The most popular amenities:
Beach (first line)
Family rooms
Free Wi-Fi
Airport Shuttle

Situated on North Male Atoll, Maldives, the perfectly shaped island of Vabbinfaru is blessed with lush tropical palms, immaculate coral beaches, sparkling cerulean waters and a house reef bustling with turtles, white tip sharks, manta rays, lobsters and many other aquatic residents. Home to Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru, this desert island is the resort destination coveted by couples and honeymooners seeking romance and seclusion.
Positioned on centrally located North Male Atoll, the exclusive resort is a 20-minute speedboat ride away from Malé International Airport.

A large number of villas
19 Ocean View Pool Villas (110 sq.m)

Located in an enclave of tropical foliage and coconut palms, the elevated sala pavilion of the Oceanview Pool Villa presents awe-inspiring Indian Ocean views. Refresh your senses with an invigorating dip in your private pool, unwind with a long soak in the jet-pool and bask on a lounger for a golden tan. Restful sleep is easily attained on your plush teakwood fourposter bed and a melodic lullaby of lapping waves.

27 Beachfront Pool Villas (110 sq.m)

Hop off your timber walkway and onto a sweep of warm powder-soft sands that lead into the cool, clear waters of the shimmering Indian Ocean. Inviting ocean vistas through its French windows and framed glass doors, the Beachfront Pool Villa has front row seats to glowing Maldivian sunsets. The villa’s verdant garden creates an atmosphere of utter relaxation and peaceful calm that is complemented by a private pool, jet-pool, loungers, outdoor dining terrace and sala pavilion.

2 Spa Sanctuary Pool Villas (120 sq.m)

Enveloped by lush tropical groves and swaying palms, the expansive Spa Sanctuary Pool Villa conveys a romantic and tranquil ambiance. Cool off in the crisp waters of your private pool, fend off fatigue with a jet-pool soak, sample traditional Maldivian tidbits in the comfort of your timber terrace or curl up on the daybed for an afternoon nap. At night, wander along the beach for an equatorial stargazing and constellation-spotting session.

A large number of villas

Footwear is optional at the casual beachside Ilaafathi where local cuisine is served alongside international favourites, buffet spreads and a cheery ambiance.


Naiboli Bar is home to spectacular sunsets, refreshing cocktails and BoduBeru night of mesmerising drumming and dancing.

Sandbank Dining

Dine desert island-style on a remote sandbank to savour sweet seclusion, exquisite gourmet cuisine and blue hues of a clear sky and crystalline waters.

Find a lot of interesting things for yourself

Your journey to spiritual, mental and physical wellness begins at Banyan Tree Spa Vabbinfaru. Time-honoured Oriental spa rituals delivered by expert therapists bestow body-to-soul renewal at this award-winning sanctuary for the senses. Glide away with a glistening aura perfumed with an air of aromatic essential oils and pure botanicals


Our PADI 5 Star Gold Palm Dive Center offers PADI courses and diving trips.

Water sports

Set sail on a catamaran excursion to the perfect spot for a snorkel safari and encounter colourful natives such as oriental sweetlips, parrotfish, reef sharks and other exotic marine life. Experience island life and mingle with your Maldivian hosts with a journey at a traditional village.

We are happy to offer you also snorkelling, deep sea fishing, canoeing, windsurfing etc.


Avid anglers will be hooked on dawn or twilight fishing expeditions that reap hauls of shiny sea bass, giant grouper and many more.

Marine conservation lab

Closer to home, the Marine Conservation Lab provides a hands-on experience in the preservation and conversation of the delicate Maldivian ecosystem. Participate in reef cleaning activities, monitor turtles or plant corals and give back to nature.

Wedding ceremony

You need just chose where to organize a wedding ceremony: on sandbank or underwater,and our well trained staff will take care of the rest.