Vote for Constance Halaveli and Moofushi in the Maldives Travel Awards

This year Constance Halaveli and Constance Moofushi have been nominated for the MATATO Maldives Travel Awards across 5 different categories.

Vote for Constance Moofushi at the MOTATO Maldives Travel Awards

Vote for Constance at the MATATO Maldives Travel Awards

Now we need your vote to help us win.

Moofushi with its stylish castaway design and relaxed barefoot boutique atmosphere is nominated for:

Halaveli, the ultimate in Maldives luxury and exceptional 5* star service, is nominated for:

The deadline for votes is 30 September.

The Matato Maldives Travel Awards were created to recognise excellence in service and hospitality across the tourism industry of Maldives.

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Recipe: Strawberry mango smoothie

Chill out in the cool laidback Laguna Bar at Constance Le Prince Maurice overlooking the pool and enjoy this fresh fruit smoothie.

Enjoy a smoothie at the laid back Laguna Bar

Enjoy a smoothie at the laid back Laguna Bar

Alternatively, recreate the flavours of Mauritius at home with this easy to make healthy smoothie.

Ingredients

  • One handful of fresh strawberries
  • 60ml fresh mango juice
  • 4 fresh kiwi
  • 30ml fresh orange juice

Method

1. Blend all the fresh strawberries together with the fresh mango juice.

2. Pour into a glass.

3. Prepare your fresh kiwi juice by blending, no water added, and pour it over the strawberry and mango mix.

4. Then slowly pour the fresh orange juice over the top. Garnish with slice of orange and a fresh strawberry.

The popular beach side Laguna Bar at Constance Le Prince Maurice has high-rafted palm-thatched ceilings, comfy seating and cool wooden floors. With a laid back vibe, it’s the perfect place to shelter from the sun by day or meet friends for cocktails after dark.

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5 activities not to miss in the Maldives

Dreams of a luxury holiday in the Maldives usually include sunbathing on white sand beaches and swimming through vibrant coral reefs. At Constance Halaveli and Moofushi we’ve added a few more delights to surprise you.

Luxury holidays in the Maldives

Luxury holidays in the Maldives

Here’s our guide to 5 activities not to miss on your luxury Constance Maldives holiday.

1. Watching a movie on the beach under the stars

Lie back on a beanbag on the beach and enjoy cocktails and popcorn as you watch a film of your choice under a star-scattered sky at Constance Moofushi.

2. Traditional Maldivian night fishing

Take a fishing trip by lantern in a traditional Maldivian dhoni and fish under the stars at Constance Halaveli. For an authentic slice of island life bring back your catch and our chefs will prepare and cook it for you.

3. Wine tasting in the lagoon

Feel the warmth of the Indian Ocean lapping at your legs as you share a wine tasting with friends hosted by one of our highly-trained, passionate sommeliers at Constance Moofushi.

A romantic meal at Constance Halaveli, Maldives

A romantic meal at Constance Halaveli, Maldives

4. Morning yoga on the beach

Make your salutations to the sun as it rises over a serene Maldivian Indian Ocean at Constance Halaveli in individual or group sessions.

5. A day on your own desert island

Take an excursion to a deserted island or sandbank of your own where you can spend the day swimming and relaxing before we deliver a gourmet torch-lit dinner for two on the sand.

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Constance & Toyota make a young Mauritian’s dream come true

Constance Hotels and Resorts and Toyota are making an aspiring Mauritian chef’s dreams come true as part of the Toyota Get Going Challenge.

A dream come true for 19 year old Anais

A dream come true for 19 year old Anais

Nineteen-year-old Anais has always dreamt of ‘cooking like a chef’ and last week her dream came true when Toyota enrolled her at the Constance Hospitality Training Centre in Mauritius.

Anais will now get the opportunity to work in a world-class kitchen at Constance Belle Mare Plage learning from our leading chefs and organising and planning a lunch for a group of children.

Sharing Anais’ passion for cooking, the chefs at the training centre and Constance Belle Mare Plage will guide and teach the aspiring chef so that she is able to realise her dream.

The Toyota Get Going Challenge is a campaign by the car manufacturer to make young people’s dreams come true.

The company is putting US$1m behind the challenge, which invites young people from around the world to put their dreams for the future in their own words and then works to make them come true.

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Discover the stunning landscapes of Madagascar

Madagascar is the world’s fourth largest island covering an area of 587,041km2 with a diverse range of startling, stunning landscapes.

From the forested mountains of the north, the rainforest of the east coast, the steppe landscape of the centre to the dry desert of the south with its famous baobabs, Madagascar is an island with many different faces.

The tsingys of Bermaraha

The eerie, otherworldly landscape of Bermaraha with its jagged topography of limestone needles (tsingys) is a protected UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The tsingys of Bermaraha

The tsingys of Bermaraha

A protected UNESCO World Heritage Site

A protected UNESCO World Heritage Site

The Royal Hill of Ambohimanga

A sacred spot for the Malagasy people for over 500 years, the royal city was the religious capital, seat of royal dynasties and the royal burial ground for kings from the 16th to the 19th century.

Ifaty

The collective name given to the picturesque fishing villages of Ifaty-Mangily and Madio Rano on the southwest coast. Behind the villages lies the arid spiny forest of the Reniala Nature Reserve.

Ifaty

Ifaty

The Avenue of the Baobabs

A truly spectacular site the avenue of baobas lines the dirt road between Morondava and Belon’I Tsiribihina in western Madagascar. The trees are around 30 metres tall and more than 800 years old.

The Avenue of the Baobabs

The Avenue of the Baobabs

A baobab sunset

A baobab sunset

Tsarabanjina

The small private island of Tsarabanjina, home to the laidback luxury of the Constance Tsarabanjina resort, is an islet of the Mitsio Archipelago off the northwest of Madagascar. White sand beaches and clear blue water surround an interior of tropical forests. The island is home to the tomb of the Sakalava kings of the Mitsio islands still honoured by locals today.

Constance Tsarabanjina, Madagascar

Constance Tsarabanjina, Madagascar

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Travis Perkins Masters win sees Montgomerie smash Tour records

Colin Montgomerie has smashed a number of European Senior Tour records with his win at the Travis Perkins Masters.

Golf at Constance Hotels and Resorts

Golf at Constance Hotels and Resorts

As well as shoring up his place at the top of the European Senior Tour order of merit, the win sees Montgomerie break the tour record for quickest player to win four events, having made only nine appearances so far.

Montgomerie has also become the first player to win more than €500,000 on the European Senior Tour.

The win came after Montgomerie was able to secure a ten-stroke victory at the Woburn Golf Club over his closest rival Austrian Gordon Manson.

With such substantial winnings Montogmerie is on course to win the Senior Tour Order of Merit awarded at the MCB Tour Championship at Constance Belle Mare Plage, Mauritius in December.

To read more about the Travis Perkins Masters victory and all the latest news from the European Senior Tour visit the tour website.

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