Dhaalu Atoll,
Dhaalu Atoll,

Neighbourhood: Huluwalu

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Located in the South Dhaalu Atoll, Niyama Private Islands was recently named as one of the top resorts in the Indian Ocean by Conde Nast Traveler (US). Signature experiences for active couples and style-savvy families express the appeal of two very distinctive private islands –
‘Chill’ and ‘Play’. A diverse range of African, Asian and Mediterranean cuisines, along with an underwater lounge and restaurant positioned 500 metres offshore, complete the ultimate escape to Nature’s Playground.

  • Beach
  • Business Centre
  • Dining
  • Fitness Centre
  • Kid-Friendly
  • Pool
  • Safari
  • Spa
  • Wifi


Float through the darkness and glimpse species by torchlight as you night snorkel the reef. Bask in morning's first rays and salute the sun in yoga at dawn. Zoom through the lagoon on an underwater rocket, or sail away for sunset dolphin spotting. Dozens of diversions await at Nature's Playground. All ages will discover ways to chill and play from the abundant attractions in Maldives – from kids’ Zumba to romantic Dhoni cruises with vintage bubbles.

Among Dhaalu Atoll hotels, Niyama Private Islands Maldives' twin islands sit an exhilarating 40-minute seaplane journey south of Malé. Our airport representative greets you on your arrival at Malé International Airport, where they will assist you with check-in for your seaplane transfer. Soar over rings of islands. Glimpse villages and deserted isles surrounded by crystal-clear waters.

All domestic transfers are booked by the resort and charged on arrival during the resort check-in. For a smooth transfer, please share your arrival and departure flight details with us at least 3 days before your arrival by email to reservations@niyama.com

Please note that seaplanes only operate during daylight hours. Guests arriving after 3:30 pm will be transported to the resort the next day. For such arrivals, it is suggested to book an overnight stay near the airport. International departure flights should be scheduled after 9:00 am to guarantee a seamless same-day departure.

Roundtrip transfers are priced at USD 560 per person and subject to a 12% goods & services tax (GST), with a 50% discount for children up to 11 years old, and include a maximum baggage allowance of 20 kg per passenger. Hand luggage should not exceed 20" x 12" x 7" in size or 5 kg in weight.

For an alternative option, guests can take a 20-minute domestic flight from Malé International Airport to the newly opened Dhaalu Airport, followed by a 10-minute speedboat transfer to Niyama. Roundtrip transfers is at USD 360 per adult, subject to 12% GST, with a 50% discount for children up to 11 years old.