Bandos Island Resort & Spa: The Island of Hospitality
Famed as the “Island of Hospitality”, Bandos Island Resort & Spa is perfect for that romantic and affordable getaway. This resort, known as the first resort in Maldives, is also ideal for those who are looking for a quick break away from work.
Only a quick 15 minute speed boat ride from Malé international Airport this resort is a destination where people from all over the world visit producing a multi cultural atmosphere.
With a wide range of comfortable 225 rooms, this resort offers Standard Rooms, Deluxe Rooms, Garden Villas, Jacuzzi Beach Villas and Water Villas. The resort has three bars, Sand Bar, Sun Downers Bar, and the Pool Bar, accompanied by two restaurants, The Harbor Restaurant, Gallery restaurant and the Sea Breeze Café.
The main restaurant, Gallery Restaurant, is usually open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. With buffet setups during mealtimes, open to all guests, the Gallery specializes in catering to pre-booked customers.
Serving dishes ranging from vegetarian dishes to fresh seafood dishes and desserts, the Harbor Restaurant features contemporary Asian fusion cuisines. They serve a wide array of culinary delights inspired by Sri Lankan and Indian delights.
The Sand Bar gives you a certain beach and island feeling while the Sundowners Bar offers you the perfect view of the sunset. The pool bar offer a collection of juice drinks to soft ice creams and milkshakes. The always open Sea Breeze Café offers a wide range of dining options such as spaghetti and authentic Indian curries to pizza and hamburgers.
Spa treatments are also available at the Anggerik Spa that offers Asian therapies and junior spa treatments for children. Anggerik Spa has signature therapies including a welcome foot soak, followed by a luxurious aromatic bath ritual prior to the massage.
With of the best and longest established dive centers in the country Bandos Island resort offers a wide range of PADI Courses in English, German, Swiss, Italian, French, Japanese and Chinese.
Bandos is also home to a water sports center staffed with professionals fluent in English, Japanese and German. They offer water activities include snorkelling, windsurfing, catamaran sailing, water skiing, parasailing, banana boat riding, wakeboard, knee board, fun tubes and canoeing, among others. Excursions and snorkeling trips can also be arranged upon request.
Paradise Club is the sports center and has a gymnasium equipped with state of the art equipment and staffed by qualified friendly instructors. The club with its own swimming pool, is free of charge and offers aerobics sessions, badminton games, beach volleyball, and tennis in flood-lit courts. Bandos also has a kids club that offers free babysitting services by professional babysitters.
Bandos also offers customisable wedding packages and romantic excursions. Karaoke and live music are also remarkable features of the Bandos experience.
With a popular convention centre of numerous facilities, modern equipment and experienced staff, Bandos also provides professional setup staff, capable of co-coordinating international and regional conferences in the Maldives.
Famed as the “Island of Hospitality”, Bandos Island Resort & Spa is a perfect and affordable getaway.
Things to do: Snorkelling, diving, watersports.
Bandos Island Resort & Spa: Malé Atoll, Maldives (+960 664 0088; www.bandosmaldives.com)
Accepted Cards: Visa, Master, American Express, JCB
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