Author : Team Lifestyle Food
White beaches, pristine blue water, corals and fresh crisp air. What does this bring to your mind? Yes, Maldives it is! The Maldives is known for its abundant resort islands.
Being the smallest country in Asia and the 8th smallest in the world, the country is truly unique in so many ways from its breathtaking beaches, fascinating islands, and gorgeous marine life. The Maldives draws luxury and nature lovers from all over the globe.
As much as the coral islands are beautiful, they will also be the first to be affected by the rising sea levels and coral reef damage threatening the nation’s nearly 1,200 islands caused by the climate change. This has instigated many hotels to take this opportunity to actually make a difference in the fight for climate change without sacrificing the quality of the guest experience and lead in sustainable and eco-friendly tourism. These three luxury resorts are undoubtedly leading the way in preserving the Maldives. If you are heading to the Maldives, these are the place to be. Dive into the article to see how these resorts are making a difference!
Soneva resorts are built to world-leading sustainability standards.They were built in the perspective of protecting the local flora and fauna to building strong community relationships with their neighbors. The villas are constructed using sustainable wood and fast-growing bamboo. Soneva’s vision is to become decarbonizing through implementing programs that will result in net absorption of CO2. To address these emissions they have introduced an environmental levy of 2% of room revenue to each guest’s stay.
The Soneva Foundation invests these funds in projects that have a positive environmental, social and economic impact, and importantly, offset carbon emissions from resort activities and guest flights. They have incorporated many green programs in their resorts like Eco Centro- a waste to wealth program, Composting to grow their own sustenance, Utilizing Solar energy instead of fossil fuels for the resorts, and many more. To experience this magic in this magical place, you got head to one of their resorts and enjoy the sustainable luxury. For more information log on to https://www.soneva.com/
Baros Maldives Island Resorts
Baros Maldives has a rich heritage, reflecting the essence of the Maldives. The ambiance at Baros Maldives provides the perfect escape from routine with its sense of tranquillity, peace, and elegance in a tropical setting.
With Bijou coral island, round in shape and surrounded by a sandy beach, Baros Maldives offers cultured elegance in a pure, uncomplicated way. Baros Maldives offers both à la carte private and luxury diving. Fluo diving is one of the latest technologies in diving offered for small groups by Divers Baros Maldives. This enables divers equipped with special blue lights and a barrier mask to see the fluorescence of corals and marine life by night. Enjoy the tranquility and serenity of this place without any noise for Baros has no traffic, no motorized water-sports, and no unnecessary noise! For more information log on to https://www.baros.com/
Six Senses Laamu
Being named Leading Eco-Resort 2018 has a lot to do with the resort’s guests who choose to stay at Six Senses for its commitment to sustainability. Six Senses Laamu produces as much as possible on site, to reduce emissions from long-distance transport and works towards zero-waste operations by recycling materials into new and useful products.
Six Senses Laamu is the only resort in the Laamu Atoll, deep in the Indian Ocean, surrounded by a beautiful coral house reef. Most of the villas and facilities are built over water. All villas offer a sense of privacy and seclusion, with an amazing view of the Ocean and Maldivian nature. Six Senses Laamu seeks to raise awareness among tourists to be environmentally-conscious, both on holiday and when they return home. Indulge in the lap of luxury in a sustainable way! For more information log on to https://www.sixsenses.com/resorts/laamu/destination