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World's Leading Luxury Island Villas 2020: Baros Maldives

World's Leading Luxury Island Villas
Baros Maldives has secured the title of World's Leading Luxury Island Villas 2020 at the 27th edition of World Travel Awards.

Baros Maldives has secured the title of World’s Leading Luxury Island Villas 2020 at the 27th edition of World Travel Awards.

In addition to winning the title of World’s Leading Luxury Island Villas, the Maldives getaway also secured the Indian Ocean’s Most Romantic Resort 2020 award. Likewise, alongside Baros Maldives and other properties in the island nation, Maldives was crowned the World’s Leading Destination of 2020.

Earlier, the luxury resort also secured a win in Condé Nast Traveler’s Readers’ Choice Awards 2020. Baros ranked 13th place in the ‘Top 30 Resorts in the Indian Ocean’. In addition to that, TripAdvisor ranked the resort in 6th place as the Best Hotel in Asia and 14th place as the Best Hotel in the World.

Also read: 05 Ways to Connect with the Traditional Side of Maldives

Baros Maldives reopened its doors once again on 1st October 2020. The boutique resort added a new residence ‘Baros Residence’ for its reopening. Furthermore, this residence features a unique and luxurious style that the island resort is famously associated with. In addition to that, the residence further strengthens Baros Maldives’ prevalence in the international luxury market.

The World’s Leading Luxury Island Villas offers elegant holiday homes curated from timber and sandstone. Guests can choose their villa either poised over the lagoon or among the exotic blooms by the beach. The luxury resort is reachable via a 25-minute journey from Velana International Airport.

aerial view of Baros Maldives
Image: Baros Maldives

Baros Maldives features a dedicated butler to each villa as well. So, this ensures all the needs and expectations of holidaymakers are met. Furthermore, guests can order private breakfast and dine right in the comfort of their villas.

The luxury resort spent decades fine-tuning its services and cultivating its environment, making it a legendary resort since its official opening in 1973.

Feature image by Baros Maldives
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Experience the Thrill of Summer with the Family Fun Summer Package at Sheraton Maldives!

Summer is almost here and Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa is inviting families to experience the breathtaking paradise of the Maldives. Travellers can now explore the thrill of summer and more at Sheraton Maldives with the ‘Family Fun Summer’ Package. If you were thinking about booking a family trip this one is perfect for you. With this amazing package children under 12 dine and stay for free! Families can also immerse themselves in a host of specially curated experiences. This includes educational kids club programs, coral propagation activities, as well as culinary and wellness journeys, all-embracing sustainable travel and catering to eco-conscious travellers.

Families planning a tropical getaway this summer can look forward to exciting adventures at Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa. The five-star resort welcomes families to explore the natural splendour of North Male Atoll on the private island of Furanafushi. Guests can choose from a range of premium villas and overwater bungalows that feature breathtaking views of the lush gardens, pristine white-sand beaches, shimmering blue lagoon, or the Indian Ocean.

Explore the Signature Side by Side Family Program this Summer

Guests can delve into the resort’s signature ‘Side by Side’ Family Program, designed to create memorable moments that bring families together. From cooking classes, mom and daughter face mask making, and Maldivian palm weaving to engaging fun games, ‘Side By Side’ promises cherished memories for families. The resort boasts seven restaurants and bars, each offering a variety of delectable menus sourced with fresh organic produce from Chef Garden and Furana Organic Garden, perfect for families.

A Touch of Sustainability with the Adopt a Coral Activity!

Guests are also invited to participate in the ‘Adopt A Coral’ – coral planting activity led by the resident Marine Biologist and learn about coral propagation to help grow new colonies in the resort’s lagoon. This program, part of Good Travel with Marriott Bonvoy, allows guests to create meaningful travel experiences. Families can enjoy a guided snorkelling tour or join a dolphin cruise on a traditional Maldivian Cruise Dhoni.

Enjoy More with the Family Fun Summer Package

With the ‘Family Fun Summer’ package, guests can savour daily breakfasts and buffet dinners. This includes Feast Restaurant or you can enjoy three-course à la carte meals at select restaurants. Kids will receive a special welcome amenity, and children under 12 can stay and dine for free. Additionally, complimentary access to the Kid’s Club is provided for children ages 4 to 12. The resort is conveniently accessible by a complimentary 15-minute speedboat ride, ensuring a stress-free journey for families.

Guests can reserve their extraordinary summer retreat before May 31, 2024. This is valid for stays until September 30, 2024. With this, guests can enjoy other benefits such as daily breakfasts and dinners, and complimentary access to the gym and kids’ club. Moreover, guests can also enjoy non-motorized water sports activities. For more information, visit the website at or book the Family Fun Summer package here. Marriott Bonvoy members can seamlessly earn and redeem their points on stays and experiences at the resorts. 

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