The Slowlife Diaries

Changemaker Chronicles

Applauding our Global Healthcare Workers

Soneva resorts across the Maldives and Thailand came together to applaud the incredible healthcare workers around the world. Click here to watch the video.                        

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Soneva Launches the Namoona Baa Initiative

Maalhos Becomes the First Maldivian Island to Stop Open Burning and the First Eco-Centro Complex Outside of Soneva Fushi February 5, 2020, saw the official launch of the pioneering Namoona Baa initiative with the unveiling of a new ‘eco-centro’ …

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World Seagrass Day

An unsightly nuisance to some, and a favourite food to others. March has become seagrass awareness month in many parts of the world, and on March 1 we celebrate World Seagrass Day. What is seagrass? Anything green in the sea could be mistaken as …

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Glasscycle Studio

The techniques required for glassmaking have barely changed over the 5,000 years that glass has been made. During the Middle Ages, the Venetian island of Morano was the epicentre of glassmaking. It was a secretive business, however, and those …

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A Trip to Soneva Water HQ

    The people of Maalhos buy their water in 1.5 litre disposable plastic bottles. On average, a household of four will go through 72 plastic bottles per month. That means that, incredibly, the island as a whole will use and discard …

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World Cleanup Day

This week, on the 15th September, we saw the celebration of World Cleanup Day. This is a worldwide event, that aims to unite people together from all around the globe to work towards creating a ‘Waste-Free World.’ This day was created not only …

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Back to the Floor

Every so often Soneva’s General Managers and our CEO and Joint Creative Director, Sonu Shivdasani go back to the floor to learn about our resort’s day to day operations. We believe that lifelong learning, no matter what your position, is a …

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World Environment Day and World Oceans Day

This week was marked by two important events: World Environment Day on the 5th of June and World Oceans Day on the 8th of June. This year’s themes are: “Beat Plastic Pollution” for World Environment Day and …

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