Diamonds Thudufushi welcomes new marine biologist
Diamonds Thudufushi Beach and Water Villas has welcomed a new marine biologist, Larize Nel from South Africa.
Having studied at the Nelson Mandela University, Larize holds a Bachelor’s degree in Zoology with a specialisation in Marine Biology, a Master’s degree in Ecotoxicology, and a PhD in Estuarine Fish. She has previously worked with penguins and whale sharks in South Africa, and was also a research diver for the Marine Megafauna Foundation in Mozambique.
In her new role, Larize will take over the coral regeneration project at Thudufushi as well as participate in other marine biology initiatives at the resort.
“We wish you the best of times in our little paradise,” an announcement by the resort read.
Run by PlanHotel Hospitality Group, Diamonds Thudufushi is located in the magnificent South Ari Atoll and is accessible by a 20-minute seaplane flight from the main Velana International Airport. This is the ideal resort to discover the Maldives from a centre of excellence, where attention to detail will make your journey unforgettable.
This luxury all-inclusive paradise island offers beachfront bungalows that feature a private verandah with a seating area and an outdoor shower. The overwater villas have a large deck with direct access to the lagoon. They are fitted with a canopy bed and have a living area and a large, private bathroom.
A wellness centre offers Ayurvedic treatments, while a diving centre caters to the underwater experience of guests. Dives and excursions will be done together with experts, from biologists who will reveal the secrets of the reef to qualified personnel who will make the entire stay a unique and unforgettable moment.