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Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru

Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru

North Malé Atoll, Maldives

Experience island life in luxury

Step into a luxury barefoot tropical paradise where the ocean meets the sky. Be mesmerized by Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru’s all-natural beauty nestled at the heart of North Male’ Atoll, just a 20-minutes speedboat ride away from Velana International Airport. Take respite in this picturesque island’s all-pool villas situated under swaying palm trees. Discover the vibrant Maldives underwater world and explore the Indian Ocean via a luxury Catamaran. Embark on a delightful culinary experience that will set your heart a bliss. A complete rejuvenating holiday comes with time-honored Asian-inspired treatments at the award-winning Banyan Tree Spa.

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North Malé Atoll Republic of Maldives
+960 664 3147
Check-in: 2:00 pm
Check-out: 12:00 pm
Facilities and services
  • Banyan Tree Spa and Gallery
  • Currency Exchange
  • Fitness Centre
  • Marine Centre
  • Restaurant Dining
  • Water Sports
  • Weddings
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Awards & Accreditations
Earth Check Gold Certified
Tripadvisor Travelers' Choice
Forbes 4 Star Travel Guide
The Maldives 2023: a tale of two resorts for winter sun

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Banyan Tree Maldives Vabbinfaru - Accomodation


Wake up to endless views of the Indian Ocean.
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Grand Beachfront Villa
Grand Beachfront Pool Villa

This spacious villa category features a separate living room & attached bathroom, perfect for families.

  • 5
  • King, Sofa Bed

  • 132 sqm / 1,420 sqft

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Oceanview Pool Villa
Oceanview Pool Villa Beach
Oceanview Pool Villa

Enjoy panoramic views of the Indian Ocean.

  • 3
  • King

  • 110 sqm / 1,184 sqft

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Beachfront Pool Villa
Beachfront Pool Villa Sofa
Beachfront Pool Villa

Stay right on the beach in this intimate villa with direct access to both the turquoise ocean and your private pool.

  • 3
  • King

  • 110 sqm / 1,184 sqft

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Angsana Ihuru Maldives Beach Holiday

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Culture & Community

Embrace authentic traditions, connect with the local community, and discover the heartbeat of the Maldives through meaningful interactions and shared experiences

Beach Barbeque

Destination Dining

Discover the pinnacle of romance and culinary indulgence. Relish gourmet delights against the backdrop of the Maldives' stunning beauty, where each bite transforms into a treasured memory

Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru Maldives Experiences

Into the Blue

Set out on an exhilarating aquatic journey. Whether it is snorkelling with vibrant fish or exploring coral gardens through scuba diving, allow the azure depths to mesmerise your senses and craft indelible moments

Wellbeing Retreats

Wellbeing Retreats

Indulge in holistic wellness experiences amidst the breathtaking natural beauty of the Maldives, where rejuvenation and serenity collide – nourishing your mind, body and soul

Frequently Asked Questions

Transfer timings are arranged based on your flight arrival/departure time if coming from an international flight. If coming from another resort or island, transfer timings are organized based on your local transfers. Transfer timings are confirmed the night before your arrival. Please provide your flight details at least 48 hours before your arrival date. Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru is 17km away from Velana International Airport and is a 25-minute speedboat journey (subject to weather conditions).

Conveniently located in the North Male’ Atoll, Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru is a 25-minute speedboat journey from Male’ City and Velana International Airport.

Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru Maldives accommodates travellers with families and young children.

Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru Maldives is a picturesque island with only 48 villas, perfect for couples seeking relaxation and days in the sea and under the palm trees.

Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru Maldives is an excellent resort for solo travelers seeking relaxation and quietude.

We provide romantic benefits for couples celebrating their honeymoon during their stay. For a minimum stay of 3 nights: · In-Villa Amenities upon arrival: A bottle of house wine & fruit platter · Celebration Cake for two persons · Romantic Bed Turn Down For a minimum stay of 5 nights: · Includes all of the above plus the following: · One Romantic 5 course set dinner at the Sangu Beach, once during stay Honeymoon stay dates must fall within six months of the wedding date. Marriage certificate to be presented upon time of reservation.

Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru Maldives offer an All Inclusive Meal plan with supplemental charges.

Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru Maldives provides Indian Vegetarian Food upon request.

Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru Maldives has three villa categories: Oceanview Pool Villa, Beachfront Pool Villa and Grand Beachfront Pool Villa. All villas have direct access to the beach and have a private pool with an adjoining jet pool. Oceanview Pool Villas are set a few meters away from the beach, while Beachfront Pool Villas are directly on the beach and are just a few steps from the shore. The Grand Beachfront Pool Villa features a separate living area adjacent to the villa facing the beach, and can accommodate additional persons.

Guests of Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru Maldives have access to Dhawa Ihuru Maldives and enjoy the facilities such as the Kids Club, Velaavani Bar (chargeable upon consumption) and 8lements Spa (chargeable and subject to availability) as well as activities such as snorkeling. A complimentary shuttle runs between the two islands at scheduled times of the day.

Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru Maldives provides a wide array of activities such as marine conservation, wellbeing, water sports, and dive courses. In addition, excursions such as dolphin cruises, night fishing, and big game fishing are available. There are plenty of Asian body massages and treatments for those who seek relaxation at the award-winning Banyan Tree Spa.

To be able to fully enjoy the island holiday, it is best to stay at Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru Maldives for a minimum of 4 nights.

Children from 8 to 9 years old can try the PADI Bubble Maker Course. Equipped with safe, child-friendly scuba gear, the children will be guided by certified instructors while exploring the resort’s shallow lagoon.

Blessed with a vast beach and lagoon, Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru offers unique destination dining experiences. Guests can enjoy a private BBQ on the beach or on their villa sala. For those who fancy a stylish and instagrammable meal by the pool, Floating Breakfast is available. All experiences are subject to weather conditions.

Yes, we offer special packages that showcase the best of the Maldives. Experience the beauty of the local attractions and immerse yourself in authentic Maldivian experiences, such as visiting the capital Male', fishing trips, cultural tours, and more. For more information, visit For inquiries or to book these packages, contact our reservations team at

At Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru, we offer a diverse range of on-site activities and amenities for our guests to enjoy:

  • Snorkelling or diving in our vibrant house reef
  • Award-winning spa offers rejuvenating spa treatments
  • Relaxing yoga sessions
  • Pristine white sand beach
  • Dining options showcase exquisite cuisine and bars

At Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru, we can assist in arranging a variety of activities, including snorkelling and scuba diving. Explore the colourful marine life of the Maldives with our experienced guides and instructors from our Marine Centre. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced diver, we can curate unforgettable underwater adventures tailored to your preferences and skill level.

We are located approximately 20 km (12.4 mi) north of Malé, the capital city of the Maldives. We can be easily reached by a scenic 25-minute speedboat ride. Our team can assist you to book the transfer to and from the airport or Malé.

At Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru, our talented culinary team is well-equipped to accommodate various dietary restrictions, including vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, and food allergies. Simply inform us in advance, and we will ensure that your dining experience is both delicious and tailored to your specific requirements.

At Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru, we offer a range of personalised experiences designed to enhance your romantic getaway, from candlelit dinners on the beach to intimate spa treatments. Get in touch with our experienced team and we will be more than happy to assist.


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