Our Initiatives


  • Digital registration is used on arrival and seamless digital check-out is provided on departure.
  • The hotel uses bamboo key cards for all arrivals.
  • We have reduced paper collaterals in all our rooms, and moved towards QR code usage for our hotel directory, menus, including spa information.
  • Digital newspaper is available in all our rooms, at the Reception and all restaurant outlets including the pool and beach.
  • Our bathroom shower amenities packaging comes from recycled materials (such as post-consumer plastic or ocean bound plastic) and/or are completely recyclable materials (such as polyethylene).
  • Dry amenities within our rooms are non-plastic, made of composed wood and paper packaging.
  • Amenity bags used in all the rooms are either made of linen or woven fabrics.
  • We have installed our own in-house glass bottling plant where we have been able to reduce plastic waste. We continue to promote the use of glass bottles in Vida Bahrain and since inception, we have been able to serve over 30,000 glass bottled water for our guests, which is equivalent to saving approximately over 500kg worth of plastic bottles.
  • Our guests are offered an environmental opt-in option in the room for not changing linens daily.
  • We source sustainable food and beverage take away items and packaging that are non-plastic and made from organic materials. For example, the straws are made from plants, takeaway cutleries are made from composed wood while takeaway packaging are made from PLA.
  • We have partnered with a leading waste management company in Bahrain focusing on protecting the environment, which manages our waste, collecting all types of recyclable materials and ensures all items are properly segregated. After segregation, the baled materials and plastics are transported to Asian countries for recycling.


  • We use motion controller for Back of House corridor lights.
  • Our facade, landscaping, and signage lights is on timer/ photocell.
  • GRMS system is available to control energy in all of our rooms.
  • Balcony doors are equipped with sensors to turn off HVAC when door is opened.
  • Availability of motion sensors in guest washrooms and corridors to control lights in case of non-occupancy.
  • BMS system is installed to monitor and control HVAC by timer to save energy and maintain standard temperature at all times.


  • Waterless urinals are available in staff changing rooms.
  • Sensors are installed for guest washroom urinals and washbasins.
  • Landscaping irrigation is controlled by timer.
  • Automatic chlorine dozing system is used for domestic water system.

Community Support

  • Regular beach clean ups are held in Vida Beach, Address Beach and Marassi Beach, reducing hundreds of kilograms of waste quarterly from our local beaches.
  • A black-tie charity dinner was held to raise funds in partnership with BSPCA, a non-profit organization championing animal welfare. 100% of the funds collected were donated directly to BSPCA, a non-profit organization championing animal welfare. As part of our ongoing partnership with them, we also donate food wastage to support feeding animals at BSPCA.
  • We are in partnership with Conserving Bounties Society, a non-profit Food bank that collects surplus from hotels and distributes such to the less-privileged families in Bahrain. With the help of our Culinary team, we have already provided thousand of covers and continue to donate to those in need.
  • In partnership with Think Pink and MEM Medical Center, we hold Breast Cancer awareness sessions with our female Crew members and guests including a free check-up and yoga sessions in the month of October.
  • Our team actively participates in Earth Hour energy conservation yearly by ensuring all non-essential lights such as façade, landscape, hotel canopy and lobby lights are turned off. Additionally, many of our colleagues and guests are invited in the Earth Hour Yoga Session, which helped to promote mindfulness and well-being.
  • We have partnered with Kiswa, a non-profit company specialized in recycling used clothes within GCC supporting charities by facilitating the process of collecting, recycling and delivering clothes to their partnered charities, all the while raising awareness on textile pollution. We are proud that we have been able to donate hundreds worth of clothes to local communities.
  • We partner with coffee and tea vendors that use organic coffee and tea products.
  • We source organic vegetables from Dar Aqua, a local farm with growing methods, including aquaponics, decoupled aquaponics, hydroponics and traditional soil farming.
  • We partner with a local fish farm cultivating hormone-free fish, ensuring a natural and high-quality fish farming approach. We offer locally sourced fish including local tilapia, hammour, seabass, salmon, snapper, seabream, mackerel, tuna and prawns available in our menus.
  • For the health-conscious, gluten-free, lactose-free, vegan, vegetarian and other nutritionally focused options are available in all our menus.