks the water and quiet; most rooms face the water and are quite spacious; great gym and play areas for children; water sports are great; add... More 

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Dear Kavin, Greetings from Bandos Maldives. We are glad you had a good time with us and thank you for a 4 star rating and writing a review about our island. We are happy to hear that you liked our breakfast buffet and at the same time sorry to hear that you found the food at dinner depletes quickly. Which... More 

Kuwait
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is our first time as sister to experience the much marketed Maldives. We do have high expectations but it should be within our budget as well. We were upgraded to the beach villa which was a surprised that it feels new ( we heard that Bandos is an old resort already) but seriously, it still maintains the freshness of... More 

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Bandosmv, Resident Manager at Bandos Island Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Valuable Guest, Greetings from Bandos Maldives and thank you for your time wiring a review on Bandos Maldives. Welcome to the Maldives for the first time and we are glad that you choose us on your first visit here. We really enjoyed reading your review and would like to thank you for your positive comments about our transfers, accommodation... More 

Norwich, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have just returned from our second visit here (the first being 17 years ago) We loved the island then, but since our last visit they have improved the accommodation, the restaurants, swimming pool and dive centre .Everywhere is kept beautifully clean. The gardens are well looked after and so colourful. The staff are very friendly and if you chat... More 

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Bandosmv, Resident Manager at Bandos Island Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Christine, Greetings from Bandos Maldives and thank you for your complimentary review on our resort. We are delighted to hear that you had a fantastic time with us and it is a pleasure having you here after 17 long years. Your feedback and comments are a great motivation to our team to work energetically and to improve in the... More 

Calderbridge
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41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After 11.5hrs on a cramped Monarch flight from Gatwick, we were met with fresh towels and water and helped onto a waiting speed boat for our journey to Bandos. We stopped halfway to watch dolphins. When we got to reception, fresh cocktails were waiting to refresh us. This had been our first ever time to the Maldives. You have to... More 

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Bandosmv, Resident Manager at Bandos Island Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Daveydog21, Greetings from Bandos Maldives. We really enjoyed reading your positive review about our resort and its services. We are glad that you had an amazing honeymoon with us and would like to thank you for your positive comments on the Jacuzzi Beach Villas you stayed in, our spa and snorkelling experience you had. Your compliments is a great... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just returned from bandos on Saturday wow what a place the food the service what more could we say a special thanks to Fahid and jailam Arthur at the huvan made us feel so welcome and all the guys at koon Thai the food was lovely and the photographer that took me and Michelle on the photo shoot miss it... More 

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Bandosmv, Resident Manager at Bandos Island Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Stuartjon, Greetings from Bandos Maldives. We are thrilled hear that you had an excellent honeymoon with us and thank you so much for complimenting our services and food. Thank you for mentioning our associates who were welcoming and made your stay with us special. We are glad that you liked the photos by our professional photographers and happy that... More 

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