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Soneva Is Offering Extended Stays With Their New ‘Eco-Campaign’

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Soneva, has introduced an ‘eco-campaign’ that offers guest to extend their stay at either Soneva Fushi or Soneva Kiri, Thailand. Cleaverly named, ‘stay for good’ is a campaign that helps support the brand’s efforts to preserve the environment and enrich the community in the Maldives and Thailand in return for complimentary bonus nights at its luxury resorts.

The campaign encourages guests to participate in sustainable initiatives and promotes care for the environment. Guests who partake would be involved in activities such as coral rehabilitation, gardening, community engagement projects, rainforest ecology, beekeeping, mangrove clean-up projects and similar other activities.

During the campaign, guests are invited to work with Soneva’s marine biologists, horticulturalists, mycologists, tropical ecologists, and community engagement managers to support local sustainability initiatives. In return, they will be rewarded with an additional five nights at Soneva Fushi in the Maldives, or an additional three nights at Soneva Kiri in Thailand.

Terms and conditions require a minimum stay of five or three nights respectively, in order to obtain the offer. It is mandatory for at least one paying guest to participate from each villa. A programme will be customized for each resort in accordance to the location.

The programme prepared for participating guests at Soneva Fushi will incorporate; Snorkeling with Soneva’s marine biologists to help with turtle identification and coral rehabilitation, helping in registration of fish caught by local fishermen, assisting the horticulturalists mycologists and gardeners to maintain the vegetable gardens whilst learning how to grow vegetables and mushrooms.

Moreover, guests get to participate in beach and reef clean-ups to reduce marine debris and prevent injuries to marine life, learn how to create a seed bank to ensure future sustainability of important crops and also make sustainable bricks in Soneva’s Eco Centro Waste to Wealth facility.

The program also allows participants to engage with the local community by participating in Soneva’s ‘Learn to Swim Programme’ for the local communities and by contributing to education initiatives in the Baa Atoll.

The customized programme for Soneva Kiri includes assisting the resident tropical ecologist to identify and log rare species of flora and fauna thriving in the tropical rainforest in Koh Kood, learning about cultivating tropical fruits and the secrets of beekeeping and honey production, learning how to turn waste into wealth particularly in the areas of bio-diesel, composting, water filtration and charcoal production. Guests also have a chance to participate in reef and mangrove clean-up projects and contribute to education initiatives on the island of Koh Kood.

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Explore a Multitude of Football Camps at Siyam World This Year!

As part of its ongoing line-up of five-star experiences, Siyam World Maldives kicked off a series of unforgettable spring football camps. The resort will be featuring star players Wayne Bridge, Adrian San Miguel Castillo, Francesco Totti, and Michael Owen.

Siyam World Maldives encouraged guests to let their football skills blossom over a series of football camps. These camps will utilise the resort’s state-of-the-art sports complex and FIFA-sized soccer pitch at The World Sports Arena. Participants enjoyed world-class coaching and immersive experiences designed to enhance their football techniques and passion for the sport.

Spanish Goal-keeper Adrian San Miguel Castillo

The action-packed schedule began with Spanish goalkeeper Adrian San Miguel Castillo. He graced the sandy shores from the 19th to the 23rd of March. Adrian is a key player for Liverpool FC and the Andalusia National team. During his time at the resort, he helped younger guests understand how to deal with pressure and develop key life skills. This also included developing a performance mindset.

Football Camp Experiences with Wayne Bridge

Next on the roster was Wayne Bridge who came to Siyam World from from 22nd to 31st March. He is a renowned English left-back, who returned to Siyam World for a second time already. With his infectious energy and wealth of experience from clubs like Chelsea and Manchester City, Wayne inspired guests to “tackle” challenges head-on and score big on and off the field.

Francesco Totti Lights up Siyam World Football Camp

Following Wayne’s lead was the legendary Francesco Totti, lighting up Siyam World for a second time as well. He visited from 28th March to 4th April. Totti is known for his flair and loyalty to AS Roma. He brought a touch of Italian passion to the Maldives, teaching participants the art of precision and creativity in football. 

Once described by Maradona as “the best player he has ever seen”, the gifted World Cup winner and legendarily loyal one-club player (AS Roma) will be on hand to help holidaymakers hone their football skills and play to their full potential.

Michael Owen Graces the Shores of Siyam World

Closing out the star-studded lineup was Michael Owen. He is the youngest-ever Ballon d’Or winner, who graced Siyam World from the 1st to the 5th of April. Michael Owen is joining as part of the recently announced partnership with Football Escapes. Michael’s lightning-fast moves and goal-scoring prowess electrified the pitch, inspiring a new generation of football stars. Throughout the action-packed week, participants savoured daily football sessions led by Owen, a team of UEFA-licensed coaches, and internet sensation Eman – popularly known as SV2 from his viral YouTube skills videos.

Dressed in their personalized Rascal training kits, young players aged from five to 15 seized the perfect opportunity to refine all aspects of their game, from tactics to technical skills. To add to the holiday experience, families enjoyed a memorable parents’ match, providing moms and dads with a chance to showcase their skills on the pitch.

Collaboration with Football Escapes – Rip Ferdinand

Later this year, and in collaboration with Football Escapes, Rio Ferdinand will also be hosting a football camp from 28 October to 1 November. He is one of the most decorated English footballers of all time. Ferdinand is famous for being one of the world’s best defenders. He will be bringing the skills he learned whilst playing for West Ham, Manchester United and Leeds United plus the England national team. 

At Siyam World, we are undoubtedly a paradise for sports enthusiasts, offering exceptional facilities for both water and land sports. My passion for football, which began in childhood collection jerseys of football legends, is embodied in our FIFTA- regulation football field. We host many football aficionados, including owners of prized jerseys and past champions who still share a deep love for the game. Siyam World is where sportsmanship thrives, providing an unparalleled destination for active trave;ers, says Ausy Waseem – Resort Manager at Siyam World.

The incredible resort has had the pleasure of hosting several other esteemed football legends. Italian champion Nicola Ventola graced the resort in January. Additionally, Bobo Vieri and Marco Materazzi also showcased their skills on the pitch. Joining them were players like Juan Sebastián Verón, Esteban Cambiasso, Roberto Pires, Eric Abidal, Carlos Puyol, and Jay Jay Okocha.

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