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Nika Island Resort

TripAdvisor Review
Maldives, Indian Ocean
Maldives Islands

Situated in the North Ari Atoll of the Maldives, Nika Island Resort offers lush white sandy beaches, comfortable accommodations and great hospitality. The ideal location makes it the perfect choice for those looking at some incredible diving experiences amidst some of the world's most impressive coral reefs! It is known to be one of the best diving spots in the Maldives, renowned for its encounters with magnificent whale sharks, particularly during the northeast monsoon season.

Nika Island caters to divers of all levels, including beginners and those with limited experience. However, the true gem lies in the extraordinary house reef surrounding island itself. The house reef not only offers sightings of manta rays, eagle rays, Napoleon fish, and reef sharks but also surprises divers with the presence of guitar sharks and leopard sharks!

There are many other exciting recreational activities for guests to enjoy, such as windsurfing, volleyball, canoeing, or sunset fishing. The onsite restaurant serves a delicious variety of cuisines in a buffet style, as well as a la carte options (at a fee). Guests who are looking to relax, can make use of Nika's Lotus Spa. Offering Ayurvedic and balinese massages, a sauna, and swimming pool.

Another highlight of Nika Island Resort is it's own incredible environmental sustainability protocol called 'Nika Green Path', which involves a careful search for minimal environmental impact in every way possible. Guests' can witness and learn more about some of the hard work put in by Nika Island. Visit the wonderful botanical garden - with over 1800 plants! With dedicated large ponds to produce vegetables, both in traditional cultivation and in aquaponics, a technology that provides a huge saving of fresh water. In addition to this, is the amazing care of the coral garden, located on the island's reef. The restoration project of the coral garden has been in progress for many years and has led to the repopulation of house reef which has become home to a large amount of marine life.

Guestrooms at Nika Island Resort and Spa

The resort offers a range of bungalow accommodations, each with its own special features. Most of these bungalows are designed in the shape of a nautilus shell, which not only adds to their uniqueness but also provides more room space due to the circular structure of the rooms. Options include the Beach Villa with a beachfront hot tub and swing, the Deluxe Beach Villa, like the Beach Villa but offers more room and a traditional outdoor Maldivian shower, the Family Beach Villa with two bedrooms and bathrooms for families, and the Deluxe Family Beach Villa, offering the same family-friendly amenities for ultimate enjoyment.

All these beachfront accommodations offer easy access to the resort's stunning house reef, which is less than 50 meters away. This makes it a paradise for snorkelling enthusiasts who can explore the vibrant marine life.

For a unique experience, the resort also offers Water Villas and Family Water Villas. Water Villas provide a unique perspective with direct ocean access via an exterior step ladder, offering a bird's eye view of the house reef. The main floor provides comfortable accommodation. Family Water Villas, akin to Water Villas, offer ocean access and comfort but come with an upper floor Solarium that all guests can relish.

The grand spectacle of the accommodation options at Nika Island Resort & Spa, would be the Sultan Suite which is positioned at the eastern side of the island, the Sultan Suite shines as Nika's most unique & spacious villa, highlighting the largest private beach on the island, it's enveloped by lush greenery, offering a personalized sense of seclusion. Equipped with two bedrooms, two bathrooms, an interconnecting door as well as a lavishly spacious living room this category offers the optimum sense of luxury at Nika.

For guests who prefer a lush, green environment, there are Garden Rooms located along the main walkway on the island. These rooms are surrounded by the resort's lush greenery and provide access to two public beaches located at the Acqua Alta Bar and the Coffee Shop.

Overall, Nika Island Resort & Spa offers a range of accommodation options to cater to various preferences, all within the backdrop of its original coral structure, making it a truly exceptional and unforgettable destination in the Maldives.