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Discover coffee art at Veranda Resorts
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Discover coffee art at Veranda Resorts!

posted by VR 18th October 2018 0 comments

Mauritius is famous for its dité vanille*. But did you know that the island is also home to an excellent range of coffee blends? To help you discover this slice of Mauritian culture, Veranda Resorts has teamed up with Mauritian roasting experts Les Brûleries de la Fournaise and their Dodo Café brand to offer guests classes in coffee art (that is, the art of creating images on coffee) and an exceptional house coffee blend. Continue Reading

By Sea or Inland: Veranda Tamarin s Experiences
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By Sea or Inland: Veranda Tamarin’s Experiences

posted by VR 17th September 2018 2 Comments

Surf’s almost up for Veranda Tamarin! The hippie-chic resort opens its doors very soon, promising dolphin-watching sunrises and take-your-breath-away sunsets. Tamarin’s always been a haven for laid-back bohemians, traipsing from the beach to town for historical sites, rampant cliffs and forests, and an authentic taste of coastal life. Here’s a short foray into all that you can do during your stay here… Continue Reading

Tea with a dash of powdered milk, a Mauritian ritual
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Tea with a dash of “powdered” milk, a Mauritian ritual

posted by VR 4th May 2018 0 comments

In Mauritius, the legacy of British rule can be seen in everything from the legal system to the Frenglish spoken by the locals. Yet the English custom that has left a lasting mark on the island is… teatime! Over the years, teatime has evolved into a uniquely Mauritian ritual, one that an anglophile might even take exception to! Here, we delve into the details of this delicious local tradition. Continue Reading

Your holidays go to gadget the Handy smartphone
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The Handy Smartphone: your holiday go-to gadget

posted by VR 10th April 2018 0 comments

Can you imagine a day without your smartphone? Our flashing screens have become an extra limb. You’d think that you could leave your phone behind on holiday, but they just prove to be even more crucial away from home: from getting around (thanks, Google Maps!), taking memorable selfies, or choosing a restaurant, the success of your trip depends on the weather and your phone’s battery life. We at Veranda Resorts understand all of this. We’re proud to present to you the first mobile operating system for the hospitality industry: introducing Handy! Continue Reading

Quand les fetes de Noel riment avec tradition, famille et convivialite
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Tis the Season for Culture, Community and Camaraderie

posted by VR 21st December 2017 0 comments

December on our little island brims with exhilaration; it has the power to stir senses, bring people together and trigger euphoric emotions. Mauritians—all 1.3 million of them—no matter their culture or creed, are connected by their mutual love for the magic of this season. There’s no better time of the year to discover the idiosyncrasies of the local culture than when the street lights change colors, sleepy towns transform into vibrant spaces and exotic flavors waft through the toasty warm air. Dive deep into Mauritius’ rich history through the lens of Jeeva, Jeff, Aldo, Magalie and Melanie. Continue Reading