Nika Island Resort

Nika Island Resort

Nika Island Resort is the only island in the Maldives where all the bungalows have their own private beach, surrounded by vegetation, the bungalows are perfectly hidden for complete privacy.

Named after a Banyan tree [“Nika” in dhivehi] believed to be about 350 years old, is home to many types of birds and fruit bats.

The Resort consists of 13 Deluxe Beach Villas on the south side , 13 Beach Villas on the north side of the island and 1 Sultan Suite on the south side. 10 Water Villas are located over the northern reef edge.

Beach Villa & Deluxe Beach Villa The 26 spacious, detached villas boast private beach and garden, are 75 sq.m. wide and composed of living room, bedroom and garden bathroom.

Water Villa 10 Water Villas over the northern reef edge. With a surface of 100 sq.m. each of them consist of living room, bedroom, bathroom and wardrobe area.

Sultan Suite on the south side of the island (120sq.m.) is ideal for families. Two separate entrances, two double rooms, two bathrooms,

Diving: Some of the best dive sites in the Ari Atoll are close to the resort and include, Maaya Thila (Shark point), Dinolugaa (Manta point), Ganghei Kandu, Matiburi, Maalos Thila, Kuda Thila and Miyaruga Thila.

Telephone +960 6660516

Fax +960 6660577


Distance From Male 80km

Sea Plane Transfer 25 Minutes

Resort Rating 4* Superior

Reef Surrounds 75% Of Island

Total Rooms 36

Island Size 200m x 190m

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As Liveaboard Dive Boats become more popular with the scuba diving community, the Maldives have responded with dive boats that are available to take you to the most diverse dive spots, islands and atolls in the country

 Liveaboard Dive Boats

The Whale Shark season in the seas around the South Ari Atoll is from December to April. All dive schools in this area will put on trips to see the Whale sharks, Vilamendhoo springs to mind as a dedicated divers resort also Sun Island Resort is in a perfect location as a neighbor of Maamagilli Island, with some of the best scuba diving in the area.

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