Why Baros Maldives is one of the BEST Maldives Diving Resorts
Most Popular Maldives Resorts for Divers
24 March, 2022
The Maldives is all about some of the most pristine waters—and most spectacular marine life—on Earth. Baros’ exclusive diving programme, Diving by Design represents the ultimate in customised à la carte diving. Private guides, whose sole focus is to fulfil your diving dreams, provide a bespoke and exclusive diving experience and private charters.
Find out more about how Baros’ exclusive diving and snorkelling packages make the iconic Maldives island one of the best diving resorts in Maldives:
1. Dive trips are planned around your personal preferences
Your dive instructor will help you design your enchanting diving experience. With 30 amazing dive sites to choose from and one-, two- or three-dive options plus a range of exclusive boat trips to discover secret sandbanks and mind-blowing snorkelling spots, you can tailor private diving and snorkelling experiences exactly to your liking.
2. North Male Atoll dive sites are a magnet for divers
With 30 dive sites nearby with the furthest being a 50 minute boat ride away from Baros, you’ll discover a dreamlike underwater world inhabited by turtles, manta rays, reef sharks and other rare marine life. The top three dive sites are Banana Reef because of its beautiful landscape and variety of marine life, Rameez Thila with of the possibility of spotting grey reef sharks and Manta Point where the likelihood of seeing Manta Rays is a sure thing all year round.Read More
3. Experience one-of-a-kind itineraries aboard our private boats
The customised half day snorkelling experience on Isadora takes you to three reef sites dense with colourful coral and diverse marine life, like blue face Angelfish, Hawksbill Turtles and Reef Sharks. Sunbath on a castaway sandbank and savour the tastes and flavours of a tropical and delicious light lunch.
Enjoy a 3-hour snorkelling excursion into the blue beyond. Hone your snorkelling skills with a private guide as you explore two mesmerising reef sites from your private Dhoni sailboat, Nooma. During this exhilarating cruise you’ll observe barracudas, stingrays, manta rays and many other tropical fish. Relax aboard with snacks and refreshments with an option to enjoy lunch at an extra charge.
Divers and snorkellers looking for a short but sweet cruise including a delicious light lunch can dive into the ocean’s shimmering depths during a 2-hour excursion aboard our luxurious yacht, Serenity. Whether scuba diving or snorkelling, an experienced instructor, first class rental equipment, and a magical reef dive site caters to both beginner and experienced adventurers.
Dive into a pool of Serenity. Indulge in a private guided half day snorkelling or diving excursion from the Baros’ yacht, Serenity. Experience the ultimate in luxury and savour a delicious light lunch.
All of these incredible diving and snorkelling adventures are recorded for prosperity and you’ll have the opportunity to take home memorable photos and a video of your underwater experiences.
4. Exquisite Dive and Marine Menu
Executive Chef Gundu has taken inspiration from the aesthetically pleasing Japanese ‘bento’ lunch box to create three interesting bento set lunch menus for you to choose from whilst enjoying Diving by Design. Taste the tropical flavours and savour the simplicity of these artfully designed bento’s.
The Castaway Bento includes a beef pastrami petite croissant, in lieu of a traditional sandwich, freshly made hummus, tabouleh, a homemade granola bar and selection of cheese and dried fruit. The Vegetarian Bento includes a Greek salad, falafel wrap with tzatziki, homemade granola bar, and selection of cheese and dried fruit. The Japanese Bento includes prawn nigiri, fresh tuna sashimi and sushi, Japanese wafu salad and a selection of cheese and dried fruit.
The Maldives icon – Baros is an award-winning luxury private island resort in the Maldives, a short 25-minute speedboat ride from Maldives International Airport. This tropical haven is home to 75 sophisticated villas framed by a seemingly endless powder soft white beach and a glittering lagoon surrounded by a world-class house reef. It’s paradise personified.
Welcoming guests since 1973, Baros has spent decades honing its services and cultivating its environment, making it the Maldivian icon. An award-winning resort, and a member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World, Baros is celebrated for its authentic spirit, legendary service, outstanding comfort and understated elegance.
Best Experience for: Honeymoon, Beach, Spa, House Reef Snorkeling & DivingBaros is a perfect getaway located in the North Malé Atoll only a 25-minute by speedboat from Malé Airport. With a variety of villas to choose from, these very stylish settings make this the ideal island retreat for couples young and old. Located on a beautiful private island with a crystal clear coral lagoon, Baros is a 5 * star boutique hotel in the Maldives that will surpass all of your highest fantasies of the "dream island". Surrounded by clean, warm waters and snow-white sands, with groves of coconut palms and fragrant flowers, this cozy resort landscape is really worthy of fainting. The team is serene modern rooms (including water villas), fine dining, a fantastic spa, a large swimming pool and water entertainment from a luxury yacht to diving and yoga. Read Full Review
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