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Turquoise waters lap at white-sand shores. Towering palms rustle overhead. Welcome to Baros, a natural paradise with a lush island canopy, just 25 minutes by speedboat from the Maldives’ international airport.Friday, June 7, 2019

By Baros Maldives
Baros Maldives

Turquoise waters lap at white-sand shores. Towering palms rustle overhead. Welcome to Baros, a natural paradise with a lush island canopy, just 25 minutes by speedboat from the Maldives’ international airport. Baros Maldives has been welcoming guests since 1973, and has spent decades honing its services and cultivating its environment, crafting a legendary resort.

The resort’s villas are cocoons of comfort and serenity, of warm timbers and cosy furnishings. Stretching overwater and nestled on the beach in natural jungle, each is a magical hideaway where guests can escape the cares of the world. Rise early for a morning yoga session, embark on a sandbank picnic, dive into the surrounding underwater world, or just laze on the beach.

Guests can board a dhoni for a dinner cruise, head to the Piano Deck for an exclusive gourmet meal cooked by its private chef, or settle in at The Lighthouse to watch the sunset with cocktails and canapes. At Baros, every bite is designed to inspire. From lavish buffet breakfasts by the pool to fine dining at the Lighthouse, every meal is another opportunity to relish a favourite or try something new.

The lagoon beckons guests to jump in, to swim with turtles and glide over corals. A sailing adventure tempts visitors across the seas, to see what’s beyond the atoll.

A shoal of barracuda glides gracefully on a tropical current. A turtle rises languorously from the depths. When at Baros, guests have a world of incredible marine life within a short swim of the villas. Wade into the lagoon and discover a world of bewitching beauty, with colourful fish and turtles drifting through the house reef, just 65ft from shore. Or choose from the dozens of world-class dive sites less than an hour away from Baros — a boon for divers and an incredible bounty so close to Malé.

There are many ways to explore Baros’s waters. Guests can glide along the surface on a paddleboard or transparent canoe, plunge into a neon-coloured world of corals during a night dive or let the resident marine biologist guide them on a personalised journey of underwater discovery.

DON'T MISS

Sunset sailing aboard the Nooma, a traditional Maldivian boat, with champagne and canapes

NEED TO KNOW

KEY FACILITIES

• PADI dive centre
• Fitness centre
• Spa
• Marine centre
• Speedboat transfers
• Infinity pool

KEY ACTIVITIES:

• Snorkelling
• Destination dining
• Sunset dolphin watching

GET IN TOUCH

baros.com

T: +960 664 26 72

E: reservations@baros.com

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