Baros Maldives luxury hotel resort is a small coral island in the Indian Ocean ringed by a sandy beach and a living house-reef, just 25 minutes by speedboat from Maldives International Airport. It is an award-winning boutique resort renowned for discreet, personalised service excellence. Luxury Resort Hotels don’t come any better than Baros Maldives.

As a small leading luxury hotel Maldives resort, Baros offers a choice of tastefully-designed Beach and Water Villas. With every Beach Villa of classic elegance, set in lush vegetation, and secluded Water Villas, many with private pools, Baros Maldives is one of the most romantic resorts in the Maldive Islands, the perfect honeymoon getaway. Inspired by Maldivian traditions of heartfelt hospitality, Baros luxury hotel Maldives  is a tropical island dream come true, with fine cuisine, a garden Spa, a gym, an overwater swimming pool, individualised excursions and underwater experiences.


Guests at Baros have a choice of the finest things in life in the lavish comfort. There are 45 Beachside and 30 Water Villas on Baros Maldives. All are beautifully designed, built by craftsmen using sandstone and timber to blend with the natural environment. All have contemporary furnishings, large windows to let in natural light, and are timeless in ambience. As well as having a private veranda or sun deck, sun loungers and a teak dining table for two, each Villa has a spacious, teak-floored bedroom featuring a king-size bed with soft cotton sheets and pillows, as well as a vanity desk and a large sofa or day bed. All have direct access to the beautiful lagoon by the beach from the veranda or by wooden steps from the sun deck. Many have private pools.

All Villas on Baros Maldives feature:

  • Bathtub and separate shower
    Beach Bag & Flip Flops
    Beach Sun Loungers
    Complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access
    Deluxe bathrobes, slippers
    Electric kettle with complimentary tea selection
    Espresso machine with complimentary premium coffee capsules
    Flat screen television
    Generous wardrobe space
    Hair dryer
    IDD telephone
  • In-Villa bar stocked to guest requirements
    In-Villa safe
    iPod docking station
    Iron & ironing board
    Individually controlled air conditioning and ceiling fan
    Make up/shaving mirror
    Open-air bathroom and outdoor rain shower in all beach villas
    Pillow Menu
    Surround sound system with DVD/CD player
    Weighing Scale
    Wine chiller with notable wines and champagnes
    Yoga mats


In the splendour of three restaurants and two bars, in-villa, or anywhere on the island or even on a sandbank, the Piano Deck over the lagoon, or during a dhoni cruise, the dedicated Food & Beverage team of the kitchens, restaurants and bars of Baros Maldives are on hand to spoil guests with splendid service and fine food and wines.

  • a special gourmet dinner on the Villa Deck
  • breakfast, lunch or dinner on the beach or anywhere on our 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


A holiday at Baros Maldives is a wonderful opportunity to discover more about the Maldives, whether sharing an experience with other guests or on a personalised tour for two especially arranged by our Guest Experiences Team.

The different excursions include voyaging on Nooma, a traditional handcrafted Maldivian sailing dhoni, or a cruise on Serenity, a modern luxury motor yacht. It is also possible to get away from it all by spending the day, or having dinner, on an isolated sandbank in the middle of the ocean. As an experience for married couples, a special Maldivian Renewal of Vows ceremony can be arranged. The Piano Deck, a small wooden deck shaped like a grand piano and poised above the translucent lagoon, is a unique location for a celebration.


Set in the heart of the resort, hidden within lush foliage, the Serenity Spa at Baros Maldives Resort specialises in personalised treatment for 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.

Enhanced by its setting of a tropical garden, with flowing water creating a relaxing, serene atmosphere the Serenity Spa inspires contentment. Understanding, experienced therapists are on hand to provide treatments for the body and the soul; for the mind and the spirit.

For more information or bookings, please do not hesitate to visit the Serenity Spa or contact us at serenity.spa@baros.com

Personal Space

The facilities at the Serenity Spa allow for complete privacy with a variety of exotic treatments performed by skilled therapists. There is a menu of treatments placed in every villa, and special offers from time to time to make sure guests can enjoy the enviable care and attention provided by the Spa’s experienced staff.

The Serenity 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
  • Relaxation sala
  • Air-conditioned Yoga pavilion
  • Thai Sala


Exploring the underwater life can be experienced throughout the Maldive islands, but Baros Maldives Resort 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.

The resort has a stunning house reef full of spectacular marine life just a few strokes from the beach and there are 30 world class dive spots within 50 minutes by boat. At the Dive Centre guests can learn not only scuba diving, but also participate in Eco Diving at the EcoDive Centre, which is the first in the Maldives Islands.

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.

Maldives Island Resorts don’t come any better than Baros Maldives!


Baros Maldives has been a leader in green initiatives for 40 years making it a pioneer Eco Friendly Resort in the Maldives. Formerly an uninhabited wilderness of coconut palms and tropical undergrowth surrounded by an untouched, coral sand beach, the resort’s original rural ambience has been enhanced by careful nurturing of its natural eco-systems. Every day a team of gardeners works to maintain the island’s aura of romance and beauty to complement the luxury resort villas special to an island in the Maldives.

Baros Maldives is like a tropical botanical garden, a unique combination of environmentally responsible luxury, simple Maldivian authenticity and practical sustainability.

On the Island

  • Environmental concern is paramount even behind the scenes at Baros Maldives.
  • Water is recycled so it can be used, after purification, for irrigation of the garden.
  • Led light systems with a longer lifespan and lower electricity consumption are standard.
  • All the air conditioning units are CFC free.
  • Guest villas are fitted with a heat exchange system that heats water used for bathing.
  • Staff accommodation and back-of-house areas are supplied with hot water from the heat exchange system fitted to the island’s generators.
  • All chemicals used for the cleaning of kitchens, restaurants, public areas, staff accommodation, guest villas, boats, and in the laundry, are bio-degradable.
  • Awareness programmes with tours to neighbouring village and uninhabited islands, and diving and fishing expeditions, to promote understanding for ecological issues.

In the Sea

The fragile coral reefs of the Maldives are some of the most spectacular in the world, drawing thousands of visitors each year for snorkelling and diving. Yet they are much more than just a tourist attraction, they are the foundation of the whole country, both literally and in terms of sustaining the industries on which the population depends.

Both tourism and fishing would cease if the coral reefs were destroyed. It is vital for the existence of the Maldives that the value and fragility of the coral reefs is understood and considered.

  • Guests are urged to respect the reef and to refrain from breaking off, or even pressing, any pieces of coral.
  • Guests are made aware that in the Maldives it is illegal to collect any coral, shells, or other souvenirs from the ocean.
  • Buying any souvenirs made of turtle shell is illegal in Maldives, and such souvenirs will be confiscated at the airport with a fine being payable.
  • There is now a ban on shark fishing and exporting shark products as shark numbers have dwindled in recent years.

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