Per Aquum Niyama

40 minutes by seaplane from Malé, an oasis of sophisticated escapades. Stand-alone studios, luxury a given. 

Marine activities, literature, music, cuisine – day/night, sunrise/sunset. 24-hour LIME Spa. Aqua-adrenaline. Games and gadgets both offshore and on. Epicurean adventures and Fahrenheit sunsets. Tribal gatherings.  Journeying 500 metres offshore to NIYAMA’s floating restaurant and bar. The world’s first underwater music club.

Meeting Facilities:
HQ – Meeting space for 20, boardroom style. The latest in digital communications and entertainment – an HD video projector and wireless audiovisual equipment.
IQ – Two private home-exec offices with state-of-the-art communications.

  • Star Rating: 5 Stars
  • Location: Dhaal Atoll
  • Distance from Airport: 40 minutes by seaplane
  • Total Rooms: 106
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22 Beach Studios - 160 Sqm.
20 Beach Studios with Private Pool, 180 Sqm.
22 Water Studios with Private Pool, 180 Sqm.
14 Deluxe Water Studios with Private Pool, 200 Sqm.
 4 Beach Pavilions with Private Pool, 250 - 350 Sqm.
 2 Water Pavilions with Private Pool, 255 Sqm.
 2 Ocean Pavilions with Private Pool, 350 Sqm.

Resort Services:

• ‘Thakuru’ – Butler service
• 24-hour on-call Q Service
• Spa experiences 24 hours a day
• Integrated, interactive in-room TV system
• iPads in every room
• Island-wide complimentary Wi-Fi
• Multilingual team
• Island doctor on-call


Dine & Imbibe. Champagne above the waves. Aperitifs below the sea. Intriguing flavours and ambiences at NIYAMA.

Epicure – Alive with crisp flavours and fresh delights. All-day dining with youthful vibrancy, the setting shifting to sultry with the sun. Glass wine cellar.

Fahrenheit – Rooftop bar, crimson and blue. Signature cocktails, views to the horizon.

Tribal – Local inspiration meets global flair. Tastes from South America, Africa and Asia. Live action with hot rock grills, Argentinean Asado, woks
and open fires. Magnetic spaces for Tribal gatherings.

Edge – Accessible only by boat – an exclusive overwater restaurant and bar. Sophisticated overwater dining, alfresco.

Subsix – The world’s first underwater music club. Modern design with a flair for the marine. Dancing all night deep beneath the waves.

Dune – A chic beach hub for daytime Daiquiris.

The Deli – International treats or gourmet snacks to grab ‘n’ go. Easy. Light. A novel Per AQUUM concept.

Dine-In – All-day, all-night. Dining in the privacy of your studio, pavilion or residence.

Deli-In – In-room feasting, a gourmet experience. Your very own popcorn machine, cocktail bar and Nespresso machine.

Destination Dining – Unique locations. Dhoni diversions. Sailing menus. Private picnics.


Come out of your shell. Dare to try something new. Eight iconic treatment rooms. Six over water. Two with private gardens, outdoor bath, rain shower and daybed. Savour the surroundings. Natural spaces. Natural ingredients. Relaxation and contemplation at SubLIME – the lime tree garden with sauna and steam baths.  Signature treatments. Rituals from around the world. Yoga for all.  The option to have a spa experience 24 hours a day.


Diversions & Journeys
• The Lair – A hub of relaxation
• FLOAT – The jumping-off point for water sports,
  PADI certified diving and fishing
• PUMP – Cutting-edge gym
• Dhonis – Traditional Maldivian boats – ‘ivory sails’
  with ensuite bedrooms
• ACTIVE – Extreme games zone, with Wii, PS3,
  Xbox, simulators, remote control vehicles/boats,
  foosball, table tennis and pool table
• NIYAMA LIVE – DJs. Beats. Dancing LIVE
• Marine Biology Lab – Marine life, coral rehabilitation
  and education centre


  • Beach Studios Modern beachfront studios with views of the crystal lagoon. Open-air garden bathrooms. Sunkissed deck. High-tech toys at your fingertips – a plasma TV and BOSE™ surround sound system. An elevated couch swinging in the breeze. A deep tub to soak in. Deli-In snacks to enjoy. Family-friendly studios with a natural spin.
  • Beach Studios with Private Pool Beachfront days. Fibre optic pools lighting up the night. Sun lounging on the expansive deck. Comfortable seating for reading or dining. Outdoor bathrooms. In-room entertainment systems. Deli-In. Raw beauty fused with modern luxe.
  • Water Studios with Private Pool Ocean views that stretch to the horizon. Lazy days spent on the sundeck or in the sea. Umbrella loungers for seaside naps. A private pool for a late-night dip. Open spaces. Indoor/outdoor bathroom. Deli-In. Extensive entertainment system.
  • Deluxe Water Studios with Private Pool Overwater exclusivity above the ocean’s expanse. Spacious iconic living. Daybed relaxation. Private pool with Jacuzzi for the ultimate indulgence. Soothing rain shower. Oversized bath. Deli-In delicacies. Flat screen TV and surround sound entertainment system.
  • Beach Pavilions with Private Pool One- and two-bedroom pavilions with living and dining areas made for entertaining. BOSE™ surround sound. Daybed cocoon lounges. Garden breeze in an open-air bathroom. Secluded beach access via pathways lush with green. Private pools and Jacuzzis.
  • Water Pavilions with Private Pool One-bedroom pavilions with ocean views. Your personal Thakuru to unpack, make spa appointments, reservations – 24 hours a day. Ultimate pampering. Ultimate luxuriance. Large outdoor deck with private infinity pool and a Jacuzzi to relax in. Expansive living room and home entertainment system.
  • Ocean Pavilions with Private Pool Two-bedroom waterfront pavilions. Sunken living room with cocktail bar. Surround sound entertainment system. Private butler on-call 24 hours a day. Expansive deck with infinity pool and Jacuzzi. Endless space to lounge in the sun. Stairs that lead straight into the Ocean. Luxury at your fingertips.


Sports and Recreation
  • tennis courts
  • spa
  • water sports (non-motorized)
  • outdoor pool
  • water sports (motorized)
  • private beach
  • fitness center
  • shops
  • meeting facilities
  • bar
  • restaurant
  • laundry service
  • coffee shop
  • tours
  • safety deposit boxes
  • poolside bar
  • Airport Transfer
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