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Coco Collection opens Sankhara Villas in Mauritius

Coco Collection opens Sankhara Villas in Mauritius

Coco Collection has announced the addition of Sankhara Villas in Mauritius to its portfolio of luxury resorts.

Sankhara Villas by Coco Collection will join the prestigious portfolio from April 1st 2013 and is the group’s first venture outside of the Maldives.

Situated in the picturesque village of Poste-la-Fayette on the East coast of Mauritius, Sankhara Villas by Coco Collection offers discerning travellers an authentic haven of tranquility in one of the world’s most beautiful destinations.

Nestled on almost an acre of lush private gardens the beachfront property comprises of two luxurious villas, Villa Tiara and Villa Almira.

Both feature eclectic Balinese architecture and luxe-living, with each offering unique interior design aspects drawn from different regional references.

Villa Tiara features 550m² of well-appointed living space, with interiors paying homage to the rich heritage of Indonesia. Spacious and light, the villa’s five bedrooms can accommodate up to 14 guests and each bedroom comes complete with an en-suite bathroom and dressing room.

Villa Tiara also boasts its own private hammam for the enjoyment of its guests.

The villa also offers two fully equipped kitchens and three dining areas, one interior and two exterior, and boasts an integrated surround sound entertainment system and a quiet office space.

Villa Almira features 430m² of living space incorporating contemporary Moroccan design.

Its teak wooden roof, balustrades, pillars and floors blend harmoniously with the multi-coloured basalt stones sourced from ancient sugar factories.

The colourful villa comprises of three large en-suite double bedrooms which can be configured to accommodate a total of nine guests, a large dining and sitting room, a second lounge and TV room, a kitchen and two dining areas – one interior and one exterior.

Both villas feature a heated swimming pool with al-fresco rain showers.

Each villa also has its own private beachfront garden complete with a spectacular veranda that promises uninterrupted views over the untamed beauty of the lagoon and beyond.

As part of the Sankhara Villas by Coco Collection experience, guests benefit from a dedicated kitchen team lead by Chef Arlando.

As an awarding-winning chef, Arlando has developed his own signature cuisine that combines style with delectable gastronomy.

His culinary repertoire, which includes à-la-carte and tailor-made dishes, spans French, Italian, Chinese, Indian, Arabic, Mauritian and vegetarian cuisine ensuring all guests tastes can be catered for.

A team of efficient lifestyle hosts are on hand to ensure that guests’ needs and desires are met throughout their stay, and guests also benefit from an array of à-la-carte services and leisure facilities.

Activities available include aqua-gym, yoga, Tai Chi, meditation, star-gazing, live classical and jazz music, complimentary pedalos & kayaks, boat excursions, deep-sea fishing and dolphin watching. Additionally, the resort is in close proximity to no fewer than five world-class golf courses.