Set in the heart of the resort, hidden within the lush foliage of a tranquil, tropical garden, the Spa at Baros Maldives specializes in personalized 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.
The ambiance of bliss is enhanced with the setting of a tropical garden, with lazily flowing water creating a relaxing, serene and calming atmosphere. Friendly, well trained therapists are on hand to provide treatments for the body and the soul, for the mind and the spirit.
This serene and beautiful Maldives spa resort with its exquisite interior, contemporary comforts, exotic therapies and tender loving care creates a unique, fulfilling experience for guests.
ACTIVITIES & EXCURSION
When choosing a Maldives Diving Resort, guests deserve the best, as can be found at Baros Maldives. Divers Baros Maldives has been operating in the Maldives since 1979 and the Dive Centre at Baros Maldives was one of the first to be opened in the archipelago. It is a PADI five-star Gold Palm Dive Centre with an experienced international team focusing on services and diving in small groups with personal attention.
Baros Maldives stands for environmental awareness and the Dive Centre, is dedicated to preserving reefs. Divers Baros Maldives has officially been certified as the first resort EcoDive Centre in the Maldives the International Reef Check Reef Check is an internationally recognized marine data collection program that works together with communities, governments and businesses. Reef-check scientifically monitors, restores and maintains the health of the coral reef around the world. This tour will begin in the Marine Centre with a relaxed 20-minute class about marine organism that are expected to be seen. Marine Biologist will show you the best spots around the island, take photos of you during snorkeling and will give you the opportunity to ask questions before, during and after the snorkel. Since we have a strict “do not touch”- policy on the island, this is your only chance to touch a few selected marine species under the supervision of a professional. If you have already explored all the little corners, the nooks and crannies of the stunning house reef at Baros Maldives, it is time to join a Snorkeling Safari by boat and discover two more reefs with our Marine Biologist. Isolated reefs with cliffs and caves for animals to feed and live in are perfect spots for snorkelers to peep into this hidden fascinating world. The Marine biologist will take photos of you during snorkeling. After a relaxed 15-minutes class about the coral propagation process, snorkel out with the marine biologist to look for broken, but living coral fragments in the reef. You will learn how to attach corals to underwater tables and every six months you will receive an update on the growth of your nubbins as they develop on the table and attract numerous fish. Baros is the essence of the Maldives and, just as in ancient times, Baros depends on the sea for links with neighboring islands and atolls. At last it is possible for guest staying at Baros to add a new dimension to their holiday by experiencing the pleasure of cruising through the islands, discovering the essential natural Maldives in exclusive luxury
on board the Baros motor yacht, Serenity.
You are invited to spoil yourself and surprise your partner with an island cruise designed just for the two of you and indulge yourself in the sheer opulence of a private voyage on board. Big Game Fishing and “Fishing by Twilight” with a ‘Catch your own dinner’ plan. Guests can also learn the traditional Maldivian fishing method using a hand line and especially hand-tied lures on a “Hand Line Trolling at Dawn” experience. And for the perfect way to see corals and fish without getting wet, a cruise by a glass bottom boat that can easily navigate above the reef is possible. This double seated kayak is different from most other kayaks; it has two methods of propulsion. One is the traditional paddling. The second method is using a unique, fully adjustable, pedaling system. The pedals are alternately pushed back and forth with the feet and legs. With this movement the Penguin shaped flippers underneath the kayak makes a sweeping motion that drives you quickly forwards. he Caribe is half sit-on-top kayak, half canoe. The crystal clear hull of the Caribe provides a window to the underwater world. Based on hull shape it has a remarkable tracking ability and it is very stable. Molokini clear canoe is an excellent way to discover marine life without snorkeling. You simply look through your transparent canoe and straight away receive a clear view of the ocean’s floor and all its surroundings. Paddle away towards the sunset or take a break by “landing” on a little sandbar on the edge of our lagoon. The VU boards are designed for those who are uncomfortable snorkeling or putting their head under water, but would like to see the beauty of the underwater world. The VU boards are sturdy boards that are used as a buoyancy/floating device with a crystal clear viewing chamber in the front. With the VU Board you float effortlessly over the top of the reef while using the crystal clear viewing chamber to look at the spectacular wonders of the reef. Available for beginners or people with more experience, this sport is fast and exciting!
Those who have tried it before will remember the first time they ever stood up and how exhilarated they felt. Lessons are available. Available for the more experienced riders. This RONIX Viva board is an easy ride on the wake and is very reliable in choppier conditions. A board you gain confidence with as you get on the gas. The side cut that has more contact points in the water, and fin placements that allow the board to react as quickly as any rider can control it. The blended rocker combines the speed needed to make any wake transfer seem effortless, with more kick than a traditional continuous rocker. Designed with all ages and experience levels in mind, Wakesledz offers unique features that allow all riders to easily and safely participate every time they ride. With onboard handles, comfortable padding, significant buoyancy, and serious stability. The Wakesledz is a great new revolutionary product. Awaken the adventurous spirit within and try windsurfing. The warm water and our crystal clear blue lagoon are inviting and provide a perfect environment for windsurfing, suiting both the novice and experts alike. In the Maldives the majority of interest biological life is happening under the water’s surface. However, we should not forget about the organisms that have provided food and shelter for Maldivians ever since they settled on these little islands: the plants. Twice a week, our guests are invited to join us for a complimentary educational walk around Baros. Starting in the Maldivian Lounge, our biologist explains about the importance of the Coconut Palm to the country, before guiding a botanical tour around the island. Edible plants, and those used for medicinal or ornamental purpose, are some to be discovered during the walk. The Nature Walk is a good chance to discuss and learn about the Maldivian environment.
A resident Marine Biologist runs the Marine Centre as an information point where guests can learn all about the marine world as well participate in professionally guided snorkeling excursions. The goal is to raise awareness and help protect the precious marine environment for future generations.
The Marine Centre organizes some of the best marine excursions in the Maldives which are suitable for beginners, intermediate and advanced snorkelers. Coral Gardening workshops are held under a programme enabling guests to learn the propagation process of coral regeneration and to play a part in conserving the reefs surrounding Baros Maldives. Environment awareness programmes and marine life presentations are also conducted by the resident Marine Biologist. Besides being a source of information for guests, the Marine Centre conducts reef cleaning events, participates in environmental initiatives and is in charge of raising awareness among island staff as well. Baros Maldives runs the first ever Eco Dive Centre in the Maldives. This offers the internationally recognized Reef Check programme; a course enabling guests to learn how to conduct Reef Check Surveys and take an active role in conserving the world’s reefs.
Divers Baros Maldives was officially certified in December 2010 as the first resort Eco Dive Centre in the Maldives, offering the international Reef Check for all Baros Maldives guests. The Divers Baros Maldives Eco Dive Centre is dedicated to guarding and conserving coral reefs by establishing and implementing environmentally friendly guidelines to protect the marine environment for future generations.
With elegantly crafted curved prow, vast single sail, thatched roof and sarong-clad crew of four, our 19 m long vessel Nooma is modeled on the traditional Maldivian sailing Dhoni. It’s a Dhoni of romance for secret reef snorkeling, sunset sailing or a romantic dinner cruise for two.
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 Maldives.