Standing on the soft white sands, gazing out to the horizon, overwhelmed by the sense of peace and tranquillity – you have arrived at Constance Halaveli. Resting in the secluded North Ari Atoll, surrounded by the turquoise waters of the lagoon, 86 luxury villas embrace their isolated location.
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So idyllic, with such vibrancy. The white sand beaches and turquoise water side by side look too beautiful to be true. Over water accommodation is commonplace here, with natural materials used so well. Plenty of lush greenery in this part of the world, with plantations in Mauritius and Sri Lanka, plus a haven for watersport lovers right across the Indian Ocean – the colours under water are incredible.
Exciting cooking where great fish is always available (tuna, grouper, kingfish, swordfish). Indian inspired food, Goan-style hot and spicy. Coriander infused curries, meats like goat, fish and shellfish flavoured with cinnamon sticks, mixed spice, and curry leaves. Pickled fish in turmeric-infused oil and spices, curried octopus, pumpkin and shellfish soup exotic fruits straight from the trees make great juices and smoothies and cocktails, bananas are caramelised to flambé with rum.