The PER AQUUM, Niyama Resort, Maldives
The PER AQUUM Niyama Resort, in the Maldives offers a chilled-out take on tropical-island luxury, teaming top-class dining, seductive beach bars (including a submerged party pad). NIYAMA is an exciting new resort with beach and over-water pavilions, many with private plunge pools. With a 24-hour spa, an off-shore floating restaurant and lounge and vast range of fun activities plus an underwater music club, this amazing resort provides an extraordinary mix of tranquillity, stimulation and fun.
Location: In the South-western atoll of Dhaalu, a 40-minute seaplane flight from Malé International Airport, 40 kms away.
Facilities & Activities:
This hotly anticipated resort is turning the Maldives upside down with a plethora of options to get guests active and incite a sense of discovery, stimulation and fun. This exciting new concept is, of course, paired with the natural beauty and tranquillity of the Maldives so those who just want to sit back, chill out and relax can do so in style.
Stretching out in front of Epicure eatery, the main infinity pool is surrounded by a lounger-topped, parasol-shaded terrace. Pampering is down to a fine art at Lime, the hotel’s polished day spa by Per Aquum. Or try the games simulators, enjoy yoga, tai chi or zumba, kick up your heals at Subsix the world’s first underwater music club, or simply relax and watch the sunset from Fahrenheit rooftop bar. To get your fix of under-the-sea scenes, book a berth on the hotel’s speedboat, which ferries guests out to the house reef daily at 2pm. Dive into the underwater world of the Maldives !
Rooms & Villas:
Secluded beach views, fibre optic lit private pools, 24 hour butler service, the latest in entertainment technology and expansive private sunbathing decks are just some of the features on offer in one or more of the 7 room categories of NIYAMA: •22 Beach Studios (160sqm) •20 Beach Studios with Private Pool (180 sqm) •24 Water Studios with Private Pool (180 sqm) •12 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)
NIYAMA challenges the conventional with its culinary exhibitionism, the guests on a gastronomic adventure starting at Epicure for breakfast, lunch and dinner, with take-away options from the international gourmet deli. Guests can unwind at Fahrenheit, watching the Maldivian sunset from the rooftop, or dine in TRIBAL, which has been designed as a modern day campsite with culinary offerings influenced by the cuisines of South Africa, Asia and South America. Built 500 metres offshore, NIYAMA’s signature restaurant and lounge, Edge, appear to float on the surface of the Indian Ocean and is only accessible by boat.
Highlights: NIYAMA is an edgy, modern resort that offers guests more than a romantic Maldivian escape, allowing them to balance tranquillity with a sense of discovery, stimulation and fun. NIYAMA incorporates traditional Maldivian elegance in a naturally modern aesthetic and also welcomes another world first to the Maldives with the opening of Subsix, the world’s first underwater music club.
Hotel Rating: *****
Hotel Address: Olhuveli, 20219 Kudahuvadhoo, Malediven