Barceló Whale Lagoon






Barceló Whale Lagoon Maldives is a supremely unique 5-star resort nestled in the enchanting South Ari Atoll. With its idyllic setting of turquoise waters, pristine white sand beaches, and vibrant coral gardens, this resort offers an unforgettable experience of tranquility, comfort, and beach chic vibes. Whether you’re seeking a romantic escape, a fun-filled adventure with your family, or simply a blissful retreat, Barceló Whale Lagoon has something to offer for everyone.

Accommodations at Barceló Whale Lagoon consist of 100 luxurious villas, each designed to provide maximum seclusion and serenity. Choose from the 63 Beach Villas, 30 Water Villas, or 7 Beach Suites with plunge pools, all thoughtfully equipped with modern amenities and stunning views of the surrounding natural beauty. Immerse yourself in the breathtaking sights and sounds of the Maldives from the privacy of your own villa.

Indulge in a culinary journey at the resort’s three restaurants, a snack bar, and three bars, where authentic flavors and gastronomic delights await. Sea Salt, the main restaurant, offers a buffet-style dining experience with an open kitchen, allowing you to savor a wide array of delectable dishes throughout the day. Aqua, on the other hand, serves Mediterranean fusion cuisine using locally caught fresh fish and seafood, ensuring a memorable dining experience. For a refreshing aperitif or a handcrafted cocktail, the resort’s Pool Bar, Breeze, and the lagoon pool bar, Magical, provide the perfect settings to unwind and enjoy the breathtaking surroundings.

Barceló Whale Lagoon Maldives boasts stunning sunsets and mesmerizing turquoise waters, making it an ideal destination for couples, families, and adventurers alike. Relax and rejuvenate in the two large infinity pools, one offering unobstructed views of the Maldivian sunsets, and the other providing panoramic vistas of the Ari atoll. Begin your day with a serene sunrise yoga session or invigorate your body with pilates amidst the peaceful ambiance of the resort. For those seeking a holistic wellness experience, the Mandara Spa awaits with a range of rejuvenating treatments, and the fitness area ensures you can maintain your workout routine while on vacation.

What sets Barceló Whale Lagoon apart is its proximity to the South Ari Marine Protected Area (SAMPA), renowned for its abundance of whale sharks that can be observed year-round. Dive into the captivating underwater world and witness these majestic creatures in their natural habitat. The resort’s beach chic vibe, combined with its remarkable marine life and breathtaking sunsets, promises an unforgettable holiday experience.

From its luxurious accommodations to its exceptional dining options, stunning natural surroundings, and opportunities for adventure and relaxation, Barceló Whale Lagoon Maldives offers a five-star resort experience like no other. Immerse yourself in the beauty of the Maldives and create cherished memories that will last a lifetime.


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Most frequent questions and answers
The packages are individual. Your journey begins and ends at the nearest airport that has a route to the Maldives
At the Maldives International Airport, all travelers obtain complimentary tourist visas.
Speedboat, domestic transfers and seaplanes are the main modes of transportation.
Your transfer information will be finalized when you send us  the plane ticket details. The average wait time is quite brief.
It is very easy. There will be representatives of ours at the airport who will help you with the transport to and from the resort.
All you need is your passport, sunblock, summer attire, flip-flops, sunglasses, a hat, a camera, and a positive mood! Don’t just bring your swimsuit; you may need something more dressy for supper. Overall however, keep in mind that you’re in a tropical nation and on an island vacation, so take off your shoes, lounge about in the sun, and enjoy the time of your life.

The hotel will provide us a booking code that we will give to you. You will refer to that booking code whenever you contact the Resort or us with inquiries about your reservation.

Deposits of 10–15 percent are due at the start of the payment schedule.

Regarding the resort’s policy. No later than 3 weeks before departure, the remaining amount of your trip must be paid in full.


South Ari Atoll, 20209 Machchafushi, Maldives

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