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The Barefoot Eco Hotel is an ecological touristic structure that follows the Ecotourism principles of uniting Sustainability and Conservation, involving Local Community within its activities. The Barefoot has maximized the Sustainability of the structure, intended to have minimal impact on the local environment and reduce its carbon footprint. It is a Natural Health Retreat where body and spirit are nurtured and restored. The Barefoot Eco Hotel is located in Hanimadhoo and it is one of the most beautiful islands of Maldives: lush vegetation, long beaches and turquoise lagoon.  It opens the door for an adventure and genuine gateway where to be spoiled with a true Maldivian warm hospitality



  • The Barefoot Restaurant
  • Panoramic Bar
  • Dinner on the Beach
  • Black Pearl (floating bar)


  • Snorkelling by Dhoni
  • Dolphin Monitoring Trip by Dhoni
  • Manta Monitoring Trip by Dhoni
  • Night-Fluoro Snorkelling by Dhoni
  • Desert Island Trip
  • Kayak Guided Trips
  • Sunset Romantic Cruise
  • Environmental And Cultural Bicycle Tour
  • Trolling Including Fishing Rod (Max 2 Lines)

Water Sports:

  • Jet Ski
  • Tandem
  • Windsurfing Board
  • Starboard 3 or 5 Mt
  • Hobie Cat Getaway – Max 4 Pax
  • Hobie Cat Getaway – Max 4 Pax
  • Sunset Sailing – Max 4 Pax


  • Yoga Lessons
  • Biology Lectures
  • Volleyball

Windsurf Courses:

  • One-to-One Lesson
  • Discover Lesson – Min 2 Pax
  • Beginner Lesson - Min 2 Pax
  • Refresh Lesson - Min 2 Pax

Hobie Cat Courses:

  • One-to-One Lesson
  • Discover Lesson – Min 2 Pax
  • Beginner Short Course - Min 2 Pax
  • Basic Course - Min 2 Pax
  • Refresh Lesson - Min 2 Pax
  • International Licence Fee

Other Services:

  • Bike rental
  • Sea Water swimming pool
  • Gym
  • Library
  • Telescope
  • Board Games
  • Free Wifi connection

The Barefoot Diving Center

The diving center guarantees the highest level of quality and professionalism and offers complete sets of rental equipment including BCD, masks, snorkels, fins, wetsuits, dive computers and underwater digital cameras as well as customized services, suitable for both adults and children. All level courses are available. Free try dive. There are 20-30 spots at a boat distance of approximately 40 minutes, they can be reached by dhoni and/or speed boat. Diving excursions to Makunudhoo where whale sharks are present for several months a year. Manta and Dolphin dives in season.

Padi Courses

  • Snorkeling Course
  • Bubblemaker
  • Seal Team
  • Try Dive
  • Discover Scuba Diver
  • Scuba Diver
  • Open Water Diver
  • Scuba Review
  • Adventure Diver
  • Advanced Open Water Diver
  • Speciality Course
  • Digital Underwater Photo Lev.1
  • Digital Underwater Photo Lev.2
  • Rescue Diver
  • Efr Primary And Secondary Care

Transfer options:

Domestic Flights: 45 min from Ibrahim Nasir International Airport.


  • Hand luggage max. 5 kg
  • Others max. 20 kg

(Excess charged US$ 4.00/kg return accordingly by seaplane)


The Barefoot Spa & Beauty

Pamper yourself at the Spa where treatments are combined with a spiritual and meditative experience to achieve total wellbeing of body and mind. Antique furniture and décor, candle light, oriental music and mysterious aromas are part of the unique experience. Our massages (ayurvedic and classic) range from ease to tension and relaxation to energizing treatments or original Ayurvedic experiences. Beauty treatments will be tailored to your skin type. We also offer treatment packages and couple massages spread over the duration of your stay.

Ayurveda Inspired Rituals:

  • Abhyangam
  • Shirodhara
  • Shiroabhyangam
  • Hot Herbal Poultice

Touch Therapies:

  • Fusion Experience
  • Thai Massage
  • Balinese Massage
  • Hot Stone Massage Therapy

Organic Body Treatments:

  • Body Exfoliations
  • Body Envelopment

Organic Facial Treatments:

  • Empress Facial

Foot Treatments:

  • Barefoot Experience
  • Heavenly Foot Massage

Add-On Treatments:

  • Recovery Treatment
  • Indian Head Massage
  • Quick Glow
  • Sparkling Eyes

Signature Rituals:

  • Time Ritual
  • The Barefoot Couple Ritual
  • Stress Away
  • Way to India