Nikka Island Resort & Spa Maldives

Nikka Island Resort & Spa Maldives

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Nika Island Resort & Spa

(Indian Ocean - Maldives )

from: £1995 inc. flights*

*Inc flights, transfers, 7 nights Garden room (full board) & 5 dives

  • North Ari location - 25min seaplane from Male
  • Great value garden rooms or private villas with their own beach access
  • Full board or all inclusive options
  • Exceptional Italian cuisine in resort
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Nika Island Resort is popular with our customers for so many reasons. Many love the private beaches in just about every villa. Others return for the exceptional cuisine. And for water babies, it's the ideal place for diving the famous North Ari dives sites, relaxing in the sunshine and snorkelling. Nika is only a 25minute seaplane ride from Male, meaning shortly after landing you too can be in paradise offering real value for money.

The whole of Nika island is comprised of only 43 villas, all of which boast unique architecture: 6 Garden room, 10 Beach Villas, 10 Deluxe Beach Villas, 3 Family Beach Villas, 3 Family Deluxe Beach Villas, 1 Sultan Suite and 10 Water Villas on an island surrounded by a stunning house reef, luxurious vegetation and all enhanced by the friendly staff, who will make you feel right at home. For more information about each room grade, please check out the rooms tab above. Create your perfect stay with either full board as standard or upgrade to all inclusive

There are two main dining option on the island, and light snacks are served in the Bepi bar with cocktails and drinks. In the evenings you can sit back and watch the baby sharks hunting in the bay. During the day, the coffee shop library is the place to be. Right by the best snorkelling spots on the house reef, here you can grab snacks and aperitif all freshly made on the premises. Windsurfing, wake boarding and water skiing are all offered in resort (local charges apply).The main restaurant is at the other end of the island, and a full buffet for breakfast and lunch and a l carte dinner is prepared daily. The menu is European and Asian with live cooking stations, BBQ and grill. The homemade pizza is a must! Relaxation is easy at Nika island, but for some extra down time, head to the spa. Here 8 treatment cottages are surrounded by water with a full range of treatments. There is a small pool nearby. Stroll down the sandy paths and you find the wishing tree and gift shop with on site tailor.

Resort Facts

  • Rooms: 43
  • Fridge: Yes
  • Room safe: Yes
  • A/C: Yes
  • Pools: 1
  • Restaurants: 3

Dive Centre Facts

  • Dive Centre: On site
  • Dive Courses: PADI
  • House Reef: Yes
  • Boat Diving: Yes
  • Shore Diving: No
  • Nitrox: Yes
  • Tech Friendly: No

General Facts

  • Season: All year
  • Air Temp: 25-29 C
  • Water Temp: 27-30 C
  • Visibility: 20-30m
  • Airport: 84km
North Ari atoll is home to some of the Maldives' most famous dive sites. The adventure start on the house reef, with baby ref sharks, nurse sharks and turtles. Move out from here to dive the thilas, including the famous must see sites of Hafsa thila, Maaya thila or Bodu thila. Hook in to watch sharks on the reef edge or dive around the reef top for all manner of fish life. Fast moving currents mean big fish at the corner dives, such as Mattiburi. The giris are larger reef dives - ideal for a lazy afternoon pottering around after all that pelagic action! There are even some local caves to explore.

  • Great house reef, ideal for beginners and snorkelers but also with baby sharks and turtles.
  • Over 20 dive sites easily accessible by boat - up to 30mins
  • Free nitrox
  • Small groups for a dedicated dive service
  • Special trips to North Ari hotspots such as Rasdhoo (hammerheads) on request

  • A typical dive day at Nika island consists of 2 morning dives on the boat. Afternoon and night dives can be arranged on request for either the boat or house reef. Make sure to try out the fluo night dive to see the reef life in an entirely different way. The team of highly qualified European PADI instructors are on hand for all course requirements (DSD- rescue including specialities) as well as fun diving. The kit hire is of an excellent standard and the dive groups kept small for your comfort.

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    Diving Rates & Prices

    If you pre-book your diving as part of a holiday package with Scuba Travel you can take advantage of our special rates and make considerable savings on your dive package or dive course at Nika Island Resort & Spa.

    Daily Diving

    • 1 days diving from: Price on request
    • 3 days diving from: £375 5 dives
    • 5 days diving from: £700 10 dives

    Scuba Diving Courses

    • PADI open water referral from: Price on request
    • PADI open water course from: Price on request
    • PADI advanced course from: Price on request
    • Nitrox Specialty from: Price on request
    • Other courses available on request

    Dive Equipment

    • Full set (Mask, Fins, BCD, Reg and wetsuit): Price on request

    These prices are subject to change and you will be advised of the exact cost at the time of booking.


July 2016

Amazing. I would highly recommend this island. The staff are professional and eager to please. Had a fantastic holiday. Thanks Nika Elaine Robinson

July 2016

What a beautiful island! All the staff were amazingly helpful, the food was superb and the cocktails strong... The house reef is amazing, perfect snorkelling! We had a fantastic honeymoon here! Thank you to all at Nika! Natalie Codell

July 2016

My family and I spent our Easter holiday break at Nika island resort. From the beginning to end it was wonderful. The staff so friendly and warm the food delicious the accommodation comfortable yet stylish the snorkelling house reef and excursions faultless. I can not speak highly enough. Thank you everyone at Nika. Chloe Spencer

From time to time the resort and dive centre hosts a unique one off dive event. These will focus on a specific area of diving, covering a wide range of topics from underwater photography, technical diving, explore wrecks or conservation themed.

These special events are a brilliant way to learn from the accompanying experts (often a famous face!), improve your knowledge, develop new dive skills and of course, get to dive some of the most exciting destinations out there.

Make your next dive holiday that bit different!

We are also able to offer some discounts on specific dates if available - Those will show in red

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Excluding the garden villas, all other villa grades have their own private beach with views to the ocean and are equipped with Jacuzzi, sun beds, sun loungers and a dining table for two, deckchairs, swing, hammock and outdoor shower. All other villa grades also have a spacious, teak-floored bedroom featuring a king-sized bed with soft cotton sheets and plump pillows and are equipped with free Wi-Fi connection, overhead fans & air-conditioning.

Water villa & family water villa

Water villa & family water villa

Water Villas set on the water on wooden stilts stretching on the North-East side of the island. With private sundecks and steps that lead down into the water. Each villa features direct access to the lagoon and is in their 3 split levels sundecks: the first and lowest just kisses the sea, the second one is a deck with wide terrace and deckchairs with white sand and the third is the one on the roof. The family water villas have 2 bedrooms and will sleep 4 adults and 1 child (extra bed)

Deluxe beach villa & family deluxe beach villa

Deluxe beach villa & family deluxe beach villa

Deluxe Beach villas feature one double bedroom with lagoon view and a generous living room. A private beach with a large thatched umbrella and sun loungers. King-size bed - Air-conditioning - Espresso coffee Machine - tea & coffee with complimentary water - Safety Box - Wi-Fi - Minibar - Outdoor Jacuzzi - Outdoor shower - 29" Flat Screen TV. The family deluxe beach villas have a king size master bedroom and queen sized second bedroom and will sleep 4 adults and 2 children (extra bed)

Beach villa & family beach villa

Beach villa & family beach villa

Beach villas are surrounded by tropical lush vegetation and furnished with King-size bed - Air-conditioning - tea & coffee making facilities with complimentary water - Hairdryer - Safety Box - Minibar - 29" Flat Screen TV - Wi-Fi Internet. The outdoor Jacuzzi is a small oasis of absolute peace. Just a few steps across enjoy a plunge into the warm waters of the Indian Ocean. The family beach villas have a living room, 2 bedrooms and will sleep 4 adults and 2 children (extra bed)

Garden villa

Garden villa

Garden Rooms are located in the middle of the island facing the walkway and are elegantly furnished with a veranda and a garden view. The guests who are staying in garden room are able to use both the public beaches on the island. The rooms are furnished with King-size bed - Air-conditioning - tea & coffee making facilities with complimentary water - Hairdryer - Safety Box - Wi-Fi Internet Access - Minibar - Outdoor patio - 29" LCD Flat Screen Satellite TV.

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