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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Overall it was a great holiday, - villa: spacey and clean. Sunset side is usually without wind. private pool and jacuzzi a nice plus for an afternoon chill - the staff: nice and helpful - spa: high quality - food: could be more variety, average. All-inclusive deal recommended - house reef: dead because of El Nino 2016. Still a lot...

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Dear Cantoniad, Thank you for taking the time to post your feedback on your recent stay with us. I really appreciate you taking time to write a constructive feedback as this will truly assist us to improve our existing level of standards. I am extremely delighted to know that you had a great and relaxing holiday with us in Banyan...

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

My husband and I stayed at this resort for 4 days. It was the perfect place for our short getaway. The resort staff were welcoming and attentive and made us feel like we've been there for longer than a few days. We loved the design of the beach villas - private, dreamy beach and ocean view right from the four...

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Dear Traveller1522, Thank you for taking the time to post your feedback on your recent stay with us. I really appreciate you taking time to write a constructive feedback as this will truly assist us to improve our existing level of standards. I am extremely delighted to know that you had an amazing holiday with us in Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My son and I have passed the P A D I open water diving license We have felt safe all along, taken care of by a team of great pros We had fun and really had a fantastic experience at bayan tree marine activities centrr

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Dear Franck A, Thank you for taking the time to post your feedback on your recent stay with us. I really appreciate you taking time to write a very encouraging review and rate our resort with a five star. I am extremely delighted to know that you had an amazing holiday with us in Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru and enjoyed diving...

Antwerp, Belgium
Reviewed 1 week ago

Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru is one of those rare 5 star hotels that truly and fully deserves every single star. The location, the accomodation, the room, the food, the staff... All meet the high (but luckily also chilled) standard one might expect. I felt very welcome and special and spoiled rotten @ Banyan Tree - which is a pleasant feeling, I...

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AhmedZahir_EAMBTMVMV, Manager at Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru, responded to this review

Dear JelleVR_1971, Thank you for taking the time to post your feedback on your recent stay with us. I really appreciate you taking time to write this post as constructive feedback from our guests such as yours will truly assist us in our efforts to improve while continuing to provide high level of services to our customers. I am extremely...

Shanghai
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good weather and location, private beach with nice view, hotel service was good. Food taste can be improved. This season is quite good in Maldives, temperature and humidity level is just right. And it's also the start of the dry season. Overall nice stay!

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Dear 341yiz, Thank you for taking the time to post your feedback on your recent stay with us here in TripAdvisor. I am truly delighted to know you had a relaxing holiday with us in Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru and enjoyed breathtaking scenery with private white sand beach, nice weather, and services from our friendly and attentive staff. Your comment on...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a chilled luxury beach escape. From the moment you meet the Banyan Tree representative at the airport to the time they wave you goodbye you are treated to excellent service delivered in a friendly relaxed atmosphere. Our favourite part of the holiday was being bare foot for the duration of our stay. It immediately allows you to relax....

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Dear Tracey-Lee H, Thank you for taking the time to post your feedback on your recent stay with us. I really appreciate you taking time to write a very encouraging review and rate our resort with a five star. I am extremely delighted to know that you had an amazing holiday with us in Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru and enjoyed well-designed...

London Colney, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Honestly you don't get better than this. From the moment you arrive to the minute you leave, you are made to feel welcome and special. It is an island that you go to for privacy, and a great feeling of relaxation. Snorkeling is a must as is a couple of visits to the amazing spa. For my partner and I...

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Dear tvellacott, Thank you for taking the time to post your feedback on your recent stay with us. I really appreciate you taking time to write this post as constructive feedback from our guests such as yours will truly assist us in our efforts to improve while continuing to provide high level of services to our customers. I am extremely...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a first time for both me and my fiancée to visit Maldives and we had the opportunity to stay this beautiful property. The sea is great for swimming, even though it's a shame the coral garden are mostly dead due to global warming. We arrived late night and received a very warm welcome from Adam the resort host, who...

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Dear Lily N, Thank you for taking the time to post your feedback on your recent stay with us. I really appreciate you taking time to write this post as constructive feedback from our guests such as yours will truly assist us in our efforts to improve while continuing to provide high level of services to our customers. I am...

Ahmedabad, India
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our stay here , the team was extremely warm ! The hotel is beautiful , & the option to visit the neighboring island was great ! The only improvement I can think of is the food . Although the chef did visit us & try to accommodate all our food habits , the food was just lacking...

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Dear Sayali26, Thank you for taking the time to post your feedback on your recent stay with us. I really appreciate you taking time to write this post as constructive feedback from our guests such as yours will truly assist us in our efforts to improve while continuing to provide high level of services to our customers. I am extremely...

Broxbourne
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stunning, beautiful, relaxing, thank you. Banyan tree is fantastic in all ways. The location is just right, the staff are very welcoming and helpful. The villas are relaxing and private even though they all fit around each other. The dive team and marine lab staff are all very helpful and great fun. It’s nice to have a chance to help...

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Dear markbrendonc, Thank you for taking the time to post your feedback on your recent stay with us. I really appreciate you taking time to write a very encouraging review and rate our resort with a five star. I am extremely delighted to know that you had a fantastic holiday with us in Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru and enjoyed well-designed and...

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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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  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
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: $1,021 - $2,249 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru 5*
Number of rooms: 48
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