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Share Precious Moments at Long Beach this Festive Season

December 13 2017

For many, Christmas is a time of warm, mulled wine, novel Christmas-themed jumpers, warm fires and icy weather. And while the idea of a snow-filled Christmas is wonderfully romantic, it also means absolutely freezing weather, dangerous roads, layers of clothing and potentially hours of shovelling snow from driveways! Which is why a Christmas in the sun is such a fantastic alternative, and if you swap the snow for the sand in Mauritius, you’ll very quickly realise that a Christmas in the sun can certainly be as magical as one in the snow.
 
This festive season, the gorgeous and contemporary Long Beach is set on creating unforgettable experiences and remarkable offerings to ensure that their guests have the trip of a lifetime this December. This festive season guests don’t only have the option of lounging by one of the dazzling pools, indulging in culinary treats at one of the five exemplary restaurants, embracing the active lifestyle activities or sipping their favourite tropical cocktail as they take in the gorgeous views—there’s so much more on offer. Here’s a taste of what Long Beach has in store for guests this festive season (from the 22nd of December to the 6th of January):
 
Themed days and fitting activities
 
The festive season is an exceptionally special time. It’s a time that should be spent with your closest family and friends while enjoying phenomenal experiences. And to ensure that each day is both filled with wonder and new surprises, Long Beach has chosen a different theme for each day of their festive season programme (between the 22nd of December and the 1st of January). Not only are the days themed, but the activities planned for each day reflect the theme perfectly. From Beach and Wellness Day themes to Art, Mauritian and ‘Feel the Energy’ themes, Long Beach is sure to delight with their festive season programme and exceptional activities.
 
Thrilling fitness activities
 
Sprawled along one of the most beautiful stretches of beach on the East Coast, Long Beach affords their guests ample opportunity to make the most of this beautiful resort in a myriad of ways. Those looking to make the most of Long Beach’s active lifestyle will be thrilled to hear that their festive season programme is filled with unbelievable activities that are sure to get your heart rate up. Whether you want to spend your time in the water or on the land, there’s sure to be something spectacular for you. From Qi Gong, yoga, wall climbing, aqua gym, beach volleyball and beach tennis to fitness boot camp, family Olympic games, body fit sessions, soccer among many other sporting activities. The contemporary fitness centre is also available for those who would like to stick to their gym schedule. Being on the gorgeous sunrise coast, guests should definitely rise early to take part in the activities that are scheduled for sunrise—the sunrise kayak session is totally unmissable. 
 
Memorable experiences
 
A holiday at Long Beach is unlike any other. Each day brings novel activities and memorable experiences that guests would be hardpressed to find elsewhere, and this festive season, guests are in for particularly phenomenal experiences. Indulge in the finer things in life with Long Beach’s Bubbles and Pearls (champagne and oysters) to the smooth sounds of DJ Jimmy, try something different with their Sea Urchins and Wine event, enjoy a the family fair on the beach with your nearest and dearest, tap your toes to the live bands and relish an evening watching films under the stars, savour a Mauritian rum tasting or get involved in a cocktail masterclass—the options are virtually endless. Those that love a little theatre can rest assured that their need for spectacular shows will be catered for with anything from Sega to magic shows and fitness aficionados can enjoy a bike trip to Flaq for something different in their fitness regime.
 
Gourmets will be thrilled to hear that there are special menus and treats in store for you. From a Vodka and Seafood menu at Tides to the remarkable Lobster and Astronomy evening, you will be spoilt for choice when it comes to gastronomic delights. 
 
Something special for the kids
 
Smaller guests are as important as their parents at Long Beach with unique and well thought out activities created especially for kids and teens. A host of exhilarating activities await young adventurers from archery and wall climbing sessions to incredible painting classes—your children will definitely be in good hands and well entertained throughout the festive season. There are also special crab hunting excursions and wellness nights for kids while teens have a bonfire and reggae party, Ile aux Cerfs excursions and trips to the Casela animal park in store for them.
 
Even more reason to make the most of the spa
 
The elegant Cinq Mondes Spa at Long Beach offers an unparalleled world of serenity and indulgence. The comprehensive spa menu offers a huge range of treatments to beautify and de-stress. This festive season, guests spending their holidays with Long Beach are afforded wonderful promotions and specials at the spa, with each day bringing a different offer which gives you even more reason to indulge in some much-needed pampering. From back massages on the beach to facials, rituals and scrubs, there’s bound to be something perfect for you on special at the spa this festive season. 
 
A superb Christmas
 

It’s the little things about Christmas that make it all the more special and this festive season Long Beach has incredible experiences lined up for the 24th and 25th of December. On the 24th kids can enjoy a Christmas cookie making class and adults can enjoy special Christmas cocktails and mulled wine as they listen to a Christmas choir. The kids Christmas show will take place on Christmas Eve at the piazza as will the wondrous Christmas market—perfect for the whole family. 
 
Christmas day is filled with magic starting with a sumptuous bubbly breakfast accompanied by a special visit from Santas Elves at Le Marche restaurant. Later in the day, the elves will join a band for the Christmas parade to celebrate the arrival of Santa Claus. Guests can savour a Christmas cocktail, be amazed at the magic show and later in the evening relish the Christmas spectacle to mark this special time with loved ones. 
 
An unforgettable New Year’s Eve
 
New Year’s Eve is a wonderful time to reflect on the year gone by and focus on what you want to create for the year ahead. It’s a time for gratitude and a wonderful occasion to spend quality time with people you love. To make it that much more special, Long Beach has a huge range of wonderful activities. From family scavenger hunts to a special ‘Dine Around’ event which affords guests a taste of the exceptional Long Beach cuisine. Start the evening’s festivities off with a  New Year’s Eve cocktail event, followed by a live band and a spectacular New Year’s Eve show on the piazza. Countdown the seconds to 2018 on the beach and take in the magical fireworks display—the perfect way to start your 2018. 
 
If the idea of spending your festive season with your beloved or your family along immaculate beaches that fade into crystalline waters sounds like a splendid idea, then look no further than Long Beach. This exquisite contemporary hotel offers everything you could possibly want and much more for an unforgettable festive season spent in the Mauritian sun.

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