The Barefoot Eco Hotel nestles in lush greenery on a private beach on Hanimaadhoo Island North in the north of The Maldives. Just a 45-minute speedboat ride from Male International Airport, this Maldives hotel is the epitome of luxury; from its on-site amenities, attentive service, and eco-friendly credentials to chic guest accommodation and tasty culinary experiences.
Whatever holiday means to you, you'll find it here. Looking to relax? Head to the pool for sunbathing or hit the spa for a massage. Feeling active? Take to the water on a kite-surfing board or explore under water on a scuba dive. Expand your mind? Explore the local environment with the resident marine biologist or find your inner chi at a yoga class.
Your guest room is packed with a range of home-style touches to enhance your stay. Post your holiday photos online using the complimentary Wi-Fi access, keep cool under the fan, and choose a drink from the minibar to sip as you unwind at sunset on your veranda. Not forgetting the comfy beds and air-conditioning that aid a restful night's sleep.
A world of flavours tempts you at the on-site bars and eatery; from flavoursome Mediterranean and local serve-yourself dishes in the restaurant to wine, beer, and cocktails in the main bar and mocktails, soft drinks and fresh juices at the juice bar. You can also enjoy a private romantic dinner or seafood menu for a small extra fee.
Discover why The Barefoot Eco Hotel is a favourite place to stay for a Maldives holiday.
The Barefoot Eco Hotel has plentiful amenities, including: an outdoor saltwater swimming pool with adjoining sun deck, half-mile-long private beach with parasols and loungers, restaurant, two bars, Wi-Fi access throughout, spa, yoga, resident marine biologist, house reef, diving centre, reception, and multilingual staff.
You'll also have access to: a boutique with tailoring service, gym, library, boutique, beach volleyball and bowls court, board games, water sports, complimentary bikes, in-house laundry, renewal of vows ceremonies, land and sea excursions, and children's service with cots and high chairs on request.
Food, drink & entertainment
The Barefoot Restaurant is your go-to at mealtimes for buffet-style dishes with a Mediterranean flavour; private and romantic dinners and seafood menus may be reserved at an extra cost. Barefoot Bar offers a variety of cocktails, beers, and wine; there is also a panoramic juice bar next to the restaurant where you can enjoy soft drinks, fresh juices, and mocktails.
Sport, games & activities
Work out to your heart's content in the well-equipped gym. Take to the water at the lagoon on a windsurfing or kite-surfing board, hobi cat, stand-up paddle board, or traditional dhoni; explore underwater delights on a guided snorkelling trip by boat to the house reef or embark on a kayak guided tour. Alternatively, learn to scuba dive at The Barefoot Diving Center or go out on diving trips if you're already a trained diver.
Complimentary bikes for adults and children enable you to explore the local area on two wheels. The Barefoot Spa & Beauty is the place to pamper your mind and body; from massages and treatment packages to yoga classes and sessions with a professional Yoga Master. You can even have made-to-measure clothes made in a short time at The Barefoot Boutique, lose yourself in a book in the library, or expand your environmental understanding with biology lectures conducted by the resident marine biologist.
Get out and about on an environmental and cultural bike tour, enjoy a guided visit to Utheemu Sultan Palace, go dolphin watching or manta monitoring by boat, set out on a night snorkelling or desert island trip, set sail on a sunset romantic cruise, go star-gazing, or try your hand at big game fishing.
The Barefoot Eco Hotel has a total of 52 Seaside, Family, Ocean View, and Beach Front Rooms. Seaside Rooms have a wide patio door overlooking a wooden veranda, air-conditioning with individual temperature control, ceiling fan, complimentary bottled water and tea/coffee making facilities, fully-stocked minibar, safety deposit box, hairdryer, beach towels, direct-dial telephone, twice-daily housekeeping, and complimentary Wi-Fi Internet access.