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Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru, Maldives

  • Early Bird - 15% Discount on room rates for bookings made 90 days prior to arrival.
  • Benefits for Honeymooners - Honeymooners receive a partner massage lesson with a trained Spa Therapist (30 minutes lesson); special turndown and complimentary bottle of wine and fruite basket upon arrival; romantic villa dinning ("Vabbin Grill") for the bride and groom, prepared and served on the villa terrace by a private chef and butler; complimentary upgrade to the next available Villa category (subject to availability at time of arrival). Stay 10 consecutive nights and receive one complimentary Spa treatment (60 minute session) per couple. 20% discount on 90 minutes session ala carte Spa treatment.
  • Spa Indulgence - The Offer includes Full Board and 2 x 90 min Spa treatments per person per day. It is strictly for double occupancy and is not combinable. Valid from 01 April 2011 to 31 October 2011.
  • For details of the above offers and associated prices please call one of our specialist travel consultants on 0208 966 7121 or e-mail us by clicking here.
  • Overview
  • Rooms & Facilities
  • Food & Beverage
  • Accommodation: 48 villas
  • Airport Transfer Time: 20 minutes

Located on the island of Vabbinfaru, the Banyan Tree is both secluded and accessible at the same time. Vabbinfaru is a small, roughly circular island with excellent beaches and close access to the surrounding reef. The resort is notable for its work with marine conservation issues and is home to a Marine Biology laboratory. Guests are able to participate with the staff in monitoring the many programmes with which it is involved. Asian influences are apparent in the seashell-shaped, conical thatched-roofed villas, which border and overlook the islands white-sand beaches.


Please Note - The Maldivian Government announced that the current GST will be revised to 6% as of 01 January 2012. This would be revised to 10% as of 01 January 2013 and will be applied accordingly to all new bookings involving stays from 01 January 2012 onwards. The new GST will  apply to all room rates, food and beverage, spa, transfer, diving, water sports, excursions and any other services provided by a resort or ocean-going vessel operating within Maldivian Waters. GST will be not be charged on service charge or bed tax.


All of the villas are of the same size, enjoying differing aspects around the island. They are air-conditioned and feature one bedroom with an open terrace, four-poster bed, recessed sitting area, landscaped garden, open-air jet pool and private sundeck. Rooms are divided between:

  • Beach Front Villas - enjoying direct beach access. 
  • Deluxe Beach Front Villas - as above.
  • Ocean View Villas - enjoying a garden setting.
  • Deluxe Ocean View Villas - as above. 
  • Vabbinfaru Villa - spacious and luxuriously appointed, housing up to six people.
  •  Award winning Banyan Tree Spa.
  •  PADI Gold Palm Dive Centre.
  •  A full range of watersports.
  •  Marine Biology Laboratory.
  • Ilaafathi - set on the beach, serving buffet breakfast and set dinners. Both Maldivian and international cuisine is available.
  • The Naiboli Bar - open throughout the day serving drinks and light snacks.
  • A speedboat is on hand to transport guests to a nearby sandbank for private and intimate Sandbank Dining with a choice of fine cuisine and champagne.
  • Private dining, with chef and waiter service, is also available either in the privacy of the villa or on the beach.
Make an informed decision: If you're interested in traveling to Maldives why not speak to one of our travel consultants? Alternatively, view detailed information about Maldives by clicking here.
For a comprehensive tailor-made quote please call our dedicated reservations number:

0208 966 7121

Why not upgrade your flights to Business or First Class? It's a lot more affordable than you might think! Call for full details and prices on 0208 966 7121 or e-mail us by clicking here.

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