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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Updated 08/14/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 08/14/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#1 of 3 hotels in Bandos
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Not wishing to rest on the laurels of our existing achievements, Bandos Maldives had in the past year undertaken a major refurbishment project with the intention of transforming ourselves into a hotel that is truly reflective of the times. Careful consideration however, was given at all times to ensure that the old-world refinement for which the island has a reputation remained uncompromised. Under the project, major facelifts have been given to the front desk, lobby areas, shops, restaurants and bars and have furthermore commissioned a new swimming pool and additional accommodation facilities all of which perfectly blend with the island's tropical splendour and give visitors a taste of the Maldivian aesthetic.
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Property amenities
Free internet
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Beach
Badminton
Babysitting
Children's playground
Wifi
Hot tub
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Fitness / spa locker rooms
Sauna
Coffee shop
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Complimentary welcome drink
Kid-friendly buffet
Special diet menus
Swimup bar
Poolside bar
Canoeing
Diving
Game room
Snorkeling
Squash
Tennis court
Water sport equipment rentals
Billiards
Entertainment staff
Evening entertainment
Fishing
Karaoke
Table tennis
Tennis court offsite
Nightclub / DJ
Indoor play area for children
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Kids club
Strollers
Airport transportation
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Spa
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Foot massage
Full body massage
Head massage
Massage
Salon
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Gift shop
Shops
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun umbrellas
Umbrella
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Private beach
Housekeeping
Interconnected rooms available
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Private balcony
Room service
Safe
Telephone
VIP room facilities
Bottled water
Private bathrooms
Minibar
Refrigerator
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Great View
Ocean View
Languages Spoken
English, French, Russian, Chinese and 1 more
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Dr Jagdish V wrote a review Yesterday
Udaipur, India7 contributions6 helpful votes
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Our stay at Bandos Maldives was super excellent. Island has very good beach all around it. Lot of tropical trees. Special mention of Chef Ajay who took very good care of us at restaurants with delicious food throughout our stay as I am vegetarian.
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Date of stay: November 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
Room Tip: To add open shower in deluxe room and to conduct free snockling lessons and tour, complementary...
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Dear Jagdish, Thank you for taking the time to share your beautiful experience at Bandos Maldives. We are glad to know that we managed to meet your expectations on your holiday with us. We are lucky to be surrounded by such beautiful nature, a gorgeous house reef, and sunny tropical weather all year round. We are thankful for your kind comments and positive feedback on our associates service and our facilities. Your comments will surely be passed on to the team to inspire them to continue their excellent service. It was a great pleasure to serve you on the Island of Hospitality. Thank you for choosing Bandos Maldives as your holiday destination. We would love to see you again in the near future. Best regards, Ismail Rasheed General Manager
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Srinidhi G wrote a review Dec 2020
Mumbai, India30 contributions19 helpful votes
Hotel's Favorite
Wow! What an amazing time we had at Bandos. They are extraordinarily kids friendly. We travelled with three kids ranging from 1-12. All of them had a blast. Each had different interests and all were taken care of of. Highlight of the trip was snorkelling. Because of their amazing house reef, kids are able to enjoy snorkelling in shallow waters. Even if one just stands in sand and pops their head in, they have plethora to see. The staff is extremely warm and friendly and always eager to help. Few key pointers: 1) life jackets can be hired for free. One can retain it through their stay there. 2) it is advisable to carry your own snorkelling gear, as that works out much cheaper. 3) they have an excellent gift . sharks also can be seen. Kids will enjoy. 6) we went for glass bottom ride. It was nice experience but weather was just tooo hot. If they can plan a timing in morning early hours it will be good. 7) it's just 15 min from male. So very comfortable and affordable travel. An amazing amazing resort filled with kind people. We cannot wait to visit again.
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Date of stay: December 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
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Responded Jan 1, 2021
Dear Srinidhig, Thank you so much for choosing Bandos Maldives as your holiday destination and sharing your amazing experience of your stay with us. We are so pleased to know that we were able to meet all of the needs of your family during your time with us. We appreciate you taking the time to highlight the facilities and services that you enjoyed the most. We are also very proud of our associates for taking such great care of your needs during your stay with us. Once again, thank you for staying with us and sharing your feedback. We hope to see you again in the near future. Best regards, Ismail Rasheed General Manager
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Tushar Katyal wrote a review Nov 2021
New Delhi, India9 contributions
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Beautiful resort 😍😍 Close to male airport & very friendly staff specially mr suresh at gallery restaurant was very helpful 😊😊 We spent 6 days in beach villas at bandos Maldives and it was a mesmerising experience will definitely visit again 😊😊
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Date of stay: November 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Dear Tushar, Thank you for taking the time to share your beautiful experience at Bandos Maldives. We are glad to know that we managed to meet your expectations on your holiday with us. Most of our guests really appreciate the fact that we are located merely 15 minutes from the airport for quick and easy transfers. We are lucky to be able to provide such a convenience to our guests. We are happy to hear that our associates were of excellent service to you during your time with us. Your kind comments will surely be passed on to our team and mentioned associates to inspire them to continue and improve their We are glad to know that you had a wonderful time exploring and experiencing our beautiful island and we hope to see you back with us in the future! It was a great pleasure to serve you on the Island of Hospitality. Best regards, Ismail Rasheed General Manager
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Shvetal wrote a review Nov 2021
New Delhi, India1 contribution
A resort with excellent and prompt services, well maintained property, cooperative staff, food also has sufficient varieties for all cusine. They are quick to respond and considerate of any special requests. Strongly recommend to all !
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Date of stay: November 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Dear Shvetal, Thank you for taking the time to share your beautiful experience at Bandos Maldives. We are glad to know that we managed to meet your expectations on your holiday with us. We are glad to hear our associates were of excellent service to your during your time with us. We truly appreciate your kind comments and positive feedback on our services and facilities. Your comments will surely be passed on to our team and mentioned associates to inspire them to continue their excellent service. We appreciate that you have recommended Bandos Maldives to other potential visitors. Thank you for staying with us and sharing your feedback. We hope to see you again in the near future. Best regards, Ismail Rasheed General Manager
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LKJE wrote a review Nov 2021
Bognor Regis, United Kingdom141 contributions119 helpful votes
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We were met at male and taken to Bandos which took all of 20 minutes. Check in was fast and then taken to our room (236). We chose a std room with all inclusive, the rooms are spacious and nicely presented ( everything you need ) and 10 metres from the beach which is beautiful throughout the island. The food here is amazing and so are the staff!!. The gallery restaurant is buffet, you are served by the chefs who are proud to serve their food to you. I can't say enough about the staff, happy, welcoming and thoroughly charming. The food standard is superb, every dish I had was delicious. On some reviews and the odd comment says its repetitive: fried fish, steamed fish, New Zealand lamb, Argentinan beef, beautiful rice dishes, stunningly flavoured currys, soups, beef teriyaki, chicken breast in mango, ratatouille spiced!!! Pasta dishes to name but a few. A huge array of desserts, fruit and ice cream. The seabreeze has snacks in the afternoon, lightly toasted Sandwiches and fries. We opted for this rather than lunch, home made cookies and cheesecake too. Don't miss the feeding of the rays and sharks here at 7pm. Huvan bar with a lovely breeze and excellent cocktails finished our night off most nights. The pool is a lovely area to relax and have a few afternoon drinks before or after snorkelling on the house reef. The water is clear and the reef is well known amongst the diving fraternity, I saw black tip sharks of various sizes every time I went out. A very special thank you to the chef on the meat area, Rameez at Huvan and Tanuj at the gallery restaurant. The service from Tanuj was absolutely exceptional and made us feel special. Rameez equally gave special service too, I did mention how nice his body spray smelled and two days later I was handed a present all the way from male. Small things like being handed a fresh coconut to drink by the guys harvesting them made it for me. Lovely people and resort. A massive thank you to all.
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Date of stay: November 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Room Tip: All inclusive is a must.
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Dear LKJE, Thank you for taking the time to share your beautiful experience at Bandos Maldives. We are glad to know that we managed to meet your expectations on your holiday with us. We are lucky to be surrounded by such beautiful nature, a gorgeous house reef, and sunny tropical weather all year round. We are happy to hear that you had a wonderful time exploring our island and rich marine life. We are glad to hear our associates were of excellent service to your during your time with us. We truly appreciate your kind comments and positive feedback on our services and facilities. Your comments will surely be passed on to our team and mentioned associates to inspire them to continue their excellent service. It was a great pleasure to serve you on the Island of Hospitality. We hope you got to carry many wonderful memories with you. We would love to see you again in the near future. Best regards, Ismail Rasheed General Manager
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PRICE RANGE
$194 - $579 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
bandos island hotel bandos, bandos maldives, bandos island resort maldives, bandos island maldives
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Bandos Island Resort & Spa
LOCATION
MaldivesKaafu AtollNorth Male AtollBandos
NUMBER OF ROOMS
215
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Frequently Asked Questions about Bandos Maldives
Which popular attractions are close to Bandos Maldives?
Nearby attractions include Manta Point (0.1 miles) and Banana Reef (4.8 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Bandos Maldives?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a swimup bar, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Bandos Maldives?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Bandos Maldives?
Guests can enjoy a swimup bar, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to Bandos Maldives?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Lighthouse Restaurant, Thila, and Kurumba Cafe.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Bandos Maldives?
Yes, guests have access to a pool, a fitness center, and a sauna during their stay.
Does Bandos Maldives have airport transportation?
Yes, Bandos Maldives offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is Bandos Maldives located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.1 miles away from the center of Bandos.
Are any cleaning services offered at Bandos Maldives?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Bandos Maldives offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business center, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Bandos Maldives?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, French, German, Russian, and Chinese.