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You can dine on a sand bank and watch an open air movie at this resort in the Maldives

A resort in the Maldives is offering a unique experience to guests, allowing them to book dinner and a movie of their choice on a picturesque sandbank by the water, accompanied by an optional butler.

Guests can enjoy a candlelit dinner on a sandbank at the Maldives resort. Image by Baros

Created by Baros, the experience begins with a sunset boat ride to the famous sandbanks of the Maldives, where guests will be served a bottle of house champagne and popcorn upon arrival. A candlelit dinner for two can also be arranged as part of the package, with the option for an on-call butler service. A private open-air theatre experience is also available, including a large screen for the viewing, while guests can even choose their own movie from the selection.

The package includes the option to watch an open-air movie on the sand with an optional butler service.

The Baros resort features 75 secluded villas, built beachside around the lagoon and surrounded by coconut trees. A number of different events and facilities are available to guests, including four large treatment suites. A resident Yogi leads sessions for groups, with private classes available on a floating piano deck on one of the sand banks of the island. The island also features three gourmet restaurants and two bars. The open-air theatre experience is available to all Baros guests, starting at $800 plus service charge. More information on booking is available from the website.

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