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SURF'S UP !

Off the beaten track. Uncrowded waves. High quality breaks. Welcome to Nature’s Playground, the only luxury surf resort in the Maldives with its own wave breaking right onto the shore at Vodi Point.

Just off the edge of Niyama’s Play Island you’ll find Vodi, a powerful and sometimes hollow left hander. Off to the west and five minutes away by speedboat, Kasabu is a rippable and hollow right hander. Or explore some other options around Niyama under different conditions.

See our Instagram surf account for more.

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VODI SURF POINT AT NIYAMA CORNER

This wave works best when the wind blows from a north to easterly direction making the left hander hollow and rippable. It usually picks up more swell than Kasabu, as it is perfectly exposed to south and southwest swells. 

When small, the wave is fun and caters to beginners, longboards and funboards. When bigger, it becomes suitable for intermediate to advanced surfers. 

The best part of all is you can reach this wave by simply walking to the point and paddling out – no boat transfer is needed. Upon request, we'll do our best to get you a beach villa as close to the spot as possible.

KASABU SURF POINT AT KUDAHUVADHOO CORNER

This is the spot to surf in west to northwest winds, located on the opposite side of the channel approximately ten minutes by boat. The wave wraps in on the reef by more than 90 degrees and is a world-class right hander suited to intermediate and advanced surfers. In medium-sized swells, enjoy the long, rippable walls and end barrel section.

 

OTHER SURF POINTS & SERVICES

There are a number of other surf spots in and around the Dhaalu Atoll that can be explored during your stay. For those looking for the ultimate adventure, ask about a private seaplane to access any wave in the Maldives!

SURF COACHING 

Calling all beginners – learn to surf at Niyama with a dedicated instructor in either our placid lagoon to practise fundamental techniques, or our “channel wave” that is perfect to learn on!

For pros looking to up their game, take a few private coaching lessons to perfect your technique. 

SURF SHACK AT NIYAMA CORNER

As the sun sets over the ocean swells, head off to the Surf Shack with the dudes. Here the Rastaman mixes classic Rum cocktails from the Caribbean Islands to the rhythms of reggae music. Ya mon.

GOOD TO KNOW

If you plan to bring your own surfboard to the resort, kindly let us know the number of and dimensions of each board during the reservations process.

Due to limited space on seaplanes, there may be a delay in transporting your board to the resort. Alternatively, you can travel to the resort via a domestic flight.

 

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