Splurging in the Maldives
How does a stay in a beach villa at Niyama Private Islands Maldives with sun decks, a private butler, endless Instagram opportunities and just you and your love, sound? Magical? We think so too…
Is there a more exotic island honeymoon destination than the Maldives? We think not. And it’s hard to imagine something better than the Niyama Private Islands Maldives. Set across two spacious private islands – Chill and Play – connected to each other by a single wooden bridge across the Indian Ocean, in the south-western atoll of Dhaalu, is a dream to stay at.
The beauty of a dual island setting is that space is in abundance. At Niyama, you’re pretty secluded at whichever island you choose. Surrounded by the magnificent blue waters, the white sandy beaches you can walk barefoot on, the swaying palm trees, the utter privacy, all the Instagrammable spots and loads and loads of sunshine, it checks off all the boxes for a honeymoon destination, and then some.
Chill is home to the hotel’s DRIFT spa, a true sanctuary at sea with six over water treatment rooms all with dreamy views across the ocean. Don your white robe, slip into your white slippers, relax and feel all the pre-wedding stress that has followed you, banish. Relax on the roomy Dhoni-shaped swing in your lavish beach villa and drink in the unreal Maldivian sunset views along with a chilled drink.
Meanwhile at Play, explore the incredible array of activities. Try parasailing, waterskiing, jet skiing, windsurfing and much more. The Maldives is famous for its snorkeling and scuba diving, so taking a plunge from Float – the resort’s go-to spot for PADI dives and watersports – is an absolute must.
And did we tell you about the yummylicious food? Well, there is Epicure where you will be treating your palate while also unique to Niyama is the Caribbean themed surf shack – a popular spot for après-surf as the sun sets. Then, for some extra-special dining experiences, there is the treetop dining at Nest, the underwater gourmet at Subsix – their bubbly breakfasts with views of parrot fish, moray eels and other exotic marine life are to die for – and The Edge which is set one kilometre out at sea and only accessible by boat. Totally loved-up dreams are made of this. To make a booking log on to niyama.com or email email@example.com
3-night stay in a Beach Pool Villa inclusive of breakfast at Epicure + Domestic transfers for two from Malé
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