Fushifaru Maldives has announced plans to revive the Maldivian tradition by hosting Lhaviyani Atoll’s very first coconut climbing competition.
Climbing trees is a staple skill among the islanders to gather coconuts and palm fronds for making everything from twine and baskets to mats and fans and to harvest fruits, leaves and spices that typify traditional Maldivian cuisine.
Fushifaru Maldives also hosted a learn to climb a Coconut Tree at Coconut Tree Climbing Masterclass – a solid 99 minutes of laughter-filled bonding with one of the many beautiful coconut trees on the island, all supervised by an experienced member of their recreation team as the resort’s collection of indigenous Maldivian experiences available at the resort.
The competition is said to take place on Friday 28th February 2020 at Fushifaru Maldives. The winner of the competition will win a cash prize and a free stay for two at the resort.
The resort released a statement saying, “We can’t wait to celebrate our amazing Maldivian culture by bringing back one of our fantastic traditions. Not only will it be an occasion to remember, but it will also be a fantastic opportunity to connect with colleagues from other resorts in our beautiful Lhaviyani Atoll.”