Luxury holidays in the Maldives.
The luxurious Niyama Private Islands resort is a 40-minute seaplane ride away from Male, and set on the lush private island of Olhuveli. Spread out across two islands, Niyama is a relaxed, upmarket and innovative resort that maintains a fantastic balance between tranquil beauty and a real sense of fun. The islands are named ‘Chill’ and ‘Play’, and as they suggest you can either choose to lose yourself completely in this tropical paradise, with its quiet, private beach, butler services and 24-hour spa, or you can engage with the latest technology in the form of Nintendo Wiis and X-Box 360s and dance the night away in ‘Subsix’ – the World’s first underwater music club lying six metres below the surface of the ocean.
Surrounded by pristine, clear-blue waters and with splashes of green and crimson, a stay at Niyama all but guarantees a true luxury Maldives holiday experience. Accommodation takes the form of a range of stylish pavilions and studios situated both on the beach and over water, and all have a wide variety of features on offer including I-Pads, Flat-screen televisions and more.
There are a number of different dining options to choose from at Niyama, from outdoor campfire grills fusing tastes from South America, Asia and Africa, to the ‘Edge’ restaurant, a stunning floating restaurant that can only be accessed by boat. Here you can enjoy local flavours, daily catches and signature cocktails on a private jetty that offers stunning panoramic views of the Indian Ocean in all its beauty.
There are a wide variety of facilities at the Niyama Maldives resort, such as the Lime Spa, where you can enjoy treatments overlooking the lagoon or in two separate on-island spa sanctuaries with their own outdoor shower, whirlpool and day bed, a gadget and games room, pool, diving centre, gym, motorised and non-motorised water sports and much more.
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This resort has a range of room types to suit your budget and party size.
Beach Studios at Niyama are 135 square metres in size and offer a relaxed and stylish environment in which to relax on your Maldives holiday, with high-tech gadgets at your fingertips, a fridge stocked with delicatessen foods and much more. For those seeking a truly serene and secluded luxury experience, the Beach Studio with Pool is slightly more spacious at 190 square metres and comes with its own fibre-optic lit private pool.
Beach Studios feature: Large terrace; outdoor bathroom and secluded beach views; air-conditioning; tea and coffee-making facilities; fridge plus delicatessen foods; telephone; flat-screen television; I-Pad
Beach Studio with Pool also features: Private fibre-optic lit pool; Maldivian swing
The Water Studios with Pool at Niyama are 175 square metres in size and situated over the water, with direct access to the Indian Ocean and stunning views of the lagoon. Stylish in design, these have crisp white furnishings and splashes of aqua inside to perfectly compliment the dazzling palette of blues on the exterior. Those wanting a little more space and a Jacuzzi can opt for a Deluxe Water Studio with Pool, which is 190 square metres in size and also features its own living area.
Water Studio with Pool features: Large terrace; direct ocean access; air-conditioning; tea and coffee-making facilities; fridge stocked with delicatessen foods; telephone; flat-screen television; I-Pad
Deluxe Water Studio with Pool also features: Living area; jacuzzi
One-Bedroom Beach Pool Suites at Niyama are a huge 255 square metres in size and feature an indoor living room with daybed that can be converted into a bed for 2 children plus a large private pool. These offer total privacy along with direct access to the beach and views of the ocean from the bed, and are perfect for families or those just wanting more space within which to completely relax on their luxury holiday in the Maldives.
One-Bedroom Beach Pool Suites feature: Large private pool; Maldivian swing; large terrace; indoor living room with daybed; direct beach access; air-conditioning; tea and coffee-making facilities; fridge stocked with delicatessen foods; telephone; flat-screen television; I-Pad
One-Bedroom Beach Pavilions with Pool at Niyama are 400 square metres in size and come with a 24-hour personal butler service as well as direct access to the beach. With a large terrace plus living and dining areas, and surrounded by coconut palms and the stunning white shoreline, this truly is a private haven away from it all. Those wishing to experience a truly unique Maldives holiday can do so by staying over the water in a One-Bedroom Water Pavilion with Pool, which is slightly smaller at 340 square metres but also has its own Cocktail bar.
One-Bedroom Beach Pavilions with Pool feature: 24-Hour butler service; pool; large terrace; living area; dining area; direct beach access; air-conditioning; tea and coffee-making facilities; fridge stocked with delicatessen foods; telephone; flat-screen television; I-Pad
One-Bedroom Water Pavilions with Pool also feature: Cocktail bar
Two-Bedroom Beach Pavilions with Pool at the Niyama Maldives resort are an extravagant 635 square metres in size and also come with a 24-hour personal butler service. These also have their own private spa treatment room as well as a jacuzzi and direct access to the beach, all of which means that you can luxuriate in your own personal paradise.
Two-Bedroom Beach Pavilions with Pool feature: 24-Hour butler service; pool; jacuzzi; large terrace; sunken living area; dining area with cocktail bar; direct beach access; air-conditioning; tea and coffee-making facilities; fridge stocked with delicatessen foods; wine fridge; telephone; flat-screen television; I-Pad
Find out what makes this resort special. Here are some of our personal highlights.
The Lime spa has six overwater treatment rooms that overlook the lagoon, as well as two separate on-island spa sanctuaries with their own outdoor shower, whirlpool and day bed. Treatments can be personalised to suit your individual requirements, whilst signature treatments make use of local ingredients such as coconut oil and Maldivian coral sand. Those suffering from the effects of jet-lag are advised to partake in after-dark treatments, with therapies designed to heal, nurture and restore.
Niyama also has a pool, dive centre, lounge, library, marine biology lab and a gym amongst other facilities, as well as activities including motorised and non-motorised watersports, billiards, fishing, table tennis and more, so there is something for everyone.
For those with children, the Explorers club offers 1-12 year olds the opportunity to enjoy tailor-made activities based around their interests and abilities. Run by fully qualified childcare professionals, children are split into four age groups with a sleeping room for daytime siestas and theme days such as Circus Fun and Jungle Safari designed to ensure even the younger ones have the perfect Maldives holiday experience. Older children can enjoy expeditions to nearby islands, snorkelling safaris and football, plus there is even an amphitheatre for those looking to enter the world of showbusiness.
This stunning floating restaurant provides unforgettable dining experiences both inside and out, with modern cuisine incorporating local flavours as well as the daily catch andsignature cocktails. Choose to dine in the open-air under a canopy on a private jetty and you will be rewarded with stunning panoramic views of the Maldives. Alternatively, floor-to-ceiling windows ensure that those dining inside can still lose themselves in a truly remarkable environment.
This offers a truly innovative outdoor, beachside dining experience of outdoor grills, Argentinian Asado woks, flaming open fires, hot rock grills and live action – all of which combines to provide an atmosphere of fun and adventure whilst you enjoy sumptuous tastes from Asia, Africa and South America.
This offers a wide range of dining options throughout the day, including casual poolside snacks, private dining, tribal grill campfires and more – and all with stunning panoramic views from the rooftop
Blu offers relaxed beachfront dining throughout the day and night, with a large infinity pool and ice cream parlour making it perfect for families. Relax and unwind at a poolside cabana and a ‘Sunshine Thakuru’ will take care of all your needs.
This truly has to be experienced to be believed, providing unparalleled underwater dining experiences from its berth 500 metres out in the ocean and 6 metres beneath the waterline. From intimate Champagne breakfasts to wine tastings, themed evenings and club nights, Subsix is an underwater playground that will help make your luxury Maldives holiday a true once-in-a-lifetime experience.
Fahrenheit is a rooftop bar that features an outdoor deck with transparent walls, making it a unique venue in which to sample a signature cocktail whilst watching a magnificent sunset.
This offers stylish poolside dining in the shape of gourmet burgers and sandwiches, fresh pizzas, deli-style beach snacks and desserts, along with mocktails during the day and cocktails to enjoy whilst taking in a beautiful Maldivian sunset.
This offers a delicatessen-style experience with gourmet snacks available throughout the day including ciabattas, paninis, antipasti tapas, sweet pastries, homemade ice cream, coffee, smoothies, milkshakes and much more.