Niyama Private Islands

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Escape to the pristine sands of Niyama Private Island, set on the South-western Atoll of Dhaalu coast. Just steps from your accommodation, you can lose yourself on the powder-white sands and azure blue waters of the Maldives, or join in on exhilarating watersports with your loved ones – perfect for family adventures of honeymooning couples.

Why you'll love it here

  • Opt between 134 luxury villas and pavilions set on two natural islands covering 4 acres
  • Dine in unique places across 15 restaurants and bars, from treetop and fireside to underwater dining
  • Let the little ones enjoy the Explorer Kids’ Club that are partnered with Scott Dunn
  • Enjoy water adventures with the on-site diving and surfing facilities

Best For

  • Honeymoon, Family, Toddlers (0-3), Kids (4-12), Teens (13+)

Clare

Travel Specialist

I'm here to tailor-make your perfect Maldives holiday. Give me a call and I'll use my expertise to create your personalised experience.

Included in your holiday

  • Lounge passes and meet & greet service in UK airports
  • Transfers to and from your hotel
  • All flight luggage allowances
  • Personal concierge service
  • 24/7 assistance when travelling
  • Full ATOL protection

Full accommodation information

A place of outstanding natural beauty and known as ‘nature’s playground’, Niyama Private Islands is sprawled on beautiful sands and surrounded by the stunning ocean. This retreat offers the perfect opportunity to hideaway from everyday life, welcoming all guests to relax in its luxury and tranquillity.

The resort’s 134 villas and pavilions boast contemporary Maldivian design, plasma screen TV’s, BOSE surround sound and an in-room deli concept, which all in all make it hard to tear yourself away from your plush private space! Outdoor bathrooms, some with fibre optic-lit pools, and a choice of beach and over-water settings ensure the luxurious feel of the Niyama accommodation options.

Across two twin islands, Chill and Play, you’ll find a myriad of choices available to you. Chill Island is made up of facilities to help aid in ultimate relaxation, from the spectacular Drift Spa and outdoor cinema to excellent dining options including Edge, serving freshly caught seafood. If you’re seeking a flare of adventure on your Maldives escape, be sure to explore the Play Island, where you’ll find water adventures from kayaking and surfing, plus land-based fun like biking.

Kids are well looked after with plenty of child-friendly activities for them to enjoy during your stay. If you’re travelling with your little ones from 12 months to 12 years old, let them run wild in the Explorers Kids’ Club that boasts diverse age-appropriate activities – baby yoga, snorkelling safaris, pizza making, island treasure hunts are just a taste of what they can expect.

Niyama Private Islands is comprised of 134 villas and pavilions that sprawl across the two islands, Chill and Play. All sprawling across white-sand beaches, you’re treated with views of translucent water. Bold splashes of colour and contemporary lines add a distinctively Niyama edge inside all villas and pavilions, and you can villa host service and a deli with ice cream and a popcorn machine.

Beach Villa

Beach Villa

Sleeps: 2 Adults , 2 Children

Wake up to beautiful sun rises from the comfort of your bed, before padding down to the beach directly from this villa.
Beach Pool Villa

Beach Pool Villa

Sleeps: 2 Adults , 2 Children

Spend lazy days enjoying a swim in your own private pool, or head onto the beach just steps from your villa.
Family Beach Pool Villa

Family Beach Pool Villa

Sleeps: 3 Adults , 2 Children

Spend family time in the 'family-sized' plunge pool that this villa features. Before bedtime, enjoy watching a film with some popcorn from your very own popcorn making machine. Enjoy slow mornings watching the sunrise with a hot drink of your choice.
One & Two Bedroom Beach Pool Pavilion

One & Two Bedroom Beach Pool Pavilion

From private infinity pools and direct beach access to panoramic Indian Ocean views and private decks, the one and two-bedroom beach pool pavilions are the epitome of luxury. Spend quiet moments in the private jacuzzi, and watch as the sun sets behind the pristine ocean.
Three Bedroom Beach Pool Pavilion

Three Bedroom Beach Pool Pavilion

Sleeps: 6 Adults , 2 Children

Perfect for travelling in groups or as a family, this spacious pavilion boasts two private pools and a private spa treatment room. After your treatments, relax in your private jacuzzi or stroll down to the beach to relax under the glorious sun.
Over Water Pool Villa

Over Water Pool Villa

Sleeps: 2 Adults , 1 Child

Perched atop the water is the Over Water Pool Villa, providing direct lagoon access and a private sundeck with sun loungers to soak up the sun rays. 
Deluxe Over Water Pool Villa

Deluxe Over Water Pool Villa

Sleeps: 2 Adults , 1 Child

Soak up incredible views of the lagoon from your private infinity pool, and dive head first into the pristine waters straight from your villa.
One-Bedroom Water Pool Pavilion

One-Bedroom Water Pool Pavilion

Sleeps: 2 Adults , 2 Children

Enjoy sunrise views from this villa, either from your private pool, jacuzzi or your cosy bedroom.
Two-Bedroom Ocean Pool Pavilion

Two-Bedroom Ocean Pool Pavilion

Sleeps: 4 Adults , 2 Children

Spend all day enjoying the views of the Indian Ocean. Along with the sunset, you can watch some of the most magical views of the Maldives right from your pavilion. 
The Crescent

The Crescent

Sleeps: 12 Adults , 8 Children

Experience a stay like no other with The Crescent. Dive into the ocean directly from this villa, and bask under the stars with a picnic basket with your loved one. 
Deluxe Beach Villa

Deluxe Beach Villa

Sleeps: 2 Adults , 2 Children

Enjoy days spent at the beach just steps from this deluxe beach villa, and start your mornings with a drink from your Espresso machine.
Deluxe Beach Pool Villa

Deluxe Beach Pool Villa

Sleeps: 2 Adults , 2 Children

Alongside direct beach access and stunning views of the white shores and blue ocean, you can enjoy the inviting private pool in your villa. 
Deluxe Family Beach Pool Villa

Deluxe Family Beach Pool Villa

Sleeps: 3 Adults , 2 Children

Spend time with your family in this spacious pool villa built for families, boasting a plunge pool that fits all and a popcorn machine to have whilst enjoying a film. 
Epicure

Epicure

Embark on a culinary adventure at Epicure, an all-day dining establishment offering beachside bites, a glass wine cellar and private tastings.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
The Deli

The Deli

The Deli is the place to go for international treats and takeaway gourmet snacks.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
Dune

Dune

Dune is perfect for sundowners on the sand. 

Fahrenheit

Fahrenheit

Fahrenheit is another great option – this sunset rooftop features speciality cocktails, DJs and live music.

Tribal

Tribal

Tribal serves up delectable dishes inspired by the flavours of South America, Africa and Asia. Open flames feature prominently in the cooking techniques, and the décor comprises campfires, sand floors and tiki torches.

  • Dinner
Edge

Edge

Alternatively, experience chic al fresco dining, spectacular vistas and the delectable daily catch at Edge, an exclusive overwater restaurant and lounge that is only accessible by boat.

  • Dinner
BLU

BLU

  • Lunch
  • Dinner
NEST

NEST

  • Lunch
  • Dinner
SUBSIX

SUBSIX

  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Destination Dining

Destination Dining

Families and Children

Enjoy diving and surfing on the coasts across the island from Seabob adventures and skimming the waves on a jet to wakeboarding and thrusting into the air with a jetpack strapped to your back. Get up close with some of the world’s most majestic creatures – bottlenose dolphins spinning in your wake and mantas dancing around you in the deep.

Transport your little ones to a world of adventure and imagination with the Explorers Kids’ Club in the Maldives! Indulge in the ultimate family experience at one of the finest resorts, where they can explore the stunning natural beauty and cultural marvels of the Maldives. Create unforgettable memories that will last a lifetime!

Children and adults alike will have a brilliant time in ACTIVE, an entertaining gaming hub with simulators, darts, PS3, Xbox, remote control vehicles, foosball, table tennis and a pool table. The 24-hour fitness hub, PUMP, is a great place to keep up your health regime at Niyama. The cutting-edge gym also boasts studio space for Zumba, Tai Chi and much more.

Another popular excursion is a private sail on a dhoni, a traditional Maldivian boat. Stop off for a sunset picnic on a sandbank, or simply sail around the atolls – perfect! If that all just sounds too much, enjoy an iconic experience at the incomparable Drift Spa.

Spa and Wellness

Spa The Drift Spa is a world of pure relaxation of regenerative holistic treatments, aimed at improving the mental, physical, and emotional health of each guest. By combining the world’s ancient healing traditions, and the latest from Beverly Hills to Paris collide – but in the best possible way. While the little ones enjoy their fun, take some time out at this sumptuous spa and enjoy some incredible treatments and indulgent facilities including steam baths, a sauna, plunge pools and much more.

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  • Time zone: +5 GMT
  • Flight time: 8 hours, 30 minutes
  • Currency: Rufiyaa, US dollar
  • Tipping guideline: A 10% service tax is added to most restaurant bills
  • Health considerations: No major health risks
  • Capital: Malé
  • Population: 521,021 (2023)
  • National languages: Dhivehi, English
  • Electricity and plugs: D/G - 230v, 50Hz
  • Mobile phone coverage: Good
  • UK passport visa requirements: 30-day visa required on arrival

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