Sheraton Grand Chennai Resort & Spa, Mahabalipuram Plants 258 Saplings for World Environment Day

In a remarkable celebration of World Environment Day dated 5 June 2024, Sheraton Grand Chennai Resort & Spa, Mahabalipuram demonstrated its commitment to environmental stewardship by planting 258 saplings across its property and at Vadanemelli School, an institution the resort actively supports as part of its community engagement initiatives. This collaborative effort saw students from the school joining hands with resort employees to plant trees across the school grounds, fostering a sense of environmental responsibility in the younger generation.

The initiative, which involved planting two saplings for every room in the resort, underscores the property’s dedication to sustainable luxury and ecological responsibility. By extending the project to Vadanemelli School and involving its students, the resort aims to inspire environmental consciousness beyond its premises and into the local community.

Saptarshi Biswas, General Manager of the resort, expressed his pride in the initiative: “Our resort, nestled amidst coastal beauty, serves as a constant reminder of our duty to preserve nature. Each sapling we’ve planted represents our commitment to a greener, healthier future. Witnessing children’s eager hands nurturing saplings give us the asurity of a greener tomorrow is already blossoming in the hearts and minds of our youngest generation.”

The resort’s commitment to sustainability extends beyond this single event. It encompasses energy conservation, water management, waste reduction, and local sourcing practices.

Sheraton Grand Chennai Resort & Spa, Mahabalipuram’s World Environment Day initiative serves as a model for how luxury hospitality can harmoniously blend with environmental responsibility. It invites eco-conscious travelers to experience a stay where indulgence and sustainability coexist, contributing to a vision of responsible tourism that nurtures both guests and the environment.

As the hospitality industry increasingly recognizes its role in environmental stewardship, initiatives like this pave the way for a future where luxury and ecological responsibility go hand in hand, offering a blueprint for sustainable tourism in the years to come.

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About Sheraton Grand Chennai Resort and Spa, Mahabalipuram

Set on the scenic East Coast Road, facing the azure waters of the Bay of Bengal, is a beautiful beach haven resort, Sheraton Grand Chennai Resort & Spa. The design and decor of the 129-room property takes inspiration from four S’s, namely, Sun, Sand, Sea, and South India. Nestled in the heart of 10 acres of beautiful land with lush greens, well-manicured lawns perfect for a picturesque beach wedding, away from the hustle-bustle of the city. As part of Marriott International, we offer upscale accommodation, world-class services, and exquisite F&B that will take your leisure or business stay to the next level.

Discover modern style and welcoming service at Sheraton Grand Chennai Resort & Spa. Ideally located in ECR and overlooking the Bay of Bengal, our hotel is just a short distance from historic monuments, ecological adventures and museums – an ideal destination for escaping the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Settle into one of our luxury hotel and suites, which feature free Wi-Fi and a private balcony or patio with outstanding views. Resort offerings include a sparkling infinity pool and a relaxing on-site spa; you can also take a walk on the picturesque beach. Sample world-class local and international cuisine at our hotel restaurants, or order 24-hour room service. Our elegant venues and expert planning services make us a premier choice for weddings on the beach, social gatherings and business retreats in Chennai, India.

One of the top places to try all day dining is ‘The Reef’ in Chennai city. The restaurant is an apt place to take your family or business client to for a formal meal. The Reef adapts its name from the coastal topography of Chennai city. By keeping a menu that is pleasant to all, the restaurant becomes an amazing dining option for all kinds of diners. The Lavish mix of Indian and Continental dishes seen of Reef’s menu gratifies guests and locals alike. The Reef opens its menu with a lavish breakfast section many regulars crave for. You may either be a fan of delicious pancake or some savory medu vada The Reef restaurant has something for everyone. Every day The Reef puts out lavish buffets to interest their patrons. The Reef, is an excellent location to enjoy a lavish multi-cuisine meal any time of the day. It offers a unique combination of professional and personal charm, perfect for hosting business meetings or relishing a tranquil family lunch providing an experience that goes beyond dining. Picture a day where a satisfying meal is followed by a serene walk along the shores of the Bay of Bengal, transforming a simple outing into a memorable, holistic experience.

A vibrant and lively seafood restaurant located by the beach which serves South Indian coastal cuisine, in a rustic setting, feel the soft sand under your feet amidst tropical fauna clubbed with some enchanting music makes it a perfect location for socializing with friends and family. Overlooking the Bay of Bengal, C Salt offers you a dramatic view which is a perfect location to socialize with friends & family or to have a romantic meal experience

Pintail Lounge – The bar at Sheraton Grand is a lively bar in Chennai with great collection of liquor brands. Guests can enjoy finger foods at the bar along with the drink.

Not to forget, Rejuvenate and induce a state of calm with our tailor made range of treatments at Shine Spa.

Join us at Sheraton Grand Chennai Resort & Spa, where a symphony of exceptional flavors awaits you. Embark on a heavenly culinary journey with innovative dishes crafted by our team of expert chefs. Indulge in bespoke luxury in a prime location along the vibrant East Coast Road (ECR) of Tamil Nadu. Soak up the dynamic energy of the region while discovering iconic local spots, from the Coromandel Coast to Mahabalipuram and Puducherry. This resort is not just a culinary destination but also a perfect venue for destination weddings and intimate ceremonies against the stunning backdrop of the Bay of Bengal. With its state-of-the-art facilities, including a Grand Amara ballroom ideal for MICE and other events, Sheraton Grand Chennai Resort & Spa offers a blend of scenic charm and functional elegance, making it the ideal getaway for both personal celebrations and professional gatherings.

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