Shangri-La’s Le Touessrok Resort & Spa,
Mauritius has officially opened.
Located on the east coast of Mauritius in one of
the island’s most breathtaking bays, Shangri-La’s Le Touessrok
Resort & Spa has been extensively remodelled; its 200 rooms and
suites offer infinity views across the turquoise waters of the
Indian Ocean and guests have exclusive access to Ilot Mangenie, a
In addition to dining concepts provided by
five restaurants and three bars, the new CHI, The Spa at
Shangri-La focuses on holistic and Ayurvedic wellness in its eight
Two swimming pools, an 18-hole par 72
championship golf course and a kids club complete the leisure
On arrival at the resort, travellers will feel
like they are entering a private residence as they are personally
met and transported to the entrance of the property. There, a
hostess dressed in a contemporary sega dress welcomes guests with
a refreshing hibiscus infusion made with local black tea, Chinese
green tea, combawa and sugar cane.
accommodation in the three wings – Coral, Hibiscus and Frangipani
– have a private balcony or terrace to encourage outdoor lounging.
The Deluxe Beach Access and Deluxe Ocean View room categories in
the Coral Wing allow couples to step out onto a pristine white
beach and enjoy the endless seascape.
Suited for families, the Hibiscus wing is
located near children’s facilities and to the resort’s amenities
and outlets. The wing’s Deluxe rooms and Junior Suites, both with
beach access and ocean views, include the option to have
In the Frangipani wing, housed on an elite islet
accessible via bridge, guests receive a special gift on arrival,
thoughtful in-room check-in, evening cocktails and complimentary
minibar, along with sole use of a swimming pool and breakfast at
Republik Beach Club & Grill.
Three beach villas, each spanning 423 square
metres, are designed to instill a sense of peace and privacy. With
24-hour butler service, the villas feature a separate entrance,
three bedrooms, an infinity pool and private beach access. Other
amenities include champagne on arrival, an open bar, monogramed
bathrobes, a dedicated electric car to move around the resort, as
well as daily fruit and canapés. A villa stay also comprises a
personal welcome at the airport and use of a lounge, and luxury
An 18-hole par 72 championship golf course designed by Bernhard
Langer, located on Ile aux Cerfs, is a few minutes from the
property's shores. On this island, there are complimentary water
sports such as kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding, sailing,
snorkeling and water skiing, or for a
fee, kite surfing, parasailing, big game fishing and scuba diving.
Dining options begin with Republik Beach Club &
Grill, a contemporary restaurant serving Mediterranean cuisine and
barbecue grills. The bar – perfect for revellers with live music,
themed nights and performances by local and international DJs –
complements its bohemian beach lounge with fireplaces and daybeds.
The restaurant’s Art & Food concept – a blend between the arts and
gastronomy, is interpreted into ‘the art of the table’ and
reflected in the décor and music with the aim to inspire
creativity through artistic interactions with sculptors, painters
Kushi is a Japanese restaurant named after the Japanese word for the comb used by Geishas to
adorn their hair. An installation formed from kushi combs creates
a striking centrepiece among guests dining on shabu shabu, Kobe
and wagyu beef, and an Omakase sushi menu that highlights the
fresh fish arrivals of the day. Each table even has a built-in
grill or yakiniku to provide guests the option to grill their
Le Bazar is
a dynamic food theatre featuring international dishes at its show
kitchens and a marketplace atmosphere. In addition to offering the
cuisine of a Szechuan master chef, Le Bazar has a noodle bar,
rotisserie and western corner with meat and seafood grills. Al
fresco dining is available on the terrace.
The resort’s acclaimed Indian restaurant,
Safran, remains true to its past glory and prepares authentic
cuisine with Mauritian influences. The menu, conceived by
internationally acclaimed Chef Ramesh Bundi, carries popular
Indian dishes served family-style. A copper clad tandoori oven and
incense at the entrance of the restaurant marks a sensory journey
Sega Bar, named after the Mauritian dance,
offers a menu of uniquely smoked cocktails, exotic Tiki cocktails,
as well as its signature eight-year old Shangri-La cask aged rum.
As the resort’s centre of entertainment, the venue has a specially
designed over-the-pool stage to host cultural shows, local
talents, reggae and seggae music, as well as a live jazz and blues
CHI, The Spa at Shangri-La focuses on holistic
and Ayurvedic wellness. Ingredients for treatments are organic,
locally sourced or grown in the spa’s garden. Private
consultations are available for guests to enjoy a bespoke wellness
experience with nutritionists and Ayurvedic doctors. The spa’s
menu incorporates the renowned yogic practice of pranayama and
meditation into every treatment, while integrating handcrafted
oils and even rich local customs, such as the slow rhythmic beats
of the national music, in other offerings.
Children can enjoy the tropical paradise as much
as their parents in the T-Club. Fun-filled activities and games
are changed on a daily basis, and outdoor activities encourage
interaction with the natural habitat around them. The T-Club
entertains children aged between 4 and 11 years old, while the
Active-T Club offers innovative social activities and themed
evenings for 12 to 17 year olds.
The opening marks the second property in the
brand’s growing portfolio of luxury resorts in the Indian Ocean.
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