Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru has received several awards since its founding in 1995. Recognised for its superior comfort and seclusion, it has steadily increased its foothold in the minds of those seeking the ideal beach getaway.
Each award-winning villa is uniquely designed to reflect the spiral of a seashell. The understated elegance of the conical thatched-roof villas of Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru imparts a sense of traditional Maldivian magic.
Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru is designed following the Asian village concept, a cluster of one-storey wooden structures covered by thatched roofs. Designed for seclusion and privacy, guests can unwind in their little haven, undisturbed.
Location: North kaafu
Distance from Airport (INIA):
Transfer type: 20 minutes from airport by Speedboat
Number of rooms:48 Rooms
TOTAL AREA 110 SQM, 27 UNITS & SWIMMING POOL & JACUZZI
The Oceanview Pool Villas provide an intimate enclave of tropical living. The nautilus shell-inspired ceiling and framed glass doors create a cocoon of relaxation. With a signature teakwood four-poster bed and extended wooden deck with sala overlooking Indian Ocean, living with nature becomes a breeze. The secluded walled garden setting offers privacy, shady greenery, sundeck, pool, jet pool, outdoor and indoor showers and a recessed sitting area perfect for a lazy afternoon lounging on the sundeck. The beach peeps through the leaves and entices you to soak up a golden tan.
A casual setting of rustic wooden tables set on the white sandy beach amongst tropical trees, a natural roof of the dried grass the natives call their alang-alang, a bountiful spread of freshly prepared breakfast items and gloriously decadent set dinners set the scene for a languorous meal on an island of hushed privacy. Enjoy Maldivian and international treats, sumptuous buffet breakfasts and superb set dinners at this beachfront eatery.
A delightful menu awaits you with consummate dining options, including a candlelit barbecue dinner in the cradle of your private villa or an exquisite affair on the edge of the beach with your private chef and waiter. Choose from a bewildering selection of Maldivian and international favourites and match your food choices with the perfect wine or cocktail.
Venture onto the sandbanks for a gourmet spread under the sparkle of stars, choose the Sharkpoint Dining option set on a secluded stretch of beachfront and dine on a specially prepared menu that includes chilled Maldivian lobster, sea scallops and delicately decadent desserts. Alternatively, choose to indulge in a romantic experience for two with Tuesday BBQ Beach Dinner dining, offering a four-course menu prepared before your eyes and revolving around Maldivian lobster.
All-day dining selections are available here including an extensive range of deliciously fragrant appetisers, light meals and cocktails. Set on the sandy beachfront, you will be lulled by ocean breeze, sea and surf in a setting reflecting the best of Maldivian charm. Come Friday, watch the mesmerising Bodu Beru performance, a drumming music performance showcased by lively musicians in ethnic costume.
An open-air restaurant offering you barbecue buffet lunches of top-notch quality and variety, themed dinners under a blanketed cover of glowing stars, Sangu's opening hours are subject to weather conditions.
An array of water-sports activities such as snorkeling, deep sea fishing, night fishing, canoeing, water-skiing, wake-boarding, mono-skiing, windsurfing, catamaran sailing, banana boat rides, fun-tube rides yacht charters and sea plane excursions are available. There’s also volleyball, table tennis, reading areas, board games and a gymnasium as well as the famous Marine Lab which specialises in turtle rescue and rehabilitation. The centre offers daily stingray and turtle feeding sessions, and weekly marine biology seminars.
BANYAN TREE SPA VABBINFARU
6 OPEN AIR TREATMENT ROOMS
DAILY, 09:00 - 22:00
Be pampered with a range of spa treatments based on traditional Asian healing philosophies while relaxing in the breeze from the Indian Ocean. Enjoy the nourishing balm of locally grown coconuts used in therapies to soothe your body. Bask in the calm of an immaculate sanctuary and let dedicated therapists knead you into relaxation with the most intuitive of touches. Banyan Tree Spa Vabbinfaru was recognized as a continent winner in the 2014 World Luxury Spa Awards as Best Luxury Hotel Spa (Indian Ocean) in March 2014.