SLOWLIFE Diaries

Keep up-to-date with posts and interesting facts from our resorts.

A Day in the Life – Azhoora Ahmed

Surf Experience Manager for Soneva Surf I am the Surf Experience Manager for the Soneva Surf programme at Soneva Fushi and Soneva Jani. Soneva Surf is the world’s first fully sustainable luxury surf programme – all the equipment and …

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A Day in the Life – Aimée Johnston

Soneva Fushi’s Barefoot Bookseller How my morning begins My day in the Barefoot Bookshop begins when I bring a stack of hardback books out to our veranda. There, I display them on a desk made of sanded down slabs of wood and I sit and read …

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So many books, so much time

Soneva Fushi’s Barefoot Library is now open! Guests can peruse our range of books from the classics and contemporary fiction, right through to biographies and self-help topics. What better time to pick up a new book than while you’re at Soneva, …

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A Maldivian Twist to the Christmas Cake

A ladle of love, a pinch of patience and a spoonful of spirit, these are some of the secret ingredients that make up any dish worth eating. Soneva’s Christmas Cake is no different, the annual ‘Soneva Cake Mix’ lets us add to these …

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Solving the Plastic Packaging Problem

By Anna Kučírková Plastic packaging is one of the worst environmental crises our planet faces today. Many forms of plastic packaging are single-use and difficult to recycle or are not eligible for recycling in many places. While single-use …

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A Day in the Life – Eleanor Butler

Soneva Jani’s Marine Biologist A little about me I began my career in Marine Biology in 2011, when I studied Marine Biology for my bachelor’s degree. After finishing my undergraduate studies, I fulfilled my dream of winning a place on a …

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A rare find: The Wedgetail Triggerfish

Photo credit: Clive Coward Mention ‘triggerfish’ to any avid snorkeller or diver, and their expression cycles through a mixture of amusement and mild terror. Visitors to tropical reefs around the world are likely to be briefed on the …

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Raise a Toast to Tiny Sea Turtles This Easter

Unexpected visitors During Easter, Soneva Jani is expecting the arrival of up to 100 baby sea turtles, which are due to hatch between April 11 – 21. These hatchlings are the offspring of a Green sea turtle that visited Soneva Jani on the night …

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A Day in the Life – Azhoora Ahmed

Surf Experience Manager for Soneva Surf I am the Surf Experience Manager for the Soneva Surf programme at Soneva Fushi and Soneva Jani. Soneva Surf is the world’s first fully sustainable luxury surf programme – all the equipment and …

Read more

A Day in the Life – Aimée Johnston

Soneva Fushi’s Barefoot Bookseller How my morning begins My day in the Barefoot Bookshop begins when I bring a stack of hardback books out to our veranda. There, I display them on a desk made of sanded down slabs of wood and I sit and read …

Read more

So many books, so much time

Soneva Fushi’s Barefoot Library is now open! Guests can peruse our range of books from the classics and contemporary fiction, right through to biographies and self-help topics. What better time to pick up a new book than while you’re at Soneva, …

Read more

A Maldivian Twist to the Christmas Cake

A ladle of love, a pinch of patience and a spoonful of spirit, these are some of the secret ingredients that make up any dish worth eating. Soneva’s Christmas Cake is no different, the annual ‘Soneva Cake Mix’ lets us add to these …

Read more

Solving the Plastic Packaging Problem

By Anna Kučírková Plastic packaging is one of the worst environmental crises our planet faces today. Many forms of plastic packaging are single-use and difficult to recycle or are not eligible for recycling in many places. While single-use …

Read more

A Day in the Life – Eleanor Butler

Soneva Jani’s Marine Biologist A little about me I began my career in Marine Biology in 2011, when I studied Marine Biology for my bachelor’s degree. After finishing my undergraduate studies, I fulfilled my dream of winning a place on a …

Read more

A rare find: The Wedgetail Triggerfish

Photo credit: Clive Coward Mention ‘triggerfish’ to any avid snorkeller or diver, and their expression cycles through a mixture of amusement and mild terror. Visitors to tropical reefs around the world are likely to be briefed on the …

Read more

Raise a Toast to Tiny Sea Turtles This Easter

Unexpected visitors During Easter, Soneva Jani is expecting the arrival of up to 100 baby sea turtles, which are due to hatch between April 11 – 21. These hatchlings are the offspring of a Green sea turtle that visited Soneva Jani on the night …

Read more