Experience the Resort

Experience the Resort

About Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru

Indulge in calm and relaxation in this island paradise. Vabbinfaru in Maldivian means “round island circled by a round coral reef”. The paradise island of the North Atoll is just 20 minutes by speedboat from the airport. On this island of white talc sand, surrounded by what must be the bluest water in the world, sits 48 captivating villas cooled by the natural sea breeze of the Indian Ocean.
History of the Site
History of the Site
Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru has received several awards since its founding in 1995. Recognised for its superior comfort and seclusion…
Architecture of the Site
Architecture of the Site
A fusion of East and West, the architecture is stylishly modern while blending in perfectly with the environment…
Giving Back
Giving Back
A champion of environmental preservation, the Banyan Tree Marine Lab preserves the resort’s surrounding coral reef and marine life…

Dining & Drinks

Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru offers excellent dining choices ranging from eclectic Maldivian and international cuisine at Ilaafathi to candlelit dinners under the stars. Savour quiet time with a private barbecue in the seclusion of your own villa terrace or make the most of your Maldivian sojourn with a Sandbank Dinner of fresh seafood.

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List of Bars & Restaurants

Naiboli Bar

An extensive range of appetising snacks and light meals are served all day long at our open-air Naiboli Bar, along with your favourite cocktails.

Naiboli Bar

An extensive range of appetising snacks and light meals are served all day long at our open-air Naiboli Bar, along with your favourite cocktails.

In-Villa Dining

Our In-Villa Dining menu is full of surprising treats, including a romantic candlelit barbecue dinner in the intimacy of your villa or by the edge of the beach.

In-Villa Dining

Our In-Villa Dining menu is full of surprising treats, including a romantic candlelit barbecue dinner in the intimacy of your villa or by the edge of the beach.

Ilaafathi

Tuck into scrumptious Maldivian and international cuisine in the casual setting of Ilaafathi restaurant.

Ilaafathi

Tuck into scrumptious Maldivian and international cuisine in the casual setting of Ilaafathi restaurant.

Spa

Banyan Tree Spa Vabbinfaru, a tranquil hideaway at the centre of the island, offers a soothing atmosphere of incense and calming music as you give yourself over to expert masseuses. At Banyan Tree Spa Maldives, therapists bring the right balance of traditional touch and warm service to the extensive menu of tropical treatments.

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Spa

Gallery

Bring home a touch of tradition while supporting the local communities and environment.  Decorate your home with our quality selection of Asian-style furnishings, eco-friendly products and local arts and crafts. 

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Gallery

Facilities

Discover the Maldives’ diverse marine life. Be it on a nautical cruise and island hopping, while snorkelling or diving, or simply watching stingrays being fed in the evenings.

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Facilities