An intimate gathering was complemented by thirst quenching rum and pineapple cocktails chilled in coconuts while taste buds were rejoicing at the bite size hors d'oeuvres floating around. Not long after a brief welcome and a moving trip down memory by Resident Manager, Gaetano Petruzzella, the drum beat sounded and rhythmic sounds of the Creole Moutya and Sega filled the air.
To celebrate the 1st anniversary, the Resort team hosted a sundown cocktail and welcomed all guests staying in the resort. A dramatic sky surrounded The Planters Bar and the deck, with panoramic views of the lush vegetation and blue waters, came alive as guests made their appearance for the evening. The welcome address thanked all for their continued support and a tribute was given to those who have contributed to the success of the resort. As is customary in most cultures, the birthday cake was soon in sight and a delicious turtle and hibiscus shaped delight lit up the eyes of children and adults alike, with or with-out a sweet tooth.
From the moment Achille hit the first note, feet were tapping and hands were clapping to the infectious Sega beat. Not long after, guests and children joined the entertainers and had their go at the Creole hip sway dance of the island. While the guests were good sports, there were no volunteers to join the capoeira dancers during their repertoire which included a daring fire limbo.
With yet another evening of magic and indelible memories the entertainment came to an end and applause echoed through the lobby and pool area. As the inviting aromas from the buffet grill filled the air, guests slowly started disappearing. With a choice of either a seafood themed buffet in Café Lazare or a culinary journey along the Indian Ocean rim in L’Indochine, who can resist…
About Kempinski Seychelles Resort:
The Kempinski Seychelles Resort – Baie Lazare is the ideal location for those seeking an intimate getaway or an island adventure. Whether your idea of relaxing involves exploring hidden bays, snorkeling and island hopping or simply to soak in the sun and pamper yourself with indulgent spa treatments and exquisite dining, the resort offers a world of choices, all within reach.
About Kempinski Hotels:
Created in 1897, Kempinski Hotels is Europe’s oldest luxury hotel group. Kempinski’s rich heritage of impeccable personal service and superb hospitality is complemented by the exclusivity and individuality of its properties. Kempinski now comprises a portfolio of 75 five-star hotels in 30 countries and continues to add new properties in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia. Each one reflects the strength and success of the Kempinski brand without losing sight of its heritage. The portfolio includes historic landmark properties, award-winning urban lifestyle hotels, outstanding resorts, and prestigious residences. Each one imbues the quality guests have come to expect from Kempinski while embracing the cultural traditions of its location. Kempinski is a founding member of the Global Hotel Alliance (GHA), the world’s largest alliance of independent hotels.
To book or for further information visit
www.kempinski.com/seychelles • www.kempinski.com/press • www.globalhotelalliance.com
Assistant Director of Sales • Kempinski Seychelles Resort
Mahe • Seychelles
Tel +248 438 6629 • Mobile +248 250 1311