Accommodation rating: Exceptional

Set on a coral-fringed island among lush jungle surroundings, the adults-only Baros resort is just a 20-minute speedboat transfer from Male. Each of the 75 spacious beach and water villas are elegantly furnished with modern conveniences. There are a choice of restaurants serving local and international cuisine. For those seeking exotic experiences, Baros can organise a sunset dolphin cruise with champagne, sandbank dining and a host of other special activities.

Please call 020 3813 2966 for more information or to make a booking.

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