Baros Maldives
 
 
 
Baros Maldives
 
 
Atoll : Kaafu  
Distance : 16Km from Airport  
No of Rooms :75  
No of Restaurants : 3  
No of Bars : 3  
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Welcome to a rare privilege. You are invited to relish the ethos of Baros, The essence of the Maldives. For your vacation in serenity. Be Special. Be destined for Baros.

Baros: that elusive holiday spirit. Euphoric comfort in immaculate elegance. Compelling, delectable, congenial. Epicurean dining, sublime spa, sensational snorkelling, divine diving Sandy arbours, evocative moments – The rapture of nature, the kiss of bliss. .

Baros, a place to love. Relax: let Baros be your destiny.

Come to a lush, tropical island set in the shimmering waters of a shallow lagoon, ringed by a reef vibrant with marine life, its soft sand shaded by filigreed palm fronds.
Stay in elegance in Villas created from timber and sandstone, poised and peaceful over a translucent lagoon, or nestled discreetly among exotic blooms by the beach.
Revel in romantic privacy, blissful seclusion, where noise and others, exasperation and hassles, are a world away.
The perfect vacation, the essence of the Maldives, defined at Baros.
Because the ethos of Baros is our dedication to you and your holiday. The island is designed by nature for a divine vacation – vivid blue, enticing lagoons; glittering sun-soaked, golden beaches; exotic flowers blooming beside natural sandy trails shaded by palm fronds – and created by skilled craftsmen and artists, inspired and devoted – gracious sandstone and fine wood Villas; delectable dining, dedicated service. The ethos of Baros is to be worthy of you.

Lime Restaurant;
Thatched, arched and open-sided pavilions by the water for the heart and soul of good dining. Breakfast selections to enhance your wellbeing are tastefully displayed. All-day dining from an à la carte menu of enticing dishes from around the world. For dinner chefs can prepare special selections in front of guests.

Cayenne Grill;
Alfresco dining in thatched gazebos above the lagoon. Especially prepared seafood, fish, meat and vegetarian dishes served with sauces of distinction and accompanied by a healthy selection of salads and irresistible desserts. A favourite retreat for a leisurely meal infused with the flavours of the tropics.

The Lighthouse;
Savour the cuisine gourmets relish, whether from the degustation menus including several wines, or the classic creations enhanced with a touch of culinary genius by the Master Chef. With service to match the superb cuisine and an atmosphere of relaxed refinement, the overwater Lighthouse is the island's highlight.

Villa Dining;
On demand 24-hours a day - breakfast, snacks, meals and drinks are served with discretion in the confidential privacy of guests' Villas. No need to dress for dinner!

Island Dining;
Dine anywhere on the island, on request. Whether it's a barbecue for two on the beach, a Thai feast on the boardwalk, a picnic on a sandbank or a candle-lit banquet in a palm grove, the dedicated Baros team of chef and stewards takes care of it all.

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 cloudless horizon.

Sails Bar;
The centre of conviviality - the open-sided Sails Bar is the natural place under the palms for a refreshing juice, beer or wine at any time. In the evening, mellow music accompanies the joy of camaraderie and the enjoyment of amazing cocktails, fine spirits and liqueurs.

Wines At Baros;
The wine list at Baros boasts the best from Europe and the New World, carefully kept in the Lighthouse's own stylish temperature-controlled glass cellar, and also available from the individual chillers in each Villa.

 
 
 
Services and Amenities
  The Baros Bonus;
Added to the sheer relaxation - the swimming in the lagoon and lazing in the sun on the beach, the fine wining and dining - are a host of activities to indulge in. A weekly programme of escapes and experiences is yours to savour.
Aquum Baros Maldives, Divers Baros Maldives - PADI certified SCUBA diving courses, Water Sports Centre, Marine Information and Snorkelling Centre, Maldivian Living Room and Craft Centre (upcoming late 2008), Complimentary Snorkelling at the House Reef, Pool Table, Table tennis and board game, Star gazing, Island boutique with Fashion corner, Library Lounge, Fully equipped fitness centre…

Snorkelling;
Snorkelling is a leisurely experience at Baros where the lagoon teems with fish and the house reef is a mere 30m from the shore. Float gently over a natural underwater paradise gazing at a kaleidoscopic carnival of marine life.

Diving;
Begin with Discover Scuba Diving, an introductory dive in the lagoon with one of our professional diving instructors. Progress to the PADI Scuba Diving Programme and upgrade to Open Water Diver certification, enabling you to dive anywhere in the world. Baros Maldives is the gateway to 30 superlative dive sites, yielding a biodiversity of marine life to thrill even the most experienced diver.

Marine Center;
The resident Marine Biologist provides useful information on the oceanographic world, guides for snorkeling trips and excursions on the house reef (for beginners or for experienced snorkelers). The Marine Centre is a place to share your adventure!

Diving by Design;
Diving by design means diving in style with personal attention that makes it exclusive. You’ve chosen Baros because you are a discerning individual and know what you want. We can help you plan an individual diving programme too. There are 30 dive sites within 60 minutes of Baros and we can take you wherever you wish by our diving dhoni. Discuss your ideas with our diving instructors and they will design diving a la carte to reward you and your partner with exotic marine life and memorable moments no one else will share.

Aquum Spa;
Reward yourself with the lavish attention of the caring therapists at Aquum Baros Maldives. Our Spa Suites are an intimate space of your own to enjoy spa treatment, pre-treatment relaxation and post-treatment unwinding. A cornucopia of blissful rituals devised for your desires with intuition, imagination and expert touch.
Amenities; Four Spa Suites, Manicure/Pedicure Suite, Boutique, Reception Lounge, Garden Relaxation Sala, Bespoke Spa Packages.
 
 
Recreation
  Nooma;
With elegantly crafted curved prow, vast single sail (but with auxiliary engine), thatched roof (over a cabin of reassuring luxury) and sarong-clad crew of four, our new 19m long vessel - "Nooma" - is modelled on the traditional Maldivian sailing Dhoni. It's a Dhoni of desire for secret reef snorkelling, sunset sailing, a romantic dinner for two, overnight at a deserted island, or even for a leisurely cruise from the airport to Baros. With gourmet meals served on board by your personal butler, secluded sun deck for two in the bow, and a private saloon lounge, toilet, shower, and air-conditioned double bedroom, this is the Dhoni for the ultimate intimate cruise. And it can be yours when you stay at Baros.

The Elusive Maldives;
There is more to Maldives than Baros, and we help you discover the essence of the islands with excursions that can be arranged on request by our friendly and ever helpful Guest Services Representatives.
Try something new. An exploration of the Maldives., Big Game Fishing, Dolphin Cruise, Reef Snorkelling, Romantic Sunset Cruise, Glass Bottom Boat Cruise, Male’ Sightseeing and Shopping, Sunset Fishing and Catch your own dinner, Seaplane Photo Flight, Local Island Explorations, Private Excursions and cruises…
 
 
 

Room types & Suites

Deluxe Villa
Set in flower glades by the beach, the Deluxe Villas have been created with flawless style exuding sheer sophistication. With veranda, each spacious, teak-floored bedroom features a large sofa and a kingsize bed. The bathroom with stand-alone tub extends into a sandstone-walled flower garden refreshed by a waterfall shower….24 Deluxe Villas - 89 sq.m.
Villa elements; King size bed, Open air bathroom indoor shower and bath plus outdoor rain fall shower, Branded bathroom amenities, Private In-Villa bar, LAVAZZA Espresso machine, Flat-screen TV, DVD/CD player, Wireless and high-speed Internet access, IDD telephone, In-villa safe, Generous wardrobe space, Bathrobes, slippers and hairdryer, Individually controlled air conditioning and ceiling fan…

Baros Villa
Beside the bliss of the sun-blessed beach, each Baros Villa is discreetly secluded by tropical vegetation, with a wooden deck for lounging just a pace or two from the lagoon. The ingeniously designed interior has a kingsize bed embraced by curtains, louvered blinds on either side to let in sunlight, an exotic bathroom with a contemporary tub, and a rain shower in a secret garden…. 20 Baros Villas - 103 sq.m.
Villa elements; Four poster King size bed, Indoor bathroom with shower and bath plus outdoor rain fall shower, Branded bathroom amenities, Private In-Villa bar, Wine chiller, LAVAZZA Espresso machine, Flat-screen TV, DVD/CD player, Wireless and high-speed Internet access, IDD telephone, In-villa safe, Generous wardrobe space, Bathrobes, slippers and hairdryer, Individually controlled air conditioning and ceiling fan…

Water Villa
By a crescent shaped boardwalk curving over the lagoon, a minute from the beach, each Baros Water Villa is intimately exclusive, with private deck for sunbathing and wooden steps for dipping into the lagoon. These Villas inspire romance, exquisitely furnished with a kingsize bed draped in silk and cotton, a sumptuous bathroom poised over the lagoon, and an enviable ambience of the sublime… 30 Water Villas - 92 sq.m.
Villa elements; Four poster King size bed, Indoor bathroom with shower and bath overlooking the sea, Branded bathroom amenities, Private In-Villa bar, Wine chiller, LAVAZZA Espresso machine, Flat-screen TV, DVD/CD player, Wireless and high-speed Internet access, IDD telephone, In-villa safe, Generous wardrobe space, Bathrobes, slippers and hairdryer, Individually controlled air conditioning and ceiling fan…

Baros Residence
Surrounded by green foliage and bird-of-paradise blossoms, an intimate place to stay, to share secrets, to relax. Retreat to your private pool and swim amidst the ferns and blooms of a tropical garden. A day bed on the sun deck, private spa massages, a linen canopied bed; rooms of granite, tropical timbers and bas-relief; an extravagant bathroom. A butler on call to assure warm and willing service whenever required in this romantic hideaway…1 Baros Residence - 268 sq.m.
Villa elements; King size bed with canopy, Private Plunge Pool (7 x 3 metres) and tropical garden, Luxury indoor shower and bathtub plus outdoor rain fall shower, L’Occitane en Provence bathroom amenities, LAVAZZA Espresso machine, Personalised In-Villa bar, Wine chiller with personalised wines, 40" Plasma TV, BOSE Surround Sound System with DVD/CD player, Personal iPod loaded a selection of tunes, In-Villa CD/DVD and coffee table book library, Wireless and high-speed Internet access, IDD telephone, In-Villa safe, Generous wardrobe space, Pillow menu, Egyptian cotton bed linen, Deluxe bathrobes, slippers and hairdryer, Individually controlled air conditioning and ceiling fan.