Bandos is a picture-perfect paradise in the middle of the Indian Ocean. White sandy beaches, vibrant plant life, and the clear blue water remove life’s everyday stresses and feel you with a sense of tranquility.
Bandos Maldives is a private island resort with world-class amenities. Luxurious and modern resorts also provide you a glimpse of local culture. Male, the capital of the Maldives, is 5 kilometers from Bandos Island. It retains ancient culture and tropical feeling.
Bandos is a paradise for nature lovers, adventure junkies, or a food lover. Turquoise lagoon, snowy white beaches, and lush green forests make it a perfect romantic getaway. Due to 40 diving sites, it is ideals place for divers. Bandos Convention Center is a modern and architectural piece that can accommodate about 400 people.
How to Reach Bandos Island
All the international flights land at Velana International Airport. Male International Airport is the other popular name, a transfer point for all the island resorts. Bandos Maldives Resort is 4.3 miles away from the airport.
Speedboat from Male International Airport
Bandos Island Resort and Spa Maldives provide a speedboat ride from Male International Airport to the island resorts. You will get to an island resort in 15 minutes. The resort itself provides this transfer facility, but you have to intimate your details 72 hours before your flight's arrival. This is a good option for tourists with a tight budget.
No seaplane transfer is available because of the short distance of the island from the airport.
Timings are subject to change. You will be automatically booked into a time slot as part of the check out process. Please visit the official website to confirm the time slot before your visit.
Sunset Dolphin Cruise
This 2-hour cruise is a thrilling excursion in Bandos that allows you to see dolphins up close to the boat. The excursion begins with a boat trip scouting dolphins. It culminates with a beautiful sunset, sparkling juices, and herd of friendly dolphins.
House reef enables you to see the underwater beauty. This house reef is one of the best in North Male Atoll. Beholding sea turtles to little reef sharks and marine lives within our house reef will be a life-changing experience for the nature lovers. It is a world beneath the waves.
Chefs are multi-talented in making local, Chinese, Thai, Western, Teppanyaki cuisines to satisfy your test buds. Yummy desserts, delicious food, and dinner arrangements are served at the beach.
Sunset at Huvan
Sunset is mesmerizing with colors exploding at the horizon like fireworks and stretch across the sky. Sea reflects this beauty. It plays out as a hypnotic view.
Massage or spa treatment will land you in a secluded refuge of indulgence and wellness. Internationally-trained staff guides you for treatments like traditional Thai massages, body wraps, and hot stone therapy. Pamper yourself in a soothing and quiet space to relax and enjoy your vacation.
Sharks by Koon Thai and Sunrise at Sea breeze will spellbind you apart from excursions such as manta ray snorkeling, photo flight, and fishing. These adventures await you.
Fisherman demonstrates big game fishing in a great expanse of the sea around the island. It involves playing with big fishes like tuna and marlin offshore to entertain them. Blue-water fishing or offshore sportfishing are other names of this recreational fishing game.
Windsurfing and Water sailing are the recreational activities worth your time to give you the ultimate thrill.
Catamaran sailing is a recreational sport in a multi-hulled watercraft. A deck holds two parallel hulls.
Wakeboarding is another sport on this fantastic island. It is popular among adventure-loving tourists.
Parasailing, parascending, or parakiting is another adventurous option among people.
Some love an excellent outdoor sport, and for such people, parasailing is the best option here. Tennis is also another sport which is played on this island. Parasailing is also called parascending or parakiting.
This small island is close to Male, and strolling around the pristine white sand beach is a soothing experience. Malahini Kuda Bandos Resort offers drinks and delicious food. You get an opportunity to socialize at bars.
This bar offers the best cocktails and sangria during vacation. Bartenders serve the best drinks to the tourists in a pleasant environment.
Coral Bar and Lounge
Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa Maldives in South Ari Atol houses the Maldives' most entertaining lounge bars. The friendly staff serves a large variety of cocktails and alcoholic beverages. You can drink around the pool or bar only.