The award-winning Baros Maldives is heralded as one of the most romantic resorts in the world, noted for its tranquility, lush vegetation, and pristine beaches, situated in a sparkling turquoise lagoon. The property's 75 luxury villas are available over seven categories, all of which are appointed with open-air bathrooms, outdoor rain showers, and private balconies, from which guests can enjoy either sunrise or sunset views. Many villas are overwater, though some are located on the island, while upgraded villas add private pools or gardens. Resort facilities include an infinity swimming pool, a gym (yoga sessions are complimentary), a spa, a dive center, and an on-site marine center with a resident marine biologist. For dining, guests can enjoy international dishes with a superb horizon view at The Lighthouse Restaurant, al fresco barbecue by the sea at Cayenne Grill, Asian plates at Lime Restaurant, or sundowners at Sails Bar or The Lighthouse Lounge. Destination dining is also available. The Baros Maldives Resort and Spa is a 25-minute boat ride from Malé's international airport.
Location: The hotel is just a 25-minute boat ride from the airport, but once you arrive, you will feel as if you’re hundreds of miles away from the rest of the world.
History: When the first Baros Maldives was built in 1973, it was one of only three resorts on the islands. Baros created a luxurious atmosphere in the natural setting the islands are now known for.
Activities: A wide range of activities are available including watersports, yoga, and beach or sandbank dining.
Class and elegance abound in this timber-constructed resort. Each deluxe room comes with a private balcony for enjoying the evening’s setting sun in peace. There’s free WiFi in the rooms, as well as plush bathrobes, slippers, an electric kettle and iPod docking station. The air-conditioning allows you to enjoy the plush comforters and high thread count sheets
There’s one Baros Residence set in the dense foliage of the island. The beach is just a short walk away. Enjoy a cooling swim in a private swimming pool tucked away in the flowering garden
Choose from ten villas located in the tropical glades. The villas are just a short stroll from the beach. There’s a wooden deck perfect for lounging and an outdoor shower to prevent sand from entering your crisp linens. Gaze at your beautiful sandstone-walled garden just outside your room. There’s a villa host available to you at all times.
With 24 deluxe villas to pick from, these popular rooms fill up quick. Located on the beach in front of the vibrant glades - there’s even an exotic open-air bathroom, which will allow you to feel entirely submerged in nature.
Each of the eight pool villas look out over the sea while tucked in a dense, tropical glade for privacy. The villas each have their own infinity-edged private plunge pool, and come with their own host, available at all times.
Located on a private beach beside a crystal-clear lagoon, there are two premium pool villas offering the utmost in luxury. The setting is perfect for a honeymoon with a beachside jacuzzi for two, and an infinity-edged plunge pool.
There are ten brand new water pool villas to choose from. The villas have a private swimming pool set above the calm sea below. The villas even include a private plunge pool. There’s an expansive timber veranda deck for relaxing and sunbathing in complete privacy.
Located off a wooden jetty, these villas sit right on the sea’s lagoon. Enjoy a breathtaking view from your wooden deck, perfect for sunbathing. There's a villa host available around the clock. These are the most popular rooms.
With everything a guest could dream of needing, Baros Maldives offers several facilities. Whether you’re traveling with family, business, or on a romantic getaway - there’s plenty to satisfy your needs. With an onsite spa and a watersports facility - adventure and relaxation are easily accomplished.
For those curious to try or already well-versed, there are water sports equipment and excursions available at the resort. Enjoy a ride in a glass bottom canoe or give windsurfing a try. There are also sailboat excursions available.
Choose from over four different kinds of snorkeling adventures. Explore the resident reef with an expert. There’s everything from private tours to night tours available. You may also take the equipment out yourself for a personal experience.
There are two centers at the hotel devoted to fulfilling all your diving and exploration desires. Learn to dive or embark on a guided dive to enjoy the extensive marine population. The hotel even has its own reef for exclusive exploring.
A resident Marine Biologist is onsite to answer any of your underwater questions. There are also guided snorkeling tours available. Gain a better understanding of the many creatures crawling along the seafloor.
There are four private spa suites for couples looking to enjoy pampering treatments together. There’s a garden relaxation sala for those relaxing pre- or post-treatment. The steam-shower, rainfall shower and bathtub are all set in a tropical garden, perfect for unwinding.
Baros Maldives Resort and Spa is world-renowned for its delicious restaurants. With five different restaurants to choose from, there’s a wide variety of different cuisines and dining experiences available. Guests can enjoy their meals in exotic settings designed to ‘wow’ diners.
Dine in comfort in pine-thatched gazebos set above the lagoon. The laid-back atmosphere is perfect for a light lunch. Choose from everything to salads, wraps and paninis to satay and steaks.
A contemporary dining experience located adjacent the lagoon, Lime offers an incredible breakfast buffet. This is a great family dining atmosphere, open the whole day through. Enjoy international foods as well as local treats.
Step away from the beach and into the heart of the island. Nestled in the Palm Garden, Sails is an incredibly romantic dining spot. Enjoy the cocktail bar as you sit on one of the several day-beds and hammocks available for relaxing.
Located in the gallery above the Lighthouse Restaurant - this is the perfect spot for relaxing for pre-dinner or post-dinner drinks and bites. Enjoy canapes and the world’s finest wines, champagnes and cocktails.
The hallmark of the resort - the restaurant truly offers guests a unique experience. Set on an overwater pavillion with a white-sail pinnacle roof, the restaurant is endlessly elegant. Enjoy fine food expertly paired with wine by the resident sommelier.
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