White sandy beaches and pristine reefs, an abundance of marine life including mantas, eagle rays and a whalesharks make this a true divers paradise!
Bandos is a 178,900 square metre coral island situated in North Malé Atoll. This idyllic resort was opened on 10 December 1972 (renovated in 2005) as the second resort in the Maldives and the first dive center in the Maldives. Conveniently located merely 7km from Malé International Airport
The island of Bandos is the perfect setting for your PADI dive instructor training. The dive industry is one of the strongest parts of the Maldivian economy and offers so much opportunity to instructors. In the Maldives you can find employment as a dive instructor from luxury 5 star resorts to local island guest houses, and on some of the most renowned live-aboards in the world. This is why Bandos Island is one of the best places in the world for you to take your PADI Instructor training.
Bandos Island, Maldives has excellent facilities and convenient access to some great diving to ensure you get the most from your PADI IDC and become a successful dive instructor.