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Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru

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In the North Male Atoll, just 20 minutes by speedboat from the main international airport, Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru offers a wonderful, eco-friendly escape with relaxed, friendly service. Ideal for couples seeking romance and seclusion, this perfectly-shaped island is blessed with immaculate white sand beaches, lush tropical palms, and a coral reef teeming with marine life. Excellent water sports allow for quiet discovery or more thrilling pursuits.

The resort's 48 spacious villas, all with private pools and jet pool, are set on the island itself and nestle harmoniously into the surroundings with their delightful thatched roofs and conical design. The one main restaurant offers a wide selection of international flavors, plus there's a choice of romantic 'destination dining' options that include dinners on a sandbank or a traditional Maldivian sailboat. The award-winning Banyan Tree Spa is a real highlight with its therapies and treatments.

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Expert View

  • Boutique, tranquil eco-friendly resort with immaculate beaches
  • Some of the best snorkelling close to the Maldives capital
  • 2 minute boat ride to sister property, Angsana Ihuru
  • Rejuvenating, holistic wellness treatments

At a glance

  • 48 Pool Villas
  • Best For 12 Years+
  • All Year
  • Half Board - All Inclusive

Our sustainable tourism rating

We handpick partners who share our commitment to protecting their environment, conserving wildlife and benefitting local communities.

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"Get involved in some of the resort's marine conservation activities run by the resident marine biologist, including coral planting and reef cleaning."

Indulge your passions


Adventures and activities to ensure lifetime memories are made. From unforgettable thrills to indulgent relaxation, choose those that appeal most.

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  • Ocean Safari Icon Ocean Safari
  • Scenic Flights Icon Scenic Flights
  • Conservation Experience Icon Conservation Experience
  • Cultural Experience Icon Cultural Experience
  • Fishing Icon Fishing
  • Snorkelling Scuba Diving Icon Snorkeling/Scuba Diving
  • Watersports Icon Watersports
  • Wellness Spa Icon Wellness/Spa
Sample Itineraries


From majestic wildlife to out of this world natural wonders, cultural melting pots and enchanting beaches, every bespoke Mahlatini journey is thrilling. Unsure where to visit? Whether it’s a bucket-list adventure, a milestone celebration or simply a much-needed escape, experience the joy with this inspiring selection of favorites.

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  • Flights and transfers included
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At Mahlatini, we like to make things easy for you. Browse our website for inspiration or pick up the phone. Whether you’re full of ideas or unsure of where to start, we’re here to help. Serial safari-goer or first-time visitor, we’re ready to create your ultimate tailormade itinerary.

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