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How Resorts in the Maldives Celebrated World Oceans Day 2021

Crossroads Maldives World Oceans Day 2021 run
Check out the special activities that resorts in the Maldives organized to honour and celebrate World Oceans Day 2021.

Resorts in the Maldives organized special activities to celebrate and honour World Oceans Day 2021. The resorts in the island archipelago continuously take special care of the beautiful oceans surrounding them.

Coral reef ecosystems are important in sustaining the ocean of the Maldives. Hence, the island nation has numerous ongoing conservation efforts from protected areas, ban on shark fishing to countless protected marine species. And In case you didn’t know, the Maldives is just 1% land and 99% water.

Celebrated on 8th June of every year, World Oceans Day brings together staffs and guests in resorts to honour the ocean. Check out how resorts in the Maldives celebrated World Oceans Day this year, 2021.

The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort

The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort celebrated World Oceans Day 2021 with a house reef clean-up. The clean-up is a part of the luxury resort’s ongoing efforts to preserve the unique underwater ecosystem in the Maldives.

Four Seasons Resorts Maldives

Runners and joggers at Four Seasons Maldives Kuda Huraa and Four Seasons Maldives Landaa Giraavaru battled simultaneously to #RunForTheOceans by joining forces with Parley for the Oceans.

For every kilometre run, 10 plastic bottles were cleaned up. Moreover, 58 participants from Kuda Huraa and 76 participants from Landaa Giraavaru contributed to a total of 3261.27 kilometres.

Six Senses Laamu

MUI by Six Senses Laamu invited guests and hosts at the resort for a snorkel of the entire house reef. According to Six Senses Laamu, the resort’s beautiful house reef is fully protected and is the site of many marine conversation projects by MUI. This includes the Maldives’ most in-depth coral spawning study, daily megafauna surveys, reef recovery investigations and much more.


Crossroads Maldives organized a run for the ocean. The integrated leisure destination exercises sustainable values at every level from recreational activities to environmental conservation and resort operations.

Do your part in protecting the ocean the next time you visit the Maldives by following responsible practices. When you go snorkelling, use sunscreen that doesn’t harm the corals and remember to avoid touching or hitting them.

Feature image by Crossroads Maldives
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Canareef Resort Maldives Goes Green: Embracing Solar Panels for a Sustainable Future

The Maldives has been moving towards embracing a more sustainable future, and here is Canareef Resort Maldives' contribution!

Canareef Resort Maldives just took a bold move towards embracing a more sustainable future for the resort. The resort has just announced its initiative to install 720 solar panels on the property, marking a significant step in reducing its carbon footprint.

The final installation process for the solar panels is scheduled to be completed within one month. With this, Canareef Resort Maldives will be taking a major step towards environmental stewardship and responsible tourism practices. Upon completion, the solar panels are projected to generate an impressive 400kw of power. This will be a major contribution towards the resort’s energy needs.

This initiative extends beyond the guest area, as the solar panels cover the resort as well. With the solar panels, Canareef Resort Maldives will have a renewable energy source for various operations throughout the resort. In addition to this being a step towards sustainable tourism in the country, this will also integrate sustainability into the guest experience. Upon completion, the solar panels will provide sustainable energy to everything from the accommodation to the recreational facilities as well.

Additionally, the solar panels are also expected to reduce 10% of the fuel consumption at Canareef Resort Maldives.

About Canareef Resort Maldives

Canareef Resort Maldives is located in the southernmost atoll of the Maldives. This resort offers guests 271 beach villas, 2 restaurants, and three bars to enjoy. The resort is surrounded by turquoise waters, and 25 different dive spots guests can explore. Additionally, historical sites are abundant and protected areas guests can learn about as well.

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