Château Cos d’Estournel dinner at Constance Le Prince Maurice

At a fabulous dinner at Constance Le Prince Maurice last week, we showcased wines from one of the finest wineries in Bordeaux, Château Cos d’Estournel.

Chateau Cos d'Estournel dinner, Constance Le Prince Maurice

Special dinner at Le Prince Maurice

Mr Jean-Guillaume Prats, Director of Château Cos d’Estournel, joined us to host the dinner. Here’s a glimpse of what was on offer to guests:

Appetizer
Bordeaux Blanc Château Cos d’Estournel 2008

- – -
Palm heart and scallops carpaccio
Bordeaux Blanc Château Cos d’Estournel 2008
- – -
Curry leaves pan-fried ‘sot l’y laisse’, bok choy and sweet potato gnocchi
St Estèphe Les Pagodes de Cos, Château Cos d’Estournel 2009
- – -
Tomato rougail neck of lamb
St Estèphe Château Cos d’Estournel
2ème Grand Cru Classé 2003 & 2007
- – -
Victoria pineapple, Breton shortbread flavoured with exotic fruit
Tokaj Hétszóló 5 Puttonyos, Hungary, 2001

Find out more

Competition: Week 2, Play our golf challenge on Facebook

It’s week 2 of our golf game on Facebook – try the challenge and you could win a bottle of Art de Vignes wine, specially selected by Constance Hotels.

Golf game with Constance Hotels & Resorts

Golf game with Constance Hotels & Resorts

Week 2 – Let’s play

This week, we’re at the 18th Hole of the Constance Legend Golf Course. It’s the tee shot, 460m to the flag with the wind coming strongly from the right.

How would you play it?

Visit our Facebook page to start playing, watch a video sequence of the shot played at the course, and select which option you think is the right one.

Come back on Friday 16 November to watch a Constance Pro play all the options and see if you won.

Those who state correctly which shot gets closest to the flag will be entered into a prize draw to win a bottle of Art de Vignes wine, with the winner announced on Friday.

Visit Facebook to get started

On Monday each week for the next 4 weeks we’re posting a new fun golf challenge on our Facebook page.

Go to our Facebook page to get started on the golf game.

MCB Championships

We’re counting down to the European Senior Tour MCB Championships in December hosted at the Constance Legend Golf Course in Mauritius.

Recipe: Sweet orange-ginger ganache

These delicious chocolates are quintessential Constance treats, recently served at the Chocolate Show at Constance Ephelia.

North Beach at Constance Ephelia, Seychelles

North Beach at Ephelia

Ingredients

  • 500g dark chocolate
  • 300g cream
  • 75g butter
  • 50g fresh ginger
  • 1 orange zest
  • 25g preserved orange peel
  • 400g dark chocolate for the coating

1. Chop the chocolate and place in a bowl.
2. Peel and chop the ginger.
3. In a pan add cream, ginger and the orange zest and leave it to infuse for 10 minutes.
4. Strain the flavoured cream and return to heat.
5. Pour over the chocolate and mix until smooth.
6. Stir the softened butter.
7. Pour the contents into a round shaped mould.
8. Refrigerate until firm.
9. Cut into shapes, squares, diamonds, rectangles, circles.
10. Melt the 400g dark choclate in a bain marie.
11. Make curves with the crystallized chocolate.
12. Dip the chocolates one by one.
13. Leave to crystallize.

The recipe makes approximately 50 chocolates.

Find out more about Constance Ephelia from our website.

Golf competition: Week 1, The Result

The wait is over –  find out the result of this week’s Constance golf challenge.

Golf at Constance Hotels & Resorts

Golf at Constance Hotels & Resorts

Each week for the next 5 weeks we’re posting a fun golf challenge on our Facebook page. This week, we were at the 9th hole on the Constance Legend golf course, playing a blind shot.

Did you choose the right option? Visit our Facebook page to watch the video of our golf pro play the three shots, and find out who is this week’s winner.

It could be you next time

Come back on Monday 10 November to test your golf skills in next week’s challenge.

MCB Championships

We’re counting down to the European Senior Tour MCB Championships in December hosted at the Constance Legend Golf Course in Mauritius.

Constance Ephelia gains Seychelles Sustainable Tourism certificate

Constance Ephelia has recently been certified as a sustainable tourism resort, and now carries the Seychelles Sustainable Tourism Label.

Constance Ephelia, Seychelles

North Beach, Constance Ephelia

This certificate is awarded to hotels that incorporate sustainable practices into their everyday business operations, to help safeguard the biodiversity and culture of the Seychelles.

Opened in 2010, Constance Ephelia has been recognised as a leader in the Seychelles for working to conserve the biodiversity of the natural landscape around which it’s built.

In 2011, Ephelia was awarded the prestigious Landscape Gold Award, in recognition for its superior landscape construction.

The resort is situated on 2 of the most breathtaking beaches on Mahé, and overlooks the marine national park of Port Launay.

There are 7 different types of accommodation including hillside and spa villas, 5 restaurants and 6 bars, 4 swimming pools, a fully equipped gym, tennis and squash courts, climbing wall, zip wires and a dive centre.

The choice you’ll find at Ephelia has made it a haven for families, offering plenty of space to run around. Yet the resort exudes a boutique-feel you’d expect from a smaller hotel, and many couples choose to get married and honeymoon here.

Find out more about Constance Ephelia on our website.

 

Sparkle with Shiseido this festive season

Get into the festive spirit with Shiseido’s sparkling spa and beauty packages.

Shiseido spa at Constance Hotels & Resorts

Shiseido spa at Constance

Glowing skin and a renewed sense of well being will get you ready for the party season. Guests at Constance Lemuria, Ephelia and Belle Mare Plage can take their pick from these special Shiseido treatments:

Indulgent Face and Body Experience
90 min
An indulgent back, neck and shoulder massage, followed by a prescribed 60 minute facial.

Sparkling Zen Face and Body Experience
90 min
Treat yourself to this spa must-have, including a back, neck and shoulder massage, mini facial, and scalp massage.

Advanced Super Revitalising Diamond Facial
75 min
Get your skin glowing with this prescribed Shiseido Qi Facial.

Diamond Dazzle make-up application
30 min
Shiseido’s revolutionary make up line will bring out the best of your beauty. Natural, sophisticated or glamorous. It’s up to you.

Find out more