NewsMarch 23, 2024

Kuda Villingili Resort Maldives Attains Prestigious Green Globe Certification

Kuda Villingili Resort, nestled amidst the pristine beauty of the Maldives, announced its attainment of the esteemed Green Globe Certification. This prestigious recognition underscores the resort’s unwavering commitment to sustainable practices, environmental conservation, and responsible tourism. 

Green Globe Certification is a testament to Kuda Villingili Resort’s dedication to reducing its ecological footprint and promoting responsible tourism. Through rigorous evaluation and adherence to stringent criteria, the resort has demonstrated excellence in various sustainability initiatives, including energy efficiency, water conservation, waste management, and community engagement. 


As part of its sustainability efforts, Kuda Villingili Resort has implemented various initiatives to reduce its ecological footprint and promote environmental conservation. One such initiative involves the integration of solar panels into the resort’s team members’ village, 

resulting in a remarkable 40% reduction in energy consumption. This innovative approach underscores the resort’s commitment to harnessing renewable energy sources and minimising its environmental impact. 

Furthermore, Kuda Villingili Resort adopts an integrated approach to waste management, utilising a composting machine to effectively eliminate food waste and dry leaves. The resulting compost is utilised for vegetation, fostering a closed-loop system that enhances sustainability and reduces waste. 

Central to Kuda Villingili Resort’s sustainability ethos is the cultivation of awareness among guests and ambassadors alike regarding safe practices to minimise environmental harm. Through educational initiatives and engagement programs, the resort empowers both guests and ambassadors to become stewards of the environment, fostering a culture of sustainability that extends beyond the confines of the resort. 

In line with its commitment to plastic reduction, Kuda Villingili incorporates unique design touches that prioritise sustainability, including carpets made from recycled plastic and bathtubs crafted from recycled crushed stones. The resort operates an on-site dedicated recycling centre, complete with a glass crusher that pulverises glass bottles for concrete recycling and works as a sand replacement. They emphasise the reduction of single-use plastics and ensure proper segregation and sorting of waste throughout its operations. All hygiene products used in F&B, Housekeeping, and Laundry are biodegradable, underscoring the resort’s commitment to sustainability at every level. 

Kuda Villingili Resort’s sustainability initiatives extend beyond environmental conservation to encompass social responsibility and community empowerment. From supporting local livelihoods to implementing eco-friendly practices, the resort is dedicated to making a positive impact on both the environment and the community. They respect the local traditions and culture and educate our ambassadors on appreciating the Maldivian culture. 

“We are thrilled to partner with Green Globe and further strengthen our commitment to sustainable tourism,” said Deepa Manuel, General Manager of Kuda Villingili Resort Maldives. “Through innovative initiatives and responsible practices, we strive to minimise our impact on the environment while providing exceptional experiences for our guests.”

As a Green Globe Certified resort, Kuda Villingili invites guests to experience the beauty of the Maldives while contributing to sustainable tourism. Whether indulging in luxury accommodations, enjoying world-class dining experiences, or partaking in exhilarating recreational activities, guests can rest assured that their stay aligns with the highest standards of environmental responsibility. 

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