Banana Residence

Banana Residence is an exclusive accommodation that is located in Rasdu Atoll. The distance from Male International Airport to the accommodation is 60 km and the distance from Hulhule Airport to the hotel is 56 km. Madivaru reefs is five minutes away from the hotel, if you use a speedboat.

Guests in the hotel can engage in various activities. This includes snorkeling and fishing. Get in touch with any of the staff at the facility if you want any of these activities organized for you.

The rooms in this place are en suite. The rooms have an AC, minibar, flat screen TV and wardrobe. You can request for your clothes to be laundered and ironed at an additional cost. The reception area operates 24 hours a day. You can enjoy some peace and quiet at the gardens in this residence.

When it comes to meals, you can have fresh fruits and vegetables delivered to you. You can also request for barbeque equipment. Alternatively, you can have meals delivered to your room, or you can dine at the in house restaurant.

There are a lot of guest houses available in this island. These guest houses are renowned for their exclusivity and their peaceful and tranquil environment. This island contains some of the top guesthouses in the Maldives. The guest houses in this island are well known for serving a wide variety of local, finger licking cuisine. You can get to sample different cuisines by eating at different restaurants or hotels in the island. Visitors to this island can participate in snorkeling or diving.


The ferry ride from Male to Banana Residence takes 3 hours. The cost of this ride is $ 5 per head. If you are using a speedboat, it takes one hour and ten minutes to get to Banana Residence from Male and it costs $ 50. You should be aware that you can only use the speedboats and ferry only during the day and not at night. If you arrive in male past 4:00 pm, then you will have to find somewhere to spend the night, since the seaplane doesn’t work past that hour.

If you want to organize for an airport transfer to or from the guest house, you have to provide the staff at the hotel with your flight details at least 3 days in advance, so that they make the necessary preparations. Airport transfers can be done using a sea plane, which only takes 15 minutes from the Male International Airport to the Banana Residence.

Speedboat details
Mondays, Thursdays, Saturdays
Male to Rasdhoo: 16:00
Rasdhoo to Male: 08:00

Public ferry- It takes 3 hours and cots $ 5 per person
Sundays, Tuesdays, Thursdays
Male to Rasdhoo 0900 hours
Rasdhoo to Male: 1100 hours

  • 24-hour front desk
  • 24-hour room service
  • airport transfer
  • laundry service
  • luggage storage
  • restaurant
  • smoking area
  • WiFi