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Kuda Villingili resort maldives achieves Green Globe Certification


Kuda Villingili Resort, situated amidst the unspoiled allure of the Maldives, proudly announces its attainment of the esteemed Green Globe Certification. This prestigious accolade underscores the resort’s steadfast dedication to sustainable practices, environmental preservation, and responsible tourism.

The Green Globe Certification serves as a testament to Kuda Villingili Resort’s unwavering commitment to reducing its ecological footprint and promoting responsible tourism. Through meticulous evaluation and adherence to stringent criteria, the resort has showcased excellence in various sustainability endeavors, encompassing energy efficiency, water conservation, waste management, and community engagement.

As part of its sustainability endeavors, Kuda Villingili Resort has introduced several initiatives aimed at diminishing its ecological impact and championing environmental conservation. One notable initiative involves the integration of solar panels into the resort’s premises, resulting in a remarkable 40% reduction in energy consumption. This innovative approach underscores the resort’s dedication to leveraging renewable energy sources and mitigating its environmental footprint.

Moreover, Kuda Villingili Resort adopts an integrated approach to waste management, employing a composting machine to efficiently process food waste and dry leaves. The resulting compost is utilised for vegetation, fostering a closed-loop system that bolsters sustainability and minimises waste.

Central to Kuda Villingili Resort’s sustainability ethos is the cultivation of awareness among guests and staff regarding responsible practices to minimise environmental impact. Through educational campaigns and engagement programmes, the resort empowers both guests and staff to become guardians of the environment, fostering a culture of sustainability that extends beyond the resort’s boundaries.

In alignment with its commitment to plastic reduction, Kuda Villingili incorporates unique design elements that prioritise sustainability, such as carpets crafted from recycled plastic and bathtubs made from recycled crushed stones. The resort operates an onsite recycling center, complete with a glass crusher that repurposes glass bottles for recycling in concrete works as a sand substitute. Emphasising the reduction of single-use plastics, the resort ensures proper segregation and sorting of waste throughout its operations. Additionally, all hygiene products used in F&B, Housekeeping, and Laundry are biodegradable, underscoring the resort’s dedication to sustainability across all levels.

Kuda Villingili Resort’s sustainability initiatives extend beyond environmental to encompass social responsibility and community empowerment. From supporting local livelihoods to implementing eco-friendly practices, the resort is committed to making a positive impact on both the environment and the community. They honor local traditions and culture while educating their staff on appreciating Maldivian heritage.

“We are delighted to collaborate with Green Globe and further reinforce 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 environmental impact while providing exceptional experiences for our guests.”

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

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