Baros Maldives 

A Maldivian legend since 1973

An intimate resort providing a complete luxury escape, Baros is where style meets simplicity.

Baros has been on the scene for decades, so it knows a thing or two about exceptional hospitality. Choose to stay on the sandy shore with direct beach access or in an over-water thatched pool villa where you can look out to the lagoon from your private pool. Either way, you’re in for a relaxing retreat.

When it’s time to explore, Baros has a sensational infinity pool, a splendid spa, and a house reef teeming with marine life. If you’re looking for something extra special, the team at Baros know exactly how to put on a show. Possibilities include an exclusive dinner for two on the piano deck, set above the water on the lagoon, or a private sunset voyage to watch dolphins play – but the options are plentiful.

Why we love Baros Maldives

  • Baros is a 25-minute speedboat journey from the airport, so you’ll be on the island before you know it.

  • It’s a well-proportioned resort – neither huge nor tiny, with plenty of activities to keep you occupied, including a house reef for snorkelling.

  • The resident yogi makes Baros the ideal place for yoga fans, with complimentary classes on The Lighthouse Deck.

  • The peacefulness and tranquillity of Baros make it a top choice for honeymooners and romantic escapes.

5 stars
Nov - May
Maldives
Malé 10¼ hours
In the North Malé Atoll
Approx. 25 minutes by speedboat from Malé airport
Spa, All Inclusive Option, Wellness, Beach, Honeymoon, Luxury
Unique experiences
Piano Deck Dining

Whether you opt for the champagne breakfast, afternoon seafood picnic or a sunset dinner - there can't be many places more perfect for an extra-special dining treat than the Baros Piano Deck, set in the lagoon and surrounded by water.

Boundless Baros Escape

Idyllic as it is, there's more to the Maldives than lazy days on the beach. Boundless Baros Escapes include extra special treats to write home about.

Set sail on Nooma

Set sail on a traditional Maldivian dhoni for reef snorkelling, sunset sailing or romantic dinner for two. Nooma has a sundeck, a private saloon lounge and an air-conditioned double bedroom

Rooms

Facilities

  • Restaurants & bars
  • Board
  • Spas & wellness
  • Diving & Watersports
  • Sustainability
  • Good to Know
  • Map

Baros has given some serious thought to the menus and locations of its dining options. Three restaurants are complemented by well-positioned bars where you can watch the sunset, listen to live music or the gentle lapping of the lagoon. As well as the restaurants, you can plan an extra special dinner on a sunset cruise or on the hotel’s candlelit piano deck. Breakfast at Lime Restaurant is included daily but consider if a meal plan upgrade might suit you best.

The Lighthouse
Baros’ crowning glory has a lofty elevation and panoramic views. Head upstairs to the lounge with its glorious views over the lagoon and let the sommelier recommend a fine wine before heading to the restaurant below to dine on gourmet cuisine.

Cayenne Grill
Pull up a chair in the open-sided, thatched pavilion that sits on stilts over the lagoon. Cayenne serves a menu of grilled meats, fish, and vegetables complemented by an excellent wine selection.

Lime Restaurant
All-day dining with buffet breakfasts and à la carte menus later in the day. Choose a spot on the deck for lagoon views.

Sails Bar
An open-sided cocktail bar with an impressive selection of drinks and snacks and plenty of seating outside under the palms.

There isn’t a view quite like the one from The Lighthouse. Whether you go for dinner or just for sundowners, an evening here promises to be memorable.

What's included

Breakfast at Lime restaurant.

Upgrade options

Half Board • Breakfast and dinner at Lime restaurant • 30% discount on food at Cayenne or The Lighthouse (excludes service charge).
Half Board Dine Around (Mixed Meal Plan) • Breakfast at Lime restaurant • Dinner at Lime or Cayenne • 1 dinner at The Lighthouse per 4-night stay • Weekly themed buffets at Palm Garden or other selected venues • 1 bottle of wine per room per day.

Four private spa suites, each with its own steam bath, relaxation area, rainfall shower, and bathtub. Indulge in the Lavender & Lime Ceremony to experience their signature ritual. Look out for complimentary morning yoga on The Lighthouse Deck or take a private class at sunrise or sunset from the resort’s resident yogi. A 27/4 gym has cardio equipment. Fresh towels, fruit, and water are provided post-workout.

The resort has a five-star PADI Dive Centre. A beautiful house reef is just metres from the shore, but there are plenty of nearby dive sites too. A range of dive options is available depending on your level of experience.

Snorkelling in Baros’ house reef is excellent, and you can join a snorkelling safari, take a private lesson, or an identification tour. Kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding, water skiing, wakeboarding, and windsurfing are all available. You can rent equipment or take a lesson.

An infinity pool curves around the edge of a deck overlooking the lagoon.

Baros was officially certified in December 2010 as one of the first resort Eco Dive Centre's in the Maldives. The centre is dedicated to guarding and conserving coral reefs by establishing and implementing environmentally friendly guidelines to protect the marine environment for future generations. On-site Marine Biologists who can share first-hand information about the currents, tides, and marine life. Guests can learn about the resort’s coral propagation programme, a method of transplantation that encourages corals to establish. Complimentary twice-weekly 60-minute educational presentations where you can learn more about the Maldives, its terrestrial fauna and flora, coral biology, and dangers to reefs. Water is recycled and purified to irrigate the gardens. Villas are fitted with a heat exchange system that warms the water used for bathing.

Children over 8 are welcome.

Minimum stay: 5 nights 26 Dec-10 Jan.

All Inclusive upgrade is only available for 2022 stays.

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