‘Beach and Water Sports – Golf and Spa’
Named after the famous 19th century naturalist Charles Telfair, this elegant hotel reflects the history of Mauritius and the Bel Ombre region. Designed as a village the 20 villas house 6 – 8 suites which overlook the gardens or the beach from balconies or terraces. The hotel has 1km of beach which offers guests water sports activities that include: kayaking, windsurfing, snorkelling and glass bottom boat trips. On dry land there is tennis, golf, mountain biking and beach games. The spa has a sauna and hammam and there is also a fully equipped fitness centre and for something relaxing try Yoga or Reiki. The two kids’ clubs offer fun and activities for ages 3 – 11 and for teens age 12 – 17. There are many dining options available at the Heritage Le Telfair or sister hotel the Heritage Awali so guests can choose from Mauritian, Mediterranean, British or French cuisine.
‘Plant based dining and magical spa facilities’
LUX* Grand Gaube is a retro-chic style resort, re-designed by interior designer Kelly Hoppen, situated in tropical gardens between two cove beaches and alongside an Indian Ocean lagoon. Rooms, Suites and Villas open on to balconies or terraces, some with pools, that overlook the gardens or the ocean. The resort has two swimming pools, a spa sanctuary, a gym, driving range and tennis academy. Nearby is Mont Choisy golf course which Lux Grand Gaube have an exclusive arrangement with. Water sports are all you expect in Mauritius – water skiing, windsurfing, kayaking, pedal boats and stand up paddle boards are all complimentary for guests. Children have their own kids’ and teen facilities and, in the evening, there is entertainment for everyone. There is a choice of board options, including a comprehensive all-inclusive plan. Dine at the Peruvian-Argentinian restaurant, or the around-the-world Palm Court Restaurant and Bar. There is an adult-only area, Under the Banyan, with a unique dining and drinking experience.
‘Families & Couples – Water Sports Wonderland’
Set on a peninsula, Shandrani Beachcomber has three beaches and overlooks the Blue Bay Marine Park. The accommodation comprises rooms, suites and apartments with outdoor terrace or balcony. There is an extensive choice of land and water activities, PADI dive centre, an exotic spa, kids’ club, and privilege access to Avalon Golf Estate. Four dining options and two bars which are open until late.
‘Mauritian Paradise With Fun For All The Family’
Located between Grand Baie and Port Louis on the west coast of Mauritius, Victoria Beachcomber Resort & Spa has a laid back atmosphere that will appeal to all ages. The resort overlooks a Mauritian beach and the Indian Ocean and the rooms and suites enjoy tropical garden, beach or ocean. The hotel features a lengthy list of activities at the spa, fitness centre, water sports centre and kids’ club and diving and snorkelling is recommended. There are four restaurants and five bars making the all-inclusive dining option an attractive proposition
‘Perfect beach, turquoise lagoon, TWO golf courses’
Overlooking the Indian Ocean from a beach on the Eastern coast of Mauritius, Constance Belle Mare Plage offers accommodation choices from Prestige rooms, Junior and Deluxe suites and Villas. The beach has an offshore coral reef making it perfect for snorkelling and diving and ideal for watersports. The resort has four pools, a U Spa by Constance, a range of land sports and a fitness centre. On site there are two championship golf courses The Legend & The Links which include driving ranges and equipment rental. There are seven restaurants and six bars that will keep you satisfactorily fed and watered!
‘Indulgent Island Oasis’
Nestled within lush landscaped gardens, Le Meridien Ile Maurice sits at the edge of 800 metres of white sand beach on the north-west coast of Mauritius. Beautiful tropical surroundings, varied dining and excellent leisure activities mean that this hotel is ideal for both romantic getaways and family retreats. Contemporary guest rooms open out to private balconies and offer idyllic views, whilst the Nirvana room types also feature added luxuries such as private pool access. Classic French and modern Mediterranean dishes are served in an open-air terrace at La Flaya, accompanied by panoramic views of the Indian Ocean. Endless activities available through the day include nearby island excursions as well as complimentary water activities such as snorkelling trips; however those who wish to simply relax need look no further than the spa.
‘Tropical setting with access to two championship golf courses’
Situated on the west coast of Mauritius, and perfect for sunsets, Sugar Beach Resort overlooks a sandy beach and is surrounded by 30 acres of tropical gardens. Rooms and suites are located in the plantation styled Manor House or in separate Creole styled Villa Houses in the grounds. Families will find connecting rooms and there are options for larger groups. You’ll find a dedicated club for 2 to 11-year-olds, plus a teen club both organise exciting activities. There is a choice of half or full board, plus a comprehensive all-inclusive meal plan. Most land and water-sports are included in your holiday cost, however, for a little extra, you can try your hand at scuba diving or water-skiing. Sugar Beach has four bars and five restaurants – you can also stroll the few metres to La Pirogue for even more choice.
‘All Inclusive, Land and Water Sports’
Sat along a white-sandy beach, surrounded by dramatic mountains and sugar cane fields, Tamassa is located on the south coast of Mauritius. The property has 214 rooms including Family Rooms that accommodate up to 3 children. The resort has four swimming pools, fully equipped fitness centre, a range of land and water sports and clubs for both kids’ and teens’. The Santosha Mindful Wellnes Spa has a range of treatments and a sauna, hammam and Vichy shower treatment room. Entertainment is high on the agenda once night falls with a variety of live acts and music plus a nightclub. Tamassa offers a range of bars and restaurants, designed to suit any time of the day, taste and mood.
‘Coral Reef Lagoon, All-Suite Accommodation – Golf Access & Spa'
Located on Belle Mare beach on the East coast of Mauritius, Long Beach Mauritius is surrounded by tropical gardens. Every suite features a private balcony or terrace which overlooks the beach, garden or pool. The resort offers a family friendly experience clubs for kids and teens. There are a multitude of activities on and under water and on dry land, including snorkelling, water skiing, diving, tennis and climbing. The Cinq Mondes Spa will provide relaxation when needed. Access to Ile aux Cerfs via a free return shuttle and boat service means the unique island experience can be experienced as often as you like. There are 5 dining options and 3 bars – choose from Italian, Asian and local cuisine and try a Mojito made by the local rum.
‘Adult Only – Romance and Privacy’
Paradise Cove is a mix of classic grandeur and contemporary chic. Situated along the North coast, in Anse la Raie this is an adult only hotel designed for guest to share precious moments together. There are just 75 rooms all with a view of the cove which shelters one of 4 swimming pools and overlooks the lagoon which offers a range water-sports. The Spa is situated amongst the trees and is a place of relaxation. There are 4 restaurants and 3 bars offering tastes from around the world and at sunset acoustic music at the piano bar provides the perfect end to the day.
‘Beach front location, perfect for water sports’
Overlooking a protected marine park, The Westin Turtle Bay Resort & Spa is situated in over 20 acres of gardens and is beachfront. The rooms and suites all have a private balcony or terrace, many of which have ocean views. The outdoor pools with surrounding loungers are a place to relax and the wellness spa gives guests the opportunity to rejuvenate. At the beach water sports are on offer and include sailing, pedal boats, water skiing and scuba diving; on dry land the Fitness Studio provides New Balance® equipment and classes as well as customised running maps so that you can keep fit and explore at the same time. There are six restaurants and bars including a Beach Grill with theme nights and Kangan an Indian inspired restaurant.
‘Between Sea, Mountain and River - All Suite’
The Ravenala Attitude is in the north-west of Mauritius in Balaclava between the sea and the River lemon. There are 272 suites for couples and families with areas and restaurants designated as adult only; accommodation is modern with many overlooking the Indian Ocean. There are a variety of water sports which may be in the ocean or on the river, plus land sports and a spa facility. Families with young children or teens will find dedicated clubs suitable for both. Guests have a choice of board options including an all-inclusive with a dine-around selection of seven restaurants. There are 10 individual dining concepts plus bars, evening entertainment and a nightclub.
‘Signature Resort Activities – Swimming Platform in the Lagoon’
Set on the North Eastern coast of Mauritius, Radisson Azuri Blu Resort & Spa is located within an area with a preserved beach, lagoon and mangroves. The rooms have floor to ceiling windows that open onto outdoor areas that overlook either the tropical gardens, ocean or beach and the Premium Beachfront Rooms feature a private plunge pool. The resort offers a range of water sports, land activities and a spa with hammam and sauna. There are four dining options at Radisson Blu Azuri but adult guests can also take advantage of the restaurants at Radisson Blu Poste Lafayatte nearby.
‘Beachside Location - Activities for All’
Zilwa Attitude is an all-inclusive resort located on the north coast of Mauritius close to the fisherman’s village of Grand Gaube. It is built in an arc surrounded by the beach and there are over 200 rooms all of which feature a private terrace or balcony. There are seven restaurants serving a variety of cuisine including Indian and traditional Mauritian dishes and two bars offering homemade cocktails. There are a wide range of land and water activities to explore including tennis, kayaking, PADI diving, bike hire and water polo. Other amenities include a gym, spa, four swimming pools and Otenik experiences.
‘Beachfront Location – Treehouse Like Spa & 9 Hole Mini-Golf’
Situated on a peninsula overlooking the Northern Islands, Cannonier Beachcomber Resort & Spa has a beachfront location. The accommodation, Mauritian houses, are located amongst tropical gardens, cascading pools and secluded creeks. Water sports include windsurfing, kayaking, stand-up paddle, water skiing and there is a dive centre; land sports include a 9-hole mini-golf course, tennis, volley ball and archery. There is also a gym and spa with treatment cabins amongst the ancient banyan tree. Dining at three restaurants is offered and the bar opens onto a small amphitheatre where there are live performances in the evening.
Located on the south coast, Heritage Awali Golf & Spa Resort is located on the majestic Domaine De Bel Ombre overlooking the beach. The rooms are perfect for families and open onto a terrace of balcony overlooking the gardens or the ocean. At Heritage Awali there is the perfect blend of adventure: beach, sail, kite surf and relaxation: yoga, spa, nature reserve. There are excellent facilities for families including the Timono baby, kids’ and teens’ club. Golf is high on the agenda and there are a 9- and 18-hole golf course available for play. Across the Domaine Bel Ombre there are 12 restaurants and bars serving international favourites and local delicacies.
‘Private Island Location – Charming, Chic and Contemporary’
Totally transformed Preskil Island Resort is situated on a private peninsula on the east coast of Mauritius overlooking the ocean, the Lion Mountain and the Ile aux Aigrettes nature reserve. The rooms and suites are modern and bright and have direct access to a terrace or balcony. Family rooms are located within a dedicated family area close to the children’s pool and Tikoulou Kids’ Club. Water sports are a particular feature at the resort and include water skiing, stand up paddle boards and kite-surfing. On land try tennis, table tennis, volleyball, speedminton and the gym. If you are just looking to relax the Banyan Spa has 8 treatment cabins, a sauna and hammam. If you really want to experience Mauritius then Creole and cooking classes are fun and you can even try creating Mauritian music. Dining venues include 1810 a relaxed beach venue, Rendez-vous which gives a ‘local market experience’ and Mosaic that served foods from across the Mediterranean region.
‘Adult-Only Escape – Beachcomber Resort Facilities’
Comprised of just 40 rooms that face the beach and marine park, Victoria for 2 is the exclusive adult-only section of the much-loved Victoria Beachcomber Resort & Spa. Guests staying at Victoria for 2 will have access to all the facilities of Victoria Beachcomber, including the spa and fitness centre, however, enjoy the privacy and child-free environment of an adult-only wing. There is a pool, spa, fitness centre and an extensive range of land and water sports. Dining options include the Morris Beef steakhouse and cool Nautil Café amongst others.
‘Water and Land Sports – Beach Meditation and Yoga – Environmental and Sustainable Philosophy’
SALT of Palmar is situated on the east coast of Mauritius, it prides itself on its sustainable and environmental philosophy which includes zero use of single use plastic products and home grown produce. There are just 59 rooms all of which have a balcony or terrace that overlooks the resort, beach or ocean. There are land and water sports on offer, a spa, fitness centre and a range of excursions including a Sunrise Horse ride. The Restaurant serves tastes and flavours from across the Mediterranean, Middle East and Mauritius and include locally grown produce.
Mauritian Sunsets – Beach and Lagoon Perfect for Snorkelling.
Situated on the sunset side of Mauritius and protected from the trade winds, Lux* Le Morne Resort is set in landscaped gardens and has four pools, a spa and restaurants serving foods from around the world. The beach and ocean provide the opportunity to experience water sports including kayaking in transparent boats, snorkelling, paddle boarding and windsurfing. On dry land there is tennis, bocce ball and beach volleyball.
‘Plantation House Inspiration and Grandeur – Endless Activities and Excursions’
Situated beachfront along the east coast of Mauritius, The Residence sits amongst tropical gardens. The resort is inspired by the island’s colonial heritage and the rooms and suites blend modern elegance with colonial style. Overlooking the beach there is a pool and there are a range of water sports available from the shoreline. Land sports include tennis and there is a fitness centre and nearby golf. The spa is situated in the tropical gardens and offers a range of treatments and massage. Dine at The Dining Room or The Plantation both of which offer international dishes with Mauritian flavours. The Bar is the perfect place for a treat of Afternoon Tea.
Private Villas in Tropical Gardens – 5 Star Resort Access
Set in the Domaine De Bel Ombre in Mauritius, Heritage the Villas is the perfect place for families or groups to relax either self-catering or with the benefits of the Heritage Resort amenities. The Villas are two, three and four bedroom and can accommodate from four to eight guests, they have living/dining space and outdoor entertainment areas located around a pool. At Heritage Awali and Heritage Le Telfair guests will find activities including sailing, kite surfing and yoga and there are 12 dining options available.
'Ultra-modern design meets traditional culture'
How do you blend ultra-modern luxury with traditional island culture? The two seem paradoxical don't they? Well, we thought so, too. But not anymore. LUX* seem to have created a true marvel in the industry through Kelly Hoppen's chic design which both respects and plays with the landscape that it's built within. The Grand Baie Resort seems built with the future in mind: plant-based menus take pride and place in all the restaurants and the state-of-the-art gym will keep you moving in the slowest of island retreats. Bisou, the rooftop bar and restaurant, is the place to be as the sun falls and the sky turns pink before getting dressed up for a night at Ai KISU, which serves as both a restaurant and nightclub, with it's eye-cathcing design and sultry aesthetic. There is only one place that can guarantee an entirely new and revolutionising experience heading into 2022 and LUX* Grand Baie Resort is it.
‘Hideaway suites and villas in an inspiring location’
Constance Prince Maurice is situated on the north-east coast of Mauritius. The hotel is set in 60 hectares of unspoilt land, tropical gardens and sheltered sandy beaches. The accommodation comprises 64 Junior Suites, 12 Family Suites, 12 Villas and 1 Princely Suite all of which have furnished terraces with sea or tropical garden views. The hotel has a main pool, lap pool and range of free water sports including windsurfing, water skiing and kayaking. U Spa de Constance has a thermal swimming pool, jacuzzi, and steam & chill bath. There is a kid’s club for children age 4 – 11 that offers organised indoor and outdoor activities daily. Four restaurants and three bars offer a variety of dining options including the romantic Le Barachois that serves dinner on floating decks above the calm waters.