Soneva Installs Pioneering Anti-Mosquito Technology in People’s Majlis Grounds

Soneva Installs Pioneering Anti-Mosquito Technology in People’s Majlis Grounds

17 October 2019, MALE: Soneva today installed a set of state of the art mosquito traps in the garden of the People’s Majlis — a technology that kills mosquitoes without the need for fogging or spraying harmful insecticides. Developed by scientists from the German company Biogents, and pioneered in the Maldives by Dutch mosquito scientist […]

Soneva Surf Pro Competition Ends with Top Prizes for Young Winners

Soneva Surf Pro Competition Ends with Top Prizes for Young Winners

The Soneva Surf Pro 2019, Baa Atoll competition ended last week, with top prizes awarded to the winners of the competition. Held annually in Baa atoll, the competition provided a chance for 40 surfers to compete for prizes including a 5-night holiday on a luxury surf safari boat, a brand new customised surf board made […]

The Second Baa Atoll Manta Festival was a great success

The Second Baa Atoll Manta Festival was a great success

The second Maldives Manta Festival took place on B. Eydhafushi from 20-21st September 2019 and was a booming success. The Baa Atoll Manta Festival, collaboratively spearheaded by Manta Trust, the Baa Atoll UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, Baa Atoll Education Centre (BAEC), Baa Atoll and Eydhafushi Island Councils, and Four Seasons Landaa Giraavaru, engaged over 50 businesses […]

Eydhafushi to Host Baa Manta Festival 2019

Eydhafushi to Host Baa Manta Festival 2019

The Manta Trust is organising the second Maldives Manta Festival in partnership with the Baa Atoll UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, Eydhafushi Island and Atoll Council, Baa Atoll Education Centre, and Four Seasons Landaa Giraavaru resort. This exciting event will build on the success of last year’s festival by bringing together communities, school students and tourists from […]

100 young adult books to arrive on Eydhafushi on World Book Day

100 young adult books to arrive on Eydhafushi on World Book Day

February 19, 2019: Soneva, the world-leading luxury resort operator, announces that in celebration of World Book Day on March 7, 2019, Ultimate Library will donate a collection of 100 educational books and classic children’s literature to the Baa Atoll Education Centre and the Bahiyya Pre-School as part of their Blackwell Community Libraries Project. On World […]

B. Atoll 3 islands agree to stop open-air incineration

B. Atoll 3 islands agree to stop open-air incineration

10 February 2019, Soneva Fushi, Baa atoll: Maalhos, Dharavandhoo, and Kihaadhoo islands in Baa atoll have pledged to end the open burning of island waste, in a radical shift towards eco-friendly waste management to be called ‘Namoona Baa Atoll’. The pledge was made by the Presidents of Maalhos, Dharavandhoo, and Kihaadhoo island councils, during a […]

SWIM MALDIVES BAA CRAWL: LONGEST ORGANISED SWIMMING EVENT IN MALDIVES

SWIM MALDIVES BAA CRAWL: LONGEST ORGANISED SWIMMING EVENT IN MALDIVES

Baa atoll is set to host the longest organised swimming event in the Maldives, as part of a fresh push to promote Maldives tourism through new avenues. Organised by Swim Maldives, a community of open water swimmers in Maldives, in collaboration with the tourism ministry, youth ministry and Baa Atoll Biosphere Reserve, the Swim Maldives Baa […]

Manta Trust, Four Seasons Resorts, Baa Atoll UNESCO Biosphere Reserve and Baa Atoll and Dharavandhoo Council host the first Baa Manta Festival joined by 1000 visitors and school students

Manta Trust, Four Seasons Resorts, Baa Atoll UNESCO Biosphere Reserve and Baa Atoll and Dharavandhoo Council host the first Baa Manta Festival joined by 1000 visitors and school students

The first ever Baa Atoll Manta Festival took place on Saturday 24 November 2018 on B. Dharavandhoo, located in the Baa Atoll Biosphere Reserve, and was a great success. Marine-themed stalls, competitions, performances, snorkeling sessions and academic presentations were enjoyed by around 1000 visitors, including 11 local schools. Guest of honour, former president Mr Mohamed […]

The Manta Trust is hosting the first ever Manta Festival in Baa Atoll

The Manta Trust is hosting the first ever Manta Festival in Baa Atoll

By Corporate Maldives The Manta Trust is hosting the first ever Baa Atoll Manta Festival on 24th November 2018 on the Island Baa. Dharavandhoo. This unique day aims to celebrate the diverse marine life of the Maldives and raise awareness of threats to it – mostly from climate change and plastic pollution – amongst local […]

Soneva Organises the First Local Surfing Competition in the Baa Atoll, Maldives

Surfers competed in Over 18, Under 18, and Bodyboarding divisions

Soneva Organises the First Local Surfing Competition in the Baa Atoll, Maldives

September 4, 2018: Soneva, the world-leading luxury resort operator, recently organised the Baa Atoll’s first surfing competition for local Maldivians. The Soneva Surf Pro 2018 was on held on September 1, near the island of Goidhoo and saw over 40 participants take part. Surfers got to compete in the Over 18, Under 18, and Bodyboarding […]

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