The Island

Lapped by the vast expanse of the Indian Ocean, the island of Bandos is blissfully marooned a world away from the hurly-burly of daily life. The turquoise of the lagoon, lush green vegetation, pearl white beaches, azure blue sky and abundant golden sunshine create a feeling of perfect tranquility. Everyday stresses will melt away as you are transported to a haven of pure calm and serenity.

From the moment you arrive you will receive a warm Maldives welcome and the friendly, attentive service that has earned Bandos the reputation of the ‘Island of Hospitality’. Conveniently located just 7km from Malé International Airport, our idyllic resort has a total of 215 rooms, sumptuous dining and a wealth of leisure options – a perfect setting for a romantic getaway or peaceful escape. Having multi-lingual staff and facilities ensuring we are a destination where people from all over the world come to relax and unwind in a multi-cultural atmosphere.

Quick Facts


Maldives, North Male Atoll



215 Rooms


Speedboat transfer of 15 minutes to the resort. Daytime and night time transfers available.


Bandos Maldives


Classic Room

No of Units: 16
Area (sqm): 30
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Standard Room

No of Units: 84
Area (sqm): 38
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Deluxe Room

No of Units: 48
Area (sqm): 54
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Garden Villa

No of Units: 12
Area (sqm): 37
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Jacuzzi Beach Villa

No of Units: 49
Area (sqm): 110
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Jacuzzi Pool Villa

No of Units: 1
Area (sqm): 89
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Water Villa

No of Units: 2
Area (sqm): 116
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Island Of Hospitality

Bandos Convention Centre offers sophisticated conference facilities to a global audience. Located close to both the airport and the capital Male, the facility provides versatile space, accommodating up to 350 guests for large conferences, to more intimate meeting rooms that cater for up to 20 people. 

Dive Bandos is one of the longest established centres in the country and our professional staff will ensure that you experience the lush underwater gardens, colourful fish and magnificent seascapes in total safety. The Dive Centre is a spacious facility complete with air-conditioned audio visual classrooms, library, hot water showers and large storage rooms. The convenient location of Bandos in the southern part of the North Male Atoll offers access to over 40 impressive dive sites.

Dining Experience

Capacity: 276 pax
Cuisine: International 
Timings: Breakfast: 7:00 am – 9:45 pm
               Lunch: 12:30 nn – 2:00 pm 
                            Except Fridays   
                            1:00 pm – 2:30 pm 
                            Every Friday 
               Dinner: 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Capacity: 65 pax
Cuisine: Thai 
Timings: 6:00 pm – 10:30 pm 
              Except Tuesdays
              7:00 pm – 10:00 pm 
              Every Tuesday

Capacity: 150 pax
Cuisine: Mediterranean and Asian Fusion 
Timings: 10:00 am – 12:00 am

Capacity: 8 pax
Cuisine: Japanese 
Timings: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm 
              First seating
              8:00 pm – 10:00 pm 
              Second seating

Capacity: 120 seats
Cuisine: Cocktails and light snacks
Timings: 7:00 am - until the last guests

Capacity: 102 pax
Cuisine: International Casual Dining
Timings: Open 24 hours

Capacity: 67 pax
Cuisine: Selected Menu Items
Timings: 7:00 am – 8:00 pm

Activities, Services and Facilities

Water Sports

Water Skiing
Wind Surfing
Cat Sailing
Cat Safaris
Jet Ski
Banana Boat Riding
Wake Boarding
Knee Board
Fun Tubes

Excursion and Fishing

Snorkeling Trip
Male’ Tour
Night Fishing 
Beach BBQ
Island Hopping
Sunset Dolphin Cruise
Private Sand Bank Picnic
Big Game Fishing
Whale Shark Expedition
Glass Bottom Boat

Other Services and Facilities

Paradise Club
Kokko Kid’s Club
Convention Centre
Renewal of Vows
Gift Shop
Medical Clinic

Diving - Operated by Dive Bandos

Bubble Maker
Discover Scuba Diving
PADI Scuba Diver
PADI Scuba Diver Upgrade
PADI Referral Course
PADI Open Water Diver
PADI Nitrox Diver
PADI Advanced Open Water Diver
PADI Rescue Diver
PADI Adventure Diver
PADI Specialty Diver
PADI Emergency First Response
PADI Dive Master