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Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru

5.0 of 5 Resort (All-Inclusive)   |   Vabbinfaru Island
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
patrick M Frankfurt, Germany
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Frankfurt, Germany
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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

Paris, France
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55 reviews 55 reviews
50 hotel reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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

Shanghai
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The quiet island, great island diving, service is very warm.We had a perfect holiday.The room is very comfortable.Coral reefs around the island is very beautiful, there are a lot of fish can be see.The night ferry can see many lovely shark.

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Thank you for sparing time to post a review of our hotel. I am pleased that you had a pleasant, relaxing and memorable stay. Regards, Srikant Peri More

Sofia, Bulgaria
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3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the hotel in March. The place is stunning beautiful in water and land. A visitor should never miss the snorkeling or scuba diving. We were going for snorkeling every day and it was always fun. We had the rare chance to swim together with small sharks, turtles and other colorful fish among splendid corals. The riff is just... More

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

Dear Guest, I am pleased to see that we were successful in providing you with a relaxing, pleasant and memorable holiday at Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru. Your review is descriptive and appreciative of our facilities and services. I thank you for sparing time to post your review. At Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru, we are blessed with one of the finest house reefs... More

London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this hotel in November (we went to Maldives in early November before that as well), but compared to the nice weather on the 1st occasion, we experienced thunder storms for at least 5 days out of 7 on our second trip. Unfortunately, it had a great impact on the whole experience - we were screaming how wonderful it... More

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

Dear Guest, I appreciate your view of it being difficult to compare two hotels, especially when they differ in size and facilities. We take pride in our house reef which has been regarded by many as one of the best in the Maldives. The flora and fauna are unique and a must to experience. Your feedback has been shared with... More

Wiral UK
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here due to the constant praises of a work colleague who has been 7 times, my wife and I first visited in February 2012 - fantastic, true peace and quiet and relaxation. Returned again February 2013 and have also already paid and booked for February 2015. I have never truly relaxed on holiday until arriving on this wonderful atoll,... More

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

Dear Dave, Thank you for sparing time to post such an appreciative review of our hotel. Recommendation from our guests is very important to us and I thank you for the generosity. I am pleased that my team and I were able to make your stay relaxing and memorable. The exotic marine life and the locale is unique to our... More

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pros. Great customer service Nice staff Great nature scenery :( I was because I didn't bring my pro camera, ;) however my iPhone and samsung worked very well Good atmosphere Private (ocean view villa is your best choice) Food is great Good private activities Cons. Price Bugs during and after rain Why enjoyed even with cons? Banyantree Vabbinfaru gave me... More

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

Dear Guest, I am pleased that you enjoyed the vacation at our hotel and that the villa, food and activities were to your satisfaction. Despite our best efforts it is not possible for us to keep the resort bug free, especially during an immediately after rain. I apologize for the inconvenience. I have noted that we were unsuccessful in our... More

Singapore
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44 reviews 44 reviews
32 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was really awesome and I should say that it was a fantastic experience. Manta feeding was my preferred itinerary. The rooms are great for couples on honeymoon. A kind of personal beach life experience. Will be back again. Please tell the dive instructor to bring you to view the nurse shark if you are diving.

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

Dear Guest, I am pleased that you enjoyed the personalized beach life experience at our resort. Our resort is well known for its house reef which is abundant in marine flora and fauna. The diving experience is unique and it is great to know that you enjoyed it. We thank you for sparing time and look forward to welcoming you... More

New Delhi, India
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I cannot emphasize enough on how perfect this trip was for us! We had started out with a number of apprehensions regarding our stay at the Banyan Tree, Vabbinfaru – mainly due to the fact that we were travelling with an infant and were very concerned about his food, etc (no kids club at the Resort). From the moment we... More

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

Dear Shiv, Thank you for your flattering appreciation- it is generous and motivating. Young guests are special to us and we like to ensure that they are comfortable. It is reassuring that you appreciate it. Our people are our greatest asset and we believe that they are they enhance the experiences of the guest. I am pleased that we could... More

Singapore River, Singapore
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

My 4th time to Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru. Trust me, that e most beautiful place on earth. Nice team work from GM Mr Srikant, Mr Wolfgang down to Visam and Miss Boo at Gallery. I dive around e world, from Fiji to Seychelles to New Zeland. all started from my Basic divining course at Maldives Banyan tree.

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Dear Jason, Thank you for being such a valuable patron of our hotel. We appreciate your repeated patronage and are pleased that we were able to provide you with a pleasant, relaxing and memorable holiday. We look forward to welcoming you back. Regards, Srikant 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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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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