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Heritance Aarah Awarded for its Sustainability Measures and Culinary Excellence

Heritence Aarah

Heritance Aarah has been recognized for its sustainable initiatives, becoming the first property in Maldives to receive the international Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certification. The resort was also acknowledged for its culinary excellence in October 2019. 

The LEED Gold certification follows the US Green Building Council rating system and it is awarded to those properties working towards saving energy, water and resources generating less waste as well as supports human health. Heritance Aarah has been designed to compliment the sustainability policy with measures such as fuel saving generators, energy saving LED lighting and air conditioning as well as water saving fixtures.

With regards to the achievements of the resort

“We are honoured that Heritence Aarah has been presented with numerous accolades after just a few months of opening. Atiken Spence Hotels are known for distinction in the culinary field and Heritance Aarah’s 11 dining and drinking outlets introduces flavours from across the world.”

Stasshani Jayawardena, Executive Director at Atiken Spence PLC and chairperson of Atiken Spence Hotels

A key priority is to ensure our resorts contribute positively to protect and preserve the environment and the ecosystems we operate in, so we are proud that Heritance Aarah has been named as the first LEED Gold certified property in the Maldives

Stasshani Jayawardena, Executive Director at Atiken Spence PLC and chairperson of Atiken Spence Hotels

A team of chefs from the resort took part in the Culinary Art Food Expo 2019. Organised by Chef’s Guild of Lanka with World Association of Chefs Societies, the Expo is known as the South East Asia’s biggest food and hospitality show, and Heritance Aarah became the overall champion of the show. 

Heritance Aarah is located in Raa atoll, a-40 minute seaplane journey away from Velana International Airport. It is the newest addition to the Atiken Spence Hotels.This luxurious island offers 150 villas, six restaurants and 5 bars. Moreover, a PADI dive centre and an IASO Medi Spa is also available on the resort.

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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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