Baros maldives

Stay in elegance in individual Villas created from timber and sandstone, poised and peaceful over a translucent lagoon, or nestled discreetly among exotic blooms by the beach. Revel in romantic privacy; blissful seclusion where noise and people, exasperation and hassle, are a world away. The essence of the Maldives is defined at Baros Maldives Resort & Spa. Baros Maldives Resort is easy to reach and yet so far removed from the world. It lies in the central southern part of North Male’ Atoll, about 20 to 25 minutes by speedboat from the archipelago’s capital, Male’ and from the Ibrahim Nasir International Airport.

Accommodation

Guests who stay in an elegant Maldives Villa can treat themselves to the finest things in life without a care; they can feel at home in the luxury Villas of Baros Maldives Resort. There are 45 beachside and 30 over-water Villas on Baros Maldives. All are beautifully designed, built by craftsmen using sandstone and timber to blend with the natural environment.

Villa types of Baros Maldives Resort

Deluxe Villa / Starting from $369 pppn

The popular Deluxe Villas are set in flower glades by the beach and exemplify the essence of the Maldives with their tropical grace and simplicity. These unique Maldives island resort villas provide an incredible setting for a perfect holiday for two. Every villa is elegantly furnished while service, care and attention is always discreetly on hand as required.

Baros Villa / Starting from $493 pppn

Each Baros Villa is situayed discreetly in a tropical glade and is designed with elegance and style. These Maldives Luxury Villas are ideal for a couple happy to enjoy all the beauty and facilities that Baros Maldives offers. With direct access to the beach and a wooden deck for lounging and relaxing close to the lagoon, the tropical seclusion makes each Baros Villa ideal as a Maldives honeymoon resort, creating the perfect setting to experience wedded bliss.

Water Villas / Starting from $600 pppn

The Water Villas, reached by a wooden jetty, are a short stroll from the Northwest tip of the island’s beach, with endless views of the ocean and horizon. Each one of them is intimately exclusive providing the perfect, private escape and an enviable place to stay in some of the most desirable Maldives Water Villas. There is an ambience of being cocooned in comfort with a breathtaking view of the broad expanse of the lagoon from the Villa’s secluded sun-deck.

Baros Pool Villa / Starting from $714 pppn

Each of these eight Pool Villas is set in a lush tropical glade by the beach, and creates a haven of privacy in the pure elegance of their plush interiors. The Baros Pool Villas are a testimony of discretion and style, making these Maldives Villas at Baros ideal for a unique Maldives honeymoon, and a romantic and peaceful holiday. .

Water Pool Villa / Starting from $809 pppn

These five brand new Pool Water Villas add an extra dimension to a holiday on Baros Maldives: elegant exclusivity in a villa where a couple can swim and sunbathe in perfect privacy in their own swimming pool poised above the tranquil waters of a translucent lagoon. Each villa is spacious with a décor that reflects the natural beauty of the Maldives. They are located at the end of the boardwalk jetty with amazing sunset views and direct access down from each individual large wooden sunbathing deck to the lagoon.

Baros Residence / Starting from $1,211 pppn

Surrounded by green foliage and bird-of-paradise blossoms, the award-winning Baros Residence is an exquisite retreat of privacy and intimacy, hidden away from the rest of the island, but with access to the beach and a short walk along a shady, sandy path to the fine restaurants and lounges that distinguish Baros as one of the premier luxury hotels in Maldives.

Baros Maldives is well-known as one of the ultimate Maldives islands for Luxury Dining. At Baros Maldives, guests are not limited to standard menus and meal times. There are several culinary experiences to enjoy both on and off shore for a romantic dining interlude.

In three restaurants and two bars, Baros aims to spoil guests with superb gourmet-class meals. Especially proud of the fine-dining restaurant, the hallmark of this Luxury Resort Baros Maldives: The Lighthouse. Here guests enjoy the finest food to be found in the whole of the Maldives.

As well as the restaurants and bars, some unique dining experiences are offered for guests to try:
A special gourmet dinner on the Villa Deck
Breakfast, lunch or dinner on the beach or anywhere on this small tropical island
Cocktails or dinner sailing on a luxury dhoni
Breakfast, picnic or dinner on a secluded sandbank in the middle of the Indian Ocean

Sandbank Dining

The ultimate romantic dining experience to remember forever- The experience begins and ends with a voyage of romance by boat to and from the sandbank, with a meal for two especially prepared and served discreetly by a dedicated personal chef and waiter. Guests can choose whether to have a romantic dinner for two on the sandbank that is exclusively theirs for the evening, or a Sandbank Picnic – casual and informal and close to nature – or a Sandbank Lunch – the highlight of tropical delight

The Lighthouse Lounge

There is a wide choice of champagnes and cocktails, served with canapés, and the finest wines. Every Friday the Lighthouse Lounge features a dazzling evening of smooth Jazz and Blues by a talented band of Maldivian musicians in the perfect backdrop with view from the gallery over the lagoon.

Sails

Sails is situated in the heart of the island, in The Palm Garden, shaded by venerable palm trees creating a unique tropical atmosphere. Lay back on day beds and hammocks while enjoying the best view of the lagoon and taking high tea or sipping signature cocktails, juice or premium beers as time drifts by.

The romantically-lit open-sided cocktail bar has a wide choice of aperitifs, spirits, wine, liqueurs and digestifs. Twice a week local bands play music for easy listening.

Lime

Located right by the lagoon, the contemporarily styled Lime Restaurant offers Asian influenced cuisine served to guests relaxing at tables on a spacious deck above the waves.

Lime is open for a superb buffet breakfast with action stations and sparkling wine, and for salads, snacks, tea, lunch, dinner and family favourites throughout the day.

Cayenne

The Cayenne is the place for a light lunch from a wood-fired pizza oven as well as salads, wraps, paninis, and for combination platters of grills of the world: Teppanyaki and Tandoori. There is even a dedicated Satay Bar open during the day.

The Cayenne features the best steaks from all over the world as well as fish freshly caught by local fishermen, all cooked to perfection by master chefs in the open kitchen. A meal at the Cayenne is a highlight of this elegant island resort in Maldives.

The Lighthouse Restaurant

The Lighthouse Restaurant is the hallmark of Baros Maldives, an overwater pavilion with a white sail pinnacle roof that serves as an iconic beacon visible long before the island comes into view. It has been acclaimed as one of the best restaurants in the whole of the Maldives.

Enjoy the sublime, classical tropical ambience while sampling some of the best dishes ever. At The Lighthouse, every meal is one to remember.

Good food is complemented by fine wine selected from the sommelier’s inspired choice of wines from the restaurant’s glass walled, walk-in, temperature controlled wine cellar.

Dining gallery

Set in the heart of the resort, hidden within the lush foliage of a tranquil, tropical garden, the Spa at Baros Maldives specialises in personalised treatment to guests’ needs with massages to soothe the mind and nourish the body, as well as therapies from all over Asia and a variety of cosmetic products.

This serene and beautiful Maldives spa resort with its exquisite interior, contemporary comforts, exotic therapies and tender loving care creates a unique, fulfilling experience for guests.

Spa Treatments

At The Spa all treatments can be adapted to meet the personal needs of every guest. Guests are invited to drop in at the Spa any time during the day to discuss requirements with the Spa’s skilled therapists who will recommend the best treatments. To help guests plan a fulfilling Spa experience, the various possibilities are outlined here.

The full selection of treatments include:
Massages, scrubs & wraps
Facials, manicure & pedicure
Hair wraps & eye treatments
Couple treatments
Spa Signature Experiences
Individual treatments personalised to meet each guest’s special needs
Ayurveda - “The science of life” philosophy based on deep understanding of eternal truths about the human body, mind and spirit, supported by herbal oil therapies
Yoga sessions conducted by a Resident Yogi

Spa Facilities

The facilities at the Spa allow for complete privacy with a variety of exotic treatments performed by skilled therapists.

The Spa has been designed as an intimate and personal space, creating the perfect place to relax, to let go, to find inner peace and calm.

Features include:
Four Private Spa suites for couple treatments
All suites with two changing rooms, toilet and steam bath
All suites with outdoor relaxation area: rainfall shower, bath tub in a tropical garden
Manicure and pedicure suite
Spa Boutique
Reception and lounge
Garden relaxation sala
Air-conditioned Yoga pavilion

Yoga & Meditation

Guests at Baros Maldives can relax knowing they are being guided by an expert resident yogi..
The resident Yogi leads sessions for groups and conducts private classes for couples in the air-conditioned Spa Pavilion. Guided meditation sessions are also available.

Guests are welcome to engage in Yoga
on the Villa deck
on the Lighthouse deck
on the beach
on a secluded sandbank at sunrise and sunset

Spa gallery

SNORKELLING
Snorkelling in Maldives is wonderful throughout the islands but nowhere matches the convenience and beauty to be enjoyed at Baros Maldives. For guests who want to be more adventurous, there are several opportunities as listed here:

Snorkelling Safari - Conducted by a Marine Biologist, this safari visits at least two more reefs with cliffs and caves where animals feed and live, providing a peep into the fascinating, hidden underwater world. Underwater cameras can be rented at the Marine Centre to capture this extraordinary experience.

Night Snorkelling - The house reef is the perfect setting for a conducted night snorkel tour for advanced snorkellers, with snorkel equipment and underwater flash lights provided.

Educational Marine Biologist Snorkelling - After a relaxed 30-minute class about the marine organisms likely to be seen, the Marine Biologist guides snorkellers to the best spots around the island.

Private Snorkelling Experiences - Individual, personalised snorkelling experiences can be arranged on request at the Marine Centre.

Water Sports
For the energetic or simply curious water sports in the Maldives are a wonderful way to shed cares and enjoy nature’s beauty and bounty. From a leisurely paddle in a glass bottom canoe, a catamaran cruise across idyllic waters or the excitement of windsurfing, there is something for everyone to enjoy at the Water Sports Centre

Canoeing - The Molokini canoe is a thrilling way to discover marine life without actually snorkelling, as guests can view the ocean's floor, reefs and fish through its transparent bottom and sides.

Catamaran Sailing - A light breeze is enough to get a comfortable cruising speed. No sailing experience required as this sailing is guided by a skipper.

Windsurfing - The warm water and crystal clear blue lagoon provide a perfect environment for windsurfing, suiting the novice and expert alike.

Waterski & Wakeboard - These exciting activities are permitted only beyond the lagoon.

Marine Centre
A resident Marine Biologist runs the Marine Centre as an information point where guests can learn all about the marine world as well participate in guided snorkelling excursions on the house reef (for beginners or experienced snorkellers). The Marine Biologist also organises some of the best snorkelling excursions in the Maldives.

Dive Centre
When choosing a Maldives Diving Resort, guests deserve the best, as can be found at Baros Maldives. Divers Baros Maldives has been operating in the Maldives since 1979 and the Dive Centre at Baros Maldives was one of the first to be opened in the archipelago. It is a PADI five-star Gold Palm Dive Centre with an experienced international team focusing on services and diving in small groups with personal attention.

Baros Maldives stands for environmental awareness and the Dive Centre in close cooperation with the Marine Centre, is dedicated to preserving reefs. Divers Baros Maldives has officially been certified as the first resort EcoDive Centre in the Maldives, offering the International Reef Check for all Baros Maldives guests. The Reef Check Project combines education with action to give volunteers a unique experience while taking an active role in conserving the world’s reefs.

As well as general courses, the Dive Centre has a Diving By Design programme enabling individuals to have personal attention and assistance, and to plan their own diving programme with the Centre’s dive masters.
Twice a day a selection of over 30 world-class dive spots can be visited, each within 50 minutes boat ride of Baros Maldives. Among them are Marine Protected Dive Sites, sites exclusive to Baros Maldives, and classic North Male’ dive sites.

Among the different dive options available are an Orientation Dive, a Refresher Dive, Diving from the Dive Boat, House Reef Diving, Night Diving and Private Diving. The Dive Centre also operates a Nitrox facility and has digital cameras for rent by divers and snorkellers.

The instructors conduct all level of PADI courses in several languages, including Discover Scuba Diving, Discover Escape, the Scuba Diver and Open Water diving courses, as well as the Advanced Course and the new Eco-Diver Course.

Dive & Explore
Diving in Maldives can be experienced throughout the islands, but Baros Maldives is unique as an underwater destination for several reasons:

It has two centres devoted to diving and exploring the sea: The Dive Centre and the separate Marine Centre.

It has a stunning house reef full of spectacular marine life just a few strokes or walking paces from the beach (no need to go by boat).

There are 30 world class dive spots within less than 50 minutes by boat.

At the Dive Centre guests can learn not only scuba diving, but also participate in Eco Diving as the EcoDive Centre is the first in the Maldives.

At the separate Marine Centre, guests can borrow snorkelling gear free of charge, join guided snorkelling excursions, obtain information and take part in awareness programmes conducted by the resident Marine Biologist.

Exclusive offers

Following exclusive offers are only from Alpha Maldives. Please note that the rates are calculated with all the taxes and it is per person per night basis. Exclusive offer rates are calculated without transfer to the resort and villas are subject to availability.

Deluxe Villa / Starting from $369 pppn

The popular Deluxe Villas are set in flower glades by the beach and exemplify the essence of the Maldives with their tropical grace and simplicity. These unique Maldives island resort villas provide an incredible setting for a perfect holiday for two. Every villa is elegantly furnished while service, care and attention is always discreetly on hand as required.

Baros Villa / Starting from $493 pppn

Each Baros Villa is situayed discreetly in a tropical glade and is designed with elegance and style. These Maldives Luxury Villas are ideal for a couple happy to enjoy all the beauty and facilities that Baros Maldives offers. With direct access to the beach and a wooden deck for lounging and relaxing close to the lagoon, the tropical seclusion makes each Baros Villa ideal as a Maldives honeymoon resort, creating the perfect setting to experience wedded bliss.

Water Villas / Starting from $600 pppn

The Water Villas, reached by a wooden jetty, are a short stroll from the Northwest tip of the island’s beach, with endless views of the ocean and horizon. Each one of them is intimately exclusive providing the perfect, private escape and an enviable place to stay in some of the most desirable Maldives Water Villas. There is an ambience of being cocooned in comfort with a breathtaking view of the broad expanse of the lagoon from the Villa’s secluded sun-deck.

Baros Pool Villa / Starting from $714 pppn

Each of these eight Pool Villas is set in a lush tropical glade by the beach, and creates a haven of privacy in the pure elegance of their plush interiors. The Baros Pool Villas are a testimony of discretion and style, making these Maldives Villas at Baros ideal for a unique Maldives honeymoon, and a romantic and peaceful holiday. .

Water Pool Villa / Starting from $809 pppn

These five brand new Pool Water Villas add an extra dimension to a holiday on Baros Maldives: elegant exclusivity in a villa where a couple can swim and sunbathe in perfect privacy in their own swimming pool poised above the tranquil waters of a translucent lagoon. Each villa is spacious with a décor that reflects the natural beauty of the Maldives. They are located at the end of the boardwalk jetty with amazing sunset views and direct access down from each individual large wooden sunbathing deck to the lagoon.

Baros Residence / Starting from $1,211 pppn

Surrounded by green foliage and bird-of-paradise blossoms, the award-winning Baros Residence is an exquisite retreat of privacy and intimacy, hidden away from the rest of the island, but with access to the beach and a short walk along a shady, sandy path to the fine restaurants and lounges that distinguish Baros as one of the premier luxury hotels in Maldives.