As a sustainability-focused resort, Veligandu Island Resort & Spa had been energy-saving focused and looking at industry practices to reduce the carbon footprint.
Over the years, the Veligandu team continued to switch off the non-essential lights all around the island to participate in the global Earth Hour movement that drew attention to nature loss and the climate crisis. This year, Veligandu take part immensely and going to the next level to spread the same message and re-create the unmissable sight by turning off 90% of the electrical lights all around the island
In all our restaurants, our guests and team members will dine under candlelight without any electric lights to commemorate reducing the carbon footprint. Veligandu has organised a private beach dinner experience consists of luscious organic cuisines and organic wine set on the beach with live music using non-electronic music instruments to show we can still have a gourmet dining experience while reducing the carbon footprint.
Furthermore, the resort is well-prepared with exciting eco and carbon-conscious activities like zero-emission sunset yoga on the sandbank to sustainable Dhoni snorkelling trips, star gazing cruise to a screening of Eco-movie related to the planet and a beach cleaning activity.
Sustainable Dining Events
🌏 Inspiration 1: ECO-BEACH DINNER
Monday, 27 March 2021 from 1930 to 2130 | Pool Beach
USD 229.00 per couple
Celebrate the Earth Hour with a luscious meal in a romantic eco and charismatic ambience created on pool beach. Sense the perfect harmony in the ocean breeze listening to live music played without electricity by our talented in-house local Maldivian-band, “Spirit Henge”. Capture the treasurable moment with
our photographer and acquire one complimentary picture as a souvenir.
Yellow fine Tuna Carpaccio, Bio Framed Micro Green and Leaf Salad
Lemony Foam Artichoke Cream with Pan Seared Shrimp
Yellow Runner Jack Fish with Steamed Sweet Potato and Parmesan gratin, Cauliflower Somite
Grilled Maldivian lobster with Garlic - Parsley butter, Potato Mashed and lobster sauce
Panna Cotta Parfait with Coconut Ice Cream
Two Glasses of Sparkling Wine
Selection of Tea or Coffee
Options of organic wine with additional charge (20% discount applicable on the original price of organic wines during the dinner):
WHITE: Emiliana navas gran reserva (CHILE) grapes variety CHARDONNAY | Original Price: US$ 50.00 per bottle
RED: Emiliana navas gran reserve (CHILE) grapes variety CABERNET SAUVIGNON | Original Price: US$ 50.00 USD per bottle
🌏 Inspiration 2: ECO-BEACH DINNER WITH EXCURSION
Original Price: USD 299.00 per couple
With 15% Discount: USD245 per couple
Eco-Beach Dinner from 1930 to 2130 at the Pool Beach
Traditional Dhoni Snorkeling Trip with a cool box for 1 hour 30 minutes. Maximum 2 couples per trip.
Star Gazing Cruise with fruit punch and water for 1 hour. Maximum 2 couple per trip
🌏 HIM&HER CUPID ANECDOTE - By Duniye Spa
Choose any massage from the spa menu including the Indian Head massages. An open-air massage experience during the Sunset or Sunrise. Limited space. Maximum one couple for sunset and sunrise. Total two couple per day.
60 minutes – USD 205 per couple
90 minutes – USD 250 per couple
Gift: Coconut Body Lotion, 50ml per couple.
In addition to the above:
All guests will experience,
A documentary about the planet screened at Thundi bar from 2130 to 2230. All in-house guest. Invited at no cost.
🌴 Sunset Yoga
Sunset yoga on Veligandu Sandbank from 1800 to 1900.
All in-house guest invited at no cost.
💡 Switch off 90% of electrical lights all around the island for one hour at #earthhour.
🌴 Veligandu Teams gift to guests;
Bed-decoration using recyclable items
For dinner reservations and more information, guests on the island can speak to your waiter or Island Host.
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