Published on : Monday, November 23, 2020
The Standard’s first island paradise is all set to reopen to guests on December 5, 2020 welcoming back guests to the unparalleled beauty of Huruvalhi’s turquoise waters and white sand beaches. The property is also resuming operations with special reopening packages ideal for romantic escapes, getaway with friends, or a pristine diving adventure. The resort is nestled between the Raa and Baa Atolls, on a naturally protected island and is only a 30-minute journey by seaplane from Velana International Airport. Guests can also take a 20-minute domestic flight to Dharavandhoo followed by a 35-minute speedboat ride to the resort.
The Standard brand is known across the globe for its taste-making clientele, pioneering design, and unrelenting un-standard-ness. The Maldives, traditionally seen as a serene honeymoon destination, has been shaken and stirred by The Standard’s fresh approach to its island retreat; offering relaxation within its 115 overwater and beach villas, continuous vibrant programming such as dancing under the largest disco ball in the Maldives at the Beru Bar, moonlight movie screenings with cocktails on the beach, the acclaimed Standard Hollywood style pool and beach parties, and a lineup of festive Christmas and New Year’s workshops, celebrations and culinary delights.
Throughout the stay, a wide selection of authentic Maldivian and international cuisines with locally sourced produce from the resort’s own island farm and fresh catches of the day will welcome not only couples but groups of friends and singles looking to reset and recharge in paradise. The Maldives is currently open to visitors from all countries, and travelers will find their journey to be safe and comfortable. Travelers have been returning to the Maldives in steadily increasing numbers since mid-July due to its successful handling of the COVID-19 pandemic. Its remote location and strict health guidelines, set by the Maldivian Ministry of Health, have made it one of the safest remote areas of the world.
All visitors have been asked to fill out and submit an online Health Declaration Form 24 hours prior to their flight, as well as a negative PCR test issued within 96 hours prior to the departure from their original destination. As The Standard is a “one island, one resort” paradise – all guests will be exempt from the 14-day quarantine. The Maldivian government also announced, “The Maldives Border Miles Program,” The program is the first loyalty program of its kind anywhere in the world, awarding travelers into the country with discounts, privileges and other offers. Therefore, the Standard, Huruvalhi Maldives is now ready to meet the needs of individuals, couples and families adopting remote work and study arrangements.