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Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 13 November 2012

My wife and I stayed at this Resort in February 2012. We booked through booking.com, and booked the Jacuzzi Beach Villa. We arrived in the late evening and was quickly ushered to our room which was sort of your own house! 2 floors (Duplex) with the ground floor consisting of a living space with a tv, sofa and mini fridge....

1Thank Noaim
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 11 November 2012

Maldives was celebrating 40 years this year. Bandos Island Resort was the 2nd resort to be built. Grounds are well maintained, rooms clean. Brought mosquito repellant but did not have to use it as we did not encounter any mosquitoes. There were some house flies at breakfast. Booked standard rooms with Agoda. Beds were comfortable, shower had high pressure and...

1Thank limchin
Leh, India
Reviewed 10 November 2012

The best thing I loved about the resort was the patch of beach our room had just in front of it. This was so for all the rooms as they are located along the island's edge. Each beach front is also private as appropriately shielded by light vegetation. I specify light as dense in these parts can be scary. Each...

Thank Daphne C
Reviewed 9 November 2012

Stayed here in 2008 for our wedding anniversary, beautiful island, good variety of rooms, we stayed in the jacuzzi villas which were out of this world.......circular, 2 story thatched apartment with a fantastic outside jacuzzi right on the edge of the beach. Island spa was amazing if you tear yourself away from the swim up bar in the pool area....

1Thank Benandmia
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 31 October 2012

General Thoughts: Great resort especially for families and anyone who loves to dive and/or snorkel. Not the best for food, both in terms of taste and service. Bring beach shoes for the coral. The B&B option (breakfast included) was worth it, but having eaten at the buffet one night, we were very glad we did not pay for the all...

4Thank Sox03
Reviewed 30 October 2012

We stayed here for our honeymoon Oct 23-29. It was fantastic! We had read reviews that had complained about a few things but we were super happy with our choice to stay at Bandos! It was nice that the island is so close to Male (only about a 20 min boat ride). We were greeted quickly at the airport and...

1Thank Erin386
Hyderabad, India
Reviewed 25 October 2012

We went to Bandos for our honeymoon in Oct 2009 (Am not able to submit the review without choosing a date and there is no option for dates before Nov 2011). Thought of writing this review on our 3rd anniversary (better late than never!! ). Its undoubtedly the best vacation we have had till date. Its a small island not...

3Thank itspriyanka
Reviewed 24 October 2012

We had a very good time in Bandos. Travelled in October 3rd week 2012. The resort is close to the airport - 15 to 20 mins by speed boat. The weather was good, with occasional showers. Stayed in Deluxe Rooms - very neat, clean and well maintained. The reef is good , but since it rained sometimes the visibility was...

4Thank KPrasad
Brussel, België
Reviewed 23 October 2012

Perfect hotel, especially great value for money. I don't have any idea what the more expensive hotels could add to the accomodation, service etc. Clean rooms (cleaned twide daily), perfect white beaches, a nice reef just a few meters of the beach. Very helpfull staff. Lot's of possibilities for those that like watersports. Good activities (dolphin watching, night fishing +...

3Thank frederikding
Muscat, Masqat, Oman
Reviewed 22 October 2012

Breathtaking Island resort! Love the view on the entire island. Most Beautiful place I have ever visited. The snorkeling was amazing and the water was just perfect! The variety of restaurants could be a little more extensive but overall great experience. Will definitely return next year!

2Thank Shenista C

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bandos Maldives

Address: (Formerly Bandos Island Resort & Spa)
Region: Maldives > Kaafu Atoll > North Male Atoll > Bandos
Price Range: $278 - $854 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Bandos Maldives 5*
Number of rooms: 215
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Also Known As:
Bandos Island Hotel Bandos
Bandos Island Resort Maldives
Bandos Island Maldives
Bandos Maldives
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“The chalets are good and worth.”
madhushif, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are near to seas as a very small Island”
cathyd352, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Choose rooms from Garden Villas up. Standard rooms look too old and boring.”
louiec2013, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Standard rooms are smaller but better located (nearer the good beach) than deluxe.”
J1470VI_, 25 Feb 2017 | Read review
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