How These Hotels Are Celebrating World Ocean Month

How These Hotels Are Celebrating World Ocean Month

At Somewhere Beyond Vacations, we're passionate about creating unforgettable trips that not only provide exceptional experiences but also promote eco-friendly practices. This June, in honor of World Ocean Month, we’re highlighting a selection of incredible hotels that are dedicated to preserving our oceans. Established in 1992, World Ocean Month brings together conservationists and eco-minded travelers to celebrate and protect our blue planet. These resorts are at the forefront of this movement, offering guests the chance to contribute to ocean conservation efforts. Let’s explore how you can make a difference on your next vacation.

Atlantis Paradise Island Bahamas

Located in the beautiful Bahamas, Atlantis Paradise Island is more than just a luxury resort. In 2005, the Atlantis Blue Project Foundation (ABPF) was founded to support the preservation of coral reefs, sea turtles, sharks, manatees, and cetaceans within the Bahamian ecosystem. Through scientific research, education, and community outreach, ABPF has made significant strides, including funding over $5 million in coral reef research, establishing 25 coral nurseries, and creating the Bahamas Coral Gene Bank. As a guest, you can contribute to these efforts by participating in marine interactions and experiences that directly fund the foundation’s work.

Vakkaru Maldives

Nestled in the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve of Baa Atoll, Vakkaru Maldives offers a unique connection to marine life. The resort is committed to protecting its surrounding environment, offering guests a variety of hands-on activities such as coral planting and reef clean-ups. Participate in marine biologist-led excursions to learn about the biodiversity of Baa Atoll, including manta rays, whale sharks, and sea turtles. Your involvement helps ensure the preservation of these stunning ecosystems.

Six Senses

Six Senses is a leader in sustainable travel, with initiatives at Six Senses Laamu and Six Senses Kanahura in the Maldives. The “Hello Hallu” program at Six Senses Laamu educates participants on environmental issues and encourages practical solutions, promoting gender equality and teaching skills like swimming and snorkeling. At Six Senses Kanahura, efforts focus on sea turtle conservation and developing sustainable fisheries, supported by conservationists and scientists. These programs not only protect marine life but also enrich the local community.

Thompson Zihuatanejo

Located on Playa La Ropa, one of Mexico’s most pristine beaches, Thompson Zihuatanejo partners with local fishermen to provide guests with sustainably caught seafood. The resort also supports a local turtle preservation program, ensuring that the beach remains a safe haven for turtles to lay their eggs. Enjoy the fresh seafood and participate in conservation efforts to help protect this beautiful coastline.

Book Your Next Eco-Friendly Vacation with Somewhere Beyond Vacations

Ready to make a difference while enjoying an unforgettable vacation? At Somewhere Beyond Vacations, we specialize in trips that combine luxury with sustainability. Book your next vacation with us and support these incredible hotels in their mission to protect our oceans. Visit our website or contact one of our expert travel agents to discover the best deals and plan your eco-friendly getaway today!