Massive thank you to all the guests and the staff who joined the beach clean-up activity today. We woke up to a not so pretty day with some drizzle but as soon as the sun was out everybody was eager to come and make the beach prettier and safer for the turtles. Again big [...]
This is a critically endangered species and we were very lucky TRACC found the nest, and that the relocation was successful with a 73% hatching success and all but three hatchlings making it to the surface on their own. This nest had 132 eggs and 90 hatchlings made it to the sea and the rest [...]
Ms Jocelyn Sim made a very kind donation to our turtle conservation project by sponsoring a nest. The code for the nest sponsored is G.14.05.05.084. It is a green turtle nest with 84 eggs that will hatch between the 19th of June and the 14th of July.
We are very excited that the first turtle to be tagged this season has now returned. She was first seen on the 11th April when she laid a nest (86eggs) in sector B, she was tagged on the right flipper, BJ0805, and was measured, 95cm long and 84cm wide. She was spotted again in sector [...]
We celebrated Earth day at PomPom resort to support a greener more sustainable future for our planet. We had various activities planned which included a beach clean-up (with over 50% guest participation) and a lights out for an hour to reduce our carbon footprint. After which we all joined together for a group picture and [...]
Last night we had movie night for the children (and the adults), everybody enjoyed watching Madagascar together after dinner. We hope to have more of these nights coming soon.
On the 11th of April the first nest of the season was laid! It is called Madina's turtles and has 86 eggs inside. The nest was relocated to the hatchery. The nest is due to hatch between the 26th of May and the 20th June, we wait impatiently to see the hatchlings.
After the green turtle hatchlings were found the nest was caged and monitored for any other hatchlings emerging. Hatchlings were found in three more occasions, they were collected and released many guests joined for the releases. Two days after the hatchlings were found the nest exhumation was done. Guests were invited to see this and [...]
Children activities continue every day for half an hour, where the children can draw, do sand art, crosswords or enjoy an underwater movie. This week Scarlette and Fang Fang enjoy colouring in some underwater scenes.
Lats night we found 77 green turtle hatchlings walking around the beach bar area. They were coming out of a nest in front of beach villa 1! All the hatchlings were collected and released by beach villa 22 where the light from the hotel is less. We are monitoring the nest waiting for more hatchlings [...]