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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 27 June 2013

We got an oceanfront villa (Villa 1) which we think is really awesome. It provides great privacy and has a full ocean view. Worth mentioning that the staffs are friendly and helpful; food are fantastic. The small island is surrounded with beautiful corals - definitely is a great spot for snorkelling. Alternatively, there is a free shuttle to nearby island...

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London
Reviewed 24 June 2013

The most beautiful and perfect place. Good food, great cocktails, lovely accessible reef and peace. They had upgraded the rooms since our last visit - they now have pools as well as jacuzzi. Otherwise they have retained the casual, relaxed ambience of the island.

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Mohamed H, General Manager at Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru, responded to this review

Dear dragonlady33london, Warm greetings from sunny Maldives. Thank you for the positive review and for choosing to stay with us once again. we are pleased to know that you have had a memorable stay with us. I have also taken note of your feedback on the recent renovation that has been carried out here. As you had highlighted, the addition...

Almaty
Reviewed 20 June 2013

It was our fantastic honeymoon. Villa #41 was ideal - private, with ocean view. Excellent beach. Nice and helping staff. All as expected! Private pool and jacuzzi in the yard. Tip: high humidity on the islands. The island is small, 200m diameter, and the number of guests is small as well. We enjoyed privacy! And photo session and pictures were...

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london
Reviewed 19 June 2013

Was back in January 2012 when we were there but I still fidget at the thought of walking on the sand and pure beauty of the place....for such a small atoll there was so much to do and see....where else can you see baby sea turtles being fed or take a boat trip to the adjacent island or see sting...

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Hk
Reviewed 17 June 2013

Just came back from a few days in Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru. Think it was only an ok trip? It was our third time to the maldives and we read the reviews and thought the corals and snorkelling would be good and picked the hotel. Service We found the staff to be ok but not overly friendly. For example our waiter...

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Mohamed H, General Manager at Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru, responded to this review

Dear TravellerHK_14, Warm greetings from Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru. Thank you for taking time to share your experience of the recent stay with us. It is disheartening to learn that you had a less than favorable experience with us. We are committed to always provide unparalleled service and memorable holiday experiences to all our guests. We apologize for the service shortfalls...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 17 June 2013

Vabbinfaru is the perfect island getaway. One of the best house reefs in the Maldives. The sister island Angsana Ihuru is a 10 minute boat ride away and another great place to snorkel and has a nice wreck you can dive at approximately 20m. I only wish I could have stayed longer..

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Carces
Reviewed 15 June 2013

I was at Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru 7 years ago and felt the nature and the Maldivian touch. It has not changed one bit, the people are amazing, they offer a very personalized and friendly service. The island is so beautiful, fantastic lagoon with a lot of marine life, they have a Marine Lab on site which makes it very interesting....

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Mohamed H, General Manager at Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru, responded to this review

Dear FHuet, Greetings from Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru. Thank you so much for the wonderful comments on your recent stay here at Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru. We are delighted to know that you have had a memorable time with us. Once again, thank you for the review. Best regards Mohamed Hilmy Hotel Manager

Reviewed 11 June 2013

My wife used to complain about the price we paid for this vacation. But just after her feet touched the ground of this amazing island, she immediately said it was worthy. Clear ocean water and beautiful coral reefs made a perfect holiday. The resort staffs and nice and helpful. We will definitely come back again.

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Reviewed 7 June 2013

very good! room is very clean and food is very nice. SPA is professional . a good place for snorkeling, people are very kind ,hope to come again. very good! room is very clean and food is very nice. SPA is professional . a good place for snorkeling, people are very kind ,hope to come again.

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Mohamed H, General Manager at Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru, responded to this review

Dear DONGYI, Warm greetings from Sunny Maldives, Thank you for the gracious comments and for this positive review. We are pleased to know that you have had a great time with us and are looking forward to your return visit. On behalf of the team Vabbinfaru, I thank you for staying with us and we look forward to your next...

California
Reviewed 29 May 2013

The Maldives is a very unique place, and there is a long list of luxury resorts to choose from.I read very good reviews on Trip Advisor about the Banyan Tree,and I was not disappointed. The full board rate was a good value, as well as the location.I must say the the main attraction of this beautiful resort is the fact...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pool
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  • Minibar
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Cast away on a secluded coral atoll in the paradisaical Maldives archipelago, you experience a sense of magic, romance and tranquility at Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru that's second to none. Cocoon yourself in a web of shimmering turquoise waters, swaying coconut trees, indigenous blooms and pure white sand. Free your spirit on the Maldives' North Male Atoll. In Maldivian, Vabbinfaru refers to a round island circled by a round coral reef. In this circle of peace, claim sanctuary at Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru resort. Feel the natural sea breeze sweeping in from the majestic Indian Ocean, and let the resort's signature hospitality bring you peace and tranquillity. ... more   less 

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Region: Maldives > Kaafu Atoll > North Male Atoll > Vabbinfaru
Price Range: $1,056 - $1,946 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru 5*
Number of rooms: 48
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