Baros Maldives Residence – Baros Maldives is a small exclusive coral island in the Indian Ocean ringed by a sun-kissed beach and a vibrant house-reef, just 20 minutes by speedboat from Maldives International Airport. It is a multi award-winning elegant boutique Maldives resort with a long history of outstanding service excellence.
As a small leading Maldives luxury resort, Baros offers a choice of exquisite Beach and Water Villas. With Beach Villas of classic natural elegance, many with private pools, set in lush vegetation, and secluded Water Villas of tranquillity, Baros Maldives is one of the most romantic resorts in the Maldives, the perfect honeymoon getaway. Inspired by Maldivian traditions of heartfelt hospitality, Baros Maldives excels with the finest contemporary cuisine, tailor-made excursions, amazing underwater experiences and a delightful Spa making it one of the best resorts in the Maldives.
Distance from Airport (INIA):
20 min from Airport by Speedboat
(1 Room- Room Size:268 sqm)
Occupancy: MAX 3 Adults Or 2 Adults + 1 Child. Only One Xtra Bed Will Be Provided
Surrounded by green foliage and bird-of-paradise blossoms,the Baros Residence offers a uniquely intimate retreat. Guests can enjoy access to a private swimming pool (7m x 3m) within the walled tropical garden, while the large veranda with daybed is perfectly set up for blissful relaxation. Inside, there’s a king-sized bed with a beautifully scalloped linen canopy, a luxury indoor shower and bathtub, plus an outdoor rain shower. A dedicated butler is on call 24 hours a day.
With service to match the superb cuisine and an atmosphere of relaxed refinement, the over-water Lighthouse is the island’s highlight. Offering gourmet cuisine from degustation menus,including several premium wines and classic creations enhanced with a touch of culinary genius by the Executive Chef.
Open every evening for dinner from 19h00 to 22h30
A favourite retreat for a leisurely meal infused with the flavours of the tropics served al fresco in thatched gazebos above the lagoon. Seafood, fish, meat, and vegetarian dishes are presented with sauces of distinction and a tantalising selection of salads, antipasti, and mezze. Teppanyaki table dining and a wood-fired oven are also available.
Open for lunch from 12h00 to 16h00 and dinner from 19h00 to 22h30
For a casual yet fulfilling daytime dining experience the Cayenne’s Satay Bar serves deliciously spiced Asian creations.
Open for lunch from 12h00 to 16h00
A restaurant of informal sophistication by the sea for the heart and soul of good dining, from buffet breakfast counters with sparkling wine, to all-day dining experiences, and an à la carte menu of enticing dishes from around the world.
Open for breakfast from 07h30 to 10h30 and for lunch and dinner from 11h00 to 22h30
The Lighthouse Lounge
The peak of perfection with panoramic views, the upstairs lounge of The Lighthouse with its sundowner gallery is a soothing setting for sipping champagne or martinis as the sun slips below the horizon.
Open from 17h00 onwards
The centre of conviviality: the Sails Bar is set in a contemporary wooden cabana in a garden of venerable palms close to the lagoon, with daybeds and hammocks for relaxing while enjoying a drink. In the evening, recorded mellow music or local bands playing softly accompany the enjoyment of amazing cocktails, fine spirits and liqueurs, served by experienced bartenders.
Open from 10h00 onwards until the last guest leaves at night
Dine anywhere on the island, on request. Whether it’s a barbecue for two on the beach or a candlelit banquet in a private palm grove, the dedicated Baros Maldives island dining team will take
care of it.
Perhaps the most romantic experience on Baros Maldives is a sandbank dinner from the Executive Chef ’s selection of menus just for two. Guests are taken to a private, secluded sandbank by boat for a leisurely meal prepared and served to guests’ wishes by a dedicated chef and steward.
On the sandbank guests can also enjoy:
Set in the heart of the resort hidden within the lush foliage of a tranquil, tropical garden, the Spa has four large luxurious treatment suites, each with a changing room, toilet, relaxation area, and an open-to-the sky rain shower.
The Spa offers massages to soothe the mind and nourish the body as well as therapies from all over Asia and a variety of cosmetic products. Treatments can be adapted to meet each guest’s individual needs, with personalised combination packages,which include:
The Spa is open daily from 09h00 to 20h00
Baros Maldives is the gateway to 30 superlative dive sites, yielding a biodiversity of marine life to thrill even the most experienced diver. Those new to diving can start with Discover Scuba Diving, an introductory dive in the lagoon with a professional diving instructor, before progressing to the PADI Scuba Diving Programme and upgrading to Open Water Diver certification valid for diving anywhere in the world. Baros Maldives is also the first EcoDive Centre in the Maldives and offers the internationally recognised Reef Check programme. This is a course enabling guests to learn how to conduct Reef Check
Surveys and take an active role in conserving the world’s reefs, with gathered data submitted to Reef Check’s global database.
Diving By Design
Diving by Design means diving in style with the personal attention of experts that make the diving experience exclusive, as well as more fun. Diving instructors design an individual programme and provide assistance with equipment to take the strain out of diving.
Snorkelling is a rewarding experience as the resort’s lagoon is teeming with fish and the beautiful house reef is a mere 15 metres from the beach, allowing easy snorkelling to gaze at the natural underwater paradise.
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.
A resident Marine Biologist runs the Marine Centre where guests can learn all about the marine world as well as participate in guided snorkelling excursions on the house reef (for beginners or experienced snorkellers). There is also a programme enabling guests to adopt coral under the Centre’s coral planting project whereby they receive a photograph of the adopted branch of coral every six months.
With an elegantly crafted curved prow, vast single sail and auxiliary engine, a cabin of reassuring luxury and a sarong-clad crew of four, this 19m-long vessel, Nooma, is modelled on the traditional Maldivian sailing dhoni. She is available for reef snorkelling, sunset sailing, a romantic dinner for two or even a leisurely cruise around the atoll. With gourmet meals served on board by the dhoni butler, a sundeck for two in the bow, and a private saloon lounge, toilet, shower, and air-conditioned double bedroom, this is a dhoni for the private cruise of a lifetime.
For a stylish seaborne experience, the exclusive 16m-long Princess Motor Yacht, Serenity, can be chartered for cruising in ultimate luxury. With a private saloon, cabin for two, and discreet crew, a cruise on Serenity is an exquisite way to discover the attractions of the atoll.
Renewal of Vows
Baros Maldives has memorable settings for the renewal of wedding vows, whether on the island’s glorious beach, in the luxury of the sea view Lighthouse Lounge, or on a secluded sandbank in the middle of the Indian Ocean.
Baros is the essence of the Maldives and the ideal island from which to see more of the archipelago.
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