Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru

5* out of 5 stars

Experience the tropical paradise that is the Maldives from the enchanted elegance of the Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru. Enjoy the white sandy beach, flourishing coconut trees and tropical sunshine of one of the most popular global holiday destinations.

Guests at the Vabbinfaru can also revel in the the splendid hospitality that a resort with such a stellar reputation provides. At the Banyan Tree Spa you can reinvigorate your mind and re-energise your body in the capable hands of the specially trained therapists and masseuses.

The spa compromises five expansive outdoor pavilions which come complete with side-by-side couples' massage beds and open-air showers.

For those looking for something a little more active you can take full advantage of the health and fitness centre which offers brilliant views of the ocean through its glass windows, or take a dive at the five-star Resort Dive Centre which provides a full range of training courses.

The Maldives also provides the perfect setting for a romantic getaway and the Vabbinfaru is the ideal backdrop. You can choose from a range of different packages to suit your romantic needs from travelling to a stunning sandbank by speedboat or take go exploring with Discovery Dining which will take you to a range of destinations on two different islands.

In preparation for welcoming guests back for a healthy and happy stay at their resorts, the Banyan Tree Group has launched the Safe Sanctuary Programme in partnership with world-renowned health & safety organisation, Bureau Veritas. This thorough and expertly advised programme includes over 40 areas of increased measures and enhanced protocols. Highlights include: rigorous cleaning and distancing focusing on high-traffic areas and touchpoints; reduced capacity quotas in enclosed spaces; contactless options provided as much as possible; and continuous education and training for staff. For more detailed information, please enquire with Kenwood Travel.



Ocean View Pool Villa

The Ocean View Pool Villa delivers unparalleled privacy with its very own open-air jet pool on a wooden patio. Immerse yourself in the bubbling waters of the jet pool and feel the tension seep away from your body as you drift off in a luxurious king sized bed to the sound of waves lapping on the picture-perfect shores. With a total 180sqm, your sampler experience won't be anything but luxe.

Beachfront Pool Villa

With its private outdoor jet pool and sundeck, the Beachfront Villa is ideally suited for a romantic getaway. Within this 120sqm space, watch the spectacular ocean vista unfold from the terrace, while the balmy sea breeze cools the room. Or step onto the silky sand of the beach and swim above the virtually untouched house reef with its glorious display of colour.

Grand Beachfront Pool Villa

Designed with families in mind, this spacious suite villa category has a prime beachfront address and a separate living room with an attached bathroom. The outdoor Thai Sala is the perfect place to laze on the loungers and enjoy the majestic views or dine al fresco.The Grand Beachfront Pool Villa offers all of this, and of course, our signature private pool and panoramic views of the turquoise waters.

Beachfront Sunset View Pool Villa

Awaken in a haven of serenity with a four-poster king-size bed, embraced by French doors that lead to your private wooden patio. Bask in the sun on plush sunbeds, refresh in the outdoor tropical shower, and take a dip in your secluded pool or jet pool. As the day unfolds, savour daily afternoon tea, an exquisite touch to your intimate retreat, all while being steps away from the pristine sands and the mesmerizing turquoise ocean, crafting moments of unparalleled bliss and romance.

Wellbeing Sanctuary Pool Villa

Indulge in the tranquillity of your private sanctuary, meticulously crafted with sustainability in mind. Elevate your sleep experience with thoughtful amenities, creating a haven for relaxation. Your Wellbeing retreat unfolds to a spacious sundeck, perfect for both yoga and sun-soaked moments. A serene Thai-inspired sala offers shaded solace amid lush greenery, complemented by the breathtaking backdrop of the Indian Ocean. Immerse yourself in the luxury of a private pool, featuring a soothing jet pool for moments of hydrotherapy indulgence.


  • Butler Service
  • Dive Sites
  • Early Check-in & Late Check-out
  • House Reef
  • PADI Dive School
  • PCR Centre on Island
  • Private Beach
  • Spa
  • Speedboat Transfer
  • Villas with Pool

Food & Drink

Destination Dining

If there is any possible way to enhance your experience of the Maldives, this is it. A variety of private dining options have been identified by the hotel's culinary hosts for your enjoyment, making the most of the stunning Maldivian environment.


Tuck into scrumptious Maldivian and international cuisine in the casual setting of Ilaafathi restaurant. Set alongside the beach with a natural alang-alang (dried grass) roof, this beachfront eatery serves extravagant buffet breakfasts and superb set dinners that will make you come back for more.

In-Villa Dining

Intoxicated by the romance of the Maldives and need a little privacy? The In-Villa Dining menu is full of good ideas, including a wildly romantic candlelit barbecue dinner in the intimacy of your villa or by the edge of the beach. Arrange the meal as you wish, with or without your very own private chef and waiter, comprising international or Maldivian favourites, matched by a variety of wines and cocktails.

Naiboli Bar

An extensive range of appetising snacks and light meals are served all day long at the open-air Naiboli Bar, along with your favourite cocktails. Under the influence of the sea breezes, sandy beach underfoot and breathtaking views over the Indian Ocean, you can while away many happy hours here chatting with friends, enjoying board games, using the complimentary wi-fi, or simply unwinding in the warm and relaxed atmosphere. Every Friday, they present Bodo Beru - a drumming music performance from the Maldives, by upbeat musicians in their ethnic costumes. Enjoy the show, followed by a Maldivian-themed dinner buffet.

Sandbank Dining

The staff will make your dreams come true by taking you to a stunning sandbank by speedboat. The breathtaking view of the sun setting over the Indian Ocean will whet your appetite, revealing the magical night sky of a billion stars and the hypnotic melody of the ocean. Once ushered to a table of gourmet victuals and champagne, with only the moon and torches lighting your feast, the universe is reduced to just the two of you. Take your choice from the Sandbank Grill, Sandbank Breakfast, Sandbank Dinner or Sandbank Extravanganza.