Save the world with Kuredu Island Resort & Spa

13 September 2017

Kuredu Island Resort & Spa takes part in the largest community-based environmental campaign in the world, Clean up the world and has announced a host of activities for guests to join the Kuredu team with.

The programme of events that have been planned to take place on the 17th of September include a half day snorkel- boat trip clean up with free equipment, a house reed clean up for certified divers with a free dive and equipment, an island and beach clean up for non-divers and to conclude a group photo session following a cocktail party and thank you T-shirts will be presented to guests taking part.

The resort advises Guests wishing to volunteer for this event to sign up at Prodivers dive centre on 16th September.

An estimated 35 million people in over 130 countries take part in this global event each year and it all started in 1987 with Australian Yachtsman, Ian Kiernan. 

Ian observed the toll that rubbish and pollution were taking on the oceans when sailed around the world during the BOC Solo Yacht Challenge in 1987 and later In 1989 Ian motivated 40,000 volunteers to remove rubbish from Sydney Harbour, the following year the event became ‘Clean Up Australia Day’ and it saw nearly 300,000 volunteers take part. The event went global in 1993 and has been growing ever since.

According to the resort, One of the things that will stay in the hearts of all who visit the Maldives is the breathtaking natural beauty, both above and below the ocean. And to honour the beauty and spectacle of it all the resort invites guests to join the team and to help keep the island and its surrounding reefs beautiful as part of Clean up the world 2017.

“Not going to be on Kuredu? Simply grab a pair of gloves and a bag and join members of the local community to remove rubbish from beaches and the ocean somewhere near you… to make it feel more like Kuredu, you could always don a few sweaters to replicate the tropical temperatures!” said the resort in a statement, encouraging global participation of the event.

Kuredu Island Resorts & Spa is a beachfront property situated in Lhaviyani Atoll Region. The resort is equipped with a complimentary free-of-charge use fitness centre, a spa and an amazing outdoor pool. Guests can also engage in golfing, snorkelling, canoeing and fishing at the resort. With six room categories, four restaurants and seven bars, guests can indulge in a perfect holiday get away.