How to Get to Niyama Private Islands Maldives from Male International Airport

Set in pristine crystal-clear waters of Dhaalu Atoll, Niyama Private Islands Maldives males up for a perfect island holiday for holiday makers. The popular resort offers a fantastic collection of 134 villas, pavilions and suites to match up the needs and preference of its guests. How far is niyama from male? Niyama Private Islands Maldives is located at a distance of approximately 178 kms from Male International Airport.

How do I get to Niyama? Niyama is easily accessible from Male International Airport by domestic flight and Seaplane. The resort also offers commutation by VIP private chartered flight on request. In the coming sections of this article, you can read all about these two modes of transfers, including the charges details, timings of transfers and more important transfer related details! Let’s get to the info from here!

Niyama Private Islands Maldives
Niyama Private Islands Maldives, Image Credit: Niyama Private Islands Maldives

How to Get to Niyama Private Islands Maldives

By Seaplane

On reaching Male International Airport, you will receive a warm welcome from Niyama’s Airport Host who will take you to the Niyama’s private seaplane lounge, where you can relax and enjoy refreshments while waiting for your turn for scheduled departure to the resort. The travel time by Seaplane is approximately 40 minutes. Let’s read about Seaplane Charges!

Seaplane Return Rates are:

Adult: USD 684 per person for a round trip, inclusive of all taxes.

Child (02-11 years): USD 342 per child for a round trip, inclusive of all taxes

Infant (0-1 years): Complimentary Transfers

By Domestic Flight

You can also choose transfers by Domestic Flight if your flight schedules don’t match with seaplane standard operations timings (06:00 am to 4:00 pm) and otherwise also. You will have to take a domestic flight from Male Airport to Dhaalu Airport which is the closest airport to the resort followed by a speedboat ride. Travel time for both is 40 minutes approx. (30-minutes of Domestic flight plus 10-minute speedboat transfer). Coming to charges, fined here the details:

 Domestic Flight Return Rates are:

  • Adult: USD 450 per person for a round trip, inclusive of all taxes
  • Child (02-11 years): USD 225 per kid for a round trip, inclusive of all taxes
  • Infant (0-1 years): Complimentary Transfers

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Additional Information

Please get in touch with resort’s reservation team for transfer arrangements and share your flight schedules at the earliest or minimum 3 days in advance to your arrival at Male. Seaplane flights are available only in daylight hours. Guests with arrival at Male after 3:15 pm may not get same day transfers and will be transferred the next day. Likewise, same day transfers are available for flight departure from Male after 9:15 am. Also, please take note of the free baggage allowance:

  • Free baggage allowance for check in luggage per passenger: 20 kg
  • Hand luggage with maximum allowed size 20″ x 12″ x 7″: 5 kg

Also Read: How to Get to Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa

(Excess over this is chargeable at USD 5 per kg), subject to 12% GST).

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