15 Absolute Musts In The Standard, Maldives

We know, a stay at The Standard, Maldives is a bucket list experience in its own right. The thing is, we want you to make the most of it. Once you step foot onto our island escape, there will be countless new experiences to check off your list.   

Here are a few musts you can’t miss when you visit our all inclusive resort in the Maldives. 

1. Sun. Sand. And. Sea.

Nothing more, nothing less. Get the perfect tan under the Maldivian sun. Experience one of the beaches in the Maldives offering 360° of pristine white sand. Splash in the turquoise waters and explore its rich and amazing house reef with direct access from any point of the island.
2. Beauty of Maldives From Up in the Air

Get set to snap some views! The 40-minute scenic seaplane journey from Velana International Airport to our gorgeous resort is the ride of a lifetime. 

3. Overwater Bungalows with Private Pools

Each one of our 115 villas, whether floating above a turquoise lagoon or nestled into a pristine sandy beach, boasts a design that dictates your not-so standard style. Also, it has a private plunge pool primed for dips. 

4, Explore our Maldives Resort Barefoot

Give us your best barefoot casual. Stuffy dress codes were never our thing.

5. Luxury and Comfort At The Lap of Our Eco-friendly Island

Let us do your part for the environment. We have our own water bottling plant, eco-friendly amenities, and electric-powered buggy cars.

6. Swimming with the Manta Rays at Hanifaru Bay

We’re just 25 minutes away by speedboat from the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve of Hanifaru Bay. Swim in one of the country’s richest marine biodiversity areas with Maldives’ gentle giants and the world's largest aggregation of manta rays from May to November.

7. Let’s Go Snorkeling

Look around you! Our natural playground is ideal for snorkeling and water sports enthusiasts. An ocean of adrenaline-rushed driven adventures awaits you here.

8. Witness Our Coral Conservation Initiative

While you’re at it, pop on over to our coral breeding station, an eco-inspired initiative from our very own Dive Center team.

9. Unwind Your Body and Mind At Our Spa

Feel fresh as ever after a hydrating facial, stress-melting massage, or both, at The Standard Spa. Nourish yourself for a post-treatment drink at the swim-up Tonic Bar and enjoy a relaxing tropical dip with magnificent Indian Ocean the view.

10. Sunset Cruise with the Dolphins

Say yes to an early evening cruise with the breathtaking Maldivian sunset and possibility of dolphins jumping beside you at any moment. 

11. Explore Maldivian Cuisine

Hungry? Our six restaurants and bars range from a beachfront BBQ Shak, izakaya at Beru Bar to a traditional Maldivian fine dining restaurant we call Guduguda.

12. Hit The Dance Floor

Dance the night away at our overwater, Beru Bar, featuring the largest disco ball in all of the Maldives and massive glass floor panel dance floor.

13. Fun & Play For Your Lil Ones

Traveling with your little VIPs? Don't worry. Our Lil' Shark Kid's Club will keep them busy and entertained, too. 

14. A Romantic Getaway With Your Loved One

Take a chance at romance. When you Eat, Play, Love, you get couples’ massages, private hammam experiences, dinner under the stars, and sunset cruises. 


Get rewarded with FREE seaplane transfers enjoying the most scenic ride of your life, special rates and perks when you stay on vacation longer as a Stowaway- Long Stay with Seaplane On Us!

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