Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru resort nestled in the North Male’ Atoll, Maldives is the perfect island vacation for a honeymoon, anniversary or even to just spend time together as a couple or family. Immerse yourself in breathtaking views of the Indian Ocean, flavorful culinary delights that take you by surprise or the comfort of a spa treatment to soothe your soul.

Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru is a beautiful resort, with only 48 villas. Each villa has private pool and jet pool indoor and outdoor shower and comes standard with warm hospitality of Maldives.

Located conveniently in the North Male’ Atoll, the resort is a 25-minute speedboat journey ride from Velana International Airport

Distance: 25 minutes by Speedboat from Velana Int. Airport

Atoll: North Male Atoll

Island: Vabbinfaru

No. of Villas: 48

Ocean view villa

Consisting of a signature teakwood four poster bed, extensive wooden deck with sala and a private garden with pool, jet pool and outdoor shower, the Ocean View Villa provides ultimate sanctuary. The intimate enclave of tropical living provides mesmerizing views of the azure ocean.


Beachfront villa

Providing intimate access to the crystal clear waters of the lagoon, the Beachfront Villas are set directly on the white pristine beach.  The ample spaced villa featuring an outdoor jet pool, sundeck and an outdoor shower is perfect for romantic getaways.


Vabbinfaru villa

Ideal for celebrating small wedding parties, the Vabbinfaru Villa encompasses a tropical garden with stunning views of the ocean, alfresco living pavilion, outdoor shower and an extensive sundeck with a private jet pool. The extravagant beach hideaway is the epitome of romance and intimacy.

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Ilaafathi Restaurant

Canopied by dried grass roof and situated alongside the white powdery beach, the Ilaafaathi Restaurant offers extravagant buffet breakfasts and wonderful set dinners. Serving a comprehensive selection of both Maldivian and international culinary delights, the restaurant also provide sandbank and destination dining.

Naiboli Bar

Indulge in socializing with friends, playing board games along with an extensive variety of appealing snacks and light meals at the Naiboli Bar. The open air bar provides unparalleled vistas of the magnificent Indian Ocean in addition to a local music show at every Friday followed by a Maldivian themed dinner buffet.

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  • Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Water sports
  • Fishing
  • Cruising
  • Excursions
  • Cooking classes
  • Island hopping
  • Beach volleyball
  • Table tennis
  • Surfing
  • Sailing
Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa Maldives
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Promising unrivalled magic, unobtrusive service and a spa experience like no other, the Banyan Tree Spa is located at the centre of the island. Offering a wide range of tropical massage treatments, the idyllic hideaway spa features three deluxe pavilions and two standard spa pavilions.

  • Gym
  • Swimming pool
  • Laundry service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Shops
  • 24hr room service
  • Marine lab
  • Kids club
  • Meeting facilities
  • Internet facilities
  • Dive centre
Water Sports Centre

Enjoy the full gamut of water sports at our Maldives beach resort, including canoeing, wakeboarding, waterskiing, banana boating, windsurfing and catamaran sailing.

Health & Fitness Centre

Located above the Marine Lab, this fitness facility is surrounded with glass windows to give you stunning ocean views and open 24 hours for your convenience.

PADI Gold Palm 5-Star Resort Dive Centre

As a PADI Gold Palm 5-Star Resort Dive Centre, Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru offers a full range of PADI and Nitrox courses. Our diving instructors are highly professional, enthusiastic and PADI-certified. Courses are conducted in a range of languages to cater to a diverse global group of guests – English, Italian, French, German, Mandarin and Japanese are some of the languages available.

Banyan Tree Maldives Marine Lab

The first of its kind to be funded and built on a private resort, the lab invites guests to join specially trained in-house divers to monitor programmes such as reef and species inventory checks. Guests can also sponsor their own coral gardens. The lab is equipped to conduct research in coral biology and ecology as well as green sea turtle conservation.