Soneva launches ‘eco-campaign’ inviting guests to ‘stay for good’

  • Participate in sustainable initiatives and enjoy three or five additional complimentary nights 
  • Activities include coral rehabilitation, gardening, community engagement projects, rainforest ecology, beekeeping, mangrove clean-up projects, and more…

Soneva, has launched an ‘eco-campaign’ inviting guests to ‘stay for good’ and 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.

Guests are invited to work alongside 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. A minimum stay of five and three nights, respectively, is required to avail the offer and at least one paying guest per villa needs to participate.

A tailored programme will be prepared for all guests and will incorporate the following elements, among others:

Soneva Fushi:

  • Snorkel with Soneva’s marine biologists to help with turtle identification and coral rehabilitation
  • Help to register fish caught by local fishermen
  • Assist the horticulturalists mycologists and gardeners to maintain the vegetable gardens and learn how to grow vegetables and mushrooms
  • 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
  • Make sustainable bricks in Soneva’s Eco Centro Waste to Wealth facility
  • Participate in Soneva’s ‘Learn to Swim Programme’ for the local communities
  • Contribute to education initiatives in the Baa Atoll

Soneva Kiri:

  • Assist the resident tropical ecologist to identify and log rare species of flora and fauna thriving in the tropical rainforest in Koh Kood
  • Learn about cultivating tropical fruits and the secrets of beekeeping and honey production
  • Learn how to turn waste into wealth particularly in the areas of biodiesel, composting, water filtration and charcoal production
  • Participate in reef and mangrove clean-up projects
  • Contribute to education initiatives on the island of Koh Kood
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