Top 5 reasons to go to Tsarabanjina in 2013

Discover a world still untouched on the remote island of Tsarabanjina, just off Madagascar.

Constance Tsarabanjina, Madagascar

Beach at Tsarabanjina

Lonely Planet lists Madagascar as one of the top 10 countries to visit this year.

‘For visitors the time to go is now, before the country reappears in travel agents’ windows. Be prepared to be overwhelmed.’

Here are our top 5 reasons to visit Constance Tsarabanjina when it reopens in March after major refurbishment.

1. The ultimate in Crusoe Chic

Indulge in the peace and seclusion of a resort unlike any other. Constance Tsarabanjina combines a laid back, barefoot lifestyle – the general manager comes to work in a Madagascan sarong – with the luxury you expect from Constance Hotels & Resorts. Air-conditioning in the beach huts, a new spa and a deck specially designed for stargazing are among the new features.

2. Nature

Explore a country like no other and see things you’ll see nowhere else on earth thanks to the island’s evolutionary isolation. Madagascar is considered one of the most biodiverse places on the planet so it’s no surprise that Brian Cox visited here to film his latest Wonders of Life series for the BBC.

3. Perfect beaches

Dine on the beach at Constance Tsarabanjina, Madagascar

Dine on the beach at Tsarabanjina

Walk in sand undented by the tread of tourism. Tsarabanjina’s stunning beaches offer seclusion and privacy to its guests whether its for laid back sunbathing, sharing a bottle of wine as crabs scuttle past your feet or a massage on the beach at sunset.

4. Diving

Feel the exhilaration of diving in areas off the north-west coast of Madagascar that have never been explored by divers before. Be the first to discover stunning reefs, sunken wrecks and a raft of marine life which paint the ocean with vibrant colour.

5. Food

Savour the taste of fish pulled from the ocean that morning cooked with the freshest Madagascan spices, fruit and vegetables all sourced from the local market.

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Constance Tsarabanjina

Constance Tsarabanjina

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Our 30 Days of Discovery is inspired by our passion for discovering the finest things in life – from food and wine, to spa treatments and stunning beaches.

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Honeymooners share their memories of Constance

Your honeymoon is one of the most special holidays of your life. Find out what made it so fabulous for three couples who enjoyed their honeymoon at Constance last year.

Constance Halaveli

Stephanie Moy and Wei Wang

Stephanie Moy and Wei Wang at Halaveli

Stephanie Moy and Wei Wang at Halaveli,

When Stephanie Moy and Wei Wang were looking for somewhere special to spend their honeymoon in November 2012 they discovered everything they were looking for at Constance Halaveli, Maldives.

‘Being on top of the world, having just been wed, we wanted a resort that would make us feel like we were VIPs 24/7, had luxurious accommodation, exciting activities, a great spa, breath-taking views, good dining options and somewhere we could just relax and unwind.’

For them it was the private infinity pools on the terraces of each of the luxurious water villas which clinched the deal and they weren’t disappointed.

‘We loved the abundance of underwater wildlife surrounding the resort. We loved walking on the jetty and spotting so many different types of fish without having to look hard.’

‘Your honeymoon is a once in a lifetime trip, it’s not just any vacation, so pick a location that has everything you want to do. Whether you like exploring new places and being on the go or just unwinding and relaxing and being pampered with superb service, we recommend that you pick a place you both want to go!’

Justin Antony and Samantha Fernandes

Justin Antony and Samantha Fernandes at Constance Halaveli, Maldives

Justin Antony and Samantha Fernandes at Halaveli

Another couple lured to the unique luxury of Halaveli by the promise of secluded water villas and private infinity pools was Justin Antony and Samantha Fernandes.

When they went on honeymoon in December 2012 they were looking for the sedate elegance of a hotel which catered for honeymooners and couples, where they could create the kind of special memories which would last a lifetime.

‘There were so many special memories! The one we loved the most was our private candlelit dinner on our outdoor deck, by the pool.
Sitting on the deck, the view of the ocean was awesome and the gentle sound of the waves lapping against the villa. The dinner was the fish that we had caught during the fishing excursion the previous day, it was cooked and brought to us by the in-room dining service. The brilliant blue water and pristine white sand will always be a memory.’

Constance Ephelia

Chirag and Vipasha Singh

Chirag and Vipasha Singh at Constance Ephelia, Seychelles

Chirag and Vipasha Singh at Ephelia

Chirag and Vipasha Singh also picked out one of the unique dining experiences offered at Constance as being their most special memory of their honeymoon in the Seychelles resort Ephélia in December 2012.

‘The thing we love the most – tough to single out one from so many – but the candlelit dinner on the beach at Cyann, which was organised upon request. But overall it was the way we were looked after, honestly we were spoilt during our stay.’

The Singhs would offer this advice to couples looking to book the most special of holidays.

‘A honeymoon is a once in a lifetime experience, no other vacation can be called a honeymoon, so try to do something you’ve never done before, it will allow you to create a memory for life.’

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The ultimate luxury holiday at Halaveli

Luxury is more than just a word at Constance Halaveli. We strive to source the very best of everything to offer you the ultimate holiday experience.

Constance Halaveli, Maldives

Constance Halaveli, Maldives

Total privacy and the perfect night’s sleep

We began by finding the most tranquil lagoon in the Maldives with the perfect white sand beaches. Then we built the longest jetty in the Maldives, to ensure our guests the luxury of peaceful seclusion in all of our accommodation.

To be sure that every guest has the very best night’s sleep we then sourced a variety of pillows of different softness and support. Guests can now choose from their own pillow menu how they prefer to sleep.

Just to get you in the optimum tranquil mood for sleep we even offer a bathing ceremony of specially selected aromatherapy oils and candles to relax your body and mind.

Dining at Halaveli

Guests at Halaveli will also discover the highest quality fine dining from our chef at Jing who has fused his passion for local flavours and ingredients with an expertise in the very latest European techniques.

Sommelier Sathia at Constance Halaveli, Maldives

Sommelier Sathia at Halaveli

To ensure the perfect dining experience head sommelier, Cedric Jacob, travels the globe to find the very best wines from the New and Old worlds to serve at the tables of our restaurants. In fact, he’s so proud of his selection guest are invited to his cellars to share his passion with a wine tasting experience.

Indulge at Spa de Constance

Those looking to pamper themselves at Spa de Constance will find that no effort has been spared to uncover the very latest treatments to integrate into a spa-menu celebrating Eastern and Western traditions.

At Spa de Constance Halaveli we use only Ila products sourced from the finest natural organic ingredients and hand-crafted exclusively for us.

At the Valmont Spa, luxury swiss skincare specialists Valmont offer a new range of body products as well as their famous rejuvenating facial treatments.

Whatever your needs, at Halaveli we aim to meet them and if there’s anything we haven’t thought of, all you have to do is ask.

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Out on the water in the Indian Ocean

Let your spirits soar as you feel the exhilaration of playing out on the Indian Ocean with our range of watersports and activities.

Wakeboarding, Constance Hotels & Resorts

Wakeboarding at Constance

Feel the wind in your hair and the spray of salt water on your skin as you take to the Ocean in a variety of boats, water skis, wakeboards or windsurfs.

Fishing
Tap into local culture with a trip on a traditional fishing boat and fish the way locals have for hundreds of years. At Halaveli and Moofushi in the Maldives you can go night fishing with experienced guides while at Tsarabanjina, Madagascar you’ll have the opportunity to experience the thrill of full moon hand-line fishing.

Big game fishing
If your looking for that extra rush why not try pitting your strength and wits against the beasts of the ocean with big game fishing at Halaveli, Maldives or our resorts in Mauritius, Belle Mare Plage and Le Prince Maurice.

Deep dives
But if you’d rather watch the giants of the ocean than catch them take a dive with our shark specialist at Moofushi or do the ‘shark pit’ dive at Halaveli.

Watersports at Constance Belle Mare Plage, Mauritius

Watersports at Belle Mare Plage

Staying above the water

For those who prefer to stay on the surface there is still plenty to do. There’s a huge choice at each of our resorts, including Ephélia and Lémuria in the Seychelles.

  • Feel the thrill of cutting through the waves at top speed in one of our catamarans available at most resorts.
  • Harness the wind to glide across the waves windsurfing or kite surfing.
  • Get a blast of speedboat power for high-speed water skiing and wakeboarding.
  • Enjoy the water at your own pace and under your own steam with pedal boats and kayaks available at most resorts.

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Romantic hideaway at Constance Moofushi

When people dream about a romantic beach getaway they think of soft white sand, crystal waters, luxury accommodation and discreet, attentive service. Whether they know it or not, they’re dreaming of Moofushi.

Senior Water Villa, Constance Moofushi, Maldives

Senior Water Villa, Constance Moofushi

At Moofushi romance is everywhere. Begin your getaway by relaxing in our luxury accommodation. Either in a beach villa or floating above the tranquil waters in one of our water villas, privacy is guaranteed.

Dine under the stars

Enjoy the Crusoe spirit of Moofushi and retreat to your own table for two on a private sandbank overlooking the ocean. Dine together under the stars by candlelight while ‘man-Friday’ delivers deliciously fresh, simple food.

Try something new

If you’re in the mood for company why not spend the evening chilling out together with cocktails at the bar or watch a movie on the beach with an outdoor screen.

A holiday at Moofushi is about sharing your passions with the one you love. If you enjoy being pampered why not indulge in a couples’ treatment at our Spa de Constance.

Dinner on beach, Constance Moofushi, Maldives

Dine on the beach

If your passion is fishing try something different with a romantic trip night-fishing. Or take a dive and explore the ocean with your loved one at your side.

At Moofushi, whatever you love you can do it together.

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Indian Ocean hideaways: Romantic retreats for Indian Ocean lovers

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