First turtle hatchlings of 2018 at Dusit Thani Maldives

During the night of March 5, new life was born at Dusit Thani Maldives as the last turtle nest of 2017 hatched on one of the resort’s beaches and 30 baby Green Turtles came into the world.

The hatchlings were kept overnight in a protected environment and then released from the beach on the evening of March 6 as the sun set over the horizon, to make their way across the sand to the water’s edge and their first dip into the ocean.

The island is home to many Hawskbill and Green Turtle nests each year when the females come out of the sea at night to lay their eggs.

Located on Mudhdhoo Island in Baa Atoll — the Maldives’ first ever UNESCO biosphere reserve — Dusit Thani Maldives blends gracious Thai hospitality with the unparalleled luxury setting of the Maldives. This luxury island resort comprises 95 villas encircled by white sandy beaches, a stunning 360 degree house reef and a turquoise lagoon. With a unique combination of beach and lagoon accommodation, Dusit Thani Maldives provides an unmatched luxurious escape for all travellers.

The resort offers a 360 degree vibrant house reef compliment with a turquoise lagoon, a 750-square metre infinity swimming pool with a lush Banyan tree in the centre, five restaurants and bars with breathtaking views and a Kids Club that is committed to making children’s dreams come true.

The award-winning Devarana Spa at Dusit Thani Maldives encompasses six deluxe treatment pods, which sit elevated amongst the island’s palm trees. For those who prefer to keep their feet firmly on the ground, the spa has also developed two stunning ground level treatment rooms. Manicure and pedicure-dedicated area, private outdoor pool, steam and sauna are exclusively available for spa guests.

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