SLOWLIFE Diaries

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

Love is in the water? Or maybe not…

There is always a time of the year when things become a little hectic in the water and this is generally when creatures start mating. At the moment we have octopuses in action. For the past three weeks or so we have encountered octopuses almost …

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Return to the sea

It looks like recently turtles have been luckier than their fate had planned for them… Both Soneva Fushi and Soneva Jani hosts helped out these endangered creatures. This week we will tell the story of Captain Ibrahim, a Olive Ridley …

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Drifters

When the wind starts blowing, a lot of interesting creatures come visiting us, and the best part is that this is just a temporary event. Similarly to a flash-mob, they show up, do their exhibition and move away. It is definitely of an exhibition …

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New Year Resolutions

Happy New Year! We hope that you’re welcoming in the new year with a whole list of exciting resolutions to make 2017 a fun filled 365 days. We also hope that one of your resolutions is to spend more time enjoying the ocean and all the …

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Christmas Underwater

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, even underwater! There are a wide range of marine critters that have names related to the festive season. Snowflake eels, tinselfish, pinecone fish, jingle shell, candy cane gobie, angel shark, …

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Keystone Dialogues

During the 2013 SLOW LIFE Symposium a group of bright people came up with an idea. Simple on paper, yet brilliant and colossal in reality. How do we change the way fisheries practice? How do we avoid the oceans continuing to be depleted of their …

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Celebrity Spotting

We see a lot of exciting things in our oceans but I had a very special encounter this week. I was out snorkelling on a reef, minding my own business, when a celebrity swam right past me. Now I’m not one for celeb spotting and am usually …

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Privacy please!

Yes, the Manta Ray season is over and for the next six months we will enjoy the hundreds of videos and pictures taken in the past months… …But excitement is not over in our reefs… The Iruvai Monsoon is slowly kicking in and the …

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