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Reviewed 15 March 2013

Not much we can say about this island, other than brilliant. This last visit was our sixth in succession, so that tells you how much we like it. Not necessarily in this order, but everything was great ---- room, food, house reef, bar, staff. And we spent three days on their yacht ‘Velaa’. Superb!

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Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed 13 March 2013

We spend 12 days in in Angsana Ihuru, which sister and neighboring hotel to Banyan Vabbinfaru. We made short visit to Vabbinfaru, to see feeding of stingrays turtles and look over the island. Banyan Vabbinfaru is more luxurious than Angsana Ihuru, villas are bigger, and this island has much bigger lagoon and reef. Reef is very good, but not as...

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Pau, France
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Reviewed 13 March 2013

A good idea of paradise ! Even if we got some unexpected rain, the quietness of the Vabbinfaru atoll (no dancing, no pool, no noise), the comfortable bungalows, right on the beach and the superb house reef provide us with all we were looking for. Easy snorkeling around beautiful corals and colorful fishes (including sharks, rays and turtles). the perfect...

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Beijing, China
Reviewed 12 March 2013

Beautiful island, especially the coral and fishes around the island. delicious food, good service. Since only about 50 rooms, the beach is always empty and ..., just relax and enjoy it. The sister island - ihulu has better coral vision.

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 6 March 2013

My partner and i stayed at Vabbinfaru for the weekend and it was fabulous! The island was beautiful, the room was really cosy and nice, food was great and above all, the staff went out of their way to make sure we enjoy our stay. We snorkelled every day around the island - you have to get out to the...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 March 2013

First impressions are fantastic ... Warmly welcomed at the airport with a speedy private transfer by boat to the island ..... Reception was very good on arrival and we were escorted from the jetty to main reception. Bags were delivered to our beachfront villa swiftly and we were taken to the villa and shown around within an hour of our...

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Mohamed H, General Manager at Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru, responded to this review

Dear Davidnewson, Warm greetings from Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru. Thank you so much for this wonderful review. We have taken note of your comments related to our check in procedures, marine conservation efforts, service standards, maintenance of the villas and the price of the SPA treatments. Your concerns have been already addressed with the responsible managers and actions have been taken...

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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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Reviewed 2 March 2013

We loved the stay there. It is a small and quite island. The food was great and the beaches were very nice and clean. It is situated 20 minutes from the airport by boat, so it is not far, yet not so close. I highly recommend the full full board arrangement since food in general is very expensive. Lastly, you...

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Reviewed 21 February 2013

My wife and I have been to 7 Banyan Trees making it our most favorite resort. The staff and management genuinely care about each guest and creat a wonderful family atmosphere. We would recommend Vabbinfaru Banyan Tree without hesitation. If you are looking for diving or quiet beaches, or even enjoying a wonderful massgage at the spa, this is a...

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London
Reviewed 14 February 2013

I have stayed at the Banyan Tree Phucket and therefor I had associated the company with quiet, sophisticated perfection. The Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru is fantastic on some levels but missed the mark in others. It felt like it was having an identity crisis. Next to the Banyan is its sister propert which is defiantly aimed at families and the more...

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Dear fleetoffoot, Greetings from Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru. Thank you for sharing your experience and providing us with the necessary feedback. Such constructive feedback allows us to focus on areas necessary and improve on our existing service level. We have taken note of your concerns in our service consistency, food service style and the safety standard of the dive center. Your...

Monaco-Ville, Monaco
Reviewed 11 February 2013

We visited the Maldives the first week of January (2013) and we had the most wonderful time, and even though I was sick most of the time with the flu! That was bad luck, but the staff were so kind, and even though I could not even make it to the restaurant on several occasions, the staff made sure I...

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  • Breakfast included
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Cast away on a secluded coral atoll in the paradisaical Maldives archipelago, you experience a sense of magic, romance and tranquility at Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru that's second to none. Cocoon yourself in a web of shimmering turquoise waters, swaying coconut trees, indigenous blooms and pure white sand. Free your spirit on the Maldives' North Male Atoll. In Maldivian, Vabbinfaru refers to a round island circled by a round coral reef. In this circle of peace, claim sanctuary at Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru resort. Feel the natural sea breeze sweeping in from the majestic Indian Ocean, and let the resort's signature hospitality bring you peace and tranquillity. ... more   less 

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Region: Maldives > Kaafu Atoll > North Male Atoll > Vabbinfaru
Price Range: $942 - $2,559 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru 5*
Number of rooms: 48
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