Rewind: 2017 at Constance

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2017 was a year to remember at Constance Hotels & Resorts. From winning a host of awards to welcoming some big names to celebrating two new hotels, we’re looking back at a great year!

 Sunset over Halaveli As the sun sets on 2017, let’s relive the highlights! Captured by @juno_hay at Constance Halaveli Maldives

Our guests enjoyed stunning scenery, impeccable service and delicious food at all our hotels this year, and they were keen to share snaps of their fantastic holidays with us using #MyConstanceMoment. Here are some of our favourites:

A look back at our guests' memoriesMemories that certainly won’t be forgotten any time soon!

Let’s take a look at some of the best moments from the past year…

  1. Big winners

The year started with a bang as Constance Hotels won a whole host of accolades at the TripAdvisor Traveller’s Choice Awards in January. Best in show was Constance Prince Maurice, winning in ten prestigious categories!

Prince Maurice pool reflectionsConstance Prince Maurice won big!

  1. Celebrating culinary excellence

The end of March saw the return of the Festival Culinaire Bernard Loiseau – a celebration of worldwide cuisine that also champions our very own resident chefs at Constance Hotels & Resorts.

William Ledeuil and Kevin HookThe 2017 winners: Kevin Hook from Constance Belle Mare Place and William Ledeuil

As well as some incredible world-renowned chefs competing for trophies, we were lucky enough to have esteemed judges including legendary pastry chef Pierre Hermé and Indonesian celebrity chef Farah Quinn join us for the festival.

Farah QuinnFarah Quinn hosted a cooking class

The festival was as big a success as ever, giving our island chefs the opportunity to hone their craft even further and showcasing magnificent Mauritian culture and cuisine.

Highlights from the 2017 edition of the Festival Culinaire Bernard Loiseau!

  1. #ConstanceWellness

March saw a collaboration with Rosanna Davison, Miss World winner 2003, model and nutritional therapist. She’s now visited several Constance Hotels and gave us tips about how to enjoy a thoroughly relaxing yet active and healthy holiday.

Rosanna Davison in the MaldivesRosanna can’t wait to return to the Maldives!

  1. Ready for your babymoon?

You’re familiar with honeymoons, but have you heard of babymoons? In May, we launched our first babymoon package, designed to give mums-to-be the break they deserve before the arrival of their baby.

Babymoon in paradiseAline Akhoury enjoying her babymoon at Constance Halaveli Maldives

The package includes daily massages, a special dinner, in-room surprises and more. A superb addition to selection of special packages, you can book your own babymoon at Constance Halaveli Maldives, Lemuria Seychelles or Prince Maurice in Mauritius.

Couples massageEnjoy a couple’s massage as part of your babymoon experience

  1. Fine dining and fine wines to match

Six of our hotels were awarded with World of Fine Wine awards this year, recognising the time and thought that our talented sommeliers put into curating our wine lists.

Blue Penny Cellar Blue Penny Cellar at Constance Belle Mare Plage in Mauritius – what will you discover?

You’ll find the perfect wine to complement the incredible cuisine served at all our hotels. And what could be better than breath-taking views to match?

Red wine by the oceanA glass of wine by the ocean… wine not?

  1. New jewels in the Constance crown

In November, C Palmar Mauritius opened its doors. A chic all-inclusive destination and the ideal spot for your next island getaway, this new hotel boasts a wealth of activities, fine dining and a luxurious boho feel.

C Palmar MauritiusLaid back luxury at C Palmar Mauritius

  1. Golfing to glory 

December saw the return of the MCB Tour Championship at Constance Belle Mare Plage in Mauritius – a magnificent week of golf action!

Thaworn Wiratchant

Thailand’s Thaworn Wiratchant was crowned winner in 2017

  1. Continuing conservation

One of our priorities is to protect the natural beauty of the islands that play host to our hotels. This year at Constance Moofushi Maldives, reef scapers were build and introduced into the marine environment to encourage coral growth, keeping the magnificent reefs healthy and thriving.

Reef scaper at MoofushiVisiting a reef scaper placed earlier this year at Constance Moofushi Maldives

That’s a wrap! 2017 at Constance has been a memorable year, and 2018 is set to be even bigger and better.


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