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 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.
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.