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Slow down and celebrate World Turtle Day with us. 🐢🌍🌴 Some of our resorts are sanctuaries for these gentle creatures, and we’re honored to play a role in their conservation. In 2022, we helped 8,661 turtle hatchlings make their way to the ocean; 484 Hawksbill turtles (critically endangered), and an incredible 8,177 Green turtles (endangered). #WorldTurtleDay #SimplySixSenses
Join us this #EndangeredSpeciesDay, and let us take you through our journey of wildlife preservation and conservation. Our Sustainability Fund comprises 0.5 percent of revenues, which supports the restoration of habitats and wildlife populations, including 7 endangered species and 4 critically endangered species. Each Six Senses resort has taken on unique projects based on the local need and is aiming for the greatest measurable impact at that destination.
We take a science-based approach to measuring our sustainability results. But we wouldn’t be Six Senses if we didn’t make our experiences fun and playful. After all, who says sustainability can’t be the very reason you come to stay! Around the world and back again, here are just a few ways staying with us directly contributes to our sustainability efforts. #HappyEarthDay 🌎💜
Protecting island ecology As a result of sustainable planning, our resort in Cambodia blends into the natural vegetation, creating an environment that has become a paradise for birds and butterflies.
Not all snacks are naughty and at Six Senses Yao Noi, our Thai dishes are tempting, tasty, and packed in natural banana leaves and bamboo carriers. Who said a little indulgence is bad for you (or the world around you)?
As a welcome gift, all of our new hosts Six Senses Ninh Van Bay receive a recycled tote bag, personalized bamboo water bottle, and reusable lunch pail. We believe small actions can make a big difference, and together, we’re committed to sustainable solutions and a zero-waste future. #PlasticFreedom
Our veggies just became even greener at Six Senses Krabey Island and they taste great too. The heart of our plastic-free home is our organic garden, and our kitchens and supply chains follow the same beat. We believe you can taste the difference in every crunch. #PlasticFreedom
We know that kitchens are one of the most difficult places to reduce the use of plastics. However, at Six Senses Douro Valley, we are constantly incorporating solutions to reduce our carbon footprint. Our chefs have just become a lot less clingy, don’t you think? #PlasticFreedom
One day, one guest, one story at a time. Watch the video to see how our journey to Plastic Freedom is made of many journeys. Every single time a single-use plastic isn’t used in a Six Senses resort is yet another good news story. So welcome to just one of them. Since we eradicated single-use plastics, bottles like this one have thousands of stories to tell, and will have many more to come!
Here in the Maldives Six Senses Laamu, your hand-line catch of the day is part of our sustainable fisheries program. From the sea to the grill, each fish is prepared with ingredients grown fresh in our garden, with no need for any single-use plastic packaging along the way. Now that’s something to make us jump for joy! #PlasticFreedom #SustainableFishing #EatWithSixSenses
We create our own teas and infusions Six Senses Ibiza to avoid plastic and reduce packaging waste. With our organic garden stocked with herbs and fruit, blending them is remarkably easy. The hard part is deciding on our favorite brew! #PlasticFreedom
Turning spare bamboo trunks into natural nests Six Senses Samui keeps our chicken runs plastic-free. Judging by the taste of their eggs, we think our hens like their comfy new beds and we hope you like them next time you visit too. #PlasticFreedom #SimplySixSenses
The journey to plastic freedom is made of many journeys. Here is just one of them. Every year, we eliminate more than 1.5 million bottles by bottling our own drinking water in reusable glass bottles. This video illustrates a day in the life of a Six Senses glass bottle. It was just one of many bottles that made its way out of the refinery that day, and it is just one day in one bottle’s long life. #PlasticFreedom #SimplySixSenses #sustainability #plasticfree 💜
As part of our journey to plastic freedom, Six Senses Kocatas Mansions creates plastic-free toothpaste from ingredients grown in our organic garden and has also eliminated single-use plastic from guest amenities and retail spaces. Now that’s something to smile about! #PlasticFreedom #18MostUnwanted #sustainability #plasticfree
As part of our global journey to plastic freedom, Six Senses Kaplankaya offers a firsthand glimpse of what you can expect from your Six Senses stay with refillable marble bottles including soap, shower gel, conditioner, and moisturizer. Going zero plastic and zero waste helps you stay clean, with a clean conscience too. #PlasticFreedom
Six Senses Ninh Van Bay is thrilled to introduce Ninh Van Greens, the first in-resort solar farm in Vietnam, named after the resort's unique location and the idea of harnessing solar to power the resort while growing crops for the restaurants and spa. Due to the ingenious placement of the solar panels, the land beneath them can be used to grow organic food crops while energy is being produced.
Did you know that sea turtles can live to 150 years old? We protect all nesting sites along our shorlines - ask us about watching a hatching event at Six Senses Zil Pasyon, Six Senses Con Dao and Six Senses Laamu.
While we don’t have the space for a full 18 holes, we do have a lot of ocean at Six Senses Uluwatu. Using our EcoBioBalls you are able to practice your swing and knock a few into the water. Our fish golf balls dissolve in 48 hours and the remains serve as fish food.
Introducing Six Senses Svart, the first net energy-positive destination in the world. Poised on poles above the Holandsfjorden fjord, at the foot of the Svartisen glacier within the Arctic Circle in Norway. The ring-shaped Six Senses Svart will be “energy-positive”. This means that not only will it consume 85% less energy than comparable hotels. Polar explorers, eco-warriors, you’re all welcome from 2024.
Zero Emission Day 🚫♻️ Located on the roofs of our resorts at Six Senses Ibiza and Six Senses Laamu are our new solar panels generating clean renewable energy. In Ibiza, this solar photovoltaic technology, supplements geothermal allowing us to reduce carbon emissions by almost 40%. Both resorts are powered by 298+ high-efficiency solar photovoltaic panels, providing around 100 kilowatts of clean energy. This is equivalent to approximately 10% and 15% of the each resort’s electrical consumption
Six Senses guests won't be the only visitors this summer with green sea turtles using this time of year to crawl onto the beaches and lay their nests. Over the coming months, thousands of green sea turtle hatchlings emerge from their nests and scamper down the beach towards the Indian Ocean. Guests who sign up for this experience will receive a call from Isha, the turtle biologist from the Olive Ridley Project, to inform them that the nestwatch cameras have spotted a nest hatching.
Did you know that all of the coconuts served at Six Senses Laamu come from the hundreds of coconut trees we have right here on our island? 🥥 Watching the sunset over fresh coconuts (known locally as Kurumba) on your hammock is a must-do after a day in the sunshine.
Swing in style! Our golf balls at Six Senses Uluwatu are made with fish food in their core and marine life can start feasting after just 48 hours of entering the water. In 28 days, they completely biodegrade and all that is left are some very happy fish. #SimplySixSenses