Niyama Private Islands Maldives – Barefoot Luxury at Its Best

Niyama Private Islands Maldives redefines exotic barefoot luxury. Comprised of two idyllic islands – Chill and Play – that combine serenity with adventure through world-class spa services, an idyllic house reef environment and exceptional watersport activities, Niyama Private Islands Maldives elevates luxury travel to new heights.

At Seashell Resorts we have 134 luxurious beach and overwater villas for our guests to choose from, all complete with their own Thakuru or personal assistant to attend to all of your needs.


Niyama Private Islands Maldives stands alone as an unparalleled five-star resort on this castaway island chain, offering guests a blend of ultramodern and traditional Maldivian style in its 86 villas and pavilions spread across two stunningly themed islands. Chill Island provides couples with relaxing spa services, stunning house reef diving opportunities and speedboat rides to an underwater restaurant; while Play Island features family entertainment such as treetop dining options for families.

Each of the 134 beach and overwater villas and pavilions boast stylish interior design, plasma screen TV’s and BOSE surround sound for your entertainment. Select between various room types with options to upgrade to premium villa for additional amenities such as private cinema seating, in-room deli service and an opulent suite offering outdoor showering facilities and fiber optic lit plunge pools.

Overwater and beach villas feature king size beds, air conditioning, Wi-Fi internet connection and in-room entertainment systems, plus outdoor terraces or patios and private infinity pools directly accessible from the lagoon. Amenities in your room include complimentary ice cream and beverages from a refrigerator stocked with complimentary items as well as coffee/tea makers; free unlimited bottled water supplies; an in-room movie system complete with popcorn machine for movie nights in; as well as outdoor terraces or patios and direct lagoon access.

All villas are elegantly appointed with chic, modern and traditional Maldivian decor; high-tech conveniences include digital safes and Bose speaker systems; while spacious bathrooms boast rain showers with glass walls as well as amenities inspired by Maldivian culture.

At three restaurants, guests can delight in gourmet fare and signature beverages from three distinct speciality a la carte restaurants: Nest, Tribal and Edge or opt for the unforgettable underwater breakfast experience at Subsix six metres below sea surface. Or dine beachfront Epicure or Dune for lunch; explore natural wonders via Dhoni sunset cruise or marine biologist-led adventure expedition.

Niyama Luxury Experience is an exclusive package available to guests staying five or more nights at a villa or pavilion at the resort, including daily buffet breakfast and dinner, a la carte lunch at Blu or Dune (during lunch service hours only), three-course meals from Edge Tribal Subsix; Dhoni Cruise with Champagne Canapes OR Spa Treatment PLUS Laundry Service are included as part of this experience.


Niyama Private Islands Maldives invites guests on a culinary journey with nine dining venues and destination cuisine experiences located on two idyllic ‘themed’ isles, offering world-class service and spectacular views. Couples will appreciate its indulgent spa, gorgeous house reef, speedboat rides to an underground restaurant, speedboat tours for snorkelers and speedboat rides to an underwater restaurant; while families will appreciate its refined dining options as well as children’s activities and beachfront laidback restaurants on ‘Play’ island.

At this 5-star resort, guestrooms feature iPod docking stations and flat-screen televisions equipped with cable/satellite channels, coffee/tea makers and premium bedding are provided as standard – each room also includes deep soaking tubs with rainfall showerheads for ultimate relaxation and an outdoor bar for guests to relax on or sip a drink from. In-room movies, mini bars and Wired/Wireless Internet access are complimentary as well.

Hotel Day Spa: the Perfect Way to Unwind The hotel day spa provides the ideal place for unwinding with massage or beauty treatments, while fitness center and pool provide opportunities for active vacationers. Six overwater treatment rooms provide tranquil environments while special family treatments can also be made available upon request.

Other on-site dining options include BLU, which offers all-day family dining by the pool with Mediterranean dishes and all-day family entertainment. At EDGE Deli you’ll find gourmet sandwiches and salads while Nest serves teppanyaki-style Asian cuisine from treetop level seating.

Take advantage of the incredible coral reefs during your stay by taking part in private snorkelling tours led by our resident marine biologist, or visiting the oceanfront infinity pool to float among sea life. Additionally, guests can contribute towards coral regeneration through Dollar Impact Program contributions; additionally there’s also tennis court, games room, boutique and souvenir store plus marine biology laboratory on hand to complete your experience.


Niyama Private Islands Maldives offers more than just luxury resort living; it’s an experience in itself! Here, nature reigns supreme while delicious culinary offerings treat body and soul for unforgettable experiences.

Maldives all-inclusive resort with two beaches – Play and Chill – offers 86 villas and pavilions across two islands: Play and Chill. Each villa or pavilion features its own private pool and personal butler service for an unforgettable beach or water experience. Overwater suites provide breathtaking lagoon views from luxurious custom made beds while beach studios give direct access to the ocean via private gardens.

Room amenities include a flat-screen TV with cable/satellite channels and an iPod docking station, coffee and tea maker, luxury linen, bathroom featuring marble bathtub and shower combination with separate bath and toilet, private terrace with plunge pool. Indulge in relaxing massage treatments from Drift Spa which uses indigenous herbal, botanical and marine ingredients for therapeutic massage treatments as well as luxurious spa services to offer relaxing therapeutic massages and treatments.

With six themed restaurants to suit every palate at this Maldives all inclusive resort, guests have plenty of dining options at Drift, Edge and Tribal to satisfy every desire. Enjoy seafood from overwater Drift; modern Asian avant garde at Edge; Thai, Cantonese Teppanyaki & Japanese dishes from Tribal; or experience something truly unforgettable with campsite dining experience Tribal offers.

Make the experience truly memorable by dining at Subsix – the world’s first underwater restaurant located 20 feet below the surface – which offers champagne breakfasts and glow parties with aquatic marine life as a backdrop. Or for fine dining enthusiasts, check out Nest, which serves up gourmet creations in its treetop-set modern culinary concept with an innovative campfire style setting.

At this luxurious retreat, guests of all ages will find plenty of activities available, from golfing and snorkeling to dolphin spotting and sunset cruises. Get your adrenaline pumping with speedboat trips; witness sunrise; dive to see vibrant coral and sea life from a diving boat; relax with yoga classes or swimming in the main pool or visiting gym and sauna facilities – there’s even something fun and adventurous just waiting to happen at this luxury retreat!

Weddings & Honeymoons

Niyama Private Islands Maldives is a five-star hideaway offering both beauty and natural serenity on two picturesque islands in Dhaalu Atoll. Just 45 minutes away by seaplane from Male, this resort offers villa-style accommodation, international gastronomy, fun ocean activities, tranquility galore – an experience not to be missed!

This beach hotel stands apart from all others by offering unparalleled barefoot luxury on two pristine islands in the Indian Ocean. Offering numerous exciting experiences for couples, families and groups of friends alike – it’s sure to bring unforgettable memories!

The luxurious ‘Chill’ island caters to couples with its upscale spa, breathtaking house reef and unique underwater restaurant while the more family-oriented ‘Play’ island hosts kids clubs, treetop restaurants and an assortment of exciting activities for children and teenagers. Both islands are connected via footbridge and offer accommodation to suit every taste – from lush beach pool villas to revitalizing water villas with pools – so visitors can find what suits them perfectly.

Stay in a stylish beach villa complete with private plunge pool or an overwater retreat with steps that lead directly into the warm lagoon waters, both featuring panoramic horizon views. Each villa comes equipped with its own Thakuru (butler), who will take care of every detail for you.

Discover our luxurious holiday packages tailored specifically to you, to get the most out of your time at this acclaimed beach resort in Maldives. Don’t miss out – discover them now!

At this beach wedding paradise, your dreamy visions can become reality. March down the aisle to the rhythm of boduberu drums and dine under the stars for an unforgettable celebration. Or renew your vows at any location you desire: from the sands of the beach to a ceremonial cabana or even Subsix submarine restaurant – or opt for traditional Maldivian ceremonies with flame torches on sand floors overlooking ocean views to overwater villa honeymoons with Champagne breakfasts on deck overlooking it all to make this day truly unforgettable.

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