The Standard, Huruvalhi Maldives

The most popular amenities:
Beach (first line)
Family rooms
Free Wi-Fi
Airport Shuttle

Your Maldivian dreams come true at The Standard’s first island escape. Nestled in the Raa Atoll on Huruvalhi Island, a short sea plane ride away from Male, our oasis offers a unique blend of relaxation and social life, perfect for a romantic escape or a getaway with everyone you know. Whether an overwater villa floating in our lagoon or settled on a pristine sandy beach front, each of the 115 villas feature their own private lounge deck and plunge pool. You’ll never go hungry with six unique dining options ranging from a beach front BBQ Shak and the Maldivian restaurant, serving-up freshly caught seafood and sourcing ingredient directly from our personal island farm with real “Aunties” cooking you their traditional recipes. Your daytimes are filled with snorkeling our naturally protected house reef, or dive deeper on a boat excursion through the local waters.

A large number of villas
7 Lagoon Beach Villas (137 sq.m)

137 square meter Lagoon Beach Villa comes with a king bed, private deck and plunge pool and double sink bathroom. Lagoon Beach Villa features stellar views of our white sand beach. You might find yourself trying out one of the resort’s many water sports activities, or you could simply chill out in your villa because everything you need is right there, including an open-air bathroom with a giant bathtub, bath accessories, and more.

17 Ocean Beach Villas (137 sq.m)

Paradise is calling your name. Enjoy endless white sand beaches and starry nights with one of our 137-square meter Ocean Beach Villas. Take a swim to the house reef, or retreat in your private plunge pool with a good book. Expect a king-sized bed with luxurious linens, and naturally, you’ll get all the Standard amenities like a fully stocked mini-bar with delicious snacks, nightly turndown service and fluffy pillows.

2 Two Bedroom Lagoon Beach Villas (306 sq.m)

The dreamy, 2 Bedroom Lagoon Beach Villa gives groups a little bit everything. At 306 square meters, this is one of our largest rooms on the property features stellar views of our white sand beach. The two villas are joined by shared deck with large private plunge pool and each has a king-sized bed, one daybed, fancy linens and fluffy bathrobes, to name a few.

1 Two Bedroom Ocean Beach Villa (306 sq.m)

The dreamy, 2 Bedroom Ocean Beach Villa gives groups a little bit everything. At 306 square meters. This is one of our largest rooms on the property features white sand beaches and starry nights. The two villas are joined by shared deck with large private plunge pool and each has a king-sized bed, one daybed, fancy linens and fluffy bathrobes, to name a few.

32 Lagoon Overwater Villas (110 sq.m)

110 square meter overwater villa with king bed, one daybed, private deck with direct water access and plunge pool. 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, direct access to our expansive lagoon, a fully stocked mini bar, and comfy bathrobes to hang out in all day, this villa is exactly what dreams are made of.

52 Ocean Overwater Villas (110 sq.m)

If snorkeling and sunbathing are 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 rain shower, partial open-air bathroom and a fully stocked mini bar.

3 Two Bedroom Lagoon Overwater Villas (221 sq.m)

Just warning you now, you’re probably never going to want to leave once you’ve checked in to our 221 square meter 2 Bedroom Lagoon Overwater Villa. Perfect for friends or families traveling together, these two villas are connected by a shared private deck and large plunge pool so you have plenty of space for togetherness and plenty of space for when you need a break, too. Each villa has a king-sized bed, daybed, a partially open-air bathroom with a separate shower, and transparent floor panels so you can see what is going on underneath at all times.

1 The Standard Residence (221 sq.m)

221 square meter flagship villa with the best access to uninterrupted ocean view and our house reef. Your neighbors are the abundant rays, baby sharks and fish friends that call this atoll home. This villa welcomes you with a glass floor entryway, living room with bar counter and dining room table; private deck with 4 sun loungers, oversized infinity plunge pool and a perfect sleeping hammock, for whoever claims it first. Perfect for large families or groups of friends seeking a private yet social environment that feels like home.

Various bars and restaurants

Our all-day-dining restaurant with live cooking stations anchored around our tandoor and pizza ovens is free of formality and complete with breezy, indoor and outdoor poolside seating for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Extra-long tables are available for big parties and our capable chefs are always on hand to accommodate your preferences.


For a special evening out, check out our seafood-focused Maldivian restaurant, which you will not find anywhere else in the atoll. Maldivian master chef Juway brings traditional family recipes to life. Ingredients come from our own farm island and the waters surrounding us. It’s a place to discover the richness and creativity of Maldivian cuisine.

Bbq Shak

For a feet-in-the-sand casual and supremely fun dining experience, swing by our BBQ SHAK, where fresh seafood and meats are grilled to perfection over coconut shell charcoal, and offered with a variety of house-made sauces, specially paired with each dish. There is no pretense here – just great vibe, beach and reggae inspired music, and lots of great flavors to try.

Joos Café

Head to JOOS CAFÉ for the perfect breezy and shady place to hang your hat. Come in for your daily smoothie, coffee or pastry ritual – we offer savory and sweet breakfasts, and perfectly light but satisfying lunches with fresh salads, wraps and sandwiches. Lounge areas are lined with a library of vintage books and magazines, some of which explore the history and culture of the Maldives, as well as surfing, underwater exploration, and information about the natural ecosystem.

Todis Bar

For an indulgent and playful afternoon, TODIS BAR is the spot. Located just off the pool deck, we serve luxurious and satisfying bar favorites that that are universally loved – fresh oysters, fried chicken sandwiches, and dry aged beef burgers and fries to name a few. And don’t forget to order TODIS namesake cocktail, which is served in a half coconut shell and made from “toddy”, a local specialty liquor made by fermenting fresh coconut water!

Beru Bar

As the sun sets, we invite our guests to BERU BAR, our adults-only, over-water-club which is perched just feet above ocean. We feature a world-class cocktail program which highlights luxurious fresh tropical juices and unique spirits, and crave-able bar snacks.

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Whether for recovery or a reboot, The Standard Spa is a complete indoor hydrotherapy playground complete with a contemporary communal hammam, aroma cypress steam room, chromotherapy and contrast shower experiencel. Chill out with a mud treatment for one or a massage for two while taking in The Spa’s ocean views from our private treatment rooms and yoga studio hosting daily classes. The Spa Deck and Tonic Bar plunge pool is the perfect place to kick-back post treatment or yoga session or maybe for a moonlit soirée. The Spa Garden experience offers crystals and an apothecary for body and mind that includes skincare and lifestyle products.

Dive And Water Sports Centre

With some of the most experienced guides and best equipment in the Maldives, you can explore the wonderous nature of the Maldivian season guided snorkeling and diving trips to our house reef and beyond. The Dive Centre houses equipment and accessory sales, rental and repair, and a complete PADI Instructional Program. If diving isn’t your thing, our Water Sports Centre also provides fishing excursions including morning, afternoon and deep sea trips; rental and instruction for kayaks, windsurfers, stand-up paddle boards, waterskiing, wakeboards, fun tubes, jet skis and glass bottom kayaks.


Huruvalhi is the perfect natural setting surrounded by 1 Kilometre of a wide white sand beach, ideal for strolling, jogging and beach sports. Kayak, paddleboard and wake board in our beautiful lagoon, while snorkeling our vibrant house reef introduces you to the underwater locals. We have a 25 metre freshwater swimming pool and a floodlit tennis court. Beach Volleyball, Badminton, Bicycles, and a fully equipped gym and yoga facilities are also available on the island.


Whether you’re looking for adventure, or to learn something new – the heart of every Standard is our cultural programming and curated experiences. The Standard, Huruvahli Maldives is no different – it’s just on an island. Our programming schedule offers a daily calendar of group activities from indigenous basket weaving or deep-sea fishing to natural indigo dye workshops and a floating outdoor cinema under the stars.

Inflatable Water Park

Playtime for adults and kids alike as you slip and slide around on our 82 square metres of inflatable water park fun. Stationed in the shallow lagoon with courses for all ages, the inflatable water park is manned by water sports team.

Rescue A Reef

Water is everything. We are committed to the conservation of marine life and protection of the oceans that surround us. Preserving coral life, reducing plastic waste, and using products made from repurposed and recyclable materials all form groundwork of our conservation approach to saving our ocean and marine life. We regularly have our friends from the SCRIPPS Institute of Oceanography and their group of marine scientists visit our lagoon coral nursery which houses over 3,000 juvenile corals, creating our very own personal underwater garden.

Kids Club

Parents relax and kids rejoice, the Lil’ Shark Kids Club provides professional childcare services complete with their own paddling pool; for children 2 years and above. Children below 2 years can access kids club with adult supervision. Teen zone is available for older children to enjoy more grownup games and recreational activities. Babysitting service is also available for children from 2 years and up.