Select Page

Nika Island Resort & Spa

North Ari Atoll, Maldives
Nika Island Resort is unique in the Maldives in that each of the beach villas and suites on the island have their own private beach! The villas are incredibly spacious and designed with a traditional Maldivian look to the exterior and a modern, cosmopolitan twist inside.

Being a small and intimate resort means that you feel completely at ease with the beautiful surroundings and you can enjoy as much peace and quiet as you like.

An incredible white sandy beach encircles the island, while the centre of the island is a wonderful mix of floral gardens and vegetation and where you will find the Lotus Spa beautifully positioned with tranquillity and luxury in mind.

Located in North Ari Atoll, Nika is close to some of the best dive sites in the Maldives as well as having a stunning house reef to explore.

Having been an Italian owned resort for many years, the cuisine, hospitality and style of the resort is unquestionably high end. If you are looking for peace, space, amazing food, a great house reef and excellent diving then you’ve come to the right place!

To find out more about this area, visit our Maldives page.

Getting there
Getting to the Maldives is pretty straightforward with many quality carriers stopping once en-route to Male. The most popular airlines tend to be Emirates, Qatar and Etihad who each have a short transit and arrive into your destination at a sensible hour. There are direct flights with British Airways from November to March from Gatwick, but only 3 days per week. The flight time is around 11 hours to Male from London.

Upon arrival in Male we arrange for you to be met by our ground representatives and shown to your seaplane transfer. The journey time is approx 25 minutes to the resort. We also liaise with the resort to arrange your seaplane transfer back to Male to tie in with your international flight or onward connection.

Guide price: 7nts / from £1850pp*
Includes: Return economy class flights on Sri Lankan Airlines from London Heathrow to Male, meet and greet, sea plane transfers and 7nts full board accommodation in a twin/double Garden Room. 

*Price shown is for guide purposes only and is based on low season travel and for double/twin share accommodation. Any length of stay is possible, please contact us for a confirmed cost based on your preferred duration and time of travel.

Extend your stay
A perfect way to experience the best of the Maldives would be to combine your island stay with a liveaboard or another resort. As all our holidays are completely tailor-made this allows us to put together the perfect itinerary for you to suit your exact requirements.

Quick Guide: Nika

  • Location: North Ari Atoll
  • Transfer: 20 minutes by sea plane
  • Size: Small (330m x 200m)
  • No. of rooms: 43 (6 Garden rooms, 10 Beach Villas, 10 Deluxe Beach Villas, 3 Family Beach Villas, 3 Family Deluxe Beach Villas, 1 Sultan Suite and 10 Water Villas)
  • House reef: Yes
  • Meal plan: Full board and All inclusive

Get some rest
The resort comprises of 43 villas, rooms and suites in 7 types of accommodation. All of the accommodation types have air conditioning, overhead fans, mini bar, tea and coffee making facilities, safe, bathrobes, beach towels, hairdryer, lounge chair, satellite tv, cd player, telephone and wifi connection.

The 10 Beach Villas are located on the north-east side of the island and are surrounded by lush vegetation and feature their own private beach, jacuzzi, sun beds, swing and outdoor shower. Max occupancy is 3 adults + 1 child (extra bed).

The 6 Garden Rooms are located in the centre of the island and are surrounded by beautiful gardens and lush vegetation. Guests staying here will have access to the 2 public beaches on the island. Each room has it’s own verandah with garden views. Max occupancy 2 adults + 1 child (extra bed).

The 10 Deluxe Beach Villas are located on the south-west side of the island and are considerably larger than the Beach Villas. Max occupancy 3 adults + 1 child (extra bed).

The 8 Water Villas are situated on the north-east side of the island and have direct lagoon access. Each villa has 3 split levels sundecks with the lowest touching the sea, the mid deck has a wide terrace with deck chairs and the top deck is on the roof! Max occupancy 2 adults + 1 child (extra bed).

There are 3 other room types available, so please ask if you would like more information on any of them.

Enjoy your stay
Nika’s full board package includes buffet breakfast and lunch with an a la carte dinner at the resorts main restaurant. The Coffee Shop is located next to the main beach on the west of the island and has a fully stocked bar, library, board games and satellite tv. The Bepi Bar is situated next to the restaurant, by the other public beach to the east. Both bars feature free wifi. There is also a boutique and gift shop where you can find your holiday essentials.

The Lotus Spa is located in the centre of the island and is beautifully positioned on a man made lagoon surrounded by lush vegetation for complete serenity. There are 8 floating cottages with a choice of treatments.

There are many water based activities including; fishing, water-skiing, wake-boarding, catamaran, canoeing, windsurfing, fun-tubing, snorkelling excursions. Other activities include visits to the fishermen islands nearby, a gym and volleyball.

Go diving
The diving is run by the 5 Star PADI Nika Dive Center. There are numerous courses and diving packages that can be booked here and with so many world class dive sites within a 30 minute boat ride, the resort is perfectly positioned to spot both big and small creatures.

As well as the various dive sites there is a fantastic house reef at Nika where you can snorkel and dive with amazing visibility.

Go back to our Maldives page

Ready for your next adventure?

Great Escapes Diving Holidays Ltd

Combs Tannery
Tannery Road
IP14 2EN
United Kingdom

Office hours: Mondays to Fridays, 9am - 5pm
Tel: 01449 535010

All the flights and flight-inclusive holidays on this website are financially protected by the ATOL scheme. When you pay you will be supplied with an ATOL Certificate. Please ask for it and check to ensure that everything you booked (flights, hotels and other services) is listed on it. Please see our booking conditions for further information or for more information about financial protection and the ATOL Certificate go to: