Shangri-La’s Le Touessrok Resort & Spa, Mauritius has released its 2019 Easter programme, brimming with fun activities that the whole family can enjoy. With both adults and children in mind, the resort offers guests unique experiences including a tempting chocolate-themed menu, a culinary pop-up with internationally acclaimed Blanchette restaurant, chocolate egg hunts and ‘Chase the Rabbit’ themed races, promising an unforgettable Easter for all.
With food taking centre stage at most celebrations, Shangri-La’s Le Touessrok Resort & Spa will certainly deliver this Easter with an indulgent five course chocolate menu served at the Republik Beach Club & Grill from 15 – 22 April. The menu can be enjoyed with wine pairings to complement each course, hand-chosen by the resort’s top sommeliers to highlight the subtle aromas and flavours of a specifically crafted range of chocolates. Both wine connoisseurs and chocoholics will delight in the full-bodied wines enhancing the prominent cocoa flavour of the dark, rich and strong chocolate and lighter-bodied wines pairing perfectly with light, creamy and smooth chocolate.
Families can relax over a leisurely Easter brunch served at the Safran, Kushi and Le Bazar restaurants on Easter Sunday, with exciting live entertainment for guests to enjoy as they dine. Republik Beach Club & Grill also offers delectable Mexican dishes made at live cooking stations for an added theatrical element.
The island will also house a pop-up from top restaurant group, Blanchette, serving up their simple, classical and innovative French dishes from 17 April – 1 May. Founded in 2013 by three brothers, the quintessentially Parisian restaurant has seen huge success in London’s restaurant scene. In the true spirit of families dining together, Blanchette’s menu is based on the concept of sharing, offering classical French cuisine using local ingredients from Mauritius, true to their concept of showcasing fresh and season ingredients.
Guests can also choose from a selection of fine French wines and cocktails to enjoy late into the warm evenings. Music also plays a big part at Blanchette, with Malik, founder of sound design company La Musique du Faubourg, providing the soundtrack to ensure a buzzing and convivial atmosphere.
DJ Jade de Lavareille will also exclusively be at the resort from 17th April – 1st May, performing her world-renowned sets daily during the Happy Hour at Republik beach. Jade has performed her multicultural music around the world, from the legendary Burning Man festival to party hotspots such as Ibiza and Mykonos. This year, guests can enjoy her infamous DJ sets on the Mauritian shores while sipping expertly curated cocktails.
The resort is a hub of fun activities during the Easter season with beach volleyball, a treasure hunt on the private Ilot Mangénie island, a Petanque tournament on Easter Day and ‘Chase the Rabbit’ races, creating everlasting memories for families to cherish for years to come.
For children, the Kids’ Club offers Easter workshops full of fun arts & crafts, face painting and folklore classes where they will learn the Sega steps, the signature dance of Mauritius, and how to play native instruments such as ravanne and jembe. Additionally, they can explore the resort’s boundless grounds with an Easter egg hunt in the gardens, home to the tortoise cove. There will also be an Easter parade giving out delicious chocolates, a treasure hunt and zip-lining at Île aux Cerfs, ensuring that the little ones are always entertained.
At CHI, The Spa, adults and children can be pampered with luxurious chocolate-themed spa treatments. Kids can enjoy a 45-minute sugar scrub and chocolate wrap, followed by a relaxing hour-long massage, while adults can truly unwind with an hour long aromatherapy massage using the hotel’s signature chocolate and orange scented oils, followed by a wrap or massage using cocoa-scented warmed clay.
Room rates at Shangri-La’s Le Touessrok Resort & Spa are from US$358 (approx. £278) per night. This is based on double occupancy and includes all taxes and fees. To book, please visit www.shangri-la.com/mauritius/shangrila, or call 0800 028 3337.
For more information and reservation: Tel: 0800 028 3337, [email protected] www.shangri-la.com/mauritius