Baros is the third resort to open in the Maldives and during more than four decades of caring for guests with heartfelt hospitality, Baros has acquired an enviable reputation as the benchmark for captivating luxury. The resort is located in the North Malé Atoll only a 25-minute speedboat journey from Velana International Airport

With a total of 75 contemporary and chic villas, there are 24 Deluxe Villas, 10 Baros Villas with direct access to the beach, 30 Water Villas built over the lagoon with direct access to the Indian Ocean, 8 Baros Pool Villas which have a private pool, 2 Baros Premium Pool Villas with the addition of a Jacuzzi and 1 Baros Residence also with private pool.

A duet of Continental and Oriental cuisine are served in style at the resort’s restaurants which offer elegance and privacy. The Lighthouse Restaurant is the hallmark of Baros Maldives, an over-water pavilion with a white sail pinnacle roof that serves as an iconic beacon visible long before the island comes into view.

Set in the heart of the resort, hidden within the lush foliage of a tranquil, tropical gar-den, the Spa at Baros Maldives specialises in personalised treatment to 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.

This romantic, luxury Maldives resort is renowned for its spectacular house reef so close to the shore that can be explored by beginners as well as experts. For guests who want to be more adventurous, there are several opportunities such as Snorkelling Safaris, Yoga Classes, Diving and fitness centre.

  • Ultra Luxury
  • 5 star
  • 75 villas
  • Speedboat
  • 20 min
  • 16 KM km
  • North Male Atoll
  • Baros Island

Villas Type

Deluxe Villas

Dotted along the shorefront, dappled in the shade, Deluxe Villas shelter you beneath the natural jungle canopy that defines Baros. Enjoy lazy days on your beachfront deck, or wade into the lagoon and explore our teeming house reef. Retreat inside to a cosy space of rich woods and warm hues, with a king-sized bed that provides the deepest sleep. Out back, you've got a tropical garden and exotic open-air bathroom all of your own, complete with sun loungers, a deep free-standing tub and an outdoor shower, so you can bathe under the heavens, surrounded by tropical trees.

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Water Villas

Your own personal retreat perched above the lagoon, these water villas at Baros Maldives are warm timber cocoons of tranquillity. Our lagoon lies just beyond your canopied daybed, waiting for you to jump in and explore, while a wide timber deck lets you drink in endless ocean views. In the evenings, relax amid spectacular sunsets, and watch as the sky transforms into a light show of constellations. Inside, enjoy a private world of elegantly cosy furnishings and plush amenities, with thoughtful touches of indulgence everywhere you look.

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Baros Residence

The singular Baros Residence invites you into a secret world. You've got your own stretch of Baros beach out front, and a wide timber deck where you can relax in total privacy. The trees of our towering canopy lean over your patio, providing a shaded retreat. Inside, a separate bedroom and living room give you all the space you need to feel at home, while an expansive bathroom pampers you with luxurious amenities. You've got designer toiletries, an indoor shower, a deep free-standing tub and an outdoor shower with palms overhead and plants at your feet. Comfy furnishings, rich timber spaces and bespoke artworks create a secure and intimate haven, while a 24-hour butler provides all you need. In your courtyard, you can swim in your own private infinity pool, enjoying the peace and silence of a walled garden oasis.

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Baros Villas

Baros is one of the top resorts in the Maldives, tucked away in a natural jungle, leaves rustling overhead, sounds of the sea and splashing waves. Baros has some of the best beach villas in the Maldives, where you can enjoy ocean views from the cooling shade of your beachside deck. On the sand, private sun loungers and a thatched parasol let you while away your days in comfort, with the blue waters of the lagoon just a few short steps away. Inside, retreat to warmly cosy furnishings, rich timber hues and every amenity under the sun.

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Baros Pool Villas

A private beach garden, a shaded pool beneath tropical trees – Baros Pool Villas provide peaceful repose within steps of the lagoon. On your deck you've got a canopied daybed and sun loungers, where days can be spent bathed in ocean views. White sands, turquoise waters and the wonders of the house reef are just metres away. Inside, spaces that envelope with effortless charm – a comfortable bed, rich wooden furnishings and bespoke Baros amenities.

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Baros Premium Pool Villa

Views over brilliant blue seas, a beachfront garden deck – our Baros Premium Pool Villas are indulgent, idyllic retreats. You've got a Jacuzzi and infinity pool off the deck, hidden in tropical foliage, with sun loungers and a canopied daybed where you can relax for hours on end. Beyond the deck, you can walk along Baros' powder-fine sands to the lagoon, with the house reef just a short swim away. Beset by greenery, with plush spaces inside and out, each of these beautiful villas wraps you up in perfect peace and comfort.

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Water Pool Villas

The turquoise of your plunge pool blends with the blues of our lagoon. Behind the daybed on your sun-soaked veranda, a stairway descends to crystal-clear waters, the house reef ready and waiting for exploration. Life at Baros is glorious, outside and in. You will find every comfort in your private cocoon over the water – rich teak floors, comfortable furniture and luxurious bedding, a library of books and indoor games, and every modern convenience. Your tropical overwater haven gives you the perfect balance of privacy and access.

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Baros Suites

A winding pathway through the lush foliage leads to these exclusive Suites, which feature wooden floors and high ceilings in a traditional Maldivian concept. At the foot of the king-size bed is an ottoman concealing a television screen while on one side there is a work desk and on the other, a cosy reading nook. In the adjoining lounge, there is a 55” television with access to movies and Internet and a sublimely cosy sofa for relaxation. Sliding glass doors open on to an expansive wooden deck ideal for sunbathing or private dining under the stars beside 19ft x 10ft swimming pool (which has a hot and cold Jacuzzi) adorned with fibre optic lights for a magical ambience in the evening. These Suites are designed to provide a haven of seclusion, specially created to maintain the utmost privacy and tranquillity with classic design, for guests to enjoy the freedom of space as well as the inspiration of tropical tranquillity and a chance to relax in solitude. The Baros Suites are located on the eastern shore of the island, within an easy walk to all facilities, yet perfectly private.

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White sheets billow in the Baros breeze. Sunlight glints on a sea of blue. A wooden deck sits on the lagoon, water below and all around. Just minutes from the Baros shore you will find our Piano Deck – a wooden platform especially made to give you a unique dining experience.

Rise early to witness the Baros sunrise over a Champagne breakfast on the Piano Deck. While away an afternoon with a seafood picnic. Or treat a loved one to an unforgettable sunset dinner of reef fish and prawns seasoned with Thai herbs. A magnificent setting paired with outstanding cuisine – a Baros experience through and through.


A gentle breeze soothes and caresses as sand crumbles underfoot. A dedicated steward sets your table on the beach, just metres from gently lapping waves – another perfect Maldives romantic dinner. You can dine anywhere on the island – in the cocooning comfort of your villa, on your deck, on the beach or beneath the trees along the shoreline. Arrange a dining experience just for you, wherever the mood takes you.


Pure-white sand sits on crystal-clear waters. Here it's just you two, on a secluded sandbank exclusively for you, with a discreet chef and steward on hand to cater to your every need.

Witness the Maldivian sunrise over a breakfast of salmon and prawns, savour succulent sushi with a picnic lunch, or enjoy a barbecue amid the rich hues of the Baros sunset as you experience the most romantic dinner imaginable. Sandbank Dining off the shores of Baros is a culinary experience you’ll remember forever.


A kaleidoscope of colour greets you on the deck. Sea and sky meet on a horizon of bewitching beauty. While you relax in the shade of The Lighthouse's iconic canvas roof you can enjoy the best sunset views on the island as you're served in signature Baros style.

You'll want to come here at least once during your stay with us. By day you will glimpse schools of fish glinting in the lagoon below. Then celebrate the evenings caressed by gentle breezes and the mellow rhythm of a live band. All accompanied by the finest wines, cocktails and canapés.

Amble along a sandy trail to Sails Bar for drinks or snacks in an intimate and peaceful place. Sway in a hammock as the lagoon sparkles beyond the trees, or relax in a lounger as smooth music melts into the starlit sky.

A gentle evening breeze rustles palm fronds overhead. A million grains of sand feel soft underfoot. Your steward brings you an ice-cold cocktail, the perfect toast to another entrancing day at Baros.


Another day begins under the brilliant Baros sky, as Lime Restaurant starts you off deliciously with an indulgent buffet breakfast. Chilled Champagne, succulent seafood, Maldivian curries, Asian plates and classic cooked breakfasts begin your day as decadently or as wholesomely as you please. Sit inside in Lime’s cool interior or take your place outside on the deck for views across the lagoon.

For lunch, try a hearty highlight like the massaman tuna, or choose from curries, snacks, salads, pizzas and sandwiches for something in-between. In the evening enjoy international and Maldivian cuisine served against the backdrop of an enchanting Baros sunset.

An icon in the Maldives, The Lighthouse Restaurant rises over the lagoon, its towering white sail a beacon on the seas.

Reserve your table under the stars for an unforgettable dining experience, perched over the water, with views that reach to the twinkling horizon. Enjoy the most succulent local seafood, tender steaks and modern classics infused with exotic flavour. For the ultimate in fine dining, have our resident sommelier recommend the perfect wines for your meal.

Intimate and magical, The Lighthouse at Baros has become a legendary name in the Maldives. You’ll return again and again, both for the delectable cuisine and the breathtaking views over the Baros seas.

Intimate dining over the lagoon, the aroma of spice drifting through the night – Cayenne Grill offers al fresco à la carte dining with a hint of Indian flavour.

Order from a selection of the finest cuts and freshest seafood, grilled to your preferences. Perfectly marbled wagyu beef and young New Zealand lamb accompany a succulent selection of fresh lobster, prawns, crab and fish.

Cayenne Grill celebrates the grilling traditions of the world, accompanied by premium wines from across the globe.


Float over fish and black-tip sharks in your clear-bottom kayak. Hear the wind whistling past as you slice up the waters on a wakeboard. There are so many ways to experience Baros' waters – from serene adventures on the sea to exciting offshore escapades. Just let us know your tastes and your skill levels and we will find the perfect offshore adventure for you.


Our kaleidoscopic coral reef shimmers just off Baros' beaches. Decades of research and care have gone into ensuring the safety of this precious habitat, an exotic world we cherish and encourage you to explore. We invite you to join us on tours around the reef, led by experts in marine biology who are more than happy to share their expertise and unlock the secrets around our shores.

The sun glints off the surface above as you dive into a realm of blues. Fish dart and flit through the depths, each more colourful than the last.

At Baros, you will swim with harmless reef sharks and turtles, see moray eels and mantas and encounter protected marine life like you've never seen before. Diving around our reef and beyond, you'll find one of the most unspoilt underwater habitats in the world.

Salt spray flicks across the hull. Your boat cuts through a sea of Baros blue. You set out on another day of adventure, exploring above and below the surface of the sea.

Baros is unique for a number of reasons. You've got a world of beauty right at your doorstep, with the house reef shimmering just offshore. You can paddle out and snorkel around our house reef, you can hop on a boat and explore the rich culture of Malé, the capital island, or take in another stunning Baros sunset from the deck of your private dhoni.

Our Guest Experiences Team is here to arrange the ideal island adventure for you, whether you join a group excursion or opt for a private experience.

Serenity Spa

A haven of relaxation, a sanctuary hidden in the trees – Serenity Spa invites you into a world of indulgent spa and beauty rituals. You can come here to escape for a few hours, or craft a personalised journey of wellness with a series of daily treatments. Everything here is designed to help you restore your balance and find your calm, from daily yoga sessions to therapeutic massage. For something beyond the ordinary, request a yoga session anywhere on the island, or enjoy a pampering treatment in the seclusion of your comfortable villa.


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