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Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru

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On the beach, white sand, sun loungers, beach umbrellas
On the beach, white sand, sun loungers, beach umbrellas
On the beach, white sand, sun loungers, beach umbrellas
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Overview of Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru

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UNESCO Sustainable Travel Pledge

Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru

5-star property

4.6/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • All inclusive
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
North Male Atoll, Vabbinfaru

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    About this area


    Located in Vabbinfaru, Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru is on the beach. Local points of interest include Maldives Islamic Centre. Take an opportunity to explore the area for water adventures such as surfing/body boarding.

    About this property

    Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru

    5-star luxury resort by the ocean
    You can look forward to a roundtrip airport shuttle, a beach bar, and a terrace at Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru. With a white sand beach, beachfront dining, and sun loungers, this resort is the perfect place to soak up some sun. Treat yourself to a facial, a body wrap, or a body scrub at the onsite spa. The onsite restaurant, Ilaafathi, features international cuisine. Yoga classes are offered at the 24-hour gym; other things to do include windsurfing, beach yoga, and fishing. In addition to shopping on site and a coffee shop/cafe, guests can connect to free in-room WiFi.
    You'll also enjoy the following perks during your stay:
    • A 24-hour front desk, a front desk safe, and express check-out
    • Express check-in, tour/ticket assistance, and smoke-free premises
    • Wedding services, a computer station, and free newspapers
    • Guest reviews give good marks for the pool and location
    Room features
    All 48 rooms boast comforts such as private plunge pools and 24-hour room service, in addition to thoughtful touches like premium bedding and furnished patios.
    Extra conveniences in all rooms include:
    • Bathrooms with showers and free toiletries
    • Separate sitting areas, recycling, and coffee/tea makers

    All inclusive details

    All-inclusive room rates at Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru are available. These rates are higher because they include onsite food and beverages in the room rate (some restrictions may apply).

    Awards and affiliations

    Green / Sustainable Property
    This property participates in EarthCheck, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.
    This property has signed the UNESCO Sustainable Travel Pledge.


    Chinese (Mandarin), English, Filipino, French, German, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Thai, Ukrainian, Urdu

    Cleaning and safety practices

    Enhanced cleanliness measures

    Disinfectant is used to clean the property
    High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
    Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

    Social distancing

    Contactless check-out
    Protective shields in place at main contact areas
    Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
    Social distancing measures in place

    Safety measures

    Personal protective equipment worn by staff
    Temperature checks given to staff
    Temperature checks available for guests
    Masks available
    Hand sanitizer provided
    Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and through room service
    This information is provided by our partners.

    Property amenities


    • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
    • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

    Parking and transportation

    • No onsite parking available
    • Roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge)

    Food and drink

    • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/cafe
    • 1 beach bar and 1 bar
    • 24-hour room service

    Restaurants on site

    • Ilaafathi
    • Sangu
    • Naiboli Bar

    Things to do

    • 24-hour fitness center
    • Beach volleyball
    • Beach yoga
    • Boat tours
    • Canoeing
    • Fishing
    • Full-service spa
    • Kayaking
    • Sailing
    • Sauna
    • Scuba diving
    • Shopping
    • Snorkeling
    • Steam room
    • Volleyball
    • Water skiing
    • Windsurfing
    • Yoga classes

    Family friendly

    • Laundry facilities
    • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
    • Snack bar/deli


    • Free newspapers in lobby
    • Front-desk safe
    • Gift shop/newsstand

    Guest services

    • 24-hour front desk
    • Concierge services
    • Daily housekeeping
    • Laundry facilities
    • Luggage storage
    • Multilingual staff
    • Porter/bellhop
    • Tour/ticket assistance
    • Turndown service
    • Wedding services

    Business services

    • Computer station
    • Conference space (323 square feet)
    • Meeting room


    • Beach loungers
    • Beach umbrellas
    • Beachfront location
    • Garden
    • Picnic area
    • Pool umbrellas
    • Terrace


    • 6 treatment rooms
    • Aromatherapy
    • Ayurvedic treatments
    • Body scrubs
    • Body treatments
    • Body wraps
    • Facials
    • Manicures and pedicures
    • Massages
    • Massage/treatment rooms


    • This property does not have elevators


    • Beach towels
    • Smoke-free property

    Room amenities


    • Air conditioning
    • Bed sheets
    • Ceiling fan
    • Pillow menu
    • Premium bedding
    • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)


    • Bathrobes
    • Free toiletries
    • Hair dryer
    • Private bathroom
    • Shower
    • Towels


    • TV

    Food and drink

    • Coffee/tea maker
    • Free bottled water
    • Minibar
    • Paper towels

    Outdoor space

    • Furnished patio


    • Desk
    • Free newspapers
    • Iron/ironing board (on request)
    • Private plunge pool
    • Recycling
    • Safe
    • Separate sitting area
    • Slippers
    • Turndown service

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    94% of travelers were happy with check-in
    Check-in from 2 PM - 11 AM
    Express check-in
    Minimum check-in age - 18


    Check-out before 11 AM
    Late check-out subject to availability
    A late check-out fee will be charged
    Express check-out

    Special check-in instructions

    Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
    To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 48 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
    For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
    The additional fee (payable at the property) covers mandatory transfer fees for guests ages 12-17.

    Access methods

    Staffed front desk


    No pets or service animals allowed

    Children and extra beds

    Children are welcome
    Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 125.0 per night

    Property payment types

    Important information


    You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

    • Christmas Eve (24 December) Gala Dinner per adult: USD 215
    • Christmas Eve (24 December) Gala Dinner per child: USD 117.50 (from 3 to 11 years old)
    • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per adult: USD 255
    • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per child: USD 137.50 (from 3 to 11 years old)
    • Gala Dinner on 04 February per adult: USD 130
    • Gala Dinner on 04 February per child: USD 130 (from 3 to 11 years old)
    • A tax is imposed by the city: USD 6.00 per person, per night
    • Boat transfer per adult: USD 185 (roundtrip)
    • Transfer service fee per child: USD 95 (roundtrip), (from 2 to 11 years old)
    • Additional fee for children (from 12 years old to 17 years old): USD 185 per person, per stay

    We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

    The additional fee covers transfer fees for guests ages 12-17.

    Optional extras

    • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability)
    • Rollaway bed fee: USD 125.0 per night

    The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

    You need to know

    Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
    Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges
    Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
    No onsite parking is available
    The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
    This property accepts credit cards and cash
    Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit
    Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.
    Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property
    Drones and aerial surveillance devices are not permitted at this property.

    We should mention

    This property does not have elevators
    No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property

    Property is also known as

    Banyan Tree Hotel Vabbinfaru
    Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru
    Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru Hotel
    Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru Resort
    Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru Maldives
    Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru Malves
    Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru Resort
    Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru Vabbinfaru
    Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru Resort Vabbinfaru

    Frequently asked questions

    Is Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru pet-friendly?

    No, pets are not allowed at this property.

    How much does it cost to stay at Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru?

    As of Oct 6, 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru on Nov 5, 2022 start from $935.0, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.

    How much is parking at Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru?

    This property doesn't offer parking.

    What time is check-in at Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru?

    Check-in is from 2 PM - 11 AM.

    What time is check-out at Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru?

    Check-out is at 11 AM. Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability).

    Does Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru provide a shuttle to the airport?

    Yes, there's an airport shuttle.

    Are there all-inclusive benefits at Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru?

    Some rate plans available at this property are all-inclusive.

    Where is Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru located?

    Nestled on the beach, this Vabbinfaru resort is 7.7 mi (12.4 km) from Maldives Islamic Centre.

    Overall score and ratings



    Rating 5 - Excellent. 83 out of 114 reviews
    5 - Excellent 73%
    Rating 4 - Good. 23 out of 114 reviews
    4 - Good 20%
    Rating 3 - Okay. 4 out of 114 reviews
    3 - Okay 4%
    Rating 2 - Poor. 1 out of 114 reviews
    2 - Poor 1%
    Rating 1 - Terrible. 3 out of 114 reviews
    1 - Terrible 3%




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    5/5 Excellent

    Traveled with partner
    Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
    Very pleasant and refreshing experience in the Maldives. Small island but easy to access to all the facilities it provides.
    Stayed 3 nights in Jul 2022

    5/5 Excellent

    Paul Arthur
    Traveled with family
    Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
    Yana and reception staff, thank you for your efficiency. Our stay was very short, we will be back. Thank you
    Stayed 1 night in Nov 2021

    4/5 Good

    Stayed 4 nights in Sep 2021

    5/5 Excellent

    Verified traveler
    Traveled with partner
    Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
    Everything at the resort was better than I I hoped for. Resort was clean. Staff was excellent and food was very good
    Stayed 6 nights in Dec 2020

    5/5 Excellent

    Verified traveler
    Stayed 7 nights in Dec 2020

    5/5 Excellent

    Diana, Nerja spain
    Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
    Hassam who worked for Banyan Tree, Very kindly did a fantastic photo shoot for me around the Island. He did an excellent job very professional. Many thanks Hassam You made my holiday the best with those fabulous pictures.
    Stayed 1 night in Nov 2020

    5/5 Excellent

    Verified traveler
    Stayed 14 nights in Nov 2020

    5/5 Excellent

    Verified traveler
    Traveled with partner
    Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
    Great, relaxing and lovely staff. Great diving spots nearby. Reef around the island has been greatly affected by climate change . The resort places great effort to help corals recover and other marine conservation activities.
    Stayed 8 nights in Nov 2020

    5/5 Excellent

    Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
    Unforgettable Experience
    What an amazing stay. I can’t express how amazing this place was. From the daily sting ray sightings to the outdoor bbq dinners we had an spectacular time!
    Stayed 4 nights in Mar 2020

    5/5 Excellent

    Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
    Great island
    Super amazing service!!
    Stayed 6 nights in Jan 2020