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Amanda Batlle Morera Joins Kuramathi Maldives as the Resident Marine Biologist

Amanda Batlle Morera diving
Amanda Batlle Morera has joined the Kuramathi Maldives Eco Centre as the Resident Marine Biologist once again.

Amanda Batlle Morera has joined the Kuramathi Maldives Eco Centre as the Resident Marine Biologist once again. She has been in the Maldives from 2011 to 2018 as Base Leader/Dive Instructor at Kuramathi Dive School. Amanda also served as a Marine Biologist/Dive Instructor at the resort’s sister island.

According to Kuramathi Maldives, Amanda is a qualified Biologist who holds two Masters’ Degrees in Remote Sensing & GIS, and in Marine and Coastal Systems Sustainable Management. Additionally, during her tenure in the Maldives, she designed and established a Crown of Thorns starfish outbreak control program at Maafushivaru.

Amanda Batlle Morera
Image: Kuramathi Maldives

During the course of the program, Amanda removed more than 3000 of these sea creatures which are a real threat to the coral reef health. Likewise, she’s also one of the first marine biologists to take action against this outbreak.

With her fascination for the sea, it has also led her to become an award-winning videographer. Likewise, Amanda is fluent in English, Spanish, French and Italian with knowledge in German as well.

About Kuramathi Maldives

Kuramathi Maldives presents an excellent range of rooms which has something suitable for every type of holidaymakers. Whether it’s for a romantic getaway or for an adventure seeker, the resort is an ideal destination for a getaway. Kuramathi Maldives offers the opportunity for; families, couples, and friends. So, they can enjoy their holiday filled with exciting beach, water, and underwater activities.

Also read: Choosing a Villa in the Maldives: Beach, Overwater or Underwater?

The Universal Resorts property is located 56 kilometres west of Velana International Airport. The tropical island is about 1.8km long. And guest villas are scattered around lush vegetation, facing secluded areas of the long beaches or poised over water.

Feature image by Kuramathi Maldives

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Siyam World Hosts Summer Football Camp With Spanish Goalkeeper Star Player José Manuel Pepe Reina Páez

Get ready to kick it up a notch as Siyam World Maldives gears up for an epic summer football camp. This camp is hosted by none other than Spanish football sensation, José Manuel “Pepe” Reina Páez. Guests can join in on the fun from June 23rd to 26th, 2024. Building on its tradition of hosting world-class football camps and following the success of its spring series featuring international legends and star players, this event promises to be a highlight of the summer.

Pepe Reina is set to bring his A-game to Siyam World for an unforgettable football experience. The trill can be experienced at its premier sports complex and full-size soccer pitch – The World Sports Arena. The three-day summer football camp in June runs from 16:30 – 18:00 hrs. This camp also offers participants the chance to receive personalized coaching from the star goalkeeper himself. Along with a series of skill-building drills, friendly matches, and fun football-related activities, this camp is designed to inspire and excite football enthusiasts of all ages. Dressed in their personalized Rascal training kits, young players aged from five to 12 will seize the perfect opportunity to refine all aspects of their game. This includes everything from tactics to technical skills. This unique experience promises to enhance their abilities and provide memories that will last a lifetime.

José Manuel “Pepe” Reina Páez is a Spanish professional footballer renowned for his exceptional skills as a goalkeeper. He is also known for his dedication to nurturing young talent. With a career spanning La Liga and beyond, Pepe Reina brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the game.

Our goal is to inspire our young guests to dream big. Seeing a legend or a star player in person can help these youngsters realize that making their dreams a reality is possible, says Ausy Waseem – Resort Manager at Siyam World.

Legendary Line-Ups at Siyam World

But that’s not all! Siyam World is no stranger to hosting football legends and star players. Earlier this year, the resort scored big with a legendary line-up featuring Wayne Bridge, Adrian San Miguel Castillo, Francesco Totti, and Michael Owen.  These stars led unforgettable spring football camps. Guests had the chance to hone their skills on our impressive sports complex and soccer pitch at The World Sports Arena. With this, guests were able to soak up world-class coaching and immersive experiences as well. 

Furthermore, Siyam World has also had the pleasure of hosting several other football legends and star players recently. This includes players such as EstebanCuchu” Cambiasso, Carlos Puyol, Marco Materazzi, and Robert Pirès. Joining them were players like Harvey Elliott, Kostas Tsimikas, Juan Sebastián Verón, Roberto Pires, Eric Abidal, Nicola Ventola, Bobo Vieri, and Jay Jay Okocha.

Now, it’s time to keep the momentum going with “Pepe Reina” leading the charge. Don’t miss out on this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to train with one of football’s greatest. And now, you can do that at one of the most beautiful locations in the world!

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