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Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru

5.0 of 5 Resort (All-Inclusive)   |   Vabbinfaru Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed at Banyan tree for a week and it has been a dream! The island has a beautyful house reef, we have seen sting rays, reef sharks at each time we went snorkeling! All the staff without exception was so welcoming, friendly and helpful! Don't miss diving of course and a good massage at the thai spa!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The resort was only 25 minutes away by speedboat ride and we were warmly welcomed by some of the managers when we arrived. Everyone was so amused watching the colourful school of fish around their coral reefs which was obvious as soon as we set foot on the jetty. The resort is fabulous! All the villas come with a private... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From the moment we were picked up at the airport to transfer by speedboat the entire stay was excellent. The room was very good. I have never slept so well ! The food first class and the service outstanding. A big thank you to Moosa who adopted us and ensured we got everything we wanted. He even took us into... More

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Beijing, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A good place for family.It's safe for snorkling,and children will love the beach and funny swimming pool in villa. There are not many kinds of foods, and I hope Banyan Tree provide more foods for Chinese tastes in the future, because many Chinese had holiday on the island during my stay.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful, enjoyable, and relaxing experience. Everything was great. Welcoming freindly staff, amazing views, excellent accomodation, delicious food, great service... i could go on forever. We definitly plan to come back again. Thanks Banyan Tree for such an unforgetable experience.

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Beijing, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a wonderful trip in Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru. My family had a very happy and relax time here. Beautiful ocean and beach ,warmly service,kindly smile,delicious food ,which are all over the island.I just want to say ,we will be back......

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SrikantPeri, General Manager at Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru, responded to this review

I am pleased that we were successful in making your holiday pleasant. relaxing and memorable. I thank you for sparing time to post your review and look forward to welcoming you back. Regards, Srikant Peri General Manager More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My booking was made at last minute after a dis-satisfactory stay in another Maldives resort for its snorkeling condition. During the busy period of year end festive season, the reservation team of Vabbinfaru handled my enquiry and booking promptly, once we landed at Male by seaplane from another resort, we are greeted by the Vabbinfaru staff and escorted to their... More

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SrikantPeri, General Manager at Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru, responded to this review

Thank you for a descriptive and appreciative review of our hotel. We are pleased that we could contribute to your year end festivities. Our coral conservation activities are appreciated by most of our guests and we indeed have one of the finest house reefs in the Maldives for snorkeling. We are pleased that you enjoyed it. We did receive a... More

Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a very peaceful and memorable time here last week. People were nice, everything was arranged eco-friendly and thoughtful. I missed this beautiful island the moment I left it. Now I'm still playing the Banyan tree music at home to recall the wonderful feeling in Vabbinfaru...We will come back again! One suggestion: if dinner starts one hour earlier, ie... More

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SrikantPeri, General Manager at Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru, responded to this review

I am pleased that you had a relaxing, peaceful and memorable holiday at Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru. The dinner timings at our resort are usually earlier as suggested by you, except in the holy month of Ramadaan. During this month we open the restaurant at 8:00pm to allow our associates to say their evening prayers and break their fast. I apologize... More

Frankfurt, Germany
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are repeaters and have just spent 11 nights in Banyan vabbinfaru. We are here for the 8th time. We started back in 2008 and experienced a perfect holliday experiene for us. What does that mean to us ? - Perfect diving environment - Good accomodation - Quiet environment - Good cuisine - Friendly staff. We found all of this... More

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SrikantPeri, General Manager at Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru, responded to this review

Dear Patrick M, Thank you for sparing time to post your feedback. It is very pleasing for us to note that, on your 8th visit since 2008, you continued to enjoy the diving environment, accommodation, cuisine and found the staff friendly. What is most reassuring is your observation that the Food & Beverage Manager is succeeding at his endeavor of... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We chose this property for some specific reasons. Although there are better properties (see some issues below), it fit the bill in this case: proximity to the airport and ease of arrival at the resort given we only had a few days, a smaller number of bungalows, more of an adult vibe, quality food (the BBQ in particular), excellent snorkeling... More

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SrikantPeri, General Manager at Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I am pleased to note your appreciation for the proximity to the airport and ease of arrival at the resort, the less number of villas, the more of an adult vibe, quality food, snorkeling and kayaking and inclusion of Wi-Fi in the rate. I have made note of the aggressive upselling as described by you. Our intent is... More

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Additional Information about Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru

Address: Vabbinfaru Island
Location: Maldives > Kaafu Atoll > North Male Atoll > Vabbinfaru
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru 5*
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Bar / Lounge Beach Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Swimming Pool
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Cast away on a secluded coral atoll in the paradisaical Maldives archipelago, you experience a sense of magic, romance and tranquility at Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru that's second to none. ... more   less 
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