SLOWLIFE Diaries

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

TIME TO LEAF AND BRANCH OUT

Apologies for that terrible pun but this spectacular and hard to spot creature is a Leaf Scorpionfish (Taenianotus triacanthus), it is the sole member of its genus and that makes it pretty special in our books. They get their name due to their …

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Learn to Swim

This week we had a splashingly good time taking 60 local children from Baa Atoll Education Centre on Eydhafushi  Island out snorkelling on our house reef. This bright, energetic and excited group have completed the Learn to Swim program …

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Lights, Camera, Sustainability

As part of the environmental team based in house it is always nice to take a break from our laptops and sit outside for a while. This week we have been visited by a team from Wild Asia who managed to make us look windswept instead of disheveled. …

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A CoralLITE snack

  Butterflyfish (Chaetodontidae) have long since been used as bio-indicators by scientists to help determine the health of a coral reef system. The theory is that the healthier your coral colonies are the more corallivorous (coral eating) …

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Remarkable Reef Fish

It’s hard to know which of its unique characteristics makes the bi-colour parrotfish (Cetoscarus ocellatus cf. bicolour) so remarkable. It’s currently the season for juveniles on the reefs in Baa Atoll and we love seeing these bright …

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A Festival of Fish

If, like us, you missed Glastonbury this year and you are trying to think of another way to celebrate the arrival of summer in the Northern Hemisphere why not make like these Fiveband Surgeonfish (Acanthurus triostegus) and head to a tropical …

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