Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru


Near a remote coral reef, amidst the Maldives’ natural splendour, lies a luxurious oasis of peace and quiet – the extraordinary Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru.


The enchanted island sports a skilfully engineered blend of exotic charms, supreme privacy and unpretentious luxury. The Banyan Tree Maldives Vabbinfaru was designed with great taste and loving care. The predominant theme is Asian.


The management aims for supreme comforts and an exclusive holiday experience. Incidentally, it is possible read more » to walk around the tiny islet in only 15 minutes.


Vabbinfaru lies south of the North Male Atoll and is one of those places where sophistication does not require shoes. A 20-minute speedboat ride shuttles the distinguished guests from Male Airport to the island.


Under German management, 150 employees see to the guests every wish and whim. The service team takes pride in laying down the basis for the exceptional Maldivian holiday feeling.


Many of the Banyan Tree’s facilities are open-air. The exquisite Ilaaftahi Restaurant serves a wide selection of international and Maldivian specialities in a relaxed and easygoing atmosphere.


Cocktails mixed to perfection and tasty refreshments are served at the open-air Naiboli Bar throughout the day.


Would you like to surprise your partner with an extraordinary dinner experience? On your request, a speedboat will land you ashore a lonely sandbank where a romantic dinner for two awaits you!


Banyan Tree Veela Cruise: An immensely romantic way to explore the Maldives’ startling beauty is the Banyan Tree Veela Cruise. The Veela is a traditional Dhoni, which has been converted to luxury yacht.


Set sail and cruise the Maldivian atolls! Packages ranging from one to three nights can be booked prior to your departure and integrated into your stay at the Banyan Tree. Ask our travel consultants for more information on this fantastic option!



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The Banyan Tree Maldives Vabbinfaru’s 48 elegant Villas are situated directly on or very close to the idyllic beach. The comfortable units feature a king-size, four-poster bed, a private garden and a read more » terrace.


Even the most discerning guest’s expectations are easily fulfilled and exceeded. The first-class luxury hotel features every comfort imaginable. Some of the villas even include a private Jacuzzi.


The Ocean View Villa is approximately 50 square metres large. A special highlight: the bathroom’s intriguing open architecture and the exciting open-air shower!


A private garden houses a picturesque pavilion and a small terrace with a breathtaking view of the blue lagoon. A wonderful place to unwind!


Settle down on the comfortable couch, a refreshing drink from the mini bar in hand. Or prepare yourself a steaming mug of fresh tea or coffee. After a long day in paradise, snuggle up under the crisp sheets of the large, soft bed.


Additional facilities include a modern air-conditioning system, a safe to protect your valuables, a telephone, hairdryer and cosy bathrobes.


The Deluxe Jacuzzi Beachfront Villa, as the name suggests, is situated directly on the beach. Romantic souls will know to appreciate the gracious open-air Jacuzzi.


Soak in the warm, gently bubbling water. Have a bottle of ice-cold champagne arranged within easy reach and let the gentle ocean breeze caress your skin.


Jacuzzi enthusiasts have another option: the ocean-view Jacuzzi Villa. Sweet bathing delights may be enjoyed inside the villa’s lavish bathing temple. Maximum privacy: the small garden featuring a pretty pavilion is surrounded by protective walls.


The ultimate in luxury at the Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru is the extravagant Presidential Villa. Details about this stately lodging shall be omitted for the moment, the sweeter the pleasant surprise upon arrival when a bottle of champagne will already be waiting…


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Most of the Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru guests come for a supremely relaxing holiday, enjoying the scenic setting and the luxurious comforts.


The Banyan Tree Spa, easily one of the Maldives Islands’ best, read more » complements the relaxing environment with lavish facilities and sophisticated treatments.


A range of therapies, professional massages and complex body, beauty and skin treatments are available.


Additionally, many diverse leisure activities are available that cater for every taste, no matter whether you primarily want to take it easy or work up a sweat.


Needless to say that diving is of great importance. The local reef is located at only 100 to 200 metres distance from the beach. A world of wonder teeming with fish of all species awaits the inquisitive diver.


Many other dive sites can be explored. Most reefs can even be admired with just a mask and snorkel. A fantastic experience: Glide past banks of coral and steep walls, fish darting in and out between the rocks and coral.


Of course, the lagoon is also perfect for a range of other water sports. Enjoy windsurfing or catamaran sailing. Waterskiing is splashing fun and sailing among the islands is a most romantic experience.


Those who enjoy casting a line should definitely join one of the deep sea fishing trips. Pull a big catch out of the deep blue sea! Night fishing is also available!


On land, the activity options are equally plentiful. Accept the challenge of a badminton, soccer, table tennis or volleyball match or stay in shape with the Aerobic classes. If you prefer a less strenuous sport requiring a sure hand, play a game of pool.


The Banyan Tree also organises a range of activities that explore the Maldivian atolls. Visit the Maldives capital Male or explore the neighbouring islands on an Island Hopping Tour.


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