About PER AQUUM Niyama.



An awe-inspiring 40-minute seaplane flight will take you to NIYAMA in the southern atoll of Dhaalu. Situated on two idyllic islands: Embudhufushi and Olhuveli, your ‘Thakuru’ or Maldivian Butler will escort you to your escape.


Edgy design. Groundbreaking concepts. Masterful local artistry. An addition to the award-winning Per AQUUM Retreats. Incite a sense of discovery. Tempt tranquillity. This is the spirit of NIYAMA. Strip off pretences and embrace a sensual calm. NIYAMA literally translates as ‘Peaceful Journey’ in the
local Dhivehi language. Designed to counter the conventionalnotion of your typical Maldivian resort. A fresh twist. Elements of surprise. Comfort not sacrificed. These are the guiding principles in the creation of NIYAMA.


  • The Lair – The resort hub to chill. Relax.
    Boutique conference and office space
  • O2 – An awe-inspiring underwater meeting space
  • FLOAT – Jumping-off point for water sports,
    PADI certified diving and fishing activities
  • PUMP – Cutting-edge gym equipment
  • Dhonis – Traditional Maldivian boat.
    ‘Ivory sails’ with en-suite bedroom
  • Per AQUUM Living – Iconic concept store
  • Movies & Munchies – Weekly movie nights
  • Gadgets & Games – Lose control with wii, PS3, XBOX,
    remote control boats, cars, foosball, table tennis
  • Art Studio – A multifunctional outdoor art studio
  • NIYAMA LIVE – Music. DJ. The ultimate dance experience
  • Marine Biology Lab – Marine Life.
    Coral Rehabilitation and Education


  • 'Thakuru' – Butler
  • 24-hour On-call services
  • 24-hour Spa Treatments
  • Island Babysitting
  • Multilingual team
  • Island Doctor on call
  • Island Sommelier
  • Island Boutique
  • 24-hour Dine-In
  • Island-wide WIFI
  • All major credit cards accepted


20 Beach Villas
Situated on the lagoon front of the island, each Beach Villa has its own private garden bathroom, large outdoor deck, BOSE surround system, 42’ plasma TV, crisp linen and luxury bath amenities. Each Villa overlooks its own secluded beach.

20 Beach Villas with Private Pool
Located on the lagoon front of the resort, each Beach Villa has its own fibre-optic lit pool, direct access to the beach front, expansive private garden, large outdoor deck with sun loungers, the Per AQUUM signature deli concept, personal safe and private garden bathroom with an oversized bath.

38 Water Villas with Private Pool
The Water Villa presents a stunning view of the vast Indian Ocean. With spacious living area and the latest in entertainment systems, it is the epitome of raw beauty fused with modern luxury.

3 Beach Suites with Private Pool
(1 one bedroom & 2 two bedroom)
Private Thakuru. 24 hours. An exclusive pathway to the beach front. Hushed surroundings are the Suite’s key appeal. Large living area adds depth, dining area caters from four to six at a time, an extensive gourmet collection is available to ‘Deli In’, BOSE surround sound system indoor and outdoor for non-stop entertainment, and charge pad for mobile or iPod.

4 Water Suites with Private Pool
(2 one bedroom & 2 two bedroom)
The Water Suites’ own private Thakuru will unpack and pack your wardrobe. Restaurant, diversions and spa appointments, booked. This exquisite suite provides a great vista of the Maldivian horizon amidst pampered luxury. State of the art gadgets surround the Suite as well as iconic designer furnishings. Step down to your private dining. Private indoor garden. Island cocktail bar. Large deli, wine cellar. Built-in Teppanyaki grill. Outdoor movie theatre. Personal ‘The Lair’ experience with in-suite office space.

Introducing a culinary adventure like no other. Groundbreaking concepts. Fresh produce. Master Chef creations. Underwater cocktails.

EPICURE & FAHRENHEIT – Alive with sound, colour and activity, Epicure is an all-day dining concept with youthful vibrancy. Glassed wine cellar. Rooftop bar, pre-dinner lounge, sunset chill and sundowners Signature cocktails. DJs. Dance.

EPICURE DELI - A stand-alone, grab & go delicatessen. A Per AQUUM Concept.

DUNE – Interactive and fun beach bar setting.

TRIBAL – A modern day campsite with influences from Africa, Middle East, Asia and South American tribes and cuisine. Live ‘Camp Kitchen’. Flames, tandoor, spit oven, Hibatchi hot rock grills, Argentinian Asado grills and woks.

AQUUM – NIYAMA‘s signature restaurant. Maldives’ first.
Accessible only by boat. Overwater restaurant and lounge.
Underwater club. The ultimate experience in music and dance.

Dine-In – A fully interactive dining experience in your villa.
Deli-In – The ultimate gourmet Deli experience.
Fully stocked deli fridge, wine cellar, cocktail bar,Nespresso machine, fresh juices, ice-cream.
Destination Dining – Unique locations. Dhoni diversions.
Sailing menus. Private picnics.

An evolution. Exclusively NIYAMA. LIME bar, skin and nail treatment. His and hers beauty salon. Contemplation garden. Tea & Juice bar. Yoga. Spa gurus. Cutting-edge spa technology.

The LIME Spa at NIYAMA is another dimension in every aspect of its facilities and services provided. Therapies designed to nurture, heal and restore, utilising and infusing indigenous holistic components from around the globe. LIME will include well designed and sophisticated modern spaces where guests feel not only wanting to have a treatment but to spend time relaxing and enjoying the tranquillity and space around them.

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