The island of Bandos is considered home to one of the most beautiful house reefs in the North Malé Atoll. Guests can immerse themselves in this unique underwater world by snorkelling or scuba diving just a few metres from the beach.

For those that like to stay fit and healthy, the Clubhouse sports complex includes flood-lit courts and a fitness suite. Guests seeking some downtime can relax in the entertainment and lounge area and catch up on news, sport and film.

Standard Property
Three Star
  • Destination


  • Location

    North Male Atoll

  • Island Size


  • Reef Type


  • Suitable Options

    Honeymooners, Families

  • Meal Plans

    BB, HB, FB, AI

  • Number of Rooms

    215 Rooms

  • No. of Restaurants

    4 Restaurants

  • Number of Bars

    3 Bars

  • Transfer Type

    Speedboat (20 Mins)

Villas & Residences

Comfort, luxury and convenience are at the forefront of each of the 225 rooms that are available within the Bandos resort.

The numerous types of accommodation on offer reflect a diversity of tastes and requirements of the resort’s clientele:

Classic Room
Standard Room
Deluxe Room
Garden Villa
Jacuzzi Beach Villa
Jacuzzi Pool Villa
Water Villa

Food & Drink

Bandos’ main restaurant, The Gallery, consists of three spacious pods with elaborate buffet setups and are open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. 

Specialising in Maldivian game fish and seafood delicacies, the artful and elegant Harbour restaurant is ideal for those who want a fine-dining experience. Afterwards, guests can watch the sunset in Sundowners Bar, situated perfectly for the best views.

Family-friendly and classic island beach bar, Sand Bar, is an excellent cocktail destination. It also provides karaoke and live band performances in the evenings.


As the longest running dive establishment in the country, Bandos boasts an outstanding dive centre. Dive Bandos has won several awards over the years due to its multilingual and professional team.

Other activities include a sunset dolphin cruise, glass-bottom boat ride and a whale shark expedition.


Bandos is located in North Male Atoll and is a 15-minute speedboat ride from the International airport.

Property Highlights

Bandos has also been referred to by some as the “Island of Hospitality” as it is known for being one the best family-friendly resorts in the Maldives. Guests can be sure that their children are safe and having fun at Kokko’s kids’ club while they relax or take full advantage of the activities on offer.
Sarah, Sales Manager
Global Head of Reservations