To commemorate the season for joyous reunions, LUX* Resorts & Hotels has curated an abundance of prosperous and lively Chinese New Year activities for an unforgettable family affair. Offering unique and unconventional gourmet activities on the Tea Horse Road in China and across the Indian Ocean in picture-perfect Maldives and Mauritius, guests can look forward to a festive family vacation filled with memorable moments and delightful meals.
A Taste of Chinese New Year with LUX* Grand Gaube Resort & Villas, Mauritius
Presenting an eclectic three-day itinerary (USD 280 per night for a double occupancy on Bed & Breakfast basis) for Chinese New Year, LUX* Grand Gaube will be offering fantastic epicurean experiences and traditional festive activities to celebrate the turn of the year. Guests can expect daily gourmet surprises from an innovative Chinese Reunion Dinner at Le Tastevin with delightful wine-pairing by the resident sommelier to a Dumpling Making Demonstration where guests can learn delicate ways of creating this time-honored Chinese dish.
In between indulgent Chinese spa treatments and lazy afternoons on the beaches of Mauritius, guests can also take part in a Chinese Floating Lantern Workshop or try their hand at Mahjong, a popular and well-loved Chinese game held in the spacious Wanderlust Library. Ending the celebration on a high note, an incredible Lion Dance and Chinese Culture Show will take place on the last day of the itinerary to usher in an auspicious new year.
Fun Family Bonding at LUX* South Ari Atoll Resort & Villas, Maldives
LUX* South Ari Atoll begins the energetic celebration with a line-up of exciting festive games and activities to bring the family closer together this season. The four-day Chinese New Year programme (USD 1,180 per night on complimentary Half Board upgrade in a Water Villa. All taxes included) takes families on a memorable journey with its Noodle Making workshop, one of a kind Chinese Latte Art session and exhilarating Chopstick Competition that will showcase family teamwork and camaraderie.
To celebrate the upcoming Year of the Rat, a series of thrilling themed games such as Catch the Rat’s Tail and Find the Rat Hole, will bring the Zodiac spirit to life. Families can learn more about marine creatures through a multitude of sea-based activities such as the Dolphin Cruise, Sea Turtle and Manta Ray Discovery Snorkeling session. Little ones can also enjoy activities such as Cake Boss and Red Lucky Envelope art and craft workshops.
Start the Chinese New Year with a Wellness Retreat at LUX* North Malé Atoll Resort & Villas, Maldives
Bringing Chinese New Year celebrations up a notch, LUX* North Malé Atoll has planned a week-long festive extravaganza with delectable meals and wellness activities from 24th to 31st January 2020 (USD 2,116 per night on Bed & Breakfast basis in a Deluxe Water Villa. All taxes included).
From Savasana Meditation classes to Ariel Yoga at LUX* Me Spa, guests are treated to a plethora of wellness activities in between their annual Chinese New Year feastings. Those looking for a relaxing cardio session can join the ICI Bicycle Hour Around the Island, breaking a sweat while enjoying the beautiful Maldivian beaches.
After working up an appetite, guests look forward to unique culinary activities such as the Chinese Cocktail Masterclass, Dilmah Chinese Tea Mocktail Class, Pizza and Cake Making Workshops, Sandbank Picnic, Chinese New Year Gala Dinner at Glow restaurant and many more.
Re-discovering Chinese cuisine and landscapes along the LUX* Tea Horse Road
Experience a full immersion into Chinese history and traditions this Chinese New Year with LUX* Tea Horse Road’s festive celebrations (USD 170 per night on Bed & Breakfast basis). Happening on 24th January 2020, the eve of Chinese New Year, LUX* Tea Horse Road Benzilan will host the annual God of Fortune welcome and blessing as well as a classic New Year’s Eve reunion dinner, cultural performances and spectacular fireworks to usher in the new year.
To heighten the festive celebration, guests will have the rare chance to join the local community in their observance of this annual festival. In a guided visit to the historic Tibetan or Lisu villages, guests can experience the authentic way the locals celebrate this important holiday. The friendly villagers will share their unique way of life with all of its rich heritage and customs. A tasty treat of uncommon local fare ends the cultural immersion.
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