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The Festive Season: Niyama Edition

Escape to a place where the days are golden, the beaches dazzling white, and the ocean a swirl of aquas. Festivities in the Maldives are an unrivalled extravaganza. It’s all about music and magic this coming festive season. From traditional Christmas trees and carols, to the decidedly untraditional, Rio-style Carnival countdown, get ready to let loose and play in Nature’s Playground.

Two islands. Infinite possibilities. The only limit is your imagination. Enjoy castaway luxury, where you can unwind in our spacious villas and pavilions. Indulge in world-class dining, in the treetops, underwater, or hover over the water. Flavours, spa time, high-speed ocean thrills – they all lie in wait to seduce you.

Perfect for family fun, island romance, spa rejuvenation and numerous options for the active – including surfing, where it’s the only luxury resort in the Maldives sporting surf-able waves that break directly onto the island. For dining, guests are spoilt for choice with a multitude of world class experiences at sea, underwater, on the beach and feast in the treetops.


Niyama Private Islands Maldives is introducing its first-ever Fitness x Wellness Week from the 11th-18th November 2023. The retreat will be hosted by resident Ayurvedic doctor Kannan Nettath and two-time World Fitness Champion and celebrity trainer Shaun Stafford.

Niyama’s inaugural Fitness x Wellness Week offers the perfect balance of working hard and playing harder, along with training and recovery. Whether guests are a fitness fanatic or a first timer, the programme promises to push everyone to attain their personal best with confidence. all while having fun.

Each day of the retreat begins with a group workout led by Shaun Stafford. Shaun is a two time World Fitness Champion, celebrity trainer, social media influencer and a pro fitness model. He founded City Athletic in London and regularly tours the world hosting exclusive fitness retreats.

During the retreat, guests will benefit from one-on-one consulting and one-on- one coaching with Shaun, who will draw up a personalised six-week training programme which incorporates weight, strength and circuit training based on one’s goals for them to continue with back at home. They will also consult with Ayurvedic doctor Kannan Nettath, who, based on the results of their epigenetic test, as well as their doshas, will advise simple lifestyle changes to adopt for optimal health and wellness.

Downtime includes a whole day of recovery with snorkelling, spa treatments and a movie under the stars. Throughout the retreat, guests can also enjoy unlimited use of the spa’s hydrotherapy circuits or a Vitamin Therapy with Beverly Hills Vitamin Therapy, mingling over cocktails on the beach, and 3-course menu dinner in a modern fine dining located half a kilometre from shore at Edge or deep in the jungle by firelight at Tribal.

The Fitness x Wellness Week health package excluding room is priced at USD $2,711net per person and is open to a maximum of 10 participants, with bookings required by 4 November 2023. There is also a programme for accompanying partners who wish to relax only priced at USD $483net per person. For more information or reservations, visit offers/fitness-and-wellness-week-with-shaun- stafford or email

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