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Get Festive In the Maldives

Things are popping off at The Standard, Maldives this festive season.

The holidays are upon us, people! Lucky for you, we’ve already got a super cute line-up of festive dining experiences, disco nights, vibrant entertainment acts, and exciting activities for everyone. And to make the celebrations all the more festive, we’re welcoming a roster of vibe-setting DJs and the fabulous Area 51 Performers. This crew of highly-skilled entertainers from the UK is ready to hook you up with magic tricks, tarot card readings, acrobatic stilts, fire dancing, hula hoop performances, and circus acts. 


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 Or check out the schedule below and book your stay in paradise right away!

DECEMBER 23
The Standard Pool Party 
3PM-6PM @ The Main Beach
Sip on craft cocktails and soak up the sun with a live DJ set by the pool. 

It's Lit 
6PM-7PM @ The Main Beach
Join us as we kick off the island festivities with our annual Christmas Tree lighting ceremony.
This year, our tree will be made using upcycled and recycled items.

Now You're Cooking! 
6:30PM-10:30PM @ Kula 
Breakfast Board: $75 per guest (adult & child)
Watch our culinary team in all their glory—with live cooking stations and the possibility to prepare your favorite dishes "à la minute," 
you won't want to miss this bliss. 

A Maldivian Feast 
6:30PM-10:30PM @ Guduguda 
A la carte
Experience the culinary delights of the Maldives with spectacular ocean views and a vibey ambiance.

It's a Beach BBQ, Baby! 
6:30PM-10:30PM @ BBQ Shak
A la carte
Bite into your favorite BBQ dishes, fresh seafood, and sumptuous specialties with local flair on the beach and under the stars.

The White Party
9PM-Midnight @ Beru Bar (18+)
Get all dolled up in your finest whites, we’re throwing a sultry soiree above the Indian Ocean.


DECEMBER 24
Christmas Eve Dance Party
5PM-8PM @ Beru Bar (18+)
Join us for a live DJ set, drinks, dancing, and most importantly, good vibes. 

Jingle & Mingle 

6PM-7PM @ Todis Deck
Cheers! Grab a glass of champagne and snack on some tasty bites as we celebrate the most wonderful time of the year.

Not Your Standard Christmas Eve Dinner 
6:30PM-10:30PM @ Kula 
Celebrate Christmas Eve with a festive buffet of fresh seafood dishes, traditional Christmas favorites, and a roast carving station.
Of course, plenty of wine and champagne-sipping opportunities come standard!
 

*A Maldivian Christmas Eve Feast 
6:30PM-10:30PM @ Guduguda 
Experience a true celebration of Maldivian food and culture. Indulge in local eats, salads, breads, curries and grilled seafood
accompanied by homemade dips and sauces.


*Christmas Eve BBQ Feast
6:30PM-10:30PM @ BBQ Shak
Feast on a delectable selection of fresh seafood, grilled meats, and sumptuous specialties set on the beach,
with views of the ocean, live music, and the romance of the stars above.


The Night Before Christmas 
9PM-Midnight @ Todis Deck
Got the Christmas jitters? Dance the night away with a live set by our in-house DJ.
We’ll serve the cocktails, you get carried away by the music and fresh ocean breeze.

*Limited seats; prior reservations are recommended.
DECEMBER 25
Christmas Day Pool Party
10AM-1PM @ The Main Pool
Soak up the sun and sip on cocktails while our resident DJ spins poolside beats.
Come as you are; we’ll bring out the beach babe in you.

Christmas Day Buffet Lunch 

12:30PM-3:30PM @ Kula 
Breakfast Board: $75 per guest (adult & child)
Savor our sumptuous feast of festive flavors set amidst gorgeous shades of ocean blue on the horizon.
Pour it up and gift yourself some festive relaxation.


Sunset Chill Out 
5PM-8PM @ Beru Bar (18+)
We’re setting the mood for golden hour with our in-house DJ, all your favorite cocktails, and breezy beach vibes.

An Italian-Mongolian Affair
6:30PM-10:30PM @ Kula
Breakfast Board: $75 per guest (adult & child) 
From hearty plates of pasta to homemade pizzas and so much more, we're serving up Italian classics with a Mongolian twist.

A Maldivian Feast 
6:30PM-10:30PM @ Guduguda 
A la carte
Experience the culinary delights of the Maldives with spectacular ocean views and a vibey atmosphere. 


Christmas Day Barbecue Feast
6:30PM-10:30PM @ BBQ Shak
A la carte
Feast Join us for an island barbeque under the stars, featuring a generous selection of fresh seafood and meats off the grill.

A Starry Soiree
9PM-Midnight @ Todis Beach 
Gift yourself a night to remember. Enjoy our beachside set-up, handcrafted cocktails, and live music
 that will keep the vibes flowing into the night.

DECEMBER 26
Boxing Day Lunch
12:30PM-3:30PM @ Kula 
Who said feasts have to end on Christmas Day? Certainly not us. Indulge in a sumptuous buffet with your people.
Wine Down
5PM-6PM @ Beru Bar (18+)
Complimentary
Swirl it or sip it; our team of wine experts is ready to guide you on a journey into the world of fine wines.

Christmas Village

5PM-8PM @ Todis Beach
We’re keeping the magic of Christmas alive with tropical cocktails, delicious bites, and live DJ performances.

From India to Mexico
6:30PM-10:30PM @ Kula
Breakfast Board: $75 per guest (adult & child) 
Savor flavor-packed dishes in India, appetizing moments in Mexico, and all the tastes, scents, and aromas in between.

A Maldivian Feast 
6:30PM-10:30PM @ Guduguda 
A la carte
Experience the culinary delights of the Maldives with spectacular ocean views and a vibey ambiance.

It's a Beach BBQ, Baby! 
6:30PM-10:30PM @ BBQ Shak
A la carte
Bite into your favorite BBQ dishes, fresh seafood, and sumptuous specialties with local flair on the beach and under the stars.

Just Dance
9PM-Midnight @ Beru Bar (18+)
Dance the night away under the largest disco ball in the Maldives with a chance to win a few unexpected prizes.
DECEMBER 27
Splash Up! 
10AM-12PM @ The Main Pool 
Soak up the sun and sip on cocktails while our resident DJ spins poolside beats. Come as you are; we’ll bring out the beach babe in you. 

Sunset Chill Out
5PM-8PM @ Beru Bar (18+)
We’re setting the mood for golden hour with our in-house DJ, all your favorite cocktails, and breezy beach vibes.

Fishing for Compliments
6:30PM-10:30PM @ Kula
Breakfast Board: $75 per guest (adult & child) 
Not to brag, but after digging into our delectable range of local seafood, we're confident there will be compliments coming our way.

A Maldivian Feast 
6:30PM-10:30PM @ Guduguda
A la carte 
Experience the culinary delights of the Maldives with spectacular ocean views and a vibey ambiance.

It's a Beach BBQ, Baby! 
6:30PM-10:30PM @ BBQ Shak
A la carte 
Bite into your favorite BBQ dishes, fresh seafood, and sumptuous specialties with local flair on the beach and under the stars.

Karaoke Night 
9PM-Midnight @ Beru Bar (18+)
Grab a microphone and sing your heart out. We've got all of your favorite karaoke hits, so settle in for a lusty long night under disco lights.
DECEMBER 28
Pop Quiz! 
6PM-7PM @ Todis Bar
Gather your most competitive family members and join us for a festive quiz night with questionable prizes.


Mediterranean Munchies
6:30PM-10:30PM @ Kula
Breakfast Board: $75 per guest (adult & child) 
Got the munchies? Great! We've got a gorgeous buffet filled with your favorite Mediterranean flavors and international delicacies.

A Maldivian Feast 
6:30PM-10:30PM @ Guduguda 
A la carte
Experience the culinary delights of the Maldives with spectacular ocean views and a vibey ambiance.

It's a Beach BBQ, Baby! 
6:30PM-10:30PM @ BBQ Shak
A la carte
Bite into your favorite BBQ dishes, fresh seafood, and sumptuous specialties with local flair on the beach and under the stars.

Adults Only
9PM-Midnight @ Beru Bar (18+)
The kids are alright. It’s time to treat yourself to handcrafted cocktails and live music to keep vibes flowing into the night.
DECEMBER 29
The Treasure Hunt! 
4PM-5PM @ Todis Bar
Clues and activities are set to be uncovered during a festive treasure hunt the whole family can enjoy.

Sunset Chill Out
5PM-8PM @ Beru Bar (18+)
We’re setting the mood for golden hour with our in-house DJ, all your favorite cocktails, and breezy beach vibes.


Wonders of the Maldives
6:30PM-10:30PM @ Kula
Featuring Boduberu Dance Performances
Breakfast Board: $75 per guest (adult & child) 
Island-inspired salads, rich curries, fresh catches of the day, and a range of Maldivian dishes are on the menu.

A Maldivian Feast 
6:30PM-10:30PM @ Guduguda 
A la carte
Experience the culinary delights of the Maldives with spectacular ocean views and a vibey ambiance.

It's a Beach BBQ, Baby! 
6:30PM-10:30PM @ BBQ Shak
A la carte
Bite into your favorite BBQ dishes, fresh seafood, and sumptuous specialties with local flair on the beach and under the stars.
DECEMBER 30
Sunset Chill Out
5PM-8PM @ Beru Bar (18+)
We’re setting the mood for golden hour with our in-house DJ, all your favorite cocktails, and breezy beach vibes.


Now You're Cooking!
6:30PM-10:30PM @ Kula
Breakfast Board: $75 per guest (adult & child) 
Watch our culinary team in all their glory—with live cooking stations and the possibility to prepare your favorite dishes "à la minute," 
you won't want to miss this bliss. 


A Maldivian Feast 
6:30PM-10:30PM @ Guduguda 
A la carte
Experience the culinary delights of the Maldives with spectacular ocean views and a vibey ambiance.

It's a Beach BBQ, Baby! 
6:30PM-10:30PM @ BBQ Shak
A la carte
Bite into your favorite BBQ dishes, fresh seafood, and sumptuous specialties with local flair on the beach and under the stars.
DECEMBER 31
Bubbles & Sparkles
6PM-7PM @ Todis Deck
Enjoy the last sunset of the year with champagne & canapés with surprise entertainers.

New Year's Eve Gala  
6:30PM-10:30PM @ Kula 
We’re hosting a lavish dinner buffet accompanied by fascinating entertainment to get you in the mood before our DJ kicks in for the countdown.

*A Maldivian New Year's Eve Feast 
6:30PM-10:30PM @ Guduguda 
Experience the culinary delights of the Maldives with spectacular ocean views and a vibey ambiance.

*New Year's Eve BBQ Dinner 
6:30PM-10:30PM @ BBQ Shak
Bite into your favorite BBQ dishes, fresh seafood, and sumptuous specialties with local flair on the beach and under the stars.

The Final Countdown
9PM-1AM @ Todis Beach
Strap on those fancy shoes and throw yourself into the biggest party of the year on our beach.
Expect fireworks, cocktails, and that fresh ocean breeze. 

Disco After Party
1AM-4AM @ Beru Bar (18+)
Welcome to 2023! Throw on your disco shoes and hit the dance floor. 

*Limited seats; prior reservations are recommended.
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