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  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
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2021 Travellers' Choice Best of the Best
A lush, tropical island set in the shimmering waters of a shallow lagoon, ringed by a reef vibrant with marine life. 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 on the perfect vacation. The essence of the Maldives, defined at Baros.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Beach
Canoeing
Airport transportation
Business Centre with Internet Access
Wifi
Hot bath
Pool / beach towels
Infinity pool
Adult pool
Outdoor pool
Private pool
Fitness / spa changing rooms
Fitness classes
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary instant cofffee
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Poolside bar
Diving
Snorkelling
Evening entertainment
Fishing
Spa
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Foot massage
Full body massage
Head massage
Massage
Salon
Adults only
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Currency exchange
Shops
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
Butler service
Express check-in / check-out
Private check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Allergy-free room
Bathrobes
Air conditioning
Private beach
Housekeeping
Minibar
Flatscreen TV
Extra long beds
Private balcony
Room service
Safe
VIP room facilities
Iron
Laptop safe
Wake-up service / alarm clock
On-demand films
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Ocean view
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
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Smoking rooms available
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MichelleLP_910 wrote a review Today
London, United Kingdom78 contributions59 helpful votes
Wow. We just got back last night and feel compelled to review Baros ASAP. I cannot underestimate how wonderful this Island is. We stayed in a Water Villa with private infinity pool (we'd stayed in one in Oct 2016 -truly divine room). From the moment we arrived (even at the airport), we were greeted by welcoming staff and introduced to our Villa Host, Vishu. He was absolutely fabulous & provided us with all the information and recommendations to make our stay memorable. He was on hand for our every request, organised everything and messaged us back always without delay when we had a query. Perfect service! We took advantage of the morning Yoga classes which took place on the Lighthouse Restaurant deck at 7:00 a.m. with Kamal. The classes were so enjoyable! Great for those experienced at Yoga and also for beginners (like my husband who was reticent at first but now LOVES it). We enjoyed them so much we decided to book some one to one lesson with Kamal. We had a choice of where to have them - either our room or the Spa. Classes were appropriate to our level of skill and he took time to explain each move and the benefits. We are now super Yoga fans! Highly recommend if you're visiting. The Spa is absolute heaven. We had two massages we enjoyed the first so much. Both of us said that they were the best massages we'd had ever! Huge respect to the ladies who provided our treatment. And the ginger tea that we had following our massage was simply divine - I asked for the recipe! The restaurants were truly impressive with fresh produce and delicious flavours. The Cayenne restaurant held 'themed' nights - we enjoyed a Maldivian food evening held outside by the sea on our first night. Quality of the food was fabulous. My husband had a tuna steak chargrilled which was exceptionally delicious. We had a Teppanyaki experience/meal at the Cayenne on our final night. The Lighthouse restaurant offered fine dining and it did not disappoint - one of the best lobster bisques I've ever had. The chef came around to speak to people at the end of the night which I thought was a nice touch. The Lime restaurant is where you go to enjoy one of the best buffet and a la carte breakfasts ever! Very impressive and I'm missing having tuna sashimi followed with their special 'Maldivian Breakfast' for my first meal of the day already! The Aqua Centre was great also. Really fabulous staff and broad selection of activities to suit all. We sponsored some coral and went out with Shuga (marine biologist) to gather some coral in order to stick smaller fragments to a frame which is then placed back into the sea, to grow, and to create a new nursery area for young fish, rays and sharks. She was so great at explaining everything to us. We also tried Windsurfing (the name of the gentlemen I've forgotten!!). Although our wonderful teacher was great - I was useless at Windsurfing. My husband got to grips with it better than me. Really good fun! All in all, I cannot rate this place high enough. This is our second time and it did not disappoint. To all that contributed to our stay at Baros, a HUGE thank you. We miss you! And we will be back!
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Date of stay: January 2022
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Room Tip: Highly recommend the water villas with private infinity pool. Villas 315 & below (i.e. villas...
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Going somewhere wrote a review May 2021
Bali, Indonesia405 contributions165 helpful votes
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We arrived at the airport and was met by the representative that immediately escorted us to the speed boat. We did not wait. We were at the resort in 25 mins and then the experience of a lifetime started. We have been to the maldives more than 15 times and this resort was the best we ever experience. The room was gorgeous and spacious and the pool was the right temperature and beautifully private. The best part was the excellent service that the Manager -Shazeel and the Front office manager gave us throughout the stay. It was our anniversary and they arranged the sandbank dinner for us that was so romantic. This is the most romantic hotel and the food is delicious. The restaurants were out of this world. From the breakfast to the elaborate dinners. Prawns and lobster every night if you wish. The lighthouse served the best cocktails for sun downers. The setting is beautiful. We can’t wait to be back. Thanks to the great team at Baros. This exceeded all our expectations.
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Date of stay: May 2021
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Response from Ibrahim Shijah, Other at Baros Maldives
Responded 4 Jul 2021
Dear Uil123, Greetings from Baros Maldives, Thank you for choosing Baros for your holiday, and for taking time to let us have your comments. We are delighted to read that you had a wonderful time in Baros. It was a great pleasure to have you staying with us. We are looking forward to welcoming you back to Baros and create another wonderful experience for you. Warm regards, Shijah Resort Manager
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UKexpat wrote a review Today
Isleworth, United Kingdom35 contributions116 helpful votes
Absolute paradise. It was our second time and even better than we remembered. The service was outstanding especially our villa host Vishan. Nothing was too much trouble for him and we communicated effortlessly via our WhatsApp group. We will be back!
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Date of stay: January 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: Our water villa 330 was perfect because you could swim straight from it to the wall and the reef.
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GlobeTrotting596202 wrote a review Yesterday
Kloten, Switzerland6 contributions6 helpful votes
This was our second end-of-year trip to Baros and we loved it at least as much as the first time around, so will definitely be back for more. Besides all of the obvious positives mentioned here by other users (convenient location within close proximity of Male, fantastic beach with a great house reef, excellent food etc) what makes this place truly special is the staff who go out of their way to ensure guests are pampered 24/7 and nothing is impossible for a relaxed trouble-free stay. My special thanks go to Henry at the marine centre, a highly skilled diving instructor and a gifted teacher who turned my two kids from complete novices into confident open-water divers within just four days, and to Kamal, an exceptionally talented therapist at the spa who dealt very professionally with all my muscle aches and pains so I felt much rejuvenated by the end of our vacation. See you next year Baros!
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Date of stay: December 2021
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moements wrote a review 15 Jan
Smithers, Canada108 contributions21 helpful votes
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Excellent service from the warm & welcoming staff from the moment we arrived at the airport until the moment we left. All the spaces on the island are meticulously maintained, beautiful gardens throughout and fabulous little nooks throughout to enjoy the stunning blue water. I loved the towels & chilled water bottles at each of these little areas. Cocktails at sundown at the lighthouse were fantastic with tasty nibbles. All the dishes prepared at the various restaurants were lovingly prepared with excellent flavour and lovely presentation. We especially loved the selection at breakfast and the Thai food was so yum! All the fish dishes we ate were expertly prepared. We had the romantic dinner on the beach which was really cool but a little windy - they did move us in the end. Loved the floating breakfast - so much food and beautifully presented. The decor was beautiful and we loved the sails bar with the tropical garden setting - super chill and comfortable to lounge in. The room was beautiful and we loved being over the water however the plunge pool was a tad too chill for hanging out in - great to refresh. Loved that they had an age limit of min 8 years. Loved having the Whatsapp access to the butler. Would suggest using glass bottles for water provided. Iko at the dive shop was amazing and they had a great program there! Overall, wonderful experience. our host Maashiq was very friendly and accommodating. The covid testing was very efficient as we moved to another resort. No hassle at all and we felt very covid safe with all the open space and distancing. Tips: Ask for a room where the wind isn't blowing directly on to the patio.
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Date of stay: December 2021
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PRICE RANGE
US$535 - US$1,709 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
baros maldives hotel north male atoll, baros maldives male, baros maldives hotel male
LOCATION
MaldivesKaafu AtollNorth Male AtollBaros Island
NUMBER OF ROOMS
75
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Frequently Asked Questions about Baros Maldives
Which popular attractions are close to Baros Maldives?
Nearby attractions include Manta Point (7.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Baros Maldives?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Baros Maldives?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Baros Maldives?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to Baros Maldives?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Lighthouse Restaurant, Huvan, and Ilaafathi Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Baros Maldives?
Yes, guests have access to a pool, a fitness centre, and fitness classes during their stay.
Does Baros Maldives have airport transportation?
Yes, Baros Maldives offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is Baros Maldives located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.03 km away from the centre of Baros Island.
Are any cleaning services offered at Baros Maldives?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Baros Maldives?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, German, Chinese, Hindi, Japanese, Arabic, and Indonesian.
Are there any historical sites close to Baros Maldives?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Mulee Aage (15.2 km).