NewsJune 1, 2024

Canareef Resort Maldives Celebrates Environmental Awareness Week

Canareef Resort Maldives announced an Environmental Awareness Week with a lineup of activities commemorating significant environmental days throughout the upcoming week. 

In partnership with Maldives National Airline, Maldivian Air, and the Maldives’ renowned  Environment warrior, Ms Saazu Saeed, Canareef has planned a series of exciting and impactful events from June 1st to June 8th. Join the resort in commemorating these significant environmental days and contribute to the preservation of the globe. 


World Reef Day – June 1: Coral Transplanting 

To kick off the week, the resort is hosting a Coral Transplanting event at Bar-Kuda Beach on the 1st of June. This initiative aims to preserve and restore the precious coral reefs, essential ecosystems that are under threat from climate change and human activities. 

World Environment Day –June 5: A 100 for the Environment! Tree planting. 

On this day, guests will have the opportunity to contribute to reforestation efforts by participating in planting 100 Fruit and Vegetable Trees throughout Canareef. By planting trees, the resort not only mitigates climate change but also creates habitats for local wildlife and contributes to sustainability.

World Ocean Day – 7 June: Awareness Program and Nurdle Hunt

Canareef will host an enlightening awareness program for its Guests, staff and children from
a local School. The event will be led by renowned Environment and Marine Life Expert Ms
Shaziya Saeed (Saazu) at Meera Conference Hall and Meera Beach. Saazu’s extensive
experience and passion for marine conservation will inspire guests, staff and students alike to
take action to protect the oceans. The program will include a Nurdle Hunt at Meera Beach,
highlighting the urgent need to combat plastic pollution in the seas.

Global Wellness Day – 8 June: Global Wellness Day 2K Run & Walk 

We believe that wellness extends beyond personal health to encompass the well-being of our
planet. Join the resort for a 2-kilometer run/walk from Meera Bar to Bar-Kuda Beach, promoting a
holistic approach to wellness and sustainability.

About Saazu: Saazu is a multifaceted professional, encompassing roles as a Dive Instructor, Surfing Coach, Athlete, and TEDx Speaker. Her dedication to environmental conservation and marine protection has earned her numerous accolades, including awards for her contributions to the diving and tourism industries. 

About Canareef Resort Maldives: Nestled in the pristine southernmost atoll of Addu, Canareef Resort Maldives offers an unparalleled retreat to paradise. With 271 spacious beach villas, two restaurants serving delectable cuisine, and 25 unique dive spots teeming with marine life, Canareef promises an unforgettable experience for every traveller.