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EXPERIENCE

To make your holidays enjoyable at Bandos Maldives, and to help you discover the magic of Maldives, We have designed an exciting range of experiences, tailored just for you.

OUR EXCURSIONS

Night Fishing

Bait your hook, drop your line direct from a Dhoni to the reef and hope for a nibble as you watch the spectacular colours of the sunset and listen to the ocean waves lap the surrounding islands.

Island Hopping

Hop on board a local mechanised Dhoni and sail away across the North Malé Atoll to explore the different types of islands in the area. Snorkel, swim or take a nap while you top up that tan in our tropical paradise. You will discover a local island and see Maldivians at work and experience their island lifestyle. Visit a local souvenir shop where you can buy something to remember your trip. The full day tour includes a picnic lunch on the beach on of Bandos Maldives. Half day tours start after breakfast and we return to Bandos for lunch.

Snorkeling Trip

The coral reefs in the Maldives are inhabited by diverse marine life and are teaming with colourful fish. Snorkelling is the easiest way to enjoy the beauty found beyond the lagoon. Reef snorkelling takes place directly from the boat and is therefore suitable for stronger swimmers.

Sunset Dolphin Cruise

Experience our fun search for wild dolphins while viewing the best sunsets the islands have to offer.

Malé Tour

Malé must rank amongst the smallest capital cities of the world but it has plenty of atmosphere and history to interest visitors. Explore the streets of this tiny and unique island city through a tour by experienced local guides. Watch the fisherman unload their catch at the bustling local fish market or wander the aisles of colourful Maldivian produce at the local market. Malé also has a number of interesting historic and religious sites that illustrate the history and culture of the Maldives. Take a walk in the narrow lanes and witness the hustle and bustle as shopkeepers, fishermen, civil servants and businessmen all go about their daily business.

Glass Bottom Boat

Explore the beauty of the Bandos House Reef whilst you sit in our Glass Bottom Boat that has a magnifying glass at the base of the boat from which you could see underwater. Most popular amongst our young guests.

Sand Bank Picnic

Spend a tranquil day on a sand bank with your loved ones. Snorkel, eat, soak up the sun and repeat.

Whale Shark Expedition

Ever snorkeled or dive with a Whale Shark one of the largest fish in the ocean? Well here’s your chance now. We have just started our very new Excursion that lets you seek out Whale Sharks in their natural habitats. Take this two-hour journey to the center of Maldives and seek out the Whale Sharks and jump in to get a closer peek. Don’t forget to bring your cameras!

PHOTO SHOOT

Capture your time in paradise with our professional photography service. Take home a quality, hard cover photo book of your cherished memories, along with all the digital copies, for a great price. Our photography service is perfect for couples, family portraits or wedding photo books, creating something you’ll treasure forever.

CLUBHOUSE

Keep fit, unwind and simply have fun at our Club house sports complex. Enjoy beach volleyball or tennis on our flood-lit courts, relax and unwind at our steam bath or Sauna, or take advantage of our fabulous fitness suite, equipped with state-of-the-art equipment. The fitness suite is open to all guests free of charge. Guests seeking a slower pace can unwind in our lounge and entertainment area and catch up on the latest news and sport from around the world. Board games and table tennis are also on offer, ensuring there’s something for everyone in paradise.

FAMILIES

Looking for a family friendly resort? Get some relaxation and me-time during your holiday by dropping your children off at the Kokko’s Kid Club where they can enjoy stimulating activities under the careful watch of qualified child minders!

At the Kid’s Club which is open from 0800hrs-1700hrs, children are entertained and can make new friends while parents enjoy a dive or sunbathing on the beach. There are a range of dining options for parents to pre-order from for meals and snacks for their children while they are away.

Activities range from arts and crafts, cooking lessons and treasure hunting to reading a book or playing a board game during a rainy day.

WATER SPORTS

In a country that is more water than land, the possibilities for fun-filled aquatic activities are almost inexhaustible. Whether it is the turquoise of the lagoon, or the azure blue of the rich coral reefs, or even the vast, mystical expanses of the ocean deep, the waters surrounding Bandos offer limitless opportunities to explore. The Water Sports Centre at Bandos is staffed with professionals who are highly skilled in their craft and are fluent in English, Japanese and German. Snorkelling, water skiing, parasailing, banana boat riding, wakeboard, knee board, fun tubes and canoeing are just some of the activities at your disposal during your time here. The Water Sports Centre here at Bandos also offers top notch catamaran and windsurfing facilities, with top of the range equipment from HiFly, North Sails and Topcat among others.

GIFT SHOPS

Take something to remember your vacation or for your loved ones back at home from your wonderful vacation at Bandos Maldives. We have three shops located at the reception area with varying items – from necessities to souvenirs to gifts.

HOUSE REEF

Immerse yourself in the wonders of the fascinating underwater world around us. Snorkel at our house reef, which is just a few meters away from the beach, or SCUBA dive with internationally certified courses available at Dive Bandos. There is a pristine underwater haven waiting to be explored.

BIG GAME FISHING

Your stay at the lovely beachside villas at Bandos will not be complete without an adventurous excursion. Inspired by our rich fishing tradition, we offer you one of the most exciting excursion to truly enjoy your holiday the ‘Maldivian way’. Gather your friends to form a team of 4 and take the morning boat for a fishing expedition; explore the large monsters of the deep ocean. These extraordinary fish weight up to 70 kilos and grows up to 8m or more. We offer trolling and casting techniques, Baracudda, Sail fish, Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, Marlin and Tuna are popular with trolling method. Giant Travelly, Red Snappers, Groupers are more common with casting.

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