In the middle of the Indian Ocean sits the island of Bandos. A picture perfect paradise hidden away from life’s everyday stresses. The clear blue water, vibrant plant life and white sandy beaches create an immediate feeling of tranquility.
From the moment you arrive you will see first hand the friendly, attentive service that has earned Bandos the reputation of the ‘Island of Hospitality’.Bandos Maldives is well known for being one of the best family friendly resorts. You can relax and enjoy whilst your young ones are having the time of their life.
OR Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg, South Africa – Velana International Airport
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Orchid Spa offers a variety of wellness services that relax, re-align and rejuvenate. There are many positive aspects to receiving massage therapy and with the busy lives we lead, we can all benefit from a little stress-management.
Keep fit, unwind and simply have fun at our Clubhouse 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.
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.
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, kneeboard, 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.
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, Barracuda, Sailfish, Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, Marlin and Tuna are popular with trolling method. Giant Trevally, Red Snappers, Groupers are more common with casting.