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Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
USD 1,330*
USD 784*
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USD 844*
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Manila, Philippines
Reviewed 12 February 2014

My wife and I stayed at Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru for 5 days and 4 nights last January 2014. We spent another night and day on Banyan Tree's galley boat the Veela. It was our honeymoon and our first time in the Maldives as well as our first time at any Banyan tree hotel/resort. The weather was great. There were occasional...

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SrikantPeri, General Manager at Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru, responded to this review

Thank you for posting a review of our hotel. Your review is descriptive and we appreciate that you spared valuable time to detail your experiences. It is a delight to note that the services and facilities matched your expectations. I have shared your appreciation with the Resort's staff members Pearl, Shuwa, Shameem, Ting and Adam and also the Velaa staff...

UK
Reviewed 5 February 2014

We had a beach villa facing the sunset on the calm side of the island, Villa 2. We loved it, the room, the beach, the privacy, the plunge pool and jacuzzi. Even came to not mind the water hen that started chirruping before dawn in the bushes. Staff were great, a little slow but it didn't matter. The reef is...

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SrikantPeri, General Manager at Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru, responded to this review

Thank you for sparing time to post review of our hotel. Your appreciation is motivating and I am pleased that the snorkeling experience could add to the memories of your holiday. We look forward to welcoming you back to your home in the Maldives- the sunny side of life!!

Beijing, China
Reviewed 2 February 2014

This is the best island we have ever been in Maldives for snorkelling. We did it every day around the island to see beautiful fish and coral. Love to see the turtle and sting ray feeding every afternoon. The villa we lived is very clean and comfortable.

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SrikantPeri, General Manager at Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru, responded to this review

Thank you for sparing time to post review of our hotel. Your appreciation is motivating and I am pleased that the snorkeling experience could add to the memories of your holiday. We look forward to welcoming you back to your home in the Maldives- the sunny side of life!!

Reviewed 31 January 2014

This was our second trip to the Maldives and I write this review whilst sitting outside our villa on Baros, still within easy view of this delightful resort. Baros is rated higher on tripadvisor and for very understandable reasons, indeed I shall be leaving another review in 6 days time. There are so many positives worthy of comment for this...

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SrikantPeri, General Manager at Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru, responded to this review

Thank you for sparing time to post a detailed review of our hotel. I trust that your stay at Baros was equally memorable and you have returned home. I am pleased that the services and facilities matched up to your expectations. I have shared your recognition with Shamim, Althan, Moosa, Ting, Beck, Lynn and Khaleel and they are delighted and...

Sofia, Bulgaria
Reviewed 30 January 2014

Paradise...they make you feel special...the food was very varied....the staff is very friendly...should visit SAND BANK(unforgettable experience)....and special thanks to photographer Angelo..heaven on earth!!!!Thank you for everything!!!

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Thank you for sparing time to post review of our hotel. Your appreciation is motivating and I am pleased that the sandbank dinner could add to the memories of your holiday. Angello and the entire team are pleased by the recognition offered by you. We look forward to welcoming you back to your home in the Maldives- the sunny side...

Sofia Region, Bulgaria
Reviewed 18 January 2014

Everything was wonderful. high level of service, extravagant houses with beautiful sea views. unique gardens and greenery everywhere, which makes you feel unique among carved it. huge variety of water sports activities. staff was top notch and made so as to spend a wonderful and very relaxing holiday. for me and my family was a pleasure and a wonderful experience...

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srikantperi, General Manager at Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru, responded to this review

Thank you for sparing time to post review of our resort. Appreciation from our guests is reassuring and I am pleased that you enjoyed our water sports facilities. The team is enthused at the recognition given to them and feels motivated. We look forward to welcoming you back to your home in the Maldives- the sunny side of life.

Male, Maldives
Reviewed 14 January 2014

Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru was one of the most relaxing resorts I have ever stayed at. Very quiet with a great deal of privacy and comfort. Perfect for a small family or couple looking to relax and do nothing!

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Thank you for sparing time to post review of our resort and recommending our resort for couples. We are pleased to note that you had a pleasant and memorable stay and look forward to welcoming you back to your home in the Maldives- the sunny side of life.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 January 2014

After flying through the night we arrived in Male feeling a bit jaded knowing we still hadn’t reached our destination. However, we needn’t have worried. We were met by a very capable member of Banyan Tree staff who wasted no time in getting us on a speed boat for a smooth ride out to the island. We were met by...

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Thank you for your post. Your review is detailed, descriptive and very encouraging. We are pleased that services and facilities at the resort were able to contribute towards creating pleasant and cherishing memories of Maldives- the sunny side of life. Marine conservation is important to us. I have shared your appreciation with Moosa and Simaad for whom the recognition is...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 12 January 2014

My partner and I stayed for ten nights and it still wasn't enough.... It is such a beautiful island. All the staff are amazing and very welcoming. The villas are beautifully decorated and well equipped. There are some coral pieces lying around on the sand and in the water. We brought our reef shoes which came in very handy. There...

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Thank you for posting a review of our resort and I am pleased to note that we were able to make your stay relaxing, comfortable and memorable. Corals are the most valuable resource and asset to the islands in the Maldives. I am pleased that you enjoyed snorkeling in our blue lagoons and were able to experience the rich marine...

Ancona, Italy
Reviewed 11 January 2014

Great resort, located just 20 minutes by boat from Male. Perfect organization and very careful. Rooms are clean, tastefully decorated, spacious rooms. The reef is not very close to the beach but very nice. Part of the Male exposed to the wind, there are artificial barriers against the current of the sea, pity ..... The restaurant staff very attentive and...

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Thank you for posting your feedback on TripAdvisor. I am pleased that you for the resort to be conveniently located and well appointed. Your appreciation of Lamir and Wolfgang is generous and motivating. Shifting of the beach and erosion are part of the island's living nature. Whilst we can create concrete barriers to prevent this, we have chosen not to...

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  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Minibar
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  • Breakfast included
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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: $831 - $1,810 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru 5*
Number of rooms: 48
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