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Baros Maldives Overview

The Island at a Glance

Category 5***** Luxury | Number of Villas 75 | Location North Male Atoll | Island Size Width - 303m / Length - 348m | Transfer 25 mns by Speedboat | Airport distance 16km (10 miles) | Diving Very Good | Snorkeling Very Good | Lagoon Very Good

Resort Concept & Highlights

Baros Maldives is a small Luxury island located in North Male Atoll at 25 mns by luxury speedboat from Male Airport. The Resort is set in a palm tree lush garden and is surrounded by a vast turquoise lagoon and a magnificent coral reef. A winning combination for lovers of water and underwater activities.

Baros Maldives features 75 pure Maldivian-style villas all nestled in tropical vegetation along the lagoon or over water. Modern and tropical Chic, beautifully designed with sandstone and timber, all villas have fine furnishings, elegant decoration, precious woods and large windows to let in natural light and offer a timeless ambience.

Gourmets will appreciate the quality of the table which stands for years as one of the best cuisine in the Maldives, notably with the famous and excellent Lighthouse restaurant majestically set on the lagoon, today a gastronomic reference in the archipelago.

Ideal gateway for diving, Baros Maldives is at close reach from some of the best spots of North Male Atoll and offers great snorkeling sites a few meters away from the beach.

Canoe Kayaks, water-skiing, wake board, windsurf, glass-bottom boat, catamaran, a museum or spa, Baros Maldives offers a wide variety of sports and leisure activities to suit all guest wishes.

The Spa is located in the heart of beautiful gardens and is totally dedicated to providing personalized care and beauty rituals with a particularly exquisite care.

Our Favourite Moments and Places

Baros Maldives best Moment and Place Sandbank Experience

A secluded sandbank just for you

At 15 minutes west by launch from Baros Maldives lies a gorgeous private Sandbank. This magic place can be yours for a diner, a special occasion at any time, from Sunrise to Sunset and more.

Baros Maldives best Moment and Place Cruise on a luxury Sailing Dhoni Nooma

A Cruise on a luxury sailing dhoni

Nooma is an 19m long elegant vessel modeled on the traditional Maldivian sailing dhoni. Enjoy secret reef snorkeling, sunset sailing, romantic dinner for 2 or even for a leisurely cruise from the airport to Baros.

Baros Maldives best Moment and Place Wedding Ceremonies and Vows Renewals

Wedding & Vows Renewals

Baros is an ideal intimate place for Nuptials. Wedding Ceremonies & Vows Renewals are elegantly organized on the beach. A dedicated and experienced Team will arrange everything to create The Perfect Moment.

Baros Maldives best Moment and Place Gourmet Diner at The Lighthouse

A Gourmet Diner at The Lighthouse

Experience one of the most magical and finest restaurant of the Maldives meanwhile looking at the amazing 360 degrees panorama views.

Where is Baros Maldives ?

Atoll

North Kaafu (north Male)

Coordinates

Latitude 4.285537

Longitude 73.427099

Baros Maldives The Villas

Baros Maldives Maldives blends elegance, luxury and intimacy in the pure Maldivian tradition. Located beach side or overwater, all villas are elegantly designed with sandstone and timber, have fine furnishings and large windows to let in natural light.

Baros Maldives features 75 Villas, with or without pool, located on the beach or overwater
On the Beach
  • 24 Deluxe Villas
  • 10 Baros Villas
  • 2 Baros Premium Pool Villas
  • 8 Baros Pool Villas
  • 1 Baros Residence
Overwater
  • 5 Water Pool Villas
  • 25 Water Villas

Deluxe Villas. 89 m2

Spacious with direct beach access, teak-floored bedroom with a shaded veranda with day-bed and sitting area, outdoor bathroom with a sandstone-walled flower garden that includes an indulgent waterfall shower. 1 bedroom.

Bedding and Capacity : 1 King Size Bed & 1 large sofa. 2 AD / 1 CH

Baros Villas. 103 m2

Same features as Deluxe Villas (see above). The difference with the Deluxe Villas : more spacious PLUS King-size bed in a curtained pavilion and Deck Loungers + Deck Arm Chairs on the veranda, home theatre. 1 bedroom.

Bedding and Capacity : 1 King Size Bed. 2 Adults.

Baros Pool Villas. 134 m2

Baros Maldives Pool Villa

Set in a private tropical garden. Extra features : The king-size bed sits in a curtained pavilion looking out over the wide and intimate veranda to the pool. Each villa offers a dedicated Villa Host, 1 infinity-edged private plunge pool (4x2.4m) with a spacious sundeck. In-Villa massage treatments available. Pillow Menu. 'Bose' Surround sound system. Library of coffee table books. 1 bedroom.

Bedding and Capacity : 1 King Size Bed. 2 Adults.

Water Villas. 92 m2

Baros Maldives Water Villa

Each Water Villa is intimately exclusive, with a private deck for sunbathing and wooden steps for taking a dip into the lagoon. Absolutely Romantic and blessed with a great lagoon view, Baros water villas have an exquisitely furnished interior with King-size bed and a lofty canopy, a sumptuous bathroom over the lagoon. 1 bedroom.

Bedding and Capacity : 1 King Size Bed. 2 Adults.

Baros Premium Pool Villas. 160 m2

Baros Maldives Premium Pool Villa

Same features as Baros Pool Villas (see above). The difference with the Pool Villas : more spacious PLUS a Jacuzzi (1.7mX1.7m) set in a hidden area, on the beach and surrounded by a beautiful vegetation. 1 bedroom.

Bedding and Capacity : 1 King Size Bed. 2 Adults.

Baros Water Pool Villas. 126 m2

Baros Water Pool Villa

Extra features (on top of facilities included in all Water Villas) : each villa offers a dedicated Villa Host, 1 infinity-edged private plunge pool (6.650 x 3.58 m - 26 sq) with a spacious, wooden sundeck, sun loungers and bean bags. Pillow Menu. 'Bose' Surround sound system. Library of coffee table books. 1 bedroom.

Bedding and Capacity : 1 King Size Bed. 2 Adults.

Baros Residence. 268 m2

Hidden in a secluded tropical glade, Baros Residence stands as a complete private retreat. Extra features (on top of facilities included in all Villas) : private plunge pool (4m x 2.4m), an extravagant bathroom and a linen-canopied bed – all in rooms of granite, tropical timbers and bas-relief. Butler service. Pillow Menu. 'Bose' Surround sound system.In-Villa massage treatments available. Library of coffee table books and paperbacks. 1 bedroom.

Bedding and Capacity : 1 King Size Bed. 2 Adults.

All Villas have

Private veranda • Sun loungers • Dining table for two • Spacious teak-floored bedroom with king sized bed • Vanity desk • Large sofa or day bed • Flat screen TV • Surround sound system • DvD/CD player • Personal iPod loaded with a huge selection of music • Free WIFI • Luxury bathroom amenities • Bathtub and separate shower • Open-air bathroom and outdoor rain shower (except Water villas) • Weighing scale • Espresso machine with complimentary premium coffee capsules • Coffee and tea • In-villa bar • Yoga mats • Wine chiller • Telephone • In-villa safe • Generous wardrobe space • Deluxe bathrobes • Slippers • Hairdryer • Air conditioning • Ceiling fan

Baros Maldives Child Policy

Children under the age of 8 are not accepted at the Resort. No Kids-Club.

Baros Maldives Dining & Bars

Baros Maldives stands as a Culinary reference in Maldives. The small Luxury Island offers 2 bars and 3 restaurants with everything to charm the finest Gourmet

The Lighthouse

The Lighthouse is a uniquely designed restaurant located over the lagoon where fine Mediterranean and Asiatic Food come together in fusion, for a surprising taste experience created by a Master Chef. The Cuisine combines fresh products from local islands, herbs from the nursery and top quality ingredients from around the world.

Dress Code : Island Chic

For Dinners only. Open from 07.00 pm to 10.30 pm

Cayenne Grill

Baros Maldives Cayenne Grill

Cayenne Grill is located on the lagoon. Ideal for a light lunch with salads, wraps, Panini's or pizzas, the over water restaurant also proposes Tandoori Teppanyaki grills. A selection of the best steaks in the world and freshly caught fishes are also at the menu. Don't miss the Maldivian evening !

Dress Code : Island Chic

For Dinners only. Open from 07.00 pm to 10.30 pm

Lime

Baros Maldives Lime Restaurant

Lime is located in thatched, arched and open-sided pavilions by the water. Limes completes the gourmet experience with all-day dining offering a delicious A la carte menu of enticing dishes from around the world ( Thai, Sri Lankan, Chinese & Indian ), salads, cakes, snacks and a Breakfast buffet.

Dress Code : Island Chic

Open all day. From 07.30 am to 11.00 pm

The Lighthouse Lounge Bar

Baros Maldives The Lighthouse Lounge Bar

The Lighthouse Lounge Bar is located upstairs the Lighthouse you can enjoy the 360-degree panoramic views with a Champagne or a precious Wine from the Cellar. Music and mini Jazz concerts are played once a week. The Lounge is ideal place to be at the end of the day.

Dress Code : Island Chic

For a Drink. Open from 05.00 pm

Sails Bar

Baros Maldives Sails Bar

Sails Bar, center of the Island conviviality, is located on the sand under the palm trees with hammocks and sofas. The open-sided bar is open for a drink, a lunch or a snack at any time. Music or live local bands are featured at evening times.

Dress Code : Casual

Open all day.
From 10.00 am

The private sandbank

Baros Maldives private sandbank Dinner

Baros Maldives owns its own sandbank. Located at a few minutes only by boat from the Resort, the beautiful sandbank welcomes you for a special moment prepared and served by a chef and a butler. Meals can range from breakfasts to dinners and picnics.

On Request

The Piano

Baros Maldives The Piano

The Piano is uniquely settled in the middle of the lagoon. With absolute privacy and 360 Degree views on the Ocean, the Piano is spectacular place for a Private Drink or a meal. An experience of a kind.

On Request

On board of Nooma Luxury Dhoni

Baros Maldives Nooma Luxury Dhoni Dinner Cruise

Nooma is a beautiful Luxury Maldivian Sailing boat, called a Dhoni. Living before Sunset, Nooma brings you in the middle of the Ocean for a very special dinner. Assisted by a discreet and trusted crew, this moment is a perfect opportunity to get an unique perspective on Maldives beauty.

On Request

Other Options

Baros Maldives Dining Options

Island Dining Meals can be arranged at any time anywhere on the island, for a special occasion or just a romantic tête-à-tête. Menus are custom-made and range from barbecues to the most delicate dishes and set wherever you wish : on your Villa deck, on the beach, in the middle of the Palm tree garden...Note: The concept is available from breakfast to dinner.

In-Villa Dining Available 24/24h - 7/7.

On Request

Baros Maldives Wellness & Spa

Hidden in the heart of the island, in the middle of lush tropical gardens, The Spa offers 4 Spa Private Suites and treatments in your Villa.
From signature treatments, massages, facials, one day rituals, acupuncture, yoga, personalized treatments and more, you can chose from a delicious range of blissful rituals made for 1 or for 2 and enjoy the lavish attention of the caring therapists.

The Spa at Baros Maldives uses local and natural ingredients from Maldives to ensure a full and pure experience of the senses.

Baros Spa Treatments at a Glance

Balance

For The Body

Baros Maldives The Spa

Massages • Scrubs • Wraps • Hot Stones • Manicure • Pedicure • Facials • Maldivian Coco Hair Wrap • Eye Inspire • Collagen Cryo

For The Mind

Baros Maldives The Spa Ayurvedic treatment

Acupuncture • Ayurveda • Yoga • Meditation • Shirodhara • Abhyanga

Baros Maldives Activities & Excursions

Baros Maldives offers a complete range of sports and water activities favoured by natural dreamy assets : a big and beautiful blue lagoon ideal for both sailing and water sports as well as an amazing reefs at a very close reach ideal for snorkeling.

Activities

Free Sports & Activities

Baros Maldives snorkeling free activities
  • Snorkeling equipment (Mask, Fins and Snorkel)
  • Fully equipped gym
  • Pool table and table tennis
  • The Maldivian lounge
  • Library

Paying Sports & Activities (non-exhaustive list)

Baros Maldives canoe paying activities
  • Water ski / Wake board
  • Windsurfing
  • Guided Snorkel Tours
  • Catamaran sailing
  • Canoes

Excursions

You can explore Baros Maldives surroundings in a range of excursions proposed in groups or privately.

Group Excursions (non-exhaustive list)

Baros Maldives group excursions Sunset Dolphin Watching
  • Half Day Island Discovery
  • Sunset Dolphin Watching
  • Fishing by Twilight & Catch your own Dinner
  • Glass Bottom Boat Cruise
  • Nooma Traditional Cruise with Champagne and Canapé

Private Excursions (non-exhaustive list)

Baros Maldives private excursions
  • "Nooma" Black Coral Reef
  • Private Fishing by Twilight
  • Sunset Dolphin Watching
  • "Nooma" Sunset Sailing
  • Big Game Fishing

The Maldivian Lounge

Baros Maldives The Maldivian Lounge Museum

The Maldivian Lounge at Baros Maldives gives visitors a sense of Maldivian culture and identity. Emphasis has been placed on Maldives Culture Heritage and artisan ship with displays of locally made artefacts and probably the world’s best collection of authentic, antique maps of the Maldives islands, The Maldivian Lounge at Baros reflects the very soul of the Maldives, adding a cultural dimension to a holiday on this small tropical paradise island.

Baros Maldives Diving & Snorkeling

The Dive center "Divers Baros Maldives" is “a PADI 5 Star Gold Palm Diving Center”, operated by its owner and supported by an international team. The entire team of Divers Baros Maldives, including its own Resident Marine Biologist are not only trained as PADI SCUBA Instructors, but also licensed "EcoDive” Reef Check Instructors. The Dive Centre belongs to one of the first dive centres opened in the Maldives. High safety standards, diving in small groups and quality diving is the Dive Centre credo. Highly experienced diving instructors with extensive knowledge of the reefs assist divers and snorkelers.

Snorkeling

Snorkeling at Baros Maldives is on the bucket list of any snorkelers. The Resort reef is very rich and easily accessible from the Island. Around the island a protection wall allows the beginners to stay inside the protection zone, where a lot of Marine Life can be seen. More experienced snorkelers will venture out this wall where snorkeling is even more amazing. Manta’s, sharks and turtles can all be encountered on the reef !

Baros Maldives Snorkeling House Reef
Baros Maldives House Reef Aerial View

Baros Maldives House Reef

The House reef encircling the island is known as one of the best in the Maldives.

Just a few meters from the beach lays the 300 meter long house reef which can be easily reached for divers as well as for snorkelers within 5‐20 meters. and gently slopes down to 20 meters.

Nurse sharks, black and white tip sharks, rays, turtles, large groupers are every day seen habitants at the House Reef. Buddy pairs can benefit from whole day access to the house reef; even night dives can be done straight from the reef.

Pay attention : As usual, take a moment to discuss with the Dive Center before going to explore the outside walls! Currents can be dangerous and professional advices are gold.

Snorkeling Program

Snorkeling safari: Discover the beautiful and mysterious underwater world hidden below the surface. Snorkeling from a boat, in great comfort allows you to go further away from the island and be a little more adventurous. The boat will always drift along with the snorkelers and you can get onboard whenever you like. There are 2 reefs on this excursion, so you can enjoy different locations and rift effortlessly among the colourful tropical fish teeming around rocky shelf and corals. Experienced snorkel guide will join you and capture this underwater memory for you with a digital camera.

Night snorkeling : When night falls the sea becomes alive, allowing snorkelers to see many species that cannot be seen during the day. The coral seems much more alive, colourful and softer at night, besides by watching them under your light, you restore their natural colours. Another interesting thing to observe while night snorkeling is the way the micro marine life glows. Stirring the water in front of you can create this luminescence. The Baros House Reef is a perfect setting to do a night snorkel tour. It is sheltered and thus makes it a delightful and safe experience.

Marine Biology educational snorkeling : A special snorkel tour dedicated to learning and observing about Indian Ocean Marine life. You will be given a pre-snorkel talk by the Resident Marine Biologist including a slide show presentation, identifying the most common species seen on this tour. Once in the water the Marine Biologist will point out the Marine Life and capture this underwater memory for you with a digital camera. After the tour the Marine Biologist is delighted to show and discuss the pictures to identify the Marine Life.

Diving

Located in the Southern part of North Male Atoll, one of the most famous Maldivian Atoll for diving, Baros Maldives is ideally placed to access about 30 dive spots, with some, located around the island. The majority of the Atoll main diving spots are within a 50 mns ride by boat. From Baros Maldives, you'll be able to discover many essential areas such as wrecks, top Thilas, a Manta point and to observe large species. Dive spots are reached on board of a private 15 meters luxury Dhoni. The dives take place in groups of 4 maximum and in private with your own instructor.

Baros Maldives Diving
Baros Maldives Diving Boat

Diving around Baros Maldives

Baros Maldives is located in North Male Atoll, a diving area known for its shipwrecks (some of which are amongst the most exciting in the Maldives), its famous “Manta Point”, its several “Thilas” (Dhivehi name given to pinnacle reefs) and some of the Maldives Top Diving spots for large species.

Multilingual instructors conduct all level of PADI courses, from Discover Scuba Diver up to Dive‐master.

First fully certified Eco Dive Center in Maldives, the Diving Centre is very well equipped with the latest in Mares diving equipment, a modern 15 meters luxury fully geared diving boat and Marine biology station.

LESSONS

Multilingual instructors conduct all level of PADI courses, from Discover Scuba Diver up to Dive‐master and a large variety of specialty courses :

Private lessons, PADI Diving initiation, All level of PADI courses...

EQUIPMENT

The Diving Centre is well equipped with the latest in Mares diving equipment and supported by a Bauer K14 compressor + Nitrox and 12 ltr. Aluminium tanks.

Available for rental : 3 mm shorty, Mares Dive computers, Mares BCD, Mares regulator including SPG and octopus, 12 ltr. aluminium tanks, Under water torches, Under water digital cameras, Free of charge snorkel equipment.

DIVE BOATS & SAFETY

A modern 15 meters luxury diving boat is equipped with the latest navigation system, oxygen, radio and first aid. After the dive refreshments are served.

On board there are: oxygen kits, first aid kits, GPS and radio.

SPOKEN LANGUAGES at Diving center

French, German, English, Dutch, Japanese and Dhivehi

ECO-DIVING

Divers Baros Maldives has officially been certified as the first eco dive center in the Maldives, offering the international recognized Reef Check for all Baros Maldives guests.

The Eco-Diving program features : a Marine biology station, Guest educational programs, presentations, guided trips, a Resident marine biologist, Reef Preservation, some environmental initiatives like reef clean, training staff environment awareness, informing guests for environment awareness, Coral planting workshop and more...

DIVING SPOTS

Diving twice a day with a selection of over 30 dives-spots. Amongst them are :

Exclusive dive sites only for Divers Baros Maldives, Marine protected dive sites, All North Male classic dive sites, All year around good chance to see Manta’s, Night dives, Nitrox diving.

Among many famous spots, you will discover : Rasfari, Bodo Hiti Thila, Rameez Place, Kuda Koddiparu, Thila Faru, Shallow Point, Tela Libis, Black Coral Reef, Lions Head, Maldives Victory, Blue Caves (Nassimo Thila), Manta Point, Himmafushi Corner...to name just a few.

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