Baros Maldives


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  • Tropical private island hideaway
  • Handcrafted beachfront and overwater villas
  • Deluxe spa set within a tropical garden
  • Member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World

The Baros Maldives Resort is a luxury sanctuary situated on its own tropical island. Indulge in a world of luxury and natural beauty dotted with hammocks, thatched roofs, and inviting villas. Select from overwater and beachfront villas, with chic interiors and lavish outdoor bathrooms. There is an excellent collection of restaurants, serving mouth watering local and international cuisine, in addition to a choice of unique dining experiences, tailored to your requirements, to contribute to an unforgettable holiday. Sample beachside or overwater dining, accompanied by impeccable Maldivian hospitality.

Immerse yourself in an oasis of calm and relaxation, in one of the first resorts in the Maldives. Indulge in a variety of treatments and massages at the luxury spa, or soak up the sun on the pristine, white sandy beach. Take a dip in the overwater infinity pool and enjoy stunning ocean views or try excursions from sailing to sightseeing, allowing you to fully appreciate the beauty of the Maldives.

Hotel child prices apply to ages 8–11 years. Sovereign does not accept children in the water villas or over water categories.


Bars & Restaurants

Nooma Dinner

Indulge in a Nooma dining experience at sunset for an unforgettable holiday treat. Board the resort’s wooden sailing boat and enjoy a romantic cruise with cocktails and dinner, while being looked after by first class staff.

Dining Experiences

If you can tear yourself away from the outstanding restaurants, sample a unique dining experience. Select from in-villa dining to island dining, wherever you choose you can enjoy a romantic picnic or dinner under the stars on a sandbank surrounded by the ocean. Alternatively, take to the traditional Dhoni sailing boat and indulge in a sunset cruise.

Lighthouse Lounge

Sit out on the deck and enjoy panoramic sea and sunset views as you sip on a cocktail or champagne, accompanied by delectable canapés. In the evening you can enjoy live music from local artists.

Lime Restaurant

Indulge in lavish lagoon-side dining al fresco style and sample contemporary cuisine with an Asian twist. Stop for a delicious buffet breakfast, tasty snacks throughout the day, and fresh fish specialities for dinner while overlooking the blue lagoon.

Sails Bar

Located in the heart of the island, guests can sit on the sand under the swaying palms or in a hammock with a signature cocktail while listening to calming music. Appetising afternoon tea is also available. 

The Lighthouse Restaurant

An icon in the Maldives, the Lighthouse Restaurant resides over the ocean with its white sail blowing in the cool breeze. Sit under the stars and sample fresh seafood, tender steaks and international favourites infused with exotic flavours. Indulge in succulent cuisine combined with mesmerising sea views. 

Reservations are required.

Cayenne Grill

Enjoy intimate al fresco dining over the lagoon where you can sample a la carte dishes fused with Indian flavours. Taste the finest grilled meats and seafood cooked to perfection accompanied by premium wines. The Teppanyaki table and wood-fired oven will seduce you with flavours from around the world.

Open: 12:00 – 16:00 and 19:00 – 22:30.

Beach & Pools

Swimming pools

Take a dip in the freshwater swimming pool, which is situated in the overwater pavilion next to Lime Restaurant. Soak up the sun from its plush sun loungers along the deck looking out to sea.


The island is surrounded by a powdery, white sandy beach lapped by the turquoise warm waters of the Indian Ocean, perfect for snorkelling and diving.

Spa & Wellness

The Spa at Baros

Enter a haven of rest and relaxation hidden in the trees of the hotel’s tropical garden. Enjoy beauty rituals and massages from within the pampering private suites or in your own villa, or take the opportunity to indulge in a steam bath. 

Children over 8 years are able to use the spa when accompanied by an adult.

Activities & Entertainment


Experience the sparkling waters, luscious islands and white sands from a different angle with seaplane tours, which can be arranged by the hotel. Guests can also hire an expert guide to take them to the Maldives’ capital, Male.

Padi Dive Centre

The five star PADI Gold Palm Dive Centre promotes environmental awareness and preservation of the coral reefs. The centre organises diving courses in addition to a variety of trips to stunning dive sites suitable for all levels of experience, with refresher dives and night dives also available. The Marine Biologist also offers snorkelling excursions.


Float over fish in your transparent kayak and witness the stunning marine world, or take to the waters on a wakeboard. Try paddle boarding and water skiing or for something different, take on the Fun Tube Ride.

About the location

Baros Maldives Resort is situated on one of over 1,000 stunning islands in the Indian Ocean which make up the Maldives. Here you’ll find white, powdery sands accompanied by turquoise blue lagoons and home to exquisite marine life and tropical coral reefs. 

Each island has its own deluxe hotel, creating an ideal secret hideaway of luxury. Select from magnificent and lavish accommodation to rustic, chic retreats typical of the Maldives. It’s also a mecca for divers, and being surrounded by the sea, fresh fish is the order of the day and a key ingredient in mouth watering Maldivian cuisine.

Transfer time

Baros Maldives is 25 minutes from Male Airport via speedboat.
Baros Villa

Max 3 adults

The private and secluded Baros Villas are located by the beach, surrounded by a tropical foliage. Each villa features an open air bathroom with walled garden and outdoor shower, shaded veranda leading to a wooden deck with sun loungers and a direct access to the beach.

Water Villa

Max 3 adults

Reached by a wooden jetty, the Water Villas offer a secluded oasis with endless views of the ocean and horizon. Each villa has a large wooden deck with canopied four-poster bed, sun loungers and dining furniture and wooden steps leading directly into the lagoon.

Baros Pool Villa

Max 3 adults

Screened by lush tropical foliage, the Baros Pool Villas offer the ultimate in privacy. The secluded spacious wooden veranda with canopied four poster bed and sun loungers leads to a private infinity plunge pool and a direct access to the beach.

Water Villa with Pool

Max 3 adults

Step out onto your sun soaked veranda at the Water Villa with Pool for relaxing moments in the Maldives. With comfortable furniture and Maldivian finishes, you can enjoy your own private pool.

Deluxe Villa

Max 3 adults

The beautiful Deluxe Villas feature an open air bathroom surrounded by a walled garden with an outdoor shower, a spacious shaded veranda and direct access to the beach.

Baros Suites

Max 3 adults

Baros Suites offer seclusion and privacy with plenty of space to make your own. Located on the eastern shore of the island you are in easy reach of the resort's wonderful facilities.

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A little slice of paradise!


Tripadvisor review May 18 2024
We had a wonderful stay at Baros. From the moment we were welcomed onto the island it felt like a second home. We split our time there, first staying in one of the Water Pool Villas. These were...
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Perfect honeymoon stay

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Tripadvisor review May 16 2024
Amazing place and location (20 mins from airport by speedboat and has a stunning reef) Food is top quality but be prepared to pay top dollar as well if you want to really enjoy nice meals each...
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