The art of happiness
The Chinese may have invented Zen, but after staying at the Shangri-La Le Touessrok Resort and Spa, we can safely say the Mauritians have perfected it
“There is only one way to achieve happiness. That is simply: Be happy.” I could recite Zen quotes all day, and sitting peacefully in the Zen garden of Mauritius’ Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport, I just knew this was going to be a spirit cleansing vacation, albeit, one with watersports, BBQs and maybe a round of golf.
Our destination is the Shangri-La Le Touessrok. An hour’s drive from the airport, this recently renovated 5 star resort and spa is set in a lush, tropical landscape with beachside life being the hotel’s raison d'être. From the moment you arrive at the bright and airy lobby, the ocean is always visible and with all of the resort’s distinct areas (Coral, Hibiscus and Frangipani) based on their own stretches of white sand, rest and relaxation is assured. [Continued...]
Mauritius Where Legend and Sophistication Merge
Nestled along the islands untouched eastern coast, the Shangri-La Le Touessrok Resort and Spa is rich, lush, luxurious and gloriously laid back
Mauritius the verdant island nation in the Indian Ocean located some 2,000 kilometres off the southeast coast of the African continent is the hedonist travellers dream.
Set in the bay of Trou d’Eau Douce, on the quieter side of the island the recently renovated, five-star resort is a lush, green paradise that is perfect for travellers in need of indulgent pampering.
Cleverly the resort offers a choice of style and amenities each set along their own special stretch of beach that will suit all comers.
Secluded enough to warrant their own 24-hour butler service, three private Le Touessrok villas each with their own beach and tropical gardens set in a separate part of the resort.
Offering uninterrupted, postcard-perfect views of sparkling, turquoise waters that embodies sophistication and style Coralis the zone for couples seeking a more intimate time away from the fun and frolics of the main hotel and pools. [To be continued...]