Baros Island and the Baros Hotel are a tropical island paradise, the perfect destination for all those who seek supreme comforts and serene tranquillity.
Small but elegant, the island is situated in the North Male Atoll and measures only 400 by 300 metres. A speedboat shuttles guests from Male Airport to the Baros Island in only half an hour.
The gorgeous natural setting is typically Maldivian: Nodding green palm trees line an immaculately white sand beach that gently slopes down to a calm, read more » turquoise lagoon.
When the Baros Hotel was built, greatest importance was placed on selecting natural materials and warm colour schemes. The effect is stunning! The hotel and the island environment blend most seamlessly and create a harmonious atmosphere.
Of course, equal attention is being devoted to the culinary aspect. Three first-class restaurants pamper the guest’s palate. The fine dining experience is enhanced by the intriguing Maldivian semi-open architecture.
Undisputedly the finest of the three, the Lighthouse sits on a platform out in the lagoon. The superb à la carte restaurant has specialised on select seafood and culinary novelties. Words cannot sufficiently describe the sensational aromas – see for yourself!
The Island Grill is thoroughly cosmopolitan, serving barbecue specialities from all over the world. Last but not least, the Baros’ main restaurant, the Lagoon Terrace, does not need to fear comparison. It has specialised on international cuisine.
Two cosy bars are the place to settle down for a chat, sipping a cocktail mixed to perfection while the sun slowly sinks beneath the horizon.
Occasionally, the Baros Hotel offers tasteful and unobtrusive evening entertainment. However, the dominant character of the hotel, as mentioned before, is that of sophisticated comforts and serene tranquillity.
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All of the Baros Maldives’ 75 Luxury Bungalows feature finest comforts and a graceful elegance. The units either rest on platforms out in the lagoon, or are located directly on the picture-perfect beach.
The read more » Deluxe Villas, each comfortable 76 square metres large, nestle amidst the island’s lush tropical vegetation, just a few steps from the beach. The facilities include a cosy king-size bed and a gorgeous, semi-open bathroom.
A modern air-conditioning system and a ceiling ventilator create a refreshing breeze. The private terrace is a great place to relax, enjoying a refreshing drink from the mini bar. A hairdryer, safe, telephone, internet connection and a CD-player complete the list of facilities.
The Baros Villas are even more spacious. More than 89 square metres are plenty of space for a large terrace equipped with deckchairs, a separate shower, satellite TV and a DVD player for an entertaining movie night.
The extraordinary Water Villas rest on stilts out in the lagoon and feature a magnificent view of the Indian Ocean and the island - even from the finely appointed bathroom. Generous 89 square metres large, the fine lodging includes a romantic four-poster bed, an implicit promise of sweet dream to come.
A large sundeck is the place to indulge in sweet idleness and happy daydreaming. For a refreshing dip in between, a short ladder drops down to the lagoon’s welcoming water.
A stay at the Baros Maldives is a feast for the senses and a memorable experience. It is a crossover between fine luxuries and a Robinson Crusoe feeling underpinned by pristine nature.
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The Baros Maldives Resort is a diver’s dream come true: The local reef is at a distance of only 25 metres from the beach and the outer reef is a mere 10 kilometres away.
A speedboat shuttles divers read more » across to the outer reef in less than 25 minutes. Those interested in learning the art of safe diving or acquiring new skills can join one of the local dive school’s courses.
Of course, the local reef is also perfect for snorkelling. Another option: the lagoon provides optimum conditions for surfing beginners.
Set sail on a catamaran and cruise the Indian Ocean and the countless islands or paddle out onto the lagoon in a canoe and enjoy a quite hour with just the ocean and the view of the island for company. Back at the beach, deckchairs and beach towels are available.
The Baros Maldives would not be complete without its exclusive spa. The Sense Spa specialises in Balinese massages and sophisticated beauty treatments. However, many other therapies, mostly based on Asian lore, are available.
Inhale the stimulating fragrance of a Sen Aromatherapy and relish the revitalising effect on body, mind and soul. Having finished one of the professional treatments, relax in the spa’s steam bath.
Drop by the well-equipped gymnasium to stay in shape, accept the challenge of a match of table tennis or get your aim right with a game of billiard or darts.
An island boutique shop sells a range of souvenirs and small presents for your loved ones at home. The Baros library keeps a large selection of entertaining reads as well as CDs and DVDs for you to borrow.
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