The Standard, Huruvalhi Maldives: Island Escape for Relaxation and Social Life

The Standard, Huruvalhi Maldives, the first island escape from The Standard, offers a fresh approach to an island retreat: with total relaxation, social activities and vibrant cultural experiences that welcome not only couples but families seeking fun times in the sun, groups of friends, and singles looking to reset and recharge, this truly is your Maldivian dream coming true.

Nestled in the Raa Atoll on Huruvalhi island, a short seaplane ride away from Malé, The Standard, Huruvalhi Maldives boasts a very unique blend of relaxation, fun, adventure and social life.

ACCOMMODATION

All villas at The Standard, Huruvalhi Maldives, overwater or settled on the beachfront, feature a private infinity pool and direct access to the water.

You’ll find an activity wall in each villa, fully equipped with life jackets, snorkel marks & fins in two sizes, floatie, dry bag and flash light with your own ukulele for a private concert at sundown.

Those looking for the iconic, overwater experiences will be right at home in the Lagoon Overwater Villa. With crystal clear, shallow water beneath your private deck and a private plunge pool with direct access to our expansive lagoon, a fully stocked minibar, and comfy bathrobes to hang out in all day, this is exactly what dreams are made of. At 110 square meters, this villa comes with a king-sized bed, daybed and all the Standard amenities, of course. 

If snorkeling or sunbathing and soaking in the infinite ocean view is your thing, the Ocean Overwater Villa is ideal. Situated just a few meters away from the house reef, this villa has some of the finest uninterrupted ocean views around. It’s 110 square meters of pure luxury, with a king-sized bed, daybed, a private deck with plunge pool, a fully stocked minibar a rain shower, partial open-air bathroom so you can feel the ocean breeze. 

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Enjoy endless white sand beaches and starry nights at one of the 137-square meters Ocean Beach Villas. Take a swim to the house reef or retreat in your private plunge pool with a good book (or maybe a lover). Expect a king-sized bed (plus one separate daybed) with luxurious linens, and naturally, you’ll get all the Standard amenities like a fully stocked minibar with delicious snacks, nightly turndown service and fluffy pillows, just to name a few. 

DINING

Food and drinks at The Standard, Huruvalhi Maldives are inspired by the bounty and beauty of the Indian Ocean and regional tropics. You’ll find both local and global cuisines so you can discover new flavours while also indulging in the classics. 

Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served at KULA restaurant, the all-day dining spot: this is a bountiful and casual affair in a breezy and bright dining room. Kula means “colors” in Dhivehi and a colorful menu is exactly what you’ll find here! 

For an indulgent and playful afternoon, TODIS BAR is the spot, located just off the pool deck. Don’t forget to order a drink featuring “toddy,” a special Maldivian coconut nectar you simply must try!

Head to JOOS CAFÉ for the perfect breezy and shady place to hang your hat.

Try an authentic Maldivian Restaurant, GUDUGUDA, the first of its kind in the Maldives. Guduguda is the Dhivehi (the local Maldivian language) noun for a special water pipe, and also describes the activity of relaxing and conversing while enjoying it, which we invite you to enjoy in our adjoining lounge. You can dine in the traditional Maldivian style, low on the floor on cushions indoor and out, surrounded by rustic furniture and decorations. 

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For a feet-in-the-sand, casual and supremely fun dining experience, swing by the BBQ SHAK: there is no pretence here – just great vibe, sandy beach and lots of great flavours to try.

Last but not least, the adults-only (+18) BERU BAR serves creative cocktails and bar snacks as the sun starts to set behind the overwater club. Warm red lights and an oversized disco ball activate the room whilst DJs spin irresistible global beats, drawing everyone to the glass bottomed dance floor to move with the waves and sea creatures below. 

WELLNESS & SPA

Whether for recovery or a reboot, The Standard Spa is a complete indoor hydrotherapy playground with a contemporary communal hammam, aroma cypress steam room and contrast shower experience.

Chill out with a do-it-yourself mud experience for one or a massage for two while taking in The Spa’s ocean views from the nine private treatment rooms, couples den, and yoga studio hosting daily classes. TONIC, the swim up bar and adults-only at the Spa Deck is the perfect place to kick-back post treatment or yoga session or maybe for a moonlit soirée.
The Sun Lounge experience offers crystals and an apothecary for body and mind that includes skincare and lifestyle products. 

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ACTIVITIES

All outdoor watersports, like snorkeling, kayaking and diving, are available at The Standard, Huruvalhi Maldives.

Be sure to book at least two sessions so you can properly learn all water sports, with jet skis, wake boarding or kite surfing. If you would like to get off the island for a bit, one of the snorkeling or dive excursions are perfect for daytime activities.

SUSTAINABILITY

The Standard, Huruvalhi Maldives is committed to the conservation of marine life and protection of the oceans. Preserving coral life, reducing plastic waste, and using products made from repurposed and recyclable materials all form a groundwork of the conservation approach to saving our ocean and marine life.

Their mission is to reduce the carbon footprint by implementing several initiatives on site. Most importantly by offering all guests Complimentary glass bottled distilled water from their very own local bottling plant. All beverages are served with biodegradable eco-friendly straws. All biodegradable waste products are reused and recycled as compost for the beautiful gardens and neighbouring farm island.

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