Bandos is a beautiful island that is prefect for family visits or as a couples getaway. Bandos isa picture perfect paradise hidden away from life's everyday stresses. The clear blue water, vibrant plant life and white sandy beaches create an immediate feeling of tranquility. You will never be bored with a great selection of entertainment for everyone.
Located in the North Male Atoll, Bandos is conveniently located just 7km from the international airport.
They offer 216 rooms with something for everyone, the villas have thatched roofs and fit perfectly into the scenery around the island with crisp white interiors.
There are 4 restaurants and two bars, so plenty to choose from.
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.
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.
Conveniently located within reach of swimming pool and clubhouse, our Garden Villas are a blissful marriage of traditional Maldivian style architecture and all the comfort and luxury of a contemporary island resort. The decorated wooden chalets offer extensive secluded outdoor decking area, ensconced within our beautiful manicured gardens.
Deluxe Beachfront Rooms
Spacious and inviting with several amenities at your disposal. Both living and bedroom areas are topped off by uniquely thatched high ceilings and parquet flooring. With the possibility for interconnecting rooms, these rooms are ideal for families with children, due to the spacious layout.
With whitewashed interiors and modern furnishings, the Superior Villas are a class apart. The bathrooms ooze style, with mosaic detail and outdoor showers. Surrounded by lush, tropical vegetation, these villas are the perfect setting for your holiday in the Maldives.
The perfect fusion of traditional Maldivian architecture with whitewashed interiors and thatched roofs, these villas you will find all modern conveniences, and stylish minimalist decor. Beach Villas have direct access to the white sandy beach and come with a bathtub and an outdoor shower.
Superior Beach Villas
Fashioned as a duplex, the living and bedroom facilities boast the requisite amenities necessary for your comfort and satisfaction. The balcony provides a pleasant view of the beach front, while the gentle rumble of the surf is constantly soothing. In the seclusion of your Superior Beach Villa, surrounded by lush tropical vegetation, is the open-air jetted tub with its little hut designed for your relaxation and enjoyment.
Beach Pool Villa
A luxurious modern villa is with a private infinity swimming pool and cabana style sun deck. The Beach Pool Villa has a state of the art king size bed, rustic wooden furnishings and a serene, romantic atmosphere for those looking to relax and unwind in style. The spacious jetted tub adorns the en-suite bathroom, where one can enjoy a luxurious soak.
Our elite villa, features unique décor and breathtaking views of the ocean and the beach, giving you the sense of floating on the ocean. It offers luxury and tranquility with full privacy and services exclusive to the villa. The living quarters come fully furnished with modern amenities, while the ultra-luxurious and roomy Jetted tub affords one an uninterrupted view of the ocean and the unending horizon.
Gallery restaurant- The Gallery consists of three spacious halls open for breakfast, lunch and dinner is the main restaurant at Bandos. Serving up elaborate buffet-style dining with a wide choice of dishes, guests can relax knowing that all tastes are catered for them.
Grill Bar- Combining contemporary interior with a rustic look and feel, the Grill Bar is situated on the north-eastern side of the island. Guests can choose to be seated either indoors or out on an overwater deck, which offers breath- taking views of the Ocean. The Grill Bar offers a variety of seafood and meat, grilled to your liking and served with a homemade sauce of your choice. Pair your freshly-grilled platter of seafood or meats with a glass of wine, or just grab your favorite drink from the bar and head out on to the deck and let the lingering breeze relaxes and soothes your mind and soul.
Sea Breeze- Aptly named, the Sea Breeze Cafe is situated at the edge of the water where customers can lounge on the large outdoor over-water deck and enjoy the breathtaking view of the lagoon while relaxing in the gentle breeze. Open round the clock, the restaurant offers a wide variety of dining options from a la carte offerings such as spaghetti or even authentic Indian curries to alternative fast-food fixes such as pizza and hamburgers.
Huvan- Huvan, which means blue skies and calm sea, is the best place to view the stunning Maldives sunset. The enormous sundeck allows you to unwind under a star-filled night sky or while admiring the dazzling blue horizon. In the evening soft music fills the air while you wonder at the dreamy tones of another glorious sunset.
Sand Bar- The classic island bar is ideal for guests to enjoy one of our many tropical cocktails or any other beverage that suits their fancy. The Sand Bar is designed with fun in mind to offer our guests a wonderful time with our top-notch karaoke facilities, live band or discotheque evenings.
Pool Bar- The swim up bar in our pool is located in the midst of the beautiful surroundings of palm trees and blossoms with their lush fragrance. A chilled drink is all you need to bring out the sunny spirit within you. Relax under the shade with your loved ones and feel the bubbles of its jetted stools.
Umi Yaki- Umi Yaki translates to 'grill by the sea' which is fitting as guests can enjoy beautiful views in the open air restaurant during their dinner. Sit around teppan hot plate and watch as our chefs skillfully cook your food in front of you, using their theatrical skills, flipping and juggling and with a dash of fire, your meal is prepared for you before your very eyes.
House reef: The house reef is excellent. Full of vibrant corals and a wide variety of marine life.
Diving: An award winning dive centre that caters for all abilities. The staff are very friendly and they can take you some of the most stunning dive sites in the Maldives.
Water Sports: The Water Sports Centre at Bandos is staffed with professionals who are highly skilled in their craft and are fluent in English, Japanese and German. Snorkelling, water skiing, parasailing, banana boat riding, wakeboard, knee board, fun tubes and canoeing are just some of the activities at your disposal. The Water Sports Centre here at Bandos also offers top notch catamaran and windsurfing facilities, with top of the range equipment from HiFly, North Sails and Topcat among others.
Sports Complex: The club house has a fully equipped gym and also offers, volley ball, tennis, table tennis and board games.
Spa:Ochard Spa offers a range of massages, manicures, pedicures and facials. They also offer a range of treatments to children. The on site salon also offers hair styling and waxing.
Kids Club: Kokko Kids club offers a range of activities free of charge to 3-11 year olds keeping them entertained for you to enjoy a bit of relaxation.
Facilities and Services:
• 24 hour room services • Photography services • Internet access (Wi-Fi) • Baby cot • Resident Doctor • Wakeup call • Electricity: 240 volts (universal plug) • 24 hour medical centre • Souvenir shop • Jewelery store • Meeting room • Multi-lingual staff
Entertainment: Beach volleyball, cultural evenings on the beach, disco nights.
Sunset dolphin cruise
Glass bottom boat
Whale shark expedition