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Six Senses Zil Pasyon Plants the Seed for a Sustainable Future - Six Senses Zil Pasyon, Seychelles

Six Senses Zil Pasyon Plants the Seed for a Sustainable Future

FÉLICITÉ ISLAND, Seychelles – April 25, 2019Six Senses Zil Pasyon adds a fun and quirky twist to experiences for little guests by introducing new amenities to the Grow With Six Senses program. On a peaceful tropical island, with diverse and lush natural surroundings and with so much to explore, Félicité becomes a home away from home, with an array of educational yet fun activities for youngsters to experience. The program aims to offer a holistic approach to their development intellectually and spiritually, while further connecting with their family and themselves.

Six Senses Zil Pasyon gives a new meaning to Grow With Six Senses with its new plantable colored pencils. After finishing up artwork projects, children can plant their pencils which will grow into an herb or flower. At the end of each colored pencil is a seed in a water-soluble casing, that will sprout once planted and watered. There are six different colors available which hide seeds that will grow into basil, chia, coriander, daisies, forget-me-nots and carnations.

A storybook was created by Penelope Kirkland, the in-house Grow With Six Senses manager, which focuses on educating little guests on the sustainability projects that are running on the island. The story introduces its readers to the two island mascots, namely Anna, the turtle, and Steve, the tortoise. Anna and Steve, in their own simple way, explain water desalination, composting, coral restoration and zero-waste, to name a few. The book was illustrated by a local artist and has many interactive pages that include games and puzzles together with lots of coloring.

The program would not be complete without a backpack for the youngsters to explore the island and take back home. Penelope said, “The idea behind designing these backpacks was to highlight as many treasures of Félicité as possible so the children can take more memories home. These include coconut trees, Coco de Mer, snorkels, fruit bats and many more that are made from recycled materials by a company in South Africa who contribute to local charities with each purchase. There are many colors to choose from, it’s practical for travel and it has useful pouches suitable for water bottles, books and pencils.”

At Six Senses Zil Pasyon, younger guests are presented with a comprehensive menu of outdoor activities within the Grow With Six Senses program, which they can explore more of the island of Félicité and at the same time discover more about the resort and what hosts are doing each day. They can shadow a chef and get a behind-the-scenes culinary experience, learn local Creole dances, set out on a sustainability tour, try their hand at coconut bowling on the beach, check their ice cream knowledge with blind-folded ice cream tasting, go on a beach scavenger hunt - the list goes on.

All the items, along with Six Senses Zil Pasyon metal water bottles are available in La Boutik (boutique) for those who wish to take gifts and a small piece of Félicité home with them.

For those traveling with children from now through October 31, 2019, Six Senses Zil Pasyon has launched the Family Diary offer, which extends 20 percent savings on its two-bedroom pool villas with a complimentary upgrade to an all-inclusive meal plan and complimentary daily Grow With Six Senses activities. To find out more about this offer please visit: www.sixsenses.com/resorts/zilpasyon/offers.

For more information on the resort and spa, contact the reservations department by email at reservations-zilpasyon@sixsenses.com or call +248 4671000.


Colorful backpacks suitable for play and travel
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Plantable pencils that will grow into herbs or flowers
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About Six Senses Zil Pasyon
Six Senses Zil Pasyon is located on the private island of Félicité, the fifth largest island in Seychelles, offering unsurpassed vistas of the ocean and surrounding islands. This 30-villa and two multi-bedroom residence resort occupies one third of the total land and has been brilliantly designed to embrace the picturesque landscape of untouched beauty.

Six Senses Spa Zil Pasyon is located among beautiful rock formations on the water’s edge. All spa facilities, including five individual treatments villas, a unique wet area experience with saltwater infinity pool and a yoga and meditation pavilion, fit seamlessly into the natural surroundings, at one with the nature.

About Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas
Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas is one of the world’s leading operators of luxury hotels, resorts and spas, managing 18 hotels and resorts across 14 countries, plus 37 spas under the brand names Six Senses, Evason, Six Senses Spas and Raison d’Etre. There are a further 18 hotels and resorts signed into its development pipeline. In February 2019, Six Senses became part of the IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group) family of hotel brands.

Six Senses properties share a leadership commitment to community, sustainability, wellness and design, infused with a touch of quirkiness. Whether an exquisite island resort, mountain retreat or urban hotel, the enduring purpose is to help people reconnect with themselves, others and the world around them.

Six Senses Spas offers a wide range of holistic wellness, rejuvenation and beauty treatments administered under the guidance of expert therapists in all resorts as well as at 16 additional standalone spas. The high-tech and high-touch approach guides guests on their personal path to well-being, taking them as deep as they want to go.

Six Senses Residences provides the best life has to offer. From beautifully-appointed villas on the beach, rustic chalets in the mountains and spacious urban hideaways, Six Senses features a variety of residential choices in stand-alone buildings or attached to a resort or hotel. No matter the location, the promise remains the same and the commitment to create a community where every day revolves around learning and growing, great food and drink, innovative wellness programming, sustainable living – all mixed in with a lot fun.

Evason follows the Six Senses philosophy of uncompromised responsibility to sustainability and the community. Its two unique resorts provide a strong value focus, while offering a vast array of personal guest experiences that the whole family will love.

For further information, please contact: 


Lora Hoare
Marketing Communications Manager
Six Senses Zil Pasyon 
M +248 2825640
E lora.hoare@sixsenses.com

Benjawan Sudhikam (Ms.)
Director of Public Relations
Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas
T +66 2 631 9781 
M +66 8 181 38234 
 
ben@sixsenses.com

 

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